Cross Border Love: Long Distance Love Quotes

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It is said that absence makes the heart grow fonder—this is probably why lovers who are apart spend most of their time thinking about each other. If you are living away from your beloved, then there might be a long distance love quote below that will provide you with some comfort.

Making Long Distance Work

Many people who have been in long distance relationships have confessed that it is tough to stay committed when your partner lives across time zones and continents. Practical considerations such as the difference in time zone, cultures, lifestyle, and attitude draw couples apart. Lack of physical contact also contributes to the gnawing chasm between two lovers. So are long distance relationships practical? Should couples who live apart reconsider their career or lifestyle choices so that they can accommodate the relationship?

Rationale dictates that to keep a relationship alive and energetic, lovers need to be together as often as possible. So you can schedule a recess in your work or study routine to factor in a "romance holiday." Make sure to keep aside all other work obligations when you are with your sweetheart. Long distance love can work if both partners are willing to accept the difference in lifestyle. Here are some long distance love quotes that can help stoke the flame of passion.

Quotes on Long-Distance Romance

  • George Eliot: "What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined... to strengthen each other... to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories."
  • Anonymous: "Love puts the fun in together, the sad in apart, and the joy in a heart."
  • Thomas Fuller: "Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it."
  • Robert Dodsley:
    "One kind kiss before we part,
    Drop a tear and bid adieu;
    Though we sever, my fond heart
    Till we meet shall pant for you."
  • Francois de la Rouchefoucauld: "Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire."
  • Roger de Bussy-Rabutin: "Absence is to love as wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small and kindles the great."
  • Richard Bach: "Can miles truly separate you from friends? If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there?"
  • Anonymous: "Absence makes thy heart grow fonder."
  • Anonymous: "I hate the stars because I look at the same ones as you do, without you."
  • Anonymous:
    "A part of you has grown in me.
    And so you see, it's you and me
    Together forever and never apart,
    Maybe in distance, but never in heart."
  • Khalil Gibran: "And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation."
  • Jon Oliva:
    "If I go away
    What would still remain of me?
    The ghost within your eyes?
    The whisper in your sighs?
    You see... Believe
    And I'm always there."
  • Kay Knudsen: "Love is missing someone whenever you're apart, but somehow feeling warm inside because you're close in heart."
  • Hans Nouwens: "In true love the smallest distance is too great, and the greatest distance can be bridged."
  • George Eliot: "That farewell kiss which resembles greeting, that last glance of love which becomes the sharpest pang of sorrow."
  • Anonymous: "If the only place where I could see you was in my dreams, I'd sleep forever."
  • Pam Brown: "Odd how much it hurts when a friend moves away—and leaves behind only silence."
  • Edward Thomas: "The simple lack of her is more to me than others' presence."
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