14 Quotes That Profoundly Describe How Much Breakups SUCK


These quotes just GET it.

Breaking up is never easy. Letting go of the one you love — especially after weeks, months or even years of accumulating treasured memories — can feel like tearing yourself in two.

But the positive side to a breakup is what we can learn about ourselves. Taking a hiatus from love affords us the chance to get reacquainted with ourselves and helps us come to realize that we are not alone out there in our heartbreak. People have suffered from broken hearts back through hundreds and hundreds of years.

So whether you're ready to move on or still feeling a little raw from your emotions, here are some of the most heart-wrenching quotes to get you through it.

"Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable."

— The Wizard of Oz

"Ever has it been that loves knows not its own death until the hour of separation."

— Khalil Gibran

"Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option."

— Mark Twain

"The hottest love has the coldest end."

— Socrates

"The heart was made to be broken."

— Oscar Wilde


"Failed relationships can be described as so much wasted make-up."

— Marian Keyes, Watermelon

"Don't cry when the sun is gone because the tears won't let you see the stars."

— Violeta Para

"No matter how hard your heart is broken, the world doesn't stop for your grief."

— Faraaz Kazi

"Love is unconditional. Relationships are not."

— Grant Gudmunson


"I never hated a man enough to give his diamonds back."

— Zsa Zsa Gabor

"Cheating and lying aren't struggles. They're reasons to break up."

Patti Callahan Henry, Between The Tides

"I like my relationships like I like my eggs — over easy."

Jared Kintz, It Occurred To Me

"Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional."

— M. Kathleen Casey

"When you leave weary of me without a work, I shall gently let you go."

— Kim Sowol

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