80+ Sad Love Quotes to Comfort You

You’ve gone through a breakup recently. And with your sad playlist on, you’ve come here to find some sad love quotes. If so, then, get a tub of ice cream, and your blanket and snuggle up on your bed, because right now you need to comfort yourself by doing everything you can.

For whatever reason the split-up happened, believe that it was for a good reason. Sometimes, we’re in the very thick of our romantic relationships to see the writing on the wall. But now that you’ve come out of it, you’ll know, when the time is right, why it took place! Till then have patience and be gentle with yourself.

Give yourself time and space to go through the five stages of grief before you jump into something new. Take time to feel, reflect and heal, then come back to life with a big heart and a huge glow-up!


Top 20 Famous Sad Love Quotes 

1. “The course of true love never did run smooth.” – William Shakespeare, ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’



2. “He taught me how to love, but not how to stop.” – Anonymous

3. “I was born when you kissed me. I died when you left me. I lived a few weeks while you loved me.” – Humphrey Bogart

4. “It’s amazing how someone can break your heart and you can still love them with all the little pieces.” – Ella Harper

5. “There is one pain, I often feel, which you will never know. It’s caused by the absence of you.” – Ashleigh Brilliant

6. “You left, and my heart is a ceaseless sermon of loneliness.” – Jaesse Tyler

7. “Love is never supposed to hurt. Love is supposed to heal, to be your haven from misery, to make living worthwhile.” – Mia Asher

8. “Love is the hardest drug to quit, but it is even harder when it is taken away.” – Ashleyy

9. “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

10. “When you are in love and you get hurt, it’s like a cut… it will heal, but there will always be a scar.” – Anonymous

11. “So it’s true, when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love.” – E.A. Bucchianeri, ‘Brushstrokes of a Gadfly’



12. “I have poured my heart out, and now I am empty.” – Ranata Suzuki

13. “I knew I was in love with you. Was I an idiot for thinking you were in love with me too?” – Jodi Picoult, ‘My Sister’s Keeper’

14. “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.” – Anais Nin

15. “You can’t buy love, but you can pay heavily for it.” – Henny Youngman

16. “What is love? In math: an equation; in history: a war; in chemistry: a reaction; in art: a heart; in me: you.” – Unknown

17. “He was acting like our kiss had broken him, and his reaction was breaking me.” – Shannon A. Thompson, ‘Death Before Daylight’

18. “I know I did wrong. I knew it from the first. But you loved me then. As you do now.” – Agatha Christie, ‘And Then There Were None’

19. “If you loved me, you would have stayed.” – J. Lynn, ‘Trust in Me’

20. “One day you’ll love me as I loved you. One day you’ll think of me as I thought of you. One day you’ll cry for me as I cried for you. One day you’ll want me, but I won’t want you.”


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21. “The hardest thing is not talking to someone you used to talk to every day.”

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22. “Sometimes, I think too much and then make myself sad.”

23. “You touched my heart with a thousand pleasures and broke it in two.”

24. “Sometimes, the person you want the most is the person you’re best without.”

25. “I was playing back a thousand memories, baby, thinking about everything we’ve been through.”

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26. “I once believed love was like an undying flame, shining brightly even in the darkest nights. But our love feels like a dying candle, barely glowing. The harder I try to keep it alive, the faster it fades, leaving me in the dark where your love was my guiding light. I feel lost, wandering through our memories, longing for what we once had.”

27″The greater your capacity to love, the greater your capacity to feel the pain.”

28. “It’s amazing how someone can break your heart and you can still love them with all the little pieces.”

29. “You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.”

30. “When you are in love and you get hurt, it’s like a cut… it will heal, but there will always be a scar.”


Deep Sad Love Quotes For Her

31. “My heart was taken by you, broken by you, and now it is in pieces because of you.”

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32″Every heartbeat used to dance to the tune of our love. But now, each pulse is a painful echo of the emptiness you’ve left me with.”

33. “Our shared laughter used to be the melody in the corridors of my thoughts. Now, all I hear is the chilling silence that your departure has brought.”

34. “I tried to forget you, but the harder I tried, the more I thought about you.” –

35. “Sometimes, when one person is missing, the whole world seems depopulated.” – Lamartine

36. “I wish I could turn back the clock. I’d find you sooner and love you longer.”

37. “You were the sun in my sky, lighting up my life. But now all I see are cloudy days; it’s as if you’ve drained the colors from my world, leaving only a dreary gray.”

38. “Our romance was meant to be an enchanting bestseller, not a tale of sorrow. I never expected the chapter where you walk away to be written so abruptly.”

39. “It’s hard to forget someone who gave you so much to remember.”

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40 .”I wonder if I could take back every ‘I love you’ ever said to you, would I do it?”

41. “My heart is full of you, yet you left me searching for why I was never enough for you.”

42. “I know that I love you because of how much it hurts when you are gone.”

