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110 Breakup Quotes To Help You Move On

Breakups can be tough, there's no denying that. Whether you've experienced one or not, we've all heard stories of how heart-wrenching and devastating they can be.

But as the old saying goes, time heals all wounds. And sometimes, a little bit of wisdom can go a long way in helping us move on.

That's where breakup quotes come in. These little nuggets of insight, often spoken by famous writers, poets, and celebrities, can provide a glimmer of hope during dark times.

They can inspire us to pick ourselves up and keep moving forward. And sometimes, they can even make us laugh and see the lighter side of things.

In this article, we'll be exploring some of the most inspiring, heart-wrenching, and humorous quotes about breakups.

We'll dive into the wisdom of some of the greatest minds in history, like Shakespeare and Rumi. We'll hear from contemporary icons like Beyonce and Taylor Swift.

And we'll even take a look at some lesser-known quotes that might just surprise you.

But more than just a collection of words on a page, these quotes are a reminder that we're not alone.

Breakups are a universal experience, and we all have our own unique stories to tell.

Whether you're in the midst of a breakup right now, or you're just looking for a little bit of insight to help you navigate future heartbreaks, there's something for everyone in this article.

So grab a cup of tea, get comfortable, and prepare to be inspired.
Because when it comes to breakups, sometimes all we need is a little bit of wisdom to help us heal.

Anonymous Quotes About Ending Relationship

1. "If you ever think that you will try some more to fix a broken relationship for which you have sacrificed your everything, then think twice and break that relationship."

 2. "Do not beg to stay with somebody who is least interested in knowing whether you are okay with the decisions he is taking or not and just leave him as soon as possible."

3. "You may cry your heart out after a bad break-up with somebody whom you have loved with all your heart but after you have completed shedding tears just lift up your head and move one."

4."Crying over spoilt milk has never been a good decision and you must remember that and must not shed tears for a relationship which was not fit for you and have ended."

5. "There is no hope remained for a relationship which totally depends upon only one person and the other person remains totally effortless and that one should end immediately."

6. "Sometimes all you need to just stop trying and let go of things that are not making you happy and try to forget the people with whom you have spent a lot of time."

7. "Never ever stay in a kind of relationship where you are feeling like being an outsider or getting suffocated by staying in that, just walk away of it."

Anonymous Quotes About Ending Relationship


8. "If you are feeling broken and shattered for a failed relationship, then you must cheer up because you have tried a lot but it has to end and probably it is the best for you."

9. "When you live more in your memories than in your present, it’s high time you should move on."

10. "Do not ever fight to stay with somebody who does not even care about your presence in his life and you must end up that relation and start over your life again."

11. "I feel the entire universe conspired to break us apart and let go of each other so that we could find someone else to be in love with."

12. "You will never be able to move on and start the new beginning of your life if you continuously keep on going through the events of your past relationship and you should close it."

13. "How can you ever change someone who doesn’t see any wrong in his actions?"

14. "A relationship is as sensitive as a glass bottle because once it is broken, it can be never mended and can be brought back to the normal one, so never ever try to mend a broken relationship."

15. "Do not ever tolerate any kind of violence or tortures from your partner in the name of love, just leave those violent partners alone and try to move on and lead a better life."

16. "The worst part is when you expect each other to change rather than change yourselves for the better. That brings the downfall of your relationship."

17. "Never ever entertain any kind of toxic thing in your relationship, be it with any kind of matter, you should just leave that one than retain it for the rest of your life."

18. "People staying in a relationship must not forget about their own happiness and self-respect for the sake of a relationship that will end someday soon."

19. "If there is a lack of trust, love, and respect in any relationship, you must end it immediately and never ever look back to it as it will give you only pain and nothing else."

20. "Life is always full of new surprises and enchanting starting which can very easily remove your toxic past and help you live your life freely, so just quit thinking about your past and move one."

21. "Sometimes, it’s better to let go of the people who try to hurt you repeatedly and become an emotional burden on your shoulders."

22. "You need not have a restart button to start your life afresh, if you are having a troublesome relationship, just end it and go on a trip and you can very well start over again."

