Quotations on Isolation

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Earth's dispossessed are vulnerable targets for extremists: those who teach that global justice is meaningless; that satisfaction can come only in violence, division, and intellectual isolation.
- Abdallah II
(Keywords: Earth, Isolation, Justice, Satisfaction, Violence)

I urge the Iraqi leadership for sake of its own people... to seize this opportunity and thereby begin to end the isolation and suffering of the Iraqi people.
- Kofi Annan
(Keywords: Leadership, People, Opportunity, End, Isolation, Suffering)

If you want to end your isolation, you must be honest about what you want at a core level and decide to go after it.
- Martha Beck
(Keywords: End, Isolation, Want)

I cite these events because I think they underline two very disturbing phenomena - the loss of U.S. international credibility, the growing U.S. international isolation.
- Zbigniew Brzezinski
(Keywords: Credibility, Events, Isolation, Loss)

You know, that single girl life and that sense of isolation - that doesn't leave you just like that. And that's what that song is about. I remember that, and that is imprinted on me, that sense.
- Mary Chapin Carpenter
(Keywords: Life, Isolation, Sense, Song)

If a man were living in isolation his income would be literally his product. Make him the monarch and owner of an island, and the fruits that he raises and the clothing that he makes constitute, in themselves, his income. This ceases to be true when trading begins.
- John Bates Clark
(Keywords: Income, Isolation, Living, Man)

Tasmanian history is a study of human isolation unprecedented except in science fiction - namely, complete isolation from other humans for 10,000 years.
- Jared Diamond
(Keywords: History, Science, Fiction, Isolation, Study, Years)

My habit of glorifying things far away in space and time, also contributed to my social isolation.
- Luke Ford
(Keywords: Time, Habit, Isolation, Space)

Isolation is a self-defeating dream.
- Carlos Salinas de Gortari
(Keywords: Dream, Isolation, Self)

There is no way that writers can be tamed and rendered civilized or even cured. The only solution known to science is to provide the patient with an isolation room, where he can endure the acute stages in private and where food can be poked in to him with a stick.
- Robert A. Heinlein
(Keywords: Food, Science, Isolation, Solution, Writers)

People can undergo a sudden change of thinking and loyalties under threat of death or intense social pressure and isolation from friends and family.
- Keith Henson
(Keywords: Change, Death, Family, People, Friends, Isolation, Pressure, Thinking)

So if North Korea continues present isolation, then with such economic difficulties the North Korean government must meet a very serious situation in the future.
- Kim Dae Jung
(Keywords: Government, Difficulties, Future, Isolation, Present)

The only place I've felt was really my home is my cabin up north. There's something in the water there that connects me to that place. There's also this sense of isolation and loneliness about it that I've never been able to shake.
- Jessica Lange
(Keywords: Home, Isolation, Loneliness, Sense, Water)

It's funny, because my last record was a lot about isolation and people living in separate worlds that other people can't even understand, which drug addiction is the perfect negative example of.
- Aimee Mann
(Keywords: Funny, People, Negative, Addiction, Example, Isolation, Living)

One could not have isolated this retrovirus without knowledge of other retroviruses, that's obvious. But I believe we have answered the criteria of isolation.
- Luc Montagnier
(Keywords: Knowledge, Isolation, Obvious)

One of the biggest changes that ever occurred in my life was going from the isolation of working part-time as a house painter in Henderson County, to Cornell, where everybody was a literary person.
- Robert Morgan
(Keywords: Life, Isolation, Literary)

In this cry of pain the inner consciousness of the people seems to lay itself bare for an instant, and to reveal the mood of beings who feel their isolation in the face of a universe that wars on them with winds and seas.
- John Millington Synge
(Keywords: People, Consciousness, Isolation, Pain, Universe)

There's a real purity in New Zealand that doesn't exist in the states. It's actually not an easy thing to find in our world anymore. It's a unique place because it is so far away from the rest of the world. There is a sense of isolation and also being protected.
- Elijah Wood
(Keywords: Being, Isolation, Purity, Rest, Sense, states, World)

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