Farewell & Goodbye Quotes

Find Meaningful Goodbye Sayings & Farewell Quotes for Engraving

"We only part to meet again." -- John Gay

“Don’t be dismayed at goodbyes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetime, is certain for those who are friends.” — Richard Bach

“Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair.” — William Cowper

“The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected.” — Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

“Can miles truly separate you from friends…. If you want to be with someone you love, aren’t you already there?” — Richard Bach

Click friend themed quotes or sayings about love to express your feelings to someone far away.

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

“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

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

“To die and part is a less evil; but to part and live, there, there is the torment. ” — George Lansdowne

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

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

“Why can’t we get all the people together in the world that we really like and then just 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

“She went her unremembering way,
She went and left in me
The pang of all the partings gone,
And partings yet to be.”
— Francis Thompson

"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

“Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart.” — Washington Irving

“Gone – flitted away,
Taken the stars from the night and the sun
From the day!
Gone, and a cloud in my heart.”
— Alfred Tennyson

“So sweetly she bade me adieu, I thought that she bade me return.” — William Shenstone

“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

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

“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

“The best things said come last. People will talk for hours saying nothing much and then linger at the door with words that come with a rush from the heart.” — Alan Alda

“Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” — Kahlil Gibran

“Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; and every little absence is an age.” — John Dryden

"Happy trails to you, until we meet again. Some trails are happy ones, Others are blue. It's the way you ride the trail that counts, Here's a happy one for you." -- Dale Evans

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

“The return makes one love the farewell.” — Alfred De Musset

“One kind kiss before we part,
Drop a tear, and bid adieu;
Though we sever, my fond heart
Till we meet shall pant for you.”
— Robert Dodsley

“But fate ordains that dearest friends must part.” — Edward Young

"Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love." -- George Eliot

“I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next.” — Gilda Radner

“Every parting is a form of death, as every reunion is a type of heaven.” — Tyron Edwards

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

“As the presence of those we love is as a double life, so absence, in its anxious longing and sense of vacancy, is as a foretaste of death.” — Anna Brownell Jameson

"Love is missing someone whenever you're apart, but somehow feeling warm inside because you're close in heart." -- Kay Knudsen

“Love is missing someone whenever you’re apart, but somehow feeling warm inside because you’re close in heart.” — Kay Knudsen

“Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending.” — Lazarus Long

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