- Power and violence are opposites; where the one rules absolutely, the other is absent. Violence appears where power is in jeopardy, but left to its own course it ends in power's disappearance.
[ Absent Absolutely Appears Course Disappearance Ends Jeopardy Left Opposites Other Own Power Rules Violence Where]
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- Because my father was often absent on naval duty, my mother suffered me to do much as I pleased.
[ Absent Because Duty Father Mother Much Naval Often Pleased Suffered]
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- Woman absent is woman dead.
[ Absent Dead Woman]
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- Absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends.
[ Absence Absent Blots Friends Out Really]
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- When a father, absent during the day, returns home at six, his children receive only his temperament, not his teaching.
[ Absent Children Day During Father His Home Only Receive Returns Six Teaching Temperament]
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- The heart may think it knows better: the senses know that absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends.
[ Absence Absent Better Blots Friends Heart Know Knows May Out Really Senses Think]
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- Every actor has a natural animosity toward every other actor, present or absent, living or dead.
[ Absent Actor Animosity Dead Every Living Natural Other Present Toward]
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- The absent are never without fault. Nor the present without excuse.
[ Absent Excuse Fault Never Nor Present Without]
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- Augustine does not disagree with this when he teaches that it is a faculty of the reason and the will to choose good with the assistance of grace; evil, when grace is absent.
[ Absent Assistance Augustine Choose Disagree Does Evil Faculty Good Grace Reason Teaches Will]
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- You need the House, you need the Senate and you need the administration. And absent one of them, you're not going to get a heck of a lot done.
[ Absent Administration Done Get Going Heck House Lot Need Senate Them]
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- 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.
[ Absent After Assume Cease Change Death Firmer Our Outline Shape Take Takes Their Then Thoughts Time True]
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- The proposition that humans have mental characteristics wholly absent in non-humans is inconsistent with the theory of evolution.
[ Absent Characteristics Evolution Humans Inconsistent Mental Proposition Theory Wholly]
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- Be generous with kindly words, especially about those who are absent.
[ Absent Especially Generous Kindly Those Words]
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- Although awareness of cancer's prevalence in the United States improves and medical advances in the field abound, pancreatic cancer has largely been absent from the list of major success stories.
[ Abound Absent Advances Although Awareness Been Cancer Field Improves Largely List Major Medical Prevalence States Stories Success United]
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- I read the Odyssey because it was the story of a man who returned home after being absent for more than twenty years and was recognized only by his dog.
[ Absent After Because Being Dog His Home Man More Odyssey Only Read Recognized Returned Story Than Twenty Years]
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- One might enumerate the items of high civilization, as it exists in other countries, which are absent from the texture of American life, until it should become a wonder to know what was left.
[ Absent American Become Civilization Countries Enumerate Exists High Items Know Left Life Might Other Should Texture Until Which Wonder]
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- At dramatic rehearsals, the only author that's better than an absent one is a dead one.
[ Absent Author Better Dead Dramatic Only Rehearsals Than]
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- Out of sight, out of mind. The absent are always in the wrong.
[ Absent Always Mind Out Sight Wrong]
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- A person however learned and qualified in his life's work in whom gratitude is absent, is devoid of that beauty of character which makes personality fragrant.
[ Absent Beauty Character Devoid Fragrant Gratitude His However Learned Life Makes Person Personality Qualified Which Whom Work]
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- We emphasize that such a form of communication is not absent in man, however evanescent a naturally given object may be for him, split as it is in its submission to symbols.
[ Absent Communication Emphasize Evanescent Form Given Him However Man May Naturally Object Split Submission Such Symbols]
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- The Bluebird of Happiness long absent from his life, Ned is visited by the Chicken of Depression.
[ Absent Bluebird Chicken Depression Happiness His Life Long Ned Visited]
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- Any one reflecting upon the thought he has of the delight, which any present or absent thing is apt to produce in him, has the idea we call love.
[ Absent Any Apt Call Delight Him Idea Love Present Produce Reflecting Thing Thought Upon Which]
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- A gentleman has his eyes on all those present; he is tender toward the bashful, gentle toward the distant, and merciful toward the absent.
[ Absent Bashful Distant Eyes Gentle Gentleman His Merciful Present Tender Those Toward]
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- It is just as cowardly to judge an absent person as it is wicked to strike a defenseless one. Only the ignorant and narrow-minded gossip, for they speak of persons instead of things.
[ Absent Cowardly Defenseless Gossip Ignorant Instead Judge Just Narrow-Minded Only Person Persons Speak Strike Things Wicked]
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- Though the dungeon, the scourge, and the executioner be absent, the guilty mind can apply the goad and scorch with blows.
[ Absent Apply Blows Dungeon Executioner Goad Guilty Mind Scourge Though]
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- Happiness is rarely absent; it is we that know not of its presence.
[ Absent Happiness Know Presence Rarely]
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- It is made the duty of every Commanding Officer in the Department, to arrest and send to these Headquarters, under guard, every officer or soldier who may be found absent from his command, without the regular leave in writing, prescribed by Regulations and General Orders.
[ Absent Arrest Command Commanding Department Duty Every Found General Guard Headquarters His Leave Made May Officer Orders Prescribed Regular Regulations Send Soldier These Under Without Writing]
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- A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds; it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
[ Absent Attitude Before Change Connect Does Great Lights Magically More Much Opportunities Our Seems Somehow Sorts Than Turn Us Were Worlds]
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- The consciousness of the falsity of present pleasures, and the ignorance of the vanity of absent pleasures, cause inconstancy.
[ Absent Cause Consciousness Falsity Ignorance Inconstancy Pleasures Present Vanity]
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- Never find fault with the absent.
[ Absent Fault Find Never]
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- Among absent lovers, ardor always fares better.
[ Absent Always Among Ardor Better Fares Lovers]
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- Let no one be willing to speak ill of the absent.
[ Absent Ill Speak Willing]
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- The absent are like children, helpless to defend themselves.
[ Absent Children Defend Helpless Themselves]
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- Paul Riser tells it in an interesting way; he dissects it and tells the structure, you know, 'you don't mention that part here.' But that's what's interesting about it and the people who are absent are interesting too.
[ Absent Here Interesting Know Mention Part Paul Structure Tells Too Way]
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- Knowledge is not eating, and we cannot expect to devour and possess what we mean. Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace.
[ Absent Cannot Devour Eating Embrace Expect Knowledge Mean Possess Recognition Salutation Something]
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- Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace.
[ Absent Embrace Knowledge Recognition Salutation Something]
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- My father was absent and he was a hero to me.
[ Absent Father Hero]
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- The ambassador was never present, but his presence was never absent.
[ Absent Ambassador His Never Presence Present]
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- Greater things are believed of those who are absent.
[ Absent Believed Greater Things Those]
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- A committee should consist of three men, two of whom are absent.
[ Absent Committee Consist Men Should Three Two Whom]
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- Adam's abduction was our private hell - but it was not an isolated incident. On any given day, any number of children are absent from their homes for diverse and numerous reasons.
[ Abduction Absent Adam Any Children Day Diverse Given Hell Homes Incident Isolated Number Numerous Our Private Reasons Their]
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- Absent scandal, a federal judge can serve for decades on the bench, underscoring the importance of appointing judges who have a proper understanding of their constitutional role.
[ Absent Appointing Bench Constitutional Decades Federal Importance Judge Judges Proper Role Scandal Serve Their Understanding]
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