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What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.
I don't fear death so much as I fear its prologues: loneliness, decrepitude, pain, debilitation, depression, senility. After a few years of those, I imagine death presents like a holiday at the beach.
Leadership is the other side of the coin of loneliness, and he who is a leader must always act alone. And acting alone, accept everything alone.
Everything we do is for the purpose of altering consciousness. We form friendships so that we can feel certain emotions, like love, and avoid others, like loneliness. We eat specific foods to enjoy their fleeting presence on our tongues. We read for the pleasure of thinking another person's thoughts.
A blank wall of social and professional antagonism faces the woman physician that forms a situation of singular and painful loneliness, leaving her without support, respect or professional counsel.
At the innermost core of all loneliness is a deep and powerful yearning for union with one's lost self.
A woman who is willing to be herself and pursue her own potential runs not so much the risk of loneliness, as the challenge of exposure to more interesting men - and people in general.
Friendship needs no words - it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness.
The end comes when we no longer talk with ourselves. It is the end of genuine thinking and the beginning of the final loneliness.
Forget sex or politics or religion, loneliness is the subject that clears out a room.
We are all so much together, but we are all dying of loneliness.
Because of my childhood where I was constantly by myself, I always feel lonely. I have a lot of people that I absolutely love and I know love me but I can't get rid of that feeling of loneliness no matter who I'm with - even with my children.
Loneliness is and always has been the central and inevitable experience of every man.
Loneliness is proof that your innate search for connection is intact.
I've never thought about songwriting as a weapon. I've only thought about it as a way to help me get through love and loss and sadness and loneliness and growing up.
Nothing makes us more vulnerable than loneliness, except greed.
Loneliness is never more cruel than when it is felt in close propinquity with someone who has ceased to communicate.
We have all known the long loneliness, and we have found that the answer is community.
Cinema can fill in the empty spaces of your life and your loneliness.
If you are afraid of loneliness, do not marry.
The sky is one whole, the water another; and between those two infinities the soul of man is in loneliness.
An artist is always alone - if he is an artist. No, what the artist needs is loneliness.
What is man without the beasts? For if all the beast were gone, man would die of a great loneliness of the spirit.
Feelings such as loneliness, longing or love are sometimes hard to put into words; maybe that's why we all love music, because it resonates with something we can't share.
If you go deeper and deeper into your own heart, you'll be living in a world with less fear, isolation and loneliness.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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