101 Best And Heart-Touching Long Distance Friendship Quotes



It is rightly said, ‘friends are like the chosen family as they keep you safe, happy, and give a warm feeling of belonging.’ So, here are long-distance friendship quotes that will let you acknowledge the love between you and your best friend. Show your friend how much you love them even though you are far away as they deserve attention from their friends. The distance won’t matter when you have an emotional connection, and that’s why you need to appreciate it with these quotes.

101 Long-Distance Friendship Quotes

 Friends might live far away, but they are always in our hearts. These heartfelt long-distance friendship quotes will make your buddy feel special.

Quotes About Long-Distance Friendship

 Through some heartfelt, warm, and sincere quotes, let your long-distance friends know that you are missing them.

  1. Can miles truly separate you from friends? If you want to be with someone you love, aren’t you already there?” – Richard Bach
  1. Friendship is the golden thread that ties the heart of all the world.” – John Evelyn
  1. There is magic in long-distance friendships. They let you relate to other human beings in a way that goes beyond being physically together and is often more profound.” – Diana Cortes
  1. Your absence has not taught me how to be alone; it merely has shown that when together we cast a single shadow on the wall.” – Doug Fetherling
  1. Absence makes the heart grow fonder.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  1. There are friendships imprinted in our hearts that will never be diminished by time and distance.” – Dodinsky
  1. I don’t cry because we’ve been separated by distance, and for a matter of years. Why? Because for as long as we share the same sky and breathe the same air, we’re still together.” – Donna Lynn Hope
  1. We all take different paths in life, but no matter where we go, we take a little of each other everywhere.” – Tim McGraw
  1. True friends are never apart, maybe in distance but never in heart.” – Unknown
  1. No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other’s worth.” – Robert Southey
  1. 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
  1. True friends stay with you no matter the distance or time that separates you from them.” – Lance Reynald
  1. The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected.” – Nicholas Sparks
  1. True friendship is when two friends can walk in opposite directions, yet remain side by side.” – Unknown
  1. So what if the distance is too long? What matters is that we have the courage of love to cover any distance which dares to separate us.” – Unknown
  1. There is no distance too far between friends, for friendship gives wings to the heart.” – Unknown
  1. True friendship resists time, distance, and silence.” –  Isabel Allende
  1. If our friendship depends on things like space and time, we have destroyed our own brotherhood.” – Richard Bach
  1. Distance never separates two hearts that really care, for our memories span the miles, and in seconds we are there. But whenever I start feeling sad cuz, I miss you,I remind myself how lucky I am to have someone so special to miss.” – Henri Nouwen
  1. Friends are connected heart to heart. Distance and time can’t break them apart.” – Unknown
Friends are connected heart to heart.

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  1. Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart.” – Washington Irving
  1. Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes.”– Henry David Thoreau
  1. Every parting is a form of death, as every reunion is a type of heaven.” – Tryon Edwards
  1. Though we drifted apart in distance I still think of you as being right here. And although we have many new friends, it is our friendship that means the most to me.” – Unknown
  1. Distance does not matter if two hearts are loyal to one another.” – Ajen Dianawati
  1. A part of you has grown in me, together forever we shall be, never apart, maybe in distance, but not in heart.” – Hakan Massoud Nawabi
  1. A friend who is far away is sometimes much nearer than one who is at hand. Is not the mountain far more awe —inspiring and more clearly visible to one passing through the valley than to those who inhabit the mountain?” – Kahlil Gibran
  1. If ever there is tomorrow when we’re not together… there is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. But the most important thing is, even if we’re apart… I’ll always be with you.” – Carter Crocker
  1. The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.” – Elizabeth Foley
  1. Growing apart doesn’t change the fact that for a long time, we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled. I’m glad for that.” –  Ally Condie
  1. I’m never sad when a friend goes far away, because whichever city or country that friend goes to, they turn the place friendly. They turn a suspicious-looking name on the map into a place where a welcome can be found.” – Helen Oyeyemi
  1. Cherish those people who have the ability to touch you and still be thousands of miles from your presence.” – Rachel Wolchin
  1. If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart. I’ll stay there forever.” – A. A. Milne
  1. Distance sometimes endears friendship and absence sweeteneth it.” –  James Howell
  1. A real friendship should not fade as time passes, and should not weaken because of space separation.” – John Newton
  1. A friend is someone who allows you distance but is never far away.” – Noah
  1. We are like islands in the sea, separate on the surface but connected in the deep.” – William James
  1. When you miss me, just look up to the night sky and remember, I’m like a star; sometimes you can’t see me, but I’m always there.” – Jayde Nicole
  1. A strong friendship doesn’t need daily conversation, doesn’t always need togetherness, as long as the relationship lives in the heart, true friends will never part.” – Unknown
  1. Though miles may lie between us, we’re never far apart, for friendship doesn’t count the miles; it’s measured in the heart.” – Rozina Hasham
Friendship doesn’t count the miles.

