Letting Go Quotes For When To Move On

Letting Go Quotes

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Relationships come to an end for due to any number of reasons, the relationships don’t have to be romantic to have an impact in your life that makes it hard to let go. Once things have gotten to that stage, you must let go and move on with your life, these quotes about letting go are aimed to help you get out of such situations and positions that make it convenient to keep holding onto things you know you absolutely need to let go.

if you are anyone who has been in any kind of strong relationships, you would understand how difficult it is sometimes to leg go, letting go quotes would give you insights and open your mind into more more reasons and even better opportunities as well as better relationships that lie ahead for that moment you decide to say ‘It’s enough!’ and decide to finally let go.

The dangerous thing about holding onto to something you are supposed to have gotten over is that it limits the chances you have to acquire better replacements of whatever it is you find hard to let go, they could be any of the following; relationships, jobs, partners, ideas, hobbies etc.

The first step of letting go is getting ideas from those who had enough and decided to let go, these individuals eventually experienced better in their life going forward. Their knowledge and experiences have been compiled in the form of quotes on how to let go, these quotes about letting go is all you need to start with today.

Quotes On How To Let Go

  • Life is like a river, if you cannot let go of the past, it will drag you down the stream. ― Amit Ray
  • Sometimes letting go is braver than holding on until you break. ― Rebekah Crane
  • There is absolutely no beauty in holding onto something that you’re supposed to let go of. ― Sai Pradeep
  • Convince yourself everyday that you are worthy of a good life. Let go of stress, breathe. Stay positive, all is well. ― Germany Kent
  • Sometimes you hold on to what’s left,
    Sometimes you let go to start afresh. ― Sanhita Baruah
  • Why let go of yesterday? Because yesterday has already let go of you. ― Steve Maraboli
  • The beautiful journey of today can only begin when we learn to let go of yesterday. ― Steve Maraboli
  • The greatest step towards a life of simplicity is to learn to let go. ― 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
  • Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead of craving control over what you don’t. ― Steve Maraboli
  • 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
  • It is important that we forgive ourselves for making mistakes. We need to learn from our errors and move on. Steve Maraboli
  • Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness. ― Steve Maraboli
  • If people refuse to look at you in a new light and they can only see you for what you were, only see you for the mistakes you’ve made, if they don’t realize that you are not your mistakes, then they have to go. ― Steve Maraboli
  • You must learn to let go. Release the stress. You were never in control anyway. Steve Maraboli
  • Instead of thinking I am losing something when I clear clutter, I dwell on what I might gain. ― Lisa J. Shultz
  • No boundary or barrier surrounds the heart of a person that loves their self and others. ― Shannon L. Alder
  • The only real battle in life is between hanging on and letting go. – Shannon L. Alder
  • Forget what hurt you, but never forget what it taught you. Shannon L. Alder
  • I can’t take back the past, but I can fight for the future. – Shannon A. Thompson
  • Don’t hang on to the past and don’t look on to the future, focus on your present and present will build your future, cover your past and make your present worth a while ― Meeran W. Malik
  • Don’t go through life; grow through life. ― Eric Butterworth
  • Sometimes the hardest part isn’t letting go but rather learning to start over. ― Nicole Sobon
  • 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. (January 11) ― Sarah Ban Breathnach
  • Nothing ever happens like you imagine it will… but then again, if you don’t imagine, nothing ever happens at all. Imagining isn’t perfect. You can’t get all the way inside someone else… But imagining being someone else, or the world being something else, is the only way in. It is the machine that kills the fascists. ― John Green
  • When you leave, weary of me, without a word I shall gently let you go. ― Kim Sowol
  • No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories. ― Haruki Murakami
  • Your time is way too valuable to be wasting on people that can’t accept who you are. ― Turcois Ominek
  • I’m guilty of giving people more chances than they deserve but when I’m done, I’m done. ― Turcois Ominek
  • 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. ― C. JoyBell C.
