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" 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. "
" I have an internal protectiveness where it's like, if it comes to just me, as frightened as I am of losing someone I love or things going sour or simply being alone, there is a dark place in my brain where I'm like, It could happen and I'm okay, I'm prepared. "
" Solitude vivifies; isolation kills. "
" Some women succeed at being strong and also tender, but most of those who have intended to walk alone, making their own way, have lost their happiness. "
" It's amazing living alone. I'm very lucky. It's like a refuge. "
" The music industry is a strange combination of having real and intangible assets: pop bands are brand names in themselves, and at a given stage in their careers their name alone can practically gaurantee hit records. "
" Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone. "
" True love is not a strong, fiery, impetuous passion. It is, on the contrary, an element calm and deep. It looks beyond mere externals, and is attracted by qualities alone. It is wise and discriminating, and its devotion is real and abiding. "
Ellen G. White
" Human beings should be held accountable. Leave God alone. He has enough problems. "
" Early on, if I was alone two three nights in a row, I'd start writing poems about suicide. "
" We are increasingly open to understanding how we are all connected and that if we sink the ship that we are all on, we all drown. However, we have simultaneously become so focused on our own life experiences that we think we are alone. "
" My contribution I hope is to get people to eat full-flavored food. If I could come away with that alone, that would be a fantastic accomplishment. I'm also very proud of being a very American chef. "
" The manager is by himself. He can't mingle with his players. I enjoyed my players, but I could not socialize with them so I spent a lot of time alone in my hotel room. Those four walls kind of close in on you. "
" Life is only a long and bitter suicide, and faith alone can transform this suicide into a sacrifice. "
" One ever feels his twoness - an American, a Negro; two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder. "
W. E. B. Du Bois
" I was an only child with a lot of time to kill. I suspect a lot of writers are only children, or only children become writers because it's a way of being alone. "
" If you look back at the history of the twentieth century, Germany alone had practically destroyed Russia several times. "
" Now that I'm older, I have a much better appreciation of nature, and I love being alone. "
" It was because of Henderson that I stayed... It was he and he alone who kept me in Toronto and in Canada. Were it not for Henderson, I believe insulin would have been a product of the United States. "
" If there's ever an example that military power alone cannot be successful in Afghanistan, I think it was the Soviet experience. "
Robert M. Gates
" I think about dying. I've come to realize we all die alone in one way or another. "
" The first poems I knew were nursery rhymes, and before I could read them for myself, I had come to love just the words of them, the words alone. "
" Postmodernism surely requires an even greater grasp of symbolism, as it's increasingly an art of gesture alone. "
" All great composers of the past spent most of their time studying. Feeling alone won't do the job. A man also needs technique. "
" Books should be right up there with exercise and diet as something that don't just entertain us but heal us. They tell us we are not alone and fix the pieces of us that can be shattered by reality. They are teachers, and they are friends, and we should never contemplate a world - or a life - without them. "
" None of us got to where we are alone. Whether the assistance we received was obvious or subtle, acknowledging someone's help is a big part of understanding the importance of saying thank you. "
" Only the lonely know the way I feel tonight. "
" Not all paintings are abstract; they're not all Jackson Pollock. There's value in a photograph of a man alone on a boat at sea, and there is value in painting of a man alone on a boat at sea. In the painting, the painting has more freedom to express an idea, more latitude in being able to elicit certain emotion. "
" What troubles me is the Internet and the electronic technology revolution. Shyness is fueled in part by so many people spending huge amounts of time alone, isolated on e-mail, in chat rooms, which reduces their face-to-face contact with other people. "
" One man alone can be pretty dumb sometimes, but for real bona fide stupidity, there ain't nothin' can beat teamwork. "
" I love playing music with people, but I also just love the art and meditation of being alone and working on stuff. "