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100+ Solitude Quotes And Sayings

Solitude defines the state or situation of being alone. Solitude is sometimes important. Being alone can make us more thoughtful and wise. Solitude can help us making the hardest decisions for our life. Below this is a beautiful collection of 100+ solitude quotes and sayings.

1. Solitude is independence. Hermann Hesse
2. Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone and solitude expresses the glory of being alone. Paul Tillich
3. Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self. May Sarton
4. To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude. Jeanne Moreau
5. Solitude is painful when one is young, but delightful when one is more mature. Albert Einstein
6. Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god. Aristotle
7. Solitude is not the same as loneliness. Solitude is a solitary boat floating in a sea of possible companions. Robert Fulghum
8. Solitude is creativity's best friend, and solitude is refreshment for our souls. Naomi Judd
9. I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity. Albert Einstein
10. In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself. Laurence Sterne
11. The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind. Albert Einstein
12. The thoughtful soul to solitude retires. Omar Khayyam
13. It is a mistake to fancy that horror is associated inextricably with darkness, silence, and solitude. H. P. Lovecraft
14. The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude. Aldous Huxley
15. Solitude has its own very strange beauty to it. Liv Tyler
16. Solitude, isolation, are painful things and beyond human endurance. Jules Verne
17. Solitude is pleasant. Loneliness is not. Anna Neagle
18. Solitude is the place of purification. Martin Buber
19. Solitude, isolation, are painful things and beyond human endurance. Jules Verne
20. Solitude vivifies; isolation kills. Joseph Roux
21. There are few places you can find silence. Air travel could be the last fortress of solitude. Regina Brett
22. I owe my solitude to other people. Alan Watts
23. When you have a lot of solitude, any living thing becomes a companion. Jose Mujica
24. I like solitude. I like the anomalous life. I like a quiet life. Eric Clapton
25. To give thanks in solitude is enough. Thanksgiving has wings and goes where it must go. Your prayer knows much more about it than you do. Victor Hugo
26. It is good to be solitary, for solitude is difficult; that something is difficult must be a reason the more for us to do it. Rainer Maria Rilke
27. Solitude is fine, but you need someone to tell you that solitude is fine. Honore de Balzac
28. There's a difference between solitude and loneliness. Maggie Smith
29. Solitude sharpens awareness of small pleasures otherwise lost. Kevin Patterson
30. Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god. Francis Bacon
31. Isolation doesn't bother me at all. It gives me a sense of security. Jimmy Page
32. Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character. James Russell Lowell
33. A poet is a nightingale, who sits in darkness and sings to cheer its own solitude with sweet sounds. Percy Bysshe Shelley
34. This great misfortune - to be incapable of solitude. Jean de la Bruyere
35. Then stirs the feeling infinite, so felt In solitude, where we are least alone. Lord Byron
36. Cultivate solitude and quiet and a few sincere friends, rather than mob merriment, noise and thousands of nodding acquaintances. William Powell
37. One can acquire everything in solitude except character. Stendhal
38. Solitude is better than the society of evil persons. Abu Bakr
39. Conversation enriches the understanding, but solitude is the school of genius. Edward Gibbon
40. Friendship needs no words - it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness. Dag Hammarskjold
41. Solitude begets whimsies. Mary Wortley Montagu
42. It is only in solitude that I ever find my own core. Anne Morrow Lindbergh
43. Solitude is not something you must hope for in the future. Thomas Merton
44. Solitude cherishes great virtues and destroys little ones. Sydney Smith
45. Solitude shows us what should be; society shows us what we are. Robert Cecil
46. Solitude terrifies the soul at twenty. Moliere
47. Silence and solitude are more distracting to me than chatter and commotion. Marilu Henner
48. Solitude would be ideal if you could pick the people to avoid. Karl Kraus
49. Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once. Robert Browning
50. Be able to be alone. Lose not the advantage of solitude, and the society of thyself. Thomas Browne
51. Life is the desert, life the solitude, death joins us to the great majority. Edward Young
52. Imagination, the traitor of the mind, has taken my solitude and slain it. Robinson Jeffers
