Reunion Sayings and Quotes

It can be great catching up with old friends, colleagues or relatives. Reunions often spark a bit of nostalgia, and fond memories. Remember the good times with the collection of wise and insightful reunion quotes below.


The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

That's the fun of going to a high school reunion: it's seeing the people who you were close to all those years ago, and re-exploring the relationships of the past.     

Jon Hurwitz

For my heart was softened by my return, and such a change had come to pass, that I felt like on who was toiling home barefoot from distant travel, and whose wanderings had lasted many years.     

Charles Dickens

It'd been a long time since they'd been together, but as close as they were physically, they'd never been so far apart in every other way.     

Jennifer Faye

No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth.     

Robert Southey

At the end of four years' time, at graduation, we were down to 12. At our reunion that we had several years ago, only 1 out of the 52 actually made it to ordination and priesthood. So there you go, there's your numbers.     

Peter Jurasik

When we recall the past, we usually find that it is the simplest things not the great occasions that in retrospect give off the greatest glow of happiness.     

Bob Hope

To reminisce with my old friends, a chance to share some memories, and play our songs again.     

Ricky Nelson

Memories are the treasures that we keep locked deep within the storehouse of our souls, to keep our hearts warm when we are lonely.     

Becky Aligada

Never go to your high school reunion pregnant or they will think that is all you have done since you graduated.     

Erma Bombeck

Reunion reveals friendship potential that haven't yet been emerged in the past.     

Toba Beta

We all take different paths in life, but no matter where we go, we take a little of each other everywhere.     

Tim McGraw

Reunions are always fraught with awkward tensions the necessity to account for oneself; the attempt to find, through memories, an ember of the old emotions.     

Anita Shreve

Back on its golden hinges the gate of Memory swings, and my heart goes into the garden and walks with the olden things.     

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Family faces are magic mirrors. Looking at people who belong to us, we see the past, present and future.     

Gail Buckley

Unfortunately these are not isolated incidents, and the people of Reunion are the first to be horrified by this despicable barbarity which mars the image of their island.     

Brigitte Bardot

Recall it as often as you wish a happy memory never wears out.     

Libbie Fudim

Reunion after long separation is even better than one's wedding night.     

Chinese Proverb

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

Tryon Edwards