100+ Inspirational Quotes On Moving Forward In Life

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Everyone wants to stay as comfortable as possible but there are certain things in life which will change no matter what. Sometimes in a good way sometimes in a bad way. All that we can do is move forward.

Keep Moving Forward

Life is a tough ride and it will always find a way to deliver us surprising events such as divorce, failure in exams or business, death of loved one or betrayal from the unexpected. There will be strokes of fate and deep hits that will suck the zest for life out of you.

When confronted with such difficult times, There’s only one thing you can do: Keep Moving forward.

It is important to not to lose hope in such dark times. You will be knocked down during that period but you should have the courage and strength to get back up and move forward crossing all the obstacles coming your way.

Here are some of the best inspirational quotes to help you stop clinging back to your past and to move ahead in life.

Moving Forward Quotes

move on quotesLosers live in the past. Winners learn from the past and enjoy working in the present toward the future.                                                                                                                                                                            -Denis Waitley

The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward.Steve Maraboli
The only thing a person can ever really do is keep moving forward. Take that big leap forward without hesitation, without once looking back. Simply forget the past and forge toward the future.Alyson Noel
You’re not really free until you’re free from trying to please everybody. Joel Osteen
In our culture, we grow up thinking that failure is a terrible thing, that it’s a setback, or worse, the end. Often it turns out to be the beginning of something better.Katherine Schwarzenegger
Study the past if you would define the futureConfucius
You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.Maya Angelou

motivational quoteEven a rock moves on.

-Anthony Liccione

Achievement seems to be connected with action. Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.Conrad Hilton
You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.Bob Marley
It is always important to know when something has reached its end. Closing circles, shutting doors, finishing chapters, it doesn’t matter what we call it; what matters is to leave in the past those moments in life that are over.Paulo Coelho
Baby steps count, too, as long as you’re moving forward.Chris Gardner

moving on in lifeI find that a man is as old as his work. If his work keeps him from moving forward, he will look forward with the work.                                                                                                                                                 -William Ernest Hocking

Life is about how much you can take and keep fighting, how much you can suffer and keep moving forward.Anderson Silva
The most beautiful people I’ve known are those who have known trials, have known struggles, have known loss, and have found their way out of the depths.Elisabeth Kübler
The past always looks better than it was because it isn’t here.Finley Peter Dunne
One of the most courageous decisions you’ll ever make is to finally let go of what is hurting your heart and soul.Brigitte Nicole

courage quotesCourage is the power to let go of the familiar.                                                                                 – Raymond Lindquist

It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.Charles Darwin
If you spend your time hoping someone will suffer the consequences for what they did to your heart, then you’re allowing them to hurt you a second time in your mind.Shannon L. Alder
You have to learn to get up from the table when love is no longer being served.Nina Simone
You’ve gotta know when it’s time to turn the page.Tori Amos

moving on quote for life

Life is like a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.                                                        -Albert Einstein

Stop focusing on your past mistakes. Don’t be ashamed of the things that you’ve done. We ALL have made mistakes. Don’t you see? All of those things helped shape you into the beautiful person that you are today! Hold your head up high because you didn’t allow your past mistakes to consume you. You learned! conquered! You became a better YOU. Be proud of who you are TODAY!Stephanie Lahart
Dwelling on the past only blinds you to the future.Andrew Boyd
You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.Steve Jobs
You can only lose what you cling to.Buddha
My father taught me that you can you read a hundred books on wisdom and write a hundred books on wisdom, but unless you apply what you learned than its only words on a page. Life is not lived with intentions, but action.Shannon Alder
If we fail to adapt, we fail to move forward.John Wooden

perseverance quote Having perseverance is all about being able to bounce back and keep moving forward.                       -Jason Scotts

If you’re not moving forward, you’re falling back.Sam Waterson
The only person that ever stumbles is a guy moving forward. You don’t stumble backwards; you stumble forward, and you never stumble when you’re stationary. So don’t worry about stumbling. Keep pushing it forward.James Carville
Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.Guy Finley
If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.Paulo Coelho
If you fall flat on your face, at least you’re moving forward. All you have to do is get back up and try again.Richard Branson
Sometimes the hardest part isn’t letting go but rather learning to start over.Nicole Sobon
Sometimes it takes a heartbreak to shake us awake and help us see we are worth so much more than we’re settling for.Mandy Hale

looking back quotesThe hardest part about moving forward is not looking back.

