114+ 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.

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Famous Sad Love Quotes

Love is ironic. Only when you hurt someone, they realise they truly love you. We shall always fall in love with the people who break our hearts. — Anonymous

Love is never supposed to hurt. Love is supposed to heal, to be your haven from misery, to make living worthwhile. — Mia Asher

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

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

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

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And in the end, I said you would love me. We’re in the end and there’s only one of us here. — Dominic Riccitello

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

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

Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart. — José N. Harris

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

The worst feeling is not being lonely. It’s when someone makes you feel special, then suddenly leaves you and you have to pretend you don’t mind at all. — Nishan Panwar

Your absence has gone through meLike thread through a needleEverything I do is stitched with its color. — W.S. Merwin

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

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

The clouds wept when my heart sang a song of sorrow. — Sonya Watson

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. — Richard Puz

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

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

To the world, you may be one person, but to one person you are the world. — Bill Wilson

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

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

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

There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not. — La Rochefoucauld

I know my heart will never be the same but I’m telling myself I’ll be okay. — Sara Evans

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

Missing someone special to you bring tears to your eyes, but remembering all the good times you had brings a smile to your face. — Nishan Panwar

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

The shattering of a heart when being broken is the loudest quiet ever. — Carroll Bryant

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

Sometimes we get sad about things and we don’t like to tell other people that we are sad about them. We like to keep it a secret. Or sometimes, we are sad but we really don’t know why we are sad, so we say we aren’t sad but we really are. — Mark Haddon

Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened. — Dr. Seuss

Life goes on… with or without you. — Faraaz Kazi

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

A million words would not bring you back, I know because I tried, neither would a million tears, I know because I cried. — Anonymous

To fall in love is awfully simple, but to fall out of love is simply awful. — Bess Myerson

The worst feeling in the world is knowing you’ve done everything you can to show someone you love them, and yet they still choose someone else over you. — Bernajoy Vaal

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

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

Sadness is but a wall between two gardens. — Khalil Gibran

Hearts are breakable. Even when you heal, you’re never what you were before. — Cassandra Clare

Let your tears come. Let them water your soul. — Eileen Mayhew

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

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

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

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

Sadness is also a kind of defence. — Ivo Andric

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

The sweetest part of being a couple is sharing your life with someone else. But my life, evidently, had not been good enough to share. — Charlaine Harris

It’s the love that goes through the hardest trials and survives that’s worth having. — Katie Ashley

I felt her absence. it was like waking up one day with no teeth in your mouth. you wouldn’t need to run to the mirror to know they were gone. — James Dashner

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

I’ll love you even when I can’tI’ll love you even when I shouldn’t — Colleen Hoover

Me wondering why they don’t say nothing about a kiss being salty as a tear. — Lindsay Hunter

Don’t cry when the sun is gone, because the tears won’t let you see the stars. — Violeta Parra

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

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

Hearts are not had as a gift, But hearts are earned… — William Butler Yeats

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

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

I just wanted to tell you that I understand if you go. It’s okay if you have to leave us. It’s okay if you want to stop fighting. — Gayle Forman

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

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

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

You know, I’ll be loving you still. The nights are lonely, the days are so sad and I just keep thinking about the love that we had. And I’m missing you and nobody knows it but me. — Shayne Ward

Rather than crying & craving for those who left our path during dark moments of our life, lets spend some time to thank them who stood and helped us to pass those dark paths. — Nehali Lalwani

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

The good times of today, are the sad thoughts of tomorrow. — Bob Marley

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

Who would have listened to his tales of woe when his love was the flickering lamp over his own decaying tomb? — Faraaz Kazi

I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken — and I’d rather remember it as it was at its best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived. — Margaret Mitchell

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

A sad thing in life is that sometimes you meet someone who means a lot to you only to find out in the end that it was never bound to be and you just have to let go. — Anonymous

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

Sometimes you don’t realize how much you care for someone until they stop caring for you. — Anonymous

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

You are supposed to dry my tears, not cause them…. — Anonymous

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

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

I’d rather love a million times and have my heart broken every time, than hold a permanently empty heart forever. — H.C. Paye

Tears are words that need to be written. — Paulo Coelho

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

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

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

It is strange how often a heart must be broken before the years can make it wise. — Sara Teasdale

I wore your promise on my finger for one year. I’ll wear your name on my heart till I die. Because you were my boy, you were my only boy forever. — Coco J. Ginger

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

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

Unrequited love is the infinite curse of a lonely heart. — Christina Westover

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

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

Love is the most beautiful of dreams and the worst of nightmares. — Aman Jassal

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

Losing someone hurts but if you truly love them you should let them go, one day you’ll be reunited. — Anonymous

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

When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us. — Alexander Graham Bell

The heart was made to be broken. — Oscar Wilde

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

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

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

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

It still hurts that you’re doing completely okay, without me. — Anonymous

Just because we can’t be together doesn’t mean I don’t love you. — Cecily von Ziegesar

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

Tears are words the mouth can’t say nor can the heart bear. — Joshua Wisenbaker

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

Percy let me go, she croaked. You can’t pull me up. Never — Rick Riordan

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

The worst feeling is to be ignored once, then twice, then again and again by someone you consider precious. — Betsy Kenton

So it’s true, when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love. — E.A. Bucchianeri

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

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

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

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