Quotes by loneliness

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  • Alberto Giacometti
    Alberto Giacometti
    Swiss sculptor, painter, draftsman and printmaker 1901-1966
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    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.
  • Benjamin Britten
    Benjamin Britten
    English composer, conductor, and pianist
    Benjamin Britten
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    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.
  • Bruce Barton
    Bruce Barton
    American Author, Advertising Executive 1886-1967
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    It would do the world good if every man would compel himself occasionally to be absolutely alone. Most of the world s progress has come out of such loneliness.
  • Brendan Myers
    Brendan Myers
    Canadian philosopher and author 1974-
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    It's clear to me that anyone, anywhere, can experience loneliness, isolation, solitude, and estrangement; and most people probably do encounter these things at some point in their lives.
  • Paul Tillich
    Paul Tillich
    German Protestant theologist, philosopher 1886-1965
    Paul Tillich
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    Language has created the word loneliness to express the pain of being alone, and the word solitude to express the glory of being alone.
  • Leadership is the other side of the coin of loneliness, and he who is a leader must always act alone. And acting alone, accept everything alone.
  • Woody Allen
    Woody Allen
    American movie director and actor 1935 -
    Woody Allen
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    Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
    Carl Jung
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    Loneliness does not come from having no people about one, but from being unable to communicate the things that seem important to oneself, or from holding certain views which others find inadmissible.
  • Germaine Greer
    Germaine Greer
    Australian writer and public intellectual 1939-
    Germaine Greer
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    Loneliness is never more cruel than when it is felt in close propinquity with someone who has ceased to communicate.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    Loneliness is painful when one is young, but delightful when one is mature.
  • Abigail Van Buren
    Abigail Van Buren
    American advice columnist and radio show host 1918-2013
    Abigail Van Buren
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    Loneliness is the ultimate poverty.
  • Mignon McLaughlin
    Mignon McLaughlin
    American writer, editor 1915?-
    Mignon McLaughlin
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    Loneliness, insomnia, and change: the fear of these is even worse than the reality.
    Source: The Complete Neurotic's Notebook (1981)
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Love is something far more than desire for sexual intercourse; it is the principal means of escape from the loneliness which afflicts most men and women throughout the greater part of their lives.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
    Blaise Pascal
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    Man finds nothing so intolerable as to be in a state of complete rest, without passions, without occupation, without diversion, without effort. Then he feels his nullity, loneliness, inadequacy, dependence, helplessness, emptiness.
  • Eugene O'Neill
    Eugene O'Neill
    American playwright and Nobel laureate in Literature 1888-1953
    Eugene O'Neill
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    Man's loneliness is but his fear of life.
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