Absent Related Quotes

“When love and hate are both absent everything becomes clear and undisguised.”


“The heart may think it knows better: the senses know that absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends. The friend becomes a traitor by breaking, however unwillingly or sadly, out of our own zone: a hard judgment is passed on him, for all the pleas of the heart.”

Elizabeth Bowen

Let us drink together, fellows, as we did in days of yore. And still enjoy the golden hours that Fortune has in store; The absent friends remembered be, in all thatâ??s sung or said, And Love immortal consecrate the memory of the dead.

Albert Pike

I suppose that by being absent from the music business, it appeared that I just dropped out, but really I never did. I was continuously working and doing various things.

Cat Stevens

I'm not the greatest boyfriend, but I'm not a creep. It's more like I'm... absent-minded.

Matt Dillon

Emma was a shocking driver, simultaneously sloppy and petrified, and for the first fifty miles had been absent-mindedly driving with her spectacles on top of her contact lenses so that other traffic loomed menacingly out of nowhere like alien space cruisers.

David Nicholls

?To offer to our tribe, as storytellers, narratives which are absent of a dark side is a terrible disservice. I'm just fighting for the right for a film to be stirring and brilliant and illuminating.?

Ben Kingsley

People with yuan fen are destined to like one another; Friendship develops even if a thousand miles apart. But should yuan fen be absent between two individuals, They will remain strangers despite sitting face-to-face

Adeline Yen Mah

The secret motive of the absent-minded is to be innocent while guilty. Absent-mindedness is spurious innocence.

Saul Bellow

When a father, absent during the day, returns home at six, his children receive only his temperament, not his teaching.

Robert Bly