22 Famous Quotes for Easing Heartbreak Share PINTEREST Email Print LWA/Getty Images By Simran Khurana Simran Khurana Education Expert MBA in Human Resource Development and Management, Narsee Monjee Institution of Management Studies B.S. in Commerce, Accounting, and Finance, University of Mumbai Simran Khurana is the Editor-in-Chief for ReachIvy, and a teacher and freelance writer and editor, who uses quotations in her pedagogy. Learn about our Editorial Process Updated on 01/14/20 When lovers fight, they often say nasty things to each other. Words fly out without thought or reason and end up hurting their relationship. In extreme cases, love is shredded to pieces, and the couple breaks up. Did you ever hurt the person you loved? Did you say unwanted things? If you have hurt someone you loved, you have committed a grave folly. It is not easy to repair this mistake. Hurting a person you love may temporarily give you some relief, but it will leave you empty. Sometimes, your loved one ends up so badly hurt that it affects them to the core. She could harden up, and never again expose her vulnerability to you. She may shut herself, not just to you, but also to the rest of the world. If you have hurt someone deliberately or unknowingly, it is time to seek forgiveness. You may have to go to great lengths to win over her trust once again. To be truly repentant, you have to promise yourself never to hurt your loved one again. Watch your words even when you are in a fit of temper. Weigh the pros and cons of every word you utter. If you want to express your anger at an event, target the incident and not the person. Do not make personal comments that slander a person's race, gender, caste, creed, intellect, appearance, character or family. Read these hurting love quotes to understand more about love and hurt. Be sensitive to another's pain, and feel their sorrow. Mignon McLaughlin "In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing" Mario Puzo, "Fools Die" "Do you believe a man can truly love a woman and constantly betray her? Never mind physically but betray her in his mind, in the very poetry of his soul? Well, it's not easy but men do it all the time" Henry Rollins "Don't do anything by half. If you love someone, love them with all your soul. When you go to work, work your ass off. When you hate someone, hate them until it hurts" Kahlil Gibran "Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation" Natasha Gregson Wagner "Falling in love for the first time, and then the heartbreak of having it end, is difficult, but I don't think it would ever hurt as much as when my mother was killed in the boating accident. I feel a part of my heart has already been broken, and that place is reserved for mother" Keith Urban "For me, my gift is music, and I would probably play a song for them and let them find something in there that they connect with because everybody's struggles are different. It's easy for someone who's not going through it to say, 'Oh, well just hang in there,' but I think it's okay to be hurt and crushed and cry and be angry and frustrated - that's all part of it. I think people stopping you from doing that is not helpful at all. It's important to rally around people that love you, because you tend to -- I certainly tend to isolate myself away from people so as to not worry them, but the people that love you worry anyway, so, you may as well rally yourself around them and let them be there for you 'cause there's a huge chance that they'll need you some time too" Edmund Spenser "I hate the day because it lendeth light To see all things, but not my love to see" Mary-Kate Olsen "I miss him and I love him, and I don't speak with him anymore. It's a hurtful and painful subject" Chester Brown "I think people should have the legal right to hurt themselves without fearing that they're going to get locked up for doing so. But on a personal level, if someone I loved was hurting himself or herself in front of me, I would, of course, try to restrain them" J. R. R. Tolkien From Return of the Kings "But I have been too deeply hurt, Sam. I tried to save the Shire, and it has been saved, but not for me. It must often be so, Sam, when things are in danger: someone has to give them up, lose them, so that others may keep them" Barbara Mandrell "By our Heavenly Father and only because of God, only because of God. We're like other couples. We do not get along perfectly; we do not go without arguments and, as I call them, fights, and heartache and pain and hurting each other. But a marriage is three of us" Rupert Brooke "I thought when love for you died, I should die It's dead. Alone, most strangely, I live on" Jennifer Aniston "I throw myself into love because I believe in it, but when things don't work you have to take responsibility. You all know things have gone wrong for me. Everybody has laughed, everybody has had a knock at me. It hurts, it always does" Tara Reid "I wish all the mean people if you want to be mean to each other, just buy a country together and blow each other up. Then we'd have no terrorists left. Like, don't kill innocent people for no reason. It's not fair. We love everybody. We'd even like them if they said they're sorry. It's not fair that innocent people are getting hurt. It makes me sad" Janine Turner "I wrote my children's book because I believe there are children that are hurting and may need to know that there is love out there for them- God's love" Francois Duc de La Rochefoucauld, "Maxims" "In jealousy, there is more self-love than love" Samuel Butler "But is it not Tennyson who has said: 'Tis better to have loved and lost, than never to have lost at all?'" Anne Hathaway "I've worked with people and I've known people that were really competitive but I've always said that I take an Elizabeth Bennett philosophy of life -- I laugh. I love my job but if it means hurting someone, I won't do it" James Matthew Barrie "Let no one who loves be unhappy even love unreturned has its rainbow" Roy Orbison "Love hurts, love scars, love wounds, and mars" Thomas Campbell "My love lies bleeding" Charlie Brown "Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.