Broken Heart Quotes and Sayings

36 broken heart quotes:

The heart is the only broken instrument that works.

~T.E. Kalem

Sometimes I wish I were a little kid again, skinned knees are easier to fix than broken hearts.  
~Author Unknown

Sometimes, the only soul that can mend a broken heart is the one that broke it. For they are the ones holding all the pieces. 
~ Patti Roberts

I don't know which is worse, being the one with the broken heart or being the person that breaks the hearts.
~Unknown Author

God is closest to those with broken hearts.  
~Jewish Saying

I don't know why they call it heartbreak.  It feels like every other part of my body is broken too.  
~Missy Altijd

Love is like a puzzle.  When you're in love, all the pieces fit but when your heart gets broken, it takes awhile to get everything back together.  
~Author Unknown

Every broken heart has screamed at one time or another: "Why can't you see who I truly am?
~ Shannon L. Alder

Must I go bound while you go free
Must I love a man who doesn't love me
Must I be born with so little art
As to love a man who'll break my Heart
~ Cassandra Clare

Broken heart again. Another lesson learned. Better know your friends. Or you will get burned.
~Unknown Author

A broken heart bleeds tears.
~Steve Maraboli

Ask me how many times my heart has been broken and I will tell you to look in the sky and count the stars.
~Unknown Author

You left behind a broken heart
And happy memories too
But I never wanted memories
I only wanted You
~Unknown Author

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.
~ L.M. Montgomery

The shattering of a heart when being broken is the loudest quiet ever.
~Carroll Bryant

The pain of having a broken heart is not so much as to kill you, yet not so little as to let you live.
~Unknown Author

Hearts will never be made practical until they are made unbreakable.
~The Tinman (from The Wizard of Oz)

You can die of a broken heart -- it's scientific fact -- and my heart has been breaking since that very first day we met. I can feel it now, aching deep behind my rib cage the way it does every time we're together, beating a desperate rhythm: Love me. Love me. Love me.
~ Abby McDonald

You don't die from a broken heart, you only wish you did.
~Unknown Author

I don't know why they call it heartbreak. It feels like every other part of my body is broken too.
~Unknown Author

There were many ways of breaking a heart. Stories were full of hearts being broken by love, but what really broke a heart was taking away its dream-whatever that dream might be.
~Pearl Buck

I have not broken your heart - you have broken it; and in breaking it, you have broken mine.

~ Emily Bronte

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 I lived.
~Margaret Mitchell

I have been heartbroken once and it has affected all my relationships from there on. But now I look at it as a occupational hazard. If you are in the meat market at some point you are gonna get mad cows disease.
~Dominic Monaghan

The heart was made to be broken.
~Oscar Wilde

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 any more. It is the end of happiness and the beginning of peace.
~George Bernard Shaw

The hardest thing about growing up is that you have to do what is right for you even if it means breaking someone's heart. Including your own.
~Unknown Author

Sometimes all you need is a broken heart to realize that something even better is right in front of our eyes, just waiting to be found.
~Unknown Author

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You can't have heartbreak without love.
~Leila Sales

I threw his framed picture off my balcony just to hear my heart break.
~ Kimberly Novosel

God can heal a broken heart, but He has to have all the pieces.  ~Unknown Author


I've been heartbroken. I've broken hearts. That's part of life, and its part of figuring out who you are so you can find the right partner. 
~Heidi Klum

Until this moment, I had not realized that someone could break your heart twice, along the very same fault lines.
~ Jodi Picoult


The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it...
~Nicholas Sparks

Sometimes hearts are broken by words left unspoken.
~Unknown Author

Every broken heart has screamed at one time or another: Why can't you see who I truly am?
~ Shannon L. Alder

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