Leaving Sayings and Quotes

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

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

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

Billy Joel

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

Peter Pan

Parting is such sweet sorrow.

William Shakespeare

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

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

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

Leave something for someone but dont leave someone for something.     

Enid Blyton

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

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

Mahatma Gandhi

This is the time to remember because it will not last forever; these are the days to hold on to because we won't although we'll want to.     

Billy Joel

This is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.     

Winston Churchill

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

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


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

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

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

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

Robert Neelly Bellah

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

Kathie Lee Gifford

False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade.

Christian Nestell Bovee

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

Frida Kahlo

I been a long time leaving but I'm going to be a long time gone.

Willie Nelson

The best things said come last. People will talk for hours saying nothing much and then linger at the door with words that come with a rush from the heart.

Alan Alda

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.     

Dale Evans

Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes.     

Henry David Thoreau

Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.

Dr. Seuss

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

Jimi Hendrix

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