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Best Feeling Alone Quotes for When You Feel Lonely

Do you ever find yourself feeling down, alone and left out? Everyone can have those feelings sometimes. We’ve compiled the most relatable feeling alone quotes including short quotes about feeling alone, meaningful being alone quotes, sad feeling lonely quotes, I feel so alone quotes, quotes for when you feel lonely, inspirational be alone quotes, life quotes about being alone and finding yourself, fear of being alone quotes, happy to be alone quotes and feeling alone sayings.

Whether you’re feeling lonely or bored, these quotes on feeling alone are a great way to pass the time and help you get through difficult times.

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Feeling Alone Quotes

Here are some of our favorite feeling alone quotes.

“There are worse things than feeling alone. Things like being with someone and still feeling alone.” ― M.W Poetry

“Very suddenly. Yes, quite suddenly, I didn’t feel like I could handle my feeling of aloneness.” ― Markus Zusak

Feeling alone is what most likely sparked this way of thinking. Realizing that everyone (consciously or subconsciously) feels alone too – but no matter what, we’re actually ALL together – is what has helped evolve my way of thinking about it. Life feels less lonely, and that’s a big obstacle to overcome.” ― Adam Rodriguez

“There are dark and alone times when you move forward to pursue your own journey, but the beauty in the light at the end of the tunnel is worth every sacrifice you thought you made.” ― DC Allen

“Then the time would come once more when I no longer listened for the steps on the stairs and felt lonely and cried into my pillow every night.” ― Anne Frank

“There are some places in life where you can only go alone. Embrace the beauty of your solo journey.” ― Mandy Hale

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“I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone, it’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people that make you feel all alone.” ― Robin Williams

“No matter how many people care about you, she thought, if you can’t be open with them about who you truly are, you’re still alone.” ― Diane Chamberlain

“Alone had always felt like an actual place to me, as if it weren’t a state of being, but rather a room where I could retreat to be who I really was.” ― Cheryl Strayed

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

“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

“Nothing else so destroys the power to stand alone as the habit of leaning upon others. If you lean, you will never be strong or original. Stand alone or bury your ambition to be somebody in the world.” ― Orison Swett Marden

Short Quotes About Feeling Alone

Check out our favorite short quotes about feeling alone. And if you like short quotes, check out our other lists of Short Inspirational Quotes, Short Quotes About Life, Short Positive Quotes, Short Deep Quotes, Funny Short Quotes, Short Cute Quotes, Short Friendship Quotes, Short Quotes About Change, Short Travel Quotes and Best Short Quotes.

“Feeling alone guides the mind.” ― Claude Bernard

“Being alone is scary, but not as scary as feeling alone in a relationship.” ― Amelia Earhart

“Being alone is more painful than getting hurt.” ― Eiichiro Oda

“As I get older, I’m more and more comfortable being alone.” ― Sienna Miller

“Loneliness is sad, aloneness is blissful.” ― Osho

“To live alone is the fate of all great souls.” ― Arthur Schopenhauer

“What makes us lonely are the feelings that we never share with anyone.” ― Bunny Naidu

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“When the people you love are gone, you’re alone.” ― Keanu Reeves

“I don’t want to be alone, I want to be left alone.” ― Audrey Hepburn

“To be alone is to be different and to be different is to be alone.” ― Suzanne Gordon

“Being alone has nothing to do with how many people are around.” ― Richard Yates

“And if you couldn’t be loved, the next best thing was to be let alone.” ― L.M. Montgomery

“Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.” ― Anthony Burgess

“Sometimes life is too hard to be alone and sometimes life is too good to be alone.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert

“I love to be alone. I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.” ― Henry David Thoreau

Meaningful Being Alone Quotes

You can find some of our best meaningful being alone quotes here. You might also like our list of Short Meaningful Quotes.

