91 Sad Love Quotes and Sayings to Make You Stronger

Looking for the best sad love quotes and sayings? We’ve compiled a list of the best quotes about sad love for you to become stronger during tough times.

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Sad Love Quotes and Sayings

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

The flame of love is now just a cold loneliness. ~ Uniek Swain.

It’s hard to believe that there’s nobody out there. It’s hard to believe that I’m all alone. At least I have her love, the city she loves me. Lonely as I am, together we cry. ~ Anthony Kiedis.


Some things can be fixed. Some things are just too broken. ~ Susan Vaught.

Your absence has not taught me how to be alone, it merely has shown that when together we cast a single shadow on the wall. ~ Doug Fetherling.

It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love. ~ Miguel de Unamuno.

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

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation. ~ Kahlil Gibran.

Though I know he loves me, tonight my heart is sad; his kiss was not so wonderful as all the dreams I had. ~ Sara Teasdale.

The heart was made to be broken. ~ Oscar Wilde.

Turn your wounds into wisdom. ~ Oprah Winfrey.

Love lasts about seven years. That’s how long it takes for the cells of the body to totally replace themselves. ~ Francoise Sagan.

You gave me wings to fly, then took away my sky. ~ Leonora Speyer.

When you think you’re first falling in love, just then you realize you’re falling out of love. ~ David Grayson.

The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end. ~ Benjamin Disraeli.

Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness. ~ Steve Maraboli.

It’s amazing how someone can break your heart and you can still love them with all the little pieces. ~ Ella Harper.

For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, ‘It might have been. ~ John Greenleaf Whittier.

To love anything is to realize that it might be lost. ~ G.K. Chesterton.

Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all. ~ Alfred Lord Tennyson.

Best Sad Love Quotes and Sayings

Some people are going to leave, but that’s not the end of your story. That’s the end of their part in your story. ~ Faraaz Kazi.

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.

Love is the most beautiful of dreams and the worst of nightmares. ~ Aman Jassal.

Our greatest joy and our greatest pain come in our relationships with others. ~ Stephen R. Covey.

The farewell kiss which resembles greeting, that last glance of love which becomes the sharpest pang of sorrow. ~ George Eliot.

You can close your eyes to the things you don’t want to see, but you can’t close your heart to the things you don’t want to feel. ~ Johnny Depp.

The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears. ~ John Vance Cheney.

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


You flew off with the wings of my heart and left me flightless. ~ Terri Guillemets.

Tears are words the mouth can’t say nor can the heart bear. ~ Joshua Wisenbaker.

Walking alone is not difficult but when we have walked a mile worth a thousand years with someone then coming back alone is what is difficult. ~ Faraaz Kazi.

Well, I’ve been afraid of changing ’cause I’ve built my life around you. But time makes you bolder even children get older and I’m getting older too. ~ Stevie Nicks.

Failed relationships can be described as so much wasted make-up. ~ Marian Keyes.

Separation penetrates the disappearing person like a pigment and steps him in gentle radiance. ~ Boy George.

There is one pain, I often feel, which you will never know. It’s caused by the absence of you. ~ Ashleigh Brilliant.

Never love with all your heart, it only ends in breaking. ~ English Proverb.

Top Sad Love Quotes and Sayings

Never make a decision when you are upset, sad, jealous or in love. ~ Mario Teguh.

I can’t be there next to you, to love you and hold you. But I am right here loving you from afar. ~ Muhammed.

It is through the parting of two that eternal love is truly discovered. For their love stays strong and holds till the end. ~ R.K. Smith.

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. ~ Richard Puz.

When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us. ~ Alexander Graham Bell.

Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night, I miss you like hell. ~ Edna St. Vincent Millay.

I’m sad and blue, about nobody but you. I told you that I loved you right from the start, you told me the same and now you try to break my little heart. ~ Leon Redbone.

There is something beautiful about all scars of whatever nature. A scar means the hurt is over, the wound is closed and healed, done with. ~ Harry Crews.

