70+ Best Closure Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational closure quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

Famous Closure Quotes

We eventually learn that emotional closure is our own action. We can be responsible for it. In any moment, we can choose to open or to close. David Deida

There’s a trick to the graceful exit. It begins with the vision to recognize when a job, a life stage, or a relationship is over and let it go. It means leaving what’s over without denying its validity or its past importance to our lives. It involves a sense of future, a belief that every exit line is an entry, that we are moving up, rather than out. Ellen Goodman

Forgiving people isn’t always about giving them another chance. It’s for closure so you can move on. Sonya Parker

Time doesn’t heal all wounds, only distance can lessen the sting of them. Shannon Alder

Closure is a neurotic and infantile demand to make upon reality, other people, or language. Terence McKenna

Sometimes the door closes on a relationship, not because we failed but because something bigger than us says this no longer fits our life. So, lock the door, shed a tear, turn around and look for the new door that’s opened. It’s a sign that you’re no longer that person you were, it’s time to change into who you are. It’s going to be okay. Lee Goff

I don’t believe you ever get closure on anything. Things leave a permanent mark on you. Allison Anders

Nothing changes until people decide to do the things they must, in order to bring about peace. Shannon L. Alder

Sometimes a thing needed opening before closure was found. Hugh Howey

Closure is just as delusive it is the false hope that we can deaden our living grief. Stephen Grosz

Closure is a greasy little word which, moreover, describes a nonexistent condition. The truth, Venus, is that nobody gets over anything. Martin Amis

But my world fell apart, and all they could do, the whole universe, was to silently move on. Khadija Rupa

There’s never any closure in an awe inspired life, only constant acceptance of the mysteries of life. Paul Pearsall

I couldn’t help but suspect something he’d seen or encountered had changed his view of what had happened between them. It had somehow set him free. And he’d let it fly, that gorgeous blackbird of a love he’d been keeping in a cage. What was it like for him, every day standing outside in the wind and rain to stare at the ocean, yearning for some sign of her, never giving up hope? At The Peak perhaps she’d finally come into view, a ship coming neither toward him nor away, only riding that perfect line between heaven and earth, long enough for him to know that she had loved him, that what they had was real, before slipping out of sight, probably forever. Marisha Pessl

How can you fully open your heart to someone new, when in fact what you really need is a closure from your past. Mhargs Abuda

Sometimes the only way to get closure is by accepting that you’ll never get it. John Mark Green

I think sometimes people really require the satisfaction of closure. Diablo Cody

What was closure if not a clock? Not an end as everyone imagined, but a beginning. Celeste Chaney

I think it’s important to have closure in any relationship that ends from a romantic relationship to a friendship. You should always have a sense of clarity at the end and know why it began and why it ended. You need that in your life to move cleanly into your next phase. Jennifer Aniston

Just like you left me without closure, I’m over you without forgiving you. Namrata Gupta

Closure is an American lie used to justify revenge. Healing is getting used to the pain, learning to be damaged. Tim Morrison

It’s our story. We should tell it together. Tom Ryan

But my world fell apart, and all they could do, the whole universe, was to silently move on. Khadija Rupa

Closure: Now there’s a silly idea. Nothing ever gets closure, the only real closure is death. Maybe it’s not a good idea to stare a dying bird in the eye. It might reflect something back at you that you don’t want to see. A.D. Aliwat

I sort of don’t believe in closure. In the sense that it doesn’t make me feel better to think that something is over. Elizabeth McCracken

I only have the nerve to tell you what comes after because the chance this letter finds you is slim  the very impossibility of your reading this is all that makes my telling it possible. Ocean Vuong

Closure, that impossible thing that no one had ever experienced in life, because there always seemed to be a little aperture, a slit of light. Meg Wolitzer

What I was really hanging around for, I was trying to feel some kind of good by. I mean I’ve left schools and places I didn’t even know I was leaving them. I hate that. I don’t care if it’s a sad good by or a bad good by, but when I leave a place I like to know I’m leaving it. If you don’t, you feel even worse. J.D. Salinger

Closure isn’t closure until someone’s ready to close the door. Jonathan Maberry

Sometimes the closure that we need is a new door opening. Anthony T. Hincks

Nothing changes until people decide to do the things they must, in order to bring about peace. Shannon L. Alder

There was no social ritual to indicate that I had undergone a major life event. No forty days of rest as after childbirth, no forty days of mourning after death. There was no symbolic act of closure. Like the divorce, the absence of closure would be a unique cross for me to bear. Ranjani Rao

Closure is just as delusive, it is the false hope that we can deaden our living grief. Stephen Grosz

No whim of fate, no Freudian trauma, no loss of a loved one will be as devastating to the human spirit as some prolonged ambivalent relationship that leaves us forever unable to say goodbye. George E. Vaillant

