We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Alone Quotes from Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, Robert Mugabe, Ernie Pyle, Pat Nixon, Pearl S. Buck. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
Please bear in mind that my observations and thoughts are the outcome of my own unaided impulse and curiosity alone; for, besides myself, in our town there be no philosophers who practice this art, so pray, take not amiss my poor pen and the liberty I here take in setting down my random notions.
I have been given a list of 35 white farmers in Mashonaland West alone. We say no to whites owning our land, and they should go… They can own companies and apartments… but not the soil. It is ours, and that message should ring loud and clear in Britain and the United States.
If you go long enough without a bath, even the fleas will leave you alone.
I never have tantrums. If anything makes me mad, I’m silent. If I’m not talking, leave me alone.
Inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that is where I renew my springs that never dry up.
Alone let him constantly meditate in solitude on that which is salutary for his soul, for he who meditates in solitude attains supreme bliss.
Texas is just so rich with characters. Women who live alone in a little house on a thousand acres with nothing but cattle and a pickup truck. And an airplane.
The claim that too many criminals are being jailed, that there is over-incarceration, ignores an unfortunate fact: For the vast majority of crimes, a perpetrator is never identified or arrested, let alone prosecuted, convicted and jailed.
Being alone on the moors is scary; as the rain clouds settle in, it makes you realise your place in nature.
Let me alone, and go in search of someone else.
Words and pictures can work together to communicate more powerfully than either alone.
I might have sung party numbers, but I love to party alone.
When they are alone they want to be with others, and when they are with others they want to be alone. After all, human beings are like that.
Your most precious, valued possessions and your greatest powers are invisible and intangible. No one can take them. You, and you alone, can give them. You will receive abundance for your giving.
Why has not anyone seen that fossils alone gave birth to a theory about the formation of the earth, that without them, no one would have ever dreamed that there were successive epochs in the formation of the globe.
I’m not a very glamorous person. I like to just sit alone in a room and read a book or meditate.
Communication is a continual balancing act, juggling the conflicting needs for intimacy and independence. To survive in the world, we have to act in concert with others, but to survive as ourselves, rather than simply as cogs in a wheel, we have to act alone.
Good wishes alone will not ensure peace.
Agriculture involves crop husbandry, animal husbandry, forestry and fisheries. Your income will go up only if you look at the system, and not from one crop alone.
I have three phobias which, could I mute them, would make my life as slick as a sonnet, but as dull as ditch water: I hate to go to bed, I hate to get up, and I hate to be alone.
Muslims must believe that all power, success and victory comes from God alone.
Remember, man does not live on bread alone: sometimes he needs a little buttering up.
We are rarely proud when we are alone.
I would rather be a beggar and single than a queen and married.
Twenty years ago, I wrote a book called ‘It Takes a Village.’ And a lot of people looked at the title and asked, ‘What the heck do you mean by that?’ This is what I mean. None of us can raise a family, build a business, heal a community or lift a country totally alone.
A hospital alone shows what war is.
Better be alone than in bad company.
Secularism is categorically not saying that the religious may not speak out publicly or have a say in public life. It is about saying that religion alone should not confer a privileged say in public life, or greater influence on it. It really is as simple as that.
Sparky Anderson taught me this a long time ago: ‘There’s three ways you can treat a person. You can pat ’em on the butt, you can kick ’em in the butt, or you can leave ’em alone.’
So during those first moments of the day, which are yours and yours alone, you can circumvent these boundaries and concentrate fully on spiritual matters. And this gives you the opportunity to plan the time management of the entire day.
It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.
Can anyone understand how it is to have lived in the White House and then, suddenly, to be living alone as the President’s widow?
Testing oneself is best when done alone.
It is easier to win than to fail. Everybody sides with the winner. But the failure walks alone.
Unless we love and are loved, each of us is alone, each of us is deeply lonely.
Entrepreneurs have a natural inclination to go it alone. While this do-it-yourself spirit can help you move forward, adding an element of collaboration into the mix can make you unstoppable.
Being home alone at night makes me a bit nervous. If I’m at home alone, I have to sleep on the sofa – I can’t face going to bed. I’m there with the TV on and all the lights on. I’m not very brave about anything in life. In tennis, yes. In everything else, not very.
You’re only lonely if you’re not there for you.
You want to take a charge from LeBron James coming down the lane with no helmet on – that’s dangerous. But you know what? Some people like to do that stuff. So leave them alone.
Doing the right thing is a decision, which in many cases means you stand alone.
No enterprise can exist for itself alone. It ministers to some great need, it performs some great service, not for itself, but for others; or failing therein, it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist.
True thoughts are those alone which do not understand themselves.
We do not exist for ourselves alone, and it is only when we are fully convinced of this fact that we begin to love ourselves properly and thus also love others.
I must study alone, as I am condemned to do every thing alone, I believe, in this life.
It is a great mystery that though the human heart longs for Truth, in which alone it finds liberation and delight, the first reaction of human beings to Truth is one of hostility and fear!
I did not enjoy Cambridge. But I shouldn’t blame Cambridge alone. I wasn’t ready for university or for the wrench of leaving home. It was a big cultural shock.
Never chase a lie. Let it alone, and it will run itself to death.
There is danger that we lose sight of what our friend is absolutely, while considering what she is to us alone.
At the moment of childbirth, every woman has the same aura of isolation, as though she were abandoned, alone.
You come into the world alone and you go out of the world alone yet it seems to me you are more alone while living than even going and coming.
There are places and moments in which one is so completely alone that one sees the world entire.
I thought about how we need to make children feel that there are times in their lives when they need to be alone and quiet and to be able to accept their aloneness.
Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors.
Tradition has it that whenever a group of people has tasted the lovely fruits of wealth, security, and prestige, it begins to find it more comfortable to believe in the obvious lie and accept that it alone is entitled to privilege.
I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches. If suffering alone taught, all the world would be wise, since everyone suffers. To suffering must be added mourning, understanding, patience, love, openness and the willingness to remain vulnerable.
I only go out to get me a fresh appetite for being alone.
Love exercised while duty is neglected will make children headstrong, willful, perverse, selfish, and disobedient. If stern duty is left to stand alone without love to soften and win, it will have a similar result. Duty and love must be blended in order that children may be properly disciplined.
In art, all who have done something other than their predecessors have merited the epithet of revolutionary; and it is they alone who are masters.
We seek in Central America not peace alone, not peace to be followed someday by political progress, but peace and democracy, together, indivisible, an end to the shedding of human blood, which is inseparable from an end to the suppression of human rights.
The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone.
Schizoaffective disorder is a big mental mash-up of a disease. It combines just about every disorder, from depression, delusions, and paranoia to mania, schizophrenia and hallucinations. My mother bounced between all of these regularly while raising me alone in our Hollywood home.
We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone.
I used to sit near Marilyn Monroe in the Actor’s Studio. She’d get dressed up because that was her identity. Sad. Those cameras wouldn’t leave her alone. She didn’t know where to hide.
Solitude vivifies; isolation kills.
Gay rights is just a matter of time. Look at the polls. Worrying about gay marriage, let alone gay civil unions or gay employment rights, is a middle-age issue. Young people just can’t see the problem. At worst, gays are going to win this one just by waiting until the opposition dies off.
