"Solitude, though it may be silent as light, is like light, the mightiest of agencies for solitude is essential to man. All men come into this world alone and leave it alone."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Thomas de Quincey on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Thomas de Quincey 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."Thomas de Quincey 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."Thomas de Quincey on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Thomas de Quincey on Marilyn Monroe