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It can be tricky knowing exactly what to write in a leaving card.

All too often there are the attempts to be funny that are just plain rude or far too many offerings of ‘all the best [insert name here]’ or ‘best wishes’.

Sometimes writing a quote or poem can be a unique touch, here are several ideas that might work well or help inspire your own personal message.

Four funny comments that aren’t too awkwardly insulting

1) It’s sad to see you go, but you did have the best desk and I’ll look after it well

2) I’ve worked with many, many people in my career and I can honestly say that you’ve been one of them

3) This is not goodbye.  I will still be watching you outside office hours.

4) Don’t worry – I won’t tell anyone it was you

Six thoughtful messages to put in a card

1) Sorry you’re leaving, may your future be bright and your life full of good things

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2) I’ve learned a lot working with you these past years. I know you’ll be successful in your new position. Thank you and farewell

3) I’m seriously going to miss you here. Best of luck in your new endeavor. See you soon

4) I’ve really enjoyed working with you. Good luck at your new job.

5) Wishing you the best in this next phase of your career. Congratulations, and best of luck

6) You can definitely look forward to new opportunities on the path ahead.

11 quotes to write in a leaving card

1) Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do – Pele

2) A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work – Colin Powell

3) That’s been one of my mantras – focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains – Steve Jobs

4) Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work – Thomas A. Edison

5) Let the beauty of what you love be what you do – Rumi

6) Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life – Confucius

7) We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid – Benjamin Franklin

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8) Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work – Aristotle

9) I know of no single formula for success. But over the years I have observed that some attributes of leadership are universal and are often about finding ways of encouraging people to combine their efforts, their talents, their insights, their enthusiasm and their inspiration to work together – Queen Elizabeth II

10) All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today – Pope Paul VI

11) Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it – Henry Ford

Three poems that work

1) May the road rise up to meet you
May the wind be always at your back
May the sun shine warm upon your face
May the rain fall soft upon your field
And until we meet again
May God hold you in the palm of his hand

2) A (colleague/co-worker) yes..but also a friend
I’ll miss you very much
My email address is [insert]
Please, please let’s keep in touch

3) You leave, oh well, I’ll say farewell
No matter where you are, Au Revoir
‘Til we meet again, Auf Wiedersehn

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It can be tricky knowing exactly what to write in a leaving card. to be funny that are just plain rude or far too many offerings of 'all the best [insert name here]' or ' best wishes'. 2) A (colleague/co-worker) yes..but also a friend.

What to write in a farewell card

colleague leaving wishes

Farewell quotes might get you through a difficult time in your life. Bidding farewell to a friend, loved one or a colleague can be hard, but it is an essential part of moving on in life. All goodbyes, no matter how painful they may be, do carry a promise of good things. It may be hard to bid farewell to someone, but when the right words are used, the moments can become memorable.

Some of the most successful people have said beautiful and deeper things about farewells. Here is a list of fond farewell quotes and sayings from some famous and some not-so-famous folks. Use the right quotes for the right person.

Farewell Quotes

It’s really amazing when two strangers become the best of friends, but it’s really sad when the best of friends become two strangers.
Raphnie

We started with a simple hello, but ended with a complicated goodbye.
Unknown

The hardest part of loving someone is saying goodbye.
Unknown

The return makes one love the farewell.
Alfred de Musset

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

A goodbye is not painful unless you are never ever going to say hello again.
Unknown

I have to go and say farewell to all the countries that I have been to, if I can. I am 73 now, it is taxing on me.
Miriam Makeba

​Farewell Quotes for Friends

Don’t be dismayed by good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends.
Richard Bach

Farewell, dearest friend, never to see one another any more till at the right hand of Christ.
Donald Cargill

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

I thank you for your part in my journey.
Unknown

You and I will meet again,When we’re least expecting it,One day in some far off place,I will recognize your face,I won’t say goodbye my friend,For you and I will meet again.
Tom Petty

Don’t worry, my friend we are moving apart,
But our friendship is deep rooted in my heartI have to take one path,
While you pursue anotherBut we will meet soon,
Let’s promise each other. Farewell!
Unknown

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Funny

We are really going to miss trying to avoid you around here.

