80+ Best Farewell & Goodbye Quotes, Messages and Sayings

There is hello, and then there is goodbye. Nothing on earth is for ever. We grow up, change jobs, break up relationships, make new friendships, grow old and eventually die one day. Thus, saying goodbye is never easy to do in our life.

Bidding your farewell to people you know is one of the saddest things to do. Hope this below list of farewell quotes and messages will help you say your goodbyes to your friends, loved ones or office mates with a smile.

General Farewell and Goodbye Quotes & Messages

Life is full of goodbyes. We say goodbye to old things and accept new things in our lives. Farewell quotes are painful but it is the only way to say goodbye to someone. It can be hard to find the words to express the strong emotions we feel and/or sum up a period of our life that’s coming to a close. But a famous quote often says it best.

  1. “It is hard to say goodbye to someone with whom you spend so many years.”
  2. “Farewell doesn’t mean that you will not see each other but it means that you will meet again and create more memories.”
  3. “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.”
  4. “It doesn’t matter if today we are going on a different journey but I promise you that I will meet you again no matter how far you are.”
  5. “If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.”
  6. “The two hardest things to say in life are hello for the first time and goodbye for the last.”
  7. “It is not ending it is the beginning so smile and say goodbye.”
  8. “It is painful to say goodbye to someone you love but when you will reunite it is the happiest moment in your life.”
  9. “Goodbye is the hardest thing to say to someone who means the world to you, especially when goodbye isn’t what you want.”
  10. “It’s time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I’d much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure.”

Funny Farewell and Goodbye Quotes & Sayings

Farewell Quotes for when having different reasons to say goodbye, maybe because of love, personal matters, or work related issues. But not all goodbye messages spell drama; it can be funny at the same time too. Here are some funny quotes that can be used to take the sting out of a goodbye: from silly sayings to quotes that offer a lighthearted, humorous farewell that can help replace the sadness with laughter.

  1. “Goodbye, but bring back some amazing gifts for me because that’s what friends do.”
  2. “Farewell friend but make sure to send me some money when I ask you.”
  3. “It is painful that you are leaving but I’m more worried about who will gonna lend me money from now on.”
  4. “Not all goodbyes are sad, for example ‘Goodbye Class!’”
  5. “Goodbye, don't cry! We won't”
  6. “It won't be the same without you here, work may actually get done!”
  7. “Goodbye, we will miss trying to avoid you around here!”
  8. “We are all going to really miss doing all your work for you everyday!”
  9. “Having awesome coworkers is a bad habit, because it'll be impossible to work with someone else now that you're leaving.”
  10. “It will not be the same without you. It will actually be better!”
  11. “I don’t know of a deeper pain than watching a friend leave… especially a friend who pays for my meals.”

Farewell Messages and Sayings for Teachers

A teacher is the sweetest soul who helps to build our personality, teaches us to make friends, spend his/her whole life behind us to get a proper education. Thus finding the right choices of words to put in your goodbye message to a favorite teacher or mentor can often be a difficult task to do. Here are some farewell wishes for teachers that will express your utmost appreciation and affection to your teacher.

  1. “You taught us what we wanted to learn besides what we needed to learn. Thus, you make our educational journey memorable. Farewell to a beautiful teacher.”
  2. “There’s no one quite like a special teacher, and no teacher quite as special as you. Thank you for everything, you will remain in our shining future, goodbye.”
  3. “Dear teacher…we are bidding you farewell but we our hearts will never say goodbye to the wonderful things you’ve taught us.”
  4. “Saying goodbye to a teacher as awesome as you engulfs, us in a tornado of emotions. We might be giving you a standing ovation, but from inside we are weeping tears that could fill an ocean.”
  5. “I am angry and jealous, because students of another school are about to get a fabulous teacher while we are about to lose one. Farewell.”
  6. “You have taught me so many awesome things in this life and I shall forever be grateful to you for the impact you have made in my life. Bye-bye, teacher and once again thanks for everything.”
  7. “You made the school the most exciting place to be. Sadly, we now have to live with the fact that school will no longer be the interesting place it used to be. We wish we could have you as our teacher forever!”
  8. “You are not just a teacher to me, but an inspiration, a mentor and someone who selflessly imparts knowledge to me. It saddens my heart greatly to say goodbye.”
  9. “Nothing can come close to the inspirational presence of a teacher like you in a student’s journey. You have no idea how important a role you play in shaping a student, a brilliant destiny. Thank you.”
  10. “Thank you for the knowledge you have imparted to me. Your passion for success has no end. Thank you for always being there for me; I will miss your kind words and encouragement. Goodbye!”
  11. “Finding a knowledgeable and skilled teacher like you is not an easy task. I am incredibly lucky to have been given the chance to find you and connect with you. You have been my role model ever since I joined the team. Farewell, sir!”

