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40 Loneliness Quotes That Will Speak To Your Isolated Heart

40 Loneliness Quotes That Will Speak To Your Isolated Heart

List Of 40 Loneliness Quotes That Will Speak To Your Isolated Heart:

#1 Maya Angelou

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

#2 Charles Bukowski

“There is a loneliness in this world so great that you can see it in the slow movement of the hands of a clock”

#3 Tahereh Mafi

“All I ever wanted was to reach out and touch another human being not just with my hands but with my heart.”

#4 Mitch Albom

“The only time we waste is the time we spend thinking we are alone.”

#5 F. Scott FitzgeraldF. Scott Fitzgerald

“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.”

#6 Henry Rollins

“Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.”

#7 Edith Wharton

“The real loneliness is living among all these kind people who only ask one to pretend!”

#8 Sandy Welch

“I wish I could tell you how lonely I am. How cold and harsh it is here. Everywhere there is conflict and unkindness. I think God has forsaken this place. I believe I have seen hell and it’s white, it’s snow-white.”

#9 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.”

#10 Audrey Hepburn

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“When you have nobody you can make a cup of tea for, when nobody needs you, that’s when I think life is over.”

#11 Sherwin B. Nuland

”Where the despair of loneliness and poverty haunts every hour, the optimism to embark on new projects cannot find a place to alight on the brain’s cortex. Poverty itself is an enormous obstacle to an enlightened and enlightening – not to say healthy – old age.”

#12 Paul Tillich

”Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone and solitude expresses the glory of being alone.”

#13 Poppy Z.Brite

“Some nights are made for torture, or reflection, or the savoring of loneliness.”

#14 Martha Beck

”Loneliness is proof that your innate search for connection is intact.”

#15 Tom HanksTom Hanks

”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.”

#16 Jean-Paul Sartre

“If you’re lonely when you’re alone, you’re in bad company.”

#17 Norman Cousins

”The eternal quest of the individual human being is to shatter his loneliness.”

#18 Jonathan Van Ness

”Loneliness is, like, when you wish someone else was there, and solitude is when you enjoy being alone. I don’t always wanna be alone, but I definitely like pockets of solitude to recharge and come back to myself. I think that’s so important for everyone.”

#19 Henry Rollin

“I’ll never forget how the depression and loneliness felt good and bad at the same time. Still does.”

#20 Woody AllenWoody Allen

”Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering – and it’s all over much too soon.”

#21 Daniel Keyes

“I don’t know what’s worse: to not know what you are and be happy, or to become what you’ve always wanted to be, and feel alone.”

#22 Suzanne Collins

“I realize, for the first time, how very lonely I’ve been in the arena. How comforting the presence of another human being can be.”

#23 Augusten Burroughs

“I’m lonely. And I’m lonely in some horribly deep way and for a flash of an instant, I can see just how lonely, and how deep this feeling runs. And it scares the shit out of me to be this lonely because it seems catastrophic.”

#24 Laini Taylor

“For the way, loneliness is worse when you return to it after a reprieve—like the soul’s version of putting on a wet bathing suit, clammy and miserable.”

#25 Mother TeresaMother Teresa

“The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved.”

#26 Dorothy Day

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

#27 Charlotte Brontë

“The trouble is not that I am single and likely to stay single, but that I am lonely and likely to stay lonely.”

#28 Anton Chekhov

”If you are afraid of loneliness, do not marry.”

#29 Charles Bukowski

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

#30 Michael JacksonMichael 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.”

#31 Deb Caletti

“The loneliness you feel with another person, the wrong person, is the loneliest of all.”

#32 Haruki Murakami

 “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. ”

#33 Dag Hammarskjold

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

#34 Lois Lowry

“The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It’s the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared.”

#35 Dalai Lama

”Too much self-centered attitude, you see, brings, you see, isolation. Result: loneliness, fear, anger. The extreme self-centered attitude is the source of suffering.”

#36 Anne Hathaway

”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.”

#37 Douglas Coupland

“Remember: the time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Life’s cruelest irony.”

#38 Brennan Manning

”Suffering, failure, loneliness, sorrow, discouragement, and death will be part of your journey, but the Kingdom of God will conquer all these horrors. No evil can resist grace forever.”

#39 Jodi Picoult

“Let me tell you this: if you meet a loner, no matter what they tell you, it’s not because they enjoy solitude. It’s because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them.”

#40 David Foster Wallace

“Lonely people tend, rather, to be lonely because they decline to bear the psychic costs of being around other humans. They are allergic to people. People affect them too strongly.”      

References

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001391/
https://www.theguardian.com/music/michaeljackson

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