95 Leave The Past Behind Quotes To Inspire You To Move Forward

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Looking for motivational quotes about leaving the past behind in life? We have got the best collection of leave the past behind quotes, sayings, messages, texts, status, ideas, captions,  (with images and pictures) which will inspire you to bounce back and move forward for a bright future.

We all have experiences in work, life, or relationships which are not very pleasant. It may be a breakup, a failure, mistake,  or a setback. But being stuck with the past is the worst thing one can do. You need to learn from your mistakes, accept the change and move on in life for a better life.

Hope these inspirational leaving the past behind sayings will inspire you to let go off the past and embrace the future with enthusiasm and a positive approach.

Don’t forget to read our collection of rise above quotes that will inspire you to let go and act with strength and courage.

Leave The Past Behind Quotes

  1. “Leave the past behind.”

  2. “Let the past make you better, not bitter.”

  3. “Leave the past where it is… Behind You!”

    Quotes About Leaving The Past Behind
    Quotes About Leaving The Past Behind

  4. “Don’t look back, you’re not going that way.”

  5. “Don’t stumble over something behind you.”

  6. “Stop cheating on your future with your past… It’s over…”

  7. “The past is a place of reference, not a place of residence.”

    Leave The Past Behind Quotes
    Leave The Past Behind Quotes

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

  9. “There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind.”

  10. “Dear past, thanks for all the lessons. Dear future, I’m ready.”

  11. “When your past calls, don’t answer. It has nothing new to say.”

    Letting Go Of The Past Quotes
    Letting Go Of The Past Quotes

  12. “Learning from yesterday, living for today, hoping for tomorrow.”

  13. “When you finally let go of the past something better comes along.”

  14. “Let go of the past, but keep the lessons it taught you.” – Chiara Gizzi

  15. “One of the hardest battles in life is between hanging on and letting go.”

    Leaving People Behind Quotes
    Leaving People Behind Quotes

  16. “Leave the past behind. It’s time to move on to bigger and better things.”

  17. “Sometimes people with the worst pasts end up creating the best futures.”

  18. “To move forward, you have to leave the past behind.” – Susannah Cahalan

  19. “As we grow wiser, we realize what we need, and what we can leave behind.”

  20. “Life is incredibly beautiful. Leave the past behind and let time drift it away.”

    Put The Past Behind You Quotes
    Put The Past Behind You Quotes

  21. “Stop keeping track of the mistakes you’ve made. It’s time to forgive yourself.”

  22. “Your past is just a story. And once you realize this, it has no power over you.”

  23. “You can’t have a better tomorrow if you don’t stop thinking about yesterday.”

  24. “I’m leaving my past behind in the dust. In you Lord Jesus will I always trust.”

  25. “If you miss the boat, let it go. It’ll be okay there’ll be another one along soon.”

  26. “There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” – C.S. Lewis

  27. “You can’t start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last one.”

    Leave The Past Behind Quotes Images
    Leave The Past Behind Quotes Images

  28. “Leave who you were. Look who you are. Look forward to who you will become.”

  29. “Don’t let something that’s long gone continue to control you. It’s time to let go.”

  30. “Sometimes it’s better to leave the past behind and have trust in new beginnings.”

  31. “Always listen to your instincts when people from the past try to reenter your life.”

  32. “Your journey will be much easier and lighter if you don’t carry your past with you.”

    Inspirational Leaving Past Quotes
    Inspirational Leaving Past Quotes

  33. “The best thing about the past is that it shows you what not to bring into the future.”

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

  35. “We cannot go back in time and change the past but we can repent.” – Dieter F. Uchtdorf

  36. “There comes a time in life when leaving yesterday behind is the most wise thing one can do.”

    Leave The Past In the Past Quotes
    Leave The Past In the Past Quotes

  37. “Leave the darkness of your past behind so you can focus on letting in the light of your future.”

  38. “When you truly love someone don’t judge them by their past, you accept it and leave it there.”

  39. “Leave the past behind, putting all your hope in God who gives blessing and opens new paths.”

  40. “Leave the negativity in the past. Surround yourself with positivity. Go beast mode and be happy.”

