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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.

Reading solitude idleness a soft and sedentary life intercourse with women and young people these are perilous paths for a young man and these lead him constantly into danger.

Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away.

In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.

Solitude is better than the society of evil persons.

One can be instructed in society one is inspired only in solitude.

The more powerful and original a mind the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.

But I think there's something wonderful and extraordinary about climbing on your own and just that kind of relationship to the environment. I'm very addicted to the mountains. You know so I do like that solitude.

What one writer can make in the solitude of one room is something no power can easily destroy.

Solitude is very important in my work as a mode of inspiration but isolation is not good in this respect. I am not writing poetry about isolation.

Everyone needs solitude especially a person who is used to thinking about what she experiences. Solitude is very important in my work as a mode of inspiration but isolation is not good in this respect. I am not writing poetry about isolation.

Aside from what it teaches you there is simply the indescribable degree of peace that can be achieved on a sailing vessel at sea. I guess a combination of hard work and the seemingly infinite expanse of the sea - the profound solitude - that does it for me.

Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once.

Love consists in this that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.

As you simplify your life the laws of the universe will be simpler solitude will not be solitude poverty will not be poverty nor weakness weakness.

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

Solitude can be used well by very few people. They who do must have a knowledge of the world to see the foolishness of it and enough virtue to despise all the vanity.

Imagination the traitor of the mind has taken my solitude and slain it.

Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character.

Wit is a weapon. Jokes are a masculine way of inflicting superiority. But humor is the pursuit of a gentle grin usually in solitude.

In the tumult of men and events solitude was my temptation now it is my friend. What other satisfaction can be sought once you have confronted History?

Nothing is more capable of troubling our reason and consuming our health than secret notions of jealousy in solitude.

Great men are like eagles and build their nest on some lofty solitude.

God is absence. God is the solitude of man.