If you’re missing someone dearly but not sure of how to tell them, these I miss you quotes can be the exact words you were searching for.
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Rely on these amazing missing someone quotes to provide you with the perfect thing to say to that person you can’t stop thinking about.
Missing someone who’s been a part of your life can bring overwhelming sadness.
It can make you feel empty and dejected.
There are various reasons for missing someone.
You could be:
- In a long-distance relationship
- Going through a breakup
- Dealing with the loss of a loved one
Maybe you’re insecure, and you just can’t handle being alone, or maybe you miss the traits and personal qualities.
If you had a strong connection with someone, or if they made you smile and feel special, it makes perfect sense to miss them when they’re no longer in your life.
These “I miss you” quotes will help you discover why you miss someone and give you the perfect words to express your feelings!
So what can you do when you miss someone?
There are various ways to feel better when the situation seems too much to bear.
To make it a little easier, think of all the happy times you enjoyed together and honor their memories if you will never be with this special someone again.
Also, you should understand and accept some distance from the person you desire to be with or try to stay in touch with them.
If the pain of missing them is too much, the best solution might be to distract yourself and move forward by taking on new hobbies, making new friends, or taking a trip somewhere.
Below is our collection of beautiful, wise, and cute I miss you quotes, I miss you sayings, and I miss you proverbs, collected from a variety of sources over the years. Enjoy!
Also, see our selection of thinking of you quotes for people you love.
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1. “The scary thing about distance is you don’t know whether they’ll miss you or forget you.” – Nicolas Sparks
2. “If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever in my garden.” – Claudia Adrienne Grandi
3. “You know someone is very special to you when days just don’t seem right without them.”– John Cena
4. “How you can already miss someone when you are in the same room with them, I have no idea. But I do.”― Karen Harrington
5. “Even though I miss you right now, I know that you will come back to me.”
6. “You know you really miss someone when you crave something so simple such as the sound of their voice.”
7. “Love is missing someone whenever you’re apart, but somehow feeling warm inside because you’re close in heart.” — Kay Knudsen
8. “We only part to meet again.” – John Gay
9. “Hearing the words, “I miss you” from the right person is an amazing feeling.”
10. “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. I miss you like hell.” – Edna St Vincent Millay
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Missing someone quotes to feel a little better about the situation
11. “He kisses me like he misses me, even before I have to go.” – C.J. Carlyon
12. “The world is very quiet without you around.” – Lemony Snicket
13. “Trees quiet without the birds, My heart quiet without you.” – Terri Guillemets
14. “I never want to miss a day without you” ― Maria Koszler
15. “His eyes missed her as much as the rest of him.” ― Rainbow Rowell
16. “Distance unites missing beats of two hearts in love.” – Munia Khan
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17. “Your memory feels like home to me. So whenever my mind wanders, it always finds its way back to you.” ― Ranata Suzuki
18. “I wish for you the wisdom to realize that it’s okay to miss something, but not want it back.” – Steve Maraboli
19. “There should be a little gap between you and your friends, though you’ll miss their companionship and you’ll also miss their disrespect.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson
20. “Sometimes the tender breeze can help us feel the presence of someone by bringing us their fragrance.” ― Avijeet Das
21. “When we miss someone, often, what we really miss is the part of us that with this someone awakens.” ― Luigina Sgarro
22. “Sometimes, when one person is missing, the whole world seems depopulated.” – Lamarti
23. “Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair.” – William Cowper
24. “No matter where you go, you will always be in my heart.” – Anthony T. Hincks
25. “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
26. “But nothing makes a room feel emptier than wanting someone in it.” – Calla Quinn
27. “You can love someone so much, but you can never love people as much as you can miss them.” – John Green
28. “I miss you deeply, unfathomably, senselessly, terribly.” – Franz Kafka
29. “You can never love someone as much as you miss them” ― John Green
30. “If you can’t get someone out of your head, maybe they are supposed to be there.”
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I miss you quotes for him or her
31. “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 in “A Knight’s Tale”
32. “I can’t pretend that I don’t miss you because I see you in everything that I do.”
33. “And they can’t understand, what hurts more—missing the other person, or pretending not to.”- Khadija Rupa
34. “When I close my eyes, I see you. When I open my eyes, I miss you.”
