Quotes of Desolation

“ We're all in this alone. ”

- Lily Tomlin

“ Consider what God can do, and you will never despair of success. ”

- Thomas Wilson

“ I was never less alone than when by myself. ”

- Edward Gibbon

“ Loneliness doesn't have much to do with where you are. ”

- Hugh Hefner

“ I knew I was alone in a way that no earthling has ever been before. ”

- Michael Collins

“ Isolation is the sum total of wretchedness to a man. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ To be alone is to be different, to be different is to be alone. ”

- Suzanne Gordon

“ One cat in a house is a sign of loneliness, two of barrenness, and three of sodomy. ”

- Edward Dahlberg

“ All we ask is to be let alone. ”

- Jefferson Davis

“ I like the idea of being alone. I like the idea of often being alone in all aspects of my life. I like to feel lonely. I like to need things. ”

- Robert Plant

“ Tis the last rose of summer Left blooming alone; All her lovely companions Are faded and gone. ”

- Thomas Moore

“ A democracy is a volcano which conceals the fiery materials of its own destruction. These will produce an eruption and carry desolation in their way. ”

- Fisher Ames

“ It is a time when one's spirit is subdued and sad, one knows not why; when the past seems a storm-swept desolation, life a vanity and a burden, and the future, but a way to death. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Let me do my work each day, and if the darkened hours of despair overcome me, may I not forget the strength that comforted me in the desolation of other times… Spare me from bitterness and from the sharp passions of unguarded moments. May I not forget that poverty and riches are of the spirit… ”

- Max Ehrmann

“ With proud thanksgiving, a mother for her children, England mourns for her dead across the sea. Flesh of her flesh they were, spirit of spirit, Fallen in the cause of the free. Solemn the drums thrill: Death august and royal Sings sorrow up into immortal spheres… ”

- Laurence Robert Binyon
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