An artist is always alone – if he is an artist. No, what the artist needs is loneliness.
The drive toward Life is protective, thoughtful, vulnerable, and invested in immaculate love. It is this last that marks the difference between a wise heart muddy with real life experiences in the trenches and a dry heart that functions on rote concepts alone.
To have striven, to have made the effort, to have been true to certain ideals – this alone is worth the struggle.
When I work alone, and I’m in my studio, and I’m playing a lot of the stuff myself, I think the style of it becomes something a little different.
Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.
The people, and the people alone, are the motive force in the making of world history.
Mass transportation is doomed to failure in North America because a person’s car is the only place where he can be alone and think.
We can’t give excessive, unfettered power to a president to act alone, to bind an entire country to a set of principles, a set of rules that the president, him or herself, makes.
No one can arrive from being talented alone, work transforms talent into genius.
I want to spend the night alone in a haunted mansion. I wouldn’t say I’m sceptical because that word implies the truth is out there when there is no truth out there.
No phone. No pool. No pets. No cigarettes. Ultimate freedom… No longer to be poisoned by civilization, he flees, and walks alone upon the land to become Lost in the Wild.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
Some people can’t stand being alone. I love solitude and silence. But when I come out of it, I’m a regular talking machine. It’s all or nothing for me.
Who knows what true loneliness is – not the conventional word but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion.
Woman must have her freedom, the fundamental freedom of choosing whether or not she will be a mother and how many children she will have. Regardless of what man’s attitude may be, that problem is hers – and before it can be his, it is hers alone.
As human beings, we need to know that we are not alone, that we are not crazy or completely out of our minds, that there are other people out there who feel as we do, live as we do, love as we do, who are like us.
If Galileo had said in verse that the world moved, the inquisition might have let him alone.
They fail, and they alone, who have not striven.
But we cannot rely on memorials and museums alone. We can tell ourselves we will never forget and we likely won’t. But we need to make sure that we teach history to those who never had the opportunity to remember in the first place.
There’s no denying that cancer is a gloomy subject. We repeat positive phrases to ourselves as a sort of mantra. And while positive thinking alone can’t cure cancer, attitude is critical to getting through the process and growing as a person.
A man is never completely alone in this world. At the worst, he has the company of a boy, a youth, and by and by a grown man – the one he used to be.
I don’t want to be alone; the thing I love about acting is the other people you’re doing it with.
No one is good but God alone. What is good is therefore divine, what is divine is therefore good.
It’s better to be healthy alone than sick with someone else.
The right to be let alone is indeed the beginning of all freedoms.
Only through repentance and faith in Christ can anyone be saved. No religious activity will be sufficient, only true faith in Jesus Christ alone.
Wisdom alone is the science of other sciences.
One man alone can be pretty dumb sometimes, but for real bona fide stupidity, there ain’t nothin’ can beat teamwork.
No one who cooks, cooks alone. Even at her most solitary, a cook in the kitchen is surrounded by generations of cooks past, the advice and menus of cooks present, and the wisdom of cookbook writers.
I have always grappled with the fact that the truth cannot be packaged into one soul or one mind alone. It is something fragmented: there is so much to it; the truth is varied and scattered across the world.
Obviously, the cinematography of films is art, just as a still shot can be art. If I’m watching a Wes Anderson movie, the colour palettes alone, and the way they’re painted, could be art. With music, you’re a little bit limited, of course, because it’s only audio.
It doesn’t matter about money; having it, not having it. Or having clothes, or not having them. You’re still left alone with yourself in the end.
Like they say, you can learn more from a guide in one day than you can in three months fishing alone.
No employer today is independent of those about him. He cannot succeed alone, no matter how great his ability or capital. Business today is more than ever a question of cooperation.
He travels the fastest who travels alone.
The English Bible – a book which, if everything else in our language should perish, would alone suffice to show the whole extent of its beauty and power.
I was never less alone than when by myself.
In the first 50 years of the filibuster, it was used only 35 times. But the last Congress alone had 112 cloture motions filed, plus threats of more. This is the tyranny of the minority.
In the total expanse of human life there is not a single square inch of which the Christ, who alone is sovereign, does not declare, ‘That is mine!’.
All men’s miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
We want our president to be a president and not threaten to shut down the government over a wall. To change the oppression that happens in this country, it has no place in the world, let alone America.
Our world is so glutted with useless information, images, useless images, sounds, all this sort of thing. It’s a cacophony, it’s like a madness I think that’s been happening in the past twenty-five years. And I think anything that can help a person sit in a room alone and not worry about it is good.
I think it’s interesting that ‘cologne’ rhymes with ‘alone.’
Nobody was playing the soprano saxophone and certainly nobody was trying to do anything with it. So I was all alone. I didn’t know that at first.
The best rules to form a young man, are, to talk little, to hear much, to reflect alone upon what has passed in company, to distrust one’s own opinions, and value others that deserve it.
I’m single, footloose and fancy free, I have no responsibilities, no anchors. Work, friendship and self-improvement, that’s me.
On stage I make love to twenty five thousand people; and then I go home alone.
The longer one is alone, the easier it is to hear the song of the earth.
Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone.
I really like oysters, and I won’t eat them alone. They’re just a weird thing to eat by yourself.
Truly a man does not live by bread alone. A good name is still to be preferred over great riches. Especially is it to be preferred to the appearance of riches, acquired with nothing down and nothing to pay for two months.
It is the unknown that excites the ardor of scholars, who, in the known alone, would shrivel up with boredom.
What a lovely surprise to finally discover how unlonely being alone can be.
Man’s ultimate concern must be expressed symbolically, because symbolic language alone is able to express the ultimate.
In any decision for action, when you have to make up your mind what to do, there is always a ‘should’ involved, and this cannot be worked out from, ‘If I do this, what will happen?’ alone.
Autobiography begins with a sense of being alone. It is an orphan form.
I would like that no citizen of the state feels alone and helpless. The entire nation is with them.
If there is anything besides the Self there is reason to fear? Who sees the second? First, the ego arises and sees objects as external. If the ego does not rise, the Self alone exists and there is no second.
The flesh endures the storms of the present alone; the mind, those of the past and future as well as the present. Gluttony is a lust of the mind.
But in the end, in the end one is alone. We are all of us alone. I mean I’m told these days we have to consider ourselves as being in society… but in the end one knows one is alone, that one lives at the heart of a solitude.
I have a very different fear if I’m all alone in the summit area of Mount Everest and if I know that there is nothing below me, no Sherpa, no tent, no rope.
People eat duck and you think, well, we’ve got loads of chickens, leave the ducks alone!
Men, even when alone, lighten their labors by song, however rude it may be.
I restore myself when I’m alone.
It’s not easy to come somewhere new and have to find your place. You might feel someone doesn’t like you, or you might need to find new friends. It’s not easy, and I don’t like this kind of thing. It’s not easy, so you want to protect the players who are alone.
We don’t accomplish anything in this world alone… and whatever happens is the result of the whole tapestry of one’s life and all the weavings of individual threads form one to another that creates something.
When I’m alone, I can sleep crossways in bed without an argument.
