Quotes by solitude

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  • Alan W. Watts
    Alan W. Watts
    In Engeland geboren American philosopher, writer 1915-1973
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    I owe my solitude to other people.
  • Ben Foster
    Ben Foster
    American actor 1980-
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    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.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    If you really want to know something about solitude, become famous.
  • Publilius Syrus
    Publilius Syrus
    Syrian poet 1e century BC
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    If you would live innocently, seek solitude.
  • Alfred Russel Wallace
    Alfred Russel Wallace
    British naturalist, explorer, anthropologist and biologist 1823-
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    In my solitude I have pondered much on the incomprehensible subjects of space, eternity, life and death.
  • Brin-Jonathan Butler
    Brin-Jonathan Butler
    American journalist and filmmaker
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    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
    H. P. Lovecraft
    American writer 1890-1937
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    It is a mistake to fancy that horror is associated inextricably with darkness, silence, and solitude.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    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.
  • 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
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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.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    Letter writing is the only device for combining solitude with good company.
  • Edward Young
    Edward Young
    British poet 1683-1765
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    Life is the desert, life the solitude, death joins us to the great majority.
  • Louise Erdrich
    Louise Erdrich
    American author 1954-
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    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)
  • Louis Aragon
    Louis Aragon
    French poet 1897-1982
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    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
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    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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