35+ Being Alone Quotes

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

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