I hate being alone. That’s why I like being with my friends: we’ve got energy; we’re social as hell.
I really enjoy being single again. I spent a lot of time in a relationship and the nearer we came to the end, the more difficult it got. You don’t see things clearly as long as you’re still involved.
Solitude is the profoundest fact of the human condition. Man is the only being who knows he is alone.
Wisdom comes alone through suffering.
It is better to be alone than in bad company.
Being an actor is the loneliest thing in the world. You are all alone with your concentration and imagination, and that’s all you have.
You can’t get rid of it with exercise alone. You can do the most vigorous exercise and only burn up 300 calories in an hour. If you’ve got fat on your body, the exercise firms and tones the muscles. But when you use that tape measure, what makes it bigger? It’s the fat!
All conservatism is based upon the idea that if you leave things alone you leave them as they are. But you do not. If you leave a thing alone you leave it to a torrent of change.
We need quiet time to examine our lives openly and honestly – spending quiet time alone gives your mind an opportunity to renew itself and create order.
My writing was very much like my diary, and I just put it out there to put it out there because I didn’t really know what I was doing. The fact that people related to the songs made me feel less alone in a lot of situations.
He never is alone that is accompanied with noble thoughts.
There are times you break up with a loved one, a friend, or whatever. You feel alone. It’s a very easy feeling to understand – the feeling of loss, heartache, and pain.
Filmmaking is not a one man show. It is not like I’m thinking something and they are expressing it. I try to pull the actor in and together we try to get the expression. It is not my thinking alone, it is our thinking. The actor also becomes a part of the thought process.
The Fuhrer alone is the present and future German reality and its law. Learn to know ever more deeply: from now on every single thing demands decision, and every action responsibility.
Only in our failures are we absolutely alone. Only in the pursuit of failure can a person really be free. Losers may be the avant garde of the modern age.
I’m not a rich person financially, but I am in mind and soul. I have so much energy and strength, and I can do a lot of things that make me, and I think my fans, quite happy. When everything’s gone, music alone shall live on.
From 18 to 22, I was alone, living in L.A. with a bunch of friends, partying.
He who studies books alone will know how things ought to be, and he who studies men will know how they are.
Higher education must lead the march back to the fundamentals of human relationships, to the old discovery that is ever new, that man does not live by bread alone.
The word of the oldest of the old of our peoples didn’t stop. It spoke the truth, saying that our feet couldn’t walk alone, that our history of pain and shame was repeated and multiplied in the flesh and blood of the brothers and sisters of other lands and skies.
When the people you love are gone, you’re alone.
Solitude is strength; to depend on the presence of the crowd is weakness. The man who needs a mob to nerve him is much more alone than he imagines.
Pressure is an emotional paralysis. It’s hard enough to do the dishes when you’re feeling pressured, let alone make a movie.
Sensual love deceives one as to the nature of heavenly love; it could not do so alone, but since it unconsciously has the element of heavenly love within it, it can do so.
The light of lights looks always on the motive, not the deed, the shadow of shadows on the deed alone.
You are never so alone as when you are ill on stage. The most nightmarish feeling in the world is suddenly to feel like throwing up in front of four thousand people.
Most actions derive not from your own initiative but from your family circumstances, your education, your calling, and so on. You must therefore give up a little time to performing actions which derive from yourself alone. They need not be important; quite insignificant actions fulfill the same purpose.
People think being alone is a luxury, but it’s crucial: Whatever you’re not down with about yourself gets loud and in your face.
Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
Between 1910 and 1950 approximately 350 lives of Jesus were published in the English language alone.
The two operations of our understanding, intuition and deduction, on which alone we have said we must rely in the acquisition of knowledge.
It’s better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone – so far.
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.
The happiness of one’s own heart alone cannot satisfy the soul; one must try to include, as necessary to one’s own happiness, the happiness of others.
I started to do a study on how not to do stand-up comedy. Yeah, it’s lonely work. You die, you die alone. It’s you, the light, and the audience. If you win, you win big. If you lose, you lose big time.
Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
Say not that honor is the child of boldness, nor believe thou that the hazard of life alone can pay the price of it: it is not to the action that it is due, but to the manner of performing it.
I get advice, but the final decision about my life is one I always take alone.
And if you don’t believe the sun will rise, stand alone and greet the coming night in the last remaining light.
I never did anything alone. Whatever was accomplished in this country was accomplished collectively.
Don’t let the past steal your present. This is the message of Christmas: We are never alone.
When we dream alone it is only a dream, but when many dream together it is the beginning of a new reality.
I love my friends and family, but I also love it when they can’t find me and I can spend all day reading or walking all alone, in silence, eight thousand miles away from everyone. All alone and unreachable in a foreign country is one my most favorite possible things to be.
She can’t even chew gum and walk in a straight line, let alone write a book.
All of the religions are looking after the poor. At least leave me alone to look after the rich. I am the rich man’s guru.
What is uttered from the heart alone, Will win the hearts of others to your own.
An Englishman, even if he is alone, forms an orderly queue of one.
People who are alone all the time never grow. Those hermits just stay the same. It’s only through relationships. Relationships change us and make us grow.
Weird people follow you in the streets, you can’t sit alone in a restaurant or a cafe and read a book in peace, and I think everybody values those moments of being alone.
I don’t know if this is because I’m a bit too old, but it is true that I’m getting insensible about romance recently. I’m very used to being alone now, and I don’t think that’s not half bad.
Art makes us feel less alone. It makes us think: somebody else has thought this, somebody else has had these feelings.
Anything that makes you feel the most alone also has the greatest power to connect you.
Too many Christians have a commitment of convenience. They’ll stay faithful as long as it’s safe and doesn’t involve risk, rejection, or criticism. Instead of standing alone in the face of challenge or temptation, they check to see which way their friends are going.
I firmly believe that you can’t manufacture chemistry with anyone, let alone a kid.
And we never got the mule, let alone the forty acres.
It is just as important to set apart time for the development of our aesthetic faculties as for cultivating the money-getting instinct. A man cannot live by bread alone. His higher life demands an impalpable food.
To be absolutely alone for the first time in the cockpit of a plane hundreds of feet above the ground is an experience never to be forgotten.
Reputation is the cornerstone of power. Through reputation alone you can intimidate and win; once it slips, however, you are vulnerable, and will be attacked on all sides. Make your reputation unassailable.
Man does not live by soap alone; and hygiene, or even health, is not much good unless you can take a healthy view of it or, better still, feel a healthy indifference to it.
It is very easy to love alone.
When I started out, there was so much work that I couldn’t think of doing anything else. I would go for recordings by 8.30 A.M., that, too, in trains. I used to come home at night. I was travelling alone everywhere.
There’s a natural law of karma that vindictive people, who go out of their way to hurt others, will end up broke and alone.
In football you need opponents, competition because if you are alone with two or three clubs controlling everything you don’t have any competition.
No books ever go into my laboratory. The thing I am to do and the way are revealed to me the moment I am inspired to create something new. Without God to draw aside the curtain, I would be helpless. Only alone can I draw close enough to God to discover His secrets.
That can be the most painstaking aspect of being a teen, figuring out what the world really looks like. If you find someone in a book, you know you’re not alone and that’s what’s so comforting about books.
