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Unless we love and are loved, each of us is alone, each of us is deeply lonely.

Tags: Lonely, Love  ✍ Author: Mortimer Adler

No harm comes to man from outside alone: dumbness is the objective spirit.

Tags: Outside, Spirit  ✍ Author: Theodor Adorno

True thoughts are those alone which do not understand themselves.

Tags: Thoughts, True  ✍ Author: Theodor Adorno

Wisdom comes alone through suffering.

Tags: Suffering, Wisdom  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

I'm never less at leisure than when at leisure, or less alone than when alone.

Tags: Leisure, Less  ✍ Author: Casey Affleck

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.

Tags: Business, Cannot  ✍ Author: Sholom Aleichem

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.

Tags: Ignorance, Survive  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

Woman is fine for her own satisfaction alone. No man will admire her the more, no woman will like her the better for it. Neatness and fashion are enough for the former, and a something of shabbiness or impropriety will be most endearing to the latter.

Tags: Enough, Woman  ✍ Author: Jane Austen

It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely.

Tags: Lonely, Strange  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.

Tags: Cannot, Justice  ✍ Author: Eleanor Roosevelt

Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.

Tags: Friend, Friendship  ✍ Author: Helen Keller

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.

Tags: Together  ✍ Author: Helen Keller

I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered at the White House - with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.

Tags: Human, Knowledge  ✍ Author: John F. Kennedy

Unconditional war can no longer lead to unconditional victory. It can no longer serve to settle disputes... can no longer be of concern to great powers alone.

Tags: Great, War  ✍ Author: John F. Kennedy

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.

Tags: She, Woman  ✍ Author: Marilyn Monroe

I am alone; I am always alone no matter what.

Tags: Matter  ✍ Author: Marilyn Monroe

Some of my foster families used to send me to the movies to get me out of the house and there I'd sit all day and way into the night. Up in front, there with the screen so big, a little kid all alone, and I loved it. I loved anything that moved up there and I didn't miss anything that happened and there was no popcorn either.

Tags: Movies, Night  ✍ Author: Marilyn Monroe

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.

Tags: Night, Worry  ✍ Author: Marilyn Monroe

It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone - so far.

Tags: Far, Someone  ✍ Author: Marilyn Monroe

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.

Tags: Feeling, Someone  ✍ Author: Marilyn Monroe

I restore myself when I'm alone.

Tags: Restore  ✍ Author: Marilyn Monroe

Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves are its only safe depositories.

Tags: Government, Themselves  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson

It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.

Tags: Government, Truth  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson

One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more.

Tags: Travel, Travels  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson

The average Nigerian person has come to reconcile himself with the fact that his or her social progress remain essentially in his or her hands in collaboration with other fellow Nigerians and not merely relying on what government alone could provide for him or her.

Tags: Government, Him  ✍ Author: Ibrahim Babangida
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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.

Tags: Leadership, Success  ✍ Author: Ibrahim Babangida

The accumulation of skill and science which has been directed to diminish the difficulty of producing manufactured goods, has not been beneficial to that country alone in which it is concentrated; distant kingdoms have participated in its advantages.

Tags: Country, Science  ✍ Author: Charles Babbage

In today's interdependent world, a threat to one becomes a menace to all. And no state can defeat these challenges and threats alone.

Tags: State, Today  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

Shockingly, a University of Pennsylvania study says the number of young people addicted to gambling - largely due to increased exposure to the Internet and Internet gambling - grew by an alarming 20 percent between 2004 and 2005 alone.

Tags: Study, Young  ✍ Author: Spencer Bachus

No one chooses to raise children alone.

Tags: Children, Chooses  ✍ Author: Erykah Badu

When the traveler goes alone he gets acquainted with himself.

Tags: Himself, Travel  ✍ Author: Leonard Bailey

If I lived alone, Mom'd never sleep because she wouldn't know I was okay.

Tags: Mom, Sleep  ✍ Author: Scott Baio

Those who remember Washington's cold war culture in the 1980s will recall the shocked reactions to Reagan's intervention. People interested in foreign policy were astonished when in 1985 he met alone at Geneva - alone, not a single strategic thinker at his elbow! - with the Soviet Communist master Gorbachev.

Tags: Single, War  ✍ Author: Russell Baker

You can't fake it when you're alone with God, you know.

Tags: Fake, God  ✍ Author: Jim Bakker

The primary distinction of the artist is that he must actively cultivate that state which most men, necessarily, must avoid; the state of being alone.

Tags: Artist, Men  ✍ Author: James A. Baldwin

One of the places where we lived when I was growing up had this big wood out the back. And starting when I was about 8, I used to enjoy just walking alone through the wood late. Eleven p.m. Midnight. Later.

