Loneliness and Solitude Quotes

Forget regret, or life is yours to miss.Author: Jonathan Larson
I was court-martial in my absence, and sentenced to death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence.Author: Brendan Francis Behan
Sometimes I need what only you can provide, your absence.Author: Ashleigh
Silence is one great art of conversation.Author: Anonymous
Children love to be alone because alone is where they know themselves, and where they dream.

– The Man in the Water, 1994.Author: Roger Rosenblatt
In solitude, be a multitude to thyself. Tibullus by all means use sometimes to be alone.Author: George Herbert
Don’t knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn’t start a conversation if it didn’t change once in a while.Author: Kin Hubbard
Separation penetrates the disappearing person like a pigment and steeps him in gentle radiance.Author: Walter Benjamin
We’re our own dragons as well as our own heroes, and we have to rescue ourselves from ourselves.Author: Patricia Sampson
There are places and moments in which one is so completely alone that one sees the world entire.

– Journal, December, 1900.Author: Jules Renard
The moment a man talks to his fellows he begins to lie.

– The Silence of the Sea.Author: Hilaire Belloc
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.Author: Thomas Haynes Bayly
I’m still the little southern girl from the wrong side of the tracks who really didn’t feel like she belonged.Author: Faye Dunaway
Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character.

– Among My Books, 1870.Author: James Russell Lowell
He never is alone that is accompanied with noble thoughts.

– Love’s Cure, 1647.Author: Phineas Fletcher
The heart may think it knows better: the senses know that absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends. The friend becomes a traitor by breaking, however unwillingly or sadly, out of our own zone: a hard judgment is passed on him, for all the pleas of the heart.Author: Elizabeth Bowen
He that can live alone resembles the brute beast in nothing, the sage in much, and God in everything.

– The Art of Worldly Wisdom, 1647.Author: Baltasar Gracian
Solitude is the playfield of Satan.

– Pale Fire, 1962.Author: Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov
One can acquire everything in solitude except character.

– On Love, 1822.Author: Stendhal
Only in solitude do we find ourselves; and in finding ourselves, we find in ourselves all our brothers in solitude.

– Essays and Soliloquies, 1924.Author: Miguel De Unanimo
How glorious it is — and also how painful — to be an exception.Author: Alfred De Musset
A man has to live with himself, and he should see to it that he always has good company.Author: Rainer Maria Rilke
No matter how close to yours another’s steps have grown, in the end there is one dance you’ll do alone.Author: H. Jackson Browne
Regrets are idle; yet history is one long regret. Everything might have turned out so differently.

– My Summer in a Garden.Author: Charles Dudley Warner
Absence does not make the heart grow fonder, but it sure heats up the blood.Author: Elizabeth Ashley
To fly from, need not be to hate, makind: All are not fit with them to stir and toil, Nor is it discontent to keep the mind Deep in its fountain.

– Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage, 1818.Author: George Gordon Byron
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.Author: William Cowper
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.

– Lacon, 1825.Author: Charles Caleb Colton
Solitude is the profoundest fact of the human condition. Man is the only being who knows he is alone.

– The Labyrinth of Solitude, 1950.Author: Octavio Paz
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