Sometimes friendships don’t last. The loss of a friend is always traumatic and leaves behind scars and bruised hearts that only time can heal. There are several types of emotions that a person goes through when there is a rift in a friendship; these emotions will be illustrated through the following quotes.
Apart from the good times that friends share by being with each other, having a good friend means having one of the greatest assets that any person can have. A real friend is the one who provides strength, support and makes life worth living. So when there is a rift or break in a friendship (for whatever the reason) it is one of the greatest losses that a person can experience.
After a breakup in friendship, a person might go through several emotions that range from anger, sadness, hurt, cynicism and depression – all of which fall under the natural process of healing.
Below are the quotes that illustrate loss of a friendship, sadness or any negative feeling. Go through them and see if you can identify with any of them.
Sad Quotes About Friendship Breakups
Most of the times, a breakup of good friendship is a horrible blow to any person. They miss the good times spent together and think about it over and over again; about what once was and can never again be. The following quotes are born of those emotions.
My best friend… I feel like I’ve lost him forever. He was like my touchstone. – Reality Bites
The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone. – Anonymous
Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.- Kahlil Gibran
Not all scars show, not all wounds heal. Sometimes you can’t always see the pain someone feels. – Anonymous
Real loss only occurs when you lose something that you love more than yourself. – Anonymous
Bitter Quotes on Friendship Breakups
A rift in friendship leaves many disillusioned and bitter. Sometimes it leaves them cynical and very negative in life as well. The following quotes are born of those times.
Friendship is but a name; fidelity but an empty name.- Ovid
The courts of kings are full of men, empty of friends. – Seneca
While fortune lasts you will see your friend’s face. – Petronius
Be, as many now are, rich to yourself, poor to your friends. – Juvenal
These days flattery wins friends, truth begets hatred. – Terence
I myself am the only friend I have. – Terence
I’m not even going to get mad anymore. I’m just going to learn to expect the lowest out of the people I thought the highest of. – Anonymous
Discovered who were my real friends. I just wished that wasn’t the way I had to discover. – Anonymous
Whoever says Friendship is easy has obviously never had a true friend! – Bronwyn Polson
Sad quotes about friendship are many, and I know that these quotes and sayings never really heal the pain, but they certainly help us express the agony that we go through when we lose a friend.