60+ Best Leaving Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Leaving is to go out of or away from, as a place. Profoundly inspirational leaving quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

If you’re searching for inspiring quotes about change and uplifting attitude quotes that perfectly capture what you’d like to say or just want to feel inspired yourself, browse through an amazing collection of famous lesson learned quotes, inspiring life gets better quotes and powerful looking forward quotes.

Famous Leaving Quotes

 Leaving the world behind is the best experience most feeble minds fear to try. Michael Bassey Johnson

Never say goodbye, because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting. Peter Pan

The thing about leaving something behind for the last time is that you rarely realize you’re doing it. Wendy Mass

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

False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade. Christian Nestell Bovee

Leaving others alone is a sign of cowardice, whether you are involved in a war or in a relationship. Pratik Akkawar

A fear of the Unknown keeps a lot of people from leaving bad situations. Kathie Lee Gifford

Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened. Dr. Seuss

Leaving things behind and starting again is a way of coping with difficulties. I learnt very early in my life that I was able to leave a place and still remain myself. Rachel Cusk

leaving quotes

Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans a fire. Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld

Leaving is an act that cannot be undone. Nayomi Munaweera

Leaving the people and places you love, is a reminder of the impermanence of this life. And the permanence of the next. Yasmin Mogahed

Man’s feelings are always purest and most glowing in the hour of meeting and of farewell. Jean Paul Richter

Life! we’ve been long together, Through pleasant and through cloudy weather; ‘Tis hard to part when friends are dear, Perhaps ’twill cost a sigh, a tear; Then steal away, give little warning; Choose thine own time; Say not ‘Good-night’; but in some bright Aikin Barbauld

Sometimes leaving is the only way to appreciate what we have. J.A. London

Adieu! I have too grieved a heart to take a tedious leave. William Shakespeare

Good-byes breed a sort of distaste for whomever you say good-bye to; this hurts, you feel, this must not happen again. Elizabeth Bowen

Sometimes leaving is the only way to be there for someone. Wesley Eisold

You get a strange feeling when you’re about to leave a place, like you’ll not only miss the people you love but you’ll miss the person you are now at this time and this place, because you’ll never be this way again. Azar Nafisi

Amazing Leaving Quotes

Even if we never talk again after tonight, please know that I am forever changed because of who you are and what you mean to me. Chasing Amy

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

empowering leaving quotes

The only thing more unthinkable than leaving was staying; the only thing more impossible than staying was leaving. Elizabeth Gilbert

There ain’t no way you can hold onto something that wants to go, you understand? You can only love what you got while you got it. Kate Dicamillo

I make it easier for people to leave by making them hate me a little. Cecelia Ahern

People fear leaving their safe harbor of the known and venturing off into the Unknown. Human beings crave certainty – even when it limits them. Robin S. Sharma

Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love. George Eliot

The return makes one love the farewell. Alfred De Musset

Leaving this life is just like going from one room to another and closing the door. David Berg

You never really leave a place or person you love, part of them you take with you ,leaving a part of yourself behind. Unknown

Sometimes, people choose to leave not because of selfish reasons. But they just know that things will get worse if they stay. Unknown

Leaving would imply suitcases and empty drawers, and late birthday cards with ten-dollar bills stuffed inside. Julie Kagawa

Has this world been so kind to you that you should leave with regret? There are better things ahead than any we leave behind. C. S. Lewis

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

Leaving can sometimes be the best way to never go away. Cathy Davidson

popular leaving quotes

Leave something for someone but dont leave someone for something. Enid Blyton

There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart. Mahatma Gandhi

Leaving some things undone is a necessary tradeoff for extraordinary results. Gary Keller

A farewell is necessary before we can meet again, and meeting again after moments or a lifetime is certain for those who are friends. Richard Bach

The sea that calls all things unto her calls me, and I must embark. Kahlil Gibran

Parting is such sweet sorrow. William Shakespeare

I hope the leaving is joyful; and I hope never to return. Frida Kahlo

Everybody has to leave, everybody has to leave their home and come back so they can love it again for all new reasons. Donald Miller

Leaving home in a sense involves a kind of second birth in which we give birth to ourselves. Robert Neelly Bellah

I been a long time leaving but I’m going to be a long time gone. Willie Nelson

The pain of leaving those you grow to love is only the prelude to understanding yourself and others. Shirley MacLaine

In leaving negativity behind, you find something beautiful. Tom DeLonge

Leaving people to jumped conclusions is sometimes simpler than explaining a complicated truth. Gayle Forman

The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected. Nicholas Sparks

If you are brave enough to say goodbye life will reward you with a new hello. Paulo Coelho

powerful leaving quotes

Top Leaving Quotes

However, leaving everything to the market is not necessarily good for society. Dorothy E. Denning

This is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning. Winston Churchill

Gone – flitted away, Taken the stars from the night and the sun From the day! Gone, and a cloud in my heart. Alfred Tennyson

However painful the process of leaving home, for parents and for children, the really frightening thing for both would be the prospect of the child never leaving home. Robert Neelly Bellah

And the danger is that in this move toward new horizons and far directions, that I may lose what I have now, and not find anything except loneliness. Sylvia Plath

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

That bitter word, which closed all earthly friendships and finished every feast of love farewell! Robert Pollok

Have you ever thought about it, about simply leaving? Really, truly thought about it with the intent to follow through and not as a dream or a passing fancy? Erin Morgenstern

Farewell! God knows when we shall meet again. William Shakespeare

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