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100 Motivational Single For Life and Happy Quotes

1. “The world always said to just be yourself, but it turned out when Evelyn was herself, no guys were at all interested, so she was left with games of make-believe, expressing enthusiasm for whatever the men wanted to do, be it rock climbing or going to a cheese-beer pairing or a Knicks game.”


2. “Get to know who you are instead of waiting for some magical person to walk into your life and make you more adventurous, richer, nicer, smarter, sexier, or more relaxed in your own skin. […] At the end of the day, all anyone wants to be is loved and appreciated, not burdened with your unresolved issues.” – Andrea Bain


3. The single woman is a free woman, and being single does not mean being alone - it means being free to have a relationship or not. This can be scary, but it's also very interesting. - Monica Bellucci


4. “Being on your own isn’t a bad thing. In fact, it can actually be one of the best ways you can move forward in life. Time spent being single allows you to work on yourself and release the past. Discover who you really are. What you want. What you need and ultimately what is going to make you truly happy in a relationship.” – Deanna Cobden


5. “When asked why I am single, my reply is simply; I consider myself a black pearl rare in my authenticity, adding a mysterious beauty to the select few who can recognize & even fewer who appreciate my worth.” – Sanjo Jendayi


6. “When asked why I am single, my reply is simply I consider myself a black pearl rare in my authenticity, adding a mysterious beauty to the select few who can recognize and even fewer who appreciate my worth.” ― Sanjo Jendayi


7. “The most exciting, challenging and significant relationship of all is the one you have with yourself. And if you find someone to love the you that you love, well, that’s just fabulous.” – Carrie Bradshaw, Sex and the City


8. “My sisters don’t be afraid of the words “old maid,” for it is in your power to make this a term of honor, not reproach. It is not necessary to be a sour, spiteful spinster, with nothing to do but brew tear, talk scandal and tend a pocket handkerchief. No, the world is full of work, needing all the heads, hearts, and hands we can bring to do it. Never was there so splendid an opportunity for women to enjoy their liberty and prove that they deserve it by using it wisely.


9. “After years of searching, I have found my soulmate, and it is myself. The bachelor is content. Oh, he still dates women from time to time, and he listens to the wedding marches sometimes too. But only because he likes them.”


10. “Still single today? No worries. Keep love in your heart, a life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead, the consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and richness to life that nothing else can bring.” (Ejump,2017)”


11. “Why is it that people think staying in a bad relationship is better than being single? Don’t they know that being single is the first step to finding a great relationship?” – Jennifer O’Neill


12. You do not need to be loved, not at the cost of yourself. The single relationship that is truly central and crucial in a life is the relationship to the self. Of all the people you will know in a lifetime, you are the only one you will never lose. –Jo Coudert


13. “If you aren’t good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you’ll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren’t even giving to yourself.” – Barbara De Angelis


14. “She is single, not because she can’t find a man, but because she’s waiting for the right man to come along and make her feel so secure in the relationship that loving him just comes natural and easy.” Mr. Amari Soul


15. “At times, I had nightmares. What would happen if I manage to outlive my parents (you never know about the smokers, for they can die anytime)? Would there be anyone to cremate my dead body? Or will people discover it after fourteen days, only when they feel the stench? Should I adopt a dog? No! Who will take care of him once I die? Should I adopt cats? They’re independent and self-sufficient, right? But what If I have a stroke and fail to provide them food, would they then eat me alive, bit by bit, in their extreme hunger?”


16. “Some people are scared of being single and would rather settle for someone who is not really their ideal partner but who can provide them with a sense of connection and security. A healthy self-esteem tells us that we should never settle. We matter and we need someone who fully feels the same way.”


17. “Love isn’t about finding the right person. Love is about becoming the right person. Because that’s what you’ll attract. Stop looking for someone to spend your life with and instead become the person you want to spend your life with.” After all, it’s much, much better to be single than settle for the wrong person.


18. “When you’re under audit, you don’t give your papers. An audit is – I have been under audit for so many years. Every year, I get audited. For, I think, over 10 years, maybe even 12 years, I have been audited. And I think it’s very fair. And I think I’m being singled out.”


