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Breaking Up Quotes


When you need a pick me up in terms of being single, oftentimes someone who has been there before and navigated the course can offer sage advice and wise counsel. These being single quotes come from a variety of sources, and are intended to be used as inspiration.

"I think I married for the wrong reasons. Instead of following my heart and doing something that made me really happy, I just did it for the sake of the idea of everything." - Britney Spears, about her breakup with Kevin Federline

"You do not need to be loved, not at the cost of yourself. The single relationship that is truly central and crucial in a life is the relationship to the self. Of all the people you will know in a lifetime, you are the only one you will never lose." - Jo Courdert

“Things don't go wrong and break your heart so you can become bitter and give up. They happen to break you down and build you up so you can be all that you were intended to be.” - Samuel Johnson

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation." - Kahlil Gibran

"When people get in your face and say, ‘This will pass,’ you think, are they crazy? I’m never gonna feel any better than I feel right this minute. And nothing’s ever gonna make sense again. And I still have moments where I’m like, nothing’s ever gonna make sense again."- Reese Witherspoon, about her breakup with Ryan Phillipe

"I refuse to let it make me bitter, I still completely believe in love, and I’m open to anything that will happen to me." - Nicole Kidman, about her divorce from Tom Cruise

"There’s a sensitivity chip that’s missing [in him]." - Jennifer Aniston, referring to her breakup with Brad Pitt

"Everyone needs to know that hope floats . . . grab the strings and pull it back to you." - Jessica Simpson, referring to her breakup with Tony Romo

"The heart was made to be broken." - Oscar Wilde

"Pleasure of love lasts but a moment, Pain of love lasts a lifetime." - Bette Davis

"There’s nothing worse than rejection. It’s worse than death. I would wish sometimes for the guy to die because at least then I could go to his grave and visit."- Oprah Winfrey

"The hottest love has the coldest end." - Socrates

"I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing." - Agatha Christie

"It is the friends you can all at 4a.m. that matter." - Marlene Dietrich

"Because I’ve been on the receiving end of infidelity, I know how much it hurts." - Rachel Hunter

"There is a good way to breakup with someone and it doesn't include a post-it." - Sex in the City

"It's been months
And for some reason I just
(can't get over us)
And I'm stronger than this
(enough is enough)
No more walking round
With my head down
I'm so over being blue
Crying over you"
- So Sick by Ne-Yo

"If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they're yours; if they don't they never were." - Richard Bach

"I want to cry, really I do but I guess I just dont want to give you the satisfaction of knowing that you hurt me... once again." - Allison Mosher

“My heart has been stolen too - but I've gone and got it back every single time!” - Salma Hayek

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