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