15 Quotes To Make Saying 'Goodbye' A Little Easier

Quotes, Heartbreak

Goodbyes are never easy.

Saying goodbye to someone is never an easy task. If it’s someone that you’re especially close to, then saying goodbye can actually be the hardest thing you could EVER do.

After all, when two people are very close to each other, chances are they’ve shared many memories and created a strong bond together.

To let go of that is tough.

Saying goodbye is to signal the end of something, and no one likes endings.

It can be a friend or a lover, but one thing is for sure: goodbyes are hard as hell to say to those we care for.

And sadly, at some point, goodbyes are an inevitable part of life. Not everyone is going to stick by your side forever.

We have to eventually let people go, because we all go through different paths in life and we can’t always stick with the same people forever.

That’s why it’s so important to learn how to gracefully say goodbye. We can’t prevent separation from happening, but we can learn to embrace the temporary time that we spend with people.

These endings don’t always have to be forever; sometimes, after a painful goodbye, you can rejoice in the next time you say “hello” again.

Goodbyes are hard, but if you need some help, then we've got you covered. Continue reading below for 15 quotes to help you say goodbye

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For when you never thought you'd have to leave.

“The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected. Maybe they always have been and will be. Maybe we've lived a thousand lives before this one and in each of them we've found each other. And maybe each time, we've been forced apart for the same reasons. That means that this goodbye is both a goodbye for the past ten thousand years and a prelude to what will come.” ―Nicholas Sparks

It's over before we know it.

“The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again” ―Jimi Hendrix

When someone has changed you for the better.

“You’ve changed me forever. And I’ll never forget you.” ―Kiera Cass

When your heart just breaks.

“My breaking heart and I agree, that you and I could never be, so with my best...my very best, I set you free” ―Rachel Yamagata

Saying goodbye makes you feel empty inside.

“It's the emptiest and yet the fullest of all human messages: 'Good-bye.’” ―Kurt Vonnegut

When you need a little bravery.

“When I am brave enough to say goodbye I'll use the wings you gave me and away I'll fly” ―Celia McMahon

It's hard.

“I didn’t think saying good-bye would be so hard. And with everything that’s to come—We’ll face it together. To whatever end.” ―Sarah J. Maas

Just when you thought it would last forever.

“From all my dreams where you felt everlasting to all my clothes your words used to wear, to the old end, to the new beginning, you have lost me everywhere.” ―Khadija Rupa

For when you just CAN'T.

“I don’t think that I could ever say goodbye to you… Not even if you said it to me.” ―Jaimie Roberts

And we will meet again soon.

“By and by we shall say goodbye” ―Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

For when you choose to go.

“I’m floating. I’m flowing. I’m loving, but I’m going.” ―Dominic Riccitello

Just give a little warning.

“Before you leave me again, tell me, so I can let you know if I’m ready to watch you go...” ―Donna M. Zadunajsky

Appreciate what you had.

“Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.”

When it comes full circle.

“We started here together and now we’re leaving the same way. The funny thing is you never appreciate what you had yesterday until it is gone today.”

What it really feels like.

“When I had to say goodbye to you, my love, it was like saying goodbye to my life.”