Heart Broke Quotes

Heart Broke Quotes by Justin Timberlake, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Steve-O, Damon Wayans, Jr., Anais Nin, Alexander Graham Bell and many others.

Cry me a river, build a bridge, and get over it.

Cry me a river, build a bridge, and get over it.
Justin Timberlake
‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Let’s just say that I’ve had my heart broken more than once, and never learned a thing.
Steve-O
I don’t think I’ve ever had my heart broken, because I’m a man. I laughed it off, and then went and had sex with about 16 women, all unprotected.
Damon Wayans, Jr.
Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.
Anais Nin
When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell
And then I think we realized, like any young guys, that blues are not learned in a monastery. You’ve got to go out there and get your heart broke and then come back and then you can sing the blues.
Keith Richards
The heart was made to be broken.
Oscar Wilde
I’ve never had my heart broken. And I don’t want to have my heart broken. I’m afraid of it. Even when I break someone else’s heart, I’m really upset about it. And I’m not even feeling half of what they are.
Ashley Benson
When you have your heart broken wide, you are also open to things of beauty as well as things of sadness. Once people are not here physically, the spiritual remains, we still connect, we can communicate, we can give and receive love and forgiveness. There is love after someone dies.
Sandra Cisneros
How many of us have had our hearts broken for whatever reason yet find the courage to continue to reach out for love. Emotional vulnerability is true strength to me.
Michelle J. Howard
They always say the hottest love has the coldest end.
Drake
Love can be magic. But magic can sometimes… just be an illusion.
Javan
How do you know love is gone? If you said that you would be there at seven and you get there by nine, and he or she has not called the police yet – it’s gone.
Marlene Dietrich
If we must part for ever,
Give me but one kind word to think upon,
And please myself withal, whilst my heart’s breaking!
Thomas Otway
Don’t cry when the sun is gone, because the tears won’t let you see the stars.
Violeta Parra
I hate the day, because it lendeth light
To see all things, but not my love to see.
Edmund Spenser
Sometimes we get our hearts broken, only to have the right person come along to mend them.
Adriana Trigiani
A heart renewed–a loving heart–a penitent and humble heart–a heart broken and contrite, purified by love–that and only that is the rest of men. Spotlessness may do for angels, repentance unto life is the highest that belongs to man.
Frederick William Robertson
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.
Khalil Gibran
No matter how bad your heart is broken, the world doesn’t stop for your grief.
Faraaz Kazi
My rest might have been blissful enough, only a sad heart broke it.
Charlotte Bronte
Love begins with a smile, grows with a kiss, and ends with a teardrop.
Saint Augustine
To fall in love is awfully simple, but to fall out of love is simply awful.
Bess Myerson
Sadness flies on the wings of the morning, and out of the heart of darkness comes the light.
Jean Giraudoux
I guess I am attracted to older women. I’m looking for a 40-something who has had her heart broken two or three hundred times. She’s going to be fun!
Bryan Callen
Nobody goes through life without having their heart broken and one day you’ll wake up and it’ll be okay.
Alexa Chung
I don’t take relationships too seriously, but everyone else seems to. And when you get your heart broken, it’s like the end of the world. And I look at it as that was one moment in your life, one chapter. That person helped you grow and figure out what kind of person you want to be with in the future.
Colbie Caillat
People who say “It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all” never felt a broken heart.
LeBron James
I’ve never had my heart broken. It’s a very sad state of affairs. I think everybody should have their heart broken. I don’t think it says anything good about me at all.
Sally Field
When a love comes to an end, weaklings cry, efficient ones instantly find another love, and the wise already have one in reserve.
Oscar Wilde
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken – and I’d rather remember it as it was at its best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived.
Margaret Mitchell
There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power.
Washington Irving
With each step my heart broke for the person I would never find, the person who’d love me.
Denis Johnson
And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
Khalil Gibran
Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source.
Anais Nin
YEAH! It’s really hard to write heart broken songs when you’re happily married
Lights
There are many ways of breaking a heart. Stories were full of hearts broken by love, but what really broke a heart was taking away its dream — whatever that dream might be.
Pearl S. Buck
I was heart broken, scared, I had a lot of anxiety, I was worried, I felt weak, and I had no idea how I was ever going to come up with the strength. But I just closed my eyes, and took a blind leap. I knew I had to get out of there.
Bob Casey, Jr.
