Top 40 Goodbye Quotes

Top 40 Goodbye Quotes

“This is not a goodbye, my darling, this is a thank you.” Nicholas Sparks

Goodbye Quotes

Saying goodbye to those that we love is one of the hardest things to do, and it is never easy. It requires a lot of strength and tears, but sometimes it is just for the best. In order to help you make it easier, or at least less hard, we have made a compilation of goodbye quotes that we hope will help you say those hard words. Also, you will feel understood and it will hurt less.

1"Saying goodbye doesn't mean anything. It's the time we spent together that matters, not how we left it."

Trey Parker

2“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.”


3“You have been my friend. That in itself is a tremendous thing.”

E.B. White

4“Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting.”

J.M. Barrie

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

Winnie The Pooh

6"Saying goodbye to close ones is always the hardest."

Edin Dzeko

7“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

8“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

9“You endure what is unbearable, and you bear it. That is all.”

Cassandra Clare

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


11“Goodbyes are not forever, are not the end; it simply means I’ll miss you until we meet again.”


12"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

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

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Helen Keller

15“Remember me and smile, for it's better to forget than to remember me and cry.”

Dr. Seuss

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

Paulo Coelho

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


18“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

19"When I got sober, I thought giving up was saying goodbye to all the fun and all the sparkle, and it turned out to be just the opposite. That's when the sparkle started for me."

Mary Karr

20“This is not a goodbye, my darling, this is a thank you.”

Nicholas Sparks

21“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

22“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

23“Thanks for the memories.”

Fall Out Boy

24"Thank you for listening. Thank you for abiding me. And now, ladies and gentlemen, boy and girls, children of all ages, I bid you goodbye and take my leave."

Frank Deford

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

Moira Rogers

26“They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.”


27“Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.”

Garrison Keillor

28“Farewell! God knows when we shall meet again.”

William Shakespeare

29“Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending.”

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

Walt Disney

31“You’ve changed me forever. And I’ll never forget you.”

Kiera Cass

32“Goodbye always makes my throat hurt.”

Charlie Brown

33“Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.”

Oscar Wilde

34“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.”


35“Moving on is a simple thing, what it leaves behind is hard.”

Dave Mustaine

36“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

37“You had me at hello, goodbye and everything in between.”

Shannon L. Alder

38“We’ll meet again, Don’t know where, don’t know when, But I know we’ll meet again, Some sunny day.”

Vera Lynn

39“Thank God I found the GOOD in goodbye.”

Beyoncé Knowles

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