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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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Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.

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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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Oft in the tranquil hour of night,
When stars illume the sky,
I gaze upon each orb read more

Oft in the tranquil hour of night,
When stars illume the sky,
I gaze upon each orb of light,
And wish that thou wert by.

by George Linley Found in: Absence Quotes,
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Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear

by Mark Twain Found in: Absence Quotes, Courage Quotes,
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Absence - that common cure of love.

Absence - that common cure of love.

by Lord Byron Found in: Absence Quotes,
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A DEEP-SWORN VOW
Others because you did not keep
That deep-sworn vow have been friends of mine;
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A DEEP-SWORN VOW
Others because you did not keep
That deep-sworn vow have been friends of mine;
Yet always when I look death in the face,
When I clamber to the heights of sleep,
Or when I grow excited with wine,
Suddenly I meet your face.

by William Butler Yeats Found in: Absence Quotes,
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In the hope to meet
Shortly again, and make our absence sweet.

In the hope to meet
Shortly again, and make our absence sweet.

by Ben Jonson Found in: Absence Quotes,
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Absence doth sharpen love, presence strengthens it; the one brings fuel, the other blows it till it burns clear.

Absence doth sharpen love, presence strengthens it; the one brings fuel, the other blows it till it burns clear.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Absence Quotes,
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But when he (man) shall have been taken from sight, he quickly
goes also out of mind.
[Lat., read more

But when he (man) shall have been taken from sight, he quickly
goes also out of mind.
[Lat., Cum autem sublatus fuerit ab oculis, etiam cito transit a
mente.]

by Thomas A. Kempis Found in: Absence Quotes,
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