Solitary Man Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 51 Quotes About Solitary Man

#1. The misanthrope, as an essentially solitary man, is not a man at all: he must be a beast or a god ... - Author: Aristotle.
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#2. The stars are forth, the moon above the tops
Of the snow-shining mountains. - Beautiful!
I linger yet with Nature, for the night
Hath been to me a more familiar face
Than that of man; and in her starry shade
Of dim and solitary loveliness,
I learn'd the language of another world. - Author: George Gordon Byron
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#3. The life of a solitary man will be certainly miserable, but not certainly devout. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#4. What sort of space is that which separates a man from his fellows and makes him solitary? - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#5. The most dramatic conflicts are perhaps, those that take place not between men but between a man and himself - where the arena of conflict is a solitary mind. - Author: Clark Moustakas
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#6. God, in pity, made man beautiful and alluring, after his own image; but my form is a filthy type of yours, more horrid even from the very resemblance. Satan had his companions, fellow devils, to admire and encourage him, but I am solitary and abhorred. - Author: Mary Shelley
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#7. External objects produce decided effects upon the brain. A man shut up between four walls soon loses the power to associate words and ideas together. How many prisoners in solitary confinement become idiots, if not mad, for want of exercise for the thinking faculty! - Author: Jules Verne
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#8. Only a man of genius can bare a solitary life. - Author: Heather McGowan
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#9. They discovered only a small asteroid inhabited by a solitary old man who claimed repeatedly that nothing was true, though he was later discovered to be lying. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#10. Man is, at one and the same time, a solitary being and a social being. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#11. Who are you?' one soldier asked in wonder after listening to him play for hours. 'Are you man or angel?' He laughed quietly. 'I'm both,' he said. 'I'm man because I live in a cold solitary cell. I'm an angel because I live above my circumstances.' The - Author: Odafe Atogun
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#12. I am not sure that the greatest man of his age, if ever that solitary superlative existed, could escape these unfavourable reflections of himself in various small mirrors; and even Milton, looking for his portrait in a spoon, must submit to have the facial angle of a bumpkin. - Author: George Eliot
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#13. In his lonely solitude, the solitary man feeds upon himself; in the thronging multitude, the many feed upon him. Now choose. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#14. In solitude the solitary man consumes himself, in the crowd the crowd consumes him. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#15. Ivan Lendl is a robot, a solitary, mechanical man who lives with his dogs behind towering walls at his estate in Connecticut. A man who so badly wants to have a more human image that he's having surgery to remove the bolts from his neck. - Author: Tony Kornheiser
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#16. Meanwhile the Adversary of God and man, Satan with thoughts inflamed of highest design, Puts on swift wings, and towards the gates of hell Explores his solitary flight. - Author: John Milton
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#17. Do I dare disturb the universe?
Yes, I do, I do. I think.
Jerry suddenly understood the poster
the solitary man on the beach standing upright and alone and unafraid, poised at the moment of making himself heard and known in the world, the universe. - Author: Robert Cormier
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#18. It is not good for man to cherish a solitary ambition. Unless there be those around him, by whose example he may regulate himself, his thoughts, desires, and hopes will become extravagant, and he the semblance, perhaps the reality, of a madman - Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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#19. Gideon was a man who'd lived an entirely solitary life, and yet he'd accepted me into it so completely that he could envision a future I was afraid to imagine. I was so scared I'd only be setting myself up for a heartbreak I couldn't survive. - Author: Sylvia Day
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#20. I think I meant that, given the circumstances of my childhood, I had the illusion that it's easier to be alone. To have your relationships be casual and also to pose as a solitary person, because it was more romantic. You know, I was raised on the idea of the ramblin' man and the loner. - Author: Steve Martin
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#21. I guess part of the hit-man appeal is the solitude. Everybody is lured to the idea of the solitary life. - Author: Bill Nighy
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#22. The man who follows Christ in solitary mourning is greater than he who praises Christ amid the congregation of men. - Author: Isaac Of Nineveh
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#23. She was a ghost in a strange house that overnight had become immense and solitary and through which she wandered without purpose, asking herself in anguish which one of them was deader: the man who had died or the woman he had left behind. - Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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#24. Man is a solitary animal condemned to live in herds. - Author: Peter G. Roe
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#25. Nothing in this world loves a black man more than another black man. You hear of solitary white men, but niggers? Can't stay away from one another a whole day. So. It looks to me like you the envy of the world. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#26. A solitary, unused to speaking of what he sees and feels, has mental experiences which are at once more intense and less articulate than those of a gregarious man. - Author: Thomas Mann
