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32 Loneliness and solitude Quotes

Solitude is the playfield of Satan. - Pale Fire, 1962.

Vladimir Nabokov Quotes

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He that can live alone resembles the brute beast in nothing, the sage in much, and God in everything. - The Art of Worldly Wisdom, 1647.

Baltasar Gracian Quotes

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Separation penetrates the disappearing person like a pigment and steeps him in gentle radiance.

Walter Benjamin Quotes

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In solitude, be a multitude to thyself. Tibullus by all means use sometimes to be alone.

George Herbert Quotes

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Don't knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while.

Kin Hubbard Quotes

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Oh to have a lodge in some vast wilderness. Where rumors of oppression and deceit, of unsuccessful and successful wars may never reach me anymore.

William Cowper Quotes

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Children love to be alone because alone is where they know themselves, and where they dream. - The Man in the Water, 1994.

Roger Rosenblatt Quotes

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There are places and moments in which one is so completely alone that one sees the world entire. - Journal, December, 1900.

Jules Renard Quotes

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He never is alone that is accompanied with noble thoughts. - Love's Cure, 1647.

Fletcher Quotes

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Only in solitude do we find ourselves; and in finding ourselves, we find in ourselves all our brothers in solitude. - Essays and Soliloquies, 1924.

Miguel De Unanimo Quotes

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Absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends.

Elizabeth Bowen Quotes

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We're our own dragons as well as our own heroes, and we have to rescue ourselves from ourselves.

Patricia Sampson Quotes

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The moment a man talks to his fellows he begins to lie. - The Silence of the Sea.

Hilaire Belloc Quotes

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Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character. - Among My Books, 1870.

James Russell Lowell Quotes

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One can acquire everything in solitude except character. - On Love, 1822.

Stendhal Quotes

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Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Thomas Haynes Bayly Quotes

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The heart may think it knows better: the senses know that absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends. The friend becomes a traitor by breaking, however unwillingly or sadly, out of our own zone: a hard judgment is passed on him, for all the pleas of the heart.

Elizabeth Bowen Quotes

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Sometimes I need what only you can provide, your absence.

Ashleigh Quotes

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I'm still the little southern girl from the wrong side of the tracks who really didn't feel like she belonged.

Faye Dunaway Quotes

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Regrets are idle; yet history is one long regret. Everything might have turned out so differently. - My Summer in a Garden.

Charles Dudley Warner Quotes

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To dare to live alone is the rarest courage; since there are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field, than their own hearts in their closet. - Lacon, 1825.

Charles Caleb Colton Quotes

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Solitude is the profoundest fact of the human condition. Man is the only being who knows he is alone. - The Labyrinth of Solitude, 1950.

Octavio Paz Quotes

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A man has to live with himself, and he should see to it that he always has good company.

Rainer Maria Rilke Quotes

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Absence does not make the heart grow fonder, but it sure heats up the blood.

Elizabeth Ashley Quotes

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How glorious it is -- and also how painful -- to be an exception.

Alfred De Musset Quotes

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