50+ Best Missing Quotes: Say "I Miss You" to Express Longing

Best Missing Quotes

We all have experienced moments when our hearts ache for the presence of a loved one, a friend, or someone special who is far away or no longer with us. During such times, finding the right words to express the depth of our longing can be a challenging task.

We present to you a handpicked collection of missing quotes, so that your can send some of your favorites to the person you’re missing if possible. Whether you're seeking inspiration to write a heartfelt message, a caption for a social media post, or simply looking for words that resonate with your own feelings, these heartful miss you quotes is here to guide and inspire you.

Missing Someone Quotes

● "Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; and every little absence is an age." - John Dryden

● "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

● "The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again." - Charles Dickens

● "If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever in my garden." - Claudia Adrienne Grandi

● "You know someone is very special to you when days just don't seem right without them." - John Cena

● “It's wild to miss someone so much, and yet in order to care for them, you have to constantly say goodbye.” - Elizabeth Acevedo

● “Missing someone gets easier every day because even though it’s one day further from the last time you saw each other, it’s one day closer to the next time you will.” - Peyton Sawyer, One Tree Hill

● "The pain of missing someone is a reminder of how fortunate we are to have experienced such deep connections." - Rob Jackson

Missing Quotes for Family

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

● “There’s no shame in feeling homesick. It means you come from a happy home.” — Mrs. Hughes, Downton Abbey

● “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

● "They say absence makes the heart grow fonder, but in truth, it makes the heart ache for the presence of loved ones. I miss you more than words can convey." - Unknown

● "Life feels incomplete without the laughter, the squabbles, and the unconditional love of family. I miss you all dearly and eagerly await our reunion."- Unknown

● "Family ties are like roots that keep us grounded, and being away from you feels like being adrift. I miss you more than words can express." - Unknown

● “You can put miles between you and your family, but you carry them with you; you live in a world, and a world lives in you.” — Frederick Buechner

● “Family is forever and so is our love, despite the distance.” — Unknown

I Miss You Quotes for Friend

● “The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.” - Elisabeth Foley

● “It’s not the length of time we knew someone that makes them so special. It’s what they brought into our lives.” - Sandra Kring

● “If it’s real, they’ll find you no matter how far you go.” - R.M. Drake

● “In times of separation, I affirm that our connection remains intact through spirit. Spirits lead our loving hearts, and spirit knows no distance or separation.” - Julia Cameron

● "Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes." - Henry David Thoreau

● "True friends are never apart; maybe in distance but never in heart." - Unknown

● "There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart." - Mahatma Gandhi

● "We only part to meet again. Change, as ye list, ye winds; my heart shall be the faithful compass that still points to thee." - John Gay

● "You know you've found true friendship when you don't need to be together for long periods of time because when you are finally reunited, it's like no time has passed at all." - Unknown

I Miss You Quotes for Him

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

● "If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever in my garden." - Claudia Adrienne Grandi

● "The joy of meeting pays the pangs of absence; else who could bear it?" - Nicholas Rowe

● "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

● "Absence makes the heart grow fonder." - Thomas Haynes Bayly

● "Missing someone isn't about how long it has been since you've seen them or the amount of time since you've talked. It's about that very moment when you're doing something and wishing they were right there with you." - Anonymous

● "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

● "I think about you constantly, whether it's with my mind or my heart." - Terri Guillemets

● "Missing someone is like being half-present, half-gone. The ache is real, and the longing is deep." - Unknown

● "You can love someone so much, but you can never love people as much as you can miss them." - John Green

I Miss You Quotes for Her

● “Missing someone and not being able to see them is the worst feeling ever.” - Nathanael Richmond

● "For when the cold winds blow, I will close my eyes calmly, knowing I am anchored to you." - Tyler Knott Gregson

● "You know someone is very special to you when days just don’t seem right without them." - John Cena

● "I miss you deeply, unfathomably, senselessly, terribly." - Franz Kafka

● “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

● “When you are not at hand to kiss away my fears, I cannot choose but be wretched.” - Byron Caldwell Smith

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

● "My love is selfish. I cannot breathe without you." - John Keats

● “You can never love someone as much as you miss them.” - John Green

● "I only miss you when I’m breathing." - Jason Derulo

● "Life is so short, so fast the lone hours fly, we ought to be together, you and I." - Henry Alford

● “The pain of missing you is a beautiful reminder of the joy of loving you.” - Dean Jackson, The Love in Blue Verses

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

● “I fell in love with her when we were together, then fell deeper in love with her in the years we were apart.” - Nicholas Sparks, Dear John

● “Missing you is my hobby, caring for you is my job, making you happy is my duty, and loving you is my life.” - Anonymous

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Expressing our longing for someone we miss can be a powerful way to convey our emotions and strengthen our connections. These missing quotes offer a range of sentiments that resonate with our deepest emotions.

So, the next time you find yourself missing someone, don't hesitate to let these words inspire you and let your loved ones know how deeply they are missed.