17 Of The Most Amazing Quotes About Overcoming Heartbreak

“The problem is, when I talk about heartbreak or whatever, people want to melt it down to some break-up of a relationship, but it’s not about that. If you’re a sensitive person, just stepping outside can be heartbreaking.”

– Lykke Li


“I think anything that’s creative really takes my mind off whatever it is that I’m going through in my life. If you’re going through heartbreak, and you can write a song, it’s a wonderful win-win, because it takes your mind off the heartbreak, and you get to vent.”

– Nikki Sixx


“Falling in love is awesome, but I’m never drawn to happy songs per se, so whenever you sit down to write a heartbreak song and you’re happily in love, it’s like, ‘OK, now I have to go back to a sad place to get something good.”

– Miranda Lambert


“But I also think all of the great stories in literature deal with loneliness. Sometimes it’s by way of heartbreak, sometimes it’s by way of injustice, sometimes it’s by way of fate. There’s an infinite number of ways to examine it.”

– Tom Hanks


There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains it's own seed, it's own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time. - Malcom X


“For the most part, that message hasn’t changed a lot over the years – love is still love, and heartbreak is still heartbreak.”

– Casey Kasem


“I have rituals for cleaning out resentments, disappointments, heartbreak, depression and for work. One of the things I do is go over old stuff if I have been unable to write for a while.”

– Hubert Selby, Jr.


“Every song is something that I’ve been through or an emotion I’ve felt – like falling in love or heartbreak.”

– Ashlee Simpson


“A letdown is worth a few songs. A heartbreak is worth a few albums.”

– Taylor Swift


Heartbreak can definitely give you a deeper sensibility for writing songs. I drew on a lot of heartbreak when I was writing my first album, I didn't mean to but I just did. - Adele



“Broken relationships are a source of heavy heartbreak that seem to affect every family.”

– Jerry B, Jenkins


“I always prefer to write songs about emotional situations and heartbreak because I like getting into the character.”

– Pixie Lott


“I think heartbreak is something that you learn to live with as opposed to learn to forget.”

– Kate Winslet


“Heartbreak has definitely been a big inspiration for me. You can write about a bad situation and just feel so much better afterwards. For me it’s very therapeutic. But love in general – even when it’s good – is always very inspiring.”

– Jessica Lowndes


Sometimes a little heartbreak is a lesson, and the best thing to do is just learn the lesson. - Jon Voight


“You know, I think anybody who has been in relationships has access to heartbreak – I don’t think we have to go far to find it, whether we inflicted the heartbreak or whether we were the recipient of it.”

– Omari Hardwick


“Heartbreak is hard, but you find more and more things to be grateful for every day.”

– Olivia Culpo

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