Being Alone Quotes

Not everyone enjoys being alone. However, being alone can be an excellent time for self-growth, learning about yourself, relaxation, and solving/ fixing problems. There are many advantages to being alone, such as having a peaceful, stressfree life, going wherever and doing as you please.

Being alone can make us ignored and isolated.  To avoid feeling this way, it is necessary to engage yourself with the world and to make an effort to dateinteract with people at the local coffee shops, make friendsspend time outdoors and absorb sunlight. Don’t allow your room or apartment to become your world. Being alone provides you with enough time to know yourself by experimenting, working on new goals, and hobbies without distraction. You can also fill your alone time with activities.

Browse through a selection of being alone quotes from famous writers, psychologists, celebrities and others sharing their thoughts and advice on being alone, ways of coping with being alone, enjoyment and being alone and many others. Find being alone quotes, being happy alone quotes and more.

 

 

Stanley Victor Paskavich- Never Alone With Cell Phone

Stanley Victor Paskavich- Never Alone With Cell Phone

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As long as you have a cell phone you’re never alone.

Stanley Victor Paskavich

Conrad Aiken- We are Always Separated

Conrad Aiken- We are Always Separated

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Separate we come, and separate we go, And this be it known, is all that we know.

Conrad Aiken

Eugene Delacroix- Experiencing Things Alone

Eugene Delacroix- Experiencing Things Alone

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The things one experiences alone with oneself are very much stronger and purer.     

Eugene Delacroix

Sebastian Faulks- Never Choose To Be Alone

Sebastian Faulks- Never Choose To Be Alone

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I’d never chosen to be alone, but that was the way things had turned out, and I’d grown used to it.     

Sebastian Faulks

Heather Duffy Stone- Strength In Being Alone

Heather Duffy Stone- Strength In Being Alone

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There is a certain strength in being alone.

Heather Duffy Stone

Elizabeth Gilbert- Sometime Life Is Too Good To Be Alone

Elizabeth Gilbert- Sometime Life Is Too Good To Be Alone

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Sometimes life is too hard to be alone, and sometimes life is too good to be alone.

Elizabeth Gilbert

Mark Twain- Being Comfortable With Yourself

Mark Twain- Being Comfortable With Yourself

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The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself.

Mark Twain

Pearl S. Buck- Trying To Live Alone

Pearl S. Buck- Trying To Live Alone

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The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.     

Pearl S. Buck

F. Scott Fitzgerald- Loneliest Moment In Someone's Life

F. Scott Fitzgerald- Loneliest Moment In Someone’s Life

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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.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Neil Gaiman- Don't Know What I Love You Means

Neil Gaiman- Don’t Know What I Love You Means

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I really don’t know what “I love you” means. I think it means “Don’t leave me here alone.

Neil Gaiman
Italian Proverb On Companionship

Italian Proverb On Companionship

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“It may be quieter to sleep alone, but not warmer.”

Martin Buber Quote On Solitude

Martin Buber Quote On Solitude

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Solitude is the place of purification.    

Martin Buber 

Mark Twain- The Worst Loneliness

Mark Twain- The Worst Loneliness

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The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself.
Mark Twain
Ann Palacios-  Fake friends and being alone

Ann Palacios- Fake friends and being alone

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It’s better to be alone than to have a fake friend.   
Ann Palacios

Fake friends can drain us mentally and physically. They can lead us to failure and hurt us in many different ways. As stated by Ann Palacios, it is better to be alone than to be surrounded by fake friendsBy being alone, we are saving ourselves from hurt, drama and possible danger.

For the sake of our mental health, being alone is not the healthiest option. Humans are social creatures, and we need to interact with others to engage in activities. When selecting friends, there are steps we can take to ensure genuine friendship.

Read more:

 8 Signs Your Friendship is Fake

Five Ways to Make Friends as an Adult  

Albert Einstein- Being Alone

Albert Einstein- Being Alone

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Those who are finer and nobler are always alone and necessarily so and that because of this they can enjoy the purity of their own atmosphere.    
Albert Einstein 
Thomas Merton- Finding Gentleness In Deep Solitude

Thomas Merton- Finding Gentleness In Deep Solitude

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It is in deep solitude that I find the gentleness with which I can truly love my brothers, my family.

Thomas Merton

 

Haruki Murakami- Loneliness Becoming an Acid

Haruki Murakami- Loneliness Becoming an Acid

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Loneliness becomes an acid that eats away at you.
Haruki Murakami

Salman Rushdie- The Emptiness In Life

Salman Rushdie- The Emptiness In Life

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Most of what matters in your life takes place in your absence.
Salman Rushdie

Mandy Hale- Get Comfortable Being Alone

Mandy Hale- Get Comfortable Being Alone

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

Mandy Hale

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette- The Emotions Of Being Alone

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette- The Emotions Of Being Alone

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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.     

