Moving On Quotes

John Mayer says moving on and getting over are two different things. No matter what you are trying to move on from, it’s never easy. Acceptance can take time. These quotes capture the nuances of moving on whether be it from a break-up, death of a loved one, or something tragic. We hope these quotes help you.

Moving on doesn’t mean forgetting.

Karen White

Moving on is a gift you give yourself.

Joan Rivers

Moving on is easy. It’s staying moved on that’s trickier.

Katerina Stoykova Klemer

Life is like a bicycle; keep moving on to maintain balance.

Albert Einstein

Everyone’s moving on without me, into a world I don’t understand.

Sophie Kinsella

I am pretty embroiled in moving on and moving forward with music.

Andy Summers

Once I fix what kids watch, I’ll be moving on to everything else.

Geena Davis

Moving on is easy what you’re leaving behind is what makes it hard.


But the thought of moving on from something I never had is depressing.

Susane Colasanti

Sometimes moving on takes effort. Sometimes moving on is harder than it looks.

Simone Elkeles

When it is moving on luxurious wings, The soul is lost in pleasant smotherings.

John Keats

There just comes a time when it’s so clear that moving on is the best decision,

T. R. Knight

Letting go is fearless. Then, moving on and being alright, that’s fearless too.

Taylor Swift

It’s sad, but sometimes moving on with the rest of your life, starts with goodbye.

Carrie Underwood

Who can’t relate to the idea of leaving one chapter behind and moving on to the next?

Mike Shinoda

Can you move on from something when you’re not sure what it is you’re moving on from?

Gayle Forman

The most difficult aspect of moving on is accepting that the other person already did.

Faraaz Kazi

When you’re having trouble and topping the ball, it means the ground is moving on you.

Chi Chi Rodriguez

I feel the only way I’m going to be successful in moving on is if I keep a separation.

Paul Reubens

You are moving on the chariot of your desire whatever you are thinking is always right.

Santosh Kalwar

Moving on means getting back on track to align with the opposite of what turned you off.

Franklin Gillette

Moving on after a breakup is a great way to get back on your feet and start feeling happy again.

Tom Shields

Part of growing up is just taking what you learn from that and moving on and not taking it to heart.

Beverley Mitchell

You can choose to stay strong and keep moving on or you can run, and in the end, still make a U-turn.

Chinonye J. Chidolue

This market right now is moving on nothing more than emotions. Guess what? It almost always moves on emotions.

David Bach

I can see that if this was an album done 10 or 15 years ago we could see we were moving on to someplace else.

Wayne Coyne

I’m not better than the next trader, just quicker at admitting my mistakes and moving on to the next opportunity.

George Soros

In my life, I have made the occasional catastrophic choice, and it’s just a case of moving on and learning from it.

James Nesbitt

Well, I certainly have learned and I hope I’m moving on and certainly two years of prison was a terrible punishment.

Jeffrey Archer

There will always be excuses, arguments, and questions of timing when moving on difficult and controversial issues.

Lara Giddings

There came a time when you realized that moving on was pointless. That you took yourself with you wherever you went.

Stephen King

Taking the GED and moving on to my dream of playing baseball was what I wanted to do, and my mom and dad supported me.

Jeremy Bonderman

Once you’ve grown up in space, moving on means moving out, not going back to Earth. Nobody wants to be a groundpounder.

Gregory Benford

It must be shown that self-seeking is out of fashion, and that the world is moving on to a larger conception of living.

Manly Hall

The day a character becomes predictable is the day a writer should think about moving on – because the reader certainly will.

Mark Billingham

Kubrick’s vision seemed to be that humans are doomed, whereas Clarke’s is that humans are moving on to a better stage of evolution.

Marvin Minsky

Life goes on, and I’m moving on to the next thing, but I hope the soaps that are still running will thrive. They have millions of loyal viewers.

Susan Lucci

I still love racing and the challenge of it, but at some point, you get to a place where you’re perfectly happy moving on and doing other stuff.

Bode Miller

The music that I’ve made in the past has had strong contemporary country roots, but I think moving on in music, I will branch out from that a bit.

