An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





Don't be dismayed at good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends.


Richard Bach (1936-, American author)


All farewells should be sudden, when forever.


Lord Byron (1788-1824, British poet)


Parting is all we know of heaven and all we need of hell.


Emily Dickinson (1830-1886, American poet)


When I died last, and, Dear, I die as often as from thee I go though it be but an hour ago and lovers hours be full eternity.


John Donne (1572-1632, British metaphysical poet)


We only part to meet again.


John Gay (1688-1732, British playwright, poet)


I always made an awkward bow.


John Keats (1795-1821, British poet)


Partir, c'est mourir un peu. (To leave is to die a little.)


French Proverb (Sayings of French origin)


Until we meet again, may the good Lord take a liking to you.


Roy Rogers (1912-1998, American actor)


Every parting gives a foretaste of death; every coming together again a foretaste of the resurrection.


Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860, German philosopher)


Come, let's have one other gaudy night. Call to me. All my sad captains. Fill our bowls once more. Let's mock the midnight bell.


William Shakespeare (1564-1616, British poet, playwright, actor)


Let us eat and drink; for tomorrow we shall die.


The Holy Bible (Sacred scriptures of Christians and Judaism)

Source: Isaiah 22:13


Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.


J. R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973, British novelist, scholar)


Never say goodbye, say farewell.


Author Unknown


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