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Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair. (Quote by - William Cowper)

I love luxury. And luxury lies not in richness and ornateness but in the absence of vulgarity. Vulgarity is the ugliest word in our language. I stay in the game to fight it. (Quote by - Coco Chanel )

Absence weakens mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind blows out candles and kindles fires. (Quote by - Francois de la Rochefoucauld)

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 the heart. (Quote by - Bowen, Elizabeth)

The security of Society lies in custom and unconscious instinct, and the basis of the stability of Society, as a healthy organism, is the complete absence of any intelligence amongst its members. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde )

Long absence changes friends. (Quote by - French Proverb)

The absence of flaw in beauty is itself a flaw. (Quote by - Havelock Ellis)

Among the defects of the bill [Lord Derby's] which are numerous, one provision is conspicuous by its presence and another by its absence. (Quote by - Lord John Russell (1))

No friend to Love like a long voyage at sea. (Quote by - Aphra Behn)

Absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends. (Quote by - Elizabeth Bowen)

Absence is the enemy of love (Quote by - Proverb)

The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism. (Quote by - Karl Marx)

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear. (Quote by - Ambrose Redmoon)

L'absence est a' l'amour ce qu'est au feu le vent; Il eteint le petit, il allume le grand. Absence is to love what wind is to fire; It extinguishes the small, it kindles the great. (Quote by - Bussy)

Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it. (Quote by - Thomas Fuller)

Condemned whole years in absence to deplore, And image charms he must behold no more. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

Dying is not romantic, and death is not a game which will soon be over... Death is not anything... death is not... It`s the absence of presence, nothing more... the endless time of never coming back... a gap you can`t see, and when the wind blows through .. (Quote by - Tom Stoppard )

A short absence is the safest. (Quote by - Ovid)

Absence of occupation is not rest; A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed. (Quote by - William Cowper)

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. (Quote by - Baruch Spinoza )

Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; And every little absence is an age. (Quote by - John Dryden)

I was court-martial in my absence, and sentenced to death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence. (Quote by - Brendan F. Behan)

When delicate and feeling souls are separated, there is not a feature in the sky, not a movement of the elements, not an aspiration of the breeze, but hints some cause for a lover's apprehension. (Quote by - Sheridan, Richard Brinsley)

A little absence does a lot of good. (Quote by - French Proverb)

Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness. (Quote by - Chuang Tzu)

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