Breakups are hard and can leave you feeling sad for days if not weeks. Whiles, it’s easy to think that breakup is easy for the one doing the dumping, it’s actually not and a breakup can be hard on both parties.
This is someone who you loved so dearly and shared something with. Even if you didn’t love them, you still care for them enough to make it hurt.
But as bad as things are now, one thing you can be certain of is that, you are going to be fine…eventually. Maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but you will be fine. Just give time time.
Although a lot of people at this point, try to find out ways and means to get back their exes, I believe this is rather the time to focus on you.
Focus on your healing, focus on building yourself, do some self-reflection and figure out how to move on with your life instead. It’ll get better. You will get better.
But until then, here are 50 sad broken heart quotes to give you some insight on moving on and help you fix your broken heart.
50 sad broken heart quotes
No matter how bad your heart is broken, the world doesn’t stop for your grief.
Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.
In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.
Jean de La Fontaine
Sadness flies away on the wings of time
When you are in love, and you get hurt, it’s like a cut — it will heal, but there will always be a scar.
Coco J. Ginger
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.
With time the pain eases, the body recovers and the brain figures out new ways to go on.
The shattering of a heart when being broken is the loudest quiet ever.
Every time your heart is broken, a doorway cracks open to a world full of new beginnings, new opportunities.
I’d rather love a million times and have my heart broken every time, than hold a permanently empty heart forever
The heart was made to be broken.
Pleasure of love lasts but a moment. Pain of love lasts a lifetime.
H. L. Mencken
Happiness is the china shop; love is the bull.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
The heart will break, but broken live on
For my part, I prefer my heart to be broken. It is so lovely, dawn-kaleidoscopic within the crack.
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
Only time can heal your broken heart. Just as only time can heal his broken arms and legs.
It is strange how often a heart must be broken before the years can make it wise.
Perhaps someday I’ll crawl back home, beaten, defeated. But not as long as I can make stories out of my heartbreak, beauty out of sorrow.
Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together
The cure for a broken heart is simple, my lady. A hot bath and a good night’s sleep
Nothing helps a broken heart like having someone wonderful give you theirs.
The Tinman in ‘The Wizard of Oz’
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.
A divorce is like an amputation: You survive it, but there’s less of you.
Hearts can break. Yes, hearts can break. Sometimes I think it would be better if we died when they did, but we don’t
I’d rather have a broken arm than a broken heart.
W. Somerset Maugham
The greatest tragedy of life is not that men perish, but that they cease to love.
George Bernard Shaw
When your heart is broken, your boats are burned: nothing matters anymore. It is the end of happiness and the beginning of peace.
François de La Rochefoucauld
If we are to judge of love by its consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred than friendship.
Pearl S. Buck
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
I wish I were a little girl again because skinned knees are easier to fix than a broken heart.
Alphonse De Lamartine
Sometimes, when one person is missing, the whole world seems depopulated.
Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.
Stab the body and it heals, but injure the heart and the wound lasts a lifetime
When your heart is broken, you plant seeds in the cracks and you pray for rain.
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Tis said of love that it sometimes goes, sometimes flies; runs with one, walks gravely with another; turns a third into ice, and sets a fourth in a flame: it wounds one, another it kills: like lightning it begins and ends in the same moment: it makes that fort yield at night which it besieged but in the morning; for there is no force able to resist it.
The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it.
It isn’t enough for your heart to break because everybody’s heart is broken now.
Ninon de Lenclos
Love never dies of want, but often of indigestion.
Someday you’re gonna look back on this moment of your life as such a sweet time of grieving. You’ll see that you were in mourning and your heart was broken, but your life was changing.
In reality, in love there is a permanent suffering which joy neutralizes, renders virtual delays, but which can at any moment become what it would have become long earlier if one had not obtained what one wanted — atrocious.
Lips that taste of tears, they say, are the best for kissing
Almost nobody gets out of love alive
Charles M. Schulz
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
But you can’t give your heart to a wild thing: the more you do, the stronger they get. Until they’re strong enough to run into the woods.
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.
Aubrey Drake Graham
One day you’re going to remember me and how much I loved you… then you’re gonna hate yourself for letting me go.“
Don’t cry when the sun is gone, because the tears won’t let you see the stars.“
While heartbreak may leave us feeling disheartened, it is essential to acknowledge that we are not alone in this experience. Others have navigated through similar pain and emerged stronger, wiser, and more compassionate.
These sad broken heart quotes remind us that through love, self-reflection, compassion, and time, the healing process will unfold. So, take solace in these profound words and allow them to guide you towards a brighter tomorrow, where a stronger heart awaits.