The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved. – Mother Teresa
I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude. Henry David Thoreau
Ordinary men hate solitude. But the master makes use of it, embracing his aloneness, realizing he is one with the whole universe. – Lao Tzu
There are those among you who seek the talkative through fear of being alone. The silence of aloneness reveals to their eyes their naked selves and they would escape. – Khalil Gibran
What the superior man seeks is in himself; what the small man seeks is in others. – Confucius
Loneliness is not lack of company, loneliness is lack of purpose. – Guillermo Maldonado
It’s better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone. – Marilyn Monroe
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
For me, being alone is the most satisfying feeling ever. There is no one to judge you, you can do whatever you want to, and you can let your demons free.
Without great solitude no serious work is possible. – Pablo Picasso
Being alone does not mean you are lonely, it just means that you taking break from the drama and salty people.
Perhaps only people who are capable of real togetherness have that look of being alone in the universe. The others have a certain stickiness, they stick to the mass. – D. H. Lawrence
Being alone is not a problem, being with the people who consume you is.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls. – Arthur Schopenhauer
As I get older I’m more and more comfortable being alone. – Sienna Miller
Sometimes it is better to be alone, sometimes being with people can hurt you more than being alone.
All men’s misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone. – Jean De La Bruyere
All men’s miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone. – Blaise Pascal
I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity. – Albert Einstein
Sometimes being alone can save you, and sometimes being in crowd can drown you.
If you are never alone, you cannot know yourself. – Paulo Coelho
Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul. – Marcus Aurelius
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better. – Henry Rollins
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
I used to think that the worst thing in life was to end up all alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is ending up with people who make you feel all alone. – Robin Williams
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
Remember never to say that you are alone, for you are not alone; nay, God is within, and your genius is within. – Epictetus
All alone! Whether you like it or not, alone is something you’ll be quite a lot! – Dr. Seuss
If you’re lonely when you’re alone, you’re in bad company. – Jean Paul Sartre
We must reserve a little back-shop, all our own, entirely free, wherein to establish our true liberty and principal retreat and solitude. – Michel de Montaigne
It’s easy to stand in the crowd but it takes courage to stand alone. – Mahatma Gandhi
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
I only go out to get me a fresh appetite for being alone. – Lord Byron
I don’t want to be alone, I want to be left alone. – Audrey Hepburn
You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with. – Wayne Dyer
Until you get comfortable with being alone, you’ll never know if you’re choosing someone out of love or loneliness. – Mandy Hale
I think it’s very healty to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone and not be defined by another person. – Oscar Wilde
I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness the astonishing light of your own being. – Hafiz