84 Being Alone Quotes

 

  • Being alone has nothing to do with how many people are around. – Richard Yates

 

  • Inside myself is a place where I live all alone, and that’s where I renew my springs that never dry up. – Pearl Buck

 

  • The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved. – Mother Teresa

 

  • It’s better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone. – Marilyn Monroe

 

  • As I get older I’m more and more comfortable being alone. – Sienna Miller

 

  • You need to know how to be alone in order to know how to be together. – Sherry Turkle

 

  • I don’t want to be alone, I want to be left alone. – Audrey Hepburn

 

  • Sometimes its better to be alone, no one can hurt you that way. – Tinku Razoria

 

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

 

  • To be alone: You must have something to be alone from. – Unknown

 

  • I think it’s very healty to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone and not be defined by another person. – Oscar Wilde

 

  • All man’s miseries derive from not being able to sit quietly in a room alone. – Blaise Pascal

 

  • If you want to be happy, learn to be alone without being lonely. Learn that being alone does not mean being unhappy. The world is full of plenty of interesting and enjoyable things to do and people who can enrich your life. – Michael Josephson

 

  • The great virtue of being alone is that your mind can go its own way. – Andy Rooney

 

  • We come alone and we leave alone. Everything else is a gift. – Michael Brandon

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  • Truth is, I’m generally happiest when it’s just me. It’s okay to be madly in love with yourself. – Richelle E. Goodrich

 

  • Being alone was easier. No risk, just loneliness. No one ever died from that. – Marjorie M. Liu

 

  • Freedom of being alone is intoxicating. – Kangana Ranaut

 

  • Until you get comfortable with being alone, you’ll never know if you’re choosing someone out of love or loneliness. – Mandy Hale

 

  • When we truly realize that we are all alone is when we need others the most. – Ronald Anthony

 

  • I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude. – Henry David Thoreau

 

  • In order to be open to creativity, one must have the capacity for constructive use of solitude. One must overcome the fear of being alone. – Rollo May

 

  • 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

 

  • It is only when we silent the blaring sounds of our daily existence that we can finally hear the whispers of truth that life reveals to us, as it stands knocking on the doorsteps of our hearts. – K.T. Jong

 

  • To dare to live alone is the rarest courage; since there are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field than their own hearts in their closets. – Charles Caleb Colton

 

  • I mean one of the things about being alone is that you’ve no people to define yourself off, I mean, people are like all-round mirrors, because let’s face it, we don’t often see ourselves all round in a mirror anyway, do we. – Diana Wynn Jones

 

  • 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

 

  • People think being alone is a luxury, but it’s crucial: Whatever you’re not down with about yourself gets loud and in your face. – Earl Sweatshirt

 

  • 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

 

  • He is never less at leisure than when at leisure, nor less alone than when he is alone. – Cicero

 

  • Associate yourself with men of good quality, if you esteem your own reputation, for ‘tis better to be alone than in bad company. – George Washington

 

  • For unknown numbers of people, being alone is not just a preference, it is a craving, a need. Deprived of their time alone for too long, they begin to fantasize about it. Nothing feels quite right until their need for solitude is replenished.- Bella DePaulo

 

  • All alone! Whether you like it or not, alone is something you’ll be quite a lot! – Dr. Seuss

 

  • Nobody is ever going to be able to fill your you shaped hole for you…The gaping hole we all have inside that deeply craves validation, love and comfort. – Chidere Eggerue

 

  • No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path. – Gautama Buddha

 

  • By all means use sometimes to be alone. Salute thyself; see what thy soul doth wear. – George Herbert

 

  • I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity. – Albert Einstein

 

  • My alone feels so good, I’ll only have you if you’re sweeter than my solitude. – Warsan Shire

 

  • I think it’s good for a person to spend time alone. It gives them an opportunity to discover who they are and to figure out why they are always alone. – Amy Sedaris

 

  • Without great solitude no serious work is possible. – Pablo Picasso

 

  • There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall. – Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

 

  • 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

 

  • It is only alone, truly alone that one bursts apart, springs forth. – Maria Isabel Barreno

 

  • If you’re lonely when you’re alone, you’re in bad company. – Jean Paul Sartre

 

  • 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

 

  • All men’s misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone. – Jean De La Bruyere

 

  • Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul. – Marcus Aurelius

 

  • Every man must do two things alone; he must do his own believing and his own dying. – Martin Luther

 

