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Solitude Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Solitude

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He who lives in solitude may make his own laws.
~By Publilius Syrus ~


I would advise you to write, my dear friend, because with your active nature, solitude is simply intolerable to you, and after some time your solitude would become perhaps attractive if you were to people it with creatures of your own fancy.
~By Wilfrid Laurier ~


Life is the desert, life the solitude, death joins us to the great majority.
~By Edward Young ~


Solitude is not something you must hope for in the future. Rather, it is a deepening of the present, and unless you look for it in the present you will never find it.
~By Thomas Merton ~


Cultivate solitude and quiet and a few sincere friends, rather than mob merriment, noise and thousands of nodding acquaintances.
~By William Powell ~


No matter how much we love our family and friends, a part of us needs the occasional moment of solitude as a plant needs water. It is the inmost core of each of us that, that part which nobody can define but which we all recognize because it never changes.
~By Anna Neagle ~


Fortunately art is a community effort - a small but select community living in a spiritualized world endeavoring to interpret the wars and the solitudes of the flesh.
~By Allen Ginsberg ~


When from our better selves we have too long been parted by the hurrying world, and droop. Sick of its business, of its pleasures tired, how gracious, how benign in solitude.
~By William Wordsworth ~


I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


Solitude vivifies; isolation kills.
~By Joseph Roux ~


Being solitary is being alone well: being alone luxuriously immersed in doings of your own choice, aware of the fullness of your won presence rather than of the absence of others. Because solitude is an achievement.
~By Alice Koller ~


Converse with men makes sharp the glittering wit, but God to man doth speak in solitude.
~By John Stuart Blackie ~


A creation of importance can only be produced when its author isolates himself, it is a child of solitude.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


Solitude has its own very strange beauty to it.
~By Liv Tyler ~


Love from one being to another can only be that two solitudes come nearer, recognize and protect and comfort each other.
~By Han Suyin ~


Solitude cherishes great virtues and destroys little ones.
~By Sydney Smith ~


My public life is before you; and I know you will believe me when I say, that when I sit down in solitude to the labours of my profession, the only questions I ask myself are, What is right? What is just? What is for the public good?
~By Joseph Howe ~


Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character.
~By James Russell Lowell ~


Silence and solitude are more distracting to me than chatter and commotion.
~By Marilu Henner ~


Only in solitude do we find ourselves; and in finding ourselves, we find in ourselves all our brothers in solitude.
~By Miguel de Unamuno ~


During my solitude, conflicting thoughts increased; but much exercise of soul had the effect of causing the scriptures to gain complete ascendancy over me.
~By John Nelson Darby ~


Writing is sweat and drudgery most of the time. And you have to love it in order to endure the solitude and the discipline.
~By Peter Benchley ~


Solitude terrifies the soul at twenty.
~By Moliere ~


Violent passions are formed in solitude. In the busy world no object has time to make a deep impression.
~By Henry Home ~


But the delights of solitude don't only consist of dreaming. Next in enjoyment, I think, comes planning.
~By Anna Neagle ~


O solitude, where are the charms That sages have seen in thy face? Better dwell in the midst of alarms, Than reign in this horrible place.
~By William Cowper ~


Be able to be alone. Lose not the advantage of solitude, and the society of thyself.
~By Thomas Browne ~


We need society, and we need solitude also, as we need summer and winter, day and night, exercise and rest.
~By Philip Gilbert Hamerton ~


Alone let him constantly meditate in solitude on that which is salutary for his soul, for he who meditates in solitude attains supreme bliss.
~By Guru Nanak ~


To give thanks in solitude is enough. Thanksgiving has wings and goes where it must go. Your prayer knows much more about it than you do.
~By Victor Hugo ~


I have to say that I have no regrets about my decision to become a priest or about the major directions my ministry has taken me... I have been and am happy as a priest, and I have never been lonely... I could have used a bit more solitude.
~By Andrew Greeley ~


One can acquire everything in solitude except character.
~By Stendhal ~


I needed to be in the bush. There I find solitude and beauty and purity and focus. That's where my heart lies.
~By Mark Burnett ~


We wrote verses that condemned us, with no hope of pardon, to the most bitter solitude.
~By Salvatore Quasimodo ~


God is absence. God is the solitude of man.
~By Jean-Paul Sartre ~


Do your work for six years; but in the seventh, go into solitude or among strangers, so that the memory of your friends does not hinder you from being what you have become.
~By Leo Szilard ~


Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.
~By Francis Bacon ~


To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude.
~By Jeanne Moreau ~


Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


Solitude is fine, but you need someone to tell you that solitude is fine.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


Solitude is the profoundest fact of the human condition. Man is the only being who knows he is alone.
~By Octavio Paz ~


Friendship needs no words - it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness.
~By Dag Hammarskjold ~


It's hard to spend years at a time working in total solitude with no reality-check.
~By Russell Banks ~


To be exempt from the Passions with which others are tormented, is the only pleasing Solitude.
~By Richard Steele ~


This great misfortune - to be incapable of solitude.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


