Quotes: loneliness

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  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
  • Bernard Malamud
    Bernard Malamud
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    A man is an island in the only sense that matters, not an easy way to be. We live in mystery, a cosmos of separate lonely bodies, men, insects, stars. It is all a loneliness and men know it best.
  • B. W. Powe
    B. W. Powe
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    Alienation and loneliness plant the seeds for rebellion and consciousness.
    Source: Towards A Canada of Light Third Meditation, p. 157
  • Naomi Campbell
    Naomi Campbell
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    Anger is a manifestation of a deeper issue... and that, for me, is based on insecurity, self-esteem and loneliness.
  • Brendan Francis
    Brendan Francis
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    At the innermost core of all loneliness is a deep and powerful yearning for union with one's lost self.
  • Brendan Myers
    Brendan Myers
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    At the risk of sounding like a spoilsport, I'd say that pagans have about the same experience of otherness and isolation as anyone else. We're not special in that regard. But this is because the problem of loneliness is almost universal - and that, to my mind, makes it much more serious.
  • Buffalo Bill
    Buffalo Bill
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    But the West of the old times, with its strong characters, its stern battles and its tremendous stretches of loneliness, can never be blotted from my mind.
    Source: An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (1920)
  • Amelia Earhart
    Amelia Earhart
    American aviation pioneer and author 1897-1939
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    Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace. The soul that knows it not, knows no release from little things; knows not the livid loneliness of fear.
  • Janet Malcolm
    Janet Malcolm
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    Every journalist who is not too stupid or too full of himself to notice what is going on knows that what he does is morally indefensible. He is a kind of confidence man, preying on people's vanity, ignorance, or loneliness, gaining their trust and betraying them without remorse.
  • Vicki Baum
    Vicki Baum
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    Fame always brings loneliness. Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole.
  • Brendan Myers
    Brendan Myers
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    If loneliness is part of our essence, that is, our essential nature, that is only because of the way, in practical terms, we actually exist; that is, the way we move and work and live in the world.
  • Alice Meynell
    Alice Meynell
    British poet, writer 1847-1922
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    If there is a look of human eyes that tells of perpetual loneliness, so there is also the familiar look that is the sign of perpetual crowds.
  • Anton Chekhov
    Anton Chekhov
    Russian playwright and short story writer 1860-1904
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    If you are afraid of loneliness, don't marry.
  • In the past I have never thought about loneliness when working, and I don't think about it now. Yet there must be a reason for the fact that so many people talk about it.
  • It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony.
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