  • 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.
  • Last night I lost the world, and gained the universe. ― C. JoyBell C.
  • We can’t be afraid of change. You may feel very secure in the pond that you are in, but if you never venture out of it, you will never know that there is such a thing as an ocean, a sea. Holding onto something that is good for you now, may be the very reason why you don’t have something better. ― C. JoyBell C.
  • There is no such thing as a “broken family.” Family is family, and is not determined by marriage certificates, divorce papers, and adoption documents. Families are made in the heart. The only time family becomes null is when those ties in the heart are cut. If you cut those ties, those people are not your family. If you make those ties, those people are your family. And if you hate those ties, those people will still be your family because whatever you hate will always be with you. ― C. JoyBell C.
  • 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. ― C. JoyBell C.
  • 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. – C. JoyBell C.
  • A star falls from the sky and into your hands. Then it seeps through your veins and swims inside your blood and becomes every part of you. And then you have to put it back into the sky. And it’s the most painful thing you’ll ever have to do and that you’ve ever done. But what’s yours is yours. Whether it’s up in the sky or here in your hands. And one day, it’ll fall from the sky and hit you in the head real hard and that time, you won’t have to put it back in the sky again. ― C. JoyBell C.
  • There ain’t no way you can hold onto something that wants to go, you understand? You can only love what you got while you got it. ― Kate DiCamillo
  • It’s tough to let go and move on from bad relationships, but so is every other good thing in life. – Anonymous
  • It is tough to let go of someone you can’t live without. But living with someone who can live without you, is much worse. – Anonymous
  • Sometimes, we have to fight for what we love and care about. Other times, we have to find strength to let go of the things we love most. – Anonymous
  • Starting today, I need to forget what’s gone, appreciate what still remains and look forward to what’s coming next. – Anonymous
  • What feels like the end is often the beginning. – Anonymous
  • 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. – Anonymous
  • Just remember, when you should grab something, grab it; when you should let go, let go. – Anonymous
  • Today is the first day of the rest of your life. – Anonymous
  • The truth was, he now belonged only to my past, and it was time I begin to accept it, as much as it hurt to do so. ― Tammara Webber
  • The most difficult aspect of moving on is accepting that the other person already did. ― Faraaz Kazi
  • Love is never supposed to hurt. Love is supposed to heal, to be your haven from misery, to make living fucking worthwhile. ― Mia Asher
  • If you truly want to be respected by people you love, you must prove to them that you can survive without them. – Shannon L. Alder
  • Being different is a revolving door in your life where secure people enter and insecure exit. ― Shannon L. Alder
  • If you spend your time hoping someone will suffer the consequences for what they did to your heart, then you’re allowing them to hurt you a second time in your mind. ― Shannon L. Alder
  • When someone you love says goodbye you can stare long and hard at the door they closed and forget to see all the doors God has open in front of you. ― Shannon L. Alder
  • Every woman that finally figured out her worth, has picked up her suitcases of pride and boarded a flight to freedom, which landed in the valley of change. ― Shannon L. Alder
  • 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
  • I can enjoy anywhere, and I can leave it. Life is about moving on. – Waris Dirie
  • You don’t have to let that one thing be the thing that defines you. ― Jojo Moyes
  • Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose. ― Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Moving on is easy. It’s staying moved on that’s trickier. ― Katerina Stoykova Klemer
  • I realize there’s something incredibly honest about trees in winter, how they’re experts at letting things go. ― Jeffrey McDaniel
  • If you didn’t love him, this never would have happened. But you did. And accepting that love and everything that followed it is part of letting it go. ― Sarah Dessen
  • When we think we have been hurt by someone in the past, we build up defenses to protect ourselves from being hurt in the future. So the fearful past causes a fearful future and the past and future become one. We cannot love when we feel fear…. When we release the fearful past and forgive everyone, we will experience total love and oneness with all. ― Gerald G. Jampolsky
