132 Feeling Alone Quotes You Must Read

Updated on:

The below feeling alone quotes will tell you that not everyone will be with you forever. You have to make yourself strong enough so that whether you have someone or not you should keep moving forward in your life.

Below is a quote by Chanakya, he explains “Man is born alone and dies alone, and he experiences the good and bad consequences of his karma alone, and he goes alone to hell or the Supreme abode”. If someone is with you then it’s fine, if no one is there, then make friendship with yourself. Apart from these feeling alone quotes, you can also read our other motivational posts on overthinking, amazing life quotes, calm quotes, and living life quotes.

Let’s read the collection of feeling alone quotes to motivate yourself when you are alone.

Best Inspirational Quotes about alone

1. “A man is born alone and dies alone; and he experiences the good and bad consequences of his karma alone; and he goes alone to hell or the Supreme abode.” ― Chanakya

2. “All men’s miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.” ― Blaise Pascal

3. “All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.” ― Jean de la Bruyere

4. “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” ― Helen Keller

5. “Every man is born as many men and dies as a single one.” ― Martin Heidegger

6. “I never said, ‘I want to be alone.’ I only said, ‘I want to be left alone.’ There is all the difference.” ― Greta Garbo

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

8. “You only grow when you are alone.” ― Paul Newman

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

10. “I restore myself when I’m alone.” ― Marilyn Monroe

11. “You come into the world alone and you go out of the world alone yet it seems to me you are more alone while living than even going and coming.” ― Emily Carr

12. “I was never less alone than when by myself.” ― Edward Gibbon

13. “I would rather be a beggar and single than a queen and married.” ― Elizabeth I

14. “If I am a legend, then why am I so lonely?” ― Judy Garland

15. “If you are lonely when you’re alone, you are in bad company.” ― Jean-Paul Sartre

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

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

18. “In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.” ― Laurence Sterne

19. “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

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

Famous Alone Quotes

21. “It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely.” ― Albert Einstein

22. “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.” ― Joseph Conrad

23. “It is very easy to love alone.” ― Gertrude Stein

24. “Let your mind alone, and see what happens.” ― Virgil Thomson

25. “Life could be wonderful if people would leave you alone.” ― Charlie Chaplin

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

27. “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

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

29. “Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self.” ― May Sarton

30. “Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work.” ― A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

31. “Nothing makes us so lonely as our secrets.” ― Paul Tournier

32. “Only the lonely know the way I feel tonight.” ― Roy Orbison

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

34. “Solitude is independence.” ― Hermann Hesse

35. “Solitude vivifies; isolation kills.” ― Joseph Roux

36. “The eternal quest of the individual human being is to shatter his loneliness.” ― Norman Cousins

37. “The lonely become either thoughtful or empty.” ― Mason Cooley

38. “When everything is lonely I can be my best friend.” ― Conor Oberst

39. “The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone.” ― Albert Camus

40. “The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone.” ― Henrik Ibsen

Feeling lonely Quotes

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

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

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

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

45. “We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone, alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in genders.” ― Maya Angelou

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

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

48. “All of a sudden I didn’t fit in anywhere. Not at school, not at home…and every time I turned around, another person I’d known forever felt like a stranger to me. Even I felt like a stranger to me.” ― Wendelin Van Draanen

49. “Alone, I often fall down into nothingness. I must push my foot stealthily lest I should fall off the edge of the world into nothingness. I have to bang my head against some hard door to call myself back to the body.” ― Virginia Woolf

50. “An introverted person obviously affected by her past. Lived alone, had no sex life, had difficulty getting close to people. Kept her distance, and when she let loose there was no restraint. She chose a stranger for a lover.” ― Stieg Larsson

51. “And now I am here, as alone as I’ve ever been. I am seventeen years old. This is not how it’s suppose to be. This is not how my life is suppose to turn out.” ― Gayle Forman

52. “And the danger is that in this move toward new horizons and far directions, that I may lose what I have now, and not find anything except loneliness.” ― Sylvia Plath

53. “But there it is: Everyone is alone, for life, and maybe that’s not such a bad thing.” ― Julianna Baggott

54. “Do not whine… Do not complain. Work harder. Spend more time alone.” ― Joan Didion

55. “Every choice we make affects the other. It always has… We share our choices and our burdens. But that way neither of us has to carry the weight alone—You have never been alone.” ― Olivia Fuller

56. “Every time my dreams threaten to become reality, something always happens and I end up alone.” ― Jane Green

