108 Best Long Distance Relationship Quotes For Couples

Long distance relationship quotes

Being in a long distance relationship can be lonely as well as challenging.

When you’re so far away from someone you love, it’s often difficult to stay happy for a long period.

Sometimes, you’re grateful to be able to hear your partner’s voice and even see their face during video chats.

Other times, you wish to feel their touch, hold their hands, and cuddle with them on the couch as you watch TV together.

On days like these when it becomes extremely hard to go on, use these long distance relationship quotes to remind yourself that your love is worth fighting for.


1. Being close is the first and last desire of lovers, but being far and loving each other without an inch’s difference is the characteristic of real love.― Senora Ray

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

3. No matter where my life takes me or yours takes you, I will love you whether there are a thousand miles between us or none at all.― Courtney Peppernell

4. Love is when you are a world apart, but your love for each other stays the same.― Unknown

5. Even when you are miles away, if you love someone more than anything, you can feel them when you close your eyes, as if your souls are together as one.– Karen Kostyla

6. Distance between two people is inconsequential when their souls are united.– Matshona Dhliwayo

7. Love is not finding someone to live with. It’s finding someone you can’t live without.– Rafael Ortiz

8. 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

9. 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

10. Can miles truly separate? If you want to be with someone you love, aren’t you already there?― Richard Bach

11. And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.― Khalil Gibran

12. The value of love is slowly lost when we have way too much. There is just no time to appreciate it. It is in times of separation and distance that you truly understand the meaning of love.― Tiffany Health



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

14. I believe in the immeasurable power of love; that true love can endure any circumstance and reach across any distance.— Steve Maraboli

15. In true love, the smallest distance is too great, and the greatest distance can be bridged.— Hans Nouwens

16. You have to go wholeheartedly into everything in order to achieve anything worth having.— Frank Lloyd Wright

17. Love knows not distance; it hath no continent; its eyes are for the stars.— Gilbert Parker

18. Some people can be so close to you even if physically far, they walk with you and stay near in every moment of your life.— Senora Roy

19. Sometimes you have to be apart from the people you love but that doesn’t make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.– Nicholas Sparks

20. 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

21. 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

22. I believe that two people are connected at the heart, and it doesn’t matter what you do, or who you are or where you live; there are no boundaries or barriers if two people are destined to be together.– Julia Roberts

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23. 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

24. The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.― Charles Dickens

25. I’ll hold you in my heart, until I can hold you in my arms.― Eddy Arnold

26. Absence makes the heart grow fonder, but it sure makes the rest of you lonely.― Charlie Brown

27. No matter how painful distance can be, not having you in my life would be worse.― Unknown

28. The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected.— Nicholas Sparks

29. My only enemy is the miles of distance that’s there between us, my favorite place is the road that leads me to you.— Jyoti Patel

30. That is when time stands still – when you watch the one you love, walk away.— Mallika Nawal

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

32. I’m miles from where you are. I lay down on the cold ground, and I… I pray that something picks me up and sets me down in your warm arms.– Snow Patrol

33. But nothing makes a room feel emptier than wanting someone in it.–
Calla Quinn

34. 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


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

36. I’m not telling you it is going to be easy. I am telling you it is going to be worth it.– Art Williams

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

38. If you found that one person who is really worth the sacrifices, pain, and hardships then your efforts will not go to waste.― Anna Agoncillo

39. This may be the last time I see you, but if you keep me in your heart, together we shall be eternal; if you believe, we shall never part.― Ben Harper

40. Love is everything it’s cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.― Erica Jong

41. True love will triumph at the end – which may or may not be a lie, but if it is a lie, it’s the most beautiful lie we have.― John Green

42. Distance is not for the fearful, it is for the bold. It’s for those who are willing to spend a lot of time alone in exchange for a little time with the one they love. It’s for those knowing a good thing when they see it, even if they don’t see it nearly enough.— Meghan Daum

43. Home is not where you are from, it is where you belong. Some of us travel the whole world to find it. Others find it in a person.— Beau Taplin

44. 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

45. Be the success story you’re looking for. Be the ones to survive your long distance relationship. Be the inspiration for others to follow.– Dee King

46. For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice.– John Burroughs

47. How lucky I am, to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.― A.A. Milne

48. Forget the miles, forget them. You’ll be there and I’ll be here, and it’ll just be long distance. And that’ll be okay, because quite frankly I’m crazy about you.– Going the Distance

49. Some people search for their entire lives for what we have and never find it. I won’t give up on love. I’ll fight for it.– Unknown

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50. 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

51. Want to learn how someone really handles frustration? Put them in a long distance relationship and give them a slow internet connection.― Lisa McKay

52. It is a risk to love. What if it doesn’t work out? Ah, but what if it does?― Peter McWilliams

53. The longer the wait, the sweeter the kiss.― Josh Turner

54. It’s true, we don’t have it as easy as ordinary couples. But this is no ordinary love.― Unknown

55. If need be, you can live in my heart…rent free…all utilities included.– Grace Nagar

56. They say long distance relationships will teach you to communicate well… We should be mind-readers by now.– Lisa McKay


