Love Hurts Quotes To Cope With The Pain Of Heartache

Looking for sad love quotes that hurt? We have got the best collection of love hurts quotes, sayings, captions for Instagram, and status messages, (with images and pictures) about the deep pain and hurt you feel.

Falling in love is one of the most beautiful feelings in the world. But love comes with its highs and lows.

When you get the same love and affection from your partner you feel on cloud 9 and when your love is one-sided or there is a break-up the crashing lows can leave you completely shattered.

When Love Hurts?

So love hurts means if you have experienced unrequited or unreturned love the the feeling can hurt like nothing else. To love someone who does not love you back can be difficult — even painful.

We all know that breakups, unrequited love, and rejection can be very hurting. The sad emotions are depressing and make you feel unloved and empty.

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

Also, don’t forget to check out our collection of sad crush quotes and depressing love quotes for him/her if you are heartbroken.

Sad Love Hurts Quotes

  1. “What hurts us is what heals us.” — Paulo Coelho
  2. “I’m sorry to all the people I hurt while I was hurting.” — Unknown
  3. “Loving you was the most exquisite form of destruction.” — Unknown
  4. “The least and weakest man can do some hurt.” — Cambodian Proverb
  5. “Sometimes, they never wanted to hurt you. They just didn’t care at all.” — Unknown

    love hurts quotes
    love hurts quotes
  6. “It may hurt to let go, but sometimes it hurts more to hold on.” — Unknown
  7. “It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love.” — Unknown
  8. “Standing alone is better than standing with people who hurt you.” — Unknown
  9. “Doing what’s right isn’t supposed to hurt someone you care about.” — Unknown
  10. “I don’t know what’s killing me more; talking to you or not talking to you.” — Unknown
  11. “So it’s true when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love.” — E.A. Bucchianeri

    when love hurts quotes
    when love hurts quotes
  12. “Never hurt someone by purpose just because they hurt you by accident.” — Unknown
  13. “To hurt someone, you know will forgive you is the unkindest thing of all.” — Unknown
  14. “You will never know the power of yourself until someone hurts you badly.” — Unknown
  15. “I had never thought that something that brought so much joy could bring so much pain.” — Unknown
  16. “Maybe we feel empty because we leave pieces of ourselves in everything we used to love.” — R.m. Drake
  17. “When you care for someone more than they deserve, you get hurt more than you deserve.” — Unknown

    love quotes that hurt
    love quotes that hurt
  18. “Just because I am strong enough to bear the pain, does not mean I deserve it!” — Unknown
  19. “The worst feeling is falling for someone and knowing that they won’t be there to catch you.” — Unknown

    quotes of hurt in love
    quotes of hurt in love
  20. “No matter how bad your heart is broken, the world doesn’t stop for your grief.” — Faraaz Kazi
  21. “Don’t ask why someone keeps hurting you. Ask yourself why you’re allowing them.” — Unknown
  22. “When a person tells you that you hurt them, you don’t get to decide that you didn’t.” — Unknown
  23. “Truth is everybody is going to hurt you: you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.” — Bob Marley

    love hurts quotes pictures
    love hurts quotes pictures
  24. “With all the smiles you brought me, I never thought that you could cause me so many tears.” — Unknown

    love hurts quotes images
    love hurts quotes images
  25. “Nothing hurts more than realizing he meant everything to you, and you meant nothing to him.” — Unknown
  26. “Think before you speak, your words could hurt someone’s feeling more than you intended it to.” — Justin Beiber
  27. “The ability to hurt someone is usually in direct proportion to how much that person cares about you.” — Unknown
  28. “Don’t be afraid to tell the truth. It’s better to hurt someone by truth than to make them happy by lies.” — Unknown
  29. “It’s tempting to imagine how we could hurt someone close, because it reminds us how fiercely we love them.” — Unknown
  30. “There is no greater pain in realizing that you are hurting someone you love under unavoidable circumstances.” — Unknown

Deep Love Quotes That Hurt

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. “It’s hurting again.” — Unknown
  2. “Let it hurt, and then let it go.” — Unknown
  3. “It is not the pain. It’s who it came from.” — Unknown

    hurt by love quotes
    hurt by love quotes
  4. “Love doesn’t hurt. Expectations do.” — Pushkaraj Shirke
  5. “Among my stillness was a pounding heart.” — Shannon A. Thompson
  6. “I tried to stay by your side, but you pushed me away instead.” — Unknown
  7. “We fell into a well-called love, and only you were able to get out.” — Unknown
  8. “Everybody can see a laughing face but nobody can see a broken heart.” — Unknown
  9. “I know it hurts now, but I know that this will make me much stronger.” — Unknown
  10. “If they keep hurting you, love them and stay or love yourself and leave.” — Unknown

    love always hurts quotes
    love always hurts quotes
  11. “You put me through so much hell, and I was blind enough to call it love.” — Unknown
  12. “The shattering of a heart when being broken is the loudest quiet ever.” — Carroll Bryant
  13. “The stupid might have wanted to help you, but ended up hurting you.” — Arabic proverb
  14. “Because nothing makes me happier and nothing makes me sadder than you.” — Unknown
  15. “Isn’t it sad when you get hurt so much that you can finally say “I’m used to it.” — Unknown

    sad love hurts quotes
    sad love hurts quotes
  16. “If you learn how to forgive the people who hurt you, you will live a pleased life.” — Unknown
  17. “All I ever did was love you when we were together. And all you did was hurt me.” — Unknown
  18. “The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected.” — Nicholas Sparks

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    hurting someone you love quotes
  19. “That old saying, how you always hurt the one you love, well, it works both ways.” — Chuck Palahniuk
  20. “Don’t waste your time on revenge. Those who hurt you will eventually face their own karma.” — Matareva Pearl
  21. “You don’t get to choose if you get hurt in this world. But you do have some say in who hurts you.” — John Green
  22. “That feeling you get in your stomach when your heart’s broken. It’s like all the butterflies just died.” — Unknown
  23. “I thought I lost you, but you were never really there. Maybe that should make it hurt less, but it doesn’t.” — Unknown
  24. “When you have been hurt, and you keep quiet, the hurt will only make you turn to the wrong people.” — Unknown
  25. “One day you’re going to remember me and how much I loved you…then you’re gonna hate yourself for letting me go” ― Drake
  26. “Do not act as if you care about me, because if you did care, then you would not have done what you did to hurt me.” — Unknown
  27. “You hurt me more than I deserve, how can you be so cruel? I love you more than you deserve, why am I such a fool?” — Unknown
  28. “Don’t love too deep until you’re sure they’re worthy. Because the depth of your love might be the depth of your wound.” — Unknown
  29. “Relationships are like glass. Sometimes it’s better to leave them broken than try to hurt yourself putting it back together.” — Unknown
  30. “Love hurts, but that’s only because you care so much for the other person. In a way, that is proof that you really loved someone.” — Unknown
  31. “The way to heal from hurt is not to ignore or act oblivious of the fact that you have been hurt. You should talk about the hurt to heal.” — Unknown
  32. “You know what hurts so most? It’s when someone made you feel special yesterday but makes you feel like you’re a nobody today.” — Unknown
  33. “I wish I could give you my pain just for one moment. Not to hurt you, but so that you could finally understand how much you hurt me.” — Unknown
  34. “The more you open up to loving people who don’t deserve to be loved, the more likely you are to be hurt irreparably by their actions.” — Unknown
  35. “When someone you dearly love decides to walk away, you feel your world has crumbled. You cannot bear the hurt. The love ceases to exist.” — Unknown
  36. “When you have one of the best hearts, it means you can end up being hurt the most. Therefore, you should always protect your good heart.” — Unknown
  37. “When the person you love can’t see your love for them beneath the painful things you say when they reject you, remember this: Love is blind.” — Shannon L. Alder
  38. “If someone you love hurts you, one of the best things you can do is to move on and find happiness elsewhere. Don’t give them the satisfaction of seeing you suffer.” — Unknown

Quotes Of Hurt In Love

But pain of a broken heart makes you sad and hurt. You miss your boyfriend/girlfriend and the emotional feeling is difficult to describe in words. You feel your world is falling apart and nothing seems to be of value.

