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99 Feeling Lonely Quotes To Cure Loneliness

If you are on this page, it means you surely looking for feeling lonely quotes. It doesn’t matter who you are, anyone can feel lonely at any time. It’s just natural.

But the thing that matters the most is, how early and easily we rise up again from feeling lonely. And how you turn your loneliness into being a person full of life all the time.

Luckily we got you covered with the feeling lonely quotes to cure all your loneliness and make you happy and lively again.

In this list, we compiled the best 99 feeling lonely quotes to inspire you, change your perspective, and make you happy again.

99 Feeling Lonely Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

6. “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.”

7. “There are two kinds of loneliness: one you feel you are all alone; the other you feel in a crowded room when you realize you are the only person who knows what it’s like to be you.” – Atticus

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

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

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

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

12. “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

13. “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.”

14. “For fear, you will be alone, you do so many things that aren’t you at all.” – Richard Brautigan

15. “We are all so much together, but we are all dying of loneliness.” 

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

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

18. “Being lonely is not being alone, you can be in a big crowd of people and still feel lonely despite it.”

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

20. “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.”

21. “I restore myself when I’m alone.”

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

23. “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.”

24. “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 them.”

25. “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.”

26. “Dreams have only one owner at a time. That’s why dreamers are lonely.” – Erma Bombeck

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

28. “Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you like hell.”

29. “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.”

30. “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.”

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

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

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

33. “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.”

34. “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

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

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

37. “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.”

38. “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

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

40. “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.”

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

42. “Be willing to let people in because the room called loneliness is one that can only open from the inside, if you don’t grab the doorknob, the door will forever stay shut.”

43. “We need quiet time to examine our lives openly and honestly – spending quiet time alone gives your mind an opportunity to renew itself and create order.” – Susan L. Taylor

44. “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

45. “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

46. “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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

58. “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

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

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

61. “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.”

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

63. “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.”

64. “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.”

65. “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.”

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

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

68. “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

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

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

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

72. “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.”

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

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

75. “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

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

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

78. “Being alone is very difficult.” – Yoko Ono

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

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

81. “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

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

83. “Loneliness can be conquered only by those who can bear solitude.” – Paul Tillich

84. “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

85. “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.”

86. “People run away to be alone,’ he said. Some people had to be alone.”― William Trevor

87. “You’ll end up living a lonely life if you’re waiting around for perfect.”― Samantha Young

88. “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

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

90. “You do not have to be alone. The world never inflicts loneliness upon us. That is something we choose or reject by ourselves.”― Darren Shan

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

92. “Throwing herself into learning helped Miri ignore the painful chill of solitude around her.”― Shannon Hale

93. “What makes loneliness an anguish is not that I have no one to share my burden, but this: I have only my own burden to bear.”― Dag Hammarskjöld

94. “You never walk alone. Even the devil is the lord of flies.”― Gilles Deleuze

95. “Solitude is where one discovers one is not alone.”― Marty Rubin

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

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

That was our round-up of feeling lonely quotes to make you lively and cheer you up.

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If you think we missed some of the feeling lonely quotes then mention them in the comments below. Selected ones will be added to this list of feeling lonely quotes.


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