204 Goodbye Quotes For Friends

Some deep words can touch your heart if you have ever had to bid farewell to a friend.

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Goodbyes are never easy, particularly if they involve close friends. When a simple bye cannot sum up the cherished friendship between you and your friend, goodbye quotes for friends can convey your sentiments. Friends play many roles in your life. They are your biggest cheerleader and your closest confidant. You can use these farewell thoughts to tell them how much you will miss them and how your bond has helped you grow. Our collection of beautiful goodbye quotes for friends helps you say goodbye in a meaningful way. Take a look.

204 Goodbye Quotes For Friends

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  1. “You endure what is unbearable, and you bear it. That is all.”– Cassandra Clare
  2. “You have been my friend. That in itself is a tremendous thing.” – E.B. White
  3. “We leave something of ourselves behind when we leave a place, we stay there, even though we go away. And there are things in us that we can find again only by going back there.” – Pascal Mercie
  4. So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.” – Helen Keller
  5. “I will always cherish all those moments we spent together, all those laughter we shared, all those stories we told. Farewell, my friend!” – Anonymous
  6. “I have to say goodbye to you now but always keep in mind that we will meet again soon. You will always be in my heart!” – Anonymous
  7. “You have not just been a friend to me, you have been a family, a home, a shoulder to cry on. I’ll miss you! Goodbye and good luck!” – Anonymous
  8. “Adios, friend! We may not meet every day, but you will always be in my thoughts!” – Anonymous
  9. “Yesterday brought the beginning, tomorrow brings the end, though somewhere in the middle we became the best of friends.” – Anonymous
  10. “Good friends never say goodbye. They simply say “See you soon.” – Anonymous
  11. “Though miles may lie between us, we are never far apart, for friendship doesn’t count miles, it’s measured by the heart.” – Anonymous
  12. “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
  13. “To part is the lot of all mankind. 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
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  1. “Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes.” – Henry David Thoreau
  2. “Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  3. “Man’s feelings are always purest and most glowing in the hour of meeting and of farewell.” – Jean Paul Richter
  4. “Our friendship has taken me on a magical journey which will never come to an end. Even though you are going away, we will never stop being friends. Goodbye.” – Anonymous
  5. I will force myself to say the word goodbye, but my heart will never mean it. Goodbye.” –Anonymous
  6. “I never thought saying goodbye would hurt this much. Be safe wherever you go. Goodbye dear friend!” – Anonymous
  7. “The warmth of your friendship kept me alive all these years. Only if you knew how hard it is for me to say goodbye to you!” – Anonymous
  8. “It’s hard to accept that the crossroads of destiny is making us part. I will miss you! Take care.” – Anonymous
  9. “The only reason I am happy saying goodbye is that I know that life will find a way to bring us back together again. Farewell.” – Anonymous
  10. “They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.” – Confucius
  11. “Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  12. “Strange, isn’t it? Each man’s life touches so many other lives. When he isn’t around, he leaves an awful hole, doesn’t he?” – Clarence The Angel
  13. “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
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  1. “Life is a journey, not a destination.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  2. “Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.” – Garrison Keillor
  3. Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” – Semisonic
  4. “This is the beginning of anything you want.” – Anonymous
  5. “Farewell! God knows when we shall meet again.” – William Shakespeare
  6. “Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go” – Oscar Wilde
  7. “If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.” – Paulo Coelho
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  1. “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
  2. “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
  3. “It’s sad, but sometimes moving on with the rest of your life, starts with goodbye.” – Carrie Underwood
  4. “I can’t remember all the times I told myself to hold on to these moments as they pass.” –Counting Crows
  5. “You never really leave the place you love. You take part of it with you and leave part of you there.” – Anonymous
  6. “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
  7. “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
  8. The magic thing about home is that it feels good to leave, and it feels even better to come back.” – Wendy Wunder
  9. “Remember me and smile, for it’s better to forget than to remember me and cry.” – Dr. Suess
  10. “The two hardest things to say in life is hello for the first time and goodbye for the last.” –Moira Rogers
  11. “It takes a minute to say hello and forever to say goodbye.” – Anonymous
  12. “Saying goodbye doesn’t mean anything. It’s the time we spent together that matters, not how we left it.” – Trey Parker
  13. “When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” – Helen Keller
  14. “I hate the feeling when you have to say goodbye to someone you want to spend every minute with.” – Anonymous
  15. “Goodbye is the hardest thing to say to someone who means the world to you, especially when goodbye isn’t what you want.” – Anonymous
  16. “Moving on is a simple thing, what it leaves behind is hard.” – Dave Mustaine
  17. “There are far better things ahead than we ever leave behind.” – C.S. Lewis
  18. “Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.” – George Eliot
  19. “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
  20. “The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected.” – Nicholas Sparks
  21. “When I had to say goodbye to you, my love, it was like saying goodbye to my life.” – Anonymous
  22. “We all take different paths in life, but no matter where we go, we take a little of each other everywhere.” – Tim McGraw
  23. “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
  24. “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
  25. “The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.” – Charles Dickens
  26. “You know it’s love when you have been saying goodbye for how many times but still you’re not ready to leave.” – Anonymous
  27. “There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.” – Mahatma Gandhi
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  1. “We’ll meet again, Don’t know where, don’t know when, But I know we’ll meet again, Some sunny day.” – Vera Lynn
  2. “Life is not the amount of breaths you take. It’s the moments that take your breath away.” –Hitch
  3. “Our lives are defined by opportunities, even the ones we miss.” – Benjamin Button
  4. “Sunsets are proof that endings can be beautiful.” – Buddha
  5. “You may not always end up where you thought you were going. But you will always end up where you are meant to be.” – Anonymous
  6. “You’ve changed me forever. And I’ll never forget you.” – Kiera Cass
  7. “This is not a goodbye, my darling, this is a thank you.” – Nicholas Sparks
  8. “I thank you for your part in my journey.” – Anonymous
  9. “I have learned along my journey that letting go doesn’t mean loving less.” – Alex Elle
  10. “Saying goodbye is the hardest solution of any problem. But sometimes it’s the only choice we have…” – Anurag Prakash Ray
  11. “You get a strange feeling when you leave a place. Like you’ll not only miss the people you love, but you miss the person you are at this time and place because you’ll never be this way ever again.” – Azar Nafasi
  12. “At some point, you have to realize that some people can stay in your heart but not in your life.” – Anonymous
  13. “Even if we can’t be together in the end, I’m glad that you were a part of my life.” –Anonymous
  14. “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss
  15. “You had me at hello, goodbye and everything in between.” – Shannon L. Alder
  16. “Life is a journey that lets you befriend many people on your way. But only a few are capable of staying in your heart forever. Goodbye my friend!” – Anonymous
  17. “It doesn’t matter where life takes us, you and I both know that we will meet again and make some wonderful memories. Till then, goodbye my dear friend!” – Anonymous
  18. “Always remember my dear friend that no distance is big enough to resist us from meeting again. Go where life must take you. My prayers will always be with you!” – Anonymous

