Loneliness Quotes

Fame always brings loneliness. Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole.

Vicki Baum

Language... 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 Tillich

I believe a lot of disease comes from anxiety, loneliness.

Tom Cochrane

Memory breeds in me strange loneliness.

William Herbert Carruth

Loneliness is never more cruel than when it is felt in close propinquity with someone who has ceased to communicate

Germaine Greer

What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?

T.S. Eliot

Skillful listening is the best remedy for loneliness, loquaciousness, and laryngitis.

William Arthur Ward

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

Keith Haynie

It is loneliness that makes the loudest noise. This is true of men as of dogs.

Eric Hoffer

You left, and my heart is a ceaseless sermon of loneliness.

Jaesse Tyler

Let the resurrection joy lift us from loneliness and weakness and despair to strength and beauty and happiness.

Floyd W. Tomkins

Loneliness is the ultimate poverty

Abigail Van Buren

To transform the emptiness of loneliness, to the fullness of aloneness. Ah, that is the secret of life.

Sunita Khosla

We, unaccustomed to courage exiles from delight live coiled in shells of loneliness until love leaves its high holy temple and comes into our sight to liberate us into life.

Maya Angelou

These descents of mine beneath the sea seemed to partake of a real cosmic character. First of all there was the complete and utter loneliness and isolation, a feeling wholly unlike the isolation felt when removed from fellow men by mere distance ... . It was a loneliness more akin to a first venture upon the moon or Venus than that from a plane in mid-ocean or a stance on Mount Everest: no whit more wonderful than these feats, but different.

Charles William ("Will") Beebe

My earliest memory is loneliness. That's a hard thing to live with.

Juliette Binoche

And behind their frail partitions Business women lie and soak, Seeing through the draughty skylight Flying clouds and railway smoke. Rest you there, poor unbelov'd ones, Lap your loneliness in heat, All too soon the tiny breakfast, Trolley-bus and windy street!

Sir John Betjeman

A sense of utter lonelinessloneliness inevitable, crushing, eternal, the loneliness of existence, encompassed by the infinite void of unconsciousnessenfolded him as a pall. Life lay like an incubus on his bosom. He shuddered at the thought that death might overlook him, and deny him its refuge.

Edward Bellamy

Well, we're grasping for two things at once. Partly for communion with others that's the deepest instinct in us. And partly, we're seeking security. By constant communion with others we hope we shall be able to accept the horrible fact of our total solitude. We're always reaching out for new projects, new structure, new systems in order to abolish partly or wholly our insight into our loneliness. If it weren't so, religious systems would never arise.

Ingmar Bergman

I am so 100 percent Swedish... Someone has said a Swede is like a bottle of ketchup nothing and nothing and then all at once splat. I think I'm a little like that. And I think I'm Swedish because I like to live here on this island. You can't imagine the loneliness and isolation in this country. In that way, I'm very Swedish I don't dislike to be alone.

Ingmar Bergman

Desire was only another weapon, like hunger, loneliness, and cold arrayed against him by his tormentors

Alice Borchardt
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