50 Sad Love Quotes to Soothe our Broken Hearts

50 Sad Love Quotes to Soothe our Broken Hearts
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Most of us experienced loss and heartbreak at some point in our lives and the most we could do is to reminisce with great fondness of the great times that we had with that certain someone. As the great words of Alfred Lord Tennyson go: “‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.” We just need to get up and dust ourselves and continue the quest to search for the great love story of our lives.
Here are some of the saddest and heartbreaking quotes about a great love that could have been.

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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

There is a distinct, awful pain that comes with loving someone more than they love you. – Steve Maraboli

Walking alone is not difficult but when we have walked a mile worth a thousand years with someone then coming back alone is what is difficult. – Faraaz Kazi

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

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

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

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I will wait for you till the day I can forget you or till the day you realize you cannot forget me. – Herryicm

Sometimes your eyes are not the only place the tears fall from. – Faraaz Kazi

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

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

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

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

Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go. – Herman Hesse

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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

Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water. – Christopher Morley

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Let no one who loves be unhappy even love unreturned has its rainbow. – James Matthew Barrie

Sometimes I wish I were a little kid again, skinned knees are easier to fix than broken hearts. – unknown

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

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

One day you’ll love me as I love you. One day you’ll think of me as I think of you. One day you’ll cry for me as I cry for you. One day you’ll want me, but I won’t want you. – unknown

I wish I had the guts to walk away & forget about what we had, but I can’t because I know you won’t come after me & that’s what hurts the most.

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

Loving can cost a lot but not loving always costs more, and those who fear to love often find that want of love is an emptiness that robs the joy from life. – Merle Shan

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

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

Sometimes you may feel that you are weak and therefore have given up but at times it only shows that you are strong enough to let go of things.
– unknown

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

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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

Turn your wounds into wisdom. – Oprah Winfrey

There is something beautiful about all scars of whatever nature. A scar means the hurt is over, the wound is closed and healed, done with. – Harry Crews

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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. – unknown

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

They say follow your heart, but if your heart is in a million pieces which piece do you follow? 

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The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears. – John Vance Cheney

I didn’t ask for it to be over, but then again, I never asked for it to begin. For that is the way it is with life, as some of the most beautiful days come completely by chance. But even the most beautiful days eventually have their sunsets. – unknown

Remember me with smiles and laughs, for that’s how I’ll remember you. If you can only remember me with sadness and tears, then don’t remember me at all.

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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. – unknown

In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing. – Mignon McLaughlin

It’s sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.

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

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

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

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See Also: 80 Inspirational Love Quotes to Tug Your Heartstrings

It happens to everyone as they grow up. You find out who you are and what you want, and then you realize that people you’ve known forever don’t see things the way you do. So you keep the wonderful memories, but find yourself moving on. – Nicholas Sparks

Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness. – Steve Maraboli

Time heals griefs and quarrels, for we change and are no longer the same persons. – Pascal

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

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

They say that time heals all wounds but all it’s done so far is give me more time to think about how much I miss you. 

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You flew off with the wings of my heart and left me flightless. – Terri Guillemets

Ask me why I keep on loving you when it’s clear that you don’t feel the same way for me… the problem is that as much as I can’t force you to love me, I can’t force myself to stop loving you. – unknown

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