19. “Knowing who you are and happily embracing your single-self is one of the greatest gifts that you can ever give yourself and your future parter. Because the truth is that if you aren’t happy single, then you won’t be happy in a relationship. True happiness comes from within and from the confidence you gain in growing and embracing your authentic self. While having a partner can be wonderful there is no one that can complete you. Ultimately the best relationships are made when both people show up as happy, healthy individuals right from the start.” – Deanna Cobden


20. “Remember that a single mom is just like any other mom and that our number one priority is still our kids. Any parent does whatever it takes for their kids and a single mother is no different.” – Paula Miranda


21. “The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure that she carries, or the way she combs her hair. The beauty of a woman is seen in her eyes because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides. True beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It’s the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she shows & the beauty of a woman only grows with passing years.” – Audrey Hepburn


22. “The thing about being single is you should cherish it. Because in a week or a lifetime of being alone, you may only get one moment. One moment when you’re not tied up in a relationship with anyone. A parent, a pet, a sibling, a friend. One moment when you can stand on your own.”


23. Get to know who you are instead of waiting for some magical person to walk into your life and make you more adventurous, richer, nicer, smarter, sexier, or more relaxed in your own skin. That’s too big a job for anyone to take on anyway. At the end of the day, all anyone wants to be is loved and appreciated, not burdened with your unresolved issues. –Andrea Bain


24. “A busy, vibrant, goal-oriented woman is so much more attractive than a woman who waits around for a man to validate her existence.” – Mandy Hale, The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass


25. “I really enjoy being single again. I spent a lot of time in a relationship and the nearer we came to the end, the more difficult it got. You don’t see things clearly as long as you’re still involved.” – Dido Armstrong


26. “There are many advantages to the single life that I enjoy. Sometimes I really feel that the single life is the best life, and sometimes I just say that to impress people.” ― Victoria B. Ensley-Walton


27. “Maybe right now you’re not supposed to be in a relationship with anyone else but yourself. Maybe this is your time for you and you’re supposed to be enjoying it for exactly what it is – your time, for you.”


28. 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.<strong>RELATED:</strong> <a href="https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/relationships/g26431225/divorce-quotes/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Quotes About Divorce to Help You Move On;elm:context_link;itc:0" class="link ">Quotes About Divorce to Help You Move On</a>


29. Mindy Kaling ‘In my 20s, I was not only boy crazy, but marriage and relationship crazy… Now it’s almost the opposite. My work is so rewarding and I’m so self-centred about it that I’m kind of excited about not having to go home and ask someone about their day.’


30. Penelope Cruz ‘I think it will be better when I get involved with someone again, because I made this time for me. I haven't really been single for a while, and I think it's been good for me, to lose the fear to be like this.’


31. “Single is no longer a lack of options – but a choice. A choice to refuse to let your life be defined by your relationship status but to live every day happily and let your Ever After work itself out.” – Mandy Hale


32. 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. - Sex and the City


33. Drew Barrymore ‘Sexual love is secondary to me right now. I've spent a lot of time in my life dedicating myself to love or the pursuit of love or the understanding of love. But for the last few years, my life just hasn't been about that for me. It's just not about the mother baggage. It's not about the boy. It's about something completely different, and it's very refreshing. I'm trying to understand it and relish it.’


34. “One thing life has taught me: if you are interested, you never have to look for new interests. They come to you. When you are genuinely interested in one thing, it will always lead to something else.”


35. It seemed to me that the desire to get married — which, I regret to say, I believe is basic and primal in women — is followed almost immediately by an equally basic and primal urge, which is to be single again.


36. Just a reminder that you are whole without someone else. You are not a fraction. You are a complete masterpiece all by yourself and you do not need anyone else to validate your existence. –Unknown


37. It’s very fun to be single because you know what happens? You find yourself, you understand what it means to love yourself, instead of putting all this energy to a give and trying relationship. - Anonymous


38. “That we find a crystal or a poppy beautiful means that we are less alone, that we are more deeply inserted into existence than the course of a single life would lead us to believe.” – John Berger


39. ‘I don't think you can really, truly be the partner you want to be until you know on an absolute level that you are a complete person on your own. I think that's something all women deserve to know. So many fairytales we read as children—and the love stories we watch on TV when we're older—tell us that we're not enough unless we have man. And it's like, “No, homie! You can be a bonus when I have time for you in my life.”’


40. “What is it like being single? I like it! I like starting each day with a sense of possibility. And I’m optimistic, because everyday I get a little more desperate. And desperate situations yield the quickest results.”


