200 Sad Quotes About Love To Help You Heal

Sad Quotes

Sad Quotes-Love can be really hard at times as people try to maintain relationships that sometimes don’t work out. Partners go through a lot in relationships and sometimes feel sad.

It hurts more when the feelings you have for someone is not reciprocated or fizzles out like it was never there. And after experiencing such emotional breakdown it helps to vent and cry and let it all out to those closest to you.

But sometimes it feels hard to find the right words to explain how you’re feeling and what you’re currently going through. Times like this can make you feel so alone but these sad love quotes will speak to your soul, strengthening you from the inside. And in time, you will be able to take steps forward to heal and begin again.

Sad Quotes About Love To Heal Your Broken Heart

Are you going through heartbreak and you looking for the right words for which you could find solace, here are some quotes to help heal your broken heart and strengthen you.

“I think you have to pay for love with bitter tears.” — Edith Piaf

“We are all so much together, but we are all dying of loneliness.” ― Albert Schweitzer

“Women explore for eternity in the vast garden of sacrifice.” — Before MiRuckle

“Loss alone is but the wounding of a heart; it is memory that makes it our ruin.” Brian

“This is a good sign, having a broken heart. It means we have tried for something.” — Elizabeth Gilbert

“I’d rather love a million times and have my heart broken every time, than hold a permanently empty heart forever.” — H.C. Paye

“That’s all you can do in this world, no matter how strong the current beats against you, or how heavy your burden, or how tragic your love story. You keep going.” ― Anthony

“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

“Love is the hardest habit to break, and the most difficult to satisfy.”

“I know someday you’ll have a beautiful life, I know you’ll be a star in somebody else’s sky—but why, why, why can’t it be, oh can’t it be mine?” — Pearl Jam

“Looking back, I have this to regret, that too often when I loved, I did not say so.” — Ray Stannard Baker

“He nods, as if to acknowledge that endings are almost always a little sad, even when there is something to look forward to on the other side.”

“The opposite of love is not hate; it’s indifference.” — Elie Wiesel

“Oh, I hope you’re happy, but not like how you were with me. I’m selfish, I know, I can’t let you go. So find someone great, but don’t find no one better. I hope you’re happy, but don’t be happier.” — Olivia Rodrigo

“I will never regret you or say I wish I’d never met you. Because once upon a time you were exactly what I needed.” — Bob Marley

“When you struggle with your partner, you are struggling with yourself. Every fault you see in them touches a denied weakness in yourself.” ― Deepak Chopra

“Even being alone—it’s better than being with a lover and feeling lonely.” — Before Sunset

“Change isn’t always for the best.” — Nicholas Sparks

“Yes, I was infatuated with you: I am still. No one has ever heightened such a keen capacity of physical sensation in me. I cut you out because I couldn’t stand being a passing fancy. Before I give my body, I must give my thoughts, my mind, my dreams. And you weren’t having any of those.” — Sylvia Plath

“Unrequited love is the infinite curse of a lonely heart.” ― Christina Westover

“There are so many things that demand to be said. Where did you go? Do you ever think about me? You’ve ruined me. Are you okay? But of course, I can’t say any of that.” ― Anthony

“That’s when I finally got it. I finally understood. It wasn’t the thought that counted. It was the actual execution that mattered, the showing up for somebody. The intent behind it wasn’t enough. Not for me. Not anymore. It wasn’t enough to know that deep down, he loved me. You had to actually say it to somebody, show them you cared. And he just didn’t. Not enough.” ― Jenny Han

“You don’t need those people. By stepping aside, they’ve done you a favor. Because what you’ve got left after the fools have departed are the old souls and the true hearts. Those are the über cool sparkle rocket mind-blowers we’re after. Those are the people worthy of your love.” — Cheryl Strayed

“Failed relationships can be described as so much wasted make-up.” ― Marian Keyes

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

“Loneliness is proof that your innate search for connection is intact.” — Martha Beck

“Tell me, do you feel the way my past aches? When you lay on me, can you hear the way my heart breaks? I wanted you to have everything I never had—I’m so sorry if what I’ve done makes you feel sad.” — Adele

“I’m pretty horrible at relationships and haven’t been in many long-term ones. Leaving and moving on – returning to a familiar sense of self-reliance and autonomy – is what I know; that feeling is as comfortable and comforting as it might be for a different person to stay.” — Carrie Brownstein