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

58. I miss you even more than I could have believed; and I was prepared to miss you a good deal.― Vita Sackville-West

59. I miss you in ways that not even words can understand.― Gemma Troy

60. 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

61. I miss you in waves and tonight I’m drowning.― Denice Envall

62. The pain of missing you is a beautiful reminder of the joy of loving you.― Dean Jackson

63. I miss you more than the sun misses the sky at night.― Taylor Swift

64. When I don’t see you, I don’t miss you, I just place my hand over my heart and its there I will find you, because even though you are out of my sight, you will never be out of my heart.― Rashida Rowe

65. I miss you even more than I could have believed; and I was prepared to miss you a good deal.— Vita Sackville-West


Quotes For Couples In Long Distance Relationship


66. Once trust is built, distance cannot kill it. Time and space alone cannot destroy authentic connection.― Vironika Tugaleva

67. If love cannot stand the test of time, then it has failed the test of love.― Bernard Byer

68. Trust is the first step to love.— Munshi Premchand

69. If we truly trust no one, we cannot survive.— Megan Whalen Turner

70. You have to trust or you’re only living half a life.— J.D. Robb

71. When you can’t believe your eyes, you can always trust your heart. Love makes anything possible.— Unknown

72. 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 heart will never change.– Ting Stores

73. Only those who are strong enough to endure lonely nights without their love survive long distance relationships.— Unknown

74. Distance doesn’t matter if two hearts are loyal to each other.— Unknown

75. Long distance relationships are hard, but they’re also incredible. If you can love, trust, respect, and support each other from a distance, then you’ll be unstoppable once you’re together.— Unknown

76. Just because things are not at their best right now does not mean that we should give up. Gold is tested in fire and something precious like love needs distance to be tested.– Olga Peters


77. The ocean separates lands, not souls.― Munia Khan

78. Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.― Thomas Fuller

79. Love will travel as far as you let it. It has no limits.— Dee King

80. I exist in two places, here and where you are.― Margaret Atwood

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

82. When two souls are one, they hear each other, even in silence.― Matshona Dhliwayo

83. A thing is mighty big when time and distance cannot shrink it.— Zora Neale Hurston

84. Close together or far apart; you’re forever in my heart.— Harry Styles

85. Absence is to love as wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small and kindles the great.— Roger de Bussy-Rabutin

86. No matter where you go you will always be in my heart.— Anthony T. Hincks

87. Distance means so little, when someone means so much.— Tom McNeal

88. Distance makes the heart grow fonder.– Thomas Haynes Bayly

89. Love is what you’ve been through with somebody.— James Thurber

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

91. Love is not just being with someone. Love is feeling someone even if miles separate you.— Wordions

92. Distance sometimes lets you know who is worth keeping and who is worth letting go.– Lana Del Rey

Long Distance Relationship Quotes For Him


93. 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

94. Everytime I see him, it makes me so happy that I want to cry. And I’m so happy ‘cause he loves me and ‘cause he’s mine.― Unknown

95. 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.

96. I know he is the only one for I feel surrounded by a thousand golden fairies in the dark. He is the only one for he touched my soul with his words before my body with fingers and he kissed my heart before planting a kiss on my lips.― Jyoti Patel

97. 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.― Alishah Khan

98. I never got to tell him again that he really was wrong, that miles didn’t matter, not if you loved someone. That borders and oceans weren’t obstacles, not for the mind. I wished I’d been able to tell him these things, because saying them out loud to someone real, instead of a mirror or a picture postcard, would have made them all the more convincing.― Emylia Hall

99. You know it’s true love when no matter how far the distance is he can still make you smile.― Unknown

100. He touched my soul long before I knew what his hands felt like. ― Nikki Rowe

101. 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


102. She affected me, even when she was absent.― Shannon A. Thompson

103. The simple lack of her is more to me than others’ presence.― Edward Thomas

104. Tonight I can write the saddest lines. To think that I do not have her. To feel that I have lost her. To hear the immense night, still more immense without her.— Pablo Neruda

105. I fell in love with her when we were together, then fell deeper in love in the years we were apart.— Nicholas Sparks

106. Behind every strong soldier, there is an even stronger woman who stands behind him, supports him, and loves him with all her heart.— Unknown

107. She has never felt so alone but out there, across an ocean, and in a foreign land, there is a man who loves her and would lay down his life just so she could feel the light once again.– Donna Lynn Hope

108. She wondered whether all marriages started out this way. Whether this initial stress and adjustment, push and pull and tremors and shakes were common to all relationships.– Shweta Ganesh Kumar

In human relationships, distance is not measured in miles but affection. The truth is, two people can be right next to each other and still be miles apart.

The best thing you can do when you feel like giving up is to hold on to your love and keep fighting for it.

I’ve given you a list of some of my favorite long distance relationship quotes that comforted me when I and my boyfriend were apart for so many years.

Now, that we are married, I’m so happy to be able to sleep beside my husband and wake up in his arms.

I know that the long distance was worth it despite what people said about our future together.

If you’re looking forward to the day when you’ll finally be reunited with your love forever, these 108 best long distance relationship quotes can keep you motivated during difficult times.

You can also add them to text messages, love cards, and love letters when you can’t find the right words to express your feelings for your significant other.

108 Best Long Distance Love Quotes

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