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Get Over It Quotes

My Mama always said you’ve got to put the past behind you before you can move on. – The Movie Forrest Gump

You are responsible for your life. You can’t keep blaming somebody else for your  dysfunction. Life is really about moving on. – Oprah Winfrey

Get mad, then get over it. – Colin Powell

Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over. – F. Scott Fitzgerald

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned. – The Buddha

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. – Mohandas Gandhi

Laugh when you can, apologize when you should, and let go of what you can’t change. Life’s too short to be anything… but happy. – Anonymous

Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go. – Hermann Hesse

We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come. – Joseph Campbell

Get over It QuotesSelf-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world. – Helen Keller

So what do we do? Anything. Something. So long as we just don’t sit there. If we screw it up, start over. Try something else. If we wait until we’ve satisfied all the uncertainties, it may be too late. – Lee Iacocca

Keep on beginning and failing. Each time you fail, start all over again, and you will grow stronger until you have accomplished a purpose – not the one you began with perhaps, but one you’ll be glad to remember. – Anne Sullivan

You must do the things you think you cannot do. – Eleanor Roosevelt

You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give. – Eleanor Roosevelt

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. – Eleanor Roosevelt


It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things. – Theodore Roosevelt

Laughter gives us distance. It allows us to step back from an event, deal with it and then move on. – Bob Newhart

People can be more forgiving than you can imagine. But you have to forgive yourself. Let go of what’s bitter and move on. – Bill Cosby

Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. – Albert Einstein

To change ones life: Start immediately. Do it flamboyantly. – William James

When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. – Lao Tzu

If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. – Maya Angelou

Letting go doesn’t mean giving up… it means moving on. – Anonymous

Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us. – Helen Keller

Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass… It’s about learning how to dance in the rain. – Vivian Greene

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; Courage to change the things I can; And wisdom to know the difference. – Reinhold Niebuhr

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

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform. – Theodore H. White

Before moving on, you have to clear away your cherished beliefs. – Dick Raymond

How do geese know when to fly to the sun? Who tells them the seasons? How do we, humans know when it is time to move on? As with the migrant birds, so surely with us, there is a voice within if only we would listen to it, that tells us certainly when to go forth into the unknown. – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Education Quotes #2

# “The main part of intellectual education is not the acquisition of facts but learning how to make facts live.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

# “Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.” – Jim Rohn

# “Education is that which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.” – Ambrose Bierce

# “Getting things done is not always what is most important. There is value in allowing others to learn, even if the task is not accomplished as quickly, efficiently or effectively.” – R.D. Clyde

# “Education costs money, but then so does ignorance.” – Sir Claus Moser

# “In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

# “The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.” – Carl Rogers

# “A liberally educated person meets new ideas with curiosity and fascination. An illiberally educated person meets new ideas with fear.” – James B. Stockdale

# “An educational system isn’t worth a great deal if it teaches young people how to make a living but doesn’t teach them how to make a life.” – Unknown

# “Education makes people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.” – Henry Peter Broughan

# “It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.” – Alec Bourne, A Doctor’s Creed

# “It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot, irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it.” – J. Bronowski, The Ascent of Man

# “The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.” – Edward Bulwer-Lytton

# “A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.” – Thomas Carruthers

# “The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn.” – Cicero

# “An education isn’t how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It’s being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don’t.” – Anatole France

# “I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.” – Socrates

# Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself.” – Chinese Proverb

# “The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.” – C. S. Lewis

# “Education would be so much more effective if its purpose were to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they don’t know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it.” – Sir William Haley

# “I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built up on the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think.” – Anne Sullivan

# “Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.” – Malcolm Forbes