The words of the Bible, and the Bible alone, should be heard from the pulpit.
To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee, And revery. The revery alone will do, If bees are few.
Yeah, my dream would be to work for 6 months and then have 6 months to play, just snowboarding, surfing, and going to cool places to listen and be alone and kinda chill out.
I don’t want to be alone, I want to be left alone.
Truly, there is a Christian note which makes the whole World vibrate, like an immense gong, in the divine Christ. This note is unique and universal, and in it alone consists the Gospel.
So you see, you can’t do everything alone.
Writers may be disreputable, incorrigible, early to decay or late to bloom but they dare to go it alone.
If we were to wipe out insects alone on this planet, the rest of life and humanity with it would mostly disappear from the land. Within a few months.
I have never been able to grasp the meaning of time. I don’t believe it exists. I’ve felt this again and again, when alone and out in nature. On such occasions, time does not exist. Nor does the future exist.
One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more.
If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, sir, should keep his friendship in a constant repair.
Time alone reveals the just man; but you might discern a bad man in a single day.
To the press alone, chequered as it is with abuses, the world is indebted for all the triumphs which have been gained by reason and humanity over error and oppression.
My go-to karaoke? ‘Alone’ by Celine Dion.
So many people in the world would rather stay in a situation that’s painful but familiar because they’re comfortable with it. Not a lot of people have the strength or heart to realize when something’s not good for them and to turn around and be alone.
What a child can do in cooperation today, he can do alone tomorrow.
As an actor, I’m attracted to drama; as a director, it’s humor – because it’s the story of my life, and I can’t be that serious about it. Being alone is a big theme in all my movies, both as a director and as an actress.
I have no time for those who say there is no way Scotland could go it alone. I know first-hand the contribution Scotland and Scots make to Britain’s success – so for me there’s no question about whether Scotland could be an independent nation.
No matter how fast I could do it with the digital camera I don’t think I would get the same thing out of it. The passion I have for formulating an idea stands alone. It is the important essence of what I do.
You can write any time people will leave you alone and not interrupt you. Or, rather, you can if you will be ruthless enough about it. But the best writing is certainly when you are in love.
If a bacterium is trying to infect you, it won’t secrete alone, because your immune system will block it. Bacteria will hide until they can all act together and make an impact.
Faith is not a rational thing, and yet to understand the universe, rationality alone will not give it to us. Our understanding of the universe must transcend the rational.
This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.
Technology has flattened a world where trans people are demanding their rights in the U.S. and abroad. TransTech Social Enterprises is here to empower, educate, and employ them no matter where they are. I could not turn down an opportunity for global exposure that our efforts alone might not have ever afforded us.
To be adult is to be alone.
If it’s true that our species is alone in the universe, then I’d have to say the universe aimed rather low and settled for very little.
I loathe my name because it is mine and also because it is not mine; it is at once too intimate and seems to have no connection with me. Perhaps because the name is quite common, it never seems to fit me, or fit me alone. Nevertheless, when I see the name, I always feel a peculiar sense of shame.
Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies.
If I want to be alone, some place I can write, I can read, I can pray, I can cry, I can do whatever I want – I go to the bathroom.
Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity.
Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone – we find it with another.
Sitting on a bedroom floor crying is something that makes you feel really alone. If someone’s singing about that feeling, you feel bonded to that person. That’s the only way I can find an explanation for why 55,000 people would want to come see me sing.
A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.
I was sleeping the other night, alone, thanks to the exterminator.
Loneliness is my least favorite thing about life. The thing that I’m most worried about is just being alone without anybody to care for or someone who will care for me.
If you look back at the history of the twentieth century, Germany alone had practically destroyed Russia several times.
I think there is only one way to write fiction – alone, in a room, without interruption or any distraction.
‘Home Alone’ was a movie, not an alibi.
It is good taste, and good taste alone, that possesses the power to sterilize and is always the first handicap to any creative functioning.
You can’t run the economy on BMWs alone. If the average person is in a pickle, how do you have a healthy economy?
Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.
I was born alone, I’m gonna die alone. I have my own identity. I’m my own person, and no two people are the same.
I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do.
Love alone is capable of uniting living beings in such a way as to complete and fulfill them, for it alone takes them and joins them by what is deepest in themselves.
The struggle alone pleases us, not the victory.
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.
Now everybody’s got a crazy notion of their own. Some like to mix up with a crowd, some like to be alone. It’s no one elses’ business as far as I can see, but every time that I go out the people stare at me, with me little ukulele in me hand.
The writing partnership is a good collaboration for the same reason the marriage works, which is two people who can stand alone choosing to stand together.
Happy and alone, you say? Reclusive and merry? How oxymoronic! Pas possible! Alas, the concept is lost on so many.
Everything great in the world comes from neurotics. They alone have founded our religions and composed our masterpieces.
Costumes and scenery alone will not attract audiences.
When the last red man shall have perished from the earth and his memory among the white men shall have become a myth, these shores will swarm with the invisible dead of my tribe. The white man will never be alone. Let him be just and deal kindly with my people, for the dead are not powerless.
We are not to give credit to the many, who say that none ought to be educated but the free; but rather to the philosophers, who say that the well-educated alone are free.
I’m very shy really. I spend a lot of time in my room alone reading or writing or watching television.
Our country will, I believe, sooner forgive an officer for attacking an enemy than for letting it alone.
When thinking about companions gone, we feel ourselves doubly alone.
The time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself.
Take a course in good water and air; and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own. Go quietly, alone; no harm will befall you.
We gave up some of our country to the white men, thinking that then we could have peace. We were mistaken. The white man would not let us alone.
I tend to stay up late, not because I’m partying but because it’s the only time of the day when I’m alone and don’t have to be performing.
I want people to know that blood tests alone won’t always detect thyroid disease. My blood panels were normal. I think a lot more people have this disease than are diagnosed.
Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them.
Ronald Reagan wasn’t qualified to be governor, let alone president.
My favorite was the Silver Surfer growing up. I just thought that his slug line, ‘He who travels fastest, always travels alone,’ always appealed to me as a kid.
We were alone. Where, I could not say, hardly imagine. All was black, and such a dense black that, after some minutes, my eyes had not been able to discern even the faintest glimmer.
I prefer to work alone and do everything alone, even today.
Men was formed for society, and is neither capable of living alone, nor has the courage to do it.
I was 24 when I was embroiled in a high-profile lawsuit. This was 2014, long before, en masse and on social media, we said #MeToo and #TimesUp. At the time, I felt completely alone. Visceral, hateful online harassment from strangers left me paranoid and anxious for years afterward.
Give me one hundred preachers who fear nothing but sin and desire nothing but God, and I care not whether they be clergymen or laymen, they alone will shake the gates of Hell and set up the kingdom of Heaven upon Earth.
Night-time is when I brainstorm; last thing, when the family’s asleep and I’m alone, I think about the next day’s writing and plan a strategy for my assault on the blank page.
It’s an interesting combination: Having a great fear of being alone, and having a desperate need for solitude and the solitary experience. That’s always been a tug of war for me.
Nothing we do, however virtuous, can be accomplished alone; therefore we are saved by love.
