Solitude Quotes

To dare to live alone is the rarest courage; since there are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field, than their own hearts in their closet.
– Charles Caleb Colton

Thrice happy he, who by some shady grove, Far from the clamorous world; doth live his own; Though solitary, who is not alone, But doth converse with that eternal love.
– William Drummond

Solitude never hurt anyone. Emily Dickinson lived alone, and she wrote some of the most beautiful poetry the world has ever known… then went crazy as a loon.
– Matt Groening

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With some people solitariness is an escape not from others but from themselves. For they see in the eyes of others only a reflection of themselves.
– Eric Hoffer

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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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Oh inteligencia, soledad en llamas, que todo lo concibe sin crearlo! Oh intelligence, flaming solitude, envisioning all without creating!
– Jose Gorostiza

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Tis solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers; vanity can give No hollow aid; alone–man with his God must strive.
– Lord Byron

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When we cannot bear to be alone, it means we do not properly value the only companion we will have from birth to death ourselves.
– Eda LeShan

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Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.
– John Muir

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I am afraid to show you who I really am, because if I show you who I really am, you might not like it and that`s all I got.
– Barb Maynes

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…love from one being to another can only be that two solitudes come nearer, recognize and protect and comfort each other.
– Han Suyin

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Only in quiet waters do thing mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world.
– Hans Margolius

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