71 Quotes To Help You Decide To Walk Away

Walk Away Quotes

Sometimes things in our life don’t go the way we want them to. Sometimes we might have bad or toxic relationships that are keeping us stuck and keeping us in bad relationships with people who are not acting in our best interests. When that happens, it’s often time to walk away.

When is the right time to walk away? You are the only person that can figure that out. But if you found this page we are assuming its on your mind and maybe you are trying to find the courage and motivation to make a big change. So read our collection of quotes and see if they change your perspective. And also give the video a watch after you read the quotes – it will likely give you a new perspective on whatever issues you are facing right now.

Walk Away Quotes

1. “I truly loved you, but now I’m walking away.” – Jonny Lang

2. “In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.”―Gautama Buddha

3. “You can walk away and say “We don’t need this.” but something in your eyes says “We can beat this.”
― Taylor Swift

4. “There comes a time in your life, when you walk away from all the drama and people who create it. You surround yourself with people who make you laugh. Forget the bad and focus on the good. Love the people who treat you right, pray for the ones who do not. Life is too short to be anything but happy. Falling down is a part of life, getting back up is living.”
― José N. Harris

5 “How do you look at someone you love and tell yourself it’s time to walk away?”  – The Vow

6. “Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it.”―Ann Lander

7. “The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.” —Ernest Hemingway

8. “Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.”―S. Maraboli

9. “Sometimes you have to walk away from people, not because you don’t care, but because they don’t.”―Melchor Lim

8. “Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.”―Raymond Lindquist

10. “Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down.”―Roy T. Bennett

11. “Every woman that finally figured out her worth, has picked up her suitcases of pride and boarded a flight to freedom, which landed in the valley of incredible change.”―Shannon L. Alder

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

12. “The beautiful journey of today can only begin when we learn to let go of yesterday.”―Steve Maraboli

13. “When it’s time for me to walk away from something, I walk away from it. My mind, my body, my conscience tells me that enough is enough.” – Jerry West

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14. “Anyone or anything that is negative, you should walk away from. Make room for all the positives.” – Wendy John

15. “Just pick up your courage and walk away. Don’t waste your time. The longer one drags on, the amount of pain accumulates.” – Dick Hirayama

16. “Once you realize you deserve a bright future, letting go of your dark past is the best choice you will ever make.”―Roy T. Bennett

17. “I no longer want to be that person who keeps crying at night so I am more careful this time.” – Unknown

18. “Sometimes walking away has nothing to do with weakness, and everything to do with strength. We walk away not because we want others to realize out worth and value, but because we finally realize our own.” –Robert Tew

19. “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

20. “If you have to force it, leave it. Relationships. Friendships. Yoga poses. Perfect ponytails. Let that shit go.”―Akua Naru

21. “Selfhood begins with a walking away, And love is proved in letting go.”―Cecil Day-Lewis

22. “I am good at walking away. Rejection teaches you how to reject.” – Jeanette Winterson

23. “Happiness is letting go of what you think your life is supposed to look like and celebrating it for everything that it is.”―Mandy Hale

24. “Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.”―Herman Hesse

25. “Knowing when to walk away, is wisdom. Being able to is courage. Walking away with grace, and your head held high, is dignity.”―Ritu Ghatourey

26. “Trust yourself and walk away from situations and people that don’t have your best interest at heart.” – Ben Ruston

27. “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

28. “The only thing a person can ever really do is keep moving forward. Take that big leap forward without hesitation, without once looking back. Simply forget the past and forge toward the future.”―Alyson Noel

29. “As we grow older and wiser, we begin to realize what we need in life and what we need to leave behind. Sometimes walking away is just a step forward.” – Unknown

30. “Letting go may sound so simple, but rarely is it a one-time thing. Just keep letting go, until one day it’s gone for good.”―Eleanor Brown

31. “To let go is to release the images and emotions, the fears, the clingings and disappointments of the past that bind our spirit.”―Jack Kornfield

32. “When the tears are too many and the love is too little when you want to smile but you have to sigh and you’re tired of the lies but your heart can’t handle the truth, that’s when you have to decide if it’s better to stay or just walk away.” – Rashida Rowe

33. “Don’t be afraid to walk away. It’s better to walk away than being taken for granted.” – Unknown

34. “Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that’s more productive.” – Donald Trump

35. “Sometimes walking away has nothing to do with weakness and everything to do with strength. We walk away not because we want others to realize our worth and value, but because we finally realize our own.” – Robert Tew

