Loneliness Quotes

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

Dag Hammarskjold

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

Eric Hoffer

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

Keith Haynie

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

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

William Arthur Ward

What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?

T.S. Eliot

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

Germaine Greer

Lonely people, in talking to each other can make each other lonelier.

Lillian Hellman

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

Sunita Khosla

Loneliness is the most terrible poverty.

Mother Teresa

Loneliness is the ultimate poverty

Abigail Van Buren

People think they know me, but they don`t. Not really. Actually, I am one of the loneliest people on this earth. I cry sometimes, because it hurts. It does. To be honest, I guess you could say that it hurts to be me.

Michael Jackson

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

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

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Updated On : March 24, 2014
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