A wise man is never less alone than when he is alone.
Essay on the Faculties of the Mind.
'Tis solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers; vanity can give No hollow aid; alone man with his God must strive.lord byron
Alone, alone, all, all alone, Alone on a wide, wide sea.Samuel Taylor Coleridge
So lonely 'twas that God himself Scarce seemed there to be.Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Who knows what true loneliness is not the conventional word, but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion.joseph conrad
O sacred solitude! divine retreat! Choice of the prudent! envy of the great, By thy pure stream, or in thy waving shade, We court fair wisdom, that celestial maid.Edward Young
Converse with men makes sharp the glittering wit, But God to man doth speak in solitude.john stuart blackie
I am as one who is left alone at a banquet, the lights dead and the flowers faded.Lytton
Alone! that worn-out word, So idly spoken, and so coldly heard; Yet all that poets sing, and grief hath known, Of hope laid waste, knells in that word ALONE!Lytton
O solitude, where are the charms That sages have seen in thy face? Better dwell in the midst of alarms, Than reign in this horrible place.william cowper
So vain is the belief That the sequestered path has fewest flowers.
Now the New Year reviving old Desires, The thoughtful Soul to Solitude retires.omar khayyám
You must show him … by leaving him severely alone.Charles Stewart Parnell
Far in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a reverend hermit grew; The moss his bed, the cave his humble cell, His food the fruits, his drink the crystal well, Remote from man, with God he pass'd the days; Prayer all his business, all his pleasure praise.thomas parnell
Solitude is the best nurse of wisdom.
Alone each heart must cover up its dead; Alone, through bitter toil, achieve its rest.bayard taylor
They flash upon that inward eye Which is the bliss of solitude.william wordsworth
Often have I sighed to measure By myself a lonely pleasure, Sighed to think I read a book, Only read, perhaps, by me.william wordsworth
To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude.Jeanne Moreau