Heartbroken Quotes for the Broken Hearted

Love. It can give you the most amazing feeling when you have it but when it goes away, it can be give you the most painful experience. As these heartbroken quotes will show, it’s normal. We all go through it at one point or another. Many of you reading this will go through many more. It sucks, sure, but it’s part of the process of finding the person you’ll eventually settle down with. Without the pain the lost of love can cause, it wouldn’t feel so wonderful to begin with.

If you’re going through a breakup of some sort, hopefully, one of these quotes about broken hearts can help you out in some way, perhaps help you change your perspective and maybe give you some hope or at least let you know there are others out there who’ve been through the same thing. Logically speaking, the chances of you finding someone better is quite high due to the fact that the odds of finding the perfect person is incredibly low. It’s not the end. Time will heal your broken heart and as long as you don’t give up, there’s a good chance you’ll find love once again.

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Broken Hearted Quotes

“Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night.” | Edna St. Vincent Millay

“Relationships are like glass. Sometimes it’s better to leave them broken than try to hurt yourself putting it back together.” | Unknown

“Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of withering, of tarnishing.” | Anais Nin

“There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are messengers of overwhelming grief and unspeakable love.” | Washington Irving

“I’m sick. I have no cough, or no fever, no stuffy nose either. The symptoms are I can’t sleep, I can’t cry and sometimes I can’t breathe. I have been diagnosed with heartache, the worst you can receive.” | Unknown

“To fall in love is awfully simple, but to fall out of love is simply awful.” | Bess Myerson

“When a love comes to an end, weaklings cry, efficient ones instantly find another love, and the wise already have one in reserve.” | Oscar Wilde

“Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.” | Washington Irving

“You will never know true happiness until you have truly loved, and you will never understand what pain really is until you have lost it.” | Unknown

“Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.” | Herman Hesse

“It’s amusing when you figure out that someone you thought you couldn’t live without in your life becomes someone you wish you had never met.” | Unknown

“Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” | Kahlil Gibran

“Love begins with a smile, grows with a kiss, and ends with a teardrop.” | Unknown

“If someone you love hurts you, cry a river, build a bridge, and get over it.” | Unknown

“Sometimes we tend to be in despair when the person we love leaves us, but the truth is, it’s not our loss, but theirs, for they left the only person who couldn’t give up on them.” | Unknown

“Letting go of someone dear to you is hard, but holding on to someone who doesn’t even feel the same is much harder. Giving up doesn’t mean you are weak. It only means that you are strong enough to let go.” | Unknown

“Heaven doesn’t ignore cries of a broken heart.” | Toba Beta

“A thousand words could not bring you back, I know because I have tried. Neither would a thousand tears, I know because I have cried.” | Unknown

“Love is like a puzzle. When you’re in love, all the pieces fit but when your heart gets broken, it takes a while to get everything back together.” | Unknown

“Sometimes I wish I were a little kid again, skinned knees are easier to fix than broken hearts.” | Unknown

“Love has its ups and downs, its twists and turns. Love leaves you pain, teaches you until you learn and even if love takes so long, it always takes you to where you belong.” | Unknown

“No guy is worth your tears and when you find the one that is, he won’t make you cry.” | Unknown

“Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn’t it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up.” | Neil Gaiman

“Let your tears come. Let them water your soul.” | Eileen Mayhew

“If we never felt sorrow, we’d never recognize bliss.” | Dennis Quaid

“If the government could tax broken hearts, there would be no deficit.” | Unknown

“Breaking up. It happens kind of suddenly. One minute, you’re holding hands walking down the street, and the next minute, you’re lying on the floor crying and all the good CDs are missing.” | Kennedy Kasares

“You flew off with the wings of my heart and left me flightless.” | Stelle Atwater

“The only thing a boyfriend was good for was a shattered heart.” | Becca Fitzpatrick

“If you really love something set it free. If it comes back it’s yours, if not, it wasn’t meant to be.” | Unknown

“Let no one who loves be called unhappy. Even love unreturned has its rainbow.” | J. M. Barrie

“Real loss only occurs when you lose something that you love more than yourself.” | Unknown

“I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken || and I’d rather remember it as it was at its best than mend it and see the broken places as I lived.” | Margaret Mitchell

“‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.” — Alfred Lord Tennyson

From South Park:

Goth Kid: We’re gonna go to the graveyard and write poems about death and how pointless life is.

Butters: Uh, um, no thanks. I love life.

Stan: Huh? But you just got dumped.

Butters: Well yeah, and I’m sad, but at the same time I’m really happy that something could make me feel that sad. It’s like, it makes me feel alive, you know? It makes me feel human. And the only way I could feel this sad now is if I felt somethin’ really good before. So I have to take the bad with the good, so I guess what I’m feelin’ is like a, beautiful sadness.

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