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Solitude Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Solitude and Love

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Find a time and place of solitude.
Look into the distance, and into the future.
Visualize the tomorrow you are going to build -
and begin to build that tomorrow, today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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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.
- Paul Tillich

The flower which is single need not envy
the thorns that are numerous.
- Rabindranath Tagore

I have a great deal of company in the house,
especially in the morning when nobody calls.
- Henry David Thoreau


Spend some time alone every day.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

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

We need to find God, and he cannot
be found in noise and restlessness.
God is the friend of silence.
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass-
grows in silence; see the stars,
the moon and the sun, how they move in silence...
We need silence to be able to touch souls.
- Mother Teresa

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

Solitude is considered un-American.
- Erica Jong

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.
- Henry David Thoreau

Solitude is painful when one is young,
but delightful when one is more mature.
- Albert Einstein

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

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.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinions;
it is easy in solitude to live after your own;
but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd
keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Balance activity with serenity,
wealth with simplicity,
persistence with innovation,
community with solitude,
familiarity with adventure,
constancy with change,
leading with following.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Little do men perceive what solitude is,
and how far it extendeth.
For a crowd is not company,
and faces are but a gallery of pictures,
and talk but a tinkling cymbal,
where there is no love.
- Francis Bacon

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

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

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

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

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

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

Solitude cherishes great virtues and destroys little ones.
- Sydney Smith

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

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

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

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.
- Abraham Cowley

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

A poet is a nightingale, who sits in darkness and sings
to cheer its own solitude with sweet sounds.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

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

Solitude is the place of purification.
- Martin Buber

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

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

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

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.
- Thomas Mann

I cannot walk through the suburbs in the solitude of
the night without thinking that the night pleases us
because it suppresses idle details,
just as our memory does.
- Jorge Luis Borges

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.
- Thomas Merton

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

I didn't choose solitude.
- Klaus Kinski

I owe my solitude to other people.
- Alan Watts

In the tumult of men and events, solitude was my temptation;
now it is my friend.
What other satisfaction can be sought once you have confronted History?
- Charles de Gaulle

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

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

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

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.
- William Wordsworth

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

The conductor's stand is not a continent of power,
but rather an island of solitude.
- Riccardo Muti

I feel the same way about solitude as some people
feel about the blessing of the church.
It's the light of grace for me.
I never close my door behind me without the awareness
that I am carrying out an act of mercy toward myself.
- Peter Hoeg

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

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

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

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.
- Knut Hamsun

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

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

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

I really do work in solitude.
- Donna Tartt

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

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

Solitude vivifies; isolation kills.
- Joseph Roux

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

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

Solitude sharpens awareness of small pleasures otherwise lost.
- Kevin Patterson

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.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

Solitude is independence.
- Hermann Hesse

I was thinking, too, of Superman and his fortress of solitude.
- Michael Chabon

The weight of the world is love.
Under the burden of solitude, under the burden of dissatisfaction.
- Allen Ginsberg

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

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

Solitude shows us what should be; society shows us what we are.
- Robert Cecil

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

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


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