41. “Single is no longer a lack of options – but a choice. A choice to refuse to let your life be defined by your relationship status but to live every day Happily and let your Ever After work itself out.”


42. If you really are going to be a happy single, you have to stop treating being single as the annoying time that you pass between relationships and embrace it. Rather than focusing on what you lack, focus on what you have: You. - Natalie Lue


43. ‘I recommend to all my friends that they be alone for a while. When you're in love, or dating someone, you filter your life decisions through their eyes. When you spend a few years being who you are, completely unbiased, you can figure out what you actually want.’


44. If you really are going to be a happy single, you have to stop treating being single as the annoying time that you pass between relationships and embrace it. Rather than focusing on what you lack, focus on what you have: You.


45. The single woman is a free woman, and being single does not mean being alone – it means being free to have a relationship or not. This can be scary, but it's also very interesting. –Monica Belucci


46. “Being single used to mean 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


47. Why haven't I got a husband and children? I never met a man I could marry.<strong>RELATED:</strong> <a href="https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/relationships/g3721/quotes-about-love/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Best Valentine's Day-Approved Love Quotes;elm:context_link;itc:0" class="link ">Best Valentine's Day-Approved Love Quotes</a>


48. “I love single life! Why would it be boring? I mean, I get to travel around and have loads of girls screaming at me, so it’s definitely not boring. However, it can get lonely on the road, but I’m sorted I’ve got good people around me.” – Olly Murs


49. “Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore.” – Lady Gaga


50. “It’s probably not just by chance that I’m alone. It would be very hard for a man to live with me, unless he’s terribly strong. And if he’s stronger than I, I’m the one who can’t live with him.” – Coco Chanel


51. Single is no longer a lack of options - but a choice. A choice to refuse to let your life be defined by your relationship status but to live every day Happily and let your Ever After work itself out. - Mandy Hale


52. When you acknowledge that there is nothing repulsive or unforgivable or shameful about yourself, it becomes easier to be that authentic person and feel like you’re living a less performed life. - John Green


53. “As a single woman, I have much more fun than I could ever imagine possible, and I will never let it go. This happiness is the only thing that I will keep ‘until death do us part.!’” ― Maryam Jorjani


54. The single girl all alone in a great big town. The single girl gets so tired of love letting her down. The life's unreal and the people are homely. And the nights can get so lonely. - Martha Sharp


55. Single is no longer a lack of options, but a choice. A choice to refuse to let your life be defined by your relationship status but to live every day happily and let your ever after work itself out. –Mandy Hale


56. It seemed to me that the desire to get married – which, I regret to say, I believe is basic and primal in women – is followed almost immediately by an equally basic and primal urge, which is to be single again. –Nora Ephron


57. “I think it will be better when I get involved with someone again, because I made this time for me. I haven’t really been single for a while, and I think it’s been good for me, to lose the fear to be like this.”


58. Single is no longer a lack of options – but a choice. A choice to refuse to let your life be defined by your relationship status but to live every day Happily and let your Ever After work itself out.<strong>RELATED:</strong> <a href="https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/relationships/g25561929/broken-heart-quotes/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:40 Quotes About Broken Hearts That Are Just Too Real;elm:context_link;itc:0" class="link ">40 Quotes About Broken Hearts That Are Just Too Real</a>


59. “When we are incapable of enjoying being single, we tend to seek a new relationship at all costs, without actually waiting for a real and profound connection. As we give up the freedom to seek happiness for security, we sabotage ourselves by entering unhealthy relationships.”


60. “Single is no longer a lack of options – but a choice. A choice to refuse to let your life be defined by your relationship status but to live every day Happily and let your Ever After work itself out.” - Mandy Hale


61. “It seemed to me that the desire to get married – which, I regret to say, I believe is basic and primal in women – is followed almost immediately by an equally basic and primal urge, which is to be single again.” – Nora Ephron


62. Jennifer Lawrence ‘I'm not a lonely person. I never feel lonely ... It's not a sad thing to be alone. I think what I was trying to get across was that I don't feel a lack of something not being in a relationship. I don't feel like there is an emotional void to be filled.’


