Top Sad Broken Heart Quotes That Will Help You Feel Better [2022]

Top Broken Heart Quotes That Will Help You Feel Better
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There are times in life when we experience adversity and hardship. Love is an amazing thing, but heartbreak can be difficult to handle. While we all want to move past our first (or latest) breakup and find happiness once again, dealing with a broken heart can be rough.

Instead of letting your depression get the best of you, here are the best quotes about love and heartbreak to help you get through the hurt. Read on for the best Broken Heart Quotes.

Broken Heart Is Tragic Experience

The sadness of a broken heart is a deep emotional pain that can be difficult to bear. It is a natural response to the end of a significant romantic relationship or to a period of intense conflict within the relationship.

The sadness can manifest as feelings of despair, hopelessness, and emptiness, and can be accompanied by physical symptoms such as fatigue, appetite changes, and sleep disturbances.

The intensity and duration of the sadness can vary depending on the circumstances of the breakup, the individual’s coping skills, and the support available to them.

While the sadness of a broken heart can be overwhelming, it is important to remember that it is a normal and natural part of the healing process, and that with time and effort, it is possible to recover and move on to new and fulfilling relationships.

Goodbye Broken Heart Quotes and Heartbroken Sayings

Broken Heart Quotes

You can love them, forgive them, want good things for them … but still move on without them. — Mandy Hale

Someday it’s gonna make sense. — Michael Learns to Rock

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.- Robert Frost

The heart is the only broken instrument that works. – T.E. Kalem

Let it hurt. Let it bleed. Let it heal. And let it go. — Nikita Gill

‘That’s what happens,’ she said. ‘You let people in, and they destroy you.’— Hasna

Mate, if you choose to lock your heart away, you lose it forever. —Jack Sparrow

How much of human life is lost in waiting. —Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option. — Mark Twain

I didn’t lose you. You lost me. You’ll search for me inside of everyone you’re with and I won’t be found. — R.H.Sin

The hottest love has the coldest end. — Socrates

Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable. — The Wizard of Oz

She broke her own heart, holding onto him. — R.H. Sin

Take a step back today, look at all those beautiful things you have. — Rick Warren

You can’t buy love, but you can pay heavily for it. — Henny Youngman

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation. — Khalil Gibran

The whole world can become the enemy when you lose what you love. — Kristina McMorris, Bridge of Scarlet Leaves

Breakups can be sad, but sometimes tears are the price we pay for a freedom we need.― Steve Maraboli

Failed relationships can be described as so much wasted make-up. — Marian Keyes, Watermelon

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

The human heart is the only thing whose worth increases the more it is broken. — Shakieb Orgunwall

I was blind and heartbroken and didn’t want to do anything and Gus burst into my room and shouted, ‘I have wonderful news!’ And I was like, ‘I don’t really want to hear wonderful news right now,’ and Gus said, ‘This is wonderful news you want to hear,’ and I asked him, ‘Fine, what is it?’ and he said, ‘You are going to live a good and long life filled with great and terrible moments that you cannot even imagine yet!’ — John Green

Human hearts are elastic. They have room for all sorts of passions, and they can break and heal and love again and again. — Jodi Lynn Anderson

You weren’t just a star to me. You were my whole damn sky.

There were many ways of breaking a heart. Stories were full of hearts being broken by love, but what really broke a heart was taking away its dream — whatever that dream might be. — Pearl Buck

A broken heart is what makes life so wonderful five years later, when you see that special guy in an elevator and he is fat and smoking and saying ‘Long time no see.’ — Phyllis Batelle

Most things break, including hearts. The lessons of life amount not to wisdom, but to scar tissue and callus. — Wallace Stegner

When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.- Alexander Graham Bell

This is a good sign, having a broken heart. It means we have tried for something. — Elizabeth Gilbert

Crying is a way your eyes speak when your mouth can’t explain how broken your heart is. — Unknown

Stab the body and it heals, but injure the heart and the wound lasts a lifetime. — Mineko Iwasaki

The worst feeling in the world is when you can’t love anyone else because your heart still belongs to the one who broke it. — Unknown

Of course! It takes a lot of strength to mend a broken heart. Channelizing energies into your work helps, but also to be able to accept situations for what they are instead of questioning them helps immensely. – Deepika Padukone

A broken heart is the worst. It’s like having broken ribs. Nobody can see it, but it hurts every time you breathe. — Unknown

A heartbreak is a blessing from God. It’s just his way of letting you realize he saved you from the wrong one. — Unknown

