If you have a trust in and an expectation of your own solitude, everything that you need to know will be revealed to you.
God created man and, finding him not sufficiently alone, gave him a companion to make him feel his solitude more keenly.
This great misfortune – to be incapable of solitude.
Solitude is very important in my work as a mode of inspiration, but isolation is not good in this respect. I am not writing poetry about isolation.
Someone who’s awake in the middle of the night is a soul consciousness when everyone else is asleep, and that creates a feeling of solitude in poetry that I very much like.
Solitude can be used well by very few people. They who do must have a knowledge of the world to see the foolishness of it, and enough virtue to despise all the vanity.
Real misanthropes are not found in solitude, but in the world; since it is experience of life, and not philosophy, which produces real hatred of mankind.
Highest of heights, I climb this mountain and feel one with the rock and grit and solitude echoing back at me.
A poet is a nightingale, who sits in darkness and sings to cheer its own solitude with sweet sounds.
In the tumult of men and events, solitude was my temptation; now it is my friend. What other satisfaction can be sought once you have confronted History?