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  We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone, alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in genders.  
 -  Maya Angelou
  

  Wisdom comes alone through suffering.  
 -  Sade Adu
  

  I restore myself when I'm alone.  
 -  Marilyn Monroe
  

  Unless we love and are loved, each of us is alone, each of us is deeply lonely.  
 -  Mortimer Adler
  

  Woman is fine for her own satisfaction alone. No man will admire her the more, no woman will like her the better for it. Neatness and fashion are enough for the former, and a something of shabbiness or impropriety will be most endearing to the latter.  
 -  Jane Austen
  

  So in some ways my life, my background has been isolating and I think I'm a bit more scared as a person. I don't walk alone or in the dark. If I go out the driver will wait for me to go into the house.  
 -  Christopher Eccleston
  

  One sign of a great actor is when he can be alone by himself on the screen, doing almost nothing, and producing one of a film's defining moments.  
 -  Roger Ebert
  

  I used to be a drinker but I found out how bad it was and I let it alone.  
 -  David Edwards
  

  But if we leave them alone, just satisfying ourselves with social work, economic work and the building up of a national army, it can make progress, hopefully within a short time.  
 -  Tamara Ecclestone
  

  I'm never less at leisure than when at leisure, or less alone than when alone.  
 -  Casey Affleck
  

  True thoughts are those alone which do not understand themselves.  
 -  Theodor Adorno
  

  No harm comes to man from outside alone: dumbness is the objective spirit.  
 -  Theodor Adorno
  

  When you feel like an outsider - for whatever reason - you spend a lot of time alone.  
 -  Meg Cabot
  

  If we take science as our sole guide, if we accept and hold fast that alone which is verifiable, the old theology must go.  
 -  John Burroughs
  

  What is the worst of woes that wait on age? What stamps the wrinkle deeper on the brow? To view each loved one blotted from life's page, And be alone on earth, as I am now.  
 -  Lord Byron
  

  I only go out to get me a fresh appetite for being alone.  
 -  Lord Byron
  

  Then stirs the feeling infinite, so felt In solitude, where we are least alone.  
 -  Lord Byron
  

  It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.  
 -  Marilyn Monroe
  

  I mean, I've always been a libertarian. Leave everybody alone. Let everybody else do what they want. Just stay out of everybody else's hair.  
 -  Clint Eastwood
  

  That is, we believed, the supreme duty of the parent, who only was permitted to claim in some degree the priestly office and function, since it is his creative and protecting power which alone approaches the solemn function of Deity.  
 -  Charles Eastman
  

  I don't even know how to use a parking meter, let alone a phone box.  
 -  Princess Diana
  

  You cannot be lonely if you like the person you're alone with.  
 -  Wayne Dyer
  

  I have no time for those who say there is no way Scotland could go it alone. I know first-hand the contribution Scotland and Scots make to Britain's success - so for me there's no question about whether Scotland could be an independent nation.  
 -  David Cameron
  

  I may be alone in this, but I do sense the power of film, in that movies have the ability to literally change people's minds. That's pretty powerful stuff when you consider that.  
 -  John Cage
  

  Alone! Alone! No beacon, far or near! No chart, no compass, and no anchor stay!  
 -  Christian Camargo
  

  Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.  
 -  Helen Keller
  

  Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.  
 -  Eleanor Roosevelt
  

  The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone.  
 -  Albert Camus
  

  A steady patriot of the world alone, The friend of every country but his own.  
 -  George Canning
  

  Ah, mon cher, for anyone who is alone, without God and without a master, the weight of days is dreadful.  
 -  Albert Camus
  

  Remember, you and you alone are responsible for maintaining your energy. Give up blaming, complaining and excuse making, and keep taking action in the direction of your goals - however mundane or lofty they may be.  
 -  Jack Canfield
  

  I am alone; I am always alone no matter what.  
 -  Marilyn Monroe
  

  A woman can't be alone. She needs a man. A man and a woman support and strengthen each other. She just can't do it by herself.  
 -  Marilyn Monroe
  

