Past Love Sayings and Quotes

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

Men who think that a woman's past love affairs lessen her love for them are usually stupid and weak.     

Marilyn Monroe

Love doesn't erase the past, but it makes the future different.     

Gary Chapman

Love doesn't keep a score of wrongs. Love doesn't bring up past failures. (1 Cor 13:5)     

Gary Chapman

A million words would not bring you back, I know because I've tried. Neither would a million tears, I know because I've cried.     


Just because you have a past with someone, doesn't mean you should have a future with them.     

Robert Tew

He loved me. He loved me, but he doesn't love me anymore, and it's not the end of the world.     

Jennifer Weiner

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose is the next best.     

William Makepeace Thackeray

Everyone's allowed to be in love with the wrong person at some point. In fact, it's a mistake not to be.     

Harriet Evans

Hearts live by being wounded.     

Oscar Wilde

A sad thing in life is that sometimes you meet someone who means a lot to you only to find out in the end that it was never bound to be and you just have to let go.     

Dave Matthews Band

Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.     

Denis Waitley

We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past, but by the love we're not extending in the present.     

Marianne Williamson

He who has loved and who betrays love does harm not only to the image of the past, but to the past itself.     

Theodor Adorno

I haven't had that one great love, which is good. I don't want that to be in the past - I want it to be in the future.     

Taylor Swift

As the time has passed, there are two things i've learned. Forget that you're gone and to value on what I have left.     


If two past lovers can remain friends, it's either, they were never really in love, or they still are.     


It's better to have loved and lost than to do forty pounds of laundry a week.     

Laurence J Peter

Unfortunately, we all have that one person we'd take back any second no matter how much they hurt us in the past.     

Tinku Razoria

He fell on me like a wave. But like a wave he washed away, leaving no sign that he had been there.     

Louise Erdich

You must live through the time that everything hurts.     

Stephen Spender

To meet, to know, to love and then to part, Is the sad tale of many a heart.     

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Eyes, look your last! Arms, take your last embrace.     

William Shakespeare

Right now you can cry to your hearts content. But trust me, someday you will wake and forget about him.     

Cinta Pertama

At some point, you have to realize that some people can stay in your heart but not in your life.     


She still talks to me now, only now she talks to me in my dreams. And I can't wait to go to sleep tonight because we have a lot to talk about. I love you.     

Jamie Foxx

I keep coming back to you in my head, but you couldn't know that, and I have no carbons.     

Adrienne Rich

You cannot miss what you have never had.     

Christopher Paolini

Some people don't realize what they have until it's gone, but that does not always mean they are supposed to get it back.     

Stephan Labossiere

I don't think much about guys from the past. I'm glad I knew them, but there's a reason they didn't make it into my future.     

Lorraine Zago Rosenthal

We are all trying to get over the person who broke our hearts. We are all far from perfect.     

Alex Rosa