221 Lonely Quotes to Illuminate Your Solitude as Strength

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The Most Famous Lonely Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Only the lonely know the way I feel tonight. — Roy Orbison

What is the opposite of two? A lonely me, a lonely you. — Richard Wilbur

I was always a lonely person when I was with everyone. — Ernest Hemingway

Leave my loneliness unbroken — Edgar Allan Poe

Loneliness breaks the spirit. — Yiddish Proverbs

Loneliness is the ultimate poverty. — Abigail Van Buren

The trouble is not that I am single and likely to stay single, but that I am lonely and likely to stay lonely. — Charlotte Bronte

If we never learn to be alone we will always feel lonely. — Jay Shetty

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Why should I feel lonely? is not our planet in the Milky Way? — Henry David Thoreau

We are so lonely in life that we must ask ourselves if the loneliness of dying is not a symbol of our human existence. — Emile M. Cioran

Short Lonely Quotes

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  • I'm so high, it's so lonely up here — Gucci Mane
  • Flee the country where a lone man holds all power: It is a nation of slaves. — Simon Bolivar
  • You sometimes think you want to disappear, but all you really want is to be found. — Kid Cudi
  • The cure for a lonely heart is to be alone with Jesus! — Joseph Prince
  • No price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself. — Friedrich Nietzsche
  • If you're lonely when you're alone, you're in bad company. — Jean-Paul Sartre
  • Do not feel lonely on the road of righteousness Because of the fewness of the walkers on it. — Ali ibn Abi Talib
  • The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters. — Friedrich Nietzsche
  • And gentle winds and waters near, make music to the lonely ear. — Lord Byron
  • I am a lover without a lover. I am lovely and lonely and I belong deeply to myself. — Warsan Shire

Top 10 Lonely Quotes

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I'm so high, it's so lonely up here — Gucci Mane

I have the best roommates in the world! It creates a fun sense of family... and that's really important to me. Things can get so lonely without it. — Kristen Bell

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Flee the country where a lone man holds all power: It is a nation of slaves. — Simon Bolivar

I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o'er vales and hills When all at once I saw a crowd A host of golden daffodils Beside the lake beneath the trees Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. — William Wordsworth

You sometimes think you want to disappear, but all you really want is to be found. — Kid Cudi

The cure for a lonely heart is to be alone with Jesus! — Joseph Prince

No price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself. — Friedrich Nietzsche

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If you're lonely when you're alone, you're in bad company. — Jean-Paul Sartre

Do not feel lonely on the road of righteousness Because of the fewness of the walkers on it. — Ali ibn Abi Talib

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

Lonely Image Quotes

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Lonely quote by Gucci Mane

I'm so high, it's so lonely up here — Gucci Mane

Lonely quote by Simon Bolivar

Flee the country where a lone man holds all power: It is a nation of slaves. — Simon Bolivar

Lonely quote by Jean-Paul Sartre

If you're lonely when you're alone, you're in bad company. — Jean-Paul Sartre

Lonely quote by Friedrich Nietzsche

The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters. — Friedrich Nietzsche

Lonely quote by Kahlil Gibran

Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother. — Kahlil Gibran

Lonely quote by Alexander Theroux

There is no loneliness like that of a failed marriage. — Alexander Theroux

Lonely quote by Guillermo Maldonado

Loneliness is not lack of company, loneliness is lack of purpose. — Guillermo Maldonado

Lonely quote by Wayne Dyer

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

Lonely quote by Voltaire

The happiest of all lives is a busy solitude. — Voltaire

Lonely quote by William James

Every individual existence goes out in a lonely spasm of helpless agony. — William James

Lonely quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Columbus discovered no isle or key so lonely as himself. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Lonely quote Loneliness does not come from having no people around you, but from being unable
Loneliness does not come from having no people around you, but from being unable to communicate the things that seen important to you.

Sad Lonely Quotes

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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

When I'm feeling sad, or lonely, and I don't know what I'm doing and I don't know where I'm going, I imagine the Cool Awesome Future Version of Myself just telling my present self, "It's okay. You just gotta grab that giraffe by the ears and ride it on out." — Jenna Marbles

I did 'Lone Star Love' in 2007 with Randy Quaid, and that was supposed to come to Broadway at the Belasco and a marquee went up and everything... and it all fell apart, and that marquee came right down, and we got severance pay. And, it was very sad. — Kara Lindsay

Lonely quote Alone and lonely is not the same thing.
Alone and lonely is not the same thing.

