Ex Boyfriends Sayings and Quotes

Getting over an ex-boyfriend is no easy task, especially if the relationship ended on bad terms. Take time to grieve the loss of the relationship and heal. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful quotes about ex-boyfriends.

The best revenge you can get on your ex is to move on and let them see you happy with someone that treats you better than they did Sonya Parker
Exes are like our old diaries-they know the whole truth and the unedited version of you. If you can still attain their respect after the relationship you must have done something well. Nontobeko Sibiya
Nobody deserves your tears, but whoever deserves them will not make you cry. Gabriel Garcia Marquez
I don't think much about guys from the past. I'm glad I knew them, but there's a reason they didn't make it into my future. Lorraine Zago Rosenthal
Going back to your ex is like reading a book you have already read. The outcome will always be the same. Matthew Donnell
To fall in love is awfully simple, but to fall out of love is simply awful. Bess Myerson
Dating an ex is the equivalent of failing a test you already had the answers to. Kendrick Cole
A heartbreak is a blessing from God. It's just his way of letting you realize he saved you from the wrong one. unknown
All discarded lovers should be given a second chance, but with somebody else. Mae West
You can choose to be happy or sad and whichever you choose that is what you get. No one is really responsible to make someone else happy, no matter what most people have been taught and accept as true. Sidney Madwed
Sometimes a woman will look back on what she had, not because she wants to go there but to motivate her to do better. Reuben " Mulah Truth " Holmes II
We are all trying to get over the person who broke our hearts. We are all far from perfect. Alex Rosa
One relationship ends but life goes on. Your 'Ex' was just a stepping stone to something better. Sushan R Sharma
If you feel the need to insult your ex or their new lover, you obviously still have feelings for them. Alexis Rose
I couldn't deal with my ex and his new she-devil girlfriend being all up in my face and him trying to be friendly and her trying to poison me with her existence. Sarah Bilington
Never get jealous when you see your ex with someone else, because our parents taught us to give our used toys to the less fortunate. unknown
It may seem as the hardest thing in the world, but you have to forget the guy who forgot about you. The Notebook
You're still my person, even if I'm not yours. Grey's Anatomy
The truth is that it hurts because it's real. It hurts because it mattered. And that's an important thing to acknowledge to yourself. John Greene
The hottest love has the coldest end. Socrates
I never hated a man enough to give him his diamonds back. Zsa Zsa Gabor
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard Carol Sobieski and Thomas Meehan
Irregardless, ex boyfriends are just off limits to friends. I mean, that's just the rules of feminism. Mean Girls
Never regret. If it's good, it's wonderful. If it's bad, it's experience. Victoria Holt
If you really love something set it free. If it comes back it's yours, if not it wasn't meant to be. unknown
I don't miss him, I miss who I thought he was. unknown
It rather goes without saying that Katherine drank her coffee black. Katherines do, generally. They like their coffee like their ex-boyfriends: bitter. John Green
He heals the broken hearted and binds up their wounds. Psalm 147:3
Failed relationships can be described as so much wasted make-up. Marian Keyes
Why is it that when you miss someone so much that your heart is ready to disintegrate, you hear the saddest song on the radio? Pete & Pete
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
You know it's love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you’re not part of their happiness. Julia Roberts
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 withering, of tarnishing. Anais Nin
Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation. Kahlil Gibran
Relationships are hard. It's like a full-time job, and we should treat it like one. If your boyfriend or girlfriend wants to leave you, they should give you two weeks’ notice. There should be severance pay, and before they leave you, they should have to find you a temp. Bob Ettinger
When you get back together with an old boyfriend, it's pathetic. It’s like having a garage sale and buying your own stuff hack. Laura Kightlinger
