Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Loneliness - christiansquoting.org.uk

The difference between solitude and loneliness is the quality of the company we keep.

When I fancied that I stood alone I was really in the ridiculous position of being backed up by all of Christendom.
Orthodoxy, G K Chesterton

What loneliness is more lonely than distrust? George Eliot

Loneliness is the way by which destiny endeavors to lead man to himself.--Hermann Hesse (1877-1962)_Reflections_ [1974], #196

Loneliness is the first thing which God's eye named, not good. John Milton (1608-1674)

People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges. Joseph Fort Newton (1878-1949)

Man is a gregarious animal, and much more so in his mind than in his body. He may like to go alone for a walk, but he hates to stand alone in his opinions.
George Santayana

Loneliness is the most terrible poverty. - Mother Teresa

Language has created the word loneliness to express the pain of being alone, and the word solitude to express the glory of being alone. --Paul Tillich

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