Little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Feeling Lonely Quotes
Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the...
Books will speak plain when counselors blanch.
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The remedy is worse than the disease.
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Happiness consists not in having much, but in being content with little.
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