Quotes About Leaving A Place You Love

Quotes that will teach how to leave and place you, love. According to the United States Census Bureau, the average American moves nearly 12 times throughout their lifetime. Regardless of whether you're moving for work or leisure, uprooting your life and moving rarely goes smoothly.

Even so, it's usually the greatest option for you and what needs to be done. So, when the time comes, read these moving house quotes to remind yourself that it's all for the better.

I've always had trouble dealing with change because I'm an anxious person by nature (and thus, moving). However, I've realized that, while relocating is one of life's most stressful events, it's also a tremendous new adventure.


It's also an opportunity to start over and make new memories.

We are homesick most for the places we have never known. ─ Carson McCullers


It’s a funny thing coming home. Nothing changes. Everything looks the same, feels the same, even smells the same. You realized what’s changed is you. ─ F. Scott Fitzgerald

Home is the place, where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in. ─ Robert Frost

If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. – Dale Carnegie


Homesickness is nothing. Fifty percent of the people in the world are homesick all the time. ─ John Cheever

Where we love is home, Home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts. ─ Oliver Wendell Holmes

We don’t call it homesick. We call it missing home. There’s not a sickness involved, it’s a state of mind. ─ John Litten

I want to start over. I need a new life. I want to go somewhere far away.

I’m cleaning out the past, Packing up the present, And preparing for a much better future. — Unknown

There’s nothing more exciting than moving into your new place. — Unknown

You may feel like home is the anchor in your storm, but leaving may well save you from drowning. – Unknown

I have learned that if you must leave a place that you have lived in and loved and where all your yesteryears are buried deep, leave it any way except a slow way — leave it the fastest way you can. Never turn back and never believe that an hour you remember is a better hour because it is dead. Passed years seem safe ones, vanquished ones, while the future lives in a cloud, formidable from a distance. ― Beryl Markham

Every time we left a place, I felt the things that happened there being wiped clean. —  Melissa Albert

People get rid of plenty when they move. Sometimes, they’re changing not just places but their personalities as well. 


Change is always good. It brings you to a new place. Lee Ranaldo





You've arrived at a critical juncture in your life. You wish to say goodbye to your old life and begin a new one for various reasons. This is not a decision to be taken lightly, but I'll assume you already know what you want at this point. I know because I've been there.

It's never simple to make a shift like this. However, little old-fashioned planning can help to alleviate your anxiousness.

So, how do I begin again?

I've gone through a lot of major life transitions, all of which required me to let go of an old way of life and embrace a new one. Do you have any idea what I'm thinking? It's similar to being a spy. I always saw myself as a spy as a kid, and in some ways, I've come close to realizing that dream.

Here's what I've learned from my own life-changing experiences:

Examine and plan your resources.

You can still go far even if you don't have much money if you're willing to be flexible. Taking inventory and accepting whatever you find is the most difficult part.

A box, a bicycle, two instruments, plus a few other odds and ends

It isn't always a large sum.


I wish there was a way to know you're in the good old days before you've actually left them. ― Andy Bernard

It's hard to leave a place you love when you don't know what the future looks like.

You have to leave the place you love to meet new people.

We don't realize the importance of a place until we leave.

Old places remain in your heart forever.

They stared at each other in the flickering light, realizing what this meant. There was no tunnel leading out of Ember. The way out was the river. To leave Ember, they must go on the river. Jeanne DuPrau

Here’s to the start of a wonderful adventure.

Home sweet home!

Get ready to create tons of memories in your new place.

People go but how they left always stays Rupi Kau

The ducks pecked him, the chickens beat him, and the girl who fed the poultry kicked him with her feet. So at last he ran away, frightening the little birds in the hedge as he flew over the palings. Hans Christian Andersen



I was making good money too, and it was honestly hard to consider walking away from it. Angie Thomas


Men think more about returning home than about leaving. -- Paulo Coelho

You don’t really know how attached you are until you move away until you’ve experienced what it means to be dislodged, a cork floating on the ocean of another place. -- Michelle Obama

You never really leave a place or person you love, part of them you take with you, leaving a part of yourself behind. -- unknown


I hope the leaving is joyful; and I hope never to return. -- Frida Kahlo


People fear leaving their safe harbor of the known and venturing off into the unknown. Human beings crave certainty - even when it limits them. -- Robin S. Sharma


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 again. -- Azar Nafisi

Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end. – Semisonic

Farewell! God knows when we shall meet again. – William Shakespeare

It is so hard to leave—until you leave. And then it is the easiest thing in the world. – John Green

