Breaking Down Sayings and Quotes

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

Give yourself a break to avoid a breakdown.     

Karen Salmansohn

Instead of me having a breakdown, I'm focusing on me having a breakthrough.     

Terrell Owens

Shame on the body for breaking down while the spirit perseveres.     

John Dryden

We often hear of people breaking down from overwork, but in nine out of ten they are really suffering from worry or anxiety.     

John Lubbock

It is so easy to break down and destroy. The heroes are those who make peace and build.     

Nelson Mandela

When you feel yourself breaking down, may you break open instead.     

Elizabeth Lesser

Under Adverse conditions-some people break down,some break records.     

Shiv Khera

Sometimes a breakdown can be the beginning of a kind of breakthrough, a way of living in advance through a trauma that prepares you for a future of radical transformation.     

Cherrie Moraga

Breakdowns can create breakthroughs. Things fall apart so things can fall together.     


Sometimes it takes an overwhelming breakdown to have an undeniable breakthrough .     


Any breakdown is a breakthrough.     

Marshall McLuhan

Allow yourself to really feel your feelings. It's okay to bare your soul, break down or cry. Because through that breakdown comes your breakthrough.     

Rashida Rowe

There's moments where I want to break down and cry, but not give up.     

Ashlee Simpson

Sometimes breakdowns are so important in your life that you come to know your hidden potentials.     

Ritu Ghatourey

Breakdowns are your greatest breakthroughs. Rank the severity, and know this is the quantity of the spectacular gift you'll receive on the other side. You planned it all perfectly.     

Melanie Tonia Evan

Breakdowns are really just breakthroughs. It takes hitting the bottom to make it to the top.