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Hopeless Forbidden Love Quotes

    Forbidden love stories don’t always have a happy ending – look at Romeo and Juliet. If you are looking for solidarity in your hopeless forbidden love, we’ve provided you with some of our top hopeless forbidden love quotes below.

    Hopeless Forbidden Love Quotes from Literature

    “We cannot force ourselves to love—or to withhold it. At best, we can curb our actions. The heart itself is beyond control. That is its power, and its weakness.” – Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

    “My heart tells me this is the best and greatest feeling I have ever had. But my mind knows the difference between wanting what you can’t have and wanting what you shouldn’t want. And I shouldn’t want you.” – City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

    “’Do people always fall in love with things they can’t have?’ ‘Always.’” – The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith

    “If he touched her, he couldn’t talk to her, if he loved her he couldn’t leave, if he spoke he couldn’t listen, if he fought he couldn’t win.” – The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

    “He didn’t know what it was like, wanting something you could never have; how impossible it was to un-want it once you’d let the feeling in.” – Katharine McGee

    “Love is love, even if it is illicit; like light remains light even in the darkness.” – Munia Khan


    Famous Hopeless Forbidden Love Quotes

    “We always long for the forbidden things, and desire what is denied us.” – François Rabelais

    “Fate was cruel to play this trick on her, although if she were honest she knew she only had herself to blame. She had taken the chance and now she had to pay the price.” – Emily Arden

    “The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.” – W. Somerset Maugham

    “Even though we were never supposed to be together, I can’t be with anyone else, no matter the consequences.”―Nicole Gulla

    “I love him so very much, and he loves me. But we have to keep our love a secret from the world. I don’t know what to do, it’s breaking my heart.”―Unknown