Over 40,000 Famous Quotes Sorted By Topic and Author
Paul Tillich Topic: Loneliness
Language has created the word loneliness to express the pain of being alone, and the word solitude to express the glory of being alone.
Joseph Conrad Topic: Loneliness
Who knows what true loneliness is -- not the conventional word but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion.
Thomas Wolfe Topic: Loneliness
The whole conviction of my life now rests upon the belief that loneliness, far from being a rare and curious phenomenon, peculiar to myself and to a few other solitary men, is the central and inevitable fact of human existence.
Anton Checkov Topic: Loneliness
People who lead a lonely existence always have something on their minds that they are eager to talk about.
Conrad Aiken Topic: Loneliness
Separate we come, and separate we go, And this be it known, is all that we know.
Francis Bacon Topic: Loneliness
Little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.