  41. “Be brave enough to burn your bridges. That way you have no choice but to keep moving forward.”

  42. “It doesn’t matter what’s been written in your story so far. It’s how you fill up the pages that counts.”

  43. “You can’t change what’s already happened, so there’s no value in wishing it were different.” – Hal Elrod

  44. “When it’s time for you to venture out, don’t let fear have you looking back at what you’re leaving behind.”

  45. “Yesterday is a cancelled check. Today is cash on the line. Tomorrow is a promissory note.” – Hank Stram

    Famous Leave The Past Quotes
    Famous Leave The Past Quotes

  46. “Learn and leave the past behind, be focused in the present because future is the only thing you can change.”

  47. “How can you achieve your full potential if you’ve got too firm a grip on things it would be better to let go of.”

  48. “Leave the past behind. “If you always live in the past, then your present and future are already determined.””

  49. “Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” – Buddha

  50. “Sometimes we just have to accept what’s here today by letting go of what was and having faith in what’s to be.”

  51. “Sometimes you just have to step forward, and move on. No questions, no doubts, no looking back. Just move on.”

    Leave The Past Behind Quotes Move Forward
    Leave The Past Behind Quotes Move Forward

  52. “I can choose to define me, confine me, refine me, outshine me, or I can choose to move on and leave it behind me.”

  53. “Oh yes, the past can hurt. But from the way I see it, you can either run from it, or learn from it.” – The Lion King

  54. “Old doors open to the past, not to the future that can only be imagined and manifested in the now.” – Roxana Jones

  55. “The past is behind, just learn from it. The future is ahead, must prepare for it. The present is here; you gotta live it.”

  56. “A fearful past can only cause a fearful future unless you let it go. You can’t experience love when you are living in fear.”

  57. “Don’t start your day with broken pieces of yesterday. Every morning we wake up is the first day of the rest of our life.”

    Leave The Past Behind Quotes Pictures
    Leave The Past Behind Quotes Pictures

  58. “If we want to fly we have to leave the earth, if we want to move forward we have to let go of the past that holds us back.”

  59. “Release yesterday. Leave the past behind you. It’s never coming back. Today is a chance to allow the new you to bloom.”

  60. “Leave your past behind you. It’s history, not reality. Don’t live in it, don’t feel trapped in it. Set yourself free and just be.”

  61. “Don’t go into the new year holding a grudge from last year. Leave the hurts and disappointments behind.” – Joel Osteen

  62. “We do not heal the past by dwelling there. We heal the past by living fully in the present.” – Marianne Williamson

  63. “The past is dead. It’s over. It’s gone. It’s done. It’s time to bury it. Why would you choose to live with decaying memories?”

  64. “You can’t look back – you just have to put the past behind you, and find something better in your future.” – Jodi Picoult

  65. “Forget the past! Witness what the Lord is doing now! Open your eyes to His miracles!” – Isaiah 43″18-19 (Bible Verse)

  66. “It is important to let go of the past to have a secure position in the present life and move forward towards a great future.”

  67. “Leave behind the triumphs and defeats of yesterday to yesterday. Strive afresh starting today. Your future begins today.”

  68. “You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.” – Henry David Thoreau

  69. “Just because the past didn’t turn out like you wanted it to, doesn’t mean your future can’t be better than you ever imagined.”

  70. “It is time to go and leave the past behind. Exile the thoughts of painful memories. You have learned what they have taught you.”

  71. “Holding on to something that was good for you in the past is probably the very reason you don’t have something better.”

  72. “If you don’t leave your past in the past, it will destroy your future. Live for what today has to offer, not for what yesterday has taken away.”

  73. “Letting go doesn’t mean you’re weak, it means you’re brave and strong enough to accept it’s time to let go, and you just go ahead and do it.”

  74. “Once you begin to see you deserve a bright, exciting future, letting go of your dark, painful past will come to be the best choice you ever made.”

  75. “Don’t be afraid of change. Change happens because we keep growing. When life flows, flow with it. It isn’t always easy, but it will be worth it.”

  76. “You must be willing to get rid of the life you’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for you. Your past is just a story. The best is yet to come.”

