39 Goodbye Quotes

Let these goodbye quotes be ones that remind you how many times in life we say goodbye. Thoughts and wisdom of others on the issues of farewell in everyday life, on retirement, on graduation and in death. We hope these words of wisdom encourage you.


  1. You can kiss your family and friends good-bye and put miles between you, but at the same time you carry them with you in your heart, your mind, your stomach, because you do not just live in a world but a world lives in you. Frederick Buechner
    Family



  2. Good-bye doesn't have to be forever. Jenny Han
    Words of Encouragement



  3. Don't be dismayed at good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends. Richard Bach
    Famous



  4. Sadly enough, the most painful goodbyes are the ones that are left unsaid and never explained. Jonathan Harnisch
    Quote of the Day



  5. Farewell, so long to a year gone by and hello to the new Catherine Pulsifer
    New Year Wishes



  6. Remember me and smile, for it's better to forget than to remember me and cry. Dr. Seuss
  7. Remember me and smile, for it's better to forget than to remember me and cry. Dr. Seuss
    Smile Poems



  8. The finale of every year is a time to say goodbye to one year and welcome the coming of a new one. A blessed year may it be. Kate Summers
    New Year Greetings



  9. Your retiring so that means you say goodbye to work but not goodbye to us - we have all been friends and coworkers for many years a special bond we will always have! Stay in touch, come and visit us! Catherine Pulsifer
    Retirement



  10. Sometimes good-bye is a second chance. Clears your head. Anyway... missing someone makes you remember why you loved that person in the first place. Jamie McGuire, Something Beautiful
    Love



  11. Two of the greatest predictors of success are the ability to say hello and the ability to say goodbye. Robert J. Braathe
    Success



  12. "Goodbye" is the best ever gift that you can receive from worse friends. Never hesitate to wave it back. Be bold to say "no" to what always keeps you static! Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365
    Encouraging



  13. A time to say goodbye and a time to say hello.
    A time to bid farewell and a time to look forward.
    A time to let go and a time to learn new things,
    that is what happens when the New Year rings in.
    Catherine Pulsifer
    New Year



  14. "I thought I was stronger than a word, but I just discovered that having to say goodbye to you is by far the hardest thing Iíve ever had to do." Colleen Hoover
    Quotes about being Strong



  15. "To say goodbye, is to die a little. To say good morning, is a hope for a new sunshine in a cloudy winter." Nabil Toussi
    Hope



  16. For every goodbye, God also provides a hello. Donna Gable Hatch
  17. For every goodbye, God also provides a hello. Donna Gable Hatch
    Inspirational Poems



  18. If you're brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello. Paulo Coehlo
    Life



  19. Saying goodbye to someone you love is difficult. However, if the goodbye is only for a short time we come to appreciate our loved one more especially when they come home. Catherine Pulsifer
    Love and Life



  20. Graduation is a time of completion, of finishing, of an ending, of a sweet goodbye to school, however, it is also a time of celebration of achievement and a beginning for the new graduate. Catherine Pulsifer
    Graduation



  21. The hardest goodbyes are the ones that were never said and never explained, the ones where the story wasn't over. Virginia Brown
    Inspirational Stories



  22. Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting. J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
    Graduation Poems



  23. If I knew this is your final goodbye; I'd have told you that still I've a lot of things to say. I'd have told you how you changed my life, how you made me close to Me, how you made me realize the beauty of the world. Crestless Wave
    Change



  24. The finale of every year is a time to say goodbye to one year and welcome the coming of a new one. A blessed year may it be. Kate Summers
    Blessed



  25. Sometimes, what we care about the most goes away, never to return before we can say good-bye, say "I Love You." Author Unknown, Keep Them Close
    Appreciation Poems



  26. Thank God I found the "good" in goodbye Beyonce Knowles
    Good



  27. Today as we say goodbye, we also celebrate the beginning of a different journey for our loved one - a journey to eternal life. I envision eternal life to be like that described in Revelation 21:4 'And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away.' Catherine Pulsifer
    Death



  28. Goodbyes are not forever,
    Goodbyes are not the end.
    They simply mean I'll miss you,
    Until we meet again.
    Author Unknown
    Encouraging Poems



  29. I'm retired - goodbye tension, hello pension! Author Unknown
    Stress



  30. May the road rise to meet you, may the wind be ever at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face, and the rains fall soft upon your fields. And until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of his hand. Irish Blessing
    Irish Quotes and Sayings



  31. Goodbye to last year we see it has passed,
    and a wish of hope and faith for the coming year. God bless! Catherine Pulsifer
    New Year Poem



  32. Farewell has a sweet sound of reluctance. Good-bye is short and final, a word with teeth sharp to bite through the string that ties past to the future. John Steinbeck, The Winter of Our Discontent
    Future



  33. So to thee, farewell. Love me little, love me long, is the burden of my song. Author Unknown, Love Me Little, Love Me Long
    Valentines Poems



  34. There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart. Mahatma Gandhi
    Friendship



  35. It's hard to say goodbye,
    To those we become fond of
    And even more difficult,
    To say hello to those we don't love.
    Julie Hebert, One Of Life's Challenges
    Motivational Poems



  36. How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard. Winnie The Pooh
  37. How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard. Winnie The Pooh
    Appreciation



  38. I did not realize that saying good-bye would be the most difficult thing I had to do in my life. Kay Duncan, Saying Goodbye
    Life and Struggles



  39. I believe that saying 'Hello' and saying 'Goodbye' are the two major learning tasks all humans need to accomplish. John Hughes
    Learning



  40. The transitions in our lives are often the most significant periods of growth. Leaving the womb, leaving home, going to college, one's first job, getting married, . . . these are the moments when we are stretched and challenged in new ways. Edward A. White, Saying Goodbye
    Growth



  41. In a language containing a quarter of a million words, we can say the same thing many ways - farewell, see ya, bye-bye, catch you later, ta-ta, goodbye. ... On the other hand, just one word - goodbye - can mean many things. Julie Rember
    Meaningful



  42. We can say goodbye to the pattern of negativity that we created. Matt Morris, CPCC, Positive Thinking
    Positive Thinking


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