Sad Quotes about Leaving
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There's a trick to the Graceful Exit.
It begins with the vision to recognize when a job, a life stage,
a relationship is over - and to let go.
It means leaving what's over without denying its value.
- Ellen Goodman
No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny
without leaving some mark on it forever.
- Francois Muriac
Resenting someone is a way of never leaving that person.
- Kare Anderson
Besides the noble art of getting things done,
there is the noble art of leaving things undone.
The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.
- Lin Yutang
Spread love everywhere you go.
Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
- Mother Teresa
I always arrive late at the office,
but I make up for it by leaving early.
- Charles Lamb
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In a bad marriage, friends are the invisible glue.
If we have enough friends, we may go on for years,
intending to leave, talking about leaving -
instead of actually getting up and leaving.
- Erica Jong
If you are absolutely without mind,
just pure consciousness,
time stops completely,
leaving no trace behind.
Regret, worry, and fear squeeze
the juice from life leaving a dry hulk.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie
Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.
- Twyla Tharp
Wit - the salt with which the American humorist spoils
his intellectual cookery by leaving it out.
- Ambrose Bierce
In our society leaving baby with Daddy is just one
step above leaving the kids to be raised by wolves or apes.
- Al Roker
Never stop dreaming your inspired future.
Believing in your dreams is only the first step,
but unless you have a dream that you believe in,
you are leaving your future to random chance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie
Journey with me to a true commitment to our environment.
Journey with me to the serenity of leaving to our children a planet in equilibrium.
- Paul Tsongas
It's impossible to move, to live, to operate at any
level without leaving traces,
bits, seemingly meaningless fragments of personal information.
- William Gibson
Poetry is the opening and closing of a door,
leaving those who look through to guess about what
is seen during the moment.
- Carl Sandburg
When I remember my family, I always remember their backs.
They were always indignantly leaving places.
- John Cheever
Leaving sex to the feminists is like letting your dog
vacation at the taxidermist.
- Camille Paglia
I know that I am leaving the winning side for the losing side,
but it is better to die on the losing side than to live under Communism.
- Whittaker Chambers
If we keep on ignoring and leaving children to their own devices at home,
they become latchkey kids, and trust me,
the consequences of that are not good.
- Eric Braeden
I feel that I'm leaving Williamstown too early,
but I'd rather leave too early than too late.
- Michael Ritchie
I remember being infuriated from the top of my head
to the tip of my toes the first time a screen was put
around Bob Carter and me on a train leaving Washington in the 1940s.
- Constance Baker Motley
It sounds mercenary and it smacks of rats leaving the sinking ship.
But get real, when everyone is bailing out,
you don't want to be the last man standing.
- Robbie Fowler
Today is what life is all about.
When I desire for the future to arrive quickly,
I become unable to savor today.
I can't live in tomorrow, and when I focus
all my energies on the future, I shortchange today.
Likewise, fearing the future emasculates today,
leaving it dry and lifeless.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie
A certain recluse, I know not who, once said that no
bonds attached him to this life,
and the only thing he would regret leaving was the sky.
- Kenko Yoshida
I really enjoy squeezing out a big lump of paint directly
onto the canvas and leaving it;
immediate and sometimes shocking.
- John Dyer
I watched myself put my paw in the bear trap on that
one because there was this clause about leaving members.
- Elliott Smith
I was right not to be afraid of any thief but myself,
who will end by leaving me nothing.
- Katherine Anne Porter
I'm a teenager, but I'm independent -
I have my own apartment,
I have my own life.
And I think I have learned more than any of those teenagers have in school.
I learned to be responsible, leaving my family and coming here alone.
- Adriana Lima
Not that we didn't have close relationships with our parents -
I'm very close to my mom -
but parents didn't think anything of going off for
a few weeks and leaving their kids.
- Candice Bergen
Roman's wife Sharon Tate had been murdered by Charles Manson the year before,
but Roman had been through so much leaving the Warsaw
ghetto that he was very strong and private.
- Francesca Annis
The mistake that was made was, of course,
leaving Saddam in charge of affairs over there.
- John Dingell
Thanks be to God.
Since my leaving the drinking of wine,
I do find myself much better, and do mind my business better,
and do spend less money, and less time lost in idle company.
- Samuel Pepys
As we had no part of our will on our entrance into this life,
we should not presume to any on our leaving it,
but soberly learn to will which He wills.
