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Absence Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Absence

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Today I begin to understand what love must be, if it exists... When we are parted, we each feel the lack of the other half of ourselves. We are incomplete like a book in two volumes of which the first has been lost. That is what I imagine love to be: incompleteness in absence.
~By Edmond de Goncourt ~


Actions are right in proportion as they tend to promote happiness; wrong as they tend to produce the reverse of happiness. By happiness is intended pleasure and the absence of pain.
~By John Stuart Mill ~


Total absence of humor renders life impossible.
~By Sidonie Gabrielle Colette ~


To me, its seems necessary to rediscover - and the energy to do so exists - that even the political and economic spheres need moral responsibility, a responsibility that is born in man's heart and, in the end, has to do with the presence or absence of God.
~By Joseph Ratzinger ~


In the absence of willpower the most complete collection of virtues and talents is wholly worthless.
~By Aleister Crowley ~


To observe people in conflict is a necessary part of a child's education. It helps him to understand and accept his own occasional hostilities and to realize that differing opinions need not imply an absence of love.
~By Milton R. Sapirstein ~


I dote on his very absence.
~By William Shakespeare ~


Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative alternatives for responding to conflict - alternatives to passive or aggressive responses, alternatives to violence.
~By Dorothy Thompson ~


Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair.
~By William Cowper ~


The deeper the experience of an absence of meaning - in other words, of absurdity - the more energetically meaning is sought.
~By Vaclav Havel ~


With the absence of a flu vaccination last year, I did not take a flu shot; but there is still some immunity that carries over from year to year; but about every 30 years, there is a major change in the genetics of the flu virus.
~By Michael Burgess ~


Being solitary is being alone well: being alone luxuriously immersed in doings of your own choice, aware of the fullness of your won presence rather than of the absence of others. Because solitude is an achievement.
~By Alice Koller ~


With her high pale brow under her faded brown hair, she was like a rock washed clean by years of her husband's absences at conventions, dinners, committee meetings or simply at the office.
~By Louis Auchincloss ~


The absence of the heavy boot of Europe has preserved to these people the agile walk of the wild animal, while the general simplicity of their lives has given them many other points of physical perfection.
~By John Millington Synge ~


Program testing can be used to show the presence of bugs, but never to show their absence!
~By Edsger Dijkstra ~


You'll find boredom where there is the absence of a good idea.
~By Earl Nightingale ~


I would much prefer to be a judge than a coal miner because of the absence of falling coal.
~By Peter Cook ~


Absence from those we love is self from self - a deadly banishment.
~By William Shakespeare ~


Most of what matters in your life takes place in your absence.
~By Salman Rushdie ~


I called their attention also to the absence of all means of ventilating the hall, remarking that, as we had already breathed the air which it contained for a full hour, it must have lost much of its vital properties and needed to be renewed.
~By George Combe ~


That a great battle must soon be fought no one could doubt; but, in the apparent and perhaps real absence of plan on the part of Lee, it was impossible to foretell the precise scene of the encounter.
~By Edward Everett ~


Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it enkindles the great.
~By Roger de Rabutin ~


It is the maintenance of slavery by law in a state, not parallels of latitude, that makes its a southern state; and the absence of this, that makes it a northern state.
~By William H. Seward ~


For the signifier is a unit in its very uniqueness, being by nature symbol only of an absence.
~By Jacques Lacan ~


Coughs seem very common here, especially among the children, though people look strong and healthy, but in the absence of proper statistics one cannot undertake to say whether the district is a healthy one or not.
~By Edward Burnett Tylor ~


Proverbs often contradict one another, as any reader soon discovers. The sagacity that advises us to look before we leap promptly warns us that if we hesitate we are lost; that absence makes the heart grow fonder, but out of sight, out of mind.
~By Leo Rosten ~


My dear, the duty that devolved wholly on you in my absence of guiding and expanding the minds of our dear children is a laborious one and a responsible one.
~By Ezra Cornell ~


One of the best known, and one of the least intelligible, facts of literary history is the lateness, in Western European Literature at any rate, of prose fiction, and the comparative absence, in the two great classical languages, of what we call by that name.
~By George Saintsbury ~