57. “Everybody is a stranger, but that’s the danger in going my own way.” ― John Mayer

58. “Feeling someone else’s anger is bad; being left alone is worse.” ― David Levithan

59. “He succeeded in being considered totally uninteresting. People left him alone. And that was all he wanted.” ― Patrick Suskind

60. “I always am in a role, lovely – for you, for them – even for myself. Yeah… Even when I’m alone, I am still in a role – and I myself am the most exacting audience I have ever had.” ― Simona Panova

Quotes about being alone

61. “I care for no man on earth, and no man on earth cares for me.” ― Charles Dickens

62. “I collected pictures and I drew pictures and I looked at the pictures by myself. And because no one else ever saw them, the pictures were perfect and true. They were alive.” ― Helen Oyeyemi

63. “I did not know I was lonely, she thought, until I was no longer alone.” ― Katherine Arden

64. “I don’t mind being alone either. The only problem is that if you’re always alone, you get lonely.” ― Colleen Houck

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

66. “I don’t care too much about talking, but I don’t like being alone.” ― Ida Løkås

67. “I have a good life, I remind myself. There are plenty of people who love me. They’re just not around at the moment.” ― Cynthia Hand

68. “I just let the pain take over, allowing it to numb the pain of being left behind.” ― Jessica Sorensen

69. “I never really understood the word ‘loneliness’. As far as I was concerned, I was in an orgy with the sky and the ocean, and with nature.” ― Bjork

70. “I often stood in front of the mirror alone, wondering how ugly a person could get.” ― Charles Bukowski

71. “I should be happy, but instead I feel nothing. I feel a lot of nothing these days. I’ve cried a few times, but mostly I’m empty, as if whatever makes me feel and hurt and laugh and love has been surgically removed, leaving me hollowed out like a shell.” ― Jennifer Niven

72. “I turned my ear toward the door because I heard him breathing. When you’re alone and afraid, the simple sound of the steady in and out of air being drawn by another person is good medicine.” ― Laura Anderson Kurk

73. “I was never able to accept anyone else’s support but my own –” ― Simona Panova

74. “I would always be lonely, but no more alone.” ― Sonya Hartnett

75. “I’m a grenade, I just want to stay away from people and read books, and think…” ― John Green

76. “I’m not afraid of new things. I’m just afraid of feeling alone even when there’s somebody else there. I’m afraid of feeling bad. Maybe that’s selfish, but it’s the way I feel.” ― David Foster Wallace

77. “If a man cannot understand the beauty of life, it is probably because life never understood the beauty in him.” ― Criss Jami

78. “If a woman sleeps alone it puts a shame on all men. God has a very big heart, but there is one sin He will not forgive. If a woman calls a man to her bed and he will not go.” ― Nikos Kazantzakis

79. “If people feel lost and alone and helpless and broken and hopeless today, what will it be like if the world really begins to come apart at the hinges?” ― Brandon Andress

80. “If you are never alone, you cannot know yourself.” ― Paulo Coelho

Feeling alone quotes

81. “If you make friends with yourself, you’ll never be alone.” ― Maxwell Maltz

82. “if you wanted to do something absolutely honest, something true, it always turned out to be a thing that had to be done alone.” ― Richard Yates

83. “It’s far better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone — so far.” ― Marilyn Monroe

84. “Joy is meant to be felt; its not meant to be detained. It is meant to be shared with others; not to be felt alone. When all the mouths smile out their teeth together, thats when the greatest happiness can be measured. You don’t smile in order to see your friends cry and claim your joy is divine.” ― Israelmore Ayivor

85. “Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.” ― anthony burgess

86. “Laughter is sweet when enjoyed alone. But it becomes sweeter when you enjoy it together with the people around you. Your success must lead to the success others.” ― Israelmore Ayivor

87. “Learn this now and learn it well. Like a compass facing north, a man’s accusing finger always finds a woman. Always. You remember that, Mariam.” ― Khaled Hosseini

88. “Lingering is so very lonely when one lingers all alone.” ― Mervyn Peake

89. “Loneliness is designed to help you discover who you are…and to stop looking outside yourself for your worth.” ― Mandy Hale

90. “Losing myself is so second nature to me by now that I’m always surprised when it’s noticed by others.” ― Amy Wilensky

91. “Maybe I can learn to live in a way that makes it worth writing about, and maybe I can actually become something more than this empty shell.” ― Charlotte Eriksson

92. “More and more I feel like a letter—deposited here, collected there. But a letter addressed to no one.” ― Margaret Atwood

