Words of encouragement for after break up

Words of encouragement for after break up

  • “New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.”― Lao Tzu
  • An act of love that fails is just as much a part of the divine life as an act of love that succeeds, for love is measured by fullness, not by reception.― Harold Loukes
  • If a relationship is to evolve, it must go through a series of endings.― Lisa Moriyama
  • Love is as much of an object as an obsession, everybody wants it, everybody seeks it, but few ever achieve it, those who do, will cherish it, be lost in it, and among all, will never…never forget it.― Curtis Judalet
  • No one has ever loved anyone the way everyone wants to be loved.― Anonymous
  • To be able to move on, one has to learn to forgive not only the person (or people) who have done one wrong but also oneself.― Eugenia Tripputi
  • Life is about making the right decisions and moving on.― Josh Rayburn
  • You are responsible for your life. You can’t keep blaming somebody else for your dysfunction. Life is really about moving on.― Oprah Winfrey
  • Courage is not the absence of fear, but simply moving on with dignity despite that fear.― Pat Riley
  • Sometimes the cards we are dealt are not always fair. However you must keep smiling & moving on.― Tom Jackson
  • If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.― Henry David Thoreau
  • If you have zest and enthusiasm you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.― Norman Vincent Peale
  • I swear, by my life and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.― Ayn Rand
  • You have to forgive to forget, and forget, to feel again.― Anonymous
  • Relationships are like glass. Sometimes it’s better to leave them broken than try to hurt yourself putting it back together.― Anonymous
  • Don’t be discouraged. It’s often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock.― Anonymous
  • When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.― Alexander Graham Bell
  • When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.― Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • If you have made mistakes, there is always another chance for you. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down.― Mary Pickford
  • Everything will be OK in the end, if it’s not OK, it’s not the end.― Anonymous
  • ‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.– Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • If you really love something set it free. If it comes back it’s yours, if not it wasn’t meant to be.– Anonymous
  • Some people think that it’s holding on that makes one strong; sometimes it’s letting go.– Sylvia Robinson
  • Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.– M. Kathleen Casey
  • 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
  • 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
  • “Relationships are like glass. Sometimes it’s better to leave them broken than try to hurt yourself putting it back together.”
  • “If you really love something set it free. If it comes back it’s yours, if not it wasn’t meant to be.”
  • “Your relationship with yourself sets the tone for every other relationship you have.” — Robert Holden
  • “Those who do not know how to weep with their whole heart do not know how to laugh either.”
  • “Some people think that it’s holding on that makes one strong; sometimes it’s letting go.”
  • ”Don’t change yourself so that other people will like you. Be yourself, and the right people will like you.”
  • “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.” — Lone Star
  • “Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.” — M. Kathleen Casey
  • ”You can’t start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last one.”
  • “The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love, and to be greater than our suffering.” — Ben Okri
  • ”The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.” — Elizabeth Kubler-Ross
  • “Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” -Rumi
  • “Love is what you were born with. Fear is what you learned here.” — Marianne Williamson
  • “Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.” — J.K. Rowling
  • “Set your life on fire, and seek those who fan the flames.” — Rumi
  • “You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair.” — Chinese Proverb
  • “If I don’t listen to the stories my mind is telling me, is there a problem right now?”
  • “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” — Nelson Mandela
  • “You’re always one decision away from a totally different life.”
  • “The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. Just by being there, looking at the problem or at the darkness of your thoughts straight in the eye and deciding you won’t surrender to it, you won’t let it shallow you; you are being the bravest you can ever be and starting the path to your personal freedom.” — Nelson Mandela
  • “Pain is the person you never want to see. But without Pain, how would you recognize Joy?”
  • “Love yourself enough to set boundaries. Your time and energy are precious. You get to choose how you use it. You teach people how to treat you by deciding what you will and won’t accept.”
  • “Nobody will protect you from your suffering. You can’t cry it away or eat it away or starve it away or walk it away or punch it away or even therapy it away. It’s just there, and you have to survive it. You have to endure it. You have to live through it and love it and move on and be better for it and run as far as you can in the direction of your best and happiest dreams across the bridge that was built by your own desire to heal.” ― Cheryl Strayed
  • “Every time you thought you couldn’t keep moving forward, you did. Take a moment to appreciate your strength.” — Karen Salmanson
  • “You are telling the story of your life. You have the power to tell a different one. You choose, every day, how you interpret others’ actions, events, and the world around you. You and only you have the power to change this. Change the script!” — Laura Elliott
  • ”Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip toe if you must, but take the step.” ― Naeem Callaway
  • “Don’t be afraid to stand for what you believe in, even if that means standing alone.” — Andy Biersack
  • “Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.” – Walt Whitman
  • “As I look back on my life, I realize that every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was actually be re-directed to something better.”
  • “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” — Eleanor Roosevelt
  • If you went back and erased all the mistakes you’ve made, you erase yourself.”
  • “In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” — Abraham Lincoln
  • “The habit of forever looking backward is fatal to efficiency just as is the habit of looking forward too much. Today is the day. Live the day and have done with it. Fling your best into it, then you have nothing to regret, and there is no need of anticipating tomorrow.” — O. S. Marden
  • “It is impossible to live without failing at something unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.” — J. K. Rowling
