350+ Breakup Quotes – Authentic Broken Heart Quotes

(Last Updated On: January 28, 2024)

Breaking up can leave us feeling lost and shattered. That’s when the power of the best breakup quotes comes into play. These quotes resonate with our emotions, providing comfort and reminding us that we’re not alone in our pain.

People use these best breakup quotes to express their feelings, find closure, and gain perspective on their experiences. Best breakup quotes act as a balm for the wounded soul, offering a way to channel our emotions and move forward.

Best Breakup Quotes

You can love them, forgive them, want good things for them … but still, move on without them. — Mandy Hale


Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable. – The Wizard of Oz

I always knew looking back on the tears would make me laugh, but I never knew to look back on the laughs would make me cry. – DR. SEUSS


What do you do when the person who broke your heart is the only one who can fix it?


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


When someone leaves, it’s because someone else is about to arrive. – Paulo Coelho


Starting today, I need to forget what’s gone. I appreciate what still remains and look forward to what’s coming next.


Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.  ~ Marilyn Monroe

Breakup doesn’t mean bad always. Some just need it because it is the only best option they had.


you are my life, then why your memory is killing me?


Life is messy. ~ Shannon Alder


The longer and more carefully we look at a funny story, the sadder it becomes.


Someone I loved once gave me a box of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift  ~Mary Oliver


Homer, lighten up. You’re making “Happy Hour” bitterly ironic. – Moe Szyslack


There really are a lot of fish in the sea, everyone can be replaced. It’s okay.


Someday it’s gonna make sense.

If you want to forget something or someone, never hate it, or never hate him/her. Everything and everyone that you hate is engraved upon your heart; if you want to let go of something, if you want to forget, you cannot hate.  – C. Joybell C.


Sometimes, I don’t know what haunts me more.. The memories of you… Or the happy person I used to be.  – Ranata Suzuki


What am I supposed to do when the best part of me was always you?


If you really love something set it free. If it comes back it’s yours, if not it wasn’t meant to be.


Heartbroken? Channel your sorrow to become worthy of love. The world will be yours. ― Tapan Ghosh


The hottest love has the coldest end. – Socrates


Pain makes you stronger, fear makes you braver, heartbreak makes you wiser.

I think the worst part about a breakup sometimes if one could choose the worst part, would possibly be if you get out of a relationship, and you don’t recognize yourself because you changed a lot about you. –  Taylor Swift


What you left behind is past look forward there are more beautiful things waiting for you.


Just because a relationship ends, it doesn’t mean it’s not worth having. ~ Sarah Mlynowski


Thank you for long years, for happy memories, and of course for the love you’ve given me. This is sad but I know God has a better plan for us.

An age has passed, waiting for you, you are still unaware today like yesterday ..


What do you do when Something that was your Everything becomes a Nothing?


The only way to be sure of catching a train is to miss the one before it. ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton


I’ve always believed that if you don’t stay moving, they will throw dirt on you.  ~Paul Anka


Breakups hurt but losing someone who doesn’t respect and appreciate you is actually a gain, not a loss.


If you were happy with the wrong one, just think how happy you will be when the right one comes along.


It takes a couple of seconds to say Hello, but forever to say Goodbye.

I think the big misconception in our society is that we’re supposed to meet the one when we’re 18, and we’re supposed to get married to them and love them for the rest of our lives. Bullshit.  – Cameron Diaz


I didn’t lose you. You lost me. You’ll search for me inside of everyone you’re with and I won’t be there.  -R.H.Sin 


When I close my eyes I see you, when I open my eyes I miss you.


It just hurts. A lot …


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


Throwing away a diamond doesn’t make it less valuable, it doesn’t make it worthless.


 Two people who break up could never be friends. If they can stay friends, then it means that they are still in love or that they never were.


Your relationship with yourself sets the tone for every other relationship you have. — Robert Holden

One of the best times for figuring out who you are and what you really want out of life? Right after a break-up. ― Mandy Hale


Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option. – Mark Twain


I will not allow myself to not feel chosen every single day. And I’ll wait till whenever that is. — Hannah Brown


Of emotions, of love, of the breakup, of love and hate and death and dying, mama, apple pie, and the whole thing. It covers a lot of territories, country music does.  – Johnny Cash


The worst part of life is saying goodbye to someone with whom you want to spend your entire life, It hurts very much.


Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.  ~ Paulo Coelho


I will not tell you to love me again or tell you to choose me again. I will be happy as long as you are happy even if with someone else. Those who are wildly in love are very deeply related to heartburn I feel crappy inside like something just broke.

You can keep your love, I will keep my respect. ~ Amit Kalantri


Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you.  ~Ovid


I will never leave you- BIGGEST LIE.


A breakup is like a broken mirror. It is better to leave than risk hurting yourself trying to pick up all of the broken pieces.


If you can love the wrong person that much, imagine how much you can love the right one.


Nothing hurts more than realizing he meant everything to you, but you meant nothing to him.


Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then. – Katharine Hepburn

Never love anybody who treats you like you’re ordinary.  -Oscar Wilde


I hate the moment when suddenly my anger turns into tears.


I need to let go of this false hope that you will change your mind and come back to me.


Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation? – Khalil Gibran


It’s amazing how one little conversation can change things forever.


If someone makes you miserable more than they make you happy, then it is time to let them go, no matter how much you love them.


Some people think that it’s holding on that makes one strong; sometimes it’s letting go.

I can still love an ex as a person, regardless if the breakup was bad. I would never wish anything negative on them. It takes more energy to hate them than to wish them well. — Ashley Greene


Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck. – Dalai Lama


Live for what today has to offer, not for what yesterday has taken away.


I’m a kid, and a breakup is normal. I have to go through the emotions and feel it out.  – Selena Gomez


Every day my mind says let go but my heart does not understand it.


When I get sad, I stop being sad and be awesome instead. ~ Barney Stinson


How can you forget all the love that I have for you? How can you choose to forget me when all I did was to love you? How can I live now without you? Tell me how.


A beautiful relationship came to an end .. We continued to play friendship… ..and she fell in love ..

I am Invisible Until Someone Needs Me.


They say that if you love someone you should let them go, but they never say what to do when they don’t come back. ~ Anonymous


Breakups aren’t always meant for makeups, sometimes when a relationship ends it is time for you to wake up.


When we’re incomplete, we’re always searching for somebody to complete us. When, after a few years or a few months of a relationship, we find that we’re still unfulfilled, we blame our partners and take up with somebody more promising. This can go on and on – series polygamy – until we admit that while a partner can add sweet dimensions to our lives, we, each of us, are responsible for our own fulfillment. Nobody else can provide it for us, and to believe otherwise is to delude ourselves dangerously and to program for eventual failure every relationship we enter.  ~Tom Robbins


 Loving someone who doesn’t love you is like waiting for a ship at the airport.


The pain of having a broken heart is not so much as to kill you, yet not so little as to let you live.


You don’t get to run. You’re a gladiator. Gladiators don’t run. They fight. They slay dragons. They wipe off the blood and stitch their wounds and they live to fight another day. You don’t get to run. – Olivia Pope, Scandal

Sometimes you must forget what you feel and remember what you deserve.


During the day I keep myself busy and sometimes time passes. But at night, I really miss you.


Dear heart, This is what happens when you try to make decisions on your own. Sincerely, Brain.


Let go. Why do you cling to pain? There is nothing you can do about the wrongs of yesterday. It is not yours to judge. Why hold on to the very thing which keeps you from hope and love? – Leo Buscaglia


I may have lost someone who didn’t love me, but you lost someone who truly loved you.


It takes just a few seconds to say hello, but it takes forever to say goodbye.

Don’t change yourself so that other people will like you. Be yourself, and the right people will like you.


Patience is key to getting over a breakup. That and trailing off your interaction after the breakup. — Drake


Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over. – Guy Finley


There was no animosity in the breakup of Soundgarden. –  Chris Cornell


We used to best friends now we are strangers to each other.


