Quotation Explorer - 'Presence'

[He] used to be soinsignificant that one literally felt alone in his presence. - Franz Kafka
I don't analyze beautiful. I sit in its presence and love the wholeness of it--the sweet and sad and raw and bright together.Poetry is that, the weaving of light-shadow. Making words from the unwordable. - Jacob Nordby
Plimpton was a presence. He looked for ways in which he could make himself ridiculous. That made him a great storyteller. - Stefan Fatsis
But thy strong Hours indignant work’d their wills,And beat me down and marr’d and wasted me,And tho’ they could not end me, left me maim’dTo dwell in presence of immortal youth,Immortal age beside immortal youth,And all I was, in ashes. - Tithonus - Alfred Tennyson
The presence of a good friend brings big smiles. - Debasish Mridha
The nuisance of her presence outweighs the gratification to be derived from tormenting her - Emily Brontë
In my imagination, I can feel your presence. I can feel the warmth of your passionate hug. I can hear your sweet voice. I can hear the song of your beating heart. - Debasish Mridha
Influence is when you are not the one talking and yet your words fill the room; when you are absent and yet your presence is felt everywhere. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
Peace is not the absence of violence or war; it is the presence of kindness, compassion, love, and care. - Debasish Mridha
On our Journey, we should not dwell on the guilt emerging because of dropping back to Ego-dominated state; instead, we should celebrate that we are in the state of the Presence!! - Frank Wanderer
The divine plan of happiness enables family relationships to be perpetuated beyond the grave. Sacred ordinances and covenants available in holy temples make it possible for individuals to return to the presence of God and for families to be united eternally. - Gordon B. Hinckley
A sense of the divine presence and indwelling bears the soul towards heaven as upon the wings of eagles. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Tremendous my-ness’ [mamta] is bound in the presence of Soul [Atma], and it is also in the presence of Soul that this my-ness is tremendously dissipated. - Dada Bhagwan
For manipulation to be most effective, evidence of its presence should be nonexistent... It is essential, therefore, that people who are manipulated believe in the neutrality of their key social institutions.
Your smile is the twinkle of happiness.Your heart is the source of kindness.Your presence is the source of joyfulness.Your thoughts are symbols of greatness. - Debasish Mridha
I NEVER KNEW YOU.Only those who do not practice sin can stand in the presence of the holy God.1 John 3:6No one who remains in Him keeps on sinning. No one who continues to sin has seen Him or known Him. - Mac Canoza
No m’lord. It wouldn’t be a secret army if we had seen it. My squire, who has not had the opportunity to be clearly informed about the presence of a secret army, has been ignorant of its existence. - Gary Edward Gedall
There are no shadows in darkness. Shadows are created by light, and only exist in the presence of light. Refusing to acknowledge our shadow leads us to deny the presence of light in us. - Franco Santoro
I will erase this world of yours with such magnificence of my presence that your vision will remain no more, your eyes fading to darkness and your soul barren before me, in my grasp that I shall corrupt to a slave of mine. - Saim Cheeda
Ritual is the way you carry the presence of the sacred. Ritual is the spark that must not go out. - Christina Baldwin
Sometimes you have to look past a person’s mistakes to see God’s presence. - Shannon L. Alder
When you have the power to love, that strength, that courage is infinite; that love is infinite. There is nothing finite about it's presence, for love. never. dies. - Solange nicole
The inquiry of truth, which is the love-making, or the wooing of it, the knowledge of truth, which is the presence of it, and the belief of truth, which is the enjoying of it, is the sovereign good of human nature. - Francis Bacon
I've been trying for some time to develop a lifestyle that doesn't require my presence. - Garry Trudeau
When the world caves inStill my hope will clingTo Your promiseWhere my courage endsLet my heart find strengthIn Your presence - Hillsong
Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts. - Alan Cohen
I cordially dislike allegory in all its manifestations, and always have done since I grew old and wary enough to detect its presence. - J. R. R. Tolkien
The absence of a message sometimes is a presence of one. - Hasse Jerner
Gratitude does not mean the absence of solitude, but the presence of a positive attitude in spite of. - Gift Gugu Mona
