Heartbreak Quotes

Heartbreak Quotes by Raftaar, Joshua Jackson, Lisa Loeb, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, Sydney J. Harris, Sylvia Plath and many others.

All my hits in Punjab and Haryana are about heartbreak.
I have lots of hard-earned knowledge about women through heartbreak – and social faux pas. When I was about 15, thinking I was engaging in light conversation, I asked a woman when she was due. Of course, she wasn’t pregnant. I learnt the lesson never to ask again.
There’s a variety and depth to the song topics I get to write about in children‘s music and books: being able to write about things I wouldn’t normally write about, like a disappointing pancake, or monsters or opposite day is really different than writing about heartbreak and relationships.
My biggest heartbreak was on Dancing With the Stars,’ not winning with Zendaya, honestly.
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
When you give someone your whole heart and he doesn’t want it, you cannot take it back. It’s gone forever.
By getting hurt, you might realize that what you thought you wanted and needed wasn’t actually right for you. And that’s a lesson only heartbreak and pain can teach you.
So it’s true, when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love.
while nearly every way of falling in love is kind, every way of getting out of love is cruel.
‘When You Were Mine’ is about heartbreak.
I have not broken your heart – you have broken it; and in breaking it, you have broken mine.
We are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love, never so forlornly unhappy as when we have lost our love object or its love.
There’s no glory in climbing a mountain if all you want to do is to get to the top. It’s experiencing the climb itself – in all its moments of revelation, heartbreak, and fatigue – that has to be the goal.
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
O madam, my old heart is cracked, it’s cracked!
A letdown is worth a few songs. A heartbreak is worth a few albums.
I want a relationship like the one my mom and dad had, what every strong relationship around me looks like, and I wasn’t going to allow past heartbreak to hinder me from finding that.
Yes, the heart breaks. But, it also heals.
Even with the heartbreak that I’ve had, I’ve felt a lot of love, and I’ve been given a lot of love too.
My heart is the throne of the Beloved, the Beloved the heart’s destiny: Whoever breaks another’s heart will find no homecoming in this world or any other.
The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it.
I write about heartbreak because I like writing about sad things, but I’m writing happy songs, too!
Don’t get me wrong: I wouldn’t wish it on anyone. Even the wordcancerbrings back the nausea and pain, the fear I felt, and the heartbreak I saw in my parentsfaces. The smells that fill hospitals and the constant tired feeling that comes with treatment are also permanently stuck in my memory.
There is nothing you can do about the past except keep it there.
If you want this life to stop breaking your heart, stop giving your heart to this life.
Did I really want to stay on this road longer, knowing it was only going to end in devastation?
I’ll probably continue to write about heartbreak forever. That stuff doesn’t go away as you get older.
Desiring another person is perhaps the most risky endeavor of all. As soon as you want somebody—really want him—it is as though you have taken a surgical needle and sutured your happiness to the skin of that person, so that any separation will now cause a lacerating injury.
No matter how bad your heart is broken, the world doesn’t stop for your grief.
There is a time for departure even when there’s no certain place to go.
Particularly in these high school-set movies, there’s something about being in high school that’s like a cauldron, a boiling pot of emotion and joy and heartbreak that you feel so intensely. Because you don’t have any awareness yet, you don’t realize that it’s a finite time and feeling.
There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time.
I’ve never been interested in diarising my life through song. So much stuff has been done before. So many people have brilliantly articulated the pain of heartbreak or the joy of love or whatever. Those elements exist in our music, but I guess I strive to write about unconventional things instead.
I had never been this mad at her before. It was one thing to be attacked by someone you hated, but this was something else. This was the kind of hurt that could only be inflicted by someone you loved, who you thought loved you. It was sort of like being stabbed from the inside out.
All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.
And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
Awkward conversations are painful, but they’re way easier than divorce, resentment, and heartbreak.
Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.
Heartbreak is funny to everyone but the heartbroken.
A song is about heartbreak – but what are the constituent feelings? What are the aspects? There is anger, there is guilt, there are all these different things. I guess putting those voices into dialogue together just felt real.
I’ve been training myself and listening to other artists and seeing where their emotion comes from, singing a heartbreak song when they’re in a happy relationship.
He, who had done more than any human being to draw her out of the caves of her secret, folded life, now threw her down into deeper recesses of fear and doubt. The fall was greater than she had ever known, because she had ventured so far into emotion and had abandoned herself to it.
