The hardest thing I have ever done is walk away still madly in love with you.
Love when you’re ready, not when you’re lonely.
Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation. ~Kahlil Gibran
I’m afraid we’ll be one of the ones who miss each other their entire life.
And he’d hated himself, and hated her, too, for the ruin they’d made of each other. ~Dennis Lehane
I never knew until that moment how bad it could hurt to lose something you never really had.
If you can’t get somebody off your mind, they are probably supposed to be there.
I have loved and I have lost and I’m starting to believe; it’s okay. Sometimes what we “think” is best for us, is only the beginning of what is truly “meant” for us. And if I have loved, so deeply the wrong heart; I am content in knowing the greatest love I will ever experience, hasn’t even begun yet. ~Nikki Rowe
Stop looking for happiness in the same place you lost it.
It’s hard to forget someone who gave you so much to remember.
A dream you once were, a dream of all my realities, a dream I can no longer strive for, in the wake of many betrayals. ~C. Elizabeth
Sometimes, the only reason why you won’t let go of what’s making you sad is because it was the only thing that made you happy.
I don’t think, until you’ve actually lost somebody you really love, that you can go through that door that allows you to be grown-up. ~Felicity Kendal
Sometimes things need to be let go of. If it’s meant to be, you’ll find each other again.
When it’s gone, you’ll know what a gift love was. You’ll suffer like this. So go back and fight to keep it. ~Ian McEwan
When love is lost, do not bow your head in sadness; instead keep your head up high and gaze into heaven for that is where your broken heart has been sent to heal.
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
The worst feeling in the world is when you know that you both love each other but still can’t be together.
I thought when love for you died, I should die. It’s dead. Alone, most strangely, I live on. ~Rupert Brooke
You still mean everything to me, but you’re just not worth the fight anymore.
Yet leave me not; yet, if thou wilt, be free; Love me no more, but love my love of thee. ~Algernon Charles Swinburne
One of the most difficult tasks in life is removing someone from your heart.
It’s better to have loved and lost than to have to do forty pounds of laundry a week. ~Laurence J. Peter
If you love something let it go,
If it comes back to you it’s yours,
If it doesn’t, it never was, and it’s not meant to be.
In love, unlike most other passions, the recollection of what you have had and lost is always better than what you can hope for in the future. ~Stendhal
To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best. ~William Makepeace Thackeray
I think the worst feeling in the world is knowing that someone you used to talk to everyday doesn’t care about you anymore ~Anmol Andore
The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Everyone keeps telling me that time heals all wounds, but no one can tell me what I’m supposed to do right now. Right now I can’t sleep. It’s right now that I can’t eat. Right now I still hear his voice and sense his presence even though I know he’s not here. Right now all I seem to do is cry. I know all about time and wounds healing, but even if I had all the time in the world, I still don’t know what to do with all this hurt right now. ~Nina Guilbeau
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart. ~Washington Irving
I just wish I could lose these feelings as fast as I lost you.
There can’t be a perfect replacement for those we lost, whom we love so much. But there’s always a kind replacement, strong and caring enough to take us through those lonely moments. ~Terry Mark
I don’t think you can ever fill the empty space with the thing you lost.
What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose. ~Henry Ward Beecher
Sometimes following your heart means losing your mind.
An act of love that fails is just as much a part of the divine life as an act of love that succeeds, for love is measured by fullness, not by reception. ~Harold Loukes
I lost my self, while trying not to lose you.
People should not judge failed love affairs as failed experiences, but as part of the growth process. Something does not have to end well for it to have been one of the most valuable experiences of a lifetime. ~Ethel Person
I’ve lost love. I’ve tried to reclaim a lost love and didn’t know how to do it. ~Sam Worthington
Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all. ~Alfred Lord Tennyson
Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings. ~Anais Nin
Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more, Men were deceivers ever, One foot in sea and one on shore, To one thing constant never. ~William Shakespeare
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost. ~G.K. Chesterton
I have loved deeply. I have lost intensely. I will never love again. I get that love by people who care for me. ~Richard Simmons
When you love someone, and you’ve lost that one, then nothing really matters. ~Agnetha Faltskog
Any relationship should have love, and if there is no love, it is better to call off a relationship. People say that love happens only once, but I don’t believe in it because for me, if one relationship doesn’t work, you should move on and seek love in another relationship. Who knows; you might find love in the second relationship. ~Bipasha Basu
To love and win is the best thing; to love and lose, the next best. ~William Thackeray
Love is grand; divorce is a hundred grand.
Do you not know that a man is not dead while his name is still spoken? ~Terry Pratchett
Better to have lost and loved than never to have loved at all. ~Ernest Hemingway
There’s nothing like a song about lost love to remind you how everything precious can slip from the hinges where you’ve hung it so careful.
Love becomes logically true when lost but still sought from the same source. ~Brian Celio
You can love someone so much…But you can never love people as much as you can miss them. ~John Green
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