39 Quotes About Unfulfilled Love

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How to be loved and learning to be loved are important parts of fulfilling the love you want in life. Whether you are looking to accomplish a dream or find that relationship that will make you whole, these quotes about unfulfilled love capture this basic human need.

“A house is never small or empty, when filled with love.”

“An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man’s entire existence.”

“But one never finds a cathedral, a wave in a storm, a dancer’s leap in the air quite as high as one has been expecting.”

“Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.”

“Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.”

“Dreams are the way to unfulfilled wishes in the individual; visions are the way to unfulfilled dreams in mankind.”

“Everything we are afraid to try, all our unfulfilled dreams, constitute a limitation on what we are and could become.”

“Football and me have never got on. My instinct and love for the harder end of contact had always meant I was perhaps a little too heavy-handed for football. Somehow it left me feeling unfulfilled.”

“Future is your projection of unfulfilled desires. The more unfulfilled you are, the bigger a future you have. The more unfulfilled is your being, the richer the dreams you have of the future. But it is just in your mind.”

“Here in America, those who once had no hope will give their kids the chance at a life they always wanted for themselves. Here in America, generations of unfulfilled dreams will finally come to pass.”

“I dare to dream greatly; I dare to fail greatly. I dare to tolerate the ashes of my unfulfilled dreams, for I may dream again. I dare not tolerate the ashes of my unfulfilled life, for I may never live again.”

“I dreamed of dying, long before my dreams have died.”

“I love what I do, and I’m not doing anything either for money or for the sake of some unfulfilled ambition.”

“I was a litigation lawyer, working in downtown Toronto. I was successful, yet I was very unfulfilled. I had the sense that I really wasn’t living according to my values, and I didn’t have the passion or sense of mission I was looking for.”

“I was enrolled in divinity school and thought I was going to become a minister – I’m Episcopalian – but I was disavowed of that notion pretty quickly while working at the hospital.”

“It is the awareness of unfulfilled desires which gives a nation the feeling that it has a mission and a destiny.”

“It isn’t a calamity to die with dreams unfulfilled, but it is a calamity not to dream.”

“It isn’t a disgrace not to reach the stars, but it is a disgrace to have no stars to reach for. ”

“It matters little which party has gotten lazy about delivering what their partner craves.”

“It must be borne in mind that the tragedy of life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goals to reach.”

“It would be difficult to have any unfulfilled ambitions because I don’t have any ambitions. I’ve never been that kind of performer. ”

“It’s unfulfilled dreams that keep you alive.”

“Let us forget the frustrations of the past and think of our unfulfilled potential.”

“Most people think it’s normal to have a nameless sorrow at the bottom of your soul.”

“Not failure, but low aim, is crime.”

“Personally, I would not care for immortality in the least. There is nothing better than oblivion, since in oblivion there is no wish unfulfilled. We had it before we were born yet did not complain. Shall we whine because we know it will return?”

“The only difference between you and a dream is I haven’t woken up with you.”

“The satisfaction derived from the fleeting things of life is not lasting; and our wants remain unfulfilled. There is thus a general sense of dissatisfaction accompanied by all kinds of worries.”

“The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach.”

“Think about George Orwell’s three-minute hate from the novel ‘1984’ and how that left everyone sort of exhausted and able to live their boring humdrum lives. ”

“Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfullfilled potential.”

“We all have different desires and needs, but if we don’t discover what we want from ourselves and what we stand for, we will live passively and unfulfilled.”

“We live for our unfulfilled dreams when we are alive. Our fulfilled dreams live for us when we are gone!”

“We stand today on the edge of a new frontier – the frontier of the 1960’s – a frontier of unknown opportunities and perils – a frontier of unfulfilled hopes and threats.”

“What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? … Or does it explode?”

“When a Promise of Leadership is neglected or unfulfilled, trust is broken, engagement erodes, and performance suffers.”

“When I was being honest with myself, I had to own that there was something about me that was drawing an energy in my life that left me feeling underserved and unfulfilled.”

“When scorching passion only leaves ashes of unfulfilled dreams, hope may entice the sprinkling magic of our imagination into livening up the footlights on a new stage of life.”

“You haven’t given your dream your all until it is no longer an unfulfilled wish in your life.”

One part fulfilling your love in life is to follow your passion.