A Quest in the category Self
Are we essentially alone in the world? Why is it that social activity makes us more isolated?
What is the difference between loneliness and solitude? Can true solitude bring loneliness to an end?
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“It is solitude that heals the deepening wound of loneliness.”

Jiddu Krishnamurti

“Solitude is an indispensable prerequisite for spiritual living.” Abraham Heschel

“The need for solitude is a sign there is spirit in a man after all, and it is a measure for what spirit there is.” Soren Kierkegaard

“The man is great who knows how to be most solitary, the man who is surrounded by loneliness, not because he wishes to be alone, but because he is what he is, and cannot find his equal.” Friedrich Nietzsche

My Eyes So Soft
by Hafiz (trans. Daniel Ladinsky)
Don't surrender your loneliness so quickly.
Let it cut more deep.
Let it ferment and season you
As few human or even divine ingredients can.
Something missing in my heart tonight
Has made my eyes so soft,
My voice so tender,
My need of God

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