70 Most Inspirational Quotes to Help You Move On in Life

70 Inspirational Quotes to Help You Move On in Life

 

Most inspirational quotes to encourage you to let go of the past and focus on the future:

 

#1. “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

#2. “If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.”

– Henry Ford

#3. “Keep on beginning and failing. Each time you fail, start all over again, and you will grow stronger until you have accomplished a purpose – not the one you began with perhaps, but one you’ll be glad to remember.”

– Anne Sullivan

#4. “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

#5. “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

#6. “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

#7. “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 Lander

#8. “It is important that we forgive ourselves for making mistakes. We need to learn from our errors and move on.”

– Steve Maraboli

#9. “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

#10. “Nirvana means extinguishing the burning fires of the Three Poisons: greed, anger, and ignorance. This can be accomplished by letting go of dissatisfaction.”

– Shinjo Ito

#11. “Open your arms to change, but don’t let go of your values.”

– Dalai Lama

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

– Bryant McGill

#13. “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

#14. “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

#15. “We don’t want to go back to the same policies and practices that drove our economy into a ditch, that punished the middle class, and that led to this catastrophe. We keep moving forward.”

– David Axelrod

#16. “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

#17. “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

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

— Anonymous

#19. “Courage is not the absence of fear, but simply moving on with dignity despite that fear.”

— Pat Riley

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

— Theodore Roosevelt

#21. “Life is like riding a bicycle, to keep your balance, you must keep moving.”

— Albert Einstein

#22. “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

#23. “Courage is not the absence of fear, but simply moving on with dignity despite that fear.”

— Pat Riley

#24. “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

#25. “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.”

— Maria Robinson

 

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#26. “The problem is that when we speak of plan Bs, we already negate the possibility of moving on with plan A.”

— Isaac Herzog

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

— Bob Newhart

#28. “To be able to move on, one has to learn to forgive not only the person, or people, who have done one wrong but also oneself.”

— Eugenia Tripputi

#29. “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

#30. “Life moves on and so should we”
― Spencer Johnson

#31. “Laughter, and the broader category of humor, are key elements in helping us go on with our life after a loss.”

— Allen Klein

#32. “What’s the point of pointing the finger, other than to stall your own progress in moving on?”

— Lisa Steadman

#33. “You are responsible for your life. You can’t keep blaming somebody else for your dysfunction. Life is really about moving on.”

— Oprah Winfrey

#34. “By forgiving and choosing to move on, one takes the power back to morph it into positive energy.”

— Eugenia Tripputi

#35. “Those who move forward with a happy spirit will find that things always work out.”

— Gordon B. Hinkley

#36. “Press forward. Do not stop, do not linger in your journey, but strive for the mark set before you.”

— George Whitefield

#37. “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

#38. “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

#39. “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

#40. “If you bury the pain deep down it will stay with you indefinitely, but if you open yourself to it, experience it, and deal with it head-on, you’ll find it begins to move on after a while.”

— Greg Behrendt

#41. “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”

— Martin Luther King, Jr

#42. “Keep planting and sowing, living and knowing: beautiful things take time, and that is okay.”

— Morgan Harper Nichols

#43. “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

#44. “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

#45. “I must give you this warning: your journeys will rarely ever go as you plan. You will make mistakes, and you will feel lost. Whenever that happens, look to the light and keep moving forward in faith.”

— Seth Adam Smith

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

— Bryant H. McGill

#47. “The great courageous act that we must all do, is to have the courage to step out of our history and past so that we can live our dreams.”

— Oprah Winfrey

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

— Robyn Schneider

#49. “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

#50. “Moving on is not forgetting — moving on is being able to remember without feeling awful about it.”

— Sam Madison

 

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#51. “You are allowed to let go of all the things that don’t set you free anymore.”

— Dhiman

#52. “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

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

– Steve Maraboli

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

– Bob Newhart

#55. “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

#56. “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

#57. “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

#58. “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

#59. “There comes a time in your life when you have to choose to turn the page, write another book or simply close it.”

― Shannon L. Alder

#60. “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

#61. “I demolish my bridges behind me…then there is no choice but to move forward”

― Fridtjof Nansen

#62. “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.”

— Robert Frost

#63. “Every day is a new day, and you’ll never be able to find happiness if you don’t move on.”

— Carrie Underwood

#64. “The art of war is simple enough. Find out where your enemy is. Get at him as soon as you can. Strike him as hard as you can, and keep moving on.”

— Ulysses S. Grant

#65. “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

#66. “I tell you the past is a bucket of ashes, so live not in your yesterdays, not just for tomorrow, but in the here and now. Keep moving and forget the post mortems; and remember, no one can get the jump on the future.”

— Carl Sandburg

#67. “Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and repeat to yourself, the most comforting words of all; this, too, shall pass.”

— Ann Landers

#68. “Take those chances and you can achieve greatness, whereas if you go conservative, you’ll never know. I truly believe what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. Even if you fail, learning and moving on is sometimes the best thing.”

— Danica Patrick

#69. “We all have life storms, and when we get the rough times and we recover from them, we should celebrate that we got through it. No matter how bad it may seem, there’s always something beautiful that you can find.”

— Mattie Stepanek

#70. It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.

— Joseph Campbell

 

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