Sometimes you need to run away just to see who will come after you. — Lisa Page Brooks

Wholeness is not achieved by cutting off a portion of one’s being, but by integration of the contraries. — Carl Jung

My only relief is to sleep. When I'm sleeping, I'm not sad, I'm not angry, I'm not lonely, I'm nothing. — Jillian Medoff

Lonely quote People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.
People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.

there are two types of people in the world: those who prefer to be sad among others, and those who prefer to be sad alone. — Nicole Krauss

Trust Me. Life is not worth living feeling sad and down and lonely. Always be true to who you are. — Jessie J

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

Be - don't try to become. Being is enlightenment, becoming is ignorance. — Osho

Alone But Not Lonely Quotes

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I'm all alone, but I'm not lonely. — Haruki Murakami

Each of us knew that the journey to exaltation would be long, strenuous, and sometimes lonely, but we also knew that we would not travel alone. Heavenly Father provides all who fulfill the prerequisites of faith, repentance, and baptism with a companion and guide, the Holy Ghost. — Keith K. Hilbig

I'm not alone, but I am lonely without you. — Mary Martin

Lonely quote Fall in love when you are ready, not when you are lonely.
Fall in love when you are ready, not when you are lonely.

...but out of the desert, from the dry places and the dreadful suns, come the cruel children of the lonely God; the real Unitarians who with scimitar in hand have laid waste the world. For it is not well for God to be alone. — Gilbert K. Chesterton

So I am lonely, but not alone, like everybody else. — Martin Amis

The words 'alone,' 'lonely,' and 'loneliness' are three of the most powerful words in the English language. Those words say that we are human; they are like the words hunger and thirst. But they are not words about the body, they are words about the soul. — Donald Miller

Lonely quote There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, there is a rapture on the lonely shor
There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, there is a rapture on the lonely shore, there is society, where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar. I love not the man the less, but nature more.

I realized that I might be a lonely Indian boy, but I was not alone in the loneliness. There were millions of other Americans who had left their birthplaces in search of a dream. (217) — Sherman Alexie

People sometimes ask me if I do not feel lonely on holidays. How can I feel lonely when I live in the constant awareness of God's presence? I love and I enjoy being with people, but when I am alone I enjoy being alone with God. — Peace Pilgrim

I don't know why I still feel this pit in my stomach whenever I get a moment to think. I know what the pit is, too; I feel lonely. But I'm not alone, I keep telling myself. — Pittacus Lore

I'm not saying it's for everyone, but it's better to be alone than in a lousy relationship. — Nicole Kidman

Depressed Lonely Quotes

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The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being. — Dalai Lama

...The more a person is inclined to gratitude, the less likely he or she is to be depressed, anxious, lonely, envious, or neurotic. — Sonja Lyubomirsky

We are a society of notoriously unhappy people: lonely, anxious, depressed, destructive, dependent - people who are glad when we have killed the time we are trying so hard to save. — Erich Fromm

Lonely quote “He shed a lake of blood and murdered a king for a cold, lonely throne.”
“He shed a lake of blood and murdered a king for a cold, lonely throne.”

I was very depressed when I was 19... I would go back to my apartment every day and I would just sit there. It was quiet and it was lonely. It was still. It was just my piano and myself. I had a television and I would leave it on all the time just to feel like somebody was hanging out with me. — Lady Gaga

We may look great on Instagram, but we're still lonely and depressed and anxiety-ridden. I hope, for the sake of our future generations, that our moral compass stays intact. — Nelly Furtado

I am stronger than depression and I am braver than loneliness and nothing will ever exhaust me. — Elizabeth Gilbert

If I'm feeling hurt, sad, lonely, depressed, and then I shame myself for feeling that, then that's a black hole for me. I really have worked a lot to meet pain with both gratitude and gentleness. — Bellamy Young

When you feel happy, really happy, it somehow seems that you've always been happy and that you'll always be happy. The same is often true when you feel sad, or lonely, or depressed, or broke, or sick, or scared. Something, perhaps, to remember. — Mike Dooley

It can be very lonely and depressing to be a writer, and to be alone in your own head. — Gillian Robespierre

The theme that runs through all my books is connection. Connection - physical and non-physical - with other humans, and connection with nature are necessary for our well-being. Without it, we are depressed, lonely, and fail to thrive. — Mary Alice Monroe

