Sweet Solitude...12 Favorite Quotes

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A Power Point Presentation of 12 Favorite Quotes on "Solitude". For Reflection as we live our busy lives. Please download for background music.

A Power Point Presentation of 12 Favorite Quotes on "Solitude". For Reflection as we live our busy lives. Please download for background music.

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  • 1. Sweet Solitude 12 Favorite Quotes
  • 2. Solitude, though it may be silent as light, is like light, the mightiest of agencies; for solitude is essential to man. All men come into this world alone and leave it alone. Thomas de Quincey (1785-1859) British author and intellectual.
  • 3. The best thinking has been done in solitude. Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) American inventor
  • 4. Solitude is painful when one is young, but delightful when one is more mature. Albert Einstein (1879-1955) German-Swiss-U.S. scientist
  • 5. Conversation enriches the understanding; but solitude is the school of genius. Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.
  • 6. The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude. Aldous Huxley (1894-1963) British author.
  • 7. This great misfortune – to be incapable of solitude. Jean de la Bruyère (1645-1696) French satiric moralist.
  • 8. Solitude is as needed to the imagination as society is wholesome to the character. James Russell Lowell (1819-1891) American poet, critic and editor.
  • 9. In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself. Laurence Sterne (1713-1768) British writer.
  • 10. I have never found a companion so companionable as solitude. Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) American naturalist, poet and philosopher.
  • 11. History shows that the majority of people that have done anything great have passed their youth in seclusion. Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) British historian and essayist.
  • 12. I love people. I love my family, my children . . . but inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that's where you renew your springs that never dry up. Pearl S. Buck, American Nobel Prize Winner in Literature
  • 13. Delight in meditation and solitude.  Compose yourself, be happy.  You are a seeker. Buddha in Dhammapada
  • 14. The End In Solitude and in the Silence of your mind, May you gain Insights into the True Nature of all things. With Metta, Bro. Oh Teik Bin