One day they’ll realize they lost a diamond while playing with worthless stones.  ~ Turcois Ominek


We have the right to love at the wrong time. This will never be easy but I guess this is the right thing to do. Goodbye for now, my love.

If you lose me, you will regret a lot, make this last mistake with a little thought…


When Never be sad for what is over, Just be glad that it was once yours!


Don’t cry when the sun is down because the tears won’t let you see the stars. ~ Violeta Para


Don’t be afraid to start over. It’s a brand new opportunity to rebuild what you truly want.


Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.  ~Denis Waitley


The hardest part about a breakup is the realization that you aren’t their “Person” anymore. Love begins with a smile, grows with a kiss, and ends with a teardrop.


One of the best things about being single is that you don’t have to share your bed, you get it all to yourself. Although there is a lack of regular sex, at least you don’t get pestered for it at all hours of the night, because that can be seriously annoying. – Lucy Watson


Don’t stress over the could haves. If it should have, it would have.

My silence is just another word for my PAIN.


Take a step back today, look at all those beautiful things you have.


Failed relationships can be described as so much wasted make-up.  – Marian Keyes


I had a lot of reasons to give up on you. But I still chose to stay. You had a lot of reasons to stay. But you chose to give up.


Just because I let you go, it does not mean that I wanted to.


Inhale the future, exhale the past.


I’m going to smile and make you think I’m happy, I’m going to laugh, so you don’t see me cry, I’m going to let you go in style, and even if it kills me – I’m going to smile.  — Lone Star


How do you know when it’s over? Maybe when you feel more in love with your memories than with the person standing in front of you. — Gunnar Aurelius

The people who are quick to walk away are the ones who never meant to stick around. – Unknown


The woman who does not require validation from anyone is the most feared individual on the planet.  — Mahadeva Najumi


I went through my first big breakup, with a boyfriend who I had been with for more than two years. He had been one of my dancers, and it was my first love and his.  – Christina Aguilera


It is difficult to let go but it is good for you.


Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.  ~ M. Kathleen Casey


Something has changed between us. We are not the same perfect couple like we used to be. And now I started to believe that there are things that are not just meant to be.


No relationship is incomplete, just the desire to fulfill it should be on both sides.


Don’t cry over somebody that won’t cry over you.


The only whole heart is a broken one because it lets the light in. ~ David Wolpe


I think a spiritual journey is not so much a journey of discovery. It’s a journey of recovery. It’s a journey of uncovering your own inner nature. It’s already there.  ~Billy Corgan


Sometimes we must undergo hardships, breakups, and narcissistic wounds, which shatter the flattering image that we had of ourselves, in order to discover two truths: that we are not who we thought we were; and that the loss of a cherished pleasure is not necessarily the loss of true happiness and well-being. – Jean-Yves Leloup

There’s this place in me where your fingerprints still rest… your kisses still linger and your whispers softly echo… It’s the place where a part of you will forever be a part of me.


Just because there’s a hurricane going on around you doesn’t mean you have to open the window and look at it.  – Taylor Swift


Remember the time you thought you wouldn’t survive? Well, you did, and you can do it again.


People cry not because they are weak, It’s because they’ve been strong for too long.


No matter how hard your heart is broken, the world doesn’t stop for your grief. — Faraaz Kazi


If someone does not care about losing you, then move on. There are many people out there that would die if it meant losing you.


How do you love someone and just… Walk away? Just like that. You just, go on as normal…. You get up, get dressed, go to work… How can you do that? How can you be okay with that? – Ranata Suzuki

I feel so far away from the one I wish to hold in my arms…!


 All I did was love you and all you did was hurt me.


You can’t start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last one.


I believe much of the pain of a breakup comes from having a life plan that you have fallen in love with. When it does not work out, you become angry that you now have to pursue a new life plan. — Karen Salmansohn


No matter how hard your heart is broken, the world doesn’t stop for your grief. – Faraaz Kazi


One day u will want me & tell me, sorry, but it’ll be too late.


Six letters, two words, easy to say, hard to explain, harder to do: Move on.


