Loneliness And Solitude Quotes

Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.
Winston Churchill
I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.
Albert Einstein
In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.
Laurence Sterne
Only a look and a voice; then darkness again and silence.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Yes, in my life, since we must call it so, there were three things, the inability to speak, the inability to be silent, and solitude, that’s what I’ve had to make the best of.
Samuel Beckett
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Maya Angelou
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
The association between failure, loneliness, and solitude is so strong in our culture that people often find it difficult to believe that there are some who like being by themselves.
Suzanne Gordon
You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with.
Wayne Dyer
Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as a means of escape.
Bell Hooks
Man loves company – even if it is only that of a small burning candle.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
Henry Rollins
One can acquire everything in solitude except character.
What a lovely surprise to finally discover how unlonely being alone can be.
Ellen Burstyn
I want to be left alone.
Greta Garbo
When one is a stranger to oneself then one is estranged from others too. If one is out of touch with oneself, then one cannot touch others. Only when one is connected to one’s own core is.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh