Absence Quotes, Sayings about being absent
A person of pleasing manners will be remembered in his absence.
It’s so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.
– John Steinbeck
I felt her absence. It was like waking up one day with no teeth in your mouth. You wouldn’t need to run to the mirror to know they were gone.
Sometimes I need what only you can provide: your absence.
— Ashleigh Brilliant
Sometimes it’s better to move on than to hold on to a person who doesn’t understand you. Sometimes your absence will teach what your presence cannot.
Anyone who has lost a loved one knows that you don’t recover. Instead, you learn to incorporate their absence and memories into your life and channel your emotional energy toward others, and eventually, your grief will walk beside you instead of consuming you.
Work for a cause, not for applause. Live life to express, not to impress. Don’t strive to make your presence noticed, just make your absence felt.
One of the best feelings in the world is knowing that your presence and absence both mean something to someone.
Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it enkindles the great.
Life is ironic. It takes sadness to know what happiness is, noise to appreciate silence and absence to value presence.
What’s painful is not the absence of what we always wanted. But the presence of what we couldn’t have.