I mean, I’ve always been a libertarian. Leave everybody alone. Let everybody else do what they want. Just stay out of everybody else’s hair.
I’ve performed solo for 20 years now, but I don’t do much of it, because if you only play alone, you go crazy and out of tune and play foolish music.
There is one major problem with anti-virus software: It needs updating. Users cannot be relied upon to have even the anti-virus software in the first place, let alone be able or willing to pay for the updates.
There is no health without mental health; mental health is too important to be left to the professionals alone, and mental health is everyone’s business.
I used to think as I looked out on the Hollywood night, ‘There must be thousands of girls sitting alone like me dreaming of being a movie star.’ But I’m not going to worry about them. I’m dreaming the hardest.
The only time I commit to conspiracy theories is when something way retarded happens. Like Lee Harvey Oswald acting alone.
Don’t go away. I don’t want to be alone. I can’t stand being alone.
A great source of calamity lies in regret and anticipation; therefore a person is wise who thinks of the present alone, regardless of the past or future.
A man content to go to heaven alone will never go to heaven.
Politicians must set their aims for the high ground and according to our various leanings, Democratic, Republican, Independent, we will follow. Politicians must be told if they continue to sink into the mud of obscenity, they will proceed alone.
Breast cancer alone kills some 458,000 people each year, according to the World Health Organization, mainly in low- and middle-income countries. It has got to be a priority to ensure that more women can access gene testing and lifesaving preventive treatment, whatever their means and background, wherever they live.
The idea of feeling isolated is scary to me – to walk through the world alone would be heartbreaking.
You gotta bear in mind, the youth – and this is just in Britain alone – have nowhere to go in the evenings. They’ve closed all the social centers. There’s not even a patch of grass to kick a ball on.
Thank you for leaving us alone but giving us enough attention to boost our egos.
Let us remember that sorrow alone is the creator of great things.
You must learn to exist with no religion, no country, no allies. You must learn to live alone in silence.
Marvin’s Motivational Moments actually started as something that was actually therapeutic for me. I would sit up late at night after my wife passed trying to adjust to being alone.
Obama provides hope. Whether he does anything, the hope that he provides for a nation and outside of America is enough. Just being who he is. You’re the first black president. If he speaks on any issue or anything, he should be left alone.
Still and all, why bother? Here’s my answer. Many people need desperately to receive this message: I feel and think much as you do, care about many of the things you care about, although most people do not care about them. You are not alone.
I think it’s very healthy to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone and not be defined by another person.
Language… has created the word ‘loneliness’ to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word ‘solitude’ to express the glory of being alone.
It was a very scary place to be. I don’t think any mother or father would like to have their five year old wandering alone in the slums and train stations of Calcutta.
I was born by myself but carry the spirit and blood of my father, mother and my ancestors. So I am really never alone. My identity is through that line.
The thing I like about baseball is that it’s one-on-one. You stand up there alone, and if you make a mistake, it’s your mistake. If you hit a home run, it’s your home run.
You can’t play a symphony alone, it takes an orchestra to play it.
Even though I have often recorded alone, I still feel the best music is made by musicians playing off each other.
If I have freedom in my love, And in my soul am free, – Angels alone that soar above, Enjoy such liberty.
Being alone with fear can rapidly turn into panic. Being alone with frustration can rapidly turn into anger. Being alone with disappointment can rapid turn into discouragement and, even worse, despair.
One cannot live on potatoes alone. It is said that one wants bread with potatoes. And when there’s no bread, a Jew takes his stick, and goes through the village in search of business.
Myspace alone has just over 80 million users and ranks as the sixth most popular English language website and the eighth most popular site in the world.
Nothing makes us so lonely as our secrets.
Success comes when people act together; failure tends to happen alone.
While the soul is in mortal sin, nothing can profit it; none of its good works merit an eternal reward, since they do not proceed from God as their first principle, and by Him alone is our virtue real virtue.
Information helps you to see that you’re not alone. That there’s somebody in Mississippi and somebody in Tokyo who all have wept, who’ve all longed and lost, who’ve all been happy. So the library helps you to see, not only that you are not alone, but that you’re not really any different from everyone else.
I just don’t want to die alone, that’s all. That’s not too much to ask for, is it It would be nice to have someone care about me, for who I am, not about my wallet.
The burden for achieving disarmament cannot be borne by peace groups alone. Everybody, regardless of age, income, profession, gender or nationality, has a stake in this quest.
The starting point of discovering who you are, your gifts, your talents, your dreams, is being comfortable with yourself. Spend time alone. Write in a journal. Take long walks in the woods.
I really love football and for this reason alone, I trained hard every day, building up good stamina and energy.
The artist alone sees spirits. But after he has told of their appearing to him, everybody sees them.
I don’t eat with beautiful women alone.
Being solitary is being alone well: being alone luxuriously immersed in doings of your own choice, aware of the fullness of your won presence rather than of the absence of others. Because solitude is an achievement.
I mean one of the things about being alone is that you’ve no people to define yourself off, I mean, people are like all-round mirrors, because let’s face it, we don’t often see ourselves all round in a mirror anyway, do we.
Unknown in Paris, I was lost in the great city, but the feeling of living there alone, taking care of myself without any aid, did not at all depress me. If sometimes I felt lonesome, my usual state of mind was one of calm and great moral satisfaction.
I know that when I get down or feel alone or depressed, I make music, and it makes me happy.
Just because somebody wants to be alone sometimes, it doesn’t mean they don’t love you.
The Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor led to many very good things. If you follow the trail, it led to kicking Europeans out of Asia – that saved tens of millions of lives in India alone.
Sometimes I just want to be left alone and be a normal kid for, like, five minutes. That’s tough when the paparazzi are chasing you.
‘Stand By You’ is about sticking by the person you love not only when things are easy, but being there for them during trials and letting them know they aren’t alone.
It is eerie being all but alone in Westminster Abbey. Without the tourists, there are only the dead, many of them kings and queens. They speak powerfully and put my thoughts into vivid perspective.
There’s love, and certainly children you care about more than yourself. But nevertheless, we’re alone in our heads.
What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.
Nothing can be by itself alone, no one can be by himself or herself alone, everyone has to inter-be with every one else. That is why, when you look outside, around you, you can see yourself.
Freedom of being alone is intoxicating.
The gospel alone liberates you to live a life of scandalous generosity, unrestrained sacrifice, uncommon valor, and unbounded courage.
You alone are enough.
Running alone is the toughest. You get to the point where you have to keep pushing yourself.
I am really a loner after all; I am really not a social person. Because of my job, people think I am out every night, but I really hate all that. I am somebody who likes to be alone and see some close friends. I am a shy and introspective person.
A task becomes a duty from the moment you suspect it to be an essential part of that integrity which alone entitles a man to assume responsibility.
We are not weak if we make a proper use of those means which the God of Nature has placed in our power… the battle, sir, is not to the strong alone it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.
I’m an only child, and I don’t mind being alone.
Observe, record, tabulate, communicate. Use your five senses. Learn to see, learn to hear, learn to feel, learn to smell, and know that by practice alone you can become expert.