Within her presence, I had once been usedto feeling—trembling—wonder, dissolution;but that was long ago. Still, though my soul,now she was veiled, could not see her directly,by way of hidden force that she could move,I felt the mighty power of old love. - Dante Alighieri
True peace is not merely the absence of war, it is the presence of justice. - Jane Addams
Some people tire me emotionally, not that they personally do anything to me, but their presence. Their presence sometimes is so heavy on the heart, and I just feel smothered by them. - Maisie16
The moment that we are aware of our thoughts we are present. It takes no-mind to recognize our thoughts because mind and no-mind can not co-existPresence and Mind can not co-exist. So therefor presence, thought awareness and no-mind are one. - Matthew Donnelly
Only those who do not practice sin can stand in the presence of the holy God." -"I NEVER KNEW YOU - Mac Canoza
Joy is the infallible sign of the presence of God. - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
When in trouble, run to God. When in pain, dwell in His presence. When you don't know what to say or do, ask God and for every moment praise God. He is always by your side! - Gift Gugu Mona
He that fears your presence will hate you absence. - Thomas Fuller
Leaving a place, a person or a country silently and without any notice is a heroic and a noble way of teaching the importance of your presence to those who ignore your existence! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Your never alone , look around you there are so many objects , they don't live but are there in your presence , your never truly alone - Kenrick Fernandes
My mother, who taught me how to read and write and home-schooled me for the first 12 years of my life, whose presence shaped me as much as her absence did, who imbibed in me the values of empathy and fearlessness and hard work, looks down on me today with great pride. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
The presence of even a single poor child on the street means a million defeats for mankind. - Mehmet Murat ildan
A billion stars go spinning through the night, / glittering above your head, / But in you is the presence that will be / when all the stars are dead. - Rainer Maria Rilke
One of the hallmarks of great men is that they never make us conscious of their presence, instead they dwelve into our unconscious state and transform into conscious being! - Ramana Pemmaraju
Have we ever thought to consider that the need to be loved grows because of its absence, but that love also grows because of its presence? And does this not speak to the power of love? - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The advantage of being married a long time was that one could argue without the necessity of the other's actual, physical presence. - William Browning Spencer
Smiling face of every little girl is the signature of God’s presence. - Amit Ray
Unless a man has considerable skill with and reliance in his weapon, he will not remain cool in the presence of dangerous game close by. - Townsend Whelen
The first lesson to learn is to resign oneself to the little difficulties in life, not to hit out at everything one comes up against. If one were able to manage this one would not need to cultivate great power; even one's presence would be healing. - Hazrat Inayat Khan
There can be no real individual freedom in the presence of economic insecurity. - Chester Bowles
Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it. - Thomas Fuller
No matter your political affiliation, it’s an honor and a privilege to meet the sitting president of the United States. You are in the presence of someone who commands respect for taking the hardest job in the world.Fairy Tale Interrupted: A Memoir of Life, Love, and Loss - RoseMarie Trenzio
Like a tenacious ivy, your presence clings onto the drab wall of my existence. Cling harder onto me love, like a blood sucking bed-bug who is never satiated. - Malak El Halabi
The nod of a head is such a small thing, it can mean so little, yet it is the gesture of assent that allows, that makes to be. The nod is the gesture of power, the yes. The numen. the presence of the sacred, is called by its name. - Ursula K. Le Guin
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
In the presence of the sun nobody sees the stars; excel, and you too will eclipse your competition. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It is not the presence of despair that ails you, but the absence of hope. - Saim Cheeda
When asked what gift he wanted for his birthday, the yogi replied: I wish no gifts, only presence. - Author Unknown
The practice of giving thanks...eucharisteo...this is the way we practice the presence of God, stay present to His presence, and it is always a practice of the eyes. We don't have to change what we see. Only the way we see. - Ann Voskamp
You don't know your presence of tomorrow, so why to WASTE today?!!! - Jaiminsinh Parmar
