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As long as you keep a person down, some part of you has to be down there to hold him read more

As long as you keep a person down, some part of you has to be down there to hold him down, so it means you cannot soar as you otherwise might.

by Marian Anderson Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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That he was never less at leisure than when at leisure: nor that
he was ever less alone than read more

That he was never less at leisure than when at leisure: nor that
he was ever less alone than when alone.
[Lat., Nunquam se minus otiosum esse quam cum otiosus; nec minus
solum quam cum solus esset.]

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The misfortunes hardest to bear are these which never came.

The misfortunes hardest to bear are these which never came.

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In solitude, when we are least alone.

In solitude, when we are least alone.

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Sometimes he caught himself listening to the sound of his own voice. He thought that in her eyes he would read more

Sometimes he caught himself listening to the sound of his own voice. He thought that in her eyes he would ascent to an angelical stature; and, as he attached the fervent nature of his companion more and more closely to him, he heard the strange impersonal voice which he recognised as his own, insisting on the soul's incurable lonliness. We cannot give ourselves, it said: we are our own.

by James Joyce Found in: Lonliness Quotes,
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People get so in the habit of worry that if you save them from drowning and put them on a read more

People get so in the habit of worry that if you save them from drowning and put them on a bank to dry in the sun with hot chocolate and muffins they wonder whether they are catching cold.

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We often pretend to fear what we really despise, and more often despise what we really fear.

We often pretend to fear what we really despise, and more often despise what we really fear.

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Loneliness breaks the spirit.

Loneliness breaks the spirit.

by Jewish Proverb Found in: Lonliness Quotes,
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This is to be along; this, this is solitude!

This is to be along; this, this is solitude!

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