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“Solitude is independence.”
“Respect the child. Be not too much his parent. Trespass not on his solitude.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.”
Mother Teresa of Calcutta
“A creation of importance can only be produced when its author isolates himself, it is a child of solitude.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“Loneliness is and always has been the central and inevitable experience of every man.”
“Be able to be alone. Lose not the advantage of solitude, and the society of thyself.”
Thomas Browne Sr.
“When they are alone they want to be with others, and when they are with others they want to be alone. After all, human beings are like that.”
“I am afraid to show you who I really am, because if I show you who I really am, you might not like it--and that's all I got.”
Sabrina Ward Harrison
“Letter writing is the only device for combining solitude with good company”
“Talents are best nurtured in solitude, but character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world”
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