Soothe A Broken Heart With
Quotes To Live By
These breakup quotes and verse are wise words about love, that can help to uplift anyone who is experiencing the breakdown of a relationship.
Is someone you know going through the agony of a loved one leaving them? Sending them a card, letter or email, including one of these quotes can brighten their day, and let them know that you are thinking of them.
Or, if it is you that is feeling broken hearted, try reading through these wise words and absorb their meaning and energy.
The quotes on this page are all from known sources, for more words of wisdom there is a page of Breakup Sayings from unknown sources.
Breakup Quotes: A
Louise May Alcott 1832 - 1888
Painful as it may be, a significant emotional event can be the catalyst for choosing a direction that serves us more effectively. Look for the learning.
Breakup Quotes: B
God is our refuge and strength, an ever present help in trouble.
The Lord is close to the broken-hearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.
The Lord is close to those whose hearts are breaking.
James Matthew Barrie 1860 - 1937
Let no one who loves be called altogether unhappy.
Even love un-returned has its rainbows.
Henry Ward Beecher 1813 - 1887
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.
Lord Byron 1788 - 1824
Love will find a way, through paths where wolves fear to prey.
The heart will break... but broken live on.
Breakup Quotes: D
Barbara De Angelis 1951
You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.
Heartbreak Quotes: G
Kahlil Gibran 1883 - 1931
Ever has it been, that love knows not its own depth, until the hour of separation.
Andre Gide 1869 - 1951
The most important things to say, are those which often I did not think necessary for me to say, because they were too obvious.
Breakup Quotes: H
I would rather be alone with dignity than in a relationship that requires me to sacrifice my self respect.
The rain will stop, the night will end, the hurt will fade. Hope is never so lost that it can't be found.
Ernest Hemingway 1898 - 1961
Life breaks all of us sometimes, but some grow strong at broken places.
Hermann Hesse 1877 - 1962
Some of us think holding on makes us strong... but sometimes it is letting go.
Napoleon Hill 1883 - 1970
Every adversity. every failure, every heartache, carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.
Breakup Quotes: I
Washington Irving 1783 - 1859
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
Breakup Quotes: J
Susan Jeffers 1938 - 2012
Rejection never feels good, but it certainly hurts less when we are not needing something from the person who is rejecting us.
Breakup Quotes: L
Jess Lair 1927 - 2000
If you want something very, very badly, let it go free. If it comes back to you, it's yours forever. If it doesn't, it was never yours to begin with.
Bruce Lee 1940 - 1973
Sorrows are our best educator. A man can see further through a tear than a telescope.
Harold Loukes 1912 - 1980
An act of love that fails is just as much a part of the divine life as an act of love that succeeds, for love is measured by fullness, not by reception.
Breakup Quotes: M
Maurice Maeterlinck 1862 - 1949
When we lose one we love, our bittersweet tears are called forth by the memory of hours when we loved not enough.
Marilyn Monroe 1926 - 1962
If you don't love me at my worst, then you don't deserve me at my best.
Sometimes good things fall apart, so better things can fall together.
Breakup Quotes: O
Mary Oliver 1935 - 2019
Someone I loved gave me a box full of darkness... It took me years to understand that, this too, was a gift.
Breakup Quotes: P
Ethel Person 1934 - 2012
People should not judge failed love affairs as failed experiences, but as part of the growth process. Something does not have to end well for it to have been one of the most valuable experiences of a lifetime.
We're not broken, just bent, and we can learn to love again.
Sometimes you become stronger just by turning around and walking away.
Breakup Quotes: R
Roger de Bussy-Rabutin 1618 - 1693
Absence is to love what wind is to fire... it extinguishes the small and inflames the great.
Julia Roberts 1967
You know it's love when all you want is for that person to be happy, even if you're not part of their happiness.
Love yourself so much that when someone treats you wrong, you recognize it.
Jalal Uddin Rumi 1207 - 1273
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Peter Russell 1946
Sometimes we may find that our partner continues to seek satisfaction in ways that we cannot live with. Nevertheless, when we decide to go our own way, we still have a choice as to how we separate. We can separate with bad feelings, blaming the other's faults and unacceptable behaviour, or we can separate with forgiveness, love and understanding.
Breakup Quotes: S
Percy Bysshe Shelley 1792 - 1822
All love is sweet, given or returned. Common as light is love, and its familiar voice wearies not ever.
Being with no one is better than being with the wrong one, because those who fly solo often have the strongest wings.
Taylor Swift 1989
Be that strong girl that everyone knew would make it through the worst. Be that fearless girl, the one who would dare to do anything. Be that independant girl who didn't need a man. Be that girl who never backed down.
If somebody hurts you, it's okay to cry a river, but remember to build a bridge and get over it.
In life and love, you learn that there comes a time to let go and move on.
Taylor Swift 1989
Just because something is over doesn't mean it wasn't incredibly beautiful.
There are two ways you can go with pain: you can let it destroy you or you can use it as fuel to drive you.
To truly love is to have the courage to walk away and let the other person who wishes to be free go, no matter how much it hurts.
You need to be happy with yourself or you'll never be able to be happy in a relationship.
Breakup Quotes: T
Alfred Lord Tennyson 1809 - 1892
'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
William Makepeace Thackeray 1811 - 1863
It is best to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose the next best.
Breakup Quotes: V
Virgil 70BC - 19BC
Maybe one day we shall be glad to remember even these hardships.
If someone says or does something hurtful, call upon Heaven for protection and healing.
Breakup Quotes: W
Do not take my breath away and then expect me to forget all about you.
Everyone wants to be held, but are scared of being dropped.
It takes a lot of love to learn that you can never miss somebody into coming back.
Loving someone can blind you, just as easily as, losing them can open your eyes.
Make a list of 100 things you love about yourself and then laugh, because you know whoever isn't with you, is missing out on so much.
Emotional Freedom Technique
When the one you love leaves you it can cause a huge emptiness in your life, even if you knew that things were not going well.
If you are suffering from a broken heart there is something that can really help to ease the pain. Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT for short) is a simple, easy to learn, tapping procedure that works for most people.
I have helped quite a few people, to use EFT for heartache, and it has always made them feel better. To find out more, click the link above.