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150 HeartBroken Quotes To Heal Your Broken Heart

Last Updated: December 17, 2022 by Team

Heartbreaks are one of the most painful experiences people can ever be experienced. Dealing with heartbreaks isn’t easy, and it doesn’t heal faster. You feel broken, some people tend to lose their sleep, some their appetite for food is gone, and nothing seems right to them. How do you heal a broken heart? Time and words heal all wounds that would help you recover from that feeling faster.

We have compiled some Heartbreaks Quotes you can share with someone or a friend or read through. We hope these quotes can help you heal your soul and feel better soon. These HeartBroken Quotes would allow you to lighten your Mood.

150 Broken Heart Quotes to Help You Soothe the Pain

Top 10 Heartbroken Quotes

“To weep is to make less the depth of grief.” – William Shakespeare

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

“Tears are the safety valve of the heart when too much pressure is laid on it.” – Albert Smith

“Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts.” – Charles Dickens

“Sometimes, the only soul that can mend a broken heart is the one that broke it. For they are the ones holding all the pieces.” – Patti Roberts

“Listen to God with a broken heart. He is not only the doctor who mends it but also the father who wipes away the tears.” – Criss Jami

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

“The beauty of the world has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.” – Virginia Woolf

“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

“A broken heart is such a shabby thing, like poverty and failure and the incurable diseases which are also deforming. I hate it and am ashamed of it, and I must somehow repair this heart and put it back into its normal condition, as a tough somewhat scarred but operating organ.” – Martha Gellhorn

Sometimes the people you wanted as part of your story are only meant to be a chapter.

Best Heartbroken Quotes

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

“Dear heart, I’m sorry I didn’t put you into consideration when I was busy loving someone I thought would never leave, I was too naive to realize that I’ll only be left with you even if you’re broken. I’m sorry for the pain I caused you.”

“A broken heart is the worst. It’s like having broken ribs. Nobody can see it, but it hurts every time you breathe.”

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

“How can you forget the day your heart is broken? The funny thing about a broken heart is that it’s not fatal. Though you wish in vain that it were, life continues on and you have no choice but to continue on with it. You take the hand that fate has dealt you and you press forward because there is nothing else that can be done.” – Tracy Winegar

“I’m really a very happy, contented little person in spite of my broken heart.” – L.M. Montgomery

“Crying is a way your eyes speak when your mouth can’t explain how broken your heart is.”

“You were everything I had, I was the bird and you were my wing, now I feel so incomplete without you.”

“If heaven would grant me a wish, I wish heaven would just erase the memories I had with you because they are what still rings in my heart and still hurt me.”

“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

“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

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

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

“I know what it’s like to have a broken heart. I know what it’s like to feel pain: When my songs don’t become hits, it breaks my heart. There are a million ways to break a heart. I can relate.” – Diane Warren

“When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.” – Kahlil Gibran

“Let’s hope that for every time that we get hurt or break our heart, there is something somewhere being written to make up for it, to make the happiness due even bigger and laughters even merrier, for after all good things must happen to good people.” – Mansi Soni

“A tormented mind wants to forget, what a broken heart will always remember.” – Anthony Liccione

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

“Behind my smile is a broken heart, behind my laugh I’m falling apart. Behind my eyes are tears at night, behind my body is a soul trying to fight.”

“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

“Break me but don’t break my heart. Hurt me but don’t hurt my soul because a broken me can still heal but my broken heart won’t heal neither would my broken soul.”

“Two words. Three vowels. Four consonants. Seven letters. It can either cut you open to the core and leave you in ungodly pain or it can free your soul and lift a tremendous weight off your shoulders. The phrase is: It’s over.” – Maggi Richard

“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


Short Heartbroken Quotes

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“A broken heart bleeds tears.” – Steve Maraboli

“My love-lies-bleeding.” – Thomas Campbell

“Love hurts when it changes us.” – Toba Beta

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

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

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

“In jealousy there is more self-love than love.” – François, Duc de La Rochefoucauld

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

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

“If you love something, let it go.” – Karen Halvorsen Schreck

“I have lost and loved and won and cried myself to the person I am today.” – Charlotte Eriksson

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

“If they keep hurting you, love them and stay or love yourself and leave.”

