Loneliness Quotes

If you are afraid of loneliness, do not marry.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

We're all lonely for something we don't know we're lonely for. How else to explain the curious feeling that goes around feeling like missing somebody we've never even met?

David Foster Wallace

Better be alone than in bad company

Thomas Fuller

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

Dag Hammarskjold

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

Henry Rollins

Here I sit between my brother the mountain and my sister the sea. We three are one in loneliness, and the love that binds us together is deep and strong and strange.

Kahlil Gibran

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

If you are lonely when you are alone, you are in bad company.

Jean-Paul Sartre

What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.

Kurt Vonnegut

Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the spaces between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.

Maya Angelou

The dread of loneliness is greater than the fear of bondage, so we get married.

Cyril Connolly

Loneliness is the first thing which God's eye named, not good

John Milton

People drain me, even the closest of friends, and I find loneliness to be the best state in the union to live in.

Margaret Cho

If you are afraid of being lonely, don't try to be right

Jules Renard

The end comes when we no longer talk with ourselves. It is the end of genuine thinking and the beginning of the final loneliness.

Edward Gibbon

Loneliness is the universal problem of rich people.

Joan Collins

When everyone leaves you it’s loneliness you feel, when you leave everyone else it’s solitude.

Alfred Polgar

Being human is the most terrible loneliness in the universe.

A.A. Attanasio

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

Mother Teresa

I wonder will death be much lonelier than life. Life's an awfully lonesome affair. You can live close against other people yet your lives never touch. You come into the world alone and you go out of the world alone yet it seems to me you are more alone while living than even coming and going.

Emily Carr

The fact that Saigyo composed a poem that begins, "I shall be unhappy without loneliness," shows that he made loneliness his master.

Matsuo Bash

It was a time of great loneliness. He had a group of friends, and suddenly I had no one and did not understand why. I felt excluded. Some days, the majority was in high school and did not know who to talk to. And that is something really terrible when you're twelve years old.

Taylor Swift

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

Novelty is a new kind of loneliness.

Wendell Berry

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Updated On : March 24, 2014
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