Top Ten Best "Goodbye" Quotes

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1Goodbyes are not forever. Goodbyes are not the end. They simply mean I'll miss you until we meet again.

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this is true I believe that if you pass you go to another side.

I think we all would want that goodbye's to mean this - MatrixGuy

It's personal and sweet

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2Why does it take a minute to say hello and forever to say goodbye?

when I first heard this I cried. my cousin took forever to say goodbye. unfortunately, he's dead. :(

Love it and in fact shared it on Facebook when I left my family and friends and studied overseas. So far it has been one of my favourite quotes.

True. It took me forever to say goodbye to my coach who left to a different school, as well as friends and another coach I had. I love those friends and coaches, and especially the first one I was talking about became like a second father and practically adopted me. It's tough...

Because we do not understand how much you love someone until they are about to leave us. - birdechosplash

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3A memory lasts forever, never will it die... true friends stay together and never say goodbye...

Thank you.. It's touch me. Yeah, true friendship will never die. I really appreciate this. Awesome and really cool. I like it a lot. But its pretty sad realize that I'm not gonna see my best friend for a long time.

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Totally true! I would like to thank the one who made this quote. True friendship never dies. Even if you say goodbye to your best friend/s friendship will never end!

I will not go into detail about what this reminds me of but I am glad I read it. - birdechosplash

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4Don't be dismayed at good-byes. A farewell is necessary before we can meet again and meeting again, after moments or a lifetime, is certain for those who are friends.

There will always be people you love and miss, and you will always be that person for someone else. You'll want to hold on forever and never let go. But the thing is, you can't say hello again if you haven't said goodbye.

I wanna all my friends to hang around me even after a farewell goobye

I'm writing a letter for a graduating friend I find this very true and promising. Yes indeed, true friends never say goodbye.

Worth putting to memory. I'm certain I'll need it again one day.

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5True goodbyes are the ones never said or explained.

Sad, but also true and therefor beautiful. It's sad how I've had my goodbyes without actually saying it

Warning: sad story about goodbyes like these.
I have always been a shy, secretive and an awkward person. I had this huge crush on this boy named Jake in the 5th grade but I was determined not to show it. I knew I was weird. He was popular, cute and mysterious. But when we started texting out of the blue, I got to meet a side of him that no one knows. And he met a side of me that no one knows. He looked at me differently than any other girl and I knew he had feelings for me. But I was scared. I was weird, shy and almost the opposite of him so I didn't show any affection. Until the 9th grade we stayed in contact until we just started falling apart. Even though we didn't talk anymore, I still had immensely strong feelings for him. And when we occasionally bumped into each other in the halls, I could tell he wasn't over me either.
Randomly in the middle of my junior year, he left. Without a warning he moved. I had to hear it from one of his friends during class. It was after the ...more

It could have been because he did not want to upset you. Because he cared about you that much. - birdechosplash

So true. They seem so so definite but leave one wondering and writhing in pain.

Silence, the hardest goodby of all..

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6Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.

You can hold onto the memories of what's good and let a new day come, because the good is what matters after all. - PositronWildhawk

I like this one because I had to say goodbye

I was reunited with the "LOVE OF MY LIFE" We are both married (to others). We had not seen each other in 50 years. We may never see each other again. I will not cry, I am simply smiling with each thought of him and the coversation we had.

It's like comparing it to: Better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all.

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7A good-bye is never painful unless you're never going to say hello again.

Its true... Its is very hard to accept the reality that you will never see or hear that person your entire life. You can only remember him and mesmerized the days spent with that person... So sad but it is reality we have to live with those memories

ya its true its painful to know that I can't even say goodbye to a friend... for she'z dead! I lv this quote..

It touches my heart! I cried after I read as it is reminding me that I wouldn't be able to see someone beloved to me again ever after! Sigh... But life still need to go on... That is LIFE!

My friend was leaving to Dubai forever and I sent this message to her she told,"this really touched my heart".

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8True friends don't say good-bye, they just take extended leaves of absences from each other.

