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Abraham Cowley Quotes and Sayings
Quotes by Abraham Cowley

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Solitude can be used well by very few people.
They who do must have a knowledge of the world to see the foolishness of it,
and enough virtue to despise all the vanity.
- Abraham Cowley

His faith perhaps in some nice tenets might be wrong;
his life,
I'm sure, was always in the right.
- Abraham Cowley

Life is an incurable disease.
- Abraham Cowley

Hope!
of all ills that men endure, the only cheap and universal cure.
- Abraham Cowley

 

This only grant me, that my means may lie too low for envy,
for contempt too high.
- Abraham Cowley

Nothing is to come, and nothing past:
But an eternal now,
does always last.
- Abraham Cowley

The world's a scene of changes, and to be constant,
in nature were inconstancy.
- Abraham Cowley

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God the first garden made, and the first city Cain.
- Abraham Cowley

Curiosity does, no less than devotion,
pilgrims make.
- Abraham Cowley

Lukewarmness I account a sin, as great in love as in religion.
- Abraham Cowley

Of all ills that one endures, hope is a cheap and universal cure.
- Abraham Cowley

Find a time and place of solitude.
Look into the distance, and into the future.
Visualize the tomorrow you are going to build -
and begin to build that tomorrow, today.
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I have a great deal of company in the house,
especially in the morning when nobody calls.
- Henry David Thoreau

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.
- Paul Tillich

Spend some time alone every day.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

I live in that solitude which is painful in youth,
but delicious in the years of maturity.
- Albert Einstein

The monotony and solitude of a quiet life
stimulates the creative mind.
- Albert Einstein

The flower which is single need not envy
the thorns that are numerous.
- Rabindranath Tagore

We need to find God, and he cannot
be found in noise and restlessness.
God is the friend of silence.
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass-
grows in silence; see the stars,
the moon and the sun, how they move in silence...
We need silence to be able to touch souls.
- Mother Teresa

As you simplify your life,
the laws of the universe will be simpler;
solitude will not be solitude,
poverty will not be poverty,
nor weakness weakness.
- Henry David Thoreau

Solitude is painful when one is young,
but delightful when one is more mature.
- Albert Einstein

I have never found a companion that was
so companionable as solitude.
We are for the most part more lonely
when we go abroad among men
than when we stay in our chambers.
A man thinking or working is always alone,
let him be where he will.
- Henry David Thoreau

I had three chairs in my house;
one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
- Henry David Thoreau

Solitude is considered un-American.
- Erica Jong

Little do men perceive what solitude is,
and how far it extendeth.
For a crowd is not company,
and faces are but a gallery of pictures,
and talk but a tinkling cymbal,
where there is no love.
- Francis Bacon

Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude.
It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.
- Louis Aragon

Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once.
- Robert Browning

Friendship needs no words - it is solitude delivered
from the anguish of loneliness.
- Dag Hammarskjold

The more powerful and original a mind,
the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.
- Aldous Huxley

I never found a companion that was
so companionable as solitude.
- Henry David Thoreau

Balance activity with serenity,
wealth with simplicity,
persistence with innovation,
community with solitude,
familiarity with adventure,
constancy with change,
leading with following.
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It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinions;
it is easy in solitude to live after your own;
but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd
keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I love to be alone.
I never found the companion
that was so companionable as solitude.
- Henry David Thoreau

The weight of the world is love.
Under the burden of solitude, under the burden of dissatisfaction.
- Allen Ginsberg

One can acquire everything in solitude except character.
- Stendhal

Books support us in our solitude and keep us from being a burden to ourselves.
- Jeremy Collier

I didn't choose solitude.
- Klaus Kinski

Do your work for six years; but in the seventh,
go into solitude or among strangers,
so that the memory of your friends does not hinder
you from being what you have become.
- Leo Szilard

Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone and solitude
expresses the glory of being alone.
- Paul Tillich

Cultivate solitude and quiet and a few sincere friends,
rather than mob merriment, noise and thousands of nodding acquaintances.
- William Powell

Mass communication, radio, and especially television,
have attempted, not without success,
to annihilate every possibility of solitude and reflection.
- Eugenio Montale

Silence and solitude are more distracting to me than chatter and commotion.
- Marilu Henner

Solitude vivifies; isolation kills.
- Joseph Roux

I'm pretty social so it's hard for me to find solitude,
but I need to have solitude to write.
- Catie Curtis

Solitude begets whimsies.
- Mary Wortley Montagu

In my solitude, many miles from men and houses,
I am in a childishly happy and carefree state of mind,
which you are incapable of understanding unless someone explains it to you.
- Knut Hamsun

The conductor's stand is not a continent of power,
but rather an island of solitude.
- Riccardo Muti

I can write best in the silence and solitude of the night,
when everyone has retired.
- Zane Grey

O solitude, where are the charms That sages have seen
in thy face? Better dwell in the midst of alarms,
Than reign in this horrible place.
- William Cowper

Solitude terrifies the soul at twenty.
- Moliere

We need society, and we need solitude also,
as we need summer and winter, day and night,
exercise and rest.
- Philip Gilbert Hamerton

To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is
to truly embrace your solitude.
- Jeanne Moreau

The worst solitude is to have no real friendships.
- Francis Bacon

Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self.
- May Sarton

Solitude is un-American.
- Erica Jong

Reading takes solitude and it takes focus.
- Augusten Burroughs

Conversation enriches the understanding,
but solitude is the school of genius.
- Edward Gibbon

In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.
- Laurence Sterne

Imagination, the traitor of the mind,
has taken my solitude and slain it.
- Robinson Jeffers

In solitude, where we are least alone.
- Lord Byron

In the tumult of men and events, solitude was my temptation;
now it is my friend.
What other satisfaction can be sought once you have confronted History?
- Charles de Gaulle

Solitude is the profoundest fact of the human condition.
Man is the only being who knows he is alone.
- Octavio Paz

Real misanthropes are not found in solitude,
but in the world; since it is experience of life,
and not philosophy, which produces real hatred of mankind.
- Giacomo Leopardi

A solitude is the audience-chamber of God.
- Walter Savage Landor

Only in solitude do we find ourselves;
and in finding ourselves,
we find in ourselves all our brothers in solitude.
- Miguel de Unamuno

Solitude is independence.
- Hermann Hesse

Solitude is pleasant.
Loneliness is not.
- Anna Neagle

I was thinking, too, of Superman and his fortress of solitude.
- Michael Chabon

Violent passions are formed in solitude.
In the busy world no object has time to make a deep impression.
- Henry Home

Solitude sharpens awareness of small pleasures otherwise lost.
- Kevin Patterson

I cannot walk through the suburbs in the solitude of
the night without thinking that the night pleases us
because it suppresses idle details,
just as our memory does.
- Jorge Luis Borges


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