Most popular absence quotes
Absence is what the poets call death in love.
Absence is the dark-room in which lovers develop negatives.
The heart may think it knows better: the senses know that absence blots people out.
Absence, that common cure of love.
Absence from whom we love is worse than death, And frustrates hope severer than despair.
Can flowers but droop in absence of the sun, Which waked their sweets?
When you part from your friend, you grieve not; For that which you love most in him may be clearer in his absence, as the mountain to the climber is clearer from the plain.
Friendship, like love, is destroyed by long absence, though it may be increased by short intermissions.
Sometimes, when one person is missing, the whole world seems depopulated.
Absence lessens the minor passions and increases the great ones, as the wind douses a candle and kindles a fire.
When you're gone, all the colors fade When you're gone, no New Year's Parade You're gone, colors seem to fade.
Your absence has gone through me Like thread through a needle. Everything I do is stitched with its color.
The longest absence is less perilous to love than the terrible trials of incessant proximity.
It is only love that has already fallen sick that is killed by absence.
Absence and a friendly neighbor washes away love.
The absent are like children, helpless to defend themselves.
Judicious absence is a weapon.
How like a Winter hath my absence been From thee.
Fond as we are of our loved ones, there comes at times during their absence an unexplained peace.
Absence is death, or worse, to them that love.
Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the day-time, and falling into at night.
Absence is one of the most useful ingredients of family life, and to do it rightly is an art like any other.