50+ Solitude Quotes to Help You Feel Peaceful

Apr 06, 2021 11:42 PM

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Tripboba.com - Solitude is defined as a state or situation of being alone. Hopefully, these solitude quotes inspire you to enjoy the times you spend alone.

Quotes About Solitude

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 These are some solitude quotes that every introverted person will relate to.

1. “If you’re lonely when you’re alone, you’re in bad company.” – Jean-Paul Sartre

2. “My imagination functions much better when I don’t have to speak to people.” – Patricia Highsmith

3. “I was happiest to be alone; for it was then I was most aware of what I possessed.” – Roman Payne

4. “You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts.” – Khalil Gibran

5. “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

6. “One travels more usefully when they travel alone because they reflect more.” – Thomas Jefferson

7. “I need space from the world who is filled with millions of mouths that talk too much but never have anything to say.” – Kaitlin Foster

8. “How can you hear your soul if everyone is talking?” – Mary Doria Russell

9. “In yourself right now is all the place you’ve got.” – Flannery O’Connor

10. “For it is in your power to retire into yourself whenever you choose.” – Marcus Aurelius

11. “Solitude is good for great minds but bad for small ones.” – Victor Hugo

12. “I don’t see how you can respect yourself if you must look in the hearts and minds of others for your happiness.” – Hunter S. Thompson

13. “It is difficult to find happiness within oneself, but it is impossible to find it anywhere else.” – Arthur Schopenhauer

14. “Whoever attaches a lot of value to the opinions of others pays them too much honor.” – Arthur Schopenhauer

15. “The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.” – Michel de Montaigne

Which one of those solitude quotes is most relatable for you?

100 Years of Solitude Quotes

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Have you ever read “100 Years of Solitude” written by Gabriel García Márquez? Here are some solitude quotes from this book that will inspire you.

16. "No matter what, nobody can take away the dances you've already had." – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

17. "Nobody deserves your tears, but whoever deserves them will not make you cry." – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

18. "A lie is more comfortable than doubt, more useful than love, more lasting than truth." – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

19. "Nobody deserves your tears, but whoever deserves them will not make you cry." – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

20. "One minute of reconciliation is worth more than a whole life of friendship!" – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

21. "The secret of a good old age is simply an honorable pact with solitude." – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

22. "All human beings have three lives: public, private, and secret." – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

23. "He was still too young to know that the heart's memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good and that thanks to this artifice we manage to endure the burden of the past." – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

24. "There is always something left to love." – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

25. "Things have a life of their own," the gypsy proclaimed with a harsh accent. "It's simply a matter of waking up their souls." ~ Gabriel Garcia Marquez

26. "Be calm. God awaits you at the door." ~ Gabriel Garcia Marquez

27. "Lost in the solitude of his immense power, he began to lose direction." ~ Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Quotes on Solitude

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These solitude quotes will show you the beauty of being alone.

28. The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.” – Albert Einstein

29. “One of the greatest necessities in America is to discover creative solitude.” – Carl Sandburg

30. “It is only in solitude that I ever find my own core.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh

31. “Quiet people have the loudest minds.” – Stephen Hawking

32. “Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once.” – Robert Browning

33. I am a minimalist. I like saying the most with the least.” – Bob Newhart

34. “I live in solitude. I have the need of solitude to do the next day’s work. I can’t be to parties where the noise tires me. I can’t speak on the telephone. I must have complete calm.” – Yves Saint Laurent

35. “Solitude is the profoundest fact of the human condition. Man is the only being who knows he is alone.” – Octavio Paz

36. “I’m very shy really. I spend a lot of time in my room alone reading or writing or watching television.” – Johnny Cash

37. “Solitude is independence.” – Hermann Hesse

38. “The best thinking has been done in solitude. The worst has been done in turmoil.” – Thomas A. Edison

39. “I try to factor solitude into my life because more and more, that’s becoming a very precious and rare commodity.” – Robyn Davidson

40. “Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character.” – James Russell Lowell

Silence and Solitude Quotes

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Read these solitude quotes to make you feel powerful.

41. “Solitude is painful when one is young, but delightful when one is more mature. – Albert Einstein

42. “Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools speak because they have to say something.” – Plato

43. “I like solitude. I like the anomalous life. I like a quiet life.” – Eric Clapton

44. “Solitude would be ideal if you could pick the people to avoid.” – Karl Kraus

45. “Being introverted, it doesn’t mean necessarily being shy or being afraid of public speaking; it just means that it’s hard for me to interact with people for too long.” – Amy Schumer

46. “I think a lot, but I don’t say much.” – Anne Frank

47. “Wise men, when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent.” – Napoleon Hill

48. “A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy dare live.” – Bertrand Russell

49. “Don’t underestimate me because I’m quiet. I know more than I say, think more than I speak, and observe more than you know.” – Michaela Chung

50. “Conversation enriches the understanding, but solitude is the school of genius.” – Edward Gibbon

51. “Solitude is fine, but you need someone to tell you that solitude is fine.” – Honoré de Balzac

52. “There is a tremendous difference between alone and lonely. You could be lonely in a group of people. I like being alone. I like eating by myself. I go home at night and just watch a movie or hang out with my dog. I have to exert myself and really say, oh God, I’ve got to see my friends because I’m too content by myself.” – Drew Barrymore

53. “I had three chairs in my house; one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.” – Henry David Thoreau
Those are 50+ solitude quotes that will help you clear your mind so you can focus on your own reflection and values. Feel free to share this post with your friends especially those who are introverted.


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