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#1. Come into the silence of solitude, and the vibration there will talk to you through the voice of God. - Author: Paramahansa Yogananda
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#2. Oh you who have been removed from God in his solitude by the abyss of time, how can you expect to reach him without dying? - Author: Mansur Al-Hallaj
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#3. If you aren't constantly astonished at God's grace in your solitude, there's no way it can happen in public. - Author: Timothy Keller
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#4. Whoseoever is delighted in solitude, is either a wild beast or a god. Certain it is that the light that a man receiveth by counsel from another is drier and purer than that which cometh from his own understanding and judgment. - Author: Francis Bacon
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#5. God is absence. God is the solitude of man. - Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
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#6. There is no such thing as solitude, nor anything that can be said to be alone and by itself but God, who is His own circle, and can subsist by Himself. - Author: Thomas Browne
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#7. I am alone now, truly alone, and absolutely isolated from any known life. I am it. If a count were taken, the score would be three billion plus two over on the other side of the moon, and one plus God knows what on this side. - Author: Michael Collins
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#8. Contemplation means rest, suspension of activity, withdrawal into the mysterious interior solitude in which the soul is absorbed in the immense and fruitful silence of God and learns something of the secret of His perfections less by seeing than by fruitive love. - Author: Thomas Merton
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#9. Solitude begins with a time and a place for God, and God alone. If we really believe not only that God exists but also that God is actively present in our lives
healing, teaching and guiding
we need to set aside a time and space to give God our undivided attention. (Matt 6:6) - Author: Henri J.M. Nouwen
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#10. Retire at various times into the solitude of your own heart, even while outwardly engaged in discussions or transactions with others, and talk to God. - Author: Saint Francis De Sales
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#11. ...there is something which impresses the mind with awe in the shade and silence of these vast forests. In the deep solitude, alone with nature, we converse with God. - Author: Thaddeus Mason Harris
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#12. Our silence might be better than our voices if our solitude was spent with God. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#13. Red like blood White like bone Red like solitude White like silence Red like the beastly instinct White like a god's heart Red like thawing hatred White like a frozen, pained cry Red like the night's hungry shadows Like a sigh piercing the moon it shines white and shatters red - Author: Tite Kubo
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#14. God created man and, finding him not sufficiently alone, gave him a companion to make him feel his solitude more keenly - Author: Paul Valery
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#15. Solitude The creation of an open, empty space in our lives by purposefully abstaining from interaction with other human beings, so that, freed from competing loyalties, we can be found by God The - Author: Richard J. Foster
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#16. I've discovered it is not sufficient simply to try to take time for quietness but that I must, with all diligence, make time. Whatever keeps me from prayer, solitude, and the Bible, however good it appears, is my enemy if I am to be God's devoted friend and follower. - Author: Tommy Barnett
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#17. In solitude, at last, we're able to let God define us the way we are always supposed to be defined - by relationship: the I-thou relationship, in relation to a Presence that demands nothing of us but presence itself. Not performance but presence - Author: Richard Rohr
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#18. Solitude is bearable only with God. - Author: Andre Gide
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#19. He has learned that God uses solitude to teach us how to live with other people. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#20. 'Tis solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers; vanity can give, No hollow aid; alone - man with God must strive. - Author: Lord Byron
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#21. It has been said that no great work in literature or in science was ever wrought by a man who did not love solitude. We may lay it down as an elemental principle of religion, that no large growth in holiness was ever gained by one who did not take time to be often long alone with God. - Author: Austin Phelps
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#22. Not only did Jesus purposefully enter the wilderness on a regular basis but historically, God seems to prefer meeting with man in these desert regions. - Author: Amy Layne Litzelman
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#23. Spirituality is not to be learned by flight from the world, or by running away from things, or by turning solitary and going apart from the world. Rather, we must learn an inner solitude wherever or with whomsoever we may be. We must learn to penetrate things and find God there. - Author: Meister Eckhart
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#24. The speech of God is silence. His Word is solitude. - Author: Thomas Merton
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#25. Solitude is the audience-chamber of God. - Author: Walter Savage Landor
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#26. Aristotle said that only two living entities are capable of complete solitude and complete separateness: God and beast. Because of this the most acute form of suffering for human beings is loneliness. - Author: Chris Hedges
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#27. My God, if any of it could be shared! But would it "be" then, would it "be"? No, it "is" only at the price of solitude. - Author: Rainer Maria Rilke