93. “Never give importance to anyone more than yourself, because once that person becomes important, you become nothing….” ― Viren

94. “No one loves us here, let’s go to Mars.” ― M.F. Moonzajer

95. “No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.” ― Gautama Buddha

96. “Nobody enjoys the company of others as intensely as someone who usually avoids the company of others.” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

97. “Often it feels like I am breathing today only because a few years back I had no idea which nerve to cut…” ― Sanhita Baruah

98. “Once you kill all of us, and you’re alone, you’ll die! The hate will die. That hate is what moves you, nothing else! That envy moves you. Nothing else! You’ll die, inevitably. You’re not immortal. You’re not even alive, you’re nothing but moving hate.” ― Ray Bradbury

99. “One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself.” ― Shannon L. Alder

100. “One of the most important things you can do on this earth is to let people know they are not alone.” ― Shannon L. Alder

Short Inspirational Alone Quotes

101. “Only worse thing than being cold, and too tired to defend yourself, is to be cold and alone. And I wouldn’t ever wish that on nobody.” ― Steven J. Carroll

102. “People in love always tried to match the singles together, but what they didn’t realize was that some people were meant to be alone. There was nothing wrong with that.” ― S.H. Kolee

103. “People left him alone. And that was all he wanted.” ― Patrick Süskind

104. “Pointing to another world will never stop vice among us; shedding light over this world can alone help us.” ― Walt Whitman

105. “She deserved at least one person who saw her and knew how good she was.” ― Rick Riordan

106. “Solitude is the soil in which genius is planted, creativity grows, and legends bloom; faith in oneself is the rain that cultivates a hero to endure the storm, and bare the genesis of a new world, a new forest.” ― Mike Norton

107. “Some steps need to be taken alone. It’s the only way to really figure out where you need to go and who you need to be.” ― Mandy Hale

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

109. “Sometimes you need to sit lonely on the floor in a quiet room in order to hear your own voice and not let it drown in the noise of others.” ― Charlotte Eriksson

110. “Stand firm in the Lord. Stand firm and let Him fight your battle. Do not try to fight alone.” ― Francine Rivers

111. “The church grew very lonely about him, and he began to feel like a child whose mother has forsaken it. Only he knew that to be left alone is not always to be forsaken.” ― George MacDonald

112. “The lonely people have taught me, that I am not alone.” ― Anthony Liccione

113. “The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration. ” ― Pearl S. Buck

114. “The strongest men are the most alone.” ― Ibsen

115. “The trouble is not really in being alone, it’s being lonely. One can be lonely in the midst of a crowd, don’t you think?” ― Christine Feehan

116. “The way a man drinks in company tells you nothing about him, but the way he drinks when alone reveals, without his realizing it, the very depths of his soul.” ― Irène Némirovsky

117. “The writer’s curse is that even in solitude, no matter its duration, he never grows lonely or bored.” ― Criss Jami

118. “There are people who like to be alone without feeling lonely at all.” ― Toba Beta

119. “There is a certain strength in being alone.” ― Heather Duffy Stone

120. “There’s not one good thought in that place. There’s nothing but waste and want. I can feel his selfish cravings and an abyss of secrets I hope to never know.” ― Steve V. Cypert

121. “To be of good quality, you have to excuse yourself from the presence of shallow and callow minded individuals.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson

122. “We’ll see Heaven together. I promise with all my heart I’ll never leave you alone.” ― Stacey T. Hunt

123. “What you are to do without me I cannot imagine.” ― George Bernard Shaw

124. “When life is difficult, try looking up at the night sky. A million stars proclaim aloud His Handiwork. And you know you are never alone.” ― Anusha Atukorala

125. “When people complain of your complexity, they fail to remember that they made fun of your simplicity.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson

126. “When the world makes me feel like I am alone, love reminds me otherwise.” ― Steve Maraboli

127. “Where they had once ambled alone, they now walked together home.” ― David Paul Kirkpatrick

128. “You are alone, I am alone; we don’t get together why we complain so much.” ― M.F. Moonzajer

129. “You are never alone. You are eternally connected with everyone.” ― Amit Ray

130. “You can do it alone. But it’s going to be so much harder.” ― Jennifer Egan

131. “You do not have to be alone. The world never inflicts loneliness upon us. That is something we choose or reject by ourselves.” ― Darren Shan

132. “You don’t need a significant other to lead a significant life.” ― Mandy Hale

Also, you can join our Instagram page to get daily positive lines to get motivational images.