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800 Best Feeling Lonely Quotes: You're Not Alone (2023)

1. 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


2. “His wealth is of no use to him. He don’t do any good with it. . . . I am sorry for him; I couldn’t be angry with him if I tried. Who suffers by his ill whims! Himself, always.”


3. Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone and solitude expresses the glory of being alone. –Paul Tillich


4. “I want an actual relationship. Someone to talk to every day, to hold me, and be someone to lean on. I’m tired of being alone.” —Unknown


5. “I miss you this morning just as I have missed you every day for the last nine years. I’m tired of being alone.”


6. “Yes, I am going through the hardest phase of life, that’s loneliness. I don’t know where I would be after this.”


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


8. “I need one of those long hugs where you kinda forget whatever else is happening around you for a minute.” —Marilyn Monroe


9. “It wasn’t just that she missed her friends; she was starting to wonder if she needed them around to feel like she existed at all.”


10. “Choose your spouse carefully. Being single and feeling lonely is better than being married and feeling lonely.” —Unknown


11. “The thing that makes you exceptional, if you are at all, is inevitably that which must also make you lonely.” – Lorraine Hansberry


12. “If you know someone who’s depressed, please resolve never to ask them why. Depression isn’t a straightforward response to a bad situation; depression just is, like the weather.” — Stephen Fry


13. “Depression and loneliness are colorblind situations. You know the world is colorful, but you cannot feel it.”


14. “When depression takes over and I can’t push through it, I have to close my door and shut the world out. It’s the only way I know how to survive.”


15. “There is a big difference between lonely and alone, when you feel lonely you are sad but when you are alone you can spend time with the most amazing person in the world, and that is you.” —Unknown


16. Remember: the time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Life’s cruelest irony. –Douglas Coupland


17. “I am bent, but not broken. I am scarred, but not disfigured. I am sad, but not hopeless. I am tired, but not powerless. I am angry, but not bitter. I am depressed, but not giving up.” — Anonymous


18. Tore up my heart and shut it down. Nothing to do, nowhere to be. A simple little kind of free. Nothing to do, no one but me, and that’s all I need. I’m perfectly lonely. –John Mayer


19. “One thing you should remember is that you are never alone. There will be hard times in life, but they will get better eventually. You have to keep smiling and make the best of the situation at hand.” -- Lauryn Spencer


20. “In all our searching, the only thing we’ve found that makes the emptiness bearable is each other.”― Carl Sagan


21. “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


22. “Sometimes you need to be alone. Not to be lonely, but to enjoy your free time being yourself.” – Anonymous


23. I see myself forever and ever as the ridiculous man, the lonely soul, the wanderer, the restless frustrated artist, the man in love with love, always in search of the absolute, always seeking the unattainable. — Henry Miller


24. I’ve always loved the night when everyone else is asleep and the world is all mine. It’s quiet and dark—the perfect time for creativity.


25. “Envy hurt exponentially more than heartbreak because your soul was torn in two, half soaring with happiness for another person, half mired in a well of selfpity


26. “Inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that’s where you renew your springs that never dry up.” —Pearl Buck


27. “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


28. “Life can be sad, life can be happy. Whatever is in your life; does not have to hold you at bay, happy or sad.” — Dora Chappell


29. “I believe that it is sometimes less difficult to wake up and feel that I am alone when I really am, than to wake up with someone else and be lonely.” ― Liv Ullmann


30. “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


31. “It is good to be solitary, for solitude is difficult; that something is difficult must be a reason the more for us to do it.” – Rainer Maria Rilke


32. “There’s a special quality to the loneliness of dusk, a melancholy more brooding even than the night’s.”– Ed Gorman


33. “I think it’s very healthy to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone and not be defined by another person.” — Oscar Wilde


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


35. “He says he’s lonely, horribly lonely because of this love he feels for her. She says she’s lonely too. She doesn’t say why.”― Marguerite Duras


36. “It is very hard to explain to people who have never known serious depression or anxiety the sheer continuous intensity of it. There is no off switch.” —Matt Haig, writer


37. “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


38. “I wasn’t lonely, I experienced no self-pity, I was just caught up in a life in which I could find no meaning.” —Charles Bukowski


39. “I'll never forget how the depression and loneliness felt good and bad at the same time. Still does.” – Henry Rollins


40. “Yet it is in this loneliness that the deepest activities begin. It is here that you discover act without motion, labor that is profound repose, vision in obscurity, and, beyond all desire, a fulfillment whose limits extend to infinity.”– Thomas Merton


41. “Don’t feel alone, because there is always someone out there who loves you more than you can imagine.” ― Anurag Prakash Ray


42. “She asked me to make a copy of her key. I was happy for her. That she wouldn’t be alone anymore. It’s not that I felt sorry for myself. And yet. I made two copies. One I gave to her, and one I kept. For a long time I carried it in my pocket. To pretend.”


43. “You didn’t love her. You just didn’t want to be alone. Or maybe, she was just good for your ego. Or, maybe she just made you feel good about your miserable life, but you didn’t love her. Because you don’t destroy the people you love.” —Grey’s Anatomy


44. All I ever wanted was to reach out and touch another human being not just with my hands but with my heart. –Tahereh Mafi


45. “Maybe true love isn’t out there for me, but I can sublimate my loneliness with the notion that true love is out there for someone.” — Roxane Gay


46. I have probably been very close to a complete breakdown on numerous occasions when all sorts of grief and sort of lies and misconceptions and everything are coming to you from every angle. — Prince Harry


47. “In order to be open to creativity, one must have the capacity for constructive use of solitude. One must overcome the fear of being alone.” – Rollo May


48. “When I get lonely these days, I think: So Be lonely, Liz. Learn your way around loneliness. Make a map of it. Sit with it, for once in your life.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert


49. “When you’re depressed you don’t control your thoughts, your thoughts control you. I wish people would understand this.”


