Inspirational Quotes for the Broken Hearted

“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.”

-Edna St. Vincent Millay

“Wanting him is hard to forget, loving him is hard to regret, losing him is hard to accept, but even with all the hurt I’ve felt, letting go is the most painful yet.”


“Love is as much of an object as an obsession, everybody wants it, everybody seeks it, but few ever achieve it, those who do will cherish it, be lost in it, and among all, never… never forget it.”

-Curtis Judalet

“Everyday is a new opportunity to stand up and try again.”

-Amelie Chance

“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.”


God is closest to those with broken hearts. 

~Jewish Saying

Giving up doesn’t always mean you are weak; sometimes it means that you are strong enough to let go.

~Author Unknown

Sadness flies away on the wings of time. 

~Jean de La Fontaine

I thought when love for you died, I should die.
It’s dead. Alone, most strangely, I live on.

~Rupert Brook

Sadness flies on the wings of the morning and out of the heart of darkness comes the light. 

~Jean Giraudoux

When love is lost, do not bow your head in sadness; instead keep your head up high and gaze into heaven for that is where your broken heart has been sent to heal. 

~Author Unknown

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

~Author Unknown

Love is like a puzzle.  When you’re in love, all the pieces fit but when your heart gets broken, it takes a while to get everything back together.

~Author Unknown

Count the garden by the flowers, never by the leaves that fall.  Count your life with smiles and not the tears that roll.

~Author Unknown

Don’t worry about losing.  If it is right, it happens – The Main thing is not to hurry.  Nothing good gets away.

~John Steinbeck, 10 November 1958

Maybe part of loving is learning to let go. 

~From the television show The Wonder Years

It’s not love’s going hurts my days

But that it went in little ways.

~Edna St. Vincent Millay

Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.

~J.K. Rowling

Let no one who loves be unhappy… even love unreturned has its rainbow.

~James Matthew Barrie

Sometimes the memories are worth the pain.

~Author Unknown

Sometime you just have to hold your head up high, blink away the tears and say good-bye.

~Author Unknown

People think it is holding on that makes you stronger, but sometimes it’s letting go.

~Author Unknown

I made a choice to finally let go, because I can’t stand the pain, it’s time for my last tear to fall and smile again.

~Author Unknown

I cried today… not because I miss you… or even wanted you… but because I realized I’m gonna be all right without you.

~Author Unknown

So… from now on… when you think of me… just remember that I could’ve been the best thing you ever had.

~Author Unknown

Why did I break up with him? Well ,it’s like, once I sat down and looked at the situation, all the pieces lying on the floor, it just wasn’t a puzzle anymore. None of the pieces fit together. And even if I tried really hard, the pieces, well they were two different puzzles. That’s why I did it, he needs to understand that.

~Author Unknown

The hardest thing about growing up is that you have to do what is right for you even if it means breaking someone’s heart. Including your own.

~Author Unknown

Sometimes all you need is a broken heart to realize that something even better is right in front of our eyes, just waiting to be found.

~Author Unknown

Of course, you’re going to get your heart broken. And it isn’t just going to happen once, but a lot. That’s just part of growing up, and it makes you stronger. Then you can handle it better next time. You may not get through it yourself, but your friends will help you through it. And you’ll be a stronger person because of it. Then one day someone will come along, and it’ll all pay off and no one will ever break your heart again.

~Author Unknown

Frustrated because I can’t tell if it’s real. Mad because I don’t know how you feel. Upset because we can’t make it right. Sad because I need you day and night. Angry because you won’t take my hand. Aggravated because you don’t understand. Disappointed because we can’t be together, but still I’ll love you forever.

~Author Unknown

It’s not that we aren’t meant to be together, I think that we’re just not ready for forever.

~Author Unknown

There were reasons we met, reasons for the good times and reasons for the bad times, and most importantly a reason to end. We have more to learn, more to experience and more loving to do in this lifetime.

~Author Unknown

Sometimes we must get hurt in order to grow; we must fail in order to know. Sometimes our vision only clears after our eyes are washed away with tears.

~Author Unknown

I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mending whole was 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.

~Author Unknown

It’s really painful to say goodbye to someone that you don’t want to let go but its even more painful to ask someone to stay if they never wanted to stay.

~Author Unknown

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4 Responses to “Inspirational Quotes for the Broken Hearted”

  1. Maxwell Appolo Arphaxad

    Aug 12th, 2012

    Great inspirational messages.
    I have been given a reason to live on despite the pain am going through after losing her…

  2. Rosemary

    Jul 18th, 2013

    Wont make thz mistake again l painful tho,but wil glue ma heart as time goes on.dat life.

  3. rachel

    Jul 19th, 2013

    I realize that in every situatiom theres a reason. behind

  4. julian avila

    Mar 28th, 2014

    love is not about
    how much you say

    ——->>>>>.I LOVE YOU<<<<<—–

    but how much
    you can prove
    that it's true…

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