Lonesome Sayings and Quotes

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

Loneliness is more painful than being hurt     

Eiichiro Oda

The world seems a lonesome place when mother has passed away and only memories of her are left.     

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Lonesome fells the heart under the skin of my chest.     


A lonely night is more profound then lonesome nights.     

Santosh Kalwar

Loneliness is a state of feeling that can be changed. People may still feel lonely even among the crowd.     

Toba Beta

Loneliness is something you can't walk away from.     

William Feather

The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It's the loneliness of it.      

Lois Lowry

You must always see your loneliness as an opportunity to meet something good unexpected, something new unknown before, something interesting not happened yet!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

Loneliness can make you feel that you have a kingdom in darkness.     

Mrk Ontim

Loneliness is really a wonderful companion that can show us so much about ourselves and others.     

Bryant McGill

It's hard to make people care again once you've taught them not to. It's hard to tell people that you need them, once you've told them you don't.     

Charlotte Eriksson

Loneliness is the prison of the human spirit. When we are lonely, we pace back and forth in small, shut-in worlds.     

John Joseph Powell

The loneliness you feel with another person, the wrong person, is the loneliest of all.     

Deb Caletti

Loneliness is the biggest enemy of a human. Cause it is more than the enemy. When a person becomes lonely from inside, no one can save the person from sinking under the deep sea of end.     

Salman Aziz

Loneliness will give you the greatest chance of ever having a beautiful relationship with another person.     

Bryant McGill

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.     


Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.     

Mother Teresa

Loneliness is about the scariest thing out there.     

Joss Whedon

Loneliness is a great teacher and a master test of character.     

Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Even the most popular people could feel lonely sometimes.     

Aishabella Sheikh

There's a special quality to the loneliness of dusk, a melancholy more brooding even than the night's.     

Ed Gorman

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.     

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Sometimes being surrounded by everyone is the loneliest, because you'll realise you have no one to turn to.     


It's a lonesome walk to the sidelines, especially when thousands of people are cheering your replacement.     

Fran Tarkenton

The loneliest thing in the world is lying awake beside someone asleep.     

Rebecca Makkai

Loneliness gives you opportunity to look the beauty of out of window.     

Arya Vidhan

To forget a friend is sad. Not everyone has had a friend.     

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

There is a loneliness in this world so great that you can see it in the slow movement of the hands of a clock     

Charles Bukowski

What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?     

George Eliot

You will be lonely, but you'll become strong.     

Marie Rutkoski