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

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February 28th, 2021   |   Updated on June 25th, 2022

Loneliness is a health condition that doesn’t develop overnight, it increases with time. It’s not easy to understand the concept of being lonely, a lot of people feel loneliness even when they are surrounded by their colleagues, friends or family.

The feeling of being alone is quite dangerous for your physical and mental health. Psychologists mentioned that there are different types of loneliness in the world. It disconnects you from the outside world and gives unwanted pain and suffering.

Extreme loneliness causes damage to your immune system, sleeping cycle and heart health. In this age of competition, youngsters are majorly affected with this disease. Read and share these quotes on being alone to give a way out to your feelings and increase awareness about this issue.

1. You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with. –  Wayne

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

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

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


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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

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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. I restore myself when I’m alone. – Marilyn Monroe

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

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

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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. 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

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

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

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