Quotes About Heartbreak To Mend Your Heart

heartbreak_quotesHeartbreak is awful. There’s no other way around it. You are sad, confused and disappointed, and long for something that isn’t there anymore.

But take comfort in knowing that everyone goes through this at least once in his or her lifetime. It’s a completely common experience, and in many ways, heartbreak serves as a catalyst for emotional growth and leads to positive change.

However, that’s tough to see when you’re in a moment of pain. Heartbreak has existed for thousands of years, so there are many insightful, powerful quotes about heartbreak to help shed light on this painful time and help you look ahead to the future.

Quotes about Heartbreak

“Let no one who loves be called unhappy. Even love unreturned has its rainbow.”
― J. M. Barrie

“The heart is the only broken instrument that works. ”
― T.E. Kalem

“Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.”
― Khalil Gibran

“Sometimes a little heartbreak is a lesson, and the best thing to do is just learn the lesson.”
― Jon Voight

“It is better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all.”
― Alfred Lord Tennyson

“You know, I think anybody who has been in relationships has access to heartbreak – I don’t think we have to go far to find it, whether we inflicted the heartbreak or whether we were the recipient of it.”
― Omari Hardwick

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

“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

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

“Don’t cry when the sun is gone, because the tears won’t let you see the stars.”
― Violeta Parra

“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

“You will never know true happiness until you have truly loved, and you will never understand what pain really is until you have lost it.”
― Anonymous

“You say that love is nonsense. I tell you it is no such thing. For weeks and months it is a steady physical pain, an ache about the heart, never leaving one, by night or by day; a long strain on one’s nerves like toothache or rheumatism, not intolerable at any one instant, but exhausting by its steady drain on the strength.”
― Henry Brooks Adams

“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

“Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.”
― Washington Irving

“He who has never experienced hurt, cannot experience true love.”
― Tristan J. Loo

“Brains are like hearts – they go where they are appreciated.”
― Robert McNamara

“Some people come into our lives and leave footprints on our hearts and we are never ever the same.”
― Flavia Weedn

“There were many ways of breaking a heart. Stories were full of hearts being broken by love, but what really broke a heart was taking away its dream-whatever that dream might be.”
― Pearl S. Buck

“Love is the hardest habit to break, and the most difficult to satisfy.”
― Drew Barrymore

“Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.”
― Kahlil Gibran

“I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken ― and I’d rather remember it as it was at its best than mend it and see the broken places as I lived.”
― Margaret Mitchell

“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

“The hottest love has the coldest end.”
― Socrates

“The heart was made to be broken.”
― Oscar Wilde

“Love can sometimes be magic. But magic can sometimes… just be an illusion.”
― Javan

“Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.”
― Herman Hesse

“Some of the biggest challenges in relationships come from the fact that most people enter a relationship in order to get something: they’re trying to find someone who’s going to make them feel good. In reality, the only way a relationship will last is if you see your relationship as a place that you go to give, and not a place that you go to take.”
― Tony Robbins

“The act of forgiveness is the act of returning to present time. And that’s why when one has become a forgiving person, and has managed to let go of the past, what they’ve really done is they’ve shifted their relationship with time.”
― Caroline Myss

“It is a curious sensation: the sort of pain that goes mercifully beyond our powers of feeling. When your heart is broken, your boats are burned: nothing matters any more. It is the end of happiness and the beginning of peace.”
― George Bernard Shaw

“There are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field than their own hearts in their closet.”
― Charles Caleb Colton

“Heartbreak is good fuel for country songs. And cheating.”
―  Miranda Lambert

We hope these quotes about heartbreak help with your healing and lead you on an even better life path.

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