Farewell and Goodbye Quotes for Students

A farewell ceremony is incomplete without showing your support and appreciation on the last day of the students. However, writing the right goodbye message to your favorite class can be a little confusing. Here are some heart-rending farewell messages for students, well designed with encouraging words for students.

  1. “The knowledge you have gained so far will always guide you to a bright future. We will always remember all of you. Happy farewell!
  2. “Many good wishes for all wise brains here. You have all the potential to become the best of the best in the world. Goodbye to you!”
  3. “It’s sad to see you go, but it’s nice to see you’re all ready for the next phase of your life. A happy goodbye to you. Never stop learning and never stop earning! ”
  4. “Life is not a bed of roses but you are not naive either. You are wise, skilled, and sophisticated enough to overcome the obstacles of life, thanks to all these years of schooling. Happy farewell!”
  5. “Congratulations on your farewell. Now, shape your career according to your dreams. Best of luck.”
  6. “Your academic life may be over, but always remember that learning is an endless process. My best wishes to you all. Farewell!”
  7. “My dear students, I was happy to have talented students like you all. Happy farewell!”
  8. “A graduate with a positive attitude is more valuable than a graduate with good grades. Harvest 7 encourages positivity in all spheres of your life. Farewell!”
  9. “Education does not prevent you from making mistakes, but makes you learn from your mistakes. Goodbye, dear students!”

Farewell and Goodbye Messages to Boss

It is always nice to see an annoying boss resign or retire. But if an admirable and respectable boss is leaving the company, you would wish farewell to your boss and all the best for the future and his or her career. Don’t forget that he/she may be the one to assist you in the next step of your career.

  1. “It’s going to be weird to come into the office with you, not here. You were such an integral part of the team and we are sad to see that you are leaving.”
  2. “I bid you my dearest farewell, and on the next step of your life, I wish you all prosperity and happiness.”
  3. “You were the best boss we could have hoped for. Under your guidance, I have learned a great deal and I am sorry to say your farewell.”
  4. “You have led this team to some of our biggest milestones, and we believe that with your latest endeavor, you will continue to rule successfully.”
  5. “Another boss may come to fill your shoes, but know that, in our eyes, you are irreplaceable. Thank you for your hard work.”
  6. “I will forever cherish the memories I have of working with such an amazing boss, don’t forget us! Good luck!”
  7. “It has been a great experience working with a boss like you, you shall always be remembered. Thank yo“Your farewell marks the end of the glory days that our team has seen. Because you are the best boss there could ever have been. Goodbye.”
  8. “This company has been my pottery wheel, you have been the potter and I have been a pot in the making. Farewell, to the boss who has shaped my career.”
  9. “Dear boss… your cabin is not the only place which will be empty when you leave. Our hearts will be empty too. Goodbye.”
  10. “It doesn’t matter whether or not I get the opportunity to work with luminaries like Steve Jobs or Jack Welch because I have already worked with a luminary like you. Farewell.”
  11. “You may have been my boss for just a few years, but your inspirational and motivational words of advice will push me to do my best for the rest of my life. Farewell.”
  12. “I never knew, that it would be so difficult to say goodbye to my boss – until I had a boss like you. Farewell.”

Farewell Messages for Coworkers/ Colleagues

When a colleague or coworker announces they are resigning, quitting, or moving on to another company, saying farewell to a coworker can be a heartfelt experience depending on the relationship you had with them. Here are some perfect farewell messages to coworkers that will remind them of how much they will be missed.