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#28. There is a vast difference between an Apostolic life and the solitude of the Carthusians. The latter is truly very holy but is not suited to those whom God has called to the former, which is in itself more excellent. - Author: Vincent De Paul
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#29. In times of solitude, we are still to hear the voice of God. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#30. Without solitude it is virtually impossible to live a spiritual life ... We do not take the spiritual life seriously if we do not set aside some time to be with God and listen to him. - Author: Henri Nouwen
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#31. Converse with men makes sharp the glittering wit, but God to man doth speak in solitude. - Author: John Stuart Blackie
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#32. The heart which has no agenda but God's is the heart at leisure from itself. Its emptiness is filled with the Love of God. Its solitude can be turned into prayer. - Author: Elisabeth Elliot
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#33. The holiness of solitude is the gift of creativity. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#34. True happiness is impossible without solitude. The fallen angel probably betrayed God because he longed for solitude, which angels do not know. - Author: Anton Chekhov
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#35. Giving back to my community is great, but I must never forget to give back to God in the solitude of prayer. - Author: Laura Domino
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#36. See, once you have begun to experience solitude and silence, you discover that you actually have a soul and that there is a God.Then you can begin to practice Sabbath and that will enable you to re-enter community.You can't have community without Sabbath. - Author: Dallas Willard
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#37. Time for solitude. God, I ask you to remake my heart. Fill it with what You love. Remove from it what You don't. And mend what I've broken. - Author: Yasmin Mogahed
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#38. They ask only one question: "what is pleasing to the Spirit of God?" And as soon as they have heard the sound of the Spirit in the silence and solitude of their hearts, they follow its promptings even if it upsets their friends, disrupts their environment, and confuses their admirers. - Author: Henri J.M. Nouwen
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#39. Cradle of Solitude
For we know not why our tribulations
are given as such
our fragile forms
created from the dust ... - Author: Muse
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#40. You probably can't get much closer to God than serving a congregation 24/7. At the same time, there's a different kind of closeness in this present life I have in which I have much more freedom to come and go and to engage some of the silence and stillness and solitude that I was missing before. - Author: Barbara Brown Taylor
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#41. Brisbane and I passed a thoroughly satisfactory and entirely private evening in the solitude of our room. "Thank God for stout stone walls," he said at one point, and I heartily agreed. - Author: Deanna Raybourn
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#42. Without solitude true happiness was impossible. The fallen angel was faithless to God probably only because he longed for solitude, which angles knew not. - Author: Anton Chekhov
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#43. I had to learn - since I'm divorced now and everyone is like, 'Oh my God, you're single, what's going on?' - that if I don't like to spend time with myself, how can I ask someone else to enjoy spending time with me? I'm getting to learn how to enjoy my solitude and have a good time. - Author: Gabrielle Union
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#44. Some Christians try to go to heaven alone, in solitude; but believers are not compared to bears, or lions, or other animals that wander alone; but those who belong to Christ are sheep in this respect, that they love to get together. Sheep go in flocks, and so do God's people. - Author: Charles Spurgeon
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#45. He who desires solitude is either an animal or a god. - Author: Francis Bacon
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#46. Solitude with God repairs the damage done by the fret and noise and clamour of the world. - Author: Oswald Chambers
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#47. Solitude can be very rewarding and full of blessing because in the silence of the inner being, one finds God - Author: Fulton J. Sheen
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#48. By standing respectfully and faithfully at the borders of another's solitude, we may mediate the love of God to a person who needs something deeper than any human being can give. - Author: Parker J. Palmer
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#49. However softly we speak, God is so close to us that he can hear us; nor do we need wings to go in search of him, but merely to seek solitude and contemplate him within ourselves, without being surprised to find such a good Guest there. - Author: John Of The Cross
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#50. Find some time to seclude yourself from the fuss of life and be face to face with yourself and God - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#51. I have only one desire, and that is the desire for solitude-to disappear into God, to be submerged in His peace, to be lost in the secret of His Face. - Author: Thomas Merton
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#52. Thank God for the solitude of the Sabbath. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#53. Sometimes you have to be in solitude with yourself, listening to your own heartbeat and acknowledging the brilliance God created as you. - Author: Valerie Winrow
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#54. A sense of solitude is one of the most beautiful things that parents can give a child. It doesn't mean leaving the child alone, but it does mean creating safe spaces where the child can be with other people. It does mean directing their attention to God. - Author: Henri Nouwen
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#55. In solitude I get rid of my scaffolding ...
