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Quotes About Breaking Up : Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

Updated on September 28, 2014

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do...

“Moving on, is a simple thing, what it leaves behind is hard.” ~Dave Mustaine

“I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go. Things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right. You believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” ~Marilyn Monroe

“Watching you walk out of my life does not make me bitter or cynical about love. But rather makes me realize that if I wanted so much to be with the wrong person how beautiful it will be when the right one comes along.” ~Anonymous

“I’m going to smile and make you think I’m happy, I’m going to laugh, so you don’t see me cry, I’m going to let you go in style, and even if it kills me – I’m going to smile.” ~Lonestar song lyrics

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving” ~Albert Einstein

“Forgiveness and letting go are steps on our road back to happiness.” ~Tina Dayton

“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 on the floor and move the f**k on.” ~Tupac Shakur

"No one is worth you tears, but when you find someone who is he won’t make you cry. " ~Anonymous

“Moving on is easy. It's staying moved on that's trickier.”~ Katerina Stoykova Klemer

“You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy. So let them go, let go of them. I tie no weights to my ankles.” ~C. JoyBell C.

“Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.” ~Steve Maraboli

“The hardest thing to do is watch the one you love, love someone else.” ~Anonymous

“You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore” ~Christopher Columbus

“Good judgment comes from experience, and often experience comes from bad judgment.” ~Rita Mae Brown

“Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.” ~Steve Maraboli

“Even on my weakest days
I get a little bit stronger” ~ Song Lyrics by Sara Evans

“when things break, it's not the actual breaking that prevents them from getting back together again. it's because a little piece gets lost -- the two remaining ends couldn't fit together even if they wanted to. the whole shape has changed.” ~David Levithan

"Take a second out to think about this: in your life you search and search for the right person for you. Every time you break up with someone you get one step closer to that person. You should look at moving on as getting closer to meeting the one." ~Ian Philpot

“When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us” ~Alexander Graham Bell

“The fact is you can’t escape the past by moving on, it just moves with you.” ~Fabian Black

“Even though you may want to move forward in your life, you may have one foot on the brakes. In order to be free, we must learn how to let go. Release the hurt. Release the fear. Refuse to entertain your old pain. The energy it takes to hang onto the past is holding you back from a new life. What is it you would let go of today?” ~ Mary Manin Morrissey

“Two words. Three vowels. Four constenants. Seven letters. It can either cut you open to the core and leave you in ungodly pain or it can free your soul and lift a tremendous weight off you shoulders. The phrase is: It's over.” ~Maggi Richard

"Sometimes the cards we are dealt are not always fair. However you must keep smiling & moving on" ~Tom Jackson

“The brightest future will always be based on a forgotten past, you can’t go on well in life until you let go of your past failures and heartaches.” ~Anonymous

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” ~Dr. Seuss

“Sometimes the hardest part isn't letting go but rather learning to start over.” ~Nicole Sobon

“One of the best times for figuring out who you are & what you really want out of life? Right after a break-up.” ~ Mandy Hale

"Any change, any loss, does not make us victims. Others can shake you, surprise you, disappoint you, but they can't prevent you from acting, from taking the situation you're presented with and moving on. No matter where you are in life, no matter what your situation, you can always do something. You always have a choice and the choice can be power." ~Blaine Lee

“We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.”
~E.M. Forster

“Letting go isn’t about giving up. It’s about accepting that there are things that cannot be.” ~Anonymous

“I'm done with those; regrets are an excuse for people who have failed.” ~Ned Vizzini

“If you have to speculate if someone loves you and wants to be with you, chances are they don't. It's not that complicated. Love, in most cases, betrays the one feeling it. Don't waste moments waiting and wondering. Don't throw away your time dreaming of someone that doesn't want you. No one is that amazing, certainly not the one who would pass you up.” ~Donna Lynn Hope

"Courage is not the absence of fear, but simply moving on with dignity despite that fear." ~Pat Riley

“Letting go has never been easy, but holding on can be as difficult. Yet strength is measured not by holding on, but by letting go.” ~Len Santos

“We are all failures- at least the best of us are.” ~ J.M. Barrie

“Every woman that finally figured out her worth, has picked up her suitcases of pride and boarded a flight to freedom, which landed in the valley of change.” ~Shannon L. Alder

"If someone you love hurts you cry a river, build a bridge, and get over it." ~Unknown

“She took a step and didn't want to take any more, but she did.” ~Markus Zusak

“The quickest way to rectify that mistake (choosing the wrong person) is by learning from that, moving on, and choosing much more wisely in the future.” ~Greg Behrendt

"If you bury the pain deep down it will stay with you indefinitely, but if you open yourself to it, experience it, and deal with it head-on, you'll find it begins to move on after a while." ~Greg Behrendt

“Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.” ~Lyndon B. Johnson

“Bittersweet? No, just bitter, the taste of your tongue.
Words you can’t have back, so they linger.” ~Coco J. Ginger

"Often the thought of pain is actually worse that the pain itself." ~Greg Behrendt

“I demolish my bridges behind me...then there is no choice but to move forward” ~Fridtjof Nansen

“Tough break-up? Trash stinks, which is why you toss it.” ~Donna Lynn Hope

“I've been burdened with blame trapped in the past for too long, I'm moving on” ~Lyrics from a Rascal Flatts Song

"Never love someone beneath your level of evolution. If you want a monkey, you can visit one at your local zoo.” ~Shannon L. Alder

"Love is forgiving, accepting, moving on, embracing, and all encompassing. And if you’re not doing that for yourself, you cannot do that with anyone else.” ~Steve Maraboli


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    • poetryman6969 profile image

      poetryman6969 2 years ago

      Lately I have seen a lot advice about burning bridges which is surprising because for the longest time everyone said: NEVER do that.

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      Paula 2 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Susan.....I see you are an "Inspirational Quotes" lover as I am. These are a treasure. Each and every one hits home in some way. A few even stab at the heart. But all in all, they are profound, moving and valuable.

      I truly love this hub, Susan. Thank you for sharing it with your readers....Peace, Paula...UP++++shared, tweeted & pinned

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      Yasir chohan 3 years ago from Reisterstown

      you have an interesting collection of quotes in this hub.

      My favorite has to be :

      “Letting go isn’t about giving up. It’s about accepting that there are things that cannot be.” ~Anonymous