101 Encouraging Moving on Quotes

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As beautiful falling in love is, as painful can it be to go through a breakup. If your relationship has come to an end, it can be quite difficult to let go and move on. Moving on is especially difficult when you still have deep feelings for your ex-partner. At the same time, the inability to accept the end of your relationship prevents you from moving towards a happier and better future. If you are unable to accept that the two of you are no longer together, many problems may arise from it. In short, breaking up can hurt painfully. However, it’s necessary for your well-being to move on eventually. Otherwise, the pain will slowly begin to consume you. In order to help you with healing your emotional wounds, we’ve created the following collection of moving on quotes. These are the quotes that encourage you to initiate the process of letting go and finally moving on with your life.

Let’s face it, moving on from a healthy and fulfilling relationship that has come to an end is nothing but painful. This is especially true when you were absolutely convinced that the relationship was destined to last forever.

“You can spend minutes, hours, days, weeks, or even months over-analyzing a situation; trying to put the pieces together, justifying what could’ve, would’ve happened… or you can just leave the pieces on the floor and move […] on.”
Tupac Shakur

Splitting up with the person you once thought was “the one” can be quite overwhelming. Slowly letting go of your ex-partner, however, is a critical part of a breakup. There’s nothing more painful and draining than to regret the end of your relationship for a year or more.

Moving on quotes

The following moving on quotes help you to finally let go of the past and to move towards a better future.

They say that time is a great healer. However, sometimes it simply takes a little encouragement to let go. It’s that little spark of support and encouragement – just at the right moment – that helps you to finally let go of a past relationship.

101 Encouraging Moving on Quotes

Letting go and moving on can be quite a struggle. However, it is an important lesson in life we all need to make sooner or later. Many of the following authors were confronted with quite similar circumstances that you find yourself in at the present moment. In fact, they all were confronted with terribly painful breakups and were unable to move on with their lives. However, thanks to the experiences of these people, many important tips on moving on have accumulated throughout the centuries.

The following moving on quotes will help you to slowly but surely see things in a much brighter perspective. By doing so, these quotes about moving on encourage you to let go of a past relationship and to create a better future for yourself.

Here are these encouraging quotes about moving on

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“You must make a decision that you are going to move on. It won’t 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

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“Don’t be ashamed to weep; ’tis right to grieve. Tears are only water, and flowers, trees, and fruit cannot grow without water. But there must be sunlight also. A wounded heart will heal in time, and when it does, the memory and love of our lost ones are sealed inside to comfort us.“
Brian Jacques

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“Even though you may want to move forward in your life, you may have one foot on the brakes. In order to be free, we must learn how to let go. Release the hurt. Release the fear. Refuse to entertain your old pain. The energy it takes to hang onto the past is holding you back from a new life. What is it you would let go of today?“
Mary Manin Morrissey

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“A broken heart is just the growing pains necessary so that you can love more completely when the real thing comes along.“
J.S.B. Morse

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“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

6.

“You’ll get through this. And I know it’s impossible to believe right now, but it gets better. Trust me.“
Susane Colasanti

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“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

8.

“Know that everything is in perfect order whether you understand it or not.“
Valery Satterwhite

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“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

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“Keeping baggage from the past will leave no room for happiness in the future.“
Wayne L. Misner

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“That’s all you can do in this world, no matter how strong the current beats against you, or how heavy your burden, or how tragic your love story. You keep going.“
Robyn Schneider

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“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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“Every time your heart is broken, a doorway cracks open to a world full of new beginnings, new opportunities.“
Patti Roberts

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“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

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“You can’t look back – you just have to put the past behind you, and find something better in your future.“
Jodi Picoult

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“Many times, relationships between people cannot be fixed, because they should not be fixed. You’re aboard a ship setting sail, and the other person has joined the inland circus, or is boarding a different ship, and you just can’t be with each other anymore. Because you shouldn’t be.“
C. JoyBell C.

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“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

18.

“Life moves on and so should we“
Spencer Johnson

19.

“It is our wounds that create in us a desire to reach for miracles. The fulfillment of such miracles depends on whether we let our wounds pull us down or lift us up towards our dreams.“
Jocelyn Soriano

20.

