Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it rekindles the great.
Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; and every little absence is an age.
Absence lessens half-hearted passions, and increases great ones, as the wind
puts out candles and yet stirs up the fire
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.
Love reckons hours for months, and das for years;
And every little absence is an age
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.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder, Isle of Beauty, Fare thee well!
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear
Our hours in love have wings; in absence, crutches.
Absence doth sharpen love, presence strengthens it; the one brings fuel, the other blows it till it burns clear.
The absence of war is not peace.
The only consolation I can find in your immediate presence is your ultimate absence
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.
Where choice begins, Paradise ends, innocence ends, for what is Paradise but the absence of any need to choose this action?
Absence in love is like water on fire, a little quickens, but much extinguishes
Absence makes the heart grow wander
Absence is one of the most useful ingredients of family life, and to dose it rightly is an art like any other.
Success doesn't mean the absence of failures; it means the attainment of ultimate objectives.
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
It is remarkable that great affectation and great absence of it (unconsciousness) are at first sight very similar; they are both apt to produce singularity
Wilderness is not defined by the absence of certain activities, but rather by the presence of certain unique and invaluable characteristics.
The deeper the experience of an absence of meaning -- in other words, of absurdity --the more energetically meaning is sought.
Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as wind extinguishes candles and fans a fire.