Let Go Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old let go quotes, let go sayings, and let go proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past, and is therefore the means for correcting our misperceptions.     

Gerald Jampolsky

Letting go is not getting rid of memories. Memories will stay, they always do. Letting go is making sure that the pain associated with the memories goes away.     

Arti Honrao

Letting go is not a onetime thing, it's something you have to do everyday, over and over again.     

Dawson'S Creek

Pain will leave you, when you let go.     

Jeremy Aldana

It's hard to be clear about who you are when you are carrying around a bunch of baggage from the past. I've learned to let go and move more quickly into the next place.     

Angelina Jolie

Never regret yesterday. Life is in you today and you make your tomorrow.     

L. Ron Hubbard

Holding on is believing that there's only a past; letting go is knowing that there's a future.     

Daphne Rose Kingman

Each day is a new opportunity to live your life to the fullest. Do not let your TODAY be stolen by the unchangeable past or the indefinite future! Today is a new day.     

Anurag Prakash Ray

Letting go. Everyone talks about it like it's the easiest thing. Unfurl your fingers one by one until your hand is open. But my hand has been clenched into a fist for three years now; it's frozen shut.     

Gayle Forman

Letting go helps us to to live in a more peaceful state of mind and helps restore our balance. It allows others to be responsible for themselves and for us to take our hands off situations that do not belong to us. This frees us from unnecessary stress.     

Melody Beattie

If you want to forget something or someone, never hate it, or never hate him/her. Everything and everyone that you hate is engraved upon your heart; if you want to let go of something, if you want to forget, you cannot hate.     

C. JoyBell

There's always room for improvement if you're ready to let go of the invaluable aspects.     

Terry Mark

Letting go is the toughest thing to do in life but sometimes it can turn out to be the best thing you ever done.     

Nokwethemba Nkosi

Sometimes letting go is simply changing the labels you place on an event. Looking at the same event with fresh eyes.     

Steve Maraboli

The beautiful journey of today can only begin when we learn to let go of yesterday.     

Steve Maraboli

Let go of your attachment to being right, and suddenly your mind is more open.     

Ralph Marston

You can love them, forgive them, want good things for them…but still move on without them.     

Mandy Hale

And in the end, letting go was a lot like finding love. i had to learn to say goodbye to the one who gave me the courage to say hello.     

R.M Drake

We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the life that is waiting for us.     

Joseph Campbell

Life moves forward. The old leaves wither, die and fall away, and the new growth extends forward into the light.     

Bryant McGill