quotes on heartbreak

Quotes on Heartbreak

Heartbreak is a part of life that, unfortunately we all go through from time to time.  It can happen to anyone in any walk of life.  Here are a few quotes on heartbreak to help you through:

  • I’ve been in this business for a long while, but it’s not like I’ve been waiting tables. Since I started writing, I’ve only worked on things that I love. I’ve had a lot of heartbreak, but you don’t become an artist and not expect that. – Joss Whedon
  • Sometimes a little heartbreak is a lesson, and the best thing to do is just learn the lesson. – Jon Voight
  • When you’re 16 or 17, I think like most people that age, the first time you experience certain things in life, whether it’s heartbreak or death or love, obviously it’s going to seem like a much bigger deal. – Conor Oberst
  • Heartbreak comes in different sizes, and the departure of an 18-year-old child for a far college has to be treated as a very benign form of the disease. – Jonathan Raban
  • Heartbreak is good fuel for country songs. And cheating. – Miranda Lambert
  • The best way to mend a broken heart is time and girlfriends. – Gwyneth Paltrow
  • I think the heartbreak of September 11 – America’s grief not only over the loss of life but also the loss of our own innocence – has expanded us as people because it has tenderized our hearts. On a psychological level, the American people have matured as a result of that awful day. – Marianne Williamson
  • The greatest tragedy of life is not that men perish, but that they cease to love. – W. Somerset Maugham
  • I think sports makes for good drama because it has all the same ingredients as anything worth reading or listening to or watching. Conflict, desire, heartbreak – it’s all there. – Jay Baruchel
  • My thinking was scrambled when Sullivan and I separated. Something happened to me that had never happend before. I couldn’t cope. It was heartbreak time. I thought it was the end of the world. – Henry Fonda
  • The writing of ‘Topdog’ was a great gift. I feel the play came to me because I realized that my circumstances, while causing me despair and heartbreak, also held great possibility, if only I could see it. – Suzan-Lori Parks
  • If you love someone, let them go. If they return to you, it was meant to be. If they don’t, their love was never yours to begin with. – Anonymous
  • It’s hard to pretend you love someone when you don’t, but it’s harder to pretend that you don’t love someone when you really do. – Unknown
  • Heartbreak can definitely give you a deeper sensibility for writing songs. I drew on a lot of heartbreak when I was writing my first album, I didn’t mean to but I just did. – Adele
  • Guys have a level of insecurity and vulnerability that’s exponentially bigger than you think. With the primal urge to be alpha comes extreme heartbreak. The harder we fight, the harder we fall. – John Krasinski
  • Heartbreak was the impetus to me writing poems and music in the first place. – Jill Scott
  • If they’re singing about heartbreak, they’ve lived it. – Paula Abdul
  • I’m a big fan of Elvis, man. I got ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ tattooed on my chest. – Ed Westwick
  • Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned. – William Congreve
  • It was Elvis who really got me hooked on beat music. When I heard ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ I thought, this is it. – Paul McCartney
  • Falling in love is awesome, but I’m never drawn to happy songs per se, so whenever you sit down to write a heartbreak song and you’re happily in love, it’s like, ‘OK, now I have to go back to a sad place to get something good.’ – Miranda Lambert
  • We are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love, never so forlornly unhappy as when we have lost our love object or its love. – Sigmund Freud
  • I actually don’t pay a lot of attention to the movie ‘industry’… I just do the work when I get it. I never considered anything I was in, or did, as a possible breakthrough for me. I have advised other actors not to expect anything. Expecting a ‘breakthrough’ is almost an automatic for sure ‘let down’ or heartbreak. – Mark Margolis
  • I’d never devote a whole record to heartbreak. – Katy Perry
  • Every song is something that I’ve been through or an emotion I’ve felt – like falling in love or heartbreak. – Ashlee Simpson
  • A letdown is worth a few songs. A heartbreak is worth a few albums. – Taylor Swift
  • The depth of the love of parents for their children cannot be measured. It is like no other relationship. It exceeds concern for life itself. The love of a parent for a child is continuous and transcends heartbreak and disappointment. – James E. Faust
  • When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us. – Alexander Graham Bell
  • I have rituals for cleaning out resentments, disappointments, heartbreak, depression and for work. One of the things I do is go over old stuff if I have been unable to write for a while. – Hubert Selby, Jr.
  • Heartbreak was the impetus to me writing poems and music in the first place. Over the years, I had my heart broken so badly that if I didn’t find a way to get all the pain out, I was going to lose my mind. I was crazy! Like, wanting to slash tires and smash car windows. Crazy! I was so hurt that I had to write. – Jill Scott
  • I believe that anybody who gets married should go to a counselor for months before the wedding. I think that’s going to save guys a lot of money and the ladies a lot of heartbreak. – James Brolin
  • Broken relationships are a source of heavy heartbreak that seem to affect every family. – Jerry B. Jenkins
  • I always prefer to write songs about emotional situations and heartbreak because I like getting into the character. – Pixie Lott
  • There are more than 300,000 families in the Gulf region that lost their homes and are waiting for peace of mind. The hurricane exposed the sad reality of poverty in America. We saw, in all its horrific detail, the vulnerabilities of living in inadequate housing and the heartbreak of losing one’s home. – Harry Connick, Jr.
  • You know, I think anybody who has been in relationships has access to heartbreak – I don’t think we have to go far to find it, whether we inflicted the heartbreak or whether we were the recipient of it. – Omari Hardwick
  • But I also think all of the great stories in literature deal with loneliness. Sometimes it’s by way of heartbreak, sometimes it’s by way of injustice, sometimes it’s by way of fate. There’s an infinite number of ways to examine it. – Tom Hanks
  • For the most part, that message hasn’t changed a lot over the years – love is still love, and heartbreak is still heartbreak. – Casey Kasem
  • A lot of my heartbreak songs are inspired by things my sisters are going through, or friends. – Dolly Parton
  • Many immigrants do not talk about what they endured back home. They were fleeing that world, and when they left they didn’t want to talk about it because there had been pain and heartbreak under the caste system of the South. They didn’t want to burden their children with what they had endured. – Isabel Wilkerson
  • Heartbreak has definitely been a big inspiration for me. You can write about a bad situation and just feel so much better afterwards. For me it’s very therapeutic. But love in general – even when it’s good – is always very inspiring. – Jessica Lowndes
  • My first heartbreak was extreme. I went to Australia for 10 months when I was at school and told the girl I was madly in love with not to come out to see me – and of course, when I came back, she met me at the airport to tell me she’d met someone else. – Greg Wise
  • Real loss only occurs when you lose something that you love more than yourself. – Anonymous
  • In private grief with careless scorn. In public seem to triumph and not to mourn. – Grannville
  • There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time. – Malcolm X
  • There’s a variety and depth to the song topics I get to write about in children’s music and books: being able to write about things I wouldn’t normally write about, like a disappointing pancake, or monsters or opposite day is really different than writing about heartbreak and relationships. – Lisa Loeb
  • I definitely shut down sometimes. I always just go into my own little cocoon and write, and I surround myself with as much music as possible. The last girlfriend I had, when we broke up, I remember being in a room for days on days on days with my music cranked up, playing songs like Kanye’s ‘808’s & Heartbreak.’ That playlist just was long! – Tristan Wilds
  • Well, I write a lot of poetry – that’s where it usually all starts. I definitely want to show you guys sides of me – love, loss, heartbreak – all of that good stuff! – Tristan Wilds
  • In this industry, you’re so used to heartbreak because nine out of 10 times, you don’t get what you want. But, that one out of 10 times, you do and it’s just the best feeling in the world. – Josh Lawson

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