Friday, January 14, 2011

solitude vs isolation

:Solitude vivifies; isolation kills.”
—Abbé Joseph Roux, 19th-century priest and poet


  1. Perhaps in one sense, yes. But Robinson Crusoe taught me that I am really never alone. I might feel that I am, but feelings have their own agenda and can't be trusted.

  2. Right on!

    it could also be that the best 'solitude" is found being with others..
    I love the phrase "extroverted monasticism" that someone coined


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