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Moving on quotesIt may be comforting to hold onto something. Sometimes it is better to let go and move on. Here are a bunch of moving on quotes that can help you do just that. You are neither the first nor the last to find it difficult to move forward, you need to let go and it is a necessity to live your life.

  • I never see what has been done, I only see what remains to be done.
  • Holding on is believing that there’s a past; letting go is knowing that there’s a future.
  • “Sooner or later we’ve all got to let go of our past.”
  • Declare the past, diagnose the present, foretell the future.



  • Never love something so much that you can’t let go of it.
  • In order to move on, you must understand why you felt what you did and why you no longer need to feel it.
  • There comes a time when you have to stop crossing oceans for people who wouldn’t jump puddles for you.
  • There’s an important difference between giving up and letting go.
  • Just because you miss someone doesn’t mean you need them back in your life. Missing is just a part of moving on.
  • “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.”
  • If you can’t figure out where you stand with someone, it might be time to stop standing, and start walking.
  • The most difficult aspect of moving on is accepting that the other person already did.
  • Don’t waste your time looking back for what you have lost, move on for life wasn’t meant to be traveled backwards.
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  • Once you’ve made the decision to move on, don’t look back. You will never find your future in the rear view mirror.
  • “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.”
  • “Cowards die many times before their actual deaths.”
  • “If people have something to say about your life, that’s saying little about their own. Keep your head up, stay strong, and move on.”
  • “Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.”
  • 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.
  • “Sometimes the hardest part isn’t letting go but rather learning to start over.”
  • It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.
  • “People can be more forgiving than you can imagine. But you have to forgive yourself. Let go of what’s bitter and move on.”
  • 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.
  • Sometimes it’s very hard to move on, but once you do, you’ll realize it’s the best decision you’ve ever made.
  • “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.”
  • It is not enough just to wish well, we must also do well.
  • “Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward.”
  • “When lifes seems hopeless, rearrange things for a dose of dopeness.”
  • The price of inaction is far greater than the cost of making a mistake.



  • “In the process of letting go you will lose many things from the past, but you will find yourself.”
  • My dentist once told me that letting go is like pulling a tooth. When it was pulled out, you’re relieved, but how many times does your tongue run itself over the spot where the tooth once was? Probably a hundred times a day. Just because it was not hurting you doesn’t mean you did not notice it. It leaves a gap and sometimes you see yourself missing it terribly. It’s going to take a while, but it takes time. Should you have kept the tooth? No, because it was causing you so much pain. Therefore, move on and let go.
  • 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.
  • “Change has to come for life to struggle forward.”
  • Happiness is not something ready made, It comes from your own actions.
  • “Cry me a river, build a bridge, and get over it.”
  • “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.”
  • “A bridge can still be built, while the bitter waters are flowing beneath.”
  • Every failure is a step to success.
  • “If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.”
  • “When the world is at your back, and your heart is at your feet…the best way to go on is to just “be”.
  • I demolish my bridges behind me…then there is no choice but to move forward.
  • Go as far as you can see, when you get there you’ll be able to see farther.
  • “We must be willing to let go of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.”
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  • “Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.”
  • Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards.
  • 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.
  • “Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.”
  • Change can be good but its always tough to let go of the past.
  • “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.”
  • “You’ve got to make a conscious choice every day to shed the old – whatever “the old” means for you.”
  • “There’s an important difference between giving up and letting go.”
  • “If you love something, you have to let it go.”
  • “Forgiveness means letting go of the past.”
  • “When you let go, you are truly free.”



  • I’m guilty of giving people more chances than they deserve but when I’m done, I’m done.
  • “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.”
  • “It is important that we forgive ourselves for making mistakes. We need to learn from our errors and move on.”
  • “All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.”
  • The art is not one of forgetting but letting go. And when everything else is gone, you can be rich in loss.
  • “You don’t need strength to let go of something. What you really need is understanding.”
  • “Nirvana means to extinguish the burning fires of the Three Poisons: greed, anger, and ignorance. This can be accomplished by letting go of dissatisfaction.”
  • 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.
  • “Sometimes you have to take a step back to move forward.”
  • “Life moves on and so should we.”
  • “Open your arms to change, but don’t let go of your values.”
  • “You’ve gotta know when it’s time to turn the page.”
  • “You will evolve past certain people. Let yourself.”
  • “Broken hearts hurt but they will make you strong”
  • “Study the past if you would define the future.”
  • “The best skill at cards is knowing when to discard.”
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  • “Let go of your attachment to being right, and suddenly your mind is more open.”
  • “Even a rock moves on.”
  • “Life moves forward. The old leaves wither, die and fall away, and the new growth extends forward into the light.”
  • “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.”
  • “Why let go of yesterday? Because yesterday has already let go of you.”
  • “Holding on is believing that there’s only a past; letting go is knowing that there’s a future.”
  • “Time flies, people change. You’re not always needed. There are times to move forward and places to let go.”
  • Not everyone you lose is a loss.
  • “Forget what hurt you but never forget what it taught you.”
  • “Making a big life change can be scary but living with regret is always scarier.”
  • “You can only lose what you cling to.”
  • “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.”
  • “Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energy moving forward together towards an answer.”
  • If someone won’t lift a finger to call you, see you, and spend time with you, it’s time for you to lift five fingers and wave goodbye.
  • “Letting go does not mean you stop caring. It means you stop trying to force others to.”




You may feel lost, perhaps in sorrow or loss of something or someone. It’s healthy to come out with emotion, but there are also limits to how long you can go on. You need to let go and move on with your life. I hope that some of these moving on quotes could help you move on.

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