“If I kept saying it; if I kept reaching out. My accident really taught me just one thing: the only way to go on is to go on. To say ‘I can do this’ even when you know you can’t.“
Stephen King

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“Yes, I understand why things had to happen this way. I understand his reason for causing me pain. But mere understanding does not chase away the hurt. It does not call upon the sun when dark clouds have loomed over me. Let the rain come then if it must come! And let it wash away the dust that hurt my eyes!“
Jocelyn Soriano

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“Make it a rule of life never to regret and never to look back. Regret is an appalling waste of energy; you can’t build on it; it’s only good for wallowing in.“
Katherine Mansfield

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“He loved me. He loved me, but he doesn’t love me anymore, and it’s not the end of the world.“
Jennifer Weiner

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“The only whole heart is a broken one because it lets the light in.“
David J. Wolpe

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“I’m not crying because of you; you’re not worth it. I’m crying because my delusion of who you were was shattered by the truth of who you are.“
Steve Maraboli

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“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

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“Sometimes it takes a heartbreak to shake us awake and help us see we are worth so much more than we’re settling for.“
Mandy Hale

28.

“Girls you’ve gotta know when it’s time to turn the page.“
Tori Amos

29.

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

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“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

31.

“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

32.

“How can I be reasonable? To me our love was everything and you were my whole life. It is not very pleasant to realize that to you it was only an episode.“
W. Somerset Maugham

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“When I say I’m going to forget you I know it’s impossible to forget someone I once knew. What I want is to erase you from my thoughts and purge you from my memories. I’m saying it’s what I wish for, not what is or could ever be.“
Donna Lynn Hope

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“Why don’t you just pretend that [he]dropped dead? You can’t call or write to a dead man. Put a couple of candles in front of his picture, say a few Hail Marys, and get it over with.“
Isabel Lopez

35.

“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.

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“Birds sing even when the world is filled with sadness. I don’t know why people can’t do the same thing.“
Michael Gilbert

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“I still think of you every day. But I’m trying not to let it hurt me with the same intensity that it used to.“
Ranata Suzuki

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“Broken heart will turn into a stronger one within hope.“
Toba Beta

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“I have learned that if you must leave a place that you have lived in and loved and where all your yesteryears are buried deep, leave it anyway except a slow way, leave it the fastest way you can. Never turn back and never believe that an hour you remember is a better hour because it is dead. Passed years seem safe ones, vanquished ones, while the future lives in a cloud, formidable from a distance.“
Beryl Markham

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“Love is hard to find, hard to keep, and hard to forget.“
Alysha Speer

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“One of the best times for figuring out who you are & what you really want out of lifeRight after a break-up.“
Mandy Hale

42.

“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

43.

“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

44.

“Know that everything is in perfect order whether you understand it or not.“
Guy Finley

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“Endings are almost always a little sad, even when there is something to look forward to on the other side.“
Emily Giffin

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“I know my heart will never be the same but I’m telling myself I’ll be okay“
Sara Evans

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“But if your boyfriend, out of nowhere and with no advance warning whatsoever, dumps you for no apparent reason, is it really about you? Or is it all him?“
Susane Colasanti

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“A very wise man once told me that you can’t look back – you just have to put the past behind you, and find something better in your future.“
Jodi Picoult

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“She had missed him so long now, that the feeling had become a part of her. As each day passed, the missing distanced itself from her heart. One day she woke, and realized the missing was there but the pain was gone. Missing without pain is tolerable. Pain linked to heartache is intolerable.“
Coco J. Ginger

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

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“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

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

53.

“When you love someone, it’s never over,’ Dr. Carruthers replied gently. ‘You move on because you have to, but you bring him in your heart.“
Elizabeth Chandler

54.

“You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.“
Jonathan Safran Foer

55.

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

56.

“If you truly want to be respected by people you love, you must prove to them that you can survive without them.“
Michael Bassey Johnson

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“For my part, I prefer my heart to be broken. It is so lovely, dawn-kaleidoscopic within the crack.“
D.H. Lawrence

58.

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

59.

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

60.

“Sometimes the strongest thing you will ever do will be to let go of someone. It will be painful, you will suffer guilt, and you will second-guess yourself, but for your own sanity and quality of life, there will come a time where you hand them to God, with your love, and trust Him to be who and what He is. May our Lord comfort you.“
Lee Goff

61.

“I had to cease to mourn what could never be and make the most of what was possible. And I would begin doing that by trying to mend the hurts of the past.“
Cameron Dokey

62.

“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!“
Steve Maraboli

63.

“What’s past is prologue, and the world awaits.“
Lisa Mantchev

64.

“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

65.

“I had to get over [him]. For months now, a stone had been sitting on my heart. I’d shed a lot of tears over [him], lost a lot of sleep, eaten a lot of cake batter. Somehow, I had to move on. [Life] would be hell if I didn’t shake loose from the grip he had on my heart. I most definitely didn’t want to keep feeling this way, alone in a love affair meant for two. Even if he’d felt like The One. Even if I’d always thought we’d end up together. Even if he still had a choke chain on my heart.“
Kristan Higgins

66.

