101 End Of Relationship Quotes That Help You To Move On

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It can be gut-wrenching to end your relationship. However, some things are not in your control, and you have to cross through unexpected paths. Reading our list of end of relationship quotes might help you gain some perspective and move on.

It is not easy to end a relationship with those sweet-nothings and special moments. Moreover, a breakup involves an emotional investment, and it could leave you inconsolable and heartbroken. But, it’s also necessary to move on for our emotional and mental well-being.

Keep scrolling to find some thought-provoking verses that could give you the strength to move on.

101 Quotes For Ending A Relationship With Someone

A breakup entails suffering, trauma, and emotional turmoil, but it need not be the end of the road. Instead, it can mean the start of a new life. One needs to reconcile to the fact that the relationship has ended, and it’s time to move on.

  1. “The heart was made to be broken.”- Oscar Wilde
  1. “It takes bravery to end a relationship.” – Leona Lewis
  1. “Love is unconditional, relationships are not.”- Grant Gudmundson
  1. “Pleasure of love lasts but a moment, Pain of love lasts a lifetime.”- Bette Davis
  1. “Never regret. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s experience.”- Victoria Holt
  1. “Celebrate endings – for they precede new beginnings.”- Jonathan Lockwood Huie
  1. “Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship – never.”- Charles Caleb Colton
  1. “Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” – Marilyn Monroe
  1. “Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.”- Alfred Lord Tennyson
  1.  “The loss of love is not nearly as painful as our resistance to accepting it is.”- Tigress Luv
  1. “If a relationship is to evolve, it must go through a series of endings.”- Christopher Morley
  1. “If love breaks more than a heart, maybe it’s a sign and time to step out.”- Anthony Liccione
  1. “Just because a relationship ends, it doesn’t mean it’s not worth having.”- Sarah Mlynowski
  1. “Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.”- Hermann Hesse
  1. “Do what you did in the beginning of a relationship and there won’t be an end.”- Tony Robbins
  1. “Ever has it been that loves knows not its own death until the hour of separation.”- Khalil Gibran
  1. “To meet, to know, to love and then to part, is the sad tale of many a heart.”- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  1. “In any relationship in which two people become one, the end result is two half people.”- Wayne Dyer
  1. “You can love them, forgive them, want good things for them … but still move on without them.”- Mandy Hale
  1. “Think about any attachments that are depleting your emotional reserves. Consider letting them go.”- Oprah Winfrey
  1. “So often the end of a love affair is death by a thousand cuts, so often its survival is life by a thousand stitches.”- Robert Breault
  1. “We had more in common than I thought we did. You were my priority. You were your priority.”― Kate McGahan
  1. End the relationships and cry once, believe me it’s better than being with them and crying daily….” – Chandramoy Indu
  1. “Any time you end a relationship, and everyone has ended plenty in their life, it’s always a tough thing and hard to get over.”- Adam Brody
  1. “Relationships end, but they don’t end your life. But people do often spending more time finding out about failed relationships than finding successful ones.”- Steve Martin
  1. “Stop looking at the end of a relationship as a failure. leaving it behind can be a courageous choice – and an opportunity for you to be honest and authentic.” – Georgia Kolias
  1. “A sad thing in life is that sometimes you meet someone who means a lot to you only to find out in the end that it was never bound to be and you just have to let go.”- Dave Matthews Band
  1. “The end of a relationship is not always a failure. Sometimes all the love in the world is not enough to save something. In these cases, it is not a matter of fault from either person. Some things cannot be, it’s as simple as that.”- Ashly Lorenzana
  1. “When you think this pain is all you deserve, you are right. You are the only one that can decide how long you will walk in hell.”― Shannon L. Alder
  1. “Some people will leave you soon no matter how, but it’s not the ending of your story, it’s just the ending of their role in your story. cause life goes on, and you should just expect damage from others.”― Marouane LAASSAFAR
  1. “In the end there doesn’t have to be anyone who understands you. There just has to be someone who wants to.” – Robert Breault
  1. “Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself.” – Deborah Reber
  1. “You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy. So let them go, let go of them. I tie no weights to my ankles.” – C. JoyBell C.
  1. “Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.” – Steve Maraboli
  1. “Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart. – Washington Irving
  1. “Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.” —Dalai Lama
  1. “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
  1. “If you spend your time hoping someone will suffer the consequences for what they did to your heart, then you’re allowing them to hurt you a second time in your mind.” – Shannon L. Alder
  1. “It’s better to be healthy alone than sick with someone else” – Phil McGraw
  1. “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
  1. “Until you let go of all the toxic people in your life you will never be able to grow into your fullest potential. Let them go so you can grow.” – DLQ
  1. “Poisonous relationships can alter our perception. You can spend many years thinking you’re worthless. But you’re not worthless. You’re underappreciated.” – Steve Maraboli
  1. “One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered.” – Michael J. Fox
  1. “We teach people how to treat us.” – Dr. Phil
  1. “Maybe the most that you can expect from a relationship that goes bad is to come out of it with a few good songs.” – Marianne Faithfull
  1. “It is important that we forgive ourselves for making mistakes. We need to learn from our errors and move on.” – Steve Maraboli
  1. “Sooner or later we’ve all got to let go of our past.” – Dan Brown
  1. “Sometimes it takes heartbreak to shake us awake and help us see we are worth so much more than we’re settling for.” – Mandy Hale