Friends are the family you choose. So, make sure to find the right words for farewell messages to make the goodbye memorable and smooth. Let your close friends know you will always be there for them with these funny quotes you can add to your farewell wishes or goodbye gifts.

Funny Goodbye Quotes For Best Friends

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  1. “Saying goodbye is like closing a book – it might be the end of a chapter, but the sequel is bound to be even more exciting. Can’t wait to see what plot twists await us!” – Anonymous
  2. “If lovers can be in long-distance relationships with each other, why can’t we be in a long-distance friendship? Goodbye and cheers.” – Anonymous
  3. “True friends don’t say good-bye, they just take extended leaves of absences from each other.” – Anonymous
  4. “This isn’t personal, Kay. This is business.” – Al Pacino
  5. “Don’t ever tell anyone anything. If you do, you start missing everybody.” – J.D. Salinger
  6. “Bye Felicia!” – Ice Cube
  7. “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
  8. “A man never knows how to say goodbye; a woman never knows when to say it.” – Helen Rowland
  9. “It is so hard to leave – until you leave. And then it is the easiest thing in the world.” – John Green
  10. “I’ll see you in another life. When we are both cats.” – Tom Cruise
  11. “I make it easier for people to leave by making them hate me a little.” – Cecelia Ahern
  12. “It may seem to you that we are drifting away like feathers in the air, but our heart knows, we are only coming closer. Have a safe journey dear friend!” – Anonymous
  13. “Goodbye pal. It’s been one hell of a ride. Thank you for the memories.” – Anonymous

