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150 Best Goodbye Quotes and Farewell Sayings & Messages

Goodbye Quotes and Farewell Sayings & Messages

Saying goodbye is the hardest thing in life. It hurts when we lost someone close to our heart.

Are you looking for goodbye quotes to share on your social media?Following are the emotional goodbye quotes and farewell sayings & messages for friends, coworkers, family, him & her. Hopefully, these goodbye quotes and sayings help you express your feelings and make saying farewell a little easier.

150 Goodbye Quotes to Help You Say Farewell

Top 10 Goodbye Quotes

“Love your parents and treat them with loving care, for you will only know their value when you see their empty chair.”

“There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“Often, we say goodbye to the person we love without wanting to. Though that doesn’t mean that we’ve stopped loving them or we’ve stopped to care. Sometimes goodbye is a painful way to say I love you.”

“Every goodbye always makes the next hello closer.”

“Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul, there is no such thing as separation.” – Rumi

“I remember saying goodbye to my father the night he left to join the Navy. He didn’t have to. He was older than other servicemen and had a family to support but he wanted to be a part of the fight against fascism, not just make movies about it. I admired this about him.” – Jane Fonda

“The story of life is quicker than the blink of an eye, the story of love is hello, goodbye.” – Jimi Hendrix

“I have had a happy life and thank the Lord. Goodbye and may God bless all!” – Christopher McCandless

“Like the old soldier of the ballad, I now close my military career and just fade away, an old soldier who tried to do his duty as God gave him the light to see that duty. Goodbye.” – Douglas MacArthur

“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” – Semisonic

Famous Goodbye Quotes

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“Life is a journey, not a destination.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“One day at a time, this is enough. Don’t look back and grieve over the past for it is gone. Do not be troubled about the future, for it has yet to come. Live in the present and make it so beautiful that it will be worth remembering.”

“Today, I close the door to my past… Open the door to the future, take a deep breath, and step on through to start the next chapter in my life.”

“Remember me and smile, for it’s better to forget than to remember me and cry.” – Dr. Suess

“It’s not the days in life we remember, rather the moments.” – Walt Disney

“The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.” – Charles Dickens

“The reason it hurts so much to separate is that our souls are connected.” – Nicholas Sparks

“The world is round, and the place which may seem like the end may also be the beginning.” – Ivy Baker Priest

“Someday you’ll see the reason why there’s good in goodbye.”

“Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“When I look back now, that summer seemed to last forever, and if I had the choice, I’d always want to be there, those were the best days of my life.”

“It’s funny. No matter how hard you try, you can’t close your heart forever. And the minute you open it up, you never know what’s going to come in. But when it does, you’ve just got to go for it, cause if you don’t, there’s no point in being here.”

“If I had a single flower for every time I think of you, I could walk forever in my garden.” – Claudia Adrienne Grandi

Sad Goodbye Quotes

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“You were my hardest goodbye.”

“It’s sad, but sometimes moving on with the rest of your life, starts with goodbye.” – Carrie Underwood

“It’s time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I’d much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure.” – Ernie Harwell

“Remember me with smiles and laughter, for that’s how I’ll remember you. If you can only remember me in sadness and tears, then don’t remember me at all.”

“The only time goodbye is painful is when you know you’ll never say hello again.”

“The most painful goodbyes are the ones that are never said and never explained.”

“It’s not the goodbye that hurts it’s the flashbacks that follow.”

“Saying goodbye is the painful way of solving a problem.”

“I wonder how people say goodbye to someone forever?”

“Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss

“Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.” – George Eliot

“If you cry when we part we’ll never see each other again, but if we do not cry we’ll remember the days of sunlight and laughter forever, and be brought together in our memories.”

“Goodbyes hurt when the story is not finished, and the book has been closed.”

“Goodbyes breed a sort of distaste for whomever you say goodbye to; this hurts, you feel, this must not happen again.”

“Why does it take a minute to say hello and forever to say goodbye.”

Saying Goodbye Quotes

“It feels right. But it’s emotional. Saying goodbye to anything you’ve done that long is hard.” – Angela Ruggiero

“You know it’s love when you have been saying goodbye for how many times, but still you’re not ready to leave.”

“At the end of the day, I have always seen the end of my relationships as a personal failure. There is nothing ever pretty in saying goodbye.” – Elisabetta Canalis

“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” – A.A. Milne

“Saying goodbye is the painful way of solving a problem.”

“When I say goodbye, promise me you won’t cry, ’cause the day I’ll be saying that would be the day I die.”

“Saying goodbye doesn’t mean anything. It’s time we spent together that matters, not how we left it.” – Trey Parker

“Saying goodbye is the hardest solution to any problem. But sometimes it’s the only choice we have…” – Anurag Prakash Ray

“When I had to say goodbye to you, my love, it was like saying goodbye to my life.”

