quote by Barbara Brown Taylor

We are born seekers, calling strange names into the darkness from our earliest days because we know we are not meant to be alone, and because we know that we await someone whom we cannot always see.

— Barbara Brown Taylor

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Meant to be alone quote The hardest walk is walking alone, but it's also the walk that makes you the str
The hardest walk is walking alone, but it's also the walk that makes you the strongest.

You are alive tonight for a reason. You were created to love and to be loved. You were not meant to be alone. You are not alone. You were meant to do life with other people. You need people who know you. You need to know people. Your voice matters. We are certainly strong. But we are also certainly fragile.

The Christian life was never meant to be lived alone.

Together we're a body. A family. The people of God.

Meant to be alone quote A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decis
A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.

Long ago the word alone was treated as two words, all one.

To be all one meant to be wholly one, to be in oneness, either essentially or temporarily. That is precisely the goal of solitude, to be all one.

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


We ran up to them and they gave us hugs, cookies and chocolate.

Being so alone, a hug meant more than anybody could imagine because that replaced the human warmth that we were starving for. We were not only starved for food, but we were starved for human kindness. And the Soviet Army did provide some of that.

Meant to be alone quote Be willing to walk alone. Many who started with you won't finish with you.
Be willing to walk alone. Many who started with you won't finish with you.

The single most important tool to being in balance is knowing that you and you alone are responsible for the imbalance between what you dream your life is meant to be, and the daily habits that drain life from that dream.

It looks as if I were meant to be alone, and that any hope of happiness is not meant. Am I too old to acquire the knack for happiness?

I am not meant to be alone and without you who understands.

Meant to be alone quote The woman who follows the crowd will usually go on further than the crowd. The w
The woman who follows the crowd will usually go on further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.

It is never too late to be who you want to be.


Human beings are not meant to live alone.

There is a fundamental biological imperative that propels you and every organism on this planet to be in a community, to be in relationship with other organisms.

Most of us have felt barriers between ourselves and our fathers and had thought that going it alone was part of what it meant to be a man. We tried to get close to our children when we became fathers, and yet the business of practicing masculinity kept getting in the way. We men have begun to talk about that.

Meant to be alone quote What's meant to be will always find its way. Always.
What's meant to be will always find its way. Always.

Can't you... I don't. Find a hobby or something?" "Being charming is my hobby.

I have a theory about soul mates -- that God wants to be our sweetheart.

And once we fall in love with life and have an intimate relationship with Spirit, that's when we meet our soul mate. It's as if God says, 'You're not meant to be alone on this earth. I just wanted you to love me first.

I think subconsciously you wanted to "fit in" to the TV and film world and unfortunately that meant being petite and skinny. The camera does add 10 pounds. It does affect your idea of normal. Essentially, though, my body-image issues weren't down to the industry alone. These were ideas I had from little events along the way of life.

Meant to be alone quote Believe in your heart that you're meant to live a life full of passion, purpose,
Believe in your heart that you're meant to live a life full of passion, purpose, magic and miracles.

We have to try to keep ourselves open, no matter how closed the world tries to make us sometimes. We are meant to go through this life with a partner, someone who picks us up when we're down. This life can be incredibly difficult, especially if we're alone. And if we can stay open and embrace our insecurities, our vulnerability, only then will we find the person with whom we are meant to travel through this life.

There`s no joy to be had seeing any black man, any black man taking a perp walk, let alone some of whom meant so much to us for so long.

Our desires cannot be, and were never meant to be, satisfied by earthly pleasures alone.

Meant to be alone quote Don't be afraid of being outnumbered. Eagles fly alone. Pigeons flock together.
Don't be afraid of being outnumbered. Eagles fly alone. Pigeons flock together.

I warned that there should be no place on Earth where terrorists can rest and train and practice their deadly skills. I meant it. I said that we would act with others, if possible, and alone if necessary to ensure that terrorists have no sanctuary anywhere. Tonight, we have.

of all the deprivations which afflict humankind, none is more dreadful than loneliness. A corrosive, it eats the heart out. People were meant to live by twos, with someone close with whom to share good and bad, to hear breathing in the dark room at night. Being alone is the one unnatural act.


