Quotations About / On: SOLITUDE
Multitude, solitude: equal and interchangeable terms for the active and prolific poet.
(Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867), French poet, critic. Little Poems in Prose (Paris Spleen), "Crowds," (1861).)
For moral reformation, Grave is the best class-room, where darkness is light, silence is the sermon and solitude is the teacher.
(to my students)
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).)