Discover the power of healing in our rich collection of quotes about absence. “Absence makes the heart grow fonder,” a phrase we’ve all heard, doesn’t always make the sting of loss easier to bear. But through understanding and acknowledging the painful emotions of longing and helplessness, we begin the journey toward acceptance.
Having personally grappled with such loss numerous times, I know how essential it is to navigate life’s twists and turns, to learn how to cope with the absence of a cherished one. It’s crucial to acknowledge your grief, tears are your body’s natural response to emotional distress and there’s no shame in expressing them.
Remember, it’s essential not to let your pain morph into chronic depression. Allow yourself the time and space to accept the departure of your loved one. Engage in introspection, take a break, and learn to appreciate solitude again. This journey may be challenging, but rest assured, you can conquer it.
Above all, heed the wisdom of time – it truly is the greatest healer. Listen to your mind, allow your feelings to surface, don’t bury them. Our curated collection of quotes aims to guide you through this process and inspire you every step of the way.
Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it enkindles the great.– Roger De Rabutin
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.– Thomas Haynes Bayly
To be absent from the one we love is to carry a vacant chamber in the heart, which nothing else can fill.– Henrietta Dumont
Let your absence be a vacuum that is difficult to be filled by another.– Michael Bassey Eneyo, Philosophy of Unity: Love as an Ultimate Unifier
Perfect happiness is the absence of happiness, perfect glory is the absence of glory.– Wolfgang Bauer, China and the Search for Happiness
In your presence, I find peace. In your soul, I see infinity. In your absence, there is nothing to feel.– Ed Fire, Moments Of Awe
Funny how an absence can feel like a presence, like that space practically glows with her outline and makes me notice how she’s not here.– Joan Steinau Lester
That’s the thing about absence—it sinks into your skin, clinging to the bone until it’s so much a part of you, you can no longer tell where it ends and you begin.– Candace Ganger, Six Goodbyes We Never Saidbooks
Absence does not impair true friendship, but increases it.– Thucydides
Friends, though absent, are still present.– Cicero
The thing about absence is that its very essence demands attention. Absence eats at you like this thick toxic sludge inside your stomach, screams that it must be felt, in every way that hurts.– Hanna Webster, Thoughts on the Importance of Red String
I have made it an observation since our absence, that we are much fonder of the pictures of those we love when they are at a great distance than when they are near to us.– Pierre Bayle, Letters of Abelard and Heloise to Which Is Prefixêd
Presence is more than just being there. If your absence doesn’t make any difference, your presence won’t either.– Saake Srinivasulu, 2200 Proverbs
Absence is a foe to love.– Cervantes
It’s true, absence destroys a passion if it is weak, but it increases a strong one.– Bruce Seymour
I know I would feel your absence like a fish feeling the absence of water.– Nuri Shafii, Untitled
Nevertheless, because of the mystery of grace, an absence can be present.– Paroma Chatterjee, The Living Icon in Byzantium and Italy
Although the paradox of memory is that it gives you back what you had on condition that you know it has been lost. To regain it, you must remember it has gone; to remake the world, you need to first understand that it has ended.– Janice Pariat, Seahorse
Absence increases true love but it destroys its counterfeit.– Unknown
Absence adds vigor to love.– Flatman
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