Wish your friend a happy farewell to their journey to eternity. Express your sincere prayers to and fond farewell memories surrounding your dearly departed. Not only will they never be forgotten but also greatly missed. Add heartfelt words to your farewell speech on the eternal departure of your beloved friend.

Emotional Goodbye Quotes For A Dead Friend

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  1. “The pain of a hard good-bye is the heart’s tribute to the privilege to love.” – Beth Moore
  2. “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
  3. “You’ve given me some of my happiest memories. I will remember you for as long as I live. Goodbye!” – Anonymous
  4. “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” – A.A. Milne
  5. “Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting.” – J.M. Barrie
  6. “Someday we shall meet again. Until then, farewell.” – Anonymous
  7. “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
  8. “Goodbyes are not forever, are not the end; it simply means I’ll miss you until we meet again.” – Anonymous
  9. “You have been a blessing in my life and nothing will be the same without you anymore, dear friend! Goodbye” – Anonymous
  10. “My heart refuses to say goodbye but I guess this is the way it has to be. I’ll always cherish our memories together. Goodbye!” – Anonymous
  11. “Truly great friends are hard to find, harder to leave, and impossible to forget.” – G. Randolf
  12. “It’s not the days in life we remember, rather the moments.” – Walt Disney
  13. “In these final moments, I wanted to let you know that you were a great friend. I will miss you a lot.” – Anonymous
  14. “Goodbyes, they often come in waves.” – Jarod Kintz
  15. “Farewell, dearest friend, never to see one another anymore till at the right hand of Christ.” – Donald Cargill
  16. “Every parting gives a foretaste of death, every reunion a hint of the resurrection.” – Arthur Schopenhauer
  17. “The last day is way shorter than counting to ten.” – Leena Ahmad Almashat

College life is the most beautiful time of our life. Bidding adieu to the dearest of friends becomes very difficult during the farewell party. Words tend to falter while trying to express emotion; however, the right ones mean a lot. Pick the most memorable farewell gifts, deliver a heart-touching goodbye speech, and relish the goodbye memories forever.

Creative College Farewell Quotes

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  1. “Though our branches grow in different directions, our roots remain as one.”
  2. “We laughed until we had to cry, we loved right down to our last goodbye, we were the best.” – St. Elmo’s Fire.
  3. “From bunking lectures to wanting to attend them one more time. Happy days came to an end.” – Anonymous
  4. And in between freshers and farewell, life happened.” – Anonymous
  5. “Walked in with a heavy bag, walking out with a heavy heart.” – Anonymous
  6. “3 years, 30 mass bunks, 300 hangouts, 3000 photos, and countless memories.” – Anonymous
  7. “It doesn’t matter if today we are going on a different journey, but I promise you that I will meet you again no matter how far you are.” – Anonymous
  8. “I’ll never see them again. I know that. And they know that. And knowing this, we say farewell.” – Haruki Murakami
  9. “By and by we shall say goodbye.” – Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
  10. “Goodbye…? Oh no, please. Can’t we go back to page one and do it all over again?” – A. A. Milne
  11. “Every day I shall put my papers in order and every day I shall say farewell. And the real farewell, when it comes, will only be a small outward confirmation of what has been accomplished within me from day to day.” – Etty Hillesum
  12. “So for now I say goodbye to this chapter of my life and I look forward to what comes next.” – Brooke Davis
  13. “We started with a simple ‘hello’ and created some beautiful memories. Now we have to say goodbye. Therefore, life is unpredictable.” – Anonymous
  14.  “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
  15.  Can miles truly separate you from friends? If you want to be with someone you love, aren’t you already there?” – Richard Bach
  16. “Behind you, all your memories. Before you, all your dreams. Around you, all who love you. Within you, all you need.” – Lilli Vaihere
  17. “It always is harder to be left behind than to be the one to go…” – Brock Thoene
  18. “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
  19. “By and by we shall say goodbye.” – Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
  20. “So, old friends, now it’s time to start growing up, taking charge, seeing things as they are, facing facts, not escaping them, still with dreams, just reshaping them, growing up.” – Stephen Sondheim
  21. “This is the beginning of anything you want.” – Unknown
  22. “With every goodbye comes a new beginning and we can look forward to the possibilities that lie ahead. When we part ways, we can take comfort in knowing that life was good.” – Rolf van der Wind

