Sad Love Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old sad love quotes, sad love sayings, and sad love proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The beginning and the decline of love are both marked by the embarrassment the lovers feel to be alone together. Jean de La Bruyère
You were as kind as you could be, and even though you're gone, you still mean the world to me. Mark Tremonti
You are my sweetest downfall. I loved you first, I loved you first. Regina Spektor
It's funny how we feel so much but we cannot say a word. We are screaming inside, but we can't be heard. Sarah McLachlan
Well, I've been afraid of changing 'cause I've built my life around you. But time makes you bolder even children get older and I'm getting older too. Stevie Nicks
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
I will wait for you till the day I can forget you or till the day you realize you cannot forget me Herryicm
There is a distinct, awful pain that comes with loving someone more than they love you. Steve Maraboli
Walking alone is not difficult but when we have walked a mile worth a thousand years with someone then coming back alone is what is difficult. Faraaz Kazi
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not. La Rochefoucauld
Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation. Kahlil Gibran
The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy. Jim Rohn
Loving can cost a lot but not loving always costs more, and those who fear to love often find that want of love is an emptiness that robs the joy from life. Merle Shan
Relationships are like glass. Sometimes it's better to leave them broken than try to hurt yourself putting it back together. unknown
If we must part forever, Give me but one kind word to think upon, And please myself with, while my heart's breaking. Thomas Otway
Remember me with smiles and laughs, for that's how I'll remember you. If you can only remember me with sadness and tears, then don't remember me at all. unknown
The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end. Benjamin Disraeli
Where there is love there is pain. Spanish Proverb
To love anything is to realize that it might be lost. G.K. Chesterton
Perhaps a great love is never returned. Dag Hammarskjöld
Falling out of love is very enlightening; for a short while you see the world with new eyes. Iris Murdoch
How do you know that love is gone? If you said you would be there by seven, you get there by nine, and he or she has not called the police yet—it’s gone. Marlene Dietrich
You gave me wings to fly, then took away my sky. Leonora Speyer
To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible God. Jorge Luis Borges
Love without return is like a question without an answer. Alfred Lord Tennyson
We must get our hearts broken sometimes. This is a good sign, having a broken heart. It means we have tried for something. Elizabeth Gilbert
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
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
Never love with all your heart, it only ends in breaking. English Proverb
Everything is temporary if you give it enough time. Jewel