Solitude Quotes

Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god

Francis Bacon, Sr

Solitude is strength; to depend on the presence of the crowd is weakness. The man who needs a mob to nerve him is much more alone than he imagines.

Paul Brunton

Only in solitude do we find ourselves; and in finding ourselves, we find in ourselves all our brothers in solitude.

Miguel de Unamuno

Solitude vivifies; isolation kills

Joseph Roux

It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely.

Albert Einstein

Solitude is the place of purification.

Martin Buber

Solitude is independence.

Hermann Hesse

Solitude would be ideal if you could pick the people to avoid

Karl Kraus

He is his own best friend, and takes delight in privacy whereas the man of no virtue or ability is his own worst enemy and is afraid of solitude


Solitude is bearable only with God

Andre Gide

In solitude we give passionate attention to our lives, to our memories, to the details around us.

Virginia Woolf

Loneliness can be conquered only by those who can bear solitude.

Paul Tillich

Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self.

May Sarton

Conversation enriches the understanding; but solitude is the school of genius.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you are idle, be not solitary; if you are solitary, be not idle.

Samuel Johnson

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