Coming to work every day and not seeing your chirpy face will be a painful anguish. But the fun memories we’ve shared at work will never diminish. Farewell.

I took a long breath when I heard you were going and said to myself ‘Thank God’. But now I realize that I will miss you and your funny jokes the most.

Having awesome colleagues is a bad habit, because it’ll be impossible to work with someone else now that you’re leaving. Goodbye.

When you will go, I shall miss your face when I am dreaming; I just hope I don’t wake up screaming.

More than wishing you good luck for your future, I want to wish your next companions good luck. Believe me it was difficult living with you.

Now that you are going, we will have a neat and clean premises were we can walk without having to step on books and toothbrushes. But you shall be missed. More funny friendship quotes.

​Famous

Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.
Rumi

The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye…until we meet again.
Jimi Hendrix

Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.
J. R. R. Tolkien

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

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

If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.
Paulo Coelho

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Parting is such Sweet Sorrow

The two hardest things to say in life are hello for the first time and goodbye for the last.
Moira Rogers

Every day I shall put my papers in order and every day I shall say farewell. And the real farewell, when it comes, will only be a small outward confirmation of what has been accomplished within me from day to day.
Etty Hillesum

Memorial Service: Farewell party for someone who already left.
Robert Byrne

We’ll meet again,Don’t know where, don’t know when,But I know we’ll meet again, some sunny day.
Vera Lynn

Goodbyes make you think. They make you realize what you’ve had, what you’ve lost, and what you’ve taken for granted.
Ritu Ghatourey

 

​For Boss

As you move outside the cold walls of the office, we can’t wait to begin a warm friendship on the outside.

In the journey of life you meet several people who are hard to forget. I am glad to meet a person like you. Hope the path ahead is smooth for you and you reach your goal without a fuss. Farewell!

Goodbye would have been a little less saddening if I had someone else in place of you as my boss. Wish you could stay with us a little longer. Farewell!

Thanks for all those times when you helped me in the tasks I wasn’t able to do on time. It will be difficult to fill the void created by your absence here. I am really going to miss you. Best of luck!.

Having worked under a great professional like you was a life time opportunity. On your farewell, we would like to tell you that you have left a legacy that would be cherished till eternity.

May be tomorrow will be a new day without you but your teachings would always guide us.

I have been really lucky to have worked under a great mentor like you, who was more than a teacher, almost like a friend. Having you as my boss has brought the best in me alive.

Monthly targets and performance appraisals will come and go, but the memories of working with a colleague like you will stay in my forever… farewell boss!

Other bosses give orders, you gave us direction. Other bosses give targets, you gave us a vision – Other bosses lead by authority, you have always led us by respect. Farewell to a true leader!

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100 Farewell Message to Colleagues After Resignation

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Last Updated: 25th August, 2019

Farewell Messages

Farewell Messages: For any person, saying goodbye to a loved one is the hardest thing to do but acknowledging the fact that we have something that makes saying goodbye so hard makes it a bit easier. One should cheerish the best times spend with the loved ones and pray for their success. A person should not cry because it's all over but rather should appreciate the new beginning. Saying farewell to a co-worker who has been your support for years could be really painful but showing your love and respect towards him/her is much more important. To encourage your co-worker, or your friend you can simply write a farewell wish which is not only going to provide him a new energy but also will also boost his confidence. Do not fret if you are unaware of what to write or how to write farewell message as we are here to help you out. We have an amazing collection of messages, quotes and wishes which you can send to your loved ones and wish them good luck and farewell for the future. You can simply share these messages on twitter, facebook and whatsapp as they are absolutely free of cost. So, wish your co-workers now!

