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Reading well is one of the great pleasures that solitude can afford you. (Quote by - Harold Bloom)

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

Alone, alone, all, all alone, Alone on a wide, wide sea. (Quote by - Hartley Coleridge)

We visit others as a matter of social obligation. How long has it been since we have visited with ourselves? (Quote by - Morris Adler)

The whole value of solitude depends upon one's self; it may be a sanctuary or a prison, a haven of repose or a place of punishment, a heaven or a hell, as we ourselves make it (Quote by - John Lubbock)

Nobody with me at sea but myself. (Quote by - Oliver Goldsmith)

Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife. (Quote by - Thomas Gray)

But 'midst the crowd, the hum, the shock of men, To hear, to see, to feel, and to possess, And roam along, the world's tired denizen, With none who bless us, none whom we can bless. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

There are three things a man must do alone. Be born, die, and testify. (Quote by - James J. Walker)

This is to be along; this, this is solitude! (Quote by - Lord Byron)

Only in quiet waters do thing mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world. (Quote by - Hans Margolius)

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. (Quote by - Paul Brunton)

Secret, and self-contained, and solitary as an oyster. (Quote by - Charles Dickens)

I lived in solitude in the country and noticed how the monotony of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

The strongest man is the one who stands most alone. (Quote by - Henrik Ibsen)

Solitude never hurt anyone. Emily Dickinson lived alone, and she wrote some of the most beautiful poetry the world has ever known... then went crazy as a loon. (Quote by - Matt Groening, The Simpsons, spoken by the character Lisa Simpson)

So vain is the belief That the sequestered path has fewest flowers. (Quote by - Thomas Doubleday)

Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character. (Quote by - James Russell Lowell)

When we cannot bear to be alone, it means we do not properly value the only companion we will have from birth to death - ourselves. (Quote by - Eda LeShan)

If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

No matter how reclusive we tend to be, we picture the after-life as a community of souls. It is one thing to seek privacy in this life; it is another to face eternity alone. (Quote by - Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com)

Solitude is painful when one is young, but delightful when one is more mature. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

The strong man is strongest when alone. (Quote by - Johann Friedrich Von Schiller)

The happiest of all lives is a busy solitude. (Quote by - Voltaire)

That he was never less at leisure than when at leisure: nor that he was ever less alone than when alone. (Quote by - Cicero)


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