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.

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

Steve Maraboli

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.     


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.     


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

Turn your wounds into wisdom.     

Oprah Winfrey

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

John Vance Cheney

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

Kenji Miyazawa

A broken heart is what makes life so wonderful five years later, when you see the guy in the elevator and he is fat and smoking a cigar and saying “Long time no see.”     

Phyllis Battelle

If you are going through hell, keep going.     

Winston Churchill

Love lasts about seven years. That’s how long it takes for the cells of the body to totally replace themselves.      

Francoise Sagan

When I’m feeling weak and my pain walks down a one-way street, I look above and I know I’ll always be blessed with love.     

Ray Heffernan

‘Cause you can't jump the track, we're like cars on a cable, and life's like an hourglass, glued to the table. No one can find the rewind button, girl, so cradle your head in your hands and breathe...just breathe.     

Ana Nalick

It's hard to believe that there's nobody out there. It's hard to believe that I'm all alone. At least I have her love, the city she loves me. Lonely as I am, together we cry.     

Anthony Kiedis

Though I know he loves me, tonight my heart is sad; his kiss was not so wonderful as all the dreams I had.     

Sara Teasdale

I'm sad and blue, about nobody but you. I told you that I loved you right from the start, you told me the same and now you try to break my little heart.     

Leon Redbone

Nothing hurts more than realizing they meant everything to you, but you meant nothing to them.     

Maya Angelou

The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.     

Ernest Hemingway

You can close your eyes to the things you don't want to see, but you can't close your heart to the things you don't want to feel.     

Johnny Depp

I can't be there next to you, to love you and hold you. But I am right here loving you from afar.     


I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.      

Mother Teresa

It is through the parting of two that eternal love is truly discovered. For their love stays strong and holds till the end.     

R.K. Smith

Your absence has not taught me how to be alone, it merely has shown that when together we cast a single shadow on the wall.     

Doug Fetherling

Some women love only what they can hold in their arms; others, only what they can't.     

Mignon McLaughlin

Our separation of each other is an optical illusion of consciousness.      

Albert Einstein

They say when you are missing someone that they are probably feeling the same, but I don't think it's possible for you to miss me as much as I'm missing you right now.     

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Separation penetrates the disappearing person like a pigment and steps him in gentle radiance.      

Boy George

The farewell kiss which resembles greeting, that last glance of love which becomes the sharpest pang of sorrow.     

George Eliot

Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night, I miss you like hell.      

Edna St. Vincent Millay

When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.     

Kahlil Gibran

To give vent now and then to his feelings, whether of pleasure of discontent, is a great ease to a man's heart.     

Francesco Guicciardini