  1. “I’m so lucky that I got a chance to work with you I hope you get what you desire in life, farewell my friend.”
  2. “You are all over my heart. So you can only farewell from the office, not from my life. We’ll meet again. May you have a successful new life.”
  3. “Working with you I learned so many things thanks for sharing your knowledge, farewell and don’t forget me.”
  4. “I never met such a hard-working guy before It is a fun and joyful ride till now but now it’s time to say goodbye.”
  5. Thanks for always solving my problems but now you are leaving with whom I will share my problems.”
  6. “Coming to work and not seeing you is painful but the memories we created will always remain, farewell my friend.”
  7. “Keep working hard and don’t forget us always stay in touch, farewell buddy.”
  8. “Now the office hours will seem longer without you. We will miss your dashing personality and impressive team leadership. Wishing you a bright and better life.”
  9. “As a junior, we will never forget such helpful and dedicated seniors like you. We will always remember you for your good lessons and advice. May you cross the limit of the sky. Goodbye.”
  10. “Goodbye to the best colleague I ever had! What an amazing bonding we shared all these years and I can’t thank you enough for that.”
  11. “Working with a colleague like you was so much fun. We are going to miss you here. Farewell, friend!”
  12. “Having a friend like you in the workplace is a gift. Bidding farewell is one difficult part today!”
  13. “Having a friend like you in the workplace is a gift. Bidding farewell is one difficult part today!”
  14. “As you desire to leave for a better land, I hope everything works as your plan. Farewell dear colleague!”
  15. “We wish you lots of money and a loving boss in the coming future. So go now and never come back! Best of luck!”

Farewell Messages for Someone You Love

A lovely relation that you nurtured with love and care when ends on a bad note, it hurts a lot. However, never end a relationship at a bad note, you will always regret your action no matter whether it was your fault or your loved one. Whether you are saying goodbye for an extended period or saying your final farewells, it can be hard to find the right words. We cannot fix things for you, but we can help you get goodbye messages that epitomize your feelings.

  1. “No matter where I go, I will never forget you because there is only one person in my heart that is you, my love.”
  2. “One goodbye can’t separate us because we promised each other that we will live together, no matter what happens in life.”
  3. “We are saying farewell now but this is not the end of our love story, the love story will continue.”
  4. “When I’m saying goodbye to you it’s like someone has taken my soul out of my body.”
  5. “I know you have to leave but I can’t say goodbye because it is so painful to live without you, I will miss you.”
  6. “Our hearts are connected, our souls are connected, so don’t cry my love, no matter how far we are, we are always there for each other.”
  7. “It is painful to say goodbye but when I think about when we meet again then it makes me feel happy.”
  8. “Can’t we go back and enjoy those moments again because I don’t want to say goodbye to you.”

Farewell Quotes & Messages for Friends

A friend is there for us in every step of our lives, and we share all our happiness and sorrow with them. Bidding farewell to a close friend is one of the hardest moments in our lives. Trying to say goodbye to friends that are leaving? Show your love and friendship by sharing these farewell quotes to your friends that are moving.

  1. “Friends never say goodbye, because they believe that this is not ending we gonna meet again someday in life.”
  2. “Good friends never say goodbye, they simply say -- see you soon Buddy.”
  3. “Goodbye friend but always remember the time we spent together.”
  4. “The roads are different the journey is different but you will always be that friend that I can’t imagine to forget.”
  5. “This is not goodbye my friend this is the beginning of our new journey, let’s create memories again when we meet.”
  6. “Farewell my friend, I hope the road you choose is filled with happiness walk this road and always remember our friendship.”
  7. “We had so much fun together, my friend but now it’s time to say goodbye.”
  8. “Farewell my friend but always remember that life is a long journey you are leaving now but in this long journey I hope we will see each other again.”
  9. “Goodbye friend you will never feel sad in life because you have our memories.”
  10. “Good friends never say goodbye, they simply say -- see you soon Buddy.”
  11. “When best friends say goodbye to each other, what they are really saying is ‘Hold that thought, I will be back soon’So I will hold my thought until you return to hear the rest.”