Breaking up is never easy, even if you’re the one who has decided that it’s over. There will be sadness and physical and emotional withdrawal. The emotional feeling after break ups can be really hard to go through. The memories of your ex-lover can continuously haunt you.
Fortunately, there are break up quotes that can inspire you to move along with life and hence these break up quotes will show your shattered relationship in different perspectives. Breaking up sad love quotes are about the pain and resignation of breaking off a love relationship. Following are some sad break up quotes that may inspire you to move along with life.
50 Sad Break Up Love Quotes For Him or Her
There is a time for departure even when there’s no certain place to go. Tennessee Williams
There is no witness so dreadful no accuser so terrible as the conscience that dwells in the heart of every man. Polybius
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. Ezbeth Wilder
To fall in love is awfully simple, but to fall out of love is simply awful. Bess Myerson
Trouble is a part of life, and if you don’t share it, you don’t give the person who loves you enough chance to love you enough. Dinah Shore
We all have our ‘good old days’ tucked away inside our hearts, and we return to them in daydreams like cats to favorite armchairs. Brian Carter
And I shall find some girl perhaps, and a better one than you, With eyes as wise, but kindlier, and lips as soft, but true, and I dare say she will do. Rupert Brooke
As soon as forever is through, I’ll be over you. Toto – song lyric
Beauty more than bitterness, Makes the heart break. Sara Teasdale
Cry as I may these tears won’t wash you away. Dave Matthews – song lyric
Don’t be reckless with other peoples hearts. And don’t put up with people that are reckless with yours. Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened. Dr Seuss
Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation. Kahlil Gibran
Every instance of heartbreak can teach us powerful lessons about creating the kind of love we really want. Martha Beck
For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, “It might have been. John Greenleaf Whittier
Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn’t it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up. Neil Gaiman
He who follows beauty, Breaks his foolish heart. Bertye Young Williams
He who has never experienced hurt, cannot experience true love. Tristan J. Loo
How do you know love is gone? If you said that you would be there at seven and you get there by nine, and he or she has not called the police – it’s gone. Marlene Dietrich
I don’t know why they call it heartbreak. It feels like every other part of my body is broken too. Unknown Author
Once the trust goes out of a relationship, it’s really no fun lying to ’em anymore. Norm from Cheers
Our greatest joy and our greatest pain comes in our relationships with others. Stephen R. Covey
Pure love and suspicion cannot dwell together at the door where the latter enters the former makes its exit. Alexandre Dumas
Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears. Marcus Aurelius
Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go. Herman Hesse
Some people come into our lives and leave footprints on our hearts and we are never ever the same. Flavia Weedn
Take away love and our earth is a tomb. Robert Browning
Tears are the rinse water of an unhappy heart. Raynor Schein
Tears may be dried up but the heart – never. Marguerite de Valois
The day breaks not: it is my heart, Because that you and I must part. John Dryden
The flame of love is now just a cold loneliness. Uniek Swain
The heart has arguments with which the logic of mind is not aquainted. Blaise Pascal
The heart is the only broken instrument that works. T.E. Kalem
The heart was made to be broken. Oscar Wilde
When a love comes to an end, weaklings cry, efficient ones instantly find another love, and the wise already have one in reserve. Oscar Wilde
You flew off with the wings of my heart and left me flightless. Stelle Atwater
I wish I saved all the tears I cried for you so I could drown you in them. Unknown Author
If all hearts were open and all desires known – as they would be if people showed their souls – how many gapings, sighings, clenched fists, knotted brows, broad grins, and red eyes should we see in the market-place! Thomas Hardy
If it were not for hopes the heart would break. Erich Fromm
If someone breaks your heart forgive them. For they have helped you leard an important lesson on who you open your heart to. Unknown Author
If there’s bitterness in the heart, sugar in the mouth won’t make life sweeter. Yiddish proverb
It is better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all. Alfred Lord Tennyson
Let your tears come. Let them water your soul. Eileen Mayhew
Listen to your heart before you tell him goodbye. Roxette – song lyric
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down. Oprah Winfrey
Love can sometimes be magic. But magic can sometimes… just be an illusion. Javan
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up. James Baldwin
Love is the hardest habit to break, and the most difficult to satisfy. Drew Barrymore
Love is unconditional, relationships are not. Grant Gudmundson
Love lasts about seven years. That’s how long it takes for the cells of the body to totally replace themselves. Francoise Sagan
Most things break including hearts. The lessons of life amount not to wisdom but to scar tissue and callus. Walter Stegner
100 Sad Break Up Love Quotes That May Inspire You
Sometimes, I do not know what haunts me more… the memories of you or the happy person that I used to be.
