100 Break Up Quotes To Ease Your Pain & Heal Your Heart

Breaking up with your loved one is not an issue to be taken lightly. It can have far-reaching consequences that may even affect your future relationships. We understand this here and this is why we have compiled these 100 break up quotes to help you get over a relationship. There are so many negative emotions that we experience when we go through a break-up. Whilst these motions are normal they should not linger for too long. There is really no strong reason why you shouldn’t let go and get a new beginning. Read on for bad day quotes and broken heart quotes that will help you heal. Find comfort with our selective list of troubled marriage quotes, hard times quotes, and divorce quotes.

Sad breakup quotes

The ending of a relationship can be a difficult time for most people. Yet you find that there are people that are able to handle break ups much better than others. The reason for this is words of encouragement after a breakup. Read these 100 inspirational break up quotes to help you get over a relationship and walk away from your broken heart with a smile.

  1. If you can love the wrong person that much, imagine how much you can love the right one – Anonymous

  2. Anyone can give you attention and compliments, but someone who loves you will give you that plus respect, honesty, trust, and loyalty — Charles Orlando

  3. When life shows you it’s time to let someone go, and you refuse to, life will allow the person to hurt you to the point you have no choice but to let go – Anonymous

  4. Your relationship with yourself sets the tone for every other relationship you have – Robert Holden


  1. 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

  2. If a relationship is to evolve, it must go through a series of endings — Lisa Moriyama

  3. No one has ever loved anyone the way everyone wants to be loved —Anonymous

  4. To be able to move on, one has to learn to forgive not only the person (or people) who have done one wrong but also oneself — Eugenia Tripputi

  5. Sometimes the cards we are dealt are not always fair. However, you must keep smiling & moving on — Tom Jackson

  6. You have to forgive to forget, and forget, to feel again — Anonymous 

After Breakup Quotes

A breakup can ruffle you and leave you at the edge between life and death but that doesn’t mean it is the end of you. There’s a whole lot of people out there waiting to be loved by you so I advise that you soldier on and pick up the pieces. For that reason, we brought you after-breakup quotes to help you regain your strength and confidence after a nasty breakup.

  1. They didn’t cheat because of who you are. They chose to cheat because of who they are not. ~ Charles J. Orlando

  2. There is always a lesson of a lifetime to learn in every betrayal. ~ Edmond Mbiaka

  3. One of the hardest things you will ever have to do, is to grieve the loss of someone, who is still alive.

  4. Some people treat relationships like a video game. They play them and when they get bored, they cheat.

  5. I honestly forgive you for dumping me. I realize now that not everybody has perfect taste.

  6. Dating your ex again is like buying your clothes back from goodwill. There’s a reason you got rid of them in the first place.

  7. Never let an old flame burn you twice.

  8. Instead of wiping away your tears, wipe away the people who made you cry.

  9. Don’t let the heart that doesn’t love you, keep you from the one that will.

  10. When love is real, it doesn’t lie, cheat, pretend or keep secrets.

Breakup Quotes for Him

It’s true that being in love is the most adorable thing in the world but the sad thing is that when it comes to an end, everything does. Nothing can prepare you to go through the gruesome events of a breakup. A lot seems to be in short of words once a breakup threatens a relationship.

Below is a list of breakup messages you can use to tell your boyfriend or your husband that it is over in the most polite ways;

  1. Let’s not be bitter and be cold towards each other and to other people. Let us remind ourselves of the lessons of the past so we can love someone else better

  2. Our love was a different kind of love that I still want to hold dear. And one day, I will look back and tell myself I will love someone deeper than I have loved you.

  3. We had the right kind of love at the wrong time. Maybe our paths will cross again someday, but only fate can tell if we are meant to be.

  4. I may not have been enough, but I hope you’ll be happier with her.

  5. Let’s cut the red string that connects our hearts together. Let’s move on and walk our separate ways, and tie the string with someone else.

  6. I’m sorry I was his biggest mistake while he was the best thing to have ever happened to me. What hurts the most? When I see him around, he hides.

  7. There will always be your place in my life, just not in my heart

  8. The most painful goodbyes are the ones that are never said and never explained.

  9. Real loss only occurs when you lose something that you love more than yourself.

  10. Trying to get used to not seeing you every day is even worse than trying to face death itself.

 Breakup Quotes For Her

It’s true when it comes to matters of the heart, it’s hard to let go. At times you may feel betrayed and feel all sorts of emotions but trust me, these relationship break-up quotes are sure to make you feel better. Just gain courage and use the following breakup words to finally move on and take your love somewhere else.


