50 Powerful Quotes On One-Sided Love 'Cuz Ek Tarfa Pyaar Ki Taakat Hi Kuch Aur Hoti Hai

50 Powerful Quotes On One-Sided Love 'Cuz Ek Tarfa Pyaar Ki Taakat Hi Kuch Aur Hoti Hai

“Aasan hai kya aisi mohabbat karna jiske badle mohabbat na mile?” This is not just a heartbroken Ayan in Ae Dil Hai Mushkil struggling with his feelings for his BFF Alizeh, but each one of us who has ever fallen in love with someone who didn’t love us back. Just because it is one-sided or unrequited, doesn’t mean that it’s not love. True love, my friend, needs no reasons and no promises. Even if it's not reciprocated and shared, it is still beautiful in a hauntingly sad way!

If you are in love with someone who doesn't love you back or is unaware of your feelings, you will totally relate to these quotes. So sit down, with your cup of coffee and heal your broken heart with these quotes about one sided love relationships that capture the true essence of unrequited love:

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One Sided Love Quotes In Hindi

One Sided Love Quotes From Movies/TV

1. “I can’t keep being your second choice. Not when you are my first.”

- Everwood


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2. “He doesn’t even know I exist. I might as well be reaching for the moon."

- Sabrina

3. “Most love stories are about people who fall in love with each other. But what about the rest of us? What about our stories?”

- The Holiday

4. “I pedalled as fast as I could..as if I were escaping from longing, from innocence, from her. Time has passed and I have loved many women. And as they have held me close..and asked if I will remember them I’ve said, “Yes, I’ll remember you.” But the only one I have never forgotten is the one never asked.”

- Malena


5. “I am messed up. You know, on the one hand, I want to forget her. On the other hand, I know that she’s the only person in the entire universe that will make me happy.”

- 500 Days of Summer

6. “The way he looked at you. I got it then. He loved you, and it was killing him. He won’t get over you, he can’t.”

- City of Glass

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7. “I think about him and he is thinking about her.”

- Anonymous

8. “I am not sure what scares me more, that you will never start loving me, or that I will never stop loving you.”

- Anonymous


9. “Let no one who loves be called altogether unhappy. Even love unreturned has its rainbow.”

- J.M. Barrie

10. “You don’t understand that the thought of you being with someone else hurts.”

- Anonymous

11. “Why do I feel so far away from you even though you are sitting right next to me?”

- Anonymous

12. “I love dreaming because in my dreams you are actually mine.”

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- Anonymous


13. “Why am I afraid to lose you when you are not even mine.”

- Nurilla Iryani

14. “Even if it was always one-sided, I have learnt what love is just by loving you.”

- Anonymous

15. “Ah, unrequited love. When your best isn’t enough.”

- Emily Horne and Joey Comeau

16. “There is an ocean of silence between us and I am drowning in it.”

- Ranata Suzuki

17. “Nothing grieves more deeply or pathetically than one half of a great love that isn’t meant to be.”

- Gregory David Roberts

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18. “She hated that she was still so desperate for a glimpse of him, but it had been this way for years.”

- Julia Quinn

19. “Perhaps a great love is never returned.”

- Dag Hammarskjold

20. “I loved her and sometimes she loved me too.”

- Palo Neruda

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21. “It tears me apart because we will never happen, but it breaks me more to give up on you for you are all I have ever wanted and more.”

- Anonymous

22. “Will I only be allowed to look at the back of your head? Will I only be allowed to daydream about your sweet lips and your starry eyes? Will I only be allowed to forever thirst for your love until my heart forgets how to love?”

- Anonymous


23. “After all this time? Always.”

- J.K. Rowling

24. “Do you know what it’s like to like someone so much you can’t stand it and know they will never feel the same way.”

- Jenny Han

25. “I know that’s what people say- you’ll get over it. I’d say it, too. But I know it’s not true. Oh, you will be happy again, never fear. But you won’t forget. Every time you fall in love it will be because something in the man reminds you of him.