The good times have come to an end and with a heavy heart I have to say farewell to you. All the best fo the future.
It hurts to say goodbye. But I am optimistic that one day we will meet again.
Saying goodbye is not easy. But I am happy for you as you are leaving for a new pace which offers you more opportunities. Farewell my friend!
May your future be bright and prosperous and may you continue to make new friends. Farewell!
With tears in my eyes and pain in my heart I bid goodbye to you. But I know that someday we will meet again. Farewell!
Today we part, but it does not mean we are no longer friends. You will always remain there in my heart. Farewell, my friend!
Today we say goodbye to one another with the hope that we will meet once again.
Farewell my friend. I hope that you may always be surrounded by good people.
There have been times when I have been rude to you. Today, as we part, I want to tell you how sorry I am. Farewell, my friend.
I know that this parting is only temporary, because very soon we are going to meet again. Farewell for the time being.
Every beginning has an ending. So, the day has come when we say goodbye to each other. Farewell my friend, I will miss you.
Today we say goodbye with the hope that we would meet again someday. Farewell!
Farewell my friend. May your life always be filled with happiness and joy. If fate permits, we would meet again soon.
Today we are saying goodbye to each other. But there is no reason to feel sad. Think about all the happy moments that we shared together and a smile would surely come across your face. Farewell!
Dear friend, for me saying farewell is just a formality for I know that we will meet again very soon. Goodbye for now.
Forgive me for all the hurt that I have caused you.
Farewell my friend.
Hope to see you soon.
Today I am saying farewell to you, but I am not at all sad. I know that you are going abroad in search of new opportunities. Goodbye and all the best for the future.
May your journey be a pleasant one. Farewell and hope to see you soon.
May the journey ahead be a comfortable and pleasurable one. Farewell and have a wonderful journey.
You joined as a colleague but over the years became my best friend. We shared so many fond memories, but nothing lasts forever. The time to say farewell has come.
Wishing you a bright and prosperous future.
Farewell dear son. Your absence will really pain us, but we know that this parting is for your greater good. Farewell and do well in your studies.
I had really grown fond of you and do not know how I will spend the days without you. Farewell, may this parting be a short one.
Saying farewell is tough but for me it is a moment of happiness because I know you are going away for a better and more prosperous future.
Goodbye my friend.
Alas, the time has finally come to say goodbye. You have been an awesome colleague and great friend.
Wishing you all the best for your future. Farewell.
The most dreaded day has finally arrived. The day to say goodbye has come. Hoping that these months pass by soon and we meet again. Farewell, my friend.
We met as colleagues but as the years passed by we became the best of friends. But now the time has come to part. Farewell my friend and all the best for your future.
I will always remember the good times we spend together. Those precious moments were the best times of my life. Farewell my friend; hope to see you soon.
I had never thought saying goodbye would be so painful. Today as we part I am forced to say goodbye. But, I know, that we would meet again very soon. Till then, goodbye my friend.
Today is the saddest day of my life. I had never imagined that one day I would have to say farewell to my best friend. Goodbye dear friend, hope to see you soon.
Just consider this farewell a temporary phase, because we are parting and will meet again very soon.
May you have a wonderful journey.
Under your guidance, I learned more than I could ever have comprehended.
Farewell!
Saying goodbye is tough because very few good people come in our lives. Farewell my friend; wishing you a bright and prosperous future.
I have met many people in my life but have come across a few good ones. You are one of those precious people who fill other’s life with happiness and joy. But, the time to part has come. Farewell, my friend.
You have been an exceptional employee, great coworker and a dear friend. Wish you all the best for your future endeavors. Farewell!
I am thankful to you for spending your precious time and energy on me. I have learned quite a lot under your guidance. Thanks for everything boss. Farewell!
Saying goodbye to such a dear friend like you is really painful. But, I am sure that we would soon meet again. Farewell, my friend.
Life has been a wonderful journey for both of us. But, the time has come to say goodbye. Farewell.
Do not get sad at the thought of parting. We will meet gain my friend. Farewell!
I made silly mistakes and I am paying the price for them. Never wanted our friendship to end this way. Farewell my friend. I hope someday destiny may bring us back together.
Goodbye is the toughest word, especially if it has to be said to such a wonderful friend like you. May we soon meet again. Farewell!
I feel privileged that I got a chance to work under your supervision. All the best!..
Fare thee well!

Funny Farewell Message

When it is the last day of your friend in office one should think of making it the most memorable. It should become the day which he/she truly remembers forever after leaving the office. Bring a smile on the face of your friends, colleagues or co-workers by sending them the most humorous messages which are full of wit. Send them the messages and shower your care and love on them.

