Top 500+ Loneliness Quotes You Should Read Right Now

Top 500+ Loneliness Quotes You Should Read Right Now Curated by Factober Inspiration

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October 7, 2020

Loneliness Quotes

There are millions of lonely people in the world. Some are trying to keep positive themselves, some might be feeling hard to cope with the situation. You should read these 500+ quotes collection about Loneliness to know more about.

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  1. A broken relationship can make you feel more lonely than when you were single.
  2. A great fire burns within me, but no one stops to warm themselves at it, and passers-by only see a wisp of smoke. Vincent Van Gogh
  3. A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy can live. Bertrand Russell
  4. A high degree of loneliness is an inexorable part of being a sensitive and intelligent human. It’s a built-in feature of a complex existence. Alain de Botton
  5. A life without pain and suffering is like a sea without waves: lifeless. Be rational, take a new perspective and detach yourself, they will pass. Maxime Lagacé
  6. A lone wolf is not lonely just alone.
  7. A lonely day is God’s way of saying that he wants to spend some quality time with you. Criss Jami
  8. A man can be himself only so long as he is alone; and if he does not love solitude, he will not love freedom; for it is only when he is alone that he is really free. Arthur Schopenhauer
  9. A man in a bookstore buys a book on loneliness and every woman in the store hits on him. A woman buys a book on loneliness and the store clears out.
  10. A man is born alone and dies alone, and he experiences the good and bad consequences of his karma alone, and he goes alone to hell or the Supreme abode. Chanakya
  11. A season of loneliness and isolation is when the caterpillar gets its wings. Remember that next time you feel alone. Mandy Hale
  12. A truly good person is not afraid to think from their heart; therefore, allowing nonconformist decisions, viewpoints, and perspectives to lead their life. Suzy Kassem
  13. A young outcast will often feel that there is something wrong with himself, but as he gets older, grows more confident in who he is, he will adapt, he will begin to feel that there is something wrong with everyone else. Criss Jami
  14. Absence makes the heart grow fonder, but it sure makes the rest of you lonely. Charles M. Schulz
  15. Accept the truth that no matter how much you are surrounded by people, the end will always be loneliness.
  16. After 10 years of depression and loneliness, I realized the person I missed the most was not another, but myself. Maxime Lagacé
  17. All great and precious things are lonely. John Steinbeck
  18. All I ever wanted was to reach out and touch another human being not just with my hands but with my heart. Tahereh Mafi
  19. All man’s miseries derive from not being able to sit quietly in a room alone. Blaise Pascal
  20. All men’s misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone.Jean de La Bruyère
  21. Alone time is the best time. But it never seems that way when it’s happening, just after the fact. Naval Ravikant
  22. Although I am a typical loner in my daily life, my awareness of belonging to the invisible community of those who strive for truth, beauty, and justice has prevented me from feelings of isolation. Albert Einstein
  23. And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation. Kahlil Gibran
  24. As I get older I’m more and more comfortable being alone. Sienna Miller
  25. As soon as I left the crowd, I met the person who could understand me way better than anyone. And that was me.
  26. As soon as I realized happiness was internal and that I was the only one responsible for it, I stopped feeling lonely. Maxime Lagacé
  27. As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  28. Associate with the noblest people you can find; read the best books; live with the mighty; but learn to be happy alone. Saul Bellow
  29. Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder, to search for the truth. Have holy curiosity. Make your life worth living. Albert Einstein
  30. Be able to be alone. Lose not the advantage of solitude, and the society of thyself. Thomas Browne
  31. Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you. Lao Tzu
  32. Be good and you will be lonesome. Mark Twain
  33. Be kind to everyone you meet, you never know who is just waiting for one smile from a stranger, you could be their escape from the loneliness they feel.
  34. Be willing to let people in because the room called loneliness is one that can only open from the inside, if you don’t grab the doorknob, the door will forever stay shut.
  35. Be willing to let people in because the room called loneliness is one that can only open from the inside, if you don’t grab the doorknob, the door will forever stay shut. Unknown
  36. Be yourself; no base imitator of another, but your best self. There is something which you can do better than another. Listen to the inward voice and bravely obey that. Do the things at which you are great, not what you were never made for. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  37. Because he accepts himself, the whole world accepts him. Lao Tzu
  38. Behind the fake smiles lies a lonely heart.
  39. Being alone & actually sitting with our own thoughts can lead to such growth and realizations that are rare in our everyday busy lives. Kourtney Kardashian
  40. Being alone is good but being lonely is the worst.
  41. Being alone is not bad until you are happy.
  42. Being alone never felt right. Sometimes it felt good, but it never felt right. Charles Bukowski
  43. Being brave enough to be alone frees you up to invite people into your life because you want them and not because you need them. Mandy Hale
  44. Being left out is really really horrible. But you can’t say anthing without sounding jealous or like a cry baby.
  45. Being solitary isn’t a disease that needs a cure. Natasha Pulley
  46. Boredom is a defense mechanism to avoid having to sit alone with our unaddressed thoughts. Naval Ravikant
  47. By all means use sometimes to be alone. Salute thyself; see what thy soul doth wear. George Herbert
  48. Chasing after your dreams is lonely. No one will understand your struggles. Such sacrifices are silent and without rewards. You must be content within your own being. Crypto Seneca
  49. Companionship is a foreign concept to some people. They fear it as much as the majority of people fear loneliness. Criss Jami
  50. Creativity comes from loneliness.
  51. Deep understanding requires deep thinking which requires focused time alone, away from the chatter of people online and offline. It requires staying with a single thought for a long time, focusing on it and developing it. In solitude is the genesis of great ideas.
  52. Depression on my left, Loneliness on my right. They don’t need to show me thier badges. I know these guys very well.
  53. Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  54. Don’t ever put your happiness in someone else’s hands. They’ll drop it. They’ll drop it every time. Christopher Barzak
  55. Don’t fear solitude: If you are never alone, you cannot know yourself. But don’t get too attached to it – it may become an addiction. Paulo Coelho
  56. Don’t live in a manner that makes you despise being alone with yourself.
  57. Dreams have only one owner at a time. That’s why dreamers are lonely. Erma Bombeck
  58. Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.
