110 People Leave Quotes That You Will Relate To

Looking for sad quotes about people leaving? We have rounded up the best collection of people leave quotes, sayings, captions, and messages, (with images and pictures) to inspire you to move on in life when your friends or love of life leave you.

We come across many people from different walks of life. Some of them become our friends, some our family, a coworker, or our soulmate. As you journey through life, you soon begin to realize that not everyone who started with you will finish with you or arrive with you at your final destination.

Also See: Feeling Alone Quotes

Well, these quotes on people leaving in life will remind you that you don’t need to worry about people who have left you or take it personally. Just take it as a part of life, take the lesson, and move on to your journey in life.

Life doesn’t stop for anyone. There are people who leave relationships due to toxicity, betrayal, trust issues, cheating, or more. But being stuck in the loop when they leave, will only make you bitter and alone.

Also Read: People Come And Go Quotes

People fall out of love due to many reasons. Thus one of the partners may leave. Though this can be very heartbreaking and sad, clinging on to past relationships and people will only hinder your growth in life.

We have divided these relatable quotes into these sections;

  • People Leave Quotes
  • Leaving People Behind Quotes
  • People Who Leave Quotes

If you like these quotes then also read our post on life-changing quotes to inspire you every day to be a better version of yourself.

People Leave Quotes

  1. “Parting is such sweet sorrow.” – William Shakespeare

  2. “People go but how they left always stays.” – Rupi Kaur

  3. “Why do the people I need the most in my life always leave?”

  4. “Never get used to anybody. They can leave you any moment.”

  5. “Everything good seemed to be going away.” – John G. Neihardt

  6. “Leaving is an act that cannot be undone.” – Nayomi Munaweera

  7. “You loved me—then what right had you to leave me?” – Emily Bronte

  8. “If you start pushing people away, eventually they just leave you alone.”

  9. “When the wrong people leave your life, the right things start happening.” – Zig Ziglar                                                                                                                                                         
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    when someone leaves you quotes

  10. “I hate the moments between meeting someone and leaving someone” – R.H. Sin

  11. “Adieu! I have too grieved a heart to take a tedious leave.” – William Shakespeare

  12. “People always leave even if they promise a thousand times that they won’t leave.”                                                                                                                                                                     
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    people leave quotes

  13. “It’s just sad that when I push people away they just go and don’t even try to stay.”

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

  15. “Leave something for someone but don’t leave someone for something.” – Enid Blyton

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

  17. “It’s sad how people claim to love and care about you and yet they replace you so quickly.” – Unknown                                                                                                                               
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    sad leaving quotes

  18. “Those who leave have a reason that is more powerful than the one to stay.” – Sejal Badani

  19. “Leaving some things undone is a necessary tradeoff for extraordinary results.” – Gary Keller

  20. “People are always leaving Jesus out and that’s why we’re in the mess we’re in.” – Chris Fabry

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

  22. “The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected.” – Nicholas Sparks                                                                                                                             
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    quotes about people leaving

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

  24. “Some people will always taste like fire and leave the ones that love them tasting like ash.” – Nikita Gill

  25. “If someone is not treating you with love and respect, it is a gift if they walk away from you.” – Don Miguel Ruiz

  26. “I wish people would be honest and say: “Hey, I’m coming into your life but I have no intentions of staying long.””

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

  28. “Sometimes people leave you you halfway through the woods. Do not let it grieve you, no one leaves for good.” – Stephen Sondheim

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

  30. “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

  31. “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

  32. “People leave you because they are no longer joined to you, and if they no longer want to be with you, you can’t make them stay.” – Unknown

  33. “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

  34. “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

  35. “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

  36. “You want to come in my life, the door is open. You want to get out of my life, the door is open. Just one request. Don’t stand in the door, you’re blocking the traffic.” – Unknown

  37. “You don’t really know how attached you are until you move away, until you’ve experienced what it means to be dislodged, a cork floating on the ocean of another place.” – Michelle Obama

  38. “When people walk away from you, let them go. Your destiny is never tied to anyone who leaves you, and it doesn’t mean they are bad people. It just means that their part in your story is over.” – T. D. Jakes

  39. “So when people leave, I’ve learned the secret: let them. Because, most of the time, they have to. Let them walk away and go places. Let them have adventures in the wild without you. Let them travel the world and explore life beyond a horizon that you exist in. And know, deep down, that heroes aren’t qualified by their capacity to stay but by their decision to return.”

Leaving People Behind Quotes

  1. “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss

  2. “I hope the leaving is joyful; and I hope never to return.” – Frida Kahlo

  3. “Leaving can sometimes be the best way to never go away.” – Cathy Davidson

  4. “Sometimes leaving is the only way to be there for someone.” – Wesley Eisold                                                                                                                                                                     
    People Who Leave Quotes
    People Who Leave Quotes

  5. “In leaving negativity behind, you find something beautiful.” – Tom DeLonge

  6. “Sometimes leaving is the only way to appreciate what we have.” – J.A. London

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

  8. “A fear of the unknown keeps a lot of people from leaving bad situations.” – Kathie Lee Gifford

  9. “Learning how to leave people alone and go on with your life is a needed skill. You must master it.”