  1. “I can’t love you unless I give you up.” — Edith Wharton
  2. “I know so many last words. But I will never know hers.” — John Green
  3. “Sometimes even stuff you expect to happen can still hurt.” — Jennifer Brown
  4. “The end of love looks like the beginning of war.” — Bangambiki Habyarimana
  5. “I truly believe that while love can hurt, love can also heal…” — Nicholas Sparks

    pain hurt in love quotes
    pain hurt in love quotes
  6. “I see a stranger in your eyes, where once I saw a soulmate. It breaks my heart.” — Unknown
  7. “The hardest thing to do is watch the one you love, love someone else.” ― Poise

    I love you so much it hurts Quotes
    I love you so much it hurts Quotes
  8. “To fall in love is awfully simple, but to fall out of love is simply awful.” — Bess Myerson

    Love Hurts Captions
    Love Hurts Captions
  9. “It hurts when you have someone in your heart, but you can’t have them in your arms.” — Unknown

    Love Hurts Status
    Love Hurts Status
  10. “Trying to forget someone you love is like trying to remember someone you never knew.” — Unknown

    Beautiful Love Hurts Quotes
    Beautiful Love Hurts Quotes
  11. “You lose yourself trying to hold on to someone who doesn’t care about losing you.” — Tablo
  12. “She can no longer see my pain in my eyes. I am now wiser to hide them in my smile.” — Unknown
  13. “When the hearts get too heavy with pain, people don’t cry, they become silent, completely silent.” — Unknown

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    heart touching love hurts quotes
  14. “When you think you’re first falling in love, just then you realize you’re falling out of love.” — Unknown
  15. “I never thought this would happen to me when he said it was over; I felt so weak and hurt.” — Unknown
  16. “There is one pain, I often feel, which you will never know. It’s caused by the absence of you.” — Unknown
  17. “He knows I’m strong enough to move on. But he also knew I was weak enough to look back.” — Unknown
  18. “The pain of one-sided love, of knowing that I had loved her more than she had loved me.” — Sierra Simone
  19. “But I do, and the barbed wire tightens once more, until my heart is strangled and broken.” — A.G. Howard
  20. “Nothing hurts more than realizing he meant everything to you and you meant nothing to him.” — Unknown
  21. “Don’t hurt my feelings anymore. I left you my roses and you gave me your thorns.” — Godwin Delali Adadzie
  22. “It’s amazing how someone can break your heart and you can still love them with all the little pieces.” — Unknown
  23. “I believed, that you love me, but you broke my heart, And now my soul is bleeding with tears of anguish.” — Unknown
  24. “It hurts the most when the person who made you feel so special yesterday makes you feel so unwanted today.” — Unknown
  25. “Not one scar on my heart came from the enemy. They all came from people who said they “loved” me.” — Thomas Shelby
  26. “When you fully give your heart to someone who doesn’t deserve your heart, chances are they are going to hurt you.” — Unknown
  27. “Your decision never makes me happy, it makes me sad. How I wish you didn’t turn your back and walked away.” — Unknown
  28. “The worst feeling in the world is when you know that you both love each other but still you just can’t be together.” — Unknown
  29. “Don’t be scared of a relationship just because you expect it to hurt. It WILL hurt, but that’s okay. It’s going to be worth it.” — Unknown
  30. “It hurts so much not to have you by my side, not to be around you, not to be with you. You are the pain that I won’t give up.” — Unknown
  31. “It is painful to realize that after keeping someone as your priority for so long, you were just on the bottom list of her options.” — Unknown
  32. “There were things I wanted to tell him. But I knew they would hurt him. So I buried them, and let them hurt me.” — Jonathan Safran Foer
  33. “You’ve hurt my feelings; you’ve broken my heart. I gave you my time, I gave you my trust but you left me for another.” — Godwin Delali Adadzie
  34. “You didn’t love her. You just didn’t want to be alone. Or maybe, maybe she was just good for your ego. Or, or maybe she made you feel better about your miserable life, but you didn’t love her. Because you don’t destroy people you love.” — Grey’s Anatomy
  35. “Everyone says that love hurts, but that’s not true. Loneliness hurts. Rejection hurts. Losing someone hurts. Everyone confuses these things with love, but in reality, love is the only thing in this world that covers up all the pain and makes us feel wonderful again.” — Meša Selimović

When Love Hurts Quotes

These heart wrenching sad quotes about love, heart, and pain are the perfect words that describe how you’re feeling.

Also See: Sad Relationship Quotes

These super emotional quotes are very sad but you will relate to them, and feel that you are not alone who is feeling the heaviness, but a lot of others who go through the same pain.

  1. “My heart never knew loneliness until you went away.” — Unknown
  2. “Never tie yourself to someone who can’t even commit.” — Unknown
  3. “The more I try to forget you, the more I remember you.” — Unknown
  4. “Love is a gamble, if you give it your all, you will lose it all.” — Unknown
  5. “Forget what hurt you in the past, but never forget what it taught you.” — Hiro Mashima
  6. “Our heartaches will end soon but will always leave a mark.” — Unknown

    Love Hurts Quotes For Her
    Love Hurts Quotes For Her
  7. “You knew how to leave. You should know how to come back.” — Unknown
  8. “How can I forget you when you are part of my every memory?” — Unknown
  9. “Sad thing is, you can still love someone and be wrong for them.” ― Elvis Presley
  10. “Goodbyes that are never said and never explained hurt you the most.” — Unknown
  11. “And every time I miss you I’m gonna remember how much you don’t.” — Unknown
  12. “The only way to win after he has left you is not showing him your pain.” — Unknown
  13. “It’s really painful when you cannot do anything about the situation but cry.” — Unknown
  14. “It’s hard to realize that you were never special like he said you were to him.” — Unknown
  15. “Loving him so much has become my identity. Now I don’t even know myself.” — Unknown
  16. “Love’s not a cage. It is a home. Let go and make room for the right one to come.” — Unknown
  17. “I miss you, no, let me correct that. I miss the old you, the one that cared about me.” — Unknown
  18. “Losing trust in someone is one thing. The real sad story here is losing faith in love.” — Unknown
  19. “The greater your capacity to love, the greater your capacity to feel the pain.” ― Jennifer Aniston
  20. “The amount of love you give someone is proportionate to how badly they can hurt you.” — Unknown
  21. “I was there when you got nobody to lean on. That’s what I’ll ever be too you. A nobody.” — Unknown
  22. “It’s hard to wait for what might never happen but even harder to leave cause of what if’s.” — Unknown
  23. “There will always be a million reason why he left you but not one single one is worth the pain.” — Unknown
  24. “Nothing hurts more than realizing he meant everything to you, but you meant nothing to him.” — Unknown
  25. “Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worst kind of suffering.” ― Paulo Coelho
  26. “If a man wants you, nothing can keep him away. If he doesn’t want you, nothing can make him stay.” — Unknown
  27. “To act, you must know pain. You must know what it means to be in love, what it means to be rejected.” — Preity Zinta
  28. “Some people are going to leave, but that’s not the end of your story. That’s the end of their part in your story.” — Faraaz Kazi
  29. “I don’t have any regrets. The problem is not when I loved you. The problem was when you stopped loving me back.” — Unknown
  30. “Losing him was like having a hole shot straight through me, a painful, constant reminder, an absence I could never fill.” — Unknown

