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117 Broken Heart Quotes & Sayings

Here is a list of 117 Broken Heart Quotes & Sayings.

 

Broken Heart Quotes & Sayings

 

“My mouth says, “I’m ok.” My fingers text, “I’m fine.” My heart says, “I’m broken.”

 

“A broken heart bleeds tears.” – Steve Maraboli

 

“Crying is a way your eyes speak when your mouth can’t explain how broken your heart is.”

 

“I’d rather have a broken arm than a broken heart.” – Christie Brinkley

 

“Heartbreak is funny to everyone but the heartbroken.” – Jeffery Eugenides

 

“It hurts to breathe because every breath I take proves I can’t live without you.”

 

“If I could show you how awful you made me feel, you would never be able to look me in the eyes again.”

 

“It’s hard asking someone with a broken heart to fall in love again.” – Eric Kripke

 

“Sharp are the arrows of a broken heart.” – Cassandra Clare

 

“This is a good sign, having a broken heart. It means we have tried for something.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

 

“The scariest thing is that we didn’t even have to be together for you to break my heart.”

 

“I thought you were healing me. But no, you just broke me even more.”

 

“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.”

 

“You can’t buy love, but you can pay heavily for it.” – Henny Youngman

 

“The shattering of a heart when being broken is the loudest quiet ever.” – Carroll Bryant

 

“The only thing a boyfriend was good for was a shattered heart.” – Becca Fitzpatrick

 

“The heart will break, but broken live on.” – Lord Byron

 

“I gave you my heart, I just didn’t expect to get it back in pieces.”

 

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

 

“Today my forest is dark. The trees are sad and all the butterflies have broken wings.”

 

“Heaven doesn’t ignore cries of a broken heart.” – Toba Beta

 

“Broken heart will turn into a stronger one within hope.”

 

“Just because I am strong enough to handle pain doesn’t mean I deserve it.”

 

“If you start to miss me, remember: I didn’t walk away, you let me go.”

 

“Love is blind, but a broken heart sees everything.” – Matshona Dhliwayo

 

“Have you ever been so sad that it physically hurts inside?”

 

“To heal the broken heart, break the hate. The more you get mad, the more you get sad.”

 

“Hearts will never be made practical until they are made unbreakable.” – Tinman, Wizard of Oz

 

“The cure for a broken heart is simple, my lady. A hot bath and a good night’s sleep.” – Margaret George

 

“Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.” – Mark Twain

 

“Sometimes your heart needs more time to accept what your mind already knows.”

 

“When you love someone more than they deserve, surely they will hurt you more than you deserve.”

 

“You may have a broken heart, but you may find someone else.” – Douglas Booth

 

“What is the opposite of two? A lonely me, a lonely you.” – Richard Wilbur

 

“Don’t be sorry. I trusted you, my fault. Not yours.”

 

“I know my heart will never be the same but I’m telling myself I’ll be okay.”

 

“You weren’t just a star to me. You were my whole damn sky.”

 

“The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt.” – Max Lerner

 

“Stab the body and it heals, but injure the heart and the wound lasts a lifetime.” – Mineko Iwasaki

 

“The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it.” – Nicholas Sparks

 

“Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” – Marilyn Monroe

 

“I never knew until that moment how bad it could hurt to lose something you never really had.”

 

“I wish I were a little girl again because skinned knees are easier to fix than a broken heart.”

 

“Love is hard to find, hard to keep, and hard to forget.”

 

“God is closest to those with broken hearts.” Proverb

 

“If they keep hurting you, love them and stay or love yourself and leave.”

 

“Never regret. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s experience.” – Victoria Holt

 

“To meet, to know, to love—and then to part, Is the sad tale of many a heart.” – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

 

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

 

“A woman who opens her heart to love you, when its already broken, is braver than any person you’ll meet.”

 

“It takes a strong heart to love, but it takes an even stronger heart to continue to love after it’s been hurt.”

 

“You find out what you are made of when you have a broken heart. If it happens early and often, all the better.” – Isabel Gillies

 

“Sometimes, all you can do is lie in bed, and hope to fall asleep before you fall apart.” – William C. Hannan

 

“Each night I put my head to my pillow, I try to tell myself I’m strong because I’ve gone one more day without you.”

 

“Relationships are like glass. Sometimes it’s better to leave them broken than try to hurt yourself putting it back together.”

 

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

 

“The saddest thing about love is that not only that it cannot last forever, but that heartbreak is soon forgotten.” – William Faulkner

 

“Let go. Why do you cling to pain? There is nothing you can do about the wrongs of yesterday. It is not yours to judge. Why hold on to the very thing which keeps you from hope and love?” – Leo Buscaglia

 

“I asked her if she believed in love, and she smiled and said it was her most elaborate method of self-harm.” – Benedict Smith

 

“A broken heart is the worst. It’s like having broken ribs. Nobody can see it, but it hurts every time you breathe.”

