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Impossible Love Quotes: Raise your hand if you have never loved someone without their love being reciprocated. Yes, impossible love is a much more common phenomenon than you think. Indeed, for many people, the most suffered and tormented loves are the greatest ones.

In other cases, there are people who, despite loving each other, for one reason or another, are unable to be together. As if chance, or fate, just didn’t want to know.

So here is a collection of phrases about love that is impossible to rethink ours, but also to start looking forward. Discover them now!

1. “See you tonight. Same time. Same place. Same dream.” – Anonymous

2. “Love flees like a shadow the real love that pursues it, chasing those who flee it, fleeing those who pursue it.” –  William Shakespeare 

3. “I love those who aspire to the impossible.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

4. “Loving someone who doesn’t love you is like waiting for a train at the airport.” – Anonymous

5. “Life is too short to waste it chasing an impossible love.” –  Henri-Frédéric Amiel 

6. “It is impossible to love and be wise at the same time.” – Francesco Bacon

7. “When you love without causing love, that is, when your love as love does not produce mutual love, and through your life manifestation, as a loving man, you do not make yourself a loved man, your love is powerless, it is a misfortune .” – Karl Marx

8. “They said that ours was an impossible love but what they didn’t know is that we two know how to do the impossible very well.” – Gio Evan

9. “I don’t ask you to love me, but only to let yourself be loved” – Sappho

10. “Love is blind and lovers cannot see.” – William Shakespeare

11. “Down-to-earth people say love is madness. In reality what happens is that the fantasy violently distorted by very pleasant images, where each step brings you closer to happiness, is crudely brought back to the harsh reality.” – Gustave Flaubert

12. “The course of true love has never gone smoothly.” – William Shakespeare

13. “Life is too short to waste it chasing an impossible love.” – Henri-Frédéric Amiel

14. “The only abnormality is the inability to love.” – Anaïs Nin

15. “It happens that you touch someone’s life, you fall in love and decide that the most important thing is to touch it, live it, live with melancholy and anxiety, get to recognize yourself in the other’s gaze, feel that you can no longer do without it … and what Does it matter if to have all this you have to wait fifty-three years, seven months and eleven days including nights?” –  Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Love in the time of cholera 

16. “There are abysses that love cannot overcome, despite the strength of its wings.” – Honoré de Balzac

17. “We took two different paths forgetting that the world is round.” – Anonymous

18. “We are never as defenseless as when we love.” – Sigmund Freud

19. “My biggest pain is not being able to do anything for the person I love.” –  Jim Morrison 

20. “Impossible loves. I am very afraid that they can become an addiction.” – Cesare Borgia

21. “Love forgives everything, except one thing, that of not being loved.” – Jean-Baptiste Henri Lacordaire

22. “It is sad not to be loved, but sadder still is not being able to love.” –  Miguel De Unamuno 

23. “It is sad not to be loved, but sadder still is not being able to love.” – Miguel De Unamuno

24. “Love is all the more probable the more it seems impossible.” –  Jules Sandeau 

25. “The only way to know a person is to love them without hope.” – Walter Benjamin

26. “I hate and love. Why do you do this, you wonder maybe. I don’t know, but I feel it happening and it torments me” – Gaius Valerio Catullus

27. “I am with you in every damn moment that wants to divide us and cannot.” – Alda Merini

28. “The only way to know a person is to love them without hope.” –  Walter Benjamin 

29. “If two people love each other, there can be no happy ending.” – Ernest Hemingway

30. “Unrequited love is the only one that resists the passage of time: we are faithful only to those who did not want to love us.” –  Mauro Parrini 

31. “Wanting something you can’t have hurts a lot: it takes great maturity to admit that something is out of our reach.” –  Alain de Botton 

32. “You don’t choose who you fall in love with. There are so few people to love. It is difficult for one adult to love another. Almost impossible.” – Katharine Hepburn

33. “Passion consecrates us to suffering, since, after all, it is the search for an impossible.” –  Georges Bataille 

34. “Of all the jokes that fate holds for man, there is not one more terrible than an unrequited love.” – Maksim Gorkij

35. “Love is all the more probable the more it seems impossible.” – Jules Sandeau

36. “My biggest pain is not being able to do anything for the person I love.” – Jim Morrison

37. “A mocking law of life is the following: not the one who gives but the one who demands is loved. That is, he who does not love is loved, because he who loves gives. And of course: giving is a more unforgettable pleasure than receiving; what we have given becomes necessary to us, that is, we love it.” – Cesare Pavese

38. “Impossible love is the most beautiful, the strongest, the most romantic, the purest.” – Anonymous