I’m very emotional. When I went through my first breakup, I thought it was the end of the world, and I thought I was going to die if I didn’t have him in my life. It was good to cry it out and just scream, or call my friends in the middle of the night crying.  – Selena Gomez


We used to trust each other now we hate each other.


I’m thankful for my struggle because without it I wouldn’t have stumbled across my strength.  ~ Alex Elle


I never thought we would end up like this. I should have done something to stop you from leaving. It’s too late. I know it’s too late.


Those who do not have to support often get angry.


You were a moment, but now, you’re a memory!


You fell in love with a storm. Did you really think you would get out unscathed? ~ Nikita Gill


We always believe our first love is our last, and our last love our first.  ~George John Whyte-Melville


I think it’s important to realize that you can miss something, but not want it back. – PAULO COELHO


Trying to forget someone you love is like trying to remember someone you never knew.


If Jennifer Aniston can get over Brad Pitt, then you can get over that fuckboy in your life who clearly doesn’t deserve you.


If my absence doesn’t affect your life then my presence has no meaning in it.


Love is unconditional. Relationships are not. — Grant Gudmunson


It is sad how someone can go from being the reason you were smiling to being the reason that you cry yourself to sleep.


And now you’re just a stranger with all my secrets.


 Missing you is not what hurts. It is knowing that I had you and lost you.


The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love, and to be greater than our suffering. — Ben Okri


I will not try to convince you to love me, to respect me, to commit to me. I deserve better than that; I am better than that. Goodbye!  —  Steve Maraboli


If you really want closure… at some point, you have to shut the door. – Jacki Wells Wunderlin


Love is unconditional. Relationships are not.


Was not a breakup, you know – is just going three different ways and sending the music in three different directions. It was just that my inspiration was growing, and my cup filled and runneth over… One man grows mango, another grow pear.  – Peter Tosh


My heart is broken but my mind says I’m okay.


Even on my weakest days, I get a little bit stronger.  ~ Sarah Evans


There must be a good reason for our tears now. Maybe today we are crying, but who knows what will happen tomorrow? Let us just trust the Lord with His plan for us.


Your foolishness has taken away my mischiefs .. and people think that I have improved .. !!!


Tonight I can write the saddest lines I loved her, and sometimes she loved me too.


When people complain of your complexity, they fail to remember that they made fun of your simplicity. ~ Michael Bassey Johnson


Don’t allow someone not worth it to have the power to occupy your thoughts. If they don’t find you worth the effort or the time, why should you waste yours?  ~Donna Lynn Hope


When you are trying to heal from a breakup, be kind to yourself and do not be impatient with your progress. You will not get over this in a day. These things take time.


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


It was tough love advice that someone gave me: They said, no breakup is about the other person, it’s all about you. You made the decision to stay with a not-so-great person, you chose not to see the writing on the wall. The minute you own that, it empowers you to no longer play the victim. — Janet Bertolus


Your value doesn’t decrease based on someone’s inability to see your worth.


You broke a promise & made me realize. It was all just a lie.


I never hated a man enough to give his diamonds back. — Zsa Zsa Gabor


It isn’t fair that I’m sitting here thinking of you and that you probably haven’t thought of me at all since we broke up.


Goodbye..? Oh no, please. Can’t we go back to page one and do it all over again? – Winnie the Pooh


In some relationships there comes a time when the two people just outgrow each other.


The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen. — Elizabeth Kubler-Ross


Like some wines, our love could neither mature nor travel. ― Graham Greene


Accept what is, let go of what was, and have faith in what will be. – Sonia Ricotti


I know my heart will never be the same, But I’m telling myself I’ll be okay. – Sara Evans


Sometimes, your heart needs more time to accept what your mind already knows.


I can’t write another breakup record. That would be a real cliche. – Adele


Anyone knows how to fix a broken heart.


Every single day, do something that makes your heart sing. ~ Marcia Wieder


I may be crying day and night, but someday I know I will get over you.


What a lot of compulsions I had to give up my happiness “to see him happy”


No more wasting time thinking about wasted time.


When you leave weary of me without a word, I shall gently let you go. ~ Kim Sowol


We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.  ~Kenji Miyazawa


 Everyone has breakup in their lives, and I think everyone should experience love – Hansika Motwani


You don’t realize how much you care about someone until they don’t care about you.


