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Quotes of the Day for 12 June 2003 – Absent Love

Danielle visited her long-distance boyfriend, and by the time she got home to catch up on the quotes that accumulated, she was already missing him enough to request quotes on Absent Love.

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The quotes:

Is not absence death to those who love?
     - Alexander Pope, 1688 - 1744

Sometimes only one person is absent and the whole world seems depopulated.
     - Alphonse Marie Louis de Lamartine, 1790 - 1869

Our hours in love have wings; in absence, crutches.
     - Colley Cibber, 1671 - 1757

Absence abates a moderate passion and intensifies a great one - as the wind blows out a candle but fans fire into flame.
     - Francois, Duc de La Rochefoucauld, Maxims

Never part without loving words to think of during your absence. It may be that you will not meet again in this life.
     - Jean Paul Richter, 1763 - 1825

Absence and death are the same - only that in death there is no suffering.
     - Walter Savage Landor, 1775 - 1864


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