Quotation Explorer - 'Loneliness'

Only the dying know what real loneliness is. - Marty Rubin
DeWitt: Loneliness leads to nothing good, only detachment. And sometimes the people who most need to reach out are the people least capable of it. - Jane Espenson
Reckon your weakness as praise of God’s power, endure suffering in joy, risk your life on the veracity of Christ, count your loneliness a means of grace. - William Stringfellow
My characters are quite as real to me as so-called real people; which is one reason why I'm not subject to what is known as loneliness. I have plenty of company. - William S. Burroughs
In past wars only homes burnt, but this timeDon't be surprised if even loneliness ignites.In past wars only bodys burnt, but this timeDon't be surprised if even shadows ignite. - Sahir Ludhianvi
To ease the loneliness of the bridges, visit them sometimes! The forgotten ones must be remembered! Create some memories with them so that they will feel themselves less lonely! Memories are the enemies of solitude. - Mehmet Murat ildan
Seek me not in your richness, O dear, search not amidst the words talkative. Find me in the moments of loneliness, in the silence of your mighty soul. Within the void of intimate being this is me, the majestic blue - the cessation of all; and here your are in the celestial path. - Preeth Nambiar
You told me you would never leave me, but the only thing I feel is loneliness... - Mickeal Bonneau
Some nights are made for torture, or reflection, or the savoring of loneliness. - Poppy Z. Brite
There comes a time when something changes you... No matter the impact... Where the world no longer beats in time with you. You no longer feel amongst the fray.. And the feeling of loneliness is a brandished armor you wear the rest of your life. - Solange nicole
In the developed countries there is a poverty of intimacy, a poverty of spirit, of loneliness, of lack of love. There is no greater sickness in the world today than that one. - Mother Teresa
Loneliness is my worst enemy, but in the end he's usually my only real friend. - Dave Guerrero
no time agoor else a lifewalking in the darki met christjesus)my heartflopped overand lay stillwhile he passed(asclose as i’m to youyes closermade of nothingexcept loneliness. - E.E. Cummings
Loneliness sometimes gives me a quantity of creativeness - you're drinking another glass of wine and you're feeling even worse. Art doesn't work without pain; art also exists for compensating pain. - Till Lindemann
...Who knows what death, anxiety of the living, Who knows what loneliness, end of the lovingI could say to myself of the love (I had): Let it not be immortal, since it is flame But let it be infinite while it lasts. - Vinicius de Moraes
The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself. - Mark Twain
Loneliness is sadness.Solitude is happiness. - Crestless Wave
Depression on my left, Loneliness on my right. They don't need to show me thier badges. I know these guys very well. - Elizabeth Gilbert
loneliness doesn't kill you, but it becomes extremely different when you find it among the crowd. - Nobody
Dad? Dad, no. No. I can't. I can't. Why are you saying these things?""Because I can't stand watching all that loneliness that lives inside you. - Benjamin Alire Sáenz
I almost thought that marriage was a cure to loneliness, alas! so many are lonely inside marriage. Then I realized it's not marriage that takes the loneliness away, but when both within marriage honour God and the vows made before Him. - Gugu Mona
the idea of being invisibly alone in a crowd of strangers is so tempting for a number of introverts...or maybe for loneliness? - Jennifer William
True, I was rather alone, but loneliness isn't proof of not being right. - Krleža, Miroslav
Pale winter sun Is beatin' the ground Why'm I throwin' away The best thing that I've found My young heart's in tatters and I'm sureThat it will be a long time healing It's so hard to see what I'm doing this forWhen loneliness is all that I'm feeling - David Gray
Loneliness is that feeling to understand your own Self - Samar Sudha
You can do beautiful things with your friends; you can do beautiful things when you are all alone! In togetherness, listen to the music of the crowds; in solitude, listen to the music of the silence! Be neither afraid of the crowds, nor of the loneliness, because both are blessings! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The only true wisdom lives far from mankind, out in the great loneliness, and it can be reached only through suffering. Privation and suffering alone can open the mind of man to all that is hidden to others. - Igjugarjuk
