Over It Quotes & Sayings – To Inspire Change & Moving On

There comes a time in everyone’s life when they just feel like they are done. They’re done with the hassle, the drama, the stress. They’re over it.

It could be a job, a relationship, a friendship, or anything else that’s just become too much to handle. Whatever it is, when you reach that point, you know it.

You know that it’s time to move on.

There’s no shame in admitting that something is no longer working for you. In fact, it’s actually quite empowering.

It means that you’re taking control of your life and your happiness. It means that you’re not going to put up with anything less than what you deserve.

May the following collection of quotes inspire you to reclaim your power, no longer settle and give you the strength to move forward.


Over It Quotes


“Sometimes people let the same problem make them miserable for years when they could just say, So what. That’s one of my favorite things to say. So, what.” Andy Warhol



“Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars: you have to let go at some point in order to move forward.” C. S. Lewis



“Anything I cannot transform into something marvellous, I let go.” Anais Nin



“You only struggle because you’re ready to grow but aren’t willing to let go.” Drew Gerald



“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” Nelson Mandela



“Don’t waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.” Mandy Hale



“Get over it and get started, life is too short to hesitate.” Blaze Olamiday



“Why let go of yesterday? Because yesterday has already let go of you.” Steve Maraboli



“Every time I say I’m done I find myself trying again.” Kaye Gurrea



“People like to set the bar high. I like to put the bar on the ground and barely step over it. I like to keep the expectations really low.” Kevin Smith



“It’s not a matter of letting go – you would if you could. Instead of “Let it go” we should probably say “Let it be”. Jon Kabat-Zinn



“I learned to keep my eyes open and my mouth shut.” Gary Heiden



“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 the past that drags you down.” Amit Ray



“You don’t get over it. You move past it. You move through it. You lose yourself to find it, and when found, it’s yours and no longer theirs.” Dominic Riccitello



“All conflict can be traced back to someone’s feelings getting hurt, don’t you think?” Liane Moriarty



“Get mad, then get over it.” Colin Powell



“Let go of something old that no longer serves you to make room for something new.” Roy T. Bennett



“A stepping-stone can be a stumbling block if we can’t see it until after we have tripped over it.” Cullen Hightower



“Get over it. Get on with your life.” Sally Field



“Speed bumps, I was thinking, you know, you’re driving along, everything’s OK, and then there’s a speed bump to go, ‘Slow down.’ Go over it real slowly, and you hit the pedal, and you keep going, and I just thought it was kind of a nice metaphor for life.” Teri Garr



“When a thing is done, it’s done. Don’t look back. Look forward to your next objective.” George C. Marshall



“People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.” Thich Nhat Hanh



“Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you.” Ovid



“In the process of letting go you will lose many things from the past, but you will find yourself.” Deepak Chopra



“Isn’t it kind of silly to think that tearing someone else down builds you up?” Sean Covey



“If you spend your time hoping someone will suffer the consequences for what they did to your heart, then you’re allowing them to hurt you a second time in your mind.” Shannon L. Alder



“I’ve always believed that if you don’t stay moving, they will throw dirt on you.” Paul Anka



“Me, my heart and my soul will always be a fighter. I’m not comfortable with saying, ‘I’m done. I quit. I give up.’ That’s the way I am, and that’s the way I always will be. From the day I was born to the day I die, I am a fighter!” Ken Shamrock



“Nobody can hurt me without my permission.” Mahatma Gandhi



“Conflict is drama, and how people deal with conflict shows you the kind of people they are.”  Stephen Moyer



“To hurt is as human as to breathe.” J.K. Rowling



“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



“Of course, I’ll hurt you. Of course, you’ll hurt me. Of course, we will hurt each other. But this is the very condition of existence. To become spring, means accepting the risk of winter. To become presence, means accepting the risk of absence.” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry



“Because even the smallest of words can be the ones to hurt you, or save you.” Natsuki Takaya



“It’s a lot easier to be angry at someone than it is to tell them you’re hurt.” Tom Gates



“We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths” Walt Disney



“Holding on is believing that there’s only a past; letting go is knowing that there’s a future.” Daphne Rose Kingma



“We must be willing to let go of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” Joseph Campbell



“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



“Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energy moving forward together towards an answer.” Denis Waitley



So, if you’re feeling like you’re over it, don’t be afraid to walk away. Don’t be afraid to make a change. You owe it to yourself to do what’s best for you. And, sometimes, that means leaving something or someone behind.

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