Tags: Big, Enjoy  ✍ Author: Christian Bale

Children, dear and loving children, can alone console a woman for the loss of her beauty.

Tags: Beauty, Children  ✍ Author: Honore de Balzac

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.

Tags: Hate, Life  ✍ Author: Tallulah Bankhead

I live to hail that season by gifted one foretold, when men shall live by reason, and not alone by gold.

Tags: Men, Reason  ✍ Author: George Linnaeus Banks

In Genesis, it says that it is not good for a man to be alone; but sometimes it is a great relief.

Tags: Good, Great  ✍ Author: John Barrymore

I have grown up alone. I've taken care of myself. I worked, earned money and was independent at 18.

Tags: Care, Money  ✍ Author: Ingrid Bergman

Being a child at home alone in the summer is a high-risk occupation. If you call your mother at work thirteen times an hour, she can hurt you.

Tags: Home, Work  ✍ Author: Erma Bombeck

If we take science as our sole guide, if we accept and hold fast that alone which is verifiable, the old theology must go.

Tags: Old, Science  ✍ Author: John Burroughs

Then stirs the feeling infinite, so felt In solitude, where we are least alone.

Tags: Feeling, Solitude  ✍ Author: Lord Byron

What is the worst of woes that wait on age? What stamps the wrinkle deeper on the brow? To view each loved one blotted from life's page, And be alone on earth, as I am now.

Tags: Age, Life  ✍ Author: Lord Byron

I only go out to get me a fresh appetite for being alone.

Tags: Appetite, Fresh  ✍ Author: Lord Byron

This is how many people become artists, musicians, writers, computer programmers, record-holding athletes, scientists... by spending time alone practicing what they love.

Tags: Love, Time  ✍ Author: Meg Cabot

When you feel like an outsider - for whatever reason - you spend a lot of time alone.

Tags: Reason, Time  ✍ Author: Meg Cabot

A human being is a single being. Unique and unrepeatable.

Tags: Human, Single  ✍ Author: Eileen Caddy

I may be alone in this, but I do sense the power of film, in that movies have the ability to literally change people's minds. That's pretty powerful stuff when you consider that.

Tags: Change, Power  ✍ Author: John Cage

I think I jump around more when I'm alone.

Tags: Jump  ✍ Author: John Cage

Originally, technology was pretty clearly on the side of introversion. It allowed introverts to connect with people, to express their ideas in a less stimulating way: you're sitting alone behind a computer. But I'm starting to think that the pressure to self-present constantly online is becoming so extreme.

Tags: Pretty, Technology  ✍ Author: Jonathan Cain

Alone! Alone! No beacon, far or near! No chart, no compass, and no anchor stay!

Tags: Far, Stay  ✍ Author: Christian Camargo

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.

Tags: Success, Time  ✍ Author: David Cameron

Ah, mon cher, for anyone who is alone, without God and without a master, the weight of days is dreadful.

Tags: Days, God  ✍ Author: Albert Camus

The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone.

Tags: Learning, Real  ✍ Author: Albert Camus

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.

Tags: Give, May  ✍ Author: Jack Canfield

A steady patriot of the world alone, The friend of every country but his own.

Tags: Country, Friend  ✍ Author: George Canning

You can get much farther with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.

Tags: Gun, Word  ✍ Author: Al Capone

Your brain, like your tongue, is a muscle. Practicing thinking by yourself really helps develop your brain, which you need throughout your day. I like to practice my thinking in a darkened room, alone.

Tags: Thinking, Yourself  ✍ Author: Steve Carell

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.

Tags: True, Universe  ✍ Author: George Carlin

None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.

Tags: Excellent, Him  ✍ Author: Thomas Carlyle

Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone.

Tags: Doubt, Whatever  ✍ Author: Thomas Carlyle

Work alone is noble.

Tags: Noble, Work  ✍ Author: Thomas Carlyle

My mother was a professional sick person; she took a lot of pain pills. There are many people like that. It's just how they are used to getting attention. I always remember she's the daughter of alcoholics who'd leave her alone at Christmas time.

Tags: Time  ✍ Author: Jim Carrey

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.

Tags: Late, Time  ✍ Author: Jim Carrey

A man is born alone and dies alone; and he experiences the good and bad consequences of his karma alone; and he goes alone to hell or the Supreme abode.

Tags: Good, Karma  ✍ Author: George Washington Carver

Fashion is always of the time in which you live. It is not something standing alone. But the grand problem, the most important problem, is to rejeuvenate women. To make women look young. Then their outlook changes. They feel more joyous.

Tags: Time, Women  ✍ Author: Coco Chanel

Life could be wonderful if people would leave you alone.

Tags: Life, Wonderful  ✍ Author: Charlie Chaplin

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.

