Moving On quotes

A collection of quotes on the topic of moving on.

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

—  Joseph Campbell American mythologist, writer and lecturer 1904 - 1987

Variant: You must give up the life you planned in order to have the life that is waiting for you.

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„You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.“

—  Eleanor Roosevelt American politician, diplomat, and activist, and First Lady of the United States 1884 - 1962

Source: You Learn by Living (1960), p. 29–30
Context: You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, "I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along." … You must do the thing you think you cannot do.

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„Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.“

—  Victor Hugo, book Les Misérables

Source: Les Misérables

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„Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.“

—  Albert Einstein German-born physicist and founder of the theory of relativity 1879 - 1955

Letter to his son Eduard (5 February 1930), as quoted in Walter Isaacson, Einstein: His Life and Universe (2007), p. 367
1930s

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„Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.“

—  Sören Kierkegaard Danish philosopher and theologian, founder of Existentialism 1813 - 1855

Variant: Life can only be understood going backward, but must be lived going forward.

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„Love is like the measles; we all have to go through it.“

—  Jerome K. Jerome, book Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow

"On Being in Love".
Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow (1886)
Context: Love is like the measles; we all have to go through it. Also like the measles, we take it only once... No, we never sicken with love twice. Cupid spends no second arrow on the same heart.

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„In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life — It goes on.“

—  Robert Frost American poet 1874 - 1963

As quoted in The Harper Book of Quotations (1993) edited by Robert I. Fitzhenry, p. 261
General sources
Variant: In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.

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„TODAY IS THE FIRST DAY OF THE REST OF YOUR LIFE“

—  Abbie Hoffman American political and social activist 1936 - 1989

Source: Revolution for the Hell of It (1968), p. 184.

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„Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.“

—  Anne Frank victim of the Holocaust and author of a diary 1929 - 1945

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„There is no such thing in life as normal“

—  Morrissey English singer 1959

Ref: en.wikiquote.org - Lauretta Bender / Quotes / 1954 Senate Subcommittee Hearings into Juvenile Delinquency, "Testimony of Dr. Lauretta Bender, senior psychiatrist, Belleveu hospital Newyork N.Y." http://www.thecomicbooks.com/bender.html
From songs

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Citát „The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.“
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„The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.“

—  Confucius Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher -551 - -479 BC

Source: Confucius: The Analects