Absence Quotes

Absence – that common cure of love.

– Lord Byron

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

– Thomas a Kempis

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

A facility for quotation covers the absence of original thought.

– Dorothy L. Sayers

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

– Jeff Buckley

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

– Lisa Kleypas

Absence from whom we love is worse than death.

– William Cowper

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

– Simone Weil

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

And it is strange that absence can feel like presence.

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.

– Francois de la Rouchefoucauld

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

Faith is your guide in the absence of knowledge.

– Toba Beta

A short absence is safest.

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

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

Never part without loving words to think of during your absence. It may be that you will not meet again in this life.

– Jean Paul Richter

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