  59. Either give me more wine or leave me alone. Rumi
  60. Enduring loneliness is almost invariably better than suffering the compromises of false community. Alain de Botton
  61. Even for me life had its gleams of sunshine. Charlotte Brontë
  62. Even in the loneliest moments I have been there for myself. Sanober Khan
  63. Eventually people stop reaching out. Slowly at first. Then all at once. Shane Parrish
  64. Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins. Patrick OShaughnessy
  65. Every single human being who is alive has felt this kind of pain, hopelessness, and loneliness at one time or another. We are all connected through this shared pain and struggle. Leo Babauta
  66. Feeling lonely is fine. Staying this way forever is not. Maxime Lagacé
  67. Find company within yourself and you’ll never spend a day alone. Find love within yourself and you’ll never have a lonely day.Connor Chalfant
  68. For in the end, freedom is a personal and lonely battle; and one faces down fears of today so that those of tomorrow might be engaged. Alice Walker
  69. For it is in your power to retire into yourself whenever you choose. Marcus Aurelius
  70. For lonely people, rain is a chance to be touched.
  71. From your perspective, I am happy and I have everyone but from my point of view, I am sad and lonely.
  72. Further down the road you will realize that as much as family and friends could try all their best to help you, loneliness is one battle you only win by yourself.
  73. Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. Albert Einstein
  74. Happiness belongs to the self sufficient. Aristotle
  75. Having everyone, sometimes like having no one , this is when you feel lonely.
  76. Having tasted the joys of solitude, I forgot the need to please my relatives and friends. Milarepa
  77. He craved silences and solitude. He simply could not get lost in another person’s life. Sreesha Divakaran
  78. He felt that if he could not be alone, and if he could not be left alone, he would die. D.H. Lawrence
  79. He says he’s lonely, horribly lonely because of this love he feels for her. She says she’s lonely too. She doesn’t say why. Marguerite Duras
  80. How lonely it is here, and how well it suits you. Franz Kafka
  81. Human beings can’t bear silence. It would mean that they would bear themselves. Pascal Mercier
  82. I act like I’m fine. Everyone thinks I’m okay, yet when the lights are off & I’m all alone, that is when the tears start to fall.
  83. I am a lover without a lover. I am lovely and lonely and I belong deeply to myself. Warsan Shire
  84. I am a real lone wolf who has never wholeheartedly belonged to the State, to my country, my circle of friends and not even to my family but who, despite all these bonds, has constantly experienced a feeling of strangeness and the need for solitude. Albert Einstein
  85. I am alone and this loneliness is killing me.
  86. I am completely a loner. In my head I want to feel I can be anywhere. There is a sort of recklessness that being a loner allows me. Arundhati Roy
  87. I am lonely, it doesn’t mean that I am alone, it means that I do not have the company I want.
  88. I am lonely, sometimes, but I dare say it’s good for me… Louisa May Alcott
  89. I am lonely, yet not everybody will do. I don’t know why, some people fill the gaps and others emphasize my loneliness. Anaïs Nin
  90. I am thankful to all those who said no. It’s because of them, I did it myself. Wayne Dyer
  91. I am tired of being lonely in my own home.
  92. I came alone in this world, I have walked alone in the valley of the shadow of death, and I shall quit alone when the time comes. Mahatma Gandhi
  93. I can’t take away your pain, but I can offer you two miracles: the love that comes from turning toward other human beings, and the connection we have to everyone on Earth. Leo Babauta
  94. I decided to be alone because I could not give others a chance so that I would feel lonely.
  95. I don’t know what’s worse: to not know what you are and be happy, or to become what you’ve always wanted to be, and feel alone. Daniel Keyes
  96. I don’t mind being alone. I just don’t want to be part of the crowd. Naval Ravikant
  97. I don’t want to be alone. I want to be left alone. Audrey Hepburn
  98. I enjoyed being lonely when the crowd around me started showing their true faces.
  99. I felt a haunting loneliness sometimes, and felt it in others — young clerks in the dusk, wasting the most poignant moments of night and life. F. Scott Fitzgerald
  100. I find myself alone in this world and I’m very sad. Everyone has abandoned me and I am truly alone. I have nobody to talk too, to confide in and share my problems with. I have nobody to cheer me up when im down, nobody to love or love me back. I have nobody, I am alone in this world.
  101. I guess, even the company of evil is preferable to loneliness.
  102. I had been alone more than I could have been had I gone by myself. Sylvia Plath
  103. I have absolutely no pleasure in the stimulants in which I sometimes so madly indulge. It has not been in the pursuit of pleasure that I have periled life and reputation and reason. It has been the desperate attempt to escape from torturing memories, from a sense of insupportable loneliness and a dread of some strange impending doom. Edgar Allan Poe
  104. I have everyone even though I am alone because everyone is not my only one.
  105. I just think of your arms wrapped around me.. And I can’t help but start crying.
  106. I like being alone. I have control over my own shit. Therefore, in order to win me over, your presence has to feel better than my solitude. You’re not competing with another person, you’re competing with my comfort zones. Horacio Jones
  107. I like being in the crowd that makes me forget my loneliness.
  108. I love being alone, but hate being left out.
  109. I love people, but I also love recharging my batteries, thinking, running, creating and being alone. Maxime Lagacé
  110. I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude. Henry David Thoreau
  111. I never feel unsafe except for when the majority is on my side. Criss Jami
  112. I owe everything that I have done to the fact that I am very much at ease being alone. Marilynne Robinson
  113. I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape – the loneliness of it, the dead feeling of winter. Something waits beneath it, the whole story doesn’t show. Andrew Wyeth
  114. I quit being sad in life but loneliness follows.
  115. I restore myself when I’m alone. Marilyn Monroe
  116. I see myself forever and ever as the ridiculous man, the lonely soul, the wanderer, the restless frustrated artist, the man in love with love, always in search of the absolute, always seeking the unattainable. Henry Miller
  117. I tell you loneliness is the thing to master. Courage and fear love death are only parts of it and can easily be ruled afterwards. If I make myself master my own loneliness there will be peace or safety: and perhaps these are the same. Martha Gellhorn
  118. I think cruelty is just loneliness disguised as bitterness.
  119. I think what I need more than anything else in the world is to be told that a friend doesn’t know what they would do without me.