Jennette McCurdy

Even if I had stayed she wouldn’t have ever wanted me. She didn’t want me for anything more than a summer fling. I was a way of moving on for her.

Abbi Glines

I can relate to having those people in your life that you feel are moving on to this great, big, normal life and you’re like, ‘What’s wrong with me?’

Kristen Wiig

I guess I get a little sentimental, but I’m so used to moving on and making myself stronger where that’s concerned, otherwise I would just be a wreck!

Jeremy London

…It all seemed to him to have disappeared as if behind a curtain at a theater. There are such curtains that drop in life. God is moving on to the next act.

Victor Hugo

I have more of a desire to write songs about being an independent woman than being in love, songs about getting up and moving on even if I have a broken heart.

Katerina Graham

Someone once told me I’m a sore winner, and they’re right. I rarely take more than a moment to enjoy a success before I’m moving on and looking for the next challenge.

Eli Broad

People say, ‘Oh, God, how devastating to go through a divorce.’ Did I wish for this to happen to my family? No. But everyone is healthy; we’re moving on with our lives.

Heidi Klum

I can tell you one thing, Iran is closer to developing nuclear weapons today than it was a week ago, or a month ago or a year ago. It’s just moving on with its efforts.

Benjamin Netanyahu

You just keep moving forward and doing what you do, and hope that it resonates with people. And if it doesn’t, you just keep moving on until you find a project that does.

Octavia Spencer

It is very clear that voice communications is moving on to the Internet. In the end, the price that anyone can provide for voice transmission on the Net will trend toward zero.

Meg Whitman

What we have been living for three decades is frontier capitalism, with the frontier constantly shifting location from crisis to crisis, moving on as soon as the law catches up.

Naomi Klein

I didn’t start smoking weed till my junior year. I had a boyfriend who smoked a lot, and I was like, “Oh, I guess I’m moving on to this phase of life.” I didn’t fight it at all.

Ilana Glazer

With more than 67 percent of the Nation’s freight moving on highways, economists believe that our ability to compete internationally is tied to the quality of our infrastructure.

Dennis Hastert

When we are not realized, we are moving on the periphery, like a wheel and we are disturbed. But a realized soul is on the axis, which is silent. So he has the peace within himself.

Nirmala Srivastava

I think fashion is actually very good training for being in the tech world because it’s all about moving on to the next thing, looking for the next thing, not getting stuck in the past.

Natalie Massenet

You have to move really fast, as a director in television. If you’re able to keep things moving on set, everybody has more fun, and when everybody has more fun, the end result is funnier.

Jason Winer

Our troops are in Burundi. We were requested by African countries who said, look, the United Nations is not moving on this matter, can you people deploy people, so we can move Burundi forward.

Thabo Mbeki

Prayer and staying positive is certainly a good start toward a happier a life, but it is not enough. The way out of Egypt requires packing up, moving on and wandering around until you find Canaan.

Shannon L. Alder

The passion for sneakers has been there since day one, but I never held onto them. I never shrunkwrap them. It’s always been about getting it, buying it, wearing it, showing it and moving on to the next one.

Pusha T

Tis action moves the world….[in] the game of chess, mind that: ye cannot leave your men to stand unmoving on the board and hope to win. A soldier must first step upon the battlefield if does mean to cross it.

Susanna Kearsley

Workaholics don’t actually accomplish more than nonworkaholics. They may claim to be perfectionists, but that just means they’re wasting time fixating on inconsequential details instead of moving on to the next task.

David Heinemeier Hansson

So are you moving on now? Is that what brought you to the grand metropolis of Valladolid?” “No. The wind just blew me here.” “What? Like a plastic bag?” “I prefer to think of myself as a ship. Like a sailboat.

Gayle Forman

I have more of a desire to write songs about being an independent woman than being in love, songs about getting up and moving on even if I have a broken heart. ‘Wanna Say’ is one of the few love songs I’ve ever done.

Kat Graham

Life’s been one tough little shit, but there’s a very obvious reason why she hasn’t let me get too comfy, settle too long or sink too deep. She knows she has to kick me in the ass sometimes to get me moving on my journey.

