Saying farewell to an important person is inevitably going to happen multiple times throughout life. Whether it's a happy goodbye or one eliciting feelings of grief, it's not always easy to express. This is one last chance to leave a lasting impression on a person you're leaving or who is leaving you.
Messages to Say Goodbye
Don't let physical distance turn us into strangers. Keep in touch!
I've been blessed to have you so close. Now I'll miss you, but I understand why you're leaving. I wish you the best!
I am grateful for the opportunities we had, and I will have fond feelings when I look back on this time in my life.
Change is the one constant we can expect. Let's meet that change with the confidence that we can handle what comes our way.
I hate to say goodbye, so I'm writing it in a card instead. Goodbye!
I will cherish my memories as I look to what the future holds for you and I.
I'm sure that I will find out very soon after you're gone that I miss you very much.
Since you can't stay here, please stay in touch!
My strategy for not missing you will be to focus on all the things I don't like about you. Feel free to use my strategy if you start missing me. Farewell!
I know that I will think of you often. You have had influence in my life.
I'm wishing you the best even though I wish I didn't have to say goodbye.
I don't know where life will take you from here, but you will always have a place to land with me.
I want to thank everyone for the friendships and the time we spent together here. It has been wonderful, and I'll look back fondly when I think of you.
Many of you have influenced me, and I’ve learned much from you. Thank you for everything.
It’s with regret that I announce that it is time for me to move on. My own goals and priorities shifted. They deserve the attention I plan to provide them. I will pursue some personal goals that I have put off until now. Please know that I am sincerely grateful for the time I spent here with everyone, and I want to keep in touch with you.
I want to send a shout out and a thank you for everyone who has helped me during my time here. You all made this a great place to learn and to have fun. Take care of yourselves.
Even though I am leaving, I am certain you and I will continue to be successful because of what we have learned from each other. Continue to work as hard as you have with me and you will surely continue your successes here.
We could not have asked for better neighbors than you. You were easy to live next to and we’ve enjoyed the conversations and the chance to laugh with you over the last several years.
We’re moving, but that doesn’t mean we have to be strangers. We are just a phone call away. Here’s our new number, ______.
I hate goodbyes, so I’ll keep this short. Goodbye.
‘So long and farewell.’ It has been great, but all good things must come to an end. Take care of yourselves.
I don’t want to have to say goodbye, so I will leave you with a ‘See you later.’
I want to thank everyone for the opportunity to serve you and to serve alongside you. The time we spent here has allowed me much personal fulfillment and satisfaction.
No one can fully know what the future holds, but I am confident that you will be successful and that I'll miss you. Best of luck to you!
We may be further apart by physical location, but I'll always consider you a close friend. I'll keep in touch.
List of Idioms like "See You Later, Alligator."
After a while, crocodile.
Not too soon, baboon.
Gotta go, buffalo.
Can't stay, blue jay.
So long for now, Dairy Cow.
Show me out, Rainbow Trout.
Cheerio', Pretty Doe.
My leave I take, you ugly snake!
Gotta flee, bumblebee.
I can't stay, stingray.
Can't be late, little skate.
And that's the end, my friend!
Better skadoodle, poodle.
Don't trip chocolate chip.
See you soon, macaroon.
Bye-bye, French fry.
Chop chop lollipop.
See ya soon raccoon.
Time to go, buffalo.
Gotta run, honey bun.
Gonna scat, kitty cat.
Fare-thee-well, ya big gazelle.
Take care teddy bear.
Can’t stay blue jay.
Hasta manana piranha.
Time to bail, my slimy Snail.
Must be off, my little Moth.
Gotta kick it, little Cricket.
Time to sail, Orca Whale.
I'm headed out, rainbow trout.
Don't be lonely, palomino pony.
Stay loose, silly goose.
I gotta leave now, woodsy owl.
Gotta scoot, my lil' Newt.
You hang loose, Mother Goose!
Say goodbye pumpkin pie.
Hang loose mongoose.
Here's a hug ladybug.
Bye Bye butterfly.
In an hour sunflower.
Get lost, Jack Frost!
See you there, boo boo bear
Out the door, dinosaur.
Gotta truck, baby duck.
See you later when your legs are straighter.
See you soon, big baboon.
So long, King Kong.
Take care, teddy bear.
Tie your shoe, kangaroo!
Time to squirm, wiggle worm.
Goodbye Messages for Coworkers
Loosing coworkers can happen for a variety of reasons such as when coworkers retire or get a new job. These are examples of best wishes from one coworker to another exiting coworker.
I've enjoyed working with you, but I understand that all good things must come to an end.
You have been an awesome coworker! We'll have to keep in touch and get together in the future.
Don't be a stranger. Come visit us when you get a chance and let us know how you're doing.
I know that as you go on to new opportunities you'll be successful because of your work ethic, skills, and talents.
We'll miss you here more than you'll know, and we wish you the best in your new endeavors.
You will be missed for your expertise, team-work, and determination. No one can replace you.
You deserve your new job! I hope you get settled in to your new role smoothly.