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Parting Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Parting

Please enjoy these Parting Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

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

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It is never good dwelling on good-byes ...
it is not the being together that it prolongs, it is the parting.
- Elizabeth Bibesco

Parting is all we know of heaven, and all we need of hell.
- Emily Dickinson

Every parting gives a foretaste of death,
every reunion a hint of the resurrection.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

 

Parting is such sweet sorrow.
- William Shakespeare

True friendship's laws are by this rule express'd,
Welcome the coming, speed the parting guest.
- Alexander Pope

I think the most beautiful thing is that we're not
parting because there were problems.
We're parting because we're celebrating each others' growth.
- Kelly Rowland

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In every parting there is an image of death.
- George Eliot

I don't know if you saw the parting of the Red Sea
with the chariots on the horses,
I did stuff like that.
- Richard Farnsworth

They who go Feel not the pain of parting;
it is they Who stay behind that suffer.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

The first movie I had a featured role in was Parting Glances.
- Steve Buscemi

The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.
- Charles Dickens

The Declaration of Independence, the Constitution,
the Civil War-when I really think about them they all
seem about as likely as the parting of the Red Sea.
- Sarah Vowell

The logs of wood which move down the river together
Are driven apart by every wave.
Such inevitable parting Should not be the cause of misery.
- Nagarjuna

Sometimes we look for those thunderous things to happen
in our life for our lives to change or go in the other direction.
We seek the miracle.
We seek the parting of the seas, the moving of the mountains.
But no, it's a quiet thing.
At least for me it was.
- Ben Vereen

I think most artists find it difficult to part with
their work but it's the parting that keeps us alive and keeps us working.
In the case of the chariot, although it's been sold
I actually still have it,
just in another form.
- Kit Williams

There's a little vanity chair that Charlie gave me
the first Christmas we knew each other.
I'll not be parting with that, nor our bed -
the four-poster -
I'll be needing that to die in.
- Helen Hayes

A big part of letting go is recognizing
when it is time to stay in a situation
and when it is time to move on.
- Darren L. Johnson

No partner in a love relationship...
should feel that he has to give up
an essential part of himself to make it viable.
- May Sarton

Discretion is the better part of valor.
(originally "The better part of valor is discretion")
- William Shakespeare

I love you because I love you.
You are a part of me, and
I need no reasons to love you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stand with anybody that stands right,
stand with him while he is right
and part with him when he goes wrong.
- Abraham Lincoln

Don't part with your illusions.
When they are gone you may still exist,
but you have ceased to live.
- Mark Twain

When you part from your friend, you grieve not;
For that which you love most in him may be
clearer in his absence,
as the mountain to the climber
is clearer from the plain.
- Khalil Gibran

Pay attention to rainbows, and snowflakes,
butterflies and the songs of birds,
the crash of storm-driven waves
and the mirror-surface of a quiet pond.
Let the depths of nature become a part of your innermost being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What we have once enjoyed we can never lose.
All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
- Helen Keller

A part of you has grown in me.
And so you see, it's you and me
together forever and never apart,
maybe in distance, but never in heart.
- Anonymous

We should not pretend to understand the world
only by the intellect.
The judgment of the intellect
is only part of the truth.
- Carl Jung

Non-violence is not a garment to be put on and off at will.
Its seat is in the heart,
and it must be an inseparable part of our being.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Much in life can be seen as ugly or beautiful - it's our choice.
Why would we choose to see any part of life as ugly?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The part can never be well unless the whole is well.
- Plato

Inside most people there's a feeling of being separate,
separated from everything ... And they're not.
They're part of absolutely everyone, and everything.
- the movie Powder

Choose to See Beauty and Joy:
Much in life can be seen as ugly or beautiful - it's our choice.
Why would we choose to see any part of life as ugly?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All major religious traditions
carry basically the same message,
that is love, compassion and forgiveness.
The important thing is they should
be part of our daily lives.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The hardest part is what to leave behind, ... It's time to let go!
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

If you get frustrated by some of your family,
focus on the good aspects of your relationship
and attempt to overlook the irritations.
Then give thanks for everyone who plays a part in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The truth of the matter is that
you always know the right thing to do.
The hard part is doing it.
- Norman Schwarzkoff