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

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

“Love that remains longest in your heart is the one that is not returned.

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

“Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.” – Charlie Brown

“Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal.” – Thomas Moore

“God can heal a broken heart, but He has to have all the pieces.”

“The cure for anything is salt water – sweat, tears, or the sea.” – Isak Dinesen

“God is closest to those with broken hearts.” – Jewish Saying

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

“Only God can mend a broken heart.” – Kevin Walker

“I gave you my heart, I just didn’t expect to get it back in pieces.”

“A wounded deer leaps highest.” – Emily Dickinson

“You flew off with the wings of my heart and left me flightless.” – Stelle Atwater

“Pain is inevitable.  Suffering is optional.” – M. Kathleen Casey

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

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

“A new wound makes all the old ones ache again.” – Mignon McLaughlin

“The heart is the only broken instrument that works.” – T.E. Kalem

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

“Turn your wounds into wisdom.” – Oprah Winfrey

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

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

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

“What soap is for the body, tears are for the soul.” – Jewish Proverb

“My feet will want to walk to where you are sleeping but I shall go on living.” – Pablo Neruda

“Broken heart will turn into a stronger one within hope.” – Toba Bet

I tried to get back to you, Said I was Sorry. You tossed my heart, Once again. But it didn't hurt as bad

Deep Heartbroken Quotes

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“Breaking a woman’s heart is deeper than men realize. It destroys her outlook on love, breaks her heart, rips her self-esteem to shreds, tortures her mind, and damages her soul. Don’t let her fall for you, unless you plan on picking her up.”

“God brings men into deep waters, not to drown them, but to cleanse them.” – John Aughey

“Of course! It takes a lot of strength to mend a broken heart. Channelising energies into your work helps, but also to be able to accept situations for what they are instead of questioning them helps immensely.” – Deepika Padukone

“With what a deep devotedness of woe I wept thy absence – o’er and o’er again Thinking of thee, still thee, till thought grew pain, And memory, like a drop that, night and day, Falls cold and ceaseless, wore my heart away! – Thomas Moore

“Each night I put my head to my pillow I try to tell myself I’m strong because I’ve gone one more day without you.”

“I hate you for all the years I ‘ll have to live without you. How can a heart hurt this much and still go on beating? How can I feel this bad without dying from it.” – Lisa Kleypas

“What’s an ocean without water, what am I now that you gone, just an empty vessel!”

“I have learnt that holding on to memories really hurt and I’ve decide to let go of it just for me to heal faster, I’m praying this really helps me recover as soon as I can.”

“I wonder why I’m still breathing, this heart has been shattered, broken, hurt and still manage to pump blood.”

“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

“Even if you forget me, please don’t forget all we ever shared, the memories of our laughter, smile, jokes and all we did together still lingers in my heart and they hurt badly because you’re gone.”

“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

“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

“No matter how hard your heart is broken, the world doesn’t stop for your grief.” – Faraaz Kazi

“This betrayal hurt and this heartbreak don’t want to heal, the anguish, pain, agony you left me with still lingers on. I’m shattered!”

“Having your heart broken is a different type of pain than breaking someone’s heart. While guilt is heavier, grief is more alienating. As victims of someone else’s mistakes, it is harder to accept the pain inflicted on us.”

“I understand that if you have never suffered a broken heart, then you have never really known what it is to truly be alive.” – Patti Roberts

“Right now, I’m confused and scared, I’m sacred of becoming strong because you were my weakness, I’m confused because I don’t know if to cry or laugh that my happiness left me already!”

“The hole you created in me can’t be easily filled, no amount of tears from my face seems to fill it, I’m really pained and broken.”

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

Sometimes silence is a statement and tears are the words.

Heart Broken Love Quotes

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“You may have a broken heart, but you may find someone else.” – Douglas Booth

“You told me goodbye and that you’re gone for good, it feels like hearing sounds from hell, this pain seems unbearable but I’m sure I’ll get better.”

