Breakups Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old breakups quotes, breakups sayings, and breakups proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Those who do not know how to weep with their whole heart do not know how to laugh either.

Golda Meir

The loss of love is not nearly as painful as our resistance to accepting it is.     

Tigress Luv

I'm going to smile and make you think I'm happy, I'm going to laugh, so you don't see me cry, I'm going to let you go in style, and even if it kills me - I'm going to smile.

Lone Star

Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.

M. Kathleen Casey

Don't you dare, for one more second, surround yourself with people who are not aware of the greatness that you are.     

Jo Blackwell-Preston

I will not try to convince you to love me, to respect me, to commit to me. I deserve better than that; I AM BETTER THAN THAT Goodbye.

Steve Maraboli

Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.

Guy Finley

If you don't like being a doormat then get off the floor.     

Al Anon

Shoo. Away with you. It's my fault for expecting the extraordinary from the ordinary.

Donna Lynn Hope

Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.

Marilyn Monroe

Just because a relationship ends, it doesn't mean it's not worth having.     

Sarah Mlynowski

Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.     

Paulo Coelho

One day they'll realize they lost a diamond while playing with worthless stones.

Turcois Ominek

Never love anybody that treats you like you're ordinary.

Oscar Wilde

The love that lasts the longest is the love that is never returned.

William Somerset Maugham

Families break up when people take hints you don't intend and miss hints you do intend.

Robert Frost

Our story has three parts: a beginning, a middle, and an end. And although this is the way all stories unfold, I still can't believe that ours didn't go on forever.

Nicholas Sparks

No man is rich enough to buy back his past.     

Oscar Wilde

I don't know why they call it heartbreak. It feels like every part of my body is broken too.     

Missy Altijd

The hottest love has the coldest end.

Socrates

Love is unconditional, relationships are not.     

Grant Gudmundson

If we must part forever, Give me but one kind word to think upon, And please myself with, while my heart's breaking.

Thomas Otway

For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, It might have been.

John Greenleaf

No matter who broke your heart, or how long it takes to heal, you'll never get through it without your friends.

Oscar Wilde

The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it      

Nicholas Sparks

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

William Faulkner

I have lost and loved and won and cried myself to the person I am today.

Charlotte Eriksson

If people refuse to look at you in a new light and they can only see you for what you were, only see you for the mistakes you've made, if they don't realize that you are not your mistakes, then they have to go.     

Steve Maraboli

I wish i were a little girl again, because skinned knees are easier to fix than broken heart.

Julia Roberts