  120. I used to think that the worst thing in life was to end up all alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is ending up with people who make you feel alone. Robin Williams
  121. I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people that make you feel all alone. Robin William
  122. I want to be with those who know secret things or else alone. Rainer Maria Rilke
  123. I was more alone than if I had been alone.
  124. I was never less alone than when by myself.
  125. I was trained to turn loneliness into laziness.
  126. I was very often full of rage and despair. I was always lonely. In spite of all that I was and am in love with life. Jeanette Winterson
  127. I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness the astonishing light of your own being. Hafiz of Persia (Hafez)
  128. I would rather feel lonely by myself than to feel lonely with someone.
  129. I’ll never forget how the depression and loneliness felt good and bad at the same time. Still does. Henry Rollins
  130. I’m not much but I’m all I have. Philip K Dick, Martian Time-Slip
  131. I’ll never forget how the depression and loneliness felt good and bad at the same time. Still does.
  132. I’m all alone but I’m not lonely. Haruki Murakami
  133. I’m fascinated with myself and love hearing the sound of my own voice. I’d like to hear what I have to say. A lot of people don’t like being alone because they truly don’t like themselves but I love me.Gene Simmons
  134. I’m learning a lot about myself being alone and doing what I’m doing. Chantal Kreviazuk
  135. I’m lonely. And I’m lonely in some horribly deep way and for a flash of an instant, I can see just how lonely, and how deep this feeling runs. And it scares me… to be this lonely because it seems catastrophic. Augusten Burroughs
  136. I’m not desperate, but I am tired of being alone.
  137. I’m not much but I’m all I have. Philip K Dick
  138. I’m now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society, be it country or town. A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself. Emily Brontë
  139. I’m sick of feeling like I’m my only friend.
  140. I’m so scared of dying without ever being really seen. Can you understand? David Foster Wallace
  141. I’ve noticed that loneliness gets stronger when we try to face it down, but gets weaker when we simply ignore it. Paulo Coelho
    If a man cannot understand the beauty of life, it is probably because life never understood the beauty in him. Criss Jami
  142. If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
  143. If it’s true what is said, that only the wise discover the wise, then it must also be true that the lone wolf symbolizes either the biggest fool on the planet or the biggest Einstein on the planet. Criss Jami
  144. If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities. Maya Angelou
  145. If one’s different, one’s bound to be lonely. Aldous Huxley
  146. If you are a thoughtful person you are alone in this world. Do not expect anyone to understand you or to share your perspective.
  147. If you are afraid of being lonely don’t try to be right. Jules Renard
  148. If you are alone, you belong entirely to yourself. If you are accompanied by even one companion, you belong only half to yourself or even less in proportion to the thoughtlessness of his conduct, and if you have more than one companion, you will fall more deeply into the same plight. Leonardo da Vinci
  149. If you are never alone, you cannot know yourself. Paulo Coelho
  150. If you can only learn from people that you 100% agree with on everything, it’s going to be a dark and lonely life. Naval Ravikant
  151. If you can’t see what you’re worthy, you are more likely to be with someone else who can’t see it. Unknown
  152. If you go deeper and deeper into your own heart, you’ll be living in a world with less fear, isolation and loneliness. Sharon Salzberg
  153. If you have no purpose in life, soon you will feel lonely.
  154. If you look to others for fulfillment, you will never truly be fulfilled. Lao Tzu
  155. If you make friends with yourself then you will never be lonely
  156. If you meet a loner, no matter what they tell you, it’s not because they enjoy solitude. It’s because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them. Jodi Picoult
  157. If you smile when you are alone, then you really mean it. Andy Rooney
  158. If you truly want to be respected by people you love, you must prove to them that you can survive without them. Michael Bassey Johnson (See also: respect quotes)
  159. If you want to be in the top 1% of a particular domain, then you can’t take your cues from and follow the social norms of 99% of people. This is harder than it sounds. We are wired to imitate. The further you want to climb, the more carefully you need to construct your tribe. James Clear
  160. If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. Shane Parrish
  161. If you want to help a lonely person, just keep quite for a bit, listen to the silence with them, just be there with them and be present, that’s all they some times need.
  162. If you want to live a miserable life, then blame everyone for your problems and never take responsibility for anything. Thibaut
  163. If you want to miss your crown follow the crowd. If you want to wear the crown, go alone and be yourself Israelmore Ayivor
  164. If you’re lonely when you’re alone, you’re in bad company. Jean-Paul Sartre
  165. If you’re lonely when you’re alone, you’re in bad company. Jean-Paul Sartre
  166. If you’re sad and lonely, go on, look for the one and only
  167. In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself. Laurence Sterne
  168. In the long run, every pain is a gift. Maxime Lagacé
  169. Independence? That’s middle class blasphemy. We are all dependent on one another, every soul of us on earth. George Bernard Shaw
  170. Inside myself is a place where I live all alone, and that’s where I renew my springs that never dry up. Pearl Buck
  171. Is it so bad then to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  172. Isn’t it funny that at Christmas something in you gets so lonely for – I don’t know what exactly, but it’s something that you don’t mind so much not having at other times. Kate L. Bosher
  173. Isolating oneself is the first step a person takes when life is falling apart.
  174. It is an absolute human certainty that no one can know his own beauty or perceive a sense of his own worth until it has been reflected back to him in the mirror of another loving, caring human being. John Joseph Powell
  175. It is an ugly reality that if you try to be right then you are always left alone.
  176. It is better for an exceptional individual to be alone (and in the company of great men of the past and present through their books, etc) than to be in the mediocrizing influence of those around him. A genius is nourished by his solitary rebellion against the ways of society.
  177. It is better to be lonely than allow people who are not going anywhere keep you from your destiny. Joel Osteen
  178. It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company. George Washington
  179. It is good to be solitary, for solitude is difficult; that something is difficult must be a reason the more for us to do it. Rainer Maria Rilke
  180. It is in deep solitude that I find the gentleness with which I can truly love my brothers. The more solitary I am the more affection I have for them. Solitude and silence teach me to love my brothers for what they are, not for what they say. Thomas Merton
  181. It is not easy to be a person of high standards; you have to pay for it. It does, however, make you stand out from the crowd, which alone makes it worth more than its price.
  182. It is not up to others to protect or help you. You are on your own. Robert Greene
  183. It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely. Albert Einstein
  184. It is the barren silence of winter that makes the birdsong and blossoms of spring so enchanting. Leisure after labor. Company after solitude. Home after a voyage. Contrasts reveal the nature of things. The world is always in flux. Appreciate the season while it lasts.
  185. It is up to you whether you want to be part of the crowd or walk alone on the way to find your own identity.
  186. It is when we are alone that we receive the opportunity to build a relationship with who we truly are. Robin Sharma
  187. It sucks to be alone, even when there are people all around you.
  188. It takes a strong person to remain single in a world that is accustomed to settling with anything just to say they have something. Anonymous
  189. It was my temper to avoid a crowd, and to attach myself fervently to a few. Mary Shelley (Frankenstein)
  190. It would be too easy to say that I feel invisible. Instead, I feel painfully visible, and entirely ignored. David Levithan
  191. It’s no good trying to get rid of your own aloneness. You’ve got to stick to it all your life. Only at times, at times, the gap will be filled in. At times! But you have to wait for the times. Accept your own aloneness and stick to it, all your life. And then accept the times when the gap is filled in, when they come. But they’ve got to come. You can’t force them. D.H. Lawrence
  192. It’s so stupid because all I wanted was space and now that I have it, there’s this part of me that’s achingly lonely I could die. Hannah Harrington
  193. It’s weird to feel like you miss someone you’re not even sure you know. David Foster Wallace
  194. It’s better to be alone and in the middle of strangers, than to be with your close ones who makes you feel alone. 🙁
  195. It’s better to die knowing that you were loved and cared for than to live many years wishing that death would rescue you from the loneliness that tortures you daily.