As you and your friends depart to expand your horizons, motivational words will give them the strength and courage to embark on their new adventures till you meet again. Check out the next section for some quotes to inspire them on their new journey.

Inspirational Goodbye Quotes For Friends

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  1. “Every sunset is an opportunity to reset. Every sunrise begins with new eyes.” – Richie Norton
  2. “Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?” – L.M. Montgomery
  3. “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
  4. “The only impossible journey is the one you never begin.” – Tony Robbins
  5. “Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.” – Babe Ruth
  6. “I hope you realize that every day is a fresh start for you. That every sunrise is a new chapter in your life waiting to be written.” – Juansen Dizon
  7. “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined.” – Henry David Thoreau
  8. 135.“Each new day is a blank page in the diary of your life. The secret of success is in turning that diary into the best story you possibly can.” – Douglas Pagels
  9. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” – Helen Keller
  10. “Goodbye may seem forever. Farewell is like the end, but in my heart is the memory and there you will always be.” – Walt Disney
  11. “A fresh start. A new chapter in life waiting to be written. New questions to be asked, embraced, and loved. Answers to be discovered and then lived in this transformative year of delight and self-discovery. Today carve out a quiet interlude for yourself in which to dream, pen in hand. Only dreams give birth to change..” – Sarah Ban Breathnach
  12. “For every goodbye, God also provides a hello.” – Donna Gable Hatch
  13. “Live your life as if you are ready to say goodbye to it at any moment as if the time left for you were some pleasant surprise.”– Marcus Aurelius
  14. “Saying goodbye feels hard, for sure, but I am confident that it is a door through which we walk to bring us to another good chapter in our story together.” – Claudia Quigg
  15. “Nothing is predestined. The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.” – Ralph Blum
  16. “You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. But the most important thing is even if we are apart, I’ll always be with you.” – A. A. Milne
  17. “Sometimes you have to say goodbye to the things you know and hello to the things you don’t.” – Steve McQueen
  18. “May the road rise up to meet you, may the wind be always with you, may the sunshine warm you always till we meet again.”– J.R.R Tolkien

Saying farewell to dear friends evokes a mixture of joy and sadness. Some leave a deep mark in our lives while it is necessary to say goodbye to some of them for our own good. To feel the depth of these sentiments, read the bittersweet quotes below to say goodbye to your beloved friend as you part.