The hardest thing I’ll ever do is walk away still loving you. —Tracy Lawrence

Hearts can break. Yes, hearts can break. Sometimes I think it would be better if we died when they did, but we don’t. — Stephen King, Hearts in Atlantis

I don’t want to break someone’s heart, but you can’t control that. A broken heart happens; that’s inevitable. – Lykke Li

I know what it’s like to have a broken heart. I know what it’s like to feel pain: When my songs don’t become hits, it breaks my heart. There are a million ways to break a heart. I can relate. – Diane Warren

If all hearts were open and all desires known – as they would be if people showed their souls – how many gapings, sighings, clenched fists, knotted brows, broad grins, and red eyes should we see in the market-place! – Thomas Hardy

Just keep moving forward and don’t give a damn about what anybody thinks. Do what you have to do, for you. – Johnny Depp

The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it. — Nicholas Sparks, At First Sight

I always knew looking back on the tears would make me laugh, but I never knew looking back on the laughs would make me cry. —Dr. Seuss

Hearts can break. Yes, hearts can break. Sometimes I think it would be better if we died when they did, but we don’t. — Stephen King, Hearts in Atlantis

Pain makes you stronger, fear makes you braver, heartbreak makes you wiser. —Drake

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. I miss you like hell. — Edna St. Vincent Millay

Don’t feel sad over someone who gave up on you, feel sorry for them because they gave up on someone who would have never given up on them. — Frank Ocean

I think you are wrong to want a heart. It makes most people unhappy. If you only knew it, you are in luck not to have a heart. ― L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Someday you’re gonna look back on this moment of your life as such a sweet time of grieving. You’ll see that you were in mourning and your heart was broken, but your life was changing. — Elizabeth Gilbert

When you have your heart broken for the first time, you gain depth. – Sienna Miller

For my part, I prefer my heart to be broken. It is so lovely, dawn-kaleidoscopic within the crack. – D.H. Lawrence

How do you know when it’s over? Maybe when you feel more in love with your memories than with the person standing in front of you. —Gunnar Aurelius

The broken heart. You think you will die, but you keep living, day after day after terrible day. – Charles Dicken

Sad Broken Heart Love Quotes

Sad Broken Heart Love Quotes

If you suffer it is because of you, if you feel blissful it is because of you. Nobody else is responsible – only you and you alone. You are your hell and your heaven too. —Osho

No matter how hard your heart is broken, the world doesn’t stop for your grief. — Faraaz Kazi

We have to be whole people to find whole love —Cheryl Strayed

Love is unconditional. Relationships are not. — Grant Gudmunson

The way they leave tells you everything.—Rupi Kaur, Answers

I never hated a man enough to give his diamonds back. — Zsa Zsa Gabor

The toughest part of letting go is realizing the other person already did.—Lalla

What is the opposite of two? A lonely me, a lonely you. — Richard Wilbur

Cheating and lying aren’t struggles. They’re reasons to break up. — Patti Callahan Henry, Between The Tides

He’s going to be sorry he lost you, so stop worrying. Forget the past, forget the pain and remember what an incredible woman you are. —Drake

I like my relationships like I like my eggs — over easy. — Jared Kintz, It Occurred To Me

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

Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional. — M. Kathleen Casey

The only thing a boyfriend was good for was a shattered heart. — Becca Fitzpatrick

To make real friends you have to put yourself out there. Sometimes people will let you down, but you can’t let that stop you. If you get hurt, you just pick yourself up, dust off your feelings, and try again. — Kristin Hannah, Firefly Lane

The poison leaves bit by bit, not all at once. Be patient. You are healing. —Yasmin Mogahed

I missed you until I realized there was never really anything to miss but the peace I felt before I knew you… —R. H. Sin

Sometimes, I don’t know what haunts me more… The memories of you… Or the happy person I used to be. —Ranata Suzuki

The course of true love did never run smoothly. — William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream

I’m tired of fighting. For once, I want to be fought for.— The Quest Within

Think about any attachments that are depleting your emotional reserves. Consider letting them go. – Oprah Winfrey

You made me feel like I was hard to love and I will never forgive you for that.— Johnny Lauve

You don’t need closure. You just need to give yourself permission to move on. —Steve Harvey

Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together

When your heart is broken, you plant seeds in the cracks and you pray for rain. — Andrea Gibson

The best way to heal a broken heart, it turns out, is to find a way to move past the hurt. – Mary Kay Andrews

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

Sometimes a little heartbreak is a lesson, and the best thing to do is just learn the lesson. — Jon Voight

It is a curious sensation: The sort of pain that goes mercifully beyond our powers of feeling. When your heart is broken, your boats are burned: nothing matters anymore. It is the end of happiness and the beginning of peace. — George Bernard Shaw

Don’t be sorry. I trusted you. My fault, not yours. —Alfred Kubin

Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck. —Dalai Lama

God can heal a broken heart, but He has to have all the pieces.

