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.

I wish I had the guts to walk away & forget about what we had, but I can't because I know you won't come after me & that's what hurts the most.


Since I can't be with you right now I will have to be content just dreaming about when we will be together again.

Susan Polis Schutz

There is one pain, I often feel, which you will never know. It's caused by the absence of you.

Ashleigh Brilliant

Loving can cost a lot but not loving always costs more, and those who fear to love often find that want of love is an emptiness that robs the joy from life.

Merle Shan

Let your tears come. Let them water your soul.     

Eileen Mayhew

We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.

Kenji Miyazawa

Turn your wounds into wisdom.

Oprah Winfrey

There is something beautiful about all scars of whatever nature. A scar means the hurt is over, the wound is closed and healed, done with.

Harry Crews

When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.     

Alexander Graham Bell

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


The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears.     

John Vance Cheney

I didn't ask for it to be over, but then again, I never asked for it to begin. For that is the way it is with life, as some of the most beautiful days come completely by chance. But even the most beautiful days eventually have their sunsets.


Remember me with smiles and laughs, for that's how I'll remember you. If you can only remember me with sadness and tears, then don't remember me at all.


It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.


When you think your first falling in love, just then you realize your falling out of love.

David Grayson

The flame of love is now just a cold loneliness.     

Uniek Swain

It happens to everyone as they grow up. You find out who you are and what you want, and then you realize that people you've known forever don't see things the way you do. So you keep the wonderful memories, but find yourself moving on.     

Nicholas Sparks

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

Steve Maraboli

Time heals griefs and quarrels, for we change and are no longer the same persons.


They say that time heals all wounds but all it's done so far is give me more time to think about how much I miss you.