Solitude Quotes

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.

Mother Teresa

Loneliness is and always has been the central and inevitable experience of every man.

Thomas Wolfe

Solitude is fine, but you need someone to tell you that solitude is fine.

Honore de Balzac

Half the pleasure of solitude comes from having with us some friend to whom we can say how sweet solitude is

William Jay

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

Albert Einstein

To be exempt from the passions with which others are tormented, is the only pleasing solitude

Joseph Addison

I restore myself when I'm alone.

Marilyn Monroe

To be exempt from the passions with which others are tormented, is the only pleasing solitude.

Joseph Addison

Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once.

Robert Browning

Be able to be alone. Lose not the advantage of solitude, and the society of thyself.

Sir Thomas Browne

One of the greatest necessities in America is to discover creative solitude.

Carl Sandburg

Solitude: a sweet absence of looks.

Milan Kundera

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

Karl Kraus

The higher we rise, the more isolated we become; all elevations are cold.


Converse with men makes sharp the glittering wit, But God to man doth speak in solitude.

John Stuart Blackie

Professors represented an unsatisfactory halfway house between the two harsh disciplines that make a man seriouscommunity and solitude.

Allan David Bloom

I cannot walk through the suburbs in the solitude of the night without thinking that the night pleases us because it suppresses idle details, just as our memory does.

Jorge Luis Borges

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Updated On : September 30, 2013
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