So it's true, when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love.
― E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly
Just when you are about to convince yourself that those pleasant moments you experienced are gone forever, never to come your way again, you come across something which brings about a flood of memories and leaves you in tears. The 'trigger' can be anything―right from coming across their belongings that you cherished all this while, to going to some place where you'll went together, or at times, even some sad quote that your friend just shared.
That we can relate the good and bad moments of our lives with some quotes makes these quotes special for us. While some of them do make you cry at times, they also comfort you by helping you to get over those memories that have made life painful.
Sad Love Quotes and Sayings
Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
― Kahlil Gibran
Someone can walk into your life and it is not until after they walk out that you realize that they were even there.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
― Samuel Butler
Since I can't be with you right now I will have to be content just dreaming about when we will be together again.
― Susan Polis Schutz
If you have it [love], you don't need to have anything else, and if you don't have it, it doesn't matter much what else you have.
― Sir James M. Barrie
The hardest part of dreaming about someone you love is having to wake up.
Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.
― Hermann Hesse
Those who are faithful know only the trivial side of love: it is the faithless who know love's tragedies.
― Oscar Wilde
Moving on is simple. It's what you leave behind that makes it so difficult.
It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love.
― Miguel de Unamuno
See, there's this place in me where your fingerprints still rest, your kisses still linger, and your whispers softly echo. It's the place where a part of you will forever be a part of me.
― Gretchen Kemp
When you are in love and you get hurt, it's like a cut ... it will heal, but there will always be a scar.
Maybe one day I'll be able to tear away a part of me and let you go.
There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.
― La Rochefoucauld
It takes a minute to like someone, an hour to love someone, but to forget someone takes a lifetime.
If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they are yours, if they don't they never were.
― Richard Bach
These quotes are bound to remind you of those pleasant moments you shared with your beloved and make your eyes swell. At the same time, they will make you realize how precious those few moments of your life were and how they made your entire life worthwhile.