Exes should never, never go out with or marry other people but should remain celibate to the end of their days in order to provide you with a mental fallback position. Helen Fielding
There is a good way to break up with someone and it doesn’t include a Post-it. Carrie Bradshaw
I will always love the false image I had of you. Ashleigh Brilliant
He’s the kind of man a woman would have to marry to get rid of. Mae West
I've had enough boyfriends and enough issues. I'd seen enough train wrecks. Taylor Dayne
Love blurs your vision; but after it recedes, you can see more clearly than ever. Margaret Atwood
It's probably a bad indicator of your lifestyle when you miss your ex-boyfriend because he's absolutely lethal. Charlaine Harris
Failed relationships can be described as so much wasted make-up. Marian Keyes
Next time, we don't date the girl with eleven evil ex-boyfriends. Stacey Pilgrim
You'll always be my favorite ex-boyfriend. Cassidy
Yeah, well, trouble stalks me like a crazy ex-boyfriend. Claire Temple
To make an omelette, you have to kill some ex-boyfriends Sadie Cunningham
It's not cheating if you dream of kissing your ex-boyfriend, right? Tori Spelling
He's the guy that you should feel sorry for / He had the world but he thought that he wanted more / I owe it all to the mistake he made back then / I owe it all to my girl's ex-boyfriend Matthew Thiessen
My boyfriend and I broke up. He wanted to get married and I didn't want him to. Rita Rudner
There is only one real tragedy in a woman’s life. The fact that her past is always her lover, and her future invariably her husband. Oscar Wilde
Got a long list of ex lovers / They'll tell you I'm insane / But I've got a blank space, baby / And I'll write your name Max Martin; Johan Karl Schuster; Taylor Alison Swift
Forget about your ex he wasn't good enough / Only when he called is when the spot got rough Cliff Lighty; Keir Gist; Balewa Muhammed; Eddie Berkeley; Smooth
Every lover known in comparison is a failure, I forget their names now. Ali Payami; Karl Johan Schuster; Max Martin; Taylor Swift
Guess I should say thank you, / For the ‘hate yous’ and the tattoos, / Oh baby I’m cool by the way, / Ain’t sure I loved you anyway Camille Purcell et al.
This is a shout out to my ex / Heard he in love with some other chick / Yeah yeah, that hurt me, I'll admit / Forget that boy, I'm over it Camille Purcell et al.
Shout out to my ex, you're really quite the man / You made my heart break and that made me who I am Camille Purcell et al.
Here's to my ex, hey, look at me now / Well, I, I'm all the way up / I swear you'll never bring me down Camille Purcell et al.
Head in the clouds / Got no weight on my shoulders / I should be wiser / And realize that I've got / One less problem without you Amethyst Amelia Kelly; Ariana Grande; Ilya Salmanzadeh; Martin Karl Sandberg; Savan Harish Kotecha
You must not know 'bout me / You must not know 'bout me / I'll have another you by tomorrow / So don't you ever for a second / Get to thinking you're irreplaceable Mikkel Eriksen; Amund Bjorklund; Beyonce Knowles; Espen Lind; Tor Hermansen; Shaffer Smith
But even if the stars and moon collide / I never want you back into my life / You can take your words and all your lies / Oh oh oh I really don't care Carl Anthony Falk; Savan Harish Kotecha; Cher Lloyd; Demitria Lovato; Rami Yacoub
But since you been gone / I can breathe for the first time / I'm so movin' on, yeah, yeah / Thanks to you / Now I get what I want Lukasz Gottwald; Martin Karl Sandberg
I try to forget about you, baby / And I die when I think of you with someone else and / I don't know why, I don't know why you're dancing in my mind / From the breaking of the day to the middle of the night Ilsey Anna Juber; Linus Thure Wiklund; Noonie Bao; Zara Maria Larsson
Here I am / Once again / I'm torn into pieces / Can't deny it / Can't pretend / Just thought you were the one / Broken up deep inside / But you won't get to see the tears I cry / Behind these hazel eyes Martin Max Sandberg; Kelly Brianne Clarkson; Lukasz Gottwald
I used to cry to all my friends / But they would say, 'I told ya' / Finally, I can breathe again / The weight is off my shoulders / I was warned but fooled by charm / And you, you deserve to be alone Meghan Trainor; Eric Frederic; Tommy Brown; Steven Franks; Mario Mims; Taylor Parks; Travis Sayles
I will love you 'til the end of time / I would wait a million years / Promise you'll remember that you're mine / Baby can you see through the tears? Daniel Law Heath; Elizabeth Grant; Emile Haynie
