Solitude Quotes

Solitude vivifies isolation kills.
Joseph Roux
Thomas de quincey - solitude, though it may be silent as light, is...

Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.
Sir Francis Bacon
Reading well is one of the great pleasures that solitude can afford you.
Harold Bloom, O Magazine, April 2003
A good conscience fears no witness, but a guilty conscience is solicitous even in solitude. If we do nothing but what is honest, let all the world know it. But if otherwise, what does it signify to have nobody else know it, so long as I know it myself? Miserable is he who slights that witness.
Seneca
God created man and, finding him not sufficiently alone, gave him a companion to make him feel his solitude more keenly.
Paul Valery

There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
Henry david thoreau - in solitude especialy do we begin to appreciate...
Solitude, the safeguard of mediocrity.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is very easy in the world to live by the opinion of the world. It is very easy in solitude to be self - Centered. But the finished man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self - Reliance
He who lives in solitude may make his own laws.
Publilius Syrus
There are days when solitude, for someone my age, is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall.
Colette
I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.
Albert Einstein
I have never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude. We are for the most part more lonely when we go abroad among men than when we stay in our chambers. A man thinking or working is always alone, let him be where he will.
Henry David Thoreau
One of the greatest necessities in America is to discover creative solitude.
Carl Sandburg