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20 Famous Quotes You Need To Read If You Want To Let Go But Can’t

“Accept what is, let go of what was, and have faith in your journey.” –Unknown

Some part of our life is nearing its end all the time. However, closing the door on it requires you to marshal enough strength to leave it in the past and move away from it. But it’s only by embracing the truth that ‘it’s over’ will you be free. Knowing this and living a lifestyle which buttresses this truth are poles apart. Letting go has never been easy and never will be; it is a journey to be traveled a moment, each day at a time. ☺

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For all those struggling with letting go…

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1. Only the strong can forgive.

The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward. ― Steve Maraboli

2. Hate is an emotion that anguishes the giver more than the receiver.

If you want to let go of something, if you want to forget, you cannot hate.  ― C. Joybell C.

3. If you love them, set them free!

Some birds are not meant to be caged, that’s all. Their feathers are too bright, their songs too sweet and wild. So you let them go! – Stephen King

4. The weak hold on, and that’s not who you are!

Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it. – Ann Landers

5. Live & love in the moment!

You can only love what you got while you got it. ― Kate DiCamillo

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6. Don’t feel bad that it’s over. Rejoice that it happened!

If you didn’t love him, this never would have happened. But you did. And accepting that love and everything that followed; it is part of letting it go.  ― Sarah Dessen

7. The earlier you do it the better.

I demolish my bridges behind me…then there is no choice but to move forward. ― Fridtjof Nansen

8. Catharsis!

I realise there’s something incredibly honest about trees in winter, how they’re experts at letting things go. ― Jeffrey McDaniel

9. Go ahead and love the world, but don’t forget to love yourself first!

It doesn’t matter if it’s a relationship, a lifestyle, or a job. If it doesn’t make you happy, let it go. – Unknown

10. Now that is smooth!

Why don’t you tell me that ‘if the girl had been worth having she’d have waited for you?’ No, sir, the girl really worth having won’t wait for anybody. – F. Scott Fitzgerald

11. And the well in farewell!

Thank God I found the GOOD in goodbye. ― Beyonce Knowles

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12. If you can’t let go, let it be; let time heal you.

The most difficult aspect of moving on is accepting that the other person already did. ― Faraaz Qazi

13. If you want to live fully, you must hurt enough too!

Some people never surrender to love for the fear of being hurt. But to not have loved, to not have felt the immense joy it brings, would have been a far worse kind of death. —Goldie Hawn

14. And growth is beautiful!

Understand when someone no longer positively affects your life. Let them go. Don’t hinder your growth! —Unknown

15. Endure.

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

16. Learn to accept!

Just because someone has been in your life for many years, doesn’t mean there shouldn’t be a point at which you finally decide to let go. —Wilfred James Dolor

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17. Give her space!

You’ve got to know when to let a woman go if you want to keep her and if you don’t want to keep her you let her go anyhow so it’s always a process of letting go, one way or the other. —Charles Bukowski

18. To be there while not being physically there!

Even as I hold you, I am letting you go. —Alice Walker

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19. Because carrying a baggage around slows you down!

I’ve learned to let go and move more quickly into the next place. —Angelina Jolie

20. Do it for them. Do it for yourself!

They say when you really love someone, you should be willing to set them free. So I will let you go…  —Tabitha Suzuma

Though the process of letting go takes quite a while (and quite a toll), there’s always hope that you’ll stumble upon love once again. New love has a peculiar way of shrouding the previous lost loves. It helps you revisit the memories, one day, without regret or hatred, but a smile. ☺

Love and be loved, always!

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Riya Roy

Riya Roy

“If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn't brood. I'd type a little faster.” This Isaac Asimov line, embraces my love for writing in the finest and most desperate way that it is and should be! I was tormented by the earnestness of the written word not very early in my journey. But once smitten, it has helped me devour life twice over; savoring the moment and indulging in its memories. As a flâneuse, I wander to understand the intricacies of human relationships. Realizing that, they are just different manifestations of the same feeling of love, has been my greatest learning. I seek to share its opulence through the words I type.