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]The best quote and it is very true!

2A 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]Especially because I have an eidetic memory.

3Why 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]Exactly. So many dreams and expectations. So many possibilities and roads not taken.

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]Good friends never say goodbye. They simply say "See you soon".

5A 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]Wow! What a sentence

6True 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.

7How 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]Very nice... wish them all the best until you see their smile again!

8I 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

9Don'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
Its just too good. a lesson for life keep smiling
[Newest]This saying is 101% correct

10True 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

The Contenders

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


This is kinda lame
Exactly, And it is a lot easier to remember.


12I feel very lucky to know someone who is so hard for me to say goodbye
It's a precious moment..
That's how I feel with my best friend

13Every 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

14Good byes breed a sort of distaste for whomever you say good-bye 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..

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!


16Let 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

17Never say goodbye cause 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 oughtta 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 good bye to us, but we're not ready to say good bye to you
That exactly the point.
There's no room for saying goodbye
This is the main point

21Saying goodbye is never easy. Especially when the one's who's bidding farewell is a best friend without any explanation.
The worst is not knowing what went wrong.
I have never felt anything before I met the farwell & these lines made me think abut it

22Farewell is not the end, but a new beginning
We will meet again and hoping to do farewell together because life give 2nd chance.

23Don't say goodbye. If you don't say goodbye, it won't be like they left. They're just not here.
It is true. I have been through this experience for the first time in my life, when I had to say good-bye to someone very close to my heart. He did not answer, and later I realized why.

24Goodbyes are painful but are a sign of good memories
Ain't it the truth! Thanks you help fill a void :-)
I love this because it's so very true
True that's how I feel right now😭

25My love, I will see you again soon. I love you.
This is what you would say to anyone you love because... good bye hurts you more than anything
It made me cry! :(
Yes but if it's a friend not a soul mate and you say that.

26Long hellos and short goodbyes.
Today I moved from a school that I've been at my whole life. Truthfully, I always complained about but my leave was very abrupt, as in we left in a week. So for my parting fb status I used this. Over 80 likes, I'm gonna miss it. #dragon

27Goodbyes are new journeys of life waiting to be discovered
Ya when we tell good bye to one it's sure we are leaving them and moving far where we meet another new friend, so we discover something new isn't it?

28Bye is only hi... with a b
Nice I miss my all friends :(

29Goodbyes are not to be sad about... Except a new beginning to life

30It feels right. But it's emotional. Saying goodbye to anything you've done that long is hard
Very true.. Love it

31See Ya F******

32Goodbye my buddy. I will miss you and I will never forget about you and I will love you forever

33Goodbye for now, hello to you later.

34So many things I haven't talked about but it is time to say goodbye

35I'm sure we'll meet again; some sunny day.
Damn Vera Lynn will make you bawl your eyes out.

36There Comes a Time When Every Caterpillar Must use Their Wings..., Goodbye my Beautiful Butterfly - We'll miss you as you soar to your destiny x

37Goodbye is Painful.., But Watching You Succeed is Sweet x
Most goodbyes are for a greater good.. , like promotion, marriage pregnancy etc.. ,


39Goodbye isn't forever. Its hello in another way. And you never know, maybe we'll meet again. Some beautiful summers day.

40Wherever you go I go, if you are not here with me
This means like if you move to Florida I'm still in your heart.

41Goodbye is too good a word babe... So I'll just say fare thee well

42Goodbye is only Hi in another world...

43If I have to do this for you not to leave I will say stay here in every language until you come back

44Don't say goodbye, say, "See you Later"

45If I should stay, I would only be in your way, so I'll go, but I know. I'll think of you, every step of the way.

46Hey it's a wonderful new day so do not cry

47Goodbye, don't feel sad, it is not so bad, we'll meet again

48Goodbyes are really hellos that separate to different paths until the paths cross again

49Hi is the same thing as bye. So do not cry when you say Hi or Bye

50"Stay gold Ponyboy"

51Goodbye to all my trusted friends

52Later alligator see ya in a while crocodile
I hate this one

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