  196. It’s easy to stand in the crowd but it takes courage to stand alone. Mahatma Gandhi
  197. It’s far better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone — so far. Marilyn Monroe
  198. It’s hard to appreciate the little beauties of family until you experience extreme solitude and loneliness takes over your days like a dark cloud in the middle of the day.
  199. It’s harder to tell when you are suffering from loneliness, you just know there’s something horribly wrong and you are too helpless to stop it.
  200. It’s important to know why you are lonely, whether it’s actually because you have no one or because you think you have no one who cares.
  201. It’s not your job to like me – it’s mine. Byron Katie
  202. It’s ok to feel lonely sometimes. We are human and to feel is to live. Loneliness is a feeling just like any other; happiness, joy etc. If we don’t feel lonely sometimes, how would we feel when we are happy and joyous? The Happy Philosopher
  203. It’s only natural to feel lonely after the enjoyable moments pass. But as you experience new joys those feelings of sorrow will start to fade. Mizu Sahara
  204. It’s pretty simple: the less face to face I have with a person, the more I feel disconnected. Maxime Lagacé
  205. It’s strange. I felt less lonely when I didn’t know you. Jean-Paul Sartre
  206. It’s tough realizing how meaningless a crowd could be, they would be around you with all the noise and you will be there stuck with empty hellos and handshakes that leave you more lonely than before.
  207. It’s weird to feel like you miss someone you’re not even sure you know. David Foster Wallace
  208. It’s your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you. Rumi
  209. Keep working on yourself. The difference between those who wasted time and those who used it well becomes more and more obvious as the years go by. Work in silence and in a few years you’ll be so far ahead that they’ll think you cheated. “What was your name?” Life Math Money
  210. Kindness is not done because we have something to gain from others but because we have something to give, something that overcomes lonely nights and sad days.
  211. Know that even if you feel alone, you are not alone. I, for one, am connected to you because I’m thinking of you, all of you. I’m connected to you because I too have suffered in similar ways. We have shared pain, shared hopelessness, shared loneliness. Leo Babauta (See also: To Those Who Are Struggling, zenhabits.net)
  212. Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as a means of escape. Anonymous
  213. Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power. Lao Tzu
  214. Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone. Anthony Burgess
  215. Let me tell you this: if you meet a loner, no matter what they tell you, it’s not because they enjoy solitude. It’s because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them. Jodi Picoult
  216. Life dies inside a person when there are no others willing to be- friend him. He thus gets filled with emptiness and a non- existent sense of self- worth.
  217. Life is ever easy for those who dream.
  218. Living alone, though it may not be the state you ultimately desire for yourself, affords an unparalleled opportunity to know yourself, to be yourself, and to develop yourself as a unique and interesting individual. Phillis Hobe
  219. Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better. Henry Rollins
  220. Loneliness and all is fine but the emptiness is what I am afraid of.
  221. Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty. Mother Teresa
  222. Loneliness becomes an acid that eats away at you. Haruki Murakami
  223. Loneliness can be conquered only by those who can bear solitude. Paul Tillich
  224. Loneliness can make you develop into a strong person.
  225. Loneliness gives you the vision to see in which direction your life is moving.
  226. Loneliness is a far more frightening thought than death. I can handle the thought of dying, but I can’t handle the thought of being alone.
  227. Loneliness is a sign you are in desperate need of yourself. Rupi Kaur
  228. Loneliness is a tax we have to pay to atone for a certain complexity of mind. Alain de Botton
  229. Loneliness is about the scariest thing there is.
  230. Loneliness is and always has been the central and inevitable experience of every man. Thomas Wolfe
  231. Loneliness is cured by contact with yourself. Sven Schnieders
  232. Loneliness is designed to help you discover who you are and stop looking outside yourself for your worth. Mandy Hale
  233. Loneliness is like an hired assassin that stalks you, it waits and tortures you with it’s presence and then takes everything from you including your life.
  234. Loneliness is my least favorite thing about life. The thing that I’m most worried about is just being alone without anybody to care for or someone who will care for me. Anne Hathaway
  235. Loneliness is not an after effect of isolation and rejections, it most times takes root even before you start to feel like the world doesn’t care.
  236. Loneliness is not caused by others, it is when your mind tells you that nobody cares about you.
  237. Loneliness is not just a feeling of being alone, it’s fear, depression, inferiority, it’s a collection of negative emotions building up a massive wall around you.
  238. Loneliness is not lack of company, loneliness is lack of purpose. Guillermo Maldonado
  239. Loneliness is painful. But suffering is not wrong in and of itself. It’s part of the human experience, and in a way brings us closer to all people. Juliette Fay
  240. Loneliness is part of being human. It reminds us that we are not complete in ourselves.
  241. Loneliness is proof that your innate search for connection is intact. Martha Beck
  242. Loneliness is the first thing which God’s eye named not good.
  243. Loneliness is the human condition. Cultivate it. The way it tunnels into you allows your soul room to grow. Never expect to outgrow loneliness. Never hope to find people who will understand you, someone to fill that space. An intelligent, sensitive person is the exception, the very great exception.
  244. If you expect to find people who will understand you, you will grow murderous with disappointment. The best you’ll ever do is to understand yourself, know what it is that you want, and not let the cattle stand in your way. Janet Fitch
  245. Loneliness is the human condition. No one is ever going to fill that space. The best you can do is know yourself; know what you want. Janet Fitch
  246. Loneliness is the longing for connection. The Happy Philosopher
  247. Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self. Mary Sarton
  248. Loneliness is when people come to talk to you, because you’re a good person and a good listener. Though when you have something on your mind that you wish to talk about the room is empty. So you remain on a search for that special person that will hear what you have to say. That is, if it doesn’t become too much from waiting so long.
  249. Loneliness is when you start talking to yourself because no one is there to listen to you.
  250. Loneliness is worth it when people around you are worthless.
  251. Loneliness should not deprive you of the full human experience, live and love fully. Give yourself the chance to experience all that entails life.
  252. Loneliness, when accepted, is a gift that will lead us to find a purpose in life. Paulo Coelho
  253. Lonely hours is the best time of life, because it’s the only time I share my deepest secrets with the most trusted person in the world, MYSELF.
  254. Lonely is not a feeling when you are alone. Lonely is a feeling when no one cares.
  255. Lonely is not being alone, it’s the feeling that no one cares. Unknown
  256. Lonely people are most times miserable because they struggle to accommodate weakness in others. In order to appreciate life, and people, you must learn to be vulnerable.
  257. Lonely people tend, rather, to be lonely because they decline to bear the psychic costs of being around other humans. They are allergic to people. People affect them too strongly. David Foster Wallace
  258. Lonely thoughts were developed when I started understanding people around me.
  259. Lonely was much better than alone.Toni Morrison
  260. Love and compassion open our own inner life, reducing stress, distrust and loneliness. 14th Dalai Lama
  261. Love consists of this: two solitudes that meet, protect and greet each other. Rainer Maria Rilke
  262. Love from one being to another can only be that two solitudes come nearer, recognize and protect and comfort each other. Han Suyin
  263. Make the time to be alone. Your best ideas live within solitude. Robin Sharma
  264. Maybe ever’body in the whole damn world is scared of each other. John Steinbeck
  265. Mirror on the wall here we are again, through my rise and fall you have been my only friend.
  266. Money can get you almost anything, the only thing you might never be able to pay for is the antidote for loneliness, it’s the kind of illness too expensive to cure.
  267. Most original and fruitful ideas come to us when thinking for ourselves, without any outside incentive or pressure to show off our intellectual brilliance.
  268. Most people keep eating not because they’re hungry, but because they’re bored. Life Math Money
  269. Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness. Maya Angelou
  270. My heart never knew loneliness until you went away. I’m missing you.
  271. My inspirations are the woman, friendship, and loneliness.Enrique Iglesias
  272. My loneliness is due to people around me who do not understand me.
  273. My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues. Khalil Gibran
  274. Never search your happiness in others, it will make you feel alone. Search it in yourself, you will feel happy even when you are left alone. Awesomequotesforyou.com
  275. No great creative work can ever be done without the help of solitude. There is a reason why the greatest creators of all time, and the profoundest of thinkers have all been introverts.
  276. No one has ever properly understood me, I have never fully understood anyone; and no one understands anyone else. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  277. No one is ever alone and silence does not equate defeat. Joan Ambu
  278. No one is really going to help you or give you direction. Robert Greene
  279. No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path. Buddha
  280. Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common ground and a common bond and we cease to be alone. Wendell Berry
  281. Nobody likes being alone that much. I don’t go out of my way to make friends, that’s all. It just leads to disappointment. Haruki Murakami
  282. Nobody reaches enlightenment or internal happiness or does serious internal work in group settings. It is a very lonely kind of task. Naval Ravikant
  283. Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  284. Nothing can dim the light that shines from within. Maya Angelou
  285. Nothing external will complete you. Not your partner. Not your job. Not your achievements. Not your family. Not your friends. Because there is no completion. How do you complete an infinite race? Crypto Seneca
  286. Nothing makes a room feel emptier than wanting someone in it. Calla Quinn, All the Time
  287. One good thing about being alone is that I have so much time for myself.
  288. One lesson from the success of podcasts and YouTube: there is an enormous market for digital companionship. We are profoundly social creatures. Modern life can be lonely. We miss the chatter of the ancestral campfire. We import voices to fill the silence and feel less isolated.
  289. One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself. Shannon L. Alder
  290. One reason I stay isolated more than the average person is to keep my creativity as fierce as possible. Being the odd one out may have its temporary disadvantages, but more importantly, it has its permanent advantages. Criss Jami
  291. Only the self-sufficient stand alone – most people follow the crowd and imitate. Bruce Lee
  292. Or that there’s no one really there to miss or think about. And you realize that you haven’t been gone…but just alone for too long.
  293. Ordinary men hate solitude. But the master makes use of it, embracing his aloneness, realizing he is one with the whole universe. Lao Tzu
  294. Originality thrives in seclusion free of outside influences beating upon us to cripple the creative mind. Be alone — that is the secret of invention: be alone, that is when ideas are born. Nikola Tesla
  295. Our great depression is our lives. We’ve all been raised on television to believe that one day we’d all be millionaires, and movie gods, and rock stars, but we won’t. We’re slowly learning that fact. And we’re very, very pissed off. Tyler Durden Fight Club)
  296. Our language has wisely sensed these two sides of man’s being alone. It has created the word “loneliness” to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word “solitude” to express the glory of being alone. Paul Tillich
  297. People accuse me of falling in love easily. It just means that I’m able to see the beauty in most of the people who cross paths with me and I appreciate it for what it is and also for what it isn’t. Love is imperfect. Falling for someone’s flaws is just as necessary as falling for their strengths. And people like myself, who fall into love easily, are sometimes the loneliest souls around at the end of the day. Ashly Lorenzana
  298. People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.
  299. People around me are not right for me, so I am alone in the crowd.
  300. People fear the places the undistracted mind might wander too. Much of what people describe as boredom is in fact a fear of stillness. Distraction lets us fill our minds with other voices so we don’t have to listen to the inner voice that whispers truths we fear to confront.
  301. People run away to be alone,’ he said. Some people had to be alone. William Trevo
  302. People think being alone makes you lonely, but I don’t think that’s true. Being surrounded by the wrong people is the loneliest thing in the world. Kim Culbertson
  303. People think that I am alone but I have the greatest support from myself.
  304. People who do a job that claims to be creative have to be alone to recharge their batteries. You can’t live 24 hours a day in the spotlight and remain creative. For people like me, solitude is a victory. Karl Lagerfeld
