What to say to someone who is leaving?

Saying goodbye to people or someone you love and care for can be daunting but it is even more challenging when you don’t know the right words to express how you feel about someone who is leaving.

In life, there are events that can result in our loved ones, friends, family or coworkers to leave for a new destination. It could be a transfer, vacation or retirement, which will create a gap as you won’t see them often as usual. In the other hand, you might be the one who is leaving and might be trying to figure out the right words to say you will miss someone or a group of persons and make it memorable.

Another way to say you will be missed is by saying “I will think of you often“. The following inspirational goodbye quotes will let your loved ones know that you will have them at heart always, it will serve as an encouragement quote to them for the changes they’re about to make and also make everything else smoother.

40 heart touching you will be missed quotes

  1. “The thing is that you brought this out in me. How could I want it with anyone else?” – JmStorm
  2. “Missing someone and not being able to see them is the worst feeling ever.”– Nathanael Richmond
  3. “Remembering our loved ones is breathing life into their fading images that we might once more see their faces and pass along a tearful “I miss you.” – Richelle E. Goodrich
  4. “It’s strange how many ways there are to miss someone. You miss the things they did and who they were, but you also miss who you were to them. The way everything you said and did was beautiful or entertaining or important. How much you mattered.” – Robin Roe
  5. “You know someone is very special to you when days just don’t seem right without them.” – John Cena
  6. “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” – Winnie The Pooh
  7. “If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.” – Paulo Coehlo
  8. “Goodbye always makes my throat hurt.” – Charlie Brown
  9. “It’s time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I’d much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure.” – Ernie Harwell
  10. “Saying goodbye doesn’t mean anything. It’s the time we spent together that matters, not how we left it.” – Trey Parker
  11. “A man never knows how to say goodbye; a woman never knows when to say it.” – Helen Rowland
  12. “I really don’t want to say goodbye to any of you people.” – Christa McAuliffe
  13. “The story of life is quicker than the blink of an eye, the story of love is hello, goodbye.” – Jimi Hendrix
  14. “We need to say goodbye to the traditional methodologies of corporate universities.” – Marcus Buckingham
  15. “Promise me you’ll never forget me because if I thought you would I’d never leave.” – A.A. Milne
  16. “It feels right. But it’s emotional. Saying goodbye to anything you’ve done that long is hard.” – Angela Ruggiero
  17. “You had me at hello, goodbye and everything in between.” -Shannon L. Alder
  18. “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” -Dr. Seuss
  19. “I have learned along my journey that letting go doesn’t mean loving less.” -Alex Elle
  20. “You’ve changed me forever. And I’ll never forget you.” -Kiera Cass
  21. “This is not a goodbye, my darling, this is a thank you.” -Nicholas Sparks (Message in a Bottle)
  22. “There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.” -Mahatma Gandhi
  23. “We’ll meet again, Don’t know where, don’t know when, But I know we’ll meet again, Some sunny day.” -Vera Lynn (We’ll Meet Again)
  24. “Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.” -Rumi
  25. “The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.” -Charles Dickens (Nicholas Nickleby)
  26. “Goodbye is the hardest thing to say to someone who means the world to you, especially when goodbye isn’t what you want.” -Unknown
  27. “Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.” -George Eliot
  28. “The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected.” -Nicholas Sparks (The Notebook)
  29. “Saying goodbye doesn’t mean anything. It’s the time we spent together that matters, not how we left it.” -Trey Parker
  30. “A man never knows how to say goodbye; a woman never knows when to say it.” -Helen Rowland
  31. “The two hardest things to say in life is hello for the first time and goodbye for the last.” -Moira Rogers
  32. “It’s sad, but sometimes moving on with the rest of your life, starts with goodbye.” -Carrie Underwood
  33. “The magic thing about home is that it feels good to leave, and it feels even better to come back.” -Wendy Wunder
  34. “It’s time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I’d much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure.” -Ernie Harwell
  35. “Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.” -Garrison Keillor
  36. “Farewell! God knows when we shall meet again.” -William Shakespeare
  37. “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
  38. “Goodbyes are not forever, are not the end; it simply means I’ll miss you until we meet again.” -Unknown
  39. “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
  40. “Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes.” -Henry David Thoreau