To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude.
Friendship needs no words - it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness.
I have never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude. We are for the most part more lonely when we go abroad among men than when we stay in our chambers. A man thinking or working is always alone, let him be where he will.
Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone and solitude expresses the glory of being alone.
One can acquire everything in solitude except character.