112 Miss You Quotes for Missing Others

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Missing someone you love? Find comfort in these miss you quotes until you see them again.

When we miss someone, particularly someone with whom we have spent a lot of time, it’s common to long for that connection when we’re apart from them.

From friends and relatives to significant others, we sometimes feel like we’ve lost a part of ourselves when they are gone.

Top 10 Miss You Quotes

I miss you deeply, unfathomably, senselessly, terribly.

Franz Kafka

If I miss you any harder, my heart might come looking for you.

Gemma Troy
Gemma Troy quote "I miss you in ways that not even words can understand"
“I miss you in ways that not even words can understand.” – Gemma Troy

I miss you every second of every minute, every minute of every hour, every hour of every day.


The scary thing about distance is you don’t know whether they’ll miss you or forget you.

Nicolas Sparks

Missing someone and not being able to see them is the worst feeling ever.

Nathanael Richmond

We only part to meet again.

John Gay
Chris Missett quote "As far as I miss you, my heart is yours"
“As far as I miss you, my heart is yours.” – Chris B. Missett

No matter where you go you will always be in my heart.

Anthony T. Hincks

You can love someone so much, but you can never love people as much as you can miss them.

John Green

More Miss You Quotes

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

Charles Bukowski

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

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

I’ve missed you every single day we weren’t together since the moment I met you.

Colleen Hoover
Larry Evans quote "There are times when I miss you so much, my heart aches for you"
“There are times when I miss you so much, my heart aches for you.” – Larry Evans

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

Tessa Bailey, Too Hot to Handle

Poets use countless words to describe their pain, but I only need three: I miss you.

Caroline George

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

Virginia Woolf

Missing you is my hobby, caring for you is my job, making you happy is my duty, and loving you is my life.


And they can’t understand, what hurts more – missing the other person, or pretending not to.

Khadija Rupa

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

Tyler Knott Gregson

My love is selfish. I cannot breathe without you.

John Keats

Yes, the nights are the worst part in missing you. Too much time and not enough to keep me occupied. So my thoughts travel to you, to missing you.

Donald D. Grasham, Tears From My Heart

If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever in my garden.

Claudia Adrienne Grandi
Chris Young quote "Missing you comes in waves, and tonight I’m drowning"
“Missing you comes in waves, and tonight I’m drowning.” – Chris Young

I don’t know what they are called, the spaces between seconds – but I think of you always in those intervals.

Salvador Plascencia

Whenever I miss you, I look at my heart. Because it’s the only place I can find you.


I only miss you when I’m breathing.

Jason Derulo

I think about you constantly, whether it’s with my mind or my heart.

Terri Guillemets

The pain of missing you is a beautiful reminder of the joy of loving you.

Dean Jackson

But I must admit, I miss you quite terribly. The world is too quiet without you nearby.

Lemony Snicket, The Beatrice Letters

I miss you a little. A little too much, a little too often, and a little bit more every day.

John Michael Montgomery

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


Think I’ll miss you forever. Like the stars miss the sun in the mornin’ sky.

Lana Del Rey, Summertime Sadness

The worst thing you can do if you miss or need someone is let them know it.

Sarah Dessen
"Missing you is one of the highlights of my existence"
“Missing you is one of the highlights of my existence.” – William Wallace Tera

I miss everything about you, Can’t believe that I still want you and after all the things we’ve been through.

Colbie Caillat

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

Before you came into my life, I missed you so bad.

Carly Rae Jepsen, Call Me Maybe

To miss is not to suffer, but is to end suffering. Missing is the essence of need. It’s good to miss and be missed. That means you exist. Now you just have to also… Live.

Codrin Tapu, Teachings On Being

I Miss You Quotes for Her

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

Rudy Francisco

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

Henry Alford

You’re everywhere except right here and it hurts.

Rupi Kaur

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

Jim Crace

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Tonight, I look up searching for you among the stars.

Tilicia Haridat
"His eyes missed her as much as the rest of him"
“His eyes missed her as much as the rest of him.” – Rainbow Rowell

Must I wonder if your thoughts are of me? If you are missing me, wanting me, creating heart beats and poet-less words for me?

N’Zuri Za Austin

No matter where I am, no matter where I go, your heart is my northern light, I will always find my way home.

Michael Kilby

How strange to dream of you even when I am wide awake.

David Jones

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

A key to keeping your husband is getting him to miss you. That keeps a marriage fresh.

Tori Amos

Her wild side. Her soft side. I missed everything.