35. “Missing someone is your heart’s way of reminding you that you love them.”
36. “I keep myself busy with the things I do but every time I pause, I still think of you.”
37. “I get butterflies just thinking about the next time I’ll see you.”
38. “I will stop missing you when I am with you.”
39. “I love you past the moon and miss you beyond the stars.” – JmStorm
40. “Of course, I miss you, it’s all I do.”
Beautiful missing someone quotes
41. “Missing someone enlightens how the person means to you and broadens the feelings shared.” – Unarine Ramaru
42. “Even if I spent the whole day with you, I will still miss you the second you leave.”
43. “I miss that feeling of connection.
Knowing he was out there somewhere thinking about me at the same time I was thinking about him.” ― Ranata Suzuki
44. “Missing someone and not being able to see them is the worst feeling ever.”
45. “When you miss someone….it’s weird…your body doesn’t function normally..as it should. Because I miss you, and my heart…it’s not steady…my soul it sings numb. Fingers are cold…like you…your soul.” – Coco J. Ginger
46. “Plant a good seed in people who have fertile hearts. When you are away, they’ll miss you. When you are coming again, they can’t wait!” – Israelmore Ayivor
47. “Time goes by a lot slower when you miss the one you love.”
48. “Missing someone isn’t about how long since you’ve seen them or the amount of time you’ve talked them. It’s about that very moment when you’re doing something and wishing they were right there with you.”
49. “Missing you could turn from pain to pleasure, if I knew you were missing me too.”
50. “The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.” – Elisabeth Foley
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I miss you quotes to help express your feelings
51. “I think part of me doesn’t want to remember him, for fear of missing him too much.” – Francesca Marciano
52. “I heard someone whisper your name, when I turned around to see who it was I found myself alone then I knew, it was my heart missing you.”
53. “Even though we are miles apart, you are still a very important part of who I am.”
54. “I miss you. A little too much, a little too often and a little more every day.”
55. “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
56. “I miss your voice because it is a 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
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57. “Listening to your heartbeats I would fall asleep. I miss it now!” ― Avijeet Das
58. “It’s the way I miss you even before you leave.”
59. “Sometimes, when one person is missing, the whole world seems depopulated.” – Lamartine
60. “Your absence has gone through me Like thread through a needle Everything I do stitched with its color.” – W.S. Merwin
I miss you and missing him quotes
61. “The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected.” – Nicholas Sparks
62. “My eyes await your return. Please come back soon. I miss you baby!”
63. “A key to keeping your husband is getting him to miss you. That keeps a marriage fresh.” – Tori Amos
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64. “I dropped a tear in the ocean. The day you find it is the day I will stop missing you.”
65. “There is not a single moment in any day that I do not find myself missing you.”
66. “When you are not at hand to kiss away my fears I cannot choose but be wretched.” – Byron Caldwell Smith
67. “The joy of meeting pays the pangs of absence; else who could bear it?” ― Nicholas Rowe
68. “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
69. “Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; and every little absence is an age.” ― John Dryden
70. “Ever absent, ever near; Still I see thee, still I hear; Yet I cannot reach thee, dear!” ― Francis Kazinczy
Missing you quotes to express how you feel
71. “Missing someone and not being able to see them is the worst feeling ever.”– Nathanael Richmond
72. “And yet I want to be human; I want to be thinking of him because then I feel he is alive somewhere, if only in my head.”– Sally Green
73. “The worst thing you can do if you miss or need someone is let them know it.” ― Sarah Dessen
74. “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
75. “I don’t know what they are called, the spaces between seconds – but I think of you always in those intervals.”– Salvador Plascencia
76. “Long after I have given up, my heart still searches for you without my permission.”– Rudy Francisco
77. “The heart is as transparent as the depths of the ocean; One can only see until the light is gone.”– Meredith Taylor
78. “And I don’t even like you, but the pain of life without you is biting.” ― Jamie Weise
79. “I just… I just miss him. And hate being so alone. Does he miss me? He must” ― Suzanne Collins
80. “The worst thing you can do if you missing someone or need them is let it hide from them.” ― Pooja
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81. “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
82. “Falling asleep with hopes and wishes that I rarely get to hold in my hand for long…go me. All I’ve got are memories and secrets.”― Alyse M. Gardner
83. “Sometimes, it’s not just about missing someone, it’s wondering if they’re missing you too.” – Unknown
84. “She sits there and feels the loneliness and the lack of him.”― Maggie O’Farrell
85. “Though I never really had you….
