70 Long-Distance Love Quotes to Bring You Closer

A woman who read these long distance love quotes, looking out the window and thinking of her boyfriend.

Long-distant relationships can be the ultimate test of your commitment. When you’re far apart from the person you love but still trying to grow closer in your relationship, it can get rough. But because of the challenges of being apart,  people in long distance relationships put in a lot of effort to have strong communication and get creative with how they keep their bond strong over distance. 

If you’re in a long-distance relationship and want a way to let your partner know how much they mean to you on those days where the distance can seem like a big challenge, here are some heartwarming long-distance love quotes to share with them.

“When your absence is felt, your presence is the essence and it makes a difference.” – Michael Bassey Johnson

“It’s not the distance that’s the enemy, but the endless time I have to wait to hold you in my arms.” – Besski Livius

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

“Distance simply means separation in place but never in connections. Heart remains inseparable.” – DhelChen

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

A couple looking at the sky where this long distance love quote is written: "“Love knows no distance; it hath no continent; its eyes are for the stars.”

“Love knows no distance; it hath no continent; its eyes are for the stars.” – Gilbert Parker

“But I must admit, I miss you quite terribly. The world is too quiet without you nearby.” – Lemony Snicket

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

“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

“Time is the longest distance between two places.” – Tennesse Williams

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

“Even though it’s dark when I close my eyes I feel light inside my heart.” – Unknown

“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

“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

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“I exist in two places, here and where you are.” – Margaret Atwood

“I think we dream so we don’t have to be apart for so long. If we’re in each other’s dreams, we can be together all the time.” – A.A. Milne

“If we could love each other this much while we’re apart, imagine how it would be to wake up to each other every day.” – Unknown

“You’re too far for my hands to hold you, but too near for my heart to love you.” – Heraline

“Separation is not the end of love; it creates love.” – Nancy Friday

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

“If I can wish for one thing, it would be that we can somehow be together now more than ever.” – Unknown

“Love will travel as far as you let it. It has no limits.” – Dee King

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

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

“Love is the shortest distance between two hearts.” – Unknown

“When two souls are one, they hear each other, even in silence.” – Matshona Dhliwayo

“If you listen to the wind very carefully, you’ll be able to hear me whisper my love for you.” – Andrew Davidson

“Long-distance relationships are proof that love is not just physical. I can feel you next to me even when you’re thousands of miles away.” – Unknown

“True love means loving you in every way, even when you’re miles away.” – Unknown

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

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

“Morning without you is dwindled dawn.” – Emily Dickinson

“There are 7 billion people in the world and you’re still the only one I want to hear from before I go to bed.” – Unknown

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

“I think of distance as the constant energy traveling between our love.” – Unknown

“The stars up there at night are closer than you think.” – Doug Dillon

“The longer you wait for something, the more you’ll appreciate it when you get it.” – Unknown

“I always wonder if you dream about me the way I dream about you.” – Unknown

“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

“The biggest issue I have right now is not falling asleep with you by my side.” – Unknown

“The only good thing about being apart is that I always have something beautiful to look forward to.” – Unknown

“Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.” – Thomas Fuller

“It’s not the time we are away, not the miles we are apart. It’s a strong love that we have and the fact that we’re always in each other’s hearts.” – Unknown

“Dreaming of you every night has given me the happiest mornings.” – Unknown

“I never feel apart from you as long as you’re in my heart.” – Unknown

“Whether you’re by my side or a plane ride away, having you in my life has made me a better person.” – Unknown

“I think about you constantly, whether it’s with my mind or my heart.” – Terri Guillemets

“I never feel alone as long as I hear your voice on the phone and in my mind.” – Unknown

“We’re the best couple, we’re just not in the best situation.” – Unknown

The ocean at night with the moon hanging bright above it with the long distance love quote below written out in the sky.

“I have late night conversations with the moon. He tells me about the sun and I tell him about you.” – S.L. Gray

“Love doesn’t make the world ‘go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” – Franklin P. Jones

“New York or London, no matter where I’ve been, the one thing that helps me get through is thinking about you.” – Andrew Allen

“When you feel alone, just look at the spaces between your fingers, remember that in those spaces you can see my fingers locked with yours forever.” – Unknown

“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

“The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.” – Charles Dickens, Nicholas Nickleby

“I miss you so much more than the miles between us.” – Unknown

“Distance is temporary, but our love is permanent. 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

“The few hours I spend with you are worth the thousand hours I spend without you.” – Unknown

“I want to be with you. It’s as simple and as complicated as that.” – Charles Bukowski

“Distance is just a test to see how far love can travel.” – Unknown

“It’s not the distance that’s the enemy, but the endless time I have to wait to hold you in my arms.” – Livius Besski

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“No matter how painful distance can be, not having you in my life would be worse.” – Unknown

“What’s a better reward than sacrificing this short time now to spend every day with you in the future.” – Unknown

“Don’t measure the distance, measure my love.” – Unknown

“They knew it. Time, distance, nothing could separate them. Because they knew. It was right. It was real.” – Unknown

“Distance is to love like wind is to fire… it extinguishes the small and kindles the great!”- Roger de Bussy-Rabutin

“True love doesn’t mean being inseparable; it means being separated and nothing changes.” – Unknown

“Even when we are thousands of miles apart, I feel emotionally closer to you each day.” – Unknown


Tori Glaude

Tori is a D.C. life coach on a mission to empower women to achieve their goals. Her debut book is entitled “Sour Grapes into Wine: How to Leave a Toxic Relationship to Create a Productive Lifestyle.”

When she’s not writing or working in television production, Tori enjoys kickboxing and trying out new restaurants.

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