Our lives are rarely straightforward and it can be tempting to cling to what we know and is most familiar. But life is constantly changing and sometimes we need to be able to move on and let go, whether it be from breaking up with someone you love, losing someone dear to you, changing jobs or just making a fresh start somewhere new.
Let these quotes about moving on help you to overcome your fear of the unknown and allow you to let go of the past.
Quotes About Moving On
You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present.
~ Jan Glidwell
What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from.
~ T. S. Eliot
You can’t have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
~ Charles Kettering
Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone any more. It’s just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself.
~ Deborah Reber
I think that the power is the principle. The principle of moving forward, as though you have the confidence to move forward, eventually gives you confidence when you look back and see what you’ve done.
~ Robert Downey Jr.
To let go is to release the images and emotions, the grudges and fears, the clingings and disappointments of the past that bind our spirit.
~ Jack Kornfield
One of the hardest things to do in life is to let go of what you thought was real and see how for it really was.
Sometimes letting things go is an act of far greater power than defending or hanging on.
~ Eckhart Tolle
We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the life that is waiting for us.
~ Joseph Campbell
Letting go of what you love is difficult, but holding on to something that isn’t meant for you is impossible.
If you bury the pain deep down it will stay with you indefinitely, but if you open yourself to it, experience it, and deal with it head-on, you’ll find it begins to move on after a while.
~ Greg Behrendt
Let it go and let it be.
The best revenge is just moving on and getting over it. Don’t give someone the satisfaction of watching you suffer.
It’s better to end something and start another than to imprison yourself in hoping for the impossible.
~ Marione Ashley
Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.
~ Maria Robinson
Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.
~ Steve Maraboli
Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it.
~ Ann Landers
You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy. So let them go, let go of them. I tie no weights to my ankles.
~ C. Joybell C.
Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.
~ Steve Maraboli
You must make a decision that you are going to move on. It wont happen automatically. You will have to rise up and say, ‘I don’t care how hard this is, I don’t care how disappointed I am, I’m not going to let this get the best of me. I’m moving on with my life.
~ Joel Osteen
Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.