Heartbreak Quotes

These heartbreak quotes and verse are wise words about love, that can help to uplift anyone who is experiencing the breakdown of a elationship.
Is someone you know going through the agony of a loved one leaving Them? Sending them a card, letter or email, including one of these quotes can brighten their day, and let them know that you are thinking of them. Or, if it is you that is feeling broken hearted, try reading through these wise words and absorb their meaning and energy.

There is also a page of Heartbreak Sayings from unknown sources.

Heartbreak quotes are listed alphabetically on authors surname

A Heartbreak Quotes

Painful as it may be, a significant emotional event can be the catalyst for choosing a direction that serves us more effectively. Look for the learning.
Louisa May Alcott 1832 – 1888

B Heartbreak Quotes

Let no one who loves be called altogether unhappy. Even love un-returned has its rainbows.
James Matthew Barrie 1860 – 1937

What the heart once owned and had it shall never lose.
Henry Ward Beecher 1813 – 1887

God is our refuge and strength, an ever present help in trouble.

The Lord is close to the broken-hearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.

The Lord is close to those whose hearts are breaking.

Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey.
Lord Byron 1788 – 1824

The heart will break.. But broken live on.
Lord Byron 1788 – 1824

D Heartbreak Quotes

You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.
Barbara De Angelis 1951

Know that no one is capable of making you upset without your consent.
Wayne Dyer 1940 – 2015

G Heartbreak Quotes

Ever has it been, that love knows not its depth until the hour of separation.
Kahlil Gibran 1883 – 1931

The most important things to say, are those which often I did not think necessary for me to say, because they were too obvious.
Andre Gide 1869 – 1951

Sometimes our hearts are broken so new light can get in.
Elizabeth Gilbert 1948

There’s a trick to the Grateful Exit. It begins with the vision to recognize when a job, a life stage, a relationship is over and to let it go. It means leaving what’s over without denying its value.
Ellen Goodman 1941

H Heartbreak Quotes

I would rather be alone with dignity than in a relationship that requires me to sacrifice my self respect.
Mandy Hale

The rain will stop, the night will end, the hurt will fade. Hope is never so lost that it can’t be found.
Mandy Hale

Life breaks all of us sometimes.. But some grow strong at broken places.
Ernest Hemingway 1898 – 1961

Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.
Hermann Hesse 1877 – 1962

Every adversity, every failure, every heartache.. Carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.
Napoleon Hill 1883 – 1970

I Heartbreak Quotes

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
Washington Irving 1783 – 1859

J Heartbreak Quotes

Rejection never feels good, but it certainly hurts less when we are not needing something from the other person who is rejecting us.
Susan Jeffers 1938 – 2012

L Heartbreak Quotes

If you want something very, very badly, let it go free. If it comes back to you, it’s yours forever. If it doesn’t, it was never yours to begin with.
Jess Lair ? – 2000

Sorrows are our best educator. A man can see further through a tear than a telescope.
Bruce Lee 1940 – 1973

An act of love that fails is just as much a part of the Divine life as an act of love that succeeds, for love is measured by fullness, not by reception.
Harold Loukes 1912 – 1980

M Heartbreak Quotes

When we lose one we love, our bittersweet tears are called forth by the memory of hours when we loved not enough.
Maurice Maeterlinck 1862 – 1949

Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on…
Let your tears water the seeds of future happiness.
Steve Maraboli

If you don’t love me at my worst, then you don’t deserve me at my best.
Marilyn Monroe 1926 – 1962

Sometimes good things fall apart, so better things can fall together.
Marilyn Monroe 1926 – 1962

O Heartbreak Quotes

Someone I loved gave me a box full of darkness.. It took me years to understand that, this too, was a gift.
Mary Oliver 1935 – 2019

P Heartbreak Quotes

People should not judge failed love affairs as failed experiences, but as part of the growth process. Something does not have to end well for it to have been one of the most valuable experiences of a lifetime.
Ethel Person 1934 – 2012

We’re not broken, just bent and we can learn to love again.
Pink 1979

Sometimes you become stronger just by turning around and walking away.
Linda Poindexter

R Heartbreak Quotes

Absence is to love what wind is to fire, it extinguishes the small and inflames the great.
Roger de Bussy-Rabutin 1618 – 1693

You know it’s love when all you want is for that person to be happy, even if you’re not part of their happiness.
Julia Roberts 1967

Love yourself so much that when someone treats you wrong, you recognize it.
Rena Rose

The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Jalal Uddin Rumi 1207 – 1273

Sometimes we may find that our partner continues to seek satisfaction in ways that we cannot live with. Nevertheless, when we decide to go our own way, we still have a choice as to how we separate. We can separate with bad feelings, blaming the other’s faults and unacceptable behaviour, or we can separate with forgiveness, love and understanding.
Peter Russell 1946

S Heartbreak Quotes

All love is sweet, given or returned. Common as light is love, and its familiar voice wearies not ever.
Percy Bysshe Shelley 1792 – 1822

Being with no one is better than being with the wrong one, because those who fly solo often have the strongest wings.
Aaron Sledge

Be that strong girl that everyone knew would make it through the worst. Be that fearless girl, the one who would dare to do anything. Be that independent girl who didn’t need a man. Be that girl who never backed down.
Taylor Swift 1989

If somebody hurts you, it’s okay to cry a river. But remember to build a bridge to get over it.
Taylor Swift 1989

In life and love, you learn that there comes a time to let go and move on.
Taylor Swift 1989

Just because something is over doesn’t mean is wasn’t incredibly beautiful.
Taylor Swift 1989

There are two ways you can go with pain.. You can let it destroy you or you can use it as fuel to drive you.
Taylor Swift 1989

To truly love is to have the courage to walk away and let the other person who wishes to be free go, no matter how much it hurts.
Taylor Swift 1989

You need to be happy with yourself or you’ll never be able to be happy in a relationship.
Taylor Swift 1989

T Heartbreak Quotes

‘Tis better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson 1809 – 1892

It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray 1811 – 1863

To love and win is the best thing, to love and lose the next best.
William Makepeace Thackeray 1811 – 1863

V Heartbreak Quotes

Maybe one day we shall be glad to remember, even these hardships.
Virgil 70BC – 19BC

If someone says or does something hurtful, call upon Heaven for protection and healing.
Doreen Virtue

W Heartbreak Quotes

Do not take my breath away and then expect me to forget all about you.
Rachel Wolchin

Everyone wants to be held, but are scared of being dropped.
Rachel Wolchin

It takes a lot of love to learn that you can never miss somebody into coming back.
Rachel Wolchin

Loving someone can blind you, just as easily as, losing them can open your eyes.
Rachel Wolchin

Make a list of 100 things you love about yourself and then laugh, because you know whoever isn’t with you is missing out on so much.
Rachel Wolchin

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