72+ Best Inspirational Breakup Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational inspirational breakup quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

Famous Inspirational Breakup Quotes

If governments let themselves be fully bound by the decisions of their parliaments without protecting their own freedom to act, a breakup of Europe would be a more probable outcome than deeper integration. — Mario Monti

New clothes are a great way to deal after a breakup. A good mix CD also helps you get through it and… you know, 72 hours of ice cream. — Jennifer Love Hewitt

Whether you’re dealing with a recent breakup, a fallout with family, or a failed business venture, be aware that your emotions could affect your spending habits. Uncomfortable emotions can increase the chances that you’ll behave recklessly, which may have a negative impact on your bank account. — Amy Morin

I can’t write another breakup record. That would be a real cliche. — Adele

I think that’s a big trope in pop music: the blaze-of-glory breakup. It’s not one that I particularly identify with, but it’s definitely possible. — Caroline Polachek

I don’t think breakups are ever easy for anybody. If they are, they aren’t much of a breakup. — Chris Young

That’s just a symbol of how you should deal with a breakup. You can cry for a little bit, eat some ice cream, but I think, after that, it’s like, get up, listen to some powerful music and do something that makes you happy, be productive. — Sabrina Carpenter

When I was working on ‘Everyday Living,’ I was going through a breakup. — Justine Skye

It was pretty frightening because as we all know, when large, famous groups breakup, a lot of the members don’t survive in solo careers. — Don Henley

I think any great song is difficult to write, in some aspect. It’s just difficult to make somebody feel something. That is the main goal. How do you make somebody want to get up and dance? How do you make somebody feel okay after their breakup? — Jason Derulo

Everyone’s gone through a breakup, and I’ve dated girls in the past where… I’ve never had a messy breakup, thankfully, but I’m never the one to end it. I’m always caught off guard as to why things ended because I guess I’m oblivious in a way. — Charlie Puth

If you are in a breakup, you might as well go all the way and spend the summer in Samarkand, with no air-conditioning, learning a language you have no use for. At least it adds some romance to a depressing situation. — Elif Batuman

Everyone wants to talk about terrible breakups. Breakups are horrible, they’re relatable, and people do them badly. Everyone has a story of a terrible breakup. — Liz Tuccillo

When I left Van Halen, I went in the studio and made a CD called Marching to Mars with all studio musicians. I did it immediately. With the disappointment riding on my shoulders of the breakup of the band. — Sammy Hagar

I’m a kid, and a breakup is normal. I have to go through the emotions and feel it out. — Selena Gomez

I can still love an ex as a person, regardless if the breakup was bad. I would never wish anything negative on them. It takes more energy to hate them than to wish them well. — Ashley Greene

It may interest you to know that my breakup with Terry and this mystery did not happen concurrently in real life. That is a writer’s device, which places Gabriel under even greater pressure when the mystery begins to reveal itself. — Armistead Maupin

Some people may long for an era when divorce was still hard to come by. The spread of no-fault divorce has reduced the bargaining power of whichever spouse is more interested in continuing the relationship. And the breakup of such marriages has caused pain for many families. — Stephanie Coontz

Was not a breakup, you know – is just going three different ways and sending the music in three different directions. Was just that my inspiration was growing, and my cup filled and runneth over… One man grow mango, another grow pear. — Peter Tosh

Germany would be the biggest loser in a euro breakup. — Peter Bofinger

I think the worst part about a breakup sometimes, if one could choose a worst part, would possibly be if you get out of a relationship, and you don’t recognize yourself because you changed a lot about you. — Taylor Swift

I consider my relationship with acting in Hollywood as sort of a mutual breakup. Through puberty, Hollywood didn’t really want me anymore, and I was like, ‘Yeah, I don’t really want you, either.’ — Mara Wilson

My first breakup happened when I was in standard 9th. I remember being very lost, and for me, it was like the end of the world, and I will never find another girl. — Aditya Roy Kapur

For ‘Way Down Low’, I was particularly inspired by a breakup I was going through and a transition I was making from Austin to New York. — Kat Edmonson

