Alone Quotes

Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

I restore myself when I’m alone.
Marilyn Monroe

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
Helen Keller

It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.
George Washington

Solitude vivifies; isolation kills.
Joseph Roux

To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Arthur Schopenhauer

If you are lonely when you’re alone, you are in bad company.
Jean-Paul Sartre

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

Let your mind alone, and see what happens.
Virgil Thomson

Every man must do two things alone; he must do his own believing and his own dying.
Martin Luther

The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone.
Henrik Ibsen

All men’s miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.
Blaise Pascal

In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.
Laurence Sterne

A man is born alone and dies alone; and he experiences the good and bad consequences of his karma alone; and he goes alone to hell or the Supreme abode.

Solitude is independence.
Hermann Hesse

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

Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self.
May Sarton

Every man is born as many men and dies as a single one.
Martin Heidegger

You only grow when you are alone.
Paul Newman

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

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

The time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself.
Douglas Coupland

I would rather be a beggar and single than a queen and married.
Elizabeth I

You come into the world alone and you go out of the world alone yet it seems to me you are more alone while living than even going and coming.
Emily Carr

It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely.
Albert Einstein

To be adult is to be alone.
Jean Rostand

If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone.
Maxwell Maltz

Then stirs the feeling infinite, so felt In solitude, where we are least alone.
Lord Byron

I never said, ‘I want to be alone.’ I only said, ‘I want to be left alone.’ There is all the difference.
Greta Garbo

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

Nothing makes us so lonely as our secrets.
Paul Tournier

Remember we’re all in this alone.
Lily Tomlin

We are all sentenced to solitary confinement inside our own skins, for life.
Tennessee Williams

Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for.
Dag Hammarskjold

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

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

Living alone makes it harder to find someone to blame.
Mason Cooley

I was never less alone than when by myself.
Edward Gibbon

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

All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.
Jean de la Bruyere

It is very easy to love alone.
Gertrude Stein

I’m very happy alone.
Octavia E. Butler

Only the lonely know the way I feel tonight.
Roy Orbison

The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone.
Albert Camus

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

I’ve also seen that great men are often lonely. This is understandable, because they have built such high standards for themselves that they often feel alone. But that same loneliness is part of their ability to create.
Yousuf Karsh

Who knows what true loneliness is – not the conventional word but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion.
Joseph Conrad

If it’s true that our species is alone in the universe, then I’d have to say the universe aimed rather low and settled for very little.
George Carlin

Inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that is where I renew my springs that never dry up.
Pearl S. Buck

I want to be with those who know secret things or else alone.
Rainer Maria Rilke

I think the greatest amount of pressure is the pressure I place on myself. So in a way I chose to be alone.
Cathy Freeman

Still and all, why bother? Here’s my answer. Many people need desperately to receive this message: I feel and think much as you do, care about many of the things you care about, although most people do not care about them. You are not alone.
Kurt Vonnegut

To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude.
Jeanne Moreau

There’s a tremendous difference between alone and lonely. You could be lonely in a group of people. I like being alone. I like eating by myself. I go home at night and just watch a movie or hang out with my dog. I have to exert myself and really say, oh God, I’ve got to see my friends ’cause I’m too content being by myself.
Drew Barrymore

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

Your actions, and your action alone, determines your worth.
Evelyn Waugh

Alone let him constantly meditate in solitude on that which is salutary for his soul, for he who meditates in solitude attains supreme bliss.
Guru Nanak

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

I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best.
Frida Kahlo

If I am a legend, then why am I so lonely?
Judy Garland

Moon! Moon! I am prone before you. Pity me, and drench me in loneliness.
Amy Lowell

We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone, alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in genders.
Maya Angelou

A human being is a single being. Unique and unrepeatable.
Eileen Caddy

I may climb perhaps to no great heights, but I will climb alone.
Cyrano de Bergerac

He never is alone that is accompanied with noble thoughts.
John Fletcher

I have so many different personalities in me and I still feel lonely.
Tori Amos

It’s better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone – so far.
Marilyn Monroe

Solitude is the profoundest fact of the human condition. Man is the only being who knows he is alone.
Octavio Paz

I’m fascinated with myself and love hearing the sound of my own voice. I’d like to hear what I have to say. A lot of people don’t like being alone because they truly don’t like themselves, but I love me.
Gene Simmons

Unless we love and are loved, each of us is alone, each of us is deeply lonely.
Mortimer Adler

To dare to live alone is the rarest courage; since there are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field, than their own hearts in their closet.
Charles Caleb Colton

A man content to go to heaven alone will never go to heaven.

