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Quotes of the Day for 1 June 2001 – Goodbye and Farewell

One element of the end of the school year is the awareness that we won't be seeing some of our friends for a while, some for a long while. Here are some thoughts on Goodbye and Farewell.

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The quotes:

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

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

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

Man's feelings are always purest and most glowing in the hour of meeting and of farewell; like the glaciers, which are transparent and rosy-hued only at sunrise and sunset, but throughout the day are gray and cold.
     - Jean Paul Richter

Although you may remain somewhere for a long time,
It is certain that you will have to leave;
Whatever may be the manner of parting,
The actual going cannot be avoided.
     - Nagarjuna


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