Sometimes loneliness makes the loudest noise. - Aaron Ben-Ze'ev
Music eliminates my gravity. When I'm singing, I'm a ravenous pterodactyl. I'm alive and free and hungry, and I know who I am. But the flood is coming; it's weighing me down, making me prisoner to my loneliness and pain.-character Joanna (Broken) - J. Matthew Nespoli
Loneliness is a failure to appreciate others. - Marty Rubin
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
It is better to be alone than to become a person that loses his soul to the fear of loneliness. - Shannon L. Alder
Loneliness is a shadow of death - Bangambiki Habyarimana
Friendship needs no words - it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness. - Dag Hammarskjöld
No one is materialistic by birth. It the loneliness of that person which makes him, love things that can never love him back. - Srinivas Shenoy
I'm scared of losing this web we're in. This elusive, indefinable, opposite of loneliness. - Marina Keegan
Friendless is most loneliness in the world - Chatchawan Tangtrongpanich
Loneliness is a crowded room - Bryan Ferry
The most terrible poverty is loneliness and the feeling of being unloved. - Mother Teresa
Loneliness changes you more than time. - viditi
People cannot win against their loneliness because loneliness is this world’s worst kind of pain. - Masashi Kishimoto
Loneliness of heartIn the still of the night my heart doth cry out, who can hear it for time is far spent. In the darkness in the shadow of the depth I find isolation and fear... - M.I. Ghostwriter
Loneliness is a crowded room,Full of open hearts turned to stone,All together all alone - Bryan Ferry
A lot of people travel because they are unhappy, but travelling does not necessary makes one happier. Sometimes it exacerbates the unhappiness, the loneliness. - Vann Chow
At home, Tommy tried to avoid looking too long at himself in the mirror, for his reflection stirred in him a feeling of great loneliness and a fear that this loneliness might be permanent. - Aryn Kyle
sometime am feeling proud to have ma loneliness but, sometime am so feeling lonely. - kamal parvez
I tell you loneliness is the thing to master. Courage and fear, love, death are only parts of it and can easily be ruled afterwards. If I make myself master my own loneliness there will be peace or safety: and perhaps these are the same. - Martha Gellhorn
Where a people prays, there is the hurch; and where the church is; there is never loneliness. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Arrogance and selfishness are not the only reasons behind our loneliness, but most often we used to be alone because of them. - M.F. Moonzajer
The opposite of Loneliness is not Togetherness , It's Intimacy - Richard Bach
Still, the time I spent with her was more precious than anything. She helped me forget the undertone of loneliness in my life. She expanded the outer edges of my world, helped me draw a deep, soothing breath. Only Sumire could do that for me. - Haruki Murakami
We who are born into this age of freedom and independence and the self must undergo this loneliness. It is the price we pay for these times of ours. - Natsume Soseki
Loneliness is about the scariest thing out there. - Joss Whedon
Loneliness isn’t a lack of people. It is a lack of understanding and acceptance. - Bronnie Ware
loneliness is a great teacher and a master test of character - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
There is a terrible hunger for love. We all experience that in our lives - the pain, the loneliness. We must have the courage to recognize it. The poor you may have right in your own family. Find them. Love them. - Mother Teresa
Loneliness is a good education. You learn the things no crowds can teach and you discover the things no crowds can give. - Mehmet Murat ildan
Your heartbeat is a lullaby that puts my loneliness to sleep. - Xue Yun
I think loneliness is much better than companionship of a selfish. - Tanmaya Guru
No matter how much I think, no matter how much I try, I can't fill this void of loneliness in my heart. - Auliq Ice
Loneliness is a state when you have not yet grown to love yourself enough. - Robert Black
Life’s harrowing echo only to be faded into exiled loneliness - Munia Khan
Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for. - Dag Hammarskjold
Dude, marriage is the 'get out of loneliness free' card in the Monopoly game of life.
