45+ Best Quotes About Being Broken: Exclusive Selection

Broken is suffering emotional pain that is so strong that it changes the way you live, usually as a result of an unpleasant event. Profoundly inspirational quotes about being broken will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

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Famous Quotes About Being Broken

The worst feeling in the world is when you can’t love anyone else because your heart still belongs to the one who broke it.

People worry about kids playing with guns, and teenagers watching violent videos; we are scared that some sort of culture or violence will take them over. Nobody worries about kids listening to thousands  literally thousands  of songs about broken hearts and rejection and pain and misery and loss.

Pleasure of love lasts but a moment. Pain of love lasts a lifetime. Bette Davis

Love of love written by the broken hearted, love of life written by the dead.

Only time can heal your broken heart. Just as only time can heal his broken arms and legs. Miss Piggy

It’s better this way. I don’t want you to have a broken heart.

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

Love can’t kill me, I say, parroting Carla’s words.

I think about you. But I don’t say it anymore. Marguerite Duras, Hiroshima Mon Amour

She hardly observed that a tear descended slowly upon his cheek, a tear so large that it magnified the pores of skin over which it rolled, like the object lens of a microscope.

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

The main question is not ‘How can we hide our wounds?’ so we don’t have to be embarrassed, but ‘How can we put our woundedness in the service of others?

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

You really like him, don’t you?’ It came out like an afterthought; a passing observation that had just occurred to him.

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

She learned back and looked at him with something like hurt, and then he almost but didn’t say the two sentences he’d been meaning to say for years: Part of me is made of glass, and also, I love you.

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

She broke my heart. I didn’t like that much. But that was the price. In this world, you get what you pay for.

You don’t die from a broken heart. You only wish you did.

When I was little my mother used to get a certain look in her eyes and say, ‘One day you’re going to fall in love.’ I wanted to say, but never said Not in a million years.

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.

I’ve been in love with you for ten years, so I thought it seemed like time to find out whether you felt the same about me. Which, I guess, you don’t.

I won’t ever leave you, even though you’re always leaving me. Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler’s Wife

I don’t know. I have a lot of dreams about my ex wife, Catherine, where we’re friends like we used to be. We’re not gonna be together, we’re not together, but we’re friends still. She’s not angry

One day, I learned that a single look can change everything. And since then, I have seen it countless times. I have grappled to understand it and failed. For instance, all it took was a look from another man for my wife to fall out of love with me. It baffles me that a simple alignment of eyes can cause so much devastation Ali Shaw, The Girl with Glass Feet

There’s still magic in a heart that’s been broken

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

I’m really a very happy, contented little person in spite of my broken heart.

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

I know it is just plain red, and it breaks my heart. It will be my life long sorrow.

You left with my soul in your fists and my heart in your teeth, and I don’t want either of them back.

Magic everything was magic, and it broke my heart.

I don’t know why they call it heartbreak. It feels like every other part of my body is broken too. Terri Guillemets

Making comparisons can spoil your happiness.

You flew off with the wings of my heart and left me flightless. Stelle Atwater

The pain involved in a premeditated broken heart would easily compare with a case of assault, and yet no court of law would recognize it as a crime. A broken arm heals.

My heart no longer felt as if it belonged to me. It now felt as it had been stolen, torn from my chest by someone who wanted no part of it. Meredith Taylor, Churning Water

I just can’t believe that my emotional state could be explained by such an adolescent term as Broken Heart.

Loving you was like going to war; I never came back the same. Warsan Shire

The things that break your heart when you think there’s nothing left to break.

When your heart is broken, you plant seeds in the cracks and you pray for rain. Andrea Gibson

I will never love another. Not like I loved you. I just don’t have the love for it again. Atticus

But at that moment, Shang coughed and they all let go of the rope, and the basket fell down and down and down. Not only did the wolf bump his head, but he broke his heart to pieces.