Remember that person that you couldn’t live without? Well, look at you, living and shit.


You are terrifying, and strange, and beautiful. Something not everyone knows how to love.  -Warsan Shire


Relationships are very simple. There are only two things that can happen. You either get married or your break up.


Cheating and lying aren’t struggles. They’re reasons to break up. — Patti Callahan Henry


I used to think that asking you out was the hardest and scariest thing that I would ever have to do. You were everything that I thought I wanted, but would you want me back? But now I realize that saying goodbye forever is the hardest thing to do.


I don’t want you back, but I would kill for the feeling of meeting you all over again. – Jessica Kanoff


Nothing is worse than seeing the two of you together and knowing that I will never have you again.


Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.  -Rumi


Sadly enough, the most painful goodbyes are the ones that are left unsaid and never explained. ― Jonathan Harnisch


If you start to miss me…remember, I didn’t walk away. YOU let me go. – Unknown


Sharp is the arrows of a broken heart.  — Cassandra Clare


I am never writing a breakup record again, by the way. I’m done with being a bitter witch.  – Adele


I tried hard to forget about you but it stills feels empty from inside.


Get up, dress up, show up, and never give up. ~ Genevieve Rhode


How can someone break my heart? I have given all, and yet, I am left behind.


Have we come so far, that I do not even come in your thoughts?


If The Heart Is Strongest Muscle, Then Plz tell me Why Does It Break So Easily?


No girl should ever forget that she doesn’t need anyone who doesn’t need her. ~ Marilyn Monroe


You cannot let go of someone you never really had, and if you had them you wouldn’t have to let go.  ~Dr. Gary Funk


No one goes straight to happiness after a breakup – Estelle


The funny thing about breakups is they point out what we didn’t even know we had, but don’t give us the option of going back into battle armed with that knowledge.


You are one heartbreak closer to being with the person you are meant to be with.


She blooms whether you water her or not. Whether you give her light or not. She exists without your existence.


Sometimes when I say: I’m okay. I want someone to look me in the eyes, hug me tight, and say: I know you’re not.


I like my relationships like I like my eggs — over easy. — Jared Kintz,


I had many reasons to give up on you but I chose to stay. You had many reasons to stay but you chose to give up.


You and I will always be unfinished business.


You treated me like an option, so I left you like a choice.


Love is what you were born with. Fear is what you learned here. — Marianne Williamson


What happens to people that love each other? I suppose they have whatever they have, and they are more fortunate than others. Then one of them gets the emptiness forever. —  Ernest Hemingway


If you lost it, it’s because you’re meant to find something better. Trust, let go and make room for what’s coming. – Mandy Hale


I’m no longer following my heart. It keeps giving me bad directions.


I find it quite difficult to think that there’s, you know, about 20 million people listening to my album that I wrote very selfishly to get over a breakup. I didn’t write it being that it’s going to be a hit. – Adele


A broken heart is like mirrors it can’t be fixed.


I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way. ~ Carl Sagan


There will be no more late-night conversations and anniversaries for us. I thought this would last, but I was wrong. I was wrong to believe that you will never break my heart.


The person she went to, leaving me, would have been patient even if there was an equal.


It’s so hard to look at you and think we were so close. We were best friends. And now. I’m nothing to you.


Surrender to what is. Let go of what was. Have faith in what will be. ~ Sonia Ricotti


I love to shop after a bad relationship. I don’t know. I buy a new outfit and it makes me feel better. It just does. Sometimes I see a really great outfit, I’ll break up with someone on purpose.  ~Rita Rudner


To me, a breakup party represents something fundamental about how relationships are evolving: the idea that we needn’t adhere to tradition for tradition’s sake. – Colin Wright


I refuse to let what happened to me make me bitter. I still completely believe in love and I’m open to anything that will happen to me. – Nicole Kidman


No relationship is ever a waste of your time. If it didn’t bring you what you want, it taught you what you don’t want.