I wish to spend a lifetime near a lighthouse where loneliness will be the glimmer of luminous prancing upon ocean waves… rising and falling only for my breathing. - Munia Khan
What we don't let out traps us. We think, No one else feels this way, I must be crazy. So we don't say anything. And we become enveloped by a deep loneliness, not knowing where our feelings come from or what to do with them. Why do I feel this way? - Sabrina Ward Harrison
A woman who is willing to be herself and pursue her own potential runs not so much the risk of loneliness as the challenge of exposure to more interesting men and people in general. - Lorraine Hansberry
I love my loneliness as it helps me gather strength to deal with people. - Amit Abraham
Isolation, for him, had become a basic sine qua non for existence and loneliness, his sole companion like a perfectly faithful twin. He was someone for whom even happiness would cry for, mourning the death of his sentiments and murdering the existence of his soul. - Faraaz Kazi
Eagle's flight of loneliness soars so high Around its sigh, no more alone the sky Other birds remain away, clouds pass byBetween shrouds of life and haze sun rays die - Munia Khan
You will never know loneliness when you have a dog, when you lose that dog it will be loneliness like you've never known. - Michael P. Naughton
I look at old photos and it gives me joy and and tells me about the best time I spent with people but they always left a feeling of loneliness & things I missed and I don't feel connected to them at all. - Neetesh Dixit
Sometimes the lies you tell are less frightening than the loneliness you might feel if you stopped telling them. - Brock Clarke
The strange thing about loneliness is that we feel it most intently when we are with people. Loneliness is the knowing in our heart that we were created to really, truly know each other in the deepest sense but we feel stuck with superficiality. - Dannah Gresh
To an optimist loneliness is freedom, to all others it is prison. - Amit Kalantri
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better. - Henry Rollins
Loneliness is remedied at times with the company of a friend and at other times with the company of oneself. - Patricia Selbert
Poverty only tries men's souls. It is loneliness that breaks the heart. - Sam Rayburn
You will never feel alone, if you run down the stairs of loneliness; as every solitary step becomes your companion. - Munia Khan
Because they saved me from myself, they rescued me from my loneliness. They were the first to accept me for who I am. They're my friends.-Naruto Uzumaki - Masashi Kishimoto
I find a source of love in everything that breathes, moves, touches, whispers, smiles. I wake up everyday to search and find love in the wild dream of loneliness. - Harshada Pathare
Loneliness is the human condition. No one is ever going to fill that space. The best thing you can do it to know yourself... know what you want.
People drain me, even the closest of friends, and I find loneliness to be the best state in the union to live in. - Margaret Cho
Loneliness is a strange gift. - E. B. White
I have a very childlike rage, and a very childlike loneliness. - Richey Edwards
The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved. - Mother Teresa
When traversing the vast sea of loneliness, Oneness is the only true safe harbor. - Gary Hopkins
To fall in love is easy, even to remain in it is not difficult; our human loneliness is cause enough. But it is a hard quest worth making to find a comrade through whose steady presence one becomes steadily the person one desires to be. - Anna Louise Strong
loneliness gives you opportunity to look the beauty of out of window - Arya vidhan
Loneliness can make you feel that you have a kingdom in darkness. - MRK ONTIM
I find a certain degree of loneliness not only tolerable but deeply pleasurable. - Allen Shawn
It always strikes me, and it is very peculiar, that, whenever we see the image of indescribable and unutterable desolation—of loneliness, poverty, and misery, the end and extreme of things—the thought of God comes into one's mind. - Vincent Van Gogh
Loneliness is an emaciation of the spirit. -Who Has Known Heights: The Mystique Memoirs of a Melancholic Mind - Wheston Chancellor Grove
One's need for loneliness is not satisfied if one sits at a table alone. There must be empty chairs as well. - Karl Kraus
Loneliness is everything it's cracked up to be. - Alan Alda
Nothing is more painful than the loneliness of being with someone who is never completely there. - Rick Yancey
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon. - Woody Allen
You must always see your loneliness as an opportunity to meet something good unexpected, something new unknown before, something interesting not happened yet! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Negativity is a debilitating disease. It is a slow and painful way to experience life. It attacks the immune system, creates anxiety, and can lead to loneliness and depression. Finding your inner harmony is the quickest way to alleviate the methodical destruction of this dark energy - Gary Hopkins
Na, it's not about the human desires; it's about the desires being used to get rid of loneliness, insecurity and lack of love we often feel. - Saurabh Sharma
I would like to be with you, but I do love my loneliness too. - M.F. Moonzajer