Patience is key for getting over a breakup. That, and trailing off your interaction after the breakup. — Drake

The breakup of the former Soviet Union has caused its grain output to plummet, but if the new republics recover economically, they could produce vast amounts of food. — Norman Borlaug

I remember, as a kid, my first breakup at 14 years old, I was jamming to Toni Braxton trying to heal out here. Why did an angel break my heart? Hell, I don’t know. — LeToya Luckett

I went through my first big breakup, with a boyfriend who I had been with for more than two years. He had been one of my dancers, and it was my first love and his. — Christina Aguilera

Every breakup is preceded by a bad relationship. So breakups should be cause for celebration and triumph. — Lucy Dacus

No one goes straight to happiness after a breakup. — Estelle

Love always had my number. I could never patch a breakup together with whiskey and a one-night stand. I took them real hard. — Dierks Bentley

When you’re going through a breakup, you should just let yourself feel everything so you can get over it as opposed to pretending everything’s okay and dragging it out. — Hannah Simone

Indeed, for almost 10 years, Moscow had to carry on a war unsupportable by the government, a conflict that brought about the demoralization and finally the breakup of the Soviet empire. — Zbigniew Brzezinski

In my experience as a therapist and as a friend, it seems that the majority of the breakup resources available are for women and not men. Women, who tend to be more vocal about their emotional struggles, are the squeaky wheel that gets the grease from friends, from online communities, from books, and from therapeutic approaches. — Emily V. Gordon

You’re not a baby boomer if you don’t have a visceral recollection of a Kennedy and a King assassination, a Beatles breakup, a U.S. defeat in Vietnam, and a Watergate. — P. J. O’Rourke

Neither of us, me nor Dennis, is cavalier about a breakup. We both behaved very honorably. — Meg Ryan

‘I Know You Care’ is really personal and fragile for me. For me, it’s about losing a family member and also about a breakup. It’s about this idea of losing someone for good. — Ellie Goulding

My breakup with AT&T is final, and I’m done with Skype as the rebound guy. — Elayne Boosler

One of the most painful parts of a breakup is having the feeling that your life is a story, and then the other person leaves and takes the story with them. And you’re left there without it. You’re left in this version of life that’s basically a succession of events and interactions that don’t seem to be going anywhere. — Elif Batuman

People end up on the street for many different reasons – leaving care or hospital, problems with debt, unemployment, mental health, family breakup – and so the help they need is varied, too. — Sadiq Khan

There was no animosity in the breakup of Soundgarden. — Chris Cornell

What you start learning is that to get over a breakup, you kind of have to live through the emotions and not run away from it because then it lasts longer. — Bebe Rexha

Sometimes I feel like I’m taking on a role when I’m writing a song, and it doesn’t always have to be true. I’m not sitting in my room crying with my guitar, writing a slow solo about a depressing breakup; that’s not me. — Mitchel Musso

I went through this kind of existential crisis. I was going through a breakup; I tore my ACL and my meniscus and had to have surgery, so I was out of school for a few months. Then my computer crashed, which was, like, my whole life. So when I came out of it, I started making music that, I think, was the most true to me. — Gus Dapperton

As for the single market, the E.U.’s landmark achievement, there is no question that a euro zone breakup would severely disrupt its operation in the short run. — Barry Eichengreen

We can’t just rail against crime. We must speak of the root problems – devastating family breakup, an insidious culture of violence that cheapens human life, skyrocketing prisoner recidivism rates that rob our communities of husbands and fathers – and recognize that there is a societal role in rehabilitation and restoration. — Frank Wolf

I tell people this: It’s hard to write about walking in the park, but it’s easy to write about a breakup. — Kris Allen

I can speak for most songwriters – those breakup love songs are so easy to write, as far as the inspiration and all that. — Lucinda Williams

When in times of turmoil and breakup, do not cut or shave your head, because it will never end well. — Christine Lakin