… to me you will always be the one that got away.”― Ranata Suzuki
86. “I would remember how I had wanted her and hated her and wished she would leave me alone and never let me go. And I would miss her.”― Amy Harmon
87. “I keep myself busy with the things I do but everytime I pause, I still think of you.”
88. “I remember his eyes. They are just like mine. Every time I look in the mirror I see him. I try not to look at my self too much.”― Ida Løkås
89. “Remembering our loved ones is breathing life into their fading images, that we might once more see their faces and pass along a tearful “I miss you.”― Richelle E. Goodrich
90. “I missed Eve so much I couldn’t be a human anymore and feel the pain that humans feel. I had to be an animal again.”― Garth Stein
91. “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
92. “Someone asked me if I missed you. I didn’t answer. I just closed my eyes and walked away and whispered ‘so much’.”
93. “What is the opposite of two? A lonely me, a lonely you.” – Richard Wilbur
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94. “There’s solace in the thought that I will never finish missing her.”― Jim Crace
95. “Can miles truly separate you from friends…. If you want to be with someone you love, aren’t you already there?” – Richard Bach
I miss you quotes for when you’re missing a loved one
97. “Rise up, wise up, say it loud. Soul, I will not lie to you. I’m all alone. I’m still missing you, missing you, missing you.” – Tegan Quin
98. “I might not always show it or tell you, but I miss you like crazy when you are not here.”
99. “The Best Part Of Missing You Is, “I Recall Every Single Moment Spent With You.” But The Worst Part Is,”I Miss You So Badly.”― Mr. Sid
100. “Missing you is just a part of loving you. If we were never apart, then I would never know how strong my love for you is.”
101. “No, I can’t close my eyes without you in my dreams.”― Luke Bryan
102. “I will only stop missing you when I am with you.”
103. “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
104. “My mind is still having trouble wrapping itself around the fact that you are gone.” – By Katherine Mullin
105. “When you are missing someone, time seems to move slower, and when I’m falling in love with someone, time seems to be moving faster.” —Taylor Swift
Thoughtful missing someone quotes
106. “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
107. “I really do miss you. What can I say, life is so boring without you.”
108. “I’m still missing you. Well I guess that I have, I guess that I have never really had you.”― Tegan Quin
109. “Even though I miss you so much, it comforts me to know that we are at least both under the same sky.”
110. “We’ll meet again, but you’re a lifetime away, and I need you now.”― Karen Quan
111. “I will continue loving and missing you until the end of time.”
112. “I think we dream so we don’t have to be apart so long. If we?re in each other?s dreams, we can play together all night.” – Bill Watterson
113. “Missing ‘U’ is my way of Loving ‘U”― Saravana Kumar Murugan
114. “I guess that missing you is just my heart’s way of reminding me how much I love you.”
115. “I miss everything about you, Can’t believe that I still want you and after all the things we’ve been through.”― Colbie Caillat
I miss you quotes that shoot straight to the heart
116. “Missing you gets easier every day because even though it’s one day further from the last time I saw you, it’s one day closer to the next time I will.”
117. “Separation isn’t time or distance. It’s the bridge between us; finer than silk thread, sharper than swords.”― Nazım Hikmet
118. “I felt like 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. Huss
119. “I miss you and I want to be with you. It’s as simple, and as complicated as that.” – Charles Bukowski
120. “Each moment that I wait feels like a year, an eternity. Each moment is as slow and transparent as glass. Through each moment I can see infinite moments line up, waiting. Why have you gone where I cannot follow?”― Audrey Niffenegger
121. “Without you, I feel restless like a fish without water. Come back and make me feel alive again.”
122. “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
123. “You are my joy, my happiness, my smile, my laughter. Without you, I become pale and withered like a flower without sunlight. Come back and make me bloom again.”
124. “My love, you are my anchor. Without you it feels like I am sinking. Come back to me soon. I can’t bear this feeling for too long.”
125. “I want your sun to reach my raindrops, so your heat can raise my soul upward like a cloud.”– Rumi
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Other “I miss you” and missing someone quotes
126. “Thinking of you every; second, minute, hour, day, is medication to my illness of missing you.”