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#27. An accompanied, busy man's goodness is complimented and is absorbed in the compliment but a solitary man's goodness compliments nature and gets accompanied with all the nature's intangible secrets. - Author: Ashutosh Gupta
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#28. Surely man in general is born to be oppressed or solitary, if he is to be fully human; - Author: Patrick O'Brian
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#29. One solitary God-centered, God-intoxicated man can do more to keep God's love alive and His presence felt in the world than a thousand half-hearted, talkative busy men living frightened, fragmented lives of quiet desperation. - Author: Robert McNamara
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#30. A man, to read, must read alone. He may make extracts, he may work at books in company; but to read, to absorb, he must be solitary. - Author: Richard Jefferies
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#31. If a man wants to be of the greatest possible value to his fellow-creature s let him begin the long, solitary task of perfecting himself. - Author: Robertson Davies
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#32. To go into solitude, a man needs to retire as much from his chamber as from society. I am not solitary whilst I read and write, though nobody is with me. But if a man would be alone, let him look at the stars. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#33. It didn't take much to turn a man solitary-being the new guy too often, being controversial now and then, a couple of unsuccessful attempts at a lasting relationship with a woman ... - Author: Robyn Carr
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#34. The task of the solitary man is to be even more solitary. - Author: Emil Cioran
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#35. The contemplative man always lives alone. Regardless of who may reside in his home, his is a solitary world. - Author: Daniel J. Rice
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#36. Wherever a man separates from the multitude, and goes his own way in this mood, there indeed is a fork in the road, though ordinary travelers may see only a gap in the paling. His solitary path across lots will turn out the higher way of the two. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#37. The wild bird that flies so lone and far has somewhere its nest and brood. A little fluttering heart of love impels its wings, and points its course. There is nothing so solitary as a solitary man. - Author: Edwin Hubbel Chapin
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#38. On a pitch black, starless night, a solitary man was trudging along the main road from Marchiennes to Montsou, ten kilometres of cobblestones running straight as a die across the bare plain between fields of beet. - Author: Emile Zola
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#39. Man is not a solitary animal, and so long as social Life survives, self-realization cannot be the supreme principle of ethics. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#40. The last man! Yes I may well describe that solitary being's feelings, feeling myself as the last relic of a beloved race, my companions extinct before me ... - Author: Mary Wollstonecraft
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#41. I sat, a solitary man, In a crowded London shop, An open book and empty cup On the marble table-top. While on the shop and street I gazed My body of a sudden blazed; And twenty minutes more or less It seemed, so great my happiness, That I was blessed and could bless. - Author: William Butler Yeats
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#42. I am a . . . solitary . . . man, he said. 'I do not suffer fools gladly, and I prefer to spend my time alone with a book and a decanter of brandy. - Author: Andy Lane
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#43. At 10, I heard Neil Diamond's 'Solitary Man' and it moved me so deeply I stood, frozen in place during school recess, feeling such empathy for the narrator in Diamond's masterpiece that my heart was smashed. - Author: Dan Hill
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#44. O, what a joy for a shy man to feel himself so solitary, that he may lift his voice to its highest pitch without hazard of a listener! - Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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#45. Every man is an original and solitary character. None can either understand or feel the book of his own life like himself. - Author: Richard Cecil
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#46. The man of earth is the adherent. The lover giveth his life unto the work among men. The hermit goeth solitary, and giveth only of his light unto men. - Author: Aleister Crowley
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#47. Perhaps the sad and empty language that today's flabby humanity pours forth, will, in all its horror, in all its boundless absurdity, re-echo in the heart of a solitary man who is awake, and then perhaps that man, suddenly realizing that he does not understand, will begin to understand. - Author: Arthur Adamov
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#48. Each man is his own prisoner, in solitary confinement for life. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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#49. By self-interest, Man has become gregarious, but in instinct he has remained to a great extent solitary; hence the need of religion and morality to reinforce self-interest. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#50. The man thought he seemed some sad and solitary changeling child announcing the arrival of a traveling spectacle in shire and village who does not know that behind him the players have all been carried off by wolves. - Author: Cormac McCarthy
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#51. A man becomes a solitary at the moment when, no matter what may be his external surroundings, he is suddenly aware of his own inalienable solitude and sees that he will never be anything but solitary. - Author: Thomas Merton
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