“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” – Winnie The Pooh

“The magic thing about home is that it feels good to leave, and it feels even better to come back.” – Wendy Wunder

“Goodbyes are not forever; Goodbyes are not the end. They mean I’ll miss you Until we meet again.”

“If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.” – Paulo Coelho

“The two hardest things to say in life are hello for the first time and goodbye for the last.” – Moira Rogers

“What is that feeling when you’re driving away from people, and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing? – It’s the too huge world vaulting us, and it’s good-bye. But we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies.” – Jack Kerouac

“What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from.” – T.S. Eliot

“So, for now, I say goodbye to this chapter of my life, and I look forward to what comes next.” – Brooke Davis

“Goodbye is the hardest thing to say to someone who means the world to you, especially when goodbye isn’t what you want.”

“It takes a minute to say hello and forever to say goodbye.”

“You will always be my favorite hello and hardest goodbye.”

“We started here together, and now we’re leaving the same way. The funny thing is you never appreciate what you had yesterday until it is gone today.”

“I don’t want to say goodbye to any of you people.” – Christa McAuliffe

Funny Goodbye Quotes

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“I make it easier for people to leave by making them hate me a little.” – Cecelia Ahern

“Goodbye always makes my throat hurt.” – Charlie Brown

“I’ll see you in another life. When we are both cats.” – Tom Cruise

“You had me at hello, goodbye and everything in between.” – Shannon L. Alder

Goodbye Quotes For Friends

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“Our friendship is the best thing that has ever happened to me. Talking to you made me smile, and meeting you set me free. I can’t believe that fate is taking you away and ripping us apart. I want to say that I will miss you from the bottom of my heart. Goodbye, my friend, see you soon.”

“Our memories of yesterday will last a lifetime. We’ll take the best, forget the rest, and someday will find that these are the best of times.” – Styx

“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” – Winnie The Pooh

“We have known each other our whole lives, and now we will go our separate ways. Some will remember, and some will forget each other, but we will always have a part of each other inside us.”

“We’ll meet again. Don’t know where, don’t know when, But I know we’ll meet again, some sunny day.” – Vera Lynn

“Yesterday brought the beginning, tomorrow brings the end, though somewhere in the middle we became the best of friends.”

“Though miles may lie between us, We are never far apart, For friendship doesn’t count miles, The heart measures it.”

“There’s a “hell” in hello, “good” in goodbye, “lie” in belief, “over” in a lover, “end” in a friend, “if” in life.”

“So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.” – Helen Keller

“Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes.” – Henry David Thoreau

“True friends don’t say good-bye, they just take extended leaves of absences from each other.”

“It doesn’t matter if you have five friends or five hundred friends. When it all comes down to it, popularity means nothing. All that matters is that you know those five will be there holding your hand, as the five Hundred walk by.”

“A memory lasts forever; never will it die… true friends stay together and never say goodbye…”

“You and I will meet again, and when we’re least expecting it, One day in some far off place, I will recognize your face, I won’t say goodbye my friend, For you and I will meet again.” – Tom Petty

“I know we’ll be friends for life, sharing our dreams. As we walk down the road, we’ll never think twice, and these memories are made forever.”

“No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other’s worth.” – Robert Southey

“You have been my friend. That in itself is a great thing.” – E.B. White

“Good friends never say goodbye. They say, “See you soon.”

“No one knows the exact moment when a friendship is formed, but it is this silent, forgotten moment that causes pain when we must say goodbye.”

“We’ve shared our happiness, and we’ve shared our fears. We’ve shared so many things throughout the years. And when the times were hard, we were by each other’s side. You were there to make me laugh when I cried.” – Missy Ulbrich

“Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some stay for a while, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.” – Flavia Weedn

Goodbye Quotes For Him & her

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“Let me kiss off that falling tear. We only part to meet again.” – John Gay

“And all at once, you look across a crowded room, you see an old pal of yours, but suddenly you feel like you’re seeing him for the first time, and that’s when you realize that you will never be the same again.”

“I wanted to see him again, to say goodbye the way that I wanted. Then I realized if I got my way, I’d never say goodbye.”

“When I had to say goodbye to you, my love, it was like saying goodbye to my life.”

“Memories may be beautiful, and yet what’s too painful to remember. We choose to forget. So it’s the laughter we’ll remember when we remember the way we were.”

“Nothing lasts forever. Forever is a lie. All we have is what’s in between hello and goodbye.”

“Promise me you’ll never forget me because if I thought you would, I’d never leave.” – A.A. Milne

“At some point, you have to realize that some people can stay in your heart but not in your life.”

“This is the time to remember because it will not last forever; these are the days to hold on to because we won’t although we’ll want to.”