What was closure if not a clock? Not an end as everyone imagined, but a beginning. Celeste Chaney

Listen, there are different ways of getting closure and one of those ways might be to make someone miserable for the sake of satisfying your petty soul. Mia Sosa

For survivors, the word closure often connotes that the bereaved are underachievers who flunked a grief course. Earl A Grollman

Closure, for me, would mean accepting my circumstances rather than trying to alter them to serve me best. Samra Habib

Closure means the door is kinda shut, we use it like a temporary swab to dab a bleeding wound that will never heal only clot. Will Leamon

Closure is when raw memory blurs to become the folklore of life. Stewart Stafford

Once we have achieved inner balance, we don’t need closure from an outside source. We find closure in the perfection of the Soul and in the balanced state of mind we have when we are fully connected with our True Self. Cassandra Blizzard

The universe fate is cruel and random. Things happen for many reasons. Things happen for no reason. To shoulder the burden of the universe’s caprice is too much for anyone. And it’s not fair to you. Jeff Zentner

When you love someone, they’re a poignant daily part of your life. When you lose them, you are separated from that relationship. Moving forward doesn’t mean you leave that person behind; it means weaving them into the narrative of your life. Christina Zampitella

People don’t like things dangling indefinitely; they want closure. This sense of psychological completeness is calming to one’s spirit and psyche. Douglas Hughes

I thought missing my Dad would be the hardest thing I’d ever do; but the worst thing, the hardest thing, had turned out to be angry with someone you couldn’t fight it out with. Emily Henry

Sometimes you do need closure in your life to get a clear sense at the end and to know about why it started and why it ended. Closure happens right after, when you accept that letting go and moving on is more important than dwelling on your past and wondering how it would have worked out. Rutuja Naik

I forgive you. This statement suggests attachment. If you have forgiven someone to close their chapter from your life, you won’t feel the need of saying it to them. They will just stop existing for you. Shunya

But I still need closure, The hold my past has on me Is a great weight on my shoulder. Tiffany Miles

Closure is a false harmony, a siren song masquerading as a swan song. Timothy Snyder

Suffice it to say that at some point we need closure. Life goes on for most, but some folks become bitter and continually live in the past. Wade Powers

She’s an unfinished fairytale that never got any closure on pages. Nitya Prakash

Reality is we need closure, for every situation, why this person is toxic, why this object is useless, what am I doing wrong? Himanshi Chawla

Closure. This was a word that humans used a lot. They told themselves there had to be some sort of ritualistic ending in order to close the chapter and move on, but I wondered if chapters ever really closed, because each one was dependent on the one before. Jacqueline Simon Gunn

If we had our way, we’d square everything off in life perfectly, like reading the final pages of a book and putting it back on the bookshelf before we start a new one. If only life was that neat and tidy. Lisa Messenger

The only cure here was death. They were both gone out of my life. Iris Murdoch

Closure is brilliant in books and movies as a way to wrap things up in a satisfactory manner, but real life is rarely so simple. Mandi Em

Some chapters just have to close without closure. You cant lose yourself by trying to fix what’s meant to stay broken. Nitya Prakash

The principle of closure is seeking a release from tension. The more that tension builds, the more we desire to find a resolution. The greater the tension, the greater the pleasure in finding closure. Aaron L. Ashford

Life has to go on even when you don’t want it to or when you feel unable to participate. The world doesn’t stop turning for anyone. Stewart Stafford

The problem is that there is more enthusiasm for finding closure than for finding meaning. Pauline Boss

The governments blatant denial of my disability benefits caused me to pursue the closure of the toxic USA companies involved with damaging my health. Steven Magee

Finding closure opens the door for us to see the new path we will take on our journey of life and living. Debbie Ziemann

The worst closure is through an embrace. Mantaranjot Mangat

Whatever the endings, closure does not foreclose awareness but instead opens it to suffering, to acceptance, to reconstruction, but always to the story of what was, is, and might be. Jody Lyneé Madeira

It wasn’t closure, really. But I’d said the right things. I’d hit on some truths. Maybe some things didn’t get closure. Maybe some things weren’t really worth it, or didn’t really need it, and after a while the unimportance would become obvious. Vee Hoffman

The quest for closure is a journey of introspection, utterance, response, further introspection, further utterance, further response an endlessly unfolding human text. Kayla Blaze

I wanted to end it now, like a bad TV show turned off in the middle. Tawni O’Dell

Moving on is all about deciding that whatever your future holds is far more important than anything you are holding onto in your past. Naureen Youssef

Forgiveness wasn’t ever easy, but a feat much more manageable when you weren’t the subject of its grace. Maybe I’d always be a broken recipient of grace. And in that musing, I found rest. Rachael Wade