10 Fall-Inspired Quotes About Letting Go and Moving Forward

10 Fall-Inspired Quotes About Letting Go and Moving Forward

Fall is such a beautiful season. It is absolutely one of my favorite seasons and time of the year.

The crisp morning air, the cool breeze that bustles through the trees, and the subtle orange/brown/natural to ombre changing of the leaves radiates warmth and a feeling of wanting to just be still. It’s as though nature is speaking to us; telling us to slow down, take a moment to reflect and rest.

I believe that the changing of each season plays a significant role in our lives. And while change occurs in every season, fall is the greatest representation of changing, of shedding and letting go. The falling and shedding of leaves reminds that it is ok to let go. It’s ok to shed what no longer serves us positively.

So, in the spirit of fall, I’d like to share with you a few heart-warming quotes about letting go and how beautiful change can be.


“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them – that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” -Lao Tzu

    “You’ve got to make a conscious choice every day to shed the old – whatever “the old” means for you.” -Sarah Ban Breathnach

    "When I let go of who I am I become who I might be" - Lao Tzu

    “Sometimes letting things go is an act of far greater power than defending or hanging on.” - Eckhart Tolle

    “Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” --F. Scott Fitzgerald

    “I never know where forward is going to be these days. But somehow there's always a forward.” - Pema Chödrön

    “Only lovers / see the fall / a signal end to endings / a gruffish gesture alerting / those who will not be alarmed / that we begin to stop / in order simply / to begin / again.” – Maya Angelou

    "Another fall, another turned page." Wallace Stegner.

    "Autumn whispered to the wind, "I fall; but always rise again." – Angie Weiland-Crosby

    "And all the lives we ever lived and all the lives to be are full of trees and changing leaves." — Virginia Woolf

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