Moving On Missing People Quotes

“You can love someone so much…But you can never love people as much as you can miss them.”

“In heaven, all the interesting people are missing.”

He's so busy looking

“He’s so busy looking inside people to find the good that he misses the knife they’re holding in their hand.”

“You get a strange feeling when you’re about to leave a place, I told him, like you’ll not only miss the people you love but you’ll miss the person you are now at this time and this place, because you’ll never be this way ever again.”

“It sucks that we miss people like that. You think you’ve accepted that someone is out of your life, that you’ve grieved and it’s over, and then bam. One little thing, and you feel like you’ve lost that person all over again.”

“I told him I believed in hell, and that certain people, like me, had to live in hell before they died, to make up for missing out on it after death, since they didn’t believe in life after death, and what each person believed happened to him when he died.”

“I was, but then I realized that I was holding on to something that didn’t exist anymore. That the person I missed didn’t exist anymore. People change. The things we like and dislike change. And we can wish they couldn’t all day long but that never works.”

“People who see life as anything more than pure entertainment are missing the point.”

“Anyway, it doesn’t matter how much, how often, or how closely you keep an eye on things because you can’t control it. Sometimes things and people just go. Just like that.”

“People want to change everything and, at the same time, want it all to remain the same.”

Sometimes, people can

“Sometimes, people can go missing right before our very eyes.Sometimes, people can discover you, even though they’ve been looking at you the entire time. Sometimes, we lose sight of ourselves when we’re not paying enough attention.”

“I cry a lot because I miss people. They die and I can’t stop them. They leave me and I love them more.”

“The young people think the old people are fools — but the old people know the young people are fools.”

“Most people don’t know there are angels whose only job is to make sure you don’t get too comfortable & fall asleep & miss your life. “

“Time ticks by; we grow older. Before we know it, too much time has passed and we’ve missed the chance to have had other people hurt us. To a younger me this sounded like luck; to an older me this sounds like a quiet tragedy.”

“Stars should not be seen alone. That’s why there are so many. Two people should stand together and look at them. One person alone will surely miss the good ones.”

“Don’t tell people what you are thinking, or you will miss them terribly when you are away.”

“If you ask people what they’ve always wanted to do, most people haven’t done it. That breaks my heart.”

No one can hurt you

“No one can hurt you as badly as the people you love.”

“What’s wrong with people?” she says, almost too quiet for me to hear. “Were they born with parts missing or did it fall out somewhere along the way?”

“It is because the human spirit knows, deep down, that all lives intersect. That death doesn’t just take someone, it misses someone else, and in the small distance between being taken and being missed, lives are changed.”

“You can love someone so much,’ he thought. ‘But you can never love people as much as you can miss them.”

“It’s stupid to miss a thing when there are so many people to miss instead, but I miss this train already, and all the others that carried me through the city, my city, after I was brave enough to ride them. I brush my fingers over the car wall, just once, and then jump.”

“Too many people miss out on real love because they’re too busy waiting for the ONE to show up”

“It was important for him to believe that he’d spent his life among people who kept missing the point.”

“Some people read palms to tell your future, but I read hands to tell your past. Each scar makes a story worth telling. Each callused palm, each cracked knuckle is a missed punch or years in a factory.”

“I often feel sorry for people who don’t read good books; they are missing a chance to lead an extra life.”

The clock is a conspiracy

“The clock is a conspiracy & a crime against humanity and I would not own one except I miss appointments without it.”

“I don’t believe in hate. To me it wastes too much time. People who hate waste so much of their life hating that they miss out on all the other stuff out here.”

“Knowing they were in the same city again made the missing him flare up inside her. In her stomach. Why were people always going on and on about the heart? Almost everything Levi happened in Cath’s stomach.”

“Most people fail in life not because they aim too high and miss, but because they aim too low and hit.”

“I don’t know — maybe the world has two different kinds of people, and for one kind the world is this completely logical, rice pudding place, and for the other it’s all hit-or-miss macaroni gratin.”

“People are… Full of contradictions. They’re lonely. And then they’re not. They’re missed. And then they’re not.”

“People are supposed to care. It’s good that people mean something to you, that you miss people when they’re gone.”

“I imagine we’re killing ourselves right now in al manner of ways that’ll seem insane to people in the future.”

There's a whole category

“There’s a whole category of people who miss out by not allowing themselves to be weird enough.”

“They say such nice things about people at their funerals that it makes me sad to realize that I’m going to miss mine by just a few days.”

“Why must we spend so much of our lives missing people instead of being with them?”

“Helen decided that the saying about “time healing all wounds” was a bunch of bull and probably only worked for people with very poor memories. The time she’s spent apart from Lucas hadn’t healed anything. The distance only made her miss him more.”

“Sometimes she missed people before they even left her, got depressed about a vacation being over before it started.”