It is sometimes said that moving is life’s third greatest source of stress, behind only divorce or the death of a loved one. That’s a pretty weighted undertaking. The logistical planning of your move, saying goodbye to loved ones, preparing for your new job…these are just some of the many factors that make moving overwhelming!
With over 40 years of experience in the moving industry and countless moves under our belt, the Gentle Giants understand how you are feeling as you prepare for this new chapter. To help inspire and comfort you in this time of uncertainty, we have compiled a list of our favorite quotes about moving and change.
20 Inspirational Quotes on Moving and Change
‘Change is a great and terrible thing, and people love it and hate it at the same time. Without change, however, you just don’t move.’ – Marc Jacobs
‘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
‘Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but they don’t quit.’ – Conrad Hilton
‘Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.’ – Helen Keller
‘Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.’ – Michael Jordan
‘Never too old, never too bad, never too late, never too sick to start from scratch once again.’ – Bikram Choudhury
‘Adventure must start with running away from home.’ – William Bolitho
‘You get a strange feeling when you’re about to leave a place…like you’ll not only miss the people you love but you’ll miss the person you are now at this time and this place, because you’ll never be this way ever again.’ – Azar Nafisi
‘Respect yourself enough to walk away from anything that no longer serves you, grows you, or makes you happy.’ – Robert Tew
‘Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.’ – Herman Hesse
‘No, this is not the beginning of a new chapter in my life; this is the beginning of a new book! That first book is already closed, ended, and tossed into the seas; this new book is newly opened, has just begun! Look, it is the first page! And it is a beautiful one!’ – C. Joybell C.
‘If we were meant to stay in one place, we’d have roots instead of feet.’ – Rachel Wolchin
‘Happiness doesn’t have just one address.’ – Unknown
‘If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.’ – Paul Coehlo
‘Here’s to a new home, new adventure, new memories.’ – The Wilders
‘Dare to be brave. Move out of your old house, and leave everything behind to start anew. You’ll be surprised at the great things life will have in store for you.’ – Unknown
‘Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.’ – Brian Tracy
‘I always wonder why birds stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on the earth. Then I ask myself the same question.’ – Harun Yahya
‘If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.’ – Seth Godin
‘Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.’ – Dr. Seuss
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