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Funny Absence Quotes
Funny Quotes about Absence

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Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness.
- Zhuangzi

Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something;
in the absence of good grounds for belief,
he will be satisfied with bad ones.
- Bertrand Russell

Trust in the Light.
Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
Open yourself to the Light!
Hold back nothing,
Trust in the Light.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


 

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect,
and the absence of ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness is not the absence of problems,
but the willingness to deal with them joyfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.
- Benjamin Franklin


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Sadness is nothing more than the absence of joy
in the same way that darkness
is nothing more than the absence of light.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear,
but the triumph over it.
The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid,
but he who conquers that fear.
- Nelson Mandela

When all is said and done,
the one sole condition that makes
spiritual happiness and preserves it
is the absence of doubt.
- Mark Twain

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
- Mark Twain

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

Know that darkness is merely the absence of light.
You can be the small candle that defeats the vast darkness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is the total absence of fear.
Love asks no questions.
Its natural state is one of extension and expansion,
not comparison and measurement.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Security is not the absence of danger,
but the presence of God,
no matter what the danger.
- Anonymous

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones,
as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
- Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Love is the absence of judgment.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

When you part from your friend, you grieve not;
For that which you love most in him may be
clearer in his absence,
as the mountain to the climber
is clearer from the plain.
- Khalil Gibran

Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones,
as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
- Thomas Haynes Bayly

If what Proust says is true,
that happiness is the absence of fever,
then I will never know happiness.
For I am possessed by a fever
for knowledge, experience, and creation.
- Anais Nin

Today I offer a prayer of forgiveness:
forgive the pettiness of my ingratitude...
the absence of profound thankfulness.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

In the absence of the gold standard,
there is no way to protect savings from confiscation through inflation.
There is no safe store of value.
- Alan Greenspan

Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue,
a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence,
confidence, justice.
- Baruch Spinoza

In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?
- Saint Augustine

Absence does not make the heart grow fonder,
but it sure heats up the blood.
- Elizabeth Ashley

A happy life consists not in the absence,
but in the mastery of hardships.
- Helen Keller

Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light
is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Although the world is full of suffering,
it is full also of the overcoming of it.
My optimism, then, does not rest on the absence of evil,
but on a glad belief in the preponderance of good
and a willing effort always to cooperate with the good,
that it may prevail.
- Helen Keller

Instead, in the absence of respect for human rights,
science and its offspring technology have been used
in this century as brutal instruments for oppression.
- John Charles Polanyi

When I came back to Dublin I was courtmartialed in
my absence and sentenced to death in my absence,
so I said they could shoot me in my absence.
- Brendan Behan

Life has become the ideology of its own absence.
- Theodor Adorno

There can be little doubt that absence from work,
and inefficient work, are frequently due to intemperance.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

The job is to ask questions-it always was-and to ask
them as inexorably as I can.
And to face the absence of precise answers with a certain humility.
- Arthur Miller

Courage is not the absence of despair;
it is,
rather, the capacity to move ahead in spite of despair.
- Rollo May

Never part without loving words to think of during your absence.
It may be that you will not meet again in this life.
- Jean Paul

The longest absence is less perilous to love than the
terrible trials of incessant proximity.
- Edna St.
Vincent Millay

There is nothing so unthinkable as thought,
unless it be the entire absence of thought.
- Samuel Butler

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

Absolute liberty is absence of restraint;
responsibility is restraint; therefore,
the ideally free individual is responsible to himself.
- Henry B. Adams

In the absence of willpower the most complete collection
of virtues and talents is wholly worthless.
- Aleister Crowley

The absence of flaw in beauty is itself a flaw.
- Henry Ellis

In the absence of a magnetic field the period of all
these oscillations is the same.
But as soon as the electron is exposed to the effect of a magnetic field,
its motion changes.
- Pieter Zeeman

In dreams the truth is learned that all good works
are done in the absence of a caress.
- Leonard Cohen

The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.
- Karl Marx

Absence of occupation is not rest; A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed.
- William Cowper

God is absence.
God is the solitude of man.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

This is a big deal.
My wife and I sat in our home and we watched those
young men get slaughtered on the streets of Mogadishu
in the absence of a plan.
It broke our heart.
- Dick Armey

Happiness is the absence of suffering.
I think it's an interesting way of looking at it.
I think the absence of suffering exists very rarely in the world we live in.
- Julie Christie

It is the maintenance of slavery by law in a state,
not parallels of latitude, that makes its a southern state;
and the absence of this,
that makes it a northern state.
- William H. Seward

Wilderness is not defined by the absence of certain activities,
but rather by the presence of certain unique and invaluable characteristics.
- Nick Rahall

The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvelously.
- Henry A. Kissinger

I am truly horrified by modern man.
Such absence of feeling, such narrowness of outlook,
such lack of passion and information,
such feebleness of thought.
- Alexander Herzen

Where choice begins, Paradise ends, innocence ends,
for what is Paradise but the absence of any need to choose this action?
- Arthur Miller

You'll find boredom where there is the absence of a good idea.
- Earl Nightingale

Most of what matters in your life takes place in your absence.
- Salman Rushdie

In the absence of evidence, superstition.
It's a Middle Ages thing.
That's my theory anyway.
- Tucker Carlson

A necessary consequent of religious belief is the attaching
ideas of merit to that belief,
and of demerit to its absence.
- Francis Wright

Absence and death are the same - only that in death there is no suffering.
- Theodore Roosevelt

The whole religious complexion of the modern world
is due to the absence from Jerusalem of a lunatic asylum.
- Thomas Paine

Belief in the absence of illusions is itself an illusion.
- Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

Freedom in general may be defined as the absence of
obstacles to the realization of desires.
- Bertrand Russell

The surest test of discipline is its absence.
- Clara Barton

In the absence of that, I am happy to play solo,
but I don't think there is any comparison.
- Derek Bailey

In general, if signs of sectarianism do appear in a Socialist Party,
these are only the products of the absence of a broad
Labour movement in the country.
- Karl Radek

My dear, the duty that devolved wholly on you in my
absence of guiding and expanding the minds of our dear
children is a laborious one and a responsible one.
- Ezra Cornell

The deeper the experience of an absence of meaning -
in other words,
of absurdity - the more energetically meaning is sought.
- Vaclav Havel

The happiness of a man in this life does not consist
in the absence but in the mastery of his passions.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Absence of proof is not proof of absence.
- William Cowper

The greatest threat to freedom is the absence of criticism.
- Wole Soyinka

It is not opium which makes me work but its absence,
and in order for me to feel its absence it must from time to time be present.
- Antonin Artaud


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