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Quotes about Change and Letting Go

Madhura Pandit Jul 22, 2020
Change is one of the most difficult things in life, albeit the most important and inevitable. The following quotes will throw a light on the importance of change and moving on in life.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
― Barack Obama
President Obama has aptly quoted the need for change in everyone's life. In order to change, we need to let go of certain things, of certain people, certain values, beliefs, at certain point of our life. Change is only possible by letting go, moving on, and adopting the new ways. Don't believe it? Know the importance of change with the following quotes.

Quotes About Letting Go

When you become good at the art of letting sufferings go, then you'll come to realize what you were dragging around with you. And for that, no one else other than you was responsible.
― Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the life that is waiting for us.
― Joseph Campbell
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.
― Buddha
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.
― Anatole France

The harder you fight to hold on to specific assumptions, the more likely there's gold in letting go of them.
― John Seely Brown
There are things that we never want to let go of, people we never want to leave behind. But keep in mind that letting go isn't the end of the world; it's the beginning of a new life.
― Anonymous

Quotes About Love and Change

True love doesn't have a happy ending, because true love never ends. Letting go is one way of saying I love you.
― Anonymous

Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.
― Karen Casey
To be able to move on, one has to learn to forgive not only the person (or people) who have done one wrong but also oneself!
― Eugenia Tripputi
Think about any attachments that are depleting your emotional reserves. Consider letting them go.
― Oprah Winfrey

We need in love to practice only this: letting each other go. For holding on comes easily--we do not need to learn it.
― Rainer Maria Rilke
Every breath is an opportunity to receive and let go. I receive love and I let go of pain.
― Brenda MacIntyre

Quotes About Growth

Even though you may want to move forward in your life, you may have one foot on the brakes. In order to be free, we must learn how to let go. Release the hurt. Release the fear. Refuse to entertain your old pain. The energy it takes to hang onto the past is holding you back from a new life. What is it you would let go of today?
― Mary Manin Morrissey
Sometimes you have to let go to see if there was anything worth holding on to.
― Anonymous
If nothing ever changed, there'd be no butterflies.
― Anonymous

The farther behind I leave the past, the closer I am to forging my own character.
― Isabelle Eberhardt
Change is never easy, you fight to hold on, and you fight to let go.
― The Wonder Years
These quotes will surely inspire you when you feel low and depressed. Lastly, one should also note that change and growth are the important aspects of life or rather, the only signs of life!