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heartbreak Quotes

50 of the best book quotes about heartbreak
  1. #1
    “Dead men are heavier than broken hearts.”
  2. #2
    “You know, a heart can be broken, but it keeps on beating, just the same.”
  3. #3
    “I stand in front of the mirror and study my face.…It is the face of a sad, lonely girl something bad has happened to. I wonder if my face will ever look the same again, or if I’ll always see it in my reflection - Finch, Eleanor, loss, heartache, guilt, death.”
  4. #4
    ″ ’You should be with someone who can make you happy.’ My heart breaks as I set him free. With all the love I have ever felt for him, I whisper, ‘You deserve that.’ ”
  5. #5
    “what is stronger
    than the human heart
    which shatters over and over
    and still lives”
  6. #6
    “Indeed—why should I not admit it?—at that moment, my heart was breaking.”
  7. #7
    It is because I think so much of warm and sensitive hearts, that I would spare them from being wounded.
  8. #8
    “I don’t understand why I’m not dead. When your heart breaks, you should die”
  9. #9
    “Words are pale shadows of forgotten names. As names have power, words have power. Words can light fires in the minds of men. Words can wring tears from the hardest hearts.”
  10. #10
    “Every man carries a wound. I have never met a man without one. No matter how good your life may have seemed to you, you live in a broken world full of broken people.”
  1. #11
    During the year I stood there I had known was the loss of my heart. While I was in love I was the happiest man on earth.
  2. #12
    “Every now and then I could see myself—truly see myself—and a sentence would come to me, thundering like a god into my head, and as I saw myself then in front of that tarnished mirror what came was the woman with the hole in her heart.”
  3. #13
    “My tongue will tell the anger of my heart,
    Or else my heart, concealing it, will break.”
  4. #14
    “They played at hearts as other children might play at ball; only, as it was really their two hearts that they flung to and fro, they had to be very, very handy to catch them, each time, without hurting them.”
  5. #15
    “Boys suck.
    Even when they have perfect blue eyes and ridiculously cool trucks. Maybe especially then.”
  6. #16
    “I could handle the truth. I would listen to its heartbreaks and I would mourn the world as I knew it because that’s the kind of girl I was, and then I would pick my pretty self off the floor and do what I was supposed to do. Just like I always did.”
  7. #17
    “At night, when I am alone, I call for you, and whenever my ache seems to be the greatest, you still seem to find a way to return to me.”
  8. #18
    “He thinks about how Sonja would have taken it if she’d found out. If she’d known that her best friend had not asked for her help because Sonja had ‘enough problems.’ She would have been heartbroken.”
  9. #19
    “She was gone, definitely, finally gone. Until now he had half unconsciously cherished the hope deep in his heart that some day she would need him and send for him.”
  10. #20
    “Your mind will keep you up at night, make you cry, destroy you over and over again. You need to convince your mind that it has to let go…because your heart already knows how to heal.”

