Broken Heart Sayings and Quotes

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


The heart was made to be broken.

Oscar Wilde

When our heart breaks it is because it has edges and boundaries; when something painful happens, it has nowhere to go, but to break. But heartbreak can grow and soften our heart if we let it. A small heart cannot hold much, but a big heart can hold much more. Our heart can in fact grow to become limitless and hold all that comes in life, even the most painful things.

Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel

Broken heart will turn into a stronger one within hope.

Toba Beta

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

Phyllis Batelle

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

Elizabeth Gilbert

You flew off with the wings of my heart and left me flightless.     

Stelle Atwater

Don’t cry because it’s over, SMILE because it happened.

Dr. Seuss

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

They say “follow your heart," but if your heart is in a million pieces which piece do you follow?

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A broken heart bleeds tears.     

Steve Maraboli

The heart will break, but broken live on.

Lord Byron

You’ve got to learn to leave the table when love’s no longer being served.

Nina Simone

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

Then his heart, now broken into a thousand pieces, slowly began to turn to ice.

Morgan Rhodes

You may have a broken heart, but you may find someone else.      

Douglas Booth

A broken heart in real life isn't half as dreadful as it is in books. It's a good deal like a bad tooth, though you won't think THAT a very romantic simile. It takes spells of aching and gives you a sleepless night now and then, but between times it lets you enjoy life and dreams and echoes and peanut candy as if there were nothing the matter with it.     

Lucy Maud Montgomery

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

Patti Roberts

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

Heartbreak could be lived with if it weren’t accompanied by regret.

Laura Kasischke

A broken heart is not a broken glass.

ABC

A broken heart doesn't need repaired. Because maybe one of your pieces fits perfectly with someone else's heart.

Chris Mitchell

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

Julia Roberts

Better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

I guess when your heart gets broken you sort of start to see cracks in everything. I'm convinced that tragedy wants to harden us and our mission is never to let it.     

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A broken heart is a very pleasant complaint for a man in London if he has a comfortable income.

George Bernard Shaw

Broken hearts made faults and fools of us all.

Natalia Jaster

The heart is the only broken instrument that works.

T.E. Kalem

A heart that’s never broken isn’t open.

William Weil

Be still my heart; thou hast known worse than this.     

Homer

There is a road from the eye to heart that does not go through the intellect.     

Gilbert K. Chesterton