After a breakup realize you had a life before them and you can still have a life after them you just have to find yourself again.  -Sonya Parker


I have finished my unfinished business with you.


He’s going to be sorry he lost you, so stop worrying. Forget the past, forget the pain, and remember what an incredible woman you are.


Cheating and lying aren’t struggles. They’re reasons to break up.  – Patti Callahan Henry


New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.


I could never hate you for not loving me anymore, but I hate myself because I still love you.


Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life. — J.K. Rowling


What is it that makes you cry? It is only your attachments. What is it that you miss when it is lost? It is the object of your attachment. Ponder over this. – Osho


Breaking up is just like having the worst nightmare after having the best dream. – Unknown


Please don’t be fooled by Adele. You’ll never find someone like me.


When I left Van Halen, I went into the studio and made a CD called Marching to Mars with all studio musicians. I did it immediately. With the disappointment riding on my shoulders of the breakup of the band. – Sammy Hagar


I feel alone, I feel sad, it hurts so bad but I will live and prove to you how happy I am without you.


It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.  ~ Anthony Robbins


I love you at my best. I love you with all my heart. But you choose to break my heart. And I hate you for that.


I wish! She came back to tell me, who are you to be separated from me!


If they are stupid enough to walk away, be smart enough to let them go.


Love is a beautiful mistake of my life.


Broken people are the most dangerous… because they just don’t give a f*ck. ~ Ashley Jade


For a long time, the fact that I was divorced was the most important thing about me. And now it’s not. Now the most important thing about me is that I’m old. ~Nora Ephron



Breakup hurts but it is a good experience to learn how to handle the tough situation in life.


If someone you love hurts you – cry a river, build a bridge, and get over it.


Some people say, ‘Never let them see you cry.’ I say, if you’re so mad you could just cry, then cry. It terrifies everyone. ― Tina Fey


Being single is smarter than being in the wrong relationship.


Sometimes I keep my feelings to myself because it’s hard for someone else to understand them.


One day, I hope you look back at what we had and regret every single thing you did to let it end.


Never cry for the person who has hurt you. Just smile and thank them for giving you a chance to find someone better who actually deserves you.


It hurts when you realize you aren’t as important to someone as you thought you were.


Distance will sometimes let you know who is worth keeping and who is worth letting go of.


Set your life on fire, and seek those who fan the flames.  — Rumi


In order to truly value loyalty, you must first endure the affliction of betrayal. ― Thomas Merritt


Every time your heart is broken, a doorway cracks open to a world full of new beginnings, new opportunities. – Patti Roberts


Only time can heal his heart, just as only time can heal his broken arms and legs.  — Miss Piggy


Indeed, for almost 10 years, Moscow had to carry on a war unsupportable by the government, a conflict that brought about the demoralization and finally the breakup of the Soviet empire. –  Zbigniew Brzezinski


Without you, it is hard to live and breath but I have to live.


Be in love with your life. Every minute of it.  ~ Jack Kerouac


Breaking up with you is the least that I can do. We cannot just fix what is broken to us. It is better to leave it all behind and move on with our lives.


In love If it’s not a happy ending, then it’s not an ending at all.


I’m letting go. You let go a long time ago, and I realize that it is time for me to do the same.


If she says goodbye, someone else will say hi. ~ Amit Kalantri


Nothing ever goes away until it teaches us what we need to know.  ~Pema Chodron


Some changes look negative on the surface, but you will soon realize that space is being created in your life for something new to emerge. – Eckhart Tolle


I’m not sure what the future holds but I do know that I’m going to be positive and not wake up feeling desperate. As my dad said “Nic, it is what it is, it’s not what it should have been, not what it could have been, it is what it is. – Nicole Kidman


Do your squats, eat your vegetables, wear red lipstick, don’t let boys be mean to you. – Kendall Jenner


I find wisdom in the waves. Goodbye is a hello to a life without you.  -Jarod Kintz


You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.


The hardest thing is not talking to someone you used to talk to every day.


Don’t you dare, for one more second, surround yourself with people who are not aware of the greatness that you are?  –Jo Blackwell-Preston


I learned that people leave. Even if they have promised a thousand times that they won’t.