“It is so hard to leave—until you leave. And then it is the easiest thing in the world.” – John Green

“It feels right. But it’s emotional. Saying goodbye to anything you’ve done that long is hard.” – Angela Ruggiero

Goodbye Quotes For Boss

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“Boss, I am so lucky that I have something that makes saying goodbye very hard.”

“I feel sorry for the next person who will replace you. Goodbye and Goodluck!”

“As we bid goodbye today, we feel pity with our new colleagues. They have no idea the wrath coming in their way.”

“Thank you for being our leader. You made a significant impression on me. Goodbye, and good luck!”

“Moving up to the second step of the ladder doesn’t mean a complete goodbye. It is an opportunity for us to work together to achieve greater things. Thank you!”

Goodbye Quotes For Work

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“You should never have to say hello or goodbye. Even at work sometimes, and I know this is very unpopular, is that if I’m going to work every single day, I don’t think you should have to hug people and say hello every single day when you come to work.”

Goodbye Quotes For Coworkers

“Every meeting led to a parting, and so it would, as long as life was mortal. In every meeting, there was some of the sorrow of parting, but in everything partying there was some of the joy of meeting as well.”

“With your resignation, your employment in this company may finish, but the sweet memories will always remain.”

“Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.” – Garrison Keillor

Goodbye Quotes For Teachers

“My teachers, you are role model for me. Also, I have learnt a lot just from your lectures, personalities and deeds. Happy Farewell Meeting! Goodbye Dear Teacher.”

“Awesome teacher like you, It Is outlandish for us, to state goodbye. As we say goodbye to you, we can’t resist the urge to cry.”

“Thank you for the loving ways of teaching us, educating us and empowering us. Farewell and love you.”

“We may not remember everything you said but we will remember how special you made us feel. Thank you.”

“Teacher Is a person who always helps everybody to get the knowledge and always stands beside the students when they have problems thanks for being my teacher.”

Hello Love Goodbye Quotes

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“A man never knows how to say goodbye; a woman never knows when to say it.” – Helen Rowland

“Don’t ever tell anyone anything. If you do, you start missing everybody.” – J.D. Salinger

“Even if we can’t be together in the end, I’m glad that you were a part of my life.”

“As long as we loved until our last goodbye, then our love had been whole and true.”

“I have learned along my journey that letting go doesn’t mean loving less.” – Alex Elle

“Why can’t we get all the people together in the world that we really like and then stay together? I guess that wouldn’t work. Someone would leave. Someone always leaves. Then we would have to say good-bye. I hate good-byes. I know what I need. I need more hellos.” – Charles M. Schulz

“You know it’s love when you have been saying goodbye for how many times, but still you’re not ready to leave.”

“The story of life is quicker than the blink of an eye; the story of love is hello. Goodbye.” – Jimi Hendrix

Time To Say Goodbye Quotes

“This is the time to remember because it will not last forever; these are the days to hold on to because we won’t although we’ll want to.”

“I hate the feeling when you have to say goodbye to someone you want to spend every minute with.”

“It’s time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I’d much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure.” – Ernie Harwell

“At the end of the day, I have always seen the end of my relationships as a personal failure. There is nothing ever pretty in saying goodbye.” – Elisabetta Canalis

Saying Goodbye Quotes Death

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“Every parting is a form of death — as every reunion is a type of heaven.” – Amelia B. Edwards

“All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us, is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.” – Anatole France

“Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away, and going away means forgetting.” – J.M. Barrie

“When I say goodbye, promise me you won’t cry, ’cause the day I’ll be saying that would be the day I die.”

“I believe everyone should have a good death. You know, with your grandchildren around you, a bit of sobbing. Because after all, tears are appropriate on a death bed. And you say goodbye to your loved ones, making certain that one of them has been left behind to look after the shop.” – Terry Pratchett

“The ideal death, I think, is what was the ideal Victorian death, you know, with your grandchildren around you, a bit of sobbing. And you say goodbye to your loved ones, making certain that one of them has been left behind to look after the shop.” – Terry Pratchett

Thank You And Goodbye Quotes

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“This is not a goodbye, my darling, this is a thank you. Thank you for coming into my life and giving me joy, thank you for loving me and receiving my love in return. Thank you for the memories I will cherish forever.”

“We need to say goodbye to the traditional methodologies of corporate universities.” – Marcus Buckingham

Farewell Sayings & Messages

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“Your words always inspire me, thanks for inspiring me when I’m feeling down, farewell buddy and I hope you always stay happy wherever you go.”

“You yearn to stay in this in-between place, where the beauty of the times you have freshly bade farewell to is still alive and vivid in your mind – almost real – and the reality of your new circumstances has yet to fully sink in.” – Agnes Chew

“Working with you I learned so many things thanks for sharing your knowledge, farewell and don’t forget me.”