  1. “It was strange, really. A couple months ago, I had thought I couldn’t live without him. Apparently I could.” – Gabrielle Zevin
  1. “Every woman that finally figured out her worth, has picked up her suitcases of pride and boarded a flight to freedom, which landed in the valley of change.” – Shannon L. Alder
  1. “And perhaps there is a limit to the grieving that the human heart can do. As when one adds salt to a tumbler of water, there comes a point where simply no more will be absorbed.” – Sarah Waters
  1. “Make it a rule of life never to regret and never to look back. Regret is an appalling waste of energy; you can’t build on it; it’s only good for wallowing in.” – Katherine Mansfield
  1. “You don’t have to let that one thing be the thing that defines you.” – Jojo Moyes
  1. “The most difficult aspect of moving on is accepting that the other person already did.” – Faraaz Kazi
  1. “Life becomes easier when you learn to accept an apology you never got.” – Robert Breault
  1. “You will evolve past certain people. Let yourself.” – Mandy Hale
  1. “I had to cease to mourn what could never be and make the most of what was possible. And I would begin doing that by trying to mend the hurts of the past.” – Cameron Dokey
  1. “The hottest love has the coldest end.” — Socrates
  1. “That’s all you can do in this world, no matter how strong the current beats against you, or how heavy your burden, or how tragic your love story. You keep going.” – Robyn Schneider
  1. “No partner in a love relationship… should feel that he has to give up an essential part of himself to make it viable.” – May Sarton
  1. “It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.” – George Washington
  1. “For lack of an occasional expression of love, a relationship strong at the seams can wear thin in the middle.” –Robert Breault
  1. “Love cannot live where there is no trust.” – Edith Hamilton
  1. “How can I let you be a priority in my life, when I’m still an option in your life?” – Hussein Nishah
  1. “A bad relationship can do that, can make you doubt everything good you ever felt about yourself.” – Dionne Warwick
  1. “Relationships are supposed to make you feel good. Relationships are not supposed to make you feel bad.” – Laura Bowers
  1. “If you look for the bad in people expecting to find it, you surely will.” – Abraham Lincoln
  1. “We are responsible for our own relationships, their successes, their failures, the good times, the bad times. Take responsibility for creating the relationships that you desire.” – Sam Owen
  1. “Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.” – Steve Maraboli
  1. “The wrong person will give you less than what you’re worth but that doesn’t mean that you have to accept it.” – Sonya Parker
  1. “It is better for someone to break your heart once by leaving your life, than for them to stay in your life and break your heart continually.” – Terry Mark
  1. “How do you know when it’s over?” “Maybe when you feel more in love with your memories than with the person standing in front of you.” —Gunnar Ardelius
  1. “When someone leaves, it’s because someone else is about to arrive.” — Paulo Coelho
  1. “Pain makes you stronger. Fear makes you braver. Heartbreak makes you wiser.” —Drake
  1. “Sometimes, I don’t know what haunts me more… The memories of you… Or the happy person I used to be.” —Ranata Suzuki
  1. “The course of true love did never run smooth.” — William Shakespeare
  1. “Hearts will never be practical until they can be made unbreakable.” — L. Frank Baum
  1. “Take a step back today, look at all those beautiful things you have.” — Rick Warren
  1. “Breakups can be sad, but sometimes tears are the price we pay for a freedom we need.”― Steve Maraboli
  1. ” God will sometimes end a relationship for your protection. Don’t chase after the person he’s trying to save you from. God will sometimes end a relationship for your protection. Don’t chase after the person he’s trying to save you from.” ― Trent Shelton
  1. “I didn’t lose you. You lost me. You’ll search for me inside of everyone you’re with and I won’t be found.” — R.H. Sin
  1. “Even seasonal situations can bring with them lessons that last a lifetime. If the love doesn’t last, it prepares you for the one that will.” – Mandy Hale
  1. “The hardest thing is not talking to someone you used to talk to every day.”— SumNan
  1. “I always knew looking back on the tears would make me laugh, but I never knew looking back on the laughs would make me cry.” — Cat Stevens
  1. Failed relationships can be described as so much wasted make-up.” — Marian Keyes
  1. “Don’t cry when the sun is gone because the tears won’t let you see the stars.” — Violeta Para
  1. “No matter how hard your heart is broken, the world doesn’t stop for your grief.” — Faraaz Kazi
  1. “We have to be whole people to find whole love, even if we have to make it up for a while.” —Cheryl Strayed
  1. “The way they leave tells you everything.”—Rupi Kaur
  1. ” Maybe I always told you I was leaving. Because it was the only way you’d notice my absence.” — Rudy Francisco
  1. “Cheating and lying aren’t struggles, they’re reasons to break up.” — Patti Callahan Henry
  1. “He’s going to be sorry he lost you, so stop worrying. Forget the past, forget the pain and remember what an incredible woman you are.” —Drake
  1. “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” —Socrates
  1. “When you leave weary of me, without a word, I shall gently let you go.” — Kim Sowol
  1. “Change is hard at first, messy in the middle and gorgeous at the end.” – Robin Sharma
  1. “I’m tired of fighting. For once, I want to be fought for.”— Daniel C. Davis
  1. “Whatever you do, never run back to what broke you.” – Frank Ocean
  1. “You made me feel like I was hard to love and I will never forgive you for that.”— Johnny Lauve
  1. “You don’t need closure. You just need to give yourself permission to move on.” —Steve Harvey
  1. “I can feel myself slowly fading from your mind.” — Hritwik Ghosh
  1. “If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.” —Paulo Coelho

Some things in life are better to remain unfixed because holding on to them hurts more than letting go. However painful the ending might be, the ideal thing to do is forgive the person, but never forget the lesson learnt. Never let the negativity of the past ruin a beautiful future.

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