Absence may make the heart grow fonder, but there is always that moment when you cannot help but miss a friend. The one you cannot bear to be without, the one who takes up all your thoughts and makes you feel better no matter what. The one who is your pillar and your go-to when life gets too much. An indispensable presence; the absence of which becomes glaringly apparent in its absence, growing bigger and bigger until it becomes unbearable. These quotes exemplify how dear a friend was that they can no longer be with us, even in our thoughts. But they are still there!
Missing someone is a part of loving them. If your best friend has moved far away, or you have been separated by something like family obligations, distance, or illness, read quotes about the absence of a friend. This will help ease the longing that is so strong at times like these.
Heart Touching Quotes About Absence of a Friend
When a friend is away, you miss them. When a friend is near, the absence of them isn’t missed.
It’s not about the absence of a friend, but the presence of something better.
When your best friend is away, the memories you make all the difference.
We are never truly alone, for each of us has the presence of someone in our hearts.
Being without you is like an open heart. Always so much more to love and cherish
A friend is someone who gives you a hand when that same one is needed.
The absence of your presence in my life is an ache that I can’t explain. But it’s the same ache I feel when you are not around.
I am grateful for the friends who are absent from my life, because they have taught me many things. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
You are the sunshine in my sky and the song that plays on my iPod. You are never far from my heart and I wish that you could always be with me.
The slightest touch of your hand is better than the whole world.
Our friend is like a summer breeze that comes when we need it, but who can stay forever?
Remember that absence of a friend is not the same as having no friend.
“The absence of a friend is the presence of all friends.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.
Life is a collection of sad moments, but only one of them can be sadder than being away from my best friend
When you’re away from friends, family and loved ones, you miss them. But when someone you love is missing you the most, that’s a reminder of how precious life can be.
Just because you don’t get to see someone every day, it doesn’t mean they aren’t still with you.
“Though it’s true we’re not together, I always have a part of you with me.”
Even when we’re apart, we’re never really gone. You are always in my heart.
It’s hard to be a friend when there are no more words.
I’m not saying that a friend is just someone who turns up when you need them, but someone who stays with you through moments of darkness and light.
I’m not saying we won’t miss you or that we don’t love you. We just hope that you come back to us.
If you don’t have a friend who will tell you that you’re a fool for what you’re doing, then you are really missing out on one of life’s greatest treasures.
It’s sometimes hard to talk about. But it always sucks when someone has to go. I hope you are doing well, and I will be thinking of you over the next few days.
We are our own worst enemies. Our friends can either be the source of our strength or our downfall.
The presence of a friend is always welcome, but an absence of a friend is never missed.
When you miss someone who has been distant, it’s because they haven’t been there.
The absence of a friend is like the presence of a mountain.
You are always missing a part of yourself when someone is away.
When we are away from each other, we miss the presence of the other like when a sunbeam disappears.
In times of great sadness, it’s the little things that count. Even though I’m not there anymore, I’ll always be with you.
When you are together, time passes faster. When you are apart, time seems to last longer.
It’s hard to trust someone you’ve never seen. But it’s not hard to love someone who’s always been there in the distance.
When you don’t have a friend in the city, it’s like being left behind by the ocean.
Life is like a tea bag. Take out the leaves, throw it away and make a fresh cup.
It took a long time, but my friend finally came home.
When your best friend is gone, the pain is more than you can bear.
The absence of a friend is like an open wound that never heals.
How we miss you every day and how loved you are by us.
When you lose a friend, the one who was always there to share your laughter, your tears and your joys. You miss them like never before.
Those who are close to you, you’ll always be. Those that are gone, you can never replace.
Life moves on, sometimes without us. But the friends who really matter never leave. #quoteoftheday
“A true friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
It was a hard day but I’ll be okay. The absence of one friend is hard; but the presence of so many more makes it easy.
When you’re out on your own and need somebody to lean on, sometimes it’s best to lean on yourself.
Once you lose a friend, it is never the same. But, as wise people have always said: “Friendship is sweeter than honey.”
Sometimes, it’s hard to understand what you’ve got until it’s gone.
There are some people that you look forward to seeing, and then there are others who make you feel as though you have no one. They can take your breath away.
The absence of a friend is felt both by the friendless and by the friends.
When a friend becomes absent, the soul turns inwards and seeks solace with itself.
We all need a friend who will listen and hold us close.
You’re not forgotten when you’re away. Your friends are there for you through anything, whenever they can.
No one can teach you what it means to be a friend but you.
I am so thankful for the friendships that I have, and the ones that I have yet to meet.
“By the time we are no longer able to do, we will be unable to regret.
Life is too short to be lonely. Life is too short to say No. Life is too short to let your pride or fear get in the way of saying Yes.
