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

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

Novelty is a new kind of loneliness.

Wendell Berry

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

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Updated On : March 24, 2014
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