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20 motivational quotes about moving on & starting over

Julie Ryan Evans is an editor and writer who has covered everything from Capitol Hill to the politics of preschool. A mother of two, a runner of races, and a gourmet chef wannabe, she currently lives outside of Orlando, Florida.

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Inspirational quotes about moving on

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Inspirational quotes about moving on

There often comes a time when we must say goodbye — be it to a person, situation or emotion — and move on. It's not easy to let go of something that was once good or served an important purpose in our lives. But sometimes to live better lives we must do so. Here are 20 quotes about how letting go of the past is sometimes the best thing we can do for a happier future. 

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Pain

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Pain

It can be difficult, but it's worth it. 

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Holding on

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Holding on

The release can be powerful.

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Looking to the future

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Looking to the future

The future can be brighter. 

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Destiny

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Destiny

Our history doesn't have to haunt us. 

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What you might be

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What you might be

If you let go, who will you be?

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Fly

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Fly

Keep moving forward. 

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A graceful exit

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A graceful exit

Leaving something or someone doesn't mean the good times you had have any less value. 

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Control

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Control

You can say goodbye and still care. 

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Cross over

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Cross over

Sometimes moving on can be subtle. 

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Evolve

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Evolve

Don't let anyone stand in your way. 

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Yesterday

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Yesterday

Look toward tomorrow.

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Without them

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Without them

When it's time, it's time. 

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Not a one-time thing

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Not a one-time thing

It's a process. 

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Memories

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Memories

Let go of the pain. 

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Loss

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Loss

Truth. 

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Why?

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Why?

Understanding the why is the only way to truly move forward.

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Tomorrow

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Tomorrow

Will you win it? 

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Upgrade

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Upgrade

Always strive for better in all areas of life. 

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Letting go of plans

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Letting go of plans

What is waiting for you?

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Quotes about moving on in life

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