"Solitude is impractical and yet society is fatal."
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"We walk alone in the world."
"We never touch but at points."
"Conversation enriches the understanding; but solitude is the school of genius."
"The good and the wise lead quiet lives."
"I want to be left alone."
"In solitude, be a multitude to thyself. Tibullus by all means use sometimes to be alone."
"A man by himself is in bad company."
"The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude."
"If you are idle, be not solitary; if you are solitary, be not idle."
"Solitude is un-American."
"O Solitude! If I must with thee dwell, Let it not be among the jumbled heap of murky buildings"
"The thoughtful soul to solitude retires."
"Solitude: a sweet absence of looks."
"A solitude is the audience-chamber of God."
"Solitude is as needed to the imagination as society is wholesome to the character."
"Two Paradises t'were in one, to live in Paradise alone."
"In the world a man lives in his own age; in solitude in all ages."
"An artist is always alone -- if he is an artist. No, what the artist needs is loneliness."
"Solitude begets whimsies."
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