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  1. Quote by Madison Maheni

    …and your absence is the strongest scent in the air.
  2. I want to love you… but only the terrible would bring us close, the mercy of chance, a death, the room collapsing, a blindness. Rather than that, i sit and watch you talk, with hopes impossible as your lies.
  3. Quote from The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

    I couldn’t have spoken like this yesterday, because when we’ve been apart, and I’m looking forward to seeing you, every thought is burnt up in a great flame. But then you come; and you’re so much more than I remembered, and what I want of you is so much more than an hour or two every now and then, with wastes of thirsty waiting between, that I can sit perfectly still beside you, like this, with that other vision in my mind, just quietly trusting it to come true.
  4. My desire will see, shadowed among the embers, furled in flame, the splendor and the sadness of the world.
  5. I am left alone; you in Persia, horizons away. Dearest Creature, my heart currently resembles the ashes of my cigarettes.
  6. Quote from I Wrote This For You by Iain Thomas

    You make me nostalgic for a love that hasn’t even happened yet.
  7. Quote from Ice House by Anne Michaels

    We mourn in a place no one knows; it’s right that our grief be unseen. I love you as if you’ll return after years of absence. As if we’d invented  moonlight.
  8. We are torn between nostalgia for the familiar and an urge for the foreign and strange. As often as not, we are homesick most for the places we have never known.
  9. Quote from The Waves by Virginia Woolf

    Things have dropped from me. I have outlived certain desires; I have lost friends, some by death… others through sheer inability to cross the street.
  10. Quote from On The Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

    ‘What do you want from me?’ he asks. ‘What I want from every person in my life,’ I want to tell him.  ‘More.’
  11. Quote from Magnificent Ruin

    He’d wasted half of his life fearing death, and half of it wishing for it.
  12. Quote from Autobiography of a Face by Lucy Grealy

    I began a lifelong affair with nostalgia, with only the vaguest notions of what I was nostalgic for.
  13. I am obsessed at nights with the idea of my own worthlessness, and if it were only to turn a light on to save my life I think I would not do it. These are the last footprints of a headache I suppose. Do you ever feel that? – like an old weed in a stream. What do you feel, lying in bed? I daresay you are visited by sublime thoughts. Dearest, do write to me; for I long for your words. Do tell me you wish to see me.
  14. Quote from LXV by Pablo Neruda

    So I wait for you like a lonely house till you will see me again and live in me. Till then my windows ache.
  15. Quote from The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

    Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything it is because we are dangerously near wanting nothing.
  16. Quote from Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell

    Perhaps — I want the old days back again and they’ll never come back, and I am haunted by the memory of them and of the world falling about my ears.
  17. Quote from Six Word Story by Margaret Atwood

    Longed for him. Got him. Shit.
  18. Quote from Even if I now saw you… by Izumi Shikibu

    Even if I now saw you only once, I would long for you through worlds,  worlds.
  19. Quote from Sentencings by Jane Hirshfield

    Too much longing: it separates us like scent from bread, rust from iron.
  20. Quote from My Hundred Lovers by Susan Johnson

    She thinks of him lying there, the beautiful moment never arriving, never ruined, never disappointing, over. It must be sublime dwelling in that house of longing, forever poised on desire’s trembling tip, before everything is wrecked.
  21. Quote from Sexus by Henry Miller

    Night is longing, longing, longing, beyond all endurance.
  22. Quote from Art & Lies by Jeanette Winterson

    I want the keen edge of longing.
  23. Quote from Henry and June by Anaïs Nin

    You carry away with you a reflection of me, a part of me. I dreamed you, I wished for your existence. You will always be part of my life. If I love you, it must be because we have shared at some time the same imaginings, the same madness, the same stage.
  24. This is love, she thought, isn’t it? When you notice someone’s absence and hate that absence more than anything? More, even, than you love his presence?

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