If you are not sure where you stand with someone, then it might be time to start walking.


You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair. — Chinese Proverb


Those who do not know how to weep with their whole heart do not know how to laugh either. — Golda Meir


Alone also means available for someone outstanding. – Greg Behrendt


Love lasts about seven years. That’s how long it takes for the cells of the body to totally replace themselves.  — Francoise Sagan


Basically, a bad breakup is never meant to teach you ‘I’ll never fall in love again.’ It’s meant to teach you ‘Now I better know what makes for healthful, happy love – and thanks to this breakup I’m now better able to recognize it and snag it! –  Karen Salmansohn


I still can’t believe you used to be part of my life with whom I was happy.


Every girl needs a man who will take care of her and not a man who will break her.


Pain is the only thing that keeps reminding me that I’m still alive.


If someone really loves you, they wouldn’t let you slip away no matter how big the situation is.


And now I’ll do what’s best for me. ~ John Green


What’s that line from T.S. Eliot? To arrive at the place where you started, but to know it for the first time. I’m able to write about a breakup from a different place. Same brokenness. Same rock-bottom. But a little more informed, now I’m older. Thank God for growing up.  ~Alanis Morrisette


 Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions. – Pema Chodron


No matter who broke your heart, or how long it takes to heal, you’ll never get through it without your friends.


It’s interesting how we often can’t see the ways in which we are being strong – like, you can’t be aware of what you’re doing that’s tough and brave at the time that you’re doing it because if you knew that it was brave, then you’d be scared.


It is trying very hard to keep it all together, but has run out of string and super glue.


I’m tired of fighting. For once, I want to be fought for.


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


The hardest thing I’ll ever do is walk away still loving you.


I thought that I was over you, but every time my phone vibrates or rings, I find myself wishing that it was a text from you.


If I don’t listen to the stories my mind is telling me, is there a problem right now?


One doesn’t simply grieve the loss of a relationship. One grieves the loss of the possible future, as well as the wiping-out of the past. —  Katerina Stoykova-Klemer


He brought out the worst in me and was the best thing that ever happened to me. – Coco J. Ginger


If you don’t love yourself, how in the hell you gonna love somebody else? — RuPaul


It was pretty frightening because as we all know, when large, famous groups breakup, a lot of the members don’t survive in solo careers.  – Don Henley


I am happy if you find someone better than me.


Break up doesn’t mean you stop fighting for your love. Sometimes, you are just brave enough to admit that it is not worth fighting for.


When I close my eyes I can see you when I open my eyes I miss you.


Worry less, Smile more, Don’t regret, Just learn and grow.


Thank god I found the good in goodbye. ~ Beyoncé


When someone leaves you, apart from missing them, apart from the fact that the whole little world you’ve created together collapses, and that everything you see or do reminds you of them, the worst is the thought that they tried you out and, in the end, the whole sum of parts adds up to you got stamped REJECT by the one you love. How can you not be left with the personal confidence of a passed over British Rail sandwich?  ~Helen Fielding


Teenage Dream’ was the hardest breakup for me.  –Bonnie McKee


You can’t ever let go of all the feelings, but you need to let go of him.


‘That’s the best revenge of all: happiness. Nothing drives people crazier than seeing someone have a good fucking life.  — Chuck Palahniuk


It must be really sad to not be able to do something you love as the years go by.


Cheer up, sweet, beautiful girl. You are going to be in love again and it will be magnificent.


It hurts to breathe because every breath I take proves I can’t live without you.


So let’s ignore each other, try to pretend the other person doesn’t exist, but deep down, we both know it wasn’t supposed to end like this.


 It can be very hard to move on when you don’t know why you have broken up in the first place.


It always seems impossible until it’s done.  — Nelson Mandela


Some think that holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it’s letting go. – Herman Hesse


I cannot compromise my respect for your love. You can keep your love, I will keep my respect. – Amit Kalantri


When I was working on ‘Everyday Living,’ I was going through a breakup.  – Justine Skye


There is no medicine that can heal the broken hearts.


