- Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you like hell.
Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950)
- [A] final comfort that is small, but not cold: The heart is the only broken instrument that works.
- Sometimes I wish I were a little kid again, skinned knees are easier to fix than broken hearts.
- God can heal a broken heart, but he has to have all the pieces.
- What is the opposite of two? A lonely me, a lonely you.
- Giving up doesn’t always mean you are weak; sometimes it means that you are strong enough to let go.
- Sadness flies away on the wings of time.
Jean de La Fontaine, 1621 – 1695
- Have you ever been hurt and the place tries to heal a bit, and you just pull the scar off of it over and over again.
Rosa Parks, 1913 – 2005
- I thought when love for you died, I should die.
It’s dead. Alone, most strangely, I live on.
Rupert Brooke, 1887 – 1915
- Sadness flies on the wings of the morning and out of the heart of darkness comes the light.
Jean Giraudoux, 1882 ‘1944
- Sometimes, when one person is missing, the whole world seems depopulated.
Lamartine, 1790 – 1869
- In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
Mignon McLaughlin, 1913 – 1983
- Relationships are like glass. Sometimes it’s better to leave them broken than try to hurt yourself putting it back together.
- I hate the day, because it lendeth light to see all things, but not my love to see.
Edmund Spenser, um 1552 – 1599
- With what a deep devotedness of woe I wept thy absence – o’er and o’er again.
Thinking of thee, still thee, till thought grew pain, and memory, like a drop that, night and day, falls cold and ceaseless, wore my heart away!
Thomas Moore, 1779 – 1852
- Love is like a puzzle. When you’re in love, all the pieces fit but when your heart gets broken, it takes a while to get everything back together.
- If we must part forever,
Give me but one kind word to think upon,
And please myself with, while my heart’s breaking.
Thomas Otway, 1652 – 1685
- It is better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson, 1809 – 1892
- Love begins with a smile, grows with a kiss, and ends with a teardrop.
- I expanded with the joy of your love and presence but now that you’re gone I just feel bloated.
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