Can You Heal a Wounded Heart With Sad Love Quotes?

Heal That Heartbreak with Sad Love Quotes

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When does love hurt the most? Does it hurt most when your love is unrequited? Or when you have been betrayed? Or does it hurt most when you break up?

When you suffer heartbreak it takes a lot of effort to pick up the shattered pieces.  Some people get so badly scarred that they avoid getting into a relationship again. If you are going through a rough patch in your love life, remember that this phase is temporary. Take heart by reading this collection of sad love quotes so you see you aren't the only one to have suffered and survived this pain.

Jeff Melvoin

"Is love supposed to last throughout all time, or is it like trains changing at random stops? If I loved her, how could I leave her? If I felt that way then, how come I don't feel anything now?

Francois de La Rouchefoucauld

"No disguise can long conceal love where it exists, or long feign it where it is lacking."

Lisa Brooks

"Sometimes you need to run away just to see who will come after you."

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

"Without love, benevolence becomes egotism."

Percy Bysshe Shelley

"Love withers under constraints: its very essence is liberty: it is compatible neither with obedience, jealousy, nor fear: it is there most pure, perfect, and unlimited where its votaries live in confidence, equality, and unreserve."

Bette Davis

"Pleasure of love lasts but a moment. Pain of love lasts a lifetime."

James Bryden

"Love does not die easily. It is a living thing. It thrives in the face of all life's hazards, saves one: neglect."


"He is not a lover who does not love forever."

William Shakespeare

"They do not love that do not show their love."

Courtney Love

"I'm driven. I am. I'm driven for some reason. But I don't know where I'm going."

Francois de La Rouchefoucauld

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


"A person can be in love with someone forever till the end of time. But if that person doesn't tell or show the feelings of love, it will be just another person living in a dream, lost of true love."

Humphrey Bogart

"I was born when you kissed me. I died when you left me. I lived a few weeks while you loved me."

Toni Morrison

"Love is or it ain't. Thin love ain't love at all."

Leah Jones

"I made sure to do everything correctly and ensured to make you happy in every way I could. But one thing I did not make sure of was that you would leave me. That is something I was not prepared for."

Faraaz Kazi

"I wonder if I could take back every 'I love you' ever said to you, would I do it?

Henry Mac

"If the love you think you felt goes away quickly, then what you felt was never love to begin with."

Ava Benson

"There are so many people to fall in love with but I chose to fall for you. That was the biggest mistake of my life, but I know that like all difficult things come to an end, even this will and you will return back someday."

Nicholas Sparks, "Dear John"

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

Toni Braxton

"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."

Thomas Carlyle

"Love is not altogether a delirium, yet it has many points in common therewith."


"You learn to like someone when you find out what makes them laugh, but you can never truly love someone until you find out what makes them cry."

Mother Teresa

"If you judge people, you have no time to love them."

Betsy Kenton

"The worst feeling is to be ignored once, then twice, then again and again by someone you consider precious."


"Somewhere there's someone who dreams of your smile and finds in your presence that life is worth while. So when you're lonely remember it's true: somebody somewhere is thinking of you."

Anais Nin

"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."


"Some people come into our lives, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never the same."

Mary Oliver

"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."

Vaughn Jackson

"First I smiled at you when you turned away, I spoke a kind word when you were harsh. I gave you all that I could and gave you my heart but you trampled on it like a beast standing on a rose."


"To be able to say how much love is love… but little."