Single Life Sayings and Quotes

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


A busy, vibrant, goal-oriented woman is so much more attractive than a woman who waits around for a man to validate her existence.     

Mandy Hale

Single is no longer a lack of options - but a choice. A choice to refuse to let your life be defined by your relationship status but to live every day Happily and let your Ever After work itself out.     

Mandy Hale

If you can't take care of yourself, you can't take care of someone else.

Sahithi Setikam

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

Warsan Shire

I love being single. I can come and go as I please and stay out as late as I want to.     

Eric Dickerson

I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.

Henry David Thoreau

Being single doesn't necessarily mean you're available. Sometimes you have to put up a sign that says, "Do Not Disturb" on your heart.     

Wiz Khalifa

Single is not a status. It is a word that best describes a person who is strong enough to live and enjoy life without depending on others.

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Being single doesn't mean that you know nothing about love. Sometimes being solo is wiser than being in a false relationship.     

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I think it's very healthy to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone and not defined by another person.

Oscar Wilde

If we seek paradise outside ourselves, we cannot have paradise in our hearts.

Thomas Merton

Single is an opportunity to live life on your own terms and not apologize.     

Mandy Hale

He sleeps fastest who sleeps alone.

Richard Avedond

He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.     

Lao Tzu

I don't like to be labeled as lonely just because I am alone.

Delta Burke

You do not need to be loved, not at the cost of yourself. The single relationship that is truly central and crucial in a life is the relationship to the self. Of all the people you will know in a lifetime, you are the only one you will never lose.     

Jo Coudert

If you really are going to be a happy single, you have to stop treating being single as the annoying time that you pass between relationships and embrace it. Rather than focusing on what you lack, focus on what you have: You.     

Natalie Lue

I like being single, I'm always there when I need me.

Art Leo

I celebrate myself, and sing myself.

Walt Whitman

Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.     

Albert Camus

If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.

Barbara De Angelis

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 Leshan

Being single entitles you to not ask someone's opinion before you do something to mess up your own room, your credit report or even your life.

Sayali Patil

I think, therefore I'm single.

Liz Winston

Some people think it's wrong, being single isn't right. But you hurt the right person you'll be wrong all your life.

Tyga

Being single is about celebrating and appreciating your own space that you're in.     

Kelly Rowland

That we find a crystal or a poppy beautiful means that we are less alone, that we are more deeply inserted into existence than the course of a single life would lead us to believe.

John Berger

To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude.

Jeanne Moreau

Solitude is the place of purification.     

Martin Buber

Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.     

Marcus Aurelius

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