"But there comes a moment in everybody's life when he must decide whether he'll live among the human beings or not - a fool among fools or a fool alone."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Thornton Wilder on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Thornton Wilder 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."Thornton Wilder 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."Thornton Wilder on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Thornton Wilder on Marilyn Monroe
"The more decisions that you are forced to make alone, the more you are aware of your freedom to choose."
"It is very necessary to have markers of beauty left in a world seemingly bent on making the most evil ugliness."
"The best thing about animals is that they don't talk much."
"We do not choose the day of our birth nor may we choose the day of our death, yet choice is the sovereign faculty of the mind."
"Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not courageous it is nothing if it is not ridiculous."