63 Failed Relationship Quotes About Moving On

Failed relationships, where the individuals no longer wish to cohabitate, are often challenging but not catastrophic.

It’s essential to embrace the concept of moving forward. In such instances, failures become experiences that contribute to personal growth.

For those seeking wisdom and solace during these times, we present a poignant collection of 63 quotes about failed relationships.

These heart-touching phrases offer insightful perspectives on the end of relationships and the importance of progressing in life.


They are ideal for sharing on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter, serving to resonate with and inspire others facing similar situations.

Top 10 Failed Relationship Quotes


Relationships based on obligation lack dignity. ~ Wayne Dyer.


Love cannot live where there is no trust. ~ Edith Hamilton.


A wrong relationship will make you feel more alone than when you were single. ~ Unknown.


Failed relationships can be described as so much wasted make-up. ~ Marian Keyes.


There is a difference between giving up and knowing when you’ve had enough. ~ Unknown.


Life becomes easier when you learn to accept an apology you never got. ~ Robert Brault.


I am one bad relationship away from having 30 cats. ~ Unknown.


Don’t force together pieces that won’t fit. ~ Unknown.


Don’t stay in an unhealthy relationship because you think it’ll get better eventually. Know your worth and move on. ~ Unknown.


No relationship is ever a waste of your time. Every failed relationship helps you figure out what you’re truly looking for. ~ Unknown.


If the relationship doesn’t make you a better person then you are with wrong one. If the relationship doesn’t make you a better person then you are with wrong one. ~ Unknown.

You cannot change the past but you can change the way you look upon it. So treat the bad as a lesson and move on. ~ Unknown.


There’s nothing worse than walking around and talking about your failed relationship, all day, every day, for months on end. ~ Max Greenfield.

Don’t force someone to make time for you, if they really want to they will. ~ Unknown.

Broken vows are like broken mirrors. They leave those who held to them bleeding and staring at fractured images of themselves. ~ Unknown.

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Thought-Provoking Failed Relationship Quotes


You don’t let go of a bad relationship because you stop caring about them. You let go because you start caring about yourself. ~ Charles Orlando.

I know I’ve made a lot of stupid mistakes, but the worst was thinking the person who hurt me the most, wouldn’t hurt me again. ~ Unknown.


Relationships work when two people have the same intention to grow together. ~ Unknown.

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.


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.

I think a relationship is like a shark. It has to constantly move forward or it dies. ~ Woody Allen.

Profound Failed Relationship Quotes


There are times when two people need to step apart from one another, but there is no rule that says they have to turn and fire. ~ Robert Breault.

Don’t force together pieces that won’t fit. ~ Unknown.

Sometimes you don’t get closure, you just move on. ~ Karen Salmansohn.


Sometimes you have to kiss a few frogs to find a prince. ~ Unknown.

You cannot thrive in toxic relationships. ~ Unknown.


I thought I was your destination. Looks like I was just another stop on the line. ~ Neil Gaiman.

The death of one relationship always start with the small arguments and then the suspicions. ~ Unknown.

Famous Failed Relationship Quotes


You don’t have to let that one thing be the thing that defines you. ~ Jojo Moyes.

People hold onto the wrong person because they think that person has the potential to be a better person. ~ Sonya Parker.

A real man never stops trying to show a woman how much she means to him, even after he’s got her. ~ Unknown.


Being alone may scare you, but being in a bad relationship may damage you. ~ Unknown.

I mean, if the relationship can’t survive the long term, why on earth would it be worth my time and energy for the short term? ~ Nicholas Sparks.

It’s better to be healthy alone than sick with someone else. ~ Dr. Phil McGraw.


A relationship without trust is like a car without gas, you can stay in it all you want, but it won’t go anywhere. ~ Unknown.

Sometimes you just have to be done. Not mad, not upset. Just done. ~ Unknown.

Meaningful Failed Relationship Quotes

You broke my trust, and that is something that cannot easily be given back at that. ~ Unknown.


If they don’t appreciate you, they don’t deserve you. ~ Unknown.

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.

Just because you want it, doesn’t mean it’s for you. Letting go doesn’t always equate to losing. ~ Unknown.


Sometimes the hardest part isn’t letting go but rather learning to start over. ~ Nicole Sobon.

You gotta stop watering dead plants. ~ Unknown.

Powerful Failed Relationship Quotes

A wrong relationship will make you feel more alone than when you were single. ~ Unknown.

You’re in a relationship to be happy, to smile, to laugh, and to make good memories. Not to constantly be upset, to feel hurt, and to cry. ~ Unknown.


Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness. ~ Steve Maraboli.

Our relationship can be best described as a crumpled piece of paper; no matter how hard you try to straighten it out, it’ll never take on its true form. ~ Unknown.

All relationships go through bad times, real relationships get through it. ~ Unknown.

Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop. ~ Unknown.

There is no reason to believe that a bad relationship can be fixed, sometimes you have to let go. ~ Unknown.

Thoughtful Failed Relationship Quotes

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.

You gotta stop watering dead plants. ~ Unknown.

When you end up happily married, even the failed relationships have worked beautifully to get you there. ~ Julia Roberts.


A failed relationship is just a stepping stone to a perfect ending. ~ Ginger Smith.

The most difficult aspect of moving on is accepting that the other person already did. ~ Faraaz Kazi.

Deep Failed Relationship Quotes

Toxic relationships are like a good pasta that has been overcooked. ~ Asa Don Brown.

I thought I knew what love was, but what did I know? Those days are gone forever, I guess I should just let them go. ~ Unknown.

Don’t settle for a relationship that won’t let you be yourself. ~ Oprah Winfrey.

How many times do you need to get hurt for you to realize it’s time to let go. ~ Unknown.

So these were the 63 top quotes about Failed Relationship.

If you like these quotes and sayings, then you can also read my other posts on I Am Enough quotes and Love is Hard quotes.

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