Here are 15 quotes to encourage and inspire you about the power of letting go of things, people, thoughts, and ideals, in order to grow and adapt to the present and embrace your future with positivity and happiness.

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“Surrender to what is. Let go of what was. Have faith in what will be.”

– Sonia Ricotti

2.

“In the end, only 3 things manner: How much you loved, how gently you live, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.”

– Buddha

3.

“Anything that costs you your peace is too expensive. Learn to let it go.”

4.

“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

5.

“Let it hurt. Let it heal. Let it go.”

6.

“Just let go. Let go of how you thought your life should be, and embrace a life that is trying to work its way into your consciousness.”

– Caroline Myss

7.

“One of the happiest moments in life is when you can find the courage to let go of what you cannot change.”

8.

“Letting go… Gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything – anger, anxiety, or possessions – we cannot be free.”

– Thich Nhat Hanh

9.

“Whatever comes, let it come. Whatever stays, let it save. Whatever goes, let it go.”

10.

“Sometimes letting things go is an act of far greater power than defending or hanging on.”

– Eckert Tolle

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“It is tough to let go of someone you can’t live without. But living with someone who can live without you, is much worse.”

12.

“You can live your life angry, bitter, mad at somebody or even guilty, not letting go of your own mistakes, but you won’t receive the good things God has in store.”

– Joel Osteen

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“It hurts to let go, but sometimes it hurts more to hold on.”

14.

“If you want to fly on the sky, you need to leave the earth. If you want to move forward, you need to let go of the past that tracked you down.”

– Amit Ray

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“Letting go does not mean you stop caring. It means you stop trying to force others to.”

– Mandy Hale