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  1. Your absence has gone through me, like thread through a needle, everything I do is stitched with its color.” – W.S. Merwin
  1. If you’re out on the road, feeling lonely and so cold, all you have to do is call my name, and I’ll be there on the next train.” – Carole King
  1. Here is my favorite thing about long-distance besties; it can be years since you have seen each other and, the minute you start talking, it is like you were never apart.” – Becca Anderson
  1. No matter how far you manage to go, distance will never be able to erase those beautiful memories. There is so much goodness that we shared together.” – Lucy Aims
  1. Distance does not break off the friendship absolutely, but only the activity of it.” – Aristotle
  1. When twilight drops her curtain down and pins it with a star, remember that you have a friend though she may wander far.” – L.M. Montgomery
  1. Distance is just a test of how far friendship can travel.” – Munia Khan
  1. There is no long-distance about love; it always finds a way to bring hearts together no matter how many miles there are between them.”– Unknown
  1. A strong friendship doesn’t need daily conversation, doesn’t always need togetherness, as long as the relationship lives in the heart, true friends will never part.” – Auliq Ice
  1. Long distance friendship is as hard and as beautiful as a long —distance relationship. To have a friend miles away, smiling in your joy and crying in your pain is the biggest blessing..” – Niroop Komuravelli
  1. A friend who is far away is sometimes much nearer than one who is at hand.” – Les Brown
  1. Distance means nothing when someone means everything.” – Unknown
  1. Another day that passes is another day closer to seeing you again.” – Unknown
  1. If the days won’t allow us to see each other, memories will, and if my eyes can’t see you, my heart will never forget you.” – Unknown
  1. If there is one thing you never need to doubt, it is our friendship. I am always just a phone call away.” – Unknown
  1. Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.” – Woodrow T. Wilson
  1. Good friends are like stars. You don’t always see them, but you know they’re always there.” – Unknown
Good friends are like stars, long distance friendship quotes

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  1. Distance is just a test of how far friendship can travel.” – Unknown
  1. You are my best friend, the one I spent so many hours with, the one I will always miss.” – Unknown
  1. Distance doesn’t matter when friendship is true.” – Unknown
  1. A friend allows you distance, but is never far away.” – Unknown
  1. The distance cannot matter – Ours is a friendship of the heart.” – Unknown
  1. “A friend who is far away is sometimes much nearer than one who is at hand.” – Unknown
  1. Friends are connected heart to heart. Distance and time can’t break them apart.” – Unknown
  1. You’re too far for my hands to hold you, but too near for my heart to love you.” – Unknown
  1. I’ve learned that true friendship continues to grow, even over the longest distance.” – Unknown
  1. Distance means so little, when someone means so much.” – Tom McNeal
  1. Your absence has not taught me how to be alone, it merely has shown that when together we cast a single shadow on the wall.” – George Fetherling
  1. True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.”– Charles Caleb Colton
  1. The scariest thing about distance is that you don’t know whether they’ll miss you or forget you.” – Nicholas Sparks
  1. A true friend is someone who is there for you when he’d rather be anywhere else.” – Len Wein

Funny Long-Distance Friendship Quotes

Add some humor to the quotes and make your buddy laugh by recalling the moments you both spent together.

