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    Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as
    the wind extinguishes candles and fans a fire.
    [Fr., L'absence diminue les mediocres passions et augmente les
    grandes, comme le vent eteint les bougies et allume le feu.]

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When a man is out of sight, it is not too long before he is out of mind.

When a man is out of sight, it is not too long before he is out of mind.

by Thomas A. Kempis Found in: Absence Quotes,
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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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The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.

The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.

by Benjamin Franklin Found in: Absence Quotes,
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Achilles absent, was Achilles still.

Achilles absent, was Achilles still.

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I dote on his very absence.

I dote on his very absence.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Absence Quotes,
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Absence from those we love is self from self - a deadly banishment.

Absence from those we love is self from self - a deadly banishment.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Absence Quotes,
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The heart may think it knows better: the senses know that absence blots people out. We have really no absent read more

The heart may think it knows better: the senses know that absence blots people out. We have really no absent friends.

by Elizabeth E. Bowen Found in: Absence Quotes,
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For I verily, absent in body, but present in spirit, have judged
already, as though I were present, concerning read more

For I verily, absent in body, but present in spirit, have judged
already, as though I were present, concerning him that hath so
done this deed, . . .

by Bible Found in: Absence Quotes,
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The absent are never without fault. Nor the present without excuse.

The absent are never without fault. Nor the present without excuse.

by Benjamin Franklin Found in: Absence Quotes,
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