By all means use some time to be alone.
Edward Young

The longer one is alone, the easier it is to hear the song of the earth.
Robert Anton Wilson

In Genesis, it says that it is not good for a man to be alone; but sometimes it is a great relief.
John Barrymore

You can’t fake it when you’re alone with God, you know.
Jim Bakker

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

There are places and moments in which one is so completely alone that one sees the world entire.
Jules Renard

All men’s misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone.
Jean de la Bruyere

Even in the presence of others he was completely alone.
Robert M. Pirsig

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

It is better to be alone than in bad company.
George Washington

I’m happily single.
Paula Abdul

I’m single, footloose and fancy free, I have no responsibilities, no anchors. Work, friendship and self-improvement, that’s me.
Joel Edgerton

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

Be able to be alone. Lose not the advantage of solitude, and the society of thyself.
Thomas Browne

I only go out to get me a fresh appetite for being alone.
Lord Byron

We are rarely proud when we are alone.

It’s an interesting combination: Having a great fear of being alone, and having a desperate need for solitude and the solitary experience. That’s always been a tug of war for me.
Jodie Foster

Language… has created the word ‘loneliness’ to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word ‘solitude’ to express the glory of being alone.
Paul Tillich

I like my life alone. I mean, I love being with friends, and I love kissing and loving someone to pieces. But it’s hard to find someone who doesn’t ultimately start judging you and your choices.
Sarah Silverman

I’m not interested in dating. I like being with my own best friend, me. Certain women, particularly older women, cannot believe I like going to a social event by myself. But I do.
Gloria Allred

I would be married, but I’d have no wife, I would be married to a single life.
Charles Bukowski

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

Solitude is un-American.
Erica Jong

The Lord had the wonderful advantage of being able to work alone.
Kofi Annan

Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
Henry Rollins

If you’re going to put yourself above everybody else, you might end up alone.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt

When so many are lonely as seem to be lonely, it would be inexcusably selfish to be lonely alone.
Tennessee Williams

As a body everyone is single, as a soul never.
Hermann Hesse

You’re only lonely if you’re not there for you.
Phil McGraw

Is he alone who has courage on his right hand and faith on his left hand?
Charles Lindbergh

I want to be alone.
Greta Garbo

He that can live alone resembles the brute beast in nothing, the sage in much, and God in everything.
Baltasar Gracian

The lonely become either thoughtful or empty.
Mason Cooley

Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
George Washington

I have to be alone very often. I’d be quite happy if I spent from Saturday night until Monday morning alone in my apartment. That’s how I refuel.
Audrey Hepburn

We are for the most part more lonely when we go abroad among men than when we stay in our chambers. A man thinking or working is always alone, let him be where he will.
Henry David Thoreau

Being alone is very difficult.
Yoko Ono

The capacity for not feeling lonely can carry a very real price, that of feeling nothing at all.
Douglas Coupland

Absolutely lonely people have few personal interactions of any kind.
Martha Beck

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

When I’m alone, I can sleep crossways in bed without an argument.
Zsa Zsa Gabor

It’s often just enough to be with someone. I don’t need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You’re not alone.
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

Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
Calvin Coolidge

I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do.
Robert A. Heinlein

I used to think that the worst thing in life was to end up alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people who make you feel alone.
Robin Williams

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
Swami Vivekananda

Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone – we find it with another.
Thomas Merton

For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Audrey Hepburn

The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Down to Gehenna, or up to the Throne, He travels the fastest who travels alone.
Rudyard Kipling

As long as you keep going, you’ll keep getting better. And as you get better, you gain more confidence. That alone is success.
Tamara Taylor

What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.
Albert Pike

True love is not a strong, fiery, impetuous passion. It is, on the contrary, an element calm and deep. It looks beyond mere externals, and is attracted by qualities alone. It is wise and discriminating, and its devotion is real and abiding.
Ellen G. White

A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.
Yoko Ono

I try to motivate people and inspire them, to let them know that they’re not alone.
Jason David Frank

Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control; these three alone lead life to sovereign power.
Alfred Lord Tennyson

Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone and solitude expresses the glory of being alone.
Paul Tillich


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