What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
Loneliness is never more cruel than when it is felt in close propinquity with someone who has ceased to communicate
The dread of loneliness is greater than the fear of bondage, so we get married.
People drain me, even the closest of friends, and I find loneliness to be the best state in the union to live in.
Being human is the most terrible loneliness in the universe.
Who knows what true loneliness is -- not the conventional word but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion.
Memory breeds in me strange loneliness.
Language... has created the word 'loneliness' to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word 'solitude' to express the glory of being alone.
Fame always brings loneliness. Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole.
The surest cure for vanity is loneliness
The surest cure for vanity is loneliness.
Loneliness, insomnia, and change: the fear of these is even worse than the reality
Loneliness is and always has been the central and inevitable experience of every man.
An artist is always alone -- if he is an artist. No, what the artist needs is loneliness.
A woman in taffeta is seen lighting candles for a formal dinner for two. She sits down at the table, lifts a wine glass and toasts an imaginary guest. Dining alone, in style, is used as a metaphor for loneliness and even madness.
I know the night is not the same as the day: that all things are different, that the things of the night cannot be explained in the day, because they do not then exist, and the night can be a dreadful time for lonely people once their loneliness has started.
Why do people have to be this lonely? What's the point of it all? Millions of people in this world, all of them yearning, looking to others to satisfy them, yet isolating themselves. Why? Was the earth put here just to nourish human loneliness?
Who knows what true loneliness is -- not the conventional word, but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion. Now and then a fatal conjunction of events may lift the veil for an instant. For an instant only. No human being could bear a steady view of moral solitude without going mad.
To transform the emptiness of loneliness, to the fullness of aloneness. Ah, that is the secret of life.
Loneliness is the ultimate poverty
Heroism is the brilliant triumph of the soul over the flesh, that is to say over fear: fear of poverty, of suffering, of calumny, of illness, of loneliness and of death.
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.
I believe a lot of disease comes from anxiety, loneliness.
Some nights are made for torture, or reflection, or the savoring of loneliness.
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.