The only constant thing in life is change. For change to take place, you must be willing to let go of things or people that are no longer good for you or your life.
It’s not the easiest thing to do, and it takes superhuman strength to finally be able to do it. But once you have, it will make you feel a pain like no other.
Here’s a collection of Letting Go quotes that ring true and resonate with everyone who’s had the same experience.
Sad Letting Go Quotes
Sooner or later, you will need to let go of the past to have a happy present and future.
Don’t focus on all the things that went wrong. Think about what you should do next. Devote your energies on moving forward to find the answers.
Even if you fall flat on your face, you are still going forward.
Sometimes the most difficult part is not the letting go but the starting over again.
Letting go doesn’t mean you no longer love someone. It’s just accepting the fact that they can find their happiness in the arms of someone else.
There is a huge difference between giving up on someone and letting them go.
In order to truly move on and let go, one must learn how to forgive.
Letting go means realizing and accepting that there are some people that can be part of your past, but not your present or your future.
Sometimes you need to experience unbearable pain to appreciate joy and happiness. Sometimes you need to take a step back so that you can finally move forward.
You don’t need strength to let go. More often than not, what you need is understanding.
When you let go of your desire to be right, your mind will also be more open to changes.
Letting go does not mean that you stop loving a person. It only means that you just stop forcing them to.
You can only lose everything that you cling so hard to.
You will realize that letting go is necessary, simply because there are some things that weigh you down. Let them go and experience a lightness in your being.
You will understand why things had to happen the way they did when you stop trying to figure everything out. You will finally find peace when you let everything go.
There are times when you need to let go of what’s killing you, even if it kills you to let them go.
You can’t lose something that you’ve never had, and you can’t keep something that was not yours. Most of all, you cannot hold on to something that does not want to stay.
It hurts to let go of someone you love. But it hurts more to know that you’re the only one left fighting.
Inspiring Letting Go Quotes
Sometimes, letting go demonstrates more power than fighting for or holding on to something. It’s perfectly alright to do so. Don’t be afraid to let go.
Until you let it go, forgive yourself and the situation, and accept that it’s over, there’s simply no moving forward. The sooner you let go, the sooner you will start the process of healing.
When you start to let go, you will let go of many things from your past. But you will also finally find yourself.
The only thing that you can do is to keep going forward. Take that first difficult step without hesitation and don’t look back. Simply let go of the past and embrace the future!
When I don’t focus on what I am, I become what I can be. When I let go of things and people, I make room for everything and everyone that I need and deserve.
Holding on is believing that you will only be happy in the past. Letting go is believing that you can find your new happiness in the present and in the future.
Once you let go, you will be releasing the feelings and the images of the past, including your fears, disappointments, and resentments. It’s all these that bind your spirit with the past.
Even though you don’t have the power or the confidence to move forward, it will eventually give you true confidence when you reflect on the past and see what you’ve accomplished.
You need to make a conscious choice every single day to let go of the old, or whatever may be considered old for you. Including the ones that you hold close to your heart.
Don’t be afraid of change. You may feel very safe in the space that you’re in. But if you never venture outside of it, you will never discover that there are better things waiting out there for you. This may also be the reason why you’re settling for something that does not make you happy anymore.
It’s important that you forgive yourself for your mistakes. Learn your lessons, embrace the pain, accept what has happened, and move on.
Sentimental Letting Go Quotes
You can still build a bridge while sad waters run beneath it. Take it one step at a time.
Change must come in your life for you to finally move forward. It may be a change that you welcome or resist, but change must happen!
You are more courageous than you realize. Being able to let go of something you hold dear takes more strength and courage than you think.
Embrace change, but don’t lose your sense of self. Remember that even on your weakest and saddest days, you also get a little bit stronger.
Sometimes you need to have your heart broken to shake you up and open your eyes. Sometimes you need to experience pain to know your worth.
Do not choose to cling to pain. There’s nothing else you can do about the events of the past. Let go of anything that keeps you from having hope and love.