  77. “Leaving the past behind you is about embracing life’s changes, trusting in yourself, and appreciating that every experience and person will bring you value.”

  78. “Don’t allow the world around you to keep moving while you remain stuck. Let go of the old habits that hinder your happiness and allow yourself to thrive.”

  79. “Therefore if any man be in Christ, He is a new creature: Old things are passed away; Behold, all things are become new.” – 2 Corinthians 5:17 KJV (Bible Verse)

  80. “You’ve got to know that things don’t always happen the way you think they should, so let go of expectations and prepare to be thrilled with what life has in store.”

  81. “If you have a hard time leaving the past behind, remember this, unless you let go of the situation from the understanding that it’s over, you can’t move forward.”

  82. “As we mature and become wiser, it becomes easier to see what we need to keep and what we need to leave behind. Walking away is the same as moving forward.”

  83. “Sometimes letting go and leaving the the past behind you is simply about changing the way you’ve thought about things. Looking at the past with a new perspective.”

  84. “There is an opportunity for us to renew ourselves. There’s an opportunity for us to leave the past behind and present something different for the future.” – Jay Weatherill

  85. “Peace of mind happens when you choose to be at peace with the stories your mind continually tells. It arrives when you let go of the need for things to be other than they are.”

  86. “The only way to get over the past is to leave it behind. If you spend your time re-living moments that are gone forever, you might miss the special moments that are yet to come.” – Susan Gale

  87. “Life is a cycle and some cycles need to be shut down, because they no longer fit into your life. So close the door. Change the tune. Clean house. Stop being who you were so you can be who you’re meant to be.”

  88. “You can spend minutes, hours, days, weeks or even months over-analyzing a situation; trying to put the pieces together, justifying what could’ve, would’ve happened… Or you can just leave the pieces on the floor and move on…” – Tupac

  89. “The warrior woman is filled with the courage, confidence, and inner strength to leave the past behind. She knows that there is no way to express herself fully when she is still carrying burdens that need to be released.” – Debbie Ford

  90. “You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don’t try to forget the mistakes, but you don’t dwell on it. You don’t let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.” – Johnny Cash

  91. “Even though there are days I wish I could change some things that happened in the past, there’s a reason the rear view mirror is so small and the windshield is so big, when you’re headed is much more important than what you’ve left behind.”

  92. “Never look back.. We have all been hurt but we must use it as a reason to grow stronger.. Put the past behind you and focus on the future.. Be the best that you can.. Give them a reason to regret leaving you because they surely didn’t deserve you.”

  93. “When you start a new beginning you must leave your past behind. Opening a new door and closing the old. There is no leaving it just a little open or unlock for a just in case or perhaps to let your past see a little of your new beginning. Be careful. You may trip for looking back to see who’s peeking and before you realized the new beginning has lock the door.”

  94. “To the sky, I rise / Spread my wings, and fly / I leave the past behind / And say goodbye to the scared child inside / I sing for freedom, and for love / I look at my reflection / Embrace the woman I’ve become / The unbreakable lotus in me / I now set free” – Christina Aguilera

  95. “We cannot go back in time and change the past, but we can repent. The Savior can wipe away our tears of regret and remove the burden of our sins. His Atonement allows us to leave the past behind and move forward with clean hands, a pure heart, and a determination to do better and especially to become better.” – Dieter F. Uchtdorf

  96. “Live now, enjoy Life now! Love now, for this now is the precious moment that is creating our lives. Each now is unique it won’t come back in time. In it we leave a footprint, and within that impression are the actions we leave behind. Each step we take, we leave a mark. The path is created by the steps a person takes while walking it.” – Jacqueline Ripstein

  97. “It’s your time for a breakthrough! Make up your mind to leave the past and the old you behind. Focus on giving birth to a new you….the real you. It is your time to create a turning point for the better in your life. It is your destiny to be healthy, happy and successful. Your future is open, full of possibility and promise! Buckle down and do whatever is required to create a life that you are proud of and a life that you deserve! Don’t look back!! Look ahead, move forward and make this your best year ever! You have the something special. You have GREATNESS within you!” – Les Brown


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