Quotations About / On: SOLITUDE

  • 21.
    I had three chairs in my house; one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Walden, "Visitors," (1854).)
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  • 22.
    I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Walden, "Solitude," (1854). Yet, in his journal, Thoreau noted, "It would give me such joy to know that a friend had come to see me, and yet that pleasure I seldom if ever experience." (Dec. 23, 1851).)
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  • 23.
    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).)
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  • 24.
    Lost in autumn breeze, where to go to find solitude; when everything is filled with calm sorrow.
    (Lost, Sorrow, Loneliness)
    More quotations from: Hanan Muzafar
  • 25.
    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)
    More quotations from: Prof Niamat Ali Murtazai
  • 26.
    I do not belong here. I belong to a faraway island that there is nothing but solitude and music.
    (music, solitude)
    More quotations from: sarah Jabbari
  • 27.
    “What other knowledge will my solitude and muteness bring? What other worlds?”
    (My Mother: Demonology)
    More quotations from: Kathy Acker
  • 28.
    “Solitude has soft, silky hands, but with strong fingers it grasps the heart and makes it ache with sorrow.”
    (― Kahlil Gibran, The Broken Wings)
    More quotations from: Khalil Gibran
  • 29.
    Some people wish to feel their sorrows in isolation and solitude so that they get to know their own inner self.
    More quotations from: Halin Ransom Roche
  • 30.
    The jealous often finds themselves in solitude afraid to face the competition of a normal day...An M.G. Quote
    More quotations from: Melvina Germain
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