  305. People who lead a lonely existence always have something on their minds that they are eager to talk about.
  306. People who live alone are getting stronger for the future.
  307. Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
  308. Perhaps only people who are capable of real togetherness have that look of being alone in the universe. The others have a certain stickiness, they stick to the mass. D. H. Lawrence
  309. Pray that your loneliness may spur into finding something to live for, great enough to die for. Dag Hammarskjold
  310. Put down the phone, turn off the laptop, and do something—anything—that does not involve a screen. Jean M. Twenge
  311. Quiet people always know more than they seem. Although very normal, their inner world is by default fronted mysterious and therefore assumed weird. Never underestimate the social awareness and sense of reality in a quiet person; they are some of the most observant, absorbent persons of all. Criss Jami
  312. Reality is neutral. Our reactions reflect back and create our world. Judge, and feel separate and lonely. Anger, and lose peace of mind. Cling, and live in anxiety. Fantasize, and miss the present. Desire, and suffer until you have it. Heaven and hell are right here, right now. Naval Ravikant
  313. Religion, science, and spirituality help us make sense of the world. Life without at least one of them is a lonely and confusing place. Naval Ravikant
  314. Remember never to say that you are alone, for you are not alone; nay, God is within, and your genius is within. Epictetus
  315. Remember: the time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Life’s cruelest irony. Douglas Coupland
  316. Seeking truth is a lonely business. Naval Ravikant
  317. Self-sufficiency is the greatest of all wealth. Epicurus
  318. She understood how a world jammed with phones, email, and faxes could still leave you feeling utterly alone. Jodi Picoult
  319. She was stronger alone. Jane Austen
  320. Single is not a status. It is a word that best describes a person who is strong enough to live and enjoy life without depending on others. Unknown
  321. So many people are shut up tight inside themselves like boxes, yet they would open up, unfolding quite wonderfully, if only you were interested in them. Sylvia Plath
  322. So you’re a little weird? Work it! A little different? Own it! Better to be a nerd than one of the herd! Mandy Hale
  323. Solitude can be tolerated only up to a certain limit, you know. Albert Einstein
  324. Solitude is fine but you need someone to tell that solitude is fine. Honoré de Balzac
  325. Solitude is indeed dangerous for a working intelligence. We need to have around us people who think and speak. When we are alone for a long time we people the void with phantoms. Guy de Maupassant
  326. Solitude is independence. Herman Hesse
  327. Solitude is strength; to depend on the presence of the crowd is weakness. The man who needs a mob to nerve him is much more alone than he imagines. Paul Brunton
  328. Solitude is the beginning of all freedom. William Orville Douglas
  329. Solitude is where one discovers one is not alone. Marty Rubin
  330. Some nights are made for torture, or reflection, or the savoring of loneliness. Poppy Z.Brite
  331. Some people are just not meant to be in this world. It’s just too much for them. Phoebe Stone
  332. Some people can’t stand being alone. I love solitude and silence. But when I come out of it, I’m a regular talking machine. It’s all or nothing for me. Celine Dion
  333. Some steps need to be taken alone. It’s the only way to really figure out where you need to go and who you need to be. Anonymous
  334. Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  335. Sometimes being surronded by everyone is the loneliest, because you’ll realise you have no one to turn to. Soraya
  336. Sometimes I just want to get out of my own head, it’s too quiet and lonely in here. It is unbearable torture having to live in here all year round, locked up in my own silence.
  337. Sometimes I think that my own company is more suitable for me than if I were around others. Because of the person that I am.Kyle Labe
  338. Sometimes it is necessary to be lonely in order to prove that you are right. Vladimir Putin
  339. Sometimes it’s better to be alone no one can hurt you that way. Tinku Razoria
  340. Sometimes life is too hard to be alone, and sometimes life is too good to be alone. Elizabeth Gilbert
  341. Sometimes you have to stand alone. Just to make sure you still can. Anonymous
  342. Sometimes you need to be alone. Not to be lonely, but to enjoy your free time being yourself. Anonymous
  343. Sometimes you need to sit lonely on the floor in a quiet room in order to hear your own voice and not let it drown in the noise of others. Charlotte Eriksson
  344. Sometimes you need to take a break from everyone and spend time alone to experience, appreciate, and love yourself. Robert Tew
  345. Sometimes, you just need a break. In a beautiful place. Alone. To figure everything out. Anonymous
  346. Stop being lonely by going back to the people who hurt you.
  347. Strive to be emotionally self-sufficient so you can draw closer to other people. Gretchen Rubin
  348. Teddy’s don’t hug back but sometimes they’re all you’ve got.
  349. That sad moment when you realize that the trash goes out more than you do.
  350. The absence of happiness is felt when you are alone.
  351. The best of community does give one a deep sense of belonging and well-being; and in that sense community takes away loneliness. Henri Nouwen
  352. The best part about being alone is that you really don’t have to answer to anybody. You do what you want. Justin Timberlake
  353. The best thing about being alone is that you can feel your thoughts.
  354. The biggest disease known to mankind is loneliness.
  355. The crowd that makes you lonely is not what you deserve.
  356. The crowds poison, too much time and you end up like them. Retreat to yourself. The only safe place. Crypto Seneca
  357. The day I cracked is the day you left and I felt a part of me gone forever. Maxime Lagacé
  358. The feelings we live through in love and in loneliness are simply, for us, what high tide and low tide are to the sea. Kahlil Gibran
  359. The greatest battles are not those you fight with guns and swords, it’s that internal struggle with loneliness. This adversary has no human feelings, it never retreats.
  360. The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself. Michel de Montaigne
  361. The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself. Friedrich Nietzsche
  362. The irony of loneliness is we all feel it at the same time — together. Rupi Kaur
  363. The less I say the better I feel. Charles Bukowski
  364. The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly. F. Scott Fitzgerald
  365. The loneliness you feel is actually an opportunity to reconnect with others and yourself. Maxime Lagacé
  366. The loneliness you feel with another person, the wrong person, is the loneliest of all. Deb Caletti
  367. The main reason for loneliness is when people around you break your trust.
  368. The modern struggle – Lone individuals summoning inhuman willpower, fasting, meditating, and exercising, up against armies of scientists and statisticians weaponizing abundant food, screens, and medicine into junk food, clickbait news, infinite porn, endless games and addictive drugs. Naval Ravikant
  369. The more you stay alone the stronger you become
  370. The most lonely place in the world is the human heart when love is absent. So keep loving no matter what happened.
  371. The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved. Mother Teresa
  372. The most tragic fact about loneliness is that unlike sicknesses and diseases, there’s really no cure for this experience of feeling rejection, of being an outcast.
  373. The night can be a dreadful time for lonely people once their loneliness has started.
  374. The only antidote for loneliness is contentment. It allows you to be aware of the tiniest details of your life and the people in it such that you can experience gratitude for them.