 

“Don’t tie your heart to a person that has nothing left to offer you. Let it go. It might hurt for a while, but when you get over it, you’ll see that it’s better.” – Orebela Gibenga

 

“Behind my smile is a broken heart, behind my laugh I’m falling apart. Behind my eyes are tears at night, behind my body is a soul trying to fight.”

 

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

 

“Don’t throw away your time dreaming of someone that doesn’t want you. No one is that amazing, certainly not the one who would pass you up.” – Donna Lynn Hope

 

“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.”

 

“A broken heart is what makes life so wonderful five years later, when you see that special guy in an elevator and he is fat and smoking and saying “Long time no see.” – Phyllis Batelle

 

“So here’s the thing with broken hearts. No matter how you try, the pieces never fit the way they did before.”

 

“I’d rather love a million times and have my heart broken every time, than hold a permanently empty heart forever.” – H.C. Paye

 

“I’ve been heartbroken. I’ve broken hearts. That’s part of life, and its part of figuring out who you are so you can find the right partner.” – Heidi Klum

 

“This time I wouldn’t forget him, because I couldn’t ever forgive him – for breaking my heart twice.” – James Patterson

 

“Every time your heart is broken, a doorway cracks open to a world full of new beginnings, new opportunities.” – Patti Roberts

 

“I cried a lot because of you. I laughed a lot because of you. I believed in love because of you. And now I’m heartbroken because of you.”

 

“I will never regret you or say I wish I’d never met you. Because once upon a time you were exactly what I needed.”

 

“A broken heart is just the growing pains necessary so that you can love more completely when the real thing comes along.” – J.S.B. Morse

 

“I’m not crying because of you; you’re not worth it. I’m crying because my delusion of who you were was shattered by the truth of who you are.” – Steve Maraboli

 

“I don’t want to break someone’s heart, but you can’t control that. A broken heart happens; that’s inevitable.” – Lykke Li

 

“One of the cruelest things a person can do is to awaken someone’s love without the intention of truly loving them.”

 

“A heartbreak is a blessing from God. It’s just his way of letting you realize he saved you from the wrong one.”

 

“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.”

 

“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

 

“Sometimes it takes a heartbreak to shake us awake and help us see we are worth so much more than we’re settling for.” – Mandy Hale

 

“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

 

“I loved you; and perhaps I love you still, the flame, perhaps, is not extinguished; yet it burns so quietly within my soul, no longer should you feel distressed by it.” – Alexander Pushkin

 

“Grief is the price for love. But hearts are made to mend. Christ can do wonders with a broken heart if given all the pieces.” – Suzanne Woods Fisher

 

“Two words. Three vowels. Four consonants. Seven letters. It can either cut you open to the core and leave you in ungodly pain or it can free your soul and lift a tremendous weight off your shoulders. The phrase is: It’s over.” – Maggi Richard

 

“There comes a time in your life when you have to choose to turn the page, write another book or simply close it.” – Shannon L. Alder

 

“When we are in love, we are convinced nobody else will do. But as time goes, others do do, and often do do, much much better.” – Coco J. Ginger

 

“Maybe it’s a good idea to write something about you in my book… At least then, there will be a place where we will meet every day… and be together forever!” – Anamika Mishra

 

“Doctoring her seemed to her as absurd as putting together the pieces of a broken vase. Her heart was broken. Why would they try to cure her with pills and powders?” – Leo Tolstoy

 

“One day you’re going to remember me and how much I loved you… then you’re gonna hate yourself for letting me go.” – Aubrey Drake Graham

 

“A broken heart in real life isn’t half as dreadful as it is in books. […] It takes spells of aching and gives you a sleepless night now and then, but between times it lets you enjoy life and dreams as if there were nothing the matter with it.” – L.M. Montgomery

 

“Of course! It takes a lot of strength to mend a broken heart. Channelizing energies into your work helps, but also to be able to accept situations for what they are instead of questioning them helps immensely.” – Deepika Padukone

 

“If you want to forget something or someone, never hate it, or never hate him/her. Everything and everyone that you hate is engraved upon your heart; if you want to let go of something, if you want to forget, you cannot hate.”

 

“Breaking a woman’s heart is deeper than men realize. It destroys her outlook on love, breaks her heart, rips her self-esteem to shreds, tortures her mind, and damages her soul. Don’t let her fall for you unless you plan on picking her up.”

