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#1 2022-05-04 17:13:01

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Absence Quotes

Absence Quotes

1. 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

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

3. Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means. - Ronald Reagan

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

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

6. In the absence of any other proof, the thumb alone would convince me of God's existence. - Isaac Newton

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

8. Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people. - Jawaharlal Nehru

9. 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

10. Absence - that common cure of love. - Lord Byron

11. It is definitely true that the fundamental enabling technology for electric cars is lithium-ion as a cell chemistry technology. In the absence of that, I don't think it's possible to make an electric car that is competitive with a gasoline car. - Elon Musk

12. Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence. - Carl Sagan

13. Awareness is key. In the absence of information, none of us know what is happening and what could be jeopardizing our health, our water supply, and our planet. - Erin Brockovich

14. White... is not a mere absence of colour; it is a shining and affirmative thing, as fierce as red, as definite as black... God paints in many colours; but He never paints so gorgeously, I had almost said so gaudily, as when He paints in white. - Gilbert K. Chesterton

15. I dote on his very absence. - William Shakespeare

16. Policing is an integral part of governance. It is a whole, but it is also a part of the larger whole. Just like a human organ like the head, it's got intelligence, stamina, strategy and surveillance. But it cannot function independently in the absence of other life-sustaining organs. - Kiran Bedi

17. I just want to make a point that it's not just great teachers that sometimes shape your life. Sometimes it's the absence of great teachers that shapes your life and being ignored can be just as good for a person as being lauded. - Julia Roberts

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

19. Our family always had animals, but they became more important to me as the years passed because they helped me deal with the absence of love. - Marlon Brando

20. Peace must be more than the absence of war. - Helmut Kohl

21. Love, in the eyes of the world, is either a carnal appetite or a vague fancy, which possession extinguishes or absence destroys. That is why it is commonly said, with a strange abuse of words, that passion does not endure. - Victor Hugo

22. Friendship, like love, is destroyed by long absence, though it may be increased by short intermissions. - Samuel Johnson

23. Every day, we at the United Nations see the human toll of an absence of regulations or lax controls on the arms trade. We see it in the suffering of civilian populations trapped by armed conflict or pervasive crime. We see it in the killing and wounding of civilians - including children, the most vulnerable of all. - Ban Ki-moon

24. The bond between a parent and child is the primary bond, the foundation for the rest of the child's life. The presence or absence of this bond determines much about the child's resiliency and what kind of adult they will grow up to be. Jane Fonda

25. Sport is part of every man and woman's heritage and its absence can never be compensated for. - Pierre de Coubertin.


It appears to me that if one wants to make progress in mathematics, one should study the masters and not the pupils. - Niels Henrik Abel.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.


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