move on


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v move on move forward, also in the metaphorical sense "Time marches on"
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  • Robert C. Gallagher
    Robert C. Gallagher
    “Even if you fall on your face, you're still moving forward.”
  • Julius Erving
    Julius Erving
    “I keep both eyes on my man. The basket hasn't moved on me yet.”
  • Epictetus
    “A strict belief, fate is the worst kind of slavery; on the other hand there is comfort in the thought that God will be moved by our prayers.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Accept fate, and move on. Don't yield to the seductive pull of self-pity. Acting like a victim threatens your future.”
  • Les Brown
    “Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on.”
  • Steve Winwood
    Steve Winwood
    “Don't you know by now, luck don't lead to anything or why you keep on moving”


In literature:

To-morrow we will have to move on, we must keep the Turks on the run.
"The Incomparable 29th and the "River Clyde"" by George Davidson
Eleanore was moved on seeing the tall, youthful figure, and yet it was quite impossible for her to subdue a feeling of horror.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
After months of preparation and numerous small conflicts, the army began to move on the 23d of June, 1863.
"An Undivided Union" by Oliver Optic
On October 11 we moved on again and got a billet in a small cottage in Fontaine-au-Pire.
"Q.6.a and Other places" by Francis Buckley
He was sure that he would find on his right another warrior on watch, and, as he was moving in that direction, he looked closely.
"The Keepers of the Trail" by Joseph A. Altsheler
When large bodies of troops were moving on the same road, the alternate "halt" and "forward" was very harassing.
"Detailed Minutiae of Soldier life in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865" by Carlton McCarthy
Git a move on you, Simeon.
"The Girl and The Bill" by Bannister Merwin
She fixed Dottie's sock and moved on to the wool table to get ready an allotment for some of the ladies to take home.
"The Search" by Grace Livingston Hill
On hands and knees she wound deeper into the sage, always moving toward the rim-rock at the top of the hill.
"The Fighting Edge" by William MacLeod Raine
Nothing moved on it save a great heron picking its deliberate way on stilt-like legs.
"The Flaming Jewel" by Robert W. Chambers

In poetry:

Its beautiful stream whose waters gleam
As they dance on to the sea,
Sings sweeter song, as it moves along,
Than other waters to me.
"The Old Farm" by Jared Barhite
Our lives through various scenes are drawn,
And vexed with trifling cares,
While thine eternal thought moves on
Thine undisturbed affairs.
"Hymn 67" by Isaac Watts
Yet when some better-fated Youth
Shall with his am'rous Parly move Thee;
Reflect One Moment on His Truth,
Who dying Thus, persists to love Thee.
"Answer To Cloe Jealous. The Author Sick" by Matthew Prior
THY STEP--well known and well beloved!
No more I dreamed on shore or sea;
I thought of, saw but only thee,
Nor spoke, but blushed to be so moved.
"Love's Footsteps" by Frances Fuller Victor
A stately barge moved on a stately river,
Bearing a queen from happy France forever
To Holyrood, the witness of her shame,
Her beauty and sad fame.
"Silence And Solitude" by Annie Adams Fields
Last night I walked among the lamps that gleamed,
And saw a shadow on a window blind,
A moving shadow; and the picture seemed
To call some scene to mind.
"The Shadow On The Blind" by William Henry Ogilvie

In news:

The first transgender man to play NCAA Division I basketball says he's ready to move on from the sport and will not play during his senior year.
Unfortunately he did not move on to the finals but you can still get out and see Tripp 'N' Dixie soon.
Three move on for Red Lake School Board.
Chris Jourdain, Thomas Barrett and Nicole Desjarlait will be moving on to the November elections for the Red Lake School Board, ISD 38.
We can't move on from a news story until NMA weighs in on it.
As Boston's Boy Wonder moves on, the Sox are left with their own drama.
CourtesyKyle Peacock (11) and his brother Justin Peacock both played football for Wheatland High School before moving on to play for Yuba College.
16 Quotes for Letting Go and Moving On.
But let's move on to the fun part.
Like clockwork , scandals and all, Orange move on.
For war widow Lisa Hallett, moving on is a marathon.
With that experience under his belt, he moved on to several other CNC machine shop s through the years and later became a supervisor.
MicLordz & Sauce Funky easily move on to a fourth Rocktagon battle this week.
After scoring another win, Cold moves on to its 4th night in the Rocktagon.
The fire flies have moved on to the next phase…so I took up my book.

In science:

Thus, we can start at any point in the chain and then move on to other points.
Open Branes in Space-Time Non-Commutative Little String Theory
The aim of the following is to construct explicitly a representation of Rθ on l2 (P SL(2, Z)), and to show that Ψθ (h) is exactly the Hamiltonian of a particle moving on the graph P SL(2, Z) in a magnetic field of elementary flux θ.
Random walks on the braid group B_3 and magnetic translations in hyperbolic geometry
We consider the quantum mechanics of a charged particle moving on the hyperbolic plane in a constant magnetic field B .
Random walks on the braid group B_3 and magnetic translations in hyperbolic geometry
We study the formation of coherent structures in a system with long-range interactions where particles moving on a circle interact through a repulsive cosine potential.
Out-of-equilibrium states as statistical equilibria of an effective dynamics
Before we move on to the next section, we point out a general fact about clustering in simple fluids: the definition of clusters does depend on the physical problem we want to study.
Clusters in Simple Fluids