Quotes, Heartbreak

16 Heartbreak Lyrics From Drake That PERFECTLY Explain Your Emotions

Born Aubrey Drake Graham, Drake is a Canadian rapper who got his start in acting in Degrassi: The Next Generation. Leaving the show in 2007, he pursued a rap career and released his first mixtape.

Since releasing his first mixtape, Drake has slowly risen in popularity, topping charts and even winning a Grammy award for Best Rap Album.  

Known for his personal lyrics about relationships and women, Drake writes songs that know EXACTLY how to hit you right in the heartstrings. When it comes to heartbreak, Drake definitely has a smooth way with words. 

My personal favorite lyric from him comes from the song "Too Good" from his album Views:

“It feels like the only time you see me is when you turn your head to the side and look at me differently.”

Ouch, Drake.

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As a rapper, Drake displays a refreshing sensitivity in his songs, which is perhaps why his music is so successful. His songs, which often deal with his own love and relationship woes, are vulnerable and emotional.

In his music, Drake appears to be in a perpetual state of heartache, and this sense of frustration over love is something that is completely relatable to his listeners.

Drake somehow just GETS it — he gets the frustration of being the one who puts in too much effort in a relationship; he gets the sense of defeat that comes from contacting an ex who doesn't care.

Drake's songs create narratives that really resonate with his listeners. And though his songs usually express an agitated or gloomy view on love, they are by no means pessimistic.

Some of his songs can be quite empowering (like when he talks about being "too good" for an ex — definitely relatable).

And in fact, listening to his songs might be just what you need if you want get over a heartbreak yourself. So what are you waiting for? Continue reading below for 16 of Drake's best quotes on heartbreak. 

If you're searching for the best quotes and memes to share with the people you love (or just want to feel inspired yourself) ... look no further! From the sweetest love quotes, inspirational sayings, and hilarious friendship truths, we've got you covered.

You have to stay light.

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"I wake up in the morning and my heart is light, man. It's not heavy. I don't have skeletons in the closet on their way out." —Drake

This will help you get over it.

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"Patience is key for getting over a breakup. That, and trailing off your interaction after the breakup." Drake

Being honest is important.

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"I'd rather tell you how I really feel." Drake

Matching words with actions is also important.

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"When all is said and done, more is always said than done." Drake

Sometimes, we're distracted by our hearts.

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"Mind in one place, heart in another." Drake

You are more than just a number.

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"I’m more than just a number, I doubt you’ll find another. So every single summer, I’ll be the one that you remember." Drake

Things suck when they end.

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"Just as I predicted, here we go again. They always say the hottest love has the coldest end." Drake

The past should stay in the past.

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"I hate getting messages from you, especially when you say you should’ve stayed. F*cks up my whole day, thought all these feelings went away." Drake

Don't use people.

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"Wish you would learn to love people and use things, and not the other way around." Drake

Sometimes, we get attached.

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"Looking back on it, at least my pride is intact. ‘Cause we said no strings attached, and I still got tied up in that." Drake

You have to let things go.

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"All in all I learned a lesson from it though, you never see it coming you just get to see it go." Drake

And you will find new reasons to smile.

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"Yeah, I’m smiling but you’re not the reason anymore." Drake

Don't accept excuses.

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"If you leave without a reason, don’t come back with an excuse." Drake

Letting go can be the best thing.

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"I had to let go of us to show myself what I could do" Drake

Everyone wants apologies.

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"Not having closure it takes a lot out of me. This year for Christmas I just want apologies." Drake

It gets better.

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"'Where you movin’?' I said, 'On to better things.'" Drake