Quotations About / On: LONELY

  • 11.
    The lonely become either thoughtful or empty.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eighth Selection, New York (1991).)
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  • 12.
    The most comfortable prison is still a lonely place.
    (Kenneth Kolb. Nathan Juran. Genie (Richard Eyer), The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, explaining why he wants to be free (1958).)
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  • 13.
    Lonely people console themselves with self-absorption or curiosity.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Tenth Selection, New York (1992).)
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  • 14.
    If you make me feel lonely, I will make it an opportunity to do something I never do.
    (These was something that keeps me motivated in darkest hours.)
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  • 15.
    Lonely in the cold! But, when love comes, i will get the heat.
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  • 16.
    The more you stay in this kind of job, the more you realize that a public figure, a major public figure, is a lonely man.
    (Richard M. Nixon (1913-1995), U.S. Republican politician, president. Interview with Stewart Alsop, said during his term as vice president. Quoted in Alsop, "A Talk with Nixon," appendix, Nixon and Rockefeller: A Double Portrait (1960).)
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  • 17.
    Human Dignity has gleamed only now and then and here and there, in lonely splendor, throughout the ages, a hope of the better men, never an achievement of the majority.
    (James Thurber (1894-1961), U.S. humorist, illustrator. "Thinking Ourselves Into Trouble," pt. 3, Collecting Himself (1989, first published 1939).)
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  • 18.
    The torment of human frustration, whatever its immediate cause, is the knowledge that the self is in prison, its vital force and "mangled mind" leaking away in lonely, wasteful self-conflict.
    (Elizabeth Drew (1887-1965), Anglo-American author, critic. Poetry: A Modern Guide to Its Understanding and Enjoyment, pt. 2, ch. 13 (1959).)
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  • 19.
    The modern city hardly knows pure darkness or pure silence anymore, nor does it know the effect of a single small light or that of a lonely distant shout.
    (Johan Huizinga (1872-1945), Dutch historian. The Autumn of the Middle Ages, ch. 1 (1921, trans. 1995).)
  • 20.
    Being prime minister is a lonely job.... you cannot lead from the crowd.
    (Margaret Thatcher (b. 1925), British politician; Prime Minister (1979-1990). The Downing Street Years, ch. 1 (1993).)
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