The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
There is so much heartbreak and letdown in this industry. You get your heart set on something, and then you’re sitting by the phone for three weeks and it never rings.
When you’re 16 or 17, I think like most people that age, the first time you experience certain things in life, whether it’s heartbreak or death or love, obviously it’s going to seem like a much bigger deal.
When Radar goes home, Peg and Erin go down to meet him. Erin sees Radar in uniform and calls him Daddy. It so incredibly perfectly captured the heartbreak of being away from your child who was growing up without you.
I think everything in life comes in threes: heartbreak and all that. You’ve got to do the full round in order to learn.
‘Heartbreak Heard Around the World’ is about me and my girl, and I’m just going through a broken-heart stage in a relationship, and I’m just kind of expressing my love for her.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
It was Elvis who really got me hooked on beat music. When I heard ‘Heartbreak Hotel‘ I thought, this is it.
Unhappy love freezes all our affections: our own souls grow inexplicable to us. More than we gained while we were happy we lose by the reverse.
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
Perhaps this is what the stories meant when they called somebody heartsick. Your heart and your stomach and your whole insides felt empty and hollow and aching.
I always wanted to do things on my own terms, and unfortunately in this industry, that’s not something that is easily given. You’re at the mercy of other people, but then you still have that drive to continue on. That’s an equation for a lot of heartbreak.
Ignore reality, there’s nothing you can do about it.
One is easily fooled by that which one loves.
I think heartbreak is something that you learn to live with as opposed to learn to forget.
Legalistic remorse says, “I broke God‘s rules,” while real repentance says, “I broke God’s heart.”
It is foolish to tear one’s hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less by baldness.
Don’t cry over someone who wouldn’t cry over you.
Taft was Roosevelt‘s handpicked successor. I didn’t know how deep the friendship was between the two men until I read their almost four hundred letters, stretching back the to early ’30s. It made me realize the heartbreak when they ruptured was much more than a political division.
Not to be a bummer, but heartbreak is great for inspiration – we all know that – and it’s really hard to write songs if I go through a phase where I don’t feel much.
The men who have had the most to give to their fellow men are those who have enriched their minds and hearts in solitude. It is a poor education that does not fit a man to be alone with himself.
You can’t keep a cool head when you’re drowning in love. You just trash around a lot and scream, and wear yourself out.
Heartbreak was the impetus to me writing poems and music in the first place. Over the years, I had my heart broken so badly that if I didn’t find a way to get all the pain out, I was going to lose my mind. I was crazy! Like, wanting to slash tires and smash car windows. Crazy! I was so hurt that I had to write.
How else but through a broken heart may Lord Christ enter in?
My great heartbreak was completely botching my callback for Herod in Jesus Christ Superstar‘ in college.
My first mixtape especially – that came from a heartbreak.
Real, sane, mature love—the kind that pays the mortgage year after year and picks up the kids after school—is not based on infatuation but on affection and respect.
If what he said was the truth, it broke her heart. If what he said was a lie, it was broken anyway.
The problem is, when I talk about heartbreak or whatever, people want to melt it down to some break-up of a relationship, but it’s not about that. If you’re a sensitive person, just stepping outside can be heartbreaking.
It is a curious sensation: the sort of pain that goes mercifully beyond our powers of feeling. When your heart is broken, your boats are burned: nothing matters any more. It is the end of happiness and the beginning of peace.
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell.
I want people to know that I’m not just ‘Chillin’ It.’ I’m a real person. There’s heartbreak and trials, and I hope I put that in my music.
There is no choice more intensely personal, after all, than whom you choose to marry; that choice tells us, to a large extent, who you are.
I eyeModern Love’ warily between that second and third cup of coffee on Sunday mornings, calculating how much of a push I need to get through the day’s unhurriedly earnest saga of heartbreak and recovery.
Especially with grief and heartbreak, you can go through these things and think, ‘I will never be whole again.’
Love is the hardest habit to break, and the most difficult to satisfy.
I’m a big fan of Elvis, man. I got ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ tattooed on my chest.
a woman’s place is in the kitchen…sitting in a comfortable chair, with her feet up, drinking a glass of wine and watching her husband cook dinner.
One day I am at home, watching dramatic images of Iraqi Yazidis fleeing for their lives being aired nonstop on 24-hour news channels. Days later, I am there, staring at tens of thousands of displaced Iraqis and feeling a 35-millimeter frame cannot capture the scope of devastation and heartbreak before me.
