Alone quotes

By | 28.10.2021

I restore myself when I’m alone. Marilyn Monroe

I had already found that it was not good to be alone, and so made companionship with what there was around me, sometimes with the universe and sometimes with my own insignificant self; but my books were always my friends, let fail all else. Joshua Slocum (Sailing Alone around the World)

And in the end all I learned was how to be strong… Alone

In fact, the most painful kind of loneliness is the loneliness that persists, even in a crowded room. Teal Swan (The Anatomy of Loneliness)

It’s far better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone so far. Marilyn Monroe

The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone. Henrik Ibsen

Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone. Anthony Burgess

It’s easy to stand with the crowd it takes courage to stand alone

A season of loneliness and isolation is when the caterpillar gets its wings. Remember that next time you feel alone. Mandy Hale (The Single Woman)

Sometimes, you need to be alone. Not to be lonely, but to enjoy your free time being yourself.

Let your mind alone, and see what happens. Virgil Thomson

I think it’s good for a person to spend time alone. It gives them an opportunity to discover who they are and to figure out why they are always alone. Amy Sedaris (I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence)

I used to think that the worst thing in life was to end up all alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is ending up with people who make you feel all alone. Robin Williams

If you want to be happy, learn to be alone without being lonely. Learn that being alone does not mean being unhappy. The world is full of plenty of interesting and enjoyable things to do and people who can enrich your life. Michael Josephson

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

I don’t want to be alone, I want to be left alone. Audrey Hepburn

Until you get comfortable with being alone, you’ll never know if you’re choosing someone out of love or loneliness. Mandy Hale

If you are lonely when you’re alone, you are in bad company. Jean-Paul Sartre

I have to be alone very often. I’d be quite happy if I spent from Saturday night until Monday morning alone in my apartment. That’s how I refuel. Audrey Hepburn

Standing alone is better than standing with people who don’t value you.

Maybe you weep over your loneliness. Or you weep and cry over being discouraged. Or you feel rejected. I would just say go ahead and cry. And know this. God cares. If it concerns you it concerns Him. Cassey Stolrich (How to be Happy In Life)

People think being alone makes you lonely, but I don’t think that’s true. Being surrounded by the wrong people is the loneliest thing in the world. Kim Culbertson

Loneliness is my least favorite thing about life. The thing that I’m most worried about is just being alone without anybody to care for or someone who will care for me. Anne Hathaway

No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path. Gautama Buddha (Sayings Of Buddha)


You smile, but you wanna cry. You talk, but you wanna be quiet. You pretend like you’re happy, but you aren’t.

Courage means standing up for what is right, even when what is right is not popular, and you have to stand alone. K. Burcham

Laugh and the world laugh with you, snore and you sleep alone. Anthony Burgess

If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone. Maxwell Maltz

It is an absolute human certainty that no one can know his own beauty or perceive a sense of his own worth until it has been reflected back to him in the mirror of another loving, caring human being. John Joseph Powell (The Secret of Staying in Love)

Standing alone doesn’t mean I am alone. It means I’m strong enough to handle things all by myself.

We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone, alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in genders. Maya Angelou

I think it’s good for a person to spend time alone. It gives them an opportunity to discover who they are and to figure out why they are always alone. Amy Sedaris

You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with. Wayne Dyer

A lonely day is God’s way of saying that he wants to spend some quality time with you. Criss Jami

As I get older I’m more and more comfortable being alone. Sienna Miller

And the danger is that in this move toward new horizons and far directions, that I may lose what I have now, and not find anything except loneliness. Sylvia Plath (The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath)

You may feel lost and alone. But God knows where you are and has a good plan for your future.

Pets make excellent companions, especially if you live alone. John Karter (How to be Alone and Live Happy Life)

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 going and coming. Emily Carr

Learn this now and learn it well. Like a compass facing north, a man’s accusing finger always finds a woman. Always. You remember that, Mariam. Khaled Hosseini (A Thousand Splendid Suns)

As for now I’m gonna hear the saddest songs and sit alone and wonder.

There are some places in life where you can only go alone. Embrace the beauty of your solo journey. Mandy Hale

Being alone has a power that very few people can handle.

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

i felt her absence. it was like waking up one day with no teeth in your mouth. you wouldn’t need to run to the mirror to know they were gone. James Dashner (The Scorch Trials)

Sometimes life is too hard to be alone and sometimes life is too good to be alone.

