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50 Solitude Quotes By Famous People

Solitude is a state of seclusion or isolation, sometimes being alone allows you to grow and be the person you need to be. Your mind becomes free of any life worries and trouble and it will allow you to think outside the box. Being alone helps you to grow and be the person you need to be in life, sometimes taking a break and being away from everyone would allow you to unwind and recharge. These solitude quotes are inspirational, these quotes will help you grow and be wiser in life. 

solitude quotes

50 Solitude Quotes

  1. “Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous – to poetry. But also, it gives birth to the opposite: to the perverse, the illicit, the absurd.” Thomas Mann
  2. “Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.” Winston Churchill
  3. “To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude.” Jeanne Moreau
  4. “In solitude is healing. Speak to your soul. Listen to your heart. Sometimes in the absence of noise, we find the answers.” Dodinsky

  5. “Seclusion is the price of greatness.” Paramahansa Yogananda

  6. “The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulate the creative mind.” Albert Einstein
  7. “When from our better selves we have too long been parted by the hurrying world, and droop. Sick of its business, of its pleasures tired, how gracious, how benign is solitude.” William Wordsworth
  8. “Solitude is strength; to depend on the presence of the crowd is weakness. The man who needs a mob to nerve him is much more alone than he imagines.” Paul Brunton
  9. “Only in solitude do we find ourselves; and in finding ourselves, we find in ourselves all our brothers in solitude.” Miguel de Unamuno
  10. “In solitude, we give passionate attention to our lives, to our memories, to the details around us.” Virginia Woolf

  11. “Closed in a room, my imagination becomes the universe, and the rest of the world is missing out.” Criss Jami
  12. “Sometimes the solitary voice can be the best one.” Frank Miller
  13. “Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self.” May Sarton
  14. “Without great solitude, no serious work is possible.” Pablo Picasso
  15. “Solitude was my only consolation – deep, dark, deathlike solitude.” Mary Shelley

  16. “When we’re alone, we’re free from obligations, we don’t need to put on a show, and we can hear our own thoughts.” Tamim Ansary
  17. “Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character.” James Russell Lowell
  18. “Solitude vivifies; isolation kills.” Joseph Roux
  19. “I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.” Henry David Thoreau
  20. “In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion.” Albert Camus

  21. “I care for myself. The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself.” Charlotte Brontë
  22. “One can be instructed in society, one is inspired only in solitude.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  23. “There is a fellowship quieter even than solitude, and which, rightly understood, is solitude made perfect.” Robert Louis Stevenson
  24. “The best thinking has been done in solitude. The worst has been done in turmoil.” Thomas A. Edison
  25. “Conversation enriches the understanding, but solitude is the school of genius.” Edward Gibbon

  26. “It is difficult to find happiness within oneself, but it is impossible to find it anywhere else.” Arthur Schopenhauer
  27. “I am a minimalist. I like saying the most with the least.” Bob Newhart
  28. “Solitude is the soul’s holiday.” Katrina Kenison
  29. “Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.” Arthur Schopenhauer
  30. “To give thanks in solitude is enough. Thanksgiving has wings and goes where it must go. Your prayer knows much more about it than you do.” Victor Hugo

  31. “Solitude is fine but you need someone to tell that solitude is fine.” Honoré de Balzac
  32. “It’s your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.” Rumi
  33. “In solitude, the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.” Laurence Sterne
  34. “Solitude is painful when one is young, but delightful when one is more mature.” Albert Einstein
  35. “Solitude is the great teacher, and to learn its lessons you must pay attention to it.” Deepak Chopra

  36. “I’m simply alone, living in my heavily populated solitude.” Bohumil Hrabal
  37. “Quiet people have the loudest minds.” Stephen Hawking
  38. “Solitude is the soil in which genius is planted, creativity grows, and legends bloom; faith in oneself is the rain that cultivates a hero to endure the storm, and bare the genesis of a new world, a new forest.” Mike Norton
  39. “The happiest of all lives is a busy solitude.” Voltaire
  40. “Delight in meditation and solitude. Compose yourself, be happy.  You are a seeker.” Gautama Buddha

  41. “The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.” Aldous Huxley
  42. “Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.” Marcus Aurelius
  43. “Your inner voice is the voice of divinity. To hear it, we need to be in solitude, even in crowded places.” R. Rahman
  44. “Being solitary is being alone well: being alone luxuriously immersed in doings of your own choice, aware of the fullness of your own presence rather than of the absence of others. Because solitude is an achievement.” Alice Koller
  45. “Talent is nurtured in solitude … A creation of importance can only be produced when its author isolates himself, it is a child of solitude.” Johann Wolfgang Von Göethe

  46. “Solitude sometimes is the best society.” John Milton
  47. “Language has created the word ‘loneliness’ to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word ‘solitude’ to express the glory of being alone.” Paul Tillich
  48. “Solitude, isolation, are painful things and beyond human endurance.” Jules Verne
  49. “In stillness lives wisdom. In quiet, you’ll find peace. In solitude, you’ll remember yourself.” Robin Sharma
  50. “By all means use sometimes to be alone. Salute thyself; see what thy soul doth wear.” George Herbert

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