“Be guided by feeling alone. We are only simple mortals, subject to error.” ― Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot

“Life is a series of embarrassing moments which leave you feeling alone in your confusion and shame.” ― Miranda Hart

“Don’t go away. I don’t want to be alone. I can’t stand being alone.” ― Arnold Rothstein

“I always joke about being alone forever but I really do believe there isn’t someone out there for me.” ― Pavan

“Being alone on the moors is scary; as the rain clouds settle in, it makes you realize your place in nature.” ― Dave Davies

“Being alone has a power that very few people can handle.” ― Steven Aitchison

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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

“Being alone is very difficult.” ― Yoko Ono

“Lonely is not being alone, it’s the feeling that no one cares.” ― Swatantra Saxena

“Being alone when one’s belief is firm, is not to be alone.” ― Berthold Auerbach

“Being alone with your feelings is the worst because you have nowhere to run. They’re here, dancing in your mind, and all you can do is handle.” ― Aisha Sherly

“Being alone and actually sitting with our own thoughts can lead to such growth and realizations that are rare in our everyday busy lives.” ― Kourtney Kardashian

“Being alone doesn’t necessarily mean loneliness. People are great! But being alone is wonderful. I prefer the silence of alone, and the sounds of nature.” ― Jayson Zabate

“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

Sad Feeling Lonely Quotes

Check out these sad feeling lonely quotes to see if they resonate with you, then head to our lists of Deep Sad Quotes and Sad Quotes About Life for more.

“There are two types of people in the world: those who prefer to be sad among others, and those who prefer to be sad alone.” — Nicole Krauss

“Loneliness is not sad part, best part of my life is, my death will not cause pain for anyone.” — Mohammed Zaki Ansari

“It is not a lonely feeling, but just as I am always sad to close the cover on a book, I feel I have finished with this part of my life and will have to begin a new book.” — Nancy E. Turner

“Sadness is silent, it is yours. It is coming because you are alone. It is giving you a chance to go deeper into your aloneness. Rather than jumping from one shallow happiness to another shallow happiness and wasting your life, it is better to use sadness as a means for meditation. Witness it. It is a friend! It opens the door of your eternal aloneness.” — Osho

“I’m so glad I spent 10 years being sad and lonely.” — Caitlin Moran

“I want to show you that you are not alone, and that we are all in it together. Depression, anxiety, panic and deep sadness is an illness just like any other.” — Frankie Bridge

“Life can be sad, life can be happy. Whatever is in your life; does not have to hold you at bay, happy or sad.” — Dora Chappell

“Your sadness is a gift. Don’t reject it. Don’t rush it. Live it fully and use it as fuel to change and grow.” — Maxime Lagacé

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“Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.” — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“Trying to avoid sadness is trying to avoid life.” — Maxime Lagacé

“Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.” — Khalil Gibran

“Sadness flies away on the wings of time.” — Jean de La Fontaine

“You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.” – Jonathan Safran Foer

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“The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.” — Jim Rohn

“You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.” — Jonathan Safran Foer

I Feel so Alone Quotes

Have a look through our favorite I feel so alone quotes here.

“I have no privacy. But I feel so alone.” ― Susan Beth Pfeffer

“I feel so alone in this world fill with 7 billions souls.” ― Marty Bisson milo

“Sometimes I feel so alone in the world. A tiny speck of nothing in a sea of emptiness.” ― Edwyna Hughes

“I feel so alone sometimes. The night is quiet for me. I’d love to be able to sleep. I’ll probably not rest. I have no need for all this. Help me, Lord.” ― Elvis Presley

“I feel so alone, she said. “You don’t realize how much space someone takes up until they’re gone and there’s too much emptiness. This place never echoed before. Now it does.” She was mystified.” ― Faith Sullivan

“You can be surrounded by people all the time, but you feel so alone. I think that’s when you can lose perspective and lose control of what you’re doing. It’s almost as if you have no fear and you don’t really care about what happens to yourself.” ― Ladyhawke

“A season of loneliness and isolation is when the caterpillar gets its wings. Remember that next time you feel alone.” — Mandy Hale

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“Don’t feel alone, because there is always someone out there who loves you more than you can imagine.” ― Anurag Prakash Ray

“Never search for your happiness in others, it will make you feel alone. Search it in yourself, you will feel happy even when you are left alone.” ―

“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 alone.” ― Robin Williams

“I’ve also seen that great men are often lonely. This is understandable because they have built such high standards for themselves that they often feel alone. But that same loneliness is part of their ability to create.” ― Yousuf Karsh

Quotes for When You Feel Lonely

These quotes for when you feel lonely are worth checking out.

