Absence Felt Famous Quotes & Sayings

List of top 47 famous quotes and sayings about absence felt to read and share with friends on your Facebook, Twitter, blogs.

Top 47 Absence Felt Quotes

#1. When he heard his father call out for Abel and he saw his borther go forth, it made him feel like he was nothing. He couldn't even say that he felt like Cain anymore. One could not feel like Cain because it had no flavor. Cain was the absence of flavor. Cain was like saliva or a Wednesday. - Author: Jonathan Goldstein
Absence Felt Quotes #32359
#2. I have my husband and children near me in Rome, and I feel this is where we are temporarily belonging. But personally, all my life, I have felt the absence of a sense of history. - Author: Jhumpa Lahiri
Absence Felt Quotes #46739
#3. His absence from her for so many weeks had had such an effect upon him that his demands, his desires had grown; and only the night before, as his ship steamed, beneath summer stars, in sight of the Irish coast, he had felt all the force of his particular necessity. He - Author: Henry James
Absence Felt Quotes #78068
#4. Where God's presence is no longer a tenable proposition and where his absence is no longer a felt, indeed overwhelming weight, certain dimensions of thought and creativity are no longer attainable. - Author: Rudolf Steiner
Absence Felt Quotes #149270
#5. On the weekends. He'd mentioned a place called Sweet Briar where he met other scientists. She felt the trailer's absence - Author: Barbara Kingsolver
Absence Felt Quotes #273095
#6. I felt so many things at once that together, they combined to make nothing, a numbness, an absence of feeling caused by a surplus of feeling. - Author: Hanya Yanagihara
Absence Felt Quotes #301143
#7. The real essence of your distinctive footprints may least be felt in your presence and much more in your absence - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Absence Felt Quotes #324931
#8. Sammy felt...that he would rather not love at all than be punished for loving. He had no idea of how long his life would one day seem to have gone on; how daily present the absence of love would come to feel. - Author: Michael Chabon
Absence Felt Quotes #368889
#9. She is silk in a bed of mail-order satin. Complete and seamless, an egg of sexual muscle. My motions atop her are dislocated, frantic, my lone interstice a trans-cultural spice of encouragement I smell with my spine. As, inside it, I go, I cry out to a god whose absence I have never felt to keenly. - Author: David Foster Wallace
Absence Felt Quotes #381030
#10. If your absence is ever felt, then you will be either missed or cursed. - Author: Shreya Gupta
Absence Felt Quotes #406030
#11. When he visited his and Adam's old bedroom, the thread of disapproval he'd felt during his proposal of a memorial became a rope, as he saw the savage absence not only of Adam but of himself. So when he shut the door on his family and stepped out into the rain it was an already belated act. - Author: Toni Morrison
Absence Felt Quotes #419785
#12. If everything else were still the same, he'd have felt Zee's absence like a gaping hole. But if he could continue to reconfigure his entire life, there would be no missing place where Zee had been. - Author: Rebecca Makkai
Absence Felt Quotes #463627
#13. Loss.
A known absence.
If you didn't know it,
it would be nothing,
which it is, of course,
a nothing of another kind,
as acutely felt as a blister,
but a tumult, too,
in the region of the heart and lungs,
an emptiness with a name: You - Author: Siri Hustvedt
Absence Felt Quotes #487465
#14. Because we had known the good times, I think my brother and I felt the loss more acutely. My father's waning presence, his chronic absence, his disappearance. Now he was just a memory. - Author: Bryan Cranston
Absence Felt Quotes #520757
#15. I always felt awkward and unfinished, unworthy of love, suspicious of affection offered. My mother's absence became a great presence in my life. - Author: Marilyn Sewell
Absence Felt Quotes #548632
#16. She was the one who wanted to be with him, the one who watched and waited for him, who felt his absence badly. - Author: Sonya Hartnett
Absence Felt Quotes #609356
#17. You haunt me, Mina. Even before I knew you, I felt your absence. - Author: Ava Zavora
Absence Felt Quotes #621003
#18. I reached for Helen's hand, and felt her squeeze back, accepting that I would understand more than most the missing part of the human heart rendered by the absence of a mother and father. - Author: Karen White
Absence Felt Quotes #655957
#19. Freedom is but the possibility of a various and indefinite activity; while government, or the exercise of dominion, is a single, yet real activity. The longing for freedom, therefore, is at first only too frequently suggested by the deep-felt consciousness of its absence. - Author: Wilhelm Von Humboldt
Absence Felt Quotes #663064
#20. During the whole 'Jeopardy' experience, I felt like I was living a bit of a double life, I would be secretly flying out to L.A. to tape new shows, hoping that none of my coworkers would notice the absence and figure out what was going on. 'Jeopardy' tries very hard to keep their secrets. - Author: Ken Jennings
Absence Felt Quotes #735786
#21. He still felt her absence; it was like waking up one day with no teeth in your mouth. You wouldn't need to run to the mirror to know they were gone. - Author: James Dashner
Absence Felt Quotes #744466
#22. Leadership is an elusive concept, hard to describe and impossible to prescribe. It is more evident in its absence, so that when leadership is needed, its lack is sorely felt. - Author: Patrick Dodson
Absence Felt Quotes #768829
#23. And even though he felt pitiful and ridiculous, he didn't want it to end, because he knew the absence of her would hurt more than any breakup ever could. - Author: John Green
