15 Quotes For When Your Heart Just Won’t Heal



And in the end, we were all just humans, drunk on the idea that love, only love, could heal our brokenness.

—Christopher Poindexter


One of the most courageous decisions you’ll ever make is to finally let go of what is hurting your heart and soul.

—Brigitte Nicole


Looking for peace is like looking for a turtle with a mustache: You won’t be able to find it. But when your heart is ready, peace will come looking for you.

—Ajahn Chah


He said, Above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.

—Roald Dahl


The Lord is close to the brokenhearted. He rescues those who’s spirits are crushed.

—Psalm 34:18


There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.

—Maya Angelou


In this world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.

—Oscar Wilde


In order to move on, you must understand why you felt what you did and why you no longer need to feel it.

—Mitch Albom


When people show you who they are, believe them.

—Maya Angelou


The truth is that it hurts because it’s real. It hurts because it mattered. And that’s an important thing to acknowledge to yourself.

—John Greene


Love doesn’t hurt you. A person that doesn’t know how to love hurts you. Don’t get it twisted.

—Tony Gaskins


You have power over your mind—not outside events. Realize this and you will find Strength.

—Marcus Aurelius


Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.

—Mother Teresa


There are people who can walk away from you… let them walk. I don’t want you to try to talk another person into staying with you, loving you, calling you, caring about you, coming to see you, caring about you, coming to see you, staying attached to you… Your destiny is never tied to anybody that left. And it doesn’t mean that they are a bad person, it just means that their part in the story is over. And you’ve got to know when people’s part in your story is over…

—T. D. Jakes


The first step toward getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are.

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