80 Looking Forward Quotes To Move On In Life

Looking for some motivation to move to the next level of your life? We have rounded up a collection of inspirational looking forward quotes, sayings, captions, and status (with images and pictures) to encourage you to let go off your past and move forward to the future

Looking forward means having hope that what’s ahead of you is better than what’s behind you. It means giving your attention to your future, not your past. Getting stuck in the past with guilt and regrets will only hinder your growth.

Also See: Moving Forward Quotes

Looking forward in life helps you to avoid stagnation. It allows you to maintain your pace with the changing times without being stuck in your comfort zone.

Similarly, the willingness to move on helps you to explore new opportunities without the fear of the unknown. Moving ahead with hope and positivity will help you unleash your true potential and see success.

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Whether it’s a painful breakup, a divorce, a loss of your loved one, a business failure, or betrayal from friends, holding onto the pain and resentment will only pull you backward. You need to get a clear perspective of life, shed off the past and embrace the future.

Best Looking Forward Quotes To Move Ahead

  1. “Inhale the future, exhale the past.” – Unknown

  2. “I’m rewriting my story and it’s beautiful.” – Unknown

  3. “Never look back, always look forward!” – W. Glyn Evans                                                                               
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    quotes on looking forward

  4. “Looking forward, but staying in the moment.” – Unknown                                                                     
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    quotes about looking forward

  5. “If we fail to adapt, we fail to move forward.” – John Wooden

  6. “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” – Albert Einstein

  7. “Set your goal and keep moving forward.” – Georges St. Pierre

  8. “Sooner or later we’ve all got to let go of our past.” – Dan Brown

  9. “My days consist of looking forward to talking with you.” – Unknown

  10. “Look forward with hope rather than backward with regret.” – Unknown                                                 
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    look forward quotes

  11. “Life is about making the right decisions and moving on.” – Josh Rayburn

  12. “The hardest part about moving forward is not looking back.” – Unknown

  13. “Looking forward to things is half the pleasure of them.” – L.M. Montgomery

  14. “I think looking forward will be better than looking back.” – Erin Morgenstern

  15. “I’m looking forward to the future, and feeling grateful for the past.” – Mike Rowe

  16. “You just have to look forward in the world and know you are loved.” – Trisha Ochsner

  17. “You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

  18. “You never know ahead of time what something’s really going to be like.” – Katherine Paterson

  19. “I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.” – Charlotte Brontë

  20. “You know you are on the right track when you become uninterested in looking back.” – Unknown

  21. “I’m looking forward to the future, which is a good thing, because it’s coming.” – James W Loewen

  22. “If we are walking in the right way, looking forward will give us fresh courage.” – The Lay Preacher

  23. “We can count on God’s Word to help us keep looking forward and looking up.” – Robert L. Thompson

  24. “Keep looking forward Fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfector of faith.” – Emma Champion

  25. “Our eyes are placed in front because it is more important to look ahead than to look back…” – Unknown

  26. “Don’t look back, keep looking forward and maintain the goals you have set for yourself.” – Michael Bradshaw

  27. “You can’t go back and fix the past.” “No. But you can make the present and the future a whole lot better.” – Dani Harper

  28. “It is important that we forgive ourselves for making mistakes. We need to learn from our errors and move on.” – Steve Maraboli

  29. “Life is about moving on, accepting changes and looking forward to what makes you stronger and more complete.” – Unknown

  30. “Life was meant to be lived looking forward, to where you are going; not looking back on what has already happened.” – Unknown

  31. “Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work in hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.” – Alexander Graham Bell

  32. “When we feel we are lost, humility enables us to learn from the situation that we are in and to move forward.” – Dr. Joe G. Vethanayagam

  33. “Forget the past, it’s gone, but glance back occasionally to remind yourself where you came from and where you are going.” – Chloe Thurlow

  34. “There’s no reason to look back when you have so much to look forward to.” – Unknown                                                                                                                                                     
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    looking forward to the future quotes

  35. “We look forward to having them back so that we can again smell roses, taste coffee, feel the grass beneath our feet, and see each other’s smiles.” – Silas N. Langley

  36. “The magic of life is about looking forward, neither looking around and worrying what is about to go wrong nor having sorrows of the past.” – Dr. Joe G. Vethanayagam

Inspirational Quotes About Looking Forward

Feeling stuck is often because you’ve lost sight of the bigger picture and what’s important. When we lose track of our purpose or goals in life, we must keep moving through it and bounce back.

Personal growth and progress is a great healer. It helps us to embrace the change, try new things in life and learn from our experiences.

Also See: Moving On Quotes

These uplifting quotes about always looking ahead to the future will help you to confidenty in the direction of your goals and dreams.

