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Greater things are believed of those who are absent. (Quote by - Tacitus)

When love and hate are both absent everything becomes clear and undisguised. (Quote by - Osho)

I was absent at the moment I took up the most space. (Quote by - Albert Camus)

Power and violence are opposites; where the one rules absolutely, the other is absent. Violence appears where power is in jeopardy, but left to its own course it ends in power's disappearance. (Quote by - Hannah Arendt)

The heart may think it knows better: the senses know that absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends. The friend becomes a traitor by breaking, however unwillingly or sadly, out of our own zone: a hard judgment is passed on him, for all the pleas of the heart. (Quote by - Elizabeth Bowen)

My presence of mind is frequently absent. (Quote by - Rain Bojangles)

Sir, more than kisses, letters mingle souls; for, thus friends absent speak(Quote by - John Donne)

The consciousness of the falsity of present pleasures, and the ignorance of the vanity of absent pleasures, cause inconstancy. (Quote by - Blaise Pascal)

Grief fills the room up of my absent child, lies in his bed, walks up and down with me, puts on his pretty looks, repeats his words. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

This active movement against the insults to the Prophet has been absent on many other issues which are no less important. (Quote by - Saad Hagras)

The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

Those who are absent, by its means become present: it (mail) is the consolation of life. (Quote by - Voltaire)

Here comes Courage! that seized the lion absent, and run away from the present mouse. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

Therefore we are always confident, knowing that, whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord: / (For we walk by faith, not by sight:) / We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord. (Quote by - Bible)

Out of sight, out of mind. The absent are always in the wrong. (Quote by - Thomas a Kempis)

Our findings reveal a picture of military discipline from which the doctrine of command responsibility is completely absent. (Quote by - Elisa Massimino)

I believe in the gods. Or rather, I believe that I believe in the gods. But I don't believe that they are great brooding presences watching over us; I believe they are completely absent-minded. (Quote by - Jean Giraudoux)

The listwas woefully incomplete. They are running a serious risk right now if they put those names up and they don't know the answer to that question [of who was absent from the party]. (Quote by - Robert Ekstrand)

Lennon was such a great writer and exactingly honest. That was the thing that was defining about his songwriting – and is weirdly absent from so much songwriting today, and I don't understand why. (Quote by - Tim Rice-Oxley)

A political victory, a rise in rents, the recovery of your sick, or return of your absent friend, or some other quite external event, raises your spirits, and you think good days are preparing for you. Do not believe it. Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph of principles.from "Self-Reliance". (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Oh worse than everything, is kindness counterfeiting absent love. (Quote by - Samuel Taylor Coleridge)

Beauty is and always is. You are absent. Why are you absent? Again your robot mind is the problem. It will not stay still and you cannot make it stay still. It is your master and it separates you from beauty and God. (Quote by - Barry Long)

The unity of the three H’s is essential. ‘Heart, Head and Hand. ’ But today this unity is absent among people, with the result that men are becoming inhuman. (Quote by - Sri Sathya Sai Baba)

Never find fault with the absent. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

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


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