It’s Heavy. Twelve Quotes to Inspire You to Let Go

Arguably, letting go is one of the most difficult things to do. Yet, whether you’re saying goodbye to a loved one or holding onto situational attachments, often life calls us to surrender, forgive, and move past what was to make room for what will be.

Below are twelve of our best quotes to inspire you to let go.

Quote 1: One of the hardest lessons in life is letting go. Whether it’s guilt, anger, love, loss or betrayal. Change is never easy. We fight to hold on and we fight to let go. – Unknown

Quote 2: Sometimes letting things go is an act of far greater power than hanging on. – Eckhart Tolle

Quote 3: Feel everything. Let go of everything. Or you will be held captive by everything. – Unknown

Quote 4: It’s not a matter of letting go— you would if you could. Instead of “let it go,” we should probably say “let it be.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn

Quote 5: Remember, letting go isn’t about having the courage to release the past; it is about having the wisdom and strength to embrace the present. – Marc & Angel

Quote 6: If you don’t allow yourself to move past what happened, what was said, what was felt— you will look at your present and future with a dirty lens. What you do now matters more than what happened yesterday. – Marc & Angel

Quote 7: The truth is unless you let go—forgive yourself, forgive the situation, realize the past is over—you cannot move forward. – Steve Maraboli

Quote 8: It takes a lot more courage to let something go than it does to hang on to it. Letting go doesn’t mean ignoring a situation. It means accepting what is exactly as it is, without fear, resistance, or a struggle for control. – Iyanla Vanzant

Quote 9: Letting go of our suffering is the most challenging work we will ever do. – Unknown

Quote 10: One of the most courageous decisions you’ll ever make is finally letting go of what is hurting your heart and soul. – Brigitte Nicole

Quote 11: Healing comes from gathering wisdom from past actions and letting go of the pain that the education cost you. – Caroline Myss

Quote 12: Sometimes you don’t feel the weight of something you’ve been carrying until you feel the weight of its release. – Unknown

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