42 'Thinking About You' Quotes To Send To The Person You Miss Most In Quarantine

The pandemic has kept people apart.

50 'Thinking About You' Quotes To Send To The Person You Miss Most In Quarantine

Quarantine is tough, period. While some have been able to stay home and quarantine with their families, others haven't been so lucky. If you're part of the latter group, these "thinking about you" quotes will go a long way to letting your people know how much you miss them.

It is important then to keep constant communication with your nearest and dearests. They will let you know that they are thinking about you, and you need to let them know how much you miss them! 


COVID-19 lockdowns can pose special challenges for couples. It means that sometimes, you and your partner have to do a long-distance relationship even when it's not out of your own volition, but because of the sudden and drastically changing circumstances. 

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Your person misses you, and they deserve to know how you feel! Here are some quotes from poets, authors, movie stars, and singers who have similarly found themselves in a seemingly hopeless situation where their longing has been a part of human history for much longer than you can even imagine. 

So let these feelings poets express say what you struggle to verbalize so you can let that one person in your life know how much you miss them during quarantine! 

Here are 50 “thinking about you” quotes to send to the person you miss most in quarantine

1. “Parting is all we know of heaven and all we need of hell.” ― Emily Dickinson

2. “Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair.” ― William Cowper


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

4. “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

5. “Love is missing someone whenever you’re apart, but somehow feeling warm inside because you’re close in heart.” ― Kay Knudsen


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

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

8. “I think about you constantly, whether it's with my mind or my heart." — Terri Guillemets

9. “Of many reasons I love you here is one / The way you write me from the gate at the airport / So I can tell you everything will be alright.” — “Bird-Understander,” Craig Arnold

10. “How do we come to be here next to each other / In the night / Where are the stars that show us to our love / Inevitable.” —  “My Love,” June Jordan


11. “Of a youth who loves me and whom I love, silently approaching and seating himself near, that he may hold me by the hand, / A long while amid the noises of coming and going, of drinking and oath and smutty jest, / There we two, content, happy in being together, speaking little, perhaps not a word.” —  “A Glimpse,” Walt Whitman 

12. “It is so easy now to see gravity at work in your face / Easy to understand time, that dark process / To accept it as a beautiful process, your face.” — “Lines Depicting Simple Happiness,” Peter Gizzi

13. “It's three in the morning / and I'm awake for no reason / other than I'm thinking about you." — S. Marie


14. “Tonight, grave sir, both my poor house, and I / Do equally desire your company; / Not that we think us worthy such a guest, / But that your worth will dignify our feast” — “Inviting a Friend to Supper,” Ben Jonson

15. “Lying in bed I think about you, / your ugly empty airless apartment / and your eyes.” — "Lying in bed I think about you," Joshua Beckman

16. “If instead of a gem or even a flower we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give." — George MacDonald

17. “Faded the flower and all its budded charms, / Faded the sight of beauty from my eyes, / Faded the shape of beauty from my arms, / Faded the voice, warmth, whiteness, paradise / ‘The day is gone, and all its sweets are gone!’” — “The day is gone, and all its sweets are gone,” John Keats


18. “Then I dream a little dream of you / and me, curled like two grubs on the top of a leaf / wind-driven and scudding along the lake's surface.” — “Country Love Song,” Melanie Almeder

19. “Yours is the name the leaves chatter / at the edge of the unrabbited woods.” — “Dear One Absent This Long While,” Lisa Olstein 

20. “The things we won't do for love / I'd climb a mountain if I had to / And risk my life so I could have you /You, you, you…” — “For my Lover,” Tracy Chapman

21. “If you think of me / If you miss me once in a while / Then I'll return to you / I'll return and fill that space in your heart.” — “The Promise,” Tracy Chapman


22. “Want to know a secret? Someone out there can't stop thinking about you. You are beautiful. Don't ever believe differently." — Drake

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23. “However far away / I will always love you / However long I stay / I will always love you.” —  “Lovesong,” The Cure


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

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

26. “I wish I had done everything on earth with you.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald

27. “I wake to you everywhere. Yet you are not here.” — Nayyirah Waheed


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

29. “It is lonely here and I miss your light.” — Anata Suzuki.

30. “How did the days steal you so efficiently from me? Time is a thief that never gets caught.” — Tyler Knott Gregson

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

32. “If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.” — Alfred Lord Tennyson

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


34. “I have late night conversations with the moon, he tells me about the sun and I tell him about you.” — S.L. Gray

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

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


37. “I only miss you when I’m breathing.” — Jason Derulo

38. “Hell exists. It’s here. 3 a.m. awake and without you.” — Beau Taplin

39. “I wish you to know that you have been the last dream of my soul.” — Charles Dickens

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

41. “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” — Winnie the Pooh

42. “They say when you are missing someone that they are probably feeling the same, but I don't think it's possible for you to miss me as much as I'm missing you right now.” ― Edna St. Vincent Millay

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Jessica Xong is a writer who covers love, books, culture, and media.