Absence Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Absence

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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 ~


Tact is one of the first mental virtues, the absence of it is fatal to the best talent.
~By William Gilmore Simms ~


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 ~


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


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


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


It would be hard to ignore the absence of democracy in any Arab nation.
~By Jack Schwartz ~


For many Americans, including many who are employed, going to the doctor when they fall ill or become injured may not be an option because of the absence of health insurance.
~By Ben Nelson ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.
~By William Hazlitt ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Peace is not the absence of war, but a virtue based on strength of character.
~By Baruch Spinoza ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Absence is one of the most useful ingredients of family life, and to dose it rightly is an art like any other.
~By Freya Stark ~


The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.
~By Karl Marx ~


Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people.
~By Jawaharlal Nehru ~


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 ~


I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.
~By Nelson Mandela ~


We seem, as it were, to have conquered and peopled half the world in a fit of absence of mind.
~By John Robert Seeley ~


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 ~


Belief in the absence of illusions is itself an illusion.
~By Barbara Grizzuti Harrison ~


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


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 ~


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


Instead, in the absence of respect for human rights, science and its offspring technology have been used in this century as brutal instruments for oppression.
~By John Charles Polanyi ~


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 ~


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 ~


And as far as false hope, there is no such thing. There is only hope or the absence of hope-nothing else.
~By Patti Davis ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


The situation in the region is flammable and may explode at any moment, because of the crucial events and because of the absence of justice in executing the international legitimacy resolutions, regarding the Israeli Arab cause and the oppression on Palestinians by Israelis.
~By Ali A. Saleh ~


Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
~By Mark Twain ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


Where choice begins, Paradise ends, innocence ends, for what is Paradise but the absence of any need to choose this action?
~By Arthur Miller ~


Wilderness is not defined by the absence of certain activities, but rather by the presence of certain unique and invaluable characteristics.
~By Nick Rahall ~


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


Absence and death are the same - only that in death there is no suffering.
~By Theodore Roosevelt ~


God is absence. God is the solitude of man.
~By Jean-Paul Sartre ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


Love is the total absence of fear. Love asks no questions. Its natural state is one of extension and expansion, not comparison and measurement.
~By Gerald Jampolsky ~


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 ~


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 ~


Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.
~By Ronald Reagan ~


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


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 ~


I was court-martialled in my absence, and sentenced to death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence.
~By Brendan Behan ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


In France, a woman may forget that she is neither young nor handsome; for the absence of these claims to attention does not expose her to be neglected by the male sex.
~By Marguerite Gardiner ~


The job is to ask questions-it always was-and to ask them as inexorably as I can. And to face the absence of precise answers with a certain humility.
~By Arthur Miller ~


For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
~By Baruch Spinoza ~


A necessary consequent of religious belief is the attaching ideas of merit to that belief, and of demerit to its absence.
~By Francis Wright ~


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 ~


Sport is part of every man and woman's heritage and its absence can never be compensated for.
~By Pierre de Coubertin ~


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


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


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


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 ~


Courage is not the absence of despair; it is, rather, the capacity to move ahead in spite of despair.
~By Rollo May ~


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 ~


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

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October 7 ,2022
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