Quotes Starting Over & Making Your Life Anew

Quotes Starting Over

Forging and forgetting are two ingredients for a loving relationship, especially one that has been rocky for some time now. When a couple reaches this undesirable fork in the road in their relationship, the option is either to break it off or start clean. There is a third option involving holding on for the sake of holding on, but this builds resentment and resolves nothing. Read these seven carefully selected love quotes for couples who are starting over. Hopefully, each one helps you to reflect on the different sentiments in making a choice about which direction an uncertain relationship needs to go.

Quotes Starting Over

We all have reasons

for moving.

I move

to keep things whole.

-Excerpt from the poem Keeping Things Whole by Mark Strand

Joel: I can't see anything that I don't like about you.

Clementine: But you will! But you will. You know, you will think of things. And I'll get bored with you and feel trapped because that's what happens with me.

Joel: Okay.

Clementine: [pauses] Okay.

-Quotes from Joel (played by Jim Carrey) and Clementine (played by Kate Winslet) from the movie Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Quotes about Starting Over

"We didn't lose the game; we just ran out of time."

-American football coach Vince Lombardi

I should start my life over. Fresh start. Most of the dead wood has been cast off. Nothing is left but pureness.

-Quote from a T-shirt

I know we're starting over again

this time we'll love all the pain away

welcome home my lover and friend

'cause we are starting over, over again

-Excerpt from the song Starting Over Again by Natalie Cole

Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.

-Ephesians 4:32

Starting Over Love Quotes

quotes starting over

Our love has been dying for years.
And now our parting
Suddenly resurrects it.
Our love rises from the dead
uncanny
as a corpse which came to life in order to die
for the second time.

-Excerpt from the poem Parting by Anna Swir

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