Quotes About Moving On

Robert Frost on moving on
Breakups, fallouts and separations; they happen to all of us, in one way or another. While the world will tell you to move on, these quotes will actually help you in doing so!
Have no fear of moving into the unknown. Simply step out fearlessly knowing that I am with you, therefore no harm can befall you; all is very, very well. Do this in complete faith and confidence.
- Pope John Paul II
They say moving on is the only solution and the best one too! However, those of us who have tasted the bitter truths of life know that this though the best, isn't the easiest solution of them all. A breakup, the demise of someone really close, or a fallout in a friendship are just few instances that leave us miserable with an emptiness that is hard to replace. However, we also the power of words. The quotes mentioned below are nothing but words that will give you hope, and inspire you to look at life from a fresh perspective and not from a lens that is fogged by the past.

Inspirational Quotes to Help You Move On

You are responsible for your life. You can't keep blaming somebody else for your dysfunction. Life is really about moving on.
- Oprah Winfrey

Moving on, is a simple thing, what it leaves behind is hard.
- Dave Mustaine

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
- Conrad Hilton

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.
- Albert Einstein

Even if you fall on your face, you're still moving forward.
- Victor Kiam

Sometimes the cards we are dealt are not always fair. However you must keep smiling & moving on.
- Tom Jackson

By forgiving and choosing to move on, one takes the power back to morph it into positive energy.
- Eugenia Tripputi

You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.
- Christopher Columbus

Don't let someone become your everything, because when they're gone you have nothing!
- Kenya Mitchell

I am somebody. I am me. I like being me. And I don't need anybody to make me somebody.
- Louis L'Amore

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
- Washington Irving

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

To me, if life boils down to one thing, it's movement. To live is to keep moving.
- Jerry Seinfeld

We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.
- Kenji Miyazawa

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

I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at its best than mend it and see the broken pieces as long as I lived.
- Margaret Mitchell

It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less by baldness.
- Cicero

There is something beautiful about all scars of whatever nature. A scar means the hurt is over, the wound is closed and healed, done with.
- Harry Crews

Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
- M. Kathleen Casey

We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
- E. M. Forster

In three words, I can sum up life: it goes on.
- Robert Frost

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

Forgiveness and letting go are steps on our road back to happiness.
- Tina Dayton

Stand up and walk out of your history.
- Phil McGraw

Anonymity at its Best

These quotes are popular for what they mean, and not because of the people associated with them. However, the words in them are just as meaningful and inspirational as those in the quotes above!

Letting go of someone dear to you is hard,
but holding on to someone
who doesn't even feel
the same is much harder.
Giving up doesn't mean you are weak!
It only means that
you are strong enough to let go!


You have to forgive to forget, and forget, to feel again.

I'm going to smile and make you think I'm happy, I'm going to laugh, so you don't see me cry, I'm going to let you go in style, and even if it kills me - I'm going to smile.

The brightest future will always be based on a forgotten past, you can't go on well in life until you let go of your past failures and heartaches.

Watching you walk out of my life does not make me bitter or cynical about love. But rather makes me realize that if I wanted so much to be with the wrong person how beautiful it will be when the right one comes along.

If you love somebody, let them go. If they return, they were always yours. If they don't, they never were.

Losing someone you love can be indeed very painful. However, isn't it better to re-live the beautiful memories of that relationship, than be sad about what cannot be? So, look ahead instead of looking behind, and remember what was, with a smile on your face :)
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