“You can’t feel lonely if there’s no one else around.” ― Yamaguchi Kenji

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

“Loneliness is a state of feeling that can be changed. People may still feel lonely even among the crowd.” ― Toba Beta

“I don’t know why I still feel this pit in my stomach whenever I get a moment to think. I know what the pit is, too; I feel lonely. But I’m not alone, I keep telling myself.” ― Pittacus Lore

“You cannot be lonely if you like the person you are alone with.” ― Wayne Dyer

“When you learn how to be alone you’ll discover the difference between alone and lonely.” ― L.J. Vanier

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

“Like it or not, there are times when you need to be alone; times when you need to be lonely; times when you need to need other people.” ― Alan Bradley

“It’s only natural to feel lonely after the enjoyable moments pass. But as you experience new joys those feelings of sorrow will start to fade.” ― Mizu Sahara

“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

Inspirational Be Alone Quotes

Get motivated with these inspirational be alone quotes. You can find some of our favorite better to be alone quotes here and pick the best learn to be alone quotes. If you like inspirational quotes, you should also check out our lists of Short Inspirational Quotes, Inspirational Morning Quotes, Inspirational Quotes for Today, Funny Inspirational Quotes and Inspirational Quotes for Work.

“Sometimes it’s better to be alone. Nobody can hurt you.” ― Tinku Razoria

“If you want others to follow, learn to be alone with your thoughts.” ― William Deresiewicz

“Your life will get better when you realize it’s better to be alone than to chase people who don’t really care about you.” ― Thema Davis

“It is far better to be alone than to be in bad company.” ― George Washington

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“Learn to be alone and to like it. There is nothing more empowering or freeing than learning to like your own company.” ― Mandy Hale

“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

“By all means use sometimes to be alone. Salute thyself; see what thy soul doth wear.” — George Herbert

“I think it’s very healthy to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone and not be defined by another person.” — Oscar Wilde

When we cannot bear to be alone, it means we do not properly value the only companion we will have from birth to death – ourselves.” — Eda J. LeShan

“When they are alone they want to be with others, and when they are with others they want to be alone. After all, human beings are like that.” — Gertrude Stein

Every man who is truly a man must learn to be alone in the midst of all the others, and if need be against all the others.” ― Romain Rolland

Life Quotes About Being Alone and Finding Yourself

Be encouraged by these life quotes about being alone and finding yourself. You might also want to check out our other life quotes, including Short Quotes About Life, Inspirational Quotes About Life, Funny Quotes About Life, Enjoy Life Quotes, Live Your Best Life Quotes, Life’s Good Quotes and Life Changing Quotes

“To find yourself, think for yourself.” ― Socrates

“Don’t spend all of your time trying to FIND yourself. Spend your time CREATING yourself into a person that you’ll be proud of.” ― Sonya Parker

“Your real self may be hiding somewhere, look for it within, when you find yourself, you can freely be what you want to be.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson

“It is not only the most difficult thing to know oneself, but the most inconvenient one, too.” ― H.W. Shaw

“You’ve got to find yourself first. Everything else’ll follow.” ― Charles de Lint

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“In the end you don’t so much find yourself as you find someone who knows who you are.” ― Robert Brault

“Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.” ― Henry David Thoreau

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

“Be who you are, and find yourself so you can be your own person and enjoy life with no regret.” ― Bonnie Zackson Koury

“One’s own self is well hidden from one’s own self; of all mines of treasure, one’s own is the last to be dug up.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

“People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates.” ― Thomas Szasz

“I wasn’t searching for something or someone….I was searching for me.” ― Carrie Bradshaw

“The greatest explorer on this earth never takes voyages as long as those of the man who descends to the depth of his heart.” ― Julien Green

“You’ve got to know yourself so you can at last be yourself.” ― D.H. Lawrence

“There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one’s self.” ― Benjamin Franklin

Fear of Being Alone Quotes          

Check out these fear of being alone quotes.