50. “Half of the time I don’t know what they’re talking about; their jokes seem to relate to a past that everyone but me has shared. I’m a foreigner in the world and I don’t understand the language.”― Jean Webster


51. “Sometimes, when I’m alone, I wonder if it really counts as being alone, since I am covered in millions of other living organisms.” -- Travis Jeremiah Dahnke, “Write like no one is reading.”


52. “Just be true to yourself. Listen to your heart. The rest will follow. Everyone has problems. You aren’t alone.” -- Samantha Tonge


53. At the innermost core of all loneliness is a deep and powerful yearning for union with one’s lost self. –Brendan Francis


54. “But many of us seek community solely to escape the fear of being alone. Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as a means of escape.”


55. “If you know someone who’s depressed, please resolve never to ask them why. Depression isn’t a straightforward response to a bad situation; depression just is, like the weather.” —Stephen Fry, author


56. “There are worse things than feeling alone. Things like being with someone and still feeling alone.”- M.W Poetry


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


58. I am lonely, yet not everybody will do. I don’t know why, some people fill the gaps and others emphasize my loneliness. — Anaïs Nin


59. “There is a big difference between lonely and alone, when you feel lonely you are sad but when you are alone you can spend time with the most amazing person in the world and that is you.” – Unknown


60. “I don’t fear death so much as I fear its prologues: loneliness, decrepitude, pain, debilitation, depression, senility. After a few years of those, I imagine death presents like a holiday at the beach.” — Mary Roach


61. If I want to believe that life is lonely and that nobody loves me then that is what I will find in my world. –Louise L. Hay


62. “Down and out? You are not alone! Most people have gone through that process. Yet today, they are a success.” -- Gift Gugu Mona


63. “If you want to miss your crown follow the crowd. If you want to wear the crown, go alone and be yourself. –Israelmore Ayivor


64. “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


65. “Solitude is strength; to depend on the presence of the crowd is weakness. The man who needs a mob to nerve him is much more alone than he imagines.”– Paul Brunton


66. “Let me tell you this: if you meet a loner, no matter what they tell you, it’s not because they enjoy solitude. It’s because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them.”– Jodi Picoult


67. “In order to be open to creativity, one must have the capacity for constructive use of solitude. One must overcome the fear of being alone.” ― Rollo May


68. “There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.” ― Laurell K. Hamilton, Mistral’s Kiss


69. “It’s very difficult to get through mental pain. Your heart aches more than you have accepted. You get crushed.”


70. “Don’t ever lose hope. Even when life seems bleak and hopeless, know that you are not alone.” -- Nancy Reagan


71. I’ll never forget how the depression and loneliness felt good and bad at the same time. Still does. –Henry Rollins


72. “There is a loneliness in this world so great that you can see it in the slow movement of the hands of a clock.” – Charles Bukowski


73. “There comes a point where you no longer care if there’s a light at the end of the tunnel or not. You’re just sick of the tunnel.”


74. A great fire burns within me but no one stops to warm themselves at it and passers-by only see a wisp of smoke. –Vincent van Gogh


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


76. “Through the twist and turns of life, I find myself so grateful for my friends. Even though sometimes the days can seem so dark, and my heart can feel so hurt, I am never alone; my friends are beside me.” -- Steve Maraboli


77. “To make the right choices in life, you have to get in touch with your soul. To do this, you need to experience solitude, which most people are afraid of because in the silence you hear the truth and know the solutions.”– Deepak Chopra


78. “Men subjected to dehumanizing treatment experience profound wretchedness and loneliness and find that hope is almost impossible to retain.”


79. “I feel lonely at times, but I don’t want to get into a relationship with someone if it’s not right. I’m not the type of person who just does things to do them.” —Tom Cruise


80. It is good to be lonely, for being alone is not easy. The fact that something is difficult must be one more reason to do it. — Rilke


81. “I am in that temper that if I were under water I would scarcely kick to come to the top.” —John Keats, poet


82. “The first great thing is to find yourself and for that you need solitude and contemplation – at least sometimes.” – Fridtjof Nansen


83. “Loneliness is a good feeling when it is created by our self. But it is the worst feeling when it is gifted by others.” —Unknown


84. “A season of loneliness and isolation is when the caterpillar gets its wings. Remember that next time you feel alone.” – Mandy Hale


85. “One’s own self is well hidden from one’s own self; of all mines of treasure, one’s own is the last to be dug up.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche


86. “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.”


87. “There’s death all around us. Everywhere we look. 1.8 people kill themselves every second. We just don’t pay attention. Until we do.”


88. “Sometimes you need to take a break from everyone and spend time alone to experience, appreciate, and love yourself.” — Robert Tew


89. “I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.” – Henry David Thoreau


90. “Ordinary men hate solitude. But the master makes use of it, embracing his aloneness, realizing he is one with the whole universe.” —Lao Tzu


91. “Being alone in nature is another way to feel the joy of beauty – and oneness with a greater whole.” — Jude Bijou


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


93. “It’s time to move on if you aren’t getting enough attention as you desire. There’s nothing worse than feeling lonely in a relationship.” —Unknown


94. “Until you get comfortable with being alone, you’ll never know if you’re choosing someone out of love or loneliness.” —Unknown


95. “When I feel lonely inside, nobody knows it. I never let on. I always cover it up. It eats me up.” — Mike Gillespie


96. “Our Generation has had no Great war, no Great Depression. Our war is spiritual. Our depression is our lives.” —Chuck Palahniuk, writer


97. “Being with no one is better than being with the wrong one. Sometimes those who fly solo have the strongest wings.” — Nitya Prakash


98. “Cycling can be lonely, but in a good way. It gives you a moment to breathe and think, and get away from what you’re working on.” – David Byrne


99. “I wanted to talk about it. Damn it. I wanted to scream. I wanted to yell. I wanted to shout about it. But all I could was whisper “I’m fine.”


