260 Sad Love Quotes That Will Help You to Move On

Allow these sad love quotes to remind you that the possibility of starting over and growth lies behind every painful love experience.

Life isn’t always as sweet as honey.

There are also heartbreaking pages of lovesickness and pain.

Sadness is a natural part of life, but it also teaches us some valuable lessons.

If you have a broken heart, read our collection of uplifting sad love quotes that will help ease the pain.

Also, you can use these quotes as motivation to fall in love again.

See the entire list below.

And don’t forget to check out these short love quotes and breakup quotes.

Best Sad Love Quotes

1. “It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love.” – Miguel de Unamuno

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

3. “Our greatest joy and our greatest pain come in our relationships with others.” – Stephen R. Covey

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

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

6. “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

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

8. “Sometimes, good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” – Marilyn Monroe

9. “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

10. “The heart will break, but broken lives on.” – Lord Byron

11. “Only time can heal your broken heart. Just as only time can heal his broken arms and legs.” – Miss Piggy

12. “It’s hard asking someone with a broken heart to fall in love again.” – Eric Kripke

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

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

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

Also read: True Love Quotes

Quotes to Inspire You to Try Again Despite the Sad Love You Experienced

16. “The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.” – G.K. Chesterton

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

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

19. “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

20. “Every time your heart is broken, a doorway cracks open to a world full of new beginnings, new opportunities.” – Patti Roberts

21. “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

22. “Let go. Why do you cling to pain? There is nothing you can do about the wrongs of yesterday. It is not yours to judge. Why hold on to the very thing which keeps you from hope and love?” – Leo Buscaglia

23. “We have to hurt in order to know, fall in order to grow, lose in order to gain because all of life’s lessons are taught through pain.” – Anonymous

24. “Love is never supposed to hurt. Love is supposed to heal, to be your haven from misery, to make living worthwhile.” – Mia Asher

25. “With time, the pain eases, the body recovers, and the brain figures out new ways to go on.” – Federico Chini

26. “Sometimes, it takes a heartbreak to shake us awake and help us see we are worth so much more than we’re settling for.” – Mandy Hale

27. “Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart.” – José N. Harris

28. “Rather than crying and craving for those who left our path during dark moments of our life, let’s spend some time to thank those who stood and helped us to pass those dark paths.” – Nehali Lalwani

29. “Never lose yourself while trying to hold on to someone who doesn’t care about losing you.” – Anonymous

30. “I wish I could hurt you the way you hurt me. But I know that if I had the chance, I wouldn’t do it.” – Anonymous

Also read: Jealousy Quotes, Missing You Quotes

Quotes About How Painful and Sad Love Can Be

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

32. “The heart was made to be broken.” – Oscar Wilde

33. “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

34. “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

35. “Love is the most beautiful of dreams and the worst of nightmares.” – Aman Jassal

36. “Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” – Kahlil Gibran

37. “Love is hard to find, hard to keep, and hard to forget.” – Alysha Speer

38. “Sometimes, you don’t realize how much you care for someone until they stop caring for you.” – Anonymous

39. “A broken heart in real life isn’t half as dreadful as it is in books. It takes spells of aching and gives you a sleepless night now and then, but between times, it lets you enjoy life and dreams as if there were nothing the matter with it.” – L.M. Montgomery

40. “The worst feeling in the world is knowing you’ve done everything you can to show someone you love them, and yet they still choose someone else over you.” – Bernajoy Vaal

41. “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

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

43. “The flame of love is now just a cold loneliness.” – Uniek Swain

44. “The way to my heart was shattered when you left me, but I was glad because your memories were invulnerable, locked inside my heart.” – Anmol Rawat

45. “The worst feeling is to be ignored once, then twice, then again and again by someone you consider precious.” – Betsy Kenton

Also read: Broken Heart Quotes

Uplifting Quotes to Wipe Away Your Sad Love Memories

46. “The cure for a broken heart is simple, my lady. A hot bath and a good night’s sleep.” – Margaret George

