Breakups suck. There's no getting around it. They've sucked since the beginning of time, and they'll probably continue to suck until the end of time on December 21st or, if the Mayans happen to be wrong, whenever the world meets its demise. These days breaking up can be especially terrible, what with the Internet throwing plenty of pictures of your lost love and his or her new significant other in your face, even if you aren't actively stalking your ex online.
The silver lining of all this is that since breakups have happened since relationships first happened, centuries of victims of said breakups have passed down advice on how to get through them. From Romantic white men (Tennyson) to cartoon sages (we love you, Charlie Brown), here's some enduring breakup advice to help you, well, endure.
SLIDESHOW: Timeless Breakup Quotes To Get You Through A Split