Solitude Quotes

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"Life without a friend is death without a witness." Spanish Proverbs
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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

"We never touch but at points." Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Marilyn Monroe

"I restore myself when I'm alone." Marilyn Monroe
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Solitude is impractical and yet society is fatal." Ralph Waldo Emerson
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"Solitude vivifies; isolation kills" Joseph Roux
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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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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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"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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"Solitude is the place of purification." Martin Buber
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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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"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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Ralph Waldo Emerson

"We walk alone in the world." Ralph Waldo Emerson
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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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Ovid Ovid

"Well has he lived who has lived well in obscurity." Ovid Ovid
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Erica Mann Jong

"Solitude is un-American." Erica Mann Jong
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, only a signal shown, and a distant voice in the darkness; So on the ocean of life, we pass and speak one another, only a look and a voice, then darkness again and a silence." Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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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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