100 Helpful Sad Relationship Quotes to Heal

Discover the pearl of wisdom that will process your emotions and find comfort in your sadness through our healing sad relationship quotes.

Sad relationships can be some of the most painful experiences we go through in life. Whether it’s the end of a long–term relationship or the betrayal of a friend, the feelings of heartbreak and loss can be overwhelming.

It’s in these moments of sadness and despair that we often turn to the words of others for comfort and support. Our curated selection of sad relationship quotes can provide a powerful outlet for expressing our emotions and finding solace in the experiences of others who have gone through similar situations.

From famous quotes to personal reflections, these words can help us process our feelings and find hope for the future. These quotes come from a variety of sources, from famous authors and poets to everyday people sharing their personal experiences.

Let’s dive in and discover the comfort and inspiration from sad relationship quotes. Allow these words bring hope and positive energy to make you ready for next chapter your love life, a new love, and a new relationship.

Uplifting sad relationship quotes

Get inspired to move on with our selection of powerful and uplifting sad relationship quotes.

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

Life is wonderful, so revel in its beauty. Be all you can be, and let go of the past. It is nothing but shadows.
David Clement–Davies

The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt.
Max Lerner

Uplifting sad relationship quotes

If you are going through hell, keep going.
Winston Churchill

Blessed are the hearts that can bend; they shall never be broken.
Albert Camus

A broken bone can heal, but the wound a word opens can fester forever.
Jessamyn West

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken–winged bird that cannot fly.
Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes quote on sad relationship - Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken–winged bird that cannot fly.

Some things can be fixed. Some things are just too broken.
Susan Vaught

What love we’ve given, we’ll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
Leo Buscaglia

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

Encouregement sad relationship quotes

Don’t waste time trying to break a man’s heart; be satisfied if you can just manage to chip it in a brand new place.
Helen Rowland

When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell

Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option.
Maya Angelou

Encouregement sad relationship quotes

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 witherings, of tarnishings.
Anais Nin

‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson

I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken – and I’d rather remember it as it was at its best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived.
Margaret Mitchell

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

Jim Rohn quote on sad relationship - The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.

Relationships end, but they don’t end your life. But people do often spending more time finding out about failed relationships than finding successful ones.
Steve Martin

You are responsible for your life. You can’t keep blaming somebody else for your dysfunction. Life is really about moving on.
Oprah Winfrey

Sometimes good things fall apart so better things could fall together.
Marilyn Monroe

Hurt sad relationship quotes

The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.
Ernest Hemingway

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

The heart will break, but broken live on.
Lord Byron

Hurt sad relationship quotes

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

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

Broken relationships are a source of heavy heartbreak that seem to affect every family.
Jerry B. Jenkins

No man is rich enough to buy back his past.
Oscar Wilde

Violeta Parra quote on sad relationship - Don't cry when the sun is gone, because the tears won't let you see the stars.

I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken – and I’d rather remember it as it was at its best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived.
Margaret Mitchell

Most things break, including hearts. The lessons of life amount not to wisdom, but to scar tissue and callus.
Wallace Stegner

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

Separate sad relationship quotes

And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
Khalil Gibran

Waiting is so hard. But I’ll spend as much time alone as I have to, if that means getting to spend the rest of my life with you.
Ajay Maurya

It’s not going to be easy. It’s going to be really hard. We’re going to have to work at this everyday. But I want to do that, because I want you.
Nicholas Sparks

I think we dream so we don’t have to be apart for so long. If we’re in each other’s dreams, we can be together all the time.
A.A. Milne

Separation is not the end of love; it creates love.
Nancy Friday

I don’t cry because we’ve been separated by distance, and for a matter of years. Why? Because for as long as we share the same sky and breathe the same air, we’re still together.
Donna Lynn Hope

Relationships are like birds, if you hold tightly they die. If you hold loosely, they fly but if you hold with care, they remain with you forever.
Kanika Pan

If you found that one person who is really worth the sacrifices, pain, and hardships then your efforts will not go to waste.
Anna Agoncillo

Home is not where you are from, it is where you belong. Some of us travel the whole world to find it, others find it in a person.
Beau Taplin

If you truly love something, give it a chance to fail. If it survives, it is going to be stronger than ever.

Breakup sad relationship quotes

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale

Reject your sense of injury, and the injury itself disappears.
Marcus Aurelius

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

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.
James A. Baldwin

Don’t settle for a relationship that won’t let you be yourself.
Oprah Winfrey

Only time can heal your broken heart. Just as only time can heal his broken arms and legs.
Jim Henson

Sadness flies on the wings of the morning, and out of the heart of darkness comes the light.
Jean Giraudoux

Have you ever been hurt and the place tries to heal a bit, and you just pull the scar off of it over and over again.
Rosa Parks

Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.
J. K. Rowling

What is the opposite of two? A lonely me, a lonely you.
Richard Wilbur

Sad relationship quotes short

Heal from a broken heart with our handpicked selection of short sad relationship quotes.

The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected.
Nicholas Sparks

There is no greater sorrow than to recall in misery the time when we were happy.
Dante Alighieri

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

Let’s not forget that the little emotions are the great captains of our lives and we obey them without realizing it.
Vincent Van Gogh

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
William M. Thackeray

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

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

The farewell kiss which resembles greeting, that last glance of love which becomes the sharpest pang of sorrow.
George Eliot

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

I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
Charlie Chaplin

Overcoming sad relationship quotes

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
Gautama Buddha

The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed; The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, Whose charms were broken if revealed.
Charlotte Bronte

You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back. The heart will break… but broken live on.
Barbara De Angelis

The head learns new things, but the heart forever practices old experiences.
Henry Ward Beecher

Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.
Mary Oliver

I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
Marilyn Monroe

The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

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

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

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

Healing sad relationship quotes

Whether you need to cry or find inner strength, our sad relationship quotes offer a range of emotions to help you heal.

If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded.
Maya Angelou

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

It is foolish to tear one’s hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less by baldness.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

Be careful what you set your heart upon – for it will surely be yours.
James A. Baldwin

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

Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
Haruki Murakami

There is a time for departure even when there’s no certain place to go.
Tennessee Williams

There is no remedy for love but to love more.
Henry David Thoreau

Better to have loved and lost than to live with regret.
Big Pun

Quotes about sad relationship

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

When someone leaves, it’s because someone else is about to arrive.
Paulo Coelho

Breakups can be sad, but sometimes tears are the price we pay for a freedom we need.
Steve Maraboli

Let it hurt. Let it bleed. Let it heal. And let it go.
Nikita Gill

Let no one who loves be called altogether unhappy. Even love unreturned has its rainbow.
J.M. Barrie

A deadness occurs in relationships when people are no longer willing to tell each other how they really feel.
Shakti Gawain

Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
Marilyn Monroe

You don’t need closure. You just need to give yourself permission to move on.
Steve Harvey

What appears to be the end, is actually a new beginning.

You lose yourself trying to hold on to someone who doesn’t care about losing you.

Encouraging quotes for sad relationship

The reason why the world lacks unity, and lies broken and in heaps, is, because man is disunited with himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.
Warren Buffett

You can’t keep blaming yourself. Just blame yourself once, and move on.
Matt Groening

Don’t be reckless with other peoples hearts. And don’t put up with people that are reckless with yours.
Kurt Vonnegut

My feeling is that there is nothing in life but refraining from hurting others, and comforting those who are sad.
Olive Schreiner

We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all.
Eleanor Roosevelt

They always say the hottest love has the coldest end.

Love can be magic. But magic can sometimes… just be an illusion.

In a full heart there is room for everything, and in an empty heart there is room for nothing.
Antonio Porchia

Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
Robert Browning

Final thoughts

Our overcoming sad relationship quotes can be a source of comfort and inspiration for those going through heartbreak and loss. They offer a powerful outlet for expressing your emotions and finding solace in the experiences of others who have gone through hard times.

While it’s important to allow yourself to feel the pain of heartbreak and loss, reflecting on these quotes can help you find the courage to move forward. So, allow these sad relationship quotes close to your heat and let them to be beacon of hope that bring inspiration you need.

Hope that you have found comfort and inspiration in these sad relationship quotes. If any these quotes resonate with you, feel free to share these quotes with others on their love life journey.

While sad relationships can be some of the most difficult experiences you go through in life, they also offer opportunities for growth and self–discovery. It’s important to allow yourself to feel the pain of heartbreak and loss, but remember that you are also capable of healing and moving forward.

Stay strong, be kind to yourself during this tough time. Remember, you are not alone in your sadness, and there is hope for a brighter future. Take some time to reflect on your experiences, and keep moving forward with fearless and resilience. Rise and shine, face new beginnings with positive mindset!

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