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Quotations

La RochefoucauldAbsence extinguishes the minor passions and increases the great ones, as the wind blows out a candle and fans a fire.

—  La Rochefoucauld, 1613-1680, French writer

Oscar WildeSome cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.

—  Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900, Irish writer

T. S. EliotWe don't actually fear death, we fear that no one will notice our absence, that we will disappear without a trace.

—  T. S. Eliot, 1888-1965, British poet, Nobel 1948

Carl SaganAbsence of evidence is not evidence of absence.

—  Carl Sagan, 1934-1996, American astronomer


Funny Quotes

Woody AllenIt’s not that I’m afraid to die. I just don’t want to be there when it happens.

—  Woody Allen, 1935-, American actor & film director

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Proverbs

International proverbWhen the cat's away, the mice will play.

—  International proverb

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French proverbThe absent are always in the wrong.

—  French proverb










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