  • Thank God I found the GOOD in goodbye. – Beyonce Knowles
  • 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
  • Sometimes it takes a heartbreak to shake us awake & help us see we are worth so much more than we’re settling for. ― Mandy Hale
  • Letting go does not mean you stop caring. It means you stop trying to force others to. – Mandy Hale
  • One of the best times for figuring out who you are and what you really want out of life? Right after a break-up. ― Mandy Hale
  • You will evolve past certain people. Let yourself. – Mandy Hale
  • Don’t go back to something God has already rescued you from. – Mandy Hale
  • I think that you never fall out of love with somebody, you just let go and move on. — Ashley Rickards
  • You don’t need strength to let go of something. What you really need is understanding. – Guy Finley
  • Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over. Guy Finley
  • Sometimes people come into your life just to teach you how to let go. – Jackson Kiddard
  • You must be strong enough to know that love will come to you when you are ready. You must be strong enough to know when to say goodbye, and know that letting go is not weak. – Marisa Donnelly
  • 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
  • I just wanted to tell you that I understand if you go. It’s okay if you have to leave us. It’s okay if you want to stop fighting. ― Gayle Forman
  • I do a good job of staying positive and just moving on. – Katie Taylor
  • I demolish my bridges behind me…then there is no choice but to move forward. ― Fridtjof Nansen
  • Most things are forgotten over time. Even the war itself, the life-and-death struggle people went through is now like something from the distant past. We’re so caught up in our everyday lives that events of the past are no longer in orbit around our minds. There are just too many things we have to think about everyday, too many new things we have to learn. But still, no matter how much time passes, no matter what takes place in the interim, there are some things we can never assign to oblivion, memories we can never rub away. They remain with us forever, like a touchstone. ― Haruki Murakami
  • Letting go brings a feeling of lightness and freedom, like taking a heavy rock off your shoulders.” – Remez Sasson
  • Letting go means freedom from unpleasant memories. – Remez Sasson
  • Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end. – Seneca
  • Even on my weakest days I get a little bit stronger. Sara Evans
  • 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
  • There are times in life when people must know when not to let go. Balloons are designed to teach small children this. Terry Pratchett
  • 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
  • You’ve got to make a conscious choice every day to shed the old – whatever “the old” means for you. – Sarah Ban Breathnach
  • You can’t expect to move forward if your emergency break is on. ― Angela Cecilia
  • Our scars make us who we are. Wear them proudly, and move forward. ― Jane Linfoot
  • I welcomed who I was and left behind who I was not. ― David Elliott
  • Rehashing the past wouldn’t change anything. Time to move forward. ― Zena Wynn
  • You need to have faith in yourself. Be brave and take risks. You don’t have to have it all figured out to move forward. ― Roy T. Bennett
  • Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down. – Roy T. Bennett
  • Time doesn’t heal emotional pain, you need to learn how to let go. – Roy T. Bennett
  • 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
  • Life becomes easier when you learn to accept an apology you never got.― Robert Brault
  • Relationships are eternal. The ‘separation’ is another chapter in the relationship. Often, letting go of the old form of the relationship becomes a lesson in pure love much deeper than any would have learned had the couple stayed together. Marianne Williamson
  • Letting go helps us 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 Beattie
  • Everything I read about hitting a midlife crisis was true. I had such a struggle letting go of youthful things and learning how to exist and have enthusiasm while settling into the comfort of an older age. David Bowie
  • Even as kids reach adolescence, they need more than ever for us to watch over them. Adolescence is not about letting go. It’s about hanging on during a very bumpy ride. Ron Taffel
  • To help yourself, you must be yourself. Be the best that you can be. When you make a mistake, learn from it, pick yourself up and move on. – Dave Pelzer
  • The past always looks better than it was because it isn’t here. – Finley Peter Dunne
  • 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
  • Life moves forward. The old leaves wither, die and fall away, and the new growth extends forward into the light. – Bryant McGill