Dying is not romantic, and death is not a game which will soon be over... Death is not anything...death is not...It's the absence of presence, nothing more...the endless time of never coming back...a gap you can't see, and when the wind blows through it, it makes no sound... - Tom Stoppard
The ego camouflages itself like a fox born and raised in a hen house. Its only worry is that you fail to notice its presence every so often and start acting without fear - Dean Cavanagh
If you Looking for Perfection ,Perfect yourself by Looking Withinby isolating the Rule of Ego and Handing over the Reins of Karma Chariot to the Soul !No one can do The Perfect Act for You but your Soul in the Presence of The Supreme Soul ! - Ashok Khurana
Every morning, appreciate the golden glowing sun for giving you life. Every evening, appreciate yourself for making the world a little more joyful with your lovely presence. - Debasish Mridha
As she cried, I could feel growing there, as had once before, a presence between us: the tiny perfect form of Sherry nestled between her parents' bodies. Our bodies were shaped by her absence, by the almost unbearable weight of her loss. - Robert J. Wiersema
Your children need your presence more than your presents. - Jesse Jackson
Practicing the Presence of God is bringing our heart body, soul, and mind to God, to be in His Presence to love Him, to worship Him, to lay our troubles and triumphs with Him, to rest in Him. What a glorious idea….but few of us ever find that rest! - David Paul Kikrpatrick
Witches are liberated from their own fears and limited thinking. In turn, their presence has the power to liberate and consciously expand others. - Dacha Avelin
Conscience is God's presence in man. - Emanuel Swedenborg
A spiritual connection with someone lasts forever, even when physical presence fades. - Danielle Barone
The world has been blind in the presence of artificial lights.They blame on the darkness in broad daylight. - Bikash Chaurasiya
A marriage is meant to be a blessing on the world, because it is a context in which two people might become more than what they would have been alone. The entire world is healed by the presence of healed people. - Marianne Williamson
Because everybody has a conscience, whether or not we can be great beings is not determined merely by its presence in us . Instead, it is determined by the choice to acknowledge its presence and follow its lead - Ilchi Lee
To see through the illusion of duality, remember that fear and darkness have no substance in themselves, for they do not indicate the presence of a second universal force, but are only names given to the one Light unperceived. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
When you approach something to photograph it, first be still with yourself until the object of your attention affirms your presence. Then don't leave until you have captured its essence. - Minor White
It washed all over me and through me, into the floor and then it was gone. I never cried for my Da again after that, and God's presence has been with me ever since. - Adien MacRae, BETWEEN - Cyndi Tefft
Yes, please leave us, the mere presence of beings like yourselves is intensely painful to us. - Gene L. Coon
I could feel the warmth of his presence as if a soft blanket had been wrapped around my soul, around my heart. It held me and protected me. It sheltered me and I knew I wasn’t alone anymore. - Colleen Houck
Although she was fragile in appearance, every prohibition lost substance in her presence. - Elena Ferrante
...the presence of each other and a lusty love of being, of living and knowing there was tomorrow and God knows how many more tomorrows and each a life and sufficient in itself... - Josephine Johnson
... which would enable him to prolong for the time being, and to renew for one day more the disappointment, the torturing deception that must always come to him with the vain presence of this woman, whom he might approach, yet never dared embrace. - Marcel Proust
Waiting does not exist in the experience of those who recognize the presence of love wherever they are. - Alan Cohen
When a woman enters a room, her presence should make them feel some type of way; when she exits the room, she should leave some type of look on their face. - Shakena Morgan
If you begin the day with love in your heart, peace in your nerves, and truth in your mind, you not only benefit by their presence but also bring them to others, to your family and friends, and to all those whose destiny draws across your path that day. - Unknown
ABASEMENT, n. A decent and customary mental attitude in the presence of wealth or power. Peculiarly appropriate in an employee when addressing an employer. - Ambrose Bierce
Most conversations are simply monologues delivered in the presence of a witness.