If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello. – Paulo Coelho

Goodbyes make you think. They make you realize what you’ve had, what you’ve lost, and what you’ve taken for granted. – Ritu Ghatourey

It’s sad, but sometimes moving on with the rest of your life, starts with goodbye. – Carrie Underwood

Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened. – Dr. Seuss

Goodbyes, they often come in waves. – Jarod Kintz

Goodbye always makes my throat hurt. – Charlie Brown

So long, and thanks for all the fish! – Douglas Adams

I’ll miss you until you come back but I hope you’ll make up for it by getting me awesome gifts. Bon voyage. – Unknown


If you are brave enough to say goodbye life will reward you with a new hello. -- Paulo Coelho

Leave something for someone but don't leave someone for something. -- Enid Blyton


Everybody has to leave, everybody has to leave their home and come back so they can love it again for all new reasons. -- Donald Miller

And the danger is that in this move toward new horizons and far directions, I may lose what I have now, and not find anything except loneliness. -- Sylvia Plath

There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart. -- Mahatma Gandhi


A farewell is necessary before we can meet again, and meeting again after moments or a lifetime is certain for those who are friends. -- Richard Bach


Leaving things behind and starting again is a way of coping with difficulties. I learned very early in my life that I was able to leave a place and still remain myself. Rachel Cusk


Leaving home in a sense involves a kind of second birth in which we give birth to ourselves. -- Robert Neelly Bellah

However painful the process of leaving home, for parents and for children, the really frightening thing for both would be the prospect of the child never leaving home. -- Robert Neelly Bellah


Leaving  A place of old friends quotes

We laughed until we had to cry, we loved right down to our last goodbye, we were the best. – St. Elmo’s Fire

No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other’s worth. – Robert Southey

Can miles truly separate you from friends? If you want to be with someone you love, aren’t you already there? – Richard Bach

May the road rise up to meet you, may the wind be ever at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face and the rain fall softly on your fields. And until we meet again, may God hold you in the hollow of his hand. – Irish Blessing

You have been my friend. That in itself is a tremendous thing. – E.B. White


Leaving A Place And Moving To New Home Quotes

It is always sad when someone leaves home, unless they are simply going around the corner and will return in a few minutes with ice-cream sandwiches. ― Lemony Snicket


When you leave home to follow your dreams, your road will probably be riddled with potholes, not always paved in happy Technicolor bricks. You'll probably be kicked to the ground 150 million times and told you're nuts by friends and strangers alike. As you progress you may feel lonely or terrified for your physical and emotional safety. You may overestimate your own capabilities or fail to live up to them, and you'll surely fall flat on your face once in a while. ― Kelly Cutrone

The city was lovely. There could be no place in the world to which he belonged so completely.

That was why he'd always dreamed of leaving, and why he'd always been so afraid to go. ― Daniel Alarc√≥n

Gaining the courage to leave home was the seed I had planted. I reaped a bountiful harvest, overflowing with dignity and pride — a concept lost on me, but for the lessons I learned at home.

 Leave home with a big, bright dream. Nurture it into a bigger, brighter reality.

The sweetest part of leaving home is knowing, beyond the shadow of a doubt, that you’ll always carry it with you.

Once I was brave enough to leave home, I discovered splendid parts of me I had no clue existed. I, then, realized where they came from and hurried home.

When I ponder leaving home, I list each con and pro. When I compare them, I decide I’ll never, ever go.

Art is the only way to run away without leaving home. Twyla Tharp

People don't realize what they mean to each other until one has left home.

If you're okay with leaving all behind, then going away from home is easy.

Leaving home marks the beginning of a new life.

Parents are usually unhappy when their kids are about to leave home.


Motivational Leaving Quotes

If your world doesn’t allow you to dream, move to one where you can. -Billy Idol

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

Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. -Dale Carnegie

If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try. -Seth Godin

The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be the beginning. -Ivy Baker Priest

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. -Albert Einstein

If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself. -Henry Ford

Stay focused, go after your dreams and keep moving toward your goals. -LL Cool J

There’s no time for regrets. You’ve just got to keep moving forward. -Mike McCready

Life is a moving, breathing thing. We have to be willing to constantly evolve. Perfection is constant transformation. -Nia Peeples

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit. -Conrad Hilton

My attitude has always been, if you fall flat on your face, at least you’re moving forward. All you have to do is get back up and try again. -Richard Branson

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