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Absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends.
Absence
Elizabeth Bowen

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Art is the only thing that can go on mattering, once it has stopped hurting.
Arts and Artists
Elizabeth Bowen

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Autumn arrives in early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day.
Seasons
Elizabeth Bowen

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Fate is not an eagle, it creeps like a rat.
Fate
Elizabeth Bowen

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It is not our exalted feelings, it is our sentiments that build the necessary home.
Emotions
Elizabeth Bowen

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Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies.
Jealousy
Elizabeth Bowen

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Never to lie is to have no lock to your door, you are never wholly alone.
Lies and Lying
Elizabeth Bowen

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Nobody can be kinder than the narcissist while you react to life in his own terms.
Conceit
Elizabeth Bowen

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Nobody speaks the truth when there's something they must have.
Lies and Lying
Elizabeth Bowen

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Pity the selfishness of lovers: it is brief, a forlorn hope; it is impossible.
Lovers
Elizabeth Bowen

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Some people are molded by their admirations, others by their hostilities.
Growth
Elizabeth Bowen

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When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
Love
Elizabeth Bowen

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun