Quotes of absent

  1. Power and violence are opposites where the one rules absolutely the other is absent Violence appears where power is in jeopardy but left to its own course it ends in power's disappearance – Hannah Arendt
  2. Because my father was often absent on naval duty my mother suffered me to do much as I pleased – John James Audubon
  3. Absence blots people out We really have no absent friends – Ambrose Bierce
  4. Augustine does not disagree with this when he teaches that it is a faculty of the reason and the will to choose good with the assistance of grace evil when grace is absent – John Calvin
  5. 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 – Colley Cibber
  6. At dramatic rehearsals the only author that's better than an absent one is a dead one – George S. Kaufman
  7. Any one reflecting upon the thought he has of the delight which any present or absent thing is apt to produce in him has the idea we call love – John Locke
  8. It is just as cowardly to judge an absent person as it is wicked to strike a defenseless one Only the ignorant and narrow -minded gossip for they speak of persons instead of things – Lawrence G. Lovasik
  9. Never find fault with the absent – Alexander Pope
  10. Knowledge is not eating and we cannot expect to devour and possess what we mean Knowledge is recognition of something absent it is a salutation not an embrace – George Santayana
  11. My father was absent and he was a hero to me – Greta Scacchi
  12. Greater things are believed of those who are absent – Tacitus
  13. A committee should consist of three men two of whom are absent – Herbert Beerbohm Tree
  14. Adam's abduction was our private hell but it was not an isolated incident On any given day any number of children are absent from their homes for diverse and numerous reasons – John Walsh
  15. Absent scandal a federal judge can serve for decades on the bench underscoring the importance of appointing judges who have a proper understanding of their constitutional role – Paul Weyrich

Usage examples for absent

  1. “ I wish I could think that you and Hermy might be together while I am absent he said – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  2. He was absent five days ” – Archibald Malmaison by Julian Hawthorne
  3. He was absent when it came – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  4. “ I wish you had not been absent on my arrival – The Infernal Marriage by Benjamin Disraeli
  5. It was his fault that he was absent – The Triumph of Hilary Blachland by Bertram Mitford
  6. They were absent nearly half an hour and then his Excellency returned alone – By Wit of Woman by Arthur W. Marchmont
  7. Dreadful absent minded Applegate is ” – The Desire of the Moth; and The Come On by Eugene Manlove Rhodes
  8. The cottage appeared so deserted and you were absent for such a length of time I became somewhat curious – The Case and The Girl by Randall Parrish
  9. The Absent who are always in the wrong don't often come off so well – Barren Honour: A Novel by George A. Lawrence
  10. Why why is Flodoardo absent – The-Bravo-of-Venice-a-romance by Lewis, M. G. (Matthew Gregory)
  11. She was absent for a few minutes from the room in which we had met – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  12. Of course he may have moved away or be absent on a journey with his mules in which case we shall have either to follow him or wait for his return – The Treasure of the Incas by G. A. Henty
  13. “ I had not put her off and I had not gone out she had been there and after waiting for him an hour had departed in the belief that he had been absent by his own fault – Embarrassments by Henry James
  14. Fortunately I had been absent only for a short while – The Boy Tar by Mayne Reid
  15. “ Daniel had been absent for nearly a year now and during all that time she had written to him every month but she had received from him only two letters through M de Brevan and what letters – The Clique of Gold by Emile Gaboriau
  16. “ I shall be absent some months ” – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  17. “ That's only the North Wind ' replied Little Pink in an absent tone – A Round Dozen by Susan Coolidge
  18. “ Is he always thinking of his absent Lizzie ” – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  19. The family being absent George too did not choose to leave his note – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  20. He is happy anyway only when absent from me – The Sign of Flame by E. Werner