Part of our essential humanity is paying respect to what God gave us
and what will be here a long time after we're gone.
- William J. Clinton

Being part of the natural world reminds me
that innocence isn't ever lost completely;
we just need to maintain our goodness to regain it.
- Jewel

The freedom we are looking for
is the freedom to be ourselves,
to express ourselves. But if we look at our lives
we will see that most of the time
we do things just to please others ...
The worst part is that most of us
are not even aware that we are not free.
- Don Miguel Ruiz

We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal,
and then leap in the dark to our success.
- Henry David Thoreau

A contradiction can not exist in reality.
Not in part, nor in whole.
- Terry Goodkind

Always question WHY you are doing something.
Is it a free-will gift or an obligation?
That which is done out of a feeling of obligation
is unworkable as a substitute for a gift.
Obligation creates a feeling of resentment on your part,
and evokes resentment rather than gratitude
on the part of the recipient.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Momma always said dyin' was a part of life.
I sure wish it wasn't.
- the movie Forrest Gump

The greater part of our happiness or misery
depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
- Martha Washington

I have accepted fear as a part of life -
specifically the fear of change...
I have gone ahead despite the pounding
in the heart that says: turn back.
- Erica Jong

I love you not only for what you are,
but for what I am when I am with you.
I love you not only for what you have made of yourself,
but for what you are making of me.
I love you for that part of me you bring out.
- Roy Croft

A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
- Joseph Joubert

You know you love someone when you know
you want them to be happy,
even if their happiness means
that you are not a part of it.
- Anonymous

If a man loses his reverence for any part of life,
he will lose his reverence for all of life.
- Albert Schweitzer

Part of me suspects that I'm a loser,
and the other part of me thinks I'm God Almighty.
- John Lennon

I am determined to be cheerful and happy
in whatever situation I may find myself.
For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness
is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.
- Martha Washington

The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of
the hygiene of older people,
and greatly assists the circulation of the blood.
- Logan P. Smith

Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the
part of one friend that he is superior to the other.
- Honore de Balzac

Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.
- Mike Singletary

A big part of financial freedom is having your heart
and mind free from worry about the what-ifs of life.
- Suze Orman

Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education;
in the elder,
a part of experience.
- Francis Bacon

Property is intended to serve life,
and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect,
it has no personal being.
It is part of the earth man walks on.
It is not man.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Each of us shares a unity with Spirit and all life,
and simultaneously each of us is an individual with free will.
There is a duality to us as separate and as part of the whole.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The unpredictable and irregular happenings
of life's cycles are an inherent part of their nature.
There are droughts and heat waves, injuries occur.
The lion eats the zebra -
one is nourished, one dies - neither failed.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that,
once it is competently programmed and working smoothly,
it is completely honest.
- Isaac Asimov

Personally, I have fond memories of playing
on slippery rocks on the banks of a rushing river
as a child and hitchhiking in college.
To those who say, "But times are different now,"
I reply that statistically life is much safer now
than in the 1950s, with regard to both crime and accidents.
What has changed is our attitudes.
In those years, a broken leg from falling off a swing
or the back of a tractor was just part of childhood -
an excuse for gathering autographs.
Today that broken leg would be a source
of outrage and probably lawsuits.
I long for a simpler time when life was taken less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Painting is an infinitely minute part of my personality.
- Salvador Dali

Why are ecologists and environmentalists so feared
and hated? This is because in part what they have to
say is new to the general public,
and the new is always alarming.
- Garrett Hardin

Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness.
- Sophocles

Art consists of limitation.
The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Capital is that part of wealth which is devoted to
obtaining further wealth.
- Alfred Marshall

Keep silence for the most part,
and speak only when you must,
and then briefly.
- Epictetus

Doubt is part of all religion.
All the religious thinkers were doubters.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer

I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true.
I am not bound to succeed,
but I am bound to live by the light that I have.
I must stand with anybody that stands right,
and stand with him while he is right,
and part with him when he goes wrong.
- Abraham Lincoln


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