33 Quotes About Yearning For Someone


We all yearn to have that special someone in our life. These quotes about yearning for someone capture the struggles and difficulties we face.

“A lot of people get so hung up on what they can’t have that they don’t think for a second about whether they really want it.”

“After all, what are any of us after but the conviction of belonging?”

“At the core of her senseless actions, she vaguely perceived that she yearned for something. A something that would provide her with a sure sense of fulfillment. But she could not fathom what that something might be.”

“Because what’s worse than knowing you want something, besides knowing you can never have it?”

“But as, in ethics, evil is a consequence of good, so, in fact, out of joy is sorrow born. Either the memory of past bliss is the anguish of today, or the agonies which are have their origin in the ecstasies which might have been.”

“Death does not mark the end of a chapter in a man’s life, but the end of a book of man, the beautiful conclusion to his yearnings.”

“Dying for love might be pitiable, but it wasn’t much different, finally, from any other kind of dying.”

“He had no idea what missing was. Missing was lying in the dampness of your tears night after night. Missing was a constant hollow spot in the center of your chest. Missing was a yawning ache that was never satisfied.”

“How we need another soul to cling to, another body to keep us warm. To rest and trust; to give your soul in confidence: I need this, I need someone to pour myself into.”

“I can’t tell whether a revived man would appreciate his second chance or yearn for the stolen serenity.”

“I didn’t know then what I wanted, but the ache for it was palpable.”

“I knew what it was to yearn for a life so distant it seemed that it had never been anything more than a dream.”

“I want your most vital organ. I want it to be mine.”

“I wondered if he ever thought of me, and hated the pang I felt when I told myself he didn’t.”

“I’m wearying to escape into that glorious world, and to be always there: not seeing it dimly through tears, and yearning for it through the walls of an aching heart: but really with it, and in it.”

“If you yearn to learn, you’ll learn to earn.”

“If your art is calling to you, its doing so for a reason. You are feeling a pull toward something for which your soul is yearning.”

“It hurts to breathe. It hurts to live. I hate her, yet I do not think I can exist without her.”

“It was such a spring day as breathes into a man an ineffable yearning, a painful sweetness, a longing that makes him stand motionless, looking at the leaves or grass, and fling out his arms to embrace he knows not what.”

“It’s like when you’re excited about a girl and you see a couple holding hands, and you feel so happy for them. And other times you see the same couple, and they make you so mad.”

“Maybe she had it wrong all this time and her empty heart could never be filled by his ingenious broken spirit. Maybe this yearning had nothing to do with him, and everything to do with her.”

“My earnest desire for you has brought me to a point, where the life I’ve imagined we shall have, seems like a distant memory.”

“My heart only ever had one thought, one want. One need. Despite all, in spite of all… All my heart has ever wanted is you.”

“Poetry is the yearning of the soul to break free!”

“Restriction generates yearning. You want what you cannot have.”

“She didn’t care if the world thought she was pretty. All she wanted was that special someone to reach beyond the surface and discover her heart.”

“She had left me thirsty and all my life would be thirst and longing for what I had lost before I found it.”

“Sometimes, we do ourselves a disservice to yearn for what we’ve lost. For if we try to find it again, we might discover faults and blemishes memory has been kind enough to erase.”

“The longing for sweets is really a yearning for love or sweetness.”

“The simple lack of her is more to me than others’ presence.”

“The swallow that hibernates underwater is a creature called yearning.”

“Why is love intensified by absence?”

“Yearning for love made her feel like a cat that was always twining around ankles, meowing Pet me, pet me, look at me, love me.”

We all desire to meet that special someone and find that life partner that can spend a lifetime with us.

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