Quotations About / On: SOLITUDE
I do not belong here. I belong to a faraway island that there is nothing but solitude and music.
“What other knowledge will my solitude and muteness bring? What other worlds?”
(My Mother: Demonology)
“Solitude has soft, silky hands, but with strong fingers it grasps the heart and makes it ache with sorrow.”
(― Kahlil Gibran, The Broken Wings)
Some people wish to feel their sorrows in isolation and solitude so that they get to know their own inner self.
The jealous often finds themselves in solitude afraid to face the competition of a normal day...An M.G. Quote
Oh solitude! With the muse of life; going through many things.
The magnitude of your solitude always have impact on your attitude which in turns measure your altitude
I've always felt that complement of opposites: body and soul, solitude and companionship, and in the dance studio, contraction and release, rise and fall.
(Judith Jamison (b. 1943), African American dancer. Dancing Spirit, ch. 1 (1993).)
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.
(Aldous Huxley (1894-1963), British author. "The Essence of Religion: Solitaries and Sociables," Proper Studies (1927).)
True solitude is a din of birdsong, seething leaves, whirling colors, or a clamor of tracks in the snow.
(Edward Hoagland (b. 1932), U.S. novelist, essayist. Weekend Guardian (London, Jan. 20-21, 1990).)