Quotation by Henry David Thoreau

I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.
Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Walden, "Solitude," (1854).

Yet, in his journal, Thoreau noted, "It would give me such joy to know that a friend had come to see me, and yet that pleasure I seldom if ever experience." (Dec. 23, 1851).
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