Thursday, September 09, 2010

Top 10 Famous Absence Quotes

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.
- Colette

Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones just as the wind blows out a candle and fans a fire.
- La Rochefoucauld

Absent in body, but present in spirit.
- Bible

Sometimes, when one person is missing, the whole world seems depopulated.
- Alphonse de Lamartine

Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

The longest absence is less perilous to love than the terrible trials of incessant proximity.
- Ouida

Greater things are believed of those who are absent.
- Tacitus

The absent are always wrong.
- English proverb

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
- Thomas Haynes Bayly

Failing to be there when a man wants her is a woman's greatest sin, except to be there when he doesn't want her. - Helen Rowland