I'm Lonely Quotes

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I like to be against the odds. I'm not afraid to be lonely at the top. With me, it's just the satisfaction of the game. Just performance. — Barry Bonds

I’m not working as a loner. God is kind; He is bringing the right people at the right time. — Folorunsho Alakija

I do think - I'm sure I'm the lone voice in saying this - that Iran deserves to be annihilated. I think they're lunatics. I think they're evil. — Tucker Carlson

It's 2 o'clock in the morning and I just can't sleep Outside the rain is pourin', I'm lonely as can be Maybe 2night'll be different than the nights before I need 2 feel someone beside me, I can't be alone no more — Prince

I guess I'm pretty much of a lone wolf. I don't say I don't like people at all, but, to tell you the truth, I only like it then if I have a chance to look deep into their hearts and their minds. — Bela Lugosi

My trade is a lonely one. I'm a craftsman, if you like. It so happens that these days singers are better paid than blacksmiths. — Jacques Brel

You will go with me everywhere. When I'm dreaming, you still share my lonely nights. — Gordon Lightfoot

I get lonely when I'm a Playstation widow. — Ashley Judd

Life was good to me. I had a great wife, good kids, money, my own health -- and I'm lonely and bored. — O. J. Simpson

Cause I might be naked and lonely Shaking branches for bones But I'm still time zones away From who I was the day before we met You were the first mile Where my heart broke a sweat And I wish you were here I wish you'd never left But mostly I wish you well I wish you my very very best. — Andrea Gibson

Alone And Lonely Quotes

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Great eagles fly alone; great lions hunt alone; great souls walk alone-alone with God. Such loneliness is hard to endure, and impossible to enjoy unless God accompanied. Prophets are lone men; they walk alone, pray alone and God makes them alone. — Leonard Ravenhill

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty. — Mother Teresa

The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be. — Anne Frank

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. — Bell Hooks

It is dreadful when something weighs on your mind, not to have a soul to unburden yourself to. You know what I mean. I tell my piano the things I used to tell you. — Frederic Chopin

Snuggle in God's arms. When you are hurting, when you feel lonely, left out. let Him cradle you, comfort you, reassure you of His all-sufficient power and love. — Kay Arthur

Trees are much like human beings and enjoy each other's company. Only a few love to be alone. — Jens Jensen

Being alone is better than sitting next to a lover and feeling lonely. — Richard Linklater

When you're alone and life is making you lonely, you can always go downtown. — Tony Hatch

All great and precious things are lonely. — John Steinbeck

Christmas Lonely Quotes

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Christmas is a holiday that persecutes the lonely, the frayed, and the rejected. — Jimmy Cannon

Orphans, dead parents, lonely children at Christmas, morose spoken word recordings, everything you love about the holidays. Move the turkey over so you can fit your head in the oven. — April Winchell

And the more you spend in blessing The poor and lonely and sad, The more of your heart's possessing Returns to you glad. — John Greenleaf Whittier

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 Langley Bosher

Actually, my mother and Alfie came for three weeks' Christmas vacation and stayed for 21 years. I guess my mother never went back because she was lonely. — Frank McCourt

One strain could call up the quivering expectancy of Christmas Eve, childhood, joy and sadness, the lonely wonder of a star — Maud Hart Lovelace

Feeling Lonely Quotes

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Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers. You can fill your life up with ideas and still go home lonely. All you really have that really matters are feelings. That's what music is to me.” – Janis Joplin — Janis Joplin

We are born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Everything in-between is a gift. — Yul Brynner

I go in solitude, so as not to drink out of everybody's cistern. When I am among the many I live as the many do, and I do not think I really think; after a time it always seems as if they want to banish myself from myself and rob me of my soul. — Friedrich Nietzsche

Remember: the time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Life's cruelest irony. — Douglas Coupland

Music means communication to me. I say 'listen you people out there, listen to my music, let's be one.' Music is a friend to me when I am lonely, when I am blue. You can't define music 'cause music is cosmos and it knows no barrier or definition. You have to feel music to dig it. — Robert Plant

I like the idea of being alone. I like the idea of often being alone in all aspects of my life. I like to feel lonely. I like to need things. — Robert Plant

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Loneliness is not lack of company, loneliness is lack of purpose. — Guillermo Maldonado