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Robin Williams- People Who Make You Feel Alone

Robin Williams- People Who Make You Feel Alone

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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

Wayne Dyer Quote: Being Lonely With a Person

Wayne Dyer Quote: Being Lonely With a Person

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

Pablo Picasso- Solitude is Needed For Serious Work

Pablo Picasso- Solitude is Needed For Serious Work

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Without great solitude no serious work is possible.
Pablo Picasso

Blaise Pascal- The Source Of Miseries

Blaise Pascal- The Source Of Miseries

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

Albert Einstein- Solitude in Youth

Albert Einstein- Solitude in Youth

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I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.
Albert Einstein
Michael Josephson- Learn to be Alone Without Being Lonely

Michael Josephson- Learn to be Alone Without Being Lonely

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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

Tinku Razoria- Its Better To Be Alone

Tinku Razoria- Its Better To Be Alone

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Sometimes its better to be alone, no one can hurt you that way.    

Tinku Razoria 

Ronald Anthony Quote On Being Alone and Needing Others

Ronald Anthony Quote On Being Alone and Needing Others

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When we truly realize that we are all alone is when we need others the most.

Ronald Anthony

Joshua Slocum- Being Alone and Creating Companionship

Joshua Slocum- Being Alone and Creating Companionship

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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.     

Joshua Slocum

Audrey Hepburn - left alone

Audrey Hepburn – left alone

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

Anne Hathaway- Fear of Being Alone

Anne Hathaway- Fear of Being Alone

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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

Arnold Rothstein-  I Can't Stand Being Alone

Arnold Rothstein- I Can’t Stand Being Alone

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

Arnold Rothstein

Sienna Miller- Getting Older and Comfortable Being Alone

Sienna Miller- Getting Older and Comfortable Being Alone

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

Sienna Miller

Jeremy Collier- Books Being a Support

Jeremy Collier- Books Being a Support

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“Books support us in our solitude and keep us from being a burden to ourselves.”
Jeremy Collier

 

Hunter S. Thompson- We Are All Alone

Hunter S. Thompson- We Are All Alone

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“We are all alone, born alone, die alone, and—in spite of True Romance magazines—we shall all someday look back on our lives and see that, in spite of our company, we were alone the whole way. I do not say lonely—at least, not all the time—but essentially, and finally, alone. This is what makes your self-respect so important, and I don’t see how you can respect yourself if you must look in the hearts and minds of others for your happiness.” 
Hunter S. Thompson

 

 

Arthur Schopenhauer​- Love Solitude Before Freedom

Arthur Schopenhauer​- Love Solitude Before Freedom

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A man can be himself alone so long as he is alone 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

 

 

 Alice Koller Quote On Being Alone

 Alice Koller Quote On Being Alone

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Being solitary is being alone well: being alone luxuriously immersed in doings of your own choice, aware of the fullness of your own presence rather than of the absence of others. Because solitude is an achievement.
 Alice Koller

 

 

 

 Claire Danes- Active Imagination and Being Alone

 Claire Danes- Active Imagination and Being Alone

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I have a huge, active imagination, [and] I think I’m really scared of being alone; because if I’m left to my own devices, I’ll just turn into a madwoman.
– Claire Danes

 

Thomas Browne- The Advantages Of Being Alone

Thomas Browne- The Advantages Of Being Alone

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

 

 

Jean De La Bruyere- Unhappiness From Being Alone

Jean De La Bruyere- Unhappiness From Being Alone

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All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.
 Jean De La Bruyere

 

 

Wayne Cordeiro- Being Alone To Refine Soul

Wayne Cordeiro- Being Alone To Refine Soul

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Solitude is a chosen separation for refining your soul. Isolation is what you crave when you neglect the first.
Wayne Cordeiro

 

 

 

Elizabeth Gilbert Quote On Being Alone In Life

Elizabeth Gilbert Quote On Being Alone In Life

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Sometimes life is too hard to be alone, and sometimes life is too good to be alone.
Elizabeth Gilbert

 

 

 

Amy Sedaris- Healthy to Spend Time Alone

Amy Sedaris- Healthy to Spend Time Alone

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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

 

 

 

 

Paul Tillich- Language Created Loneliness

Paul Tillich- Language Created Loneliness

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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

 

Albert Guino- Be Comfortable Being Alone

Albert Guino- Be Comfortable Being Alone

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People who cannot bear to be alone are generally the worst company.
Albert Guino

 

Keith Richards- Enjoy Being Alone

Keith Richards- Enjoy Being Alone

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I’ve never had inner turmoil about all this. You find a lot of people these days who cannot stand to be alone. You could lock me up in solitary for weeks on end, and I’d keep myself amused.
Keith Richards
Laetitia Casta On Real Beauty

Laetitia Casta On Real Beauty

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Real beauty is to be true to oneself.
Laetitia Casta
 Diane Von Furstenberg- Enjoy your own company

 Diane Von Furstenberg- Enjoy your own company

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You’re always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company.
  Diane Von Furstenberg

 

Justin Timberlake- The Best Part About Being Alone

Justin Timberlake- The Best Part About Being Alone

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