I owe my solitude to other people.
~By Alan Watts ~


Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
~By Louis Aragon ~


There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall.
~By Sidonie Gabrielle Colette ~


Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self.
~By May Sarton ~


Solitude can be used well by very few people. They who do must have a knowledge of the world to see the foolishness of it, and enough virtue to despise all the vanity.
~By Abraham Cowley ~


Nothing is more capable of troubling our reason, and consuming our health, than secret notions of jealousy in solitude.
~By Aphra Behn ~


I had three chairs in my house; one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


Solitude is independence.
~By Hermann Hesse ~


Reading takes solitude and it takes focus.
~By Augusten Burroughs ~


Reading, solitude, idleness, a soft and sedentary life, intercourse with women and young people, these are perilous paths for a young man, and these lead him constantly into danger.
~By Jean Jacques Rousseau ~


Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away.
~By Barbara de Angelis ~


God created man and, finding him not sufficiently alone, gave him a companion to make him feel his solitude more keenly.
~By Paul Valery ~


Mass communication, radio, and especially television, have attempted, not without success, to annihilate every possibility of solitude and reflection.
~By Eugenio Montale ~


The worst solitude is to have no real friendships.
~By Francis Bacon ~


I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once.
~By Robert Browning ~


The thoughtful soul to solitude retires.
~By Omar Khayyam ~


The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
~By Albert Einstein ~


I really do work in solitude.
~By Donna Tartt ~


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.
~By Paul Brunton ~


I'm pretty social so it's hard for me to find solitude, but I need to have solitude to write.
~By Catie Curtis ~


Solitude is un-American.
~By Erica Jong ~


There's a difference between solitude and loneliness. I can understand the concept of being a monk for a while.
~By Tom Hanks ~


Language... has created the word "loneliness" to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word "solitude" to express the glory of being alone.
~By Paul Tillich ~


As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


I don't mind solitude. I love talking to other people, but I do need my space.
~By Iris Chang ~


With Jackson there was quiet solitude. Just to sit and look at the landscape. An inner quietness. After dinner, to sit on the back porch and look at the light. No need for talking. For any kind of communication.
~By Lee Krasner ~


Our language has wisely sensed the two sides of being alone. It has created the word loneliness to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word solitude to express the glory of being alone.
~By Paul Tillich ~


The sorrow for the dead is the only sorrow from which we refuse to be divorced. Every other wound we seek to heal - every other affliction to forget: but this wound we consider it a duty to keep open - this affliction we cherish and brood over in solitude.
~By Washington Irving ~


I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.
~By Albert Einstein ~


It is good to be solitary, for solitude is difficult; that something is difficult must be a reason the more for us to do it.
~By Rainer Maria Rilke ~


But in the end, in the end one is alone. We are all of us alone. I mean I'm told these days we have to consider ourselves as being in society... but in the end one knows one is alone, that one lives at the heart of a solitude.
~By Harold Bloom ~


Wit is a weapon. Jokes are a masculine way of inflicting superiority. But humor is the pursuit of a gentle grin, usually in solitude.
~By Frank Muir ~


A solitude is the audience-chamber of God.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


In my solitude, many miles from men and houses, I am in a childishly happy and carefree state of mind, which you are incapable of understanding unless someone explains it to you.
~By Knut Hamsun ~


I have never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude. We are for the most part more lonely when we go abroad among men than when we stay in our chambers. A man thinking or working is always alone, let him be where he will.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


I can write best in the silence and solitude of the night, when everyone has retired.
~By Zane Grey ~


A great reader seldom recognizes his solitude.
~By Mason Cooley ~


In my solitude I have pondered much on the incomprehensible subjects of space, eternity, life and death.
~By Alfred Russel Wallace ~


People who abhor solitude may abhor company almost as much.
~By Mason Cooley ~


Imagination, the traitor of the mind, has taken my solitude and slain it.
~By Robinson Jeffers ~


Solitude begets whimsies.
~By Mary Wortley Montagu ~


Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone and solitude expresses the glory of being alone.
~By Paul Tillich ~


Solitude is pleasant. Loneliness is not.
~By Anna Neagle ~


Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous - to poetry. But also, it gives birth to the opposite: to the perverse, the illicit, the absurd.
~By Thomas Mann ~


Books support us in our solitude and keep us from being a burden to ourselves.
~By Jeremy Collier ~


There is a fellowship more quiet even than solitude, and which, rightly understood, is solitude made perfect.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


Conversation enriches the understanding, but solitude is the school of genius.
~By Edward Gibbon ~


Solitude sharpens awareness of small pleasures otherwise lost.
~By Kevin Patterson ~


In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.
~By Laurence Sterne ~


I hold this to be the highest task for a bond between two people: that each protects the solitude of the other.
~By Rainer Maria Rilke ~


What one writer can make in the solitude of one room is something no power can easily destroy.
~By Salman Rushdie ~


Solitude would be ideal if you could pick the people to avoid.
~By Karl Kraus ~


In solitude, where we are least alone.
~By Lord Byron ~

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