Solitude molds self-righteous people into gentle, caring, forgiving persons who are so deeply convinced of their own great sinfulness and so fully aware of God's even greater mercy that their life itself becomes ministry. - Author: Henri J.M. Nouwen
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#56. Only in a state of solitude, when you willingly stay face to face with God, can He help you to open yourself, and show the impurities preventing you from moving forward and help you to identify your unique gift, life mission and destination - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#57. In a revealed religion, silence with God has a value in itself and for its own sake, just because God is God. Failure to recognize the value of mere being with God, as the beloved, without doing anything, is to gouge the heart out of Christianity."10 Silent solitude makes true speech possible - Author: Brennan Manning
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#58. Thus, discipline is the creation of boundaries that keep time and space open for God. Solitude requires discipline, worship requires discipline, caring for others requires discipline. They all ask us to set apart a time and a place where God's gracious presence can be acknowledged and responded to. - Author: Henri J.M. Nouwen
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#59. We are not to practice Bible reading, fasting, solitude, prayer, and other disciplines to make God happy with us but to make space to hear how happy God is with us because of Jesus. - Author: Jimmy Davis
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#60. God help us, God help all of us, each one, every one, all of us'. Patrick Hamilton at the concusion of 'The Slaves of Solitude'. - Author: Patrick Hamilton
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#61. If you meet God in solitude, you discover the God you meet is the God who embraces all people. - Author: Henri Nouwen
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#62. If you start with community and want to be faithful to community, you have to realize that what binds you together is not mutual compatibility or common tasks, but God. In order to stay in touch with that call to community, we always have to return to solitude. - Author: Henri Nouwen
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#63. Talk to the creator in a state of peace and solitude and ask Him a question concerning the purpose of your living - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#64. A lonely day is God's way of saying that he wants to spend some quality time with you. - Author: Criss Jami
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#65. The ancient spiritual tradition is that God gives himself fully to us in silence and solitude. - Author: Brennan Manning
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#66. The soul that has been enriched by communion with God will not be dismayed by isolation but will welcome solitude. He will seek not the crowd but the closet, and emerging will never walk alone, for he has unseen companionship. - Author: Frances J Roberts
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#67. If man will understand the real essence of staying in the solitude with his Maker alone, he will never spend all his time with the crowd always - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#68. I feel strongly that the God we meet in solitude is always the God who calls us to community. - Author: Henri Nouwen
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#69. God is the solitude of men. There was only me: I alone decided to commit Evil; alone, I invented Good. I am the one who cheated, I am the one who performed miracles, I am the one accusing myself today, I alone can absolve myself; me, the man. - Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
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#70. God is not solitude, but perfect communion. For this reason the human person, the image of God, realizes himself or herself in love, which is a sincere gift of self. - Author: Pope Benedict XVI
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#71. Anyone can retire into a quiet place, wrote Evelyn Underhill, but it's the shutting of the door that makes the difference. Solitude is a time for stripping away everything in order to focus on God. (Matt 6:6) - Author: Sue Monk Kidd
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#72. It is in lonely solitude that God delivers His best thoughts, and the mind needs to be still and quiet to receive them. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#73. Let your need draw you closer to your Creator. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#74. Whosoever is delighted in solitude, is either a wild beast or a god. - Author: Aristotle.
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