Move On Quotes: Finding Inspiration to Embrace a New Chapter

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Breaking free from the past and moving on can be one of life’s most challenging experiences. Yet, it can be profoundly transformative, too. Inspiring quotes can be a source of comfort and motivation when we’re trying to heal from a breakup, let go of a toxic relationship, or simply transition to a new phase in our life.

Here, we shall explore various “move on quotes” that provide wisdom, encouragement, and insight as you embark on your journey toward a brighter future.

Quotes How to Move On

1. “The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” – Alan Watts

quotes how to move on

2. “Sometimes you have to kind of die inside in order to rise from your own ashes and believe in yourself and love yourself to become a new person.” – Gerard Way

3. “Sometimes letting things go is an act of far greater power than defending or hanging on.” – Eckhart Tolle

4. “The beautiful journey of today can only begin when we learn to let go of yesterday.” – Steve Maraboli

quotes how to move on

5. “Often, it’s not about becoming a new person, but becoming the person you were meant to be, and already are, but don’t know how to be.” – Heath L. Buckmaster

6. “It’s difficult for me to imagine the rest of my life without you. But I suppose I don’t have to imagine it… I just have to live it.” – Ranata Suzuki

7. “As I began to love myself I refused to go on living in the past and worrying about the future. Now, I only live for the moment, where everything is happening. Today I live each day, day by day, and I call it ‘FULFILLMENT.'” – Charlie Chaplin

8. “You don’t always have to move on from your past, but you do need to find a way to move forward.” – Brittany Burgunder

Quotes for Moving On in Relationships

9. “Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.” – Denis Waitley

10. “We lead our lives like water flowing down a hill, going more or less in one direction until we splash into something that forces us to find a new course.” – Arthur Golden

11. “Sometimes good things fall apart, so better things can fall together.” – Marilyn Monroe

12. “Each day brings new opportunities, allowing you to constantly live with love — be there for others —bring a little light into someone’s day. Be grateful and live each day to the fullest.” – Roy T. Bennett

13. “I cannot compromise my respect for your love. You can keep your love, I will keep my respect.” – Amit Kalantri

quotes for moving on in relationships

14. “Sometimes things happen in life that you didn’t plan for. All you can do is suck it up and start mapping out a new plan.” – Colleen Hoover

quotes for moving on in relationships

15. “The sweetest part of being a couple is sharing your life with someone else. But my life, evidently, had not been good enough to share.” – Charlaine Harris

16. “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

17. “Some men can love forever, some for six years, some for six months, and others for six hours.” – Michael Bassey Johnson

Move On New Life Quotes

18. “Some changes look negative on the surface but you will soon realize that space is being created in your life for something new to emerge.” – Eckhart Tolle

move on new life quotes

19. “I don’t speak of vengeance, nor of forgiving; forgetting is the only revenge and the only forgiveness.” – Jorge Luis Borges

20. “‎Though nobody can go back and make a new beginning… Anyone can start over and make a new ending.” – Chico Xavier

21. “I will continue my path, but I will keep a memory always.” – Rosie Thomas

move on new life quotes

22. “Shall we make a new rule of life from tonight: always try to be a little kinder than is necessary?” – J.M. Barrie

23. “I demolish my bridges behind me… then there is no choice but to move forward.” – Fridtjof Nansen

24. “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.

25. “Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.” – Anais Nin

Short Moving On Quotes

26. “Girls you’ve gotta know when it’s time to turn the page.” – Tori Amos

short moving on quotes

27. “Like some wines our love could neither mature nor travel.” – Graham Greene

28. “Life moves on and so should we.” – Spencer Johnson

29. “Moving on is self-care, which is intelligence.” – Maxime Lagacé

30. “Let dead relationships be dead.” – Mitta Xinindlu

short moving on quotes

31. “Moving on is easy. It’s staying moved on that’s trickier.” – Katerina Stoykova Klemer

32. “Life becomes easier when you learn to accept an apology you never got.” – Robert Brault

33. “You can’t start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last one.” – Unknown

Move On Breakup Quotes

34. “The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.” – Michel de Montaigne

35. “I could have loved him with everything I had but he wasn’t prepared for the depth i provided – had I been a woman of weakness I would have stayed, but he lost the chance when he said I wasn’t enough that day.” – Nikki Rowe

36. “It was strange, really. A couple months ago, I had thought I couldn’t live without him. Apparently I could.” – Gabrielle Zevin

37. “I promise that this will be the last time you’ll see me. I won’t come back. I won’t put you through anything like this again. You can go on with your life without any more interference from me. It will be as if I’d never existed.” – Stephenie Meyer

38. “No, this is not the beginning of a new chapter in my life; this is the beginning of a new book! That first book is already closed, ended, and tossed into the seas; this new book is newly opened, has just begun! Look, it is the first page! And it is a beautiful one!” – C. JoyBell C.

39. “One of the best times for figuring out who you are and what you really want out of life? Right after a break-up.” – Mandy Hale

40. “He brought out the worst in me, and was the best thing that ever happened to me.” – Coco J. Ginger

41. “The heart was made to be broken.” – Oscar Wilde

move on breakup quotes

42. “I will not try to convince you to love me, to respect me, to commit to me. I deserve better than that; I AM BETTER THAN THAT… Goodbye.” – Steve Maraboli

Quotes on Moving On in Love

43. “Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.” – Washington Irving

quotes on moving on in love

44. “The most difficult aspect of moving on is accepting that the other person already did.” – Faraaz Kazi

45. “It is better to lock up your heart with a merciless padlock, than to fall in love with someone who doesn’t know what they mean to you.” – Michael Bassey Johnson

46. “Love is proved the moment you let go of someone because they need you to.” – Shannon L. Alder

47. “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

48. “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

49. “To be rejected by someone doesn’t mean you should also reject yourself or that you should think of yourself as a lesser person. It doesn’t mean that nobody will ever love you anymore. Remember that only ONE person has rejected you at the moment, and it only hurt so much because to you, that person’s opinion symbolized the opinion of the whole world, of God.” – Jocelyn Soriano

50. “It is our wounds that create in us a desire to reach for miracles. The fulfillment of such miracles depends on whether we let our wounds pull us down or lift us up towards our dreams.” – Jocelyn Soriano

51. “You fell in love with a storm. Did you really think you would get out unscathed?” – Nikita Gill

In times of change, quotes can serve as guiding lights and reminders that you have the strength to move forward.

Whether you’re healing from a breakup or stepping into a new phase of life, these “move on quotes” can help you find the motivation and inspiration to embrace your next chapter. Remember that moving on is a journey, and these words of wisdom can be your companions along the way.

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