Friends Leaving Sayings and Quotes

Good friends can be hard to come by, so when they leave, it can feel like a piece of ourselves is departing with them. Celebrate your best buds at a distance with the wise and insightful friends leaving quotes below.

Don't be dismayed at goodbyes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetime, is certain for those who are friends. Richard Bach
Odd how much it hurts when a friend moves away- and leaves behind only silence. Pam Brown
True love is when you have to watch a friend leave, with the knowledge that you might never see him again. But you know he'll be in your mind and heart forever. Unkown
Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart. Washington Irving
Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes. Henry David Thoreau
When you part from your friend, you grieve not. For that which you love in him may be clearer in his absence, as the mountain to the climber is cleaner from the plain. Kahlil Gibran
The tender friendships one gives up, on parting, leave their bite on the heart, but also a curious feeling of a treasure somewhere buried. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Excuse me, then! you know my heart; But dearest friends, alas! must part. John Gay
When a friend leaves you, you move on. When a best friend leaves you, part of you is gone. Misti Hemlock
Memories last forever, never do they die. Friends stay together, never say goodbye. Melina Campos
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
But fate ordains that dearest friends must part. Edward Young
Can miles truly separate you from friends. If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there? Richard Bach
Good-Bye is an easy word to say but try saying it to a friend. If I never knew you, I'd be safe, but half as real, never knowing I could feel. Pocahontas
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
Could we see when and where we are to meet again, we would be more tender when we bid our friends goodbye. Ovid
True friends don't say good-bye, they just take extended leaves of absences from each other. unknown
There are no good-byes, where ever you'll be, you'll be in my heart. Ghandi
When you part from your friend, you grieve not; For that which you love most in him may be clearer in his absence, as the mountain to the climber is clearer from the plain. Khalil Gibran
Goodbye, my friend, goodbye. My dear, you are in my heart. Predestined separation promises a future meeting. Sergei Yesenin
Saying goodbye doesn't mean anything. It's the time we spent together that matters, not how we left it. Trey Parker
Look for the rainbow in every storm, fly like an angel, good-bye my friend. I know you're gone, you said you're gone, but I can still feel you here. Spice Girls
True friends cry when you leave. Fake friends leave when you cry. Unkown
True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost. Charles Caleb Colton
Happy trails to you, until we meet again. Dale Evans Rogers
We only part to meet again. John Gay
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard. A. A. Milne
The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected. Nicholas Sparks
If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello. Paulo Coelho
The loss of a friend is like that of a limb, time may heal the anguish of the wound, but the loss cannot be repaired. Robert Southey
Be well, do good work, and keep in touch. Garrison Keillor
Wherever you are you will always be in my heart. Mahatma Gandhi
To say goodbye is to die a little. Raymond Chandler
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
Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love. George Eliot
Love is missing someone whenever you're apart, but somehow feeling warm inside because you're close in heart. Kai Knudsen
Farewell! God knows when we shall meet again. William Shakespeare
Farewell, dearest friend, never to see one another any more till at the right hand of Christ. Donald Cargill
Goodbyes are not forever, are not the end, it simply means I’ll miss you until we meet again. unknown
Good friends never say goodbye. They simply say see you soon. unknown
The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again. Charles Dickens