47. “Heaven doesn’t ignore cries of a broken heart.” – Toba Beta

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

49. “Sadness flies away on the wings of time.” – Jean de La Fontaine

50. “Some days are just bad days, that’s all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day is going to be a good day, that’s just the way it is!” – Dita Von Teese

51. “Sad things happen. They do. But we don’t need to live sad forever.” – Mattie Stepanek

52. “Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts.” – Paramahansa Yogananda

53. “Missing someone special to you brings tears to your eyes, but remembering all the good times you had brings a smile to your face.” – Nishan Panwar

54. “When you are standing in a forest of sorrow, you cannot imagine that you could ever find your way to a better place. But if someone can assure you that they themselves have stood in that same place, and now have moved on, sometimes this will bring hope.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

55. “When people can walk away from you: let them walk.” – T. D. Jakes

56. “A heartbreak is a blessing from God. It’s just his way of letting you realize he saved you from the wrong one.” – Anonymous

57. “First, accept sadness. Realize that without losing, winning isn’t so great.” – Alyssa Milano

58. “Don’t let your happiness depend on something you may lose.” – C.S Lewis

59. “Never lie to someone who trusts you, and never trust someone who lies to you.” – Anonymous

60. “It’s the love that goes through the hardest trials and survives that’s worth having.” – Katie Ashley

Emotional Sad Love Quotes

61. “A broken heart bleeds tears.” – Steve Maraboli

62. “Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.” – Leonardo da Vinci

63. “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

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

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

66. “Yes, I understand why things had to happen this way. I understand his reason for causing me pain. But mere understanding does not chase away the hurt. It does not call upon the sun when dark clouds have loomed over me. Let the rain come then if it must come! And let it wash away the dust that hurt my eyes!” – Jocelyn Soriano

67. “Must I go bound while you go free, must I love a man who doesn’t love me, must I be born with so little art, as to love a man who’ll break my heart?” – Cassandra Clare

68. “I miss you in waves and tonight I’m drowning. You left me fending for my life and it feels like you’re the only one who can bring me back to the shore alive.” – Denice Envall

69. “I cannot eat, I cannot drink; the pleasures of youth and love are fled away: there was a good time once, but now that is gone, and life is no longer life.” – Plato 

70. “One day, you’re going to remember me and how much I loved you—then you’re gonna hate yourself for letting me go.” – Aubrey Drake Graham

71. “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

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

73. “He was acting like our kiss had broken him, and his reaction was breaking me.” – Shannon A. Thompson

74. “However much you wanted someone to want you, there was nothing you could do to make it happen. Whatever you did for them, whatever you gave them, whatever you let them take, it could never be enough. Never enough to be sure. Never enough to satisfy them. Never enough to stop them from walking away. Never enough to make them love you.” – Manna Francis

75. “You make me feel like a firefly. Trapped in a bell jar; starved for love.” – Ayushee Ghoshal

Insightful Sad Love Quotes Packed With Realities About Relationships and Life

76. “You meet everyone twice in this life, when they come and when they go.” – C.C Aurel

77. “Nothing is worse than when someone who’s supposed to love you just leaves.” – Ava Dellaira

78. “You can never control who you fall in love with, even when you’re in the most sad, confused time of your life. You don’t fall in love with people because they’re fun. It just happens.” – Kirsten Dunst

79. “It’s sad to know I’m done. But looking back, I’ve got a lot of great memories.” – Bonnie Blair

80. “The worst feeling is not being lonely. It’s when someone makes you feel special, then suddenly leaves you and you have to pretend you don’t mind at all.” – Nishan Panwar

81. “It’s sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.” – Henry Rollins

82. “I just wanted to tell you that I understand if you go. It’s okay if you have to leave us. It’s okay if you want to stop fighting.” – Gayle Forman

83. “It still hurts that you’re doing completely okay, without me.” – Anonymous

84. “A million words would not bring you back, I know because I tried, neither would a million tears, I know because I cried.” – Anonymous

