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127 Best Being Alone Quotes & Sayings



Here is a list of 127 Best Being Alone Quotes & Sayings.


Being Alone Quotes & Sayings


“And in the end, all I learned was how to be strong… Alone.”


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


“Being alone is very difficult.” – Yoko Ono


“I am not alone because loneliness is always with me.”


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


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


“Loneliness is sad, aloneness is blissful.” – Osho


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


“Loneliness is an emotion and being alone can be a choice.”


“Being alone is more painful than getting hurt.”


“I like to be alone. But I hate being lonely.”


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


“She was drowning but nobody saw her struggle.”


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


“You cannot be lonely if you like the person you are alone with.”


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


“And then I think that maybe I was designed to be alone.”


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


“Without great solitude no serious work is possible.” – Pablo Picasso


“It is far better to be alone than to be in bad company.” – George Washington


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


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


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


“That feeling when you don’t even know what the fuck you’re feeling.”


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


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


“Freedom of being alone is intoxicating.” – Kangana Ranaut


“Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.”


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


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


“Being alone has a power that very few can handle.”


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


“It’s better to be alone than to be with those who hinder your progress.”


“You keep a lot to yourself because it’s difficult to find people who understand.”


“If you are afraid of being lonely, don’t try to be right.” – Jules Renard


“Never be afraid to sit awhile and think.” – Lorraine Hansberry


“The most terrible poverty is loneliness and the feeling of being unloved.” – Mother Teresa


“The hardest walk you can make is alone. But it’s the walk that will make you stronger.”


“No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.”


“I’m learning a lot about myself being alone, and doing what I’m doing.” – Chantal Kreviazuk


“It takes nothing to join the crowd. It takes everything to stand alone.”


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


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


“When we truly realize that we are all alone is when we need others the most.” – Ronald Anthony


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


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


“One travels more usefully when alone because he reflects more.” – Thomas Jefferson


“Autobiography begins with a sense of being alone. It is an orphan form.” – John Berger


“Sometimes it’s better to be alone, no one can hurt you that way.” – Tinku Razoria


“If you don’t like being alone, you can’t survive in the real world.”


“Don’t go away. I don’t want to be alone. I can’t stand being alone.” – Arnold Rothstein


“It’s better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.” – Marilyn Monroe


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


“All man’s miseries derive from not being able to sit quietly in a room alone.” – Blaise Pascal


“Be willing to walk alone. Many who started with you won’t finish with you.”


“What a lovely surprise to finally discover how unlonely being alone can be.” – Ellen Burstyn


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


“Funny thing is when you start feeling happy alone, everyone else wants to be with you.”


“Never fuck with someone who is not afraid to be alone. You will lose every single time.”


“The hardest walk is walking alone. But if you let it, it’s the walk that can make you the strongest.”


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


“One day you will be able to tell yourself, you made it! You never needed him! You’re going to live your life the way you want it to be.”


“My alone feels so good, I’ll only have you if you’re sweeter than my solitude.” – Warsan Shire


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


“Choose your relationships wisely. Being alone will never cause as much loneliness as being in the wrong relationship.”


“There are worse things than feeling alone. Things like being with someone and still feeling alone.”


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


“When I’m alone, I think of so many things. But, when I have a chance to tell you, I go speechless.”


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


“People only see me from the outside. But from the inside, they do not see the real me longing for attention.”


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


“I finally faced the fact that it isn’t a crime not having friends. Being alone means you have fewer problems.” – Whitney Houston


“Being alone with your feelings is the worst because you have nowhere to run. They’re here, dancing in your mind and all you can do is handle.”


“Sometimes I feel like I just want to be alone. But what I actually want is someone to just hold me and tell me everything will be okay.”


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


“It is only when we silent the blaring sounds of our daily existence that we can finally hear the whispers of truth that life reveals to us, as it stands knocking on the doorsteps of our hearts.” – K.T. Jong


“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.”


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


“There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall.”


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


“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.”


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


“Being alone on the moors is scary; as the rain clouds settle in, it makes you realize your place in nature.” – Dave Davies


“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


“If a man cannot understand the beauty of life, it is probably because life never understood the beauty in him.”


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


“When you have nobody you can make a cup of tea for, when nobody needs you, that’s when I think life is over.” – Audrey Hepburn


“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


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


“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.”


“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.”


“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.”


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


“Pain is when you’re slowly dying on the inside and you’re way too weak to speak about it. So you keep silent and suffer, alone.”


“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


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


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


“But she wasn’t around, and that’s the thing when your parents die, you feel like instead of going into every fight with backup, you are going into every fight alone.”


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


“Nobody knows about the little meltdowns I have when I’m alone. They only know about the smiles and laughs I show them.”


“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.”


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


“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.”


“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.”


“My peers, lately, have found companionship through means of intoxication—it makes them sociable. I, however, cannot force myself to use drugs to cheat on my loneliness—it is all that I have—and when the drugs and alcohol dissipate, will be all that my peers have as well.”


“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


“My favorite hobby is being alone. I like to be alone. I also like dancing, fishing, playing poker sometimes and vegetable gardening – corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, I have a big garden every year.” – Emanuel Steward


“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.”


“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


“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


“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.”


“What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.” – Kurt Vonnegut


“Loneliness is a long, unbearable pain….There was never a place for me in the scheme of things….I had become a living fantasy on a theme in dark, endless dirges….I made another world, and real men would enter it and they would never really get hurt at all in the vivid, unreal laws of the dream. I caused dreams which caused death. This is my crime.”


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