It’s hard to know who you are when you are carrying a lot of baggage from your past. Learn to let them go so that you can move to where you are supposed to be.
Your beautiful journey in life can only begin when you learn to let go of your past. The sooner that you do, the sooner you will achieve your happiness.
Remember that pain will be gone from your heart when you start to let go of what hurts you.
One of the strongest decisions that you can make is to finally let go of what’s causing pain in your heart and soul.
Accept the reality, let go of what no longer could be, and have faith in the promise of tomorrow.
Hopeful Letting Go Quotes
Let go of anything that hurt you, but never forget the lessons that it taught you.
If you wish to soar to the skies, you need to leave the ground. If you want to move on, you need to release the past that’s weighing you down.
Sometimes you think that holding on is what makes you strong. But sometimes letting go makes you stronger.
In life, you will keep going forward, trying new things, and opening new doors. It’s your curiosity that will take you down new paths. Don’t let this hurt keep you rooted to the spot because there are so many paths that you can forge.
Sometimes a relationship ends not because you did a lousy job, but because it no longer fits your life. When this happens, accept it, grieve for it, and cherish the memories. When you’re feeling much better, look around and explore other doors that you can open. Remember that you are no longer the same person, and this new person is telling you that everything will be okay!
Broken hearts may hurt the most, but they are what will make you strong enough to pick up the pieces.
Dry your tears and take a deep breath. Remember that this moment is the only one that you know you have with a certainty.
You must be willing to let go of the life that you have planned so that you will have the life that awaits you.
It’s hard to let go of someone we love because deep inside we’re still holding on to the hope that it will all work out in the end.
When you get hurt by someone you love, you build up your defensive walls to prevent yourself from being hurt again in the future. The fear only builds up and affects your ability to love again. When you let go of your fearful past and learn to forgive, you can experience real love and oneness with everyone.
Incredible change can happen in your life when you decide to take control of things that you can instead of those that you can’t.
Losing someone is one of the most painful and soul-crushing things that you can every experience in life.
How can one expect you to move on when your life had been a series of happy and beautiful moments with this incredible person you thought was the one for you?
How does one let go when you’re still trying to understand the things that caused your relationship to crumble, your plans to fail, or your loved one to leave you behind?
You cannot help but blame yourself and ask so many questions that you know will never be answered.
You were so happy and satisfied before. What went wrong that could not be salvaged anymore?
Letting go is easier said than done. But you must remember that if they left you, it means that they did not see your real value.
If they walked out of your life, it just signifies that they don’t see something worth fighting in you.
If they walk away from you, it simply means that they don’t know your true worth and everything that you can give.
It’s a sign that you need to be with someone who will love you for all that you are and remain faithful to you come what may.
Learn from the pain, but don’t hold on to it. Keep the good memories but also learn to let go of the bad.
Realistic Letting Go Quotes
Release whatever hurt you but never forget the lessons that it taught you. Your broken heart may be hurting right now, but this hurt will make you stronger and wiser.
When it comes to letting go, you will also let go of so many things about yourself. Don’t worry because you will find yourself eventually.
When you let go of who you are, you become more of what you can be. When you let go of what you have, you receive more of what you need.
Refusing to let go of what hurts you means that you’re only making room for the past. But once you let go, you know that there’s happiness and healing in your future.
Whether you do it now or later, everyone needs to let go of the past. Everyone needs to focus on what’s ahead and not on what’s behind them.
Just because you’re letting go doesn’t mean you’re giving up. You’re just choosing to love yourself more.
The problem with love is that you love someone much that you have difficulty letting go when it’s time to.
Sometimes you need to give up on a relationship not because you are a failure but because something no longer works in your life. Have a good cry, turn the page of the story, and look forward to beginning a new chapter. You’re not the same person anymore, so now it’s time to change into someone you’re destined to become. You’re going to be just fine.
Once you realize that you deserve better, you will also realize that letting go is the best thing you’ve ever done. It will help you move on, discover new opportunities, and experience complete healing!
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