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

86. “You know, I’ll be loving you still. The nights are lonely, the days are so sad and I just keep thinking about the love that we had. And I’m missing you and nobody knows it but me.” – Shayne Ward

87. “I wish I could give you my pain just for one moment so you can understand how much you hurt me.” – Mohsen El-Guindy

88. “How could an angel break my heart? Why didn’t he catch my falling star? I wish I didn’t wish so hard. Maybe I wished our love apart.” – Tony Braxton

89. “The sweetest part of being a couple is sharing your life with someone else. But my life, evidently, had not been good enough to share.” – Charlaine Harris

90. “Losing someone hurts but if you truly love them you should let them go, one day you’ll be reunited.” – Anonymous

Sad Love Quotes to Widen Your Worldview

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

92. “Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.” – Richard Puz

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

94. “Love that remains longest in your heart is the one that is not returned.” – Anonymous

95. “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

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

97. “The hottest love has the coldest end.” – Socrates

98. “Love can sometimes be magic—but magic can sometimes—just be an illusion.” – Javan

99. “There is nothing in the world so wonderful as to love and be loved; there is nothing so devastating as love lost.” – Anonymous

100. “Love is ironic. Only when you hurt someone, they realize they truly love you. We shall always fall in love with the people who break our hearts.” – Anonymous

101. “Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; and every little absence is an age.” – John Dryden

102. “There is a distinct, awful pain that comes with loving someone more than they love you.” – Steve Maraboli

103. “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.” – Merle Shan

104. “When speaking of lost love, time may heal all wounds, but there will always be scars.” – Anonymous

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

Heartbreaking Quotes That Talk About Sad Love Experiences

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

107. “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

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

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

110. “There is a time for departure, even when there’s no certain place to go.” – Tennessee Williams

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

112. “You ruin your love because you don’t think you deserve anything good.” – Warsan Shire

113. “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

114. “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

115. “You are supposed to dry my tears, not ‘cause them.” – Anonymous

116. “Just because we can’t be together doesn’t mean I don’t love you.” – Cecily von Ziegesar

117. “I’ll love you even when I can’t. I’ll love you even when I shouldn’t.” – Colleen Hoover

118. “A sad thing in life is that sometimes you meet someone who means a lot to you only to find out in the end that it was never bound to be and you just have to let go.” – Anonymous

119. “I felt her absence. It was like waking up one day with no teeth in your mouth. You wouldn’t need to run to the mirror to know they were gone.” – James Dashner

120. “Hearts are breakable. Even when you heal, you’re never what you were before.” – Cassandra Clare

Quotes About Sad Love That Everyone Can Relate To

121. “People love each other for many reasons, not all of them good. They love each other because it’s easy. Or because they’re used to it. Or because they’ve given up. Or because they’re scared.” – Nathan Hill

122. “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.” – Tabitha Suzuma

123. “I wore your promise on my finger for one year. I’ll wear your name on my heart till I die. Because you were my boy, you were my only boy forever.” – Coco J. Ginger

124. “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

125. “Love lies in those unsent drafts in your mailbox. Sometimes, you wonder whether things would have been different if you’d clicked ‘send.’” – Faraaz Kazi

126. “The hardest thing is to hurt yourself for the sake of others’ happiness.” – Anonymous

127. “If a man wants you, nothing can keep him away. If he doesn’t want you, nothing can make him stay.” – Anonymous

128. “I’m so in love with you but I’m getting used to the fact that I’ll never be good enough for you.” – Anonymous

129. “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.” – Anonymous

130. “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.” – Anonymous

131. “I will wait till the day I can forget you or the day you realize you can’t forget me.” – Anonymous

132. “Yeah, I miss you. I miss you. I miss having you to talk to whenever I wanted. But I know I have to move on because this is pointless.” – Anonymous

133. “I’m technically single but my heart is taken by someone I can’t call my own.” – Anonymous

134. “Trying to forget someone you love is like trying to remember someone you never met.” – Anonymous