  It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.  
 -  Marilyn Monroe
  

  Some of my foster families used to send me to the movies to get me out of the house and there I'd sit all day and way into the night. Up in front, there with the screen so big, a little kid all alone, and I loved it. I loved anything that moved up there and I didn't miss anything that happened and there was no popcorn either.  
 -  Marilyn Monroe
  

  Unconditional war can no longer lead to unconditional victory. It can no longer serve to settle disputes... can no longer be of concern to great powers alone.  
 -  John F. Kennedy
  

  Being a child at home alone in the summer is a high-risk occupation. If you call your mother at work thirteen times an hour, she can hurt you.  
 -  Erma Bombeck
  

  The two operations of our understanding, intuition and deduction, on which alone we have said we must rely in the acquisition of knowledge.  
 -  Rene Descartes
  

  Being an actor is the loneliest thing in the world. You are all alone with your concentration and imagination, and that's all you have.  
 -  Richard Dawkins
  

  You can always improve on something, the technology is different today, but I would leave it well alone. If there was something that was incomplete, that might be interesting... because I do that on my website.  
 -  Dave Davies
  

  Should we find a second form of life right here on our doorstep, we could be confident that life is a truly cosmic phenomenon. If so, there may well be sentient beings somewhere in the galaxy wondering, as do we, if they are not alone in the universe.  
 -  Paul Davies
  

  Perhaps the best motivation for going to Mars is political. It is obvious that no single nation currently has either the will or the resources to do it alone, but a consortium of nations and space agencies could achieve it within 20 years.  
 -  Paul Davies
  

  I have three phobias which, could I mute them, would make my life as slick as a sonnet, but as dull as ditch water: I hate to go to bed, I hate to get up, and I hate to be alone.  
 -  Tallulah Bankhead
  

  I have grown up alone. I've taken care of myself. I worked, earned money and was independent at 18.  
 -  Ingrid Bergman
  

  Work alone is noble.  
 -  Thomas Carlyle
  

  Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone.  
 -  Thomas Carlyle
  

  None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.  
 -  Thomas Carlyle
  

  You can get much farther with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.  
 -  Al Capone
  

  If it's true that our species is alone in the universe, then I'd have to say the universe aimed rather low and settled for very little.  
 -  George Carlin
  

  Your brain, like your tongue, is a muscle. Practicing thinking by yourself really helps develop your brain, which you need throughout your day. I like to practice my thinking in a darkened room, alone.  
 -  Steve Carell
  

  I live to hail that season by gifted one foretold, when men shall live by reason, and not alone by gold.  
 -  George Linnaeus Banks
  

  In Genesis, it says that it is not good for a man to be alone; but sometimes it is a great relief.  
 -  John Barrymore
  

  I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered at the White House - with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.  
 -  John F. Kennedy
  

  One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more.  
 -  Thomas Jefferson
  

  It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.  
 -  Thomas Jefferson
  

  Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves are its only safe depositories.  
 -  Thomas Jefferson
  

  Fashion is always of the time in which you live. It is not something standing alone. But the grand problem, the most important problem, is to rejeuvenate women. To make women look young. Then their outlook changes. They feel more joyous.  
 -  Coco Chanel
  

  I tend to stay up late, not because I'm partying but because it's the only time of the day when I'm alone and don't have to be performing.  
 -  Jim Carrey
  

  My mother was a professional sick person; she took a lot of pain pills. There are many people like that. It's just how they are used to getting attention. I always remember she's the daughter of alcoholics who'd leave her alone at Christmas time.  
 -  Jim Carrey
  

  No enterprise, small or large, public or private, can remain self-governing, let alone successful, so deeply in hock to others as we are about to be.  
 -  Mitch Daniels
  

  It is good taste, and good taste alone, that possesses the power to sterilize and is always the first handicap to any creative functioning.  
 -  Salvador Dali
  

  I have a huge, active imagination, and I think I'm really scared of being alone; because if I'm left to my own devices, I'll just turn into a madwoman.  
 -  Claire Danes
  

  I've been left alone, even by the paparazzi, because what sells is sex and scandal. Absent that, they really don't have much interest in you. I'm still married, still working, still happy.  
 -  Matt Damon
  

