When you have a strong connection with someone, it’s only natural to miss them whenever they are not close. And it can sometimes become a really painful experience.

Missing someone is really a complex emotion — so complex that you can actually miss someone while they’re in the same room. It just happens… If you already know how it feels when your loved one is away, it’s easy to experience some kind of melancholia before they even step out of the door.

You can’t always control the distance between you and the one you love, but you can talk about the way that distance makes you feel. And talking will definitely help you cope better with the situation. Besides, your partner will also feel better knowing that they’re in your thoughts.

To help you frame your feelings in a few, yet powerful words, we’ve handpicked a list of beautiful miss you quotes. Pick your favorite one and use it to bring a smile on your loved one’s face.

Here are 60 miss you quotes to help you express your deepest feelings:

I miss you quotes for him

Missing someone you care deeply about, whether it’s because you’re far apart or because that person is no longer a part of your life, can stir up all kinds of feelings and emotions. The longing we experience in the absence of someone we love can be agonizing and finding the right words to describe how we feel can often seem impossible. Whether you’re missing an old friend, family member or a lover, and you’re looking for some inspiration to let him know how much you miss him, these quotes will have you reflecting on the power of love and help you convey how much you care.

I miss you in ways that not even words can understand.

GEMMA TROY

How you can already miss someone when you are in the same room with them, I have no idea. But I do.

KAREN HARRINGTON

You’re everywhere except right here and it hurts.

RUPI KAUR (MORE RUPI KAUR QUOTES)

Love is missing someone whenever you’re apart, but somehow feeling warm inside because you’re close in heart.

KAY KNUDSEN

I wish you to know that you have been the last dream of my soul.

CHARLES DICKENS

You’re too far for my hands to hold you, but too near for my heart to love you.

LAETITIA MATILDA HAWKINS

In case you ever foolishly forget: I am never not thinking of you.

VIRGINIA WOOLF (MORE VIRGINIA WOOLF QUOTES)

Distance unites missing beats of two hearts in love. MUNIA KHAN 

I am summer yearning for a drop of your rain.

GEMMA TROY

The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected.

NICHOLAS SPARKS

How is it that he’s always in my thoughts even when I am not thinking?

SANOBER KHAN

I keep myself busy with the things I do, but every time I pause, I still think of you.

CECELIA AHERN

Sometimes I love you, sometimes I hate you, but there isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t miss you.

UNKNOWN

If you never left again, I would still spend the rest of my life missing you.

TESSA BAILEY

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I miss you quotes for her

Is there any better feeling than being reunited with someone you love after you’ve been apart and missing each other? It is truly a great feeling. If you’ve ever been in love, you know that missing your significant other can be unbearable and it’s easy to fall short on words to express just how much your heart longs for her presence. Let me guess, you miss being near her, her laugh, her touch but aren’t quite sure how to let her know? Let these moving quotes inspire you to tell her how just much she means to you and how much you miss her.

What is the opposite of two? A lonely me, a lonely you.

RICHARD WILBUR

Missing someone is a part of loving them. If you’re never apart, you’ll never really know how strong your love is.

GUSTAVE FLAUBERT

I miss you deeply, unfathomably, senselessly, terribly.

FRANZ KAFKA (MORE FRANZ KAFKA QUOTES)

There’s solace in the thought that I will never finish missing her.

JIM CRACE

I wish I had done everything on earth with you.

F. SCOTT FITZGERALD (MORE F. SCOTT FITZGERALD QUOTES)

Touch has a memory. O say, love, say, What can I do to kill it and be free?

JOHN KEATS (MORE JOHN KEATS QUOTES)

I miss you and I want to be with you. It’s as simple, and as complicated as that.

CHARLES BUKOWSKI (MORE CHARLES BUKOWSKI QUOTES)

My love is selfish. I cannot breathe without you.

JOHN KEATS

I don’t wanna close my eyes, I don’t wanna fall asleep, cause I miss you baby, and I don’t wanna miss a thing.

AEROSMITH

All days are nights to see till I see thee, and nights bright days when dreams do show thee me.

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (MORE WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE QUOTES)

Long after I have given up, my heart still searches for you without my permission.

RUDY FRANCISCO

The silence isn’t so bad, till I look at my hands and feel sad. Because the spaces between my fingers are right where yours fit perfectly.

OWL CITY

Tonight I can only say that I love you too well for my peace of mind, and that absence from you is death to me.