23. "Immediately end your relationship with that person who always denies to give you some personal space in your relationship and is over-possessive."

24. "If there’s love, there will be breakups. You can always start over fresh with someone new if there are breakups."


25. "Most the people waste rest of their life lamenting for a failed relationship and blame themselves for it but you must let it go out of your head and lead a better life."

26. "What’s a relationship wherein you can’t grow as two successful and separate individuals yet be together for a lifetime of love?"

No More Love Quotes To Remember

27. “Somewhere underneath it all, I know he doesn't deserve to take up space in my brain.” ― Susane Colasanti

28. “We walked to meet each other up at the time of our love and then we have been irresistibly drifting in different directions, and there's no altering that.” ― Leo Tolstoy

29. “Sometimes it's better to end something and try to start something new than imprison yourself in hoping for the impossible.” ― Karen Salmansohn

30. "Apology accepted. Trust denied." — Tony Reeves

31. “We hurt so much because we have lost a part of ourselves. If we have loved much, we must have given much also, and when everything's over, we feel as though we have lost everything.” ― Jocelyn Soriano

32. "Half of my heart's got a grip on the situation. Half of my heart takes time. Half of my heart's got the right mind to tell you that I can't keep loving you with half of my heart, with half of my heart." — John Mayer

33. “If you have to speculate if someone loves you and wants to be with you, chances are they don't. It's not that complicated. Love, in most cases, betrays the one feeling it. Don't waste moments waiting and wondering. Don't throw away your time dreaming of someone that doesn't want you. No one is that amazing, certainly not the one who would pass you up.” ― Donna Lynn Hope

34. "We still talk like every day. But we don’t talk in the same way that we used to, I’ll move on and forget you. We could never see eye to eye." — Neck Deep

35. “Know this: whenever you think of leaving, a part of you has already left. But it’s never too late to get it back.” ― Kamand Kojouri

36. "There is a difference between giving up and knowing when you have had enough." — Joanne Reed

37. “The saddest thing is to be a minute to someone, when you've made them your eternity.” ― Sanober Khan

38. “No matter how bad you want a person, if your hearts are in two different places, you’ll have to pass and move on.” ― Alexandra Elle

No More Love Quotes To Remember

39. "The moment you start to wonder if you deserve better, you do." — David Williams

40. "For so many months I was wishing that you, that you would stop pretending. Remember all those countless nights when I told you I'd loved you? And you'd never forget it, oh, just forget it." — Modern Baseball

41. "You see a person's true colors when you are no longer beneficial to their life." — Lovely Goyal

42. “She took a step and didn't want to take any more, but she did.” ― Markus Zusak

43. “I didn't leave because I stopped loving you, I left because the longer I stayed the less I loved myself.” ― Rupi Kaur

44. “The only place I ever felt at home was with you. There isn’t a place for me anywhere anymore… I’ve been evicted.” ― Ranata Suzuki

45. “It is in that moment, when you really lay down your cards and see the relationship for what it was, that you'll find the freedom to kick it in the ass and let it go.” ― Greg Behrendt

46. “Sometimes it takes a heartbreak to shake us awake and help us see we are worth so much more than we’re settling for.” — Mandy Hale

47. “If you ever find yourself in the wrong story, leave.” ― Mo Willems

48. “We accept the love we think we deserve.” ― Stephen Chbosky

49. “I stayed there loving you, though the love made me, not sad, but I guess melancholy, for a reason I couldn’t point to.” ― Daniel Handler

50. “Well, you can't have heartbreak without love. If your heart was really broken, then at least you know you really loved him.” ― Leila Sales

51. “I don’t want just words. If that’s all you have for me, you’d better go.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald

52. “I miss your smile… but I miss mine more.” ― Laurel House

53. “It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.” ― Andre Gide

54. “I loved him, every inch of his being, but I realized one day; if loving him meant losing me, then loving him was not enough anymore.” ― Nikki Rowe

55. “To truly love is to have the courage to walk away and let the other person who wishes to be free go no matter how much it hurts.” ― Taylor Swift


56. "You know you can't give me what I need. And even though you mean so much to me, I can't wait through everything." — A Day to Remember

