30 Best Quotes about Goodbye

Goodbye Quote of the Day

The hurrier I go, the be-hinder I get. - Author Unknown

Goodbyes are a way of bidding farewell. It is never easy to say goodbye, especially to someone who you love very much. Be it a friend, relative or a colleague, goodbyes always make us choke.

Goodbye quotes help put our emotions into words. They show us how to do it gracefully. From scrapbooks to souvenirs, we can find these little bits of emotions tucked away safely in our life.

Saying goodbye can sometimes be permanent. You may be saying goodbye well aware that the person is going to be off for a long time.

There are many occasions that demand a goodbye quote. You may use a goodbye quote in a letter or in a note accompanying a bouquet. It can be used in a formal farewell speech rendered at a graduation ceremony or a retirement party.

Goodbye quotes need not always be formal. There are many funny goodbye quotes as well, to make the mood lighter and bid a healthy farewell.  

They also help us deal with the aftermath of the departure. Some of these quotes give us a different dimension to the separation that follows. They give a philosopher’s perspective of the situation and help us tide over the pain as well. 

You and I will meet again, When we're least expecting it, One day in some far off place, I will recognize your face, I won't say Goodbyee my friend, For you and I will meet again - Tom Petty

I wish I knew how to quit you! - Brokeback Mountain (The Movie)

Excuse me, then! you know my heart; But dearest friends, alas! must part - John Gay

Heart Quotes

 

How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.- Goodby Quotes byCarol Sobieski - Carol Sobieski

Luck Quotes

Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair - William Cowper, Poet

Death Quotes, Missing You Quotes, Love Quotes, I Am Sorry Quotes, Hope Quotes, Despair Quotes

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

Love Quotes, Life Quotes

Gone - flitted away, Taken the stars from the night and the sun From the day! Gone, and a cloud in my heart - Alfred Tennyson

Heart Quotes

But fate ordains that dearest friends must part - Edward Young

Fate Quotes

Parting is all we know of heaven and all we need to know of hell - Emily Dickinson

Missing You Quotes, Heaven Quotes

Everything happens for a reason, though the reason is not always as clear as we would like it to be - Anonymous

I know everything happens for a reason, but sometimes I wish I knew what that reason was - Anonymous

I want to be your favorite hello and your hardest goodbye. - Anonymous

The end of love is not the end of life, it should be the beginning of understanding that love leaves for a reason, but also leaves with a lesson. - Anonymous

Love Quotes, Life Quotes, Understanding Quotes, Beginning Quotes

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

Heart Quotes

Don't bedismayedat 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, Novelist

Life Quotes

Be well, do good work, and keep in touch - Garrison Keillor

Work Quotes

Friends are like bras: close to your heart and there for support. - Author Unknown

Heart Quotes

To die and part is a less evil; but to part and live, there, there is the torment - George Lansdowne

Missing You Quotes, Evil Quotes

Goodbyes are not forever. Goodbyes are not the end. They simply mean I'll miss you Until we meet again! - Author Unknown

Missing You Quotes

That money talks, I'll not deny, I heard it once: It said, 'Goodbye'. - Richard Armour , Poet

Money Quotes

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 hello every single day when you come to work. I saw you Monday! - Mindy Kaling

Work Quotes, Monday Quotes

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

Missing You Quotes

The departure of a long and important work is always more sad than pleasing. Goodbye my friend. - Author Unknown

Important Quotes, Work Quotes

The hurrier I go, the be-hinder I get. - Author Unknown

Every thing happens for a reason. life puts you down, only so you can get back up for the better things. Live life, forgive and forget. Let go of the past - Hussein Nishah

Life Quotes

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

Missing You Quotes, Time Quotes, Worth Quotes

May the road rise up to meet you, may the wind be ever at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face and the rain fall softly on your fields. And until we meet again, may God hold you in the hollow of his hand. - Irish Blessing

God Quotes

Where is the good in goodbye? - Author Unknown

Why does it take a minute to say hello and forever to say goodbye? - Author Unknown

The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be the beginning - Ivy Baker Priest

Beginning Quotes

14 Quotes to farewell party

These words and messanges can share with your friends, seniors, juniors, colleagues at farewell party celebrations.

You and I will meet again, 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

Forever, and forever, farewell, Cassius! If we do meet again, why, we shall smile; If not, why then this parting was well made.
William Shakespeare

The bitter word which closed all, earthly friendships, and finished every feast of love - farewell.
- Robert Pollok

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

Farewell, dearest friend, never to see one another any more till at the right hand of Christ.
- Anonymous

Keep us informed about your welfare! Farewell, my friend we’ll miss you

A friend of mine, now retired, was then a major exec at a major bank, and one of her jobs, the last four years, was the farewell interview.
- Anonymous

You might be ready to say goodbye to us, but we’re not ready to say goodbye to you.

Odd how much it hurts when a friend moves away- and leaves behind only silence.
- Pam Brown

Goodbye doesn’t mean forever. If it did, we ought to be saying ’BadBye’.

No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other’s worth.
- Robert South

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

In the journey of life you meet several people who are hard to forget. I am glad to meet a person like you. Hope the path ahead is smooth for you and you reach your goal without a fuss. Farewell my dear.

Goodbye Quotes for Colleagues

Goodbyes are not forever. Goodbyes are not the end. They simply mean I’ll miss you Until we meet again! - Anonymous

Be well, do good work, and keep in touch. - Garrison Keillor

What shall I do with all the days and hours That must be counted ere I see thy face? How shall I charm the interval that lowers Between this time and that sweet time of grace?gain - Frances Anne Kemble

In the hope to meet Shortly again, and make our absence sweet. - Ben Jonson

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 Girlfriend or Boyfriend

I wish I knew how to quit you! - Brokeback Mountain (The Movie)

I want to be your favorite hello and your hardest goodbye. - Anonymous

Every thing happens for a reason. life puts you down, only so you can get back up for the better things. Live life, forgive and forget. Let go of the past - Hussein Nishah

I know everything happens for a reason, but sometimes I wish I knew what that reason was   - Anonymous

The end of love is not the end of life, it should be the beginning of understanding that love leaves for a reason, but also leaves with a lesson. - Anonymous

Everything happens for a reason, though the reason is not always as clear as we would like it to be. - Anonymous

Funny Goodbye Quotes

Where is the good in goodbye?gain - Anonymous

Friends are like bras: close to your heart and there for support. - Anonymous

The hurrier I go, the be-hinder I get. - Anonymous

The departure of a long and important work is always more sad than pleasing. Goodbye my friend. - Anonymous

One day I may be meeting you and hearing how you’ve changed your life by saying, "Farewell to Fat". - Anonymous