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Absence from those we love is self from self - a deadly banishment
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"Absence from those we love is self from self - a deadly banishment"

- William Shakespeare

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This quote by William Shakespeare talks to the power of love and the discomfort of separation. It suggests that when we are far from those we like, it is as if we are separated from ourselves. This is an effective metaphor for the sensation of isolation and longing that can come with being apart from someone we appreciate. It implies that being away from those we love is a sort of banishment, a penalty that can be fatal in its intensity. This quote talks to the strength of the bond in between 2 people, and the pain that can feature being apart. It is a suggestion of the importance of treasuring the time we have with those we enjoy, and of the power of love to go beyond even the best ranges.

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William Shakespeare This quote is written / told by William Shakespeare between April 26, 1564 and April 23, 1616. He was a famous Dramatist from England. The author also have 172 other quotes.

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