Moving On Quotes

131+ Letting Go and Moving On Quotes

In life, you have to learn to let go things that make your life difficult. These things can be a partner, bad behavior and other things that don’t add any value to your life.  After letting go, you need to move on with life no matter what. However, it’s never that easy. You need to be inspired and encouraged to let go and move on. Letting go and moving on quotes can help you gather the courage and strength to move on. Here are some popular quotes that will inspire you to let go and move on.

Moving On Quotes

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.’’

Dr. Seuss

“When you let go, you are truly free.” – Unknown

“You must make a decision that you are going to move on. It wont happen automatically. You will have to rise up and say, d’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

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“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. When I let go of what I have, I receive what I need.” – Tao Te Ching

Finally Moved on Quotes

“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

“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 Lander

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.’’

Maria Robinson

“We must be willing to let go of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” – Joseph Campbell

“Stop worrying about what you have to loose and start focusing on what you have to gain.


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“When the world is at your back, and your heart is at your feet…the best way to go on is to just “be”.” – Jennifer Varnadore

“Cry me a river, build a bridge, and get over it.” – Justin Timberlake

“I gather strength from life’s storms.”

Jonathan Lockwood Huie

“Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass – It’s about learning how to dance in the rain.”

Vivian Greene

“Look at life through the windshield, not the rear-view mirror”

Byrd Baggett

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“Sometimes the hardest part isn’t letting go but rather learning to start over.” – Nicole Sobon

“Today is the first day of the rest of your life.”


“Whatever doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.”

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“Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.” – Lyndon B. Johnson

“If you’ve fallen down, today is the day you can get back up and try again.”

Amelie Chance

“Laughter gives us distance. It allows us to step back from an event, deal with it and then move on.”

Bob Newhart

Quotes About Moving on in Life

“Whatever is bringing you down, get rid of it. Because you’ll find that when you’re free… your true self comes out.”

Tina Turner

“The past always looks better than it was because it isn’t here.”

Finley Peter Dunne

“It’s never too late to be who you might have been.”

George Eliot

“Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward.”


“Often the thought of pain is actually worse that the pain itself.”

Greg Behrendt

Quotes About Moving on and Being Happy

“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

“Fall down 7 times. Stand up 8.”

Chinese Proverb

“Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.”

Bern Williams

“People can be more forgiving than you can imagine. But you have to forgive yourself. Let go of what’s bitter and move on.”

Bill Cosby

“To be able to move on, one has to learn to forgive not only the person (or people) who have done one wrong but also oneself.”

Eugenia Tripputi

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“Sooner or later we’ve all got to let go of our past.”

Dan Brown

“When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.”

Kahlil Gibran

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but simply moving on with dignity despite that fear.”

Pat Riley

“Don’t let yesterday use up too much of today.”

Cherokee Indian Proverb

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“Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning; they are an incentive to keep you going all day.”

Harvey Mackay

“I choose not to project my past onto my future.”

Jonathan Lockwood Huie

“What’s the point of pointing the finger, other than to stall your own progress in moving on?”

Lisa Steadman

“Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.”

Hermann Hesse

“The great courageous act that we must all do, is to have the courage to step out of our history and past so that we can live our dreams.”

Oprah Winfrey

“Life is about making the right decisions and moving on.”

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Josh Rayburn

“By forgiving and choosing to move on, one takes the power back to morph it into positive energy.”

Eugenia Tripputi

“Today will never happen again. Don’t waste it with a false start or no start at all.”

Og Mandino

“I won’t let the sun go down on Me.”

Nik Kershaw

“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.”

Eleanor Roosevelt


“Achievement seems to be connected with action. Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.”

Conrad Hilton

“Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.”

Steve Maraboli

“Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on.”

Les Brown

“Forgiveness and letting go are steps on our road back to happiness.”

Tina Dayton

Quotes About Moving on in Life

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.”

Maya Angelou

“Things do not change; we change.”

Henry David Thoreau

“It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

“Letting go doesn’t mean giving up, but rather accepting that there are things that cannot be.”


“You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.”

Christopher Columbus

“It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.”


“You are responsible for your life. You can’t keep blaming somebody else for your dysfunction. Life is really about moving on.”

Oprah Winfrey

“I demolish my bridges behind me – then there is no choice but to move forward.”

Fridtjof Nansen

“Let every day be the first day of the rest of your life”

Jonathan Lockwood Huie

“When the going gets tough, the tough get going.”


“Life only demands from you the strength you possess.”

Dag Hammarskjold

“Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.”

Martin Luther King Jr.

“We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.”

Walt Disney

“People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.”

Thich Nhat Hanh

“Keeping baggage from the past will leave no room for happiness in the future.”

Wayne L. Misner

“Moving on, is a simple thing, what it leaves behind is hard.”

Dave Mustaine

“Moving on is easy. It’s staying moved on that’s trickier.”

Katerina Stoykova Klemer

“A man who does not leave his hut will bring nothing in.”

West African Proverb

“The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward.” – Steve Maraboli“The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward.” – Steve Maraboli

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“Some things are just never meant to be, no matter how much we wish they were.”


“If you’re going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill

“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.”

Lao Tzu

“In the process of letting go you will lose many things from the past, but you will find yourself.” – Deepak Chopra

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.”

Maria Robinson

“Change has to come for life to struggle forward.” – Helen Hollick

“God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; Courage to change the things I can; And wisdom to know the difference.”

Reinhold Niebuhr

“Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.” – Herman Hesse

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”

Dr. Seuss

“There’s an important difference between giving up and letting go.” – Jessica Hatchigan

“Sometimes you have to move on without certain people. If they’re meant to be in your life, they’ll catch up.’’

Mandy Hale

“Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.” – Raymond Lindquist

“It is important that we forgive ourselves for making mistakes. We need to learn from our errors and move on.” – Steve Maraboli

“The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are.’’

J.P. Morgan

“Nirvana means to extinguish the burning fires of the Three Poisons: greed, anger, and ignorance. This can be accomplished by letting go of dissatisfaction.” – Shinjo Ito

“Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself.’’

Deborah Reber

“Open your arms to change, but don’t let go of your values.” – Dalai Lama

“It happens to everyone as they grow up. You find out who you are and what you want, and then you realize that people you’ve known forever don’t see things the way you do. So you keep the wonderful memories, but find yourself moving on.’’

Nicholas Sparks

“Life moves on and so should we” – Spencer Johnson

“Sometimes you have to take a step back to move forward” – Erika Taylor

Sometimes, it’s advisable to let go things that are making your life difficult. For instance, if your partner isn’t making you happy, there comes a time you’ve to make a decision of letting go and moving on. The above letting go and moving on quotes will give you the courage and inspiration you need to let go and move with your life.

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