  375. The only time we waste is the time we spend thinking we are alone. Mitch Albom
  376. The only way to survive is to admit you are on your own, learn to make your own decisions, and trust your judgement. Robert Greene
  377. The opposite of Loneliness is not togetherness, it’s intimacy.
  378. The pain that you feel when the person whom you love the most leaves you is the pain of loneliness.
  379. The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration. Pearl S. Buck
  380. The price for independence is often isolation and solitude. Steve Schmidt
  381. The price of being a sheep is boredom. The price of being a wolf is loneliness. Choose one or the other with great care. Hugh MacLeod
  382. The real loneliness is living among all these kind people who only ask one to pretend! Edith Wharton
  383. The reality is life is a single-player game. You’re born alone. You’re going to die alone. All of your interpretations are alone. All your memories are alone. You’re gone in three generations and nobody cares. Before you showed up, nobody cared. It’s all single-player. Naval Ravikant
  384. The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone. Johann Wolfgange Von Goethe
  385. The state of your heart determines your reality, so an empty heart attracts cold and empty loneliness because it has nothing to offer.
  386. The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone.Henrik Ibsen
  387. The Sun is such a lonely star. Whenever he comes out to see his friends, they all disappear. Joseph Gordon-Levitt
  388. The thing that makes you exceptional, if you are at all, is inevitably that which makes you lonely. Lorraine Hansberry
  389. The trouble is not that I am single and likely to stay single, but that I am lonely and likely to stay lonely. Charlotte Brontë
  390. The truth is, you don’t love me, you don’t miss me, you don’t care because if you did, I won’t be this lonely even though we are together.
  391. The ultimate power in life is to be completely self-reliant, completely yourself. Robert Greene
  392. The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before. Albert Einstein
  393. The world is a beautiful place to be, the seasons, the people and everything that makes up living. No one deserves to be lonely in this beautiful world, that’s just so dark and ugly.
  394. The worst feeling: Being in a room full of PEOPLE & still being lonely.
  395. The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself. Mark Twain
  396. The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It’s the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared. Lois Lowry
  397. The worst thing about loneliness is that it brings one face to face with oneself. Mary Balogh
  398. The worst way to die is out in the cold, no one wondering where you are, no one searching for you. It’s just you lying in a pit of despair surrounded only by loneliness so dark.
  399. The writer’s curse is that even in solitude, no matter its duration, he never grows lonely or bored. Criss Jami
  400. There are many friends that I lost touch with because I outgrew them. I grew, my tastes, desires, and interests changed. They stayed the same. Eventually, I had nothing in common with them anymore. The fast path is a long, hard, and lonely one. But every step is worth it. Life Math Money
  401. There are people in this world who enjoy being alone. But there isn’t a single person who can bear solitude
  402. There are worse things than feeling alone. Things like being with someone and still feeling alone. M.W Poetry
  403. There is a big difference between lonely and alone, when you feel lonely you are sad but when you are alone you can spend time with the most amazing person in the world and that is you.
  404. There is a guy in the coffee shop sitting alone and drinking coffee like a crazy person. No phone. No laptop. No smart watch. No book. Just coffee. Alone with his thoughts. Shane Parrish
  405. There is a loneliness in this world so great that you can see it in the slow movement of the hands of a clock. Charles Bukowski
  406. There is nothing outside of yourself, look within. Everything you want is there – you are That. Rumi
  407. There is the solitude of suffering, when you go through darkness that is lonely, intense, and terrible. Words become powerless to express your pain; what others hear from your words is so distant and different from what you are actually suffering. John O’Donohue
  408. There’s a limit to how strong you can be, everyone breaks when it comes to isolation because no one is stronger than loneliness, it breaks you beyond repair.
  409. There’s nothing abnormal about loneliness.Paula Stokes
  410. There’s only one life for everyone to live, you deserve to live it surrounded by all the people you love, don’t let loneliness win.
  411. There’s so much misunderstanding about loneliness, people don’t just feel lonely, they actually have to live with this state of mind that makes it hard to connect with other people.
  412. This is the duty of our generation as we enter the twenty-first century – solidarity with the weak, the persecuted, the lonely, the sick, and those in despair. It is expressed by the desire to give a noble and humanizing meaning to a community in which all members will define themselves not by their own identity but by that of others. Elie Wiesel
  413. Throwing herself into learning helped Miri ignore the painful chill of solitude around her. Shannon Hale
  414. Time spent undistracted and alone, in self-examination, journaling, meditation, resolves the unresolved and takes us from mentally fat to fit. Naval Ravikant
  415. To be depressed is to be lonely; to have a friend is to be happy.
  416. To be left alone is the most precious thing one can ask of the modern world. Anthony Burgess
  417. To be successful, one has to be one of three bees – the queen bee, the hardest working bee, or the bee that does not fit in. Suzy Kassem
  418. To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  419. To feel lonely is to join the rest of humanity in acknowledging the painful reality that we are somehow fundamentally separated from each other, never to be fully understood. The Happy Philosopher
  420. To find peace, you have to be willing to lose the connection with the people, places, and things that create all the noise in your life. Unknown
  421. To find yourself, think for yourself. Socrates
  422. To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance. Oscar Wilde
  423. To love someone else, I must first love myself. Unknown
  424. Tore up my heart and shut it down. Nothing to do, nowhere to be. A simple little kind of free. Nothing to do, no one but me, and that’s all I need. I’m perfectly lonely.John Mayer
  425. Turn your loneliness into your strength.
  426. Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying. Arthur C. Clarke
  427. Universally popular people are more prone to be lonely than ordinary ones.
  428. We are all alone, born alone, die alone, and — in spite of true romance magazines — we shall all someday look back on our lives and see that, in spite of our company, we were alone the whole way. I do not say lonely — at least, not all the time — but essentially, and finally, alone. This is what makes your self-respect so important, and I don’t see how you can respect yourself if you must look in the hearts and minds of others for your happiness. Hunter S. Thompson
  429. We don’t need sugar, flour or rice or anything else. We just want to see our dear ones. Hafiz of Persia (Hafez)
  430. We feel alone, and in this we are connected. Leo Babauta
  431. We must all die alone, which really means, that our pain is for us alone to endure. Others can throw us words of encouragement, but in every life, we are out on the ocean drowning in the swell and others, even the nice ones, are standing on the shore, waving cheerily. Alain de Botton
  432. We need quiet time to examine our lives openly and honestly – spending quiet time alone gives your mind an opportunity to renew itself and create order. Susan L. Taylor
  433. We need solitude, because when we’re alone, we’re free from obligations, we don’t need to put on a show, and we can hear our own thoughts. Tamim Ansary
  434. We’re all islands shouting lies to each other across seas of misunderstanding. Rudyard Kipling, The Light That Failed
  435. We’re all lonely for something we don’t know we’re lonely for. How else to explain the curious feeling that goes around feeling like missing somebody we’ve never even met? David Foster Wallace
  436. We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone. Orson Welles
  437. What a commentary on civilization, when being alone is being suspect; when one has to apologize for it, make excuses, hide the fact that one practices it — like a secret vice. Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  438. What a lovely surprise to finally discover how unlonely being alone can be.Ellen Burstyn
  439. What I must do is all that concerns me, not what the people think. This rule, equally arduous in actual and intellectual life, may serve for the whole distinction between greatness and meanness. It is the harder, because you will always find those who think they know what is your duty better than you know it. It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great person is one who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  440. What is a genius? A person who demands little to nothing from others, but is often found extremely difficult to have around. Criss Jami
  441. What is needed is this, and this alone: solitude, great inner loneliness. Going into oneself and not meeting anyone for hours – that is what one must arrive at. Rainer Maria Rilke
  442. What is the opposite of two? A lonely me, a lonely you. Richard Wilbur
  443. What loneliness is more lonely than distrust? George Eliot
  444. What makes loneliness an anguish is not that I have no one to share my burden, but this: I have only my own burden to bear. Dag Hammarskjöld
