Quotation Explorer - 'Letting'

To let a sad thought or a bad one get into your mind is as dangerous as letting a scarlet fever germ get into your body. If you let it stay there after it has got in you may never get over it as long as you live. - Frances Hodgson Burnett
We'll all be better off the day we stop letting unhappy, unsuccessful people tell us how to be happy and successful. You already know the way... follow it. - Steve Maraboli
I balance you on the end of my pen.Teetering between loveand letting go. - Jessica Kristie
Children are God’s way of letting us know His work will continue, even long after we are gone. - J.W. Lord
You came here because we do this better than you and part of that is letting our creatives be unproductive until they are. - Don Draper
Letting go of your desires will allow them to come to you much quicker - Steven Aitchison
Some people are like thorns. But you have to let them be thorns, because thorns can't turn into petals. The trick is not letting them prick you; never let a thorn prick you! - C. JoyBell C.
Choosing the right people to surround you, and letting go of the wrong ones, takes courage.Be courageous! - Tony Curl
Forgiveness means letting go of the past. - Gerald G. Jampolsky
I don't enjoy talking about what I am going to do. I prefer just letting folks just find out what I've done. - -Nanci McGraw
I feel ashamed that so many of us cannot imagine a better way to do things than locking children up all day in cells instead of letting them grow up knowing their families, mingling with the world, assuming real obligations, striving to be independent and self-reliant and free. - John Taylor Gatto
Sometimes I am all right. Is this what they call letting go? I have let go, if letting go means I am all right sometimes. - David Sheff
Creativity could be described as letting go of certainties. - Gail Sheehy
In the process of letting go, we create abundance. - Debasish Mridha
Are you letting culture, not scripture, determine your sexuality, how you date, how you present yourself, how you engage in certain relationships with members of the opposite sex? We need to be very clear that the way we do life is different than the rest of the world. - Mark Driscoll
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
When two persons are together, two of them must no whisper to each other, without letting the third hear; because it would hurt him.
Letting your customers set your standards is a dangerous game, because the race to the bottom is pretty easy to win. Setting your own standards--and living up to them--is a better way to profit. Not to mention a better way to make your day worth all the effort you put into it. - Seth Godin
The greatest form of abortion is not letting the man put it there in the first place! - Onuoha Adanma
Before letting someone hold your heart in their hands, make sure their hands are clean. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The length of the fall is dictated by how far we had climbed. The outcome of the fall is dictated by whether we’re holding on to that which we’re climbing, or we’re letting God hold onto us. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
holding grudges is like letting someone live rent free in your mind - J.L. Beck
Sometimes our whole life is all about, not letting the fire that burns our homes down become the light that guides us home. - Akshay Vasu
Forgiveness means letting go of the hope for a better past. - Lama Surya Das
Spring dances with joy in every flower and in every bud letting us know that changes are beautiful and an inevitable law of life. - Debasish Mridha
I believe the difficulty that lies in growth, is the struggle of letting go of all you know to learn about the unknown. When in all actuality the unknown that you're learning about is yourself. - Turcois Ominek
Parenting requires a delicate balance of letting your child be your spiritual teacher while you maintain the clarity and boundaries to be her Earthly teacher. - Jennifer Griffin
We could do ourselves a tremendous favor by letting go of the people who poison our spirit. - Steve Maraboli
Depression, is like trying to find a light switch in pitch darkness. Defeating it takes much assistance and resource. First, it's letting in loved ones that are reaching out, when light will begin to shine. - Anthony Liccione
To me, a witch is a woman that is capable of letting her intuition take hold of her actions, that communes with her environment, that isn't afraid of facing challenges. - Paulo Coelho
Healing may not be so much about getting better, as about letting go of everything that isn’t you - all of the expectations, all of the beliefs - and becoming who you are. (in Bill Moyers' Healing and the Mind) - Rachel Naomi Remen
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She knew now that no one could be neutral - not anymore - and as afraid as she was of risking Sophie's life, she was suddenly more afraid of letting her daughter grow up in a world where good people did nothing to stop evil, where a good woman could turn her back on a friend in need. - Kristin Hannah
