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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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I’m just a very private, very quiet person, and I just don’t choose to do the kinds of things that would draw more attention to myself. I spend a lot of the time just out and about on my own … Continue reading

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Yes, the world may aspire to vacuousness, lost souls mourn beauty, insignificance surrounds us. Then let us drink a cup of tea. Silence descends, one hears the wind outside, the autumn leaves rustle and take flight, the cat sleeps in … Continue reading

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This is what I want from now on: a slower pace, a more centered existence, and the feelings of perfect happiness to be found in the moments I come home to myself. ~Linda Weltner

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