It is hard to say goodbye, especially when you have given a lot in the relationship. Obviously very difficult to let go, the heart can easily shatter but that’s not the end of the world…

Moments with deep pain, causing us to cry and tears dropping off the eyes are horrible. Honestly something everyone would wish never to experience in life. But then, life can be very unpredictable, one might encounter relationship failure, family problems, death of a loved one, feeling lonely, and depressed that only a sad quote makes sense at the moment.

So, what do you say when your heart is broken? It’s normal to say a whole lot of things and even blame yourself for what has happened but trust me, the following quotes will give you the inspiration to change the way you feel about yourself.

Whether you are looking for inspirational quotes for broken heater woman, words of comfort for a broken heart, how to fix a broken heart or some heartbroken quotes for him, this post is specially baked for you.

Broken hearts quotes, wise words, and sayings

Everyone at some point gets broken, feel free to use the quotes below as your Instagram caption especially when they are the type that encourages you to move on with life.

Quotes About Broken Hearts
  • “A broken heart is just the growing pains necessary so that you can love more completely when the real thing comes along.”—J.S.B Morse
  • “A broken heart is the worst. It’s like having broken ribs. Nobody can see it, but it hurts every time you breathe.”—Unknown
  • “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, Anna Karenina
  • “Don’t you EVER break someone’s heart, because they only have one. Break their bones, they have 206 of those!”—Jayy Von Monroe
  • “Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.”—Khalil Gibran
  • “For my part, I prefer my heart to be broken. It is so lovely, dawn-kaleidoscopic within the crack.”—D.H. Lawrence
  • “Hands that never touch. Lips that never meet. The Almost Lovers, never to be.”—Rae Hachton
  • “Happiness is the china shop; love is the bull.”—H.L. Mencken
  • “Has someone made you heartbroken? Then, why are you still thinking of him?”—Debra K. Messer
  • “Heartbreak is funny to everyone but the heartbroken.”—Jeffery Eugenides
  • “Hearts are breakable,’ Isabelle said. ‘And I think even when you heal, you’re never what you were before.”—Cassandra Clare
  • “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
  • “Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.”—The Tinman
  • “I have lost and loved and won and cried myself to the person I am today.”—Charlotte Ericksson
  • “I know what it’s like to have a broken heart. I know what it’s like to feel pain: When my songs don’t become hits, it breaks my heart. There are a million ways to break a heart. I can relate.”—Diane Warren
  • “I mean, at the end of the day, what the hell does it matter who I end up with if it can’t be you?”—Tabitha Suzuma
  • “I never wanted but your heart–that gone, you have nothing more to give.”—Mary Wollstonecraft
  • “I wish I were a little girl again, because skinned knees are easier to fix than broken heart.”—Julia Roberts
  • “I’m not supposed to miss you, I’m not supposed to care.”—Debra Cox
  • “I’ve been heartbroken. I’ve broken hearts. That’s part of life, and its part of figuring out who you are so you can find the right partner.”—Heidi Klum
  • “It is strange how often a heart must be broken before the years can make it wise.”—Sara Teasdale
  • “It isn’t enough for your heart to break because everybody’s heart is broken now.”—Allen Ginsberg
  • “It’s funny how artistic we become when our hearts are broken.”—Hotel Books
  • “Love hurts worse than getting slammed by a 250-pound linebacker.”—Miranda Kenneally
  • “Love is the hardest drug to quit, but it is even harder when it is taken away.”—Ashleyy
  • “Loving you was like going to war; I never came back the same.”—Warsan Shire
  • “Most things break, including hearts. The lessons of life amount not to wisdom, but to scar tissue and callus.”—Wallace Stegner
  • “No matter how bad your heart is broken, the world doesn’t stop for your grief.”—Faraaz Kazi
  • “So it’s true, when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love.”—E.A. Bucchianeri
  • “Sometimes a little heartbreak is a lesson, and the best thing to do is just learn the lesson.”—Jon Voight
  • “Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.”—Fulton Sheen
  • “Sometimes you break your heart in the right way, if you know what I mean.”—Gregory Roberts
  • “Sometimes, when one person is missing, the whole world seems depopulated.”—Alphonse de Lamartine