Finally, you are leaving!... Thank God!!... What a relief...
P.S – I am not going to miss you!
Hope you continue sucking the blood of your new employer buddy... Goodbye.. and remember I am gonna miss you here!
Hey buddy, I know you are leaving...Just wanted to tell you.. now, there will be no one to give you free advice as my pieces of advice will be paid.. Fare thee well!!
Farewell to the guy for whom every day was Sunday !!... I am going to miss your procrastination bro!
I wish you get a lot of money, a little work, and a dangerous boss!!.... Farewell, buddy!!.. Gonna miss you!
Now when you are finally leaving us, farewell to you. I was waiting for this day, you don’t know since when.
Farewell to you, finally we are getting rid of you. Enjoy your life, I know you will always be happy
Monsters is not staying in one place for a long time and so you. Farewell to u, have good coming years.
Except you, no one is sad for the reason that you are leaving us. Farewell
Hey, we are going to miss you a lot for the lunch you use to bring. Farewell to you

Farewell Message to Boss

Saying goodbye to your mentor who has guided you, supported you and also taught you becomes really difficult. It becomes an extremely heart-wrenching moment for all as it appears like a huge loss. But, one should bid farewell to a boss with great respect and feeling of gratitude. Make him feel great on the last day of the office. Send him the best farewell messages and make him feel found for everything he has done for you.

We have always admired your persistence to push us against all the odds. All the best for future endeavors Boss!
There were many times when your bossy nature made us frown but at the end of the day we all knew that it was for our good. We are going to miss you a lot boss.!
Success and failures are a part of the job but your advice and way of dealing with failures in the best. Stay blessed Boss. Farewell!!
May you get everything worthy and best at the new place, dear Boss. All the best for future. Farewell!
Your guidance, support, and motivation will be missed more than your appreciation Boss. You are the best. Farewell!!
Your presence at ur seat was enough to motivate us, now when you are leaving we will miss that.
Hey Boss, I am ur admirer and you can’t imagine how much I going to miss you. You are the best bossy
A tree never realizes how sweet its fruit is, similarly you would never understand what you are for us.
Farewell to you Boss, this is sad that you are leaving us, but good that ur joining new organization having everything better.
Boss like you is hard to get. You were more like a friend and colleague then the Boss. We will miss you.

Farewell Message to Colleagues in Office

Saying goodbye to a colleague who is also your companion could be really difficult. But, at that time it becomes necessary to support and encourage your colleague as he/she is leaving the company. Send the best farewell messages to your colleagues and motivate them. Your support is really important to them.

I have had an amazing time with you, learned so much from you.. Thanks a lot, buddy for being a friend and a remarkable co-worker... Gonna miss you!
You taught me to be the best at work, to strive for excellence and do better in life.. You are a great friend and guide.. I am going to miss you a lot. Farewell!
Your presence has added so much meaning to my life... Hope you set a benchmark there too... Adieu, dear friend!
On your last day of the office, I want to express my gratitude for all the things you have done for me and for all the kind gestures of yours... Fare thee well buddy!
Our caption of the ship is resigning, but let us never forget all the waves we have faced together. Bon voyage our sailor. Farewell!!
You have not been just a colleague for us, but a true friend and a person with a big heart.
If it would not have been the job with higher perks, I would have not let you go.
As you are heading forward in your career, all we can say is Good Luck
Ur the kind of colleague with whom everyone would love to work. Have a great career path ahead.
With you even office becomes the fun place. Spread the same happiness at the place ur going

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41 Fond Farewell Quotes and Sayings

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Looking for the perfect words to include in a card or message to say goodbye to a colleague of yours who is leaving the company?

Use our well-written messages to wish well to a coworker departing their post and let them know that you are happy for them.


  • Frankly, I wish I could follow you to your new job. It feels so sad to know that we won’t be working together again. Wish you well in your new firm. Keep in touch. Goodbye!
  • Before you leave, I wish to let you know that the best of times were the ones I spent with you here at work. I wish you the absolute best in your new and very exciting adventure. Farewell, my dear friend and colleague!
  • Though you are out of our company, you still remain a cherished friend. You were such a wonderful addition to our team. Your absence will certainly be missed. Don’t forget to keep in touch with us. Bye!
  • Dearest, I wish you nothing but the absolute best in all the endeavors of your life – especially in your new career. You were a very wonderful co-worker. Farewell!
  • I wish you great success in your new position. I’m grateful to you for making every day here at the office a truly memorable one. I will tremendously miss your presence here at work.
  • Farewell, dearest colleague. May good fortune follow you to your new workplace and be with you until the end of time.
  • I wish I knew your new co-workers, so I can let them know how blessed they are to be having you as part of their team. Thank you for being a fabulous colleague to me. Goodbye.

