45 Quotes About Hurting Heart


Healing from a broken heart is a difficult process to go through. These quotes about hurting heart capture the emotional ups and downs we experience as transition through life’s relationships.

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

“A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone’s feelings unintentionally.”

“And it hurts as a player, that you put a lot of hard work in during the week, and at the end of the week, Sunday, when you get on the field, that’s when they acknowledge about the hard work that you put in throughout the week. That’s actually a disappointment.”

“Art hurts. Art urges voyages – and it is easier to stay at home.”

“Behind her smile is a hurting heart, behind her laugh she’s falling apart.”

“Don’t compromise even if it hurts to be yourself.”

“Don’t do anything by half. If you love someone, love them with all your soul. When you go to work, work your ass off. When you hate someone, hate them until it hurts.”

“Feeling unsure and lost is part of your path. Don’t avoid it. See what those feelings are showing you and use it. Take a breath. You’ll be okay. Even if you don’t feel okay all the time.”

“Good dental care doesn’t make you a good student, but if your tooth hurts, it’s hard to be a good student.”

“Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.”

“I don’t remember what it’s like to not feel broken.”

“I feel like everything is falling apart faster than I can pick the pieces back up and put them together.”

“I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.”

“I have self-doubt. I have insecurity. I have fear of failure. I have nights when I show up at the arena and I’m like, ‘My back hurts, my feet hurt, my knees hurt. I don’t have it. I just want to chill.’ We all have self-doubt. You don’t deny it, but you also don’t capitulate to it. You embrace it.”

“I know this transformation is painful, but you’re not falling apart; you’re just falling into something different, with a new capacity to be beautiful.”

“I must learn to love the fool in me – the one who feels too much, talks too much, takes too many chances, wins sometimes and loses often, lacks self-control, loves and hates, hurts and gets hurt, promises and breaks promises, laughs and cries.”

“I remember all of you; and you don’t even remember my existence.”

“I think people who don’t work don’t really have interesting and meaningful lives. More than anything, it hurts them. When you’re born rich, people just associate you with what you’ve been given, but the truth is every individual feels better when you create something on your own. Everyone takes pride in the work they do.”

“I wonder what it’s like to be the one with no heart, and what you do with the time I spend falling apart.”

“I’m a strong man, and usually I get over hurts and it makes me stronger when I come back.”

“It hurts when you have to smile and you don’t want to smile, but the best thing to do is to smile.”

“It’s hard to realize that you were never special like he said you were to him.”

“It’s really painful when you cannot do anything about the situation but cry.”

“Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else’s hands, but not you.”

“Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.”

“Love hurts the most when you really love. Sometimes you think you’re in love, and then you find out that you’re not because you’re not really hurting. But when it’s real love, then it’s gonna hurt. It’s supposed to hurt because it’s real.”

“Never tie yourself to someone who can’t even commit.”

“No matter how prepared you think you are for the death of a loved one, it still comes as a shock, and it still hurts very deeply.”

“Odd how much it hurts when a friend moves away- and leaves behind only silence.”

“People always love and respect characters who speak the truth, even if the truth hurts.”

“People fear death even more than pain. It’s strange that they fear death. Life hurts a lot more than death. At the point of death, the pain is over. Yeah, I guess it is a friend.”

“People still question my sobriety, my commitment to the program, and that hurts. I take things day by day, and sometimes I take them minute by minute, but I honor my commitment to stay sober.”

“Put a bird cage near the window so that the bird can see the sky? It’s much better to look than not to, even if it hurts.”

“Sometimes it feels like it hurts when you make a big purchase, so I really believe that the more expensive things should be gems that you keep in your closet, not trends.”

“Sometimes, getting up in the morning and brushing your teeth is the hardest part of the day – it all just hurts.”

“The only difference between a hero and the villain is that the villain chooses to use that power in a way that is selfish and hurts other people.”

“The only thing that hurts more than paying an income tax is not having to pay an income tax.”

“The only way to win after he has left you is not showing him your pain.”

“The stroke of death is as a lover’s pinch, which hurts and is desired.”

“They say it’s hard to wait. They say it’s hard to forget. I say, it’s harder to be caught up not knowing when to wait or forget.”

“When your outlet is taken away from you, when your catharsis is stripped from you and you don’t understand why, and you’re so disappointed, and you’re so blindsided by it, it hurts.”

“You can no longer see my pain in my eyes. I am now wiser to hide them in my smile.”

“You can’t dodge them all. I got hammered plenty of times through the years. But you just get up and keep playing. I can tell you from experience, though. Sometimes it hurts like hell.”

“You knew how to leave. You should know how to come back.”

“You know, failure hurts. Any kind of failure stings. If you live in the sting, you will – undoubtedly – fail. My way of getting past the sting is to say no, I’m just not going to let this get me down.”

Experiencing a broken heart is just one way to reach your greatness.

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