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Definition of Solitude


  1. state of being alone, or withdrawn from society; a lonely life; loneliness.
  2. Remoteness from society; destitution of company; seclusion; -- said of places; as, the solitude of a wood.
  3. solitary or lonely place; a desert or wilderness.

Solitude Quotations

I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.
Albert Einstein

Henry David Thoreau Quote
I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.
Henry David Thoreau

Solitude is painful when one is young, but delightful when one is more mature.
Albert Einstein

The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
Albert Einstein

Martin Buber Quote
Solitude is the place of purification.
Martin Buber
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Solitude Translations

solitude in Latin is solitudo, solitas
solitude in Spanish is soledad
solitude in Swedish is enslighet, ensamhet

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