The 30 Most Moving Break up Quotes For Him

I don't know whether it's true that men are more prone than women to board the pain train directly after a breakup, although it has statistically been suggested that due to our lack of support mechanisms this tends to be the case.

What I do know is that lies behind our stoic exterior is a swirling maelstrom of pain, guilt and regret that is kept hidden from view.

This article is dedicated to highlighting this pain in the form of timeless breakup quotes that may help him relate, and her understand the depths that we, as men, can often plummet to in the wake of relationship collapse.

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Breakup Quotes By Him For Him

I have divided the article in two sections. The first is dedicated to breakup quotes from a male perspective, the second from our female counterpart.
...when things break, it's not the actual breaking that prevents them from getting back together again. it's because a little piece gets lost ― the two remaining ends couldn't fit together even if they wanted to. the whole shape has changed. - David Levithan
Ever has it been that loves knows not its own death until the hour of separation. - Khalil Gibran
If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello - Paulo Coehlo
You can only lose what you cling to - Buddha
Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go. - Herman Hesse 
Celebrate endings - for they precede new beginnings. - Jonathan Lockwood Huie 
I find wisdom in the waves. Goodbye is a hello to a life without you. - Jarod Kintz
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant. - Paulo Coehlo
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 Never love anybody that treats you like you’re ordinary. - Oscar Wilde
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 
I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way. - Carl Sagan 
There is one thing I would break up over, and that is if she caught me with another woman. I won’t stand for that. - Steve Martin 
If you break up with a girlfriend or a boyfriend, you’re in this vulnerable state where you’re still kind of half in the relationship with them, but you’re single, and it takes a while to feel solid in yourself again. - Sam Palladio 
If you’re going through hell, keep going. - Winston Churchill 
Sometimes people let the same problem make them miserable for years when they could just say, So what. That’s one of my favorite things to say. So what. - Andy Warhol 
If a relationship is to evolve, it must go through a series of endings. - Christopher Morley
It’s better to be healthy alone than sick with someone else - Phil McGraw 
Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option - Mark Twain
The hottest love has the coldest end. - Socrates 

Breakup Quotes For Him By Her


The reverse of the emotional coin is that despite the brutality of a relationship breakup, and the ensuing coldness and distance, there is always something that has been left unsaid. And no, it doesn't always begin a with a four letter word and the letter F.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional. - Kathleen Casey
Remember that only ONE person has rejected you at the moment, and it only hurt so much because to you, that person’s opinion symbolized the opinion of the whole world... -  Jocelyn Soriano
I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious Ambiguity. - Gilda Radner
I never hated a man enough to give his diamonds back. - Zsa Zsa Gabor

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Pleasure of love lasts but a moment, Pain of love lasts a lifetime. - Bette Davis
Never regret. If it's good, it's wonderful. If it's bad, it's experience. - Victoria Holt 
Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of withering, of tarnishing. - Anais Nin
Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together. - Marilyn Monroe 
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Grudges are for those who insist that they are owed something; forgiveness, however, is for those who are substantial enough to move on. - Criss Jami
You can love them, forgive them, want good things for them ... but still move on without them - Mandy Hale
What’s broken is broken — and I’d rather remember it as it was than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived. - Margaret Mitchell 
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection - Thomas Paine
 A good boyfriend can't fix all of your problems, but he can promise you that you won't have to face them alone - Anonymous
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