"The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Pearl S. Buck on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Pearl S. Buck 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."Pearl S. Buck 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."Pearl S. Buck on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Pearl S. Buck on Marilyn Monroe
"We should so provide for old age that it may have no urgent wants of this world to absorb it from meditation on the next. It is awful to see the lean hands of dotage making a coffer of the grave."
"You can judge your age by the amount of pain you feel when you come in contact with a new idea."
"Inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that is where I renew my springs that never dry up."
"Love alone could waken love."
"Order is the shape upon which beauty depends."