Breakup is not going to be a walk in the park. It’s so difficult to deal with a breakup. Reading a nice quote can be of great help to heal you through.


1. “You cannot convince people to love you. This is an absolute rule. No one will ever give you love because you want him or her to give it. Real love moves freely in both directions. Don’t waste your time on anything else.”

— Cheryl Strayed


2. “The moving finger writes, and having written moves on. Nor all thy piety nor all thy wit, can cancel half a line of it.”

– Omar Khayyam


3. “What’s that line from T.S. Eliot? To arrive at the place where you started, but to know it for the first time. I’m able to write about a breakup from a different place. Same brokenness. Same rock-bottom. But a little more informed, now I’m older. Thank God for growing up.”

– Alanis Morrisette


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

— Elizabeth Gilbert


5. “Those who do not know how to weep with their whole heart do not know how to laugh either.”

– Golda Meir


6. “Hearts live by being wounded.”

– Oscar Wilde


7. “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


8. “I love to shop after a bad relationship. I don’t know. I buy a new outfit and it makes me feel better. It just does. Sometimes I see a really great outfit, I’ll break up with someone on purpose.”

– Rita Rudner


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

– Romain Rolland


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

– Stephanie Klein


11. “You are not lost. You are here. Stop abandoning yourself. Stop repeating this myth about love and success that will land in your lap or evade you forever. Build a humble, flawed life from the rubble, and cherish that. There is nothing more glorious on the face of the earth than someone who refuses to give up, who refuses to give in to their most self-hating, discouraged, disillusioned self, and instead learns, slowly and painfully, how to relish the feeling of building a hut in the middle of the suffocating dust.”

— Heather Havrilesky


12. “The dreams break into a million tiny pieces. The dream dies. Which leaves you with a choice: you can settle for reality, or you can go off, like a fool, and dream another dream.”

– Nora Ephron


13. “Most importantly, you must always have faith in yourself.”

—Elle Woods, Legally Blonde


14. “Real love moves freely in both directions. Don’t waste your time on anything else.”

—Cheryl Strayed


15. “He is very dreamy, but he is not the sun. You are.

—Christina Yang, Grey’s Anatomy


16. “You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, who had ever been alive.”

— James Baldwin


17. “I’m choosing happiness over suffering, I know I am. I’m making space for the unknown future to fill up my life with yet-to-come surprises.”

— Elizabeth Gilbert


18. “In your place, if there is pain, nurse it, and if there is a flame, don’t snuff it out, don’t be brutal with it. We rip out so much of ourselves to be cured of things faster than we should that we go bankrupt by the age of thirty and have less to offer each time we start with someone new. But to feel nothing so as not to feel anything—what a waste!”

— Professor Perlman


19. “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


20. “If you have to force it, it’s not for you. Love should come with ease, freedom, and space to expand.”

— Alex Elle


21. “You don’t need those people. By stepping aside, they’ve done you a favor. Because what you’ve got left after the fools have departed are the old souls and the true hearts. Those are the über cool sparkle rocket mind-blowers we’re after. Those are the people worthy of your love.

— Cheryl Strayed


22. “He loved me. He loved me, but he doesn’t love me anymore, and it’s not the end of the world.

– Jennifer Weiner


23. “Not forgiving is like drinking rat poison and then waiting for the rat to die.”

— Anne Lamott


24. “You know, a heart can be broken, but it keeps on beating, just the same.”

― Fannie Flagg

25. “Your relationship with yourself sets the tone for every other relationship you have.”

— Robert Holden

26. ”Don’t change yourself so that other people will like you. Be yourself, and the right people will like you.”

— Unknown

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

— Unknown

28. “Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.”

— Rumi

29. “Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.”

— J.K. Rowling

30. “If I don’t listen to the stories my mind is telling me, is there a problem right now?”

— Unknown

31. “You’re always one decision away from a totally different life.”

— Unknown

32. “The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. Just by being there, looking at the problem or at the darkness of your thoughts straight in the eye and deciding you won’t surrender to it, you won’t let it shallow you; you are being the bravest you can ever be and starting the path to your personal freedom.”

— Nelson Mandela

33. “Nobody will protect you from your suffering. You can’t cry it away or eat it away or starve it away or walk it away or punch it away or even therapy it away. It’s just there, and you have to survive it. You have to endure it. You have to live through it and love it and move on and be better for it and run as far as you can in the direction of your best and happiest dreams across the bridge that was built by your own desire to heal.”

― Cheryl Strayed

34. “You are telling the story of your life. You have the power to tell a different one. You choose, every day, how you interpret others’ actions, events, and the world around you. You and only you have the power to change this. Change the script!”

— Laura Elliott

35. “Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.”

― Walt Whitman

36. “It is impossible to live without failing at something unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.”

— J. K. Rowling

37. “Forgive others, not because they deserve forgiveness, but because you deserve peace.”

— Unknown

38.  “Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won’t either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning. You have to love. You have to feel. It is the reason you are here on earth. You are here to risk your heart. You are here to be swallowed up. And when it happens that you are broken, or betrayed, or left, or hurt, or death brushes near, let yourself sit by an apple tree and listen to the apples falling all around you in heaps, wasting their sweetness. Tell yourself you tasted as many as you could.”

— The Painted Drum by Louise Erdrich

39. “Even though I believe I’ve made choices that have hurt myself and others that are unforgivable, I now realize, claim, and embody that these choices were exactly what my soul had deemed as perfect for me to come home as the next highest and most divine version of myself.

Everything was and is in perfect creation, design, and order for life and my soul to lovingly grant me everything I needed for my evolution. There is no wasted time, and there is nothing that is wrong.

I also understand that everything that occurred to any other player in this cast of perfection was also the highest, most gracious event offered by their soul in concert with mine.”

— Melanie Tonia Evans

40. “I’m moving on because we had religious differences. He thinks he’s God, and I don’t.”

— Unknown

41. “Love yourself first, and everything else falls into line.” 

— Lucille Ball

42. “Stars can’t shine without darkness.” 

— Kris Menace

43. “One day they’ll realize they lost a diamond while playing with worthless stones.” 

— Turcois Ominek

44. “I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way.” 

— Burt Bacharach, Hal David

45. “Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.”

— Marilyn Monroe

46. “Just because a relationship ends, it doesn’t mean it’s not worth having.”

— Sarah Mlynowski

47. “When I get sad, I stop being sad and be awesome instead.”

— Barney Stinson

48. “Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.”

— Guy Finley

49. “Never love anybody that treats you like you’re ordinary.”

— Oscar Wilde

50. “Pain makes you stronger, fear makes you braver, heartbreak makes you wiser.

— Unknown

I know you can do it. I know you’ll be fine because I believe in you. You are strong because you are not running away. You want to face it and win. I trust you.

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