50 Quotes About Being Alone That Will Calm You And Help You Discover Yourself

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Published on February 28th, 2021

Should you look to others for fulfillment? Or, should you look within and discover yourself? Always remember that nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Here are 50 alone quotes that will help you discover yourself:

1.Loneliness is not lack of company, loneliness is lack of purpose. — Guillermo Maldonado


2. The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before. — Albert Einstein


3. The loneliness you feel is actually an opportunity to reconnect with others and yourself. — Maxime Lagacé


4.  “Sometimes you need to take a break from everyone and spend time alone to experience, appreciate, and love yourself.” – Robert Tew


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


6. 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


7. Every single human being who is alive has felt this kind of pain, hopelessness, and loneliness at one time or another. We are all connected through this shared pain and struggle. — Leo Babauta


8. I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity -Albert Einstein


9. Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. — Ralph Waldo Emerson


10. If you look to others for fulfillment, you will never truly be fulfilled. — Lao Tzu


11. You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with. — Wayne


12. Be strong enough to stand alone, smart enough to know when you need help, and brave enough to ask for it. — Tim Fargo


13. Although I am a typical loner in my daily life, my awareness of belonging to the invisible community of those who strive for truth, beauty, and justice has prevented me from feelings of isolation. — Albert Einstein


14. Inside myself is a place where I live all alone, and that’s where I renew my springs that never dry up. — Pearl Buck


15. A lonely day is God’s way of saying that he wants to spend some quality time with you. — Criss Jami


16. No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path. — Buddha


17. Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power. — Lao Tzu


18. What the superior man seeks is in himself; what the small man seeks is in others. — Confucius


19. Sometimes it is necessary to be lonely in order to prove that you are right. — Vladimir Putin


20. I restore myself when I’m alone. — Marilyn Monroe


21. I don’t want to be alone. I want to be left alone. — Audrey Hepburn


22. Because he accepts himself, the whole world accepts him. — Lao Tzu


23. All great and precious things are lonely. — John Steinbeck


24. If you go deeper and deeper into your own heart, you’ll be living in a world with less fear, isolation and loneliness. — Sharon Salzberg


25. No one has ever properly understood me, I have never fully understood anyone; and no one understands anyone else. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


26. It is not up to others to protect or help you. You are on your own. — Robert Greene


27. To find yourself, think for yourself. — Socrates


28. Loneliness is cured by contact with yourself. — Sven Schnieders


29. When you’re alone, watch your thoughts. When you’re successful, watch your ego. When you’ve got problems, watch your emotions. When you’re with the crowds, watch what you say. — Crypto Seneca


30. It is good to be solitary, for solitude is difficult; that something is difficult must be a reason the more for us to do it. — Rainer Maria Rilke


31. “The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.” — Michel de Montaigne


32. “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 William


33. “Sometimes you have to stand alone. Just to make sure you still can.” – Anonymous


34. “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


35. “It is better to be lonely than allow people who are not going anywhere keep you from your destiny.” – Joel Osteen


36. “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


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


38. “If you smile when you are alone then you really mean it.” – Andy Rooney


39. “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


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


41. “I want to be with those who know secret things or else alone.” ― Rainer Maria Rilke


42.  “The only time we waste is the time we spend thinking we are alone.” ― Mitch Albom


43. “Dreams have only one owner at a time. That’s why dreamers are lonely.” – Erma Bombeck


44. “Loneliness is painful. But suffering is not wrong in and of itself. It’s part of the human experience, and in a way brings us closer to all people.”― Juliette Fay


45. “We need solitude, because when we’re alone, we’re free from obligations, we don’t need to put on a show, and we can hear our own thoughts.” – Tamim Ansary


46. “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


47. “Make the time to be alone. Your best ideas live within solitude.” – Robin Sharma


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


49. I don’t see how you can respect yourself if you must look in the hearts and minds of others for your happiness. – Hunter S. Thompson


50. The sun loved me again when it saw that the stars would not abandon me.― Jenim Dibie