To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible God. ~ Jorge Luis Borges.

There is a distinct, awful pain that comes with loving someone more than they love you. ~ Steve Maraboli.

Let your tears come. Let them water your soul. ~ Eileen Mayhew.

You are my sweetest downfall. I loved you first, I loved you first. ~ Regina Spektor.

Sadness flies away on the wings of time. ~ Jean de La Fontaine.

One day you’ll love me as I love you. One day you’ll think of me as I think of you. One day you’ll cry for me as I cry for you. One day you’ll want me, but I won’t want you. ~ Unknown.

The beginning and the decline of love are both marked by the embarrassment the lovers feel to be alone together. ~ Jean de La Bruyère.

Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water. ~ Christopher Morley.

The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too. ~ Ernest Hemingway.

Sometimes your eyes are not the only place the tears fall from. ~ Faraaz Kazi.

Tears come from the heart and not from the brain. ~ Leonardo da Vinci.


Just let me keep the last piece of my heart before you tear it all apart. ~ Lykke Li.

Love of mine, someday you will die. but I’ll be close behind. I’ll follow you into the dark. ~ Ben Gibbard.

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. ~ Unknown.

You were as kind as you could be, and even though you’re gone, you still mean the world to me. ~ Mark Tremonti.

I will wait for you till the day I can forget you or till the day you realize you cannot forget me. ~ Herryicm.

The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy. ~ Jim Rohn.

Popular Sad Love Quotes and Sayings

Part of me aches at the thought of her being so close yet so untouchable. ~ Nicholas Sparks.

Remember me with smiles and laughs, for that’s how I’ll remember you. If you can only remember me with sadness and tears, then don’t remember me at all. ~ Unknown.

Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go. ~ Herman Hesse.

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. ~ Unknown.

Love without return is like a question without an answer. ~ Alfred Lord Tennyson.

I’d never dreamed that I’d love somebody like you, and I’d never dreamed that I’d lose somebody like you. ~ Chris Isaak.

You meet everyone twice in this life, when they come and when they go. ~ C.C Aurel.

They say that time heals all wounds but all it’s done so far is give me more time to think about how much I miss you. ~ Unknown.

World likes to see smiling people though they usually sad from inside. ~ Sonal Takalkar.

Time heals griefs and quarrels, for we change and are no longer the same persons. ~ Pascal.

When I’m feeling weak and my pain walks down a one-way street, I look above and I know I’ll always be blessed with love. ~ Ray Heffernan.

It’s funny how we feel so much but we cannot say a word. We are screaming inside, but we can’t be heard. ~ Sarah McLachlan.

Falling out of love is very enlightening; for a short while you see the world with new eyes. ~ Iris Murdoch.

Nothing hurts more than realizing they meant everything to you, but you meant nothing to them. ~ Maya Angelou.

It’s so hard to forget pain, but it’s even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace. ~ Chuck Palahniuk.

You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer.

Everything is temporary if you give it enough time. ~ Jewel.

We must get our hearts broken sometimes. This is a good sign, having a broken heart. It means we have tried for something. ~ Elizabeth Gilbert.

To give vent now and then to his feelings, whether of pleasure of discontent, is a great ease to a man’s heart. ~ Francesco Guicciardini.

Some women love only what they can hold in their arms; others, only what they can’t. ~ Mignon McLaughlin.

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.

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

Let no one who loves be unhappy even love unreturned has its rainbow. ~ James Matthew Barrie.

We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey. ~ Kenji Miyazawa.

You can’t live forever in the darkness of someone’s selfish love. ~ Garima Soni.

Since I can’t be with you right now I will have to be content just dreaming about when we will be together again. ~ Susan Polis Schutz.

It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all. ~ Samuel Butler.

Perhaps a great love is never returned. ~ Dag Hammarskjöld.

In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing. ~ Mignon McLaughlin.

There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not. ~ La Rochefoucauld.

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