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solitary Quotes

Seven of the best book quotes about solitary
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“God, who can hold you? To yourself alone belonging, by no owner’s hand disturbed, you are like unripened wine that unperturbed grows ever sweeter and is all alone.”
Rainer Maria Rilke
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God
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The Book of Hours
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being alone
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“And so I became the man that could wriggle out of any prior engagement. Who could spot an invitation coming a mile away and head it off at the pass (...). The man who’d send an email instead of attend a birthday.”
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“I could never stand more than three months of dreaming at a time without feeling an irresistible desire to plunge into society. To plunge into society meant to visit my superior at the office... I was overcome by a sort of paralysis; but this was pleasant and good for me. On returning home I deferred for a time my desire to embrace all mankind. ”
Underground Man
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“Every herd is a refuge for giftlessness . . . Only the solitary seek the truth, and they break with those who don’t love it sufficiently.”
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“And we enjoy comics best in solitary, by ourselves, not in crowds; although large numbers of people read comics, they generally do it by themselves, in silence.”
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“I should have been there for her. She was so totally alone. She should have been there for me. I was so totally alone. We should never have been separated.”
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“She was solitary, but perfectly happy; the only blight on her childhood was the Nightmare.”

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