114 I Miss You Quotes For When You’re Missing Someone Special

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Missing someone — and I mean really, really missing someone — is one of the worst feelings, plain and simple.

That person could be gone for one day or a few weeks and it can still feel like an eternity. And let me tell you, when you start to miss someone as soon as they leave, you’ve got it bad.

Deep love like this means a lot of things; you have a more positive outlook on life, you are willing to try new things (as long as your man does, too), and you start thinking about the future, even if the idea growing old together used to freak you out.

Being this connected to a person can also mean that missing them almost feels like a broken heart, which is where these "I miss you"quotes come in handy.

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For all those times when communication just doesn’t seem like enough, the best love quotes can put words to your feelings and make it easier to deal with until you can see him again.

Missing someone might seem like it’s more than you can handle, but looking forward to the next time you can be together (instead of feeling hopeless because you’re lonely now) is the best way to cheer you both up.

If you're missing someone you love, here are 114 "I miss you" quotes to send in sweet texts and remind him or her how much you care.

Missing You Quotes For Him

1. "When I'm with you, hours feel like seconds. But when we're apart, days feel like years."

2. “The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected.” — Nicholas Sparks

3. “A true lover is someone who walks a million miles just to be with the one he loves no matter the obstacles in the way.” — Francis Ackah-Blay

4. “For when the cold winds blow, I will close my eyes calmly, knowing I am anchored to you.” — Tyler Knott Gregson

5. “In case you ever foolishly forget: I am never not thinking of you.” — Virginia Woolf

6. "It doesn't matter where I am. I'm yours."

7. “My love is selfish. I cannot breathe without you.” — John Keats

8. “How strange to dream of you even when I’m wide awake.” — David Jones

9. “Half of me is missing … and the other half is missing you.” — Ranata Suzuki

10. "Even if I spent the whole day with you, I will still miss you the second you leave."

11. “In true love, the smallest distance is too great, and the greatest distance can be bridged.” — Hans Nouwens

12. “Another day, another pang that you are far.” — Byron Caldwell Smith

13. “I miss him in so many ways, but right now I miss him in the way you always miss someone when you’re single among a room full of couples.” — Emily Giffin

14. “Trees quiet without the birds, my heart quiet without you.” — Terri Guillemets

15. “Listening to your heartbeats I would fall asleep; I miss it now.” — Avijeet Das

16. “When you are not at hand to kiss away my fears, I cannot choose but be wrenched.” — Byron Caldwell Smith

17. "Missing someone is your heart's way of reminding you that you love them."

18. “I miss you in ways that not even words can understand.” — Gemma Troy

19. “Missing you is flashes of our past and fantasies of our future with the hard irony of the absence of our present as present occurs.” — Zhi

20. “I think about you constantly whether it’s with my mind or my heart.” — Terri Guillemets

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Missing You Quotes For Her

21. "I get butterflies just thinking about the next time I'll see you."

22. “When you are missing someone, times seems to move slower, and when I’m falling in love with someone, time seems to be moving faster.” — Taylor Swift

23. “You’re everywhere except right here and it hurts.” — Rupi Kaur

24. “Dreaming of you is my greatest escape.” — Perry Poetry

25.“If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever in my garden.” — Claudia Adrienne Grandi

26. “I don’t know what they are called, the spaces between seconds, but I think of you always in those intervals.” — Salvador Plascencia

27. “I love you past the moon and miss you beyond the stars.” — J.M. Storm

28. “I miss your voice because it is your symphony; your scent because it is a treasure; your smile because it is a jewel; your hug because it is a masterpiece; and your kiss because it is a miracle.” — Matshona Dhliwayo

29. "A hundred hearts would be too few to carry all my love for you."

30. “They said, ‘write the longest sentence you know’, I wrote, ‘a life without you.’” — Cameron Lincoln

31. “Distance unites missing beats of two hearts in love.” — Munia Khan

32. “I can’t close my eyes without seeing you in my dreams.” — Luke Bryan

33. “A hug for you means I need you, a kiss for you means I love you, a call for you means I’m missing you.” — Beth Obedoza

34. "I'm in my bed, you're in your bed. One of us is in the wrong place."