Giving up doesn't make you a quiter, a loser or a failure.It makes you wise enough to stop holding on to what refuses to be held.Hence i say, letting go hurts,but holding on to what is no longer therehurts even more. - Nomthandazo Tsembeni
If we can become still and open-minded we might all feel that unseen hand on our shoulder, letting us know we are not alone. - June Matthews
Stupidity is letting your pride rob you of God’s blessings. - Shannon L. Alder
I don't fear the future. I fear letting it pass by me, without ever trying to make it mine. - Shannon L. Alder
Crying was an acceptable outlet, even if it made you feel raw and empty inside, it was still better than that build up of resentment that grew from not letting your emotions out.- My Bestfriend's Girl - - Dorothy Koomson
Letting go is hard, but always worth your efforts. - Anamika Mishra
No one can ever win by defeating someone; you only win by letting someone win. - Debasish Mridha
The art of living lies in a fine mingling of holding on and letting go. - Havelock Ellis
The only real battle in life is between hanging on and letting go. - Shannon L. Alder
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
The day you STOP expecting people to have the same compassion as you do,love like you & act like you would in a situation...Will be the day that will people stop letting you down. - Stuart J. Scesney
The hurt, resentment, the revenge, the pride, and regret are thrown hard and fast like snowballs in the winter. Some major ones hit hard; some minor ones just roll off, while others stick for an elongated time…as long as we stay in the cold frosty air of not letting go. - Wes Adamson
Anger is how you feel. Hate is not letting your anger flow - Tambré Bryant
Letting go of the past, is like opening the flood gates of healing to be set free. - Asa Don Brown
By practicing the virtues we cultivate the soil from which healthy emotions sprout; by letting go of our character defects we drain the swamp in which diseased emotions breed. p. 52 - Ray A
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself-and especially to feel, or not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at any moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is. - Jim Morrison
You're special to me in every way. Thank you for being who you are and for letting me be myself. Z_m - ZAKIYA AND MAJID
The most hardest thing in life is letting go of the person whom you dearly love. - Luffina Lourduraj
Life is, if anything, the art of combination. Of discrimination. Of freely picking one's own personal pattern out of a hundred choices. Not letting it be picked for you—either by the Establishment, or by the Rebels. Conformity of Hip is no better than Conformity of Square. - Sydney J. Harris
Control is never achieved when sought after directly; it is the surprising result of letting go. - James Arthur Ray
There is love in holding and there is love in letting go. Elizabeth Berg, The Year of Pleasures - Madelon Phillips
To be free to roam our own consciousness and be responsible for ourselves, a letting go process is required. We have to let go of how others define us; what damaging messages remain from childhood; how others define our relationship with the creator; and what expectations they may have for us. - David W. Earle
As Christians you should be like bridges to Heaven; letting people walk on you to get there. - Tommy Tran
A child is reliving millions of years of Evolution from a single cell to a XXI Century Human. This is the most amazing miracle I've ever encountered, and I am truly grateful to the Nature for letting me perform it - for letting me create a new life called Emily. - Sophia Newtown
Oh darkness, I feel like letting go. - Sarah McLachlan
Letting go doesn't have to mean walking away. It means the things that hurt you don't hurt you anymore. - Sue Fitzmaurice
In a way, I was incrediibly proud of her (not that I had any intention of letting it show while I was beating the crap out of her). - Meg Cabot
Magical morning lights, dreamy sky,Smiling flowers letting us know summer is opening her eyes - Debasish Mridha
Letting go facilitates the evolution of the soul. - Jodi Livon
Resistance is a powerful motivator precisely because it enables us to fulfill our longing to achieve our goals while letting us boldly recognize and name the obstacles to those achievements. - Derrick A. Bell
Sometimes we think the hardest part of life is letting go, but what we fail to realize is that learning to start over makes it hard for us to let go." - W.J. Dolor - Wilfred James Dolor
I have a habit of letting my imagination run away from me. It always comes back though . . . drenched with possibilities. - Valaida Fullwood
Forgiveness is letting go of the hope that the past can be changed. - Oprah Winfrey
Love is letting go of fear.