“Without you around, it is hard to work, farewell we will miss you.”

“While conscience is our friend, all is at peace;however once it is offended,farewell to a tranquil mind.” – Mary Wortley Montagu

“We are saying farewell now but this is not the end of our love story, the love story will continue.”

“To part is a lot of all humanity. The world is a scene of constant leave-taking, and the hands that grasp in cordial greeting today, are doomed ere long to unite for the last time when the quivering lips pronounce the word – Farewell.” – R.M. Ballantyne

“This time, I want the hugs, kisses, and love that comes with a farewell … even if it’s a temporary one.” – J. B. Mcgee

“This is not farewell my friend, this is the promise that I will meet you once again.”

“There was something unfinished about not saying farewell, like a door left open in the chill night.” – Julie C. Dao

“The return makes one love the farewell.” – Alfred de Musset

“That bitter word, which closed all earthly friendships and finished every feast of love farewell!” – Robert Pollo

“Shake hands with today; it is here already. Bid farewell to yesterday; it’s gone already. Never let yesterday’s pain rob you of today’s gains. Drive yourself positively!” – Israelmore Ayivor

“Saying farewell to someone means saying thank you for everything you have done for me.”

“Men’s feelings are always purest and most glowing in the hour of meeting and of farewell; like the glaciers, which are transparent and rosy-hued only at sunrise and sunset….” – Johann Paul Friedrich Richter

“Man’s feelings are always purest and most glowing in the hour of meeting and of farewell.” – Jean Paul Richter

“Keep working hard and don’t forget us always stay in touch, farewell buddy.”

“I’ll never see them again. I know that. And they know that. And knowing this, we say farewell.” – Haruki Murakami

“I’m so lucky that I got a chance to work with you I hope you get what you desire in life, farewell my friend.”

“I think I will never find such a great friend like you again, farewell and see you soon my friend.”

“I had so much fun working with you I can’t explain in words, I will never find such an amazing person like you, farewell and keep smiling.”

“Goodbye may seem forever. A farewell is like an end, but in my heart is the memory and there you will always be.”

“For me, the times I always regret are missed opportunities to say farewell to good people, to wish them long life and say to them in all sincerity.” – Kevin Hearne

“Farewell, my sister, fare thee well. The elements be kind to thee, and make thy spirits all of comfort: fare thee well.” – William Shakespeare

“Farewell, my great one, my own, farewell, my pride, farewell, my swift, deep, dear river, how I loved your daylong splashing, how I loved to plunge into your cold waves.” – Boris Pasternak

“Farewell, fair cruelty.” – William Shakespeare

“Farewell, dearest friend, never to see one another any more till at the right hand of Christ.” – Donald Cargill

“Farewell! God knows when we shall meet again.” – William Shakespeare

“Farewell! Dearest and most beloved of men_whatever may be my fate_be happiness yours! Once more, my lingering, foreboding heart, repeats farewell.” – Mary Hays

“Farewell! a word that must be, and hath been—A sound which makes us linger; yet—farewell!” – Lord Byron

“Farewell to you and the youth I have spent with you. It was but yesterday we met in a dream.” – Kahlil Gibran

“Farewell my friend, I wish we had spent more time together, good luck and enjoy your journey.”

“Farewell my friend, I hope the road you choose is filled with happiness walk this road and always remember our friendship”

“Farewell is a word that, in any language, is full of sorrow. It is a word that promises absolutely nothing.” – Kate Dicamillo

“Farewell is a beautiful and a soft word and yet it is a horrible and a heavy thing too!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

“Farewell has a sweet sound of reluctance. Good-by is short and final, a word with teeth sharp to bite through the string that ties past to the future.” – John Steinbeck

“Farewell friend, I hope you accomplish great things in life and your hard work pay off.”

“Farewell friend but make sure to send me some money when I ask you.”

“Farewell friend and good luck to those people with whom you will spend time because it is hard to stop you when you start talking but we will miss you.”

“Farewell doesn’t mean that you will not see each other but it means that you will meet again and create more memories”

“Farewell all relations and friends in Christ; farewell acquaintances and all earthly enjoyments; farewell reading and preaching, praying and believing, wanderings, reproaches, and sufferings.” – Donald Cargill

“Every farewell combines loss and new freedom.” – Mason Cooley

“Enjoy the beauty of a sunset and enjoy nature’s farewell kiss for the night.”

“Don’t be dismayed at goodbyes. 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

“Coming to work and not seeing you is painful but the memories we created will always remain, farewell my friend.”

“A farewell to my shadow is not my death; it’s my rebirth in darkness.” – Munia Khan

“A farewell is necessary before we can meet again, and meeting again, after moments or a lifetime, is certain for those who are friends.” – Richard Bach

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