57. “I was fine before you came into my life. And I bet I’ll be just fine without you in it again.” ― Nina Ardianti

58. "When all you wanted was to be wanted, wish you could go back and tell yourself what you know now. Back then I swore I was going to marry him someday but I realized some bigger dreams of mine." — Taylor Swift

59. "It is a lonely feeling when someone you care about becomes a stranger." — Lemony Snicket

60. "She didn't leave you for making too many mistakes, she left because you made the same mistake too many times." — Theresa Fearon

61. “You cannot be with someone just because you don’t want to hurt him. You have your own happiness to think about.” ― Melissa de la Cruz

62. “The only thing more unthinkable than leaving was staying; the only thing more impossible than staying was leaving.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert

63. “You flew off with the wings of my heart and left me flightless.” — Stelle Atwater

64. “I have not broken your heart - you have broken it; and in breaking it, you have broken mine.” ― Emily Brontë

65. "Nothing hurts more than being disappointed by the single person you thought would never hurt you." — Ayo Makun

66. “You don't walk away to prove your worth. You walk away because you allowed someone else to dictate your value and you found yourself believing it.” ― Shannon L. Alder

Strong & Meaningful Relationship Quotes

67. “To say that one waits a lifetime for his soulmate to come around is a paradox. People eventually get sick of waiting, take a chance on someone, and by the art of commitment become soulmates which takes a lifetime to perfect.” — Criss Jami

68. “The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.” — Ernest Hemingway

69. "The giving of love is an education in itself." — Eleanor Roosevelt

70. “I don't need anyone to rectify my existence. The most profound relationship we will ever have is the one with ourselves.” — Shirley MacLaine

71. “We cannot really love anyone with whom we never laugh.” — Agnes Repplier

72. “Once we recognize what it is we are feeling, once we recognize we can feel deeply, love deeply, can feel joy, then we will demand that all parts of our lives produce that kind of joy.”— Audre Lorde

73. "I have decided to stick to love; hate is too great a burden to bear." — Martin Luther King, Jr.

74. “Love that stammers, that stutters, is apt to be the love that loves best.” — Gabriela Mistral

75. "Perhaps we are in this world to search for love find it and lose it, again and again. With each love, we are born anew, and with each love that ends, we collect a new wound. I am covered with proud scars." — Isabel Allende

76. “I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart.” — Alice Walker

77. "I love you, and I will love you until I die, and if there's a life after that, I'll love you then." — Cassandra Clare

78. “You open your heart knowing that there’s a chance it may be broken one day and in opening your heart, you experience a love and joy that you never dreamed possible. You find that being vulnerable is the only way to allow your heart to feel true pleasure that’s so real it scares you.” — Bob Marley

79. "Fall in love with someone who makes you glad to be different." — Sue Zhao

80. "Treasure your relationships, not your possessions." — Anthony J. D'Angelo

81. "People should fall in love with their eyes closed." — Andy Warhol

82. “Don’t wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any Happiness you get you’ve got to make yourself.”— Alice Walker

83. “Be honest, brutally honest. That is what's going to maintain relationships.” — Lauryn Hill

Strong & Meaningful Relationship Quotes

84. "There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love." — Bryant H. McGill

85. “When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” — Paulo Coelho

86. “Love is an endless act of forgiveness. Forgiveness is me giving up the right to hurt you for hurting me.“ — Beyoncé

87. “To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow — this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.” — Elizabeth Gilbert

88. "We loved with a love that was more than love." — Edgar Allen Poe

89. “The love expressed between women is particular and powerful because we have had to love in order to live; love has been our survival.” — Audre Lorde

90. “When you take care of yourself, you’re a better person for others. When you feel good about yourself, you treat others better.” — Solange

91. "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” — Maya Angelou

92. “Learn to be quiet enough to hear the genuine in yourself so that you can hear it in others.”— Marian Wright Edelman

93. “A loving relationship is one in which the loved one is free to be himself — to laugh with me, but never at me; to cry with me, but never because of me; to love life, to love himself, to love being loved. Such a relationship is based upon freedom and can never grow in a jealous heart.” — Leo F. Buscaglia

94. "The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves." — Victor Hugo

95. “It is not our purpose to become each other; it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.” — Hermann Hesse

96. “Love sought is good, but given unsought, is better.” — William Shakespeare

97. "The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return." — Natalie Cole

98. "You don't love someone because they're perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they're not." — Jodi Picoult

99. “The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.” — Carl Gustav Jung

100. "Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage." — Lao Tzu

101. “You can talk with someone for years, everyday, and still, it won't mean as much as what you can have when you sit in front of someone, not saying a word, yet you feel that person with your heart, you feel like you have known the person for forever.” — C. JoyBell C.

