26 Poignant Quotes That Will Make Your Break Up Hurt A Little Less


1. “It’s time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I’d much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure.”

–Ernie Harwell

2. “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.”

–Robert Frost

3. “The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.”

–Hubert H. Humphrey

4. “You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don’t try to forget the mistakes, but you don’t dwell on it. You don’t let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.”

–Johnny Cash

5. “Recovery begins from the darkest moment.”

–John Major

6. “Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if we have to dig a little to find it.”

–Tori Amos

7. “To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose is the next best.”

–William Makepeace Thackeray

8. “Pain will leave you, when you let go.”

–Jeremy Aldana

9. “The person who doesn’t value you is blocking you from the one who will. Let them go.”

–Robert Tew

10. “Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future.”

–Lewis B. Smedes

11. “Hearts live by being wounded.”

–Oscar Wilde

12. “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

13. “You will evolve past certain people. Let yourself.”

–Mandy Hale

14. “To help yourself, you must be yourself. Be the best that you can be. When you make a mistake, learn from it, pick yourself up and move on.”

–Dave Pelzer

15. “One makes mistakes; that is life. But it is never a mistake to have loved.”

–Romain Rolland

16. “Everyone’s allowed to be in love with the wrong person at some point. In fact, it’s a mistake not to be.”

–Harriet Evans

17. “Why let go of yesterday? Because yesterday has already let go of you.”

–Steve Maraboli

18. “Grief is in two parts. The first is loss. The second is the remaking of life.”

–Anne Roiphe

19. “If you didn’t love him, this never would have happened. But you did. And accepting that love and everything that followed it is part of letting it go.”

–Sarah Dessen

20. “Love one another and help others to rise to the higher levels, simply by pouring out love. Love is infectious and the greatest healing energy.”

–Sai Baba

21. “Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and repeat to yourself, the most comforting words of all; this, too, shall pass.”

–Ann Landers

22. “Don’t allow someone not worth it to have the power to occupy your thoughts. If they don’t find you worth the effort or the time, why should you waste yours?”

–Donna Lynn Hope

23. “Some of us think that holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it’s letting go.”

–Herman Hesse

24. “You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down.”

–Mary Pickford

25. “We all have life storms, and when we get the rough times and we recover from them, we should celebrate that we got through it. No matter how bad it may seem, there’s always something beautiful that you can find.”

–Mattie Stepanek

26. “A lot of people say they want to get out of pain, and I’m sure that’s true, but they aren’t willing to make healing a high priority. They aren’t willing to look inside to see the source of their pain in order to deal with it.”

–Lindsay Wagner