Have you ever had to part with a friend or a loved one but couldn't summon the right words to see them off?
Saying goodbye does not always feel like the right way to put aside feelings of longing for a loved one for a later time. It just doesn't cut it as saying goodbye to friends and family was never meant to be an easy task.
Perhaps the idea that a goodbye feels abrupt and almost final makes it so often filled with sorrow. It is here that the phrase 'until we meet again' comes as a breath of fresh air. 'Until we meet again' symbolizes hope, radiates warmth and ensures that at some point you are going to be reunited with your dear ones. The words "'till we meet again" were written by Richard A. Whiting in a popular American song about the parting of a soldier and his love. It surely is one of the most endearing ways of parting with someone and is a hopeful rather than purely sad emotion. Here are some of our favorite quotes about goodbyes and quotes about saying goodbye to make your own goodbyes that little bit easier.
These farewell quotes will have you feeling all warm and fuzzy, and will help you find strength through this journey called life. Share the love by sharing these beautiful 'until we meet again' quotes for friends and family members that are moving away. We are sure that you will love these quotes about leaving friends and different sayings for "goodbye", and if you do, make sure to check out our unexpected love quotes and unforgettable memories quotes for more.
Quotes To Say Goodbye To A Loved One
Here are some saying goodbye quotes that will leave a beautiful and lasting impression. If you are looking for other ways of saying "until we meet again", quotes like this are a great place to start!
1. "Goodbyes are not forever, goodbyes aren't final, when you only mean we'll miss you, until we meet again"
-John Walter Bratton.
2. "There are no good-byes, where ever you'll be, you'll be in my heart."
3. "Happy trails to you, until we meet again. Some trails are happy ones, others are blue. It's the way you ride the trail that counts, here's a happy one for you."
4. "Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; and every little absence is an age."
5. "Goodbye may seem forever. Farewell is like the end, but in my heart is the memory and there you will always be."
6. "The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again."
7. "Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you like hell."
-Edna St. Vincent Millay.
8. "How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard."
-A. A. Milne, 'Winnie The Pooh'.
9. "Not to understand a treasure's worth till time has stole away the slighted good, is cause of half the poverty we feel, and makes the world the wilderness it is."
10. "Until we meet again, may God bless you, as he has blessed me."
11. "Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love."
Goodbye Quotes For A Friend
A few heartfelt quotes for friends that are leaving to lighten up the moment.
12. "Don't be dismayed by 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, 'Illusions: The Adventures Of A Reluctant Messiah'.
13. "Can miles truly separate you from friends? If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there?"
-Richard Bach, 'There's No Such Place As Far Away'.
14. "Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes."
-Henry David Thoreau.
15. "No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth."
16. "Never forget me, because if I thought you would, I'd never leave."
-A. A. Milne, 'Once On A Time'.
17. "Do not cry because they are past! Smile because they once were."
-Ludwig Jakubowski, 'Leuchtende Tage'.
18. "The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be only the beginning."
-Ivy Baker Priest.
19. "The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected."
-Nicholas Sparks, 'The Notebook'.
20. "The return makes one love the farewell."
-Alfred de Musset.
21. "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, 'You And I Will Meet Again'.
Goodbye Quotes About Going Away
A handful of moving away quotes for the ones that you share a special bond with. Find the best quote about moving away to share with a friend here.
22. "Memories are links in a golden chain that bind us until we meet again."
-Jacqueline Winspear, 'Maisie Dobbs'.
23. "It's time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I'd much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure."
24. "Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart."
25. "Farewell, my sister, fare thee well. The elements be kind to thee, and make thy spirits all of comfort: fare thee well."
26. "If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello."
27. "Love is missing someone whenever you're apart, but somehow feeling warm inside because you're close in heart."
28. "And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation."
-Khalil Gibran, 'The Forerunner'.
29. "Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what's going to happen next."
30. "Goodbye to the sun that shines for me no longer."
31. "True love doesn't have a happy ending, because true love never ends. Letting go is one way of saying I love you."
32. "Every parting is a form of death, as every reunion is a type of heaven."
33. "Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires."
-François de La Rochefoucauld.
34. "Until we meet again, may the good Lord take a liking to you."
Here at Kidadl, we have carefully curated lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone at home to enjoy! If you liked reading through our beautiful 'until we meet again' quotes for friends and family members and have newfound ideas for quotes for friends moving away, then why not also take a look at our unity quotes or universe quotes?
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