100. “She understood how a world jammed with phones, email, and faxes could still leave you feeling utterly alone.”― Jodi Picoult


101. “The sun kept on with its slipping away, and I thought how many small good things in the world might be resting on the shoulders of something terrible.”


102. “Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for great enough to die for.” –Dag Hammarskjold


103. “To be alone with yourself is to be alone. To be in the company of others is to be alone together. The only time you are not alone is when you forget yourself and reach out in love.”― Vera Nazarian


104. “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 Culberston


105. “When we cannot bear to be alone, it means we do not properly value the only companion we will have from birth to death – ourselves.” – Eda J. LeShan


106. “When the wind blows in your face, when you feel you are losing your head, when the going gets tough, and when all else fails, look inside you, you are not alone.” -- Malak El Halabi


107. “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


108. “Some people can’t stand being alone. I love solitude and silence. But when I come out of it, I’m a regular talking machine. It’s all or nothing for me.” — Celine Dion


109. “It felt like this was never going to end. The world wasn’t going to stop crashing down until there was nothing left of me but dust.”


110. “Loneliness does not come from being alone, but from being unable to communicate the things that seem important to you.”


111. “Alone is a fact, a condition where no one else is around. Lonely is how you feel about that.” —Twyla Tharp


112. “Part of the reason why people don’t talk about their loneliness is that they feel they will be judged for it.” —Vivek Murphy


113. “It is very hard to explain to people who have never known serious depression or anxiety the sheer continuous intensity of it. There is no off switch.” – Matt Haig


114. Because once alone it is impossible to believe that one could ever have been otherwise. Loneliness is an absolute discovery. Marilynne Robinson


115. “When I get lonely these days, I think, ‘So be lonely, Liz. Learn your way around loneliness. Make a map of it. Sit with it, for once in your life.’” ― Elizabeth Gilbert


116. I’ve never thought about songwriting as a weapon. I’ve only thought about it as a way to help me get through love and loss and sadness and loneliness and growing up. –Taylor Swift


117. “Forgiving, that’s what she is, and lonely. A person can forgive a lot if they need the company.”― Ali Land


118. “You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.” – Jonathan Safran Foer


119. A child's mental health is just as important as their physical health and deserves the same quality of support. No one would feel embarrassed about seeking help for a child if they broke their arm. — Kate Middleton​


120. “As the light begins to intensify, so does my misery, and I wonder how it is possible to hurt so much when nothing is wrong.”


121. “Depression is like a bruise that never goes away. A bruise in your mind. You just got to be careful not to touch it where it hurts. It’s always there though.”


122. “When you think you're alone, when you think there's no one in this world who'll stand up for you, look around and make sure you're right. Friends can appear in the most unlikely people, and are often right in front of you.” -- Richard Thornton


123. “To forget the self is to remember that we don't exist alone, but in relation to other people, to other creatures, to the planet, and to the universe.” -- Steve Hagen


124. “I’ve noticed that loneliness gets stronger when we try to face it down, but gets weaker when we simply ignore it.”― Paulo Coelho


125. “Just close your eyes, and think about the one who truly loves & cares for you. That’s the moment you will not feel alone.”


126. “What they don’t tell you about depression is that sometimes it feels a lot less like sadness and a lot more like the emotional equivalent of watching paint dry.” —Alexis, Tumblr


127. “She closed her eyes. She wasn't sure if it was sleep that waited for her there or simply the darkness on the inside of her eyelids. She retreated into that blank darkness and wondered how it could feel so horrible to feel nothing at all.”


128. “A lot of times, when a band finds success with a certain style or sound, they have a really hard time breaking away from that to grow as artists.”


129. “At night, when I am alone, I call for you, and whenever my ache seems to be the greatest, you still seem to find a way to return to me.”


130. “So you try to think of someone else you’re mad at, and the unavoidable answer pops into your little warped brain: everyone.”


131. “Find company within yourself and you’ll never spend a day alone. Find love within yourself and you’ll never have a lonely day.” – Connor Chalfant


132. “Life is a series of embarrassing moments which leave you feeling alone in your confusion and shame.” ― Miranda Hart


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


134. “When you are lonely for a while don’t get restless, if you had born alone, you are going to die alone then for sometime you can certainly live alone.”― Amit Kalantri


135. “Loneliness is such an omnipotent and painful threat to many persons that they have little conception of the positive values of solitude and even, at times, are frightened at the prospect of being alone.”


136. “It takes a strong person to remain single in a world that is accustomed to settling with anything just to say they have something.”– Anonymous


137. “I’m not alone now either. The world is all around me. People leave, but there are always more coming. The catch is that you have to open the door to let them in.” -- Kathy McCullough, “Who Needs Magic?”


138. “She understood how a world jammed with phones, email, and faxes could still leave you feeling utterly alone.”


