83 Total Quotes

Solitude Quotes

Henry David Thoreau
If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment.
Henry David Thoreau
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
Solitude is impractical and yet society is fatal.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Thomas A. Edison
The best thinking has been done in solitude. The worst has been done in turmoil.
Thomas A. Edison
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You will loose your sense of solitude on days when all the boaters come streaming by,
Doug Adams
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This delicious Solitude.
Andrew Marvell
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Walter Landor,
A solitude is the audience-chamber of God.
Walter Landor,
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Charles De Gaulle
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
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To hike down here or mountain bike down here -- you get solitude; you get the place to yourself.
Tim Peters
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We are a most solitary people, and we live, repelled by one another, in the gray, outcast cities of Cain.
Edward Dahlberg
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True solitude is a din of birdsong, seething leaves, whirling colors, or a clamor of tracks in the snow.
Edward Hoagland
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What a lovely surprise to finally discover how unlonely being alone can be.
Ellen Burstyn
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In the world a man lives in his own age; in solitude in all ages.
William Mathews
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William Cowper
Oh to have a lodge in some vast wilderness. Where rumors of oppression and deceit, of unsuccessful and successful wars may never reach me anymore.
William Cowper
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Get away from the crowd when you can. Keep yourself to yourself, if only for a few hours daily.
Arthur Brisbane
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Marilyn Monroe
I restore myself when I'm alone.
Marilyn Monroe
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Solitude is the place of purification.
Martin Buber
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Maurice Blanchot
A writer who writes, ''I am alone''... can be considered rather comical. It is comical for a man to recognize his solitude by addressing a reader and by using methods that prevent the individual from being alone. The word alone is just as general as the word bread. To pronounce it is to summon to oneself the presence of everything the word excludes.
Maurice Blanchot
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Gertrude Stein
When they are alone they want to be with others, and when they are with others they want to be alone. After all, human beings are like that.
Gertrude Stein
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In solitude we are in the presence of mere matter (even the sky, the stars, the moon, trees in blossom), things of less value (perhaps) than a human spirit. Its value lies in the greater possibility of attention.
Simone Weil
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I never said, 'I want to be alone.' I only said, 'I want to be left alone.' There is all the difference.
Greta Garbo
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I want to be left alone.
Greta Garbo
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To have a quiet mind is to possess one's mind wholly; to have a calm spirit is to possess one's self.
Hamilton Mabie
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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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Honore de Balzac, ,
Solitude is fine, but you need someone to tell you that solitude is fine.
Honore de Balzac, ,
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Solitude stands by the window/ She turns her head as I walk in the room/ I can see by her eyes she's been waiting/ Standing in the slant of the late afternoon
Suzanne Vega
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Solitude cherishes great virtues and destroys little ones.
Sydney Smith
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Samuel Johnson
Solitude is dangerous to reason, without being favorable to virtue. Remember that the solitary mortal is certainly luxurious, probably superstitious, and possibly mad.
Samuel Johnson
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
We never touch but at points.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
We walk alone in the world.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
There is a fellowship more quiet even than solitude, and which, rightly understood, is solitude made perfect.
Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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