Looking for popular inspiring quotes on letting go and moving on? Check out our collection of Top-100 sayings. We’ve divided it into two parts: the first part consists of quotes and phrases with images, the second part consists of quotes without beautiful pictures (text-only).

Popular Quotes On Letting Go And Moving On (With Images)

“One of the happiest moments in life is when you find the courage to let go of what you cannot change.”

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“You only struggle because you’re ready to grow but aren’t willing to let go.” – Drew Gerald

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“Anything you can’t control is teaching you how to let go.” – Jackson Kiddard

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“There are things that we don’t want to happen but have to accept, things we don’t want to know but have to learn, and people we can’t live without but have to let go.”

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“When you let go you create space for something better.”

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“Sometimes people come into your life just to teach you how to let go.”

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“It’s not a matter of letting go – you would if you could. Instead of “Let it go” we should probably say “Let it be”. – Jon Kabat-Zinn

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“Letting go isn’t a one-time thing, it’s something you have to do every day, over and over again.” – Dawson’s Creek

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“Sometimes holding on does more damage than letting go.”

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“The reason why we can’t let go of someone is because deep inside we still have hope.”

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“One of the most courageous decisions you’ll ever make is to finally let go of what is hurting your heart and soul.” – B. Nicole

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“If you want to fly on the sky, you need to leave the earth. If you want to move forward, you need to let go the past that drags you down.” – Amit Ray

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“The only thing a person can ever really do is keep moving forward. Take that big leap forward without hesitation, without once looking back. Simply forget the past and forge toward the future.” – Alyson Noel

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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

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“A bridge can still be built, while the bitter waters are flowing beneath.” – Anthony Liccione

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“Holding on is believing that there’s only a past; letting go is knowing that there’s a future.” – Daphne Rose Kingma

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Letting Go And Moving On Quotes & Sayings

“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


“Pain will leave you, when you let go”


“Let go, or be dragged.”


“Letting go is the willingness to change your beliefs in order to bring more peace and joy into your life instead of holding onto beliefs that bring pain and suffering.” – Hal Tipper


“Why let go of yesterday? Because yesterday has already let go of you.” – Steve Maraboli


“You will evolve past certain people. Let yourself.” – Mandy Hale


“She let him go once. Every day demands that she release him over and over again.” – Julianna Baggott


“One of the simplest ways to stay happy is letting go of the things that makes you sad.”


“You must learn to let go. Release the stress. You were never in control anyway.” – Steve Maraboli


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


“Time doesn’t heal emotional pain, you need to learn how to let go.” – Roy T. Bennett


“The beautiful journey of today can only begin when we learn to let go of yesterday.” – Steve Maraboli


“Letting go. Everyone talks about it like it’s the easiest thing. Unfurl your fingers one by one until your hand is open. But my hand has been clenched into a fist for three years now; it’s frozen shut.” – Gayle Forman


“Let go of something old that no longer serves you to make room for something new.” – Roy T. Bennett


“Let go of certainty. The opposite isn’t uncertainty. It’s openness, curiosity and a willingness to embrace paradox, rather than choose up sides. The ultimate challenge is to accept ourselves exactly as we are, but never stop trying to learn and grow.” – Tony Schwartz


“Whatever comes, let it come, what stays let stay, what goes let go.” – Papaji


“The art is not one of forgetting but letting go. And when everything else is gone, you can be rich in loss.” – Rebecca Solnit


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


“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


“What happens when you let go, when your strength leaves you and you sink into darkness, when there’s nothing that you or anyone else can do, no matter how desperate you are, no matter how you try? Perhaps it’s then, when you have neither pride nor power, that you are saved, brought to an unimaginably great reward.” – Mark Halperin


“Never love something so much that you can’t let go of it.” – Ginni Rometty


“I think every girl has that a guy she has trouble letting go of.” – Rashida Jones


“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.”


“Thank God I found the GOOD in goodbye” – Beyoncé


“Simplify your life. You don’t grow spiritual, you shrink spiritual.”


“When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.”- Alexander Graham Bell


“If you want to forget something or someone, never hate it, or never hate him/her. Everything and everyone that you hate is engraved upon your heart; if you want to let go of something, if you want to forget, you cannot hate.”


“Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.”- Erich Fromm


“No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.” – Haruki Murakami


“If letting go, if letting people and things work themselves out in the way that they needed to without your help was the most important thing, then it was also the hardest.” – Deb Caletti


“We need to learn to let go as easily as we grasp and we will find our hands full and our minds empty.” – Leo F. Buscaglia


“There are things that we never want to let go of, people we never want to leave behind. But keep in mind that letting go isn’t the end of the world, it’s the beginning of a new life.”


