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    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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Is not absence death to those who love?

Is not absence death to those who love?

by Alexander Pope Found in: Absence Quotes,
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Days of absence, sad and dreary,
Clothed in sorrow's dark array,--
Days of absence, I am weary;
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Days of absence, sad and dreary,
Clothed in sorrow's dark array,--
Days of absence, I am weary;
She I love is far away.

by Jean-jacques Rousseau 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.
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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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Absence is to love what wind is to a fire; it puts out the little, it kindles the great.

Absence is to love what wind is to a fire; it puts out the little, it kindles the great.

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Sometimes I need what only you can provide -- your absence.

Sometimes I need what only you can provide -- your absence.

by Ashleigh Brilliant Found in: Absence Quotes,
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Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as
the wind extinguishes candles and fans a fire.
[Fr., read more

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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For with G.D., to be absent from the body is sometimes (not to
speak it profanely) to be present read more

For with G.D., to be absent from the body is sometimes (not to
speak it profanely) to be present with the Lord.

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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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It takes time for the absent to assume their true shape in our thoughts. After death they take on a read more

It takes time for the absent to assume their true shape in our thoughts. After death they take on a firmer outline and then cease to change.

by Colette Found in: Absence Quotes,
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