Heartbreak Sayings and Quotes

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

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

Nina Simone

It's hard to forget someone who you've imagined spending forever with.     

Author Unknown

Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward.     

Author Unknown

Don't feel sad over someone who gave up on you. Feel sad for them because they gave up on someone who would have never given up on them.     

Author Unknown

I am thinking of you in my sleepless solitude tonight. If it's wrong to love you, then my heart just won't let me be right cause I'm drowned in you and I won't pull through without you by my side.     

Mariah Carey

Once you had put the pieces back together, even though you may look intact, you were never quite the same as you'd been before the fall.     

Jodi Picoult

The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it.     

Nicholas Sparks

Someday you're gonna look back on this moment of your life as such a sweet time of grieving. You'll see that you were in mourning and your heart was broken, but your life was changing.     

Elizabeth Gilbert

Hearts can break. Yes, hearts can break. Sometimes I think it would be better if we died when they did, but we don't.     

Stephen King

Stab the body and it heals, but injure the heart and the wound lasts a lifetime.     

Mineko Iwasaki

No matter how bad your heart is broken, the world doesn't stop for your grief.     

Faraaz Kazi

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

Laura Kasischke

Love hurts worse than getting slammed by a 250-pound linebacker.     

Miranda Kenneally

Don't you EVER break someone's heart, because they only have one. Break their bones, they have 206 on those!     

Jayy Von Monroe

When you have loved unconditionally one man and lost that love, it leaves a wound that never heals, a sad and broken heart, a void forever.     

Author Unknown

I wish I was a kid again, because skinned knees are easier to fix then broken hearts.     

Author Unknown

A heart breaking isn't always as loud as a bomb exploding.. Sometimes it can be as quiet as a feather falling.. And the most painful thing is, no one really hears it, except you.     

Author Unknown

A final comfort that is small, but not cold: The heart is the only broken instrument that works.     

T.E. Kalem

I don't know why they call it heartbreak. It feels like every other part of my body is broken too.      

Terri Guillemets

Sadness flies on the wings of the morning and out of the heart of darkness comes the light.      

Jean Giraudoux

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.     

Author Unknown

Don't cry when the sun is gone, because the tears won't let you see the stars.     

Violeta Parra

If someone you love hurts you cry a river, build a bridge, and get over it.     

Author Unknown

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

Samuel Butler

Perhaps some day I'll crawl back home, beaten, defeated. But not as long as I can make stories out of my heartbreak, beauty out of sorrow.     

Sylvia Plath

The heart was made to be broken.     

Oscar Wilde

Heartbreak is funny to everyone but the heartbroken.     

Jeffrey Eugenides

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

Steve Maraboli

Sometimes the hardest part isn't letting go, but rather, learning to start over.     

Nicole Sobon

The scariest part of letting someone go is not knowing if you will ever find a love that strong again. But, whats even scarier is staying with them and knowing you're missing out on every other love you should have known.     

Author Unknown