"I need some isolation, it's necessary to me, that's just who I am. I need to be left alone."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Laura Marling on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Laura Marling 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."Laura Marling 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."Laura Marling on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Laura Marling on Marilyn Monroe
"I love the way you can fall in love with a piece of literature how words alone can get your heart doing that."
"I've been quite fascinated by the relative insignificance of human existence, the shortness of life. We might as well be a letter in a word in a sentence on a page in a book in a library in a city in one country in this enormous universe! And that kind of fear and insignificance has kept me awake at night."
"I get up, go and get a coffee, and go do the crossword - I'm loyal to one particular paper, the 'Guardian' - and that's my idea of a perfect morning."
"The romanticised life, where all the great poetry and music and art of the world comes from, is great but it requires a lot of self-indulgence."
"I'm not religious, I'm not romantic and I live purely by logic. I make every decision by logic and sometimes that leads me to the right and sometimes to the wrong decision."