Breakup Quotes and Quotations

If you’ve just been dumped, you’re probably feeling like dirt.

Your boyfriend or girlfriend has just called the relationship off, and you’re wondering why you have been so deeply impacted by the grief. You may even feel sick or weak after a bad breakup.

Situational depression is common around the time of a breakup, especially if you were the one dumped. This kind of depression can cause physical pain and other side effects, like a weaker immune system or lack of motivation.

Its clearly time for you to get over the bad ending to your relationship. Dwelling on the events is only going to make your depression worse, and there are many sources of solid advice on the topic.

Famous Breakup Quotes

Breakup Quotes and QuotationsHere are some famous, and some not so famous breakup Quotes and Quotations. Think of these as Inspirational Words to help you get over a breakup.

Some things that you read will seem cliché and stupid to you – still others of these quotes might stick out in your mind and help you get over your situation.

Give this list of quotes about breaking up a shot. If nothing else, you can have a nice laugh and few moments of freedom from your dreary feelings.

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation. – Kahlil Gibran


Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional. – Anonymous


Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart. – Washington Irving


I hate the day, because it lendeth light. To see all things, but not my love to see. – Edmund Spenser


I make the most of what comes and the least of what goes. – Anonymous


Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love. – Charlie Brown


When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight. – Kahlil Gibran


Sometimes the person you really need is the one you didn’t think you wanted. – Anonymous


Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts. – Charles Dickens


Those who do not know how to weep with their whole heart do not know how to laugh either. – Anonymous


Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears. – Marcus Aurelius


God is closest to those with broken hearts. – Jewish expression


I love to shop after a bad relationship. I don’t know. I buy a new outfit and it makes me feel better. It just does. Sometimes I see a really great outfit, I’ll break up with someone on purpose. – Rita Rudner


Always do what is right. This will surprise some people and astonish the rest. – Anonymous


The hottest love has the coldest end. – Socrates


The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt. – Max Lerner


It is some relief to weep; grief is satisfied and carried off by tears. – Ovid


There is something beautiful about all scars of whatever nature. A scar means the hurt is over, the wound is closed and healed, done with. – Harry Crews


It takes a couple seconds to say Hello, but forever to say Goodbye. – Anonymous


The heart was made to be broken. – Oscar Wilde


Man performs and engenders so much more than he can or should have to bear. That’s how he finds that he can bear anything. – William Faulkner


Sadness flies on the wings of the morning and out of the heart of darkness comes the light. – Jean Giraudoux


Moving on is simple, it’s what you leave behind that makes it so difficult. – Anonymous


No man is rich enough to buy back his past. – Oscar Wilde


It is foolish to tear one’s hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less by baldness. – Cicero


Every happy couple has a breakup in their past. – Anonmous


For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, ‘It might have been.’ – John Greenleaf Whittier


To weep is to make less the depth of grief. – William Shakespeare


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 pieces as long as I lived. – Margaret Mitchell


Families break up when people take hints you don’t intend and miss hints you do intend. – Robert Frost


A new wound makes all the old ones ache again. – Mignon McLaughlin


When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us. – Alexander Graham Bell


While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irritates. You must wait till it be digested, and then amusement will dissipate the remains of it. – Samuel Johnson


I believe there are more urgent and honorable occupations than the incomparable waste of time we call suffering. – Colette


The beauty of the world has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder. – Virginia Woolf


Doing what’s right is no guarantee against misfortune. – William McFee


Problems are only opportunities with thorns on them. – Hugh Miller


Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water. – Antoine Rivarol


In jealousy there is more self-love than love. – François, Duc de La Rochefoucauld


A show of envy is an insult to oneself. – Yevgeny Yevtushenko


No yesterdays are ever wasted for those who give themselves to today. – Brendan Francis


In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing. – Mignon McLaughlin


Sad endings are but the next happy beginning. – Anonymous


We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey. – Kenji Miyazawa


God brings men into deep waters, not to drown them, but to cleanse them.– John Aughey


If you’re going through hell, keep going. – Winston Churchill


The greatest experiences of your life are not usually welcome ones. – Anonymous


You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present. – Jan Glidewell

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