"I mean one of the things about being alone is that you've no people to define yourself off, I mean, people are like all-round mirrors, because let's face it, we don't often see ourselves all round in a mirror anyway, do we."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Diana Wynne Jones on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Diana Wynne Jones on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Diana Wynne Jones on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Diana Wynne Jones on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Diana Wynne Jones on Marilyn Monroe