Top Ten Best "Goodbye" Quotes

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Goodbyes 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


[Newest]I lost may 8 year-old cousin on may-1-2015 see was born April 22-2007 it was unbelievable I could handle it

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.
[Newest]Awesome quote love it

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.
Very good I really appreciate this. Wowing and good and wowwing Want to give you thumbs up and many excellent and I having a feeling of exhilaration and very good
Its true if you have a friend yalls friendship will never die
[Newest]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!

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.
[Newest]If we meet again lets smile if not let this parting be well made

5True goodbyes are the ones never said or explained.
Says a lot without saying a lot.
Sad, but also true and therefor beautiful. It's sad how I've had my goodbyes without actually saying it
So true. They seem so so definite but leave one wondering and writhing in pain.
[Newest]They are the ones left without ending, real goodbyes. Because sometimes you don't get a chance to wrap it all up. You don't get closure.

6A 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!
[Newest]I miss my old friend as after 9 years we met and then she blocked me without any reason... I still miss her as she was the one I had a crush.

7Don'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.


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.
[Newest]That's a life well lived.

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...
So hard to lose a real friend...
[Newest]I am so sad

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.
[Newest]I never found bye in good as well

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.
It really touched my heart
[Newest]This says it all!

The Contenders

11Let 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.
[Newest]Really nice. Harold- Uganda

12Every 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

13I feel very lucky to know someone who is so hard for me to say goodbye.
It's a precious moment..
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

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


Exactly, And it is a lot easier to remember.


This is kinda lame
[Newest]I think this should be on the top

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!


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...
I's kinda true
You don't want to say good bye if you see him/her

18Goodbye doesn't mean forever. If it did, we ought to be saying 'BadBye'.
So true... And funny...

19Every 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
"Don't say goodbye if you don't want to see me again." Fania Simon

20You might be ready to say goodbye to us, but we're not ready to say goodbye to you.
That exactly the point.
There's no room for saying goodbye
This is the main point

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