63. “When you acknowledge that there is nothing repulsive or unforgivable or shameful about yourself, it becomes easier to be that authentic person and feel like you’re living a less performed life.” – John Green


64. “It’s probably not just by chance that I’m alone. It would be very hard for a man to live with me, unless he’s terribly strong. And if he’s stronger than I, I’m the one who can’t live with him." — Coco Chanel


65. “Look at you. You’ve stitched your life so perfectly together. You’ve worked so damn hard to get to where you are, and now have everything you ever wanted. So why do you keep looking back at the one thing that can undo it all? – Lang Leav


66. “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


67. Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore. - Lady Gaga


68. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it. And like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on. –Steve Jobs


69. If you really are going to be a happy single, you have to stop treating being single as the annoying time that you pass between relationships and embrace it. Rather than focusing on what you lack, focus on what you have: You. –Natalie Lue


70. “Sometimes being single and happy means that you’ve learned to deeply love and appreciate yourself by setting firm boundaries and having the strength to walk away from the situations and people that don’t align with you anymore.” – Deanna Cobden


71. “You do not need to be loved, not at the cost of yourself. The single relationship that is truly central and crucial in a life is the relationship to the self. Of all the people you will know in a lifetime, you are the only one you will never lose.” – Jo Coudert


72. “Women Empowerment Reminder of The Day. Always respect yourself as a woman. You attract what you are, so be very mindful of how you’re representing yourself. If you want respect, you must first learn how to respect yourself, first. Attracting negative attention is never a good thing. Be a woman of substance! Be a woman that both women and men respect, admire, and look up to. Don’t disrespect yourself by lowering your standards and accepting just anything that comes your way. It’s okay to be single! If you want a relationship of substance, you can’t keep entertaining people and things that mean you no good. Think about it! It’s all up to you.”


73. Being single is a situation, while being lonely is a feeling. You may or may not have control over a situation, but you definitely have control over your feelings. So stop feeling lonely and start enjoying being single.


74. “A busy, vibrant, goal-oriented woman is so much more attractive than a woman who waits around for a man to validate her existence.” — Mandy Hale, The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass


75. You do not need to be loved, not at the cost of yourself. The single relationship that is truly central and crucial in a life is the relationship to the self. Of all the people you will know in a lifetime, you are the only one you will never lose. - Jo Coudert


76. “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


77. “I recommend to all my friends that they be alone for a while. When you’re in love or dating someone, you filter your life decisions through their eyes. When you spend a few years being who you are, completely unbiased, you can figure out what you actually want.” — Taylor Swift


78. “Don’t let society fool you into believing that if you don’t have a girlfriend or boyfriend then you’re destined for a life of misery. The Dalai Lama has been single for the last 80 years and he is one of the happiest people on earth. Stop searching for happiness in places outside of yourself, and start finding it where it has always been: within you.” –Miya Yamanouchi


79. “Our first job in life as women is to get to know ourselves. I think a lot of times we don’t do that. We spend our time pleasing, satisfying, seeking validation, looking out into the world to define who we are. Start instead, by finding it within.”


80. “Not single. Not taken. Just building an empire, finding myself, healing myself, loving myself, being passionate, getting fit, growing friendships, meeting new people and making precious new memories.”


81. “I have been in lots of relationships. Right now I am focused on the one that really counts the one with Me. I am doing really good in this one I give Me whatever I want and I know how to make me happy.” – Tiffany Haddish


82. “Single is no longer a lack of options – but a choice. A choice to refuse to let your life be defined by your relationship status but to live every day “Happily” and let your “Ever After” work itself out.” – Mandy Hale


83. “A single mom tries when things are hard. She never gives up. She believes in her family, even when things are tough. She knows that above all things, a mother’s love is more than enough.” – Deniece Williams


84. “Single is no longer a lack of options – but a choice. A choice to refuse to let your life be defined by your relationship status but to live every day Happily and let your Ever After work itself out.” – Mandy Hale


85. “Get to know who you are instead of waiting for some magical person to walk into your life and make you more adventurous, richer, nicer, smarter, sexier, or more relaxed in your own skin. That’s too big a job for anyone to take on anyway. At the end of the day, all anyone wants to be is loved and appreciated, not burdened with your unresolved issues.”