“It’s hard to be clear about who you are when you are carrying around a bunch of baggage from the past. I’ve learned to let go and move more quickly into the next place.” – Angelina Jolie

“I am devastated that you are leaving me. I do not know what it is that I did that makes you feel that you need to end our relationship. I am sorry for any pain that I may have caused you. Despite everything, I wish you well.”

“It’s painful because you broke my heart but my heart still belongs to you, I don’t think I’ll be able to love anyone like I love you.”

“There is nothing more heartbreaking than to see the woman you love, the one woman you would do anything to protect, is the woman who is afraid of you.” – Mallika Nawal

“Ever has it been that loves knows not its own death until the hour of separation.” – Khalil Gibran

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

“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

“I love you so much, and I think that I will always love you. I do not think I will ever understand how you could just give up on everything that we had together. I guess I have no choice but to accept the decision that you made.”

“Love is like a puzzle.  When you’re in love, all the pieces fit but when your heart gets broken, it takes a while to get everything back together.”

“I asked her if she believed in love, and she smiled and said it was her most elaborate method of self-harm.” – Benedict Smith

“It takes a strong heart to love, but it takes an even stronger heart to continue to love after it’s been hurt.”

Kindness is not flirting. Attention is not love. Silence is not anger. Tears are not weakness.

“It’s really painful being stuck in love with someone that doesn’t even care about you again.”

“Ask me why I keep on loving you 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.”

“A woman who opens her heart to love you, when its already broken, is braver than any person you’ll meet.”

“When you love someone more than they deserve, surely they will hurt you more than you deserve.”

“As for lovers, well, they’ll come and go too. And baby, I hate to say it, most of them – actually pretty much all of them are going to break your heart, but you can’t give up because if you give up, you’ll never find your soulmate. You’ll never find that half who makes you whole and that goes for everything. Just because you fail once, doesn’t mean you’re gonna fail at everything. Keep trying, hold on, and always, always, always believe in yourself, because if you don’t, then who will, sweetie? So keep your head high, keep your chin up, and most importantly, keep smiling.” – Marilyn Monroe

“I’m hoping on moving on and trying new things, I just really can’t be with you or can’t be without and I don’t think I’ll ever love anything else the way I love you. I’m heartbroken!”

“One of the cruelest things a person can do is to awaken someone’s love without the intention of truly loving them.”

“I loved you more than you can know. I wish things could have worked out between us. It will take me a very long time to get over you, if I ever do.”

“It is only with true love and compassion that we can begin to mend what is broken in the world. It is these two blessed things that can begin to heal all broken hearts.” – Steve Maraboli

“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

“When it comes to love and loss, acceptance is never easy. We can’t make someone see all we have to give, make them love us, or make them change. All we can do is move on and stop wasting time.” – April Mae Monterrosa

“For my part, I prefer my heart to be broken. It is so lovely, dawn-kaleidoscopic within the crack.” – D.H. Lawrence

“I’m paying heavily for what I didn’t buy and that’s your love, I thought you wanted us but now it hurts that you’re gone.”

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

“Grief is the price for love. But hearts are made to mend. Christ can do wonders with a broken heart if given all the pieces.” – Suzanne Woods Fisher

“I cried a lot because of you. I laughed a lot because of you. I believed in love because of you. And now I’m heartbroken because of you.”

“You will never know true happiness until you have truly loved, and you will never understand what pain really is until you have lost it.”

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

“Pain has a crucial role in our lives because it acts as a learning lesson which makes us wiser and more adequate in dealing with life’s idiosyncrasies. When we engage with our suffering completely, we reach a place where pain transforms into acceptance and love.”

“To be rejected by someone doesn’t mean you should also reject yourself or that you should think of yourself as a lesser person. It doesn’t mean that nobody will ever love you anymore. Remember that only one person has rejected you at the moment, and it only hurt so much because to you, that person’s opinion symbolized the opinion of the whole world, of God.” – Jocelyn Soriano

“People say love is blind but I guess my eyes are open now because my heart is broken.”

