Broken Heart Sayings and Quotes

A broken heart is often the admission fee for falling in love. Experiencing a breakup can feel like the world is caving in and the pain is too much to bear. Let the below collection of wise and inspirational broken heart quotes help heal the scars.

The heart was made to be broken. Oscar Wilde
When our heart breaks it is because it has edges and boundaries; when something painful happens, it has nowhere to go, but to break. But heartbreak can grow and soften our heart if we let it. A small heart cannot hold much, but a big heart can hold much more. Our heart can in fact grow to become limitless and hold all that comes in life, even the most painful things. Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel
Broken heart will turn into a stronger one within hope. Toba Beta
A broken heart is what makes life so wonderful five years later, when you see that special in an elevator and he is fat and smoking and saying 'Long time no see.' Phyllis Batelle
This is a good sign, having a broken heart. It means we have tried for something.  Elizabeth Gilbert
You flew off with the wings of my heart and left me flightless. Stelle Atwater
Don't cry because it's over, SMILE because it happened. Dr. Seuss
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
They say “follow your heart,” but if your heart is in a million pieces which piece do you follow? unknown
A broken heart bleeds tears. Steve Maraboli
The heart will break, but broken live on. Lord Byron
You've got to learn to leave the table when love's no longer being served. Nina Simone
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
Then his heart, now broken into a thousand pieces, slowly began to turn to ice. Morgan Rhodes
You may have a broken heart, but you may find someone else.  Douglas Booth
A broken heart in real life isn't half as dreadful as it is in books. It's a good deal like a bad tooth, though you won't think THAT a very romantic simile. It takes spells of aching and gives you a sleepless night now and then, but between times it lets you enjoy life and dreams and echoes and peanut candy as if there were nothing the matter with it. Lucy Maud Montgomery
Every time your heart is broken, a doorway cracks open to a world full of new beginnings, new opportunities. Patti Roberts
A broken heart is just the growing pains necessary so that you can love more completely when the real thing comes along. J.S.B. Morse
Heartbreak could be lived with if it weren't accompanied by regret. Laura Kasischke
A broken heart is not a broken glass. ABC
A broken heart doesn't need repaired. Because maybe one of your pieces fits perfectly with someone else's heart. Chris Mitchell
I wish i were a little girl again, because skinned knees are easier to fix than broken heart. Julia Roberts
Better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all. Alfred Lord Tennyson
I guess when your heart gets broken you sort of start to see cracks in everything. I'm convinced that tragedy wants to harden us and our mission is never to let it. unknown
A broken heart is a very pleasant complaint for a man in London if he has a comfortable income. George Bernard Shaw
Broken hearts made faults and fools of us all. Natalia Jaster
The heart is the only broken instrument that works. T.E. Kalem
A heart that's never broken isn't open. William Weil
Be still my heart; thou hast known worse than this. Homer
There is a road from the eye to heart that does not go through the intellect. Gilbert K. Chesterton
Never love with all your heart, it only ends in breaking. English Proverb
A broken hand works, but not a broken heart. Persian Proverb
If thy heart fails thee, climb not at all. Queen Elizabeth
Half heart is no heart. Old Proverb
The teeth are smiling, but is the heart? Congolese Proverb
Never morning wore To evening, but some heart did break. Tennyson
A broken heart is what makes life so wonderful five years later when you see the guy in the elevator and he is fat and smoking a cigar and saying 'long time no see,' Phyllis Battelle
It's so hard to forget pain, but it's even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace. Chuck Palahniuk
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
You don't always win your battles, but it's good to know you fought. John Greenleaf Whittier
How beautiful it is and how easily it can be broken. Tennessee Williams
The pleasure of love lasts but a moment, Pain of love lasts a lifetime. Jean Pierre Claris de Florian
Look at every exit as being an entrance somewhere else. Tom Stoppard
A woman's heart always has a burned mark. Louise Labe
The best remedy for a bruised heart is not, as so many people seem to think, repose upon a manly bosom. Much more efficacious are honest work, physical activity, and the sudden acquisition of wealth. Dorothy L. Sayers
Most things break, including hearts. The lessons of life amount not to wisdom, but to scar tissue and callus. Wallace Stegner
How else but through a broken heart may Lord Christ enter in? Oscar Wilde
It's hard asking someone with a broken heart to fall in love again. Eric Kripke
Is there a cure for a broken heart? Only time can heal your broken heart, just as time can heal his broken arms and legs. Miss Piggy
The best way to mend a broken heart is time and girlfriends.` Gwyneth Paltrow
Love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation. Khalil Gibran
There is nothing more whole than a broken heart. Rabbi Menacher
To be a spiritual warrior, one must have a broken heart; without a broken heart and a sense of tenderness and vulnerability, your warrior ship is untrustworthy. Sreechinth C.
Whatever sorrow shakes from your heart, far better things will take their place. Rumi
There's no cure, except the retreat into love. For the suffering of subtly afflicted hearts. Rumi
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable. The Wizard of Oz
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 anymore. It is the end of happiness and the beginning of peace. George Bernard Shaw
If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain. Emily Dickinson
You don't die of a broken heart; you only wish you did. Marilyn Peterson
Nothing now my heart can fire but regret and desire. Mary Queen of Scot's
There are some moments I feel those shards of my broken heart start to fit together. That is when I can actually celebrate. At that moment I find hope. I think it's at that moment that the world changes. Marilyn de Guehery
My desire to live is as intense as ever, and though my heart is broken, hearts are made to be broken: that is why God sends sorrow into the world. Oscar Wilde