quote by Federico Garcia Lorca

To burn with desire and keep quiet about it is the greatest punishment we can bring on ourselves.

— Federico Garcia Lorca

Unconventional Unrequited quotations

You can close your eyes to the things you don't want to see, but you can't close your heart to the things you don't want to feel.


November Rain is a song about not wanting to be in a state of having to deal with unrequited love.

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You lose yourself trying to hold on to someone who doesn't care about losing you

So I walked back to my room and collapsed on the bottom bunk, thinking that if people were rain, I was drizzle and she was a hurricane.

But that afternoon he asked himself, with his infinite capacity for illusion, if such pitiless indifference might not be a subterfuge for hiding the torments of love.


Love, unrequited, robs me of my rest: Love, hopeless love, my ardent soul encumbers: Love, nightmare-like, lies heavy on my chest, And weaves itself into my midnight slumbers!

Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.

Most people have a harder time letting themselves love than finding someone to love them.

Unrequited love is not an affront to man but raises him.

Loving can cost a lot but not loving always cost more.


That's the nature of being a parent, Sabine has discovered.

You'll love your children far more than you ever loved your parents, and -- in the recognition that your own children cannot fathom the depth of your love -- you come to understand the tragic, unrequited love of your own parents.

Vanity was stronger than love at sixteen and there was no room in her hot heart now for anything but hate.

When you give someone your whole heart and he doesn't want it, you cannot take it back. It's gone forever.

If you don't receive love from the ones who are meant to love you, you will never stop looking for it.

Is it possible to love so desperately that life is unbearable? I don't mean unrequited, I mean being in the love. In the midst of it and desperate. Because knowing it will end, because everything does. End.


One thing I've always struggled with in life is loving people too much.

It's painful when that love is not reciprocated. But one thing I always comfort myself with is the fact that Allah will always show greater love to those who love Him. Allah doesn't disappoint you so keep your heart attached to Him.

Powerful women always interpret hostility as unrequited love.

Look after my heart - I've left it with you.

Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.

Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.


It was inevitable: the scent of bitter almonds always reminded him of the fate of unrequited love.

A mighty pain to love it is, And 'tis a pain that pain to miss;

But, of all pains, the greatest pain Is to love, but love in vain.

It was inevitable: the scent of bitter almonds always reminded him of the fate of unrequited love.

I've only been in unrequited relationships where people haven't loved me back.

I guess I'm a little bit attracted to that in a bad way.

Stop giving energy to the things you don't want.


Without you in my arms, I feel an emptiness in my soul.

I find myself searching the crowds for your face - I know it's an impossibility, but I cannot help myself.

Communication is the conduit of leadership from the Prime Minister down to the leading hand of a small group of council workers fixing the roads. Leadership uncommunicated is leadership unrequited!

The only love that lasts is unrequited love.

You know that when I hate you, it is because I love you to a point of passion that unhinges my soul.

Only three things are infinite. The sky in its stars, the sea in its drops of water, and the heart in its tears.


This unrequited love, to me it's nothing but a one-man cult/And cyanide in my styrofoam cup

Loving can cost a lot but not loving always costs more, and those who fear to love often find that want of love is an emptiness that robs the joy from life.

Without love our life is ... a ship without a rudder ... like a body without a soul.

His hands are saying that he wants to hold her.

His feet are saying that he wants to chase after her... He's probably forgotten that I'm here, beside him