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Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.

Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.

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Cassius and Brutus were the more distinguished for that very
circumstance that their portraits were absent.
[Lat., Praefulgebant read more

Cassius and Brutus were the more distinguished for that very
circumstance that their portraits were absent.
[Lat., Praefulgebant Cassius atque Brutus eo ipso, quod effigies
eorum non videbantur.]

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Achilles absent, was Achilles still.

Achilles absent, was Achilles still.

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I dote on his very absence, and I wish them a fair departure.

I dote on his very absence, and I wish them a fair departure.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Absence Quotes,
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Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; every little absence is an age.

Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; every little absence is an age.

by John Dryden Found in: Absence Quotes,
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Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as wind extinguishes candles and fans a fire.

Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as wind extinguishes candles and fans a fire.

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The absent are like children, helpless to defend themselves.

The absent are like children, helpless to defend themselves.

by Charles Reade Found in: Absence Quotes,
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For there's nae luck about the house;
There's nae luck at aw;
There's little pleasure in the read more

For there's nae luck about the house;
There's nae luck at aw;
There's little pleasure in the house
When our gudeman's awa.
- William Julius Mickle,

by William Julius Mickle Found in: Absence Quotes,
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Let no one be willing to speak ill of the absent.
[Lat., Absenti nemo ne nocuisse velit.]

Let no one be willing to speak ill of the absent.
[Lat., Absenti nemo ne nocuisse velit.]

by Sextus Propertius Found in: Absence Quotes,
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