Breakup Quotes: A unique collection of Quotes About Breakups, Heartache, and moving on.
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Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all. -Alfred Lord Tennyson
If you love something, set it free; if it comes back it's yours, if it doesn't, it never was. -Richard Bach
Relationships are like glass. Sometimes it’s better to leave them broken than try to hurt yourself putting it back together.
When you break up, your whole identity is shattered. It's like death. -Dennis Quaid
The heart was made to be broken. -Oscar Wilde
Breaking up is a natural evolution when you try to figure out what you want in life. If you're with an individual who isn't moving in the same direction and at the same rate that you are, it ain't going to work. -Usher
Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option. -Maya Angelou
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable. -The Wizard of Oz
Now I know I’ve got a heart, because it’s breaking. -The Wizard of Oz
Saying "We can still be friends" is like saying "Hey, the dog died but we can keep it"
Don't cry over someone who wouldn't cry over you. -Lauren Conrad
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
You gotta be fair to her. She loves you and if you don’t love her then you have to go tell her. -Jerry Maguire
Isn't it funny how the memories you cherish before a breakup can become your worst enemies afterwards? The thoughts you loved to think about, the memories you wanted to hold up to the light and view from every angle--it suddenly seems a lot safer to lock them in a box, far from the light of day and throw away the key. It's not an act of bitterness. It's an act if self-preservation. It's not always a bad idea to stay behind the window and look out at life instead, is it? -Ally Condie
The only whole heart is a broken one because it lets the light in. -David J. Wolpe
I don't know why they call it heartbreak. It feels like every other part of my body is broken too. -Missy Altijd
Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed on an equal or greater benefit. -Napoleon Hill
My boyfriend and I broke up. He wanted to get married and I didn’t want him to. -Rita Rudner
A divorce is like an amputation: you survive it, but there's less of you. -Margaret Atwood
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you can never tell. -Joan Crawford
Sadness flies away on the wings of time. -Jean de La Fontaine
Trying to forget someone you love is like trying to remember someone you never knew.
And I shall find some girl perhaps, and a better one than you, With eyes as wise, but kindlier, and lips as soft, but true, and I dare say she will do. -Rupert Brooke
It takes a couple seconds to say Hello, but forever to say Goodbye.
No man is rich enough to buy back his past. -Oscar Wilde
Turn your wounds into wisdom. -Oprah Winfrey
Your heart just breaks, that's all. But you can't judge, or point fingers. You just have to be lucky enough to find someone who appreciates you. -Audrey Hepburn
Being divorced is like being hit by a Mack truck. If you live through it, you start looking very carefully to the right and to the left. -Jean Kerr
The hottest love has the coldest end. -Socrates
Parting is such sweet sorrow. -William Shakespeare
The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost. -Gilbert K. Chesterton
Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop. -H. L. Mencken
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing. -Mignon McLaughlin
Sometimes I wish I were a little kid again, skinned knees are easier to fix than broken hearts.
To fall in love is awfully simple, but to fall out of love is simply awful. -Bess Myerson
A man never knows how to say goodbye; a woman never knows when to say it. -Helen Rowland
There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind. -C. S. Lewis
Love a grave mental disease. -Plato
Don’t brood. Get on with living and loving. You don’t have forever. -Leo Buscaglia
Anyway, it doesn't matter how much, how often, or how closely you keep an eye on things because you can't control it. Sometimes things and people just go. Just like that. -Cecelia Ahern
Every instance of heartbreak can teach us powerful lessons about creating the kind of love we really want. -Martha Beck
Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some stay for a while, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never, ever the same. -Flavia Weedn
Forgiveness and letting go are steps on our road back to happiness. -Tina Dayton
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