Loneliness And Solitude Quotes by Anton Chekhov, Omar Khayyam, Albert Einstein, Pearl S. Buck, Unknown, Aristotle and many others.
If you are afraid of loneliness, do not marry.
The thoughtful soul to solitude retires.
Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder, to search for the truth. Have holy curiosity. Make your life worth living.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
It is better to be alone than in bad company.
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.
The great omission in American life is solitude; not loneliness, for this is an alienation that thrives most in the midst of crowds, but that zone of time and space, free from the outside pressures, which is the incubator of the spirit.
How sweet, how passing sweet, is solitude!
In the temple of his spirit, each man is alone.
being alone never felt right. sometimes it felt good, but it never felt right.
If you aren’t constantly astonished at God’s grace in your solitude, there’s no way it can happen in public.
Only in solitude do we find ourselves; and in finding ourselves, we find in ourselves all our brothers in solitude.
I’ve also seen that great men are often lonely. This is understandable, because they have built such high standards for themselves that they often feel alone. But that same loneliness is part of their ability to create.
A lonely man is a lonesome thing, a stone, a bone, a stick, a receptacle for Gilbey’s gin, a stooped figure sitting at the edge of a hotel bed, heaving copious sighs like the autumn wind.
Loneliness is never more cruel than when it is felt in close propinquity with someone who has ceased to communicate.
The very fine line between loneliness and solitude, reflection; being alone, always appealed to me when I was a kid.
Who knows what true loneliness is – not the conventional word but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion.