Impossible Love Quotes: 100 Most Heartbreaking

Explore our collection of impossible love quotes to capture the struggles and challenges that come with loving someone who is unattainable.

When you love someone, it’s supposed to be easy, natural and effortless. But sometimes, the person you love is just out of reach. Their heart might be with someone else, or they might not be ready for a committed relationship. Whatever the reason, loving someone who doesn’t love you back can be painful.

For anyone who has ever felt the pang of unrequited or lost love, these impossible love quotes will resonate deeply.

Impossible love quotes for her

When you love someone who is unattainable, it can feel like your heart is being ripped out of your chest. The pain of unrequited love can be all-consuming and overwhelming. These impossible love quotes will resonate with anyone who’s ever been in a complicated relationship.

The eternal love is the impossible love. Possible loves begin to die the day they come to fruition.
Eça de Queiros

There is no impossible love, what exists are people incapable of fighting for what they call LOVE!
Viviane Rosa Figueiredo

For some time now I’ve been living an impossible-love-story that breaks my health: I know it doesn’t work at all and I can’t free myself, forget.
Fernando Abreu

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

There is no such thing as impossible love, only people incapable of love.
Masashi Kishimoto

Impossible love quotes for her

They said this was the impossible kind of love. But we were strong enough to fight for this life. I can’t stop this love, no matter what they say I love you.
One Direction

I prefer an impossible love, of those that make us cry than belonging to the group of those who do not believe in love.
Rita Silva

There is a barrier to impossible love, but never to true love.
Rita Maximiano

Now I know what it’s like to love someone. No matter what you do, it’s impossible to escape your feelings. It’s impossible not to love him.
Dong Shan Cai

There is no impossible love, there is only LOVE, the person who said it was impossible never loved, or didn’t have the strength to fight.
Thamiris Fressatti

Impossible love quotes for him

If you’re looking for some guidance or just want to commiserate, read on for the most relatable, painful, and beautiful impossible love quotes:

This is an impossible love, I won’t feel you anymore. But I’ll carry this feeling forever because you made my life feel like paradise.
Carolina Hahmeyer

In fact, there is no impossible love. There is a side of this love that doesn’t fight to make it work! Impossibility only happens in the fear of fighting.
Liviane Cardoso

Love is like that! It goes beyond any limit of human wisdom. There is no impossible love, there is our lack of courage to meet that love, wherever it is.

I prefer the flavour of an impossible love to having to live without the taste of intensity.
Filipe Senra Delgado

The heart was made to be broken.
Oscar Wilde

Impossible love quotes for him

Sometimes the will to fight for an impossible love, the will is down there, but when the person gives you claw everything changes.

At the risk of seeming ridiculous, let me say that the true revolutionary is guided by a great feeling of love. It is impossible to think of a genuine revolutionary lacking this quality.
Che Guevara

Love is not a matter of getting what you want. Quite the contrary. The insistence on always having what you want, on always being satisfied, on always being fulfilled, makes love impossible.
Thomas Merton

In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
Janos Arany

Without you in my arms, I feel an emptiness in my soul. I find myself searching the crowds for your face – I know it’s an impossibility, but I cannot help myself.
Nicholas Sparks

Impossible love quotes

Love is not always easy. Sometimes it’s hard and sometimes it hurts. But even when it’s painful, it’s still the best thing in the world. If you’re looking for a quote that perfectly describes your situation, one of these painfully impossible love quotes is sure to resonate with you.

Your love for me does not exist in the real world. Yes, it is love, I do not deny it. But not every love has a course to run, smooth or otherwise, and this love has no course at all. But that is remote from love and remote from ordinary life. As real people we do not exist for each other.
Iris Murdoch

The birds in the sky can never great the king yet their beauty gives the king to stare at them endlessly, wishing to be with them in the sky.
Auliq Ice

Mouth the shape of a kiss. I question if within you is any magic. You shine, you catch on fire, you disappear.
Lea Malot

I have faith in love, with it I will overcome the impossible.
Jose de Alencar

To dream the impossible dream, to reach the unreachable star!
Joe Darion

Painfully impossible love quotes

I’ll love you even when I can’t, I’ll love you even when I shouldn’t.
Colleen Hoover

When true love is found, it is impossible to lose it.
Phillipe Khrys

Everyone wishes to be loved, but in the event, nearly no one can bear it. Everyone desires love but also finds it impossible to believe that he deserves it.
James A. Baldwin

If you are love with the perfect, prepare to see it swept away. If you are able to dream of the impossible, it just might happen.

Impossible loves may not be eternal, but they are unforgettable.
Argeu Ribeiro

Soulmate impossible love quotes

When you’re in love, it feels like anything and everything is possible. But sometimes, despite all of your best efforts, things just don’t work out the way you want them to. If you’re going through that right now, these impossible love quotes will embrace your emotion:

Just let me keep the last piece of my heart before you tear it all apart.
Lykke Li

To right, the unrightable wrong, to love pure and chaste from a-far, to try when your arms are too weary, to reach the unreachable star.
Jack Jones

It would be impossible to love anyone or anything one knew completely. Love is directed towards what lies hidden in its object.
Paul Valery

Your absence has gone through me like thread through a needle. Everything I do is stitched with its color.
W.S. Merwin

Will you dream of almost impossible loves of romance? I tell him it’s bad, it’s better to be content with reality; if it isn’t brilliant as dreams, it at least has the advantage of existing.
Machado de Assis

Impossible love quotes that will make you cry

The sea loved the moon when she was supposed to love the shore. The moon knew and hence made his intentions known. That she should love the shore who was destined for her.

Never think your love is impossible, never say ‘I don’t believe in love’. Life always surprises us.
Don Quixote

Platonic love is so funny. You love the other even though you know that it’s almost impossible, but it’s this almost that you dream about every night.
Carolina Okazachi

And if your love seems impossible, love anyway, because love is the feeling that moves you, not a situation that defines you.
Patricia Rezende

Who so loves believes the impossible.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Our impossible love quotes

When love is not reciprocated, it can be devastating. These impossible love quotes can express the deep sadness that comes with unrequited love.

I’m not sure if a mental relation with a woman doesn’t make it impossible to love her. To know the mind of a woman is to end in hating her. Love means the pre-cognitive flow…it is the honest state before the apple.
D.H. Lawrence

We left the way one leaves a cherished but impossible love: our hearts heavy with regret but beating with great hope.
Mirta Ojito

You once told me that I make you believe in the impossible. You make me believe in love, which I’d given up on. Thank you for proving to me it’s not just a fairy tale.
Simone Elkeles

There was never proud man thought so absurdly well of himself, as the lover doth of the person loved; and therefore it was well said, That it is impossible to love, and to be wise.
Francis Bacon

Quotes about impossible love

But the bit I liked best was where it said it’s impossible to define love because it takes so many forms and is so complicated.
Aidan Chambers

She had tried to be loved by him; more important, she had tried to keep loving him, but in the end, one was impossible as the other.
Kristin Hannah

Believe in things impossible, love the magic of a place, mystery in a person, passion in a relationship and seek adventures in life. Live the life don’t go through it.
Anubhav Mishra

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

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

Inspirational impossible loves quotes

When you love someone who is unattainable, it can feel like your heart is breaking into a million pieces. But even though the pain is real, you know that the love was worth it. Here are some impossible love quotes that will touch your heart.

What will be more painful, not realizing that it was a great love or realizing that it existed, when it became impossible?
Fulvio Ribeiro

In impossible loves, looks turn into unforgettable kisses!
Nino Carneiro

For the Warrior of Light there is no such thing as an impossible love. He is not intimidated by silence, indifference or rejection. He knows that, behind the mask of ice that people wear, there beats a heart of fire. Without love, he is nothing.
Paulo Coelho

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

Friendship and love are impossible without a mutual vulnerability.
Henri Nouwen

Inspirational impossible loves quotes

Persisting in an impossible love is like walking a path that has no end where you run and run, but you don’t get anywhere.
Rosario Alberto

Look, my dear, fighting for an impossible love, new or old leaves many sequels, it’s even better to suffer the loss at once, than to martyr yourself with a case that will go nowhere…less cruel.
Sonia Solange

Everyone is in love with the impossible; the impossible gives you never ending dreams and hopes.
Philippos Syrigos

Sadness is a wall between two gardens.
Khalil Gibran

Resignation, not mystic, not detached, but resignation open-eyed, conscious, and informed by love, is the only one of our feelings for which it is impossible to become a sham.
Joseph Conrad

The impossible loves quotes

When love is not enough, it can be the most heartbreaking thing in the world. These impossible love quotes will resonate with anyone who has ever experienced this type of pain.

I think of love as a force of nature-as strong as the sun, as necessary, as impersonal, as gigantic, as impossible, as scorching as it is warming, as drought-making as it is life-giving.
Jeanette Winterson

It seems impossible to believe that a girl not yet in her teens could fall in love, but I remember so vividly the moment I first laid eyes on him.
Lucinda Riley

I was tired of playing the child and acting the way many of my friends did – the ones who are afraid that love is impossible without even knowing what love is.
Paulo Coelho

It’s love that enslaves us. It is the play within the play, the stage on which the tragic drama of our human lives unfold.
Justin Cronin

To abandon oneself to principles is really to die – and to die for an impossible love which is the contrary of love.
Albert Camus

The impossible loves quotes

The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
Anita Brookner

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

One day I was asked if I was looking for love, I stopped for a moment and remembered that it is impossible to find love, because love is conquered, not found.
Priscila Angelica

The impossible loves, these I’ve already given up on going after. The intention now is to fight for something more reciprocal, and the possibilities are much more likely.
Fabricio Veiga

Love can sometimes achieve the impossible.
Nicholas Sparks

Deep impossible love quotes

Star-crossed lovers are those who are destined to be together but never can be. These lovers often face tragedy and must part ways, never to see each other again. Here are some impossible love quotes for star-crossed lovers:

Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.
William Shakespeare

There is a terrible blindness in the love that wants only to accommodate. It’s not only to do with omissions and half-truths. It implants a lack of being in the speaker and robs the self of an identity without which it is impossible for one to grow close to another.
Alexander Theroux

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

It is impossible to live without love. You must have the feeling of being loved.
Mireille Mathieu

Love finds you when you least expect it. Under seemingly impossible circumstances, but it was there. Young and blooming still. Unwavering and constant. Love truly did conquer all. Love required trust, unconditional faith in the face of adversity.
Maya Banks

Deep impossible love quotes

We must be lovers, and at once the impossible becomes possible.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Maybe I was destined to forever fall in love with people I couldn’t have. Waiting to make me feel the same impossibility over and over again.
Carol Rifka Brunt

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

Some people are like singularities. Get close enough and you will be uncontrollably consumed in an infinite attraction and will cease to exist apart from them.
J.S.B. Morse

Relationship impossible love quotes

Love is one of the most beautiful things in life. But it can also be one of the most heartbreaking and frustrating experiences. These heart-wrenching impossible love quotes capture the intense emotions that come with loving someone who you can’t have.

They say it’s impossible to find love without losing your mind. But for those who have strong thoughts, the impossible is just a matter of opinion, and that’s what crazy people know. Only crazy people know.
Charlie Brown Jr.

Only love can heal the wounds of the past. However, the intensity of our woundedness often leads to a closing of the heart, making it impossible for us to give or receive the love that is given to us.
Bell Hooks

It was like being in love with the sun: brilliant and intoxicating to be near, but impossible to keep to oneself.
Alma Katsu

I’m a lone wolf who loves moonlight even though I know this is an impossible love.
Wesley Araujo

There is no impossible love, there are only loves difficult to conquer.
Ana Carolina

They were like parallel lines, impossible love. She in love with him and he in love with another.
Raquel Micaela

I don’t regret having tried to be happy, even if it was with our impossible love!
Thais Araújo

There is no impossible love when there is a willingness to love.
Leillane Soares

There is no impossible love if the heartbeat of the one who loves is stronger than the noise of the nonconformists.
Gil Campos

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

Impossible love quotes and sayings

These impossible love quotes encapsulate what it feels like to desire somebody even though you know the relationship will never work out.

My only love sprung from my only hate! Too early seen unknown, and known too late! Prodigious birth of love it is to me, that I must love a loathed enemy.
William Shakespeare

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

Love is an untamed force. When we try to control it, it destroys us. When we try to imprison it, it enslaves us. When we try to understand it, it leaves us feeling lost and confused.
Paulo Coelho

The piece of you that loves a part of me tries its best to hold onto the rest, but my heart is a thousand-piece puzzle of a faraway galaxy, deep purple, colors blending together and impossible to place.
Kris Kidd

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

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

If he be married, my grave is like to be my wedding bed.
William Shakespeare

You can’t buy love, but you can pay heavily for it.
Henny Youngman

And in the end, I said you would love me. We’re in the end and there’s only one of us here.
Dominic Riccitello

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

Final thought

These impossible love quotes show that love is not always easy. Sometimes it is hard to find, and sometimes it is hard to keep. But, in the end, love is always worth it. Whether you’re in the midst of a whirlwind romance or long-term relationship, these impossible love quotes are sure to resonate.

Did you enjoy our collection of impossible love quotes? Which one that resonate with you the most? Would you like to add another one here? Write your thought in the comment section!

If you’re looking for a little inspiration, these impossible love quotes are sure to help. So, share them with your friends and loved ones and let them know that even when love is hard, it’s still worth fighting for.

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