Jennifer DeLucy

I think Donald Trump is a master of moving on from losses when he suffered them, and if he cant find a way in the short term to get the wall paid for by Mexico, I think hell Trumpet the fact that the wall is being built.

Mark Halperin

I started life washing cars in Canada before moving on to selling life insurance and vacuum cleaners. Later, I went through a programme by Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, which literally changed my life. It was the turning point.

Shiv Khera

There are people who just collect a bunch of footage and then edit it later. You definitely feel more protected when a director is moving on when you’ve actually felt something happen and you know they’re watching intently.

Matt Damon

We are also fortunate in being in quite a sheltered environment, in terms of people moving on to do other things, because there are relatively few companies in Scotland that are looking for the skill set that we’ve developed.”

David Milne

Take those chances and you can achieve greatness, whereas if you go conservative, you’ll never know. I truly believe what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. Even if you fail, learning and moving on is sometimes the best thing.

Danica Patrick

In the world of opinion writing, there’s something called the ‘to be sure’ paragraph. A sort of rhetorical antibiotic, it seeks to defend against critics by injecting a tiny bit of counter-argument before moving on with the main point.

Meghan Daum

What’s with all the running, anyway? I mean, I realize the importance of stamina and all that, but shouldn’t I be moving on to something with a little hitting? They’re still killing me in group practice.” “Maybe you should hit harder.

Richelle Mead

Moving on has allowed me to know who I am and to be present in all that I do. I take this forward in my work and in my personal relationships. It is a powerful program and I highly recommend it to anyone wanting to move on with their life.

Lou Reed

To be honest, going out with Ed after Josh is like moving on to Duchy Originals super-tasty seeded loaf after plastic white bread. (I don’t mean to be rude about Josh. And I didn’t realize it at the time. But it is. He is. Plastic white bread.)

Sophie Kinsella

Guilt and Regret always pull one down. They have an impact like that of gravity. They heavy you like few tons of concrete, Therefore, Instead of growing, moving on and learning from your mistakes, You will wine and dine with Would Have’s and Could Have’s.

Nomthandazo Tsembeni

Paradise was always over there, a day’s sail away. But it’s a funny thing, escapism. You can go far and wide and you can keep moving on and on through places and years, but you never escape your own life. I, finally, knew where my life belonged. Home.

J. Maarten Troost

I’m not against technology, but all tools should be used to their best advantage. We should be spending our time on things that have staying power, instead of on the latest thought of the latest blogger – and then moving on quickly to the next blogger.

J. I. Packer

Things are going downhill with you!’ he said to himself, and laughed about it, and as he was saying it, he happened to glance at the river, and he also saw the river going downhill, always moving on downhill, and singing and being happy through it all.

Hermann Hesse

I like to edit my sentences as I write them. I rearrange a sentence many times before moving on to the next one. For me, that editing process feels like a form of play, like a puzzle that needs solving, and it’s one of the most satisfying parts of writing.

Karen Thompson Walker

It happened in New York, April 10th, nineteen years ago. Even my hand balks at the date. I had to push to write it down, just to keep the pen moving on the paper. It used to be a perfectly ordinary day, but now it sticks up on the calendar like a rusty nail.

Donna Tartt

You must make a decision that you are going to move on. It won’t happen automatically. You will have to rise up and say, “I don’t care how hard this is, I don’t care how disappointed I am, I’m not going to let this get the best of me. I’m moving on with my life.

Joel Osteen

As I’ve gotten older and seen people around me evolving and moving on with life, I just have a stronger sense of my own mortality and time itself becomes more precious. I don’t want to spend this precious and limited time on things that don’t necessarily bring me happiness.

Justin Long

Horace, when he wrote the Ars Poetica, recommended that poets keep their poems home for ten years; don’t let them go, don’t publish them until you have kept them around for ten years: by that time, they ought to stop moving on you; by that time, you ought to have them right.

Donald Hall

I was going through so many changes in my life – separation with my wife, having an affair – that was all very messy and public. It felt like if I really wanted to rock my boat and make changes in my life and who I am and how I am, that would also mean moving on from Cheers.