“You ask everybody you know: How long does it usually take to get over it? There are many formulas. One year for every year you dated. Two years for every year you dated. It’s just a matter of willpower: The day you decide it’s over, it’s over. You never get over it.” — Junot Díaz

 “You kept me like a secret, but I kept you like an oath.” — Taylor Swift

“When you loved someone and had to let them go, there will always be that small part of yourself that whispers, ‘What was it that you wanted and why didn’t you fight for it?’” — Shannon L. Alder

“My heart might be bruised, but it will recover and become capable of seeing beauty of life once more. It’s happened before, it will happen again, I’m sure. When someone leaves, it’s because someone else is about to arrive—I’ll find love again.” ― Paulo Coelho

“I’ve been heartbroken. I’ve broken hearts. That’s part of life, and it’s part of figuring out who you are so you can find the right partner.” — Heidi Klum

“Maybe true love isn’t out there for me, but I can sublimate my loneliness with the notion that true love is out there for someone.” — Roxane Gay

“It hurts to let go. Sometimes it seems the harder you try to hold on to something or someone the more it wants to getaway. You feel like some kind of criminal for having felt, for having wanted. For having wanted to be wanted. It confuses you, because you think that your feelings were wrong and it makes you feel so small because it’s so hard to keep it inside when you let it out and it doesn’t come back. You’re left so alone that you can’t explain.” — Henry Rollins

“I know my heart will never be the same, but I’m telling myself I’ll be okay.” ― Sara Evans

“I got my heart’s desire, and there my troubles began.” ― Lev GrosWallac

“I’m so scared of dying without ever being really seen. Can you understand?” ― David Foster Wallace

“Maybe we tried to leave as much memories of ourselves with each other because we knew one day we wouldn’t be together anymore.” ― Makoto Shinkai

“Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source.” — Anaïs Nin

“After that breakup, I just wanna be a ghost, completely anonymous.” — Before Sunrise

“The scariest thing about distance is you don’t know if they’ll miss you or forget about you.” — Nicholas Sparks

“’You see,’ she concluded miserably, ‘when I can call like that to him across space—I belong to him. He doesn’t love me—he never will—but I belong to him.’” ― L.M. Montgomery

“Every intimacy carries secreted somewhere below its initial lovely surfaces, the ever-coiled makings of complete catastrophe.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert

“’I told him I loved him,’ she said, her voice dropping to a whisper. ‘And he just said it wasn’t enough.’ Her eyes were wide and bleak. ‘How am I supposed to live with that?’” — Jojo Moyes

“You cannot convince people to love you. This is an absolute rule. No one will ever give you love because you want him or her to give it. Real love moves freely in both directions. Don’t waste your time on anything else.” — Cheryl Strayed

“You know it’s love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you’re not part of their happiness.” — Julia Roberts

“The dreams break into a million tiny pieces. The dream dies. Which leaves you with a choice: you can settle for reality, or you can go off, like a fool, and dream another dream.” — Nora Ephron

“The shattering of a heart when being broken is the loudest quiet ever.”

“The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.” — Ernest Hemingway

“Hearts live by being wounded.” — Oscar Wilde

“Pleasure of love lasts but a moment. Pain of love lasts a lifetime.” — Bette Davis

“It is so difficult in the world for people to find love, true love.” — LaToya Jackson

“It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.” — Friedrich Nietzsche

“Everyone wanted to believe that endless love was possible. She’d believed in it once too, back when she was eighteen. But she knew that love was messy, just like life. It took turns that people couldn’t foresee or even understand, leaving a long trail of regret in its wake. And almost always, those regrets led to the kinds of what if questions that could never be answered.” — Nicholas Sparks

“Perhaps someday I’ll crawl back home, beaten, defeated. But not as long as I can make stories out of my heartbreak, beauty out of sorrow.” — Sylvia Plath

“I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.” ― Edna St. Vincent Millay

“Real relationships are the product of time spent, which is why so many of us have so few of them.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough

“I used to think you were the best thing that happened, but now I think you might maybe be the worst thing.” — Silver Linings Playbook

“When we face pain in relationships our first response is often to sever bonds rather than to maintain commitment.” ― bell hooks

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

“When what you hear and what you see don’t match, trust your eyes.” ― Dale Renton

