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Hostility comes from loneliness, from not seeing yourself like a drop falling into the ocean of humanity like everyone else.
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.
The sky is one whole, the water another; and between those two infinities the soul of man is in loneliness.
While the resurrection promises us a new and perfect life in the future, God loves us too much to leave us alone to contend with the pain, guilt and loneliness of our present life.
When friendship disappears then there is a space left open to that awful loneliness of the outside world which is like the cold space between the planets. It is an air in which men perish utterly.
I live with the people I create and it has always made my essential loneliness less keen.
One of the things that people complain about is loneliness, disconnectedness. If you live in a society where your life is rarely threatened and most of your relationships are more on an economic exchange basis, then this could leave people feeling less connected.
There's a difference between solitude and loneliness.
Reading - the best state yet to keep absolute loneliness at bay.
But I also think all of the great stories in literature deal with loneliness. Sometimes it's by way of heartbreak, sometimes it's by way of injustice, sometimes it's by way of fate. There's an infinite number of ways to examine it.
It would do the world good if every man would compel himself occasionally to be absolutely alone. Most of the world s progress has come out of such loneliness.
Suffering, failure, loneliness, sorrow, discouragement, and death will be part of your journey, but the Kingdom of God will conquer all these horrors. No evil can resist grace forever.
I would have to say loneliness is next to uncleanliness.
Yoga is a way to freedom. By its constant practice, we can free ourselves from fear, anguish and loneliness.
Loneliness is and always has been the central and inevitable experience of every man.
No one ever discovers the depths of his own loneliness.
I really love baseball. The guys and the game, and I love the challenge of describing things. The only thing I hate - and I know you have to be realistic and pay the bills in this life - is the loneliness on the road.
There's a difference between solitude and loneliness. I can understand the concept of being a monk for a while.
We have all known the long loneliness, and we have found that the answer is community.
There is no loneliness like that of a failed marriage.
The interesting thing is why we're so desperate for this anesthetic against loneliness.
David Foster Wallace
Loneliness is, I think, people's biggest fear, whether they are conscious of it or not.
Writing is an antidote for loneliness.
But the battles against loneliness that I fought when I was 16 are very different from those I fought when I was 27, and those are very different from the ones I fight at 44.
If you go deeper and deeper into your own heart, you'll be living in a world with less fear, isolation and loneliness.
The whole conviction of my life now rests upon the belief that loneliness, far from being a rare and curious phenomenon, peculiar to myself and to a few other solitary men, is the central and inevitable fact of human existence.
Fame doesn't end loneliness.
I believe a lot of disease comes from anxiety, loneliness.
Loneliness is the universal problem of rich people.
I think one of the most poignant things is unrequited love and loneliness.
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