It takes a lot of effort to be the person you want to become, but it takes even more to be the person your friend wants you to be.
If you’re ever feeling alone, remember that the most lonely person in this world is someone who has lost their best friend.
A friend is somebody who knows all about you and still loves you.
When you’re lonely, you realize that no one can fill your heart. But when someone is gone, the only way to fill it back up is with another person.
When a friend is gone, it’s like the spring has stopped.
She was my closest friend, but she’s not here anymore. I miss her so much.
There are no words to express how much he meant to me, not just as a friend, but as a brother. We will miss him.
What a wonderful world it would be if we could only see the beauty of others.
Each day is a gift, but even more so when you’re sharing it with someone you love.
The absence of a friend is like the presence of a ghost.
When a friend is away, you miss them like nobody’s business.
Missing someone is like an open heart, full of yearning and hope.
A friend is someone who reaches for your hand and touches your heart.
When you’re with a friend and there’s an absence, that’s when it hurts the most.
Missing someone is like an ache that blossoms into a flower, and then dies.
It’s easy to be alone, but far more difficult to be lonely.
The most reliable source of one’s strength and courage is a friend who has suffered with you in silence.
When you go away, leave me a place where I can go to, and call it home.
It is always hard to be away from a friend, but it is more difficult if you simply do not know where to find him.
No one can take your place, no one can take my place. And it’s time for me to say goodbye.
You’ve lost a part of yourself, but you’ll find a way to survive.
Friends are the family you choose. I have a large one.
When someone you love has gone away, there’s no one who understands the empty feeling.
“I’m not missing you, I’m just waiting to be with you.”
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
Don’t lose your friendship. It’s one of life’s most treasured gifts.
Friends are like stars: you don’t always see them, but you know they’re always there.
There’s no one like you, no one will ever be like you. But there’s always a void in your life when you lose someone that matters
Goodbyes are hard, but sometimes it’s best to say goodbye.
You’ll always be the one who cared the most, but never the one who stayed.
You project your feelings onto a friend, so when they’re no longer there you get stuck in the same place.
You know it’s a rough day when you feel like the only one who has your back.
You can’t always control what happens in your life, but you can always control how you respond to it.
Loving someone is like living inside an ever-spinning tornado. It’s always moving, but it’s never still, and no one can hear you scream if you don’t have a voice.
The absence of a friend, is the presence of a memory.
Missing you is the best thing we could do for our friendship.
Never leave someone behind. Always be there for them, even if it’s just a phone call.
We have so few friends, and yet no one is ever alone.
Even when you’re gone, I’m still here. It’s just me and you now.
It’s always good to have a friend around, but it’s even better to have two!
No matter how good a friend is, they won’t be able to replace you until you find someone better.
I am better off for having known you, and I hope our friendship has given you comfort in times of trouble.
You can’t know what you mean to them. But one thing’s for sure: When they’re gone, it’s like there’s a hole in the sky…
In absence of friends, I’ll make due with nature.
Never do without love. It is the only thing that really matters in the long run—the most important thing we can have.
How can you feel like a king when the crown is missing?
No matter how good or bad you are, there will always be someone better than you.
The absence of a friend is felt more than a presence.
A friend is someone who knows all about you, understands you, and still loves you.
The absence of a friend is like the death of a family member, it’s very painful. Be there for them and remind them to smile when they least expect it.
Remember that your best friend is right beside you, even if you can’t see them.
Love is a gift. When you are loved by someone, it is a great blessing.
You are never really alone when you’re with a friend. Adopt a pet.
Vacations are the time when you actually miss your friends the most.
There is no greater pain than losing a friend. But there are many other pains which cause us to smile, and that is all the consolation in the world.
We may not have gone far, but these words will always be with us.
#Missing a friend is like losing a tooth. You don’t notice it until it’s gone.
Life is too short to be anything but your best self. Your friends are your soul, life happens when they get back together again.
When your friend has moved away, your heart is also missing a piece of home.
When you miss someone, you don’t miss the things that person did. You miss the way they made you feel when they were around.
When you’re missing a friend, you realize how much you really have.
When you’re not there, I miss you more than I can say.
The absence of a friend is the absence of light. The feeling of loneliness is like being in the dark.
The greatest joy in life is to be happy, and to see the smile on the face of another.
When you know that your friend’s absence will be felt by everyone, you put a rush on the road ahead of you.
Wherever you are, I hope your day is filled with the joy and excitement of the little things in life that make it all worthwhile.
We are never at a loss for words. Nor do we waste time looking for them.
Are you missing a friend? Tell them what they mean to you with a heartfelt postcard.
The absence of a friend is like the presence of a stranger.
We miss you like crazy. We love you so much and hope you’re doing great.
A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you anyway. – Ann Landers
The strange thing about absence is that it makes you realise the presence of someone else more.