You that would judge me, do not judge alone this book or that, come to this hallowed place where my friends’ portraits hang and look thereon; Ireland’s history in their lineaments trace; think where man’s glory most begins and ends and say my glory was I had such friends.
The people who are bullying you, they’re insecure about who they are, and that’s why they’re bullying you. It never has to do with the person they’re bullying. They desperately want to be loved and be accepted, and they go out of their way to make people feel unaccepted so that they’re not alone.
I had family and friends back home. Just because I could potentially feel alone in Los Angeles, that didn’t mean I was alone.
You won’t find me at parties or the openings of movies and I don’t hang around with David Beckham and Kanye West. So the paparazzi leave me alone, which means that I can do my shows, write music and then live a normal life.
I’ve accepted I can’t rely on my work alone; I must market myself. The truly spectacular roles do go to the girls who actively promote their popularity.
Some men say that they should be satisfied with the abolition of untouchability only, leaving the caste system alone. The aim of abolition of untouchability alone without trying to abolish the inequalities inherent in the caste system is a rather low aim.
I was rejected a lot in the early days – I think I heard the word ‘no’ nine times – and I began to think that maybe I wasn’t going to make it as a professional, let alone play for the national team.
God created man and, finding him not sufficiently alone, gave him a companion to make him feel his solitude more keenly.
The best artist has that thought alone Which is contained within the marble shell; The sculptor’s hand can only break the spell To free the figures slumbering in the stone.
Singaporeans are food people, period. My first memories, let alone of food, were of sitting on the floor of the kitchen with my mother, watching her pound aromatics to make sambal and later on, learning to stuff wonton pastry.
I have to be alone very often. I’d be quite happy if I spent from Saturday night until Monday morning alone in my apartment. That’s how I refuel.
The mortal mind alone cannot devise an answer to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, because the true answer lies on a level of consciousness that’s beyond our mortal thinking. Quite simply, when it comes to Israel and the Palestinians, we need a miracle.
The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.
The attempt to devote oneself to literature alone is a most deceptive thing, and often, paradoxically, it is literature that suffers for it.
Your grief path is yours alone, and no one else can walk it, and no one else can understand it.
Unhappy, let alone angry, religious people provide more persuasive arguments for atheism and secularism than do all the arguments of atheists.
Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game.
The power that is supported by force alone will have cause often to tremble.
It’s very exciting to be able to just work in this business, let alone on stuff you are extremely proud of. So it does make me a little nervous, because ‘Breaking Bad’ is so special. It’s great being part of something so great because people pay attention to you, hopefully because you’re doing good work.
If I am a legend, then why am I so lonely?
Life is only a long and bitter suicide, and faith alone can transform this suicide into a sacrifice.
Believing that the power to destroy belongs to the Creator alone I affirm… that any theory which, when carried out, demands the annihilation of force, is necessarily erroneous.
The cinema is not a craft. It is an art. It does not mean teamwork. One is always alone on the set as before the blank page. And to be alone… means to ask questions. And to make films means to answer them.
The more decisions that you are forced to make alone, the more you are aware of your freedom to choose.
My favorite hobby is being alone. I like to be alone. I also like dancing, fishing, playing poker sometimes and vegetable gardening – corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, I have a big garden every year.
Trust him not with your secrets, who, when left alone in your room, turns over your papers.
The dream, alone, is of interest. What is life, without a dream?
In truth, I am a single mother. But I don’t feel alone at all in parenting my daughter. Krishna has a whole other side of her family who loves her, too. And so Krishna is parented by me, but also by her grandmother and aunts and cousins and uncles and friends.
Sometimes I get lonely, but it’s nice to be alone.
The eternal quest of the individual human being is to shatter his loneliness.
I’m fiercely independent, but I’m also terrified of being alone.
When you’re successful, there will be friends, people, VIPs rallying around you. When you’re down and out, you’re all alone. That’s why it’s important to be a good person. Because whether you’re a successful cricketer or not can always change, but the respect you earn by being the person you are stays with you.
I used to spend a lot of time alone as a kid, creating characters and doing voices in my room, and I thought to myself, I’m either going to go absolutely nuts, or I’m going to find something to put that energy into.
I think sometimes all you need is to hear someone else say the same thing that you’re going through to realize that you’re not alone. I try to put some sense of hope into the songs, into whatever the situation is so that it’s not just dirt, drudgery and a life of misery.
Creativity is not the property of artists alone. It’s a basic element of the human character, no matter what culture you’re in, no matter where you are on Earth or in history.
I have a responsibility to nurture and shepherd my talent and when I’m living the parts of my life not related to that I feel I have the right to be left alone.
I want to be alone.
I’m the most gregarious of men and love good company, but never less alone when alone.
Acquire the habit of speaking to God as if you were alone with Him, familiarly and with confidence and love, as to the dearest and most loving of friends.
Time is the most valuable thing in life because it never comes back. And whether you spend it in the arms of a loved one or alone in a prison cell, life is what you make of it.
Writing is finally about one thing: going into a room alone and doing it, putting words on paper that have never been there in quite that way before.
The motions which the planets now have could not spring from any natural cause alone, but were impressed by an intelligent Agent.
Carefully calculate the potential size of your market to make sure you can grow. Before starting Mint, I knew that there were about 20 million people who had purchased ‘Quicken’ or ‘Microsoft Money’ over the years, and 80 million people using online banking in the U.S. alone.
I had a very happy childhood, but I wasn’t that happy a child. I liked being alone and creating characters and voices. I think that’s when your creativity is developed, when you’re young. I liked the world of the imagination because it was an easy place to go to.
Everyone has to die. I’m not particularly scared about it. What really frightens me is that if I go before my wife, I will leave her alone, and vice versa. The ideal would be to die together.
No one deserves to die alone. No matter who you are, you deserve to have someone by your side. And as a volunteer with hospice, we provide that love, comfort, and respect.
Work, apart from devotion or love of God, is helpless and cannot stand alone.
I could prove God statistically. Take the human body alone – the chances that all the functions of an individual would just happen is a statistical monstrosity.
Crime is a fact of the human species, a fact of that species alone, but it is above all the secret aspect, impenetrable and hidden. Crime hides, and by far the most terrifying things are those which elude us.
Talent alone won’t make you a success. Neither will being in the right place at the right time, unless you are ready. The most important question is: ‘Are your ready?’
The combined results of several people working together is often much more effective than could be that of an individual scientist working alone.
I think one challenge is that having few women in your work environment makes you feel a little isolated and alone. I’m an extrovert; I like talking to people, and I make friends easily, but if your personality is somewhat different, I think you would struggle to connect with people.
To be sure, the provision of liquidity alone can by no means solve the problems of credit risk and credit losses; but it can reduce liquidity premiums, help restore the confidence of investors, and thus promote stability.
Faith, mighty faith, the promise sees, And looks to God alone; Laughs at impossibilities, And cries it shall be done.
Finds progress, man’s distinctive mark alone, Not God’s, and not the beast’s; God is, they are, Man partly is, and wholly hopes to be.
Saving faith is an immediate relation to Christ, accepting, receiving, resting upon Him alone, for justification, sanctification, and eternal life by virtue of God’s grace.
