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.

Doris Salcedo

#Absence #Reminder


I always felt awkward and unfinished, unworthy of love, suspicious of affection offered. My mother's absence became a great presence in my life.

Marilyn Sewell

#Absence #Awkward #Great Love #Offered #Presence #Suspicious #Unfinished #Unworthy


Peace is not just the absence of violence,peace is when the flowers bloom.

Amrita Pritam

#Absence #Bloom #Flowers #Violence


Anything whose presence or absence makes no discernible difference is no essential part of the whole.

Aristotle

#Absence #Presence


Atheism, the absence of belief in gods, is a comparatively late phenomenon in history.

Chapman Cohen

#Absence #Belief #Late


In the absence of hope we must still struggle to survive, and so we do-by the skin of our teeth.

William Styron

#Absence #Struggle #Survive


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.

Roland Barthes

#Absence #Amorous #Obsessive #Simultaneously


“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”

Arthur Miller

#Absence #Communication #People #Responsibility


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.

Sri Chinmoy

#Absence


True heroics, obviously, is not the absence of fear, but having that fear and doing something anyway.

Martin Freeman

#Absence #Anyway