Saying Goodbye Quotes, Message And Farewell Wishes

Let’s admit it: saying goodbye is undoubtedly hard, and it’s not that easy as many people think. Yes, saying goodbye can be quite tough, particularly when you don’t have an idea if you’re going to see each other again. Well, a goodbye can also be good sometimes.

Although goodbyes are definitely a painful way to solve a problem, it isn’t the best choice, especially if you really love that person. But why are goodbyes painful? There’ll be nothing left, but memories that both of you have collected since day one.

While it takes big courage to say goodbye to the people you really adore, keep in mind that a goodbye isn’t always painful. Goodbyes will only hurt you if both of you decide not to keep in touch with each other again.

Saying Goodbye Quotes to Make Goodbyes A Bit Easier

Saying goodbye is never easy — that’s for certain. So, to make it easier for you to make goodbyes a little easier, here we’ll give you some Saying Goodbye Quotes that will enable you to move on in life quickly.

1. “The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye…until we meet again” ― Jimi Hendrix

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.” — Rumi

3. “Goodbye without reasons is the most painful one. Love without reasons is the most beautiful one..” — Anonymous

4. “It’s hard to say goodbye for good at any time or any place. It’s harder still to say it through a meshed wire.” ― Cornell Woolrich

5. “We laughed until we had to cry, we loved right down to our last goodbye, we were the best.” — St. Elmo’s Fire

6. “History never really says goodbye. History says, ‘See you later.'” — Eduardo Galeano

7. “Where is the good in goodbye?” — Meredith Wilson

8. “We have already said more goodbyes than are necessary. Those were goodbyes that brought about the end of partings. We taught each other that no parting is possible.” ― Donna Goddard

9.”You’re in my heart, so until then it’s time for saying goodbye.” — Muppets

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

11. “Sometimes in life, there is not enough time to say all the things we need to say, and when it is all over all we can say is goodbye.” — Anonymous

12. “Any moment now we were going to say goodbye.” — André Aciman

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

14. “My mouth could say goodbye, but not with my heart” ― Restu Ilahi

15. “You think there will be a time to say goodbye, but people have often gone before you know about it.” ― Rachel Joyce

16. “Sometimes you just have to hold your head high, try not to cry, and say goodbye.” — Anonymous

17. “I wonder how you say goodbye to someone forever?” ― Ann M. Martin

18. “Dreams are built around the word hello, but in the end fate only knows the word goodbye.” ― Shannon L. Alder

19. “I have to say goodbye to things in order to take on bigger things that I’ve always wanted to do.” — Mahershala Ali

20. “The hardest goodbyes are the ones that were never said and never explained, the ones where the story wasn’t over.” ― Virginia Brown

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

22. “I guess saying goodbye makes us reach out for those we would ordinarily ignore. Maybe we care about them more, too, when it is time to part.” ― Kyung-Sook Shin

23. “As you say goodbye to lingering disappointments and unattended grief, you will discover that every person, situation and painful incident comes bearing gifts.” —  Debbie Ford

24. “I always hate saying ‘goodbye.” ― Avijeet Das

25. “This is a long goodbye, yet not time enough. I have no aptitude for this. I cannot learn this. I would hold on, and hold on, until my hands clutch at emptiness.” ― Juliet Marillier

26. “I say good-bye to hope, but I also say goodbye to hope’s disappointment.” ― David Levithan

27. “It’s always difficult to say goodbye, especially when one has spent a long time.”  — Lilith Saintcrow

28. “Saying goodbye to a lover is like giving them the last wine drop in a glass about to break.” ― Farid F. Ibrahim

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

30. “Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting.” — J.M. Barrie

31. “It’s never easy for me to say goodbye.” — Yo Yo Honey Singh

32. “Sometimes saying goodbye to the ones you love can be the most appropriate thing to do in order to help them understand there are consequences for each and every choice we make.” — Raphael Zernoff

33. “Sadly enough, the most painful goodbyes are the ones that are left unsaid and never explained.” ― Jonathan Harnisch

34. “Goodbyes make you think. They make you realize what you’ve had, what you’ve lost, and what you’ve taken for granted.” — Ritu Ghatourey

35. “Whenever I have bid a hasty goodbye to a loved one, I’ve always made sure that my record collection was safely stored away in the boot of the car.” — Robert Plant

36. “It takes courage to say goodbye. To stare at a thing lost and know it is gone forever. Some tears are iron forged.” — Jay Kristoff

