160 Lost Love Quotes For A Broken Heart And Soul

Looking for sad and depressing quotes about love? We have rounded up the best collection of sad love quotes, sayings, captions, and status, (with images and pictures) that will reflect your state of mind and feelings if you are heartbroken or shattered.

Lost love means unrequited love. It means that you and someone else once shared love, separated for some reason but still love each other.

Love adds the best colors to one’s life, making it beautiful and worth a living! When you get the love of your life you are on cloud 9 and everything seems to be good and perfect. It’s rightly said that being in love is the most beautiful thing which can happen to anybody.

However, when you lose your love due to a break-up or distance or death, then you feel you have lost everything in life. Missing him/her and longing to be with your lover is a deep ache which is unbearable.

Also See: Sad Love Quotes

You lose your smile, your zeal to live, and the colors of happiness! It makes you sad, hurt, and depressed and fills you with a feeling of emptiness that nothing can fill up.

These deep lost love quotes and sayings state the feeling of every person who has lost his/her love! The feeling of hurt, pain, sadness, and emptiness is cannot be expressed in words. T

hese deep sad losing your love sayings will help you express your emotions and emotional turmoil and also encourage you to move forward in life.

We have divided these heart touching emotional quotations about lost love into these sections;

  • Popular Lost Love Quotes
  • Famous Lost Love Quotes For Her
  • Best Lost Love Quotes For Him
  • Quotes About Losing A Lover
  • Sad Quotes About Lost Love

Don’t forget to check out our collection of unrequited love quotes and one-sided love quotes for him/her if you are heartbroken.

Popular Lost Love Quotes

  1. “The great love is gone.” ― Mercedes Lackey

  2. “The hottest love has the coldest end.” ― Socrates


  3. “Love is like quicksilver in the hand.” ― Dorothy Parker


  4. “I just wish I could lose these feelings as fast as I lost you.” – Unknown                                       

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    lost love quotes

  5. “I miss you deeply, unfathomably, senselessly, terribly.” – Franz Kafka


  6. “Missing you comes in waves, and tonight I’m drowning.” – Chris Young                                   

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    losing a lover quotes

  7. “I miss you in ways that not even words can understand.” — Gemma Troy


  8. “What is the opposite of two? A lonely me, a lonely you.” ― Richard Wilbur                           

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    lost loved ones quotes

  9. “One of the most difficult task in life is removing someone from your heart.” – Unknown                                                                                                                                     

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    quotes about lost love

  10. “Real loss only occurs when you lose something that you love more than yourself.”


  11. “But nothing makes a room feel emptier than wanting someone in it.” – Calla Quinn


  12. “The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.” ― Gilbert Keith Chesterton


  13. “When you have your heart broken for the first time, you gain depth.” ― Sienna Miller


  14. “To love and win is the best thing; to love and lose, the next best.” ― William Thackeray                                                                                                                                                   

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    deep lost love quotes

  15. “Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.” ― Alfred Lord Tennyson


  16. “Love becomes logically true when lost but still sought from the same source.” ― Brian Celio


  17. “I have learned how to make time pass, but I never stop thinking of you.” – Abbas Kazerooni


  18. “Some things are just never meant to be, no matter how much we wish they were.” – Unknown


  19. “I’ve lost love. I’ve tried to reclaim a lost love and didn’t know how to do it.” ― Sam Worthington


  20. “Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” ― Kahlil Gibran

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    sad lost love quotes

  21. “Don’t forget: somewhere between hello and goodbye, there was love, so much love.” ― Faraway                                                                                                                                     

    Lost Love Quotes And Sayings
    Lost Love Quotes And Sayings

  22. “When you love someone, and you’ve lost that one, then nothing really matters.” ― Agnetha Faltskog


  23. “All I know is, being away from you……makes it hard to breathe. I miss you so much.” – Samantha Towle                                                                                                                 

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    losing love quotes

  24. “I miss you every second of every minute, every minute of every hour, every hour of every day.” — Shanece


  25. “Between what is said and not meant, and what is meant and not said, most of love is lost.” ― Kahlil Gibran


  26. “Sometimes, only one person is missing, and the whole world seems depopulated.” ― Alphonse de Lamartine


  27. “Why is it that we don’t always recognize the moment love begins, but we always recognize the moment it ends.”


