Feeling Lonely and Loneliness Quotes, Sayings and Proverbs

Are you feeling lonely? Do you sometimes think you are all alone? A collection of loneliness quotes, loneliness sayings and loneliness proverbs. Enjoy!

There is no greater sorrow than to recall in misery the time when we were happy. ~Dante

The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved. ~Bl. Mother Teresa of Calcutta

A lonely person is at home everywhere. ~Russian proverb

Loneliness is about the scariest thing there is. ~Anonymous

Better be alone than in bad company. ~Thomas Fuller

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

What loneliness is more lonely than distrust? ~T.S. Eliot

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

If you are afraid of being lonely, don’t try to be right. ~Jules Renard

The palace leads to fame, the market to fortune, and loneliness to wisdom. ~Chinese proverb

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

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

It’s so lonely when you don’t even know yourself. ~Anonymous

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

Loneliness is never more cruel than when it is felt in close propinquity with someone who has ceased to communicate. ~Germaine Greer

No one would choose a friendless existence on condition of having all the other things in the world. ~Aristotle

The dread of loneliness is greater than the fear of bondage, so we get married. ~Cyril Connolly

Loneliness is the first thing which God’s eye named, not good. ~John Milton

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

Loneliness is the ultimate poverty. ~Abigail Van Buren

Loneliness breaks the spirit. ~Jewish proverb

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, Jr.

Loneliness accepted becomes a gift leading one from a life dominated by tears to the discovery of one’s true self and finally to the heart of longing and the love of God. ~Unknown Author

People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges. ~Joseph F Newton

Here I sit between my brother the mountain and my sister the sea. We three are one in loneliness, and the love that binds us together is deep and strong and strange. ~Kahlil Gibran

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

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

When everyone leaves you it’s loneliness you feel, when you leave everyone else it’s solitude. ~Alfred Polgar

Strife is better than loneliness. ~Irish proverb

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

Loneliness the clearest of crystal insight into your own soul, its the fear of one’s own self that haunts the lonely. ~Keith Haynie

If you are choosing between bad company and loneliness, choose the second option. ~Spanish proverb

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