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Solitude Quotes

The busier and more successful you are, the more the people seem to flock you. Surely, there is no harm in spending a few hours socializing and in company of friends and acquaintances. But then, too much palling around can leave you with too little time for yourself. A little solitude can be a real bliss at times, a perfect excuse to escape from the hubbub of life and spend a few hours catching up with your favorite pastime or just doing nothing. Go through these famous seclusion quotations and sayings and look at solitude from a fresh perspective.

A. R. Rahman

Your inner voice is the voice of divinity. To hear it, we need to be in solitude, even in crowded places.

Thomas More

Tis the last rose of summer Left blooming alone; All her lovely companions Are faded and gone.

Hermann Hesse

Solitude is independence.

Self-Reliance Lonliness
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

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.

Robert Browning

Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once.

Laurence Sterne

In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.

Strength Mind Lonliness
Tom Hanks

There's a difference between solitude and loneliness. I can understand the concept of being a monk for a while.

Anjelica Huston

Gabriel Garcia Marquez's 'One Hundred Years of Solitude' is such a powerful book, and 'Love in the Time of Cholera' is so strangely, brilliantly optimistic.

H. P. Lovecraft

It is a mistake to fancy that horror is associated inextricably with darkness, silence, and solitude.

Sir Thomas Browne

Be able to be alone. Lose not the advantage of solitude, and the society of thyself.

Liv Tyler

Solitude has its own very strange beauty to it.

Omar Khayyam

The thoughtful soul to solitude retires.

Katee Sackhoff

We leave TVs on in our house. I listen to my record player constantly to just hear music. I'm really intrigued by this idea of solitude.

Eric Clapton

I like solitude. I like the anomalous life. I like a quiet life.

Lord Byron

Then stirs the feeling infinite, so felt In solitude, where we are least alone.

Feelings Lonliness
Honoré de Balzac

Solitude is fine, but you need someone to tell you that solitude is fine.


Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.

Robert Louis Stevenson

There is a fellowship more quiet even than solitude, and which, rightly understood, is solitude made perfect.

Albert Einstein

The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.

Carl Sandburg

One of the greatest necessities in America is to discover creative solitude.

Alan Watts

I owe my solitude to other people.

Aldous Huxley

The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.

Mind Religion
Brie Larson

I don't like being able to be reached. I enjoy my solitude. Even people having my phone number seems like too much.

The sorrow for the dead is the only sorrow from which we refuse to be divorced. Every other wound we seek to heal - every other affliction to forget: but this wound we consider it a duty to keep open - this affliction we cherish and brood over in solitude.

Christina Ricci

I love the solitude of being on a plane and finally getting to read an entire book and being left alone.

Love Lonliness
Albert Einstein

I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

One can be instructed in society, one is inspired only in solitude.

Francis Bacon

Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.

Let the resurrection joy lift us from loneliness and weakness and despair to strength and beauty and happiness.