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Quotes About Alone




All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.
Blaise Pascal

Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
George Washington

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

Life could be wonderful if people would leave you alone.
Charlie Chaplin

Then stirs the feeling infinite, so felt In solitude, where we are least alone.
Lord Byron

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

If you are lonely when you're alone, you are in bad company.
Jean-Paul Sartre

It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone - so far.
Marilyn Monroe

The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone.
Albert Camus

You cannot be lonely if you like the person you're alone with.
Wayne Dyer

I only go out to get me a fresh appetite for being alone.
Lord Byron

We are rarely proud when we are alone.
Voltaire


I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best.
Frida Kahlo

A man can be himself only so long as he is alone, and if he does not love solitude, he will not love freedom, for it is only when he is alone that he is really free.
Arthur Schopenhauer

The longer one is alone, the easier it is to hear the song of the earth.
Robert Anton Wilson

Language... has created the word 'loneliness' to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word 'solitude' to express the glory of being alone.
Paul Tillich

The Lord had the wonderful advantage of being able to work alone.
Kofi Annan

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

You only grow when you are alone.
Paul Newman

I finally faced the fact that it isn't a crime not having friends. Being alone means you have fewer problems.
Whitney Houston

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


When I'm alone, I can sleep crossways in bed without an argument.
Zsa Zsa Gabor

I would rather be a beggar and single than a queen and married.
Elizabeth I

Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
Henry Rollins

I'm fascinated with myself and love hearing the sound of my own voice. I'd like to hear what I have to say. A lot of people don't like being alone because they truly don't like themselves, but I love me.
Gene Simmons

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

Solitude is independence.
Hermann Hesse

We are all sentenced to solitary confinement inside our own skins, for life.
Tennessee Williams

Living alone makes it harder to find someone to blame.
Mason Cooley

In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.
Laurence Sterne

The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone.
Henrik Ibsen

All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.
Jean de la Bruyere

The time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself.
Douglas Coupland

In Genesis, it says that it is not good for a man to be alone; but sometimes it is a great relief.
John Barrymore

As a body everyone is single, as a soul never.
Hermann Hesse


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