Top 50 Being Alone Quotes | Loneliness Quotes

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Loneliness is a complex & usually unpleasant emotional response to isolation. Loneliness typically includes anxious feelings about a lack of attachment or communication with other people, both in the present and extending into the future. The feelings of isolation can have a seriously detrimental effect on humans mental and physical health. Loneliness can be a contributing factor to heart disease, type two diabetes, arthritis, among other critical diseases. Lonely people are also twice as likely to develop the disease of Alzheimer. So here I have collected some of the best & famous quotes on loneliness and being alone that will Inspire and motivate you & show you the way of dealing with loneliness and isolation.

Famous Loneliness Quotes & Being Alone Sayings

1. “Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.” Henry Rollins

2. “We live as we dream–alone….” Joseph Conrad

3. “Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.” Helen Keller

4. “If one’s different, one’s bound to be lonely.” Aldous Huxley

5. “My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.” Kahlil Gibran

6. “Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.” Arthur C. Clarke

7. “Like crying wolf, if you keep looking for sympathy as a justification for your actions you will someday be left standing alone when you really need help.” Criss Jami

8. “Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self.” May Sarton

9. “The most terrible poverty is loneliness and the feeling of being unloved.” Mother Teresa

10. “When we truly realize that we are all alone is when we need others the most.” Ronald Anthony Cross

11. “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

12. “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

13. “All great and precious things are lonely.” John Steinbeck

14. “I think there is a price to being alone and there is a price to being in a relationship. It all depends on which price you want to pay – but none of them are free.” Lonny Price

15. “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

16. “When the snows fall and the white winds blow, the lone wolf dies but the pack survives.” George R.R. Martin

17. “Until you get comfortable with being alone you’ll never know if you’re choosing someone out of love or loneliness.” Mandy Hale

18. “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

19. “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

20. “The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It’s the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared.” Lois Lowry

21. “Loneliness becomes an acid that eats away at you.” Haruki Murakami

22. “Solitude is fine but you need someone to tell that solitude is fine.” Honoré de Balzac

23. “Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for great enough to die for.” Dag Hammarskjold

24. “Remember: the time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Life’s cruelest irony.” Douglas Coupland

25. “Music was my refuge. I could crawl into space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.” Maya Angelou

26. “Being alone never felt right. sometimes it felt good, but it never felt right.” Charles Bukowski

27. “Loneliness in a crowd of people was the worst kind of loneliness but she couldn’t help it.” Lauren Kate

28. “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

29. “Where are the people?” resumed the little prince at last. “It’s a little lonely in the desert…” “It is lonely when you’re among people, too,” said the snake.” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

30. “Loneliness leads to nothing good, only detachment. And sometimes the people who most need to reach out are the people least capable of it.” Jane Espenson

31. “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

32. “What is hell? Hell is oneself. 
Hell is alone, the other figures in it 
Merely projections. There is nothing to escape from 
And nothing to escape to. One is always alone.” T.S. Eliot

33. “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

34. “If you’re lonely when you’re alone, you’re in bad company.” Jean-Paul Sartre

35. “This world that I live in is empty and cold. The loneliness cuts me and tortures my soul.” Waylon Jennings

36. “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

37. “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

38. “The only time we waste is the time we spend thinking we are alone.” Mitch Albom

39. “Life is full of misery loneliness and suffering—and it’s all over much too soon.” Woody Allen

40. “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

41. ” Loneliness is never crueler than when it is felt in close propinquity with someone who has ceased to communicate.” Germaine Greer

42. “If you are afraid of being lonely don’t try to be right.” Jules Renard

43. “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. 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

44. “Loneliness is about the scariest thing out there.” Joss Whedon

45. “I barely noticed loneliness anymore; it was my normal condition by necessity if not by nature.” Rachel Hartman

46. “I need the pain of loneliness to make my imagination work.” Orhan Pamuk

47. “I was not unhappy. I wanted to be with someone. But it didn’t trouble me that I was alone.” Andre Aciman

48. “Kill the loneliness by being with yourself all alone.” Vikrmn Corpkshetra

49. “Sometimes it’s better to be alone no one can hurt you that way.” Tinku Razoria

50. “An overcrowded world is the ideal place in which to be lonely.” Brian W. Aldiss

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