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A collection of inspirational quotes to help you fight the feeling of loneliness.

Inspirational Alone Quotes To Help You Get Over Loneliness

Among the many problems nuclear society faces, loneliness if said to be the most common one. The idea of being alone, however, has various stages. One can either choose to be alone or they feel alone within company. Spending time with yourself and your thoughts, essentially, is best when done alone. You can think and ponder about your true self and introspect. On the other hand, it is equally difficult to survive without company as we are social beings. Being alone is on a spectrum. If you find happiness within it, you enjoy solitude. If being alone makes you sad, you simply crave company and shun loneliness. This is entirely dependent on the individual. What’s important is that you recognize your feelings and act on it. Spending some time alone isn’t harmful, and neither is seeking others’ company. We have a list of thought about this topic. You can go through them here and expand your understanding.

I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.

Helen Keller

It's far better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone — so far.

Marilyn Monroe

Two people in love, alone, isolated from the world, that's beautiful.

Milan Kundera

But luxury has never appealed to me, I like simple things, books, being alone, or with somebody who understands.

Daphne du Maurier

We're all going to die, all of us, what a circus! That alone should make us love each other but it doesn't. We are terrorized and flattened by trivialities, we are eaten up by nothing.

Charles Bukowski

Nobody likes being alone that much. I don't go out of my way to make friends, that's all. It just leads to disappointment.

Haruki Murakami

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

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

John Lennon

Real loneliness is not necessarily limited to when you are alone.

Charles Bukowski

All alone! Whether you like it or not, alone is something you'll be quite a lot!

Dr. Seuss

Being alone never felt right. sometimes it felt good, but it never felt right.

Charles Bukowski

No one can construct for you the bridge upon which precisely you must cross the stream of life, no one but you yourself alone.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Some walks you have to take alone.

Suzanne Collins

If you're lonely when you're alone, you're in bad company.

Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre

From childhood's hour I have not been. As others were, I have not seen. As others saw, I could not awaken. My heart to joy at the same tone. And all I loved, I loved alone.

Edgar Allan Poe

I restore myself when I'm alone.

Marilyn Monroe

You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anybody.

Maya Angelou

Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.

Anthony Burgess

Sometimes when I'm alone, I take the pearl from where it lives in my pocket and try to remember the boy with the bread, the strong arms that warded off nightmares on the train, the kisses in the arena.

Suzanne Collins

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.

Amy Sedaris

Alone. Yes, that's the key word, the most awful word in the English tongue. Murder doesn't hold a candle to it and hell is only a poor synonym.

Stephen King

I don't want to be alone, I want to be left alone.

Audrey Hepburn

The secularists in Turkey haven't underestimated religion, they just made the mistake of believing they could control it with the power of the army alone.

Orhan Pamuk

We need not to be let alone. We need to be really bothered once in a while. How long is it since you were really bothered? About something important, about something real?

Ray Bradbury

You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.

Dr. Seuss

I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.

Mother Teresa

The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.

Albert Einstein

Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can't.

Johnny Depp

Lovers alone wear sunlight.

E. E. Cummings

I'm very shy really. I spend a lot of time in my room alone reading or writing or watching television.

Johnny Cash

Certain things, they should stay the way they are. You ought to be able to stick them in one of those big glass cases and just leave them alone.

J. D. Salinger

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

Rainer Maria Rilke

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

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much

Helen Keller

In this world, there are things you can only do alone, and things you can only do with somebody else. It's important to combine the two in just the right amount.

Haruki Murakami

Deep in earth my love is lying And I must weep alone.

Edgar Allan Poe

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

Judy Garland

Love would never leave us alone

Bob Marley

Orlando naturally loved solitary places, vast views, and to feel himself for ever and ever and ever alone.

Virginia Woolf

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

All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.

Blaise Pascal

Either give me more wine or leave me alone.


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

Two people can sleep in the same bed and still be alone when they close their eyes

Haruki Murakami

It is better to be alone than in bad company.

George Washington

And all I loved, I loved alone.

Edgar Allan Poe

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

Thomas Merton

If anyone tells you that a certain person speaks ill of you, do not make excuses about what is said of you but answer, "He was ignorant of my other faults, else he would not have mentioned these alone.


May came home with a smooth round stone as small as a world and as large as alone.

E. E. Cummings

Neither woman nor man lives by work, or love, alone ... The human self defines itself and grows through love and work: All psychology before and after Freud boils down to that.

Betty Friedan

Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.

Mother Teresa

I'm so secluded. Very alone.

Yves Saint Laurent

I have never been able to grasp the meaning of time. I don't believe it exists. I've felt this again and again, when alone and out in nature. On such occasions, time does not exist. Nor does the future exist.

Thor Heyerdahl

It is not for me to judge another man's life. I must judge, I must choose, I must spurn, purely for myself. For myself, alone.

Hermann Hesse

Social media has taken over in America to such an extreme that to get my own kids to look back a week in their history is a miracle, let alone 100 years.

Steven Spielberg

Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.

Friedrich Nietzsche

We are saved by faith alone, but the faith that saves is never alone.

Martin Luther

I had - after I sang the 'Star Spangled Banner' so badly, after my tragic singing accident, after that, you know, all my stuff kind of, like, really got even more full blown and, you know, I got stage fright and, you know, I couldn't do stand-up anymore and let alone sing and all the other things.

