Go Ahead and Wallow in These Depressing Love Quotes

Knowing You're Not Alone Gives Some Solace

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Love can make you soar with happiness. Or love can leave you sore with sorrow. Sometimes love can leave you heartbroken. You might be so much in pain from unrequited love that you never want to love again. Such depression can take a toll on your health. The antidote to heartbreak just might be depressing love quotes -- misery loves company might be a cliche, but it's also true. So go ahead and wallow in it for just a bit, knowing that what you are feeling is part of life's journey and an experience shared by many through the ages.

W. Somerset Maugham
"The love that lasts the longest is the love that is never returned."

"Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species."

Boethius
"A man content to go to heaven alone will never go to heaven."

"For in all adversity of fortune the worst sort of misery is to have been happy."

Francois de La Rochefoucauld
"Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires."

Julie Andrews
"All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time."

Judy Garland
"For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul."

Ovid
"Fortune and love favor the brave."

Mother Teresa
"The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread."

Mignon McLaughlin
"Hate leaves ugly scars, love leaves beautiful ones."

Albert Ellis
"The art of love ...

is largely the art of persistence."

Thomas Fuller
"The greatest hate springs from the greatest love."

Edmund Spenser
"And painful pleasure turns to pleasing pain."

Thomas Moore
"To love you was pleasant enough. And, oh! 'Tis delicious to hate you!"

George Bernard Shaw
"Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else."

Federico Garcia Lorca, "Blood Wedding and Yerma"

“To burn with desire and keep quiet about it is the greatest punishment we can bring on ourselves.” 

Betty Smith, "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn"

“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.” 

Dylan Thomas

“Though lovers be lost, love shall not; And death shall have no dominion.” 

George R.R. Martin

“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.” 

Lana Del Ray

“No one compares to you, but there's no you, except in my dreams tonight.”