Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
Thomas Haynes Bayly, Isle of Beauty.
Being with you and not being with you is the only way I have to measure time.jorge luis borges
The absent shall not be made heir.
They are good that are away.
I dote on his very absence, and I wish them a fair departure.william shakespeare
Absence and death are the same only that in death there is no suffering.walter savage landor
Depression is the most unpleasant thing I have ever experienced... It is that absence of being able to envisage that you will ever be cheerful again. The absence of hope. That very deadened feeling, which is so very different from feeling sad. Sad hurts but it's a healthy feeling. It is a necessary thing to feel. Depression is very different.J. K. Rowling
Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrate hope severer than despair.william cowper
The absent are like children; they are helpless to defend themselves.Charles Reade
As 'tis ever common that men are merriest when they are from home.william shakespeare
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
Sometimes, when one person is missing, the whole world seems depopulated.alphonse de lamartine
Your absence of mind we have borne, till your presence of body came to be called in question by it.Charles Lamb
Greater things are believed of those who are absent.Tacitus
In the hope to meet shortly again, and make our absence sweet.Ben Jonson
You can decorate absence however you want – but you're still gonna feel what’s missing.Siobhan Vivian
The absent are always in the wrong.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.Benjamin Franklin