Losing a game is heartbreaking. Losing your sense of excellence or worth is a tragedy.
— Joe Paterno heartbreaking quote
You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who had ever been alive.
— James Baldwin
For the most part, that message hasn't changed a lot over the years - love is still love, and heartbreak is still heartbreak.
— Casey Kasum
The awful thing, as a kid reading, was that you came to the end of the story, and that was it. I mean, it would be heartbreaking that there was no more of it.
— heartbreaking quotation by Robert Creeley
There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time.
But, truly, I have wept too much! The Dawns are heartbreaking.
Every moon is atrocious and every sun bitter.
Being a teenager is an amazing time and a hard time.
It's when you make your best friends - I have girls who will never leave my heart and I still talk to. You get the best and the worst as a teen. You have the best friendships and the worst heartbreaks.
Every song is something that I've been through or an emotion I've felt - like falling in love or heartbreak.
Heartbreak can definitely give you a deeper sensibility for writing songs.
I drew on a lot of heartbreak when I was writing my first album, I didn't mean to but I just did.
I've had disappointments and heartbreaks and setbacks and roles I didn't get, but something always came along that either made me better or was an even better role.
With love, there are so many layers to it that you can write all day about it.
It's not just heartbreak or falling in love; there's so many different ways to look at it.
A love affair with knowledge will never end in heartbreak.
History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.
It's heartbreaking but we're trying to get over it.
As disappointed as we were, I think that somehow you have to find a way to think that it happened for a reason.
All virtues come down to courage, at the sharp end of the sword.
But courage must be tempered by prudence. Courage wasted by misdirection is the most heart-breaking of all tragedies. If there is an eighth deadly sin, it ought to be stupidity, by which all virtues run out into dry sands. Yet...where does prudence end and cowardice begin? That's a very good damn question!
We have witnessed the most extraordinary devastation.
The magnitude of the situation is unbelievable. It's just heartbreaking.
One of the things that make our version that much more heartbreaking is that even though I am playing a 24-year-old I look much younger. I look like a child.
People that go through what I went through and people going through divorce, it's really a difficulty process; it's heartbreaking and it hurts really bad. It can really mess with your head.
It might have been easier to retire, to say my knee couldn't handle it and let that be that. At the same time, the prospect of not being able to compete in gymnastics anymore was heartbreaking.
I want that which is hilarious and that which is heartbreaking to occupy the same territory in the book because I think they very often occupy the same territory in life, much as we try to separate them.
A lot of my heartbreak songs are inspired by things my sisters are going through, or friends.
I have sadness in me. I have anger in me. I have heartbreak in me.
It's heartbreaking to watch people working against themselves.
Trying to write music, be in a band and keep it all happening is one of the hardest, morale-destroying, heartbreaking things you will ever try to do - and that's when it's going well.
A lot of people think teenagers haven't gone through anything in their lives - they're not even 20 years old yet. But a twenty-something can go through the same type of experience or heartbreak that a 50-year-old can go through, so why does age matter?
I think the heartbreak of September 11 - America's grief not only over the loss of life but also the loss of our own innocence - has expanded us as people because it has tenderized our hearts. On a psychological level, the American people have matured as a result of that awful day.
I think anything that's creative really takes my mind off whatever it is that I'm going through in my life. If you're going through heartbreak, and you can write a song, it's a wonderful win-win, because it takes your mind off the heartbreak, and you get to vent.
A letdown is worth a few songs. A heartbreak is worth a few albums.
I skipped 'College Dropout' and 'Late Registration' and went straight to '808s & Heartbreak.'
My thinking was scrambled when Sullivan and I separated.
Something happened to me that had never happend before. I couldn't cope. It was heartbreak time. I thought it was the end of the world.
I had a heartbreaking experience when I was 9.
I always wanted to be a guard. The most wonderful girl in the world was a guard. When I got polio and then went back to school, they made me a guard. A teacher took away my guard button.