“It’s an interesting combination: Having a great fear of being alone, and having a desperate need for solitude and the solitary experience. That’s always been a tug of war for me.” ― Jodie Foster

“I had a fear of being alone.” ― Gloria Gaynor

“I’m afraid of everything. Fear of being alone, fear of being hurt, fear of being made a fool of, fear of failure… Still, I think all my fears bleed from one big one.” ― Tiffanie DeBartolo

“There are many things that can keep you in a relationship, I say. Fear of being alone. Fear of disrupting the arrangement of your life. A decision to settle for something that’s okay, because you don’t know if you can get any better. Or maybe there’s the irrational belief that it will get better, even if you know he won’t change.” ― David Levithan

“In order to be open to creativity, one must have the capacity for constructive use of solitude. One must overcome the fear of being alone.” ― Rollo May

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“Putting up with the fear of being with the wrong person because you can’t deal with the fear of being alone.” ― David Levithan

“I’ve always had a huge fear of dying or becoming ill. The thing I’m most afraid of, though, is being alone, which I think a lot of performers fear. It’s why we seek the limelight – so we’re not alone, we’re adored. We’re loved, so people want to be around us. The fear of being alone drives my life.” ― Jennifer Lopez

“Light love is desire of pleasure; great love is fear of being alone.” ― Katherine Cecil Thurston

“I no longer have the fear of being alone. It’s cool to find out that you don’t need a boyfriend to be happy.”  ― Drew Barrymore

“The unwarranted devotion. Putting up with the fear of being with the wrong person because you can’t deal with the fear of being alone. The hope tinged with doubt, and the doubt tinged with hope. Every time I see these feelings in someone else’s face, it weighs me down.” ― David Levithan

Happy to be Alone Quotes

These happy to be alone quotes will make you feel better about the situation. If you like these quotes, also check out our lists of Short Happy Quotes, Happy Quotes About Life, Be Happy Quotes and Funny Happy Quotes.

“If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone.” ― Maxwell Maltz

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

“To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude.” ― Jeanne Moreau

“What a lovely surprise to finally discover how unlonely being alone can be.” ― Ellen Burstyn

“I’m very happy alone.” ― Octavia E. Butler

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“Inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that is where I renew my springs that never dry up.” ― Pearl S. Buck

“As I get older I’m more and more comfortable being alone.” ― Sienna Miller

“There’s a tremendous difference between alone and lonely. You could be lonely in a group of people. I like being alone. I like eating by myself. I go home at night and just watch a movie or hang out with my dog. I have to exert myself and really say, oh God, I’ve got to see my friends ‘cause I’m too content being by myself.” ― Drew Barrymore

“I have to be alone very often. I’d be quite happy if I spent from Saturday night until Monday morning alone in my apartment. That’s how I refuel.” ― Audrey Hepburn

“I want to be alone.” ― Greta Garbo

“I like my life alone. I mean, I love being with friends, and I love kissing and loving someone to pieces. But it’s hard to find someone who doesn’t ultimately start judging you and your choices.” ― Sarah Silverman

Feeling Alone Sayings

Here are some of our favorite feeling alone sayings we don’t know who said first.

“The sun is alone too. And he’s still shining.”

“And then I think that maybe I was designed to be alone.”

“Being alone is one thing but feeling alone is a whole different story.”

“No, I may not be physically alone. But mentally there is no one in sight.”

“If you’re feeling alone, just look up at the sky. The stars are there for you.”

“I enjoy being alone, my soul is at peace in the silence.”

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“This loneliness and feeling alone is going to be the end of everything for me.”

“Sometimes you just need a break. In a beautiful place. Alone. To figure everything out.”

“Sometimes, you need to be alone. Not to be lonely, but to enjoy your free time being yourself.”

“Standing alone doesn’t mean I am alone. It means I’m strong enough to handle things all by myself.”

“You can’t be strong all the time. Sometimes you just need to be alone and let your tears out.”

“The saddest thing is when you are feeling real down. You look around and realize that there is no shoulder for you.”

“Nobody knows about the little meltdowns I have when I’m alone. They only know about the smiles and laughs I show them.”

“Loneliness does not come from being alone, but from being unable to communicate the things that seem important to you.”

“Sometimes I feel like I just want to be alone. But what I actually want is someone to just hold me and tell me everything will be okay.”

“I think it’s very healthy to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone. You need to know how to be alone and not be defined by another person.”

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