Saying Goodbye Quotes

11 of the best book quotes about saying goodbye
  1. #1
    “Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting.”
  2. #2
    “Life is made of so many partings welded together.”
  3. #3
    “Well, au revoir, one and all.”
  4. #4
    “This is not a goodbye, my darling, this is a thank you.”
  5. #5
    “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.”
  6. #6
    “Good luck to you, even so. Farewell! But if you only knew, down deep, what pains are fated to fill your cup before you reach that shore.”
  7. #7
    “If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.”
  8. #8
    “But, of course, it isn’t really Good-bye, because the Forest will always be there…and anybody who is Friendly with Bears can find it.”
  9. #9
    “I wept like a child. It was not because I was overcome at having survived my ordeal, though I was. Nor was it the presence of my brothers and sisters, though that too was very moving. I was weeping because Richard Parker had left me so unceremoniously.”
  10. #10
    “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.”
  11. #11
    “August said, ‘We sit with her so we can tell her good-bye. It’s called a vigil. Sometimes people have a hard time letting death sink in, they can’t say good-bye. A vigil helps us do that.’
    “If the dead person is right there in your living room, it would certainly make things sink in better. It was strange to think about a dead person in the house, but if it helped us say good-bye better, then okay, I could see the point of it.”
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