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Bonfire Quotes

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Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones,
as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
- Francois de la Rochefoucauld

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Bonfire of the Vanities: The lesson of that book is,
never start believing your own press.
- Charles James

When you do something, you should burn yourself up completely,
like a good bonfire, leaving no trace of yourself.
- Shunryu Suzuki

I am quite prepared, if we can do it without any disrespect to the Crown of England,
to bring our titles to the marketplace and make a bonfire of them.
- Wilfrid Laurier

 

Love is the absence of judgment.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Trust in the Light.
Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
Open yourself to the Light!
Hold back nothing,
Trust in the Light.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light
is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sadness is nothing more than the absence of joy
in the same way that darkness
is nothing more than the absence of light.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
- Mark Twain

Courage is not the absence of fear,
but rather the judgement that something else
is more important than fear.
- Ambrose Redmoon

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear,
but the triumph over it.
The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid,
but he who conquers that fear.
- Nelson Mandela

Love is the total absence of fear.
Love asks no questions.
Its natural state is one of extension and expansion,
not comparison and measurement.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Know that darkness is merely the absence of light.
You can be the small candle that defeats the vast darkness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness is not the absence of problems,
but the willingness to deal with them joyfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today I offer a prayer of forgiveness:
forgive the pettiness of my ingratitude...
the absence of profound thankfulness.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A happy life consists not in the absence,
but in the mastery of hardships.
- Helen Keller

When all is said and done,
the one sole condition that makes
spiritual happiness and preserves it
is the absence of doubt.
- Mark Twain

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect,
and the absence of ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you part from your friend, you grieve not;
For that which you love most in him may be
clearer in his absence,
as the mountain to the climber
is clearer from the plain.
- Khalil Gibran

Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness.
- Zhuangzi

Although the world is full of suffering,
it is full also of the overcoming of it.
My optimism, then, does not rest on the absence of evil,
but on a glad belief in the preponderance of good
and a willing effort always to cooperate with the good,
that it may prevail.
- Helen Keller

Absence does not make the heart grow fonder,
but it sure heats up the blood.
- Elizabeth Ashley

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
- Thomas Haynes Bayly

Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.
- Benjamin Franklin

Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something;
in the absence of good grounds for belief,
he will be satisfied with bad ones.
- Bertrand Russell

When you are alone you are not alone,
you are simply lonely -
and there is a tremendous difference
between loneliness and aloneness.
When you are lonely you are thinking of the other,
you are missing the other.
Loneliness is a negative state.
You are feeling that it would have been
better if the other were there -
your friend, your wife, your mother,
your beloved, your husband.
It would have been good if the other
were there, but the other is not.
Loneliness is absence of the other.
Aloneness is the presence of oneself.
Aloneness is very positive.
It is a presence, overflowing presence.
You are so full of presence
that you can fill the whole universe
with your presence and there is no need for anybody.
- Osho

Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue,
a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence,
confidence, justice.
- Baruch Spinoza

In the absence of the gold standard,
there is no way to protect savings from confiscation through inflation.
There is no safe store of value.
- Alan Greenspan

Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones,
as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

If what Proust says is true,
that happiness is the absence of fever,
then I will never know happiness.
For I am possessed by a fever
for knowledge, experience, and creation.
- Anais Nin

Security is not the absence of danger,
but the presence of God,
no matter what the danger.
- Anonymous

In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?
- Saint Augustine

Tact is one of the first mental virtues,
the absence of it is fatal to the best talent.
- William Gilmore Simms

The job is to ask questions-it always was-and to ask
them as inexorably as I can.
And to face the absence of precise answers with a certain humility.
- Arthur Miller

The happiness of a man in this life does not consist
in the absence but in the mastery of his passions.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

I am truly horrified by modern man.
Such absence of feeling, such narrowness of outlook,
such lack of passion and information,
such feebleness of thought.
- Alexander Herzen

Absolute liberty is absence of restraint;
responsibility is restraint; therefore,
the ideally free individual is responsible to himself.
- Henry B. Adams

There is no surer mark of the absence of the highest
moral and intellectual qualities than a cold reception of excellence.
- Philip James Bailey

There can be little doubt that absence from work,
and inefficient work, are frequently due to intemperance.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

So far as discipline is concerned, freedom means not
its absence but the use of higher and more rational
forms as contrasted with those that are lower or less rational.
- Charles Horton Cooley

Absence of occupation is not rest; A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed.
- William Cowper

Absence and death are the same - only that in death there is no suffering.
- Theodore Roosevelt

For peace is not mere absence of war,
but is a virtue that springs from, a state of mind,
a disposition for benevolence, confidence,
justice.
- Baruch Spinoza

You'll find boredom where there is the absence of a good idea.
- Earl Nightingale

The heart may think it knows better:
the senses know that absence blots people out.
We really have no absent friends.
- Elizabeth Bowen

Absence of proof is not proof of absence.
- William Cowper

We seem, as it were, to have conquered and peopled
half the world in a fit of absence of mind.
- John Robert Seeley

It would be hard to ignore the absence of democracy in any Arab nation.
- Jack Schwartz

Judicious absence is a weapon.
- Charles Reade

The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvelously.
- Henry A. Kissinger

The whole religious complexion of the modern world
is due to the absence from Jerusalem of a lunatic asylum.
- Thomas Paine

The human father has to be confronted and recognized as human,
as man who created a child and then,
by his absence,
left the child fatherless and then Godless.
- Anais Nin

When I came back to Dublin I was courtmartialed in
my absence and sentenced to death in my absence,
so I said they could shoot me in my absence.
- Brendan Behan

In the absence of a magnetic field the period of all
these oscillations is the same.
But as soon as the electron is exposed to the effect of a magnetic field,
its motion changes.
- Pieter Zeeman

Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability
to handle conflict by peaceful means.
- Ronald Reagan

The total absence of humor from the Bible is one of
the most singular things in all literature.
- Alfred North Whitehead

Absence from those we love is self from self -
a deadly banishment.
- William Shakespeare

For many Americans, including many who are employed,
going to the doctor when they fall ill or become injured
may not be an option because of the absence of health insurance.
- Ben Nelson

Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty,
hesitation or incongruity.
- William Hazlitt

Real magic in relationships means an absence of judgment of others.
- Wayne Dyer

Let me tell you I am better acquainted with you for a long absence,
as men are with themselves for a long affliction:
absence does but hold off a friend,
to make one see him the truer.
- Ovid

In France, a woman may forget that she is neither young nor handsome;
for the absence of these claims to attention does not
expose her to be neglected by the male sex.
- Marguerite Gardiner

Peace must be more than the absence of war.
- Helmut Kohl

My dear, the duty that devolved wholly on you in my
absence of guiding and expanding the minds of our dear
children is a laborious one and a responsible one.
- Ezra Cornell

And as far as false hope, there is no such thing.
There is only hope or the absence of hope-nothing else.
- Patti Davis

Happiness is the absence of suffering.
I think it's an interesting way of looking at it.
I think the absence of suffering exists very rarely in the world we live in.
- Julie Christie

In the absence of evidence, superstition.
It's a Middle Ages thing.
That's my theory anyway.
- Tucker Carlson

Courage is not the absence of despair;
it is,
rather, the capacity to move ahead in spite of despair.
- Rollo May

In the absence of that, I am happy to play solo,
but I don't think there is any comparison.
- Derek Bailey

Of all the bewildering things about a new country,
the absence of human landmarks is one of the most depressing and disheartening.
- Willa Cather


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