44 Letting Go Quotes To Empower You

44 Letting Go Quotes To Empower You

Is there something that you are hanging on to that you know you should let go of? Maybe a person in your life, who has been with you for a long time, but has become toxic to your growth, or a habit or way of thinking that you know does not benefit you? There are many reasons why letting go is important, but one of the most important ones is the following: In order to receive something new, a new experience, the right person for you, a better career, you have to let go of something that hinders you.

Today, I have collected some inspirations, to help you on this journey:


44 Letting Go Quotes To Empower You


“Don’t hang onto anything too tightly – all things must change and you have to allow room for them to grow and blossom.” ― Rachael Bermingham


  • “I miss your smile… but I miss mine more.”
    ― Laurel House
  • “Spiritual growth involves giving up the stories of your past so the universe can write a new one.”
    ― Marianne Williamson
  • “Peace of mind arrives the moment you come to peace with the contents of your mind.”
    ― Rasheed Ogunlaru
  • “Holding on to weight (i.e. anger, bitterness, the past, hatred) will not only hold you back, but also block your blessings. You’ve got to let some things go to move forward.”
    ― Yvonne Pierre,
  • “Falling in love is easy, letting that love go, is hard. But your heart will always have the right answer. You just have to listen to it and figure out what it’s telling you”
    ― Marie Coulson
  • “Don’t hang onto anything too tightly – all things must change and you have to allow room for them to grow and blossom.”
    ― Rachael Bermingham
  • “Our need to control eventually works against us b/c we start to repress what we truly feel, need and want. God is in control so trust in that more than yourself!”
    ― Michael Barbarulo

  • “The seasons tell us, everything in organic life tells us, that there is no holding on; still, we try to do just that. Sometimes, though, we learn the kind of wisdom that celebrates the open hand.”
    ― Elizabeth Berg
  • “In order to pick something up, you’ve got to put something down.”
    ― Todd Stocker
  • “The art of letting go is simply about personal empowerment. Realizing what you’re in charge of, realizing what you control, and more importantly, what you don’t control.”
    ― Steve Maraboli
  • “If they don’t walk away, we have to walk away, and sometimes we do it crying.”
    ― Donna Lynn Hope
  • “If I learned anything in this life, I’ve learned that you can’t cling on.”
    ― Michael Morpurgo
  • “Life is not about control or making things happen in the ways we think they should happen. In fact, it’s rather arrogant for us to be on this planet that’s been here for so long and expect to be able to control life on it. If we want to see changes, then our task is to set things in motion, not to micromanage and make them happen in the ways we think they should. If we have something that is possessing us, such as alcohol or our television sets or our cell phones, then it could be time to let it go and move on with our lives. If we’re holding on to resentment and anger, we’re simply raising our own stress levels and blood pressure, but we’re not contributing anything positive to the situation–and it’s time to let it go.”
    ― Tom Walsh


“In order to pick something up, you've got to put something down.” ― Todd Stocker


  • “To get over the past, you first have to accept that the past is over. No matter how many times you revisit it, analyze it, regret it, or sweat it…it’s over. It can hurt you no more.”
    ― Mandy Hale
  • “Keep busy with survival. Imitate the trees. Learn to lose in order to recover, and remember nothing stays the same for long, not even pain. Sit it out. Let it all pass. Let it go.”
    ― May Sarton
  • “Sometimes letting someone go is the ultimate act of love.”
    ― Cassia Leo
  • “When you hate something, you chain yourself to it.”
    ― Steve Maraboli
  • “Fear is an emotion you control, not the other way around. We control fear when we let it go.”
    ― Elliot Kay
  • “Don’t try fixing something that is already broken in the first place.”
    ― John Robert Go
  • “Music. It’s not about those things. It’s about a feeling. It’s about expressing yourself. It’s about letting go.”
    ― Antony John
  • “Letting yesterday affect today will only destroy the excitement of tomorrow.”
    ― Michelle Cruz-Rosado

  • “Sometimes the greatest gift you can give someone is the freedom to pursue their happiness.”
    ― S.K. Nicholls
  • “Sometimes the only way to keep love, is to let it go.”
    ― Prashant Chopra
  • “Some people have to leave your life because their very presence prevents, perverts & distorts your purpose. Don’t be afraid to let go.”
    ― Renita Bryant
  • “Sometimes letting go is the hardest thing imaginable, yet holding on is even harder.”
    ― Toni Sorenson
  • “There are two ways of thinking. One is living life based on fear. The other is trusting. Letting go and allowing trust to control our lives takes mental gymnastics.”
    ― David W Earle
  • “Sometimes we scratch, claw and climb so hard to conquer a mountain that, once achieved, we cling to its summit much too long and it ultimately instigates our fall. As we dangle by our fingertips we grasp and claw at what’s no more; with a fear of falling into the dim unknown. But, ironically, it’s in that very moment that we are empowered to choose. We can stay cliff hanging in our darkened fears clinging to a time that has past us by or we can faithfully and freely fall into the hands of a new destiny. Sometimes, persevering…is simply having the courage to let go. ~Jason Versey”
  • “Sometimes you have to let things go. Sometimes you have to stop caring for a minute.”
    ― Trina Etmanskie


“Sometimes letting someone go is the ultimate act of love.” ― Cassia Leo


  • “The moment after being let go, when we can finally let it go, is the moment when love once again has hope.”
    ― Brian MacLearn
  • “Letting go of “stuff” allowed the world to collapse behind me as I moved, so I became nothing more or less than who I simply was: Me.”
    ― Dee Williams
  • “Letting go is not getting rid of memories. Memories will stay, they always do. Letting go is making sure that the pain associated with the memories goes away.”
    ― Arti Honrao
  • “Stop holding-on to the wrong people. Let them go on their own way; if not for you, then for them.”
    ― Bryant McGill
  • “Letting go doesn’t have to mean walking away. It means the things that hurt you don’t hurt you anymore.”
    ― Sue Fitzmaurice
  • “The bottom line is this; when one person stops being a part of your life, another one will come, and fill that empty space. Leave the ones who left in the past, right where they belong, and never look back.”
    ― Ena Snow
  • “One of my greatest lessons of growth was to stop dwelling in the past and forgive myself and others from all the pain and hurt that was caused. When I finally let go and released, I was free with glee.”
    ― Jason Micheal Ratliff
  • “Prolonging it won’t make it your belonging.”
    ― Goitsemang Sandra Mvula

  • “I am releasing my own demons of times gone by and seizing the opportunity to find my own corner, my own fortress, my own calm and peace. Life is not unfair.”
    ― Trish Kaye Lleone
  • “Life is meant to be remarkable. . let go and let it be!”
    ― Heidi Reagan
  • “If someone doesn’t care to accept you, respect you, believe in you, don’t hesitate to move on and let them go. There are many who love and appreciate you just the way you are.”
    ― Amaka Imani Nkosazana
  • “Time doesn’t heal emotional pain, you need to learn how to let go.”
    ― Roy Bennett
  • “The process of letting go is an act of accepting.”
    ― Debasish Mridha
  • “Letting go may sound so simple, but rarely is it a one-time thing. Just keep letting go, until one day it’s gone for good.”
    ― Eleanor Brownn
  • “You really don’t have to burn any bridges to let go… You don’t have to destroy anything. You can just decide to cross over and move on.”
    ― Marta Mrotek
  • “Sometimes you have to let go in order to receive; after all the universe naturally acquires balance.”
    ― Turcois Ominek


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