"Loneliness is not a lack of company, but rather a lack of kind" Is this, or something very similar to it, a quote from the book? If so, what page? I thought I remembered this quote, or something close, from The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall. But I can't locate it in the book. I can't imagine what other book it could have come from.

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The quote is actually as follows:

Loneliness is not a lack of company, loneliness is a lack of purpose.

The quote is from Guillermo Maldonado. While I cannot for the life of me find where this is comes from, it seems to be something which was stated and not written in a text.

There is also another problem. Two Guillermo Maldonados, when Googled, come up (both are famous people): an Argentine racing driver (who won the TC2000 in 1994) or a pastor with the World Healing Fellowship.

Based upon both of these, it could easily be either man who made the statement about loneliness.

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