37. “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

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

39. “Goodbye, goodbye, I hate the word. Solitude has long since turned brown and withered, sitting bitter in my mouth and heavy in my veins.” — R.M. Grenon

40. “I don’t say goodbye unless I think it’s final.” — Shannon A. Thompson

41. “A goodbye isn’t painful unless you’re never going to say hello again.” — Anonymous

42. “I think that you’re supposed to know when it’s time to say goodbye.” — Judy Sheindlin

43. “Saying goodbye hurts, but knowing it is goodbye kills.” — Joel Kennedy

44. “I am not afraid to die; I am only afraid of saying goodbye to you forever.” ― Shannon L. Alder

45. “Saying goodbye to the people you love isn’t easy.” — Jodi Picoult

46. “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

47. “I guess that’s what saying goodbye is always like- like jumping off an edge. The worst part is making the choice to do it. Once you’re in the air, there’s nothing you can do but let go.” — Lauren Oliver

48. “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

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

50. “There’s a certain process that you have to go through to say goodbye.” — Ruta Gedmintas

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

52. “Oftentimes 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 car. Sometimes goodbye is just a painful way to say ‘I love you.’” — Anonymous

53. “Saying goodbye is a little like dying.” ― Marjane Satrapi

54. “It’s the emptiest and yet the fullest of all human messages: ‘Good-bye.’” ― Kurt Vonnegut

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

56. “I didn’t think saying good-bye would be so hard. And with everything that’s to come—We’ll face it together. To whatever end.” ― Sarah J. Maas

57. “I go to the ocean to say goodbye.” ― Charlotte Eriksson

58. “I don’t think that I could ever say goodbye to you… Not even if you said it to me.” ― Jaimie Roberts

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

60. “The hardest part of the show is saying goodbye when it’s all done. It really breaks you.” — Genevieve Gorder

61. “By and by we shall say goodbye” ― Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

62. “I didn’t know how to say goodbye. Words were stupid. They said so little. Yet they opened up holes you could fall into and never climb out of again.” ― Ann Rinaldi

63. “There’s nothing more difficult than saying goodbye to a house where you’ve suffered.” ― Vasily Grossman

64. “Saying goodbye is the most painful way of solving a problem.” — Anonymous

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

66. “I didn’t want to kiss you goodbye, that was the trouble; I wanted to kiss you goodnight. And there’s a lot of difference.” — Ernest Hemingway

67. “When I am brave enough to say goodbye, I’ll use the wings you gave me and away I’ll fly” ― Celia McMahon

68. “Saying goodbye isn’t the hard part, it’s what we leave behind that’s tough.” — Anonymous

69. “I do not say goodbye. I believe that’s one of the bullshitiest words ever invented. It’s not like you’re given the choice to say bad-bye, or awful-bye, or couldn’t-care-less-about-you-bye.” — John Green

70. “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

71. “Unless one says goodbye to what one loves, and unless one travels to completely new territories, one can expect merely a long wearing away of oneself and an eventual extinction.” — Jean Dubuffet

72. “To say goodbye, is to die a little. To say good morning, is a hope for a new sunshine in a cloudy winter.” ― Nabil TOUSSI

73. “It’s really painful to say goodbye to someone that you don’t want to let go, but it’s even more painful to ask someone to stay if they never wanted to stay.” —  Anonymous

74. “And the relationships that happen become so intense, deep, involved and complex and really hard to say goodbye to. The hardest part of the show is saying goodbye when it’s all done. It really breaks you.” — Genevieve Gorder

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

76. “It’s hard to say goodbye to the place you’ve lived. It can be as hard as saying goodbye to a person.” — Jonathan Safran Foer

77. “This wasn’t the first time that I’d come close to death, but it was the first time I’d been involved in this part of it, this strange, terrible saying goodbye to someone you’ve loved.” ― Madeleine L’Engle

78. “Someone always leaves. Then we would have to say goodbye. I hate goodbyes. I know what I need. I need more hellos.” — Charles M. Schulz

79. “There’s never a right time to say goodbye. But I gotta make the first move ’cause if I don’t you’re gonna start hating me.” — Chris Brown

80. “You know you are in love when the hardest thing to do is to say goodbye!” — Anonymous

Final Thought

Goodbyes are sadly unavoidable sometimes. No matter how much you hate saying it, you won’t be able to move forward unless you say the word. Yes, it is not easy to say goodbye, and it will never be! But remember: for each goodbye, there is a new hello that will welcome you! So, when there’s no other choice but to say the painful word — just do it and continue living.

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