139. “Your angels are ALWAYS with you, every minute of every day. You are never alone. You are always loved and watched over.” -- Doreen Virtue


140. “A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy can live.”– Bertrand Russell


141. “He was unheeded, happy, and near to the wild heart of life. He was alone and young and wilful and wildhearted, alone amid a waste of wild air and brackish waters and the seaharvest of shells and tangle and veiled grey sunlight.”


142. “I wanted to kill someone and I wanted to die and I wanted to run as far and as fast as I could because she was never coming back. She had fallen off the face of the earth and she was never coming back.”


143. “Someday you’re gonna be all alone, so you need to figure out how to take care of yourself.” —The Queen’s Gambit


144. “Some journeys, we must take alone. The caterpillar does not judge itself for craving the cocoon. Do not fear the isolated path. There, you will not be lonely. You will meet yourself.” – Vironika Tugaleva


145. “The worst kind of loneliness in the world is the isolation that comes from being misunderstood. It can make people lose their grasp on reality.”― Shyza Chaudhry


146. “It’s only natural to feel lonely after the enjoyable moments pass. But as you experience new joys those feelings of sorrow will start to fade.” ― Mizu Sahara


147. No matter the challenges you are passing through today; always remember you are not alone. -- Abdulazeez Henry Musa


148. “Remember: the time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Life’s cruelest irony.” ― Douglas Coupland


149. I felt a haunting loneliness sometimes, and felt it in others — young clerks in the dusk, wasting the most poignant moments of night and life. — F. Scott Fitzgerald


150. 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


151. “I think I am struggling between two phases; one is I want to be alone, and the other is I want to be lonely.”


152. “Be strong enough to stand alone, smart enough to know when you need help, and brave enough to ask for it.” — Tim Fargo


153. “The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It’s the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared.” — Lois Lowry


154. “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


155. “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 alone.” ― Robin Williams


156. “I go through a lot of depression, and I know other people do, too, but I have an outlet that so many people don’t. If you have that inside of you and can’t get it out, what do you do?” – Billie Eilish


157. “Yes there is joy fulfillment and companionship—but the loneliness of the soul in its appalling self-consciousness is horrible and overpowering.” –Sylvia Plath


158. “It would do the world good if every man would compel himself occasionally to be absolutely alone. Most of the world’s progress has come out of such loneliness.”– Bruce Barton


159. “I am lonely, yet not everybody will do. I don’t know why, some people fill the gaps and others emphasize my loneliness.” — Anaïs Nin


160. “If I could show you how awful you made me feel, you would never be able to look me in the eyes again.” —Unknown


161. “When you are evolving to your higher self, the road seems lonely. But you’re simply shedding energies that no longer match the frequency of your destiny.” – Unknown


162. “Loneliness is the prison of the human spirit. When we are lonely, we pace back and forth in small, shut-in worlds.”― John Joseph Powell


163. “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


164. Depression on my left Loneliness on my right. They don’t need to show me their badges. I know these guys very well. –Elizabeth Gilbert


165. “I’d rather be alone and feel lonely and unloved than be in a relationship and feel the same way.” —Unknown


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


167. “There is no job feels as lonely as that of a fighter but there is also no bond closer than the one he shares with his corner.” ― Colin Robinson


168. Yes after all this by now was his customary loneliness: there was little else he desired for the present than the hospitality of the dark. –Walter de la Mare


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


170. “It’s only natural to feel lonely after the enjoyable moments pass. But as you experience new joys those feelings of sorrow will start to fade.”― Mizu Sahara


171. “Please don’t talk to me about isolation. No one has to tell me how it changes a person. I have lived it. I am isolation.


172. “And when you’re alone, there’s a very good chance you’ll meet things that scare you right out of your pants. There are some, down the road between hither and yon, that can scare you so much you won’t want to go on.”


173. “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


174. “Maybe we all have darkness inside of us and some of us are better at dealing with it than others.” ― Jasmine Warga, My Heart and Other Black Holes


175. “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.” —Naruto Uzumaki


176. “Coming home from very lonely places, all of us go a little mad: whether from great personal success, or just an all-night drive, we are the sole survivors of a world no one else has ever seen.”– John Le Carre


177. “Being single isn’t the cause of loneliness, and marriage is not necessarily the cure. There are many married, lonely people as well.” —Unknown


178. “Your real self may be hiding somewhere, look for it within, when you find yourself, you can freely be what you want to be.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson


179. “The hardest thing about depression is that it is addictive. It begins to feel uncomfortable not to be depressed. You feel guilty for feeling happy.” ―Pete Wentz


180. “I always joke about being alone forever but I really do believe there isn’t someone out there for me.” ― Pavan


181. “There is nothing so moving - not even acts of love or hate - as the discovery that one is not alone.” -- Robert Ardrey


182. “It speaks of hope, trust, and love. The fear of never being good enough. We are all made the same. I know it’s tough, please don’t give up.” —John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men


183. “You are never alone, not when you have friends. Learn from my stories and, through thick and thin, remember, if you have friends you are never alone. Rock.” -- Kristen Ashley


184. “I don’t want to do anything. I don’t even want to start this day because then I’ll just be expected to finish it.” ― Rainbow Rowell, Fangirl


185. 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


186. “I drink out of desperation. Life is too dreary to endure. The misery, loneliness, crampedness - they’re heartbreaking.”


187. “The sunrise brought a wild, free sadness; the sunset, a lonely yet a comforting one. He indulged his agreeable melancholy until the earth under him turned from gray to lavender and then to the color dried corn husks.”


188. “I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people that make you feel all alone.”


