People who cannot bear to be alone are generally the worst company.
In a crowd, on a journey, at a banquet even, a line of thought can itself provide its own seclusion.
The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone.
You need a mess of help to stand alone.
There are occasions on which it is noble to dare to stand alone.
I want to be with those who know secret things or else alone.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
Perhaps it would be better to go the whole hog and cut oneself off entirely from the outside world. A merely negative form of protest, I fear, against conditions one does not like; for resentment is vain unless one has an alternative to offer.
When we truly realize that we are all alone is when we need others the most.
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… in ecstasy it will writhe at your feet.