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More Than Balloons book
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6.2
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The Rag Coat book
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6.1
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Three Little Words book
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6.0
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All the Places to Love book
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6.0
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Penguin and Pinecone book
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6.0
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Spot Loves His Daddy book
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6.0
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The Trumpet of the Swan book
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6.0
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Wherever You Are book
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  1. #21
    “I expected to feel only empty and heartbroken after Paul died. It never occurred to me that you could love someone the same way after he was gone.”
  2. #22
    “People come in and out of your life. For a time they are your world; they are everything. And then one day they’re not.”
  3. #23
    “There are two kinds of girls in this world. The kind who breaks hearts and the kind who gets her heart broken.”
  4. #24
    “And suddenly there came a breeze from the east, tossing the top of the wave into foamy shapes and ruffling the smooth water all round them. It lasted only a second or so but what it brought them in that second none of those three children will ever forget. It brought both a smell and a sound, a musical sound. Edmund and Eustace would never talk about it afterwards. Lucy could only say, ‘It would break your heart.’ ‘Why,’ said I, ‘was it so sad?’ ‘Sad! No,’ said Lucy.”
  5. #25
    “There are two kinds of hot girls: Evil Hot Girls, and Hot Girls Who Are Also Sympathetic Good-Hearted People and Will Not Intentionally Destroy Your Life (HGWAASGHPAWNIDYL).”
  6. #26
    “Of course, in a novel, people’s hearts break, and they die, and that is the end of it; and in a story this is very convenient. But in real life we do not die when all that makes life bright dies to us. There is a most busy and important round of eating, drinking, dressing, walking, visiting, buying, selling, talking, reading, and all that makes up what is commonly called living, yet to be gone through…”
  7. #27
    Better than one heart be broken a thousand times in the retelling, he has decided, if it means that a thousand other hearts need not be broken at all.
  8. #28
    Walking away may hurt for a while, but your heart will eventually heal.
  9. #29
    I’m erasing myself from the narrative. Let future historians wonder how Eliza reacted when you broke her heart.
  10. #30
    “You ask everybody you know: How long does it usually take to get over it? There are many formulas. One year for every year you dated. Two years for every year you dated. It’s just a matter of will power: The day you decide it’s over, it’s over. You never get over it.”
  1. #31
    “Back then, in those first days, I was so alone that every day was like eating my own heart.”
  2. #32
    “you wouldn’t let me
    love both of us
    at the same time”
  3. #33
    “I’m learning that everything doesn’t always come back the way you send it. Sometimes, love is more brick and less boomerang.”
  4. #34
    “You want to know how I got these scars? I ripped every last piece of you out of my smile.”
  5. #35
    “That fatal May morning when Geneviève murmured, ‘I love you, but I think I love Boris best,’ told on me at last. I had never imagined that it could become more than I could endure. Outwardly tranquil, I had deceived myself.”
  6. #36
    “You want to know how I got these scars. I swallowed my pride and then it crawled its way out of my mouth.”
  7. #37
    “There’s still magic in a heart that’s been broken”
  8. #38
    “I know I love him. I feel it every day, even when I don’t want to. Even when he keeps me out. Even when he breaks my heart, it’s there, and it scares me.”
  9. #39
    “I drink out of desperation. Life is too dreary to endure. The misery, loneliness, crampedness - they’re heartbreaking.”
  10. #40
    “Luke Evans is a heartbreaker. I didn’t want to give mine to him. Not when he kept me out.”

Books about loneliness

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To the Sea book
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Nobody Hugs A Cactus book
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The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles book
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5.9
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Maple and Willow Apart book
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5.8
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Caspian Finds a Friend book
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5.3
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Gustavo, the Shy Ghost book
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5.3
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Ollie and Augustus book
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The Rough Patch book
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  1. #41
    ″ He may have hurt you, but he will never broke you. He doesn’t have that power.”
  2. #42
    “I needed to find out when it all went horribly wrong. I needed to know if her heart had been so broken by this guy, Jake West, that she’d driven herself off a cliff. None of it seemed liked Amy.”
  3. #43
    “When he texts you, he’s thinking about you. When he calls you, he misses you. When he shows up, he wants you. When he suddenly stops doing all of the above for you, he’s doing it for someone else.”
  4. #44
    “Discovering more joy does not, I’m sorry to say, save us from the inevitability of hardships and heartbreaks. In fact, we may cry more easily, but we will laugh more easily, too. Perhaps we are just more alive. Yet as we discover more joy, we can face suffering in a way that ennobles rather than embitters. We have hardship without becoming hard. We have heartbreak without being broken.”
  5. #45
    “Why would anyone set out to break the heart of someone they loved? Why would anyone intentionally cause that kind of pain?”
  6. #46
    “Hurt people hurt people more skillfully. An expert heartbreaker knows the effect of each incision. The blade slips in barely noticed, the pain and the apology delivered at the same time.”
  7. #47
    “Giving with strings of secret expectations attached is the greatest invitation to heartbreak.”
  8. #48
    “Sometimes it takes a heartbreak to shake us awake & help us see we are worth so much more than we’re settling for.”
  9. #49
    “From the moment
    I saw her I knew
    this one was worth
    the broken heart.”
  10. #50
    “Losing Moms did break my heart, creating a void in the world where once her smile had been--the sight of which I will miss until the day I die. There was so much more to come that I still wanted to share with her, to make her happy.”
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