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Solitude vivifies; isolation kills
Joseph Roux
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Dietrich Bonhoeffer
The mark of solitude is silence, as speech is the mark of community. Silence and speech have the same inner correspondence and difference as do solitude and community. One does not exist without the other. Right speech comes out of silence, and right silence comes out of speech.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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If you would live innocently, seek solitude.
Publilius Syrus
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He who lives in solitude may make his own laws.
Publilius Syrus
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Ovid Ovid,
Well has he lived who has lived well in obscurity.
Ovid Ovid,
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Meister Eckhart
You must learn an inner solitude, wherever or with whomsoever you may be. You must learn to penetrate things and find God there, to get a strong impression of God firmly fixed in your mind.
Meister Eckhart
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Lord Byron
In solitude, where we are least alone.
Lord Byron
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The whole business of your life overwhelms you when you live alone. One's stupefied by it. To get rid of it you try to daub some of it off on to people who come to see you, and they hate that. To be alone trains one for death.
Louis Celine
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If you want to come and you want to come for the solitude, you'll find it. That's why a lot of people come here in the fall.
Melissa Wilson
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Bertrand Russell
We are all prone to the malady of the introvert who, with the manifold spectacle of the world spread out before him, turns away and gazes only upon the emptiness within. But let us not imagine there is anything grand about the introvert's unhappiness.
Bertrand Russell
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George Herbert
In solitude, be a multitude to thyself. Tibullus by all means use sometimes to be alone.
George Herbert
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H. G. Wells
Go away, I'm all right!
H. G. Wells
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Henry David Thoreau
I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.
Henry David Thoreau
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Henry David Thoreau
I find it wholesome to be alone the greater part of time. To be in company, even with the best, is soon wearisome and dissipating. I love to be alone, I never found the companionable as solitude.
Henry David Thoreau
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We cannot confront solitude without moral resources.
Honore de
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John Keats
O Solitude! If I must with thee dwell, Let it not be among the jumbled heap of murky buildings
John Keats
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What call thou solitude? Is not the earth with various living creatures, and the air replenished, and all these at thy command to come and play before thee?
John Milton
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Lord Byron
Then stirs the feeling infinite, so felt / In solitude, where we are least alone.
Lord Byron
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When some traveller from New Zealand shall, in the midst of a vast solitude, take his stand on a broken arch of London Bridge to sketch the ruins of St Paul's.
Thomas Babington
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Thomas Merton
It is in deep solitude that I find the gentleness with which I can truly love my brothers. The more solitary I am the more affection I have for them. Solitude and silence teach me to love my brothers for what they are, not for what they say.
Thomas Merton
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Solitude, though it may be silent as light, is like light, the mightiest of agencies; for solitude is essential to man. All men come into this world alone and leave it alone.
Thomas Quincey
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Paul Tillich
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.
Paul Tillich
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Milan Kundera
Solitude: a sweet absence of looks.
Milan Kundera
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Josh Billings
Solitude: A good place to visit, but a poor place to stay
Josh Billings
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Solitude vivifies; isolation kills
Joseph Roux
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Helen Keller
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
Helen Keller
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A bird sang sweet and strong In the top of the highest tree, He said, "I pour out my heart in song For the summer that soon shall be." But deep in the shady wood, Another bird sang, "I pour My heart on the solemn solitude For the springs that return no more."
George Curtis
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Erica Mann Jong
Solitude is un-American.
Erica Mann Jong
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life of solitude, guilt, anger and remorse.
Chris Hedges
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I always tell my students that Malcolm X came both to his spirituality and to his consciousness as a thinker when he had solitude to read. Unfortunately, tragically, like so many young black males, that solitude only came in prison.
Bell Hooks
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