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Emotional Relationship Broken Heart Quotes

Emotional Relationship Broken Heart Quotes

h4>Pleasure of love lasts but a moment. The pain of love lasts a lifetime. – Bette Davis

I’d rather have a broken arm than a broken heart. – Christie Brinkley

A broken heart in real life isn’t half as dreadful as it is in books. […] It takes spells of aching and gives you a sleepless night now and then, but between times it lets you enjoy life and dreams as if there were nothing the matter with it. – L.M. Montgomery

Sometimes it takes a heartbreak to shake us awake and help us see we are worth so much more than we’re settling for. – Mandy Hale

My mouth says, I’m ok. My fingers text, I’m fine. My heart says, I’m broken.

One day you’re going to remember me and how much I loved you…then you’re gonna hate yourself for letting me go. – Aubrey Drake Graham

The broken heart. You think you will die, but you keep living, day after day after terrible day. — Charles Dickens

Only time can heal your broken heart. Just as only time can heal his broken arms and legs. – Miss Piggy

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. – Richard Puz

Unrequited love is the infinite curse of a lonely heart. – Christina Westover

Must I go bound while you go free, must I love a man who doesn’t love me, must I be born with so little art, as to love a man who’ll break my heart? – Cassandra Clare

The cure for a broken heart is simple, my lady. A hot bath and a good night’s sleep. – Margaret George

The shattering of a heart when being broken is the loudest quiet ever. – Carroll Bryant

Love is the most beautiful of dreams and the worst of nightmares. – Aman Jassal

I wish I were a little girl again because skinned knees are easier to fix than a broken heart. – Julia Roberts

You can’t give your heart to a wild thing. – Truman Capote

God is closest to those with broken hearts. — Jewish Proverb

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

Perhaps someday I’ll crawl back home, beaten, defeated. But not as long as I can make stories out of my heartbreak, beauty out of sorrow. – Sylvia Plath

It is strange how often a heart must be broken before the years can make it wise. – Sara Teasdale

The clouds wept when my heart sang a song of sorrow. – Sonya Watson

I miss you in waves and tonight I’m drowning. You left me fending for my life and it feels like you’re the only one who can bring me back to the shore alive. – Denice Envall

The saddest thing about love is that not only that it cannot last forever, but that heartbreak is soon forgotten. – William Faulkner

I’ve been heartbroken. I’ve broken hearts. That’s part of life, and it’s part of figuring out who you are so you can find the right partner. – Heidi Klum

This time I wouldn’t forget him, because I couldn’t ever forgive him—for breaking my heart twice. – James Patterson

Yes, I understand why things had to happen this way. I understand his reason for causing me pain. But mere understanding does not chase away the hurt. It does not call upon the sun when dark clouds have loomed over me. Let the rain come then if it must come! And let it wash away the dust that hurt my eyes! – Jocelyn Soriano

Doctoring her seemed to her as absurd as putting together the pieces of a broken vase. Her heart was broken. Why would they try to cure her with pills and powders? – Leo Tolstoy

I’d rather love a million times and have my heart broken every time than hold a permanently empty heart forever. – H.C. Paye

The heart will break, but broken live on. – Lord Byron

Love is hard to find, hard to keep, and hard to forget. – Alysha Speer

However much you wanted someone to want you, there was nothing you could do to make it happen. Whatever you did for them, whatever you gave them, whatever you let them take, it could never be enough. Never enough to be sure. Never enough to satisfy them. Never enough to stop them from walking away. Never enough to make them love you. – Manna Francis

Heaven doesn’t ignore cries of a broken heart. – Toba Beta

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A broken heart bleeds tears. – Steve Maraboli

Once you had put the pieces back together, even though you may look intact, you were never quite the same as you’d been before the fall. – Jodi Picoult

When you are standing in [a] forest of sorrow, you cannot imagine that you could ever find your way to a better place. But if someone can assure you that they themselves have stood in that same place, and now have moved on, sometimes this will bring hope. – Elizabeth Gilbert

There are many ways of breaking a heart. Stories were full of hearts broken by love, but what really broke a heart was taking away its dream — whatever that dream might be. – Pearl S. Buck

