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“Cultivate solitude and quiet and a few sincere friends, rather than mob merriment, noise and thousands of nodding acquaintances”
“In solitude, where we are least alone.”
“I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.”
Henry David Thoreau
“In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.”
“Friendship needs no words - it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness.”
“One can acquire everything in solitude - except character.”
“Conversation enriches the understanding, but solitude is the school of genius”
“I hold this to be the highest task for a bond between two people: that each protects the solitude of the other”
Rainer Maria Rilke
“There's a difference between solitude and loneliness. I can understand the concept of being a monk for a while.”
“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.”
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