We’ve all gone through sad love, it’s just part of living and loving hard. However, sad love is not a bad thing: it means you’re human and have feelings! Today I’m sharing these sad love quotes to help you cope with heartache. After all is said and done, remember you’ll get through this!

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  1. “The greatest happiness you can have is knowing that you do not necessarily require happiness.” – William Saroyan
  2. “Love is so short, forgetting is so long.” – Pablo Neruda
  3. “It’s sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.” – Henry Rollins
  4. “Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source.” – Anaïs Nin
  5. “Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” – Khalil Gibran
  6. “Sometimes, when one person is missing, the whole world seems depopulated.” – Alphonse de Lamartine
  7. “The course of true love never did run smooth.” – William Shakespeare
  8. “Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.” – Washington Irving
  9. “It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.” – Samuel Butler
  10. “In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.” – Mignon McLaughlin
  11. “The saddest part in life is saying goodbye to someone you wish to spend your lifetime with.” – Unknown
  12. “Love is like the wind, you can’t see it but you can feel it.” – Nicholas Sparks
  13. “Love is the most beautiful of dreams and the worst of nightmares.” – William Shakespeare
  14. “The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” – Socrates
  15. “The only thing worse than a broken heart is knowing you would give him the chance to hurt you all over again.” – Nishan Panwar
  16. “When you are in love and you get hurt, it’s like a cut… it will heal, but there will always be a scar.” – Unknown
  17. “It’s hard asking someone with a broken heart to fall in love again.” – Eric Kripke
  18. “You can’t buy love, but you can pay heavily for it.” – Henny Youngman
  19. “The hardest thing to do is watch the one you love, love someone else.” – Unknown
  20. “I never knew until that moment how bad it could hurt to lose something you never really had.” – Unknown
  21. “The saddest thing in the world is loving someone who used to love you.” – Unknown
  22. “It hurts to breathe because every breath I take proves I can’t live without you.” – Unknown
  23. “The greater your capacity to love, the greater your capacity to feel the pain.” – Jennifer Aniston
  24. “You flew off with the wings of my heart and left me flightless.” – Terri Guillemets
  25. “The heart was made to be broken.” – Oscar Wilde
  26. “Love lies in those unsent drafts in your mailbox. Sometimes you wonder whether things would have been different if you’d clicked ‘Send’.” – Faraaz Kazi
  27. “I wish I were a little girl again because skinned knees are easier to fix than a broken heart.” – Julia Roberts
  28. “Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” – Kahlil Gibran
  29. “Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.” – Hermann Hesse
  30. “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss
  31. “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 witherings, of tarnishings.” – Anaïs Nin
  32. “The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.” – Gilbert K. Chesterton
  33. “The saddest thing about love is that not only that it cannot last forever, but that heartbreak is soon forgotten.” – William Faulkner
  34. “Love is like a puzzle. When you’re in love, all the pieces fit but when your heart gets broken, it takes a while to get everything back together.” – Unknown
  35. “I have not broken your heart – you have broken it; and in breaking it, you have broken mine.” – Emily Brontë
  36. “It’s amazing how someone can break your heart and you can still love them with all the little pieces.” – Ella Harper
  37. “Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.” – The Wizard of Oz
  38. “A heartbreak is a blessing from God. It’s just his way of letting you realize he saved you from the wrong one.” – Unknown
  39. “I have lost and loved and won and cried myself to the person I am today.” – Charlotte Eriksson
  40. “The hardest thing about realizing you don’t love me, is that you spent so much time pretending that you did.” – Unknown
  41. “Sometimes it’s better to be alone, no one can hurt you that way.” – Tinku Razoria
  42. “You never know pain until you look into the eyes of someone you love and they look away.” – Unknown
  43. “The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.” – Jim Rohn
  44. “It’s hard to forget someone who gave you so much to remember.” – Unknown
  45. “I hate the stars because I look at the same ones as you do, without you.” – Unknown
  46. “Nothing hurts more than realizing he meant everything to you and you meant nothing to him.” – Unknown
  47. “Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.” – Plato