Theology is speaking about God while in the very presence of God. We are intimately engaged with the subject of our study. - Michael F. Bird
Your presence is enough to go through life. More and more you observe life, more and more you can let lose yourself with the free flow of life. - Roshan Sharma
The path to enlightenment is when you allow presence, love and gratitude to overlap your ego. - Matthew Donnelly
I do believe in an everyday sort of magic -- the inexplicable connectedness we sometimes experience with places, people, works of art and the like; the eerie appropriateness of moments of synchronicity; the whispered voice, the hidden presence, when we think we're alone. - Charles de Lint
Our Beasts and our Thieves and our ChattelsHave weight for good or for ill;But the Poor are only His image,His presence, His word, His will; -And so Lazarus lies at our doorstepAnd Dives neglects him still. - Adelaide Anne Procter
the only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.. live wild dont be a normal person.. to become presence, means accepting the risk.. and be sure if u don't take risks u'll have a wasted soul.. - Marouane LAASSAFAR
Most conversations are simply monologues delivered in the presence of witnesses. - Margaret Millar
Peace is not only the absence of war, but the presence of harmony. - Debasish Mridha
Lots of people say that everything that we possess, experience and want; like books, music, films and holidays are all just a big distraction from death. But I think differently. I think it’s the exact order and presence of these trivial things that make life worthwhile and bearable. - Frieda Robson
Women: One of the most mysterious forces on the planet have had a very profound impact on men since millennia, for they are gifted with an alchemical agent - Discontinuity ~ Any one who encounters their presence gets disconnected with their past, a very life changing experience. - Ramana Pemmaraju
I NEVER KNEW YOU."Only those who do not practice sin can stand in the presence of the holy God. - Mac Canoza
Her soul was soothed by his presence, Her mind was soothed by his beliefsHer heart was soothed by his love And for the first time, she could see a future with someone who grabbed her by the hand and took her courageous being away from all that had her questioning life. - Nikki Rowe
If I were in his(Prophet Muhammad) presence, I would wash his feet. - Hercules
The newborn has only three demands. They are warmth in the arms of its mother, food from her breasts, and security in the knowledge of her presence. Breatfeeding satisfies all three. - Grantly Dick-Read
Worship is an inward reverence, the bowing down of the soul in the presence of God. - Elizabeth George
I didn't sleep well last night because one of my ghosts came back, haunting with his presence, and when I woke up, the others weren't here, haunting with their memory. - Donna Lynn Hope
i can wait wait wait..to go to the other side of life..but dis wait seems like d rainbow in the night..so dat u have to wonder about the presence of sun in no light - Sunil Sharma
When your absence is felt, your presence is the essence and it makes a difference. - Michael Bassey Johnson
You may enrich the world in a million different ways.And you may enrich the world, simply, with your presence. - Hrishikesh Agnihotri
Think about your own life. Are there foods or drinks that call your name in your weakest moments—like maybe at night in front of the TV? Are there certain treats you can hardly resist when they’re in your presence? Are there goodies that you continue to eat even after you’re full? - Josh Bezoni
When old people talk too much in presence of younger persons, they wouldn't know when their value would be diminishing.Talk less especially when a younger person is in your midst, it's a sign of dignity - OMOSOHWOFA CASEY
You are good. But it is not enough just to be good. You must be good for something. You must contribute good to the world. The world must be a better place for your presence. And the good that is in you must be spread to others.... - Gordon B. Hinckley
Peace is not the absence of chaos. It is the presence of tranquility and joy in the midst of chaos. - Debasish Mridha
In your darkest times, never be afraid. The Lord's presence is always with you. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I am as sure as I live that nothing is so near to me as God. God is nearer to me than I am to myself; my existence depends on the nearness and the presence of God. - Meister Eckhart
We may ignore, but we can nowhere evade the presence of God. The world is crowded with Him. He walks everywhere incognito. - C.S. Lewis
The sun announces its presence with light, not words; do likewise. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Play always as if in the presence of a master. - Robert Schumann
Audrey had an angelic quality about her. She didn't act like she was better than everyone, she just had a presence, an energy, a sort of light coming from within her that was overwhelming. - Kevyn Aucoin
Enrich the world with your presence. - Hrishikesh Agnihotri
Sexuality is general, and although only one man may be receiving the favors of a woman, all men in her presence are warm. That's the great generosity of women and the great generosity of the creator who worked it out that way, that there are no unilateral agreements of sexuality. - Leonard Cohen
It drives on with a courage which is stronger than the storm. It drives on with a mercy which does not quail in the presence of death. It drives on as proof, a symbol, a testimony that man is created in the image of God and that valour and virtue have not perished in the British race.