The longest absence is less perilous to love than the terrible trials of incessant proximity.
~By Edna St. Vincent Millay ~


There can be little doubt that absence from work, and inefficient work, are frequently due to intemperance.
~By William Lyon Mackenzie King ~


Let me tell you I am better acquainted with you for a long absence, as men are with themselves for a long affliction: absence does but hold off a friend, to make one see him the truer.
~By Ovid ~


Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
~By Thomas Haynes Bayly ~


In general, if signs of sectarianism do appear in a Socialist Party, these are only the products of the absence of a broad Labour movement in the country.
~By Karl Radek ~


The weather was fine and moderate. The hunters all returned, having killed during their absence three elk, four deer, two porcupines, a fox and a hare.
~By Meriwether Lewis ~


Judicious absence is a weapon.
~By Charles Reade ~


The greatest threat to freedom is the absence of criticism.
~By Wole Soyinka ~


I'd excluded New York from my writing, and then I came back and I fell in love with it all over again. The energy comes from an absence, that yearning for New York when you are not there.
~By Jonathan Lethem ~


The human father has to be confronted and recognized as human, as man who created a child and then, by his absence, left the child fatherless and then Godless.
~By Anais Nin ~


I wish you to inform the Court that my absence, though deliberate, is not intended in any way to be disrespectful. Nor is it prompted by any fear of the punishment which might be inflicted on me.
~By Bram Fischer ~


The enemy of art is the absence of limitations.
~By Orson Welles ~


We want to see Israel withdraw from our territory. But we don't want to be accountable vis-a-vis Israel on the security basis, because we don't see, in the absence of a peace agreement, that Lebanon can really be accountable to Israel if anything happens.
~By Rafik Hariri ~


Never part without loving words to think of during your absence. It may be that you will not meet again in this life.
~By Jean Paul ~


Not longer loved or fostered by religion, beauty is lifted from its face as a mask, and its absence exposes features on that face which threaten to become incomprehensible to man.
~By Hans Urs von Balthasar ~


Our hours in love have wings; in absence, crutches.
~By Miguel de Cervantes ~


In the absence of evidence, superstition. It's a Middle Ages thing. That's my theory anyway.
~By Tucker Carlson ~


In dreams the truth is learned that all good works are done in the absence of a caress.
~By Leonard Cohen ~


Wives in their husbands' absences grow subtler, And daughters sometimes run off with the butler.
~By George Byron ~


Every one knows, that the mind will not be kept from contemplating what it loves in the midst of crowds and business. Hence come those frequent absences, so observable in conversation; for whilst the body is confined to present company, the mind is flown to that which it delights in.
~By Mary Astell ~


Life has become the ideology of its own absence.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible to himself.
~By Henry B. Adams ~


A month after the scandal broke, I tried to go back to work at the pharmaceutical company after a leave of absence. But because of all the publicity and resulting pressure and stress, I finally resigned.
~By Donna Rice ~


Absence - that common cure of love.
~By Lord Byron ~


The absence of flaw in beauty is itself a flaw.
~By Henry Ellis ~


Absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


Discouragement is not the absence of adequacy but the absence of courage.
~By Neal A. Maxwell ~


Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something; in the absence of good grounds for belief, he will be satisfied with bad ones.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


Freedom in general may be defined as the absence of obstacles to the realization of desires.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


In the absence of love, there is nothing worth fighting for.
~By Elijah Wood ~


In the absence of any short term in common use to represent all desirable things, or things that satisfy human wants, we may use the term Goods for that purpose.
~By Alfred Marshall ~


In the matter of furnishing, I find a certain absence of ugliness far worse than ugliness.
~By Sidonie Gabrielle Colette ~


So far as discipline is concerned, freedom means not its absence but the use of higher and more rational forms as contrasted with those that are lower or less rational.
~By Charles Horton Cooley ~


When I came back to Dublin I was courtmartialed in my absence and sentenced to death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence.
~By Brendan Behan ~


In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?
~By Saint Augustine ~


Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
~By Baruch Spinoza ~


Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


Happiness is the absence of suffering. I think it's an interesting way of looking at it. I think the absence of suffering exists very rarely in the world we live in.
~By Julie Christie ~