  • “If you’re gonna make a change, you’re gonna have to operate from a new belief that says life happens not to me but for me.” — Tony Robbins
  • “Not all storms come to disrupt your life, some come to clear your path.”
  • “You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.” — Barbara De Angelis
  • “Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.” — Dalai Lama
  • “Do not be dismayed by the brokenness of the world. All things break, and all things can be mended. Not with time, as they say, but with intentions. So go, Love intentionally, extravagantly, unconditionally. The broken world awaits in darkness for the light that is you.” — L.R. Frost
  • “It’s always darkest before the dawn.”
  • “Forgive others, not because they deserve forgiveness, but because you deserve peace.”
  • “Forgiveness is not something we do for other people. It’s something we do for ourselves to move on.”
  • “Holding on to anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.”
  • “The sign of true forgiveness is when you stop wishing it had been any other way.”
  • “When a dewdrop slides off a leaf and surrenders to gravity, the drop loses its previous identity and joins the vastness of the earth below. It must have trembled before it fell, just on the edge between the known and the unknown.
  • Sometimes things end, they are finished, they are completing. Whatever it is, they are things that might have helped us to define who we are.
  • It’s time to let go of it, allowing sadness, but not trying to hold on. Something greater is awaiting, dimensions are there to be discovered. We are past the point of no return now, and gravity is doing its work.
  • Go with it – it represents liberation.”
  • “Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won’t either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning. You have to love. You have to feel. It is the reason you are here on earth. You are here to risk your heart. You are here to be swallowed up. And when it happens that you are broken, or betrayed, or left, or hurt, or death brushes near, let yourself sit by an apple tree and listen to the apples falling all around you in heaps, wasting their sweetness. Tell yourself you tasted as many as you could.” — The Painted Drum by Louise Erdrich
  • “If you can love the wrong person that much, imagine how much you can love the right one.”
  • “Anyone can give you attention and compliments, but someone who loves you will give you that plus respect, honesty, trust, and loyalty.” — Charles Orlando
  • “You
  • not wanting me
  • was
  • the beginning of me
  • wanting myself
  • thank you”— Nayyirah Waheed
  • “Even though I believe I’ve made choices that have hurt myself and others that are unforgivable, I now realize, claim, and embody that these choices were exactly what my soul had deemed as perfect for me to come home as the next highest and most divine version of myself.
  • Everything was and is in perfect creation, design, and order for life and my soul to lovingly grant me everything I needed for my evolution. There is no wasted time, and there is nothing that is wrong.
  • I also understand that everything that occurred to any other player in this cast of perfection was also the highest, most gracious event offered by their soul in concert with mine.” — Melanie Tonia Evans
  • “Someday we’ll forget the hurt, the reason we cried, and who caused us pain. We will finally realize that the secret of being free is not revenge, but letting things unfold in their own way and own time. After all, what matters is not the first, but the last chapter of our life which shows how well we ran the race. So smile, laugh, forgive, believe, and love all over again.”
  • “Let me be clear, my love is unconditional, but your presence in my life is not. The moment that you prove that your value of me does not measure up to my sense of self-worth, I’ll have no problem unconditionally loving the memory of you and moving on.” — Carson Patrick Bowie
  • “When life shows you its time to let someone go, and you refuse to, life will allow the person to hurt you to the point you have no choice but to let go.”
  • “I’m trying to be a more positive person every day. Today, I’m positive everyone is an asshole.”
  • “Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time and annoys the pig.” – Mark Twain
  • “It’s so hot outside, I almost called my ex so that I could be around something shady.”
  • “I’m moving on because we had religious differences. He thinks he’s God, and I don’t.”
  • “Being back with your ex is like reheating your Mcdonald’s fries.”
  • “You never know who you are married to until you get divorced.”
  • When an ex tries to hit you up:“Hey!“Hey.”What’s up?”“My standards. Bye.”
  • “If you don’t love yourself, how in the hell you gonna love somebody else?” — RuPaul
  • “Never love anybody who treats you like you’re ordinary.” — Oscar Wilde
  • “Get up, dress up, show up, and never give up.” — Unknown
  • “Be in love with your life. Every minute of it.” — Jack Kerouac
  • “No girl should ever forget that she doesn’t need anyone who doesn’t need her.” — Unknown
  • “I am a woman meant for a man, but I never found a man who could compete.” — Bette Davis
  • “Love yourself first, and everything else falls into line.” — Lucille Ball
  • “Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” — Marilyn Monroe
  • “Breakups hurt, but losing someone who doesn’t respect and appreciate you is actually a gain, not a loss.” — Unknown
  • “Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.” — Dalai Lama
  • “No relationship is ever a waste of your time. If it didn’t bring you what you want, it taught you what you don’t want.” — Unknown
  • “Stars can’t shine without darkness.” — Kris Menace
  • “Even on my weakest days I get a little bit stronger.” — Sarah Evans
  • “I’m thankful for my struggle because without it I wouldn’t have stumbled across my strength.” — Alex Elle
  • “The woman who does not require validation from anyone is the most feared individual on the planet.” — Mohadesa Najumi
  • “The thing about happiness is that it doesn’t help you to grow; only unhappiness does that. So, I’m grateful that my bed of roses was made up equally of blossoms and thorns.” — Lana Turner
  • “I’d marry again if I found a man who had $15 million, would sign over half to me, and guarantee that he’d be dead within a year.” — Bette Davis
  • “One day they’ll realize they lost a diamond while playing with worthless stones.” — Turcois Ominek
  • “I want to be the reason you look down at your phone and smile. Then walk into a pole.” — Zach Galifianakis
  • “It’s not you, it’s me. I’m too good for you.” — Unknown
  • “I avoid looking back. I prefer good memories to regrets.” — Grace Kelly
  • “Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.” — Haruki Murakami
  • “Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.” — Guy Finley
  • “I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way.” — Burt Bacharach, Hal David
  • “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.” — Albert Einstein

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