is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character.
We need society, and we need solitude
also, as we need summer and winter, day and night, exercise and rest.
The best thinking has been done in solitude.
The worst has been done in turmoil. ~ Thomas Edison
Women need real moments of solitude
and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away.
Talents are best nurtured in solitude: but character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
shows us what should be; society shows us what we are.
I hold this to be the highest task for a bond between two people: that each protects the solitude of the other. ~ Rainer Maria Rilke