108+ Broken Heart Quotes To See Life Differently

You’re allowed to be sad, and broken heart is a metaphor for this universal emotional response. Best broken heart quotes will help you forget the past, empower you to let go and embrace your full life.

How do you cope with a broken heart?

Firstly, take your time acknowledge how you are feeling and explore them. Then, try practicing mindfulness activities. Make yourself a priority, enjoy your hobbies and be open to the experience.

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Broken Heart Quotes

  • I wish I were a little girl again because skinned knees are easier to fix than a broken heart. – Julia Roberts
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • I’d rather have a broken arm than a broken heart. – Christie Brinkley
  • Don’t cry when the sun is gone, because the tears won’t let you see the stars. – Violeta Parra
  • I don’t want to break someone’s heart, but you can’t control that. A broken heart happens; that’s inevitable. – Lykke Li
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • It’s hard asking someone with a broken heart to fall in love again. – Eric Kripke
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • It is strange how often a heart must be broken before the years can make it wise. – Sara Teasdale
  • Love lasts about seven years. That’s how long it takes for the cells of the body to totally replace themselves. – Francoise Sagan
  • Listen to God with a broken heart. He is not only the doctor who mends it but also the father who wipes away the tears. – Criss Jami
  • Every time your heart is broken, a doorway cracks open to a world full of new beginnings, new opportunities. – Patti Roberts
  • 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
  • Sharp are the arrows of a broken heart. – Cassandra Clare
  • 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’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 know what it’s like to have a broken heart. I know what it’s like to feel pain: When my songs don’t become hits, it breaks my heart. There are a million ways to break a heart. I can relate. – Diane Warren
  • When you are standing in [a]forest of sorrow, you cannot imagine that you could ever find your way to a better place. But if someone can assure you that they themselves have stood in that same place, and now have moved on, sometimes this will bring hope. – Elizabeth Gilbert
  • The only thing a boyfriend was good for was a shattered heart. – Becca Fitzpatrick
  • So, it’s true when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love. – E.A. Bucchianeri
  • 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
  • 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
  • This time I wouldn’t forget him, because I couldn’t ever forgive him – for breaking my heart twice. – James Patterson
  • And anything that might hurt me would just make me stronger in the end. – Elizabeth Eulberg
  • I’ve been heartbroken. I’ve broken hearts. That’s part of life, and it’s part of figuring out who you are so you can find the right partner. – Heidi Klum
  • Let no one who loves be called altogether unhappy. Even love unreturned has its rainbow. – J.M. Barrie
  • Heaven doesn’t ignore cries of a broken heart. – Toba Beta
  • 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
  • The cure for a broken heart is simple, my lady. A hot bath and a good night’s sleep. – Margaret George
  • Death leaves a heartache no one can heal; love leaves a memory no one can steal. – Richard Puz
  • 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 marketplace! – Thomas Hardy
  • 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
  • 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
  • A broken heart bleeds tears. – Steve Maraboli
  • Hearts will never be made practical until they are made unbreakable. – Tinman, Wizard of Oz
  • Broken heart will turn into a stronger one within hope. – Toba Bet
  • You may have a broken heart, but you may find someone else. – Douglas Booth
  • 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
  • The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it. – Nicholas Sparks
  • The shattering of a heart when being broken is the loudest quiet ever. – Carroll Bryant
  • The saddest thing about love is that not only that it cannot last forever, but that heartbreak is soon forgotten. – William Faulkner
  • 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
  • I asked her if she believed in love, and she smiled and said it was her most elaborate method of self-harm. – Benedict Smith
  • For my part, I prefer my heart to be broken. It is so lovely, dawn-kaleidoscopic within the crack. – D.H. Lawrence
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • It is our wounds that create in us a desire to reach for miracles. The fulfillment of such miracles depends on whether we let our wounds pull us down or lift us up towards our dreams. – Jocelyn Soriano
  • You flew off with the wings of my heart and left me flightless. – Stelle Atwater
  • Love is the most beautiful of dreams and the worst of nightmares. – Aman Jassal
  • You can’t buy love, but you can pay heavily for it. – Henny Youngman
  • The clouds wept when my heart sang a song of sorrow. – Sonya Watson
  • Love is the hardest drug to quit, but it is even harder when it is taken away. – Ashleyy
  • I have to admit; an unrequited love is so much better than a real one. I mean, it’s perfect… As long as something is never even started, you never have to worry about it ending. It has endless potential. – Sarah Dessen
  • Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional. – M. Kathleen Casey
  • The way to my heart was shattered when you left me, but I was glad because your memories were invulnerable, locked inside my heart. – Anmol Rawat
  • Sometimes, when one person is missing, the whole world seems depopulated. – Alphonse de Lamartine
  • Some people come in your life and make you believe that your life is incomplete without them. Then they leave, creating a void in your heart that may fill back with time but will never be complete. – Anmol Rawat
  • Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option. – Mark Twain
  • I hate you for all the years I ‘ll have to live without you. How can a heart hurt this much and still go on beating? How can I feel this bad without dying from it? – Lisa Kleypas
  • I miss you in waves and tonight I’m drowning. You left me fending for my life and it feels like you’re the only one who can bring me back to the shore alive. – Denice Envall
  • Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them. – Fulton J. Sheen
  • No matter how hard your heart is broken, the world doesn’t stop for your grief. – Faraaz Kazi
  • It is a dull sensation, your heart breaking, like the sound of a pebble dropping on the sand. Not a shattering, not a tearing apart, there is nothing shrill or grandiose about the sensation. It is merely an internal realization that something treasured you never knew you had is leaving forever. – Samantha Bruce-Benjamin
  • Love is never supposed to hurt. Love is supposed to heal, to be your haven from misery, to make living worthwhile. – Mia Asher
  • When you are in love, and you get hurt, it’s like a cut… it will heal, but there will always be a scar. – Soo Jie
  • With time the pain eases, the body recovers, and the brain figures out new ways to go on. – Federico Chini
  • The hottest love has the coldest end. – Socrates
  • I understand that if you have never suffered a broken heart, then you have never really known what it is to truly be alive. – Patti Roberts
  • Ever has it been that loves knows not its own death until the hour of separation. – Khalil Gibran
  • I know my heart will never be the same but I’m telling myself I’ll be okay. – Sara Evans
  • A broken heart is such a shabby thing, like poverty and failure and the incurable diseases which are also deforming. I hate it and am ashamed of it, and I must somehow repair this heart and put it back into its normal condition, as a tough somewhat scarred but operating organ. – Martha Gellhorn
  • I have lost and loved and won and cried myself to the person I am today. – Charlotte Eriksson
  • It’s the love that goes through the hardest trials and survives that’s worth having. – Katie Ashley
  • My feet will want to walk to where you are sleeping but I shall go on living. – Pablo Neruda
  • Real love brings pain. Real love means sacrifices and hurts and all the thousand shocks of life. But it also means beauty, true beauty. – Anne Elisabeth Stengl
  • A wounded deer leaps highest. – Emily Dickinson
  • 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
  • Love will come to you when it’s ready, not necessarily when you are. – Danielle Shorr
  • Unrequited love is the infinite curse of a lonely heart. – Christina Westover
  • There is no remedy for love but to love more. – Henry David Thoreau
  • I’m really a very happy, contented little person in spite of my broken heart. – L.M. Montgomery
  • You left, and the world didn’t crumble. I owe the universe a dollar. – Rudy Francisco
  • Loving you was like going to war; I never came back the same. – Warsan Shire
  • 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
  • Thinking of you is a poison I drink often. – Atticus
  • The heart was made to be broken. – Oscar Wilde
  • So, here’s the thing with broken hearts. No matter how you try, the pieces never fit the way they did before. – Ariana
  • 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
  • Unrequited love does not die; it’s only beaten down to a secret place where it hides, curled and wounded. – Elle Newmark
  • Must I go bound while you go free, must I love a man who doesn’t love me, must I be born with so little art, as to love a man who’ll break my heart. – Cassandra Clare
  • I am hopelessly in love with a memory. An echo from another time, another place. – Michael Faudet
  • 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
  • Long after I have given up, my heart still searches for you without my permission – Rudy Francisco
  • Just because we can’t be together doesn’t mean I don’t love you. – Cecily von Ziegesar
  • I don’t think you ever really understood…. …All the love I had in the world went to you. – Ranata Suzuki
  • If only you would come back and see what damage you create, I’ve been waiting for your return since forever more… – Mehek Bassi
  • I had someone once who made every day mean something. And now…. I am lost…. And nothing means anything anymore. – Ranata Suzuki
  • You have to leave your broken heart in a place where- when the woman who knows how to see what a gift is, sees it- your broken heart can be picked up again. – C. JoyBell C.
  • You can close your eyes to the things you don’t want to see, but you can’t close your heart to the things you don’t want to feel. – Johnny Depp
  • 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

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