125 Broken Heart Quotes to Express Your Feelings

This collection of broken heart quotes to help express your feelings. It is an emotional state that is experiencing of intense misery, suffering, and sadness.

Who has never experienced a broken heart? For some people, experiencing this feeling is something that may not be recognized before, as it takes time for an emotional or physical loss to be fully recognized.

Heartbreak is a common metaphor used to describe the emotional pain or deep suffering that a person feels. Whether it’s after the loss of a loved one, death, divorce, breakup, physical separation or unrequited love.

Here’s our latest collection of broken heart quotes. With words of wisdom and sayings, find out more about what that feeling is. Scroll down.

You broke my heart quotes

But my world fell apart, and all they could do, the whole universe, was to silently move on. — Khadija Rupa

I thought that I’d been been hurt before but no one’s ever left me quite this sore. Your words cut deeper than a knife. Now I need someone to breathe me back to life. — Shawn Mendes

Oh you broke my heart. I told you I was weak for love, but then you went around, and did what you wanted to do, and now I’m crying. — Miley Cyrus

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I wanted to hold you until you weren’t falling apart anymore, and I wanted to be the stitches that helped you heal, but I knew that I’d just infect your wounds further, so I couldn’t stay. — K. Weikel

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. I miss you like hell. — Edna St. Vincent Millay

No one can love you more than yourself, don’t be like a fool enticed with sweet wine and words. He was left burned into aches. — Daniel Oluwaseun

You want me to act like we’ve never kissed, you want to forget; pretend we’ve never met , and I’ve tried and I’ve tried, but I haven’t yet… You walk by, and I fall to pieces. — Patsy Cline

Tell me the truth boy, am I losing you for good? We used to kiss all night, but now there’s just no use. — Solange

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A broken heart bleeds tears. — Steve Maraboli

Love is like being burned in flames then plunged into icy water. Love leaves scars and broken hearts. Your emotions change from one second to the next. — Clifford Thurlow

Heartbreak quotes about lost

I try to do something positive — I socialise more, But deep down I know the truth. An entire world of people can never replace the one that I’ve lost. — Ranata Suzuki

Even the most beautiful of the stars are taken for granted night after night. — Veronika Jensen

Every poem that I’ve created was yours. I thought they were mine, but they were yours. And I wish I could’ve kept them. And I wish I could’ve kept you. — Juansen Dizon

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We fight it down, and we live it down, or we bear it bravely well, but the best men die of a broken heart for the things they cannot tell. — Henry Lawson

It was hard to open up to the pain of saying goodbye. Especially when it wasn’t a matter of if but a matter of when. But despite the inevitable hurt, I vouched to not only feel the broken hearts but the beating ones, too. — Laura C. Reden

Save me from the love that is unreal… the love that only tries to steal. For love that wants only to abscess, is not love at all, nor is its caress. — Joli Darling

I wish to drown in my pain, alone, just like a moth dancing to its death in the flame! — Nishta Kochar

People may say no one ever died of a broken heart, but when you’re suffering from one, it sure doesn’t feel that way; at least initially. — Paula Heller Garland

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Maybe that’s when the tears first fell, bleeding out through the fissures of his shattered soul. — Luísa Hörlle de Castro

You cannot forget someone you love, You cannot forgive someone you still hate! — Alex Haditaghi

Broken heart quotes when feeling empty

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

And it only hurts when I’m breathing
My heart only breaks when it’s beating
My dreams only die when I’m dreaming
So, I hold my breath to forget. — Shania Twain

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

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You can die of a broken heart — it’s scientific fact — and my heart has been breaking since that very first day we met. I can feel it now, aching deep behind my rib cage the way it does every time we’re together, beating a desperate rhythm: Love me. Love me. Love me. — Abby McDonald

Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn’t it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up. — Neil Gaiman

Since you’ve gone I’ve been lost without a trace. I dream at night, I can only see your face. — The Police

I wish I were a little girl again because skinned knees are easier to fix than a broken heart. — Julia Roberts

You should be thankful for the hurt that cracks your heart. Because somehow it opens your eyes and awakens your mind… — Samiha Totanji

