Absence Quotes

Absence makes the heart grow fonder, Isle of Beauty, Fare thee well!

Thomas Bayly

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear

Mark Twain

Absence doth sharpen love, presence strengthens it; the one brings fuel, the other blows it till it burns clear.

William Shakespeare

Our hours in love have wings; in absence, crutches.

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.

Robert Louis Stevenson

The absence of war is not peace.

Harry S Truman

The only consolation I can find in your immediate presence is your ultimate absence

Shelagh Delaney

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

American Proverb

Absence in love is like water on fire, a little quickens, but much extinguishes

Hannah Moore

Let no one be willing to speak ill of the absent.


Talk well of the absent whenever you have the opportunity.

Sir Matthew Hale

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

Vaclav Havel

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

Patti Davis

Peace is not the absence of war but the presence of justice.

Harrison Ford

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

Elizabeth Bowen

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Updated On : November 18, 2013
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