- Betty Smith

26. “To want and not to have, sent all up her body a hardness, a hollowness, a strain. And then to want and not to have- to want and want- how that wrung the heart, and wrung it again and again.”

- Virginia Woolf


27. “You know you have got it bad when you miss something you never had. At least, even for a little while, I was the reason behind your smile.”

- Anonymous

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

- Federico Garcia Lorca

29. “Do people always fall in love with things they can’t have?


- Patricia Highsmith

30. “Living with someone you love can be lonelier than living entirely alone, if the one that you love doesn’t love you.”

- Tennessee Williams


31. “The sun’s gone dim and the moon’s turned black: for I loved him and he didn’t love me back.”

- Dorothy Parker

32. “How do you make yourself not like someone?”

- Louise Rennison

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33. “I loved you like a man loves a woman he never touches, only writes to, keeps little photographs of.”

- Charles Bukowski, An Almost Made Up Poem

34. “I do not love you except because I love you; I go from loving to not loving you, from waiting to not waiting for you. My heart moves from cold to fire.”

- Pablo Neruda, I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You


35. “Unrequited love does not die; it’s only beaten down to a secret place where it hides, curled and wounded. For some unfortunates, it turns bitter and mean, and those who come after, pay the price for the hurt done by the one who came before.”

- Elle Newmark, The Book of Unholy Mischief

36. “The worst thing: To give yourself away in exchange for not enough love.”

- Joyce Carol Oates, The Collector Of Hearts: New Tales Of The Grotesque

37. “When I can call like that to him across space- I belong to him. He doesn’t love me- he never will- but I belong to him.”

- L.M. Montgomery, Emily’s Quest

38. “Maybe I was destined to forever fall in love with people I couldn’t have. Maybe there’s a whole assortment of impossible people waiting for me to find them. Waiting to make me feel the same impossibility over and over again.”

- Carol Rifka Brunt, Tell The Wolves I’m Home

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39. “The wait is long, my dream of you doesn’t end.”

- Nuala O’Faolain, My Dream of You

40. “Because what’s worse than knowing you want something, besides knowing you can never have it.”

- James Patterson, The Angel Experiment

41. “She’s been in love with the man, and love is a scary thing. If not reciprocated, it can turn a person into a monster.”

- Michele Young-Stone, The Handbook For Lightning Strike Survivors.

42. “...As long as nothing happens between them, the memory is cursed with what hasn’t happened.”

- Marguerite Duras, Blue Eyes, Black Hair


43. “The love that lasts the longest is the love that is never returned.”

- William Somerset Maugham, A Writer's Notebook

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

- Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

45. “You like someone who can’t like you back because unrequited love can be survived in a way that once-requited love cannot.”

- John Green and David Levithan, Will Grayson, Will Grayson

Sad One Sided Love Quotes In Hindi (One Sided Love Shayari)

46. “Khuda ki itni badi

Kainaat me maine,

Bas ek shaqs ko manga,

Mujhe wahi na mila”

- Bashir Badr


47. “Na chahat ka andaz alag,

na dil ke jazbaat alag

Thi saari baat lakeeron ki

Tere hath alag

Mere hath alag”

- Anonymous


48. “Mere wajood se yun bekhabar hai wo jaise

Woh ek dhoop gehri hai

Mai raat ka pal hoon”

- Anonymous


49. “Kuch khabar hai tujhe

O chain se sone wale

Raat bhar kaun

Teri yaad me bedaar raha”

- Hijr Nazim Ali Khan


50. “Wo aa rahe hain

Woh aate hain

Woh aa rahe honge

Shab-e-firaq ye keh kar

Guzaar di humne”

- Faiz Ahmed Faiz

Well, there are few things as heartbreaking as falling in love with someone who doesn’t share the same feelings. But then again, love (whether acknowledged or not) is beautiful in itself and the feeling alone is powerful. To quote Ayan once again, “Ek tarfa pyaar ki taakat hi kuch aur hoti hai. Auron ke rishtey ki tarah ye do logon me nahi bant’ti, sirf mera haq hai ispe!”


So, go ahead and use these one-sided love quotes/shayaris on your social media handles to express what you actually feel.

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