Loneliness means when you have no one to celebrate your success with and share your pains. - M.F. Moonzajer
She raised her head and stared at the birds with him, caught in a web of awe and loneliness. - Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi
If you've ever had that feeling of loneliness, of being an outsider, it never quite leaves you. You can be happy or successful or whatever, but that thing still stays with you. - Tim Burton
Loneliness Ends With Love - Al Lerner
Behind lay loneliness and delusions. Ahead lay answers, and yes, Riley. So bent double beneath my load, but naked no longer, I followed the two demons deeper into Hell. - Heather Heffner
Loneliness gave me things that no one did. It gave me pain, It gave me strength to gather myself and stand again. It gave me strength to wait for you. - Srinivas Shenoy
The source of my suffering and loneliness is deep in my heart. This is a disease no doctor can cure. Only Union with the Friend can cure it. - Rabia Basri
I have found no other cure for loneliness than to befriend it. - Charlotte Eriksson
Loneliness is not lack of companion; it is the absence of the right people in our life. That is why we are alone even among the people. - M.F. Moonzajer
I love my loneliness as you do love your virginity. - M.F. Moonzajer
Loneliness is your only companion. - Compton Gage
Friendship is not a remedy for loneliness. Loneliness is part of our experience, and if we are looking for relief from loneliness in friendship, we are only going to frustrate the friendship. Friendship, camaraderie, intimacy, all those things, and loneliness lived together in the same experience. - Rich Mullins
I kill my loneliness by reading and (then) writing, damn. - Desi Puspitasari
It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony. - Benjamin Britten
It's not that people are mean to each other; it's just that they haven't forgotten the times when being selfless brought them loneliness & pain. - Saurabh Sharma
The only way to escape the feeling of loneliness is to just be silent - Sonya Withrow
The soul hardly ever realizes it, but whether he is a believer or not, his loneliness is really a homesickness for God. - Hubert Van Zeller
Novelty is a new kind of loneliness. - Wendell Berry
Loneliness is not lack of company. Loneliness is lack of purpose. - Guillermo Maldonado
Loneliness and desperation are only possible when we have lost touch with our beauty within. - Bryant McGill
I am lonely, yet not everybody will do. I don’t know why, some people fill the gaps and others emphasize my loneliness. - Anaïs Nin
In this passionately social world, loneliness dogged the spirit. People were constantly getting together, but they never really got there…For everyone searched his neighbor’s eyes for the image of himself, and never saw anything else. Or if he did, he was outraged and terrified. - Olaf Stapledon
Don’t be afraid of loneliness, because everything is a door; even loneliness is a door, it opens to somewhere! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Romanticism in loneliness is a true romanticism; but romanticism when others are around is suspicious because you may be pretending! - Mehmet Murat ildan
When the chips are down, you are alone, and loneliness can be terrifying. Fortunately, I've always had a chum I could call. And I love to be alone. It doesn't bother me one bit. I’m my own company. - Audrey Hepburn
... and for the first time he realized the pain inevitable in any human relationship - pain suffered and pain inflicted. How foolish we were to be afraid of loneliness. - Graham Greene
The path you walk is unique and needed. There is no other like yours. On your path you experience love, joy and peace, as well as loneliness, sadness and torment. These all are specific lessons you choose to rediscover your divine identity. - Raphael Zernoff
What the soul hardly realizes is that, unbeliever or not, his loneliness is really a homesickness for God. - Dom Hubert Van Zeller
Organizations for writers palliate the writer's loneliness, but I doubt if they improve his writing.... For he does his work alone and if he is a good enough writer he must face eternity, or the lack of it, each day. - Ernest Hemingway
If you don't Understand the color of Darkness and Loneliness Then you must be Blind - Yaganesh Derasari
Love someone because their soul inspires you, not because you’re interested in the relief from loneliness and companionship they can provide. Anybody can do that. Not just anybody can show you to yourself. - Brianna Wiest
Loneliness isn't a disease, it is only a moment to learn something better - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
If you are destined to become a writer, you can't help it. If you can help it, you aren't destined to become a writer. The frustrations and disappointments, not even to mention the unspeakable loneliness, are too unbearable for anyone who doesn't have a deep sense of being unable to avoid writing. - Donald Harington
The world is sick with loneliness in spite of multitudes of people living in it - Sunday Adelaja
Until you experience real loneliness, you shall never know what real loneliness is. So many people feel miserable and lonely just because they ignore their inner man, create a gap between themselves and their inner man, and neglect their true self! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
I seek the city because there is nothing sweeter than not being alone in your loneliness. - Charlotte Eriksson
