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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 mediocres passions, et augmente les grandes,comme le vent eteint 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 on whilst thou art twisting that lock, see! 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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