Category Archives: solitude

Be afraid of the quiet ones, they are the ones who actually think. ~Unknown

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And what about those… longings which marriage stifles? These longings to hit the open road from time to time, to discover whether you could still live alone inside your own head, whether you could manage to survive in a cabin … Continue reading

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The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should … Continue reading

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…being single is a completely legitimate way to exist and, for me, a very absorbing and interesting one. Once I made that realisation, I was much happier inside of my life and… I have been very satisfied with it. The only … Continue reading

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I can live alone, if self-respect, and circumstances require me so to do. I need not sell my soul to buy bliss. I have an inward treasure born with me, which can keep me alive if all extraneous delights should … Continue reading

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What had led me astray during the crisis was my passion for being alone, my delight in solitude. Nature seemed to me full of wonders, and I wanted to steep myself in them. Every stone, every plant, every single thing … Continue reading

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The point of marriage is not to create a quick commonality by tearing down all boundaries; on the contrary, a good marriage is one in which each partner appoints the other to be the guardian of his solitude, and thus … Continue reading

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