Loneliness Quotes

Loneliness Quotes: A unique collection of Quotes About Loneliness.

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People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges. -Joseph F. Newton


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


Being human is the most terrible loneliness in the universe. -AA Attanasio


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


Man loves company even if it is only that of a small burning candle. -Georg Christoph Lichtenberg


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. And 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


You cannot be lonely if you like the person you're alone with. -Wayne W. Dyer


Sometimes the person who tries the hardest to make everyone else happy is the most lonely person. So never leave them alone, because, they will never admit they need you.


When so many are lonely as seem to be lonely, it would be inexcusably selfish to be lonely alone. -Tennessee Williams


The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved. -Mother Theresa


The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quite alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature. As longs as this exists, and it certainly always will, I know that then there will always be comfort for every sorrow, whatever the circumstances may be. And I firmly believe that nature brings solace in all troubles. -Anne Frank


To be alone is to be different, to be different is to be alone.


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


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


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


The surest cure for vanity is loneliness. -Thomas Wolfe


Language has created the word loneliness to express the pain of being alone, and the word solitude to express the glory of being alone. -Paul Tillich


One may have a blazing hearth in one’s soul, and yet no one ever comes to sit by it. -Vincent Van Gogh


One can endure sorrow alone, but it takes two to be glad. -Elbert Hubbard


People who lead a lonely existence always have something on their minds that they are eager to talk about. -Anton Checkov


Nothing makes us so lonely as our secrets. -Paul Tournier


It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone. -Marilyn Monroe


Being friendless taught me how to be a friend. Funny how that works. -Colleen Wainwright


No one would choose a friendless existence on condition of having all the other things in the world. -Aristotle


It's not enough to have lived. We should be determined to live for something. May I suggest that it be creating joy for others, sharing what we have for the betterment of personkind, bringing hope to the lost and love to the lonely. -Leo Buscaglia


Living with someone you love can be lonelier - than living entirely alone! - if the one that y' love doesn't love you... -Tennessee Williams


He travels the fastest who travels alone. -Rudyard Kipling


Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for. -Dag Hammarskjold


The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


I am afraid to show you who I really am, because if I show you who I really am, you might not like it--and that's all I got. -Sabrina Ward Harrison


There is much suffering in the world - physical, material, mental. The suffering of some can be blamed on the greed of others. The material and physical suffering is suffering from hunger, from homelessness, from all kinds of diseases. But the greatest suffering is being lonely, feeling unloved, having no one. I have come more and more to realize that it is being unwanted that is the worst disease that any human being can ever experience. -Mother Teresa


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


Loneliness the clearest of crystal insight into your own soul, its the fear of one's own self that haunts the lonely. -Keith Haynie


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


It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone. -Marilyn Monroe


The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself. -Mark Twain


Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon. -Woody Allen



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