Remember that the revolution is what is important, and each one of us, alone, is worth nothing.
Belief is nothing but a more vivid, lively, forcible, firm, steady conception of an object, than what the imagination alone is ever able to attain.
John Sayles is good. He’s like a good thoroughbred owner – he leaves the trainers alone.
The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.
All men’s misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone.
To stand up on a stage alone with an acoustic guitar requires bravery bordering on heroism. Bordering on insanity.
Often we can help each other most by leaving each other alone; at other times we need the hand-grasp and the word of cheer.
Every man must do two things alone; he must do his own believing and his own dying.
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.
To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude.
If I were to have seen more people that looked like me – because I’m Palestinian and Lebanese – and talked like me and acted like me, I probably would have had a lot more hope knowing that I wasn’t alone. I really hope that this show, ‘Champions,’ gives that to people.
How can we educators claim credit for understanding, let alone teaching, the ‘global mind’ without a single course on the impact of religion on every day life?
Only that thing is free which exists by the necessities of its own nature, and is determined in its actions by itself alone.
Invisible things are the only realities; invisible things alone are the things that shall remain.
I have so many different personalities in me and I still feel lonely.
Economic growth is important. But we cannot count on economic growth alone to fund the public education system our children need and deserve.
My favorite thing is to be alone in a room with a blank paper in front of me and the time to fill it.
We learn about life not from plusses alone, but from minuses as well.
I can’t play horror games anymore, let alone in VR.
My music is straightforward because I want to give people me and let them know they’re not alone in going through the things that they go through.
Being an only child, I was alone a lot and I had to make up games.
Is being single hard? It depends where your mind is. If you are focused, being single is an enjoyable experience, but if you hate being alone, you’ll hate being single. I think it depends on the individual are where they are in life.
Solitude, though it may be silent as light, is like light, the mightiest of agencies; for solitude is essential to man. All men come into this world alone and leave it alone.
Even in the presence of others he was completely alone.
It’s time to commit to finding the answer, to search for life beyond Earth. Mankind has a deep need to explore, to learn, to know. We also happen to be sociable creatures. It is important for us to know if we are alone in the dark.
We are ultimately alone in that we are ultimately responsible for ourselves.
Sometimes getting something off your chest to someone else is an important step in coping – so you know that you’re not alone, you’re not failing, and that it is perfectly normal to feel overwhelmed or sad at times. Everybody does.
The picture alone, without the written word, leaves half the story untold.
I cannot live under pressures from patrons, let alone paint.
Talent alone doesn’t matter in this industry, and everyone knows this. If someone says, ‘Good films are done’, ‘Talent always survives’, there are other factors, too, which are far more important.
All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.
Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; hatred alone is immortal.
I don’t even know how to use a parking meter, let alone a phone box.
Some players you pat their butts, some players you kick their butts, some players you leave alone.
No dream is ever chased alone.
I found that with depression, one of the most important things you could realise is that you’re not alone.
To dare to live alone is the rarest courage; since there are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field, than their own hearts in their closet.
God did not want me to be a blind beggar on the street, alone and bitter. He gave me music, first to be my companion and then to be my salvation.
I always felt really alone because no one wanted to talk about the things that I enjoyed, and that was really rap music and hip-hop as a culture. You know, having the shoes, using the words, buying the magazines, seeing the videos. And I had nobody to share it with, so I feel like I lived a lot online.
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.
It seems that when you have cancer you are a brave battler against the disease, but when you have Alzheimer’s you are an old fart. That’s how people see you. It makes you feel quite alone.
Loneliness is, like, when you wish someone else was there, and solitude is when you enjoy being alone. I don’t always wanna be alone, but I definitely like pockets of solitude to recharge and come back to myself. I think that’s so important for everyone.
I’m a happy man, because I am successful in what I do, of course; but what makes me most happy is I have people around me that I love and who love me back. This, for me, is the most important thing. Nobody likes to be alone.
Having your father to help you to get back up is good, but you need to get up by yourself and walk alone. Life goes on.
We’re all going to die, all of us; what a circus! That alone should make us love each other, but it doesn’t. We are terrorized and flattened by trivialities. We are eaten up by nothing.
Leave the atom alone.
Polka dots can’t stay alone. When we obliterate nature and our bodies with polka dots, we become part of the unity of our environments.
The desire to get married, which – I regret to say, I believe is basic and primal in women – is followed almost immediately by an equally basic and primal urge – which is to be single again.
Is there anything so delicious as the first exploration of a great library – alone – unwatched?
Happiness must be cultivated. It is like character. It is not a thing to be safely let alone for a moment, or it will run to weeds.
Remember we’re all in this alone.
Loneliness is such an omnipotent and painful threat to many persons that they have little conception of the positive values of solitude and even, at times, are frightened at the prospect of being alone.
Man is alone everywhere. But the solitude of the Mexican, under the great stone night of the high plateau that is still inhabited by insatiable gods, is very different from that of the North American, who wanders in an abstract world of machines, fellow citizens and moral precepts.
I felt I did trust in Christ, Christ alone for salvation, and an assurance was given me that he had taken away my sins, even mine, and saved me from the law of sin and death.
It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.
Love alone could waken love.
Talent alone gets you nowhere. You really have to have the grit, and you gotta have a love for people.
When I’m online, I’m alone in a room, tapping on a keyboard, staring at a cathode-ray tube.
I know to win a championship, you’re not going to do it alone. You’re going to have to have a great supporting cast.
The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment; it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others; it is in yourself alone.
Growth is essential and must be sustained. But rapid growth alone cannot address the problems arising out of continuing disparities. Tackling these is not just a matter of social justice but, more importantly, an existential necessity and a moral imperative.
That nature does not care, one way or the other, is the true abyss. That only man cares, in his finitude facing nothing but death, alone with his contingency and the objective meaninglessness of his projecting meanings, is a truly unprecedented situation.
No pill can help me deal with the problem of not wanting to take pills; likewise, no amount of psychotherapy alone can prevent my manias and depressions. I need both.
India is the meeting place of the religions and among these Hinduism alone is by itself a vast and complex thing, not so much a religion as a great diversified and yet subtly unified mass of spiritual thought, realization and aspiration.
You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with.
We are so bound together that no man can labor for himself alone. Each blow he strikes in his own behalf helps to mold the universe.
One person alone can’t do anything as important as bringing genuine democracy to a country.
Democracy is liberty – a liberty which does not infringe on the liberty nor encroach on the rights of others; a liberty which maintains strict discipline, and makes law its guarantee and the basis of its exercise. This alone is true liberty; this alone can produce true democracy.
The man of genius is he and he alone who finds such joy in his art that he will work at it come hell or high water.
In Sleep we lie all naked and alone, in Sleep we are united at the heart of night and darkness, and we are strange and beautiful asleep; for we are dying the darkness and we know no death.
Happiness is spiritual, born of truth and love. It is unselfish; therefore it cannot exist alone, but requires all mankind to share it.
When everything is lonely I can be my best friend.
I’m the kind of guy who can’t keep a plant alive for a week, let alone a relationship.
Offspring, the due performance on religious rites, faithful service, highest conjugal happiness and heavenly bliss for the ancestors and oneself, depend on one’s wife alone.