86. “I never believed the whole ‘I’m happy single’ spiel. I was like, ‘This is totally spiel.’ It took me a long time, but I’m very happy (being single). I call it being self-partnered.” – Emma Watson


87. It seemed to me that the desire to get married — which, I regret to say, I believe is basic and primal in women — is followed almost immediately by an equally basic and primal urge, which is to be single again. —Nora Ephron


88. “Happily Single” is recognizing that you don’t need or want to be rescued from your life by a handsome prince because your life is pretty awesome, as is.” – Mandy Hale, The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass


89. 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. - Sarah Jessica Parker


90. Emilia Clarke ‘People keep asking me who I'm dating right now and the truth is...wait for it...no one. And that's OK. I'm figuring out a lot of stuff right now. I think as a woman it's in our nature to nurture someone else. Sometimes at the expense of ourselves.’


91. Single is no longer a lack of options -- but a choice. A choice to refuse to let your life be defined by your relationship status but to live every day Happily and let your Ever After work itself out. - Mandy Hale


92. “Ich sage es ja nur ungern, ABER: Wer das Prinzip von Angebot und Nachfrage aus dem BWL-Grundkurs einmal richtig verstanden hat, der weiß, dass Singlefrauen mit einem Funken Anspruch ab fünfunddreißig einfach am Arsch sind.”


93. “If you really are going to be happy single, you have to stop treating being single as the annoying time that you pass between relationships and embrace it. Rather than focusing on what you lack, focus on what you have: You.” – Natalie Lue


94. “The single woman is a free woman, and being single does not mean being alone – it means being free to have a relationship or not. This can be scary, but it’s also very interesting.” – Monica Bellucci


95. Don't let society fool you into believing that if you don't have a girlfriend or boyfriend then you're destined for a life of misery. The Dalai Lama has been single for the last 80 years and he is one of the happiest people on earth. Stop searching for happiness in places outside of yourself, and start finding it where it has always been: within you. –Miya Yamanouchi


96. “If you really are going to be a happy single, you have to stop treating being single as the annoying time that you pass between relationships and embrace it. Rather than focusing on what you lack, focus on what you have: You.” – Natalie Lue


97. 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


98. “One of the major benefits of being single is having the space in your life to spend quality time with friends. It’s important to have strong friendships whether you are single or not, but there is no doubt that when you’re single you are able to spend more time deepening the friendships that you find most valuable.” – Roxy Zarrabi


99. Rihanna ‘Guys need attention. They need that nourishment, that little stroke of the ego that gets them by every now and then. I’ll give it to my family, I’ll give it to my work – but I will not give it to a man right now.’


100. A single life is doubtless preferable to a married one, where prudence and affection do not accompany the choice; but where they do, there is no terrestrial happiness equal to the married state. - Wellins Calcott


101. “I love being single. It’s great. I get to be who I am and do what I want and be with the people I love. I feel like I have everything and I’m very fortunate, and it’s a very rich fulfilling time in my life.” ― Drew Barrymore


102. It’s probably not just by chance that I’m alone. It would be very hard for a man to live with me, unless he’s terribly strong. And if he’s stronger than I, I’m the one who can’t live with him.


103. It's probably not by chance that I'm alone. It would be very hard for a man to live with me unless he's terribly strong. And if he's stronger than I, I'm the one who can't live with him. –Coco Chanel


104. Khloe Kardashian ‘I think being single is really healthy for people. I think people who go from one relationship to another, I don’t know if they have a healing process or known what went wrong or how to better themselves.’


105. “Single is no longer a lack of options – but a choice. A choice to refuse to let your life be defined by your relationship status but to live every day Happily and let your Ever After work itself out.” — Mandy Hale


106. 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


107. “People should get married because they have finally seen the folly of being single: “Oh, this is all just kind of a bad magic trick. I just keep bending over to reach for this wallet on a string. How much longer am I gonna do that?””


108. “Bagiku menikah bukan kewajiban, melainkan pilihan. Maka, aku tidak mau salah memilih pasangan. Andai setelah ini aku tidak memiliki jodoh di dunia, aku masih akan baik-baik saja. Hidupku tidak diukur dari itu.”


109. “Don’t ask for guarantees. And don’t look to be saved in any one thing, person, machine, or library. Do your own bit of saving, and if you drown, at least die knowing you were heading for shore.”


110. “Women are realizing it more and more knowing that they don’t have to settle with a man just to have that child. Times have changed and that is also what is amazing is that we do have so many options these days.”

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