Solitude quotes & sayings

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I hold this to be the highest task for a bond between two people: That each protects the solitude of the other. - Rainer Maria Rilke
Conversation enriches the understanding, but solitude is the school of the genius. - Edward Gibbon
There is no solitude in the world like that of the big city. - Kathleen Norris
Who hears music, feels his solitude peopled at once. - Robert Browning
Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character. - James Russell Lowell
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god. - Sir Francis Bacon
As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness. - Henry David Thoreau
Our language has wisely sensed the two sides of being alone. It has created the word 'loneliness' to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word 'solitude' to express the glory of being alone. - Paul Johannes Tillich
He who lives in solitude may make his own laws. - Publius [Publilius Syrus]
It is good to be solitary, for solitude is difficult; that something is difficult must be a reason the more for us to do it. - Rainer Maria Rilke