31 Quotes About Loving Someone You Can’t Have


Falling in love with the wrong person can leave you feeling broken and distraught. These quotes about loving someone you can’t have is a reminder that not everything is fair in the world of love.

“A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.”

“A hero is somebody who is selfless, who is generous in spirit, who just tries to give back as much as possible and help people. A hero to me is someone who saves people and who really deeply cares.”

“A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.”

“A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom.”

“A leader is someone who helps improve the lives of other people or improve the system they live under.”

“A person doesn’t know true hurt and suffering until they’ve felt the pain of falling in love with someone whose affections lie elsewhere.”

“A true friend is someone who is there for you when he’d rather be anywhere else.”

“Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad, and that’s why I call you dad, because you are so special to me. You taught me the game and you taught me how to play it right.”

“Because what’s worse than knowing you want something, besides knowing you can never have it?”

“Being cool is being your own self, not doing something that someone else is telling you to do.”

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”

“Control your own destiny or someone else will.”

“If you don’t receive love from the ones who are meant to love you, you will never stop looking for it.”

“If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they’re yours; if they don’t they never were.”

“It’s better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone – so far.”

“It’s sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.”

“It’s weird to feel like you miss someone you’re not even sure you know.”

“Let no one who loves be called altogether unhappy. Even love unreturned has its rainbow.”

“Loneliness is my least favorite thing about life. The thing that I’m most worried about is just being alone without anybody to care for or someone who will care for me.”

“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.”

“She hated that she was still so desperate for a glimpse of him, but it had been this way for years.”

“Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.”

“The biggest ingredient in a best friend is someone whose actions you respect and who you can truly be yourself around.”

“The sea always filled her with longing, though for what she was never sure.”

“There comes a time in your life when you have to choose to turn the page, write another book or simply close it.”

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

“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.”

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.”

“We are homesick most for the places we have never known.”

“We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.”

“When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.”

Finding the right way to express your love to another will communicate the true depth of your feelings.

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