39. “”Do people always fall in love with things they can’t have?” “Always,” Carol said.” –  Patricia Highsmith 

40. “When you give someone your whole heart and they don’t want it, you can’t take it back. He is gone forever.” – Sylvia Plath

41. “For the warrior of light there is no impossible love. He does not allow himself to be intimidated by silence, indifference, or rejection. He knows that behind the ice mask that men use, there is a heart of fire. Therefore the warrior risks more than others” –  Paulo Coelho 

42. “I learned that there are impossible loves, unfinished loves, loves that could have been and have not been. I learned that a burning trail is better, even if it leaves a scar: better a fire than a heart in winter. I have learned that it is possible to love two people at the same time. Sometimes it happens: and it is useless to resist, deny, or fight.” –  Ferzan Ozpetek 

43. “When you give someone your whole heart and they don’t want it, you can’t take it back. He is gone forever.” –  Sylvia Plath 

44. “Love is more beautiful when it is impossible, the most absolute love is never reciprocal.” –  Frédéric Beigbeder 

45. “Impossible loves never end, they are the ones that last forever.” – Ferzan Özpetek

46. “Hell is the suffering of not being able to love anymore.” – Fyodor Dostoevsky

47. “The pleasure of loving without daring to say it has its pains, but also its joys.” – Blaise Pascal

48. “Only impossible love can be eternal.” – Anonymous

49. “It is already a happiness to be able to love, even when you are alone in loving.” – Théophile Gautier

50. “My heart no longer belonged to me. I felt like it was stolen from me, ripped from my chest by someone who didn’t want to be a part of it.” –  Meredith Taylor 

51. “With women who do not love us, as with the “missing”, knowing that there is nothing more to hope for does not prevent us from continuing to wait.” – Marcel Proust

52. “Only those who love without hope know love.” –  Friedrich Schiller 

53. “And what else can love be but a secret madness, an overwhelming bitterness and a beneficial sweetness.” – William Shakespeare

54. “I do everything to forget you, but I always miss you.” – Anonymous

55. “Unhappy love is the heaviest suffering, but in turn the heaviest unhappy love, the most tormenting, is when the object of love is such that by its nature it cannot be loved, while for the lover it is it is the only object he desires with all his heart.” – Søren Kierkegaard

56. “If unhappy is the lover who invokes kisses of which he does not know the taste, a thousand times more unhappy is the one who barely tasted this taste and then was denied him.” –  Italo Calvino 

57. “The worst way to miss someone is to sit next to them and know you can never have them.” – Gabriel García Márquez

58. “I love her and she doesn’t love me; I am writing to you, you do not reply; I look at her, she doesn’t look at me; I look for her and she hides. For her I wasted treasures, threw gifts upon gifts, devised, plotting, the vol of occasions. Alas! all was in vain! I remained on the stairs, Negletto, with my mouth dry, singing a madrigal.” – Arrigo Boito and Giuseppe Verdi

59. “I cannot live with you, nor without you.” – Publius Ovid Naso

60. “I had to stay away from him, away from that impossible love. I had to get him through. I had no choice.” –  Federica Bosco 

61. “She longed for a smile ,a silent music, a seashore to bathe her impossible love.” –  Alda Merini 

62. “Love is when the desire to be wanted makes you feel so bad that you feel like you can die.” – Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

63. “Never before had she felt so honestly that she could love him, never as now when all her love was in vain.” – Jane Austen

64. “It’s not true that you don’t believe in love. You believe in it so much that you tear yourself up because you see so little of it and because what you see is never perfect.” –  Oriana Fallaci 

65. “Dying for an impossible love is the opposite of love.” – Albert Camus

66. “Love flees like a shadow the real love that pursues it, chasing those who flee it, fleeing those who follow it.” – William Shakespeare

67. “The only thing that divides us is reality.” – Anonymous

68. “It’s a weird pain… Dying of longing for something you’ll never experience.” –  Alessandro Baricco 

69. “To love means to consecrate oneself to a woman without hoping for any reward; it means living under another sun, with the fear of getting to touch it.” – Honoré de Balzac

70. “Those who love believe in the impossible.” – Elizabeth Barrett Browning

71. “There is no punishment more severe than that suffered by a woman who finds herself imprisoned between a man she is in love with and another who loves her.” – Khalil Gibran

72. “Sometimes it is better to love an impossible love than to have it without being able to love it.” – Anonymous

73. “Anyone you love believes in the impossible.” –  Elizabeth Barrett Browning 

74. “Life is absurd. You find your soul mate, but you are not his.” – Anonymous

75. “And she wasn’t stupid, she knew what she wanted. Only, he wanted impossible things.” –  Cesare Pavese 