Our soldiers did not go to some foreign country and risk their lives in vain and defend our Constitution so that decades later you can tell me it's a living document ever changing and is open to interpretation. The guys who wrote it were light years ahead of anyone today, and they meant what they said - now leave the document alone, or there's going to be trouble.

Meant to be alone quote Be strong enough to stand alone, be yourself enough to stand apart, but be wise
Be strong enough to stand alone, be yourself enough to stand apart, but be wise enough to stand together when the time comes.

The balance and peace we seek for ourselves and our society won't be achieved through mental effort alone. Mind and spirit are meant to travel together, with spirit leading the way. Until we make a conscious commitment to understand and embrace our spiritual nature, we will endure the ache of living without the awareness and guidance of the most essential part of ourselves.

All of society is built to prop up that lie, the whole world a big, noisy puppet show meant to distract us from the fact that at the end, you'll die, and you'll probably be alone.

What is meant to be, will always find its way.

And when your down and feeling alone, just wanna run away, trust yourself and don't give up. You know you better than anyone else.

Meant to be alone quote It is better to walk alone, than with a crowd going in the wrong direction.
It is better to walk alone, than with a crowd going in the wrong direction.

As a teenager, I had to struggle alone to learn about myself and what it meant to be gay. Now for [48] years I've had the satisfaction of working with other gay people all across the country to get the bigots off our backs, to oil the closet door hinges, to change prejudiced hearts and minds, and to show that gay love is good for us and for the rest of the world too. It's hard work---but it's vital, and it's gratifying, and it's often fun!


Some things are not meant to be kept forever.

.. You know you have to stop and let go when things aren't going right, and everything you do is unappreciated. Remember what batman said? 'it is wiser to be alone but happy... than with somebody who does nothing while you're doing everything...'

What I said was I’ll miss you what I meant to say was I love you what I wanted to say was that I meant what I said and it’s funny how all those things I could have said flooded my head after we said goodbye and I should have told you I’d be willing to hold you until my flesh crumbles into bone because I’m willing to die alone but god knows I don’t want to live that way.

Meant to be alone quote The people who are meant to be in your life will always gravitate back towards y
The people who are meant to be in your life will always gravitate back towards you, no matter how far they wander.

So let me see if I got everything straight … This … means that we are somehow meant to be husband and wife. But if I refuse you, you spend the rest of your life impotent and alone? But I, on the other hand, am free to live my life however I see fit?” He nodded. “It really sucks to be you, doesn’t it?

Maybe some hidden, fragmented part of me had feared that if I admitted to Bones how much he truly meant to me, then I'd be acknowledging to myself that he had the power to destroy me more thoroughly than anyone, even Apollyon or the vampire council, could. All the rest of the world could only kill or devastate my mind and body. Bones alone held the power to demolish my soul.

He recalled Galloran stating that being a hero meant doing what was right regardless of the consequences. The thought sent a thrill through him. Galloran had been in this same situation and had made the right choice. Jason felt less alone. Malodor had claimed that his opponents had no heroes among them. But Galloran was proof to the contrary. And Jason would be evidence as well. p. 420

Meant to be alone quote Alone and lonely is not the same thing.
Alone and lonely is not the same thing.
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Can't you . . . I don't know. Find a hobby or something?" "Being charming is my hobby," said Adrian obstinately. "I'm the life of the party— even without drinking. I wasn't meant to be alone.

We'll be there, Harry," said Ron "What?" "At your Aunt and Uncle's house," said Ron, "And then we'll go with you wherever you're going." "No-" said Harry quickly; he hadn't counted on this, he had meant them to understand that he was undertaking the most dangerous journey alone. "You said it once before," said Hermione quickly, "that there was time to turn back if we wanted to. We've had time, haven't we? We're with you whatever happens.

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