35. “I think we dream so we don’t have to be apart for so long. If we’re in each other’s dreams, we can play together all night.” — Bill Watterson

36. “I miss you once I wake up and I miss you once I fall asleep. I wish that we could always be together.” — Greg Rokozy

37. “You are always the first thought in my head when I wake up in the morning. That is how much I miss you.” — Alexander Krivitskiy

38. “Life tries to tear us apart, but our connection isn’t physical, it’s spiritual.” — Omar Lopez

39. “Sometimes, only one person is missing, and the whole world seems depopulated.” — Alphonse de Lamartine

40. “I don’t care how hard being together is, nothing is worse than being apart.” — Josephine Angelini

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Missing You Quotes For Family

41. "One of your hugs would be nice right now."

42. “Your memory feels like home to me. So, whenever my mind wanders, it always finds it’s way back to you.” — Ranata Suzuki

43. “It’s hard when you miss people. But you know if you miss them, that means you’re lucky. It means you have someone special in your life, someone worth missing.” — Nikki Schiefelbien

44. “I only miss you when I’m breathing.”

45. “Not a day goes by that I don’t look at your picture and smile. Or cry. Or both.” — Dean Jackson

46. “No matter where you go you will always be in my heart.” — Anthony T. Hincks

47. “I miss you deeply, unfathomably, senselessly, terribly.” — Franz Kafka

48. “You never love someone as much as you miss them.” — John Green

49. “The world is very quiet without you around.” — Lemony Snicket

50. “When I was young I didn’t understand, but now, I know, how absence can be present, like a damaged nerve, like a dark bird.” — Audrey Niffenegger

51. “My mind is still having trouble wrapping itself around the fact that you are gone.” — Katherine Mullin

52. “We’ll meet again but you’re a lifetime away and I need you now.” — Karen Quan

53. “Sometimes I miss you so much, it hurts. It feels like someone is squeezing my heart with the strength of the entire world.” — Colleen Hoover

54. “There is not a single moment in any day that I do not find myself missing you.” — Allef Vinicius

55. “Every ray of sunshine, every drop of rain, every tear that falls, you are with me for I carry you in my heart forever.” — Heather Wolf

56. “Love will travel as far as you let it. It has no limits.” — Dee King

57. “Where you used to be there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime and falling in at night.” — Edna Vincent

58. “Very often I realize that the time people spend apart is as important in maintaining relationships as the time they spend together.” — Joyce Rachelle

59. “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” — A.A. Milne, "Winnie the Pooh"

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Missing You Quotes For Friends

60. "Love is missing someone whenever you're apart, but somehow feeling warm inside because you're close in heart." — Kay Knudsen

61. “The joy of meeting pays the pangs of absence; else who could bear it?” — Nicholas Rowe

62. “Missing someone enlightens how the person means to you and broadens the feelings shared.” — Unarine Ramaru

63. “Missing someone is a part of loving. If you’re never apart, you’ll never really know how strong your love is.” — Gustave Flaubert

64. “It is lonely here and I miss your light.” — Ranata Suzuki

65. “We only part to meet again.” — John Gay

66. “When we miss someone, often, what we really miss is the part of us that this someone awakens. — Luigina Sgarro

67. “No distance of place, or lapse of time, can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other’s worth.” — Robert Southey

68. “The scariest thing about distance is you don’t know whether they’ll miss you or forget about you.” — Jan Sardi

69. “Can miles truly separate you from friends? If you want to be with someone you love, aren’t you already there?” — Richard Bach

70. “The best part of missing you is I recall every single moment spent with you, the worst part is I miss you so badly.” — Mr. Sid

71. “I miss everything about you after all the things we’ve been through.” — Colbie Caillat

72. “Separation isn’t time or distance. It’s the bridge between us; finer than silk thread, sharper than swords.” — Nazim Hikmet

73. “I miss you a little too much, a little too often, and a little more each and every day.” — Joao Silas

74.“We always create priceless memories together. I can’t wait for new ones! I miss you and I am waiting for you.”

