26 Solitude Quotes

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We live in a fast-paced, noisy world and sometimes forget to take time for ourselves to look within. Solitude is when we take time out and find a place that is away from the hustle-bustle of society. We use the solitary space to relax and gain insight which will in turn broaden our minds and help us to see life in a different light. Solitude is not loneliness, it is positive and constructive to our personalities and will help us to grow into better more stable beings. So take some essential time out to regain control of your hectic life!


    Solitude is the place where silence allows us to listen. Greg Robinson, ‎Mark Rose, Teams for a New Generation
  1. Solitude is the place where silence allows us to listen.
    Greg Robinson, ‎Mark Rose, Teams for a New Generation
    Silence Quotes



  2. Seek the quiet around you and then listen to the voice within.
unknown author, US Black Engineer & IT Summer 1988
  3. Seek the quiet around you and then listen to the voice within.
    unknown author, US Black Engineer & IT Summer 1988
    Listening Quotes



  4. You are no farther from solitude than your own heart. You cannot escape solitude's workings in your life.
    Sr Mary Paul Cutri OCD, Sounding Solitude
    Open Minded Quotes



  5. I love being alone. I love reading alone. I love thinking alone.
    Zoe Sallis Author, Ten Eternal Questions
    Reading Quotes



  6. In solitude you will find yourselves, and the pure thoughts will be realized.
    Brian Mellor, Joseph of Arimathea
    Finding Yourself Quotes



  7. Solitude is the audience-chamber for God. Anne C. Lynch
  8. Solitude is the audience-chamber for God.
    Anne C. Lynch
    God Quotes



  9. Solitude is the want of the thinker, society the want of the heart. Ludwig Feuerbach, The Essence of Christianity
  10. Solitude is the want of the thinker, society the want of the heart.
    Ludwig Feuerbach, The Essence of Christianity
    Inspirational Thoughts



  11. Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character. Young
  12. Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character
    Young
    Character Quotes



  13. If you go into the desert merely to get away from people you dislike, you will find neither peace nor solitude
    Thomas Merton, New Seeds of Contemplation
    Wise



  14. Solitude is not foreign to anyone. It is a universal reality which permeates all of our experiences.
    Sr. Mary Paul Cutri, OCD, Sounding Solitude
    Experience



  15. Solitude is the nurse of enthusiasm, and enthusiasm is the true parent of genius. In all ages solitude has been called for, has been flown to.
    Disraeli
    Genius



  16. The catarct exults among the hills, and wears its crown of rainbows all alone.
    Alexander Smith
    Rainbow



  17. Instead, solitude is the space where it is possible to discover the very essence of one's own being, what is utterly original and uniquely woven into the fabric of one's being.
    Bernadette Flanagan, ‎Beverly Lanzetta, Embracing Solitude
    Learning



  18. An affinity for solitude is comparable only to one's affinity for certain other people. And yet one's first experience of solitude, like one's first experience of the other, is fraught with danger.
    Unknown Author
    Challenge



  19. Solitude is that state in which the soul freely resigns itself to its own reflections.
    Johann Georg Zimmermann, Solitude considered
    Soul



  20. In as much as solitude is attained through the awareness and acceptance of the unknown depths of the soul, we must now probe some of the experiences in and of these depths in order more fully explicate the difference between solitude and isolation.
    M. Henry, The Intoxication of Power
    Acceptance



  21. Only in the deepest solitude is it possible to achieve the utter surrender required for creative work.
    Writing Alone and with Others, Pat Schneider
    Creativity



  22. Devotion is the life of the soul, and solitude is the life of devotion
    The Wesleyan methodist association magazine
    Life



  23. To live alone, a man must be either a beast or a god. (Aristotle)
    Philip Koch, Solitude
    Alone



  24. In solitude there grows whatever one brings to it, the inner beast as well.
    Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra
    Growth



  25. All other virtues must be practiced together with others, but the wise man is more independent than others and can therefore carry out his work alone.
    Lars Svendsen, A Philosophy of Loneliness
    Wisdom



  26. True solitude is a way of being that needs to be cultivated. You cannot switch it on or off at will. Solitude is an art.
    Stephen Batchelor, The Art of Solitude
    Art



  27. Oh solitude! You my home solitude! How blissfully and tenderly your voice speaks to me!
    Robert J. Coplan, Julie C. Bowker, The Handbook of Solitude
    Poems



  28. Not loneliness, not isolation— rather, it is a defining moment, a mysterious invitation into depths, beyond horizons I do not yet know.
    Jeremy Hall, Silence, Solitude, Simplicity
    Understanding



  29. If you stop and take a few moments of silence and solitude each day, you can build wisdom into your life that will emanate into the way you think, feel, and act.
    Jane Dobisz, One Hundred Days of Solitude
    Feeling



  30. Thinking in solitude is about coming to know oneself, which is the condition for knowing how to live with others.
    Agata Stachowicz Stanusch, ‎Wolfgang Amann, Fostering Sustainability
    Helping Others


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