Faith of Cranes is a love song to the beauty and worth of the lives we are able to lead in the world just as it is, troubled though it be… The writing is honest, intensely lived, and overflowing with heart: broken, mended, and whole.
David James Duncan
Think about any attachments that are depleting your emotional reserves. Consider letting them go.
Oprah Winfrey
People think first love is sweet, and never sweeter than when that first bond snaps. You’ve heard a thousand pop and country songs that prove the point; some fool got his heart broke. Yet that first broken heart is always the most painful, the slowest to mend, and leaves the most visible scar. What’s so sweet about that?
Stephen King
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
Mignon McLaughlin
I thought when love for you died, I should die.
It’s dead. Alone, most strangely, I live on.
Rupert Brooke
I will always believe in love and I don’t care what happens to me or how many times I get my heart broken, or how many breakup songs I write, I’m always going to believe that someday I am going to meet somebody who is actually right for me and he’s going to be wonderful and it’s going to work out.
Taylor Swift
Have you ever been hurt and the place tries to heal a bit, and you just pull the scar off of it over and over again.
Rosa Parks
It’s easier to write about heartbreak after you’ve had your heart broken. You have more material to draw from, you can extrapolate from your own experiences and make reasonable assumptions about how your characters would feel and act.
Patrick Rothfuss
You have to think with the heart.
Douglas Sirk
There are many persons ready to do what is right because in their hearts they know it is right. But they hesitate, waiting for the other fellow to make the make the first move – and he, in turn, waits for you.
Marian Anderson
I love to shop after a bad relationship. I don’t know. I buy a new outfit and it makes me feel better. It just does. Sometimes I see a really great outfit, I’ll break up with someone on purpose.
Rita Rudner
Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn’t it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up.
Neil Gaiman
You don’t. It doesn’t work. One day, you wake up, and you’ve learned how to store it, and you go to another part of the heart.
Sandra Bullock
Only after a person has their heart broken does the world appear as it truly is.
Michael Gilbert
A world’s full of broken hearts. That’s all this is. I wondered if there was anyone above the age of say, 18, in the world who hadn’t had their hearts broken at some point.
David Bowick
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
Charles M. Schulz
To dare to live alone is the rarest courage; since there are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field, than their own hearts in their closet.
Charles Caleb Colton
When people don’t know what you are, you get your heart broken daily.
Rashida Jones
I like how someone once said being a Christian is not about having new ideas but having new eyes. This is the ability to have our hearts broken with the things that break the heart of God. That is part of what it means to be a Christian.
Shane Claiborne
Sadness flies away on the wings of time.
Jean de La Fontaine
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.
George Bernard Shaw
Anyone who has had their heart broken learns to keep a little safety area. Even now in my relationship, I have something I can call my own in case something goes wrong. You need a place to retreat to.
Suzi Quatro
When you are sorrowful, look again.
Khalil Gibran
No one knows how it is that with one glance a boy can break through into a girl’s heart.
Nancy Thayer
You can’t give your heart to a wild thing.
Truman Capote
There is no pain like the first time you get your heart broken.
Ne-Yo
She had worried that she would break if her heart broke, but she wasn’t broken. she had lost everything, but she was not lost. It seemed a worthwhile thing to know.
Sarah Rees Brennan
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, ‘It might have been’.
John Greenleaf Whittier
Maybe part of loving is learning to let go.
Fred Savage
I never mind the accusations of domesticity, as long as people recognise that all of us, even the luckiest, will live lives in which we have our hearts broken, suffer the loss of loved ones, worry ourselves half to death about our kids.
Nick Hornby
Cause I might be naked and lonely Shaking branches for bones But I’m still time zones away From who I was the day before we met You were the first mile Where my heart broke a sweat And I wish you were here I wish you’d never left But mostly I wish you well I wish you my very very best.
Andrea Gibson
The act of looking is brave. Especially if you look at things you can’t handle. I think that most people do not look. If you’re really paying attention you could have your heart broken twelve times a day. Most of the time we aren’t looking.
Laurel Nakadate
Brains are like hearts – they go where they are appreciated.
Robert McNamara
Let no one who loves be unhappy, even love unreturned has its rainbow.
James M. Barrie
Mine is only one of the millions of hearts broken over the death of Whitney Houston. I will always be grateful and in awe of the wonderful performance she did on my song and I can truly say from the bottom of my heart, ‘Whitney, I will always love you. You will be missed.’
Dolly Parton