135. “Loving you was like going to war; I never came back the same.” – Anonymous

Deep and Meaningful Sad Love Quotes 

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

137. “Sharp are the arrows of a broken heart.” – Cassandra Clare

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

139. “The clouds wept when my heart sang a song of sorrow.” – Sonya Watson

140. “Let your tears come. Let them water your soul.” – Eileen Mayhew

141. “I was born when you kissed me. I died when you left me. I lived a few weeks while you loved me.” – Humphrey Bogart

142. “Envy hurts exponentially more than heartbreak because your soul was torn in two, half soaring with happiness for another person, half mired in a well of self-pity and pain.” – Diana Peterfreund

143. “People who have lost relationships often wonder why they can’t just let it be ‘water under the bridge.’ It is water under the bridge—the trouble is we do not live on the bridge but in the river of life with its many twists and turns.” – Santiz Grant Fairley

144. “You don’t die from a broken heart. You only wish you did.” – Anonymous

145. “A heart doesn’t have to stop beating to be dead.” – Anonymous

146. “That feeling you get in your stomach when your heart’s broken. It’s like all the butterflies just died.” – Anonymous

147. “You flew off with the wings of my heart and left me flightless.” – Terri Guillemets

148. “You’re like the ocean and I’m so desperate to drown.” – Anonymous

149. “She was waiting for sadness to kill her.” – Anonymous

150. “A broken heart loves better than one that has never been hurt.” – Anonymous

Sad Love Quotes You’ll Be Able to Agree With

151. “To live in this world you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and when the time comes to let it go, to let it go.” – Mary Oliver

152. “Sometimes, you need to run away just to see who will come after you.” – Lisa Page Brooks

153. “This is what it felt like to have a broken heart. It felt less like a cracking down the middle and more like she had swallowed it whole and it sat bruised and bleeding in the pit of her stomach.” – Wendy Wunder

154. “A broken heart is what changes people.” – Anonymous

155. “Life would be so much easier if we only fell in love with people that would love us back.” – Anonymous

156. “Goodbyes will always hurt, pictures will never replace having been there, memories good or bad will bring tears and words can never replace feelings.” – Anonymous

157. “I’d rather have a broken arm than a broken heart.” – Christie Brinkley

158. “Even if I fall in love again with someone new, it could never be the way I loved you.” – Anonymous

159. “A broken heart is the worst. It’s like having broken ribs. Nobody can see it but the pain is unbearable every time you breathe.” – Anonymous

160. “I try to make people feel loved and wanted because I know what it’s like to not feel loved and wanted.” – Anonymous

161. “Don’t feel sad when someone gives up on you. Feel sorry for them because they gave up on someone who never would have given up on them.” – Anonymous

162. “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

163. “Moving on is simple; it’s what you leave behind that makes it so difficult.” – Anonymous

164. “You know you love someone when you can’t hate them for breaking your heart.” – Anonymous

165. “Sadly, the only way some people will learn to appreciate you is by losing you.” – Anonymous

Quotes About the Sad Part of Love and Relationships That Will Make You Cry

166. “How do you tell someone that the reason you’re sad is that you love them?” – Anonymous

167. “The worst feeling in the world is when you can’t love anyone else because your heart still belongs to the one who broke it.” – Anonymous

168. “Love doesn’t hurt; loving the wrong person does.” – Anonymous

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

170. “I can’t even look at you anymore, all I see is this stranger that once meant everything to me.” – Anonymous

171. “You made me feel that you really liked me. And then you just left l, just like it was nothing.” – Anonymous

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

173. “The only thing I learned from love is the power it gives someone to crush you.” – Anonymous

174. “Sometimes I feel like nobody likes me, nobody wants me, nobody needs me, and nobody cares.” – Anonymous

175. “I miss the time when you just wanted to spend every second of your life with me.” – Anonymous

176. “A person that truly loves you will never let you go, no matter how hard the situation is.” – Anonymous

177. “Are you afraid to fall in love? I’m afraid of being the only one who falls.” – Anonymous

