Quotes About Moving On

Quotes about moving on can help each and every one of us at some point in our lives. There isn’t one person anywhere, I believe, that hasn’t experienced a rough break-up. Although it’s difficult to lose someone you love, it is sometimes even harder to move forward with your life.

I’ve always used affirmations and quotes to help me through any difficult situation because they really do work! And the quotes about moving on below have helped me to move past the hurt feelings and devastation after a particularly difficult relationship break-up. I hope they help you too!

My Top Ten Quotes About Moving On

This first quote about moving on has to be my all time favorite! It helps me to focus on the positive rather than the negative.

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

-Dr. Seuss

This quote reminds me of what my mother used to say to me when I would rage about how life wasn’t fair. She’d ask me, “Who told you that life was fair?”

“Sometimes the cards we are dealt are not always fair. However you must keep smiling and moving on.”

-Tom Jackson

Moving on is often a scary thing to do because we are so used to being in the place that we are…it takes courage to step outside our comfort zones. But if we are to grow, we must push forward.

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

-Pat Riley

Sometimes we hold on so hard to things that we should have let go of a long time ago. Forrest Gump’s Mama had it right!

“My Mama always said you’ve got to put the past behind you before you can move on.”

-Forrest Gump

This quote is perfection and keeps your mind in a positive place when it comes to finding the one person that is meant for you.

“Take a second out to think about this: in your life you search and search for the right person for you. Every time you break up with someone you get one step closer to that person. You should look at moving on as getting closer to meeting the one.”

-Ian Philpot

Oprah has it right. We must take responsibility for the good and the not so good in our lives and we must look towards the future, not the past, if we are to live an authentic life.

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

– Oprah Winfrey

I love this quote! I reminds me that I don’t know what’s around the corner most of the time and that keeps me interested in life.

“We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the life that is waiting for us.”

-E. M. Forster

We are often so afraid of change but it is what keeps us growing and moving forward. Without it, life would be boring!

“Change has a bad reputation in our society. But it isn’t all bad – not by any means. In fact, change is necessary in life to keep us moving on, to keep us growing and to keep us interested.”

-Dr. Dennis O’Grady

This is so true! We need to learn how to dance, to laugh, to live, to love no matter what is going on in our lives.

“Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass. It’s about learning how to dance in the rain.”

-Vivian Greene

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.”

-Maya Angelou

So those are my top ten picks for quotes about moving on. I hope you like them and that they help you in some small way.

It really isn’t easy to move on in our lives sometimes. It’s like we get stuck in a loop and just play things over and over in our minds. But if we really want to live then we must find a way to move forward with love and joy. Isn’t that what living is all about?

Watching videos on quotes about moving on can be a life saver as well. I really enjoyed the video below and hope it helps you through your difficult time as well.