Ending a relationship can be painful, whether you're breaking up after just a few short months of dating or ending a marriage spanning several decades. YourDictionary’s collection of breaking up quotes can help provide some comfort and perspective during this difficult time.
Often misattributed to Dr. Suess, first known use was by Jacobowski in German (1901).
When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.alexander graham bell
One of the best times for figuring out who you are and what you really want out of life is right after a breakup.Mandy Hale
I’ve actually broken up with boyfriends for inspiration.lily allen
When you break up, your whole identity is shattered. It's like death.Dennis Quaid
It’s easy to fall in love, Ben. The hard part comes when you want out.Colleen Hoover
Just because a relationship ends, it doesn't mean it's not worth having.Sarah Mlynowski
Breakups have a way of shaking us awake and helping us see what we really want versus what we are willing to settle for.Mandy Hale
Patience is key for getting over a breakup. That, and trailing off your interaction after the breakup.drake
I once broke up with a boy because he wrote me an awful poem.Karen Joy Fowler
Sometimes things fall apart so that better things can fall together.marilyn monroe
New clothes are a great way to deal after a breakup. A good mix CD also helps you get through it and, you know, 72 hours of ice cream.Jennifer Love Hewitt
We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.joseph campbell
I refuse to let what happened to me make me bitter. I still completely believe in love and I'm open to anything that will happen to me.nicole kidman
Of emotions, of love, of breakup, of love and hate and death and dying, mama, apple pie, and the whole things. It covers a lot of territory, country music does.johnny cash
Either give me your hand, or end it now, and put us both out of our misery.Judith McNaught
Relationships can end for many reasons. Sometimes it's a single act that feels like a betrayal of trust, while other times people simply drift apart over time. In either case, trusting that ending the relationship gives you the freedom to find someone who is right for you can bring a sense of closure.
When it comes to moving on after the end of a relationship, break up quotes remind us that time really does heal all wounds. Rapper Drake, known for a string of high-profile relationships, said, "Patience is key for getting over a breakup. That, and trailing off your interaction after the breakup."
Finding a way to turn your break up into something positive can be another way to move forward with your life. Smashing Pumpkins’ singer and guitarist Billy Corgan is a believer in channeling painful experiences into art. In 1993, he used a break up as inspiration for one of his most popular songs. "It's about the girlfriend who left me last year. I tried to put all my anger in those words, even though I'm just as much to blame for the break up. 'Soma' is based on the idea that a love relationship is almost the same as opium: it slowly puts you to sleep, it soothes you, and gives you the illusion of sureness and security."