Closure Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old closure quotes, closure sayings, and closure proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Your heart knows the truth of openness and suffers the tense lie of your closure.

David Deida

We eventually learn that emotional closure is our own action. We can be responsible for it. In any moment, we can choose to open or to close.     

David Deida

Forgiving people isn't always about giving them another chance. It's for closure so you can move on.     

Sonya Parker

Closure is a neurotic and infantile demand to make upon reality, other people, or language.

Terence McKenna

I don't believe you ever get closure on anything. Things leave a permanent mark on you.     

Allison Anders

Sometimes a thing needed opening before closure was found.

Hugh Howey

Closure is a greasy little word which, moreover, describes a nonexistent condition. The truth, Venus, is that nobody gets over anything.

Martin Amis

There's never any closure in an awe-inspired life, only constant acceptance of the mysteries of life.     

Paul Pearsall

How can you fully open your heart to someone new, when in fact what you really need is a closure from your past.

Mhargs Abuda

I think sometimes people really require the satisfaction of closure.

Diablo Cody

I think it's important to have closure in any relationship that ends from a romantic relationship to a friendship. You should always have a sense of clarity at the end and know why it began and why it ended. You need that in your life to move cleanly into your next phase.     

Jennifer Aniston

Closure is an American lie used to justify revenge. Healing is getting used to the pain, learning to be damaged.

Tim Morrison

But my world fell apart, and all they could do, the whole universe, was to silently move on.     

Khadija Rupa

I sort of don't believe in closure. In the sense that it doesn't make me feel better to think that something is over.

Elizabeth McCracken

Closure, that impossible thing that no one had ever experienced in life, because there always seemed to be a little aperture, a slit of light.     

Meg Wolitzer

Closure isn't closure until someone's ready to close the door.

Jonathan Maberry

Nothing changes until people decide to do the things they must, in order to bring about peace.

Shannon L. Alder

Closure is just as delusive, it is the false hope that we can deaden our living grief.

Stephen Grosz

What was closure if not a clock? Not an end as everyone imagined, but a beginning.     

Celeste Chaney

For survivors, the word closure often connotes that the bereaved are underachievers who flunked a grief course.     

Earl A Grollman

Closure means the door is kinda shut, we use it like a temporary swab to dab a bleeding wound that will never heal only clot.

Will Leamon