Absence Felt Quotes #794141
#24. Richard began to understand darkness: darkness as something solid and real, so much more than a simple absence of light. He felt it touch his skin, questing, moving, exploring: gliding through his mind. It slipped into his lungs, behind his eyes, into his mouth ... - Author: Neil Gaiman
Absence Felt Quotes #802218
#25. This silence felt not like the absence but the presence of something. I felt seen. It was so quiet it felt loud, like that moment between a breath in and a breath out. The woods' lungs seemed full, as if they were ready at any moment to speak. - Author: Isaac Oliver
Absence Felt Quotes #829204
#26. I was desperate to discover what nothing felt like. It was the absence of something that attracted me. It was the start. Everything important originated with nothingness. - Author: Augusten Burroughs
Absence Felt Quotes #868038
#27. Two main definitions of a true leader; His presence is noticed and his absence is felt ... ! - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
Absence Felt Quotes #874532
#28. But I still always felt the absence of a mother. - Author: Marcel Carne
Absence Felt Quotes #889488
#29. Because, when I was away, I couldn't stop thinking about you. Part of me said, yes, it was the right thing to do, for your sake; part of me recognized the kind of man I am, the kind of work I do, the utter impossibility of it. But the other part of me ... I felt your absence like a wound. - Author: Juliet Marillier
Absence Felt Quotes #927577
#30. Damen said, 'Men, sometimes.'
'In the absence of women?'
'When I want them.'
'If I'd known that, I might have felt a frisson of danger, lying next to you.'
'You did know that,' said Damen - Author: C.S. Pacat
Absence Felt Quotes #1064080
#31. Find a calm lake and wait for the twilight in silence! There, existence will visit you with all its magnificence! The existence of the Existence can best be felt in the presence of dimness and in the absence of crowds and noises! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
Absence Felt Quotes #1075618
#32. I thought maybe we mourned not only for the dead but also for the living. We felt their absence before we knew for sure they were gone. - Author: Vaddey Ratner
Absence Felt Quotes #1101659
#33. The book should be the written counterpart of the unwritten world; its subject should be what does not exist and cannot exist except when written, but whose absence is obscurely felt by that which exists, in its own incompleteness. - Author: Italo Calvino
Absence Felt Quotes #1118814
#34. You say you felt a presence, but I only sensed an absence. A vague pain without a source. I was like a patient who cannot tell the doctor where it hurts, only that it does. - Author: Khaled Hosseini
Absence Felt Quotes #1158387
#35. Absence has presence, sometimes, and that was what she felt. Absence like crushed-dead grass were something has been and is no longer. Absence where a thread has been ripped, ragged, from a tapestry, leaving a gap that can never be mended. - Author: Laini Taylor
Absence Felt Quotes #1262704
#36. Her absence had felt like torture
almost a form of personal punishment. He had nobody to discuss his feelings with, and for the first time he realised with appalling clarity what a destructive hold she had over him. - Author: Stieg Larsson
Absence Felt Quotes #1266984
#37. Glancing in through the open door to Xav's room, I saw Zed stretched out on the queen mattress, his arm hugging a pillow as if he felt Sky's absence at his side. - Author: Joss Stirling
Absence Felt Quotes #1301122
#38. Special people make their presence felt by their absence.. - Author: Abha Maryada Banerjee
Absence Felt Quotes #1339155
#39. I felt the weight of my father's failures and the absence of my mother and I wondered who would teach me, or if a guy could learn on his own, what it means to be a man. - Author: Lori Lansens
Absence Felt Quotes #1365081
#40. Work for a cause David, not for applause.
Remember to live your life to express, not to impress, don't strive to make your presence noticed, just make your absence felt. - Lichtenstein - Author: Grace Lichtenstein
Absence Felt Quotes #1387425
#41. She took a moment to lament her lack of parasol. Every time she left the house, she felt keenly the absence of her heretofore ubiquitous accessory. - Author: Gail Carriger
Absence Felt Quotes #1481941
#42. He had melted away, and she felt his absence like a space cut from the air. - Author: Laini Taylor
Absence Felt Quotes #1548655
#43. How like a winter hath my absence been
From Thee, the pleasure of the fleeting year!
What freezings have I felt, what dark days seen,
What old December's bareness everywhere! - Author: William Shakespeare
Absence Felt Quotes #1570084
#44. The collar came first, and when Guerin drew it from his neck he felt the collar's absence like a lightness, his spine unfurling, his shoulders settling.
Like a lie, cracking and dropping from him. - Author: C.S. Pacat
Absence Felt Quotes #1641504
#45. Work hard for a cause, not for applause. Live life to express, not to impress. Don't strive to make your presence noticed, just make your absence felt. - Author: Sally Willard Burbank
Absence Felt Quotes #1641979
#46. It felt like a reunion after an embarrassing absence. The affection and appreciation were earnest, but things had changed so much no one knew what to say. - Author: T. Geronimo Johnson
Absence Felt Quotes #1753377
#47. The story seems to begin with catastrophe but in fact began earlier and is not a tragedy but rather a love story. Perhaps tragedies are only tragedies in the presence of love, which confers meaning to loss. Loss is not felt in the absence of love. - Author: Elizabeth Alexander
Absence Felt Quotes #1867113

Famous Authors

Popular Topics