Leaving Sayings and Quotes

It’s hard to say goodbye, especially to people and places we love. However, sometimes we must move on for the sake of personal growth. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and inspirational quotes about leaving to help cut the cord.


The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected.     

Nicholas Sparks

If you are brave enough to say goodbye life will reward you with a new hello.

Paulo Coelho

Leave something for someone but dont leave someone for something.     

Enid Blyton

Everybody has to leave, everybody has to leave their home and come back so they can love it again for all new reasons.

Donald Miller

And the danger is that in this move toward new horizons and far directions, that I may lose what I have now, and not find anything except loneliness.     

Sylvia Plath

There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.

Mahatma Gandhi

A farewell is necessary before we can meet again, and meeting again after moments or a lifetime is certain for those who are friends.

Richard Bach

Leaving things behind and starting again is a way of coping with difficulties. I learnt very early in my life that I was able to leave a place and still remain myself.     

Rachel Cusk

Leaving home in a sense involves a kind of second birth in which we give birth to ourselves.     

Robert Neelly Bellah

However painful the process of leaving home, for parents and for children, the really frightening thing for both would be the prospect of the child never leaving home.     

Robert Neelly Bellah

You never really leave a place or person you love, part of them you take with you ,leaving a part of yourself behind.

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I hope the leaving is joyful; and I hope never to return.

Frida Kahlo

People fear leaving their safe harbor of the known and venturing off into the unknown. Human beings crave certainty - even when it limits them.

Robin S. Sharma

The sea that calls all things unto her calls me, and I must embark.

Kahlil Gibran

A fear of the unknown keeps a lot of people from leaving bad situations.     

Kathie Lee Gifford

You get a strange feeling when you're about to leave a place, like you'll not only miss the people you love but you'll miss the person you are now at this time and this place, because you'll never be this way again.

Azar Nafisi

Never part without loving words to think of during your absence. It may be that you will not meet again in this life.

Jean Paul Richter

Gone - flitted away, Taken the stars from the night and the sun From the day! Gone, and a cloud in my heart.

Alfred Tennyson

Every parting is a form of death, as every reunion is a type of heaven.

Tryon Edwards

Adieu! I have too grieved a heart to take a tedious leave.

William Shakespeare

Have you ever thought about it, about simply leaving? Really, truly thought about it with the intent to follow through and not as a dream or a passing fancy?

Erin Morgenstern

Has this world been so kind to you that you should leave with regret? There are better things ahead than any we leave behind.

C. S. Lewis

Parting is such sweet sorrow.

William Shakespeare

Never say goodbye, because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting.     

Peter Pan

There ain't no way you can hold onto something that wants to go, you understand? You can only love what you got while you got it.     

Kate Dicamillo

I make it easier for people to leave by making them hate me a little.

Cecelia Ahern

Life is a series of hellos and goodbyes / I'm afraid it's time for goodbye again.

Billy Joel

This is the time to remember/'Cause it will not last forever/ These are the days to hold on to / 'Cause we won't although we'll want to     

Billy Joel

The story of life is quicker than the blink of an eye / The story of love is hello, goodbye.

Jimi Hendrix

Even if we never talk again after tonight, please know that I am forever changed because of who you are and what you mean to me.     

Chasing Amy