When the world is at your back, and your heart is at your feet…the best way to go on is to just “be”.Jennifer Varnadore
Life moves forward. The old leaves wither, die and fall away, and the new growth extends forward into the light.Bryant McGill
Lots of things can be fixed. Things can be fixed. But many times, relationships between people cannot be fixed because they should not be fixed. You’re aboard a ship setting sail, and the other person has joined the inland circus or is boarding a different ship, and you just can’t be with each other anymore. Because you shouldn’t be.C. JoyBell C.
Just keep moving forward and don’t give a damn about what anybody thinks. Do what you have to do, for you.Johnny Depp
If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.Martin Luther King Jr.

morning quotesYesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.

Lyndon B. Johnson

The only thing a person can ever really do is keep moving forward. Take that big leap forward without hesitation, without once looking back. Simply forget the past and forge toward the future.Alyson Noel
You know you are on the right track when you become uninterested in looking back.Anonymous
I think that the power is the principle. The principle of moving forward, as though you have the confidence to move forward, eventually gives you confidence when you look back and see what you’ve done.Robert Downey Jr.
Keeping baggage from the past will leave no room for happiness in the future.Wayne L. Misner
Faith is moving forward even when things don’t make sense, trusting that in hindsight everything will become clear.Many Hale
You are always a student, never a master. You have to keep moving forward.Conrad Hall
Those who move forward with a happy spirit will find that things always work out.Gordon B. Hinkley

moving ahead quotesA bridge can still be built, while the bitter waters are flowing beneath.                                            -Anthony Liccione

If you’re going through hell, keep going.Winston Churchill
Growth is painful. Change is painful. But nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong.Anonymous
Sooner or later we’ve all got to let go of our past.Dan Brown
I fear that my mind would starve and that I might find myself in danger if I had no visual information, that it’s chiefly the light, the shapes, the spaces, the colours that I see that compel me to keep moving forward in life and that keeps me safe.Rosemary Mahoney
When lives seems hopeless, rearrange things for a dose of dopeness.Kid Cudi
That’s all you can do in this world, no matter how strong the current beats against you, or how heavy your burden, or how tragic your love story. You keep going.Robyn Schneider
Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward.Victor Kiam
As I look back on my life, I realized that every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was actually being re-directed to something better.Anonymous
Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down.Roy T. Bennett

moving on quoteMoving forward first requires a step to be taken.                                                                                    -Chase S.M. Neill

Study the past if you would define the future.Confucius
Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself.Deborah Reber
Dissatisfaction is a great starting point, for it is right there that we have the most power, strength, and energy to push change through.David DeNotaris
Every single day is an opportunity for you to start anew; I call this my ’24-hour Reset Button.Tamara Tilleman
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.Walt Disney
You’ve got to be able to acknowledge and understand the past and move on from it. You have to understand it, and I think a lot of us just don’t have an opportunity to understand it – but it’s there.Michelle Obama
You just have to keep driving down the road. It’s going to bend and curve and you’ll speed up and slow down, but the road keeps going.Elllen DeGeneres
Every great journey begins with one step and it begins with moving forward, turning on the engine, and shifting into the right gear at the right time. Remember, going through pain is temporary and it will subside, but quitting on the other hand lasts forever.Louie Herron
What good is living a life you’ve been given if all you do is stand in one place.Anonymous
Are the people around you holding you back or empowering you to move forward? If you life is going nowhere, take a look at the group of people you hang around with.Les Brown
The most successful people are those who are willing to keep moving forward after making mistakes.Coach Flanagan

moving onSome of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.                                  -Hermann Hesse

“You can spend minutes, hours, days, weeks, or even months over-analyzing a situation; trying to put the pieces together, justifying what could’ve, would’ve happened… or you can just leave the pieces of the floor and move on.” Tupac Shakur
It happens to everyone as they grow up. You find out who you are and what you want, and then you realize that people you’ve known forever don’t see things the way you do. So you keep the wonderful memories, but find yourself moving onNicholas Sparks
when you have something to do life will not allow you to move forward. until you do it.Iyanla Vanzant
My heart might be bruised, but it will recover and become capable of seeing the beauty of life once more. It’s happened before, it will happen again, I’m sure. When someone leaves, it’s because someone else is about to arrive – I’ll find love again.Paulo Coelho
When you bring peace to your past, you can move forward to your future.Anonymous
Time flies, people change. You’re not always needed. There are times to move forward and places to let go.Anonymous

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