Being Alone Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old being alone quotes, being alone sayings, and being alone proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The best part about being alone is that you really don't have to answer to anybody. You do what you want.      

Justin Timberlake

As I get older I'm more and more comfortable being alone.     

Sienna Miller

Don't go away. I don't want to be alone. I can't stand being alone.

Arnold Rothstein

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

It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.

Marilyn Monroe

I don't want to be alone, I want to be left alone.

Audrey Hepburn

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.     

Joshua Slocum

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.      

Amy Sedaris

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

The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved.

Mother Teresa

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

Henry Rollins

When we truly realize that we are all alone is when we need others the most.

Ronald Anthony

Don't feel alone, because there is always someone out there who loves you more than you can imagine.

Anurag Prakash Ray

Sometimes its better to be alone, no one can hurt you that way.     

Tinku Razoria

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

I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.

Henry David Thoreau

My alone feels so good, I'll only have you if you're sweeter than my solitude.

Warsan Shire

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

Albert Einstein

What a lovely surprise to finally discover how unlonely being alone can be.     

Ellen Burstyn

All man's miseries derive from not being able to sit quietly in a room alone.

Blaise Pascal

Without great solitude no serious work is possible.

Pablo Picasso

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

Wayne Dyer

I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.      

Henry David Thoreau

I used to think that the worst thing in life was to end up all alone. It's not. The worst thing in life is ending up with people who make you feel all alone.

Robin Williams

If you are afraid of being lonely, don't try to be right."     

Jules Renard

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.     

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

It is only when we silent the blaring sounds of our daily existence that we can finally hear the whispers of truth that life reveals to us, as it stands knocking on the doorsteps of our hearts.      

K.T. Jong

Never be afraid to sit awhile and think.      

Lorraine Hansberry

Until you get comfortable with being alone, you'll never know if you're choosing someone out of love or loneliness.     

Mandy Hale

In order to be open to creativity, one must have the capacity for constructive use of solitude. One must overcome the fear of being alone.     

Rollo May

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