Departures Quotes

Quotes tagged as "departures" (showing 1-9 of 9)
Stephen King
“I wanted to say goodbye to someone, and have someone say goodbye to me. The goodbyes we speak and the goodbyes we hear are the goodbyes that tell us we´re still alive.”
Stephen King, Wolves of the Calla

Dejan Stojanovic
“Arrival in the world is really a departure and that, which we call departure, is only a return.”
Dejan Stojanovic, The Sun Watches the Sun

Pierre Reverdy

The horizon slopes away

The days are longer

A heart hops in a cage
A bird sings
It is going to die
Another door is going to open
At the end of the corridor
Where a star
Begins to shine
A dark-haired woman
The lantern of the departing train

Pierre Reverdy, The Cubist Poets in Paris: An Anthology

Karen Joy Fowler
“Life is all arrivals and departures.”
Karen Joy Fowler, We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves

Barbara Hodgson
“Looking back I can see that there have been no breaks from one departure to the next; I start planning again before we've even arrived back home.”
Barbara Hodgson, The Tattooed Map

“In your life you will meet shooting stars. You will see them, make your wish and see them disappear.”
Nahiar Ozar

Anne Fall

The word is my last and most beautiful gift.”
Anne Fall, Rosa Scriptum

“Time to leave
and a friendly bough
from a neighbor's tree
leans over the fence
to shake hands with me”
John J. Geddes

Paul Watkins
“It is odd how, when you have announced that you are leaving, it is as if you are already gone, even if your physical departure still lies months away. People begin to erase you from their minds, and you walk the halls with a feeling of growing transparency.”
Paul Watkins, The Fellowship of Ghosts: A Journey Through the Mountains of Norway