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

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

3. “There’s nothing abnormal about loneliness.” – Paula Stokes

4. “Loneliness is proof that your innate search for connection is intact.” – Martha Beck

5. “There’s a special quality to the loneliness of dusk, a melancholy more brooding even than the night’s.”– Ed Gorman

6. “Loneliness is such an omnipotent and painful threat to many persons that they have little conception of the positive values of solitude and even, at times, are frightened at the prospect of being alone.”– Rollo May

7. “We live in such a lonely world because most days we wake up and decide to marry no one but ourselves.”– Christopher Poindexter

8. “I’ll never forget how the depression and loneliness felt good and bad at the same time. Still does.” – Henry Rollins

9. “Loneliness might be taking you towards an otherwise unreachable experience of reality.” – Olivia Laing

10. “Loneliness does not come from having no people around you, but from being unable to communicate the things that seem important to you.”

11. “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

12. “Some nights are made for torture, or reflection, or the savoring of loneliness.”– Poppy Z. Brite

13. “There is something immaculate about loneliness which only lonely people can understand.”– Munia Khan

14. “Coming home from very lonely places, all of us go a little mad: whether from great personal success, or just an all-night drive, we are the sole survivors of a world no one else has ever seen.”– John Le Carre

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

16. “All great and precious things are lonely.”– John Steinbeck

17. “By all means use sometimes to be alone. Salute thyself; see what thy soul doth wear.” – George Herbert

18. “What a lovely surprise to finally discover how unlonely being alone can be.” – Ellen Burstyn

19. ”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 J. LeShan

20. “It takes nothing to join the crowd. It takes everything to stand alone.” – Hans F. Hansen

21. “If you smile when you are alone, then you really mean it.”– Andy Rooney

22. “I think it’s very healthy to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone and not be defined by another person.”– Oscar Wilde

23. “In the solitude of your dreams grows the flame that will bring the light to this world.”– Unknown

24. “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 alone.”– Robin Williams

25. “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

26. “The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone.”– Henrik Ibsen

27. “The only time we waste is the time we spend thinking we are alone.”– Mitch Albom

28. “Sometimes, you need to be alone. Not to be lonely, but to enjoy your free time being yourself.”

29. “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

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

31. “You can’t be strong all the time. Sometimes you just need to be alone and let your tears out.”– Unknown

32. “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

33. “Being alone never felt right. Sometimes it felt good, but it never felt right.”– Charles Bukowski

34. “Solitude, whether endured or embraced, is a necessary gateway to original thought.”– Jane Hirschfield

35. “Make the time to be alone. Your best ideas live within solitude.” – Robin Sharma

36. “Talent is nurtured in solitude… A creation of importance can only be produced when its author isolates himself, it is a child of solitude.”– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

37. “Solitude is the beginning of all freedom.”– William Orville Douglas

38. “Whoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.”– Aristotle

39. “Cultivate solitude and quiet and a few sincere friends, rather than mob merriment, noise and thousands of nodding acquaintances.”– William Powell

40. “A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy can live.”– Bertrand Russell

41. “Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone and solitude expresses the glory of being alone.”– Pau Tillich

42. “To make the right choices in life, you have to get in touch with your soul. To do this, you need to experience solitude, which most people are afraid of because in the silence you hear the truth and know the solutions.”– Deepak Chopra

43. “Solitude is strength; to depend on the presence of the crowd is weakness. The man who needs a mob to nerve him is much more alone than he imagines.”– Paul Brunton

44. “We live in a very tense society. We are pulled apart… and we all need to learn how to pull ourselves together…. I think that at least part of the answer lies in solitude.”– Helen Hayes

45. “Solitude is creativity’s best friend, and solitude is refreshment for our souls.”– Naomi Judd

46. “I will fill myself with the desert and the sky. I will be stone and stars, unchanging and strong and safe. The desert is complete; it is spare and alone, but perfect in its solitude. I will be the desert.”– Kiersten White

47. “Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.”– Arthur Schopenhauer

48. “Conversation enriches the understanding, but solitude is the school of genius.”– Edward Gibbon

49. “Loneliness can be conquered only by those who can bear solitude.” – Paul Tillich

50. “In solitude, the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.”– Laurence Sterne

51. “Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as a means of escape.”– Anonymous

52. “Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.” – Henry Rollins

53. ”No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.” – Gautama Buddha

54. “I tell you loneliness is the thing to master. Courage and fear love death are only parts of it and can easily be ruled afterwards. If I make myself master my own loneliness there will be peace or safety: and perhaps these are the same.” – Martha Gellhorn

55. ”You have to go ahead, even if no one goes with you.”– Lailah Gifty Akita

56. “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

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

58. “You are never alone. You are eternally connected with everyone.” – Amit Ray

59. “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

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