When life is difficult, try looking up at the night sky. A million stars proclaim aloud His Handiwork. And you know you are never alone. Anusha Atukorala

The best part about being alone is that you really don’t have to answer to anybody. You do what you want. Justin Timberlake

Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self. May Sarton

One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself. Shannon L. Alder

Nobody knows about the little melt downs I have when I’m alone. They only know about the smiles and laughs I show them Alone quotes

Accept that there are good and bad moments. There are, as you have seen, times when you are glad to be alone. In turn, there are also times when you feel alone and lonely. Such is life. Janett Menzel

For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone. Audrey Hepburn

All men’s miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone. Blaise Pascal

Alone, I often fall down into nothingness. I must push my foot stealthily lest I should fall off the edge of the world into nothingness. I have to bang my head against some hard door to call myself back to the body. Virginia Woolf (The Waves)

I think it’s very healthy, to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone. You need to know HOW to be alone and not be defined by another person.

If you end up being alone on a Saturday night, find a way to have fun and do something that can make you happy. Harvey Segler


Many people need desperately to receive this message: ‘I feel and think much as you do, care about many of the things you care about, although most people don’t care about them. You are not alone. Kurt Vonnegut

Every man is born as many men and dies as a single one. Martin Heidegger

If a man cannot understand the beauty of life, it is probably because life never understood the beauty in him. Criss Jami (Killosophy)

feeling alone quotes – I never said, ‘I want to be alone.’ I only said, ‘I want to be left alone.’ There is all the difference. Greta Garbo

if you wanted to do something absolutely honest, something true, it always turned out to be a thing that had to be done alone. Richard Yates (Revolutionary Road)

Never say you are alone for you are not alone, your God and your genius is within.

Your previous relationship may have left you wounded. Embrace this healing time alone; there is no need to rush your decision. Katharine Coggeshall

Just because you are alone doesn’t mean that you are not loved.

It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company. George Washington

But she wasn’t around, and that’s the thing when your parents die, you feel like instead of going in to every fight with backup, you are going into every fight alone. Mitch Albom (For One More Day)

I’m falling apart right in front of your eyes but you don’t even see me.

Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company. Booker T. Washington

To be adult is to be alone. Jean Rostand

Sometimes life is too hard to be alone, and sometimes life is too good to be alone. Elizabeth Gilbert

It takes a strong person to remain single in a world that is accustomed to settling with anything just to say they have something

Talent, financial success, fame, adoration – none of these offers protection from the subjective experience of being alone. John T. Cacioppo

Nobody likes being alone that much. I don’t go out of my way to make friends, that’s all. It just leads to disappointment. Haruki Murakami

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

He succeeded in being considered totally uninteresting. People left him alone. And that was all he wanted. Patrick Suskind

No, I may not be physically alone. But mentally there is no one insight

Whenever I’m faced with a difficult decision, I ask myself: What would I do if I weren’t afraid of making a mistake, feeling rejected, looking foolish, or being alone? Oprah Winfrey

If you’re lonely when you’re alone, you’re in bad company. Jean–Paul Sartre

The best part about being alone is that you really don’t have to answer to anybody. You do what you want. Justin Timberlake

Pointing to another world will never stop vice among us; shedding light over this world can alone help us. Walt Whitman

Leave me alone. I’m sick of your games. Stop it. Don’t mess with me anymore

You’re a valuable person, and you don’t need the approval of anyone else for that to be true. When you’re alone, remind yourself that it’s because you choose to be. It really is a choice. John Karter

The pain of being alone is completely out of this world, isn’t it? I don’t know why but I understand your feelings so much it actually hurts. Masashi Kishimoto

It is better to be alone than in bad company. George Washington

And if you couldn’t be loved, the next best thing was to be let alone. L.M. Montgomery

You can’t be strong all the time. Sometimes you just need to be alone and let your tears out

Never lose your hope, even if you are alone.

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. Helen Keller

The trouble is not really in being alone, it’s being lonely. One can be lonely in the midst of a crowd, don’t you think? Christine Feehan (Dark Prince)

Best alone quote: You will never be alone if you like the person you are with! Traveling alone will be the scariest, most liberating, life–changing experience of your life. Try it at least once!

In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself. Laurence Sterne


I should be happy, but instead I feel nothing. I feel a lot of nothing these days. I’ve cried a few times, but mostly I’m empty, as if whatever makes me feel and hurt and laugh and love has been surgically removed, leaving me hollowed out like a shell. Jennifer Niven (All the Bright Places)

If you are never alone, you cannot know yourself. Paulo Coelho (Manuscript Found in Accra)

You never really travel alone. The world is full of friends waiting to get to know you!