“What if you find your soul mate… at the wrong time?” — Lauren Kate

“The saddest thing about love is that not only that it cannot last forever, but that heartbreak is soon forgotten.” — William Faulkner

“How much longer can I howl into this wind? For how much longer can I cry like this? A thousand wasted hours a day just to feel my heart for a second. A thousand hours just thrown away just to feel my heart for a second.” — The Cure

“You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, who had ever been alive.” — James Baldwin

“Though you don’t call anymore, I sit and wait in vain.” — Aretha Franklin

“It is strange how often a heart must be broken before the years can make it wise.” — Sara Teasdale

“If you’ve got to my age, you’ve probably had your heart broken many times. So it’s not that difficult to unpack a bit of grief from some little corner of your heart and cry over it.” — Emma Thompson

“Nothing in this world was more difficult than love.” ― Gabriel García Márquez

“A divorce is like an amputation: You survive it, but there’s less of you.” — Margaret Atwood

“Happiness is the china shop; love is the bull.” — H. L. Mencken

“When we lose one we love, our bitterest tears are called forth by the memory of hours when we loved not enough.” — Maurice Maeterlinck

“If you have to force it, it’s not for you. Love should come with ease, freedom and space to expand.” — Alex Elle

“Moving on is easy. It’s staying moved on that’s trickier.” ― Katerina Stoykova Klemer

“How do you trust your feelings when they can just disappear like that?” — Blue Valentine

“I think you are wrong to want a heart. It makes most people unhappy. If you only knew it, you are in luck not to have a heart.” ― L. Frank Baum

“Memories are wonderful things, if you don’t have to deal with the past.” — Before Sunset

“If only I’d thought of the right words, I could have held onto your heart. If only I’d thought of the right words, I wouldn’t be breaking apart all my pictures of you.” — The Cure

“It would be a privilege to have my heart broken by you.” — John Green

“Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.” — Thomas Moore

“Right now, everything is great, everyone is happy, everyone is in love, and that is wonderful. But you gotta know that sooner or later you’re gonna be screaming at each other about who’s gonna get this dish.” — When Harry Met Sally

“’Because you aren’t just someone I loved back then. You were my best friend, my best self, and I can’t imagine giving that up again.’ He hesitated searching for the right words. ‘You might not understand, but I gave you the best of me, and after you left, nothing was ever the same.’” — Nicholas Sparks

“No matter how cleverly we might shelter it, our delicate friendship wasn’t going to last forever. We were bound to reach a dead end. That was painfully clear.” ― Haruki Murakami

“I know happy couples…but I think they lie to each other.” — Before Sunrise

“And I know it’s long gone and there was nothing else I could do, and I forget about you long enough to forget why I needed to.” — Taylor Swift

“’Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.” — Alfred Lord Tennyso

“Love is like a faucet, it turns off and on.” — Billie Holiday

“With the whole world crumbling, we pick this time to fall in love.” — Casablanca

Sad Quotes About Love To Lighten Your Mood

Heart break could really make you feel down and depressed but what other way to brace up and lighten your mood if not these perfect sad quotes about love.

“Our greatest joy and our greatest pain come in our relationships with others.”

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

“It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love.”

“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

“It’s amazing how someone can break your heart and you can still love them with all the little pieces.” Ella Harper

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

“When you think you’re first falling in love, just then you realize you’re falling out of love.” David Grayson

“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

“Falling in love is like holding a candle. Initially it lightens up the world around you. Then it starts melting and hurts you. Finally it goes off and everything is darker than ever and all you are left with is the…BURN!” Syed Arshad

“I wonder if I could take back every ‘I love you’ ever said to you, would I do it?” Faraaz Kazi

“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.” Anaïs Nin

“The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keep out the joy” Jim Rohn

“Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.”

“It hurts to leave a light on for nobody.” Graham Foust

“Breathing is hard. When you cry so much, it makes you realize that breathing is hard.” David Levithan

“He taught me how to love, but not how to stop.”

“You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.” Jonathan Safran Foer

“It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses.” George Eliot

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

“Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.” Khalil Gibran

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”

“Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.” Charlie Brown

Sad Quotes About Love For Him

“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.”

“Pleasure of love lasts but a moment. Pain of love lasts a lifetime.”

“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.”

“There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.”

“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.”

“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.”

“Any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us weep.”