Forgiving is not about forgetting, it's letting go of the hurt - Mary McLeod Bethune
When every piece falls into place, it's like a dance, a delicate but powerful balancing act. The art of holding on and letting go at the same time. - Kristin Bartley Lenz
Some think it's holding on that makes one strong; sometimes it's letting go. - Sylvia Robinson
Even if you be Mendacious.. I know deep in your heart.. you don't wish to be one.. its just, you r acting so 'cos u not letting your heart flow.. and you think your Mendacious actions will make situations convenient to me..!! - Abhijeet Sawant
Breathing is a lot like creativity. Like an inhale, you receive an inspiration, you let it run through the unique magnificence of who you are, and then you release it into the world, letting it go, unattached to the way it needs to look. - Jill Badonsky
There is no failure in loving someone, only in never letting them know. - Shannon L. Alder
If you want control, loosen your grip. You're strangling your employees. Letting go is actually holding on. - Richie Norton
Peace is not found by seeking it but in simply letting it be. - Janni Styles
Your only problem, perhaps, is that you scream without letting yourself cry. - Friedrich Nietzsche
You will find the greatest happiness in letting yourself be. - A.D. Posey
Dare to live by letting go. - Tom Althouse
Materialism is not having things, it is letting things have you. - Kingsley Opuwari Manuel
I think there are writers who take a quieter approach to their work one that is just about respectfully showing up for your vocation day after day, steadily doing your best, and letting go of the results. Not going to war against anyone else, or against their talents, or against themselves. - Elizabeth Gilbert
There is no other way of guarding oneself against flattery than by letting men understand that they will not offend you by speaking the truth; but when everyone can tell you the truth, you lose their respect. - Niccolo Machiavelli
Letting go is to love yourself enough to look at the past with a different perspective. It is to accept that you can't change the past, but that you can change whether your perspective poisons or nourishes you. - Steve Maraboli
We carry on not by letting go of the worries that burden us; but by staying true to our hearts & the meaning that surrounds us. - Robert Vanleeuwen
A cynical modification of letting go doesn't bring forgiveness, it's when, once you forgive, will you be able to let go. - Anthony Liccione
Perfection is not just about control. It's also about letting go. Surprise yourself so you can surprise the audience. Transcendence! Very few have it in them. - Andres Heinz, Mark Heyman, John J. McLaughlin
Success is less about getting good, and more about letting good. - Alan Cohen
To have more peace, as well as more time, start by letting go of the notion that time can be manipulated. Then, let go of the idea that it confines you. Instead, set out to use the time that is there for its true and best purpose as the space within which you can live your life to the fullest. - Michelle Passoff
Every word first looks around in every direction before letting itself be written down by me. - Franz Kafka
‎All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on. - Havelock Ellis
I wanted to stay like that forever, letting the kiss linger. I was left standing there in awe as he gently pulled away and gave me a warm smile. Let’s go, the others will be wondering where we are, he said playfully. - Andrea Heltsley
Letting go of someone we love is the hardest thing we will ever do. Some people never surrender to love for the fear of being hurt. But to not have loved, to not have felt the immense joy it brings, would have been a far worse kind of death. - Goldie Hawn
Finding who you are means losing yourself, and letting the Creator put you back together! - Mary Kate
Well then I see two ways of letting things take their course Create one’s own sensations with the help of a flamboyant collision of rare words not often, mind you or else neatly draw the angles, the squares, the entire geometry of feelings those of the moment, naturally. - Jacques Vaché
Holding on and getting attached is sadness. Letting go with love opens the heart to fill it with happiness. - Debasish Mridha
There's a magic to letting a story and its people unfold with witchcraft and late nights and walks in the woods. You don't lead a story. You follow it. - Kate Inglis
You are letting this feeling get cold, I cant blame you, you must know you are free to go... Don't you ever look back... If you wonder why it is because I wont be there. - Andres Oliver
Letting go of resentment or hurt allows you to take your power back. Forgiveness isn't about saying what happened to you is okay. It is about living your life in the present and letting go of the past. - Renee D. Cefalu
It's all right letting yourself go as long as you can let yourself back. - Mick Jagger
'Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.' Under the influence of this pestilent morality, I am forever letting tomorrow's work slop backwards into today's, and doing painfully and nervously today what I could do quickly and easily tomorrow. - J. A. Spender
It’s about letting yourself feel, but not wallow; it’s about leaning into love, not fear, as the preferred force in your life. - Sheila Burke
Instead of letting our emotions run amok with our minds, we can use our minds as tools that allow us to build realities that serve us better,and we attract what we are meant to attract because we are aware and self-empowered enough to choose most of the time. - Jay Woodman
There are two ways of thinking. One is living life based on fear. The other is trusting. Letting go and allowing trust to control our lives takes mental gymnastics. - David W. Earle
Cutting out drama... Healthy mind and body choices... Intent followed by action... Keeping real friends and letting go of the pretends... Livin' clean for Twenty Seventeen! - Steve Maraboli
When two persons are together, two of them must not whisper to each other, without letting the third hear; because it would hurt him - Anonymous
Knowledge is learning something new everyday. Wisdom is letting go of some bad habits everyday. - Farshad Asl
All levels of ascension involve letting go of things that hold you back. - Lenon Honor
The measure of stupidity is letting change being drived by others. - Alessandro Malaguti
Then this is how you do it,’ and kissed her slowly, letting time fade away. And he couldn’t remember any other kiss that felt quite the same. - M.L Stedman
Letting go takes a lot of courage sometimes. But once you let go, happiness comes very quickly. You won't have to go around search for it. - Thich Nhat Hanh
It's all right letting yourself go, as long as you can get yourself back. - Mick Jagger
Are we letting the world influence the church more than the church is affecting those in the world? - Betty S. Bender
Faith in God is an opening up, a letting go, a deep trust, a free act of love - but sometimes it was so hard to love. - Yann Martel
In that wounded place,buried betweenmy ribs and letting go,I miss you. - Jessica Kristie
Who do you need to forgive? Letting go of what you have been holding onto will bring energy to everything good you want to bring into your life. - Eileen Anglin
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way. - American Proverb
You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by; but some of them are golden only because we let them slip by. - James M. Barrie
Strong SPIRITS are usually liberated from the burden of their pain through forgiveness and letting go. EGO usually holds onto grudges and is the source of destruction by acting on impulse. - Karen A. Baquiran
Even as I hold you, I am letting you go. - Alice Walker
GOOD, adj. Sensible, madam, to the worth of this present writer. Alive, sir, to the advantages of letting him alone. - Ambrose Bierce
Relationships take up energy; letting go of them, psychiatrists theorize, entails mental work. When you lose someone you were close to, you have to reassess your picture of the world and your place in it. The more your identity was wrapped up with the deceased, the more difficult the loss. - Meghan O'Rourke
By letting go we become free to accept what is new. - Debasish Mridha
You can either hold onto your dream by letting go of your excuses or hold onto your excuses by letting go of your dream. - Orrin Woodward
Sometimes letting go is not about a lack of faith in God, but a lack in faith that you have it in yourself to pull off the greatest plan he has in store for you. - Shannon L. Alder
I used to think that your calling was about doing something good in this world. Now I understand it’s about becoming someone good—and letting that goodness impact the world around you. - Jeff Goins, The Art Of Work
When you accept discomfort of whatever moment that you are in. The power of that surrender, that letting go of desiring to be in a different situation than the one your in.........will set you free from the hell of your unconscious. - Matthew Donnelly
If you let go and let God than you will never have to worry about God letting Go - Brynelle K Brown
Letting go is not getting rid of memories. Memories will stay, they always do. Letting go is making sure that the pain associated with the memories goes away. - Arti Honrao
Letting go isn’t about having the courage to release the past; it’s about having the wisdom to embrace the present. - Steve Maraboli
Sometimes letting go is the best solution - Mahsati Abdul
INTERREGNUM, n. The period during which a monarchical country is governed by a warm spot on the cushion of the throne. The experiment of letting the spot grow cold has commonly been attended by most unhappy results from the zeal of many worthy persons to make it warm again. - Ambrose Bierce
The harder you fight to hold on to specific assumptions, the more likely there's gold in letting go of them.