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

  11. “You have to meet people where they are, and sometimes you have to leave them there.” – Iyanla Vanzant

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

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

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

  15. “No matter what happens in life, be good to people. Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind.” – Taylor Swift

  16. “One day the love for yourself will be your strength- that love will be more than enough reason for you to walk away for good.” – R.H. Sin

  17. “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

  18. “Be good while I am away, my heart-loving children; I will not return tonight. Remember to close the door tight at sunset and latch it well.” – Ed Young

  19. “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

  20. “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

  21. “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

  22. “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

  23. “Be the one who nurtures and builds. Be the one who has an understanding and a forgiving heart one who looks for the best in people. Leave people better than you found them.” – Marvin J. Ashton

  24. “Fortunate people often have very favorable beginnings and very tragic endings. What matters isn’t being applauded when you arrive – for that is common – but being missed when you leave.” – Baltasar Gracian

  25. “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

  26. “I want to make my own path and leave behind a good legacy for myself and honestly, I just want to be innovative and always down for other people. That’s what I want to be remembered by. I want to inspire.” – ASAP Rocky

  27. “If you could only sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to the people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person.” – Fred Rogers

  28. “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

  29. “If you want people to leave you alone then appearing to be crazy is a good thing. If you’re walking down the street talking to yourself people tend to give you a wide berth! But I’ve always been blessed with being easily ignored or avoided. I think maybe it’s because people think I look a little crazy.” – Tim Burton

  30. “We all die in a few tomorrows. We should leave this place content with the lives we’ve lived and the people and cultures we’ve experienced. Leave home – encounter the world around you. Learn – understand that marvelous creation. then, and only then, and never forgetting where you came from, decide who you really are.”

People Who Leave Quotes

  1. “People leave too soon. Feelings stay too long.”                                                                                       
    Leaving Quotes
    Leaving Quotes

  2. “Let them leave. Because right people will stay.”

  3. “People either leave or they stay.” – Mark Thomas

  4. “But, the question is: why do people always leave?”                                                                             
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    quotes when someone leave you

  5. “99% friendship are just visitors, let them come and go.”

  6. “True people cry when you leave. Fake people leave when you cry.”

  7. “One of the hardest battles in life is between hanging on and letting go.”

  8. “Feelings change. People leave. Heart’s betray. Eyes pay.” – Karunjot Kala

  9. “Life could be wonderful if people would leave you alone.” – Charlie Chaplin

  10. “People leave when life becomes untenable where they are.” – Isabel Wilkerson

  11. “The people that are quick to walk away are the ones who never intended to stay.” – Unknown                                                                                                                                                   
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    people leave quotes images

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

  13. “People don’t leave because things are hard. They leave because it’s not longer worth it.”

  14. “People leave you out in the cold and get mad when you learn how to get warm by yourself.”

  15. “Some people come into our lives, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never the same.” – Flavia Weedn                                                                                                             
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    leaving people behind quotes

  16. “People also leave presence in a place even when they are no longer there.” – Andy Goldsworthy

  17. “Never say goodbye, because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting.” – Peter Pan

  18. “Watching people leave is hard, but it’s harder remembering that time when they promised they wouldn’t.”

  19. “I plant roots so deeply in the people I love that I always lose a piece of myself when they go. ”- Beau Taplin

  20. “Train people well enough so they can leave. Treat the well enough so they don’t want to.” – Richard Branson

  21. “Some people are going to leave, but that’s not the end of your story. That’s the end of their part in your story.”

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

  23. “People leave. That’s all you need to know. Some leave early, some later. But, they all leave eventually.” – Danny boi

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

  25. “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

  26. “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

  27. “I don’t like depending on people because people leave all the time. At the end of the day all you have is yourself and that has to be enough.”

  28. “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

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

  30. “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

  31. “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

  32. “Things end. People leave. And you know what? Life goes on. Besides, if bad things didn’t happen, how would you be able to feel the good ones.?” – Elizabeth Scott

  33. “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

  34. “That’s the brutality of a breakup, isn’t it? The people leaving think they did everything possible, the people left behind think what is possible hasn’t even been tested yet.” – Laura Dave

  35. “Leaving me was okay. People leave me all the time, I’m used to it. What hurts like hell is when you made me feel so damn special yesterday, and then make me feel so unwanted today.”

  36. “You’re leaving a place you know and heading into the unknown with nothing to protect you. No money. No prospect of work. No address where folks will make you welcome.” – Robert Swindells

  37. “Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some people stay for awhile, and move our souls to dance. They awaken us to a new understanding, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.” – Flavia Weedn

  38. “When someone walks out of your life, let them. There’s n use in wasting your time on people that leave you. What you make of yourself and your future is no longer tied to them. Yeah, you may miss them. But remember that you weren’t the one that gave up.”

  39. “When somebody walks out, it leaves a hole in you. Some people fill it up, the good and the bad, and get on that way. Some people leave it open, maybe long enough to heal, maybe too long, picking at it now and then so it doesn’t heal all the way.” – Nora Roberts

  40. “People leave because of their own overts and withholds. That is the factual fact and the hard-bound rule. A man with a clean heart can’t be hurt. The man or woman who must must must become a victim and depart is departing because of his or her own overts and withholds. It doesn’t matter whether the person is departing from a town or a job or a session. The cause is the same.” – L Ron Hubbard

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