  48. “The saddest thing is when you are feeling real down; you look around and realize that there is no shoulder for you.” – Unknown
  49. “The hardest thing in life is watching someone you love, love someone else.” – Unknown
  50. “The saddest thing about love is not only that it cannot last forever, but that memories of it can sometimes.” – Unknown
  51. “You can close your eyes to things you don’t want to see, but you can’t close your heart to things you don’t want to feel.” – Johnny Depp
  52. “It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson
  53. “Love is like quicksand – the further you fall in, the harder it is to get out.” – Unknown
  54. “One of the hardest things in life is watching the person you love, love someone else.” – Unknown
  55. “A breakup is like a broken mirror. It is better to leave it broken than hurt yourself trying to fix it.” – Unknown
  56. “Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.” – M. Kathleen Casey
  57. “There is no greater sorrow than to recall in misery the time when we were happy.” – Dante Alighieri
  58. “The saddest thing is to be a minute to someone when you’ve made them your eternity.” – Sanober Khan
  59. “Sometimes it’s better to be alone, no one can hurt you that way.” – Tinku Razoria
  60. “The saddest thing in life is loving someone who used to love you.” – Unknown
  61. “The worst feeling is not being lonely, it’s being forgotten by someone you’d never forget.” – Unknown
  62. “The saddest people I’ve ever met in life are the ones who don’t care deeply about anything at all.” – Unknown
  63. “Pain makes you stronger, tears make you braver, and heartbreaks make you wiser, so thank the past for a better future.” – Unknown
  64. “Some people are going to leave, but that’s not the end of your story. That’s the end of their part in your story.” – Unknown
  65. “Love can sometimes be magic. But magic can sometimes… just be an illusion.” – Javan
  66. “Love is like a mirror. When it’s broken, you can fix it. But you can still see the crack in that motherf*cker’s reflection.” – Lady Gaga
  67. “Love is the most beautiful of dreams and the worst of nightmares.” – Aman Jassal
  68. “Sometimes, love is not enough to mend a broken heart; sometimes, you need to find the strength within yourself to move on.” – Unknown
  69. “The saddest part of love isn’t losing someone; it’s losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much.” – Unknown
  70. “When you love someone more than they deserve, you end up more hurt than you deserve.” – Unknown
  71. “The irony of love is that it guarantees some level of pain, yet we willingly invite it into our lives because of the joy it brings.” – Unknown
  72. “Weeping is not the same thing as crying. It takes your whole body to weep, and when it’s over, you feel like you don’t have any bones left to hold you up.” – Sarah Kane
  73. “It’s strange how you can love someone so much and not be able to talk to them anymore.” – Unknown
  74. “The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much and forgetting that you are special too.” – Ernest Hemingway
  75. “Sometimes, the only way to let someone know you loved them is by letting them go.” – Unknown
  76. “The saddest part of love is not the pain it brings when it ends, but the void it leaves when it doesn’t.” – Unknown
  77. “It’s better to have loved and lost than to have never loved at all… unless you count the heartache.” – Unknown
  78. “Love is like a flame; it can either warm your soul or leave you burned.” – Unknown
  79. “The heart knows how to heal itself, but sometimes it needs a little help from time.” – Unknown
  80. “The saddest thing about love is that it’s often mistaken for something it’s not.” – Unknown
  81. “Love is like a glass; once broken, it can be fixed, but it will never be the same.” – Unknown
  82. “The pain of love is the sweetest pain of all, for it reminds us that we are capable of feeling deeply.” – Unknown
  83. “The saddest words are those left unspoken in the name of love.” – Unknown
  84. “Love is a journey, and sometimes the destination is not what we expected.” – Unknown
  85. “The hardest part of loving someone is knowing when to let them go.” – Unknown
  86. “Love is a battlefield, and sometimes the casualties are our hearts.” – Unknown
  87. “The saddest love stories are the ones never told.” – Unknown
  88. “Love is like a delicate flower; beautiful yet fragile, and easily crushed.” – Unknown
  89. “The greatest tragedy of love is not loving enough.” – Unknown
  90. “Love is like a rollercoaster; thrilling, terrifying, and sometimes it makes you sick to your stomach.” – Unknown
  91. “The saddest part of love is when you realize it’s not enough.” – Unknown
  92. “Love is like a puzzle; sometimes the pieces just don’t fit together.” – Unknown
  93. “The pain of love is like a storm; intense, destructive, but necessary for growth.” – Unknown

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