You only grow when you are alone. Paul Newman

I feel sorry for anyone who is in a place where he feels strange and stupid. Lois Lowry (The Giver)

To be alone is to be different and to be different is to be alone.

Spiritually speaking, you are never alone. Victoria Moran

To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the most pleasant sensations in the world. Freya Stark

To live alone is the fate of all great souls. Arthur Schopenhauer

People who do a job that claims to be creative have to be alone to recharge their batteries. You can’t live 24 hours a day in the spotlight and remain creative. For people like me, solitude is a victory. Karl Lagerfeld

I like being alone. I have control over my own sh*t. Therefore, in order to win me over, your presence has to feel better than my solitude. You’re not competing with another person, you’re competing with my comfort zones. Horacio Jones

To feel alone is to be alone. Jonathan Safran Foer

Loving life is easy when you are abroad. Where no one knows you and you hold your life in your hands all alone, you are more master of yourself than at any other time. Hannah Arendt

We are all sentenced to solitary confinement inside our own skins, for life. Tennessee Williams

If a woman sleeps alone it puts a shame on all men. God has a very big heart, but there is one sin He will not forgive. If a woman calls a man to her bed and he will not go. Nikos Kazantzakis (Zorba the Greek)

And then I think that maybe I was designed to be alone

You do not have to be alone. The world never inflicts loneliness upon us. That is something we choose or reject by ourselves. Darren Shan

Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration. Pearl S. Buck

Sometimes I just want to disappear and see if anyone would miss me

I don’t mind being alone either. The only problem is that if you’re always alone, you get lonely. Colleen Houck

Don’t be scared to walk alone. Don’t be scared to like it. John Mayer

To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude. Jeanne Moreau

I haven’t been very impressed lately. By people, or places, or the way someone said he loved me and then slowly changed his mind. Charlotte Eriksson

When everything is lonely I can be my best friend. Conor Oberst

Alone we die, but in groups our chances are much better, and so even when no one else is present we are try trying to make other people happy. Rory Miller

Time to be strong, to walk alone

It doesn’t matter how many times you leave, it will always hurt to come back and remember what you once had and who you once were. Then it will hurt just as much to leave again, and so it goes over and over again. Once you’ve started to leave, you will run your whole life. Charlotte Eriksson


Some steps need to be taken alone. It’s the only way to really figure out where you need to go and who you need to be.

In our solitude, we have the freedom to tune into our inner voice and tune out the noise of the world; as we do this, we gain energy and clarity. Jenn Granneman

Sometimes I wish someone out there will find me. Till then I walk alone.

Solitude is independence. Hermann Hesse

The writer’s curse is that even in solitude, no matter its duration, he never grows lonely or bored. Criss Jami (Killosophy)

Lonely is not being alone, it’s the feeling that no one cares

If you make friends with yourself, you’ll never be alone. Maxwell Maltz

All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone. Jean de la Bruyere

To be of good quality, you have to excuse yourself from the presence of shallow and callow minded individuals. Michael Bassey Johnson

I don’t know what it’s like to not have deep emotions, even when I feel nothing, I feel it completely.

Guard well your thoughts when alone. Roy T. Bennett

Life is not what you alone make it. Life is the input of everyone who touched your life and every experience that entered it. We are all part of one another. Yuri Kochiyama

The lonely become either thoughtful or empty. Mason Cooley

You are never alone. You are eternally connected with everyone. Amit Ray

I want to sleep until I feel better.

It takes nothing to join the crowd. It takes everything to stand alone. Hans F. Hansen

I have so many different personalities in me and I still feel lonely. Tori Amos

Sometimes you need to sit lonely on the floor in a quiet room in order to hear your own voice and not let it drown in the noise of others. Charlotte Eriksson

Being alone is more painful than getting hurt

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

Stand up for what you believe in, even if you stand alone. Suzy Kassem

A man can be himself only so long as he is alone, and if he does not love solitude, he will not love freedom, for it is only when he is alone that he is really free. Arthur Schopenhauer

What you are to do without me I cannot imagine. George Bernard Shaw (Pygmalion)

I like to be alone. But I hate being lonely

If we succeed in thinking positively instead of negatively, then we have also succeeded in feeling good instead of bad. Despite being alone. Janett Menzel

Don’t be afraid of being alone; a lion does not rule the jungle with sheep at its side. MatshonaDhliwayo

When the people you love are gone, you’re alone. Keanu Reeves


I often stood in front of the mirror alone, wondering how ugly a person could get. Charles Bukowski (Ham on Rye)

You’re not dead, but not alive either. You’re just a ghost with a beating heart.

