33 Quotes About Forgiveness and Moving Forward


Experiencing heartbreak is one of the best things that can ever happen. These quotes about forgiveness and moving forward capture the effort and continued desire needed to progress.

“Being different is a revolving door in your life where secure people enter and insecure exit.”

“Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.”

“Every woman that finally figured out her worth, has picked up her suitcases of pride and boarded a flight to freedom, which landed in the valley of change.”

“Everyone deserves to be happy, do not let other things or someone take that away from you.”

“Give yourself a chance to become the greatest person you will be. Say goodbye to the past, and welcome each new day with a happy and hate-free heart. Life is beautiful; don’t waste your time believing that it is not.”

“Holding onto something that is good for you now, may be the very reason why you don’t have something better.”

“I know how it feels being broken and left-behind. I also know that everyone who’s in that situation can overcome it and soon they will be fine. All things happen at the right time.”

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

“If letting go, if letting people and things work themselves out in the way that they needed to without your help was the most important thing, then it was also the hardest.”

“If you can do it before, then you can do it now. Let go, and let your destiny take you to the place that is more beautiful and wonderful. Cut loose the person who keeps on hurting you over and over again. They are no use for you.”

“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.”

“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.”

“Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead of craving control over what you don’t.”

“Let go of certainty. The opposite isn’t uncertainty. It’s openness, curiosity and a willingness to embrace paradox, rather than choose up sides.”

“Missing the person you once loved is fine. What is awful is trying to win him back after what he has done to you. Move on and do not ever think of turning back.”

“Moving on is not as easy as counting one, two, three. It takes a whole lot of time to heal and a huge amount of courage to carry on. Time will help you forget the one who hurts you until you became whole again. Courage, on the other hand, is your foundation to become stronger and confident again.”

“Moving on starts with you. Learn to forgive and love yourself first before anything else in this world. Only time will tell if you are ready again.”

“Moving on will be easy if there are people willing to help you. Seek help from your trusted friends and forget about the one who hurts you.”

“Nothing good will happen if you let the pain stay in your heart. Let go of it and live again.”

“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.”

“Sometimes it takes a heartbreak to shake us awake & help us see we are worth so much more than we’re settling for.”

“Thank God I found the GOOD in goodbye”

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

“The first step on being better and awesome is to forget about the things that cause you nothing but heartache. Leave it all behind and do not ever look back. Remember that life is meant to be traveled forward not backward.”

“The greatest step towards a life of simplicity is to learn to let go.”

“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.”

“There are things that are out of our control. We can get hurt, we can experience any kind of pain, and we can be broken. Good thing God is always there. He can make a way and He can help you go through all of these. You just have to trust in Him. He wants you to live, move on, and be happy again.”

“There is no such thing as a “broken family. Family is family, and is not determined by marriage certificates, divorce papers, and adoption documents.”

“We can’t be afraid of change. You may feel very secure in the pond that you are in, but if you never venture out of it, you will never know that there is such a thing as an ocean, a sea.”

“We cannot let all things happen the way we wanted it to be. The truth is, there are things that are not in our control. Some will come, some will go. All we have to do is to accept that and move on.”

“When someone you love says goodbye you can stare long and hard at the door they closed and forget to see all the doors God has open in front of you.”

“When we think we have been hurt by someone in the past, we build up defenses to protect ourselves from being hurt in the future.”

“You cannot let someone stay in your life even if you wanted them the most. Some people will go, but someone better will come. Whether you like or not, you have to accept it and move on
with your life.”

After experiencing some traumas in our life, it is important to offer forgiveness to the past so you can heal and move forward.

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