Human tendency to conform, especially when in large groups, is terrifying. Propaganda machines leverage this throughout human history. The way out is to think freely, detached from the divisive narratives of the day that masquerade as universal truths. This often feels lonely. — Lex Fridman

If you're feeling abandoned by the world, interact with anyone you can. — Martha Beck

I've also seen that great men are often lonely. This is understandable, because they have built such high standards for themselves that they often feel alone. But that same loneliness is part of their ability to create. — Yousuf Karsh

Lonely World Quotes

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We are the music-makers, And we are the dreamers of dreams, Wandering by lone sea-breakers, And sitting by desolate streams. World-losers and world-forsakers, Upon whom the pale moon gleams; Yet we are the movers and shakers, Of the world forever, it seems. — Arthur O'Shaughnessy

Whoever you are, no matter how lonely, the world offers itself to your imagination. — Mary Oliver

You have it easily in your power to increase the sum total of this world's happiness now. How? By giving a few words of sincere appreciation to someone who is lonely or discouraged. Perhaps you will forget tomorrow the kind words you say today, but the recipient may cherish them over a lifetime. — Dale Carnegie

Many people in this world are lonely, are struggling, and just need to be heard, to know their life matters. It does. You're beautiful. I meet folks, see the pain in their eyes & realize we're the same. Everybody, we're all lost, a little or a lot. But we're all lost together. — Lex Fridman

Warmth, kindness, and friendship are the most yearned for commodities in the world. The person who can provide them will never be lonely. — Ann Landers

The trails of the world be countless, and most of the trails be tried; You tread on the heels of the many, till you come where the ways divide;And one lies safe in the sunlight, and the other is dreary and wan,But you look aslant at the Lone Trail, and the Lone Trail lures you on. — Robert W. Service

He clasps the crag with crooked hands; Close to the sun in lonely lands, Ringed with the azure world, he stands. The wrinkled sea beneath him crawls; He watches from his mountain walls, And like a thunderbolt he falls. — Alfred Lord Tennyson

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

O World, try to deceive someone else. Are you trying to tempt me or attract me? No way! I divorce you irrevocably. Your time is short and you are insignificant. Alas! The provision is little, the journey is long and the way is lonely. — Ali ibn Abi Talib

The road that leads to heaven is risky, lonely, and costly in this world, and few are willing to pay the price. Following Jesus involves losing your life-and finding new life in him. — David Platt

I Feel Lonely Quotes

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Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own. — Henry Rollins

Two possibilities exist: Either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying. — Arthur C. Clarke

I never feel lonely if I've got a book - they're like old friends. Even if you're not reading them over and over again, you know they are there. And they're part of your history. They sort of tell a story about your journey through life. — Emilia Fox

Do not feel lonely, the entire universe is inside you. — Rumi

When I was younger I felt lonely... In terms of my thought processes. I had the constant feeling that I thought differently to everyone around me. So, I suppose I felt lonely for a home. I didn't know where I wanted to be, but I knew I wasn't there yet. — Lana Del Rey

We are for the most part more lonely when we go abroad among men than when we stay in our chambers. — Henry David Thoreau

I think, as you're growing up, your emotions are just as deep as they are when you're an adult. You're ability to feel lonely, longing, confused or angry are just as deep. We don't feel things more as we get older. — Spike Jonze

Growing up I was always prone to obsession, partly because of the way I am, but partly because after feeling so lonely for such a long time, when I found someone or something that I liked, I felt helplessly drawn to it. I suppose that accounts for some of the creepiness in my music. — Lana Del Rey

People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. — George Bernard Shaw

I feel lonely at times, but I don't want to get into a relationship with someone if it is not right. I'm not the type of person who just does things to do them. — Tom Cruise

Lonely Places Quotes

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The first great thing is to find yourself and for that you need solitude and contemplation - at least sometimes. I can tell you deliverance will not come from the rushing noisy centers of civilization. It will come from the lonely places. — Fridtjof Nansen

Give me a flagon of red wine, a book of verses, a loaf of bread, and a little idleness. If with such store I might sit by thy dear side in some lonely place, I should deem myself happier than a king in his kingdom. — Omar Khayyam

We are torn between nostalgia for the familiar and an urge for the foreign and strange. As often as not, we are homesick most for the places we have never known. — Carson Mccullers

The life I touch for good or ill will touch another life, and in turn another, until who knows where the trembling stops or in what far place my touch will be felt. — Frederick Buechner