A lot of people think teenagers haven‘t gone through anything in their lives – they’re not even 20 years old yet. But a twenty-something can go through the same type of experience or heartbreak that a 50-year-old can go through, so why does age matter?
When kids my age were crying over girls, my first heartbreak was not because of some silly school time crush but because I lost out on playing for Delhi‘s Under 14 team, even after I was selected in the playing eleven.
I’m really good at making teen angst romantic. I’m really good at dealing with heartbreak and things like that and making it into this whole experience. But there’s no way to make someone-on-the-Internet-said-something-mean-about-me into romantic angst where you can listen to music and cry or whatever.
I think the heartbreak of September 11 – America’s grief not only over the loss of life but also the loss of our own innocence – has expanded us as people because it has tenderized our hearts. On a psychological level, the American people have matured as a result of that awful day.
Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.
I feel like no matter what I write about, I try to end up being the stronger person in the situation. Even in heartbreak, I feel like I’m a much stronger person because of that. I don’t want to just write a sad song and still feel sad after that. I want to feel stronger and better.
With love, there are so many layers to it that you can write all day about it. It’s not just heartbreak or falling in love; there’s so many different ways to look at it.
Never love that which you cannot keep.
The three touchstones that woke Buddha up – sickness, old age, and death – are a pretty good place to start when crafting a tragic tale. And if we need to get more specific: heartbreak, destruction, miscomprehension, natural disasters, betrayal, and the waste of human potential.
Someday you’re gonna look back on this moment of your life as such a sweet time of grieving. You’ll see that you were in mourning and your heart was broken, but your life was changing.
Pain hardens, and great pain hardens greatly, whatever the comforters say, and suffering does not ennoble, though it may occasionally lend a certain rigid dignity of manner to the suffering frame.
You need to experience life to be able to write about friendships, relationships, and heartbreak.
every healthy marriage is composed of walls and windows. The windows are the aspects of your relationship that are open to the world—that is, the necessary gaps through which you interact with family and friends; the walls are the barriers of trust behind which you guard the most intimatesecrets of your marriage.
There is no better teacher than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time.
If you’re starting a group, don’t think about being a star or you’re in for heartbreak. It you enjoy singing, that’s enough.
I have experienced heartbreak but not in a classical sense.
I’d never devote a whole record to heartbreak.
Every single one of us will have our life interrupted, whether it’s by the ripcord of a diagnosis or some other kind of heartbreak or trauma that brings us to the floor. We need to find a way to live in the in-between place, managing whatever body and mind we currently have.
I think all of the best songs are about heartbreak and love.
What is the opposite of two? A lonely me, a lonely you.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
I’ve discovered myself a little more, personality-wise just being put through certain situations, whether being in the spotlight, heartbreak, friends coming and going, family.
If you wonder how you’ll get through this new heartbreak, just think back. Remember all you’ve been through in the past. And how each time you swore, you’d never get through it. But you did. And look where you’re at now. This too shall pass!
Heartbreak is good fuel for country songs. And cheating.
Heartbreak is all the same.
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.
I’ve been in this business for a long while, but it’s not like I’ve been waiting tables. Since I started writing, I’ve only worked on things that I love. I’ve had a lot of heartbreak, but you don’t become an artist and not expect that.
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.
I have this sense of independent heartbreak, of annulling romances before they get their feet off the ground.
I feel like someone after a deluge being asked to describe the way it was before the flood while I’m still plucking seaweed out of my hair.
The highest, most decisive experience is to be alone with one’s own self. You must be alone to find out what supports you, when you find that you can not support yourself. Only this experience can give you an indestructible foundation.
In the depths of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Saying his name stabbed my heart, like someone had ripped through my carefully stitched up world and exposed the infected, pulsing red tissue that I thought was healing.
I actually don’t pay a lot of attention to the movie ‘industry’… I just do the work when I get it. I never considered anything I was in, or did, as a possible breakthrough for me. I have advised other actors not to expect anything. Expecting a ‘breakthrough’ is almost an automatic for surelet down‘ or heartbreak.
In desperate love, we always invent the characters of our partners, demanding they be what we need of them, and then feeling devastated when they refuse to perform the role we created in the first place.
Many immigrants do not talk about what they endured back home. They were fleeing that world, and when they left they didn’t want to talk about it because there had been pain and heartbreak under the caste system of the South. They didn’t want to burden their children with what they had endured.
I thought when love for you died, I should die.
