Broken Heart Quotes and Sayings

Love is like a puzzle. When you’re in love, all the pieces fit but when your heart gets broken, it takes a while to get everything back together.
– Author Unknown

It takes a minute to like someone, and hour to love someone, but to forget someone takes a life time.
– Unknown Author

Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
– Robert Browning

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

Love begins with a smile, grows with a kiss, and ends with a teardrop.
– Anonymous

Once your heart gets broken you start to see cracks in everything.

The beauty of the world has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.
– Virginia Woolf

They say that if you love someone you should let them go,
but they never say what to do when they don’t come back.

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

The cure for anything is salt water – sweat, tears, or the sea.
– Isak Dinesen

It’s been raining since you left me, now I’m drowning in the flood.
You see, I’ve always been a fighter, but without you I give up.

Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water.
– Antoine Rivarol

Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts.
– Charles Dickens

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

My love lies bleeding.
– Thomas Campbell

When love was knocking on my door,
I had to pretend I wasn’t home;
that way, I would never be hurt again.
I will always regret that decision.

I thought when love for you died, I should die.
It’s dead. Alone, most strangely, I live on.
– Rupert Brooke

The flame of love is now just a cold loneliness.
– Uniek Swain

It is foolish to tear one’s hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less by baldness.
– Cicero

Sadness flies on the wings of the morning and out of the heart of darkness comes the light.
– Jean Giraudoux

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

I expanded with the joy of your love and presence but now that you’re gone I just feel bloated.
– Carrie Latet

With what a deep devotedness of woe
I wept thy absence – o’er and o’er again
Thinking of thee, still thee, till thought grew pain,
And memory, like a drop that, night and day,
Falls cold and ceaseless, wore my heart away!
– Thomas Moore

The heart is the only broken instrument that works.
– T.E. Kalem

In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
– Mignon McLaughlin

Love is unconditional, relationships are not.
– Grant Gudmundson

For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, It might have been.
– John Greenleaf Whittier

Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears.
– Marcus Aurelius

The greatest pain that comes from love is loving someone you can never have.
– Anonymous

Trying to forget someone you love is like trying to remember someone you never knew.
– Anonymous

The best way to mend a broken heart is time and girlfriends.
– Gwyneth Paltrow

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.
– Anonymous

God is closest to those with broken hearts.
– Jewish Saying

Originally posted 2012-11-12 11:55:19.