9 Quotes About Missing People That’ll Break Your Heart

9 Quotes About Missing People That’ll Break Your Heart

It’s bad enough when someone leaves but the period of time that follows someone leaving, months, years, a lifetime even, when all you can think about is the person that’s gone, that’s the tough bit. You may never stop missing someone but hopefully it’ll get easier and easier over time to miss them in a calm way, a sad way, yes, but a calm way where you finally accept that they’re really gone and feel glad that you knew them at all.

I’m not sure whether this will help or hinder your healing process, I have no qualifications in this area, but read on for 9 quotes about missing people that’ll break your heart.

Being in the same time zone isn’t always enough.

Do you think the moon gets sick of listening to the poetry of the lovelorn? Also – the sun and the moon, an item? Who knew?

Some of the best quotes I know about missing people come from Edna St. Vincent Millay. This one comes from a letter although who the letter was addressed to remains a mystery.

Taken from Murakami’s Sputnik Sweetheart, one of Murakami’s many wonderful novels that revolve around a character who inexplicably goes missing.

I’m not a very good swimmer but I can lie still and float.

Taken from David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest.

Mother Teresa worked her whole life trying to minimize the number of people in the world experiencing the poverty of loneliness while providing them with a bite to eat too.

Author of some of the most beautiful love poetry I’ve ever read, Pablo Neruda urges us to look back with a smile.

You may never be able to forget but you don’t need to, you just need to be able to live with it. Good luck.


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