  1. We will always be friends ’til we’re old and senile…then we can be new friends.” – Unknown
  1. Sometimes I miss you so much, I just want to rip you out of my dreams and hug you.”– Unknown
  1. Definition of a long-distance relationship: Inconveniently the most effective way to find out if you really love each other.” – Unknown
  2. They say long-distance relationships will teach you to communicate well… We should be mind-readers by now.” – Lisa McKay
  1. Want to learn how someone really handles frustration? Put them in a long-distance relationship and give them a slow internet connection.” – Lisa McKay
  1. “I think we dream so we don’t have to be apart so long. If we’re in each other’s dreams, we can play together all night.” –A. A. Milne
  1. Friendship is Love without his wings!” – Lord Byron
  1. I miss you like an idiot misses the point.” – Unknown
  1. The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller
  1. A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.” – Arnold H. Glasgow
  1. We live so far apart because the world just isn’t ready for that much AWESOMENESS.” – Unknown
  1. We’ve been friends for so long, I can’t remember which one of us is the bad influence.” – Unknown
  1. I’m relieved that we’ve grown apart since I no longer have to share my chocolates and ice creams with you!”– Unknown
  1. This long-distance friendship is like a test that we shall ace with flying colors.” – Unknown
  1. We’re both too lazy to make new acquaintances; therefore, I suppose we’ll remain friends forever, even if we live far apart.”– Unknown
We’re both too lazy to make new acquaintances.

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  1. This long-distance friendship appeals to me. It will now help you comprehend the significance of my presence in your life.”– Unknown
  1. You are far and afar like a dazzling star, yet my heart keeps our memories like a cozy sweater.”– Unknown
  1. We’ll be best friends forever because you already know too much.”– Unknown
  1. Everyone has a friend who laughs funnier than he jokes.”– Unknown
  1. Best friends don’t necessarily have to talk every day. They don’t even need to talk for weeks. But when they do, it’s like they never stopped talking.”– Unknown
  1. I thought you were mature now. Then I saw your Halloween costume in your recent picture on Instagram. Grow up!” –Unknown
  1. You may be far, but you will still remain a fool. Distance doesn’t make you any brighter.”– Unknown
  1. I just want to hug you, but you are 480 some miles away, what I wouldn’t do for a hug.” – Unknown
  1. I know you are at distance but if you tag me in a stupid post, I will find you and beat you.”– Unknown
  1. If anyone asks me “what is hell?” I would answer “Distance between two friends who miss each other.” – Unknown
  1. When something is missing in your life, it usually turns out to be someone.”– Robert Brault.
  1. Bestie, I miss you a little too often, a little too much, and a little more every day.”– Unknown
  1. How do I know this long-distance friendship is worth it? You are my favorite hello and my hardest goodbye.”  – Lisa McKay
  1. Friendship is very long phone calls about nothing.”– Unknown
  1. You are my best friend forever. That means you are never going to resign from this post. So, the excuse for this distance will not work, okay?”– Unknown

Long-distance friendships are hard since your favorite person may not be able to attend many of your important life events or stay beside you during the tough times. Even scheduling a call becomes complicated if you live in different time zones. But when the times get tough, and you miss your best friend too much, sending them some of these long-distance friendship quotes lets them know they are on your mind. They will appreciate the gesture and ensure to take some time out just for you.

Infographic: How To Ensure The Distance Does Not Affect Your Friendship

A good friend is as good as your extended family, even though you do not live in the same city. Therefore, if you have a friend who is worth it, make sure you follow these tips to maintain your friendship without letting the distance come between you.

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Sravani holds a post-graduate degree in Biotechnology from SRM University, Chennai. Being an avid reader, she keeps herself up to date with research. Her interest lies in teaching new things to children in creative ways. For MomJunction, she covers literature and information/ facts articles for kids. Sravani likes to unwind by teaching to her son, spending time with her family,...
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