Maxioms Pet

X
Share to:

You May Also Like   /   View all maxioms

  ( comments )
  8  /  25  

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.]

  ( comments )
  26  /  23  

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.]

  ( comments )
  30  /  18  

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.

  ( comments )
  17  /  25  

Your absence of mind we have borne, till your presence of body
came to be called in question by read more

Your absence of mind we have borne, till your presence of body
came to be called in question by it.

by Found in: Absence Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  17  /  22  

Among the defects of the bill [Lord Derby's] which are numerous,
one provision is conspicuous by its presence and read more

Among the defects of the bill [Lord Derby's] which are numerous,
one provision is conspicuous by its presence and another by its
absence.

by Lord John Russell (1) Found in: Absence Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  26  /  27  

The absent are always in the wrong.

The absent are always in the wrong.

by English Proverb Found in: Absence Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  14  /  18  

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,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  20  /  24  

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,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  33  /  33  

Is not absence death to those who love?

Is not absence death to those who love?

by Alexander Pope Found in: Absence Quotes,
Share to:
Maxioms Web Pet