Quotes on solitude

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With some people solitariness is an escape not from others but from themselves. For they see in the eyes of others only a reflection of themselves.
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Eric Hoffer Quotes

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It seemed to be a necessary ritual that he should prepare himself for sleep by meditating under the solemnity of the night sky... a mysterious transaction between the infinity of the soul and the infinity of the universe.
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Victor Hugo Quotes

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Man loves company even if it is only that of a small burning candle.
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Georg Christoph Lichtenberg Quotes

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I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
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Henry David Thoreau Quotes

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

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Solitude is the best nurse of wisdom.
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Laurence Sterne Quotes

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What a commentary on civilization, when being alone is being suspect; when one has to apologize for it, make excuses, hide the fact that one practices it - like a secret vice.
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Anne Morrow Lindbergh Quotes

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Inside myself is a place where I live all alone, and that's where I renew my springs that never dry up.
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Pearl S. Buck Quotes

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In solitude, where we are least alone.
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George Gordon Quotes

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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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