Sad Love Quotes and Sayings

Love is full of contradictions. It is happiness, joy, and at the same time, it is pain and distress. Sadness in love can be due to heartbreak, lost love, etc. Here is a collection of a few sad quotes and sayings about love that will help in catharsis and getting over the pain.
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Last Updated: Mar 8, 2018
Love is the most difficult feeling to explain or define. Although every person has his/her share of love in life, their experiences are somewhat different. Love is happiness, love is joy, love is peace. However, it is also one of the most volatile things that may not last forever. A heartbreak or a broken love can lead to sorrow, pain, and grief. The pain experienced at these moments cannot be defined or explained. However, quotes and sayings about lost love portray these feelings.
Sad Quotes about Love
It's hard to tell your mind to stop loving someone,
when your heart still does!
― Anonymous
The hardest thing to do is watch the one you love, love someone else.
― Anonymous
I wish that you were here or that I were there,
or that we were together anywhere!
― Anonymous
Should I smile because you're my friend
Or cry because that's all we'll ever be?
― Anonymous
When you are in love and you get hurt, it's like a cut... it will heal, but there will always be a scar.
― Anonymous
Trying to forget someone you love is like trying to remember someone you never met.
― Anonymous
You can't buy love, but you can pay heavily for it.
― Henny Youngman
The worst thing a guy can do
is let a girl fall in love when
he doesn't intend to catch her fall.
― Anonymous
Love can sometimes be magic. But magic can sometimes... just be an illusion.
― Javan
The worst feeling in the world is giving all the love you have and knowing it will never be returned.
― Anonymous
The saddest love is to love someone,
to know that they still want you,
but the circumstances don't let you have them.
― Anonymous
If you're going to make me cry, at least be there to wipe away the tears.
― Anonymous
Heartbreak Quotes and Sayings
I don't know why they call it heartbreak. It feels like every part of my body is broken too.
― Anonymous
My heart was taken by you,
Broken by you and now,
is in pieces because of you
― Anonymous
True love? I used to believe it existed, but when you've had my heart torn out and thrown on the floor, I just don't care anymore.
― Anonymous
Real loss only occurs when you lose something you love more than yourself.
― Anonymous
Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.
― Hermann Hesse
I am tired of trying, I am tired of crying, I know I have been smiling but inside I am dying.
― Anonymous
A million words wouldn't bring you back.
I know because I've tried.
Neither would a million tears.
I know because I've cried.
― Anonymous
The saddest thing in the world, is loving someone who used to love you.
― Anonymous
Sometimes, you think you've gotten over a person, but, when you see him/her smile you suddenly realize, you're just pretending to be over him to ease the pain of knowing that he will never be yours.
― Anonymous
These quotes and sayings express the pain and sadness caused by a lost love. However, one should remember that these quotes are meant to strengthen your heart and help you move on in life!
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