"I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Henry David Thoreau on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Henry David Thoreau 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."Henry David Thoreau 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."Henry David Thoreau on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Henry David Thoreau on Marilyn Monroe
"None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm."
"I have never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude. We are for the most part more lonely when we go abroad among men than when we stay in our chambers. A man thinking or working is always alone, let him be where he will."
"A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone."
"The man who goes alone can start today but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready."
"There is danger that we lose sight of what our friend is absolutely, while considering what she is to us alone."