60 Loneliness quotes for when you feel alone in the world

60 Loneliness quotes for when you feel alone in the world. Here are the best lonely quotes to read from famous people that will surely inspire you. Loneliness makes a person feel alone, unwanted, and empty inside. People in this state crave social contact. But due to their state of mind, it's hard for them to form a connection with others. May these feeling lonely quotes give you insights that will help someone or yourself to overcome loneliness. Share these quotes about loneliness with your friends, family, and loved ones to inspire them as well.

Loneliness quotes for when you feel alone in the world
1. “If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.” – Aldous Huxley

2. “I don’t know what’s worse: to not know what you are and be happy, or to become what you’ve always wanted to be, and feel alone.” – Daniel Keyes

3. “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.” – Jodi Picoult

4. “The loneliness you feel with another person, the wrong person, is the loneliest of all.” – Deb Caletti

5. “Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is richness of self.” – May Sarton

6. “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

7. “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

8. “So many people are shut up tight inside themselves like boxes, yet they would open up, unfolding quite wonderfully, if only you were interested in them.” – Sylvia Plath

9. “My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.” – Khalil Gibran
Loneliness quotes for when you feel alone in the world
10. “Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.” – Arthur C. Clarke

11. “People think being alone makes you lonely, but I don’t think that’s true. Being surrounded by the wrong people is the loneliest thing in the world.” – Kim Culbertson

12. “Remember: the time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Life's cruelest irony.” – Douglas Coupland

13. “It would be too easy to say that I feel invisible. Instead, I feel painfully visible, and entirely ignored.” – David Levithan

14. “Lonely people tend, rather, to be lonely because they decline to bear the psychic costs of being around other humans. They are allergic to people. People affect them too strongly.” – David Foster Wallace

15. “Solitude is indeed dangerous for a working intelligence. We need to have around us people who think and speak. When we are alone for a long time we people the void with phantoms.” – Guy de Maupassant

16. “Why do people have to be this lonely? What's the point of it all? Millions of people in this world, all of them yearning, looking to others to satisfy them, yet isolating themselves. Why? Was the earth put here just to nourish human loneliness?” – Haruki Murakami

17. “I felt a haunting loneliness sometimes, and felt it in others--young clerks in the dusk, wasting the most poignant moments of night and life.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

18. “If you are alone you belong entirely to yourself. If you are accompanied by even one companion you belong only half to yourself or even less in proportion to the thoughtlessness of his conduct and if you have more than one companion you will fall more deeply into the same plight.” – Leonardo da Vinci

19. “Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common ground and a common bond and we cease to be alone.” – Wendell Berry

20. “Nobody likes being alone that much. I don't go out of my way to make friends, that's all. It just leads to disappointment.” – Haruki Murakami

21. “I realize, for the first time, how very lonely I've been in the arena. How comforting the presence of another human being can be.” – Suzanne Collins

22. “But nothing makes a room feel emptier than wanting someone in it.” – Calla Quinn

23. “Loneliness becomes an acid that eats away at you.” – Haruki Murakami

24. “Solitude is fine but you need someone to tell that solitude is fine.” – Honoré de Balzac

25. “Perhaps only people who are capable of real togetherness have that look of being alone in the universe. The others have a certain stickiness, they stick to the mass.” – D. H. Lawrence

26. “The real loneliness is living among all these kind people who only ask one to pretend.” – Edith Wharton

27. “A season of loneliness and isolation is when the caterpillar gets its wings. Remember that next time you feel alone.” – Mandy Hale

28. “Maybe everybody in the whole damn world is scared of each other.” – John Steinbeck

29. “My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool; it gives me all the world and exiles me from it.” – Ursula K. Le Guin

30. “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.” – Robin William

31. “It's so stupid because all I wanted was space and now that I have it, there's this part of me that's achingly lonely I could die.” – Hannah Harrington

32. “Sometimes you need to take a break from everyone and spend time alone to experience, appreciate, and love yourself.” – Robert Tew

33. “She had become accustomed to being lonely. She was used to walking alone and to being considered different. She did not suffer too much.” – Betty Smith

34. “If loneliness was a choice, what was the other option? To settle for second-best and try to be happy with that? And was that fair to the person you settled for?” – Lisa Kleypas

35. “There are worse things than feeling alone. Things like being with someone and still feeling alone.” – M.W Poetry

36. “For the way loneliness is worse when you return to it after a reprieve—like the soul’s version of putting on a wet bathing suit, clammy and miserable.” – Laini Taylor

37. “Loneliness is the human condition. Cultivate it. The way it tunnels into you allows your soul room to grow. Never expect to outgrow loneliness.” – Janet Fitch

38. “Being alone never felt right. sometimes it felt good, but it never felt right.” – Charles Bukowski

39. “If you are afraid of being lonely don’t try to be right.” – Jules Renard

40. “If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.” – Maya Angelou

41. “When I get lonely these days, I think: So be lonely, Liz. Learn your way around loneliness. Make a map of it. Sit with it, for once in your life. Welcome to the human experience. But never again use another person's body or emotions as a scratching post for your own unfulfilled yearnings.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

42. “Sometimes you need to sit lonely on the floor in a quiet room in order to hear your own voice and not let it drown in the noise of others.” – Charlotte Eriksson

43. “We have all known the long loneliness and we have learned that the only solution is love and that love comes with community.” – Dorothy Day

44. “The trouble is not that I am single and likely to stay single, but that I am lonely and likely to stay lonely.” – Charlotte Bronte

45. “Believe me, I know what it's like to feel all alone. The worst kind of loneliness in the world is the isolation that comes from being misunderstood, It can make people lose their grasp on reality.” – Dan Brown

46. “When the snows fall and the white winds blow, the lone wolf dies but the pack survives.” – George R.R. Martin

47. “When we are most alone is when we embrace another's loneliness.” – Mitch Albom

48. “To be alone is to be different, to be different is to be alone.” – Suzanne Gordon

49. “Because, once alone, it is impossible to believe that one could ever have been otherwise. Loneliness is an absolute discovery.” – Marilynne Robinson

50. “Over time, loneliness gets inside you and doesn't go away.” – Carlos Ruiz Zafón

51. “A hunted man sometimes wearies of distrust and longs for friendship.” – J. R. R. Tolkien

52. “Pray that your loneliness may spur into finding something to live for, great enough to die for.” – Dag Hammarskjold

53. “The tragedy of this world is that everyone is alone. For a life in the past cannot be shared with the present.” – Alan Lightman

54. “There never can be a man so lost as one who is lost in the vast and intricate corridors of his own lonely mind, where none may reach and none may save.” – Isaac Asimov

55. “Don’t fear solitude: If you are never alone, you cannot know yourself. But don’t get too attached to it – it may become an addiction.” – Paulo Coelho

56. “Sometimes you have to stand alone. Just to make sure you still can.” – Anonymous

57. “Sometimes it’s better to be alone no one can hurt you that way.” – Tinku Razoria

58. “Sometimes, you just need a break. In a beautiful place. Alone. To figure everything out.” – Anonymous

59. “Loneliness is and always has been the central and inevitable experience of every man.” – Thomas Wolfe

60. “Find company within yourself and you’ll never spend a day alone. Find love within yourself and you’ll never have a lonely day.” – Connor Chalfant

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