Absence Quotes, Sayings about being absent

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

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

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

Submitted by: Monali

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

Submitted by: liaqath

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

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

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