Solitude Quotes SMS Collection

When the superficial wearies me it me

When the superficial wearies me, it wearies me so much that I need an abyss in order to rest.  ~Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated

There is a privacy about it which

There is a privacy about it which no other season gives you…. In spring, summer and fall people sort of have an open season

What a commentary on civilization when being

What a commentary on civilization, when being alone is being suspect; when one has to apologize for it, make excuses, hide the fact that

Reading well is one of the great

Reading well is one of the great pleasures that solitude can afford you.  ~Harold Bloom

Nowhere can man find a quieter or

Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.  ~Marcus Aurelius

Im not anti social pro solitude author unknown

I’m not anti-social.  I’m pro-solitude.  ~Author Unknown

I am alone in the world and

I am alone in the world, and yet not alone enough to make every hour holy… ~Rainer Maria Rilke, Book of Hours (Das Stunden-Buch),

The happiest of all lives is a

The happiest of all lives is a busy solitude.  ~VoltaireCUL

A large still book is a piece

A large, still book is a piece of quietness, succulent and nourishing in a noisy world, which I approach and imbibe with "a sort

When we cannot bear to be alone

When we cannot bear to be alone, it means we do not properly value the only companion we will have from birth to death

For those uneasy with the world solitude

For those uneasy with the world, solitude is the only guarantee of confidence. ~Terri Guillemets

Loneliness can be conquered only by those

Loneliness can be conquered only by those who can bear solitude.  ~Paul TillichCUL

I owe my solitude to other people

I owe my solitude to other people.  ~Alan WattsFD

No man should go through life without

No man should go through life without once experiencing healthy, even bored solitude in the wilderness, finding himself depending solely on himself and thereby

Solitude shows us what should be society

Solitude shows us what should be; society shows us what we are.  ~Robert Cecil

In solitude where we are least alone

In solitude, where we are least alone.  ~George Gordon, Lord Byron, Childe Harold’s PilgrimageBMC

I think that cannot preserve my health

I think that I cannot preserve my health and spirits, unless I spend four hours a day at least – and it is commonly

It is only when we silent the

It is only when we silent the blaring sounds of our daily existence that we can finally hear the whispers of truth that life

By all means use sometimes to be

By all means use sometimes to be alone.  Salute thyself; see what thy soul doth wear.  ~George HerbertClV

I never found the companion that was

I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.  We are for the most part more lonely when we go abroad among

There are days when solitude is a

There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others