76. “Burning with desire and keeping quiet is the greatest punishment we can inflict on ourselves.” –  Federico García Lorca 

77. “The worst way to miss someone is to sit next to them and know that you will never miss them.” –  Gabriel Garcia Marquez 

78. “It’s an impossible love” – you tell me.
“It’s an impossible love” – I tell you.
But you find that I smile if you look at me,
and I find that you smile if I see you
– Sesto Aurelio Properzio

How to say goodbye to an impossible love: Impossible Love Quotes

It is never easy to end a relationship, especially when there are feelings at stake, but when we are faced with an impossible love, which does nothing but causes us suffering and pain, the wisest decision is to end it permanently. But how to say goodbye to impossible love? Here are some goodbye phrases for an impossible love that can help you end your relationship or encourage you to do so.

1. “My lips may say goodbye, but my heart is not yet capable. It never will be, until the sweetness of a smile can replace my bitter tears … every time the memory of the two of us resurfaces.”

2. “Our love is now light years away, it is useless to try to keep alive something that is now dead.”

3. “I no longer feel like fighting windmills. I didn’t want to conquer the world, just earn your love.”

4. “My soul came out of my body when you said goodbye. Could it be true that time heals everything? What I know is that the salt of my tears burns more and more.”

5. “I did everything to keep you tied to me, but I was wrong: hearts cannot be handcuffed. Usually we say goodbye for a broken love. I say goodbye because ours has never started.”

6. “I would have liked ours not to be a simple story, but a very sweet fairy tale… where even the most violent quarrels and the most dramatic events can find a happy ending… Every day I lived with you, it seemed enchanted to me. Now that’s enough: dreaming alone means only deluding yourself.”

7. “I will never forget you, in this farewell that fate wanted to send us. Nothing can erase love, which perhaps one day will make us find again.”

8. “My heart cries saying goodbye, my only love that remains in my heart. If one day in heaven I will come to look for you, I know that among the angels I will be able to find you again.”

9. “Goodbye’… a small word to put an end to such a great feeling. I don’t want to believe that’s enough. Know, however, that it wasn’t enough to say it to erase my love for you.”

10. “Goodbye stupid man of my dreams. You still don’t understand my love, and that’s why I leave your life forever. I wish you no one ever makes you suffer like you made me suffer.”

11. “Only the rain can dry the cry of my heart, on this day that I say goodbye to you. You will always be in my heart, but please don’t look for me.”

12. “I say goodbye because I don’t deserve you anymore, I say goodbye because I don’t know how to make you happy, I say goodbye because I can’t give you what you ask of me. I say goodbye, but I will always carry you in my heart.”

13. “Even if I have to say goodbye, you are the only person who could console me. It is strange fate to make fun of us, but there is nothing we can do about it. Maybe one day our paths will rejoin.”

14. “I’ll get used to being without you over time. But now that it’s all over, I can only say goodbye.”

15. “Once again we tried again, but it didn’t help. I say goodbye to boundless love, your memory will forever remain in my heart and mind.”

16. “I will only remember the joys you gave me, I will forget all the pain. Goodbye forever boundless love, you will always be in my heart.”

17. “Our love is melting like snow in the sun, but the good I love you would stand up to the most devastating of hurricanes. You will always remain in my thoughts: once you have seen the rainbow it is impossible to forget it … even when it is gone.”

18. “I want ours to be a goodbye kiss, but not to mark an end: to seal a precious feeling in the sweetest way, so that it remains forever pure and intact in our hearts.”

19. “This time I won’t listen to my heart. I let you go because I don’t deserve you, and maybe because you don’t deserve me too.”

20. “Getting hurt is often the only way.” –  Franco La Cecla 

21. “Like it or not, the abandonment introduces us, from the first moment we suffer it, into a wasteland that we did not know, it makes us listen to an unprecedented tone of despair and the fatigue of existing and desiring.” –  Emanuele Trevi 

22. “Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. He dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. He dies of illness and wounds, dies of exhaustion, wear or dullness.” –  Anaïs Nin 

23. “Loving is so short, and forgetting so long.” –  Pablo Neruda 

24. “The death of a love is like the death of a loved one. Leave the same agony, the same emptiness, the same refusal to resign yourself to that emptiness. Even if you have waited for it, caused it, wanted it out of self-defense or common sense or a need for freedom, when it arrives, you feel invalid. Mutilated.” –  Oriana Fallaci 

25. “The stories do not end until we have closed all the accounts, until we have made a point with the head or the heart.” –  Clara Sanchez 

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