  28. “I never knew until that moment how bad it could hurt to lose something you never really had.” ― The Wonder Years


  29. “I keep myself busy with the things I do. But in every moment when I pause, I still think of you.”– Mitch Cuento


  30. “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


  31. “Sadly enough, the most painful goodbyes are the ones that are left unsaid and never explained.” ― Jonathan Harnisch                                                                                         

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    quotes about lost loved ones

  32. “Some people survive chaos and that is how they grow. And some people thrive in chaos, because chaos is all they know.”


  33. “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


  34. “I will always dedicate a piece of my mind a part of my heart and section of my soul to the endless possibilities of all we could have been.” – Ranata Suzuki


  35. “Isn’t it ironic? We ignore the ones who adore us, adore the ones who ignore us, love the ones who hurt us, and hurt the ones that love us.”


  36. “A broken heart is just the growing pains necessary so that you can love more completely when the real thing comes along.” ― J.S.B. Morse


  37. “So, here I am, all by myself, thinking of you – no one else. There’s a feeling inside and as hard as I try, it just won’t go away.” – Angel Hema


  38. “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


  39. “Just because we don’t talk doesn’t mean I don’t think about you. I’m just trying to distance myself because I know I can’t have you.” ― Wiz Khalifa


  40. “I can go days without talking to you, months without seeing you, but not a second goes by that I’m not thinking about you.” – Anurag Prakash Ray


  41. “Never ignore a person who loves you, cares for you, and misses you, because one day, you might wake up and realize, you lost the moon while counting the stars.”


  42. “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


  43. “Our partying was like a stalemate… Neither of us won. Yet both of us lost. And worse still… that unshakable feeling that nothing was ever really finished.” ― Ranata Suzuki


  44. “Whenever I see her I hate her, but whenever I see other couples I really miss her. That’s the hidden love written by a true lover in the memories of lost love!” – Unknown


  45. “I won’t lie to you I think about you often. But I’ve spent for what feels like a lifetime learning how to let you go. A ghost of a long lost love. A memory. Only a memory.” ― The Better Man Project


  46. “What’s it to me if you have me or miss me or need me when you are doing nothing to be with me. If you can’t allow me to be the love of your life I will be the loss of your life instead.” – Rupi Kaur


  47. “I think the hardest part of losing someone, isn’t having to say goodbye, but rather learning to live without them. Always trying to fill the void, the emptiness that’s left inside your heart when they go.”


  48. “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


  49. “Then I said goodnight and tucked you away inside a place called Nostalgia, where you’ll always remain unspoiled, somewhere between my lungs that used to breathe ocean air and my belly that fluttered with hope.” ― Victoria Erickson


  50. “I miss you like the sun misses the flowers, like the sun misses the flowers in the depths of winter, instead of beauty to direct its light to, the heart hardens like the frozen world which your absence has banished me to.” – William in “A Knight’s Tale”

Famous Lost Love Quotes For Her

These depressing love quotes are in black and white signifying how the love lost took away the best colors from your life!

Breakups, unrequited love, and rejection can be very hurting. The sad emotions are depressing and make you feel unloved and empty.

Also See: Losing You Quotes

These sad and deep love hurting quotes and text messages will help you to cope up with a heartbreak and let you know there are a lot of people facing such situations.

If you could relate to these sad thoughts and words also check out sad relationship quotes and sad quotes which will help you cope up with the sadness.