It’s dead. Alone, most strangely, I live on.
Can miles truly separate you from friends… If you want to be with someone you love, aren’t you already there?
I have rituals for cleaning out resentments, disappointments, heartbreak, depression and for work. One of the things I do is go over old stuff if I have been unable to write for a while.
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don’t, they never were.
The depth of the love of parents for their children cannot be measured. It is like no other relationship. It exceeds concern for life itself. The love of a parent for a child is continuous and transcends heartbreak and disappointment.
While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irritates. You must wait till it be digested, and then amusement will dissipate the remains of it.
A bad love experience is no reason to fear a new love experience.
My thinking was scrambled when Sullivan and I separated. Something happened to me that had never happend before. I couldn’t cope. It was heartbreak time. I thought it was the end of the world.
For the most part, that message hasn’t changed a lot over the years – love is still love, and heartbreak is still heartbreak.
As much as heartbreak music might be therapeutic, we all want love and long for that feeling. So if a song can give you that feeling, even without being in love, that’s amazing.
What right have I to grieve, who have not ceased to wonder?
Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
Actually, ‘Phir Na Mile Kabhi’ is a very emotional and a heartbreak song and somewhere it does touch the heart of the listeners as it touched my heart as well.
Having seen many of my friends go through the trial of trying month after month to conceive, then finally the joy of getting pregnant followed by the heartbreak of miscarriage, I know how lonely and isolating it can be to have to go back to square one carrying that heartbreak with you.
This is the true measure of love, When we believe that we alone can love, That no one could ever have loved so before us, And that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Those who are faithful know only the trivial side of love: it is the faithless who know love’s tragedies.
In reality, in love there is a permanent suffering which joy neutralizes, renders virtual delays, but which can at any moment become what it would have become long earlier if one had not obtained what one wanted — atrocious.
If someone broke your heart it doesn’t mean you should build a wall around it and quit loving. Redirect your love.
There are a million ways to lose someone you love.
When humiliation begets heartbreak, your clothing permeates with a stench of desperation that only women can smell.
Nashville‘ is a show that I personally truly loved, and to not have it back was a little bit of a heartbreak for me.
There is, after all, a kind of happiness in unhappiness, if it’s the right unhappiness.
The experiences, heartbreak and downfall in my life has made me a stronger woman.
I think my biggest heartbreak was when I just couldn’t get an American cheese cake/pie with a saltine cracker crust and green tomato sorbet to work out in my favor.
I think you are wrong to want a heart. It makes most people unhappy. If you only knew it, you are in luck not to have a heart.
I prithee send me back my heart, Since I cannot have thine; For if from yours you will not part, Why, then, shouldst thou have mine?
Heartbreak was the impetus to me writing poems and music in the first place.
My aim is for every song to have a purpose – for you to be able to say, ‘This song is about this.’ But love and heartbreak are some of the most abstract subjects.
I always feel that heartbreak is a part of love and it has its own beauty.
Channel your heartbreak into work, then use that extra money to treat yourself to a new handbag.
As a boy and even now, I am wont to melancholy. I do, probably once a day, experience a sincere heartbreak.
I’m not supposed to miss you, I’m not supposed to care
Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source.
Food is not a means toward resolution. It can’t cure heartbreak or solve untenable dilemmas.
I have sadness in me. I have anger in me. I have heartbreak in me.
Hearts are breakable,” Isabelle said. “And I think even when you heal, you’re never what you were before”.
I’m certainly not the only person to have gone through a divorce. I’m not the only person who’s had heartbreak.
Heartbreak has an archetypal core, all heartbroken individuals suffer from the same kind of torture.
Ginette Paris
Heartbreak comes in different sizes, and the departure of an 18-year-old child for a far college has to be treated as a very benign form of the disease.
If I look back on my life, you can almost tell the story of it through pop songs. Romances as a teenager, your first kiss, first love, first heartbreak.
You can’t avoid heartbreak, you can’t avoid a lot of things. You have to go through them in order to become the person you’re going to be.
He does something to me, that boy. Every time. It’s his only detriment. He steps on my heart. He makes me cry.
One can’t run in a park without a dog or make angels in the snow without a child and there are things one can’t do without a lover, so the loss of the lover is like an amputation and the patient goes into shock.
Heartbreak has so many layers. So many layers that often feel like a rollercoaster ride.
I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
My music comes from heartbreak – from feeling what it’s like to lose everything and not being able to express it through words because it doesn’t make sense.