178. “You stopped saying good morning, you stopped saying goodnight, that’s when I knew I had lost you.” – Anonymous

179. “We started with a simple hello but ended with a complicated goodbye.” – Anonymous

180. “I never knew I could feel so much pain and yet be so in love with the person causing it.” – Anonymous

Instagrammable Sad Love Quotes That You Can Use as Captions

181. “Sometimes, when one person is missing, the whole world seems depopulated.” – Lamartine

182. “I fixed you; you broke me.” – Anonymous

183. “You broke my heart, but I still love you with all the pieces.” – Anonymous

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

185. “It is better to be alone than being with someone who makes you feel alone.” – Anonymous

186. “Not all wounds are visible.” – Anonymous

187. “Our love is my regret.” – Anonymous 

188. “If you love me, let me know. If you don’t, please let me go.” – Anonymous

189. “Late at night my soul aches for you.” – Anonymous

190. “I have to stop falling in love with memories.” – Anonymous

191. “And the more you care, the more you have to lose.” – Anonymous

192. “Love begins with a smile, grows with a kiss, and ends with a teardrop.” – Saint Augustine

193. “The saddest thing in the world is loving someone who used to love you.” – Anonymous

194. “I’m sorry I was not good enough. But I tried to be.” – Anonymous

195. “If you never get your heartbroken, you’ll never learn to love!” – Anonymous

Sad Love Quotes That Will Bring About Different Emotions

196. “You rushed to love me, then you rushed to leave.” – Anonymous

197. “I’m not brave anymore, darling. I’m all broken, they’ve broken me.” – Anonymous

198. “Watch my face as I pretend to feel no pain.” – Anonymous

199. “She’s broken because she believed.” – Anonymous

200. “I want you but you don’t want me and that’s a feeling I won’t ever forget.” – Anonymous

201. “We live in a world full of broken hearts and judgemental hypocrites.” – Anonymous

202. “We are here sad, lost, and empty.” – Anonymous

203. “He was my pain killer and I was addicted to him. Now, I’m in a constant state of withdrawal.” – Anonymous

204. “Don’t kill yourself over a boy, he’ll bring another girl to your funeral.” – Anonymous

205. “Being replaced. I swear, that shit hurts more than a breakup.” – Anonymous

206. “Everybody is going to hurt you; you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.” – Anonymous

207. “My mistake was making you a priority when I was your second choice.” – Anonymous

208. “I only miss you when I’m breathing.” – Anonymous

209. “It only hurts, if you care.” – Anonymous

210. “It’s sad how someone can go from being the reason you wake up smiling to the reason you cry yourself to sleep.” – Anonymous

Sad Love Quotes That Will Make You Think of Him or Her

211. “The only relationship goal I want is for you not to leave when times get rough.” – Anonymous

212. “I will always care for you even if we’re far, far away from each other.” – Anonymous

213. “He is not a lover who does not love forever.” – Euripides

214. “Do not run into arms that are not ready to hold you.” – Anonymous

215. “I write you a letter that begins with I love you and ends with I love you and somewhere in the middle is one goodbye for every hurt.” – Patricia Smith

216. “When you care for someone more than they deserve, you get hurt more than you deserve.” – Anonymous

217. “You deserve a relationship where both sides never stop trying.” – Anonymous

218. “It sucks when you know that you need to let go, but you can’t because you’re still waiting for the impossible to happen.” – Anonymous

219. “It’s hard to forget someone who gave you so much to remember.” – Anonymous

220. “Our hearts still ache in sadness and secret tears still flow. What it meant to lose you, no one will ever know.” – Anonymous

221. “It hurts to breathe because every breath I take proves I can’t live without you.” – Anonymous

222. “We just became strangers who knew each other too well.” – Anonymous

223. “I wish that you were here or I were there or we were together anywhere.” – Anonymous

224. “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.” – Anonymous

225. “The saddest part in life is saying goodbye to someone you wish to spend your lifetime with.” – Anonymous