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The broken will always be able to love harder than most. Once you have been in the dark for a long time, you learn to appreciate anything that shines. — Faraaz Kazi

Heartbreak quotes for her about love

For my part, I prefer my heart to be broken. It is so lovely, dawn-kaleidoscopic within the crack. — D.H. Lawrence

You didn’t just cheat on me; you cheated on us. You didn’t just break my heart; you broke our future. — Steve Maraboli

Until this moment, I had not realized that someone could break your heart twice, along the very same fault lines. — Jodi Picoult

Love is hard to find, hard to keep, and hard to forget. — Alysha Speer

That feeling you get when you want to tell some one you love them, and there is no one there.. — Melody Carstairs

I’d loved him innocently, wholly, desperately with my stupid naïve heart. — Cora Reilly

They ignored all of the signs… Pretended not to see the flags… You can break your own heart loving some people. — Steve Maraboli

The greatest tragedy of life is not that men perish, but that they cease to love. — W. Somerset Maugham

Your love is an addiction. It is destroying my life, but I can’t live without it. — Shon Mehta

Sometimes, when one person is missing, the whole world seems depopulated. — Alphonse de Lamartine

Love hurts worse than getting slammed by a -pound linebacker. — Miranda Kenneally

The broken heart. You think you will die, but you keep living, day after day after terrible day. — Charles Dickens

My feet will want to walk to where you are sleeping but I shall go on living. — Pablo Neruda

When your heart is broken, you plant seeds in the cracks and you pray for rain. — Andrea Gibson

To live in a hallucination of being loved is more painful than rejection. — Vinaya Panicker

Broken heart quotes on friendship

I had acquaintances…but then they’d always start trying to get away, like they’d turned over some stone in my personality and found a poisonous snake. — Jason Schmidt

To make real friends you have to put yourself out there. Sometimes people will let you down, but you can’t let that stop you. If you get hurt, you just pick yourself up, dust off your feelings, and try again. — Kristin Hannah

In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

The worst pain in the world goes beyond the physical. Even further beyond any other emotional pain one can feel. It is the betrayal of a friend. — Heather Brewer, Ninth Grade Slays

Friendship is like a glass ornament, once it is broken it can rarely be put back together exactly the same way. — Charles Kingsley

The worst pain in the world goes beyond the physical. Even further beyond any other emotional pain one can feel. It is the betrayal of a friend. — Heather Brewer

No matter how far you take it with your friends, whether you’re fighting with them or you hate them for two months, you just really need them, because they’re the ones who teach you the most about yourself. — Kate Hudson

It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them. — Confucius

The sacrifices of friendship were beautiful in her eyes as long as she was not asked to make them. — Hector Hugh Munro

Make as many friends as you can, but don’t build your life on them alone. It’s an unstable foundation. — Sean Covey

Depression pain broken heart quotes

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

I hate the day, because it lendeth light
To see all things, but not my love to see. — Edmund Spenser

Our emotions pull us in different directions. The stronger the emotion, the greater the pull. Feelings are not always practical, nor do they make any logical sense. That’s just the way it goes. — Lang Leav

He loved me. He loved me, but he doesn’t love me anymore, and it’s not the end of the world. — Jennifer Weiner

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

Throughout my lifetime I’ve left pieces of my heart here and there. And now, there’s almost barely enough to stay alive. But I force a smile, knowing that my ambition far exceeded my talent. — Johnny Depp

A broken heart is what makes life so wonderful five years later, when you see that special guy in an elevator and he is fat and smoking and saying Long time no see. — Phyllis Batelle

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

If we must part for ever,
Give me but one kind word to think upon,
And please myself withal, whilst my heart’s breaking! — Thomas Otway

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

Inspire quotes and saying about broken heart

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

We don’t choose people. Our hearts do. And they’re little saboteurs, always trying to get themselves broken. — Caroline George

The shattering of a heart when being broken is the loudest quiet ever. — Carroll Bryant