189. “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


190. “Nothing else so destroys the power to stand alone as the habit of leaning upon others. If you lean, you will never be strong or original. Stand alone or bury your ambition to be somebody in the world.” — Orison Swett Marden


191. “Find company within yourself and you’ll never spend a day alone. Find love within yourself and you’ll never have a lonely day.” — Connor Chalfant


192. 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


193. “Inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that is where I renew my springs that never dry up.” ― Pearl S. Buck


194. “I was so scared to give up depression, fearing that somehow the worst part of me was actually all of me. ” —Elizabeth Wurtzel, author


195. “We are all born alone and die alone. The loneliness is definitely part of the journey of life.” —Jenova Chen


196. “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


197. “Learn to be alone and to like it. There is nothing more freeing and empowering than learning to like your own company.” – Unknown


198. “People who have never dealt with depression think it’s just being sad or being in a bad mood. That’s not what depression is for me; it’s falling into a state of grayness and numbness.” —Dan Reynolds, Imagine Dragons


199. “Loneliness is like quicksand. The harder you try to get out of it, the deeper you fall into its turmoil.” —Unknown


200. “The trouble is not that I am single and likely to stay single, but that I am lonely and likely to stay lonely.” —Charlotte Bronte


201. “From your perspective, I am happy and I have everyone but from my point of view, I am sad and lonely.” – Unknown


202. “Keep in mind that to avoid loneliness, many people need both a social circle and an intimate attachment. Having just one of two may still leave you feeling lonely.” — Gretchen Rubin


203. “Associate yourself with people of good character, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.” – Booker T. Washington


204. Find company within yourself and you’ll never spend a day alone. Find love within yourself and you’ll never have a lonely day. –Connor Chalfant


205. ”In order to be open to creativity, one must have the capacity for constructive use of solitude. One must overcome the fear of being alone.” – Rollo May


206. “The saddest thing is when you are feeling real down. You look around and realize that there is no shoulder for you.”


207. Depression, for me, has been a couple of different things - but the first time I felt it, I felt helpless, hopeless, and things I had never felt before. I lost myself and my will to live. — Ginger Zee


208. “Anyone who has actually been that sad can tell you that there’s nothing beautiful or literary or mysterious about depression.”


209. “This was an insane plan and somehow it worked! I’m going to be talking to someone again. I spent three months as the loneliest man in history and it’s finally over.”


210. “Thats been hard being away from the family, because Washington can be lonely. When you tune out of all the activity, thats like, youre alone.” ― Erik Paulsen


211. “Getting better from depression demands a lifelong commitment. I’ve made that commitment for my life’s sake and for the sake of those who love me.” —Susan Polis Schutz, poet


212. “Loneliness is the human condition. No one is ever going to fill that space. The best you can do is know yourself; know what you want.” —Janet Fitch


213. “In addition to my other numerous acquaintances, I have one more intimate confidant… My depression is the most faithful mistress I have known—no wonder, then, that I return the love.” —Søren Kierkegaard, philosopher


214. “You smile, but you wanna cry. You talk, but you wanna be quiet. You pretend like you’re happy, but you aren’t.” —Unknown


215. “I’m lonely. And I’m lonely in some horribly deep way and for a flash of an instant, I can see just how lonely, and how deep this feeling runs. And it scares the shit out of me to be this lonely because it seems catastrophic.” — Augusten Burroughs


216. “There are worse things than feeling alone. Things like being with someone and still feeling alone.”— M.W Poetry


217. “I knew medicine only by its absence—specifically, the absence of a father growing up, one who went to work before dawn and returned in the dark to a plate of reheated dinner.”


218. “A little loneliness goes a long way in creating a richer, deeper, more vibrant, and colorful you.” – Mandy Hal


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


220. “No one saves us but ourselves. No one can, and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.” — Gautama Buddha


221. “Loneliness does not come from having no people around you, but from being unable to communicate the things that seem important to you.” —Carl Jung


222. “The time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Life’s cruelest irony.” —Douglas Coupland


223. “Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.” —Maya Angelou


224. “Sometimes I get this urge to talk to you, and then I remember that you’re a different person now; it’s just sad because I miss you a lot.” —Unknown


225. All it takes is a beautiful fake smile to hide an injured soul and they will never notice how broken you really are. — Robin Williams​


226. “Be who you are, and find yourself so you can be your own person and enjoy life with no regret.” ― Bonnie Zackson Koury


227. “All relationships have one law. Never make the one you love feel alone, especially when you’re there.” —Unknown


228. “It is better to be lonely than allow people who are not going anywhere keep you from your destiny.” —Joel Osteen


229. “Being alone and actually sitting with our own thoughts can lead to such growth and realizations that are rare in our everyday busy lives.” ― Kourtney Kardashian


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


231. “The trouble is not that I am single and likely to stay single but that I am lonely and likely to stay lonely.” — Charlotte Brontë


232. “Your sadness is a gift. Don’t reject it. Don’t rush it. Live it fully and use it as fuel to change and grow.” — Maxime Lagacé


233. “I felt a haunting loneliness sometimes, and felt it in others--young clerks in the dusk, wasting the most poignant moments of night and life.”


234. “In the silence of night I have often wished for just a few words of love from one man, rather than the applause of thousands of people.” ― Judy Garland


235. “The pain of loneliness seems to be part of the mortal experience. But the Lord in His mercy has made it so that we need never deal with the challenges of mortality alone.” – Sheri L. Dew


236. “The one who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The one who walks alone, is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.” – Albert Einstein.


237. “One day, you’re going to remember me and how much I loved you. Then you’re gonna hate yourself for letting me go.” —Audrey Drake Graham


238. “Your mental health is more important than the test, the interview, the lunch date, the meeting, the family dinner, and the grocery-run. Take care of yourself.”


