~ Anonymous I never knew until that moment how bad it could hurt to lose something you never really had. Almost like passing in a term paper that you know sucked, but having that period of time where you haven't gotten your grade back yet -- that kind of exhale where you haven't been rejected, although you pretty much know how it's going to turn out. My mistress bids me wear them, warm them, until evening when I'll brush her hair. If not reciprocated, it can turn a person into a monster. Captain Sparrow unrequited love quotes for the ages, indeed. So in the end I chose to exclude modern-day songwriters and stay with what, in both prose and poetry, seemed most memorable on this most eternal—and universal—of subjects.
~Pablo Neruda The face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes without speaking confess the secrets of the heart. As a lover it's difficult not to project your boundless feelings of fondness onto the beloved. The Illusion Sponsored Search Perfection is an illusion. So, avoid having a sad love experience. James Matthew Barrie An act of love that fails is just as much a part of the divine life as an act of love that succeeds, for love is measured by fullness, not by reception.
A Ghost In The Night Perhaps unrequited love was a specter in the house, a presence that brushed at the edge of senses, a heat in the dark, a shadow under the sun. The worse torture to a heart. For some unfortunates, it turns bitter and mean, and those who come after pay the price for the hurt done by the one who came before. ~ Sigmund As soon as forever is through, I'll be over you. I tried not to bore you with my love; I knew I couldn't afford to do that and I was always on the lookout for the first sign that you were impatient with my affection. Aching is not a stable condition; it must resolve into something.
A good man may be the stimulus for a love both violent and debased, or a jabbering madman may bring about in the soul of someone a tender and simple idyll. Pearl Jam The worst feeling is falling for someone and knowing that they wont be there to catch you. ~ Federico García Lorca, Blood Wedding If only the strength of the love that people feel when it is reciprocated could be as intense and obsessive as the love we feel when it is not, then marriages would be truly made in heaven. What could have made her peaceful with a mind That nobleness made simple as a fire, With beauty like a tightened bow, a kind That is not natural in an age like this, Being high and solitary and most stern? For some unfortunates, it turns bitter and mean, and those who come after pay the price for the hurt done by the one who came before. Estella was a looker, I guess, but there wasn't a grain of wit in what must have been a body nice enough to distract from a lack of worthwhile qualities. Washington Irving The worst thing: to give yourself away in exchange for not enough love.
Either way, it feels like a bag of bricks have fallen on your chest. It is tough, a mess to get into with no way out. ~Unknown Author You wondered how you'd make it through. ~Somerset Maugham Even though we never said it to each other, I think we both knew. I think the madness started the moment we met and you shook my hand. The very thought of ruining something that keeps them happy is simply absurd for you. ~ Miranda Kenneally, Catching Jordan Unrequited love is a ridiculous state, and it makes those in it behave ridiculously.
Here are best unrequited love quotes, for those who were brave enough to fall in love, even though it was something that was delusional: 1. It's no wonder that so many poets have written about unrequited love. The problem is that as much as I can't force you to love me, I can't force myself to stop loving you. Even love unreturned has its rainbow. Waiting to make me feel the same impossibility over and over again.
I want to be with you. ~ Christina Westover Her heart was a secret garden and the walls very high. And then to want and not to have — to want and want — how that wrung the heart, and wrung it again and again! ~ Algernon Charles Swinburne Only three things are infinite: the sky in its stars, the sea in its drops of water, and the heart in its tears. This means that the person who did not want the break-up may remain in a state of unrequited love for a lengthy period until they can get over that person and they feel they are ready to become involved with someone new. One of the most curious things I encountered in selecting the quotes below was their remarkable inconsistency. But there was always a part of me that hoped for more, and so there was a part of me that was always a fool.
Giacomo Casanova Unrequited love is the infinite curse of a lonely heart. Often the beloved is only a stimulus for all the stored-up love which had lain quiet within the lover for a long time hitherto. ~ Anjali Banerjee The one you love and the one who loves you are never, ever the same person. Or you will understand that being unmarried is really pretty terrific. Vincent Millay You can close your eyes to the things you do not want to see, but you cannot close your heart to the things you do not want to feel. Particularly when your own feelings don't match theirs.
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love. The making of the place had been her pain. Sometimes the very thing you're looking for, is the one thing you can't see. And their deeply personal need to give voice to such anguish was probably as urgent as the anguish itself. That I didn't know how to be a good vampire, that vampires accept that they're dead. I know I certainly have.
For one thing, it helps to know that you're not alone. It is hardly a sad and disappointing experience. ~Unknown Author Unrequited love is the infinite curse of a lonely heart. It is truly the ultimate test of patience, love and suffering. Unrequited love is dreadful and also type of just a little bit interesting.