20 Quotes About Moving On From A Relationship

Sometimes the best way to be happy is to learn to let go of things you tried hard to hold on to that are no longer good for you.

When a relationship ends, it can be difficult to know how to move on and the same goes for friendship breakups, too.

Some people are able to move on super quickly after a breakup, but for others it takes longer and there’s no right way to respond. After all, relationships are a huge part of our lives, and for good reason.

So, if you’ve struggling to get over a breakup, or just need a bit of a positive boost, here are 20 moving on quotes that are guaranteed to make you feel better about the situation even if just for a little bit.

“You’ll be surprised how far you can go from the point where you thought it was the end”.

Not to worry, we have compiled a list of 20+ quotes to help you move on from a relationship. Your life is the most perfect one and you don’t deserve to be sad.

Yes! they will never find someone like you ever because you are unique, you are sweat and you are the best you ever.

Here are some quotes about moving on that can help you if you’re exiting a relationship, as well as information on how to reach out and find support if you need it.

Quotes About Moving On From A Relationship

1.“You can spend minutes, hours, days, weeks, or even months over-analysing a situation; trying to put the pieces together, justifying what could’ve, would’ve happened… or you can just leave the pieces on the floor and move the fuck on.”
― Tupac Shakur

2. “Letting go means to come to the realisation that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.”
― Steve Maraboli

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

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

5. “Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.”
― Lyndon B. Johnson

6. “Make it a rule of life never to regret and never to look back. Regret is an appalling waste of energy; you can’t build on it; it’s only good for wallowing in.”
― Katherine Mansfield

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

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

9. “Your heart’s strength is measured by how hard it holds on. Your self worth and faith is measured by finally letting go. However, your peace is measured by how long you don’t look back.”
― Shannon L. Alder

10. “Life moves on and so should we.”
― Spencer Johnson

11. “A very wise man once told me that you can’t look back – you just have to put the past behind you, and find something better in your future.”
― Jodi Picoult

12. “That’s all you can do in this world, no matter how strong the current beats against you, or how heavy your burden, or how tragic your love story. You keep going.”
― Robyn Schneider

13“The great courageous act that we must all do, is to have the courage to step out of our history and past so that we can live our dreams.”
― Oprah Winfrey

14. “Keeping baggage from the past will leave no room for happiness in the future.”
― Wayne L Misner

15. “What’s past is prologue, and the world awaits.”
― Lisa Mantchev

16. “The secret to life is to have no fear. When you can let go of what others think about you, how something is going to turn out, or how your past will affect your future, then you are finally living life free.”
― Shannon L. Alder

17“The greatest win is walking away and choosing not to engage in drama and toxic energy at all.”
― Lalah Delia

18. “No one is worth wasting a gorgeous weekend over.”
― Susane Colasanti

19. “Sometimes, you’re the one who strikes it lucky. Sometimes, it’s the other poor bastard who’s left with the short straw, and you just have to shut up and get on with it.”
― M.L. Stedman

20. “Don’t worry. Just when you think your life is over, a new storyline falls from the sky and lands right in your lap.”
― Rebekah Crane

22. “The thing about heartbreak, I realised, is it’s not really about waiting for things to stop hurting before you start moving. A broken heart can and will heal in time, but for time to actually do its job, I needed to acknowledge what I had lost, and move on.”
― Ana Tejano

23. “Every day has a past. Every day has a tomorrow.”
― Amy Meyerson

24. “The only real battle in life is between hanging on and letting go.”
― Shannon L. Alder

25. “You will evolve past certain people. Let yourself.”
― Mandy Hale

26. “Sometimes you hold on to what’s left,
Sometimes you let go to start afresh.”
― Sanhita Baruah

27. “The past is full of if-onlys and they’re all bullshit.”
― Michael Rutger

28. “Sometimes in order to move the mind forward we must shift its gears out of reverse.”
― Curtis Tyrone Jones

29. “No reason. They (some things) just are, and that’s all there is to it. Some things you just have to accept and move on from.”
― A.F. Harrold

Quotes for Moving On From A Relationship

The quotes below may apply to a variety of scenarios in which you’re attempting to let go of a relationship.

Take the quote that works for you and apply it in a way that is most beneficial for you and your situation, whether it’s about unrequited love, incompatibility, or something else.

  1. “The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are.” – J.P. Morgan
  2. “One of the most courageous decisions you’ll ever make is to finally let go of what is hurting your heart and soul.” – B. Nicole
  3. “Let go of certainty. The opposite isn’t uncertainty. It’s openness, curiosity, and a willingness to embrace paradox, rather than choose sides. The ultimate challenge is to accept ourselves exactly as we are, but never stop trying to learn and grow.” – Tony Schwartz
  4. “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
  5. “Holding on is believing that there’s only a past; letting go is knowing that there’s a future.” – Daphne Rose Kingma
  6. “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” – Maria Robinson
  7. “Let go of something old that no longer serves you to make room for something new.” – Roy T. Bennett
  8. 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. – Tao Te Ching
  9. “If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.” – Paulo Coelho
  10. “No matter how bad you want a person, if your hearts are in two different places, you’ll have to pass and move on.” – Alexandra Elle
  11. “Keep on beginning and failing. Each time you fail, start all over again, and you will grow stronger until you have accomplished a purpose – not the one you began with perhaps, but one you’ll be glad to remember.” – Anne Sullivan
  12. “Sometimes, you have to move on without certain people. If they’re meant to be in your life, they’ll catch up.” – Mandy Hale
  13. “Take all the time you need to heal emotionally. Moving on doesn’t take a day, it takes lots of little steps to be able to break free of your broken self.” – Tere Arigo
  14. “We must be willing to let go of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” – Joseph Campbell
  15. “Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.” – Herman Hesse
  16. “Anything you can’t control is teaching you how to let go.” – Jackson Kiddard
  17. “The person who doesn’t value you is blocking you from the one who will. Let them go.” – Robert Tew
  18. “Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass; It’s about learning how to dance in the rain.” – Vivian Greene
  19. “When one door closes, another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.” – Alexander Graham Bell
  20. “The beautiful journey of today can only begin when we learn to let go of yesterday.” – Steve Maraboli

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