127. “You may not always be here at my side, but you are always right here in my heart. I miss you.”
128. “Missing you is like walking around without my heart. I feel this way because my heart is still with you.”
129. “You don’t have to be a thousand miles from me for me to miss you.”
130. “I fall in love a little more every time I see you and I can’t wait to see you again. I miss you so much!”
131. “I miss you so much that I can’t help but feeling that every song I hear is about you.”
132. “I miss our conversations. I miss how we used to talk every minute of every day and how I was able to tell you everything that was on my mind.”
133. “Missing you is my heart’s way of reminding me that I love you.”
134. “Every song I hear reminds me of how much I miss you and want you by my side.”
135. “You may be out of sight, but you are never out of my mind.”
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Moving I miss you quotes that you can relate too
136. “I only miss you when I’m breathing.” — Jason Derulo
137. “I wish I had done everything on earth with you.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald
138. “I miss you in ways that not even words can understand.” — Gemma Troy
139. “In case you ever foolishly forget: I am never not thinking of you.” — Virginia Wolf
140. “If you never left again, I would still spend the rest of my life missing you.” — Tessa Bailey
141. “Missing someone, they say, is self-centered. I self-center you more than ever.” ― Saša Stanišić
142. “I miss you every second of every minute, every minute of every hour, every hour of every day.” — Shanece
143. “You realize how much you truly miss someone when something happens, good or bad, and the only person you want to tell is the one person who isn’t there.”
144. “Whenever I miss you, I look at my heart. Because it’s the only place I can find you.”
145. “Missing you is my hobby, caring for you is my job, making you happy is my duty, and loving you is my life.”
I miss you quotes to share with your loved one
146. “If you cannot hold me in your arms, then hold my memory in high regard.
And if I cannot be in your life, then at least let me live in your heart.” – Ranata Suzuki
147. “how is it that
in my thoughts.
i am not
― Sanober Khan
148. “And you thought saying “I love you” was hard? Try saying “I miss you” once you’ve parted ways.” – Nitya Prakash
149. “All I know is, being away from you……makes it hard to breathe. I miss you so much” – Samantha Towle
150. “Oh my dear! I think about you always and miss you forever.” – Debasish Mridha
151. “I’ll hold you in my heart, till I can hold you in my arms.” – Eddy Arnold
152. “You’re everywhere except right here and it hurts.” – Rupi Kaur
153. “Poets use countless words to describe their pain, but I only need three: I miss you.” – Caroline George
154. “I’ve missed you every single day we weren’t together since the moment I met you.” – Colleen Hoover
155. “Missing you comes in waves, and tonight I’m drowning.” – Chris Young
‘I miss you’ quotes for different situations
156. “My heart is your home, wherever in the world you are – you will always have a place to stay.” — K.A. Hill
157. “Absence makes the heart grow fonder, but it sure makes the rest of you lonely.” — Charles M. Schulz
158. “But I must admit, I miss you quite terribly.” — Lemony Snicket, The Beatrice Letters
159. “I think about you constantly, whether it’s with my mind or my heart.” — Terri Guillemets
160. “It’s better for people to miss you than to have seen too much of you.” — Edward Norton
161. “If you want someone to miss you, go secretly and spray your fragrance somewhere.” — Blake Lively
162. “Listen to the sunset; see it’s pretty hue. When you see it, think of me, and I’ll think of you.” ― Oksana Rus
163. “Distance between two people is inconsequential when their souls are united.” — Matshona Dhliwayo
164. “The pain of missing you is a beautiful reminder of the joy of loving you.” — Dean Jackson, The Love in Blue Verses
165. “You’re too far for my hands to hold you, but too near for my heart to love you.” — Laetitia Matilda Hawkins, Heraline
I Miss You quotes to express longing
166. “There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.” — Mahatma Gandhi
168. “I think about you now and then about all the mornings that could have been.” — Atticus
169. “They say that time heals all wounds but all it’s done so far is give me more time to think about how much I miss you.” — Elizabeth Wilder
170. “When I’m with you hours feel like seconds. When we’re apart days feel like years.”
171. “The air I breathe in a room empty of you is unhealthy.” — John Keats
172. “You are worth every mile between us.”
