Words cannot express the grief one feels when one loses love. Then again, wise words can heal wounds and help us reflect on the tragedy. If you have undergone a personal loss -- the loss of love or of a loved one -- you will find this list of lost love quotes very relevant. Read the best quotes on lost love by famous authors like Samuel Butler, Kahlil Gibran, Socrates, and many more.
1. Washington Irving
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
.2. Otomo No Yakamochi
Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.
Love begins with a smile, grows with a kiss, and ends with a teardrop.
.4. Jean Anouilh
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
.5. Alfred Lord Tennyson
'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
.6. Kahlil Gibran
Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
.7. Margaret Mitchell
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken -- and I'd rather remember it as it was at its best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived.
.8. G. K. Chesterton
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
.9. Samuel Butler
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
The hottest love has the coldest end.