Architecture is the very mirror of life. You only have to cast your eyes on buildings to feel the presence of the past, the spirit of a place; they are the reflection of society. - I. M. Pei
Peace is not the absence of fear but the presence love and care. - Debasish Mridha
Peace is not the absence of poverty But the presence of love for beauty - Debasish Mridha
I wanted to make people think, to open their minds, to give them a full picture of what was happening in Iraq so they can decide whether they supported our presence there. - Lynsey Addario
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened. - Albert Camus
Accident, n.: A condition in which presence of mind is good, but absence of body is better. - Unknown
They were absolutely lovely, and in their presence, so was she. - Ann Brashares
I think people get lost in becoming someone other then themselves when they spend too much time in the presence of those who don't bring out the best in them. - Nikki Rowe
When troubles come into my life which burden my heart and my mind,I know that God will guide me by making his presence shine. - Liz Liaw
Peace is not the absence of warbut the presence of love and care - Debasish Mridha
Putting aside your blatant patriarchal biases in assuming the necessary presence of a male familial figurehead, yes, I had a nice brunch, thanks. - Julie James
Turning up our light in the presence of those whose light is dim becomes the difference that makes the difference. - Eric Allenbaugh
When our consciousness is open to the Love and Light of the SOUL, our lives gain a new perspective. The LIGHT illuminates all that may be still obscure and doubtful in our minds. The presence of LOVE dissolves fear and protects us, and at the same time it radiates to everyone around us! - Angie karan
Love life. Live your life with joy so you may fill the world with joy. Let no one leave your presence without feeling the joy of life. - Debasish Mridha
I tend to throw tantrums a lot. Wear a helmet in my presence. - Natalya Vorobyova
It’s a beautiful thing when someone presence alone whisper to your soul I am Here for you. - Micheline Jean Louis
Metaphorically, Tom said, if you take knowledge as light, and ignorance as dark, there does sometimes seem to be a real presence to the dark -- to ignorance. Something more tactile and muscley than just lack of knowledge. A sort of will to ignorance. It would explain some politicians. - Elizabeth Moon
As men, we are all equal in the presence of death. - Publilius Syrus
To fall in love is easy, even to remain in it is not difficult; our human loneliness is cause enough. But it is a hard quest worth making to find a comrade through whose steady presence one becomes steadily the person one desires to be. - Anna Louise Strong
Sometimes we will love people not for who they are, nor for what we gain from them but what they are. Those people that reflect a light. Those that make it easy to love, make us willing to give, and make us wanting to be in their presence. - Aisha Mirza
The utmost form of respect is to give sincerely of your presence. - Mollie Marti
It is when we notice the dirt that God is most present in us; it is the very sign of His presence. - C.S. Lewis
There is no worse discriminator than envy. No worse traitor than envy. Even those who are seemingly righteous, are brought down low by their envy. A true man will be known by his absence of envy. An evil man will be known by the presence of envy within him. - C. JoyBell C.
Sometimes it's a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence. - David Byrne
If someone gets irritated with your presence, then move out. You have no space there. - Saga Valsalan
In the presence of death reason and philosophy are silent - Ambrose Bierce
In football everything is complicated by the presence of the opposite team. - Jean-Paul Sartre
The presence of a path doesn’t necessarily mean the existence of a destination. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Culture primarily witnesses the absence of meaning, not it's presence. - Thomas McFarland
Life is a conversation with yourself. And who are you if not the eternal presence behind everything that is, was, and will be? Like this, the blow of each breeze and the beauty of each sunset can teach you about yourself, if you listen. If you hear. - Vironika Tugaleva
Mama, I love you and miss you so very much. The absence of of your physical presence propels me further into understanding the spirit. I am inspired to be aware and mindful of everything around me because there-- you exist, always speaking to me and always with me. - Kayko Tamaki
The most inspirational feeling I can come up with is.......The feeling of presence. - Matthew Donnelly
She was lovely with eyes that captivated your heart, a smile that drew your mind, and a presence that captured your soul. She was everything you wanted in a girl, and so much more. - Victoria Sophia A.B.
Peace is not the absence of agonyBut the presence of joy of harmony - Debasish Mridha
Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative alternatives for responding to conflict -- alternatives to passive or aggressive responses, alternatives to violence. - Dorothy Thompson
The contact between beings is established only by mute presence, by apparent non-communication, by that mysterious and wordless exchange which resembles inward prayer. - Emil Cioran
QUILL, n. An implement of torture yielded by a goose and commonly wielded by an ass. This use of the quill is now obsolete, but its modern equivalent, the steel pen, is wielded by the same everlasting Presence. - Ambrose Bierce
You have always known they exist. Everyone feels their presence. Few know the truth. The world of Real Immortals is about to be revealed! - John T. Montgomery
Money is only used for two things. One, it's to make you comfortable, and the more comfortable you are the more creative you will become. And the other purpose is it enables you to extend the service you provide far beyond your own presence. - Bob Proctor
A short time in the presence of the Friends (the Sufis) is better than a hundred years’ sincere, obedient dedication. - Idries Shah
The secret, or innermost, level of wisdom is pure intuition, clarity, lucidity, innate wakefulness, presence, and recognition of reality. This transcendental wisdom is within all of us—it just needs to be discovered and developed, unfolded and actualized. - Lama Surya Das
When you enter a grove peopled with ancient trees, higher than the ordinary, and shutting out the sky with their thickly inter-twined branches, do not the stately shadows of the wood, the stillness of the place, and the awful gloom of this doomed cavern then strike you with the presence of a deity? - Seneca
Walk together. Feel the heart beats. Experience the presence. This is how to be thankful. - Amit Ray
To feel the joy of presence, do not try to express or impress. - Debasish Mridha
Awakening is to become aware of your awareness.Be in the awareness of your presence, rather than being in the now. - Gian Kumar
To acknowledge the presence of fear is to give birth to failure. - Katherine Mansfield
The world has been blind in the presence of artificial lights.They blame about the darkness in broad daylight. - Bikash Chaurasiya
Education is inherently socially inclusive; any failure of inclusion signals the presence of power. An exclusive education is a corrupted education. - Raewyn Connell
Few delights can equal the mere presence of one whom we trust utterly. - George MacDonald
LIVE TO LOVE THE PEOPLE WHO LIVE WITH YOULIVE TO LEARN TO EARN YOUR LIVINGLIVE TO MAKE YOUR PRESENCE FELT IN SPITE OF YOUR ABSENCE LEARN TO FIGHT IN SPITE OF OBSTACLES DO NOT FORGET JUST LIVING DO NOT MAKE ANY DIFFERENCE TO THE WORLD - Dr.T.V.Rao MD
Close friends are truly life's treasures. Sometimes they know us better than we know ourselves. With gentle honesty, they are there to guide and support us, to share our laughter and our tears. Their presence reminds us that we are never really alone. - Vincent Van Gogh
Integrity is a powerful force, keeping you alive to others long after you’ve left their presence. - Mollie Marti
Looking forward to what you think enlightenment might be at some grand point in the future keeps you from seeing the truth of its presence right now. - Enza Vita
Peace is not the absence of war,but the presence of love and care.Peace is not the absence of agony,but the presence of joy of harmony.Peace is not the absence of poverty,but the presence of love for beauty.Peace is not the absence of intolerance. Peace is a way of life with joy of tolerance. - Debasish Mridha
Facts and science without the presence of wisdom and reason are worth a little less than nothing, while wisdom and reason without the presence of facts and science are worth far more than people without wisdom and reason are capable to expect. - Hasse Jerner
The beauty of life is not a lack of darkness, but it is in the presence of light. - Debasish Mridha
Some of us are crèmes brûlées, unfortunately in the presence of those who would rather have corn dogs. We can try to degenerate into corn dogs to make them happy, or we can just accept the fact that we were made for Paris! - C. JoyBell C.
