Absence Quotes, Sayings about being absent

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
– Francois de la Rouchefoucauld

There is no good singing, there is only present and absent.
– Jeff Buckley

He who has not God in himself cannot feel His absence.
– Simone Weil

And it is strange that absence can feel like presence.
– Ally Condie

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.

Submitted by: mgb123

But the absence of tears wasn’t the same as an absence of feeling.
– Lisa Kleypas

The absent are like children, helpless to defend themselves.
– Charles Reade

I dote on his very absence, and I wish them a fair departure.
William Shakespeare

Absence – that common cure of love.
Lord Byron

You can decorate absence however you want- but your still gonna feel what’s missing.
– Siobhan Vivian

A person of pleasing manners will be remembered in his absence.

Submitted by: liaqath

Sometimes I need what only you can provide: your absence.
Ashleigh Brilliant

Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence.
– Dr Carl Saga

When a man is out of sight, it is not too long before he is out of mind.
– Thomas a Kempis

In the hope to meet Shortly again, and make our absence sweet.
– Ben Jonson

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