Breakups are never easy, but when you find an inspirational breakup quotes to help get through the difficult time, it’s always a little easier. Here are some of our favorite breakup quotes for getting over a breakup.
When one person is unwilling to move on from a relationship, it can create a toxic environment for both parties. Disagreements and emotional distress can lead to destructive behaviors that will ultimately harm the other person. It’s important to give your ex-partner enough space so they have the time to heal and find their way back to happiness. Below is the best collection of breakup quotes to help you move on.
The hardest thing I’ll ever do is walk away still loving you.
If you really want closure… at some point, you have to shut the door.
– Jacki Wells Wunderlin
The hottest love has the coldest end.
Six letters, two words, easy to say, hard to explain, harder to do: Move on.
The way they leave tells you everything.
– Rupi Kaur
You can’t start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last one.
The toughest part of letting go is realizing the other person already did.
Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.
– Mark Twain
Sometimes, your heart needs more time to accept what your mind already knows.
Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.
– The Wizard of Oz
Love is hard to get into, but even harder to get out of.
It’s hard to find the good in someone, when you already found the best in someone else.
Sadness flies away on the wings of time.
…a final comfort that is small, but not cold: The heart is the only broken instrument that works.
Sometimes, when one person is missing, the whole world seems depopulated.
I’m giving you up for Lent.
We are never ever, ever getting back together.
– Taylor Swift
Sharp is the arrows of a broken heart.
– Cassandra Clare
Love is unconditional. Relationships are not.
Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because he is finally someone else’s problem.
Not all storms come to disrupt your life. Some come to clear your path.
– Paulo Coelho
Sad Breakup Quotes
Are you being followed? Because I’ve been seeing people behind your back.
I see myself like Americans spell colour: without u.
I need you to cancel my subscription because I’m done with your issues.
Are you an anchor? Because you’ve done nothing but weigh me down.
Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.
– Dr. Seuss
So is it over is this really it You’ve given up so easily I thought you loved me more than this
Love is the hardest habit to break, and the most difficult to satisfy.
– Drew Barrymore
When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
– Alexander Graham Bell
The heart was made to be broken.
– Oscar Wilde
Pleasure of love lasts but a moment, Pain of love lasts a lifetime.
– Bette Davis
When you break up, your whole identity is shattered. It’s like death.
– Dennis Quaid
Never regret. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s experience.
– Victoria Holt
Are we like couples you see in restaurants? Are we the dining dead?
– Joel, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Since all things are subject to change, nothing exists in a permanent position, nothing is able to remain the same under its own independent power.
– The Dalai Lama, The Art of Happiness
If you’re a woman living, you’ve been done wrong by a man.
– Oprah Winfrey
I refuse to let what happened to me make me bitter. I still completely believe in love and I’m open to anything that will happen to me.
– Nicole Kidman
The Best Quotes On Breakup
I have no regrets in my life. I think that everything happens to you for a reason. The hard times that you go through build character, making you a much stronger person.
– Rita Mero
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
– Alfred Lord Tennyson
Those who do not know how to weep with their whole heart do not know how to laugh either.
– Golda Meir
We must be willing to let go of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
– Joseph Campbell
What do you do when the person who broke your heart is the only one who can fix it?
You call yourself a free spirit, a wild thing. You’re terrified somebody is going to stick you in a cage. Well, baby, you’re already in that cage. You built it yourself.
– Paul Varjack
Our breakup was due to religious differences. He thought he was God. I didn’t.
We don’t have chemistry. What we have is history. We’re over.
You cross my mind only on Thursday morning. That’s the day when I take out the garbage.
We are two puzzle pieces that don’t fit together right now.
You’re perfect in every way… just not for me.
Nothing hurts more than being disappointed by the one person who you thought would never hurt you.
– Gugu Mofokeng
I’m calling myself Han because you need to be Solo.
Just because I loved you at one point doesn’t mean I will always love you. I’m not Whitney Houston.
I don’t wish bad things for you, but I hope you get an empty fortune cookie.
Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn.
– Rhett Butler
Most Famous Breakup Quotes
Welcome to Dumpsville. Population: You.
Are you a bank? Because I need you to leave me alone.
I seem to have lost your phone number. Can you lose mine?
Sometimes, I don’t know what haunts me more. The memories of you… or the happy person I used to be.
– Ranata Suzuki
What’s a queen without a king? Historically speaking, more powerful.
I made up a new dance. It’s called the Move on with Your Life.
– Sky Corrigan
So for now I say goodbye to this chapter of my life and I look forward to what comes next.
– Brooke Davis
If I want to be a senator, I need to marry a Jackie, not a Marilyn.
– Warner Huntington
I have neither the time, nor the crayons, to explain this to you.