  • There’s an important difference between giving up and letting go. – Jessica Hatchigan
  • Change has to come for life to struggle forward. – Helen Hollick
  • Courage is the power to let go of the familiar. – Raymond Lindquist
  • 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
  • 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
  • It’s sad but sometimes moving on with the rest of you life starts with goodbye. – Carrie Underwood
  • At some point, you gotta let go, and sit still, and allow contentment to come to you. – Elizabeth Gilbert
  • You have to let go of who you were to become who you will be. – Candace Bushnell
  • 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
  • Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past, and is therefore the means for correcting our misperceptions. ― Gerald G. Jampolsky
  • 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
  • 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
  • Holding on is believing that there’s only a past; letting go is knowing that there’s a future. Daphne Rose Kingma
  • In the process of letting go, you will lose many things from the past, but you will find yourself. Deepak Chopra
  • A huge problem we face when we’re in need is giving up our intuition and blindly following instruction. Letting go works when we are following our hearts, but not so well when we are following a leader. Tara Stiles
  • I think anybody who has had a long relationship and has had a really hard time letting go, wants to feel like it’s not all for naught, and it’s meaningful, because it makes you who you are. Rashida Jones
  • So we’re in this process of letting go of our own attachments to our physical forms and to the people we love, and… basically everything. Life is like this one big process of letting go. Adrianne Lenker
  • As you become aware of what has robbed you of the purity of an innocent mind, a clear heart and a strong body, you will be deeply served by letting go of those familiar limitations. Debbie Ford
  • Meditation is really letting go of all the thought processes or ‘mind traffic’ that gets in the way of just whatever is between you and space and consciousness. Trudie Styler
  • Most people believe that results matter. The idea that results matter is one that you have to keep letting go of. And most of the time, I believe it. Russell Simmons
  • I feel like, every single decision I make and every single album I make, it’s all about letting go. Letting go of the past and just getting on with it. John Grant
  • The point of human evolution is adapting to circumstance. Not letting go of the old, but adapting it, is necessary. Sonali Bendre
  • By letting go of my fears and concerns, I’ve gained so much happiness and freedom. With that freedom I’ve also gained confidence. Sabrina Claudio
  • Letting go of things and not being afraid of being ridiculous or over the top – I think that’s the main thing for me to work on. Charlotte Gainsbourg
  • I have realized taking a stand is tough, but what’s tougher is maintaining it and letting go of all those who doubt your intent. Rhea Chakraborty
  • If the past is not resolved, future relationships will suffer. Let your heart heal, before you open the door to another. – Leon Brown
  • What’s the greater risk? Letting go of what people think – or letting go of how I feel, what I believe, and who I am? — Brene Brown
  • Keeping baggage from the past will leave no room for happiness in the future. – Wayne L. Misner
  • 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
  • Offering yourself forgiveness and compassion for what has happened will help you to let go of the past so that you can move more fully into the future. – Alison Cardy
  • I’ve been burdened with blame trapped in the past for too long, I’m moving on. – Rascal Flatts
  • To wander is to be alive. – Roman Payne
  • There is love in holding and there is love in letting go. – Elizabeth Berg
  • When we go back into the past and rake up all the troubles we’ve had, we end up reeling and staggering through life. Stability and peace of mind come by living in the moment. – Pam W. Vredevelt
  • Letting go is not getting rid of memories. Memories will stay; they always do. Letting go is making sure that the pain associated with the memories goes away. – Arti Honrao
  • It’s never too late to be who you might have been. – George Eliot
  • Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending. – Maria Robinson
  • Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass – It’s about learning how to dance in the rain. – Vivian Greene
  • Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure. – Oprah Winfrey
  • Let go of the battle. Breathe quietly and let it be. Let your body relax and your heart soften. Open to whatever you experience without fighting. – Jack Kornfield