Love Pain Quotes That Hurt

  1. “Never ignore the person that truly loves you.” — Unknown
  2. “Where there is love, there is vulnerability to pain.” — Laura Ramirez
  3. “I hate how my heart still beats for you after tearing it apart.” — Unknown
  4. “Being alone doesn’t kill me. You, loving somebody else, does.” — Unknown
  5. “I wish I could go back to the day I met you and just walk away.” — Unknown

    Sad Loving Hurts Quotes
    Sad Loving Hurts Quotes
  6. “One day you’re going to remember me and how much I loved you.” ― Drake
  7. “If you left me without a reason, do not come back with an excuse.” — Unknown
  8. “One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is love.” — Sophocles
  9. “Every heart needs a cutting part sharper than a blade to stab agony.” — Munia Khan
  10. “Love and pain become one in the same in the eyes of a wounded child.” — Pat Benatar
  11. “Words hurt more than anything else can, because they last, sometimes forever.” — Unknown
  12. “I need to stop thinking about you, because I know you are not thinking about me.” — Unknown
  13. “You remind me of the trees during winter. How easy for them to let go of their leaves.” — Unknown
  14. “Don’t hold to anger, hurt or pain. They steal your energy and keep you from love.” — Leo Buscaglia
  15. “Love is knowing that your feet carry you to a painful place, and still go anyway.” — Mitta Xinindlu
  16. “Our greatest joy and our greatest pain come in our relationships with others.” — Stephen R. Covey
  17. “I’m so in love with you but I’m getting used to the fact that I’ll never be good enough for you.” — Unknown
  18. “I think that passion and love and pain are all bearable, and they go to make love beautiful.” — Robert Plant
  19. “I will not be who I am today if I haven’t experienced heartaches, love, friendship and betrayal.” — Unknown
  20. “All pain is a punishment, and every punishment is inflicted for love as much as for justice.” — Joseph de Maistre
  21. “I knew you have broken several other hearts before mine. I just thought we were something special.” — Unknown
  22. “What do you do when the only person who can make you stop crying is the person who made you cry.” — Unknown
  23. “I knew that the pain I felt now was here to stay. In many forms. Through many nights.” — Melita Tessy

    Love Hurts Quotes Photos
    Love Hurts Quotes Photos
  24. “Nothing lasts forever. The love you shared will be forgotten as well as the heartache that goes along with it.” — Unknown
  25. “The worst feeling is to be ignored once, then twice, then again and again by someone you consider precious.” — Betsy Kenton
  26. “It’s painful to love someone you can never have but its more painful when they made you believe you had a chance.” — Unknown
  27. “Sometimes, giving all of your love isn’t much so save a good soul, it demands soul for a soul as fair payment.” — Gurusharan Singh
  28. “To give and receive love, you have to be in touch with pain, you have to be capable of provoking it and feeling it.” — Jeanne Moreau
  29. “It hurts so much not to have you by my side, not to be around you, not to be with you. You are the pain that I won’t give up.” — Unknown
  30. “If we must part forever, Give me but one kind word to think upon, And please myself with, while my heart’s breaking.” — Thomas Otway
  31. “A million words would not bring you back, I know because I tried, neither would a million tears, I know because I cried.” — Unknown
  32. “Every night, I laid awake with your memories flooding through my eyes with the hope to be with you when sleep arrived.” — Anmol Rawat
  33. “Its hard to pretend you love someone when you don’t, but its harder to pretend that you don’t love someone when you really do.” — Unknown
  34. “But nothing that can be said can begin to take away the anguish and the pain of these moments. Grief is the price we pay for love.” — Tina Brown
  35. “If I had known that you’re going to end up breaking my heart, I will still choose you. I would just have loved you more while I got you.” — Unknown
  36. “Why love if losing hurts so much? I have no answers anymore; only the life I have lived. The pain now is part of the happiness then.” — Anthony Hopkins
  37. “We cannot achieve personal enlightenment – a clarification of our souls – until we cease deluding ourselves. We must accept that life includes witnessing and personally experiencing pain.” — Kilroy J. Oldster


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