  1. “I only miss you when I’m breathing.” — Jason Derulo

  2. “It beats, it breaks, it loves, it aches. For you. Only you.”                                                                     

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    Lost Love Quotes Images

  3. “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” ― Dr. Seuss


  4. “Oh my dear! I think about you always and miss you forever.” – Debasish Mridha


  5. “There is an ocean of silence between us… and I am drowning in it.” ― Ranata Suzuki


  6. “The pain of missing you is a beautiful reminder of the joy of loving you.” — Dean Jackson


  7. “I’m still missing you. Well I guess that I have, I guess that I have never really had you.”― Tegan Quin


  8. “You loved him enough to let him leave… Now you need to love yourself enough to let him go.” – Ranata Suzuki


  9. “Yet leave me not; yet, if thou wilt, be free; Love me no more, but love my love of thee.” ― Algernon Charles Swinburne


  10. “I miss you a little. A little too much, a little too often, and a little bit more every day.” — John Michael Montgomery


  11. “Love will not serve those who do not live for her, and in her, and to whom she is not the breath of life.” ― Jennette Lee


  12. “Your memory feels like home to me. So, whenever my mind wanders, it always finds it’s way back to you.” ― Ranata Suzuki


  13. “Rise up, wise up, say it loud. Soul, I will not lie to you. I’m all alone. I’m still missing you, missing you, missing you.” – Tegan Quin


  14. “So, here I am, all by myself, thinking of you – no one else. There’s a feeling inside and as hard as I try, it just won’t go away.” – Angel Hema


  15. “If this is my heartache, then let it be mine to endure. Permit me to feel it in its entirety. Don’t tell me how much of you I am allowed to love.” ― Lang Leav


  16. “Suddenly she realized that what she was regretting was not the lost past but the lost future, not what had not been but what would never be.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald


  17. “Walking alone is not difficult but when we have walked a mile worth a thousand years with someone then coming back alone is what is difficult.” ― Faraaz Kazi


  18. “Late at night when all the world is sleeping, I stay up and think of you. And I wish on a star that somewhere you are thinking of me too.” – Selena Quintanilla Perez


  19. “I am thinking of you, In my sleepless solitude tonight. If it’s wrong to love you, then my heart just won’t let me be right. ‘Cause I’m drowned in you, And I won’t pull through, without you by my side.” – Mariah Carey


  20. “She was a genius of sadness, immersing herself in it, separating its numerous strands, appreciating its subtle nuances. She was a prism through which sadness could be divided into its infinite spectrum.” ― Jonathan Safran Foer

Best Lost Love Quotes For Him

No one really wants to lose a person that they love. Nothing gives us greater joy than being with a person who makes our life more beautiful by simply being present in it.

These lost love quotes for encapsulate the fear that surrounds the idea of losing your boyfried who means the world to you.

  1. “I have lost myself again and I feel unsafe.”

  2. “You want her, you need her, you had her, you lost her.”


  3. “I think I’d miss you even if we never met.” — The Wedding Date


  4. “You are only as broken as you allow yourself to be.” — Unknown


  5. “Missing her kept him awake more than the coffee.” – John Green


  6. “His eyes missed her as much as the rest of him.” ― Rainbow Rowell


  7. “Half of me is missing … and the other half is missing you.” – Ranata Suzuki


  8. “There’s solace in the thought that I will never finish missing her.”― Jim Crace


  9. “You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.” ― Barbara De Angelis


  10. “But I must admit, I miss you quite terribly.” — Lemony Snicket, The Beatrice Letters


  11. “I may have lost someone who didn’t love me, but you lost someone who truly loved you.”


  12. “No one compares to you, but there’s no you, except in my dreams tonight.” ― Lana Del Rey


  13. “Think I’ll miss you forever. Like the stars miss the sun in the morning sky.” — Lana Del Rey


  14. “Part of me aches at the thought of her being so close yet so untouchable.” ― Nicholas Sparks                                                                                                                                                             

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    lost love quotes pictures

  15. “Long after I have given up, my heart still searches for you without my permission.”– Rudy Francisco


  16. “Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.” ― Otomo No Yakamochi


  17. “I don’t know where you are, but I miss you. I don’t know what you’re doing, but I’m thinking of you.” – London Mond


  18. “In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straightway was lost.” ― Dante Alighieri


  19. “Your first love is always alive and lives all time in your heart. How much you try to forget, it never goes away from your heart.”