There really are lots of freaking fish in the sea. Cheer up. Everyone can be replaced.
Throwing away a diamond does not make it less valuable, neither does it make it worthless. It does, however, make you an idiot.
One of the cruelest things someone can do is to awaken someone else’s love without the intent of genuinely loving them.
One day, you will wake up and remember how much I loved you, then you are going to hate yourself for letting me go.
Nothing hurts more than getting disappointed by the one person who you thought would never do anything to hurt you.
Be strong enough to let go, and be wise enough to wait for what you really deserve.
A person who truly loves you will never let you go regardless of how hard the situation is.
Relationships are like glass. At times it is better to leave them broken than try to hurt yourself putting it back together.
I always knew that looking back at the tears would make me laugh, but I never knew that looking back on the laughs would make me cry.
So let us ignore each other, try to pretend the other person does not exist, but deep down we both know it was not supposed to end like this.
Lying and cheating are not struggles. They are reasons to break up.
Remember the previous time you thought you would not survive? You did, and you can do it again.
I won’t cry when the sun is gone because the tears will not let me see the stars.
You will look for me in another person. I promise.
Never fall in love with someone who treats you like you are ordinary.
The greatest lessons are learned in pain.
Your worth value does not decrease based on someone else’s inability to see your true worth.
One day, I hope you look back at what we had and regret every single thing you did to let it come to an end.
Sometimes two people need to fall apart in order to realize how much they need to fall back together.
Respect yourself enough to walk away from anything that no longer grows you, serves you, or makes you happy. You deserve that.
Selfishness and love are not bed-fellows, and that is the main reason why we cannot be together anymore.
Even though you and I were probably never meant to be, I loved you every second that I spent with you.
Screw you, I am worth it, and screw you for making me think for one second that I am not.
People always say follow your heart. But which way do you go when your heart breaks into two.
Don’t trust too much, do not love too much, and do not hope too much, because that much can hurt too much.
You cannot start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last one.
It is sad how someone can go from being the reason you wake up smiling to the main reason you cry yourself to sleep every night.
I did not lose you; you lost me. You will search for me inside of everyone you come across and I will nowhere to be found.
I do not want to see you anymore. I am just not that strong. I love it when you are here, but I am better off when you are gone.
Sometimes you need to forget what you feel and remember what you deserve.
Just because I let you go does not mean I wanted to.
If someone hurts you, it is okay to cry a river. Just remember to build a bridge and get over it.
Sometimes you have to accept the fact that some people are going to stay in your heart forever, even if you are long gone in their hearts.
Failed relationships should be described as “So much wasted makeup.”
I am done trying to impress you because regardless of how much I try to show myself to you, you never even notice me.
I cannot tell if it is killing me or making me stronger.
I hate getting flashbacks from things I do not want to remember.
My head says “Who cares?” but then my heart whispers, “You do, Stupid…”
One day, you will realize how much you cared about her and how amazing she was. And when that day comes, she will be walking with the person who already knew.
You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are getting heavy.
Someone who is worthy of your love will never put you in a situation where you feel you must sacrifice your integrity, dignity or self-worth just to be with them.
If you love someone, showing them is better than just telling them. If you stop loving someone, telling them is better than showing them.
It takes a strong heart to love, and it takes a truly strong heart to love again after getting heart.
The truth will set you free, but first, it will piss you off.
One day you will cry for me, just like I am crying for you.
We used to talk for hours. Look at us now.
I act like I do not care but deep inside, it hurts.
Regardless of how hard your heart has been broken, the world does not stop for you to grief.
Sometimes you need to give up on some people. Not because you do not care about them but because they do not care about you.