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


240. “Loneliness is not just a feeling of being alone, it’s fear, depression, inferiority, it’s a collection of negative emotions building up a massive wall around you.” —Unknown


241. “I like being alone. I have control over my own shit. 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


242. “Crying is one of the highest devotional songs. One who knows crying, knows spiritual practice. If you can cry with a pure heart, nothing else compares to such a prayer. Crying includes all the principles of Yoga.” ― Kripalvanandji


243. ”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


244. “I am fighting with my loneliness every day. Even when I am with my friends, there is an absence of something. I am so lonely.” —Unknown


245. ”We need solitude, because when we’re alone, we’re free from obligations, we don’t need to put on a show, and we can hear our own thoughts.” – Tamim Ansary


246. “...I realized that I knew less about loneliness than I had thought - and much less than I would know when he went away.”


247. “I feel so alone, she said. “You don’t realize how much space someone takes up until they’re gone and there’s too much emptiness. This place never echoed before. Now it does.” She was mystified.” ― Faith Sullivan


248. “When you’re surrounded by all these people, it can be lonelier than when you’re by yourself. You can be in a huge crowd, but if you don’t feel like you can trust anyone or talk to anybody, you feel like you’re really alone.”


249. “I’ve never been lonely. I like myself. I’m the best form of entertainment I have. Let’s drink more wine!” —Charles Bukowski


250. “Negative emotions like loneliness, envy, and guilt have an important role to play in a happy life; they’re big, flashing signs that something needs to change.” — Gretchen Rubin


251. “My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.” — Khalil Gibran


252. “I’m afraid of everything. Fear of being alone, fear of being hurt, fear of being made a fool of, fear of failure… Still, I think all my fears bleed from one big one.” ― Tiffanie DeBartolo


253. I was born with a great awareness of my surroundings and other people ... Sometimes that awareness is good, and sometimes I wish I wasn't so sensitive. — Scarlett Johansson​


254. “Don’t spend all of your time trying to FIND yourself. Spend your time CREATING yourself into a person that you’ll be proud of.” ― Sonya Parker


255. “There are worse things than feeling alone. Things like being with someone and still feeling alone.” ― M.W Poetry


256. “I am lonely, yet not everyone will do. I don’t know why but some people fill the gaps but other people emphasize my loneliness.” —Ainis Nin


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


258. “His youth seemed never so vanished as now in the contrast between the utter loneliness of this visit and that riotous, joyful party of four years before.”


259. “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.”


260. It is good to be alone for solitude is difficult; that something is difficult should be one more reason to do it. –Rainer Maria Rilke


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


262. “Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.” — Maya Angelou


263. “I’ll never forget how depression and loneliness felt good and bad at the same time. Still does.” — Henry Rollins


264. “You will feel better than this, maybe not yet, but you will. You just keep living until you are alive again.”


265. Yes there is joy fulfillment and companionship—but the loneliness of the soul in its appalling self-consciousness is horrible and overpowering. –Sylvia Plath


266. “It is a lonely life sometimes, like throwing a stone into the deep darkness. It might hit something, but you can’t see it. The only thing you can do is to guess, and to believe.” —Haruki Murakami


267. 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


268. “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


269. “My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool; it gives me all the world and exiles me from it.” –Ursula K. Le Guin


270. “She always camouflaged herself as a crowd. I’ve never been lonely, she said, but sometimes it’s hard to think above the noise.”


271. One thing that somebody told me is that leadership is a lonely role – some people can do it, and some people can’t. –Kyrie Irving


272. “Never search for your happiness in others, it will make you feel alone. Search it in yourself, you will feel happy even when you are left alone.” – Awesomequotesforyou.com


273. “When someone comes with his loneliness to the minister, he can only expect that his loneliness will be understood and felt, so that he no longer has to run away from it but can accept it as an expression of his basic human condition.”


274. “Find company within yourself and you’ll never spend a day alone. Find love within yourself and you’ll never have a lonely day.” -- Connor Chalfant


275. “Never search for your happiness in others, it will make you feel alone. Search it in yourself, you will feel happy even when you are left alone.” ― Awesomequotesforyou.com


276. “Pray that your loneliness will spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for.” —Dag Hammarskjold


277. “Many people suffer from the fear of finding oneself alone, and so they don’t find themselves at all.” – Rollo May


278. “We are all born alone and die alone. The loneliness is definitely part of the journey of life.”– Jenova Chen


279. “She laughed for his sake, something she’d never done. Giving away another piece of herself just to have someone else.”


280. The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly.


281. Feelings such as loneliness longing or love are sometimes hard to put into words; maybe that’s why we all love music because it resonates with something we can’t share. –Agnes Obel


282. “The only way to survive is to admit you are on your own, learn to make your own decisions, and trust your judgement.” – Robert Greene


283. “I am not what I used to be. I used to be happy and bright. I used to laugh and smile. But now, I am dull and unhappy. That’s what loneliness made me.”


284. Realize that you are not alone, that we are in this together, and most importantly that there is hope.” -- Deepika Padukone


285. “Remember: the time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Life’s cruelest irony.”— Douglas Coupland


286. When I decided to be a singer, my mother warned me I’d be alone a lot. Basically we all are. Loneliness comes with life.


287. “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


288. ”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


289. “I don’t see how you can respect yourself if you must look in the hearts and minds of others for your happiness.” – Hunter S. Thompson


290. “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


291. “Perhaps history had dwindled away. Their lives, Lydia’s and Silas’s, the whole country’s, had become ordinary things. Not worth recording any longer, not worth the few precious moments of her busy day.”