  1. I can’t believe I wasted my time on you. I think you need to understand and love yourself first before you will ever try to date somebody. I wish you the best of all, but I can’t be with you anymore. Good luck.

  2. I’ve tried really hard to make it work. But it seems to me that you just don’t want it to work. Our relationship just doesn’t make sense anymore. Everything comes to an end. This is goodbye.

  3. Sometimes it’s just better to walk away. I know you think that we should be together, but I don’t.

  4. I told you that it’s not going to work. We were not meant for each other, and that’s okay, let’s not make a big deal out of it. People come and go, this is what life looks like. You’re going to be fine.

  5. I just feel extremely tired of this relationship. I know you feel it too. We need to take a break and think about what we want to do with our lives. Who knows what will happen next? This is goodbye for now.

  6. I’m tired of always being your number two. Everyone should have friends, but you can’t forget about your ex-boyfriend though. I cannot listen to your lies anymore. Good luck and have a very happy life.

  7. I know we’ve been together for a while, but I just don’t feel the same way about you as I did when I met you. I don’t want to hurt you by making you think that we can make this work. I hope that you will find someone who will love you more than anything in the world, cause you deserve it.

  8. It is hard for me to understand why our relationship didn’t work out. I thought that you and I were meant for each other. But life is full of surprises. I’m sorry, I’ve tried so hard, but there is nothing I can do to save us. Goodbye.

  9. Relationships are hard, but you can always make it work if you are interested in it. I don’t see any interest in you, that’s why I think we have to say goodbye to each other. Wishing you the best of all, good luck.

  10. You always complain that I never listen to you. Even when I do literally everything to make you happy and satisfied. I’m tired of that. Now you can go and see if anyone in this world can give you what you want. Good luck finding someone who will treat you better.

 Positive Breakup Quotes

If there is a friend of yours that is going through a break up, then the best thing you can do is be there for them. You can offer them your support and some of these 100 break up quotes to help them get over a relationship and a broken heart.

  1. Some people think that it’s holding on that makes one strong; sometimes it’s letting go.


  2. ‘It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all – Alfred Lord Tennyson

  3. If you really love something set it free. If it comes back it’s yours, if not it wasn’t meant to be – Anonymous

  4. Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional – M. Kathleen Casey

  5. Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself – Deborah Reber

  6. We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us –E.M. Forster

  7. Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together – Marilyn Monroe

  8. Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over – Guy Finley

  9. Never love anybody that treats you like you’re ordinary – Oscar Wilde

  10. Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart – Washington Irving

Broken Heart Quotes

Do you know the feeling where you feel like your heart has been stabbed by a thousand daggers? It’s okay to feel like that, you should allow the pain to take its toll but don’t drown into your sorrows. At some point you need to stand up and pick up the pieces and take your love somewhere it will be cherished. Here is a list of heartbreak quotes you can use while feeling all sort of emotions and heartache it might help you to regain your strength to go and move on;

  1. “A breakup is like a broken mirror. It is better to leave than risk hurting yourself trying to pick up all of the broken pieces.” – Unknown

  2. “Real love moves freely in both directions. Don’t waste your time on anything else.” —Cheryl Strayed

  3. “Don’t be afraid to start over. It’s a brand new opportunity to rebuild what you truly want.” – Unknown

  4. “This is a good sign, having a broken heart. It means we have tried for something.”— Elizabeth Gilbert

  5. “What we wait around a lifetime for with one person, we can find in a moment with someone else.”– Stephanie Klein

  6. “What’s broken is broken—and I’d rather remember it as it was than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived.”– Margaret Mitchell

  7. “If they are stupid enough to walk away, be smart enough to let them go.” – Unknown

  8. “The people who are quick to walk away are the ones who never meant to stick around.”- Unknown

  9. “In some relationships there comes a time when the two people just outgrow each other.” – Unknown

  10. “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

Funny Breakup Quotes

Breakups can be complicated sometimes and leave you wounded, but no matter how complicated it is you must move on, at least one of you should leave to start a new chapter in his/her life. Here are witty breakup words that would make you feel a lot better and surely leaves you all smiles.

  1. “I’m so miserable without you, it’s almost as if you’re here!” – Billy Ray Cyrus

  2. “Every time I look at you, I get a fierce desire to be lonesome.”- Oscar Levant

  3. “I break up very well. I am a good breaker-upper.” – Simon Cowell

  4. “The best way to mend a broken heart is time and girlfriends.”- Gwyneth Paltrow

  5. “Hate is such a luxurious emotion, it can only be spent on one we love.” – Bob Udkoff

  6. “This just isn’t for me. Nothing personal. I want to be able to tell people – I’m single.”

