Quotes About Going Away

Quotes tagged as "going-away" (showing 1-10 of 10)
Kate Douglas Wiggin
“There is a kind of magicness about going far away and then coming back all changed.”
Kate Douglas Wiggin, New Chronicles of Rebecca

Beau Taplin
“Hearts aren't handcuffs and people aren't prisons. When you feel it's time for you to leave, you leave. You neither need to wait to be released, nor ask for permission.”
Beau Taplin

Abraham M. Alghanem
“Everything was okay today, but I am not feeling okay. I think that when the things you like go away, you die a little bit inside, and I think that it takes a long time for you to feel okay again.”
Abraham M. Alghanem, Summer and Autumn

Sarah Dessen
“I would miss Colby, but it wasn't going anywhere. All the more reason why I should.”
Sarah Dessen, The Moon and More

Guy Gavriel Kay
“When I'm all grown up, come what may,
I'll build a boat to carry me away”
Guy Gavriel Kay, Tigana

Jane Austen
“...and yet, though desirous to be gone, she could not quit the mansion-house, or look an adieu to the cottage, with its black, dripping and comfortless veranda, or even notice through the misty glasses the last humble tenements of the village, without a saddened heart. Scenes had passed in Uppercross which made it precious. It stood the record of many sensations of pain, once severe, but now softened; and of some instances of relenting feeling, some breathings of friendship and reconciliation, which could never be looked for again, and which could never cease to be dear. She left it all behind her, all but the recollection that such things had been.”
Jane Austen, Persuasion

Neil Gaiman
“Inside the pub, Richard's friends continued to celebrate his forthcoming departure with an enthusiasm that, to Richard, was beginning to border on the sinister.”
Neil Gaiman, Neverwhere

Kate Chopin
“How long will you be gone?"
"Forever, perhaps. I don't know. It depends upon a good many things.”
Kate Chopin, The Awakening

Kate Chopin
“You won't--I hope you won't completely forget me.”
Kate Chopin, The Awakening

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