20 Of The Most Powerful Quotes About Letting Go


It can be really hard to let go of the pain of our past. Somehow we convince ourselves that by holding on, we will somehow take back the hurt and keep ourselves safe. But we need to be able to let go of our past in order to experience life as it is. The present moment is all we ever have. Here are 20 of the most powerful quotes about letting go.


1) 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 – Quotes About Letting Go

2) People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar. Thich Nhat Hanh – Quotes About Letting Go

3) What’s the greater risk? Letting go of what people think – or letting go of how I feel, what I believe, and who I am? Brené Brown – Quotes About Letting Go


4) Abundance is a process of letting go; that which is empty can receive. Bryant H. McGill – Quotes About Letting Go

5) In the process of letting go you will lose many things from the past, but you will find yourself. Deepak Chopra – Quotes About Letting Go

6) The knowledge of the past stays with us. To let go is to release the images and emotions, the grudges and fears, the clingings and disappointments of the past that bind our spirit. Jack Kornfield – Quotes About Letting Go

7) Creativity can be described as letting go of certainties. Gail Sheehy – Quotes About Letting Go


8) Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over. Guy Finley – Quotes About Letting Go

9) Everybody’s got a past. The past does not equal the future unless you live there. Tony Robbins – Quotes About Letting Go

10) We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. Joseph Campbell – Quotes About Letting Go

11) This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet. Rumi – Quotes About Letting Go

12) But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be. Alan Watts – Quotes About Letting Go

13) Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure. Oprah Winfrey – Quotes About Letting Go


14) When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. Lao Tzu – Quotes About Letting Go

15) It’s hard to be clear about who you are when you are carrying around a bunch of baggage from the past. I’ve learned to let go and move more quickly into the next place. Angelina Jolie – Quotes About Letting Go

16) If there are people you haven’t forgiven, you’re not going to really awaken. You have to let go. Eckhart Tolle – Quotes About Letting Go

17) We’re still growing into that place of higher consciousness; we are becoming a global conscience. The idea is to unravel the onion and let go of the ego and evolve to that place where you perceive everything to be a beautiful experience rather than a daunting experience. Jon Anderson – Quotes About Letting Go

18) To design the future effectively, you must first let go of your past. Charles J. Givens – Quotes About Letting Go

19) Most people are rowing against the current of life. Instead of turning the boat around, all they need to do is let go of the oars. Esther Hicks – Quotes About Letting Go

20) Without freedom from the past, there is no freedom at all. Krishnamurti- Quotes About Letting Go

What are your favourite quotes about letting go? Share them in the comments!


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