 

“I am not a broken heart. I am not collarbones or drunken letters never sent. I am not the way I leave or left or didn’t know how to handle anything, at any time, and I am not your fault.” – Charlotte Eriksson

 

“To make one person the center of your world is bound to end in disaster. There are too many factors outside your control.” – Alexandra Adornetto

 

“Maybe I was destined to forever fall in love with people I couldn’t have. Maybe there’s a whole assortment of impossible people waiting for me to find them. Waiting to make me feel the same impossibility over and over again.” – Carol Rifka Brunt

 

“It is only with true love and compassion that we can begin to mend what is broken in the world. It is these two blessed things that can begin to heal all broken hearts.” – Steve Maraboli

 

“If you are heartbroken and can’t face the world, you need something with a fantastic plot. You won’t be able to read anything boring because your attention span when you are heartbroken decreases by three-quarters.” – Isabel Gillies

 

“Less is less. Heartbreak is heartbreak. You think I’m sitting here gloating. Telling myself that my suffering beats yours? Hurt is hurt. You don’t measure these things.” – Stephanie Kallos

 

“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

 

“How can you forget the day your heart is broken? The funny thing about a broken heart is that it’s not fatal. Though you wish in vain that it were, life continues on and you have no choice but to continue on with it. You take the hand that fate has dealt you and you press forward because there is nothing else that can be done.” – Tracy Winegar

 

“You ask everybody you know: How long does it usually take to get over it? There are many formulas. One year for every year you dated. Two years for every year you dated. It’s just a matter of willpower: The day you decide it’s over, it’s over. You never get over it.” – Junot Díaz

 

“Pain has a crucial role in our lives because it acts as a learning lesson which makes us wiser and more adequate in dealing with life’s idiosyncrasies. When we engage with our suffering completely, we reach a place where pain transforms into acceptance and love.”

 

“When it comes to love and loss, acceptance is never easy. We can’t make someone see all we have to give, make them love us, or make them change. All we can do is move on and stop wasting time.” – April Mae Monterrosa

 

“I know that’s what people say—you’ll get over it. I’d say it, too. But I know it’s not true. Oh, you’ll be happy again, never fear. But you won’t forget. Every time you fall in love it will be because something in the man reminds you of him.” – Betty Smith

 

“If people refuse to look at you in a new light and they can only see you for what you were, only see you for the mistakes you’ve made, if they don’t realize that you are not your mistakes, then they have to go.” – Steve Maraboli

 

“Having your heart broken is a different type of pain than breaking someone’s heart. While guilt is heavier, grief is more alienating. As victims of someone else’s mistakes, it is harder to accept the pain inflicted on us.”

 

“Let’s hope that for every time that we get hurt or break our heart, there is something somewhere being written to make up for it, to make the happiness due even bigger and laughters even merrier, for after all good things must happen to good people.” – Mansi Soni

 

“We draw maps of each other’s pasts. Heartbreaks colored in black. Grief outlined in purple. The happiest times shaded yellow. This is how we learn each other. We are so scared and brave. We are so terrified and willing. We rewrite the definition of brave and it is this: love again. love again. love again.” – Fortesa Latifi

 

“To be rejected by someone doesn’t mean you should also reject yourself or that you should think of yourself as a lesser person. It doesn’t mean that nobody will ever love you anymore. Remember that only one person has rejected you at the moment, and it only hurt so much because to you, that person’s opinion symbolized the opinion of the whole world, of God.” – Jocelyn Soriano

 

“However much you wanted someone to want you, there was nothing you could do to make it happen. Whatever you did for them, whatever you gave them, whatever you let them take, it could never be enough. Never enough to be sure. Never enough to satisfy them. Never enough to stop them walking away. Never enough to make them love you.” – Manna Francis

 

“Yes, I understand why things had to happen this way. I understand his reason for causing me pain. But mere understanding does not chase away the hurt. It does not call upon the sun when dark clouds have loomed over me. Let the rain come then if it must come! And let it wash away the dust that hurt my eyes!” – Jocelyn Soriano

 

“As for lovers, well, they’ll come and go too. And baby, I hate to say it, most of them – actually pretty much all of them are going to break your heart, but you can’t give up because if you give up, you’ll never find your soulmate. You’ll never find that half who makes you whole and that goes for everything. Just because you fail once, doesn’t mean you’re gonna fail at everything. Keep trying, hold on, and always, always, always believe in yourself, because if you don’t, then who will, sweetie? So keep your head high, keep your chin up, and most importantly, keep smiling.” – Marilyn Monroe

 

“Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won’t either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning. You have to love. You have to feel. It is the reason you are here on earth. You are here to risk your heart. You are here to be swallowed up. And when it happens that you are broken, or betrayed, or left, or hurt, or death brushes near, let yourself sit by an apple tree and listen to the apples falling all around you in heaps, wasting their sweetness. Tell yourself you tasted as many as you could.” – Louise Erdrich

 

“Our hearts will be broken a thousand times over, but who is to say that our hearts were ever perfect to begin with? Maybe they can withstand a few cracks. After all, the way that we love is not perfect. We love things to such an incomprehensible depth that these things become worn in. Wouldn’t the most beautiful thing in the world be a heart that has been through all of the wear and tear, as worn in as your favorite sweater that both keeps you warm and grants you a smile in return? That’s the kind of heart that I want. Bruises make for beautiful colors after all.” – Elizabeth Brooks

 

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