Recommend virtue to your children; it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience.
If you’re going to put yourself above everybody else, you might end up alone.
Fail I alone, in words and deeds? Why, all men strive and who succeeds?
I’m learning a lot about myself being alone, and doing what I’m doing.
When you stand alone and sell yourself, you can’t please everyone. But when you’re different, you can last.
Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.
At 16, I got housing benefit, and I had my own flat in an old woman’s house. I was the only 16-year-old I knew living alone.
I grew up in a loving family, but I essentially grew up alone. I had no friends for a while.
I can’t say it was always ice cream and rainbows in our house. We would yell and we would fight and I was a terrible child, and it was, but, on the other hand, laughs. I don’t think I’m alone in this.
As a body everyone is single, as a soul never.
Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below.
In all history there is no war which was not hatched by the governments, the governments alone, independent of the interests of the people, to whom war is always pernicious even when successful.
It is not necessary that you leave the house. Remain at your table and listen. Do not even listen, only wait. Do not even wait, be wholly still and alone. The world will present itself to you for its unmasking, it can do no other, in ecstasy it will writhe at your feet.
It’s not easy living alone but I’ve done it before.
I may climb perhaps to no great heights, but I will climb alone.
I was as alone as a person can be. I could not turn to a friend, for nobody wished to befriend me. I was toxic, and everyone knew it. To be near me was to be near hardship. Wise people stayed far away. I was alone, atop a mountain of rage. Why was I made to wear these awful scars?
I grew up in a very large family in a very small house. I never slept alone until after I was married.
Klopstock was questioned regarding the meaning of a passage in his poem. He replied, ‘God and I both knew what it meant once; now God alone knows.’
When I was 23, I climbed this mountain in Alaska called Devil’s Thumb alone. It was incredibly dangerous, and I did it because I thought that if I did something that hard and pulled it off, my life was gonna be transformed. And of course, nothing happened. But I get the search for purpose.
Life could be wonderful if people would leave you alone.
One of my favorite things to do is to play music really loud and dance my butt off in the morning. I’ll do it alone in my apartment. You can’t have a bad day after that.
Painting and sculpture are very archaic forms. It’s the only thing left in our industrial society where an individual alone can make something with not just his own hands, but brains, imagination, heart maybe.
Tennis is a hard sport. There is a lot of competition all year and you play alone.
The radiation left over from the Big Bang is the same as that in your microwave oven but very much less powerful. It would heat your pizza only to minus 271.3*C – not much good for defrosting the pizza, let alone cooking it.
I said, ‘I’m a rock star. I can’t preach in nobody’s church. Are you crazy?’ Let alone buy one. Oh, I wound up buying one.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
Rigid, the skeleton of habit alone upholds the human frame.
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.
As recognized since ancient times, the coexistence of very rich and very poor leads to two possibilities, neither a happy one. The rich can rule alone, disenfranchising or even enslaving the poor, or the poor can rise up and confiscate the wealth of the rich.
I’m usually alone or asleep, at home.
I live alone, with cats, books, pictures, fresh vegetables to cook, the garden, the hens to feed.
The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone.
Strength alone knows conflict, weakness is born vanquished.
When you write, you are alone. It can be a bit of a shock later to discover that people have read what you’ve written!
You need a whole community to raise a child. I have raised two children, alone.
We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone, alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in genders.
I’m very happy alone.
In South Korea, they believe that when you turn 60, you’ve become a baby again and the rest of your life should be totally about joy and happiness, and people should leave you alone, and I just think that that’s the height of intelligence.
Brexiteers often hark back to the blitz. Maybe they think the ‘Britain standing alone’ motif adds much-needed heroic purpose to a Brexit future in which Britain stands without trading partners or allies to tackle climate change.
You may not enjoy loneliness, because loneliness is sad. But solitude is something else; solitude is what you look forward to when you want to be alone, when you want to be with yourself. So, solitude is something we all need from time to time.
I was born to be alone, and I always shall be; but now I want to be.
You know you lose a lot of social skills if you’re a writer. You spend too long alone. And its forced me to address that.
Alone! Alone! No beacon, far or near! No chart, no compass, and no anchor stay!
All men ought to think of Christ because of the office Christ fills between God and man. He is the eternal Son of God through whom alone the Father can be known, approached, and served. He is the appointed Mediator between God and man through whom alone we can be reconciled with God, pardoned, justified, and saved.
A woman can’t be alone. She needs a man. A man and a woman support and strengthen each other. She just can’t do it by herself.
Remember, you and you alone are responsible for maintaining your energy. Give up blaming, complaining and excuse making, and keep taking action in the direction of your goals – however mundane or lofty they may be.
The rates of soda consumption in our poorest communities cannot be explained by individual consumer preferences alone, but rather are linked to broader issues of access and affordability of healthy foods in low-income neighborhoods, and to the marketing efforts of soda companies themselves.
Fear of serious injury alone cannot justify oppression of free speech and assembly. Men feared witches and burnt women. It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears.
I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best.
Before I started school striking I had no energy, no friends and I didn’t speak to anyone. I just sat alone at home, with an eating disorder. All of that is gone now, since I have found a meaning, in a world that sometimes seems shallow and meaningless to so many people.
You’re alone in your ideas, because you’re the only one who knows what’s possible.
Not drunk is he who from the floor – Can rise alone and still drink more; But drunk is They, who prostrate lies, Without the power to drink or rise.
I just want to be left alone.
The law was made for one thing alone, for the exploitation of those who don’t understand it, or are prevented by naked misery from obeying it.
Reason is not automatic. Those who deny it cannot be conquered by it. Do not count on them. Leave them alone.
Of those beings who live in ignorance, shut up and confined, as it were, in an egg, I have first broken the eggshell of ignorance and alone in the universe obtained the most exalted, universal Buddhahood.
In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.
The Saturn system is a rich planetary system. It offers mystery, scientific insight, and obviously splendour beyond compare, and the investigation of this system has enormous cosmic reach… just studying the rings alone, we stand to learn a lot about the discs of stars and gas that we call the spiral galaxies.
I just always wanted to be left alone to go into a creative space.
Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable.
Moon! Moon! I am prone before you. Pity me, and drench me in loneliness.
The best part about being alone is that you really don’t have to answer to anybody. You do what you want.
But no nation can base its survival and development on luck and prayers alone while its leadership fritters away every available opportunity for success and concrete achievement.
The true and solid peace of nations consists not in equality of arms, but in mutual trust alone.
It is the fight alone that pleases us, not the victory.
You can work on the saxophone alone, but ultimately you must perform with others.
We’re all in this alone.
I tried acupuncture, the patch, and hypnosis, but found that I needed to do it alone – when the time was right for me.
In the absence of any other proof, the thumb alone would convince me of God’s existence.
Religion is the possibility of the removal of every ground of confidence except confidence in God alone.
Saying that you spend Christmas alone is, to most middle-class Americans, akin to confessing a terminal illness.
Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.
A challenge to the right of Israel to exist can be construed as a challenge to the existence of the Jewish people only if one believes that Israel alone keeps the Jewish people alive or that all Jews invest their sense of perpetuity in the state of Israel in its current or traditional forms.