And after all the obstacles / It's good to see you now with someone else / And it's such a miracle that you and me are still good friends / After all that we've been through / I know we're cool Dallas Austin; Gwen Stefani
When I said I hope you're happy, didn't mean it / Never thought you'd be so good at moving on / When I'm lying wide awake, you're probably sleeping / And maybe what I'm thinking is wrong Adam King Feeney; Camila Cabello; Louis Bell; Ryan B. Tedder
Walk away / You know how / Don't start caring / About me now Emily Warren; Ian Kirkpatrick; Caroline Ailin; Dua Lipa
Aren't you the guy who tried to / Hurt me with the word 'goodbye'? / Though it took some time to survive you / I'm better on the other side / I'm all good already / So moved on, it's scary / I'm not where you left me at all Emily Warren; Ian Kirkpatrick; Caroline Ailin; Dua Lipa
Well, I'll be damned / Here comes your ghost again / But that's not unusual / It's just that the moon is full / And you happened to call / And here I sit / Hand on the telephone / Hearing a voice I'd known / A couple of light years ago / Heading straight for a fall Joan Baez
Now you're telling me / You're not nostalgic / Then give me another word for it / You who are so good with words / And at keeping things vague / 'Cause I need some of that vagueness now / It's all come back too clearly / Yes, I loved you dearly / And if you're offering me diamonds and rust / I've already paid Joan Baez
At first I was afraid, I was petrified / Kept thinking I could never live without you by my side / But then I spent so many nights thinking how you did me wrong / And I grew strong / And I learned how to get along Dino Fekaris; Frederick J. Perren
I loved you, and / You love me / And I just couldn't see tomorrow, baby / And I cared for you / And I didn't see us through / Now I know in my heart you will always be / The greatest x ever Christopher A. Stewart; Terius Youngdell Nash
Did you know when you go it's the perfect ending / To the bad day I was just beginning / When you go all I know is you're my favorite mistake Jeff Trott; Sheryl Crow
'Member when we argued on the concept of regret? / You were an expert even then but not me, not yet / Now all you gotta do's remind me that we met / And there ya got me, that's how you got me, taught me to regret Fiona Apple Maggart
I'm giving you up / I've forgiven it all / You set me free, oh Adele Adkins; Max Martin; Johan Shellback
Send my love to your new lover / Treat her better / We've gotta let go of all of our ghosts / We both know we ain't kids no more Adele Adkins; Max Martin; Johan Shellback
And I just can't believe / We went from strangers to lovers to strangers in a lifetime / Now just memories / We've gone from strangers to lovers to strangers / Yeah Charlie Puth; Jacob Kasher Hindlin; Johan Jens Erik Carlsson; Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson
Now and then I think of all the times you screwed me over / But had me believing it was always something that I'd done / And I don't wanna live that way / Reading into every word you say / You said that you could let it go / And I wouldn't catch you hung up on somebody that you used to know Wally De Backer
Old friend, why are you so shy / Ain't like you to hold back / Or hide from the light Adele Laurie Blue Adkins; Daniel Dodd Wilson
Never mind I'll find someone like you / I wish nothing but the best / For you too, don't forget me / I beg, I'll remember you say / Sometimes it lasts in love / But sometimes it hurts instead Adele Laurie Blue Adkins; Daniel Dodd Wilson
I used to know my place was a spot next to you / Now I'm searching the room for an empty seat / 'Cause lately I don't even know what page you're on Taylor Swift
Cause when I'm with him / I am thinking of you / Thinking of you / What you would do if / You were the one / Who was spending the night / Oh I wish that I / Was looking into your eyes Katy Perry
We are never ever, ever getting back together / We are never ever, ever getting back together / You go talk to your friends, talk to my friends, talk to me / But we are never ever, ever, ever getting back together Taylor Swift; Max Martin; Johan Shellback
And I'm here, to remind you / Of the mess you left when you went away / It's not fair, to deny me / Of the cross I bear that you gave to me / You, you, you oughta know Alanis Morissette
Oh, you had me several years ago / When I was still quite naive / Well, you said that we made such a pretty pair / And that you would never leave / But you gave away the things you loved / And one of them was me / I had some dreams, they were clouds in my coffee / Clouds in my coffee Carly E. Simon