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Strange how a teapot can represent at the same time the comforts of solitude and the pleasures of company.
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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.
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Our language has wisely sensed the two sides of being alone. It 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.
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Solitude is the best nurse of wisdom.
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In giving you are throwing a bridge across the chasm of your solitude.
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The great omission in American life is solitude. That zone of time and space, free from the outside pressures, which is the incinerator of the spirit.
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In solitude, where we are least alone.
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George Gordon Quotes

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Letter writing is the only device for combining solitude with good company.
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Education is a companion which no misfortune can depress, no crime can destroy, no enemy can alienate, no despotism can enslave. At home, a friend, abroad, an introduction, in solitude a solace and in society an ornament. It chastens vice, it guides virtue.
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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.
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Marya Mannes Quotes

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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.
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Bore: A man who deprives you of solitude without providing you with company.
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No man should go through life without once experiencing healthy, even bored solitude in the wilderness, finding himself depending solely on himself and thereby learning his true and hidden strength.
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The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship.
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Friendship needs no words - it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness.
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One of the greatest necessities in America is to discover creative solitude.
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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.
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It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.
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I walk without flinching through the burning cathedral of the summer. My bank of wild grass is majestic and full of music. It is a fire that solitude presses against my lips.
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Writing is utter solitude, the descent into the cold abyss of oneself.
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