Breakups are never easy. It’s a painful and terrible experience especially for the abandoned party. The feeling of being alone after everything you and your partner shared. You will feel so frustrated and devastated for all the happy moments with him/her that will never happen again after the break up. The sorrow, pain and heartache will be hard to bear, simply tearing your heart apart. It’s really hard.
Imagine, before the break up, your world seems so alive, with full of colors and bless. You were so happy and feel so contented with the one you love. Everything seems so right. Until one day s/he says “it’s over”. Your world fell apart. Your heart tore in two. All your dreams of the future shattered into pieces. I can relate to that coz I’ve experienced it firsthand. I’ve been there. And during those times, reading books and stumbling to some inspirational love break up quotes became my hobby. Below are some of the breakup quotes that I’d like to share to you. We also have some broken heart quotes you may browse.
10 Best Break up Quotes
Reading inspirational breakup quotes many not completely wash away the happy memories you had with the one you once loved but it may help you in mending your heart that has been broken. Here are some good love quotes about breakup that you can use for yourself or share to your friends whose heart is broken.
“Our story has three parts: a beginning, a middle, and an end. And although this is the way all stories unfold, I still can’t believe that ours didn’t go on forever.”
– Nicholas Sparks
“If you love someone, set them free.
If they come back, they’re yours;
If they don’t they, never were.”
– Richard Bach
“Relationships are like glass. Sometimes it’s better to leave them broken than try to hurt yourself putting it back together.”
“You have to meet the few wrong ones before you can appreciate the right one.”
“I never can love another, as long as life may stand.
“No maid the wide world over shall hold this heart or hand.”
“When I look at you my heart skips a beat, but later than beat could mean a lifetime of tears wasted on something I knew I could never have.”
“I’m going to smile and make you think I’m happy, I’m going to laugh, so you don’t see me cry, I’m going to let you go in style, and even if it kills me – I’m going to smile.”
” If you have made mistakes, there is always another chance for you. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down.”
– Mary Pickford
“If a relationship is to evolve, it must go through a series of endings.”
– Lisa Moriyama
” If you bury the pain deep down it will stay with you indefinitely, but if you open yourself to it, experience it, and deal with it head-on, you’ll find it begins to move on after a while.”
– Greg Behrendt
Sad Breakup Quotes
Like I said earlier, breakup is painful. It causes us tremendous, unexplainable sadness and devastation. You will experience sadness that words can’t even describe. That’s why sad breakup quotes were created. To at least define some of the emotions one feels during the breakup.
“What am I supposed to do,
When the best part of me was YOU?”
“It takes a couple seconds to say Hello,
But forever to say Goodbye.”
“I didn’t want to admit it,
It was easier to lie,
And hide the hurt and emptiness,
To smile instead of cry”
“When someone really loves you, they will never hurt you.
And if they do, you can see it in their eyes that it hurts them too..”
“If I hadn’t met you, I wouldn’t like you.
If I hadn’t liked you, I wouldn’t love you.
If I wouldn’t love you, I wouldn’t miss you.
But I did, I do and I will.”
“The hardest mile I ever walked was the one away from you…”
“We don’t stop loving someone.
We simply learn to live without them.”
“You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.”
– Oscar Wilder
“Loving him, hard to regret.
Losing Him, hard to accept.
But with all the hurt I felt,
Letting go is the most painful yet.”
Love Break up Quotes
“The pain of having a broken heart is not so much as to kill you, yet not so little as to let you live.”
“Trying to forget someone you love is like trying to remember someone you never knew.”
“I don’t miss him.
I miss who I thought he was.”
“The hardest part of loving someone is knowing when to let go, and knowing when to say goodbye.”
“They say loving you gives pains and full of sacrifices.
But I’ll rather take pains and lots of sacrifices than not to be loved by you.”
“Old times never come back and I suppose it’s just as well. What comes back is a new morning every day in the year, and that’s better.”
– George E. Woodberry
“If you really love something set it free.
If it comes back it’s yours, if not it wasn’t meant to be.”
“Those who do not know how to weep with their whole heart do not know how to laugh either.”
– Golda Meir
“Love begins with a smile, grows with a kiss, and ends with a teardrop.”
Break up Quotes for Girls / Boys
If you have a friend or someone you knew is having heartache, sending them some broken heart quotes may help them aid their pain and at least trim down the hurt they feel. Here are some breakup quotes for her/him that you can use.
“Love is unconditional, relationships are not.”
“Every time I try to walk away,
There’s always something that reminds me
I should stay.”
“It is foolish to tear one’s hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less by baldness.”
“Count the garden by the flowers, never by the leaves that fall.
Count your life with smiles and not the tears that roll.”
“Life never asks you what you want… it’s just going to always have its way.”
“You’re my favorite hope, my favorite try;
You’re my favorite letdown, my favorite goodbye”
“Love is like wet cement…
The longer you stay in, the harder it is to leave.”
“Love never dies a natural death.
It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source.
It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals.
It dies of illness and wounds;
It dies of weariness, of withering, of tarnishing.”
– Anais Nin
“I was born when she kissed me.
I died when she left me.
I lived a few weeks while she loved me.”
– Dixon Steele
“Breaking up is like underwear.
You feel better after the creep is gone.”
“They say that breaking up is hard to do
Now I know, I know that it’s true
Don’t say that this is the end
Instead of breaking up I wish that we were making up again”
~ Neil Sedaka
Moving on Quotes
Moving on is never easy especially after the breakup of a long-term relationship. For some, it may even be impossible to do so. But life is like travelling in a dark tunnel. At the end of it, there will be light. The sun will come out again after the rain. Here are some inspirational moving on quotes that will help you after your depressing and devastating breakup.
“Breaking up is a natural evolution when you try to figure out what you want in life. If you’re with an individual who isn’t moving in the same direction and at the same rate that you are, it ain’t going to work.”
“You must make a decision that you are going to move on. It won’t happen automatically. You will have to rise up and say, ‘I don’t care how hard this is, I don’t care how disappointed I am, I’m not going to let this get the best of me. I’m moving on with my life.”
– Joel Osteen
“You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself ‘I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’ You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”
– Eleanor Roosevelt
“Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.”
– Heman Hesse
“Get mad, then get over it.”
– Colin Powell
“An act of love that fails is just as much a part of the divine life as an act of love that succeeds, for love is measured by fullness, not by reception.”
– Harold Loukes
“By forgiving and choosing to move on, one takes the power back to morph it into positive energy.”
– Eugenia Tripputi
“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
“Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself.”
– Deborah Reber
“When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.”
– Alexander Graham Bell
“Letting go has never been easy, but holding on can be as difficult. Yet strength is measured not by holding on, but by letting go.”
– Len Santos
“There’s no need to miss someone from your past.
There’s a reason they didn’t make it to your future.”