Love Hurts Quotes

Love hurts quotes ... everybody knows that love can sting—it can be life's greatest joy or most enduring pain. Nothing wounds us more to love someone who does not return our love.

If you have recently suffered a break-up, then the quotations below will help you begin the healing process, if only to make you realize that you are not alone, that others have also suffered in love's wake. And if you can only keep your head above the water, love will come again.

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Broken hearts die slowly.

~Langston Hughes

Where there is love, there is pain.

Spanish Proverb

I hold it true, what e'er befall;
I feel it , when I sorrow most;
'Tis better to have loved and lost
Than never to have loved at all.

~Alfred, Lord Tennyson


Lie still, lie still, my breaking heart
My silent heart, lie still and break.

~Christina Rossetti

Reading love hurts quotes can get a little self-defeating after awhile. Although you need to let yourself feel the pain of lost love, how about letting yourself be open to the idea of finding a friend. Start just with a little friendship and see how things progress. If you find you're not ready, then wait a little longer, but you may find that you're ready to let love find you again.

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Murmur, a little sadly, how love fled.

~William Butler Yeats

Without love our life is ... a ship without a rudder ...
like a body without a soul.

~Sholem Aleichem

"Tis not love's going hurts my days,
But that it went in little ways.

~Edna St. Vincent Millay

Love Hurts Quotes

The kiss of virgins, first-fruits of the bed,
Soft speech, smooth touch, the lips, the maidenhead:
These, and a thousand sweets, could never be
So near, or dear, as thou wast once to me.

~Robert Herrick

The man is quickened so with grief,
He wanders god-like or like thief
Inside and out, below, above,
With relief seeking lost love.

~Robert Graves


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