“Don’t allow someone not worth it to have the power to occupy your thoughts. If they don’t find you worth the effort or the time, why should you waste yours?“
Donna Lynn Hope

67.

“The more you go with the flow of life and surrender the outcome to God, and the less you seek constant clarity, the more you will find that fabulous things start to show up in your life.“
Mandy Hale

68.

“Sometimes we must undergo hardships, breakups, and narcissistic wounds, which shatter the flattering image that we had of ourselves, in order to discover two truths: that we are not who we thought we were; and that the loss of a cherished pleasure is not necessarily the loss of true happiness and well-being.“
Jean-Yves Leloup

69.

“When we are in love, we are convinced nobody else will do. But as time goes, others do do, and often do do, much much better.”
Coco J. Ginger

70.

“I suppose you can’t hold on to old things just for the sake of holding on.“
Jenny Han

71.

“Sometimes letting go is simply changing the labels you place on an event. Looking at the same event with fresh eyes.“
Steve Maraboli

72.

“To be rejected by someone doesn’t mean you should also reject yourself or that you should think of yourself as a lesser person. It doesn’t mean that nobody will ever love you anymore. Remember that only ONE person has rejected you at the moment, and it only hurt so much because to you, that person’s opinion symbolized the opinion of the whole world, of God.“
Jocelyn Soriano

73.

“The only thing a boyfriend was good for was a shattered heart.“
Becca Fitzpatrick

74.

“Your heart’s strength is measured by how hard it holds on. Your self-worth and faith is measured by finally letting go. However, your peace is measured by how long you don’t look back.“
Shannon L. Alder

75.

“Sadness gives depth. Happiness gives height. Sadness gives roots. Happiness gives branches. Happiness is like a tree going into the sky, and sadness is like the roots going down into the womb of the earth. Both are needed, and the higher a tree goes, the deeper it goes, simultaneously. The bigger the tree, the bigger will be its roots. In fact, it is always in proportion. That’s its balance.“
Osho

76.

“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 the past that drags you down.“
Amit Ray

77.

“There is a huge amount of freedom that comes to you when you take nothing personally.“
Miguel Ruiz

78.

“A grateful mindset can set you free from the prison of disempowerment and the shackles of misery.“
Steve Maraboli

79.

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

80.

“I will continue my path, but I will keep a memory always.“
Rosie Thomas

81.

“That’s how it is with relationships, it’s a part of life, and all the great love songs and poems and films have been written by people who were standing where I was that morning as Simon shut the door. Doesn’t make it any easier though. „
Jane Green

82.

“Any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us weep.“
Clive Barker

83.

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

84.

“[If] you decide to leave me at the shore of the heart where I have roots. Remember that on that day, at that hour, I shall lift my arms and my roots will set off to seek another land“
Pablo Neruda

85.

“Life is not a PG feel-good movie. Real life often ends badly. Literature tries to document this reality while showing us it is still possible for us to endure nobly.“
Matthew Quick

86.

“So it’s true, when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love.“
E.A. Bucchianeri

87.

“Part of surviving is being able to move on.“
Alexandra Bracken

88.

“If you’ve been up all night and cried till you have no more tears left in you – you will know that there comes, in the end, a sort of quietness. You feel as if nothing is ever going to happen again.“
C.S. Lewis

89.

“She knew that this day, this feeling, couldn’t last forever. Everything passed; that was partly why it was so beautiful. Things would get difficult again. But that was okay too. The bravery was in moving forward, no matter what.“
Lauren Oliver

90.

“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

91.

“Sometimes you have to give the hurt a noise and let it out. If you don’t, it fills you up with its emptiness.“
Kiera Cas

92.

“You can meet someone who’s just right, but he might not be meant for you. You break up, you lose things, you never feel the same again. But maybe you should stop questioning why. Maybe you should just accept it and move on.“
Winna Efendi

93.

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

94.

“When it comes to love and loss, acceptance is never easy. We can’t make someone see all we have to give, make them love us, or make them change. All we can do is move on and stop wasting time.“
April Mae Monterrosa

95.

“Love is proved the moment you let go of someone because they need you to.“
Shannon L. Alder

96.

“She’s not going to let go until she sees for herself that there’s nothing left to hold on to.“
Susane Colasanti

97.

“Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart.“
José N. Harris

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“Moving on means we have to protect ourselves.“
Jojo Moyes

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“It was strange, really. A couple months ago, I had thought I couldn’t live without him. Apparently, I could.“
Gabrielle Zevin

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“Don’t tie your heart to a person that has nothing left to offer you. Let it go. It might hurt for a while, but when you get over it, you’ll see that its better.“
Orebela Gbenga

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

I hope you enjoyed reading this collection of moving on quotes.

Stay victorious!


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