  1. “Always look ahead, but never look back.” – Miles Davis

  2. “You’ve gotta know when it’s time to turn the page.” – Tori Amos

  3. “Look back to learn how to move forward.” – Joe Girard                                                                               
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    look forward quotes images

  4. “There will be many challenges ahead, and I’m looking forward to them.” – Cael Sanderson

  5. “Keep looking forward. Keep forgiving and asking for forgiveness.” – David and Claudia Arp

  6. “This year more than ever it makes best sense to keep looking forward.” – Socialist Commentary

  7. “Don’t dwell on it honey, what’s done is done, you have to keep looking forward.” – Sarah Bartrum

  8. “The more pleasures we can look forward to, the more pleasures we will experience.” – Rabbi Yitz Wyne

  9. “We begin by moving forward, looking clearly and bravely in the direction we’re headed.” – Maria Quintero Conk

  10. “The past is like an anchor… you need to let go of who you were, to become who you’ll be.” – The Millionaire Moron

  11. “Thee must always look forward to something nice, dearie. It’s no use fretting over troubles; it won’t mend them one bit.” – Wilhelmina Martha James

  12. “Just keep looking forward to all those dreams we had about us together. Maybe this little separation will only bring us closer together.” – Ellen Anderson

  13. “No matter how frustrating the present or uncertain the future, keep looking forward. That is where God is calling us. Growth is forward.” – William D. Watley

  14. “I always look forward to wonderful spring, to the sunshine and warmth that I know it will bring. And the robins and tulips and buds on the trees.” – G.E. Shuman

  15. “I must face the situation in front of me and keep looking forward. This has not been easy and there are times when I have not handled things gracefully.” – Stacey Badger

  16. “Don’t look back; instead keep looking forward. Get ready for the new thing God wants to do in your life. Your destiny is not tied to the people who walk away from you.” –Joel Osteen

  17. “A very important guideline for setting priorities is to keep looking forward. Learn from past experiences and mistakes, but don’t continue looking backward at them.” – Carolyn Larsen

  18. “So I look forward to the greater understanding, the breadth of perspective, the scope of time, the lightness of psychological burdens that will come in my last years.” – James David Audlin

  19. “We put up with jobs we hate because we can look forward to our two weeks in the sun, look forward to Christmas, look forward to finding a partner, look forward to getting married, look forward to having children.” – Linda Hoy

  20. “If you want to steer your organization down the road to change, you have to keep looking forward, through the windshield. By the time opportunities appear in the rear- view mirror, it’s too late to take advantage of them.” – Todd Whitaker

  21. “That means when somebody who is pulling you down chooses to leave, you may not realize it, but that person just did you a great favor. Don’t look back; instead keep looking forward. Get ready for the new thing God wants to do in your life.” – Joel Osteen

Famous Looking Forward Quotes

  1. “Life moves on and so should we.” – Spencer Johnson

  2. “Change has to come for life to struggle forward.” – Helen Hollick

  3. “You can’t look back; you have to keep looking forward.” – Lucy Liu

  4. “Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward.” – Victor Kiam

  5. “Sometimes you have to take a step back to move forward.” – Erika Taylor

  6. “I’m looking forward, that’s all, I’m not looking backwards.” – Robbie Lawler

  7. “It was a challenging experience. I’m looking forward to a break.” – Martin Bashir

  8. “I can’t take back the past, but I can fight for the future.” – Shannon A. Thompson

  9. “I am looking forward to getting to do things I have never done before.” – Tony Danza

  10. “I’m really looking forward to, not more of the same, but a continual growth.” – Ben Harper

  11. “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” – Soren Kierkegaard                                                                                                                                                       
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    looking forward quotes

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

  13. “I’m just always looking forwards. I spend very little time, looking backwards.” – Gary Vaynerchuk

  14. “Where you are, right here and now, this is how bad stories end. But it’s also how the best stories, begin.” – Iain Thomas

  15. “Sometimes you have to forget what’s gone. Appreciate what still remains. And look forward to what’s coming next.” – Will Smith

  16. “Sorrow is properly that state of the mind in which our desires are fixed upon the past without looking forward to the future.” – Samuel Johnson

  17. “I don’t care too much what happened in the past. I prefer to focus on what is coming next and I am really looking forward to it.” – Sebastian Vettel

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

  19. “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

  20. “The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward.” – Steve Maraboli

  21. “We would not have such dread or grief because, though we would have nothing good to look backward to, we would have our whole lives to look forward to.” – Derek Parfit

  22. “Don’t fret. We all experience it. We must. For despite our humanity love is the only way we can be like gods. It is in love that we glimpse heaven during our lifetime and have proof that there’s something worth looking forward to in the end.” – Felix Alexander

  23. “Again, you can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.” – Steve Jobs


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