52 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.
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.
Good-bye doesn't have to be forever.
Words of Encouragement
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.
Sadly enough, the most painful goodbyes are the ones that are left
unsaid and never explained.
Quote of the Day
We'll see you next time.
Waffle House restaurant sign
Stutz-Martin said a brief and informal "goodbye ceremony" can be
surprisingly effective in helping people
let go of a beloved property.
Ellen James Martin
So long, see you around, but never a final goodbye.
Short Positive Quotes
The most difficult thing for most people to say in 25 words
or less is "goodbye."'
Cute Life Quotes
Saying goodbye feels hard, for sure, but I am confident that it is
a door through which we walk to bring us to another good
chapter in our story together.
Farewell, so long to a year gone by and hello to the new
New Year Wishes
Remember me and smile, for it's better to forget than to
remember me and cry.
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.
New Year Greetings
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!
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
Two of the greatest predictors of success are the ability to say hello
and the ability to say goodbye.
Robert J. Braathe
Like the other stages of grief, saying goodbye is not as easy as it sounds. Saying goodbye requires us to make our loss a memory.
Donnie D. Davis, Getting the Axe Without Losing Your Head
The hardest day is the day you say goodbye
Karen Maezen Miller, Momma Zen
Life is Hard
As with every meaningful life experience, goodbye is the hardest part. It is necessary to feel closure, and it is necessary to go on to another day.
Jennifer Sutton Holder, Parting
Yes, most often, people change for good (including myself) when life gives them a wakeup call or the discomfort grows to a point where the misery finally outweighs the fear of making a change.
Becky Johnson, Rachel Randolph, Nourished
"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
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.
"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 I’ve ever
had to do."
Quotes about being Strong
"To say goodbye, is to die a little.
To say good morning, is a hope for a new sunshine in a cloudy winter."
For every goodbye, God also provides a hello.
Donna Gable Hatch
If you're brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.
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.
Love and Life
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.
The hardest goodbyes are the ones that were never said
and never explained, the ones where the story wasn't over.
Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away and
going away means forgetting.
J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
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.
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.
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
Thank God I found the "good" in goodbye
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.'
Goodbyes are not forever,
Goodbyes are not the end.
They simply mean I'll miss you,
Until we meet again.
I'm retired - goodbye tension, hello pension!
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 Quotes and Sayings
Goodbye to last year we see it has passed,
and a wish of hope
and faith for the coming year. God bless!
New Year Poem
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
So to thee, farewell. Love me little, love me long, is the burden of my song.
Author Unknown, Love Me Little, Love Me Long
There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always
be in my heart.
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
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
Winnie The Pooh
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
I believe that saying 'Hello' and saying 'Goodbye' are the two major
learning tasks all humans need to accomplish.
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
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.
Grieving allows the survivor to deal with the reality of loss and to say an appropriate goodbye to the loved one.
Thomas L. Underwood, PhD, Christine Edmunds,
By saying goodbye, you can gradually heal. The pain of grief will yield. You will no longer feel the sharp pains of grief 's knife.
Dan C. Crenshaw, Furry Farewell Grief Handbook
Goodbye. Deep in the sky the angels are calling. I answer; Now I'm falling. There's a shadow over my soul.
Kirstin Mille, Songs of My Soul
To the best of my ability, goodbye.
Dave Moyer, A Practical Handbook for Unlimited Spiritual Ability
We can say goodbye to the pattern of negativity that we created.
Matt Morris, CPCC, Positive Thinking