Moving On Love Quotes

Moving On Love Quotes

Saying goodbye to a loved one or a relationship you have emotionally invested in is never easy. Picking up the pieces and getting your life back in order without the presence of that one person you thought would grow old with you is even harder. Breakups are turning points in anyone's life. As these ten moving on love quotes reveal, many poets, musicians, and celebrities found ways of coping with the loss and learning to live again after letting go of someone they love. Hopefully, you can find inspiration and strength to do the same should you find yourself in the same predicament.

This particularly moving poem called Past One O'Clock from Russian poet Vladimir Mayakovsky shows that the sentiments about moving on after a breakup is universal, and that heartbreak can be expressed in vivid, beautifully bittersweet verse:

Past one o'clock. You must have gone to bed.
The Milky Way streams silver through the night.
I'm in no hurry; with lightning telegrams
I have no cause to wake or trouble you.
And, as they say, the incident is closed.
Love's boat has smashed against the daily grind.
Now you and I are quits. Why bother then
to balance mutual sorrows, pains, and hurts.
Behold what quiet settles on the world.
Night wraps the sky in tribute from the stars.
In hours like these, one rises to address
The ages, history, and all creation.

Talk show host Oprah Winfrey knows how it is to leave behind a life filled with hurt and disappointment, and succinctly summarizes the experience: “You are responsible for your life. You can’t keep blaming somebody else for your dysfunction. Life is really about moving on.”

Moving On Love Quotes

Many songwriters pour heart and soul into songs that tell the story of breaking up and trying to move on from it. Dashboard Confessional came out with a song called The Brilliant Dance, and its first lines are filled with angst and pain. However, the last stanza shows that one should accept what has happened instead of being in denial that things didn't work out.
This is incredible.
Starving, insatiable,
yes, this is love for the first time.
Well you'd like to think that you were invincible.
Yeah, well weren't we all once before we felt loss for the first time?
Well this is the last time.

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Music can be a powerful instrument to motivate people. Remember that even musicians need to experience pain and pleasure in order to come up with songs that resonate for generations of people who may chance upon them. Even the simplest words (when repeated over and over like a mantra) can sum up heartbreak and aid in moving on, such as with the Grammy-worthy song Go Your Own Way by Fleetwood Mac:
You can go your own way
Go your own way
You can call it
Another lonely day
You can go your own way
Go your own way

Moving On Love Quotes

Even the bible advocates moving on and finding the strength to do so, as with this verse from Job 17:9:

The righteous keep moving forward,
and those with clean hands become stronger and stronger.

As well as this one from Isaiah 43:18-19:

Forget the former things;
do not dwell on the past.
See, I am doing a new thing!
Now it springs up; do you not perceive it?
I am making a way in the wilderness
and streams in the wasteland.

Moving On Love Quotes

Oftentimes, car bumper stickers carry messages of a political nature, but imagine getting caught in traffic behind a car with a sticker that says "You still have nothing to offer me...moving on." It is enough to make you pause and think!

American author Henry David Thoreau advocates learning from the experiences of a failed relationship and building sturdier ones, with this famous line: If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.

A broken heart and a failed relationship should not make you stop believing in happiness and love. Even celebrated Hollywood actress Nicole Kidman had to go through a crushing divorce, but she has since moved on from it after declaring in an interview that she has not given up on love:
"I refuse to let what happened to me make me bitter," she says defiantly. "I still completely believe in love and I'm open to anything that will happen to me."

Finally, one glorious clear day, rest assured that you can wake up without feeling as if the world is coming to an end, and be able to say, as with Rilo Kiley in the song Breakin' Up, the following words:
Ooh, it feels good to be free.

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