The brokenhearted are the bravest among us. They dared to love. — Brené Brown

A tormented mind wants to forget, what a broken heart will always remember. — Anthony Liccione

Lies destroy. But, you don’t have to stay broken forever. — Marjory Sheba

A second chance will never be able to heal the wound of the first one. — Laura Chouette

I see things clear, but when it comes in loving, I’m always blind. — Heather mae buban

Sometimes truth is a kind of love not many hearts can bear. — Laura Chouette

All living things have a heart. And the heart of any living thing can be broken. — Kate DiCamillo

Love begins with a smile, grows with a kiss, and ends with a teardrop. — Saint Augustine

To outlive ones love means to suffer, but to never love means to die. — Laura Chouette

Don’t cry when the sun is gone, because the tears won’t let you see the stars. — Violeta Parra

I’d rather have a broken arm than a broken heart. — Christie Brinkley

Love can’t cure a broken heart, but it can hold the two sides together while they heal. — Karen Hawkin

More broken heart quotes on relationship

When you break up, your whole identity is shattered. It’s like death. — Dennis Quaid

When a love comes to an end, weaklings cry, efficient ones instantly find another love, and the wise already have one in reserve. — Oscar Wildeb

I feel so lonely; and this dark loneliness makes me feel so much pain. — Mitta Xinindlu

Sometimes it lasts in love, but sometimes it hurts instead. — Adele

There is something bleak and barren about a world that is missing the person who knows you best. — Jodi Piccoult

To fall in love is awfully simple, but to fall out of love is simply awful. — Bess Myerson

So it’s true, when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love. — E.A. Bucchianeri

Stab the body and it heals, but injure the heart and the wound lasts a lifetime. — Mineko Iwasaki

I think heartbreak is something you learn to live with as opposed to learn to forget. — Kate Winslet

Back then, in those first days, I was so alone that every day was like eating my own heart. — Junot Diaz

It turns out freedom ain’t nothin’ but missin’ you. Wishin’ I’d realized what I had when you were mine. — Taylor Swift

In another life I would make you stay, so I don’t have to say you were the one that got away. — Katy Perry

I’m really a very happy, contented little person in spite of my broken heart. — L.M. Montgomery

I don’t think anyone can give you advice when you’ve got a broken heart. — Britney Spears

But if you want to leave, you can. I’ll remember you though. I remember everyone that leaves. — Lilo

Words and quotes of broken heart about sorrow

The human heart is the only thing whose worth increases the more it is broken. — Shakieb Orgunwall

Sometimes you have to deprive someone of the pleasure of being with you so that they can realize how much they need you in their lives. — Osayi Osar-Emokpae

Two words. Three vowels. Four consonants. Seven letters. It can either cut you open to the core and leave you in ungodly pain or it can free your soul and lift a tremendous weight off your shoulders. The phrase is: It’s over. — Maggi Richard

I understand it, but I don’t like it. I wish we could all be together like before: best friends, not heartbroken strangers. — Amy Plum

The sorrow we feel when we lose a loved one is the price we pay to have had them in our lives. — Rob Liano

And perhaps there is a limit to the grieving that the human heart can do. As when one adds salt to a tumbler of water, there comes a point where simply no more will be absorbed. — Sarah Waters

Nobody think about that broken heart… life goes on, broken heart never join together but it tries very hard to get joined again. That’s why may be it said ‘Heart is like a mirror, if its broken can never be joined.’ — Shahid Islam

Don’t feel sad over someone who gave up on you, feel sorry for them because they gave up on someone who would have never given up on them. — Frank Ocean

A relationship, I think, is like a shark. You know? It has to constantly move forward or it dies. And I think what we got on our hands is a dead shark. — Alvy Singer

Breakheart quotes about memory

If you cannot hold me in your arms, then hold my memory in high regard. And if I cannot be in your life, then at least let me live in your heart. — Ranata Suzuki

One day you’ll finally see, your biggest mistake was not loving me. — Nishan Panwar

The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it. — Nicholas Sparks

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

You can’t have heartbreak without love. If your heart was really broken, then at least you know you really loved him. — Leila Sales