36. “One of the most courageous decisions you’ll ever make is to finally let go of what is hurting your heart and soul.”―Brigitte Nicole

37. “I’ve often tried to explain it and now realize something can never be explained, nor should you waste your time trying. Just walk away.” – Ellie Borak

38. “If you don’t walk away, you’ll hurt yourself beyond repair. Remember, you’re a precious child of God, deserving to be treated kindly.” – Zenobia Davis

39. “Goodbye is the absolute hardest thing to say because you have to walk away with just a memory and after a while that memory fades.” – Sarah Dillon

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

41. “You don’t need strength to let go of something. What you really need is understanding.”―Guy Finley

42. “The hardest part about walking away from someone is when you realize that no matter how slow you go, that someone will never run after you.” – Bethany Megan

43. “Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.”―Guy Finley

44. “Sometimes it’s best to just walk away, count your loss, say a prayer and go on with your life. Time and forgiveness has a way of healing the pain and hurt that you will undoubtedly feel.” – David Kreger

45. “Sometimes you have to smile and pretend everything’s okay. Hold back the tears, and just walk away.” – Anurag Prakash Ray

46. “Letting go is hard, but there comes a time when you accept the fact, that you can’t go back to how it was and it’s time to wish them best and walk away.” – Punkinhead Abhishek

47. “Here are moments when you have to just walk away and cry.” – Lou Angeli

48. “Sometimes the hardest part isn’t letting go but rather learning to start over.”―Nicole Sobon

49. “Learning to walk away is hard but staying to suffer is harder.” – Mariel Avila

50. “Today expect something good to happen to you no matter what occurred yesterday. Realize the past no longer holds you captive. It can only continue to hurt you if you hold on to it. Let the past go. A simply abundant world awaits.”―Sarah Ban Breathnach

51. “The hardest part about walking away from someone is when you realize that no matter how slow you go, that someone will never run after you.” –Bethany Megan

52. “Anyone or anything that is negative, you should walk away from. Make room for all the positives.” Wendy John

53. “Trust yourself and walk away from situations and people that don’t have your best interest at heart.” Ben Ruston

54. “Just pick up your courage and walk away. Don’t waste time. The longer one drags on, the amount of pain accumulates.” Dick Hirayama

55. “The moment you feel like you have to prove your worth to someone is the moment to absolutely and utterly walk away.” Alysia Harris

56. “One of the best times of figuring out who you are and what you really want out of life are right after a breakup.” Mandy Hale

57.  “There are moments when you have to just walk away and cry.” Lou Angeli

58. “Goodbye is the absolute hardest thing to say because you have to walk away with just a memory and after a while, that memory fades.” Sarah Dillon

59. “Letting go is hard, but there comes a time when you accept the fact, that you can’t go back to how it was and it’s time to wish them best and walk away.” Punkinhead Abhishek

60. “Sometimes you have to smile and pretend everything’s okay. Hold back the tears, and just walk away.” Anurag Prakash Ray

61. “I truly loved you, but now I’m walking away.” Jonny Lang

62. “When trust is broken how you can repair it? Sometimes you just have to walk away.” Hattie Lou

63. “If they don’t chase you when you walk away… Keep walking!” Nitya Prakash

64. “If they can walk away from you when you’re in tears, there really is nothing left to do or say.” Nitya Prakash

65. “Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.” Raymond Lindquist

66. “The beautiful journey of today can only begin when we learn to let go of yesterday.” Steve Maraboli

67. “Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.” Herman Hesse

68. “When you fall / You’re gonna need a parachute / Or a used pair of shoes to go / And walk away” B The Vow

69. “Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that’s more productive.” Donald Trump

70. “If you walked away from a / toxic, negative, abusive, / one-sided, dead-end / low vibrational /relationship or friendship— you won.” –Lalah Delia

71. “The moment you feel like you have to prove your worth to someone is the moment to absolutely and utterly walk away.” – Alysia Harris

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Video: Power of Walking Away

She makes many good points about boundaries, how to be assertive and when to walk away to get more respect.

Summary

Sometimes you need to stay the course in life and other times you just need to walk away. Is it time for you to walk away from that situation or relationship that made you search out these quotes?

We hope these quotes help you think more about what is the right thing for you to do. Sometimes the best long term decision will cause you some short term stress or pain. And it may also lead you to new opportunities you had not seen or noticed before too.

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