If you’re feeling lonely, just remember that you are never truly alone. You have an entire universe within you waiting to be loved and appreciated.
Be remembered for the things you do, not for the things you say.
It’s hard to know how to act when you don’t have anyone.
It’s so much easier to do things when you’re not alone.
“You will never see this or hear from me again. Here is my number—take it.”
Life’s like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.
“I miss you. I miss your smile, your laugh, the way we always talked loud and didn’t care who heard us.”
When you’re with somebody and someone else is missing, it’s always sad. You don’t see them anymore. They’re not there.
When you are missing someone and think about them, it’s worth remembering that he or she is always with you.
You will miss her when she’s gone, but then you’ll see that you didn’t really miss her. You were just lonely.
You don’t know what it means to me. It’s just so sad that you’re not there.
Losing a friend is like losing a part of yourself. You’ll never be the same again.
When we love someone, it’s because they had the capacity to reflect us. That’s why when you love someone, let them go.
It’s hard to know what the world would be like without you. Thank you for being my friend.
You’re not alone. I will be here for you when you need me.
There are some things in life you want to keep for yourself. Your friends are one of them.
It’s a little hard to believe that we have both been through these experiences, now we are closer than ever.
Life is a journey. It’s the people you meet that make it fun.
We’re all so different, you and I. But we have something more important in common: We’re still here.
“When love is not present, friendship becomes much more precious.”
“Being without someone you love is like a part of you is missing, even though that person may be physically around.”
Missing a friend who’s been gone for far too long is the worst feeling.
Where there’s no more to say, is where the heart can be broken.
‘I miss you like the air I breathe, but each moment I can breathe is full of your love.'” ―Unknown
It’s true that absence makes the heart grow fonder. But what if your absence makes someone else’s heart grow even more?
Life is full of empty spaces, and you’ll fill them with a friend.
No one can take your place. When a friend is missing, you’re incomplete.
The friends you can’t live without are the ones who walk through the hardest times with you.
It’s hard to have a friend when you’re lost in the darkness. But it’s even harder to be the one who found them.
You might feel a little lonely, but life’s better with you.
Life is not an isolated symphony but a series of notes that recall our past, inspire us, and prompt us to live more fully.
When you’re all alone, and the tears come, remember that there’s a place for you in my heart.
May your absence always be filled by the memory of your presence.
When you’re away from your friend, it’s like they’re gone forever.
A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.
Being without you made me realize how precious friends are. #missingyou
A true friend is someone who can see the invisible things in you and says, ‘I love it!’
If you’re missing someone, look to the skies and ask a star to send them your way.
We’re not alone when we have friends that show us love and support when nobody else is there.
You are never alone when surrounded by people who love you.
The only way to make a long distance relationship work is to keep the phone close by.
Friends are like the air you breathe. You can’t live without it and you can’t survive with it. Some friends become family and some friends become treasure.
A true friend is someone who notices that you’ve lost your muffin top and says, “Hey, don’t worry. I’ll bake you one next time I see you.”
A strong friendship is like a second skin that fits you like no other.
The absence of friends is the presence of family.
A true friend doesn’t need to be there, they are always with you.
When a friend can no longer be there for you, remember that he’s always with you.
When your best friend has to leave the place they call home, it’s time to be strong. These quotes will bring you comfort in this difficult time.
If you love your friend more than you hate them, they will always be a part of you.
She was my best friend, and now she’s not here anymore. And I’m so alone. But it doesn’t matter because I have you, Mom.
Without a friend at the end of your arm, you are lost. Without a friend at the beginning of your life, you have no past.
You can’t build a strong foundation without good friends.
Life is too short and too precious to spend it with people who don’t love you.
There’s a hole in your world that can never be filled, until you find a way to fill it yourself.
We are always better off when we are not with others.
Wherever you are, if you’re not there, I know it’s hard for me to believe. But I can’t help but wonder if it’s true.
When you’re missing a friend, all that you want is for him to be there with you.
The absence of one friend is the presence of thousands more.
We never forget a friend, but it’s hard to replace one.
We have no idea what we are missing, but we miss you.
Being without you here, is like being stabbed in the heart. I miss everything about you that I ever wanted in a friend.
Quiet places, a warm breeze, and the sound of birds chirping. These are the things I miss most when I’m gone.
The person who has the most friends is the one who needs them the least.
Let us not forget that despite the loss of a friend, life continues to flow along.
You can’t love someone unless you’ve walked in their shoes wearing a different pair of shoes.
It’s hard to let go. But it’s impossible to stay if our happiness is dependent on someone else’s presence.
It’s the time you spent with them that matters most. No matter what time, how long or short it was, we’ll always remember the moments that were shared together
Life is like a bowl of cherries, and everything is the pits if you don’t have a friend to share them with.