Lonely Quotes Quotes

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

Being prime minister is a lonely job... you cannot lead from the crowd.

Margaret Thatcher

Being the boss anywhere is lonely. Being a female boss in a world of mostly men is especially so.

Robert Frost

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

Friedrich Nietszche

Be good and you will be lonely.

Mark Twain

Only in a house where one has learnt to be lonely does one have this solicitude for things. One's relation to them, the daily seeing or touching, begins to become love, and to lay one open to pain.

Elizabeth Bowen

There is none more lonely than the man who loves only himself.

Abraham Ibn Esra

In cities no one is quiet but many are lonely; in the country, people are quiet but few are lonely.

Geoffrey F. Fisher

It is very lonely sometimes, trying to play God.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

All men are lonely. But sometimes it seems to me that we Americans are the loneliest of all. Our hunger for foreign places and new ways has been with us almost like a national disease. Our literature is stamped with a quality of longing and unrest, and our writers have been great wanderers.

Carson Mccullers

When people are lonely they stoop to any companionship.

Lew Wallace

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

Vicki Baum

It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely.

Albert Einstein

The time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself.

Doug Coupland

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

All great and precious things are lonely.

John Steinbeck

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

Abe Fortas

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

Wayne Dyer

It's lonely at the top; got no company.

Wiz Khalifa

Who knows what true loneliness is - not the conventional word but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion.

Joseph Conrad

Fiction is love and hate and agreement and conflict and common adventure, not lonely musings on have-beens and might-have-beens.

A. B. Guthrie, Jr.

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

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

A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure.

Charlie Chaplin
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