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Funny Solitude Quotes
Funny Quotes about Solitude

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Find a time and place of solitude.
Look into the distance, and into the future.
Visualize the tomorrow you are going to build -
and begin to build that tomorrow, today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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.
- Paul Tillich

I have a great deal of company in the house,
especially in the morning when nobody calls.
- Henry David Thoreau

The monotony and solitude of a quiet life
stimulates the creative mind.
- Albert Einstein


 

I have never found a companion that was
so companionable as solitude.
We are for the most part more lonely
when we go abroad among men
than when we stay in our chambers.
A man thinking or working is always alone,
let him be where he will.
- Henry David Thoreau

Spend some time alone every day.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The flower which is single need not envy
the thorns that are numerous.
- Rabindranath Tagore


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Solitude is painful when one is young,
but delightful when one is more mature.
- Albert Einstein

Solitude is considered un-American.
- Erica Jong

I live in that solitude which is painful in youth,
but delicious in the years of maturity.
- Albert Einstein

We need to find God, and he cannot
be found in noise and restlessness.
God is the friend of silence.
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass-
grows in silence; see the stars,
the moon and the sun, how they move in silence...
We need silence to be able to touch souls.
- Mother Teresa

The more powerful and original a mind,
the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.
- Aldous Huxley

I had three chairs in my house;
one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
- Henry David Thoreau

I never found a companion that was
so companionable as solitude.
- Henry David Thoreau

Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once.
- Robert Browning

As you simplify your life,
the laws of the universe will be simpler;
solitude will not be solitude,
poverty will not be poverty,
nor weakness weakness.
- Henry David Thoreau

Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude.
It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
- Louis Aragon

Friendship needs no words - it is solitude delivered
from the anguish of loneliness.
- Dag Hammarskjold

Little do men perceive what solitude is,
and how far it extendeth.
For a crowd is not company,
and faces are but a gallery of pictures,
and talk but a tinkling cymbal,
where there is no love.
- Francis Bacon

I love to be alone.
I never found the companion
that was so companionable as solitude.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinions;
it is easy in solitude to live after your own;
but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd
keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I feel the same way about solitude as some people
feel about the blessing of the church.
It's the light of grace for me.
I never close my door behind me without the awareness
that I am carrying out an act of mercy toward myself.
- Peter Hoeg

Balance activity with serenity,
wealth with simplicity,
persistence with innovation,
community with solitude,
familiarity with adventure,
constancy with change,
leading with following.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I hold this to be the highest task for a bond between two people:
that each protects the solitude of the other.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

Solitude is the place of purification.
- Martin Buber

We wrote verses that condemned us, with no hope of pardon,
to the most bitter solitude.
- Salvatore Quasimodo

What one writer can make in the solitude of one room
is something no power can easily destroy.
- Salman Rushdie

Solitude can be used well by very few people.
They who do must have a knowledge of the world to see the foolishness of it,
and enough virtue to despise all the vanity.
- Abraham Cowley

From the night, his solitude, the poet finds day and
starts a diary that is lethal to the inert.
The dark landscape yields a dialogue.
- Salvatore Quasimodo

Solitude is independence.
- Hermann Hesse

O solitude, where are the charms That sages have seen
in thy face? Better dwell in the midst of alarms,
Than reign in this horrible place.
- William Cowper

A creation of importance can only be produced when
its author isolates himself,
it is a child of solitude.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Solitude is fine, but you need someone to tell you that solitude is fine.
- Honore de Balzac

Solitude begets whimsies.
- Mary Wortley Montagu

Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection
to balance out how much of ourselves we give away.
- Barbara de Angelis

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

Imagination, the traitor of the mind,
has taken my solitude and slain it.
- Robinson Jeffers

A poet is a nightingale, who sits in darkness and sings
to cheer its own solitude with sweet sounds.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

I needed to be in the bush.
There I find solitude and beauty and purity and focus.
That's where my heart lies.
- Mark Burnett

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

When from our better selves we have too long been parted by the hurrying world,
and droop.
Sick of its business, of its pleasures tired,
how gracious, how benign in solitude.
- William Wordsworth

In the tumult of men and events, solitude was my temptation;
now it is my friend.
What other satisfaction can be sought once you have confronted History?
- Charles de Gaulle

Solitude is un-American.
- Erica Jong

I was thinking, too, of Superman and his fortress of solitude.
- Michael Chabon

In my solitude, many miles from men and houses,
I am in a childishly happy and carefree state of mind,
which you are incapable of understanding unless someone explains it to you.
- Knut Hamsun

The worst solitude is to have no real friendships.
- Francis Bacon

Only in solitude do we find ourselves;
and in finding ourselves,
we find in ourselves all our brothers in solitude.
- Miguel de Unamuno

A great reader seldom recognizes his solitude.
- Mason Cooley

Solitude is pleasant.
Loneliness is not.
- Anna Neagle

There is a fellowship more quiet even than solitude,
and which, rightly understood, is solitude made perfect.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

During my solitude, conflicting thoughts increased;
but much exercise of soul had the effect of causing
the scriptures to gain complete ascendancy over me.
- John Nelson Darby

Books support us in our solitude and keep us from being a burden to ourselves.
- Jeremy Collier

I can write best in the silence and solitude of the night,
when everyone has retired.
- Zane Grey

God created man and, finding him not sufficiently alone,
gave him a companion to make him feel his solitude more keenly.
- Paul Valery

Solitude vivifies; isolation kills.
- Joseph Roux

Silence and solitude are more distracting to me than chatter and commotion.
- Marilu Henner

Cultivate solitude and quiet and a few sincere friends,
rather than mob merriment, noise and thousands of nodding acquaintances.
- William Powell

The thoughtful soul to solitude retires.
- Omar Khayyam

Writing is sweat and drudgery most of the time.
And you have to love it in order to endure the solitude and the discipline.
- Peter Benchley

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

In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.
- Laurence Sterne

In solitude, where we are least alone.
- Lord Byron

Solitude shows us what should be; society shows us what we are.
- Robert Cecil

To be exempt from the Passions with which others are tormented,
is the only pleasing Solitude.
- Richard Steele

We need society, and we need solitude also,
as we need summer and winter, day and night,
exercise and rest.
- Philip Gilbert Hamerton

Solitude sharpens awareness of small pleasures otherwise lost.
- Kevin Patterson

Violent passions are formed in solitude.
In the busy world no object has time to make a deep impression.
- Henry Home

It's hard to spend years at a time working in total
solitude with no reality-check.
- Russell Banks

Do your work for six years; but in the seventh,
go into solitude or among strangers,
so that the memory of your friends does not hinder
you from being what you have become.
- Leo Szilard

Solitude terrifies the soul at twenty.
- Moliere


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