HONORÉ DE BALZAC

I miss you like the sun misses the flowers, like the sun misses the flowers in the depths of winter, instead of beauty to direct its light to, the heart hardens like the frozen world which your absence has banished me to.

WILLIAM THATCHER IN ‘A KNIGHT’S TALE’ 

I only miss you when I’m breathing.

JASON DERULO

Sometimes, when one person is missing, the whole world seems depopulated.

ALPHONSE DE LAMARTINE

Life is so short, so fast the lone hours fly, we ought to be together, you and I.

HENRY ALFORD

For when the cold wind blows, I will close my eyes calmly, knowing I am anchored to you.

TYLER KNOTT GREGSON

Miss you quotes for your father

Our dads or father figures occupy special places in our lives and in our hearts, which is what makes missing them so painful. Their presence in our lives shape who we grow up to be, from childhood and adulthood and the pain of their absence can be palpable, leaving us feeling alone and empty. That’s where we can rely on the wisdom of others before us, to capture the essence of what it is we feel deep down and to remind us to shift our focus on the good. Want to let your father know how much you miss him? These quotes will inspire you to express how you’re feeling.

What we have once enjoyed deeply we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes part of us.

HELEN KELLER

Absence makes the heart grow fonder, but it sure makes the rest of you lonely.

CHARLES M. SCHULZ

His love and devotion as a father provided my closest, most intimate relationship. Dad, and our time together, is in my bones.

JENNIFER GRANT

If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart. I’ll stay there forever.

WINNIE THE POOH

Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.

EMILY DICKINSON

Let me tell you, he is the hole in my heart. His loss is my scar. But let me tell you something, his memory drives me forward every single day of my life.

MICHELLE OBAMA

To lose your father is to lose the one whose guidance and help you seek, who supports you like a tree trunk supports its branches.

YANN MARTEL

To her, the name of father was another name for love.

FANNY FERN

 It’s hard when you miss people. But you know if you miss them, that means you’re lucky. It means you had someone special in your life, someone worth missing.

NIKKI SCHIEFELBEIN

Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes.

GLORIA NAYLOR

A great soul serves everyone all the time. A great soul never dies. It brings us together again and again.

MAYA ANGELOU

Distance means so little when someone means so much.

TOM MCNEAL

It doesn’t matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.

ANNE SEXTON

Something that is loved is never lost.

TONI MORRISON

I miss you mom quotes

A mother and child bond is unlike other, which can make missing her presence in our lives feel particularly difficult, no matter how old we get. No matter how complicated our relationships can be, no love is unconditional quite like a mom’s love. Losing a mother is one of life’s most devastating tragedies, and it can feel impossible to make sense of, let alone put into words. Luckily, it’s possible to find comfort in knowing you are not alone in your grief, and many before us have shared similar experiences. If you’ve had to relocate to another city, there are likely moments when being so far apart feels lonely, and you just want to hug her and let her know how much you care. Feeling the absence of your mom is painful, but these quotes will remind you that a mother’s love is forever, because it lives within you.

Whenever I am missing you, I also remember how fortunate I was that you were in my life. I wouldn’t trade those moments for the world.

Cindy Adkins

My mother had a slender, small body, but a large heart – a heart so large that everybody’s joys found welcome in it, and hospitable accommodation.

MARK TWAIN

A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.

IRISH PROVERB

You were my home, Mother. I had no home but you.

JANET FITCH

Hold dear to your parents for it is a scary and confusing world without them.

EMILY DICKINSON

Close together or far apart, you’re forever in my heart.

UNKNOWN

“There is no death, daughter. People only die when we forget them,” my mother explained shortly before she left me. “If you can remember me, I will be with you always.”

ISABEL ALLENDE

If I had a flower for every time I thought of you … I could walk in my own garden forever.

ALFRED TENNYSON

A mother understands what a child does not say.

JEWISH PROVERB

No daughter and mother should ever live apart, no matter what the distance between them.

CHRISTIE WATSON

There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.

MAHATMA GANDHI

Mothers never really die, they just keep the house up in the sky, They polish the sun by day and light the stars that shine at night, keep the moonbeams silvery bright and in the heavenly home above they wait to welcome those they love.

HELEN STEINER RICE

I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.

ABRAHAM LINCOLN

Love as powerful as your mother’s for you leaves its own mark. To have been loved so deeply, even though the person who loved us is gone, will give us some protection forever.

J.K. ROWLING