Give me a flagon of red wine, a book of verses, a loaf of bread, and a little idleness. If with such store I might sit by thy dear side in some lonely place, I should deem myself happier than a king in his kingdom.— Omar Khayyam
Undeniable Lonely Places quotations
The woman who follows the crowd will usually go on further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.
The first great thing is to find yourself and for that you need solitude and contemplation - at least sometimes. I can tell you deliverance will not come from the rushing noisy centers of civilization. It will come from the lonely places.
Always give a word or a sign of salute when meeting or passing a friend,even a stranger, when in a lonely place. Show respect to all people and grovel to none. When you arise in the morning give thanks for the food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies only in yourself.
Loneliness does not come from having no people around you, but from being unable to communicate the things that seen important to you.
We are torn between nostalgia for the familiar and an urge for the foreign and strange. As often as not, we are homesick most for the places we have never known.
The life I touch for good or ill will touch another life, and in turn another, until who knows where the trembling stops or in what far place my touch will be felt.
Always give a word or sign of salute when meeting or passing a friend, or even a stranger, if in a lonely place.
Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places, where other people see nothing.
We are homesick most for the places we have never known.
He who seeks truth must be content with a lonely, little-trodden path.
If he cannot worship her till she has been canonized by the shouts of the multitude, he must take his place with the members of that wretched crowd who shouted for two long hours, "Great is Diana of the Ephesians!" till truth, reason, and calmness were all drowned in noise.
God is a lonely place without steak.
A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.
Adventure is just a romantic name for trouble.
It sounds swell when you write about it, but it's hell when you meet it face to face in a dark and lonely place.
The poem is lonely. It is lonely and en route. Its author stays with it. Does this very fact not place the poem already here, at its inception, in the encounter, in the mystery of encounter?
...Seattle has unleashed this weird phenomenon on the world called the coffee shop. And the coffee shop, thanks to Starbucks, is the place where socially isolated, lonely, needy people gather together to ignore one another.
You can't get away from yourself by moving from one place to another.
Your mouth is a lonely place but I keep coming back.
If you're lonely, bored, or unhappy, remember you are mad young.
There is so much time to meet new people and go to new places.
One must flee those places where life throbs and seek out lonely spots untouched by human hand in order to lift the magic veil of nature
Never speak from a place of hate, jealousy, anger or insecurity. Evaluate your words before you let them leave your lips. Sometimes it's best to be quiet.
I have gone into the waste lonely places
Compassion asks us to go where it hurts, to enter into the places of pain, to share in brokenness, fear, confusion, and anguish. Compassion challenges us to cry out with those in misery, to mourn with those who are lonely, to weep with those in tears. Compassion requires us to be weak with the weak, vulnerable with the vulnerable, and powerless with the powerless. Compassion means full immersion in the condition of being human.
There's no such thing as a crowded battlefield. Battlefields are lonely places.
Alone and lonely is not the same thing.
I do not know the man so bold He dare in lonely Place That awful stranger Consciousness Deliberately face-.
A life without a lonely place, that is, without a quiet center, becomes destructive.
I think [the spotlight] is a lonely place to be.
Everybodys wanting something from you, pulling at you.
Heaven on Earth is a choice you must make, not a place you must find.
If only the bird with the loveliest song sang, the forest would be a lonely place.
In the Lonely Hour is about a guy that I fell in love with last year, and he didn't love me back. I think I'm over it now, but I was in a very dark place. I kept feeling lonely in the fact that I hadn't felt love before.
Let me just say that I am not often lonely in country places.
In cities I am, like the writers of the letters. Nature doesn't break your heart: other people do. Yet, we cannot live apart from each other in bowers feeding on nectar. We're in this together, this getting through our lives, as the fact that we are word-users shows.
The only limitations one has are the ones they place on themselves.
Don't let ignorance blind you. Open your eyes, heart and your mind. And if you're feeling alone, know that the world can be a lonely place, but it would be lonelier without you in it.
My feeling is, the world is a lonely place.
If you can find people who are like you, and find some camaraderie, that's special. I wish there was more of that in the world, in general.
It's a vast, lonely, forbidding expanse of nothing rather like clouds and clouds of pumice stone. And it certainly does not appear to be a very inviting place to live or work.
Motivation will die. Let discipline take its place.
in reading ... stories, you can be many different people in many different places, doing things you would never have a chance to do in ordinary life. It's amazing that those twenty-six little marks of the alphabet can arrange themselves on the pages of a book and accomplish all that. Readers are lucky - they will never be bored or lonely.
I felt the strange brooding lonely presence of Nature fostering a new race, a new age, and as part of it, a new expression in Art. It was an unfolding of the heart itself through the effect of environment, of people, of place, and time.
It is always easier to capture eternity in the falling snow or along the coast where the waves crash and in solitary and lonely places. It is the quiet places where it is easiest to feel eternity.
If you don't know where you want to go, then it doesn't matter which path you take.
A very few lonely pioneers make their way to high places never before visited .
. . they create the living conditions of mankind and the majority are living on their work.
But when you actually go in the ring, it's a very lonely and scary place.
It's just you and the other guy.
You may think it odd that there were three men to look after one tiny station, but the people who ran the railway knew that if you left two men together in a lonely place they would quarrel, but if you left three men, two of them could always grumble to each other about the third, and then they would be quite happy.
The last of the lonely places is the sky, a trackless void where nothing lives or grows, and above it, space itself. Man may have been destined to walk upon ice or sand, or climb the mountains or take craft upon the sea. But surely he was never meant to fly? But he does, and finding out how to do it was his last great adventure.
Nine years ago on September 14, 2001, I placed the lone vote against the 'Authorization for Use of Military Force' - an authorization that I knew would provide a blank check to wage war anywhere, at any time, and for any length.