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Solitude Quotes on Being an Introvert – Best Inspirational Quotes


Solitude Quotes on Being an Introvert My imagination functions much better when I don’t have to speak to people. Patricia Highsmith For a long time now, every meeting with another human being has been a collision. I feel too much, sense too much, am exhausted by the reverberations after even the simplest conversation. May Sarton (Journal of a Solitude) Solitude is not the same as loneliness. Solitude is a solitary boat floating in a sea of possible companions. Robert Fulghum I have to be alone very often. I’d be quite happy if I spent from Saturday night until Monday morning alone in my apartment. That’s how I refuel. Audrey Hepburn Solitude is pleasant. Loneliness is not. Anna Neagle People empty me. I have to get away to refill. Charles Bukowski Our language has wisely sensed the two sides of being alone. It has created the word “loneliness” to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word “solitude” to express the glory of being alone. Paul Johannes Tillich Much of the time I’m an introvert, by choice spending a lot of time on my own. I suppose liking my solitude is part of a writer’s sensibility. Robyn Davidson 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. Francis Bacon Introverts like being introverts. We are drawn to ideas, we are passionate observers, and for us, solitude is rich and generative. Laurie Helgoe Orlando naturally loved solitary places, vast views, and to feel himself for ever and ever and ever alone. Virginia Woolf It’s okay if every weekend doesn’t lead to big moments and campfires and laughter that carries on for hours and hours. Some weekends might be quiet, still, with plenty of room to contemplate. And in that contemplation room, there is room to grow. Morgan Harper Nichols Never be afraid to sit awhile and think. Lorraine Hansberry Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self. May Sarton Being solitary isn’t a disease that needs a cure. Natasha Pulley Solitude is independence. I’m not anti-social. I’m pro-solitude. Beth Buelow Writing is a tribute to solitude. It is choosing introversion over extroversion, lonely hours/days/weeks/years over fun and sociability. Elif Safak Sometimes I get so immersed in my own company, if I unexpectedly run into someone I know, it’s a bit of a shock and takes me a while to adjust. Kazuo Ishiguro Say no when you don’t want to do something. Say yes if your instincts are strong, even if everyone around you disagrees. Eve Ensler When the superficial wearies me, it wearies me so much that I need an abyss in order to rest. Antonio Porchia Decide whether you want to be liked or admired. Decide if fitting in is more important than finding out what you’re doing here. Eve Ensler He who lives in solitude may make his own laws. Publilius Syrus The reason old souls enjoy spending time alone is because they never really are. Unknown

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