70 Quotes About Solitude

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Quotes About Solitude

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“Conversation enriches the understanding, but solitude is the school of genius.” – Edward Gibbon


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“In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.” – Laurence Sterne


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“Solitude isn’t loneliness. Solitude is when the entire serene universe seems to surround and hold you quietly.” — Victoria Erickson


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“Close in a room, my imagination becomes the universe, and the rest of the world is missing out.” – Criss Jami


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“A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy can live.” – Bertrand Russell

quotes about solitude

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“Loneliness is the poverty of self; Solitude is the richness of self.” – May Sarton


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“I’m not anti-social; I’m pro- solitude.” – Beth Buelow


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“In solitude there is healing. Speak to your soul. Listen to your heart. Sometimes in the absence of noise we find the answers.” – Dodinsky


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“Silence and solitude, the soul’s best friends.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


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

Violent passions are formed in solitude.

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“Solitude is creativity’s best friend, and solitude is refreshment for our souls.” – Naomi Judd


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“Quiet reflection is often the mother of deep understanding. Maintain that peaceful nursery, enabling stillness to speak.” – Tom Althouse


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“By all means use sometimes to be alone. Salute thyself; see what thy soul doth wear.” – George Herbert


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“Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.” – Marcus Aurelius


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“Letter writing is the only device for combining solitude with good company.” – Lord Byron

Letter writing is the only device for combining solitude with good company

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“In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.” – Laurence Sterne


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“Solitude is essentially the discovery and acceptance of our uniqueness.” – Lawrence Freeman


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“Ordinary men hate solitude. But the Master makes use of it, embracing his aloneness, realizing he is one with the whole universe.” – Lao Tzu


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“Solitude is the furnace of transformation. Without solitude we remain victims of our society and continue to be entangled in the illusions of the false self.” – Henri Nouwen


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“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

quotes about solitude

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“By my intimacy with nature I find myself withdrawn from man. My interest in the sun and the moon, in the morning and the evening, compels me to solitude.” – Henry David Thoreau


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“The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.” – Albert Einstein


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“It’s your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.” – Rumi


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“I have lately go back to that glorious society called solitude.” – Henry David Thoreau


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“Solitude is not the absence of company, but the moment when our soul is free to speak to us and help us decide what to do with our life.” – Paulo Coelho

solitude is not the absence of company.

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“In order to be open to creativity, one must have the capacity for constructive use of solitude. One must overcome the fear of being alone.” – Rollo May


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“How much better to sit by myself like the solitary sea-bird that opens its wings on the stake. Let me sit here for ever with bare things, this coffee cup, this knife, this fork, things in themselves, myself being myself.” – Virginia Woolf


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


29

“I think it’s very healthy to spend time alone.”


30

“I am a minimalist. I like saying the most with the least.” – Bob Newhart

I am a minimalist.

31

“Without great solitude, no serious work is possible.”


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“Only mindful people can enjoy the bliss of solitude.” – Nitin Namdeo


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“Solitude isn’t the absence of noise, it’s the absence of distraction.”


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“Do not confuse solitude with loneliness. One builds and the other destroys.”


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

I live in that solitude.

36

“Who cannot understand your silence, cannot understand your words.”


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“Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.” – Winston Churchill


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“I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.” – Henry David Thoreau


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“Solitude shows us what should be; society shows us what we are.” – Robert Cecil


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“Blessed are those who do not fear solitude, who are not afraid of their own company, who are not always desperately looking for something to do, something to amuse themselves with, something to judge.” – Paulo Coelho

quotes about solitude.

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“Solitude has its own very strange beauty to it.” – Liv Tyler


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“Let me tell you this: if you meet a loner, no matter what they tell you, it’s not because they enjoy solitude. It’s because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them.” ― Jodi Picoult


43

“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


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“Solitude is dangerous. It’s very addictive. It becomes a habit after you realise how peaceful and calm it is. It’s like you don’t want to deal with people anymore because they drain your energy.” – Jim Carrey


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“Whosoever is delighted in solitude, is either a wild beast or a god.” – Aristotle

Whosoever is delighted in solitude, is either a wild beast or a god.

46

“The great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


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“Solitude is the attribute of the strong. The weak is always found in the crowd.” – Unknown


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“In stillness lives wisdom. In quiet you’ll find peace. In solitude you’ll remember yourself.” – Robin Sharma


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“No real excellence, personal or social, artistic, philosophical, scientific, or moral, can arise without solitude.” – William Deresiewicz


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

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

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“Solitude sharpens awareness of small pleasures otherwise lost.” – Kevin Patterson


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“When you have a lot of solitude, any living thing becomes a companion.” Jose Mujica


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“Seek the quiet around you and then listen to the voice within.” – unknown


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“True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.” – William Penn


55

“Do not feel lonely, the entire universe is inside you.” – Rumi


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“Loneliness is to be avoided, solitude is to be sought.”


57

“Solitude is a kind of freedom.”


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“Solitude vivifies; isolation kills.” – Joseph Roux


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“The best thinking had been done in solitude.” – Thomas A. Edison


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“One can be instructed in society, one is inspired only in solitude.” – Goethe


61

“Sometimes the solitary voice can be the best one.” – Frank Miller


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“Spend time alone and often; touch base with your soul.” – Nikki Rowe


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“Solitude is where I place my chaos to rest and awaken my inner peace.” – Nikki Rowe


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“Solitude is the soul’s holiday.” – Katrina Kenison


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“Solitude is an ocean with wonderful places hidden in its depths.” — Isaac of Nineveh


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“Solitude has its own very strangle beauty to it.”


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“Solitude is a catalyst for innovation.”


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“Once you know how to take care of yourself, company becomes an option.” – Keenu Reeves


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“Solitude is the place of purification.” – Martin Buber


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“In solitude I find my answers.”


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“Distance yourself for a while, you’ll realize a lot.”


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