15 Of The Most Powerful Quotes About Solitude

We’ve collected fifteen of the most powerful quotes about solitude for your reading pleasure. Enjoy!

“I have never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.”

– Henry David Thoreau


“A little while alone in your room will prove more valuable than anything else that could ever be given you.”

– Rumi


“Be alone, that is the secret of invention; be alone, that is when ideas are born.”

– Nikola Tesla


“In solitude, we give passionate attention to our lives, to our memories, to the details around us.”

– Virginia Woolf


Solitude has its own very strange beauty to it.


“Solitude is essentially the discovery and acceptance of our uniqueness.”

– Lawrence Freeman


“Solitude is creativity’s best friend, and solitude is refreshment for our souls.”

– Naomi Judd


“Sometimes, you just need a break. In a beautiful place. Alone. To figure everything out.”

– Unknown

“Solitude is the salt of personhood. It brings out the authentic flavor of every experience.”

– May Sarton


The happiest of all lives is a busy solitude. - Voltaire


“The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.”

– Aldous Huxley


“Letter writing is the only device for combining solitude with good company.”

– Lord Byron


“Solitude is the soul’s holiday, an opportunity to stop doing for others and to surprise and delight ourselves instead.”

– Katrina Kenison


“Don’t be scared to walk alone. Don’t be scared to like it.”

– John Mayer


Solitude is pleasant. Loneliness is not. - Anna Neagle


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