102. “Love is the absence of judgment.” — The 14th Dalai Lama

103. “We can improve our relationships with others by leaps and bounds if we become encouragers instead of critics.” — Joyce Meyer

104. “Truth is everybody is going to hurt you: you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.” — Bob Marley

105. “You’ve got to learn to leave the table when love’s no longer being served.” — Nina Simone

106. “Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.” — Oprah Winfrey

107. "The only thing we never get enough of is love; and the only thing we never give enough of is love." — Henry Miller

Meaningful Relationship Quotes


108. "There is no more lovely, friendly, and charming relationship, communion, or company than a good marriage." — Martin Luther

109. "The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret." — Henny Youngman

110. “Assumptions are the termites of relationships.” — Henry Winkler

How can reading quotes about breakups be beneficial?

Reading quotes about breakups can be beneficial in several ways:

  1. Perspective: Quotes can offer a different perspective on a breakup, which can be helpful in gaining a deeper understanding of the situation. Sometimes, it can be difficult to see the bigger picture when you're in the midst of a breakup, and quotes can offer a fresh perspective that can help you make sense of your emotions.
  2. Validation: When you're going through a breakup, it can be easy to feel like you're alone and that nobody understands what you're going through. Reading quotes about breakups can help you feel validated and remind you that other people have gone through similar experiences.
  3. Inspiration: Breakups can be a difficult time, but they can also be an opportunity for growth and self-discovery. Reading quotes about breakups can inspire you to focus on yourself, practice self-care, and move forward with positivity and hope.
  4. Coping: Quotes can offer coping mechanisms to deal with the pain of a breakup. They can provide words of wisdom that can help you navigate your feelings and emotions during this challenging time.

Next Steps

There are several ways you can implement quotes about breakups into your daily life:

1. Read a quote every morning: Start your day off with a positive and inspiring quote about breakups. It can help set the tone for your day and give you a boost of motivation.

2. Write down a quote: Pick a quote that resonates with you and write it down in a journal or on a sticky note. Keep it somewhere you can see it throughout the day, like on your desk or in your wallet. Whenever you see the quote, take a moment to reflect on its meaning and how it applies to your life.

3. Share a quote with a friend: If you have a friend who is going through a breakup, share a quote that you think might be helpful or uplifting for them. It's a small gesture that can go a long way in showing your support.

4. Create a quote wall: Print out several quotes about breakups that you love and create a quote wall in your home or office. Whenever you need a little inspiration or motivation, take a look at the wall and read through the quotes.

5. Use a quote as a mantra: Pick a quote that resonates with you and use it as a mantra throughout the day. Repeat the quote to yourself whenever you feel overwhelmed or stressed, and let it guide you through difficult moments.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why are breakup quotes important?

Breakup quotes can provide comfort, encouragement, and inspiration during a difficult time.

They can offer a different perspective on the situation and help you gain a deeper understanding of your emotions.

Reading breakup quotes can also help you feel validated and remind you that you're not alone in your experience.

Can breakup quotes really help me heal?

Breakup quotes are not a substitute for professional help, but they can be a helpful tool in your healing process.

They can offer words of wisdom and encouragement that can help you navigate your emotions and find ways to move forward.

However, it's important to seek professional help if you're struggling with intense emotions or having difficulty coping with your breakup.

 Where can I find good breakup quotes?

You can find breakup quotes in books, on websites, and on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter.

Some popular sources for breakup quotes include self-help books, poetry, and quotes from famous authors and celebrities.

It's important to find quotes that resonate with you and offer a positive message that can help you through your breakup.

110 Breakup Quotes To Help You Move On