  We learn about life not from plusses alone, but from minuses as well.  
 -  Anton Chekhov
  

  Life could be wonderful if people would leave you alone.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  Love alone is capable of uniting living beings in such a way as to complete and fulfill them, for it alone takes them and joins them by what is deepest in themselves.  
 -  Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
  

  When I walked to school in the mornings I would start out alone but would pick up four other boys along the way. We would set out together after school across the village green.  
 -  Roald Dahl
  

  No enterprise can exist for itself alone. It ministers to some great need, it performs some great service, not for itself, but for others; or failing therein, it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist.  
 -  Calvin Coolidge
  

  All conservatism is based upon the idea that if you leave things alone you leave them as they are. But you do not. If you leave a thing alone you leave it to a torrent of change.  
 -  G. K. Chesterton
  

  Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors.  
 -  Paulo Coelho
  

  A man is born alone and dies alone; and he experiences the good and bad consequences of his karma alone; and he goes alone to hell or the Supreme abode.  
 -  George Washington Carver
  

  Children, dear and loving children, can alone console a woman for the loss of her beauty.  
 -  Honore de Balzac
  

  When the traveler goes alone he gets acquainted with himself.  
 -  Leonard Bailey
  

  The accumulation of skill and science which has been directed to diminish the difficulty of producing manufactured goods, has not been beneficial to that country alone in which it is concentrated; distant kingdoms have participated in its advantages.  
 -  Charles Babbage
  

  Those who remember Washington's cold war culture in the 1980s will recall the shocked reactions to Reagan's intervention. People interested in foreign policy were astonished when in 1985 he met alone at Geneva - alone, not a single strategic thinker at his elbow! - with the Soviet Communist master Gorbachev.  
 -  Russell Baker
  

  No one chooses to raise children alone.  
 -  Erykah Badu
  

  But no nation can base its survival and development on luck and prayers alone while its leadership fritters away every available opportunity for success and concrete achievement.  
 -  Ibrahim Babangida
  

  The average Nigerian person has come to reconcile himself with the fact that his or her social progress remain essentially in his or her hands in collaboration with other fellow Nigerians and not merely relying on what government alone could provide for him or her.  
 -  Ibrahim Babangida
  

  In today's interdependent world, a threat to one becomes a menace to all. And no state can defeat these challenges and threats alone.  
 -  Michelle Bachelet
  

  If I lived alone, Mom'd never sleep because she wouldn't know I was okay.  
 -  Scott Baio
  

  One of the places where we lived when I was growing up had this big wood out the back. And starting when I was about 8, I used to enjoy just walking alone through the wood late. Eleven p.m. Midnight. Later.  
 -  Christian Bale
  

  The primary distinction of the artist is that he must actively cultivate that state which most men, necessarily, must avoid; the state of being alone.  
 -  James A. Baldwin
  

  You can't fake it when you're alone with God, you know.  
 -  Jim Bakker
  

  When I'm alone, I think of so many things to say to you, but when I have a chance to tell you, I go speechless.  
 -  Unknown
  

  People think being alone makes you lonely, But I don't think that's true. Being surrounded by wrong people is the loneliest thing in world  
 -  Unknown
  

  I've been in relationships, but I'd rather be alone. If a guy can't treat me right, I can manage on my own.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Sleeping alone is better than sharing your bed with someone who shares a bed with someone else when you're not around.  
 -  Unknown
  

  That awkward moment when youre left alone with your friends parents.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Don't search for a man that will solve all your problems, he won't. Find one that won't let you face them alone.  
 -  Unknown
  

  The most beautiful music in the world is your own heartbeat, it assures you that you will survive even when the whole world leaves you alone.  
 -  Unknown
  

  People's bullshit and fakeness are why I usually like being alone.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Being single is better than feeling alone in a relationship.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Sometimes you have to stand alone to prove that you can still stand.  
 -  Unknown
  

  If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone.  
 -  Maxwell Maltz
  

  When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.  
 -  Sophia Loren