292. “I’m afraid that some times you’ll play lonely games too. Games you can’t win ‘cause you’ll play against you.”


293. “All the coldness and darkness and infinite loneliness of the world filled David’s mind until it seemed ready to burst.”


294. “A big part of depression is feeling really lonely, even if you’re in a room full of a million people.” —Lilly Singh


295. “No matter how many people care about you, she thought, if you can’t be open with them about who you truly are, you’re still alone.” ― Diane Chamberlain


296. “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


297. “Sometimes being surrounded by everyone is the loneliest, because you’ll realize you have no one to turn to.”― Soraya


298. As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them. –Maya Angelou


299. “Love ends their long loneliness. Perhaps the depth of love can be calibrated by the number of different selves that are actively involved in a given relationship.”


300. “Being alone and actually sitting with our own thoughts can lead to such growth and realizations that are rare in our everyday busy lives.” – Kourtney Kardashian


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


302. “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


303. “I am shy by nature and in a way it is a blessing in disguise because being alone does not really make me feel lonely and it is better to be alone with your thoughts rather than in a crowd.”


304. “Somewhere there’s a someone for me. Though I may be lonely now, I’ll see it through somehow, to somebody’s heart I know I hold the key.” — Dean Martin


305. “She wanted to bottle how safe she felt in this moment, so she could drink of it later when loneliness and fear left her parched.”


306. “Sometimes you need to take a break from everyone and spend time alone to experience, appreciate, and love yourself.” —Robert Tew


307. “I close my eyes, this is what I’ve been dreading. As we leave the last stop, I am the only person sitting alone.”


308. “Solitude is not the absence of company, but the moment when our soul is free to speak to us and help us decide what to do with our life.” – Paulo Coelho


309. “Too much self-centered attitude, you see, brings, you see, isolation. Result: loneliness, fear, anger. The extreme self-centered attitude is the source of suffering.” — Dalai Lama


310. “I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone, it’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people that make you feel all alone.” ― Robin Williams


311. If you have been brutally broken but still have the courage to be gentle to other living beings, then you're a badass with a heart of an angel. — Keanu Reeves​


312. “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.” —Unknown


313. “I believe that words are strong, that they can overwhelm what we fear when fear seems more awful than life is good.” ― Andrew Solomon, The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression


314. “You say you’re ‘depressed’ – all I see is resilience. You are allowed to feel messed up and inside out. It doesn’t mean you’re defective – it just means you’re human.” —David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas


315. “It started so nice. We fell in love. We cared for and respected each other. But you left me. I am here, with all the void feelings.”


316. “While I’m perfectly able of walking this planet without you, it would be the loneliest journey knowing you exist.” — J. Iron Word


317. “You're like a grey sky. You're beautiful, even though you don't want to be.” ― Jasmine Warga, My Heart and Other Black Holes


318. Loneliness is such an omnipotent and painful threat to many persons that they have little conception of the positive values of solitude and even, at times, are frightened at the prospect of being alone. — Rollo May


319. “Life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it.” ― Dorothy M. Neddermeyer


320. “You never realize how lonely you are until it’s the end of the day and you got a bunch of things to talk about and no one to talk to.” —Unknown


321. “Depression is like a bruise that never goes away. A bruise in your mind. You just got to be careful not to touch it where it hurts. It's always there, though.” ― Jeffrey Eugenides, The Marriage Plot


322. “I need one of those long hugs where you kinda forget whatever else is happening around you for minute.” — Marilyn Monroe


323. Loneliness leads to nothing good, only detachment. And sometimes the people who most need to reach out are the people least capable of it. –Jane Espenson


324. “You're not going to have to face things just by yourself, you're not going to have to face things all alone.” -- Cruce Stark


325. “Don’t feel alone, because there is always someone out there who loves you more than you can imagine.” — Anurag Prakash Ray


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


327. “I’m left with a loneliness so overpowering it threatens to seep from my eyes. I have no one. Unfortunately, that’s not fantasy. That’s all-natural, 100 percent organic, unprocessed, reality.”


328. “One thing that is clearer to me every day is how much we all have in common, and one of those commonalities is that we all think we are alone.” -- Liat Segal


329. “I am not using my depression as an excuse. Trust me, I’d give anything to function “normally” on a day to day basis.”


330. The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly. — F. Scott Fitzgerald


331. “I have depression. But I prefer to say “I battle” depression instead of “I suffer” with it. Because depression hits, but I hit back. Battle on.”


332. “The hardest thing about depression is that it is addictive. It begins to feel uncomfortable not to be depressed. You feel guilty for feeling happy.” —Pete Wentz


333. “People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates.” ― Thomas Szasz


334. “The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It’s the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared.”


335. If I can teach myself the art of loneliness then perhaps the art of writing will come more easily to me. –Nell Stevens


336. “Sometimes you need to be alone. Not to be lonely, but to enjoy your free time being yourself.” -- Anonymous


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


338. “The feeling of loneliness can destroy you, weaken you, make you indifferent, harass you or build your character. It is all a matter of choice.” —Unknown


339. If a man cannot understand the beauty of life it is probably because life never understood the beauty in him. –Criss Jami


340. “Very suddenly. Yes, quite suddenly, I didn’t feel like I could handle my feeling of aloneness.”— Markus Zusak


341. “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.” ― Thema Davis


342. “On being alone: I think it’s a good thing to do; you get to know yourself, and I think that’s the most important thing in the whole world.” – Robert Paul Smith


343. “If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present.” —Lao Tzu, philosopher


344. “The loneliness you brought into my life is unbearable. I am fighting with loneliness to forget you.” —Unknown


345. “All this time, I seriously thought that it’s better to die than to live your life alone.” —Kirito, Sword Art Online


346. “The broken will always be able to love harder than most because once you’ve been in the dark, you learn to appreciate everything that shines.” —Anonymous, Twitter.


