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    Anger and violence in Gaza and among Gazans is completely predictable. In a situation like ours, the absence of violence and anger would be abnormal. All of of us feel angry at least occasionally.

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    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.

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    Being fearless doesn't mean having an absence of fear. It means you press on in spite of fear.

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    Assuredly, meeting after absence, is one of - ah, no! - it is life's most delicious feeling.

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    Atheism, the absence of belief in gods, is a comparatively late phenomenon in history.

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    Audacity isn't the absence of uncertainty and ambiguity. Audacity is believing that God's promise is bigger than my 'perhaps'

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    Be generous with kindly words, especially about those who are absent.

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    Being oppressed means the absence of choices

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    As an atheist and lapsed Catholic, I feel the absence of faith in my own life quite acutely.

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    At bottom, everything depends upon the presence or absence of one single element in the soul - HOPE

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    A way of describing performances that I admire is that there is an absence of careerism. It's a clumsy way of describing it but it sort of does it for me.

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    Bravery is not the absence of fear but the forging ahead despite being afraid

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    Bravery is not the absence of fear. Bravery is the ability to operate effectively even while totally terrified.

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    By the deficiency or absence of one necessary constituent, all the others being present, the soil is rendered barren for all those crops to the life of which that one constituent is indispensable.

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    But courage wasn't an absence of fear; it was fighting despite the knot in your stomach.

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    But restraint is the only one sort of control, and absence of restraint isn't freedom. It's not control that's lacking when one feels 'free', but the objectionable control of force.

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    Capitalism has taught us that markets are always more efficient than hierarchical managerial coordination. But in a situation where those three conditions aren't met, I can't outsource or partner with you because markets don't function in the absence of sufficient information.

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    Civility is not not saying negative or harsh things. It is not the absence of critical analysis. It is the manner in which we are sharing this territorial freedom of political discussion. If our discourse is yelled and screamed and interrupted and patronized, that's uncivil.

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    Cassius and Brutus were the more distinguished for that very circumstance that their portraits were absent. [Lat., Praefulgebant Cassius atque Brutus eo ipso, quod effigies eorum non videbantur.]

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    Clear prose indicates the absence of thought.

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    Consensus is the absence of leadership.

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    Confront a corpse at least once. The absolute absence of life is the most disturbing and challenging confrontation you will ever have.

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    Coolness and absence of heat and haste indicate fine qualities.

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    Cooperation isn't the absence of conflict but a means of managing conflict.

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    Content precedes design. Design in the absence of content is not design, it's decoration.

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    Courage is not the absence of fear, courage is acting in spite of fear.

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    Courage is not the absence of fear and pain, but the affirmation of life despite fear and pain.

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    Courage is not the absence of fear. It is feeling the fear and doing it anyway.

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    Courage is not the absence of fear but the ability to carry on with dignity in spite of it.

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

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    Courage is not the absence of fear, it is taking a step forward when you are afraid.

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    Courage isn't the absence of fear, it's just deciding that fear isn't calling the shots anymore

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    Courage is not the absence of fear. Courage is the recognition that some things are more important than fear - and what's more important to me is faith.

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    Deserted libraries hold the shades of writers who worked within, and are haunted by their absence.

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    Darkness is absence of light. Shadow is diminution of light.

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    Deeply in love with you, I feel the keen pain of your absence.

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    Do not fear mistakes - fear only the absence of creative, constructive, and corrective responses to those mistakes.

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    Enlightenment is not something you achieve. It is the absence of something. All your life you have been going forward after something, pursuing some goal. Enlightenment is dropping all that.

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    Don't confuse good taste with the absence of taste.

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    Do you believe there is some place that will make thesoul less thirsty? In that great absence you will find nothing.

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    Eternity is said not to be an extension of time but an absence of time.

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    Evil is not a thing. It cannot take possession of you. It's the opposite; it's a void, an absence of goodness. The only thing you can be frightened of here is yourself.

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    Even the absurdest report may in nearly every instance be traced to an actual occurrence; and had there been no such actual occurrence, this preposterous misrepresentation of it would never have existed. Though the distorted or magnified image transmitted to us through the refracting medium of rumour, is utterly unlike the reality; yet in the absence of the reality there would have been no distorted or magnified image.

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    Every now and then she looked around for tangible evidence of his having ever been there. Where were the butterflies? the blueberries? the whistling reed? She could find nothing, for he had left nothing but his stunning absence.

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    Every painted image of something is also about the absence of the real thing. All painting is about the presence of absence.

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    Faith doesn’t mean an absence of fear. It means facing fear and trusting that God’s goodness is greater.

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    Faith is a response to evidence, not a rejoicing in the absence of evidence.

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    Faith is the element that builds the bridge in the absence of concrete evidence.

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    Failure is not the absence of success. Failure is the neglect of trying.

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    Faith is the acknowledgment of the entire absence of all goodness in us, and the recognition of the cross as the substitute for all the want on our part. Faith saves, because it owns the complete salvation of another, and not because it contributes anything to that salvation.