There’s a sort of rage a man feels when he’s been deceived where he most trusted. It compares to no other anger.
I believe that anybody who gets married should go to a counselor for months before the wedding. I think that’s going to save guys a lot of money and the ladies a lot of heartbreak.
And I’m dying to know, is it killing you like it‘s killing me? And the story of us looks a lot like a tragedy now.
I think sports makes for good drama because it has all the same ingredients as anything worth reading or listening to or watching. Conflict, desire, heartbreak – it’s all there.
I listen to a lot of really old western and country music. There’s a lot of cool stuff in there… all the heartbreak of the country darkness.
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
Just because I’m a girl and it’s pop doesn’t mean I have to write about love and heartbreak.
The biggest coward of a man is to awaken the love of a woman without the intention of loving her.
Let go. Why do you cling to pain? There is nothing you can do about the wrongs of yesterday. It is not yours to judge. Why hold on to the very thing which keeps you from hope and love?
‘Broken’ is a story of two broken people coming together. I think every one of us can associate with it, as we all have faced a heartbreak sometime in our life.
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
Don’t cry when the sun is gone, because the tears won’t let you see the stars.
Violeta Parra
Good friends are often our lifelines. Mine have seen me through heartbreak, through the deaths of loved ones, and through that phase in college when I was obsessed with denim jumpsuits and matching fingerless gloves.
Shattered legs may heal in time, but some betrayals fester and poison the soul.
Even your favorite celebrities go through tough periods and have heartbreak. They must empower themselves with healthy choices, as do you!
Love begins with a smile, grows with a kiss, and ends with a teardrop.
A broken heart is a very pleasant complaint for a man in London if he has a comfortable income.
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Since grief only aggravates your loss, grieve not for what is past.
Rhythm and blues is about what life is, it’s about being able to talk heartbreak and understanding that people go through it, not about this fantasy in how much you’re spending.
When we discuss those we love with those who do not love them, the end of love is near.
This is a good sign, having a broken heart. It means we have tried for something.
A true soul mate is probably the most important person you’ll ever meet, because they tear down your walls and smack you awake. But to live with a soul mate forever? Nah. Too painful. Soul mates, they come into your life just to reveal another layer of yourself to you, and then leave.
Sometimes good things fall apart so better things could fall together.
If you’re going through hell, keep going.
I got a third-degree ankle sprain practicing long jump. I never fully recovered. That was my first heartbreak. I thought track was going to be something that was going to happen in my life. It never went in the direction I wanted it to, no matter how hard I tried.
When I hear heartbreak songs, I always feel like, ‘O.K. that’s exactly how I feel… I’m not the only person who fell in love like a stupid person.’
I learned that, with grief, you have to take it one day at a time and learn how to find the happiness amid the heartbreak.
When the karma of a relationship is done, only love remains. It’s safe. Let go.
Grief is the price we pay for love.
It is foolish to pretend that one is fully recovered from a disappointed passion. Such wounds always leave a scar.
Once you had put the pieces back together, even though you may look intact, you were never quite the same as you’d been before the fall.
There are more than 300,000 families in the Gulf region that lost their homes and are waiting for peace of mind. The hurricane exposed the sad reality of poverty in America. We saw, in all its horrific detail, the vulnerabilities of living in inadequate housing and the heartbreak of losing one’s home.
I took a chance, I took a shot And you may think I’m bullet-proof, but I’m not. You took a swing, I took it hard. And down here from the ground I see who you are
I won’t ever leave you, even though you’re always leaving me.
Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.
Sadness flies on the wings of the morning, and out of the heart of darkness comes the light.
Bitterness imprisons life; love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life; love empowers it. Bitterness sours life; love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life; love heals it. Bitterness blinds life; love anoints its eyes.
Sometimes life is too hard to be alone, and sometimes life is too good to be alone.
When you’re a dreamer, heart break and failure come with the territory, but I can tell you it’s worth it, because it’s a way of living that is both moving and memorable.
When you are in the 20-30 age group, you experience things; your voice fully develops, and you experience heartbreak. That’s what happened with me, so whenever I sing, I use my experiences.
Hearts can break. Yes, hearts can break. Sometimes I think it would be better if we died when they did, but we don’t.
It is sheer good fortune to miss somebody long before they leave you.
So this was betrayal. It was like being left alone in the desert at dusk without water or warmth. It left your mouth dry and will broken. It sapped your tears and made you hollow.
‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.