173. “And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” — Khalil Gibran, The Prophet
174. “I have late night conversations with the moon, he tells me about the sun and I tell him about you.” — S.L. Gray, Skin, Bones and Too Much Love
175. “The distance may be far and wide, but my heart can cover them all. The space between us is so much more but you should know that I love you so!” – Linda Roy
I miss you quotes for when you’re lonely
176. “That’s the worst way to miss somebody. When they’re right beside you and you miss them anyway.” – Pittacus Lore
177. “Think I’ll miss you forever. Like the stars miss the sun in the morning sky.” —Lana Del Rey
178. “In true love, the smallest distance is too great, and the greatest distance can be bridged.” —Hans Nouwens
179. “If you think missing me is hard, then you should try missing you.” —Theofilos
180. “You never really stop missing someone —you just learn to live around the huge gaping hole of their absence.” —Alyson Noel
181. “I miss you a little. A little too much, a little too often, and a little bit more every day.” —John Michael Montgomery
182. “Distance means so little when someone means so much.” –Tom McNeal
183. “It’s hard to forget someone who gave you so much.”
184. “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” — A.A. Milne
185. “In French, you don’t really say “I miss you”, you say “Tu me manques” which means “You are missing from me.”
Deeply heartfelt I miss you quotes
186. “Growth in love comes from a place of absence, where the imagination is left to it’s own devices and creates you to be much more then reality would ever allow.” – Jamie Weise
187. “Our plans for the future made us laugh and feel close, but those same plans somehow made anything more than temporary between us seem impossible. It was the first time I’d ever had the feeling of missing someone I was still with.” – Stuart Dybek
188. “It’s strange how many ways there are to miss someone. You miss the things they did and who they were, but you also miss who you were to them. The way everything you said and did was beautiful or entertaining or important. How much you mattered.” – Robin Roe
189. “And I think missing you hurts the most when something funny happens. Because in that one moment I find myself laughing, and within the next second I want to tell or text you what happened. And then it hits me again, every single time, that you aren’t there anymore. That I lost that one thing that mattered to me.” – Elisabeth Van den Abeele
190. “I thought I was over him! So why did my heart still rip? Why did I still feel this sorrow?” -Susan E. Isaacs
191. “Years from now I’ll still remember how your name tasted in my mouth and I’ll have to start missing you all over again.” – Azra.T
192. “She’d missed the way he walked, the way he shoved his hands into his pockets when he was nervous, the way his dark hair fell into his mismatched eyes. The way a smile would flicker across his face before he committed to it, the way he looked at her like she was the only person in the world.” – Kate Lattey
193. “She affected me, even when she was absent.” — Shannon A. Thompson
194. “Half of me is missing … and the other half is missing you.” – Ranata Suzuki
195. “If I miss you any harder, my heart might come looking for you.” – Gemma Troy
I miss you quotes for romantic relationships
196. “The simple lack of her is more to me than others’ presence.” — Edward Thomas
197. “When your absence is felt, your presence is the essence and it makes a difference.” – Michael Bassey Johnson
198. “I close my eyes, thinking that there is nothing like an embrace after an absence, nothing like fitting my face into the curve of his shoulder and filling my lungs with the scent of him.” – Jodi Picoult
199. “I found that I missed him the more he was absent from my life, and the more I missed him, the more I loved him.” – Donna Lynn Hope
200. “Distance never separates two hearts that really care, for our memories span the miles and in seconds we are there. But whenever I start feeling sad, because I miss you, I remind myself how lucky I am to have someone so special to miss.” – Cheryl Ott
201. “While I sleep, I dream of you, and when I wake, I long to hold you in my arms. If anything, our time apart has only made me more certain that I want to spend my nights by your side, and my days with your heart.” – Nicholas Sparks
202. “When something is missing in your life, it usually turns out to be someone.” – Robert Brault
203. “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. I miss you like hell.” – Edna St. Vincent Millay
204. “It’s been a year and 3 months since we’ve kissed, and I rather have the ghost of his mouth on my lips than kiss anyone else.” – Alisha Khan
205. “That is when time stands still – when you watch the one you love, walk away.” – Mallika Nawal
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Having someone special that you miss in your life can make you feel lonely and sorrowful.
Sometimes the feeling is unbearable and can make you feel empty.
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August 18, 2022 5:00 AM EST