  20. “Who knows how long I’ve loved you, you know I love you still. Will I wait a lonely lifetime? If you want me to I will.” ― The Beatles


  21. “Sometimes I miss you so much, it hurts. It feels like someone is squeezing my heart with the strength of the entire world.”― Colleen Hoover


  22. “I felt like I was leaving a piece of my soul behind the moment you left. And every second that passes, I miss you like that, times a million.”― J.A. Huss


  23. “Falling asleep with hopes and wishes that I rarely get to hold in my hand for long…go me. All I’ve got are memories and secrets.”― Alyse M. Gardner


  24. “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


  25. “I went to sleep last night thinking about you, I woke up this morning still thinking about you. When I’m down, I whisper your name to myself and smile. I still love you, don’t doubt it.” – Terry Mark

Sad Quotes About Losing A Lover

If you are heartbroken in love, then these deep love pain quotes will surely be relatable to you. When you are hurt in love, then the world seems to come to a standstill. You lose interest in everything around you.

Also See: Deep Heart Pain Quotes

Love is the color of life and when love is gone, you find everything grey. It’s hard to express the emotional pain one goes through, so these deep and meaninful words about love hurting will help you convey your deepest pain.

  1. “I’ve lost somebody who wasn’t even mine.”

  2. “Though lovers be lost, love shall not.” ― Dylan Thomas                                                                   

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    Lost Love Quotes For Him

  3. “He is not a lover who does not love forever.” – Euripides


  4. “Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They are in each other all along.”– Rumi

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    you lost her quotes

  5. “Love is physiologically a legal battle that lovers fight until death.” – Farooq A. Shiekh


  6. “I don’t know that love changes. People change. Circumstances change.” ― Nicholas Sparks


  7. “To be your friend was all I ever wanted; to be your lover was all I ever dreamed.” – Valerie Lombardo


  8. “You never really stop missing someone —you just learn to live around the huge gaping hole of their absence.” — Alyson Noel


  9. “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


  10. “I used to think that I could never lose anyone if I photographed them enough. In fact, my pictures show me how much I’ve lost.” ― Nan Goldin


  11. “I cannot eat, I cannot drink; the pleasures of youth and love are fled away: there was a good time once, but now that is gone, and life is no longer life.” ― Plato


  12. “Remembering our loved ones is breathing life into their fading images, that we might once more see their faces and pass along a tearful “I miss you.”― Richelle E. Goodrich


  13. “When you loved someone and had to let them go, there will always be that small part of yourself that whispers, “What was it that you wanted and why didn’t you fight for it?” ― Shannon L. Alder


  14. “I can write the saddest poem of all tonight. To think I don’t have her. To feel that I’ve lost her. To hear the immense night, more immense without her. And the poem falls to the soul as dew to grass.” ― Pablo Neruda


  15. “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

Sad Quotes About Lost Love

  1. “I don’t know what we are, but I miss what we were.”

  2. “Love is short, but forgetting is long.” – Pablo Neruda


  3. “The mind replays what the heart can’t delete.” – Yasmin Mogahed                                               

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    sayings about love lost

  4. “Change has to come for life to struggle forward.” – Helen Hollick


  5. “Did you ever stop to think, and forget to start again?” – A.A. Milne


  6. “Poetry, I feel is made up of three things: Love, lost love and despair.”


  7. “There is love in holding and there is love in letting go.” – Elizabeth Berg                                         

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    quotes about lost love and moving on

  8. “There is love of course. And then there’s life, its enemy.” ― Jean Anouilh


  9. “When a deep love leaves… deep sadness takes residence.” ― Ranata Suzuki                                                                                                                                                                   

    Lost Love Quotes For Her
    Lost Love Quotes For Her

  10. “And if ever I’m alone you’ll say. I’ll be thinking about you.” — Calvin Harris


  11. “I found you without looking, and love you without trying.” — Mark Anthony


  12. “It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.” ― Samuel Butler


  13. “I’m afraid we’ll be one of the ones who miss each other their entire life.” ― Unknown


  14. “I’ve lost love. I’ve tried to reclaim a lost love and didn’t know how to do it.” – Sam Worthington


  15. “You will always be the answer when somebody asks me what I’m thinking about.” – Lisa Brooks


  16. “Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.” ― Hermann Hesse


  17. “And he’d hated himself, and hated her, too, for the ruin they’d made of each other.” ― Unknown


  18. “Love that we cannot have is the one that lasts the longest, hurts the deepest, and feels the strongest.”