Bittersweet Goodbye Quotes For Friends

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  1. “To part is the lot of all mankind. 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
  2. “The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected.” – Nicholas Sparks
  3. .Say goodbye to all your troubles and worries today so you can say welcome to joy and life tomorrow.” – Myke Blaze
  4. “The easiest way to find out how you feel about someone. Say goodbye.” – Phil Knight
  5. “Goodbye doesn’t mean the end. It only means that I will return or see you some other time. Take the sky, for example, the sun tells the sky goodbye when it gets dark only to return the next day once it is bright.” – Frank Alile
  6. “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
  7. “Goodbye is the saddest word I ever heard, goodbye is the last time I will hold you near.” – Celine Dion
  8. “Good friends never say goodbye. They simply say ‘See you soon.’” – Anonymous
  9. “Perhaps the only thing sadder than saying goodbye to a friend is knowing that they will never be the same as who you remember them to be.” – Jomny Sun
  10. “Though miles may lie between us, we are never far apart. For friendship doesn’t count miles, it’s measured by the heart.” – Anonymous
  11. “You can kiss your family and friends good-bye and put miles between you, but at the same time you carry them with you in your heart, your mind, your stomach, because you do not just live in a world but a world lives in you.” – Frederick Buechner
  12. “And I know, despite what may have happened at the end, he loved you. And you still love him. Love him enough to say goodbye.” – Allyson Kenned
  13. “When I am brave enough to say goodbye I’ll use the wings you gave me and away I’ll fly.” – Celia McMahon
  14. “My heart is your home, wherever in the world you are – you will always have a place to stay.” – K.A. Hill
  15. “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.” – Anonymous
  16. “It hurts me to say goodbye to you, my love, I will take solace in the fact that tomorrow is another day and until then I will hold on to thoughts of you to keep my heart warm.” – Stella Nwagbogwu
  17. “No matter where the wind of this goodbye takes you, I always pray and wish the best for you.” – Anonymous
  18. “The return makes one love the farewell.” – Alfred de Musset
  19. “Well, here at last, dear friends, on the shores of the Sea comes the end of our fellowship in Middle-earth. Go in peace! I will not say: do not weep; for not all tears are an evil.” – J.R.R. Tolkien
  20. “History never really says goodbye. History says, ‘See you later. ” – Eduardo Galeano
  21. “So long, see you around, but never a final goodbye.” – Fred Flagler
  22. “Promise me you’ll never forget me because if I thought you would I’d never leave.” – A.A. Milne
  23. “I guess that’s part of growing up, too — saying good-bye to the things you used to love.” – Jenny Han
  24. “I thought I was stronger than a word, but I just discovered that having to say goodbye to you is by far the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do.”– Colleen Hoover
  25. “I wonder how People say goodbye to someone forever? Could we see when and where we are to meet again, we would be more tender when we bid our friends goodbye.” – Ovid
  26. “Sadly enough, the most painful goodbyes are the ones that are left unsaid and never explained.” – Jonathan Harnisch
  27. “I don’t know how you say goodbye to whom and what you love. I don’t know a painless way to do it, don’t know the words to capture a heart so full and a longing so intense.” – Laura Wiess
  28. “There was something unfinished about not saying farewell, like a door left open in the chill night.” – Julie C. Dao

Goodbyes signify new beginnings. As we part ways, their presence remains in our hearts and stories, fueling hope for future reunions. Find heartwarming positive quotes as you say goodbye to your friends in the section below.

Positive Goodbye Quotes For Friends

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  1. “I don’t have to be so afraid of goodbye, because goodbye doesn’t have to be forever.” – Jenny Han
  2. “I hate goodbyes, so let’s not say it! I hope you always remember that you have a supportive friend here, it doesn’t matter wherever you go! See you later, dear!” – Anonymous
  3. “Best of luck for your new journey. No matter where you go, you shall always be an important part of my life. Farewell, friend. Hope you do wonders in your new life.” – Anonymous
  4. ”Goodbye. Just tonight. Not ever.” – Rainbow Rowell
  5. “The world is round and the place which may seem like the end, may also be the beginning.” – Ivy Baker Priest
  6. “Sometimes you’ve got to walk away from something to walk into better things.” – Temi O’Sola
  7. “You might be headed someplace far, but you’ll always be in my heart. Farewell for now, but I know we’ll see each other again and it will be like no time passed at all” – Anonymous
  8. “Hello is a beginning, and so is goodbye. Goodbye is like a caterpillar that becomes a butterfly.” – Refiloe Moahloli
  9. “Sometimes goodbye is a second chance. Clears your head. Anyway… missing someone makes you remember why you loved that person in the first place.” – Jamie McGuire
  10. “Love them like you’ve come to the hospital to see them and this is the last time before they say goodbye.” – Nitya Prakash
  11. “We may run, walk, stumble. drive, or fly, but let us never lose sight of the reason for the journey, or miss a chance to see a rainbow on the way.” – Gloria Gaither
  12. “Every goodbye makes the next hello closer.” – Anonymous
  13. “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 goodbye. But we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies.” – Jack Kerouac
  14. “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
  15. “Yesterday brought the beginning, tomorrow brings the end, though somewhere in the middle we became the best of friends” – Anonymous
  16. “A difficult goodbye means an even more beautiful reunion.” – Anonymous
  17. “Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  18. “Two of the greatest predictors of success are the ability to say hello and the ability to say goodbye” – Robert J. Braathe
  19. “Thank God I found the “good” in goodbye.” – Beyonce Knowles
  20. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain
  21. “The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” – Lao Tzu
  22. “What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?” – Vincent van Gogh
  23. “One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” – Henry Miller
  24. “What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  25. “Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending.” – Lazarus Long
  26. “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 parting there was some of the joy of meeting as well.” – Cassandra Clare
  27. “With every farewell comes a hidden hope.” – Paulo Coelho
  28. “If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again.” – John Mayer

