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Top 37 Quotes About Solitude From Henry David Thoreau

#1. I think we basically saw that the messaging space is bigger than we'd initially realized, and that the use cases that WhatsApp and Messenger have are more different than we had thought originally. - Author: Mark Zuckerberg
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#2. I find it wholesome to be alone the greater part of the time. To be in company, even with the best, is soon wearisome and dissipating. I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#3. As for the dispute about solitude and society, any comparison is impertinent. It is an idling down on the plane at the base of a mountain, instead of climbing steadily to its top. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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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. I had three chairs in my house; one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#6. We adopted a focused strategy of core businesses in Citicorp that play to our unique historic strengths as a global bank that will provide strong growth and attractive returns over the long-term ... And we've identified non-core assets we have shed. - Author: Michael Corbat
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#7. To meet the objections of some inveterate cavillers, I may as well state, that if I dined out occasionally, as I always had done,and I trust shall have opportunities to do again, it was frequently to the detriment of my domestic arrangements. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#8. I think that I love society as much as most, and am ready enough to fasten myself like a bloodsucker for the time to any full-blooded man that comes in my way. I am naturally no hermit, but might possibly sit out the sturdiest frequenter of the bar-room, if my business called me thither. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#9. I thrive best on solitude. If I have had a companion only one day in a week, unless it were one or two I could name, I find that the value of the week to me has been seriously affected. It dissipates my days, and often it takes me another week to get over it. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#10. Every town has become a border town and every State has become a border State. - Author: Marsha Blackburn
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#11. Someone who doesn't respect your boundaries deserves no place in your life, but they should respect those boundaries because they want to, not because you tell them to. - Author: Simeon Lindstrom
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#12. In solitude especialy do we begin to appreciate the advantage of living with someone who can think. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#13. A bore is someone who takes away my solitude and doesn't give me companionship in return - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#14. As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#15. When my book was first sent out to publishers, my agent told me to buy a lot of ice-cream and wait. So I bought a gigantic amount of ice-cream, and huddled by the freezer eating it and shaking, hoping someone would like it. - Author: Sarah Rees Brennan
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#16. I have lately got back to that glorious society called Solitude. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#17. Living a meaningful life is important to me. It's not about money or prestige. It's about helping as many people as I can through my experience and education. I'm not just doing it for myself - Author: Lisa De Jong
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#18. A man thinking or working will always be alone, let him be where he will. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#19. I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#20. The doctors are all agreed that I am suffering from want of society. Was never a case like it. First, I did not know that I was suffering at all. Secondly, as an Irishman might say, I had thought it was indigestion of the society I got. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#21. I had but three chairs in my house; one for solitude, two for friendship; three for society. When visitors came in larger and unexpected numbers there was but the third chair for them all, but they generally economized the room by standing up. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#22. As some heads cannot carry much wine, so it would seem that I cannot bear so much society as you can. I have an immense appetite for solitude, like an infant for sleep, and if I don't get enough of it this year I shall cry all the next. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#23. It's always better to have too much to read than not enough.
Ann Patchett - Author: Ann Patchett
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#24. One chair for solitude, two for friendship, and three for society. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#25. Why should not our whole life and its scenery be actually thus fair and distinct? All our lives want a suitable background. They should at least, like the life of the anchorite, be as impressive to behold as objects in a desert, a broken shaft or crumbling mound against a limitless horizon. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#26. Solitude is not measured by the miles of space that intervene between a man and his fellows. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#27. The heart of a woman is the best mirror you can find. - Author: Erin Loechner
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#28. As for men, they will hardly fail one anywhere. I had more visitors while I lived in the woods than at any other period of my life; I mean that I had some. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#29. Did children want sports cars for parents? No. They wanted Hondas. They wanted to know that the car would start in all seasons. - Author: Dave Eggers
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#30. There is commonly sufficient space about us. Our horizon is never quite at our elbows. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#31. You think that I am impoverishing myself withdrawing from men, but in my solitude I have woven for myself a silken web or chrysalis, and, nymph-like, shall ere long burst forth a more perfect creature, fitted for a higher society. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#32. Her azure blouse clung to her torso like hunger. - Author: Elizabeth George
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#33. I lifted him out. I held him. I held that half of him. - Author: Raymond Carver
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#34. Wherever you may seek solitude, men will ferret you out and compel you to belong to their desperate company of oddfellows. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#35. I bang my head on a pipe. We both laugh. "This thing was not built for this," I say. - Author: Hugh Howey
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#36. I have an immense appetite for solitude, like an infant for sleep, and if I don't get enough for this year, I shall cry all the next. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#37. By my intimacy with nature I find myself withdrawn from man. My interest in the sun and the moon, in the morning and the evening, compels me to solitude. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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