They called me a heart breaker. I think that is better than being called a cheater.


Don’t ask what color is mine next to you You see what color you have before me.


Out of all the people in the world I thought you were the one to be there for me 4 ever and always. Turns out I was just your last option wasn’t I.


You can’t wander around and think the wandering will call them back. ~ David Levithan


Saying goodbye is the most painful way of solving a problem.


You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down. – Mary Pickford


Trusting you again is my decision, Proving me wrong is your choice.


You made me feel like I was hard to love and I will never forgive you for that.


Doctoring her seemed to her as absurd as putting together the pieces of a broken vase. Her heart was broken. Why would they try to cure her with pills and powders?  – Leo Tolstoy


I wish you knew how much it destroyed me when you left.


 It is the hardest thing not being able to talk to someone that you used to talk to every day.


You’re always one decision away from a totally different life.


Hearts live by being wounded. – OSCAR WILDE


My mouth says, “I’m ok.” My fingers text, “I’m fine.” My heart says, “I’m broken. – Unknown


My breakup with AT&T is final, and I’m done with Skype as the rebound guy.  – Elayne Boosler


Hearts are made to be broken but no one tells me how to live with the broken heart.


I’m not the same girl who easily believed all your lies. I am smarter now than before, and breaking up with you is the smartest decision I have ever made.


Don’t try to find me now. If you changed the way, I changed my destination.


If you can’t save the relationship, at least save your pride.


Cease seeking a stranger’s heart to love when your own remains neglected. ~ Sara Serena


Forgive yourself for loving the wrong person.


It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all. – Alfred Lord Tennyson


It’s hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone when your heart still does.


I didn’t stop loving you. I decided to stop showing it because no matter how hard I tried, you wouldn’t get it.


I never regret yesterday. Life is in you today, and you make your tomorrow.  – L. Ron Hubbard


You weren’t in love with me, not really, you just loved the way I always made you feel. Like you were the center of my world. Because you were. I would have done anything for you.


 It is one of the hardest things in life to let go of something that you once thought was real.


You are telling the story of your life. You have the power to tell a different one. You choose, every day, how you interpret others’ actions, events, and the world around you. You and only you have the power to change this. Change the script!  — Laura Elliott


Healing yourself is connected with healing to others. – Yoko Ono


Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart. – Washington Irving


New clothes are a great way to deal with a breakup. A good mix CD also helps you get through it and… you know, 72 hours of ice cream.  – Jennifer Love Hewitt



How I feel from inside I can’t tell you but I can act that I’m happy without you.


You broke my heart with your promise that I am the only one. I should have known you better before.


The problem is not that luck betrayed me, I believe in you and not in luck !!


It’s Better To Be Alone, Than Being With Somone Who Makes You Feel Alone.


Everyone is gonna hurt you. You just have to figure out which people are worth the pain. ~ Bob Marley


I’m falling apart. I’m barely breathing with a broken heart that’s still beating


It hurts to say goodbye to someone you love but it’s the best for both of us to move on. – Unknown


Once upon a time, I was stupid enough to fall in love with u.


My life has become this one big I don’t know.


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


The last time I felt alive – I was looking into your eyes. Breathing your air….. Touching your skin…. Saying goodbye…. The last time I felt alive…. I was dying. – Ranata Suzuki


I know that there is someone out there for me, but I wish that person could be you.


Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tiptoe if you must, but take the step.  ― Naeem Callaway


Don’t waste moments waiting and wondering. Don’t throw away your time dreaming of someone that doesn’t want you. No one is that amazing, certainly not the one who would pass you up. ― Donna Lynn Hope


You can love someone so much…But you can never love people as much as you can miss them. – John Green


You leave me because I’m not perfect but someone will come in my life and say I was looking for you.


We are exactly opposite of each other. And that’s the reason why it will never work out.


There is a lot of love in this sheer of love Once the parting does not get back.


You broke a promise and made me realize. It was all just a lie.


Have you ever wondered what human life is worth? ~ Ruta Sepetys


Touch her heart. Not her body. Steal her attention. Not her virginity. Make her smile. Don’t waste her tears.

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