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

I hated myself for needing him at such times, for craving his strength whenever I felt upset. ― Kathy Reichs

Once you had put the pieces back together, even though you may look intact, you were never quite the same as you’d been before the fall. — Jodi Picoult

This time I wouldn’t forget him, because I couldn’t ever forgive him — for breaking my heart twice. — James Patterson

And it only hurts when I’m breathing. My heart only breaks when it’s beating. My dreams only die when I’m dreaming. So, I hold my breath — to forget. — Shania Twain

Thought-provoking broken heart quotes

You can close your eyes to things you don’t want to see, but you can’t close your heart to things you don’t want to feel. — Johnny Depp

If you love someone, showing them is better than telling them. If you stop loving someone, telling them is better than showing them. — Karen Salmansohn

Don’t cry when the sun is gone because the tears won’t let you see the stars. — Rabindranath Tagore

This time I wouldn’t forget him, because I couldn’t ever forgive him – for breaking my heart twice. — James Patterson

If you cannot hold me in your arms, then hold my memory in high regard.
And if I cannot be in your life, then at least let me live in your heart. — Ranata Suzuki

Don’t you EVER break someone’s heart, because they only have one. Break their bones, they have 206 of those! — Jayy Von Monroe

So here’s the thing with broken hearts. No matter how you try, the pieces never fit the way they did before. — Ariana Arianapoetess

I know that’s what people say—you’ll get over it. I’d say it, too. But I know it’s not true. Oh, you’ll be happy again, never fear. But you won’t forget. Every time you fall in love it will be because something in the man reminds you of him. — Betty Smith

It’s time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I’d much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure. — Ernie Harwell

Missing someone special to you bring tears to your eyes, but remembering all the good times you had brings a smile to your face. — Nishan Panwar

Broken heart quotes about grief

The whole world can become the enemy when you lose what you love. — Kristina McMorris

When one person is missing the whole world seems empty. — Pat Schweibert

I wanted love to conquer all. But love can’t conquer anything. — David Levithan

My heart’s cracking apart all over again because of the way I’ve missed him. — Jolene Perry

So here’s the thing with broken hearts. No matter how you try, the pieces never fit the way they did before. — Arianapoetess

When you have your heart broken for the first time, you gain depth. — Sienna Miller

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

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 heart is heaviest when it’s empty and lightest when it’s full — Helen Scott Taylor

I am hopelessly in love with a memory. An echo from another time, another place. — Michael Faudet

True love is away from all deception. It can survive in the cracks of the broken heart. — Ruchita Bahl

Grief is not as heavy as guilt. But it takes more away from you. — Veronica Roth

Better single than taken for granted. — R.H Sin

The saddest thing is to be a minute to someone when you’ve made them your eternity. — Sanober Kahn

Hearts are breakable. And I think even when you heal, you’re never what you were before. — Cassandra Clare

Heartbreak quotes to say goodbye

Heartbreak is funny to everyone but the heartbroken. — Jeffery Eugenides

I will never love another. Not like I loved you. I just don’t have the love for it again. — Atticus

I thought when love for you died, I should die. Its dead. Alone, most strangely, I live on. — Rupert Brooke

A final comfort that is small, but not cold: The heart is the only broken instrument that works. — T.E. Kalem

When you have your heartbroken for the first time, you gain depth. – Sienna Miller

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

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

Then his heart, now broken into a thousand pieces, slowly began to turn to ice. — Morgan Rhodes

The shattering of a heart when being broken is the loudest quiet ever. — Carrol Bryant

It’s sad but sometimes moving on with the rest of your life starts with goodbye. — Carrie Underwood

Final thought on broken heart quotes

Heartbreak is a difficult moment for anyone. However, remember that you’re not alone in your suffering. Regardless of the cause of your broken heart, you can emerge stronger than ever.

Focus on improving yourself, not getting stuck in past memories, so as to learn positive lessons from every difficult moment in life that you experience.

That’s our collection of broken heart quotes, I hope you are inspired and enjoy this article. Are there any quotes from the list that represent your feelings? Give your opinion in the comments section.

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