They Flee from Me
by Sir Thomas Wyatt
They Flee from Me Abandonment Quotes
How we cite our quotes: (Line)
And I have leave to go of her goodness
And she also to use newfangleness" (18-19)
While the speaker is probably being ironic when speaking of "goodness," the rhyme on "newfangleness" and "goodness" suggests that leaving things behind and seeking out new opportunities isn't always a bad thing.