If Bill Finger created Batman, where is Bill Finger's byline on my strip? It is conspicuous by its absence.
~By Bob Kane ~


I was court-martial in my absence, and sentenced to death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence.
~By Thomas Hardy ~


The alarming thing in China is the almost total absence of primary care. Even in cities, there are no independent doctors' offices or neighborhood clinics, so people have to go to the hospital for every health care need.
~By Nancy Travis ~


The surest test of discipline is its absence.
~By Clara Barton ~


Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.
~By Thomas Fuller ~


Absence of occupation is not rest; A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed.
~By William Cowper ~


Barbarism is the absence of standards to which appeal can be made.
~By Jose Ortega Y Gasset ~


Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


The system adopted in the Latin American instrument proves that, although no state can obligate another to join such a zone, neither can one prevent others wishing to do so from adhering to a regime of total absence of nuclear weapons within their own territories.
~By Alfonso G. Robles ~


Absence does not make the heart grow fonder, but it sure heats up the blood.
~By Elizabeth Ashley ~


In the absence of sound oversight,responsible businesses are forced to compete against unscrupulous and underhanded businesses, who are unencumbered by any restrictions on activities that might harm the environment, or take advantage of middle-class families, or threaten to bring down the entire financial system.
~By Barack Obama ~


While formal schooling is an important advantage, it is not a guarantee of success nor is its absence a fatal handicap.
~By Ray Kroc ~


Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness.
~By Zhuangzi ~


Friendship, like love, is destroyed by long absence, though it may be increased by short intermissions.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


But I still always felt the absence of a mother.
~By Marcel Carne ~


In the absence of that, I am happy to play solo, but I don't think there is any comparison.
~By Derek Bailey ~


Of all the bewildering things about a new country, the absence of human landmarks is one of the most depressing and disheartening.
~By Willa Cather ~


Peace must be more than the absence of war.
~By Helmut Kohl ~


It is a sign of the times that the absence of meaningful ID requirements in many states leaves our voting process vulnerable to fraud and allows legal votes to be cancelled out by illegally cast ballots.
~By Virgil Goode ~


I used to say, 'There is a God-shaped hole in me.' For a long time I stressed the absence, the hole. Now I find it is the shape which has become more important.
~By Salman Rushdie ~


In 1916 I was discharged from military service, or rather, given a sort of leave of absence on the understanding that I might be recalled within a few months. And so I was a free man, at least for a while.
~By George Grosz ~


This is a big deal. My wife and I sat in our home and we watched those young men get slaughtered on the streets of Mogadishu in the absence of a plan. It broke our heart.
~By Dick Armey ~


The whole religious complexion of the modern world is due to the absence from Jerusalem of a lunatic asylum.
~By Thomas Paine ~


Absence of proof is not proof of absence.
~By William Cowper ~


In the absence of a magnetic field the period of all these oscillations is the same. But as soon as the electron is exposed to the effect of a magnetic field, its motion changes.
~By Pieter Zeeman ~


The heart may think it knows better: the senses know that absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends.
~By Elizabeth Bowen ~


In the 5 years, well over 60,000 American families have been broken apart by the absence of insurance because the only way for parents to get treatment for their children is to turn the custody of those children over to the State.
~By Patrick J. Kennedy ~


There is a movement to get an international criminal court in the world, voted for by hundreds of states-but with the noticeable absence of the United States of America.
~By Harold Pinter ~


The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvelously.
~By Henry A. Kissinger ~


In the absence of the gold standard, there is no way to protect savings from confiscation through inflation. There is no safe store of value.
~By Alan Greenspan ~


The absence and suppression of justice can only open the way for extremists to exploit such a condition to perpetrate acts of violence against innocents.
~By King Hussein I ~


Real magic in relationships means an absence of judgment of others.
~By Wayne Dyer ~


It is not opium which makes me work but its absence, and in order for me to feel its absence it must from time to time be present.
~By Antonin Artaud ~


The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions.
~By Alfred Lord Tennyson ~

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