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80+ Sad Love Quotes To Cry It Out

Feeling sad and broken? Rest assured, these sad love quotes and heartbroken quotes will comfort you and help ease your pain.

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50 Sad Love Quotes To Cry It Out


83 Sad Love Quotes

Love is a wonderful experience with ups and downs, with moments of extasy and times of heartache. Sometimes, however, we find ourselves dwelling on the sad times for much too long and we lose sight of the fresh opportunities that lie ahead.

These sad love quotes will comfort you, ease your pain and help you process your feelings and thoughts in order to unlock your best self.  

1"This is the problem with getting attached to someone. When they leave, you just feel lost."

2"There is a distinct, awful pain that comes with loving someone more than they love you. "

Steve Maraboli

3"It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love. "

Miguel de Unamuno

4"Part of me aches at the thought of her being so close yet so untouchable."

Nicholas Sparks

5"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

6"Part of me aches at the thought of her being so close yet so untouchable. "

Nicholas Sparks

7"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

8"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

9"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

10"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...."

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

Ella Harper

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

13"For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, "It might have been." "

John Greenleaf Whittier

14"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

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

Ashleigh Brilliant

16"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."


17"It doesn't hurt to feel sad from time to time. "

Willie Nelson

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

Syed Arshad

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

Christopher Morley

20"First, accept sadness. Realize that without losing, winning isn’t so great."

Alyssa Milano

21"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

22"The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy. "

Jim Rohn

23"Sometimes I wish I were a little kid again, skinned knees are easier to fix than broken hearts."

24"Relationships are like glass. Sometimes it's better to leave them broken than try to hurt yourself putting it back together."

25"Don't worry about losing. If it is right, it happens - The Main thing is not to hurry. Nothing good gets away. "

John Steinbeck

26"You flew off with the wings of my heart and left me flightless."

Terri Guillemets

27"One day you'll love me as I love you. One day you'll think of me as I think of you. One day you'll cry for me as I cry for you. One day you'll want me, but I won't want you."

28"Time heals griefs and quarrels, for we change and are no longer the same person."

29"The word ‘happy’ would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness."

Carl Jung

30"Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go." Hermann Hesse 31. "It takes a minute to like someone, an hour to love someone, but to forget someone takes a lifetime."

31“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

32“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

33“At some point, you have to realize that some people can stay in your heart but not in your life”

34"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

35"I don’t know why they call it heartbreak. It feels like every part of my body is broken too."

36"You have never been in love until you loved someone enough to let them go."

37"The hardest thing about realizing you don't love me, is that you spent so much time pretending that you did."

38"Was I bitter? Absolutely. Hurt? You bet your sweet ass I was hurt. Who doesn't feel a part of their heart break at rejection. You ask yourself every question you can think of, what, why, how come, and then your sadness turns to anger. That's my favorite part. It drives me, feeds me, and makes one hell of a story. "

Jennifer Salaiz

39"The more I know of the world, the more I am convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love. "

Jane Austen

40"When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it always. "

Mahatma Gandhi

41"I never stopped loving you, I just stopped showing it."

42"That feeling you get in your stomach when your heart’s broken. It’s like all the butterflies just died."

43"Life goes on… with or without you."

44"He was acting like our kiss had broken him, and his reaction was breaking me."

45"Nothing is sadder than the death of an illusion."

46"I tried to forget you, but the harder I tried, the more I thought about you."

47"Tears are nature's lotion for the eyes. The eyes see better for being washed by them. "

Christian Nestell Bovee

48"Of all the lies I've heard, "I love you" was my favorite."

49"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

50"Trying to forget someone you love is like trying to remember someone you never met."

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

Washington Irving

52"Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all."

Alfred Lord Tennyson

53"The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost."

G.K. Chesterton

54"Love begins with a smile, grows with a kiss, and ends with a teardrop."


55"Love is as much of an object as an obsession, everybody wants it everybody seeks it, but few ever achieve it, those who do, will cherish it, be lost in it, and among all, will never...never forget it.”

Curtis Judalet

56"There is nothing in the world so wonderful as to love and be loved; there is nothing so devastating as love lost."


57"I hold it true, whatever befall; I feel it, when I sorrow most; 'tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.”

Alfred Lord Tennyson

58"Only when you are lost can love find itself in you without losing its way.”

Zelly Helene Cixous

59"There are only two people who can tell you the truth about yourself - an enemy who has lost his temper and a friend who loves you dearly.”


60"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

61"Real loss only occurs when you lose something that you love more than yourself."


62"When speaking of lost love, time may heal all wounds, but there will always be scars."


63"A distant cry is love lost, but the sound of laughter is one that'll last forever, whatever that may be."


64"I thought when love for you died, I should die. It's dead. Alone, most strangely, I live on."

Rupert Brooke

65"True friends never grow apart, they only lose touch.”


66"To meet, to know, to love, then to part is the sad tale of the human heart.”


67"When you lose someone, you don't lose them all at once. You lose them in pieces over time.”

Simon Birch

68"Something good comes out of everything, I think…but a lot of times, it just won't out-weigh what you're losing…or leaving behind."


69"Parting is all we know of heaven and all we need to know of hell.”

Emily Dickinson

70"Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair.”

William Cowper

71"What is the opposite of two? A lonely me, a lonely you.”

Richard Wilbur

72"Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; and every little absence is an age."

John Dryden

73"Every parting is a form of death, as every reunion is a type of heaven."

Tryon Edwards

74"As contraries are known by contraries, so is the delight of presence best known by the torments of absence."


75"To die and part is a less evil; but to part and live, there, there is the torment."

George Lansdowne

76"The joy of meeting pays the pangs of absence; else who could bear it?”

Nicholas Rowe

77"We only part to meet again.”

John Gay

78"As the presence of those we love is as a double life, so absence, in its anxious longing and sense of vacancy, is as a foretaste of death.”

Anna Brownell Jameson

79"It is loneliness that makes the loudest noise. This is true of men as of dogs."

Eric Hoffer

80"The quickest way to receive love is to give; the fastest way to lose love is to hold it too tightly; and the best way to keep love is to give it wings."


81"Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it."

English proverb

82"Giving up doesn't always mean you are weak; sometimes it means that you are strong enough to let go.”


83"Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.”

Charlie Brown