The wild is where you find it, not in some distant world relegated to a nostalgic past or an idealized future; its presence is not black or white, bad or good, corrupted or innocent... We are of that nature, not apart from it. We survive because of it, not instead of it. - Renee Askins
The presence of confidence can make an unable man appear able. While its absence can make an able man appear unable. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I live in the faith that there is a Presence and Power greater than I am that nurtures and supports me in ways I could not even imagine. I know that this Presence is All knowing and All Power and is Always right where I am - Ernest Holmes
She is a rare soul, she has this infectious energy that makes you want to run next to her, she belonged to no one but herself & to anyone that was yet understand themselves, found the missing pieces in her presence. - Nikki Rowe
To be of good quality, you have to excuse yourself from the presence of shallow and callow minded individuals. - Michael Bassey Johnson
No one can surely know what knowledge is without the presence of truth. - Sorin Cerin
In the Presence of Love...there are Miracles...Live Love, Give Love and Miracle will follow Miracle and wonders will never cease. - Deborah Brooks
If you want a sense of purpose for experiencing pressures, use your knowledge of Jesus Christ's comforting, enlivening, energizing presence to be a comfort to others. - William P. Barker
Nothing could add to the horror of hell, except the presence of its creator, God. While I have life, as long as I draw breath, I shall deny with all my strength, and hate with every drop of my blood, this infinite lie. - Robert G. Ingersoll
In the external reality, an action is required for the manifestation, but in the internal reality, all you need is your presence. Just with the inner presence, things begin to unfold. - Roshan Sharma
Think about the change that the world experiences without the aid of the right people and those who love and appreciate the presence of nature. - Auliq Ice
Wilderness holds an original presence giving expression to that which we lack, the losses we long to recover, the absences we seek to fill. Wilderness revives the memory of unity. Through its protection we can find faith in our humanity. - Terry Tempest Williams
Being with Demetri wasn’t the absence of pain, it was the added presence of peace, making it easier and easier for that little part of my heart to heal again.--From Pull: A Seaside Novel - Rachel Van Dyken
Death changes us, the living. In the presence of death, we become more aware of life.... It can inspire us to decide what really matters in life--and then to seek it. (Founder of M.A.D.D.) - Candy Lightner
Even so, [...] in the silence after a winter storm has ceased to howl, in the soft whisper of a morning snowfall, in the way the moonlight sparkles over new-fallen snow, you can feel when she has been near by, ever searching. You can sense the presence of the Winter Child. - Cameron Dokey
Knowledge alone is not born to a researcher without the presence of something else such as fear, uncertainity or hesitation, however, if this knowledge is accompanied by religion then it becomes a reason for your faith to deepen and become stronger. - Abdollah Marzoug
There is no such thing as a natural death: nothing that happens to a man is ever natural, since his presence calls the world into question. All men must die: but for every man his death is an accident and, even if he knows it and consents to it, an unjustifiable violation. - Simone de Beauvoir
Peace is not the absence of war but the presence of justice. - Harrison Ford
...Sometimes they open it up like a package in the presence of a person they can talk to,' she said. 'Someone they can trust.' She held out her hands. 'Any person who is carrying a lot of sadness,' she said, 'needs to be able to rest sometimes, and to put it down. - Julia A. Schumacher
Speak the truth do not become angered and give when asked, even be it a little. By these three conditions one goes to the presence of the gods. - Gautama Buddha
? If you are not awed in the presence of a Holy God, then I say you may be like the crowds we have been observing in the Gospel of Mark and think of Jesus as no more than a winning lottery ticket to solve your immediate problems. Once the ticket is cashed, you take the money and go your own way. - Jonah Books.com
when the presence is like thunderstorm , the absence prevail deep dark silence. - Upasana Banerjee
Spending moments with another in earnest presence is one of the simple ways we can show unconditional love. It is the memories created from these impressions that survive after all else passes. - Molly Friedenfeld
One's silence can be deafening indeed,but it's also quite satisfying once in a while to actually hear one's thoughts just to reassure a presence. - Will Leamon
I know the moment you died,Jesus' face was smiling on you,Welcoming you into His glorious city of gold. I know you are enjoying the incredible light and peace of His presence right now - Lisa Bedrick
In presence of the Moon nobody sees stars. - Amit Kalantri
Where can we find a worshiper who envy a sparrow or a swallow just because of their uninterrupted access to God's altar (Psalm 84:3). Our Genuineness in worship is not revealed by our physical presence in the church but by our desire of being in His Presence always and behold Him (Psalm 84:10). - Santosh Thankachan
Some say that to believe in destiny is to dismiss the role of free will. That self-determination cannot prevail in the presence of fate. When the truth is, the only part of destiny we can control is the fate we choose for another. - Emily Thorne
