39 Quotes About Overcoming Heartbreak


Just because you are breaking up, doesn’t mean you have to be left heartbroken. These quotes about overcoming heartbreak will give you the right type of encouragement and strength you need to move forward.

“Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you.”

“Broken relationships are a source of heavy heartbreak that seem to affect every family.”

“But that afternoon he asked himself, with his infinite capacity for illusion, if such pitiless indifference might not be a subterfuge for hiding the torments of love.”

“Food is not a means toward resolution. It can’t cure heartbreak or solve untenable dilemmas.”

“For the most part, that message hasn’t changed a lot over the years – love is still love, and heartbreak is still heartbreak.”

“He knew these last lines by heart and mouthed them now in the darkness. My reason for life. Not living, but life. That was the touch. And she was his reason for life, and why he must survive.”

“Heartbreak can definitely give you a deeper sensibility for writing songs. I drew on a lot of heartbreak when I was writing my first album, I didn’t mean to but I just did.”

“Heartbreak is hard, but you find more and more things to be grateful for every day.”

“I always prefer to write songs about emotional situations and heartbreak because I like getting into the character.”

“I believe that anybody who gets married should go to a counselor for months before the wedding. I think that’s going to save guys a lot of money and the ladies a lot of heartbreak.”

“I have sadness in me. I have anger in me. I have heartbreak in me.”

“I think heartbreak is something that you learn to live with as opposed to learn to forget.”

“I won’t ever leave you, even though you’re always leaving me.”

“If I said I was madly in love with you you’d know I was lying.”

“If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it; that surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die.”

“If they’re singing about heartbreak, they’ve lived it.”

“If you can love the wrong person that much, imagine how much you can love the right one.”

“If you were happy with the wrong one, just think how happy you will be when the right one comes along.”

“Indeed — why should I not admit it? — in that moment, my heart was breaking.”

“I’ve had an incredible life with a lot of triumphs, my share of heartbreak, and some pretty amazing experiences.”

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.”

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

“Love. The reason I dislike that word is that it means too much for me, far more than you can understand.”

“Loving someone who doesn’t love you is like waiting for a ship at the airport.”

“Moving on, is a simple thing, what it leaves behind is hard.”

“Reading cookbooks will help with just about anything in your life, including heartbreak.”

“Remember now and then that there is a man who would die to keep someone you love beside you.”

“She cast one more lingering, half-fainting glance at the prince, and then threw herself from the ship into the sea, and thought her body was dissolving into foam.”

“Someone I loved once gave me a box of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.”

“Sometimes a little heartbreak is a lesson, and the best thing to do is just learn the lesson.”

“The heart dies a slow death, shedding each hope like leaves until one day there are none. No hopes. Nothing remains.”

“The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected.”

“There is nothing so mortifying as to fall in love with someone who does not share one’s sentiments.”

“Watching you walk out of my life does not make me bitter or cynical about love.”

“When you go through heartbreak, you just do the things that get you by. Eventually, you realize it’s about making the most of life.”

“When you’re told there’s no way you can marry the woman you love and your only hope of being near her is to marry her sister, wouldn’t you do the same?”

“You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.”

“You don’t forget the face of the person who was your last hope.”

“You need to experience life to be able to write about friendships, relationships, and heartbreak.”

Sometimes getting a broken heart can be one of the biggest gifts you ever receive in life.

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