Always give a word or sign of salute when meeting or passing a friend, or even a stranger, if in a lonely place. — Tecumseh

We are homesick most for the places we have never known. — Carson Mccullers

God is a lonely place without steak. — Charles Bukowski

Adventure is just a romantic name for trouble. It sounds swell when you write about it, but it's hell when you meet it face to face in a dark and lonely place. — Louis L'Amour

...Seattle has unleashed this weird phenomenon on the world called the coffee shop. And the coffee shop, thanks to Starbucks, is the place where socially isolated, lonely, needy people gather together to ignore one another. — Mark Driscoll

The poem is lonely. It is lonely and en route. Its author stays with it. Does this very fact not place the poem already here, at its inception, in the encounter, in the mystery of encounter? — Paul Celan

I Am Lonely Quotes

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I cannot keep quiet even when I am a lone voice. — Mahathir Mohamad

I am never lonely when I am reading the Bible. Nothing dissolves loneliness like a session with God's Word. — Billy Graham

I am truly a "lone traveler" and have never belonged to my country, my home, my friends, or even my immediate family, with my whole heart. — Albert Einstein

I am a fighter. I believe in that which is right, and the truth is, I have been the Lone Ranger for the past thirty years and I will not give up the fight. I love my public and I'll fight for you. I'll continue to make personal appearances for my thousands of fans. — Clayton Moore

I don't like to be labeled as lonely just because I am alone. — Delta Burke

In deep confusion, in great despair, when I reach out for him, he is there. When I am lonely as I can be, then I know God shines his light on me. — Van Morrison

This world that I live in is empty and cold/the loneliness cuts me and tortures my soul. — Sayings

Just because I am alone, does not mean I am lonely. I am not you. — Tsugumi Ohba

If I am a legend, then why am I so lonely? — Judy Garland

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

Lonely Heart Quotes

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The Heart is a lonely hunter with only one desire! To find some lasting comfort in the arms of anothers fire...driven by a desperate hunger to the arms of a neon light, the heart is a lonely hunter when there's no sign of love in sight! — Carson Mccullers

The way to deeper knowledge of God is through the lonely valleys of soul poverty and abnegation of all things. The blessed ones who possess the Kingdom are they who have repudiated every external thing and have rooted from their hearts all sense of possessing. These are the 'poor in spirit.' — Aiden Wilson Tozer

How can the dead be truly dead when they still live in the souls of those who are left behind? — Carson Mccullers

We can never untangle all the woes in other people's lives. We can't produce miracles overnight. But we can bring a cup of cool water to a thirsty soul, or a scoop of laughter to a lonely heart. — Barbara Johnson

Be the kind of person you would like to be with. Some people come into our lives, make footprints on our hearts and we are never the same. People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges. — Joseph Fort Newton

Love is a joint experience between two persons -- but the fact that it is a joint experience does not mean that it is a similar experience to the two people involved. — Carson Mccullers

Loneliness is the first thing which God's eye named not good. — John Milton

May you be for ever blessed for that moment of bliss and happiness which you gave to another lonely and grateful heart. Isn't such a moment sufficient for the whole of one's life? — Fyodor Dostoevsky

Life is a lone wolf, scratching out a living with teeth and claws and a heart of stone. — Dan Wells

Absence makes the heart grow fonder, but it sure makes the rest of you lonely. — Charles M. Schulz

Lonely Man Quotes

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A lonely man is a lonesome thing, a stone, a bone, a stick, a receptacle for Gilbey's gin, a stooped figure sitting at the edge of a hotel bed, heaving copious sighs like the autumn wind. — John Cheever

The sky is one whole, the water another; and between those two infinities the soul of man is in loneliness. — Henryk Sienkiewicz

It's better to be dead, or even perfectly well, than to suffer from the wrong affliction. The man who owns up to arthritis in a beri-beri year is as lonely as a woman in a last month's dress. — John Forbes Nash

The sea is everything. It covers seven tenths of the terrestrial globe. Its breath is pure and healthy. It is an immense desert, where man is never lonely, for he feels life stirring on all sides. — Jules Verne

Judging is a lonely job in which a man is, as near as may be, an island entire. — Abe Fortas

There never can be a man so lost as one who is lost in the vast and intricate corridors of his own lonely mind, where none may reach and none may save. — Isaac Asimov