A hallucination is to be in the presence of that which previously could not be imagined, and if it previously could not be imagined then there is no grounds for believing that you generated it out of yourself. - Terence McKenna
Peace is not merely the absence of war or conflict but the presence of tranquility, harmony and love. - Debasish Mridha
Are your convictions so fragile that mine cannot stand in opposition to them? Is your God so illusory that the presence of my Devil reveals his insufficiency? - Marquis de Sade
Influence is when you don't talk and yet your words fill the room; when you are absent and yet your presence is felt everywhere. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
As contraries are known by contraries, so is the delights of presence best known by the torments of absence. - Alcibiades
Mindfulness isn’t inherently Eastern, just as electricity isn’t inherently Western. Mindfulness is a quality of presence that’s innate in all human beings. - Shamash Alidina
If you don’t practice presence, you never learn how to have busyness facilitate accomplishment. - Darrell Calkins
The most precious gift we can offer others is our presence. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers. - Thich Nhat Hanh
I think a person permeates a spot, and a lost presence makes the environment timeless to me, keeps an area alive. It pulsates because of that. - Andrew Wyeth
You find yourself refreshed by the presence of cheerful people. Why not make an honest effort to confer that pleasure on others? Half the battle is gained if you never allow yourself to say anything gloomy. - Lydia M. Child
Avoiding our pain is needlessly exhausting. Pain can not be killed. When we attempt to bury our pain, it rises up from the grave of our emotions, haunting us, until we acknowledge its presence. We can heal our pain when we allow it to move through us. - Jaeda DeWalt
Good and bad are illusions. What exists is either the presence of empathy or the lack of it. I think this should become the new, clear definition of how we see people. No more "good" and no more "bad". Those terms are highly subjective. - C. JoyBell C.
Solitude is strength; to depend on the presence of the crowd is weakness. The man who needs a mob to nerve him is much more alone than he imagines. - Paul Brunton
I am not absentminded. It is the presence of mind that makes me unaware of everything else. - G.K. Chesterton
If your absence doesn't motivate them to do better, then your presence never will. - Stephan Labossiere
When man comes into the presence of God he will find, whether he wishes it or not, that all those things which seemed to make him so different from the men of other times, or even from his earlier self, have fallen off. He is back where he always was, where every man always is. - C.S. Lewis
Jesus the very thought of TheeWith sweetness fills my breast;But sweeter far Thy face to see,And in Thy presence rest. - Bernard of Clairvaux
I like to love you as the moon loves the night. I only like to exist and feel my presence when you are with me. - Debasish Mridha
Every soul innately yearns for stillness, for a space, a garden where we can till, sow, reap, and rest, and by doing so come to a deeper sense of self and our place in the universe. Silence is not an absence but a presence. Not an emptiness but repletion A filling up. - Anne D. LeClaire
Compromise is only comfortable to the man who is outside the presence of God. - Joe Joe Dawson
It is almost impossible to write about those moments and feelings of indescribable joy and ecstasy which only a soul can realize. Your silent, pleasant, and blissful presence often gives me those moments. - Debasish Mridha
Surrendering is intentionally laying down the power I possess. And have I considered that the power I lay down is often more powerful than that which I’m laying it down in front of? Therefore, I would be wise to recognize that surrender is less the absence of power and more the presence of fear. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Refuse to be content with the knowledge of God. Insist on experiencing His presence. - John Paul Warren
Find a calm lake and wait for the twilight in silence! There, existence will visit you with all its magnificence! The existence of the Existence can best be felt in the presence of dimness and in the absence of crowds and noises! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Every once in a while, people need to be in the presence of things that are really far away. - Ian Frazier
She felt that she could so much more depend upon the sincerity of those who sometimes looked or said a careless or a hasty thing, than of those whose presence of mind never varied, whose tongue never slipped. - Jane Austen
Peace is not only the absence of violence, but the presence of love, kindness, compassion and harmony. - Debasish Mridha
Highly engaged teams have highly engaged leaders. Leaders must be about presence not productivity. Make meetings a no phone zone. - Janna Cachola
To truly fail in life is to never try. When you fall on your face, it is an opportunity for you to find the road again. It may remind you how hard the road is, but you will never forget its presence once you make contact. - H.L. Stephens
Its magnificence was indescribable, and its magnitude was inconceivable. She felt overwhelmed in the presence of its greatness. Pg 87 - Mona Rodriguez
If you can cultivate the right attitude, your enemies are your best spiritual teachers because their presence provides you with the opportunity to enhance and develop tolerance, patience and understanding. - Dalai Lama XIV
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