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


“Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.” – Oprah Winfrey


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


“The greatest loss of time is delay and expectation, which depend upon the future. We let go the present, which we have in our power, and look forward to that which depends upon chance, and so relinquish a certainty for an uncertainty.” – Seneca


“Your past does not equal your future.” – Anthony Robbins


“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


“It’s hard to be clear about who you are when you are carrying around a bunch of baggage from the past. I’ve learned to let go and move more quickly into the next place.” – Angelina Jolie


“This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet.” – Rumi


“Sometimes the door closes on a relationship, not because we failed but because something bigger than us says this no longer fits our life. So, lock the door, shed a tear, turn around and look for the new door that’s opened. It’s a sign that you’re no longer that person you were, it’s time to change into who you are. It’s going to be okay.” – Lee Goff


“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


“Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.” – Guy Finley


“I’m guilty of giving people more chances than they deserve but when I’m done, I’m done.” – Turcois Ominek


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


“Renew, release, let go. Yesterday’s gone. There’s nothing you can do to bring it back. You can’t “should’ve” done something. You can only DO something. Renew yourself. Release that attachment. Today is a new day!”


“Why do people persist in a dissatisfying relationship, unwilling either to work toward solutions or end it and move on? It’s because they know changing will lead to the unknown, and most people believe that the unknown will be much more painful than what they’re already experiencing.” – Anthony Robbins


“The only real battle in life is between hanging on and letting go.” – Shannon L. Alder


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


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


“It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.” – J. K. Rowling


“The greatest step towards a life of simplicity is to learn to let go.”


“Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.” – Wayne Dyer


“Once you realize you deserve a bright future, letting go of your dark past is the best choice you will ever make.” – Roy T. Bennett


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


“I realise there’s something incredibly honest about trees in winter, how they’re experts at letting things go.” – Jeffrey McDaniel


“Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energy moving forward together towards an answer.”- Denis Waitley


“Let go of your attachment to being right, and suddenly your mind is more open. You’re able to benefit from the unique viewpoints of others, without being crippled by your own judgment.” – Ralph Marston


“Forget what hurt you but never forget what it taught you.” – Shannon L. Alder


“The most difficult aspect of moving on is accepting that the other person already did.” – Faraaz Kazi


“No matter how bad you want a person, if your hearts are in two different places, you’ll have to pass and move on.” – Alexandra Elle


“Just remember, when you should grab something, grab it; when you should let go, let go.”


“You don’t need strength to let go of something. What you really need is understanding.” – Guy Finley


“Even as I hold you, I am letting you go.” – Alice Walker


“Take all the time you need to heal emotionally. Moving on doesn’t take a day, it takes lots of little steps to be able to break free of your broken self.” – Tere Arigo


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


“Anything I cannot transform into something marvelous, I let go.” – Anais Nin


“The moment after being let go, when we can finally let it go, is the moment when love once again has hope.” – Brian MacLearn


“Let go. Why do you cling to pain? There is nothing you can do about the wrongs of yesterday. It is not yours to judge. Why hold on to the very thing which keeps you from hope and love?”


“You’ve got to know when to let a woman go if you want to keep her,and if you don’t want to keep her you let her go anyhow so it’s always a process of letting go, one way or the other.” – Charles Bukowski


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


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


“The day I understood everything, was the day I stopped trying to figure everything out. The day I knew peace was the day I let everything go.”


“Your time is way too valuable to be wasting on people that can’t accept who you are.” – Turcois Ominek


“I’ve been burdened with blame trapped in the past for too long, I’m moving on” – Rascal Flatts


“It’s effortless to let go of self-absorbed people. It’s challenging to let go of someone you care about and it’s exceedingly difficult to let go of an ideal and a belief in someone because what exacerbates the disappointment of finding out they weren’t who they presented themselves to be, is the betrayal of it.”


“It’s you who has to hold on to earth. You have to tighten your grip—which means letting go of him.” – Melissa Bank


“Letting go of someone we love is the hardest thing we will ever do. Some people never surrender to love for the fear of being hurt. But to not have loved, to not have felt the immense joy it brings, would have been a far worse kind of death.” – Goldie Hawn


“If love becomes too painful, then it’s time to let that love go and save yourself. You have to keep this in mind because you’ll be able to find another love but not another self.” – Robert Tew


“Letting go may sound so simple, but rarely is it a one-time thing. Just keep letting go, until one day it’s gone for good.” – Eleanor Brownn


“You can’t move forward if you’re still hanging on.” – Sue Fitzmaurice


“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


“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


“Life moves forward. The old leaves wither, die and fall away, and the new growth extends forward into the light.” – Bryant McGill


“Today expect something good to happen to you no matter what occurred yesterday. Realize the past no longer holds you captive. It can only continue to hurt you if you hold on to it. Let the past go. A simply abundant world awaits.” – Sarah Ban Breathnach


“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


“Letting go helps us to to live in a more peaceful state of mind and helps restore our balance. It allows others to be responsible for themselves and for us to take our hands off situations that do not belong to us. This frees us from unnecessary stress.” – Melody Beatti