Tags: Living, Love  ✍ Author: Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

We learn about life not from plusses alone, but from minuses as well.

Tags: Learn, Life  ✍ Author: Anton Chekhov

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.

Tags: Change, Idea  ✍ Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton

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.

Tags: Good, Health  ✍ Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton

Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God.

Tags: God, Word  ✍ Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton

Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors.

Tags: Left, Stand  ✍ Author: Paulo Coelho

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.

Tags: Great, Others  ✍ Author: Calvin Coolidge

After all, it is style alone by which posterity will judge of a great work, for an author can have nothing truly his own but his style.

Tags: Great, Work  ✍ Author: Isaac D\'Israeli

When I walked to school in the mornings I would start out alone but would pick up four other boys along the way. We would set out together after school across the village green.

Tags: School, Together  ✍ Author: Roald Dahl

It is good taste, and good taste alone, that possesses the power to sterilize and is always the first handicap to any creative functioning.

Tags: Good, Power  ✍ Author: Salvador Dali

I've been left alone, even by the paparazzi, because what sells is sex and scandal. Absent that, they really don't have much interest in you. I'm still married, still working, still happy.

Tags: Happy, Sex  ✍ Author: Matt Damon

I have a huge, active imagination, and I think I'm really scared of being alone; because if I'm left to my own devices, I'll just turn into a madwoman.

Tags: Left, Turn  ✍ Author: Claire Danes

No enterprise, small or large, public or private, can remain self-governing, let alone successful, so deeply in hock to others as we are about to be.

Tags: Small, Successful  ✍ Author: Mitch Daniels

You can always improve on something, the technology is different today, but I would leave it well alone. If there was something that was incomplete, that might be interesting... because I do that on my website.

Tags: Technology, Today  ✍ Author: Dave Davies

Perhaps the best motivation for going to Mars is political. It is obvious that no single nation currently has either the will or the resources to do it alone, but a consortium of nations and space agencies could achieve it within 20 years.

Tags: Best, Political  ✍ Author: Paul Davies

Should we find a second form of life right here on our doorstep, we could be confident that life is a truly cosmic phenomenon. If so, there may well be sentient beings somewhere in the galaxy wondering, as do we, if they are not alone in the universe.

Tags: Life, May  ✍ Author: Paul Davies

The way life manages information involves a logical structure that differs fundamentally from mere complex chemistry. Therefore chemistry alone will not explain life's origin, any more than a study of silicon, copper and plastic will explain how a computer can execute a program.

Tags: Life, Study  ✍ Author: Paul Davies

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.

Tags: Actor  ✍ Author: Richard Dawkins

The two operations of our understanding, intuition and deduction, on which alone we have said we must rely in the acquisition of knowledge.

Tags: Knowledge, Said  ✍ Author: Rene Descartes

I don't even know how to use a parking meter, let alone a phone box.

Tags: Box, Phone  ✍ Author: Princess Diana

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.

Tags: Few, Nature  ✍ Author: Emily Dickinson

You cannot be lonely if you like the person you're alone with.

Tags: Cannot, Lonely  ✍ Author: Wayne Dyer

That is, we believed, the supreme duty of the parent, who only was permitted to claim in some degree the priestly office and function, since it is his creative and protecting power which alone approaches the solemn function of Deity.

Tags: Creative, Power  ✍ Author: Charles Eastman

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.

Tags: Else, Mean  ✍ Author: Clint Eastwood

One sign of a great actor is when he can be alone by himself on the screen, doing almost nothing, and producing one of a film's defining moments.

Tags: Film, Great  ✍ Author: Roger Ebert

But considering that I walked in expecting no complexity at all, let alone the visual wonderments, 'Snow White and the Huntsman' is a considerable experience.

Tags: Experience, Snow  ✍ Author: Roger Ebert

So in some ways my life, my background has been isolating and I think I'm a bit more scared as a person. I don't walk alone or in the dark. If I go out the driver will wait for me to go into the house.

Tags: Dark, Life  ✍ Author: Christopher Eccleston

But if we leave them alone, just satisfying ourselves with social work, economic work and the building up of a national army, it can make progress, hopefully within a short time.

Tags: Time, Work  ✍ Author: Tamara Ecclestone

But more important than personal awards is winning the World Series. That's the max that anyone could ask for. Let alone to have the ball in your in your glove for the final out of the World Series. That was the ultimate.

Tags: Personal, Winning  ✍ Author: Dennis Eckersley

I'm single, footloose and fancy free, I have no responsibilities, no anchors. Work, friendship and self-improvement, that's me.

Tags: Friendship, Work  ✍ Author: Joel Edgerton

I used to be a drinker but I found out how bad it was and I let it alone.

Tags: Bad, Used  ✍ Author: David Edwards

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