53. If isolation tempers the strong, it is the stumbling-block of the uncertain. Paul Cezanne
54. One can be instructed in society, one is inspired only in solitude. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
55. A great reader seldom recognizes his solitude. Mason Cooley
56. He who lives in solitude may make his own laws. Publilius Syrus
57. How different a creature is man in society and man in solitude! William Godwin
58. Solitude is a breeding ground for idiosyncrasy, and I relish that about it, the way it liberates whim. Caroline Knapp
59. Reading takes solitude and it takes focus. Augusten Burroughs
60. Violent passions are formed in solitude. In the busy world no object has time to make a deep impression. Henry Home
61. Isolation is a self-defeating dream. Carlos Salinas de Gortari
62. Solitude is fine but you need someone to tell that solitude is fine. Honoré de Balzac
63. Literature is the most agreeable way of ignoring life. Fernando Pessoa
64. The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude. Aldous Huxley
65. I want to be with those who know secret things or else alone.
66. Who hears music, feels his solitude. Peopled at once. Robert Browning
67. Solitude sometimes is best society. John Milton
68. Whosoever is delighted in solitude, is either a wild beast or a god. Aristotle
69. Solitude is a chosen separation for refining your soul. Isolation is what you crave when you neglect the first. Wayne Cordeiro
70. Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is richness of self. May Sarton
71. Reading is that fruitful miracle of a communication in the midst of solitude. Marcel Proust
72. Reading well is one of the great pleasures that solitude can afford you. Harold Bloom
73. Solitude was my only consolation - deep, dark, deathlike solitude. Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
74. The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
75. But there is greater comfort in the substance of silence than in the answer to a question. Thomas Merton
76. Solitude is a chosen separation for refining your soul. Isolation is what you crave when you neglect the first. Wayne Cordeiro
77. The secret of a good old age is simply an honorable pact with solitude. Gabriel García Márquez
78. We need solitude, because when we're alone, we're free from obligations, we don't need to put on a show, and we can hear our own thoughts. Tamim Ansary
79. Not that she objected to solitude. Quite the contrary. She had books, thank Heaven, quantities of books. All sorts of books. Jean Rhys
80. Anything we fully do is an alone journey. Natalie Goldberg
81. If you are idle, be not solitary; if you are solitary be not idle. Samuel Johnson
82. In solitude we realize that nothing human is alien to us. Henri J.M. Nouwen
83. Solitude is where one discovers one is not alone. Marty Rubin
84. Isolation offered its own form of companionship. Jhumpa Lahiri
85. The world is a prison in which solitary confinement is preferable. Karl Kraus
86. Like dry ground welcoming the rain, he let the solitude, silence, and loneliness soak in. Haruki Murakami
87. Introverts live in two worlds: We visit the world of people, but solitude and the inner world will always be our home. Jenn Granneman
88. Solitude is a catalyst for innovation. Mahatma Gandhi
89. Sometimes isolation can be shared. Ken Grimwood
90. Be able to be alone. Lose not the advantage of solitude, and the society of thyself. Thomas Browne
91. Isolation and loneliness are central causes of depression and despair. Bell hooks
92. I need some isolation, it's necessary to me, that's just who I am. I need to be left alone. Laura Marling
93. Your bad love of yourselves makes solitude a prison to you. Friedrich Nietzsche
94. Solitude makes a writer weave magic with his magic.
95. Sometimes isolation can be shared. Avijeet Das
96. Solitude is a sad thing, with no heart to which to confide your griefs. Jules Verne
97. Only in utter solitude can man be safe from the doings of this vile world! By Allah, life is naught but one great wrong. Anonymous
98. The cure for loneliness is solitude. Akiroq Brost
99. Solitude gives us time to master our creative instincts. Avijeet Das
100. No sea of solitude is so deep that it can drown us. Balroop Singh
101. Solitude and reflection are necessary to give to wishes the force of passions. Mary Wollstonecraft
102. No real excellence, personal or social, artistic, philosophical, scientific, or moral, can arise without solitude. William Deresiewicz
103. Because knowledge is only a cage if you dwell in isolation. Penny Reid
104. Your ability to overcome distractions will determine how long you can stay in solitude.
105. Isolation is the first step of revolution. Yash Thakur
106. Solitude helps you to convert your time into clarity of purpose.

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