What’s that line from TS Eliot? To arrive at the place where you started, but to know it for the first time. I’m able to write about a breakup from a different place. Same brokenness. Same rock-bottom. But a little more informed, now I’m older. Thank God for growing up. — Alanis Morissette

A breakup is a state of mind that needs encouragement and needs hopeful, forward thinking. — Lucy Dacus

That’s why I’ve always loved country music. Whether it’s sad, pumps you up, or it’s breakup songs, it’s all real-life things. — Cole Swindell

Everyone has a breakup in their lives, and I think everyone should experience love. — Hansika Motwani

The day that I spearheaded the passage of America Fast Forward… the newspaper of record did not put it in the newspaper; what they put was my breakup with my ex-girlfriend. I took umbrage with that. A great newspaper ought to be printing things that people care about, issues that people care about. — Antonio Villaraigosa

A lot of times, people think of Asian culture as some mythical world instead of modern people with modern occupations with modern problems, modern tools. Like, we’re not all just talking Taoism and kung fu – some people are just trying to get over their breakup with their boyfriend, and they’re Facebook-stalking. — Constance Wu

The craziest thing I’ve done getting over love is skydiving. I had a really upsetting breakup. When I broke up with my boyfriend I needed to like do something different and so I actually went skydiving to turn over a new page. — Shay Mitchell

If someone says, ‘Hey man, I love your album, it really got me through a breakup, but I downloaded it for free,’ I’ll be like, ‘Good! That’s good!’ Maybe he didn’t have the money for the album, but if he still listened to it, and it’s an important part of his life, that’s all I can ask for. I don’t want his twenty bucks. — Kevin Parker

Working on my first novel, ‘Groundswell’ – about a woman recovering from a bad breakup who falls in love with surfing – I spent a month south of the border. And when I wasn’t writing or surfing, I was eating. A lot. — Katie Lee

I find it quite difficult to think that there’s, you know, about 20 million people listening to my album that I wrote very selfishly to get over a breakup. I didn’t write it being that it’s going to be a hit. — Adele

I just always have to cry out a breakup, and then I can make peace with it pretty quickly. — Brittany Murphy

I believe much of the pain of a breakup comes from having a life plan that you have fallen in love with. When it does not work out, you become angry that you now have to pursue a new life plan. — Karen Salmansohn

Hair is so important and emotional. I dyed mine black and blond after a breakup – there’s something really powerful about changing your hair when you’re in a weird place. — Kate Nash

Basically, a bad breakup is never meant to teach you ‘I’ll never fall in love again.’ It’s meant to teach you ‘Now I better know what makes for healthful, happy love – and thanks to this breakup I’m now better able to recognize it and snag it!’ — Karen Salmansohn

Every single one of my girlfriends who’s had a big breakup has gone and done some kind of makeover, including myself. — Sian Clifford

‘Teenage Dream’ was the hardest breakup for me. — Bonnie McKee

I am never writing a breakup record again, by the way. I’m done with being a bitter witch. — Adele

I wrote most of these songs right before the end. A lot of these songs are about that. Even if it’s not direct, you can feel the beginning of the end of the breakup in these songs. — Gene Ween

Taylor Swift dates guys so she can write a breakup song about them. I don’t think she’s dating for love – I think she’s dating for creativity. So let’s get her off the market and put her in dating detox. If she really wants love, she has to stop writing music about them. — Patti Stanger

After a breakup, it takes a couple weeks for the fog to settle, but it’s always a period of self-priority and growth. Life presents you with so many decisions. A lot of times, they’re right in front of your face and they’re really difficult, but we must make them. — Brittany Murphy

Of emotions, of love, of breakup, of love and hate and death and dying, mama, apple pie, and the whole thing. It covers a lot of territory, country music does. — Johnny Cash

I’m very emotional. When I went through my first breakup, I thought it was the end of the world, and I thought I was going to die if I didn’t have him in my life. It was good to cry it out and just scream, or call my friends in the middle of the night crying. — Selena Gomez

‘Night Shift’ is the only breakup song I’ve ever written. — Lucy Dacus