75. “You may be out of sight, but never out of mind. I miss you!” — Simon Maage

76. “I need to stop running back to you in my mind all the time, but I just can’t help it.” — Ranata Suzuki

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77. “Goodbyes are never the end; it just means that I will miss you until we are together again.”

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Sad I Miss You Quotes

78. "Missing you comes in waves and tonight I'm drowning." — Chris Young, "Missing You"

79. "You know you really miss someone when you crave something so simple such as the sound of their voice." — Hunter Johnson

80. “Nothing makes a room feel emptier than wanting someone in it.” — Calla Quinn

81. “Your absence has gone through me like thread through a needle. Everything I do stitched with its color.” — W.S. Merwin

82. “Missing someone gets easier every day because even though you are one day further from the last time you saw them, you are one day closer to the next time you will.”

83. “You know someone is very special to you when days just don’t seem right without them.” — John Cena

84. “I think of you with every waking moment of my life and dream of you with every dream that I have; I miss you.” — Kong Moua

85. “I wake to you everywhere yet you are not here.” — Reach

86. “The pain of missing you, is a beautiful reminder, of the joy of loving you.” — Dean Jackson

87. “Every parting is a form of death, as every reunion is a type of heaven.” — Tryon Edwards

88. “You left, and my heart is a ceaseless sermon of loneliness.” — Jaesse Tyler

89. “The eternal quest of the individual human being, is to shatter his loneliness.” — Norman Cousins

90. “My world is thinning and it’s all because of one person I’m missing.” — Sanober Khan

91. “Absence from whom we love is worse than death and frustrates hope severer than despair.” — William Cowper

92. “Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.” — John Dryden

93. “There’s solace in the thought that I will never finish missing her.” — Jim Crace

94. “My world is a million shattered pieces put together, glued by my tears, where each piece is nothing but a reflection of you.” — Sanhita Baruah

95. “I felt I was leaving a piece of my soul behind the moment you left. And every second that passes, I miss you like that, times a million.” — J.A. Hass

96. “When I close my eyes, I see you. When I open my eyes, I miss you.”

97. “I wish for you the wisdom to realize that it’s okay to miss something, but not want it back.” — Steve Maraboli

98. “What a wonderful sadness to miss the one you have loved forever, it seems, and know that she is waiting home.” — Dan Groat

99. “She sits there and feels the loneliness and the lack of him.” — Maggie O’Farrell

100. “Ever absent, ever near; Still I see thee, still I hear; Yet I cannot reach thee, dear!” — Francis Kazinczy

101. “I am summer yearning for a drop of your rain.” — Gemma Troy

102. "I wish I could teleport to you ..."

103. “A key to keeping your husband is getting him to miss you. That keeps a marriage fresh.” — Tori Amos

104. “What is the opposite of two? A lonely me, a lonely you.” — Richard Wilbur

105. “You don’t have to be a thousand miles from me for me to miss you.” — Lesly Juarez

106. “I miss you more than the deserts miss the rain.” — Joseph Pearson

107. “Hearing the words ‘I miss you’ from the right person is an amazing feeling.” — Pixi Bay

108. “I wonder if that’s just how it feels to miss someone so bad — like being stabbed in the gut a little bit, each time you think of them.” — Kate Ellison

109. “Listen to the sunset, see it’s pretty hue. When you see it, think of me, and I’ll think of you.” — Oksana Rus

110. "You're worth every mile between us!"

111. “I miss that feeling of connection. Knowing that he was out there thinking about me at the same time I was thinking about him.” — Ranata Suzuki

112. “I think of you every day and the intensity does not change.”

113. "I miss your face. Among other things ... wink, wink."

114. "If you think missing me is hard, you should try missing you."

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