Absence Related Quotes
When a person disappears, everything becomes impregnated with that person's presence. Every single object as well as every space becomes a reminder of absence, as if absence were more important than presence.
I always felt awkward and unfinished, unworthy of love, suspicious of affection offered. My mother's absence became a great presence in my life.
Anything whose presence or absence makes no discernible difference is no essential part of the whole.
Atheism, the absence of belief in gods, is a comparatively late phenomenon in history.
In the absence of hope we must still struggle to survive, and so we do-by the skin of our teeth.
Absence is the figure of privation; simultaneously, I desire and I need. Desire is squashed against need: that is the obsessive phenomenon of all amorous sentiment.
“If you complain of people being shot down in the streets, of the absence of communication or social responsibility, of the rise of everyday violence which people have become accustomed to, and the dehumanisation of feelings, then the ultimate develop”
Inner silence is not just the absence of thoughts. No! Silence is the blossoming of our indomitable inner will. Silence is our inner wisdom-light.
True heroics, obviously, is not the absence of fear, but having that fear and doing something anyway.