Sad Love Sayings and Quotes

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

Love lies in those unsent drafts in your mailbox. Sometimes you wonder whether things would have been different if you'd clicked 'Send'.

Faraaz Kazi

I will wait for you till the day I can forget you or till the day you realize you cannot forget me     


There is a distinct, awful pain that comes with loving someone more than they love you.     

Steve Maraboli

Walking alone is not difficult but when we have walked a mile worth a thousand years with someone then coming back alone is what is difficult.     

Faraaz Kazi

Life goes on... with or without you.

Faraaz Kazi

Some people are going to leave, but that's not the end of your story. That's the end of their part in your story.

Faraaz Kazi

Part of me aches at the thought of her being so close yet so untouchable.     

Nicholas Sparks

Sometimes your eyes are not the only place the tears fall from.

Faraaz Kazi

There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.

La Rochefoucauld

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

Kahlil Gibran

It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.

Samuel Butler

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

John Greenleaf Whittier

Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.     

Herman Hesse

Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of withering, of tarnishing.     

Anais Nin

Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water.

Christopher Morley

The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.

Jim Rohn

Let no one who loves be unhappy even love unreturned has its rainbow.

James Matthew Barrie

Sometimes I wish I were a little kid again, skinned knees are easier to fix than broken hearts.


Sadness flies away on the wings of time.

Jean De La Fontaine

Sometimes you may feel that you are weak and therefore have given up but at times it only shows that you are strong enough to let go of things.


When love is lost, do not bow your head in sadness; instead keep your head up high and gaze into heaven for that is where your broken heart has been sent to heal.


In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.

Mignon McLaughlin

Relationships are like glass. Sometimes it's better to leave them broken than try to hurt yourself putting it back together.


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

Love is like a puzzle. When you're in love, all the pieces fit but when your heart gets broken, it takes a while to get everything back together.


Count the garden by the flowers, never by the leaves that fall. Count your life with smiles and not the tears that roll.


Don't worry about losing. If it is right, it happens - The Main thing is not to hurry. Nothing good gets away.

John Steinbeck, 10 November 1958

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

Terri Guillemets

Ask me why I keep on loving you when it's clear that you don't feel the same way for me... the problem is that as much as I can't force you to love me, I can't force myself to stop loving you.


One day you'll love me as I love you. One day you'll think of me as I think of you. One day you'll cry for me as I cry for you. One day you'll want me, but I won't want you.


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