  19. “Grief is the last act of love we can give to those we loved. Where there is deep grief there was great love.”


  20. “I thought when love for you died, I should die. It’s dead. Alone, most strangely, I live on.” – Rupert Brooke


  21. “Love isn’t there to make us happy. I believe it exists to show us how much we can endure.” ― Hermann Hesse


  22. “Time only teaches us to conceal our pain from others and we learn to grieve all by ourselves.” ― Narin Grewal


  23. “You can love someone so much…But you can never love people as much as you can miss them.” ― John Green


  24. “There is a comfort in the strength of love; Would overset the brain or break the heart.” ― William Wordsworth


  25. “Holding on is believing that there’s only a past; letting go is knowing that there’s a future.” ― Daphne Rose Kingma


  26. “It’s amazing how someone can break your heart and you can still love them with all the little pieces.” ― Unknown


  27. “Any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us weep.” ― Clive Barker


  28. “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


  29. “There ain’t no way you can hold onto something that wants to go, you understand? You can only love what you got while you got it.” – Kate DiCamillo


  30. “Even seasonal situations can bring with them lessons that last a lifetime. If the love doesn’t last, it prepares you for the one that will.” – Mandy Hale


  31. “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


  32. “If you didn’t love him, this never would have happened. But you did. And accepting that love and everything that followed it is part of letting it go.” – Sarah Dessen


  33. “I wish that you are still part of my life today. I loved you. Hell, we loved each other. But life is cruel and I lost you only after I grew to know you. I miss you husband.”


  34. “I should know enough about loss to realize that you never really stop missing someone. You just learn to live around the huge gaping hole of their absence.” ― Alyson Noel


  35. “The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward.” ― Steve Maraboli


  36. “That’s all you can do in this world, no matter how strong the current beats against you, or how heavy your burden, or how tragic your love story. You keep going.” – Robyn Schneider


  37. “Love is divine only and difficult always. If you think it is easy you are a fool. If you think it is natural you are blind. It is a learned application without reason or motive except that it is God.” ― Toni Morrison


  38. “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


  39. “Love does nothing but make you weak! It turns you into an object of pity and derision, a mewling pathetic creature no more fit to live than a worm squirming on the pavement after a hard summer rain.” ― Teresa Medeiros


  40. “All the most powerful emotions come from chaos -fear, anger, love- especially love. Love is chaos itself. Think about it! Love makes no sense. It shakes you up and spins you around. And then, eventually, it falls apart.” ― Kirsten Miller


  41. “I truly believe that soulmates will always end up together. No matter how much love got lost, no matter how much distance there was, if it’s meant to be it’ll be. You lose each other again. That’s how you know someone’s meant for you.” ― Unknown


  42. “All that remains to us when love and glory are over, when adventures and passions have faded into the past, is but a deeper and ever-deepening sense of the infinite; and if we have not that within us, then are we destitute indeed.” ― Maurice Maeterlinck


  43. “What interests me is whatever it is that allows the heart to continue to yearn for something the intelligence knows is impossible to have: a lost love, a shelter from life’s blows, the return of a time past, even a connection to the dead.” ― Alice McDermott


  44. “I know that’s what people say– you’ll get over it. I’d say it, too. But I know it’s not true. Oh, youll be happy again, never fear. But you won’t forget. Every time you fall in love it will be because something in the man reminds you of him.” ― Betty Smith


  45. “I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken — and I’d rather remember it as it was at its best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived.” ― Margaret Mitchell


  46. “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


  47. “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


  48. “This is not a goodbye, my darling, this is a thank you. Thank you for coming into my life and giving me joy, thank you for loving me and receiving my love in return. Thank you for the memories I will cherish forever. But most of all, thank you for showing me that there will come a time when I can eventually let you go. I love you.” ― Nicholas Sparks


  49. “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

These unrequited love sayings are a mix of inspirational, sad, heart touching, funny and emotional quotes which will help you express your pain and emotions if you are going through a phases where your love was not reciprocated.

Don’t forget to check out our collection of love hurts quotes for him/her if you are heartbroken.

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