quote by Leo Rosten

Proverbs often contradict one another, as any reader soon discovers. The sagacity that advises us to look before we leap promptly warns us that if we hesitate we are lost; that absence makes the heart grow fonder, but out of sight, out of mind.

— Leo Rosten

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Absence makes the heart quote Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no mater how slow.
Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no mater how slow.

Absence makes the heart grow fonder and tears are only rain to make love grow.

Absence makes the heart grow fonder

Absence makes the heart quote How you make others feel about themselves says a lot about you.
How you make others feel about themselves says a lot about you.
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Absence does not make the heart grow fonder, but it sure heats up the blood.

There is one pain, I often feel, which you will never know. It's caused by the absence of you.


Absence makes the heart grow fonder, but it sure makes the rest of you lonely.

Absence makes the heart quote A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to yo
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.

Absence makes the heart grow fonder. Prolonged absence makes the heart forget.

Absence doth sharpen love, presence strengthens it;

the one brings fuel, the other blows it till it burns clear.

Distance makes the heart grow fonder.

Absence makes the heart quote How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.

Absence makes the heart grow fonder… or forgetful.


Absence doth sharpen love, presence strengthens it.

I mean she's Cleopatra... shouldn't she and Antony have known better? They were so different..." "Variety is the spice of life" "And from a thousand miles apart" "Absence makes the heart grow fonder

Absence makes the heart quote The hardest walk is walking alone, but it's also the walk that makes you the str
The hardest walk is walking alone, but it's also the walk that makes you the strongest.

Aye, well, he'll be wed a long time," he said callously.

"Do him no harm to keep his breeches on for one night. And they do say that abstinence makes the heart grow firmer, no?" "Absence," I said, dodging the spoon for a moment. "AND fonder. If anything's growing firmer from abstinence, it wouldn't be his heart.

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

'T is said that absence conquers love;

But oh believe it not! I've tried, alas! its power to prove, But thou art not forgot.

Absence makes the heart quote Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is.
Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is.

When the waves are round me breaking,As I pace the deck alone,And my eye in vain is seekingSome green leaf to rest upon;What would not I give to wanderWhere my old companions dwell?Absence makes the heart grow fonder,Isle of Beauty, fare thee well!

Ingratitude is the frost that nips the flower even as it opens, that shrivels the generous apple on the branch, that freezes the fountain in mid-flow and numbs the hand, even in the very act of giving. It is a sin of silence, absence and omission, as winter's sin is a lack of light; a sin against charity, which otherwise warms the heart and, in the truest sense, makes the world turn.

Absence really can make the heart grow fonder, even when the [man's] feet wander.

Absence makes the heart quote Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sad
Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.
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Absence makes the heart grow frozen, not fonder.

Absence may or may not make the heart grow fonder, but it certainly freshens the eye.


I like to think I get better with age, but maybe absence makes the heart grow fonder.

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