  445. What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured. Kurt Vonnegut
  446. What the superior man seeks is in himself; what the small man seeks is in others. Confucius
  447. What then is freedom? The power to live as one wishes. Marcus Tullius Cicero
  448. When a man is one of a kind, he will be lonely wherever he is.
  449. When everything is lonely I can be my best friend. Conor Oberst
  450. When I get lonely these days, I think: So BE lonely, Liz. Learn your way around loneliness. Make a map of it. Sit with it, for once in your life. Welcome to the human experience. But never again use another person’s body or emotions as a scratching post for your own unfulfilled yearnings. Elizabeth Gilbert
  451. When so many are lonely as seem to be lonely, it would be inexcusably selfish to be lonely alone. Tennessee Williams
  452. When the snows fall and the white winds blow, the lone wolf dies but the pack survives. George R.R. Martin
  453. When they are alone they want to be with others, and when they are with others they want to be alone. After all, human beings are like that. Gertrude Stein
  454. When we cannot bear to be alone, it means we do not properly value the only companion we will have from birth to death — ourselves. Eda LeShan
  455. When we let our focus shift away from the people and things around us, we are better able to engage in what’s called meta-cognition, or the process of thinking critically and reflectively about our own thoughts. Leon Neyfakh
  456. When you discover that you can be your greatest fan, you abandon the habit of begging for approval from others. Rafael Vidac
  457. When you have nobody you can make a cup of tea for, when nobody needs you, that’s when I think life is over. Audrey Hepburn
  458. When you let go of the need for respectability and no longer care about your social image, you unchain yourself from the bonds of mediocrity. If you care about what others think you are not free to be yourself. You live a fake life which no amount of outward success can justify.
  459. When you’re surrounded by all these people, it can be lonelier than when you’re by yourself. You can be in a huge crowd, but if you don’t feel like you can trust anyone or talk to anybody, you feel like you’re really alone. Fiona Apple
  460. When you’re alone, watch your thoughts. When you’re successful, watch your ego. When you’ve got problems, watch your emotions. When you’re with the crowds, watch what you say. Crypto Seneca
  461. When you’re awake at 4am & you don’t miss anyone, then you know that you’ve been gone for too long, and you just don’t want do.
  462. Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to reform (or pause and reflect). Mark Twain
  463. Why do people have to be this lonely? What’s the point of it all? Millions of people in this world, all of them yearning, looking to others to satisfy them, yet isolating themselves. Why? Was the earth put here just to nourish human loneliness? Haruki Murakami
  464. Why do people have to be this lonely? What’s the point of it all? Millions of people in this world, all of them yearning, looking to others to satisfy them, yet isolating themselves. Why? Was the earth put here just to nourish human loneliness? Haruki Murakami
  465. Why love if losing hurts so much? We love to know that we are not alone. C.S. Lewis
  466. With the desire for greatness comes a persistent feeling of loneliness, it’s the prize you have to pay because not many people would understand your path not to talk of walking it with you.
  467. Work in silence. It is the silent work the work done in solitude done purely in principle and conviction driven by a force of purpose that separates men. Max Panzer
  468. Writing is a solitary occupation. Family, friends, and society are the natural enemies of the writer. He must be alone, uninterrupted, and slightly savage if he is to sustain and complete an undertaking. Jessamyn West
  469. Yes, be different, but not for the vanities of being different. Criss Jami
  470. Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowded room with boring people that I feel on my own. Henry Rollins
  471. You are free if you can withdraw from people, not having to seek them out for the sake of money, company, love, glory or curiosity, none of which can thrive in silence and solitude. Fernando Pessoa
  472. You are never alone. You are eternally connected with everyone. Amit Ray
  473. You can be with somebody and still feel lonely.
  474. You can either bother to be alone or learn something beyond one’s imagination.
  475. You can love other people, even if they don’t love you back, it’s okay. Real love is a one way thing. Naval Ravikant
  476. You can’t depend on anyone else to be happy; no relationship will give you the inner peace that you haven’t created. Unknown
  477. You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with. Wayne Dyer
  478. You do not have to be alone. The world never inflicts loneliness upon us. That is something we choose or reject by ourselves. Darren Shan
  479. You evolved to hunt and fight and create and connect. Not sit at home and watch TV and cram pizza into your intestines all the damn time. No wonder you feel sad, lonely, and depressed – in fact, it would be surprising if you didn’t. Life Math Money
  480. You get lonely when you lose strength to cope with fake people.
  481. You have to be alone to be with you.
  482. You have to be you first, then someone else.
  483. You have to do it yourself, no one else will do it for you. You must work out your own salvation. Charles E. Popplestone
  484. You have to find your own shtick. A Picasso always looks like Picasso painted it. Hemingway always sounds like Hemingway. A Beethoven symphony always sounds like a Beethoven symphony. Part of being a master is learning how to sing in nobody else’s voice but your own. Hugh MacLeod
  485. You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist. Friedrich Nietzsche
  486. You leave me alone for a day, it will be the happiest day I’ve had in awhile. That is a superpower that I think everybody can attain. Naval Ravikant
  487. You never walk alone. Even the devil is the lord of flies. Gilles Deleuze
  488. You want to ask, am I lonely? Well, of course, lonely as a woman driving across country day after day, leaving behind mile after mile little towns she might have stopped and lived and died in. Adrienne Rich
  489. You will have a life of loneliness if the desire to be loved and to belong is more important than your self-respect. Dodinsky
  490. You’ll end up living a lonely life if you’re waiting around for perfect. Samantha Young
  491. Your relationship with yourself is a marriage from which there is no earthly escape. Death is the only divorce. A well-ordered mind is at home with solitude. A contented man can tolerate his own company.

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