Best Quotes About Hermit

If a hermit lives in a state of ecstasy, his lack of comfort becomes the height of comfort. He must relinquish it. -Jean Cocteau

The mind is not a hermit's cell, but a place of hospitality and intercourse. -Charles Horton Cooley

New York has more hermits than will be found in all the forests, mountains and deserts of the United States. -Simeon Strunsky

When the devil grows old he turns hermit. -Ludovico Ariosto

If I wasn't in the theater, I would be a hermit. -Richard Foreman

But I'll tell you what hermits realize. If you go off into a far, far forest and get very quiet, you'll come to understand that you're connected with everything. -Alan Watts

I don't know what impression you might have of the way I live. I live in a quiet place. I do not live as a hermit, though other people would prefer it if I did. -Daniel Day-Lewis

The mind can weave itself warmly in the cocoon of its own thoughts, and dwell a hermit anywhere. -James Russell Lowell

I once asked a hermit in Italy how he could venture to live alone, in a single cottage, on the top of a mountain, a mile from any habitation? He replied, that Providence was his next-door neighbor. -Laurence Sterne

I've always been kind of a hermit. -Hayden Christensen

I like to go into a little shell and be a hermit and make music for a while. -Delta Goodrem

When I'm at home in Virginia, I become more hermit-like. I like my own home. -Robert Duvall

I took four years off after 'In the Cut' because I wanted to see who I'd be without work. I even tried being a hermit in the wilderness in New Zealand. I stayed in a warden's hut two-and-a-half hours off the Routeburn Track through the fjords on the South Island. It was early winter, so there was no electricity or running water. -Jane Campion

Please don't make me sound like a crazy hermit, but I don't like crowds or noise. -Steve Burns

I don't socialize. I'm kind of a hermit. The life of an actor can be very lonely. -Peter Dinklage

I have a reputation for being hermitlike. I'm not. I'm just obsessed with my work. -Vikram Seth

I'm a provincial. I live very much like a hermit: reading, listening to music, working in the cutting room, writing, commercial work – which doesn't take up that much time. -Orson Welles

I know a lot of people who transitioned and dropped out of society for two years. They don't talk to anybody. They become hermits. They try to do everything alone. -Candis Cayne

I'm not a hermit, but I definitely stay in a lot more than I used to. There's more attention now then there ever was. You walk down the street with someone and it's a story. It becomes national news, you know what I mean? So, I still do things, but I stay home a lot more. -Derek Jeter

I kind of live a private life. I am out a lot, I have amazing friends and see a lot, so it's not like I'm a hermit. But I just know what I do for a living and that there are certain sensitivities. -Joanna Garcia

The biggest problem I have doing my acting is having to interact with other people. I think if it wasn't for my wife and my kids, I'd probably be a hermit. -John Gordon Sinclair

People call me a hermit. But I'm happy. -Sage Stallone

Etiquette is all human social behavior. If you're a hermit on a mountain, you don't have to worry about etiquette; if somebody comes up the mountain, then you've got a problem. It matters because we want to live in reasonably harmonious communities. -Judith Martin

I'm comfortably asocial – a hermit in the middle of a large city, a pessimist if I'm not careful, a feminist, a black, a former Baptist, an oil-and-water combination of ambition, laziness, insecurity, certainty and drive. -Octavia E. Butler

The trouble with glossy magazines is that they tend to be stuffed with articles about handbag designers – the sort of women who, with their perfectly styled lives, immaculate houses, and adoring partners, make you want to become a hermit. -Kate Reardon

Every once in the while I'll watch 'Duck Dynasty' and 'Kim & Kourtney Take Miami,' but outside of that, I don't really watch TV. Also, I don't text anybody, I'm hardly on Twitter or Instagram, and I'm very closed off. I'm kind of a hermit. -Israel Broussard

You know that book 'Quiet: the Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking', by Susan Cain? That's like my manifesto. The older I get, the more I think I could be a hermit. -Jessica Raine

I think everybody's political. The act of being alive is political. Unless you choose to be a hermit, you're automatically political because you're part of a community. -Julianne Moore

In spite of being professionally gregarious, in my nonpaid hours I'm a bit of a hermit. After being around a crew of fifty people for twelve hours a day on a film set, I really like my alone time, and as always, I abhor small talk. -Rob Lowe

I enjoy living like a hermit, but I cannot live like a hermit. -Dick Dale

I'm happy to be a writer – of prose, poetry, every kind of writing. Every person in the world who isn't a recluse, hermit or mute uses words. I know of no other art form that we always use. -Maya Angelou

Too often, parents whose children express an interest in farming squelch it because they envision dirt, dust, poverty, and hermit living. But great stories come out of great farming. -Joel Salatin

Ben and I live like hermits. The night of a concert, we'll be like, 'Do you think we can get tickets?' And everybody is like, 'No, why didn't you do this earlier?' -Melissa McCarthy

The monastery of Christ in the Desert had its resident hermit, Brother Xavier, chosen after years of devotion and service, a monk so trusted and experienced that he qualified by Benedictine standards to be sent to the front lines in the fight against the devil. -Michael Paterniti

I have quit chewing tobacco and don't touch any lager beer, and I don't speak to the girls at all. I am getting to be a perfect hermit; my fiddle, my dog, and my gun I almost worship. -Wild Bill Hickok

My kids and I live like three fun-loving hermits. We're quite bohemian. -Amrita Singh

If U.S. air, naval, missile, and ground forces were not in and around Korea, and if we were not treaty-bound to fight alongside South Korea, there would be no reason for Kim to build rockets to threaten a distant superpower that could reduce his hermit kingdom to ashes. -Pat Buchanan

People who are alone all the time never grow. Those hermits just stay the same. It's only through relationships. Relationships change us and make us grow. -Viola Davis

There have always been hermits: people who want to get away from other humans. Literally, some of the first extant books and poems found in Mesopotamia and China mention people living alone in the woods. It's this primal fascination that exists across all cultures and all times. -Michael Finkel

In an odd sort of way, the computer and the Internet is the hermit's ideal form of communication. You don't have to see anyone. To send an email, you don't have to talk to anyone. You can just send it, and they'll read it on their own. The Internet has been really good for hermits. -Michael Finkel

People who live in hermit states like North Korea, Burma, and Cuba already suffer from global isolation. Fed on a diet of propaganda, they don't know what's happening inside their borders or outside of them. By increasing their seclusion, sanctions make it easier for dictators to blame external enemies for a country's suffering. -Jacob Weisberg

I tend to be a bit of a hermit. A bit monkish. I like to tune out the context. -Alden Ehrenreich

I was like a hermit; I didn't really have a lot of homies I would kick it with. I was in high school, I was failing all my classes, and I wanted to make music. -Cuco

I got a house… in Effingham, so they lock me up in my hermitic seal, and if they knock, I don't answer the door. I am immersed in my world. -Maurizio Sarri

I'm sort of a hermit. -Rosa Salazar

I love to be a hermit. -Peter Frampton

It's lucky that my life outside of work is so mellow; I'm really a homebody and a hermit, so I don't have to worry about blowing my voice out. -Melissa Benoist

Cancer and its aftermath changed my outlook in a profound way. I've become less of a hermit, and I travel more. -Kathy Bates

I got into gambling when I was playing a casino. I was a hermit in those days. I would go onstage, go to my room, or if we had to travel, I'd get in a car or a plane, whatever. But I didn't do anything. One day, this friend of mine said, 'Do you want to play some blackjack?' -Gladys Knight

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