  • “Sometimes… Sometimes our hearts…crack a little.”—Brodi Ashton
  • “Stab the body and it heals, but injure the heart and the wound lasts a lifetime.”—Mineko Iwasaki
  • “The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it.”—Nicholas Sparks
  • “The hottest love has the coldest end.”—Socrates
  • “The saddest thing about love is that not only that it cannot last forever, but that heartbreak is soon forgotten.”—William Faulkner
  • “Then his heart, now broken into a thousand pieces, slowly began to turn to ice.”—Morgan Rhodes, Falling Kingdoms
  • “There are a million ways to lose someone you love.”—Tamara Webber
  • “There are many ways of breaking a heart. Stories were full of hearts broken by love, but what really broke a heart was taking away its dream — whatever that dream might be.”—Pearl S. Buck
  • “There will be a time when you are forced to follow your heart away from someone you love.”—Ashley Lorenzana
  • “This is a good sign, having a broken heart. It means we have tried for something.”—Elizabeth Gilbert
  • “We are all Romeos looking for our Juliet, but never finding her.”—Rae Hacton
  • “What is the opposite of two? A lonely me, a lonely you.”—Richard Wilbur
  • “When trees burn, they leave the smell of heartbreak in the air.”—Jodi Thomas
  • “When your heart is broken, you plant seeds in the cracks and you pray for rain.”—Andrea Gibson
  • “When your heart is broken, your boats are burned: nothing matters anymore. It is the end of happiness and the beginning of peace.”—George Bernard Shaw
  • “Why did I always end up loving the person who hurt me the most? Why was love so cruel?”—J.C. Reed
  • “You can’t give your heart to a wild thing.”—Truman Capote
  • “You find out what you are made of when you have a broken heart. If it happens early and often, all the better.”—Isabel Gillies
  • “You flew off with the wings of my heart and left me flightless.”—Stelle Atwater
  • “A broken heart is just the growing pains necessary so that you can love more completely when the real thing comes along.”―J.S.B. Morse
  • “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
  • “Every time your heart is broken, a doorway cracks open to a world full of new beginnings, new opportunities.”―Patti Roberts
  • “Heartbreak could be lived with if it weren’t accompanied by regret.”―Laura Kasischke
  • “Heaven doesn’t ignore cries of a broken heart.”—Toba Beta
  •  “I don’t want to break someone’s heart, but you can’t control that. A broken heart happens; that’s inevitable.”―Lykke Li
  • “I know what it’s like to have a broken heart. I know what it’s like to feel pain: When my songs don’t become hits, it breaks my heart. There are a million ways to break a heart. I can relate.”―Diane Warren
  • “I’d rather have a broken arm than a broken heart.”―Christie Brinkley
  •  “I’m not crying because of you; you’re not worth it. I’m crying because my delusion of who you were was shattered by the truth of who you are.”―Steve Maraboli
  • “I’ve been heartbroken. I’ve broken hearts. That’s part of life, and its part of figuring out who you are so you can find the right partner.”―Heidi Klum
  •  “If people refuse to look at you in a new light and they can only see you for what you were, only see you for the mistakes you’ve made, if they don’t realize that you are not your mistakes, then they have to go.”―Steve Maraboli
  •  “It’s hard asking someone with a broken heart to fall in love again.”―Eric Kripke
  • “Love is blind, but a broken heart sees everything.”―Matshona Dhliwayo
  • “Love is only made more valuable by the risk of heartbreak.”—Alessandra Torre
  • “Love lasts about seven years. That’s how long it takes for the cells of the body to totally replace themselves.”―Francoise Sagan
  • “Never love with all your heart, it only ends in aching.”—Countee Cullen
  •  “Pleasure of love lasts but a moment. Pain of love lasts a lifetime.”—Bette Davis
  • “Sharp are the arrows of a broken heart.”—Cassandra Clare
  •  “The heart is the only broken instrument that works.”—T.E. Kalem
  • “The only thing a boyfriend was good for was a shattered heart.”―Becca Fitzpatrick
  • “The shattering of a heart when being broken is the loudest quiet ever.”—Carroll Bryant
  • “This time I wouldn’t forget him, because I couldn’t ever forgive him―for breaking my heart twice.”―James Patterson
  •  “You can’t buy love, but you can pay heavily for it.”―Henny Youngman
  • “You find out what you are made of when you have a broken heart. If it happens early and often, all the better.”―Isabel Gillies

I hope you find these heartbroken quotes helpful. If you would like to add any, feel free to do so using the comment box below.