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45 Breakup Quotes to Help You Move On

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Breakup is not an easy thing to let go of emotions, especially for people who were in long committed relationships. Moving on can almost feel impossible and can break you into pieces. The journey demands letting go of attachments, feelings, and love.

Moving on after a breakup is a challenging yet essential journey toward personal growth and emotional healing. It involves embracing the reality of the separation, acknowledging the emotions that come with it, and allowing oneself the time and space to heal.

We have curated these breakup quotes to remind you that you are not alone. You can be happy again. Keep reading!

Breakup quotes to help you move on

When To Breakup

The journey can be more peaceful if you acknowledge the root cause of pain and work on it. Remember, breakup is just a bad phase of life — You have a beautiful life ahead waiting for you!

  1. “It’s so empowering to say, ‘This isn’t serving me,’ and walk away in peace.” — Anonymous
  2. “A breakup would imply she was my girlfriend. She was a girl who was my friend who is now a girl who is not my friend.” — Sheldon Cooper
  3. We too, like trees can shake off our dead leaves and begin again.” ― A.Y. Greyson
  4. “Pain makes you stronger, fear makes you braver, heartbreak makes you wiser.” —Drake
  5. “You fell in love with a storm. Did you really think you would get out unscathed?” — Nikita Gill
  6. “I will not allow myself to not feel chosen every single day. And I’ll wait till whenever that is.” — Hannah Brown
  7. “Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together” — Marilyn Monroe
  8. “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” — Dr. Seuss
  9. “The woman who does not require validation from anyone is the most feared individual on the planet.” — Mohadesa Najumi
  10. “Not all storms come to disrupt your life. Some come to clear your path.” — Paulo Coelho
  11. “Whatever you do, never run back to what broke you.” – Frank Ocean
  12. “You get through it. It’s a process that’s not easy, but I get less and less sad about it every day.” —Ryan Phillippe
  13. “We have to be whole people to find whole love” — Cheryl Strayed
  14. “Nothing hurts more than being disappointed by the one person who you thought would never hurt you.” — Gugu Mofokeng
  15. “A relationship, I think, is like a shark. It has to constantly move forward or it dies. And I think what we got on our hands is a dead shark.” — Alvy Singer

Heartfelt Breakup Quotes


“It will be alright!” – Your pain is just momentary as long as you feel it. When you overcome your fear, you will feel better and refreshed. With great pain, comes great wisdom.

  1. “Holding on is believing that there’s a past; letting go is knowing that there’s a future.” —Daphne Rose Kingma
  2. “We must be willing to let go of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” – Joseph Campbell
  3. “Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn.” — Rhett Butler
  4. “Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.” — Mark Twain
  5. “She’s gone. She gave me a pen. I gave her my heart, she gave me a pen.” — Lloyd Dobler
  6. “The only way out is through.”—Robert Frost
  7. “I know that I love being able to give my love out to someone. I know there is somebody great out there for me.”— Jennifer Love Hewitt
  8. “The toughest part of letting go is realizing the other person already did.”— Lalla
  9. “Sharp is the arrows of a broken heart.” — Cassandra Clare
  10. “The hottest love has the coldest end.” — Socrates
  11. “You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair.” — Chinese Proverb
  12. “Sometimes, I don’t know what haunts me more. The memories of you… or the happy person I used to be.” — Ranata Suzuki
  13. “If you take the L out of lover, it’s over.” — The Motels
  14. “Does it ever get lonely, thinking you could live without me?” — Halsey
  15. “You thought that I’d be weak without ya, but I’m stronger. You thought that I’d be broke without ya, but I’m richer. You thought that I’d be sad without ya, I love harder.” — Destiny’s Child

Breakup quotes for deep feelings

Breakup quotes

The depth of your feelings defines the hurt you feel. It’s not easy to face challenges and disappointments in love. But if it’s destined, it will happen. You should be strong enough to walk away from things that no longer serve you.

  1. “The greatest win is walking away and choosing not to engage in drama and toxic energy at all.” — Lalah Delia
  2. “So for now I say goodbye to this chapter of my life and I look forward to what comes next.” — Brooke Davis
  3. “One day they’ll realize they lost a diamond while playing with worthless stones.” — Turcois Ominek
  4. “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
  5. “A relationship, I think, is like a shark. It has to constantly move forward or it dies. And I think what we got on our hands is a dead shark.” — Alvy Singer, Annie Hall
  6. “I like my relationships like I like my eggs — over easy.” — Jared Kintz
  7. “Every time you thought you couldn’t keep moving forward, you did. Take a moment to appreciate your strength.” — Karen Salmanson
  8. “Sadness flies away on the wings of time.”—Jean de La Fontaine
  9. “If you don’t love yourself, how in the hell you gonna love somebody else?” — RuPaul
  10. “You can’t move things by not moving.” — Suzy Kassem
  11. “Only time can heal his heart, just as only time can heal his broken arms and legs.” — Miss Piggy
  12. “Sooner or later, we’ve all got to let go of our past.”– Dan Brown
  13. “I was so scared of ever being alone, and I think, conquering that fear, this year, was actually bigger than any other transition that I had, this entire year.”— Miley Cyrus
  14. “You can’t start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last one.”― Michael McMillian
  15. “Moving on is a simple thing. What it leaves behind is hard.” – Dave Mustaine

It’s just a bad day, not a bad life. Life is what you choose for yourself. If you stick to your past, you’ll lack growth for the future – Always read your book forward and not backward. You are not alone!

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Prachi Pant
A proud daughter, sister, and writer who loves poetry and can scribble rhymes. Coffee keeps me going, and so does my work.

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