  • A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone. – Henry David Thoreau
  • Life moves on and so should we. – Spencer Johnson
  • The more you let yourself go, the less others let you go. – Friedrich Nietzsche
  • 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
  • You are not giving up when you let go, you are moving on, there is a big difference. – Catherine Pulsifer
  • Just because someone has been in your life for many years, doesn’t mean there shouldn’t be a point at which you finally decide to let go. – Wilfred James Dolor
  • If it doesn’t agree with your spirit let it go. – Germany Kent
  • Sometimes you have to take a step back to move forward. – Erika Taylor
  • 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
  • There’s a trick to the Graceful Exit. It begins with the vision to recognize when a job, a life stage, a relationship is over – and to let go. It means leaving what’s over without denying its value. – Ellen Goodman
  • Let go of yesterday. Let today be a new beginning and be the best that you can, and you’ll get to where God wants you to be. – Joel Osteen
  • You can live your life angry, bitter, mad at somebody or even guilty, not letting go of your own mistakes, but you won’t receive the good things God has in store. Joel Osteen
  • It doesn’t take a lot of strength to hang on. It takes a lot of strength to let go. – J. C. Watts
  • We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. – Joseph Campbell
  • Let go of becoming but never let go of taking action. Stop expecting and start living. – Maxime Lagacé
  • Let go and just do your own work. – Ajahn Chah
  • There are two ways to be. One is at war with reality and the other is at peace. – Byron Katie
  • Accept what is, let go of what was, have faith in what will be. – Sonia Ricotti
  • Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like. – Lao Tzu
  • The greatest thing is, at any moment, to be willing to give up who we are in order to become all that we can be. – Max De Pree
  • A mistake is only a mistake if you dwell on it. Let go and forgive. ― Akiroq Brost
  • Sometimes the only way to get a grip is by learning to let go. ― Curtis Tyrone Jones
  • Letting go gives us freedom and freedom is the only condition for happiness. – Nhat Hanh
  • Abundance is a process of letting go; that which is empty can receive. – Bryant H. McGill
  • Letting go is an energetic process that moves us in a different flow of reality beyond the illusion and into more of a free-flowing liberation space. – Christine McCormick Day
  • Sometimes love means letting go when you want to hold on tighter. – Melissa Marr
  • The point of human evolution is adapting to circumstance. Not letting go of the old, but adapting it, is necessary. Sonali Bendre
  • Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go. Hermann Hesse
  • There’s a victory in letting go of your expectations. Mike White
  • 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.
  • Let the things of long ago drift away on the water. ― Alan Brennert
  • 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
  • If you want to fly in the sky, you need to leave the earth. If you want to move forward, you need to let go of the past that drags you down. Amit Ray
  • It’s the way you fall you. Gotta let yourself go. ― Melville Shavelson
  • 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
  • Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward. Victor Kiam
  • Memory looks back in order to move forward. – Marty Rubin
  • You can’t hold on to the past and expect to grow as a human being. ― Marty Rubin
  • Girls you’ve gotta know when it’s time to turn the page. – Tori Amos
  • I don’t know what lies ahead, but I want to keep going forever… – Fuyumi Soryo
  • You only struggle because you’re ready to grow but aren’t willing to let go. ― Drew Gerald
  • By accepting the process of letting go, we make people and things that we can’t stay with forever a part of our history. ― Dr Prem Jagyasi
  • The greatest win is walking away and choosing not to engage in drama and toxic energy at all. ― Lalah Delia
  • Letting go is also a matter of self-worth. ― Efrat Cybulkiewicz
  • All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on. ― Henry Havelock Ellis

No matter how attached you think you have become to an individual, group, environment or anything whatsoever, if it has become toxic and detrimental to your physical and mental health, do not hesitate to let go immediately. It would certainly be tough and difficult to just let go but the above letting go quotes have made it clear that choosing not to let go is worse than actually taking the bull by the horn. Do share the letting go quotes compilation with your friends who are in situations they need to let go but have no idea how to handle such situations.