My knight in shining armor turned out to be a loser in aluminum foil.
After a breakup, the loyal one stays singled and deals with the damages until healed. The other one is already in another relationship.
You are strong enough to face it all even though it does not feel like it right now.
I love you, but I love me more.
When I close my eyes, I see you. When I open them, I miss you.
The hardest part about a breakup is the realization that you are not their “Person” anymore.
Sometimes good things fall apart so good things can fall together.
It is going to be hard. But hard is not impossible.
Just because you miss someone does not mean you need them back in your life. Missing is only a part of moving on.
If I could love the wrong person that much, imagine how much you could love the right person.
I had a lot of reasons to give up on us, but I chose to stay. You had every reason to stay, but you chose to give up.
I will never hate you for not loving me anymore. But I hate myself for still loving you.
Never lose yourself while trying too hard to hold on to someone who does not care about losing you.
After a breakup between two lovers, a friend asked the girl, “did you leave him or did he leave you?” she smiled and said, “Love left us.”
Giving up does not mean you are weak. Sometimes it means that you are strong enough to let it go.
You knew I was deep in love with you, but you broke my heart anyway.
People are always talking about love at first sight, and I do not get it because when I first set my eyes on you, I had no idea my hear would end up aching for you for the rest of my life.
Yeah, I get it, I was too much of a mess for you.
I would rather be happy alone than be with someone who makes me cry.
Love is unconditional, but relationships are not.
If you do not leave your past in the past, ti will destroy your future. Live for what today has to offer and not for what yesterday took away from you.
The easiest way to teach someone how to treat you is to refuse to grant them more opportunities to hurt you.
Accept what is, let go of what was, and have faith in what will be.
Remember you cannot reach what is in front of you until you let go of what is behind you.
Inhale the future and exhale the past.
All I did was love you, and all you did was hurt me.
Now that we are over I feel empty inside, but I know that this feeling won’t last forever.
I won’t let the heartbreak of yesterday ruin the hope of today and possibilities that tomorrow may bring.
Acceptance is an integral part of healing after a breakup. This is the first step that will help you move on.
Never run after a bus, a train, or a person. When one leaves, another one arrives.
Pain is inevitable, but suffering is optional.
Do not cry because it is over. Smile because it happened.
Thank you for leaving my side. It made me realize that I am better off without you.
Every breakup gives you the chance to do it right the next time.
You told me lies and made me cry. Now it is time for me to say goodbye.
Relationships are not a test, so why cheat?
Trust can take years to build, seconds to break, and forever to repair.
I will not cry for the person who has hurt me. Instead, I will just smile and thank them for giving me the chance to find someone better who actually deserves me.
Relationships are meant for only two people, but some people do not know how to count.
I am a good enough person to forgive you, but I am not stupid enough to trust you again.
When you cheat, not only do you break someone’s heart, you also break any chance of a bright future with them.
If someone cheats on you, then they do not deserve you.
I used to wake up and fall asleep to the sound of your voice. Now all I hear all day is silence.
I never wanted anything except to be your everything.
The hardest thing for me to do was walk away when I still had love in my heart for you.
Maybe our eyes need to be washed by tears once in a while so that we can start to see clearly again.
The harder you slam a ball into the ground, the higher it bounces back up. The same goes for a breakup.
Breaking up is like having the worst nightmare right after having the best dream.
Nothing meant for you will run away from you.
The people that are quick to walk away are the ones who never intended to stay.
I think it is important to realize you can miss something, but not want it back.
I just wish I could lose these feelings as fast as I lost you.
It amazes me how someone can drop you out of their life like you never existed after you shared everything with them.
No one knows how much I cried that day.
I wish you knew how much destroyed me when you left.
So let us ignore each other and try to pretend the other person does not exist. We both know it was not supposed to end up like this.
New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.
I do not want you back, but I would kill for the feeling of meeting you all over again.
And now you are just a stranger with all my secrets.
Break up is painful,but you should try to make an active choice and manage your emotions. I hope these breakup quotes will help you get rid of the sadness, despair or lone. In addition, you can also read our collection of sad love quotes and broken heart quotes.