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Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
The longer one is alone, the easier it is to hear the song of the earth.
Robert Anton Wilson
I'm fascinated with myself and love hearing the sound of my own voice. I'd like to hear what I have to say. A lot of people don't like being alone because they truly don't like themselves, but I love me.
I finally faced the fact that it isn't a crime not having friends. Being alone means you have fewer problems.
I would be married, but I'd have no wife, I would be married to a single life.
You only grow when you are alone.
A man can be himself only so long as he is alone, and if he does not love solitude, he will not love freedom, for it is only when he is alone that he is really free.
It's an interesting combination: Having a great fear of being alone, and having a desperate need for solitude and the solitary experience. That's always been a tug of war for me.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Solitude is independence.
In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.
Every man must do two things alone; he must do his own believing and his own dying.
There are places and moments in which one is so completely alone that one sees the world entire.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
Living alone makes it harder to find someone to blame.
I like my life alone. I mean, I love being with friends, and I love kissing and loving someone to pieces. But it's hard to find someone who doesn't ultimately start judging you and your choices.
We are all sentenced to solitary confinement inside our own skins, for life.
I never said, 'I want to be alone.' I only said, 'I want to be left alone.' There is all the difference.
I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.
Henry David Thoreau
You can't fake it when you're alone with God, you know.
All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.
Jean de la Bruyere
Nothing makes us so lonely as our secrets.
Every man is born as many men and dies as a single one.
The desire to get married, which - I regret to say, I believe is basic and primal in women - is followed almost immediately by an equally basic and primal urge - which is to be single again.
I think the greatest amount of pressure is the pressure I place on myself. So in a way I chose to be alone.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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One must always maintain one's connection to the past and yet ceaselessly pull away from it.
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