Best 538 of Absence quotes - MyQuotes
Peace is not the absence of conflict it is authority over chaos.
An inward sincerity will of course influence the outward deportment; but where the one is wanting, there is great reason to suspect the absence of the other.
Eternity is said not to be an extension of time but an absence of time.
There is one pain, I often feel, which you will never know. It's caused by the absence of you.
Michael Bassey Johnson
The world needs someone they can admire from a distance; from a very far distance.
Inspiration comes from everywhere always. But it's strongest in love and in its absence.
Now here it was after all, preserved by some considerate hand with varnisch and wax. Preserved along with it, like stale air in an unopened room, was the well known fear which had surrounded and filled those days, so much of it that I hadn't even known it was there. Because, unfamiliar with the abscence of fear and what that was like, I had not been able to identify it's presence. Looking back now across fifteen years, I could see with great clarity the fear I had lived in, which must mean that in the interval I had succeeded in a very important undertaking: I must have made my escape from it. I felt fear's echo, and along with that I felt the unhinged, uncontrollable joy which had been its accompanient and opposite face, joy which had broken out sometimes in those days like Northern Lights across black sky
Being fearless doesn't mean having an absence of fear. It means you press on in spite of fear.
So love me Like a rainbow (It's your rain due to my sun) Love me Between two seasons (It's like two bodies that collide) Love me with your lips and not with your mouth (Your fire is the only one that touches me) Love me With your fingers and not your hand (And open me like the morning Wakes up the flower from its sorrow) Love me When the day is discreet Drink my shyness like dew And devastate my burned earth When the day comes to decline Love me In this ephemeral What is to be, what is not yet All I have of solitary Only speaks about your arms Love me In this hollow Love me In this space Where we can still grow For you are all that I embrace. ( I hear of voice in all the noise of the world.)
The irony of the human heart is that it’s tormented both by the presence and absence of it’s own soul’s counterpart.
Success doesn't mean the absence of failures; it means the attainment of ultimate objectives.
In the absence of any other proof, the thumb alone would convince me of God's existence.
As light splinters into darkness, new thoughts may take over in the mind and allow upbeat views to gain power. Thus and so, thoughtfulness readily opens a blistering sky in the faltering shadow of unawareness. ("Absence of Desire")
The absent are always in the wrong
Henri Frederic Amiel
At bottom, everything depends upon the presence or absence of one single element in the soul - HOPE
We have no Constitution which functions in the absence of a moral people
Nancy Leigh Demoss
True Joy is not the absence of pain but the sanctifying, sustaining presence of the Lord Jesus in the midst of the pain
In an expression of true gratitude, sadness is conspicuous only by its absence
Love is quite violent. It is so painful at times, so devastating. And there is nothing worse or better. We find the highs and lows equally unbearable. But then again, the absence of them is more so.
Your absence of mind we have borne, till your presence of body came to be called in question by it.
Unfailing friends are essential, when ‘presence’ and ‘absence’ are wrangling in our daily living, and our presence is rampaged by murk and woe, while passion and lust for life are trampled. Reliable allies can shore us up and since we are our best ally, we first have got to make sure we get along well with ourselves. ("Being my best friend”).
Incompetence is certainty in the absence of expertise. Overconfidence is certainty in the presence of expertise.
Courage is not the absence of fear, courage is acting in spite of fear.
I have dreamed of our bed as if it were a shore where we would be washed up, not this striped mattress we must cover with sheets. [from "After an Absence"]
Pensavo che l'invisibilità fosse la condanna peggiore, invece lo era l'inconsistenza. La perdita di spessore delle promesse, della fede, dell'amore. È incredibile come un intero castello possa cadere in un giorno. Le fondamenta di tutto ciò in cui credevamo erano crollate nel fango, portandosi dietro una fiducia che consideravo immortale.
Silence can be breathing space and spawn release and wellness in a time of appalling inflation of words. But silence may be intolerably screaming, if it means absence of communication, deficiency in friendship and emotional deficit. (« A gap of silence”)
Tears is the voice of heart in pain, in absence of feelings one don't care what you share.
Most theists are deists most of the time, in practice if not in theory. They practice the absence of God instead of the presence of God.
In the absence of an effective general mythology, each of us has his private, unrecognized, rudimentary, yet secretly potent pantheon of dreams.
Of all the bewildering things about a new country, the absence of human landmarks is one of the most depressing and disheartening.
Everything seems simple until you think about it. Why is love intensified by absence?
In the absence of a natural disaster we are left again to our own uneasy devices.
The condition of the United States positively announces the lack of substance, of unifying principle from the start: that consensus is a lie, and that the absence of consensus is a necessary condition for, not the dissolution of the political entity, and its reconstruction according to both viral and virtual principles, which, are, in practice, user-generated.
Without will, without individuals, there are no heroes. But neither are there villains. And the absence of villains is as prostrating, as soul-destroying, as the absence of heroes.
Aung San Suu Kyi
The greatest gift for an individual or a nation... was abhaya, fearlessness, not merely bodily courage but absence of fear from the mind.
Yes, the fear of its blankness. At the same time, I kind of loved it. Mallarmé was trying to make the page a blank page. But if you're going to make the page a blank page, it's not just the absence of something, it has to become something else. It has to be material, it has to be this thing. I wanted to turn a page into a thing.
We know that an object that is not consciously noticed at the time of a first visit can, by its absence during subsequent visits, provoke an indefinable impression: as a result of this sighting backward in time, the absence of the object becomes a presence one can feel.
Relaxation is the absence of worry.
Absence, the highest form of presence.
Holy Saturday. The best reminder that the silence of God doesn't equal the absence of God.
Because freedom and liberty and equality are as vital as breath, we only notice their absence when we are left gasping when the colors of diversity and individual liberty are drained from the world around us.
Love by its presence, like God by His, makes everything not necessarily clear or right or even good, but acceptable. Whereas in its absence, as in His, there is no hope.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Talk well of the absent whenever you have the opportunity.
Somewhere in his body--perhaps in the marrow of his bones--he would continue to feel her absence.
I watch her blond head until it disappears around the bend, and I feel bare, like there's nothing left to protect me against pain. Her absence stings worst of all.
Jasleen Kaur Gumber
Absence is more, thorny on the soul, than however dulcet, presence can be. Apparently, I have missed you, more than, I have ever loved you.
The absence of evidence is not necessarily the evidence of absence
The absence of wish, to analysis yourself, the surrounding world, and what you are doing. Is the logical, and philosophical proof, of zombie mind, and consciousness.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder. Prolonged absence makes the heart forget.
Michael Bassey Johnson
If you can open your mouth to say; I love you! To someone without taking such person(s) as your priority, even with your gifts and money, something more important than your freebie is missing out!