“As the light begins to intensify, so does my misery, and I wonder how it is possible to hurt so much when nothing is wrong.”

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

“When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.”

“A guitar can be so human, so sorrowful, so angry, and I wanted to figure out how to achieve that vibe without having to actually use guitars, because ‘Badlands’ is a very futuristic record – and making it that in an era of futuristic music is a really hard thing to do!”

“You hurt me over and over but I keep coming back to feel the warmth of your love. Because even when you cause me pain, you are worth it!”

“It hurts to love you, but I can never get enough of loving you. With eyes full of tears, I will keep waiting for you.”

“It’s hard to pretend you love someone when you don’t, but it’s harder to pretend that you don’t love someone when you really do.”

“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.”

“A million words wouldn’t bring you back, I know because I tried. Neither would a million tears, I know because I’ve cried.”

“These tears that I cry may mean nothing to anyone anymore but I still manage to overcome all those sad sorrows that lay beneath my skin.”

“Sometimes it’s better to move forward someone away not because you have stopped loving that someone… But because you have to shield yourself from PAIN..”

Sad Quotes About Love For Her

“Love is like an ice cube; the harder you hold on to it, the faster it will disappear all you’ll have in your hand will be tears of crushed love.”

“Falling in love with you was like holding a candle. At first, it lit up the world around me. Then it started melting and hurting. In the end, it went off and everything is now darker than ever and all I am left with is the… Burn!”

“A break up is like a broken mirror. It is better to leave it broken than to hurt yourself trying to put it back together.”

“Thousands of happiness can’t remove one pain in the heart. But one pain can remove thousands of happiness in the heart.”

“No matter how hard I try to make you happy in the end It’s never good enough because I always end up hurting.”

“When I realized we will not be together, the pain and sorrow flooded my heart and I am drowning still.”

“I think I hurt myself trying to mend our broken relationship. Now I just wish us all the very best for the future with sadness and happiness both in my heart.”

“You never understood my love. But that did not stop me from loving you.”

“I know you never felt the same as I did. But I still love you and will always love you, no matter what. Because that’s what makes me live on!”

“You are that angel who came into my life and changed everything. Today, you are gone. But my love for you shall endure forever.”

“I will always love you, my dear lady, because you are my heart and life. I miss you every moment and will be missing you forever.”

“Part of my heart will always belong to you. Please know that you will always have my love and support for sure, even though you broke my heart into pieces.”

“If you are happy to hurt me over and over, I will be happy to be hurt, my dear sweetheart. Because I still love you, beautiful.”

“You promised to take care of me but you hurt me; you promised me joy but you gave me tears; you promised me your Love but you gave me Pain”

“I cannot force you to love me, and you cannot force me to stop loving you. Please keep my broken heart in your purse.”

“I Do not want to be the cause of ruining your eyeliner, but I wish I could be more reason to make you smile. Have my best wishes and love for your new journey.”

“I miss your smile everyday. I hope you are smiling wherever you are.”

“I wish you stayed, but I guess it’s too late!”

“I will cry you an ocean but do not want you to be drowned in sorrow. I always wish good things for the girl I have loved. I still do.”

“You’re the first person who broke my heart. For the rest of my life, you will always be the one who hurt me the most. Don’t forget that”

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the saddest quote about Love?
  • “Falling in love is like holding a candle. Initially it lightens up the world around you. Then it starts melting and hurt you.”

  • What hurts the most in Love quotes?
  • Love hurt quotes:

    • “So it’s true, when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love.” …“Maybe I was destined to forever fall in love with people I couldn’t have. …“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. …“I wore your promise on my finger for one year.”

  • Is love a sad feeling?
  • Love itself is not sad but it adds intensity and complexity to sadness: the desire, passion, or craving experienced with love become flavored by the anguish, dejection, and helplessness felt with sadness.

    Final Note

    Being in love can be the happiest times in our lives but if the relationship ends it can be really heartbreaking and sad. Emotional breakdown can seem like a sickness as it affects all areas of our lives.

    It breaches your focus in other life activities because it brings so much sadness. A broken heart not only makes us feel sad but it can also lead to feelings of depression and disappointment but staying in one sided relationship also brings the same feelings.

    You can’t remain that way, And that is why we have gathered these sad love quotes to give you thoughts on love that you can consider and help heal your heart.


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