Absence Quotes, Sayings about being absent

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.

Happiness blooms in the presence of self-respect,and the absence of ego.
– Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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.

Give the gift of your absence to those who do not appreciate your presence .

Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.

Does absence make the heart grow fonder. Or more comfortable with the absence ?

Submitted by: G The Winner on April 11, 2013

One of the best feelings in the world is knowing that your presence and absence both mean something to someone.


If someone doesn’t appreciate your presence, make them appreciate your absence.

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

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.

Absence is the enemy of love.

I act like your absence doesn’t bother me at all, but it’s killing me inside.

There is one pain I often feel, which you will never know. It is caused by the absence of you.
William Shakespeare

Give the gift of absence to those who do no appreciate your presence.

Life is ironic. It takes sadness to know what happiness is, noise to appreciate silence and absence to value presence.


If your presence didn’t make an impact, your absence won’t make a difference.

Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it enkindles the great.

Your absence been has so long that your presence doesn’t matter anymore.

Absence from those we love is self from self – a deadly banishment.
William Shakespeare

Strive not to make your presence noticed, but your absence felt.

Submitted by: Monali on December 13, 2011

The truth is always more powerful and stronger than love, because the love becomes powerless in the absence of truth.
– Anuj Somany

What’s painful is not the absence of what we always wanted. But the presence of what we couldn’t have.

If your presence can’t add value to my life, your absence will make no difference either.

I let you miss me sometimes but my absence should not be so long that you learn to live without me.

Absence and death are the same – only that in death there is no suffering.
– Walter S. Landor


Absence is not always a physical thing. You can be absent from the life of who is sitting right next to you.

Submitted by: Cameron Taylor Johnston on July 24, 2013

Absence from whom we love is worse than death.
– William Cowper

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

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

Submitted by: liaqath on March 27, 2016

Faith is your guide in the absence of knowledge.
Toba Beta

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