Long Distance Relationship Quotes

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Long distance relationships are incredibly challenging. After all, much of the joy of being in a relationship comes from the interests we share and the activities we do together.

When you’re living in another state or country, though, you can’t share these simple day-to-day activities with the person you cherish.

You can’t gaze into one another’s eyes and enjoy the pleasures of physical contact, or even share the simple joy of one another’s presence. And depending on the situation, you may not know if or when you’ll be able to see each other again.

Long distance relationships can be one of the most difficult things you’ll ever have to face, but they can also be very rewarding.

When you’re in a long distance relationship, you develop personal strength and consistency. You learn how to make a commitment, even when things are difficult. You discover the power of your relationship to overcome all obstacles. These long distance relationship quotes come from others who have been in your situation, and have found the best in it.

These long distance relationship quotes will help you to see the best when you are struggling, and remind you how lucky you are to have someone amazing in your life—even if you don’t get to see him or her nearly often enough.

Quotes About Long Distance Relationships

Anonymous long distance relationship quote “Distance means so little when someone means so much”
“Distance means so little when someone means so much.” – Unknown

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

I don’t cry because we’ve been separated by distance, and for a matter of years. Why? Because for as long as we share the same sky and breathe the same air, we’re still together.

Donna Lynn Hope

Our lives were now worlds apart, separated by time, circumstance, and the unbridgeable chasm of money.

Travis Luedke

Absence is to love as wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small and kindles the great.

Roger de Bussy-Rabutin

Waiting does not bother me, nor does the distance that is cropping up between us. All I want is a true commitment and to know that your heat will never change.

Ting Stores
Tamara Louis quote “Some of the toughest things in this world are to really want someone and not have them around you. Those are the times when you don't know what to do. All you can do is wait”
“Some of the toughest things in this world are to really want someone and not have them around you. Those are the times when you don’t know what to do. All you can do is wait.” – Tamara Louis

I hate the stars because I look at the same ones as you do, without you.


No matter how far you manage to go, distance will never be able to erase those beautiful memories. There is so much goodness that we shared together.

Lucy Aims

I have made new friends and have many new people that I know. But hey, you will always be a special part of my heart because no one has been able to replace the space you left in it.

Stephen Lob

Sometimes I just sit in front of the computer dreaming. I have food in front of me but no appetite to eat it. All because my heart misses you and my mind is dreaming about you.

Sandra Toms
Hans Nouwens long distance relationship quote “In true love the smallest distance is too great, and the greatest distance can be bridged”
“In true love the smallest distance is too great, and the greatest distance can be bridged.” – Hans Nouwens

Odd how much it hurts when a friend moves away – and leaves behind only silence.

Pam Brown

I dropped a tear in the ocean. The day you find it is the day I will stop missing you.


I can bear the distance but cannot imagine a life without you. For you I will go through the distance and the heartaches. You are my one and only.

Montana Lee

The simple lack of her is more to me than others’ presence.

Edward Thomas

Missing someone gets easier everyday 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.

E.E. Cummings long distance relationship quote “I carry your heart with me (I carry it in my heart)”
“I carry your heart with me (I carry it in my heart)” – E.E. Cummings

I don’t miss you and you alone – I miss you and me together.


Does distance really matter? You love your favorite actor, drool for your favorite singer and await patiently for the next art from your favorite artist or writer. Why not the one you love?

Jane Morsel

It’s not the distance that’s the enemy, but the endless time I have to wait until I hold you in my arms.

Besski Levius

Morning without you is dwindled dawn.

Emily Dickinson

If there’s a heaven out there somewhere, it’s a place where we never have to say goodbye.

Albert Einstein quote “Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love”
“Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.” – Albert Einstein

Your absence has not taught me how to be alone, it merely has shown that when together we cast a single shadow on the wall.

Doug Fetherling

We are the perfect couple, we’re just not in the perfect situation.


If the only place where I could see you was in my dreams, I’d sleep forever.


The heart may think it knows better: the senses know that absence blots people out.

Elizabeth Bowen

All the while, believe me, I prayed our night would last twice as long.

Thomas Haynes Bayly quote “Distance makes the heart grow fonder”
“Distance makes the heart grow fonder.” – Thomas Haynes Bayly

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


I’m not telling you it is going to be easy- I am telling you it is going to be worth it.

Art Williams

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Sometimes I miss you so much, I just want to rip you out of my dreams and hug you!


The distance maybe 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
Shannon A Thompson quote "We were together even when we were apart"
“We were together even when we were apart.” – Shannon A. Thompson

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Whether you see one another everyday, or can’t wait til you’re reunited again, words have the power to bring us together. Show your friends, family, and loved ones your appreciation today!

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Quincy Seale

Quincy is KIM's editor, and has collected and shared inspiring quotes and stories since 2005. Quincy holds an MBA from the University of Dundee and an MSc from the University of Edinburgh, and lives in San Antonio with his wife Natalie, son Alex, and his dog Oban.

6 thoughts on “Long Distance Relationship Quotes”

  1. very beautiful images for long distance friendship. handling long distance rleations is a matter of immense patience and trust. keep inspiring and sharing ldr quotes

  2. If you both committed to each other and have same intentions about your relationship, you will find it much easier to hold onto a long distance relationship.

  3. My eyes are hallow without the color u fill them with each day and your beautiful world is the image that keeps me focused thru these lonely nights

  4. Long distance relationship will work if two people or individuals are strong in confidence trust love and regard each other. In long distance relationship distance means so little when someone means so much.

  5. Very nice. My favorite is morning without you is dwindled dawn. It’s exactly for me. I’m kinda depressed and gloomy and sad without him. My life is empty without him. 🙁

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