Courage is not beating up the bully or letting the bully beat you up, it is standing strong before the bully and seeing him for what he truly is: a child of God in need of an attitude adjustment. - Toni Sorenson
Past, I am letting you go; future, I will see you tomorrow; present, I love you, live in you, use you and never let you go. - Debasish Mridha
And I knowThe scariest part is letting goCause love is a ghost you can’t control - Christina Perri
Empowered Women 101: If he has to destroy other people to raise your self esteem and level of trust then he is not a son of God and guess what your not a daughter of God for letting him do it. - Shannon L. Alder
By freeze-framing the image of our lifestyle, by stopping our mental clock at times and letting time flow, 'psychological' time can replace 'chronological' time and our human condition can be called into question. This opens the door to a new challenge and a new future. ( "Svp "Arrêt sur image" ) - Erik Pevernagie
I believe in letting the story speak for itself. - L.M. Fields
Fiction inhabits the zone between the real and the impossible. The tug of those two poles is what gives it motion, vitality. Tethering fiction too tightly to the real produces plodding, lifeless stories. Letting it float too far from that anchor produces stories that are arbitrary and unpersuasive. - Vinnie Tesla
Distance sometimes lets you know who is worth keeping, and who is worth letting go. - Lana Del Rey
Letting go of who you're supposed to be and discovering who you really are is a journey of many experiences, but certainty is not one of them. No matter how long you wait, it'll never feel safe enough. Plunge in anyway. - Vironika Tugaleva
Don't you dare feel guilty for letting those who dim your light, go. Not everyone you meet deserves to be a character in your story. - Nikki Rowe
There's no shame in fear. It's only shame in letting fear rule you! - Roman General adressing troops
Never stand in the way of letting God use people’s actions, in order to solve a greater issue in the world. - Shannon L. Alder
One of the simplest ways to stay happy is letting go of the things that makes you sad. - daily dose
There was only one option left, and it was letting go. - Veronica Roth
Your heart’s strength is measured by how hard it holds on. Your self worth and faith is measured by finally letting go. However, your peace is measured by how long you don’t look back. - Shannon L. Alder
Letting go looks different for everyone, I think. Sometimes it's as simple as waking up one day and deciding not to let your past rule you. Other times it's a process; slow moving and painful, like trudging through a forest of thorny vines in hopes that you'll find freedom on the other side. - Allison J. Kennedy
I have learned that the first step to letting go is to accept the facts. - Abeer Allan
Stop letting people who do so little for you control so much of your life. - Will Smith
Past, I am letting you go. Future, I will see you tomorrow. Present, I love you, live in you, celebrate you, and will never let you go. - Debasish Mridha
Instead of letting our emotions run amok, we can use our minds as tools to build or create realities that serve us better - Jay Woodman
A heartbreak is a blessing from God. It's just His way of letting you realize, He saved you from the wrong one - Anonymous
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