  7. “All discarded lovers should be given a second chance, but with somebody else.” – Mae West

  8. “My boyfriend and I broke up. He wanted to get married and I didn’t want him to.” – Rita Rudner

  9. “Is there a cure for a broken heart? Only time can heal your broken heart, just as time can heal his broken arms and legs.” – Miss Piggy

  10. “If someone breaks your heart just punch them in the face. Seriously punch them in the face and go get some ice cream.” – Frank Ocean

 Getting Over a Breakup Quotes

Moving on is the best thing to be done after a breakup, after healing of course. It won’t help to dwell on your previous relationship, you got to let it all go, your heart will definitely find its new home. Below are encouragement words that will help you get over a breakup.

  1. “You can’t start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last one.”- Anonymous


  2. “One of the best times for figuring out who you are and what you really want out of life? Right after a break-up.” ― Mandy Hale

  3. “The quickest way to rectify that mistake (choosing the wrong person) is by learning from that, moving on, and choosing much more wisely in the future.” ― Greg Behrendt

  4. “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

  5. “Don’t cry when the sun is gone because the tears won’t let you see the stars.” – Violeta Parra

  6. “I think it’s important to realize you can miss something, but not want it back.” – Paulo Coelho

  7. “You can only move on if you accept that it’s gone.” — The Goddess Rebellion

  8. “There’s an important difference between giving up and letting go.”– Jessica Hatchigan

  9. “Every day is a new day, and you’ll never be able to find happiness if you don’t move on.” – Carrie Underwood

  10. “I realize there’s something incredibly honest about trees in winter, how they’re experts at letting things go.” – Jeffrey

Attitude breakup quotes

Breakups are also part of life. People enter and exit our lives and we have nothing much to do except let out our emotions. It may be very hard to move on considering that you have lost someone with whom you have shared your pain and cherished life with. The trick is, don’t lose yourself in the process of a breakup. Have a look at these attitude break up quotes that will help you conquer this situation;

  1. “Sooner or later we’ve all got to let go of our past.”– Dan Brown

  2. “In the process of letting go you will lose many things from the past, but you will find yourself.”– Deepak Chopra

  3. “To let go is to release the images and emotions, the grudges and fears, the clingings and disappointments of the past that bind our spirit.”– Jack Kornfield

  4. “Life is short. You have to be able to laugh at our pain or we never move on.” – Jeff Ross

  5. “Don’t wait. If it’s not right, move on.” – Andy Lau

  6. “Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.” — Mark Twain

  7. “Every time your heart is broken, a doorway cracks open to a world full of new beginnings, new opportunities.” – Patti Roberts

  8. “I love the ones who are in my life and make it amazing and I thank the ones who left my life and made it even more fantastic.”― Mr Never Give Up

  9. “Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.”– Lyndon B. Johnson

  10. “Sometimes the hardest part isn’t letting go but rather learning to start over.”– Nicole Sobon 

Friendship breakup quotes

Even the best of friendships can collapse. Situations can force you to call it quits with the person you have been friends with for more than you can remember, and you will have to go your separate ways. To do that you need courage, here are few quotes to help you end things with your best of friends.

  1. “I guess what they say is true/Friends come and go/But I never thought that world apply to you.” — Author Unknown

  2. “We are neither on good terms or bad. We are no longer anything.” — Author Unknown

  3. “Sometimes you have to give up on people. Not because you don’t care, because they don’t.” — Author Unknown

  4. “I didn’t lose a friend. I just realized I never had one.” — Author Unknown

  5. You hurt me in a way that I never would have imagined. But I don’t want to spend the rest of my life hating someone I love from deep down inside my heart. I forgive you.

  6. Every relationship has its share of fights and arguments. We have ours. I want to embrace all the imperfections in ours, even if that means letting go even when I don’t want to.

  7. Friendship means understanding, not agreement. It means forgiveness, not forgetting. It means the memories last, even if contact is lost.

  8. It’s a pity that you realized how deep my love is for you and all the sacrifices I was willing to make for our friendship. Maybe one day, you will and then you’ll understand how selfish you’ve been all this time.

  9. Sometimes you have to unfollow people in real life.

  10. I have learned that once a friendship is broken.. it never gets normal again!

In the true sense, getting over a heartbreak is a mission on its own but inspirational heartbreak quotes have made things a lot easier. Always remember when you are dealing with heartbreak to take a dose of these breakup quotes, they will surely help you move on.

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