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Loneliness Quotes

Loneliness has many different descriptions. But it is always unpleasant knowing that no one is there for you. It is a feeling of emptiness, solitude and pain. If the feeling is for real then people feeling it are called loners. But, if it is a psychological phenomenon then the sufferers must be treated before it worsens. Loneliness comes with a feeling of numbness, pain, nothingness and fear. It reduces the levels of social interaction to a minimum so much so that even communication is nullified. For some famous being alone quotations, it is suggested you read the next section!

Woody Allen

Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.

Joseph Conrad

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.

Memory Lonliness
Thomas More

Tis the last rose of summer Left blooming alone; All her lovely companions Are faded and gone.

Sir Thomas Browne

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

George Eliot

What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?

Omar Khayyam

The thoughtful soul to solitude retires.

Dorothy Day

We have all known the long loneliness, and we have found that the answer is community.

Hillaire Belloc

When friendship disappears then there is a space left open to that awful loneliness of the outside world which is like the cold space between the planets. It is an air in which men perish utterly.

Soren Kierkegaard

Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.

Eric Hoffer

There is no loneliness greater than the loneliness of a failure. The failure is a stranger in his own house.

C. S. Lewis

Look for yourself, and you will find in the long run only hatred, loneliness, despair, rage, ruin, and decay. But look for Christ, and you will find Him, and with Him everything else thrown in.

Henry Miller

An artist is always alone - if he is an artist. No, what the artist needs is loneliness.

Artists Lonliness
Anton Chekhov

If you are afraid of loneliness, do not marry.

Every day, people serve their neighbors and our nation in many different ways, from helping a child learn and easing the loneliness of those without a family to defending our freedom overseas. It is in this spirit of dedication to others and to our country that I believe service should be broadly and deeply encouraged.

Albert Schweitzer

We are all so much together, but we are all dying of loneliness.

Togetherness Dying
Mother Teresa

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.

Elisabeth Shue

It would be really wonderful if people connected to the loneliness of what it means to be a human being in the world today.

Maya Angelou

Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.

Chuck Palahniuk

My books are always about somebody who is taken from aloneness and isolation - often elevated loneliness - to community. It may be a denigrated community that is filthy and poor, but they are not alone; they are with people.

People Community Lonliness
Bertrand Russell

Love is something far more than desire for sexual intercourse; it is the principal means of escape from the loneliness which afflicts most men and women throughout the greater part of their lives.

Alice Walker

The gift of loneliness is sometimes a radical vision of society or one's people that has not previously been taken into account.

Michael Jackson

There were times when I had great times with my brothers, pillow fights and things, but I was, used to always cry from loneliness.

Taylor Swift

I've never thought about songwriting as a weapon. I've only thought about it as a way to help me get through love and loss and sadness and loneliness and growing up.

Let the resurrection joy lift us from loneliness and weakness and despair to strength and beauty and happiness.