Inside myself is a place where I live all alone, and that's where I renew my springs that never dry up.
Solitude shows us what should be; society shows us what we are.
Only in quiet waters do thing mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world.
By all means use sometimes to be alone. Salute thyself; see what thy soul doth wear.
We live in a very tense society. We are pulled apart... and we all need to learn how to pull ourselves together.... I think that at least part of the answer lies in solitude. ~Helen
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.
Books support us in our solitude and keep us from being a burden to ourselves.
But the delights of solitude don't only consist of dreaming. Next in enjoyment, I think, comes planning.
Friendship needs no words - it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness.
God created man and, finding him not sufficiently alone, gave him a companion to make him feel his solitude more keenly.