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50 Long Distance Relationship Quotes To Keep You Inspired

Love is a powerful emotion that renders you excited, happy and more than often, speechless. Every person who has been in love knows how difficult it might be to express your feelings, to try and capture the meaning and value of a relationship into words. 

When your language skills fail you, it may be helpful to use the words of talented writers, classic poets and novelists. A good quote can convey the essence of your message and deliver it in just a few words. The best long distance relationship quotes are a source of inspiration and they offer a fresh perspective. The clever words of experienced authors can communicate fluently your deepest thoughts, feelings and desires, but also encourage you and your partner when the distance seems too big.

Check out below some of the most endearing long distance relationship quotes that can motivate, inspire and encourage you and your loved one. 


“The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.”

Charles Dickens (Nicholas Nickleby)


“The course of true love never did run smooth.”

William Shakespeare (A Midsummer Night’s Dream)


“Parting is such sweet sorrow that I shall say goodnight till it be morrow.”

William Shakespeare (Romeo and Juliet)


“If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk through my garden forever.”

Alfred Tennyson


“For the two of us, home isn’t a place. It is a person. And we are finally home.” 

Stephanie Perkins


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

Margaret Atwood


“Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.”



“Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.”



“They sit together, physically separate but utterly connected by the moment they've created.”

Stan Lee


“My only enemy

is the miles of distance

that's there between us,

my favorite place

is the road that leads

me to you - the long road home”

Jyoti Patel (Anamika: Beyond Words)


“If it truly is love,

No distance will stand in the way.

Otherwise, it seems too far to go

And meet someone living next door.”

Jyoti Patel (The Forest of Feelings)


“I know what LDR means, but I don't know what does it feel, because though we are miles apart, distance couldn't beat love. I still feels like we are together, always.”

Krizha Mae G. Abia


“Can miles truly separate us from friends or lovers... If we want to be with someone we love, aren't we already there?”

Richard Bach


“When I was young I didn't understand, but now, I know, how absence can be present, like a damaged nerve, like a dark bird.”

Audrey Niffenegger


“I miss you in the maddening noise of crowd, I hear your laughter at my folly with sweet indifference, I miss you like a frozen tear finding its course, I miss you in your presence inside me, I miss you in the every breath I take.”

Debatrayee Banerjee


“Neither one of them could turn off their feelings, even with so much time and distance between them. The more they were apart, and the more they weren't allowed to be together, the more they loved each other.”

Donna Lynn Hope


"Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire."

François de la Rouchefoucauld


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

Kay Knudsen


"Parting is all we know of heaven and all we need to know of hell."

Emily Dickinson


“When two hearts are meant for each other no distance is so far, no time is so long and no other love can break them apart.”

Cat Stevens 


“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


“Distance is just a test of how far love can travel.” 

E.E. Cummings


“The scariest thing about distance is that you don’t know whether they’ll miss you or forget you.” 

Nicholas Sparks (The Notebook)


“It’s not going to be easy.  It’s going to be really hard. We’re going to have to work at this everyday. But I want to do that, because I want you.” 

Nicholas Sparks (The Notebook)


“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 (The Last Song)


“Long distance relationships fully depend on understanding, trust, and truth.”

  Nishu Mishra


“Long distance is hard. You have to trust that as you each change on your own, your relationship will also chance along with you. It takes hope, good humour, and idealism. It takes a massive dose of courage to protect the relationship at all odds. It is hard, but worth it. You’ll both be stronger as a result.” 

Craig M. Mullaney


“Distance sometimes lets you know who is worth keeping and who is worth letting go.” 

Lana Del Ray


“You don’t develop courage by being happy in your relationships every day. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.” 



“When it’s time for souls to meet, there’s nothing on earth that can prevent them from meeting, no matter where each may be located.”

Jamie Lichauco


“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


“Always remember, my heart holds you when my arms cannot.” 

Paul Perry


“Ocean separates lands, not souls.” 

Munia Khan


“Maintaining a long-distance relationship requires a lot of discipline,” surmised Duncan. “The loneliness that they experience is a formidable force to be reckoned with, and not everyone can withstand it. A physical entity is always more powerful than a voice distorted by static, more so when they encounter problems and want to share them with their partner in real time. In such cases, they usually turn to a third party, and that’s when the relationships fall apart like a house of cards.” 

Alexis Lawrence


“I’ll hold you in my heart, till I can hold you in my arms.” 

Eddy Arnold


“For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice.”

John Burroughs


“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


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

Andrew Davidson


“Distance means so little when someone means so much.” 

Tom McNeal


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



“Goodbyes are not forever,

Goodbyes are not the end.

They simply mean I’ll miss you,

Until we meet again.”



“Love is not about how many days, weeks or months you’ve been together, it’s all about how much you love each other every day.”



“Distance teaches us to appreciate the day we are able to spend together and it also teaches us the definition of patience. It is a reminder that every moment together is special, and every second together should be cherished.”



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



"Love puts the fun in together, the sad in apart, and the joy in a heart."



“Waiting is a sign of true love and patience. Anyone can say I love you, but not everyone can wait and prove it’s true.” 



“Distance doesn’t ruin a relationship. Doubts do.” 



“You can’t just give up on someone because the situation’s not ideal. Great relationships aren’t great because they have no problems. They’re great because both people care enough about the other person to find a way to make it work.” 



“Distance is temporary, but our love is permanent.” 



“In human relationships, distance is not measured in miles but in affection. Two people can be right next to each other, yet miles apart.”


Despite our best efforts, sometimes a long distance relationship is inevitable. But it can be managed and couples can work through it and still enjoy being together. Such a challenge can even strengthen a connection, because if you can succeed video calling in two different time zones, you can handle everything that might come your way. So don’t get discouraged by the distance between you and your loved one. Think of ways to abridge it.

When two people are in a committed, loving relationship, distance is not a crucial factor. For long distance couples, intense emotions are always linked to the pain and sorrow of not being able to meet in person more often. To some extent, the latest technologies make up for the distance, but they will never replace touching and cuddling next to the one you love.

Couples take different actions to show their love. Many deliver gifts, while some show their feelings in writing. Whenever you miss your beloved, let them know what they mean to you and how much you love them with a quote. We have picked a variety of inspirational long distance relationship quotes that will hopefully help you send the perfect message to your remote partner.

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