Roseanne Barr

I realize full well how hard it must be to go on living alone in a place from which someone has left you, but there is nothing so cruel in this world as the desolation of having nothing to hope for.

Haruki Murakami

What is hell? Hell is oneself. Hell is alone, the other figures in it Merely projections. There is nothing to escape from And nothing to escape to. One is always alone.

T S Eliot

If the First Amendment means anything, it means that a state has no business telling a man, sitting alone in his house, what books he may read or what films he may watch.

Thurgood Marshall

I think I should be here alone to rethink the world - I do. I want these lesser humans gone.

Roseanne Barr

Pointing to another world will never stop vice among us; shedding light over this world can alone help us.

Walt Whitman

I used to think the worst thing in life is to end up all alone. It's not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people who make you feel all alone.

Robin Williams

The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.

Joseph Conrad

I have not lived as a woman. I have lived as a man. I've just done what I damn well wanted to, and I've made enough money to support myself, and ain't afraid of being alone.

Katharine Hepburn

I am alone here in my own mind. There is no map and there is no road. It is one of a kind just as yours is.

Anne Sexton

I am ready for whatever's coming. I expect nothing but to be let down or turned away. I am alone. Goddamn. The shit hurts sometimes, but I realize what I am, what I have become.

Henry Rollins

I wasn't a misanthrope and I wasn't a misogynist but I liked being alone. It felt good to sit alone in a small space and smoke and drink. I had always been good company for myself.

Charles Bukowski

I think sometimes if you are alone, you are freer because your time is your own.

Aung San Suu Kyi

If you smile when you are alone, then you really mean it.

Andy Rooney

A man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Tennessee Williams

You are never so alone as when you are ill on stage. The most nightmarish feeling in the world is suddenly to feel like throwing up in front of four thousand people.

Judy Garland

I didn't have any friends at school, didn't want any. I felt better being alone. I sat on a bench and watched the others play and they looked foolish to me.

Charles Bukowski

Be alone, that is the secret of invention; be alone, that is when ideas are born.

Nikola Tesla

Tell your friend that in his death, a part of you dies and goes with him. Wherever he goes, you also go. He will not be alone.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

I paint myself because I am so often alone and because I am the subject I know best.

Frida Kahlo

He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.

Adolf Hitler

In every generation there is a chosen one. She alone will stand against the vampires the demons and the forces of darkness. She is the slayer.

Joss Whedon

I am nothing. I’m like someone who’s been thrown into the ocean at night, floating all alone. I reach out, but no one is there. I call out, but no one answers. I have no connection to anything.

Haruki Murakami

Many people suffer from the fear of finding oneself alone, and so they don't find themselves at all.

Rollo May

One person alone can't do anything as important as bringing genuine democracy to a country.

Aung San Suu Kyi

One arrow alone can be easily broken but many arrows are indestructible.

Genghis Khan

To be left alone is the most precious thing one can ask of the modern world.

Anthony Burgess

Chance and chance alone has a message for us. Everything that occurs out of necessity, everything expected, repeated day in and day out, is mute. Only chance can speak to us.

Milan Kundera

Write only if you cannot live without writing. Write only what you alone can write.

Elie Wiesel

I am not afraid to keep on living. I am not afraid to walk this world alone. Honey if you stay you'll be forgiven, nothing you can say will set me going home.

Gerard Way

If a woman sleeps alone it puts a shame on all men. God has a very big heart, but there is one sin He will not forgive. If a woman calls a man to her bed and he will not go.

Nikos Kazantzakis

I've never done anything but dream. This, and this alone, has been the meaning of my life. My only real concern has been my inner life.

Fernando Pessoa

Social democracy seeks and finds the ways, and particular slogans, of the workers' struggle only in the course of the development of this struggle, and gains directions for the way forward through this struggle alone.

Rosa Luxemburg

I fear feeling my heart break a second time, because I'm not sure I could survive it. I'd rather live alone than risk the pain.

Nora Roberts

It was as if when I looked into his eyes I was standing alone on the edge of the world...on a windswept ocean beach. There was nothing but the soft roar of the waves.

Anne Rice

Everything is relative in this world, where change alone endures.

Leon Trotsky

The only way we will survive is by being kind. The only way we can get by in this world is through the help we receive from others. No one can do it alone, no matter how great the machines are.

Amy Poehler

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

You see, the point is that the strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone.

Henrik Ibsen

Thank goodness for all the things you are not, thank goodness you're not something someone forgot, and left all alone in some punkerish place, like a rusty tin coat hanger hanging in space.

Dr. Seuss

The difference between sex and death is that with death you can do it alone and no one is going to make fun of you.

Woody Allen

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

Octavio Paz

Solitude is indeed dangerous for a working intelligence. We need to have around us people who think and speak. When we are alone for a long time we people the void with phantoms

Guy de Maupassant

My mind is a neighborhood I try not to go into alone.

Anne Lamott

People who do a job that claims to be creative have to be alone to recharge their batteries. You can’t live 24 hours a day in the spotlight and remain creative. For people like me, solitude is a victory.

Karl Lagerfeld