15 Quotes to Help You Let Go
In our lives, we all receive plenty of opportunities to practice letting go with grace and ease. Whether we're called to release a relationship, a pet, or a business opportunity, being able to take a deep breath and move on serves us well.
It's not easy. But it's necessary. Enjoy these quotes about letting go, and may they help you do so.
"There’s a trick to the Graceful Exit. It begins with the vision to recognize when a job, a life stage, a relationship is over – and to let go. It means leaving what’s over without denying its value."
"Everybody's got a past. The past does not equal the future unless you live there."
"Holding on is believing that there’s a past; letting go is knowing that there’s a future."
Daphne Rose Kingma
"You will evolve past certain people. Let yourself."
"The knowledge of the past stays with us. 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."
"Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over."
"There’s an important difference between giving up and letting go."
"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."
"You really don’t have to burn any bridges to let go. You don’t have to destroy anything. You can just decide to cross over and move on."
"Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure."
"Letting go may sound so simple, but rarely is it a one-time thing. Just keep letting go, until one day it’s gone for good."
"Suffering is not holding you. You are holding suffering. When you become good at the art of letting sufferings go, then you’ll come to realize how unnecessary it was for you to drag those burdens around with you. You’ll see that no one else other than you was responsible. The truth is that existence wants your life to become a festival."
"You can’t move forward if you’re still hanging on."
"Let go. Why do you cling to pain? There is nothing you can do about the wrongs of yesterday. It is not yours to judge. Why hold on to the very thing which keeps you from hope and love?"
"Sometimes the door closes on a relationship, not because we failed but because something bigger than us says this no longer fits our life. So, lock the door, shed a tear, turn around and look for the new door that’s opened. It’s a sign that you’re no longer that person you were, it’s time to change into who you are. It’s going to be okay."