  • Which is worth more, a crowd of thousands, or your own genuine solitude? Freedom, or power over an entire nation. A little while alone in your room will prove more valuable than anything else that could ever be given you. – Rumi

 

  • I simply adore being alone – I find it a consuming thirst, and when that thirst is slaked, then I am happy. – May Sarton

 

  • In solitude, the soundless dialogue which the soul holds with herself finally becomes audible. – Jennifer Stitt

 

  • I don’t mind being alone. Conversation’s better. – Helen Jellicoe, Enlightened

 

  • Alone…..The word is life endured and known. It is the stillness where our spirits walk And all but inmost faith is overthrown. – Siegfried Sassoon

 

  • Being alone has a power that very few people can handle. – Steven Aitchison

 

  • That’s one of the advantages of living alone, no one tells you anything. – Unknown

 

  • You’ve got to be fond of yourself enough to support yourself emotionally regardless of the intimate company of someone else. – Chidere Eggerue

 

  • We cannot avoid being alone, so we’d better learn to love our own company. We learn our greatest life lessons alone. We discover the truth of who we are alone. – Susan L. Taylor

 

  • Being courageous in solitude, without witnesses, without the prize of a consent, alone in front of oneself, requires great courage and great strength. – Milan Kundera

 

  • Sitting alone, sleeping alone, acting alone, let the diligent one enjoy the forest, taming the self alone. – Buddha

 

  • 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

 

  • If you are afraid of being lonely, don’t try to be right. – Jules Renard

 

  • The best part about being alone is that you really don’t have to answer to anybody. You do what you want. – Justin Timberlake

 

  • You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with. – Wayne Dyer

 

  • I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness the astonishing light of your own being. – Hafiz

 

  • Don’t feel alone, because there is always someone out there who loves you more than you can imagine. – Anurag Prakash Ray

 

  • Alone had always felt like an actual place to me, as if it weren’t a state of being, but rather a room where I could retreat to be who I really was. – Cheryl Strayed

 

  • What a lovely surprise to finally discover how unlonely being alone can be. – Ellen Burstyn

 

  • In solitude What happiness? Who can enjoy alone, Or all enjoying what contentment find? – John Milton

 

  • Being alone in nature is another way to feel the joy of beauty – and oneness with a greater whole. – Jude Bijou

 

  • Leave me alone; to battle my loneliness till the time I emerged irrevocably triumphant; sprinted forward in untamed exhilaration to bask in the full fervor of life. – Nikhil Parekh

 

  • Being alone with fear can rapidly turn into panic. Being alone with frustration can rapidly turn into anger. Being alone with disappointment can rapid turn into discouragement and, even worse, despair. – Mark Goulston

 

  • In the quiet, unexpressed, unwrestled-through disappointments, Satan is handcrafting his most damning weapons against us and those we love. It’s his subtle seduction to get us alone with our thoughts so he can slip in whispers that will develop our disappointments into destructive choices. If the enemy can isolate us, he can influence us. – Lysa Terkeurst

 

  • Solitude is the profoundest fact of the human condition. Man is the only being who knows he is alone. – Octavio Paz

 

  • There are those among you who seek the talkative through fear of being alone. The silence of aloneness reveals to their eyes their naked selves and they would escape. – Khalil Gibran

 

  • Nothing else so destroys the power to stand alone as the habit of leaning upon others. If you lean, you will never be strong or original. Stand alone or bury your ambition to be somebody in the world. – Orison Swett Marden

 

  • Our language has wisely sensed the two sides of 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 Johannes Tillich

 

  • We must reserve a little back-shop, all our own, entirely free, wherein to establish our true liberty and principal retreat and solitude. – Michel de Montaigne

 

  • Being alone is scarier than any boogey man and the reason why I don’t choose to see Horror movies as a rule. – Tom Sizemore

 

  • Every man who is truly a man must learn to be alone in the midst of all the others, and if need be against all the others. – Romain Rolland

 

  • Being alone when one’s belief is firm, is not to be alone. – Berthold Auerbach

 

  • Real love is not an escape from loneliness, real love is an overflowing aloneness. One is so happy in being alone that one would like to share. – Osho

 

  • Don’t go away. I don’t want to be alone. I can’t stand being alone. – Arnold Rothstein

 

  • Alone by herself she built the kingdom that she wanted. – R.H. Sin

 

  • Never be afraid to sit awhile and think. – Lorraine Hansberry