The worst kind of loneliness in the world is isolation that comes from being misunderstood. It can make people lose their grasp on reality. - Shyza Chaudhry
I never wanted to be alone, but I always opted for loneliness. I am an emotional, sensitive and expressive creature. I cannot detach my feelings, never could I control. I fall in love and I can be easily broken. - M.F. Moonzajer
...real loneliness is having no one to miss. Think yourself lucky you've known something worth missing. - Emma Donoghue
If loneliness is the disease, the story is the cure. - Richard Ford
They're sharing a drink called loneliness, but at least its better than drinking alone. - Billy Joel
Loneliness is the worst pain that human can go through specially the period time when technology that is design to keep people away from each other and that period is now (21-Century). - Nadair Desmar
Manliness consists not in bluff, bravado or loneliness. It consists in daring to do the right thing and facing consequences whether it is in matters social, political or other. It consists in deeds not words. - Mahatma Gandhi
Everybody has something that chews them up and, for me, that thing was always loneliness. The cinema has the power to make you not feel lonely, even when you are. - Tom Hanks
Create you own singleness, your own loneliness, and know that you know this is exactly what you are doing. And feel damn right about it. - Margaret Aranda
You are the architect of your own loneliness. - Adam Shankman
God desires that man should be. God does not wish to be alone. The meaning of existence is the conquest of loneliness, the acquisition of kinship and nearness. - Nikolai A. Berdyaev
People say how do you live alone? My response-I have time for myself not for loneliness... - Ankit_pandey
There’s a loneliness that only exists in one’s mind. The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is blink. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Loneliness is the way by which destiny endeavors to lead man to himself. - Hermann Hesse
In the sinking sand,where we’ve come to rest,have I had a hand in your loneliness? - Joanna Newsom
Loneliness is not the enemy of your joy as long as you know how you should always destroy the pensive mood that remains with you like a friend who never stands up for you when you’re forced to bend - Munia Khan
Beauty is wishing for loneliness without any regret and complains. - M.F. Moonzajer
These stories are important to me, not because they happen to be about South Asians, but because they’re circling around a certain strain of loneliness that goes deeper than cultural dissonance, that has to do with the yearning to connect with someone else, or with some unreachable vision of home. - Tania James
Loneliness is the best way to realize that you are not alone.. - C. Massios
Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is richness of self. - May Sarton
I enjoy controlled loneliness. I like wandering around the city alone. I’m not afraid of coming back to an empty flat and lying down in an empty bed. I’m afraid of having no one to miss, of having no one to love. - Kuba Wojewódzki
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty. - Mother Teresa
The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself. - Mark Twain
Everything you do makes my body scream with loneliness. When I see you, the room swallows me. I find myself at the bottom of the pool. - Henry Rollins
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness. - Maya Angelou
Until you get comfortable with being alone, you’ll never know if you’re choosing someone out of love or loneliness. - Mandy Hale
Loneliness is a poison, but aloneness is a catalyst. - Sam Killermann
But it seems that I can tackle the most esoteric of recipes, the most elusive puff pastry, as long as I do not have to count the empty layers of loneliness building up inside. - Kim Sunée
I need the pain of loneliness to make my imagination work. - Orhan Pamuk
It is easy to love the people far away. It is not always easy to love those close to us. It is easier to give a cup of rice to relieve hunger than to relieve the loneliness and pain of someone unloved in our home. Bring love into your home for this is where our love for each other must start. - Mother Teresa
Everybody in the world wants to be understood and to have others appreciate them.Being different is scary. Solitude is pain and loneliness. - Mizuki Nomura
It was very relaxing to be away from civilization, and this bothered me. I should not have found the loneliness so welcoming. - Stephenie Meyer
The essential reason for my loneliness is that I don't even know where I belong. - Orhan Pamuk
Loneliness is more painful than being hurt - Eiichiro Oda
I’m mad with loneliness and you’ve been haunting me all day - John J. Geddes
Oh, loneliness and cheeseburgers are a dangerous mix. - Matt Groening
Your job won't take care of you when you'll be sailing through loneliness or going though a tragedy in life. Your friends will. Make good friends and stay in touch. - Chanda Kaushik
At the innermost core of all loneliness is a deep and powerful yearning for union with one's lost self. - Brendan Francis
To be a human being means to be lonely.To go on becoming a person means exploring new modes of resting in our loneliness. - Robert Hobson
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