Infographic: Tips To Personalize Goodbye Messages For Friends

Goodbyes are never easy. It is probably very hard for those left behind, having to deal with a void in the same old routine while the other moves on to embrace new things in life. However, getting a chance to say goodbye is a blessing. It is an opportunity to express everything you wish to say and didn’t get to say before while wishing them the best for their future endeavors. While these farewell quotes are sincere and touching, why not add a personal touch to them? Check out the infographic below on how to personalize goodbye messages for your friends.

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There is no good in goodbye, but you can make it feel a little better with the goodbye quotes for friends shared here. Using quotes to express how you can be an alternative to saying ‘bye, take care’ only. Bye quotes give you the words to make your friend understand how greatly valued they are and how much they mean to you. While not all friendships are permanent, expressing your feelings this way will make you feel comfortable. Whether you pick a funny goodbye quote or emotional last day of school quotes for friends, you are bound to get a few tears or quite a few laughs and smiles from your friend when they read it.

Frequently Asked Questions

What to write to a friend who is leaving?

You can write a letter, a poem, a text message, or an email. Share your thoughts about them, express your love for them, and share your support and excitement for the next adventure in their life. You can use farewell quotes in English that are relatable to the bond between you and your friend.

How do you say goodbye to a best friend who is moving?

Let your friend know that while you love and will miss them, you are happy for this next phase in their life. Wish them all the best for the new chapter in their life while saying farewell to them. And just because they are moving to a new location does not mean the friendship ends.

What is the best farewell message?

The best farewell thought always comes from the heart. Speak your heart, bare your soul, and let your mind find the right words to write a heart-warming farewell caption message.

What should I write in a goodbye card to a friend?

You can write funny or heartfelt poems, and wishes, and send off quotes in a goodbye card to a friend.

How do you write a farewell email to coworkers?

Keep your farewell email crisp and include details like your last working day and contact details. Add personalized memories or thank-you notes to specific colleagues. Find a few quotes for farewell and use the best farewell quotes that relate to you. Keep a positive voice and end with good wishes.

How do you express gratitude with sent-off quotes?

Include farewell captions that have a tone of thoughtfulness. Use words like ‘can’t thank you enough’, ‘grateful to you’, and ‘will never forget your support’ while looking for quotes on farewell.

When do you need bye-bye quotes?

Instead of saying bland goodbyes to your close friends, you can make them more expressive with creative and funny farewell day quotes for friends, along with a heartfelt note.

Key Takeaways

  • Saying goodbye to your friends might be emotional, but you can make it a positive experience by sharing cherished memories and indulging in nostalgia with them.
  • Tailor your message in a way that makes your friend feel loved and cherished.
  • Incorporate jokes and anecdotes to ebb away the sadness.
  • Depending on the message, adjust your tone.

Say goodbye to your friends with heartfelt wishes, quotes, greetings, and sayings listed in this video. Let them know how much you will miss them. Check it out!

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