“The echo of how you laugh and the stare of how you look into my eyes to tell me you love still haunt my soul, I just want to heal from this pain you put me in.”

“Real love brings pain. Real love means sacrifices and hurts and all the thousand shocks of life. But it also means beauty, true beauty.” – Anne Elisabeth Stengl

“Maybe I was destined to forever fall in love with people I couldn’t have. Maybe there’s a whole assortment of impossible people waiting for me to find them. Waiting to make me feel the same impossibility over and over again.” – Carol Rifka Brunt

“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

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

“Everyone told me to stop crying, they told me it will heal, they told me I’ll find love, they told me I’ll let go in just a matter of time but I’m sitting here Wondering if they have been lying to me because I can’t seems to heal or let go, I’m completely hurt.”

“I’ve been heartbroken. I’ve broken hearts. That’s part of life, and its part of figuring out who you are so you can find the right partner.” – Heidi Klum

“They say that time heals all wounds. I do not know if that is true. I think of you every day that goes by. I miss your smile, your laugh, and the way you talk. I do not know how I will go on without you.”

“If I could show you how awful you made me feel, you would never be able to look me in the eyes again.”

“I know I’ll be broken but I’ll still manage to live with this broken heart.”

“I hope sometimes you’re going to look back and remember I do really care, it’s your wish to leave me now, it hurts but I’ll get better.”

“The only thing a boyfriend was good for was a shattered heart.” – Becca Fitzpatrick

“The best way to mend a broken heart is time and girlfriends.” – Gwyneth Paltrow

Reality of my life: When you give importance to people, they think that you are always free. But they don't understand that you make yourself available for them everytime.

Heart Broken Sad Quotes

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

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

“I feel shattered and broken because the only time I gave love a chance, I end up feeling heartbroken, I’m scared and sad because I don’t think I’ll ever recover from this pain.”

“I am sad that you have decided to go, and I wish that things had gone differently between us. I understand that you need to do what you need to do. I wish you well, and I hope you find whatever it is you are looking for.”

“When love is lost, do not bow your head in sadness; instead keep your head up high and gaze into heaven for that is where your broken heart has been sent to heal.”

“It is said that happiness and sadness go together. I was so happy when we were together. Now, I am so sad. It is strange, though, even knowing what I know now, I am still glad for the time that we had together.”

“Have you ever been so sad that it physically hurts inside?”

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

“Today my forest is dark. The trees are sad and all the butterflies have broken wings.”

“When you left, you left with the joyful part of me, that part that laugh, smile and the sweetest part of me, now I’m just left with an empty hole that you created in me, I’m left with a sad, angry part of me. I’m really broken.”

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

“I had so many dreams about how our lives together would be. I dreamed that we would have children and that we would grow old together. Now those dreams are shattered, and I do not know how I will go on.”

“I wish it’s all a dream, I wish I’ll wake up in the morning seeing you by my side but then I realize you’re gone for good and I just have to live with that heartache.”

“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

“It’s painful how I tried so hard to be that perfect one but you still choose to be perfect for someone else. I’m heartbroken!”

“It’s surprising how the pain of living without someone can make you feel like you’ve lost everything that mean happiness to you in this world, that’s how I feel right now that I’m heartbroken.”

“You have to leave your broken heart in a place where- when the woman who knows how to see what a gift is, sees it- your broken heart can be picked up again.” – C. JoyBell C.

“When we were together, I woke up every morning excited and happy to greet the new day. Now, everything in my life seems dull and gray, and I dread getting up in the morning. I miss you so much.”

The real magic is in your heart. It only breaks to spread.

Final Thoughts

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How do you mend a broken heart? How do you find comfort when all you feel is pain? Time and words heal all wounds. Even though you need to go through all those pain, these heartbroken quotes would help you lighten your mood.

We hope these broken heart quotes give you solace in dealing with heartbreak and moving forward to a better place. In time, you’ll feel better. We promise.

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