Here's some inspiring farewell quotes to help ease the heartache of having to say farewell and wave goodbye.
Certain farewells can be harder than others.
When we are to part with friends and know in our hearts that somewhere in the future that we will meet again, the farewell can be bittersweet.
But if we are to part for an uncertain period of time from a loved one, the farewell will take on a different dimension.
As one unknown author aptly says, "The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected."
That's because the heart so much refuses to let go, and that's what makes it so much harder to let go. The long days of absence of a loved one simply makes the heart squeezes in pain and the tears to fall uncontrollably.
If you're looking for some inspirational farewell quotes to put into your farewell speech or cards, do read about these farewell quotes.
A sunbeam to warm you, A moonbeam to charm you, A sheltering angel, so nothing can harm you. -- Irish Blessing
Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans a fire. -- Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld, translated from French
Can miles truly separate you from friends.... If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there? -- Richard Bach
Don't be dismayed at goodbyes, a farewell is necessary before you can meet again and meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends. -- Richard Bach
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened. -- Dr. Seuss
Every parting is a form of death, as every reunion is a type of heaven. -- Tryon Edwards
Goodbyes are not forever. Goodbyes are not the end. They simply mean I'll miss you Until we meet again! -- Author Unknown
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
I wanted a perfect ending. Now I've learned, the hard way, that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what's going to happen next. -- Gilda Radner
Man's feelings are always purest and most glowing in the hour of meeting and of farewell. -- Jean Paul Richter
May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day. May songbirds serenade you every step along the way. May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue. And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through. ~Irish Blessing
May the road rise up to meet you, May the wind be ever at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face and the rain fall softly on your fields. And until we meet again, May God hold you in the hollow of his hand. -- Irish Blessing
May you always have work for your hands to do. May your pockets hold always a coin or two. May the sun shine bright on your windowpane. May the rainbow be certain to follow each rain. May the hand of a friend always be near you. And may God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you. ~Irish Blessing
Missing someone gets easier every day because even though it's one day further from the last time you saw each other, it's one day closer to the next time you will. -- Author Unknown
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
Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love. -- George Eliot
People so seldom say I love you And then it's either too late or love goes. So when I tell you I love you, It doesn't mean I know you'll never go, Only that I wish you didn't have to. -- Author Unknown
Some people come into our lives and leave footprints on our hearts and we are never ever the same. -- Flavia Weedn
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
When there are lines upon my face from a lifetime of smiles, When the time comes to embrace for one long last while, We can laugh about how time really flies, We won't say goodbye 'cause true love never dies,You'll always be beautiful in my eyes. -- Joshua Kadison, Beautiful In My Eyes
Why can't we get all the people together in the world that we really like and then just stay together? I guess that wouldn't work. Someone would leave. Someone always leaves. Then we would have to say good-bye. I hate good-byes. I know what I need. I need more hellos. -- Charles M. Schulz
Why does it take a minute to say hello and forever to say goodbye? -- Author Unknown
You and I will meet again, When we're least expecting it, One day in some far off place, I will recognize your face, I won't say goodbye my friend, For you and I will meet again. -- Tom Petty
You know that you are in love when the hardest thing to do is say good-bye, -- Author Unknown
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