No man is lonely eating spaghetti; it requires so much attention. — Christopher Morley

We are all sentenced to solitary confinement inside our own skins, for life. — Tennessee Williams

There is none more lonely than the man who loves only himself. — Abraham Ibn Esra

Life's been good to me. Why am I so lonely and bored? I used to wonder why so many rich men commit suicide. I no longer wonder. — O. J. Simpson

Lonely Person Quotes

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To be an effective criminal defense counsel, an attorney must be prepared to be demanding, outrageous, irreverent, blasphemous, a rogue, a renegade, and a hated, isolated, and lonely person - few love a spokesman for the despised and the damned. — Clarence Darrow

If you have a sick or lonely person at home, be there. Maybe just to hold a hand, maybe just to give a smile, that is the greatest, the most beautiful work. — Mother Teresa

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

Often, we think of change as raising a million dollars or helping 100,000 people. But true change, real change could be just calling one person who you know is lonely every single day. — Jay Shetty

No one can tell what goes on in between the person you were and the person you become. No one can chart that blue and lonely section of hell. There are no maps of the change. You just... come out the other side. Or you don't. — Stephen King

The loneliness you feel with another person, the wrong person, is the loneliest of all. — Deb Caletti

Being alone does not mean you are lonely, and being lonely does not mean you are alone. — John Spence

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

A person's heart withers if it does not answer another heart. — Pearl S. Buck

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

Loneliness Quotes

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Loneliness is emptiness, but happiness is you. — Johnny Cash

My solitude doesn’t depend on the presence or absence of people; on the contrary, I hate who steals my solitude without, in exchange, offering me true company. — Friedrich Nietzsche

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

We have all known the long loneliness, and we have found that the answer is community. — Dorothy Day

Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder, to search for the truth. Have holy curiosity. Make your life worth living. — Albert Einstein

If all the beasts were gone, men would die from a great loneliness of spirit, for whatever happens to the beasts also happens to the man. All things are connected. Whatever befalls the Earth befalls the sons of the Earth. — Chief Seattle

We can cure physical diseases with medicine, but the only cure for loneliness, despair, and hopelessness is love. There are many in the world who are dying for a piece of bread, but there are many more dying for a little love. — Mother Teresa

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

Loneliness does not come from having no people about one, but from being unable to communicate the things that seem important to oneself, or from holding certain views which others find inadmissible. — Carl Jung

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Loneliness is one thing, solitude another. — Friedrich Nietzsche

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More Lonely Quotes

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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

Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark in the hopeless swamps of the not-quite, the not-yet, and the not-at-all. Do not let the hero in your soul perish in lonely frustration for the life you deserved and have never been able to reach. The world you desire can be won. It exists.. it is real.. it is possible.. it's yours. — Ayn Rand

Once in the dream of a night I stood Lone in the light of a magical wood, Soul-deep in visions that poppy-like sprang; And spirits of Truth were the birds that sang, And spirits of Love were the stars that glowed, And spirits of Peace were the streams that flowed In that magical wood in the land of sleep. — Sarojini Naidu

Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. — William Wordsworth

Always give a word or a sign of salute when meeting or passing a friend,even a stranger, when in a lonely place. Show respect to all people and grovel to none. When you arise in the morning give thanks for the food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies only in yourself. — Tecumseh

Never be afraid to try something new. Remember that a lone amateur built the Ark. A large group of professionals built the Titanic. — Dave Barry

The great battles, the battles that decide our destiny and the destiny of generations yet unborn, are not fought on public platforms, but in the lonely hours of the night and in moments of agony. — Samuel Logan Brengle

O Hope! Dazzling, radiant Hope! What a change thou bringest to the hopeless; brightening the darkened paths, and cheering the lonely way. — Aimee Semple McPherson

In Conclusion

Why do we need to read lonely quotes? Because they can provide us with the strength to destroy the barriers of loneliness and depression. They can help us to understand our feelings better, whether it's sadness, heartache, or a longing for companionship. They can provide insight into our relationships, making us realize that feeling lonely in a relationship is a sign that something needs to change. Lonely quotes can help us make sense of our emotions, giving us the courage to face our fears and the motivation to strive for a better tomorrow. They teach us that being alone is not a punishment, but a chance for self-reflection and personal growth. So, isn't it time we started viewing lonely quotes not as a symbol of despair, but as a source of inspiration and strength?

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