Ted Danson

I guess it’s going to have to hurt, I guess I’m going to have to cry, And let go of some things I’ve loved to get to the other side I guess it’s going to break me down, Like fallin when you try to fly, Sad but sometimes moving on with the rest of your life starts with goodbye

Carrie Underwood

I’m pretty horrible at relationships and haven’t been in many long-term ones. Leaving and moving on – returning to a familiar sense of self-reliance and autonomy – is what I know; that feeling is as comfortable and comforting as it might be for a different kind of person to stay.

Carrie Brownstein

I think the experience of getting an audience a little bit tense and shocking them with a jump scare, and then moving on it can be cheap and easy. The harder thing is to get them unnerved and disturbed in a growing way. That starts off easy and increases all the way through the picture.

C. Robert Cargill

Many of us are experiencing a phase of change, shedding outdated patterns and liberating ourselves from the old by moving on to the new. The year 2012 is an important one for mankind, a pivotal year. The potential for this exists in the mere fact that the majority of us are yearning for change.

Shari Arison

There is an energy within… pure strength… the energy of the person which is put in different forms, in different shapes… once we discover that energy I think that such a thing as dance becomes such a delight because you’re moving on a stream that is you but it is even over and beyond you…

Katherine Dunham

I’m moving on. I should have made that clear when I made the announcement. I guess I wasn’t clear. If people think you’re leaving a show after all these years, you might be retiring. So I understand where they’re coming from, but I should have impressed the fact that I hope I’m just moving on right now.

Regis Philbin

Guilt is a good friend, isn’t it? It will stand at your back when every other friend has abandoned you, and in the face of all reason it will stay by your side, and even when you tell it, “I am moving on now,” it will say, “I shall never leave you; never.” If only I could find a lover as faithful as guilt.

Holly Lisle

You call a star a star, and say it is just a ball of matter moving on a mathematical course. But that is merely how you see it. By so naming things and describing them you are only inventing your own terms about them. And just as speech is invention about objects and ideas, so myth is invention about truth.

Humphrey Carpenter

My breakthrough was when I began to write during my commute, at first taking notes on my Palm Pilot, and then moving on to writing full prose on the tiny QWERTY keyboard of my iPaq smartphone. I got so fast that I was averaging 400 words during the 35 minutes or so I spent on the subway each way, or 800 words round trip.

Peter V. Brett

One can understand the politics of that at this moment. It’s an effort to buy time for a constituency of workers who have really been suffering in the last 20 years, and who need to be prepared and be given time to prepare for a transition to a very different type of employment that we may moving on to in the coming decades.

Judy Woodruff

The world is a crazy, beautiful, ugly complicated place, and it keeps moving on from crisis to strangeness to beauty to weirdness to tragedy. The caravan keeps moving on, and the job of the longform writer or filmmaker or radio broadcaster is to stop – is to pause – and when the caravan goes away, that’s when this stuff comes.

David Remnick

He’d assumed that you went to school because you had to learn things, starting off with the easy stuff and moving on to the bigger issues, and once you’d learned them that was it, the way ahead opened up and thereafter life was simple and straightforward. What a joke. The older he got, the more complicated and obscure everything became.

Mary Lawson

Spring is on the way; summer is on the way; storms are on the way; wars are on the way; sorrow and happiness are on the way; they are all on the way, they are coming! Everything is on the way! Life is a highway; while we are moving on the way, all else is coming towards us! Devil is on the way; angel is on the way! Stay firm on the way!

Mehmet Murat ildan

What a person loves at 20 may seem stupid at 35. That doesn’t mean the book was stupid, it means that the time when it spoke to the reader is past. So . . . I’m cautious about rereading favorite books. I hate to spoil the good feelings they created. Keeping the good feelings is more important than rereading the book. Moving on is a good thing.

Carl Deuker

John Mayer says moving on and getting over are two different things. No matter what you are trying to move on from, it’s never easy. Acceptance can take time. These quotes capture the nuances of moving on whether be it from a break-up, death of a loved one, or something tragic. We hope these quotes…


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