Single Woman Sayings and Quotes

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


Being single means you’re strong enough to wait for what you deserve.

Niall Horan

Sometimes it takes a heartbreak to shake us awake & help us see we are worth so much more than we're settling for.     

Mandy Hale

Don't be a woman that needs a man. Be a woman a man needs.

Anonymous

Too many women throw themselves into romance because they're afraid of being single, then start making compromises and losing their identity.

Julie Delpy

Happily Single is holding out for the best and letting go of the rest. It’s saying I will and I can to yourself before you say I do to someone else.

Mandy Hale

A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle.

Gloria Steinem

Being single used to mean that nobody wanted you. Now it means you're pretty sexy and you're taking your time deciding how you want your life to be and who you want to spend it with.

Carrie Bradshaw

Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor. Which is one very strong argument in favor of matrimony.     

Jane Austen

How wrong it is for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself.

Anais Nin

A single woman, of good fortune, is always respectable, and may be as sensible and pleasant as any body else.     

Jane Austen

A woman should be like a single flower, not a whole bouquet.

Anna Held

Being single is getting over the illusion that there is somebody out there to complete you and taking charge of your own life.

Omkar Phatakc

The most profound relationship we'll ever have is the one with ourselves.     

Shirley MacLaine

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

Prixie

The success of every single woman is the inspiration for another.

Diane Von Furstenberg

Being single is definitely better than being with the wrong person.

Hassan Choughari

Single ladies, the only thing we need to be rescued from is the notion that we need to be rescued.

Mandy Hale

It's not very hip to consider the plight of single women who yearn for something so old-fashioned as men.     

Jane Austen

Stay single until someone actually complements your life in a way that makes it better to not be single. If not, it's not worth it.     

Anonymous

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

Mandy Hale

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

Anonymous

Appreciate being single because that's when you grow the most & with that growth, you come to know what you're looking for.     

Daniel Goddard

A single woman with a narrow income must be a ridiculous, disagreeable old maid, the proper sport of boys and girls, but a single woman of fortune is always respectable, and may be as sensible and pleasant as anybody else.     

Jane Austen

Being a single woman is like going off to war.

Zoe Lister-Jones

Most men don't know how to deal with a woman who doesn't need anyone to validate her existence.     

Anonymous