Shari Low, A Life Without You

I Miss You Quotes for Him

He kisses me like he misses me, even before I have to go.

C.J. Carlyon

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

The heart is as transparent as the depths of the ocean; One can only see until the light is gone.

Meredith Taylor

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
"Today is just another day of trying to get by without you"
“Today is just another day of trying to get by without you.” – Ranata Suzuki

I think part of me doesn’t want to remember him, for fear of missing him too much.

Francesca Marciano

Trees quiet without the birds, My heart quiet without you.

Terri Guillemets

When you are not at hand to kiss away my fears I cannot choose but be wretched.

Byron Caldwell Smith

I miss everything about him. I miss the talks that we used to have. I miss his friendship, his smile, and his kindness. But most of all, I miss his love.

Annette Evans, I Will Always Love You

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

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

Missing Someone Quotes

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

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.


You know someone is very special to you when days just don’t seem right without them.

John Cena

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
Calla Quinn quote "Nothing makes a room feel emptier than wanting someone in it"
“Nothing makes a room feel emptier than wanting someone in it.” – Calla Quinn

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

Karen Harrington

There are moments in life when you miss someone so much that you just want to pick them from where they are and hug them for real.

Diana Elmessiri

When we miss someone, often, what we really miss is the part of us that this someone awakens.

Luigina Sgarro

Missing someone enlightens how the person means to you and broadens the feelings shared.

Unarine Ramaru

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

Missing someone, they say, is self-centered. I self-center you more than ever.

Saša Stanišić

Knowing someone isn’t coming back doesn’t mean you ever stop waiting.

Toby Barlow

You never really stop missing someone — you just learn to live around the huge gaping hole of their absence.

Alyson Noel

A single person is missing for you, and the whole world is empty.

Joan Didion
Karen Duffie quote "I'm really learning what it is to truly miss someone"
“I’m really learning what it is to truly miss someone.” – Karen Lynne Duffie

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

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


Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair.

William Cowper

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

When you miss someone you crumble in pieces with love, when you miss someone you have a need to show it.

Willene Bunting

Missing You Messages

The thing is that you brought this out in me. How could I want it with anyone else?


I wish I had done everything on earth with you.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

I miss you badly. I miss you crazily. Whoever I’m with, whatever I do, no matter where I am, I am thinking of you.

Helen Exley, I’m Missing You

You know someone is very special to you when days just don’t seem right without them.

John Cena

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

Tyler Knott Gregson
"If you think missing me is hard, then you should try missing you"
“If you think missing me is hard, then you should try missing you.” – Anonymous

Perhaps one day we will meet again as characters in a different story, maybe we’ll share a lifetime then.


I wish for you the wisdom to realize that it’s okay to miss something, but not want it back.

Steve Maraboli

Every day there will be a mixture of happy miss-you feelings, and I’m proud to say that.

Helen White Wolf

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

Nicholas Sparks

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

Richard Wilbur

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

Kay Knudsen

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

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

Cecelia Ahern

As long as we share the same sky and breathe the same air, we’re still together.

Donna Lynn Hope
Larry evans quote "My heart is so heavy from missing you that it cries out for you"
“My heart is so heavy from missing you that it cries out for you.” – Larry Evans

I left the light in my heart on in case you ever wanted to come back home.

Lennon Hodson

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

My heart was broken and my head was just barely inhabitable.

Anne Lamott

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

The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.

Elizabeth Foley

I’m still missing you. Well I guess that I have, I guess that I have never really had you.

Tegan Quin

They say hope springs eternal; my hope in this empty place is for that to be true. Though I cannot bear the emptiness that comes from missing you.

Gary Price

Life has been good and life has been miserable, but life without you would be no life at all.

Beverly Marshaw

I am continually thinking about you, and I miss you very much. Oh, when shall we meet again?

Blanche Remington Eby

Longing hurts, but sometimes it’s good to miss because only the longing shows the true importance that a person has in your life.

Ash Sweeny

Our hours in love have wings; in absence, crutches.

Miguel de Cervantes


We hope these miss you quotes have you feeling a little closer to whomever you’re missing. Relationships run much deeper than the moments we spend with each other physically.

It’s comforting to know that even though someone isn’t right there with you, a part of them is still present when you keep them in your mind.

Sometimes we can’t control who we miss, but we shouldn’t let it hold us back from living a full life. We can distract ourselves briefly, or even just attempt to appreciate the people we long for.

As the best miss you quotes show us, we are blessed by having had someone in our lives worth missing so much.

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Quincy Seale

Quincy is KIM's lead editor and content writer, 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.