My Brother Told Me A Joke

A broken heart, we have all been there. But when it happens… surely no one has ever felt this much pain as you do right now, right? Friends and family, they try to comfort you, but in the end there’s still you. Only you and your aching heart.

That’s what happened to me. I am doing a little better now, but it is not easy. I found these inspirational quotes a little comforting. I hope they will help you too.


Best of luck, to both of us…



“There is no remedy for love but to love more.”
— Henry David Thoreau


“It has been said that time heals all wounds. The truth is that time does not heal anything. It merely passes. it is what we do during the passing of time that helps or hinders the healing process.”
— Jay Marshall


“By far the strongest poison to the human spirit is the inability to forgive oneself or another person. Forgiveness is no longer an option but a necessity for healing.”
— Caroline Myss


“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.”
— Robert Frost


“Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future.”
— Lewis B. Smedes


“The hardest thing you can do is smile when you are ill, in pain, or depressed. But this no-cost remedy is a necessary first half-step if you are to start on the road to recovery.”
— Allen Klein


“There is something beautiful about all scars of whatever nature. A scar means the hurt is over, the wound is closed and healed, done with.”
— Harry Crews


“When a child is hurt or sick what happens? It reaches out to you for comfort. It reaches out to you and wants to be held. It wants to feel your touch. It needs to feel your love. To breath your love. And how are you any different than the child when you are hurt and sick?”
— Ian Paul Marshall


“When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.”
— Alexander Graham Bell


“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”
— Mahatma Gandhi


“Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.”
— Herman Hesse


“A final comfort that is small, but not cold: The heart is the only broken instrument that works.”
— T.E. Kalem


I was unable to find out who the author was for the final three quotes. I consider leaving them out as a result, but decided against that. I think you will agree I made the right call…


“As I look back on my life, I realize that every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was actually being re-directed to something better.”
— (Unknown)


“Relationships are like glass. Sometimes it’s better to leave them broken than try to hurt yourself putting it back together.”
— (Unknown)


“Healing doesn’t mean the damage never existed. It means the damage no longer controls our lives.”
— (Unknown)