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Belief in the absence of illusions is itself an illusion. (Quote by - Barbara Grizzuti Harrison)

Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity. (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

Is not absence death to those who love? (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

Thou art gone from my gaze like a beautiful dream. And I seek then in vain by the meadow and stream. (Quote by - George Linley)

L'absence diminue les me¤ diocres passions, et augmente les grandes,comme le vent e¤ teint les bougies, et allume le feu. Absence diminishes commonplace passions, and increases great ones, as wind extinguishes candles and kindles fire. (Quote by - La Rochefoucauld)

Talk well of the absent whenever you have the opportunity. (Quote by - Sir Matthew Hale)

The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions. (Quote by - Alfred, Lord Tennyson )

What shall I do with all the days and hours That must be counted ere I see thy face? How shall I charm the interval that lowers Between this time and that sweet time of grace? (Quote by - Frances Anne)

For I verily, absent in body, but present in spirit, have judged already, as though I were present, concerning him that hath so done this deed, . . . (Quote by - Bible)

Salt water and absence wash away love. (Quote by - Traditional Proverb)

Sometimes I need what only you can provide your absence. (Quote by - Ashleigh Brilliant)

Separation penetrates the disappearing person like a pigment and steeps him in gentle radiance. (Quote by - Walter Benjamin)

I dote on his very absence, and I wish them a fair departure. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

The people who are absent are the ideal; those who are present seem to be quite commonplace. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe)

Where'er I roam, whatever realms to see, My heart untravelled, fondly turns to thee; Still to my brother turns, with ceaseless pain, And drags at each remove a lengthening chain. (Quote by - Oliver Goldsmith)

Coolness and absence of heat and haste indicate fine qualities. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson )

But when he (man) shall have been taken from sight, he quickly goes also out of mind. (Quote by - Thomas a Kempis)

Everything presses onöwhilst thou art twisting that lock,ösee! It grows grey; and every time I kiss thy hand to bid adieu, and everyabsence which follows it, are preludes to that eternal separation which we are shortly to make. (Quote by - Sterne, Laurence)

Most of what matters in your life takes place in your absence. (Quote by - Rushdie, (Ahmed) Salman)

Wives in their husbands’ absences grow subtler, And daughters sometimes run off with the butler. (Quote by - Lord George Gordon Noel Byron)

Absence is a shrew. (Quote by - English Proverb)

How like a winter hath my absence been From thee, the pleasure of the fleeting year! What freezings have I felt, what dark days seen! What old December's bareness everywhere! (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

The absence of war is not peace. (Quote by - Harry S Truman)

The absent are always in the wrong (Quote by - English Proverb)

The simple lack of her is more to me than others' presence. (Quote by - Edward Thomas)


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