61+ Best Sad Love Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Love is the feeling of liking another adult very much and being romantically and sexually attracted to them, or strong feelings of liking a friend or person in your family. Profoundly inspirational sad love quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

If you’re searching for the saddest quotes ever and encouraging toxic relationship quotes that perfectly capture what you’d like to say or just want to feel inspired yourself, browse through an amazing collection of top depressing quotes, powerful being alone quotes and popular i’m sorry quotes.

Famous Sad Love Quotes

Our greatest joy and our greatest pain come in our relationships with others. Stephen R. Covey

Relationships are like glass. Sometimes it’s better to leave them broken than try to hurt yourself putting it back together. Unknown

It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love. Miguel de Unamuno

Some people are going to leave, but that’s not the end of your story. That’s the end of their part in your story. Faraaz Kazi

If we must part forever, Give me but one kind word to think upon, And please myself with, while my heart’s breaking. Thomas Otway

It’s amazing how someone can break your heart and you can still love them with all the little pieces. Ella Harper

There is one pain, I often feel, which you will never know. It’s caused by the absence of you. Ashleigh Brilliant

When you think your first falling in love, just then you realize your falling out of love. David Grayson

You can close your eyes to things you don’t want to see, but you can’t close your heart to things you don’t want to feel. Johnny Depp

sad love quotes

Since I can’t be with you right now I will have to be content just dreaming about when we will be together again. Susan Polis Schutz

When you think you’re first falling in love, just then you realize you’re falling out of love. David Grayson

I cannot eat, I cannot drink; the pleasures of youth and love are fled away: there was a good time once, but now that is gone, and life is no longer life. Plato

Falling in love is like holding a candle. Initially it lightens up the world around you. Then it starts melting and hurt you. Finally it goes off and everything is darker than ever and all you are left with is the.. BURN! Syed Arshad

I wonder if I could take back every ‘I love you’ ever said to you, would I do it? Faraaz Kazi

Inspirational Sad Love Quotes

You make me feel like a firefly. Trapped in a belljar; starved for love. Ayushee Ghoshal

People love each other for many reasons, not all of them good […]. They love each other because it’s easy. Or because they’re used to it. Or because they’ve given up. Or because they’re scared. Nathan Hill

Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of withering, of tarnishing. Anaïs Nin

Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all. Alfred Lord Tennyson

He was acting like our kiss had broken him, and his reaction was breaking me. Shannon A. Thompson

Love lies in those unsent drafts in your mailbox. Sometimes you wonder whether things would have been different if you’d clicked ‘Send’. Faraaz Kazi

Part of me aches at the thought of her being so close yet so untouchable. Nicholas Sparks

Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of withering, of tarnishing. Anais Nin

It is better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all. Samuel Butler

The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy. Jim Rohn

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

The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keep out the joy. Jim Rohn

There is a time for departure, even when there’s no certain place to go. Tennessee Williams

Tears come from the heart and not from the brain. Leonardo da Vinci

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

You meet everyone twice in this life, when they come and when they go. C.C Aurel

Just let me keep the last piece of my heart before you tear it all apart. Lykke Li

Emotional Sad Love Quotes

Sadness flies away on the wings of time. Jean de La Fontaine

Never make a decision when you are upset, sad, jealous or in love. Mario Teguh

It’s sad to know I’m done. But looking back, I’ve got a lot of great memories. Bonnie Blair

It hurts to leave a light on for nobody. Graham Foust

Breathing is hard. When you cry so much, it makes you realize that breathing is hard. David Levithan

He taught me how to love, but not how to stop. Anonymous

You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness. Jonathan Safran Foer

Some days are just bad days, that’s all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day is going to be a good day, that’s just the way it is! Dita Von Teese

Nothing is worse than when someone who’s supposed to love you just leaves. Ava Dellaira

I wish I could give you my pain just for one moment so you can understand how much you hurt me. Mohsen El-guindy

A marriage is no amusement but a solemn act, and generally a sad one. Queen Victoria

As the light begins to intensify, so does my misery, and I wonder how it is possible to hurt so much when nothing is wrong. Tabitha Suzuma

It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses. George Eliot

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

Deep Sad Love Quotes

Sadness is but a wall between two gardens. Khalil Gibran

It’s sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew. Henry Rollins

Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts. Paramahansa Yogananda

Sad things happen. They do. But we don’t need to live sad forever. Mattie Stepanek

Your absence has gone through me

Like thread through a needle

Everything I do is stitched with its color. W.S. Merwin

How could an Angel break my heart? Why didn’t he catch my falling star? I wish I didn’t wish so hard. Maybe I wished our love apart. Tony Braxton

You ruin your love because you don’t think you deserve anything good. Warsan Shire

The word ‘happy’ would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. Carl Jung

First, accept sadness. Realize that without losing, winning isn’t so great. Alyssa Milano

Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened. Anonymous

Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love. Charlie Brown

You can never control who you fall in love with, even when you’re in the most sad, confused time of your life. You don’t fall in love with people because they’re fun. It just happens. Kirsten Dunst

Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody. Stephen Chbosky