Breaking Up - Quotes and Sayings
Breaking Up - When Relationships End
Writing this makes me think of that song, "Thank God for unanswered prayer." How true, that we sometimes think a person is perfect for us, but in reality they are not. In fact, when the dust settles, we can often look back in life and say, "what was I thinking?" There is no need to beat yourself up. It is a good thing take comfort in the fact that if you are breaking up or have been broken up with, you are not alone.
Some of these quotes are bound to make you laugh or maybe cry. My hope is not to make anything worse. Sometimes, a strong shot in the arm, while painful, is just what the doctor ordered. It is better for you to not waste any of your precious love on one that won't return it or isn't worthy of it. There is someone else out there, that will be so happy you broke up with the person that wasn't right for you anyway. Hopefully, these quotes help to give some perspective or a reality check, and maybe a smile or two.
Quotes Sayings and Thoughts About Breaking Up
"Never regret. If it's good, it's wonderful. If it's bad, it's experience." Victoria Holt
"A break up is like a broken mirror. It is better to leave it broken than hurt yourself trying to fix it." Author Unknown
"When delicate and feeling souls are separated, there is not a feature in the sky, not a movement of the elements, not an aspiration of the breeze, but hints some cause for a lover's apprehension." Richard Brinsley Sheridan
"The heart was made to be broken." Oscar Wilde
"I self destruct every relationship so that I don't get hurt...but in truth I just hurt myself worse in the long run.." Unknown Author
"Take away love and earth is a tomb." Robert Browning
"Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else." George Bernard Shaw
"I don't miss him, I miss who I thought he was." Unknown Author
"The scars you can't see are the hardest to heal." Astrid Alauda
"The fear of making permanent commitments can change the mutual love of husband and wife into two loves of self - two loves existing side by side, until they end in separation." Pope John Paul II
"It's not that we didn't love each other, it's just love wasn't enough. So I think I have to let go, we have to let go." Author Unknown
"As soon as forever is through, I'll be over you." Toto
"To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best." William Makepeace Thackeray
"Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation." Kahlil Gibran
"Sometimes, when one person is missing, the whole world seems depopulated." Lamartine
"She's gone. I am abused, and my relief must be to loathe her." William Shakespeare
"Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable." Wizard of Oz
"Don’t let one person let you down when there are millions of other people in the world that can make you happy." Unknown Author
“Yes, I will go. I would rather grieve over your absence than over you.” Antonio Porchia
"Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species." W. Somerset Maugham
"We have to realize that we are as deeply afraid to live and to love as we are to die." Ronald David Laing
"Better to have lost and loved than to never to have loved at all." Hemingway
"If you love me, let me know. If not, please gently let me go." Author Unknown
"I don't know why they call it heartbreak. It feels like every part of my body is broken too." Chloe Woodward"
**"If you love something, set it free. If it comes back to you it's yours. If it doesn't, it was never meant to be." Proverb
Hanging in there during a tough time.
So many of us have been through heartbreaking break ups in some form or another. It can feel very overwhelming, and can have a sense of never getting better. I hope that maybe these quotes can help someone during a hard time after a break up or separation. There is no easy way through these things, but there is no way around it but to feel what comes with the circumstance, and know that those feelings won't kill you.
If you can hang on, and wait the time out, you might just be amazed at how much better things will get. I have heard too many stories where people made some bad decisions that hurt them (and worse, actually.) There is no point in letting the current feelings overwhelm to the degree that you give up hope. Your life and love is a precious gift, and you are probably much stronger than you even know. Just getting through one day at a time, one hour at a time after a loss is a great start. Hang in there, if you have been through a break up recently, or are going through one now. People that have "been there" can tell you the truth, that things will get better. Give it some time.