100 Being Alone Quotes

Check out our top-100 list of popular inspirational quotes and sayings on being alone.

If you’re feeling lonely and need some inspiration to become stronger or want to re-think everything – our list might be helpful.

Read the full collection below.

Best Being Alone Quotes

1. “And in the end all I learned was how to be strong… Alone.”

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2. “It’s easy to stand with the crowd it takes courage to stand alone”

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3. “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.”

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

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5. “Standing alone is better than standing with people who don’t value you.”

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6. “You smile, but you wanna cry. You talk, but you wanna be quiet. You pretend like you’re happy, but you aren’t.”

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

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8. “You may feel lost and alone. But God knows where you are and has a good plan for your future.”

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9. “As for now I’m gonna hear the saddest songs and sit alone and wonder.”

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10. “Sometimes life is too hard to be alone and sometimes life is too good to be alone.”

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

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12. “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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13. “Never say you are alone for you are not alone, your God and your genius is within.”

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14. “I’m falling apart right in front of your eyes but you don’t even see me.”

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15. “It takes a strong person to remain single in a world that is accustomed to settling with anything just to say they have something.”

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

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17. “Leave me alone. I’m sick of your games. Stop it. Don’t mess with me anymore.”

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

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19. “You cannot be lonely if you like the person you are alone with.”

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20. “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.”

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21. “To be alone is to be different and to be different is to be alone.”

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22. “I like being alone. I have control over my own sh*t. Therefore, in order to win me over, your presence has to feel better than my solitude. You’re not competing with another person, you’re competing with my comfort zones.” – Horacio Jones

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

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24. “Sometimes I just want to disappear and see if anyone would miss me.”

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25. “When everything is lonely I can be my best friend.” – Conor Oberst

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26. “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.”

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

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28. “I don’t know what it’s like to not have deep emotions, even when I feel nothing, I feel it completely.”

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29. “I want to sleep until I feel better.”

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30. “Being alone is more painful than getting hurt.”

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31. “I like to be alone. But I hate being lonely.”

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32. “You’re not dead, but not alive either. You’re just a ghost with a beating heart.”

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

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34. “Sometimes it’s better to be alone. Nobody can hurt you.”

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35. “I want someone to be afraid of losing me. No one has and I don’t think no one ever will.”

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36. “She was drowning but nobody saw her struggle.”

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37. “If you could read my mind, you’d be in tears.”

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38. “That feeling when you’re not necessarily sad, but you just feel really empty.”

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

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40. “Sometimes the worst place you can be is in your own head.”

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41. “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.”

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42. “Hello, darkness, my old friend. I have to talk with you, again.”

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43. “Sometimes you just need someone to tell you you’re not as terrible as you think you are.”

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44. “Loneliness is sad, aloneness is blissful.” – Osho

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45. “Never f*ck with someone who is not afraid to be alone. You will lose every single time.”

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46. “Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.”

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47. “That feeling when you don’t even know what the f*ck you’re feeling.”

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48. “The loneliest people are the kindest. The saddest people smile the brightest. The most damaged people are the wisest. All because they do not wish to see anyone else suffer the way they do.”

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

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50. “There are worse things than feeling alone. Things like being with someone and still feeling alone.”

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51. “You keep a lot to yourself because it’s difficult to find people who understand.”

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

53. “Yes, there is joy, fulfillment and companionship—but the loneliness of the soul in its appalling self-consciousness is horrible and overpowering.” – Sylvia Plath

54. “Pain is when you’re slowly dying on the inside and you’re way too weak to speak about it. So you keep silent and suffer, alone.”

55. “The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It’s the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared.” – Lois Lowry

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

57. “Let me tell you this: if you meet a loner, no matter what they tell you, it’s not because they enjoy solitude. It’s because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them.”

58. “The hardest walk you can make is alone. But it’s the walk that will make you stronger.”

59. “Being alone has a power that very few people can handle.”

60. “Loneliness is a long, unbearable pain….There was never a place for me in the scheme of things….I had become a living fantasy on a theme in dark, endless dirges….I made another world, and real men would enter it and they would never really get hurt at all in the vivid, unreal laws of the dream. I caused dreams which caused death. This is my crime.”

61. “I restore myself when I’m alone.”

62. “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.”

63. “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.”

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

65. “Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you like hell.”

66. “My peers, lately, have found companionship through means of intoxication—it makes them sociable. I, however, cannot force myself to use drugs to cheat on my loneliness—it is all that I have—and when the drugs and alcohol dissipate, will be all that my peers have as well.”

67. “The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly.”

68. “Loneliness is never more cruel than when it is felt in close propinquity with someone who has ceased to communicate.” – Germaine Greer

69. “No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.”

70. “There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall.”

71. “Loneliness is an emotion and being alone can be a choice.”

72. “It is an absolute human certainty that no one can know his own beauty or perceive a sense of his own worth until it has been reflected back to him in the mirror of another loving, caring human being.”

73. “I’m lonely. And I’m lonely in some horribly deep way and for a flash of an instant, I can see just how lonely, and how deep this feeling runs. And it scares the sh*t out of me to be this lonely because it seems catastrophic.” – Augusten Burroughs

74. “I had already found that it was not good to be alone, and so made companionship with what there was around me, sometimes with the universe and sometimes with my own insignificant self; but my books were always my friends, let fail all else.”

75. “What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.” – Kurt Vonnegut

76. “When you have nobody you can make a cup of tea for, when nobody needs you, that’s when I think life is over.” – Audrey Hepburn

77. “Some people can’t stand being alone. I love solitude and silence. But when I come out of it, I’m a regular talking machine. It’s all or nothing for me.” – Celine Dion

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

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

80. “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

81. “I am not alone because loneliness is always with me.”

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

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

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

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

86. “When I’m alone, I think of so many things. But, when I have a chance to tell you, I go speechless.”

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

88. “One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself.”

89. “Life could be wonderful if people would leave you alone.” – Charlie Chaplin

90. “But she wasn’t around, and that’s the thing when your parents die, you feel like instead of going in to every fight with backup, you are going into every fight alone.”

91. “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.”

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

93. “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

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

95. “One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more.” – Thomas Jefferson

96. “My favorite hobby is being alone. I like to be alone. I also like dancing, fishing, playing poker sometimes and vegetable gardening – corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, I have a big garden every year.” – Emanuel Steward

97. “Autobiography begins with a sense of being alone. It is an orphan form.” – John Berger

98. “Being alone is very difficult.” – Yoko Ono

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

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