Quotations About / On:
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).)
Reading, solitude, idleness, a soft and sedentary life, intercourse with women and young people, these are perilous paths for a young man, and these lead him constantly into danger.
(Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778), Swiss-born French philosopher, political theorist. Emile, bk. 4 (1762).)
It has been from Age to Age an Affectation to love the Pleasure of Solitude, among those who cannot possibly be supposed qualified for passing Life in that Manner.
(Richard Steele (1672-1729), British author. The Spectator, No. 264 (1711).)
Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
(Louis Aragon (1897-1982), French poet. taped discussion in La Révolution Surréaliste, no. 11 (Paris, March 15, 1928), repr. In Recherches sur la Sexualité (January 1928-August 1932). "Second Session," ed. José Pierre (1990).)
Friendship, according to Proust, is the negation of that irremediable solitude to which every human being is condemned.
(Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. First published in 1931. Proust, p. 46, Grove Press (1957).)