Sad Love Quotes to Make You Reflect

226. “Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not, and oftentimes we call a man cold when he is only sad.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

227. “True pain is when you look into the eyes of someone you love and they look away.” – Anonymous

228. “Because you can never go from going out to being friends, just like that. It’s a lie. It’s just something that people say they’ll do to take the permanence out of a breakup.” – Sarah Dessen

229. “One of the most difficult tasks in life is removing someone from your heart.” – Anonymous

230. “Loving someone who doesn’t love you back is like hugging a cactus; the tighter you hold on, the more it hurts.” – Anonymous

231. “Take me to the time when things were fine, it’s all broken now.” – Anonymous

232. “You left without a reason, so please don’t come back with an excuse.” – Anonymous

233. “A flower knows when its butterfly will return, and if the moon walks out, the sky will understand; but now it hurts, to watch you leave so soon when I don’t know if you will ever come back.” – Sanober Khan

234. “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.” – Anonymous

235. “She didn’t leave you for making too many mistakes, she left because you made the same mistake too.” – Anonymous

236. “If a relationship is to evolve, it must go through a series of endings.” – Lisa Moriyama

237. “I hate to see the one I love happy with somebody, but I surely hate it more to see the one I love unhappy with me.” – Anonymous

238. “The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe

239. “Love is the hardest habit to break, and the most difficult to satisfy.” – Drew Barrymore

240. “Someone can walk into your life and it is not until after they walk out that you realize that they were even there.” – Anonymous

Interesting Sad Love Quotes That You’ll Want to Read to Feel Better

241. “God is closest to those with broken hearts.” – Anonymous

242. “If you love someone, tell them because hearts are often broken by words left unspoken.” – Anonymous

243. “It hurts when your heart is being broken while his heart is being fixed by someone else.” – Anonymous

244. “Breakups aren’t always meant for makeup. Sometimes relationships end in order for you to wake up.” – Anonymous

245. “Sometimes your heart needs more time to accept what your mind already knows.” – Anonymous

246. “When you are in love and you get hurt, it’s like a cut—it will heal, but there will always be a scar.” – Anonymous

247. “Being alone may scare you, but being in a bad relationship will damage you.” – Anonymous

248. “No guy is worth your tears and the ones who are won’t make you cry.” – Anonymous

249. “Being with someone who doesn’t love you isn’t called loyalty, it’s called stupidity.” – Anonymous

250. “I tried to forget you, but the harder I tried, the more I thought about you.” – Anonymous

More Sad Love Quotes

251. “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.” – Anonymous

252. “Don’t fall in love. Fall off a bridge. It hurts less.” – Anonymous

253. “You still mean everything to me, but you’re just not worth the fight anymore.” – Anonymous

254. “It hurts when you’re being ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world.” – Anonymous

255. “The loneliness I feel when I am alone is better than the sadness I feel when I am with you.” – Garima Soni 

256. “If he makes you lose your family, lose your friends, lose your confidence, or lose your happiness, then you need to lose him.” – Anonymous

257. “It’s hard to sleep when your heart is at war with your mind.” – Anonymous

258. “There is nothing more painful in this world than to be in love with something that can never be.” – Laura Chouette

259. “Cry as I may, these tears won’t wash away.” – Anonymous

260. “Yes, I’ve changed. Pain does that to people.” – Anonymous

What Life Lessons Did You Pick Up From Being Heartbroken?

Being in love is the happiest feeling anyone has ever felt. We get butterflies in our stomachs when someone we care about tells us how much they love us.

Unfortunately, when we are confronted with unexpected events, those butterflies fly away. We are broken after losing loved ones, being rejected by someone we love, and being involved in unrequited love.

It’s okay to be sad and grieve; after all, we’re all human beings with feelings. But, keep in mind that these experiences can teach us valuable lessons. We can always start over and learn to love ourselves and enjoy life this time.

Which of these sad love quotes are your favorites? We’d love to hear your thoughts, so be sure you comment down below!

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