Quotes by solitude
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Alan W. Watts
In Engeland geboren American philosopher, writer 1915-1973
I owe my solitude to other people.
American actor 1980-
I'm learning not to hold on so tightly to my solitude. It's not an economical way to work. A driver would call it 'white-knuckling.' If you're holding on to the wheel so tightly, it's gonna lock up your driving. Releasing myself from trying to control everything has been part of growing up.
American writer 1924-1987
If you really want to know something about solitude, become famous.
Syrian poet 1e century BC
If you would live innocently, seek solitude.
Alfred Russel Wallace
British naturalist, explorer, anthropologist and biologist 1823-
In my solitude I have pondered much on the incomprehensible subjects of space, eternity, life and death.
American journalist and filmmaker
In Old Havana, the names of the streets before the revolution provided a glimpse into the city's state of mind. You might have known someone who lived on the corner of Soul and Bitterness, Solitude and Hope, or Light and Avocado.
H. P. Lovecraft
American writer 1890-1937
It is a mistake to fancy that horror is associated inextricably with darkness, silence, and solitude.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
It is very easy in the world to live by the opinion of the world. It is very easy in solitude to be self-centered. But the finished man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.
Canadian philosopher and author 1974-
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.
German Protestant theologist, philosopher 1886-1965
Language has created the word loneliness to express the pain of being alone, and the word solitude to express the glory of being alone.
Lord George Byron
English poet 1788-1824
Letter writing is the only device for combining solitude with good company.
British poet 1683-1765
Life is the desert, life the solitude, death joins us to the great majority.
American author 1954-
Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that. And living alone won't either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning. You have to love. You have to feel. It is the reason you are here on Earth.Source: The Painted Drum (2005)
French poet 1897-1982
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
C. S. Lewis
Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
No Christian and, indeed, no historian could accept the epigram which defines religion as 'what a man does with his solitude.Source: The Weight of Glory
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