My legs are tired because I’ve been running from you in my mind for weeks now.
Because when I watch you eat, when I see you asleep, when I look at you lately, I just want to smash your face in.
– Barbara Rose
Thank you, next.
– Ariana Grande
My cat/dog doesn’t like you.
It’s not you, it’s me. I’ve finally realized you’re bad for me.
I can’t be in your life, you can’t be in my life. I can’t do this anymore. I’m done.
It’s not your fault, and it’s not mine. But it’s time for us to move on.
A relationship, I think, is like a shark. It has to constantly move forward or it dies. And I think what we got on our hands is a dead shark.
– Alvy Singer
Definition of Ex: Thanks for the Ex-perience. Our time has Ex-pired. Now, Ex-it my life.
I’ve found puddles deeper than you.
Positive Breakup Quotes
I won’t play the sap for you.
– Sam Spade
I took our relationship as my whole world. You took it as a gamble.
You fell in love with a storm. Did you really think you would get out unscathed?
– Nikita Gill
Some things break your heart but fix your vision.
You’ve never really had your heart broken until you have to block and delete everything after a breakup.
If you take the L out of lover, it’s over.
– The Motels
Are you an astronaut? Because I need some space.
Is it hot in here or is this relationship suffocating me?
This relationship isn’t fulfilling my needs anymore.
There is a good way to break up with someone, and it doesn’t involve a post-it!
– Carrie Bradshaw
Unless you are a pizza, the answer is yes, I can live without you.
The best way to mend a broken heart is time and girlfriends.
– Gwyneth Paltrow
I will always cherish my initial misconceptions of you.
I’m walking away because you were too busy finding faults in me while I was busy overlooking yours.
You don’t walk out of a breakup empty-handed. Every breakup teaches a lesson. Find yours.
It’s over. Please get out of my Van Halen T-shirt before you jinx the band and they break up.
– Robbie Hart
You don’t die from a broken heart. You only wish you did.
She’s gone. She gave me a pen. I gave her my heart, she gave me a pen.
– Lloyd Dobler
I think we need to become better strangers.
If someone can walk away from you, let them walk.
My love for you is like a star in the night sky: It died a long time ago, you just haven’t realized it yet.
Emotional Breakup Quotes
Your ex asking you to be friends after break up is like kidnappers asking you to keep in touch after letting you go.
Please don’t be fooled by Adele. You’ll never find someone like me.
I don’t feel right about continuing in a relationship that I don’t see working long-term.
It’s better to be single with a standard than losing yourself for approval.
We’ll cover more ground if we split up.
Does it ever get lonely, thinking you could live without me?
My dog is having puppies and I need to take a year off in order to train them to attack your picture.
I don’t know what I’d do without you, but starting tomorrow I’m going to try!
Do you believe I love at first sight? How about misery after three years?
Excuse me, I seem to have lost my phone number, can you do the same?
We need to take our relationship to the previous level.
A breakup would imply she was my girlfriend. She was a girl who was my friend who is now a girl who is not my friend.
– Sheldon Cooper
The people that are quick to walk away are the ones that never intended to stay.
Sometimes breakups aren’t meant for makeups; they are meant for wake-ups.
I don’t want just words. If that’s all you have for me, you’d better go.
– F. Scott Fitzgerald
I don’t love you anymore. Goodbye.
– Alice Ayres
Our relationship is over, but there were more smiles than tears. So it was worth it.
I’m not a fan of giving up, but I want to win by losing you.
Our relationship is like my financial status: broke.
Deep Breakup Quotes
I may have cried when you left me, but I definitely laughed when I saw who you left me for.
I don’t feel the same about you as I used to.
The only thing that looks good on you is distance.
Do you have any plans tonight? Because you should make some.
Roses are red. Violets are blue. Trash is dumped and so are you.
They say one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. I hope you find someone who treasures you.
Do you know sign language? Because this is the last time you’ll hear from me.
I’ve come to the realization that I deserve more than you.
A heartbreak is a blessing from God. It’s just His way of letting you realize that He saved you from the wrong one.
I don’t think our relationship is healthy for me to be a part of. I think we should break up.
Don’t cling to a mistake just because you spent a long time making it.
Finally I realized that I was never asking for too much. I was just asking the wrong person.
Since I’m always second in your life, it’s time to make you last in mine.
I never get jealous when I see my ex with someone else, because my parents always taught me to give my used toys to the less fortunate.
We were on a break!
– Ross Gellar
I’d rather be happy alone than with someone who makes me miserable every single day.
Of all my mistakes, you were the mistakiest.
Don’t let someone who isn’t worth your love make you forget how much you are worth.
I honestly forgive you for dumping me, I realize now that not everybody has perfect taste.
You were my cup of tea, but I drink champagne now.