- William Drummond
The presentation of hard core pornography,
brutality and shocking language, from what I hear,
is leaving the public jaded and tired of this kind of film.
- Pola Negri
Leaving Australia was the hardest thing I have ever done.
- Barry Gibb
The women's movement will present a growing threat
to patriarchal religion less by attacking it than by
simply leaving it behind.
- Carol P. Christ
All things to the call respond; the trees are leaving and cashiers abscond.
- Ambrose Bierce
Education is for improving the lives of others and
for leaving your community and world better than you found it.
- Marian Wright Edelman
I hate leaving home.
I love what I do, but I'd love to go home every night.
- Charlie Watts
No, I don't have any problems leaving disappointments behind.
I've had lots of good days at golf and a few disappointments,
so you never know what's around the corner.
- Lee Westwood
Real leadership means tackling tough problems ourselves
and not leaving them to our children.
- Jon Kyl
If George W. Bush is elected president, I'm leaving for France.
- Robert Altman
My son is not wild about going back to Iraq,
but he'd sure rather do that than sacrifice all that
he and his fellow soldiers have accomplished by leaving
too early and inviting chaos.
- Kit Bond
We're not leaving here without Buster,
Leave no crash-test dummy behind!
- Adam Savage
Leaving the old, both worlds at once they view,
That stand upon the threshold of the new.
- Edmund Waller
So it really does have a sort of bittersweet quality.
Kids like to have adventures and to believe they can fly,
but there's also that fear about people leaving you.
- Cathy Rigby
Quite casually I wander into my plot,
poke around with my characters for a while,
then amble off, leaving no moral proved and no reader improved.
- Thorne Smith
It often happens that when a person possesses a particular
ability to an extraordinary degree,
nature makes up for it by leaving him or her incompetent
in every other department.
- Robert Shea
This man is freed from servile bands,
Of hope to rise, or fear to fall; Lord of himself,
though not of lands, And leaving nothing,
yet hath all.
- Lord Byron
I don't have a big thing about leaving my mark or being historic.
- Fiona Apple
I don't want to see anyone leaving single tonight.
I want everyone to leave impregnated.
- Joel Madden
I always liked the story of Noah's Ark and the idea
of starting anew by rescuing the things you like and leaving the rest behind.
- Zach Braff
Without sounding pompous, I really do feel that I have
a set of standards that I must adhere to,
even leaving aside considerations of what the readers expect.
- Jonathan Kellerman
It would be immoral to walk away from the consequences of our actions,
leaving behind anarchy and civil war in Iraq.
- Kenneth Clarke
Leaving America is like losing twenty pounds and finding a new girlfriend.
- Phil Ochs
I got a job immediately after leaving high school;
I was lucky -
three dollars a week and all I could eat,
working on a vegetable truck.
- Ernest Borgnine
We went down for pilot season, I got Full House,
and we wound up never leaving.
- Marla Sokoloff
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
After leaving law school, I intentionally said that
I never wanted to hold a job more than six years.
- Alphonso Jackson
Caring about others, running the risk of feeling,
and leaving an impact on people, brings happiness.
- Harold Kushner
Memory, so complete and clear or so evasive,
has to be ended, has to be put aside,
as if one were leaving a chapel and bringing the prayer to an end in one's head.
- Harold Brodkey
I believe in just enriching the economy.
And we're leaving so much on the table,
72 percent of the planet.
- Robert Ballard
When I die, I'm leaving my body to science fiction.
- Steven Wright
Skyrocketing insurance premiums are debilitating our
Nation's health care delivery system and liability
insurers are either leaving the market or raising rates to excessive levels.
- Jim Ryun
I'm leaving because the weather is too good.
I hate London when it's not raining.
- Groucho Marx
I'm a catalyst for change.
You can't be an outsider and be successful over 30
years without leaving a certain amount of scar tissue around the place.
- Rupert Murdoch
Leaving England was a painful decision,
and we still have some regrets about it.
However, at that time, the research environment for
theoretical chemistry was clearly better in the U.S.
- John Pople
If death meant just leaving the stage long enough to
change costume and come back as a new character,
would you slow down? Or speed up?
- Chuck Palahniuk
It was the best job I ever had.
I just left because my whole team was leaving and the new guys were coming.
- Victoria Jackson
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