Only the survivors of a death are truly left alone. Joan Didion

Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength. Arnold Schwarzenegger

There’s a tremendous difference between alone and lonely. You could be lonely in a group of people. I like being alone. I like eating by myself. I go home at night and just watch a movie or hang out with my dog. I have to exert myself and really say, oh God, I’ve got to see my friends ’cause I’m too content being by myself. Drew Barrymore

I am lost without you. I am soulless, a drifter without a home, a solitary bird in a flight to nowhere. I am all these things, and I am nothing at all. This, my darling, is my life without you. I long for you to show me how to live again. Nicholas Sparks

Sometimes you just need a break. In a beautiful place. Alone. To figure everything out

If one partner is left to do everything alone, he will not get anywhere and the marriage will fail in the end. Mark McGrann

For the great doesn’t happen through impulse alone, and is a succession of little things that are brought together. Vincent van Gogh

I may climb perhaps to no great heights, but I will climb alone. Cyrano de Bergerac

One of the most important things you can do on this earth is to let people know they are not alone. Shannon L. Alder

Sometimes it’s better to be alone. Nobody can hurt you.

Do not feel sad for your tears as rocks never regret the waterfalls. Munia Khan

I think the greatest amount of pressure is the pressure I place on myself. So in a way I chose to be alone. Cathy Freeman

Everyone’s moving on without me, into a world I don’t understand. Sophie Kinsella

I want someone to be afraid of losing me. No one has and I don’t think no one ever will.

If there is anything worth fearing in the world, it is living in such a way that gives one cause for regret in the end. A. C. Grayling

Then stirs the feeling infinite, so felt In solitude, where we are least alone. Lord Byron

Best alone quotes:Do not whine… Do not complain. Work harder. Spend more time alone. Joan Didion

She was drowning but nobody saw her struggle

There are two types of people in the world: those who prefer to be sad among others, and those who prefer to be sad alone. Nicole Krauss

I’m fascinated with myself and love hearing the sound of my own voice. I’d like to hear what I have to say. A lot of people don’t like being alone because they truly don’t like themselves, but I love me. Gene Simmons

Stand firm in the Lord. Stand firm and let Him fight your battle. Do not try to fight alone. Francine Rivers

If you could read my mind, you’d be in tears.

Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter. Friedrich Nietzsche

Life could be wonderful if people would leave you alone. Charlie Chaplin

All of a sudden I didn’t fit in anywhere. Not at school, not at home…and every time I turned around, another person I’d known forever felt like a stranger to me. Even I felt like a stranger to me. Wendelin Van Draanen (Flipped)

That feeling when you’re not necessarily sad, but you just feel really empty.

It is easier to be miserable because the whole crowd is miserable. It feels more comfortable to be with the crowd than to be alone. Osho

I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best. Frida Kahlo

There are people who like to be alone without feeling lonely at all. Toba Beta (Master of Stupidity)

Learn to be alone and to like it. There is nothing more empowering or freeing than learning to like your own company. Mandy Hale

Solitude is the profoundest fact of the human condition. Man is the only being who knows he is alone. Octavio Paz

Sometimes the worst place you can be is in your own head.

I enjoy being alone, my soul is at peace in the silence.

The eternal quest of the individual human being is to shatter his loneliness. Norman Cousins

If you’re going to put yourself above everybody else, you might end up alone. Joseph Gordon-Levitt

I just let the pain take over, allowing it to numb the pain of being left behind. Jessica Sorensen (The Coincidence of Callie & Kayden)

Your life will get better when you realize it’s better to be alone than to chase people who don’t really care about you.

We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone. Orson Welles

It’s an interesting combination: Having a great fear of being alone, and having a desperate need for solitude and the solitary experience. That’s always been a tug of war for me. Jodie Foster

Hello, darkness, my old friend. I have to talk with you, again

I’m very happy alone. Octavia E. Butler

That was the thing about being alone, in theory or in principle. Whatever happened-good, bad, or anywhere in between-it was always, if nothing else, all your own. Sarah Dessen (Lock and Key)

Sometimes you just need someone to tell you you’re not as terrible as you think you are.

The best way to be happy with someone is to learn to be alone. That way, the company will be a matter of choice and not a necessity.

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