Quotes About Letting Go

Quotes tagged as "letting-go" (showing 1-30 of 756)
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, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

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.

Stephen King
“Some birds are not meant to be caged, that's all. Their feathers are too bright, their songs too sweet and wild. So you let them go, or when you open the cage to feed them they somehow fly out past you. And the part of you that knows it was wrong to imprison them in the first place rejoices, but still, the place where you live is that much more drab and empty for their departure.”
Stephen King, Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption: A Story from Different Seasons

Haruki Murakami
“No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.”
Haruki Murakami

Deborah Reber
“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, Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul: 101 Stories of Life, Love and Learning

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.

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

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, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

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

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.

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, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

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.

Ann Landers
“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

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.

“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, The Light in the Heart

C. JoyBell C.
“Last night I lost the world, and gained the universe.”
C. JoyBell C.

Nicole Sobon
“Sometimes the hardest part isn't letting go but rather learning to start over.”
Nicole Sobon, Program 13

Kate DiCamillo
“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, Because of Winn-Dixie

Steve Maraboli
“You must learn to let go. Release the stress. You were never in control anyway.”
Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

“Time doesn’t heal emotional pain, you need to learn how to let go.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

Steve Maraboli
“It is important that we forgive ourselves for making mistakes. We need to learn from our errors and move on.”
Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

“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, The Light in the Heart

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

Steve Maraboli
“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, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Gayle Forman
“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, If I Stay

Terry Pratchett
“There are times in life when people must know when not to let go. Balloons are designed to teach small children this.”
Terry Pratchett

Mandy Hale
“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, The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass

Michael Bassey Johnson
“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, The Infinity Sign

Sarah Dessen
“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, Dreamland

Deborah Cox
“So I placed my heart under lock and key
To take some time, and take care of me
But I turn around and you're standing here”
Deborah Cox

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