With time the pain eases, the body recovers, and the brain figures out new ways to go on. – Federico Chini

Every time your heart is broken, a doorway cracks open to a world full of new beginnings, new opportunities. – Patti Roberts

It’s hard asking someone with a broken heart to fall in love again. Eric Kripke

So it’s true when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love. E.A. Bucchianeri

Sharp are the arrows of a broken heart. – Cassandra Clare

I know my heart will never be the same but I’m telling myself I’ll be okay. – Sara Evans

If all hearts were open and all desires are known — as they would be if people showed their souls — how many gapings, sighings, clenched fists, knotted brows, broad grins, and red eyes should we see in the marketplace! – Thomas Hardy

A broken heart is just the growing pains necessary so that you can love more completely when the real thing comes along. – J.S.B. Morse

Let go. Why do you cling to pain? There is nothing you can do about the wrongs of yesterday. It is not yours to judge. Why hold on to the very thing which keeps you from hope and love? – Leo Buscaglia

Broken Heart Quotes About Friendship

Broken Heart Quotes About Friendship

Somebody asked me if I knew you. A million memories flash through my mind, but I just smiled and said I used to. —Unknown

The worst pain in the world goes beyond the physical. Even further beyond any other emotional pain one can feel. It is the betrayal of a friend. — Heather Brewer, Ninth Grade Slays

Sometimes you have to unfollow people in real life. — Unknown

Friendship is like a glass ornament, once it is broken, it can rarely be put back together in exactly the same way. — Charles Kingsley

To make real friends you have to put yourself out there. Sometimes people will let you down, but you can’t let that stop you. If you get hurt, you just pick yourself up, dust off your feelings, and try again. — Kristin Hannah, Firefly Lane

The most painful goodbyes are the ones that are left unsaid and never explained. — Jonathan Harnisch, Freak

The friendship that can cease has never been real. — Saint Jerome

In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Broken Heart Quotes About Regret

Broken Heart Quotes About Regret

Wanting her is hard to forget, loving her is hard to regret, losing her is hard to accept, but letting go is the most painful. — Unknown

You’re going to wake up one day and realize what you’ve done, and you’re going to regret the time you wasted apart from him for the rest of your life. — Jamie McGuire, Providence

One day you’ll finally see, your biggest mistake was not loving me. — Nishan Panwar

Heartbreak could be lived with if it weren’t accompanied by regret. — Laura Kasischke, The Raising

I will never regret you or say I wish I’d never met you. Because once upon a time you were exactly what I needed. — Bob Marley

I will never regret loving you, only believing you loved me too. — Unknown


Why do people create broken heart quotes?

There are many reasons why people create broken heart quotes. One reason is to help others who are going through a tough time. By reading these quotes, they can feel that they are not alone in their pain and that others have gone through similar experiences.

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Additionally, these quotes can provide comfort and hope during difficult times. Some people create broken heart quotes as a way to express their own emotions. By writing down their thoughts and feelings, they can better understand and cope with their heartbreak.

Lastly, sharing these quotes with others can also be a way to connect with others who have experienced similar pain. In doing so, people can form supportive relationships and feel less alone in their grief.

How can broken heart quotes help me?

When your heart is broken, it can feel like the end of the world. You may feel like you will never be able to love or be loved again. But there is hope. These broken heart quotes can help you see that you are not alone in your pain and that there is a way to heal.

They can give you strength to keep going and comfort in knowing that you are not the only one who has ever felt this way. Sometimes all we need is a little reminder that we are not alone and that our broken hearts can heal.

What are some tips for using broken heart quotes?

There are a few things to keep in mind when using broken heart quotes. First, make sure the quote is from a reputable source. There are a lot of fake quotes out there, so it’s important to make sure you’re getting your information from a reliable source.

Second, make sure the quote is relevant to your situation. A lot of quotes about heartbreak are general and don’t really apply to your specific situation.

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Third, make sure the quote is something you can relate to. If you’re not feeling the quote, it’s probably not going to be helpful to you.

Finally, don’t be afraid to share your favorite quotes with others. Just because you’re going through a tough time doesn’t mean you have to suffer alone.

Sharing your favorite quotes with friends and family can help them understand what you’re going through and provide some much-needed support.


There’s no one-size-fits-all answer to mend a broken heart, but these quotes might help you find some perspective and start to feel better. If you’re looking for more guidance, consider reaching out to a therapist or counselor.

What broken heart quote resonated with you the most? Let us know in the comments below.