43. “I find myself reaching out in the darkness, half expecting to find your familiar warmth beside me. But all I’m left with is a cold emptiness and a pile of broken promises and forgotten dreams.”

44. “The saddest thing in the world is loving someone who used to love you.” – Anonymous

45. “The hottest love has the coldest end.” – Socrates


Emotional Sad Love Quotes After a Break Up

46. “I never knew that one string could hold my life together until it snapped apart.”

Sad Love Quotes After a Break Up


47. “Just because I let you go, doesn’t mean I wanted to.”

48. “A break-up is not a band-aid for a failing relationship, it’s an operation; it leaves scars.”

49. “The hardest part about breaking up is letting go of the last piece of your heart.”

50. “When you leave weary of me without a word, I shall gently let you go.” – Kim Sowol

51. “I wish I were a little girl again because skinned knees are easier to fix than a broken heart.” – Julia Roberts

Sad Love Quotes After a Break Up


52. “One of the hardest things in life is watching the person you love, love someone else.”

53. “The pain of having a broken heart is not so much as to kill you, yet not so little as to let you live.”

54. “The saddest thing about love is that not only that it cannot last forever, but that heartbreak is soon forgotten.” – William Faulkner

55. “It’s hard to turn the page when you know someone won’t be in the next chapter, but the story must go on.” – Thomas Wilder


Sad Love Quotes from Popular Movies

56. “You can erase someone from your mind. Getting them out of your heart is another story.” – Joel Barish, ‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind’

Sad Love Quotes from Popular Movies


57. “You have a place in my heart no one could ever have.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald, ‘The Great Gatsby’

58. “It’s a funny thing coming home. Nothing changes. Everything looks the same, feels the same, even smells the same. You realize what’s changed is you.” – Eric Roth, ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’

59. “You said you couldn’t be with someone who didn’t believe in you. Well, I believed in you. I just didn’t believe in me.” – Blane McDonough, ‘Pretty in Pink’

60. “So it’s not gonna be easy. It’s gonna be really hard. We’re gonna have to work at this every day, but I want to do that because I want you. I want all of you, forever, you and me, every day.” – Noah, ‘The Notebook’

61. “I’d rather be his whore than your wife.” – Rose, ‘Titanic’

Sad Love Quotes from Popular Movies


62. “You don’t understand! I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender. I could’ve been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.” – Terry Malloy, ‘On the Waterfront’

63. “The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.” – Lorenzo Anello, ‘A Bronx Tale’

64. “I may not be a smart man, but I know what love is.” – Forrest, ‘Forrest Gump’

65. “I’m just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her.” – Anna Scott, ‘Notting Hill’


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66. “Sometimes, a goodbye is just a painful way to say ‘I love you.'”

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67. “In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.”

68. “A heartbreak is a blessing from God. It’s just his way of letting you realize he saved you from the wrong one.”

69. “Someday, someone is going to thank you for letting me go.”

70. “I’m missing something in my life, and it’s you.”

71. “The hardest thing I’ll ever do is walk away still loving you.”

72. “Every time my phone vibrates, I hope it’s you.”

73. “We started with a simple hello but ended with a complicated goodbye.”

74. “Once upon a time, I was falling in love, but now I’m only falling apart.”

75. “I was playing back a thousand memories, baby, thinking about everything we’ve been through.”

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76. “There is a peculiar kind of pain in loving someone more than they love you. A pain that finds a home in the silent corners of your heart, aching in your loneliness, and whispering in the depths of the night.”

77. “It’s hard to forget the warmth of your touch, the sound of your laughter, the way your eyes sparkled when you looked at me. Now, all those moments are just echoes of a love that once was.”

78. “I thought we wrote a love story for the ages, but it seems we were just a footnote in the chapters of our lives. My heart still whispers your name, hoping to rewrite our ending.”

79. “Just like a garden, love needs to be tended and cared for. When neglected, even the most vibrant flower wilts, and that’s what happened to us. We forgot to water our love, and now all we have left is a parched ground filled with memories.”

80. “I thought ‘forever’ was written in our stars, but it seems the constellations had different plans. We are two celestial bodies drifting away, destined to be apart in this vast universe of love.”

81. “Sometimes, the person you’re willing to take a bullet for is the one behind the trigger. Love isn’t always fairy tales and roses. It’s also heartache and pain.”

82. “The hardest part about saying goodbye to you was knowing that our ‘see you later’ was actually a ‘forever farewell’. Each word, a searing pain on the heart, each tear, a testament of a love that could have been.”

83. “I never thought the silence could be so loud until you left. Now it screams your name, echoes in the hollow chambers of my heart, filling the spaces where your laughter used to be.”

84. “There are some stories that are left incomplete not because they are less important, but because they are too beautiful to end. Ours is one of them, a symphony that was left half-played, a love that was left half-expressed.”

85. “I thought our love was a towering fortress, unbreachable and strong. But it was a house of cards, teetering on the edge, crumbling at the slightest wind of conflict. Now, all we have left is a pile of memories and a heart filled with pain.”

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