347. “Being alone doesn’t necessarily mean loneliness. People are great! But being alone is wonderful. I prefer the silence of alone, and the sounds of nature.” ― Jayson Zabate


348. “Everyone’s alone — or so it seems to me. They make noises, and think they are talking to each other; They make faces, and think they understand each other. And I’m sure they don’t. Is that a delusion?” — T.S. Eliot


349. “Sometimes I think that my own company is more suitable for me than if I were around others. Because of the person that I am.” –Kyle Labe


350. “I have depression. But I prefer to say, 'I battle' depression instead of 'I suffer' with it. Because depression hits, but I hit back. Battle on.” — Anonymous


351. “Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous – to poetry. But also, it gives birth to the opposite: to the perverse, the illicit, the absurd.” – Thomas Mann


352. “We live in such a lonely world because most days we wake up and decide to marry no one but ourselves.”– Christopher Poindexter


353. “I feel something like my forest has become dark, my leaves and trees are sad, and the butterflies of my garden have broken their wings.”


354. “Let me tell you this: if you meet a loner no matter what they tell you it’s not because they enjoy solitude. It’s because they have tried to blend into the world before and people continue to disappoint them.” –Jodi Picoult


355. “Being single used to mean that nobody wanted you. Now it means you’re pretty sexy and you’re taking your time deciding how you want your life to be and who you want to spend it with.” — Carrie Bradshaw


356. I thought the love I’d had for him belonged to the past to the foolish lonely girl I never wanted to be again. I’d tried to bury that girl and the love she’d felt just as I’d tried to bury my power. But I wouldn’t make that mistake again. –Leigh Bardugo


357. “All these people moving through life, all around me, and no one, not a single person, knows what I’m going through.”― Lee Thompson


358. “Night loneliness was always bad when the younger children had gone to bed, or when the father was not in the cabin. ‘Night loneliness is part fearing,’ the boy’s mother had once said to him.”


359. “Loneliness is the human condition. No one is ever going to fill that space. The best you can do is know yourself; know what you want.” – Janet Fitch


360. I felt a haunting loneliness sometimes and felt it in others–young clerks in the dusk wasting the most poignant moments of night and life. –F. Scott Fitzgerald


361. I tell you loneliness is the thing to master. Courage and fear love death are only parts of it and can easily be ruled afterwards. If I make myself master my own loneliness there will be peace or safety: and perhaps these are the same. –Martha Gellhorn


362. “Being single doesn’t make you weak, it means that you are strong enough to be on your own.” — Xavier Zayas


363. “The voice of life in me cannot reach the ear of life in you; but let us talk that we may not feel lonely.” ― Khalil Gibran


364. My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool; it gives me all the world and exiles me from it. –Ursula K. Le Guin


365. “I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity” – Albert Einstein


366. “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


367. “The loneliest people are the kindest. The saddest people smile the brightest. The most damaged people are the wisest. All because they do not wish to see anyone else suffer the way they do.” —Unknown


368. “She was scraping at the mud on her bare legs. ‘I just wanted to find you, so you wouldn’t be so lonesome.’ She hung her head. ‘But I got too scared.‘”


369. When you have nobody you can make a cup of tea for, when nobody needs you that’s when I think life is over.


370. “My only relief in this life is sleeping, because when I’m sleeping I’m not sad, angry, or lonely. I’m nothing.” —Unknown


371. “There are worse things than feeling alone. Things like being with someone and still feeling alone.”– M.W Poetry


372. “Tore up my heart and shut it down. Nothing to do, nowhere to be. A simple little kind of free. Nothing to do, no one but me, and that’s all I need. I’m perfectly lonely.” – John Mayer


373. “I think it’s very healthy to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone and not be defined by another person.”– Oscar Wilde


374. “It is good to be solitary, for solitude is difficult; that something is difficult must be a reason for us to do it.” – Rainer Maria Rilke


375. “Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.” – Maya Angelou


376. “The flickering pine knot in the corner fireplace held blue flames. They had no warmth. There was loneliness and emptiness inside. When Mammy Sally came, the warmth would spark out in the fire, and the shadows would bring sleep.”


377. “When the others were picked up and walked home by friends or fathers or best friend’s sisters, I was the kid in a grey hoodie, walking with the poets, the singers, the thinkers, and I was not alone.” -- Charlotte Eriksson


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


379. “The concept of loneliness and exile and self-sufficiency continually bucks me up.” — Christopher Hitchens


380. “I don’t see how you can respect yourself if you must look in the hearts and minds of others for your happiness.” —Hunter S. Thompson


381. “We are all born alone and die alone. The loneliness is definitely part of the journey of life.” — Jenova Chen


382. “This is what it felt like to have a broken heart. It felt less like a cracking down the middle and more like she had swallowed it whole and it sat bruised and bleeding in the pit of her stomach.”


383. “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 do not care about them. You are not alone.” -- Kurt Vonnegut, “Timequake”


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


385. “Every single human being who is alive has felt this kind of pain, hopelessness, and loneliness at one time or another. We are all connected through this shared pain and struggle.” -- Leo Babauta


386. “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.” – Mandy Hale


387. “My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.” ― Khalil Gibran