I have just said goodbye to a true and gentle friend. My heart is sore at his leaving because we are now touching sixty and have known each other all our lives. He is going to the far side of the world and I don't know if we shall ever meet again. I wish I could have said the quote above as I hope it is true.

I like that quotes..
it is so beautiful...

Good friends are truly hard to find difficult to leave and impossible to forget :)

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9I have never found any 'good' in goodbye.

I really hate to heard someone saying GOODBYE... What I want is to say this word always. 'SEE YOU'.

Very simple and speaks for itself, doesn't need a lengthy explanation. There is just hardly anything GOOD about saying goodbye.

An amazing quote, obviously deeply thought about. It's so true though, what good has anyone got in saying goodbye. I know it's never done me any good.

It is hard to say goodbye

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10How lucky I am to have known someone who was so hard to say goodbye to.

This is quite my favourite of all the goodbyes, it is so bitter sweet

This hits pretty close to home, a friend of mine was killed a few weeks back and it was the hardest thing I've ever gone through, and I found a unique 'comfort' in this.

This one is perfect I just had to say goodbye to my two best friends as they are going up to high school and I am staying in primary cried in Friday at the leavers play and disco but I know I will see them again

I've literally just been thinking this. - Britgirl

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11Every ending has a new beginning.

Unless you come to end there is no beginning, so this means something new and interesting but no forgeting the past.

This saying covers all you want to say when a friend leaves.

Because there is no new starting until there is old ending

There is no such thing as an ending. Only a new beginning. - birdechosplash

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12Let me make this easier than saying goodbye: let me tell you hello in advance for the next time I get to see you.

I just thought of this and liked it!

Fantastic! I found it so relevant.

This quote isn't the best one here but, it should definitely be remembered.

This is the best quote in goodbyes!

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If it wasn't for this quote, none of these would be on this list - gemcloben

I think this should be on the top

My really close friend is moving away... It's surprising how hard it is to say goodbye

This is the most painful one..

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14I feel very lucky to know someone who is so hard for me to say goodbye.

This is so true... I've experience it before, when my friend left... It got me wondering why it's so hard to say goodbye

That's how I feel with my best friend

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15Goodbye may seem forever. Farewell is like the end, but in my heart is the memory and there you will always be.

Goodbye may seem forever. Farewell is like the end, but in my heart is the memory and you will be there with the rest

Had tears while reading this... As it was my farewell today

For people who don't know, this quote comes from the greatest movie of all time, The Fox and the Hound. It's when Widow Tweed has to let Tod go to protect him. It's such a sad scene but it's sad in a beautiful way! - Disney1994

This saying has always held so much love in it for me. And makes me cry each time I hear it. Even on The Fox And The Hound.

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16Goodbyes breed a sort of distaste for whomever you say goodbye to; this hurts, you feel, this must not happen again.

If you never fell how good bye really means and have taste the back of your tongue, you're not ready to let that person go.

Good byes are the words which are adamant to come out not only from the tongue but from in the poor heart..

17Never say goodbye because you will never know when you are going to lose them.

I cried after reading this. I love everyone around me

If you love everyone around you, does that include me? I wanna feel loved... :-) But seriously, really strong quote... Love it...

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18Every goodbye brings a new hello.

My ed boyfriend broke up with me alittle while ago, I'm still hurt and id do anything to get him back. But now I see that that someone new can now come along and say hello and start a wonderful new chapter

This is really powerful quote. I like it. - birdechosplash

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19You might be ready to say goodbye to us, but we're not ready to say goodbye to you.

There's no room for saying goodbye

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20Goodbye doesn't mean forever. If it did, we ought to be saying 'BadBye'.

Great, to fence off the deeper emotions

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Top Remixes

1. Don't be dismayed at good-byes. A farewell is necessary before we can meet again and meeting again, after moments or a lifetime, is certain for those who are friends.
2. Why does it take a minute to say hello and forever to say goodbye?
3. A memory lasts forever, never will it die... true friends stay together and never say goodbye...
1. Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
2. Why does it take a minute to say hello and forever to say goodbye?
3. A memory lasts forever, never will it die... true friends stay together and never say goodbye...



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