Goodbye, good luck and thanks for all the fish!

  • You are extremely supportive, dependable and encouraging. I have been blessed infinitely with your presence in my office. Keep up the wonderful works. Farewell, my dear.
  • When it comes to patience, compassion and working hard, no one does it better than you do. I have really learnt a lot and feel ready to take up any task that comes my way. Farewell. And I hope you enjoy all the happiness in the world at your new company!
  • I am certainly not happy that an amazing person like you is leaving this company. However, I take solace in the fact that I was blessed with the privilege to share the same office with an inspirational figure like you. Take care of yourself and try to stay in touch.
  • As you depart to a new firm, it is my wish that you will achieve even more remarkable successes than you did when you were here with me. I will dearly miss you. Goodbye and stay blessed forever!
  • Your leaving to join a new company in order to further your career and upgrade yourself is a great step forward, and I’m so proud of you. The only downside associated with your departure is the fact that I am going to miss all the fun we used to have.
  • Goodbye, my dearest colleague! You are one of the best colleagues and friends I’ve ever had. Though we are going to be in different companies, our hearts will always be together.
  • I have pictures and memories of you. However, they can’t bring to me the joy and inspiration your presence brings to me. I will miss you greatly!
  • Here’s your sweet colleague wishing you the best of luck and success in your new company. Goodbye!
  • As you leave us to continue your spectacular career with another organization, do know that I absolutely treasure every moment I spent working with you. The great memories you and I have woven together since we met will last forever.
  • Wishing you all the best at your super exciting new job. It was indeed a great blessing to work with you.
  • You’re certainly the most wonderful individuals I’ve worked with in any professional capacity I can think of. As you make your graceful exit from this company, I pray that your bright light will never stop shining and illuminating people’s lives.
  • You made everything about the workplace utterly beautiful. There’s just one word that I can use to describe you. Phenomenal. I will miss you incredibly, my dear.

You couldn’t have done it with out us!

  • Wishing you a better life and a brighter future ahead as you advance your career with a new company. I will miss you deeply, so make sure you stay in touch always. Goodbye, my dear colleague!
  • Adios to a wonderful colleague and an even more wonderful friend. In my eyes, you’ll forever be a shining star. May the enviable position you have landed at your new place of employment bring you so much fulfillment and happiness.
  • Our days of being amazing colleagues might be over, but our wonderful friendship will last for as long as the sun exists. May you experience countless moments of contentment and bliss in your new endeavor.
  • Your departure is a huge blow to this company considering the fact that you were one of the company’s most valued assets. You shall be sorely missed, my friend.
  • You have taught me a lot in my career, and I wish I can continue learning from you, but unfortunately, you have to go. I want to let you know that I owe a significant percentage of my success to you. You were indeed one of the most special people I have ever worked with. Adios, dear colleague and friend.
  • One of the greatest pleasures of my life was the privilege of calling myself your colleague. May great things always come your way this new adventure you have embarked on.
  • It’s with mixed feelings that I pen this farewell message to you. I’m excited that your career is advancing but at the same time, I’m feeling down because I know I’m going to totally miss your presence here at the office.

Best wishes from us.

  • I can’t even begin to tell you how grateful I am to you for your never-ending support and encouragement. May you find all your days at your new job incredibly joyful and fulfilling.
  • To say that I have enjoyed working next to you all these years would be such a great understatement. Working with you was absolutely heavenly! Goodbye, dear colleague. I hope your new place of work brings you many successful moments.
  • What a great colleague you have been to me! You’re a sea of inspiration whose presence at work I will greatly miss. I pray that success and happiness will always be your portion at your new workplace.
  • You have influenced my life and career in a tremendously positive way, and I must say that I am sad to see you leave. But all the same I wish you an exceptionally happy time at your new and exciting place of employment. Adios, dear friend.

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