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Loneliness

Who knows what true loneliness is -- not the conventional word, but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion. Now and then a fatal conjunction of events may lift the veil for an instant. For an instant only. No human being could bear a steady view of moral solitude without going mad.
- Conrad, Joseph
Loneliness Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Loneliness

1.
Man's loneliness is but his fear of life.
O'Neill, Eugene

2.
All men are lonely. But sometimes it seems to me that we Americans are the loneliest of all. Our hunger for foreign places and new ways has been with us almost like a national disease. Our literature is stamped with a quality of longing and unrest, and our writers have been great wanderers.
Mccullers, Carson

3.
If you are lonely when you are alone, you are in bad company.
Sartre, Jean-Paul

4.
A man is never completely alone in this world. At the worst, he has the company of a boy, a youth, and by and by a grown man --the one he used to be.
Pavese, Cesare

5.
The eternal quest of the human being is to shatter his loneliness.
Cousins, Norman

6.
When you close your doors, and make darkness within, remember never to say that you are alone, for you are not alone; nay, God is within, and your genius is within. And what need have they of light to see what you are doing?
Epictetus

7.
When people are lonely they stoop to any companionship.
Wallace, Lew

8.
To most people loneliness is a doom. Yet loneliness is the very thing which God has chosen to be one of the schools of training for His very own. It is the fire that sheds the dross and reveals the gold.
Martin, Bernard M.

9.
Loneliness breaks the spirit.
Proverb, Jewish

10.
Only in a house where one has learnt to be lonely does one have this solicitude for things. One's relation to them, the daily seeing or touching, begins to become love, and to lay one open to pain.
Bowen, Elizabeth

11.
There is none more lonely than the man who loves only himself.
Esra, Abraham Ibn

12.
On stage I make love to twenty five thousand people; and then I go home alone.
Joplin, Janis

13.
What torments my soul is its loneliness. The more it expands among friends and the daily habits or pleasures, the more, it seems to me, it flees me and retires into its fortress. The poet who lives in solitude, but who produces much, is the one who enjoys those treasures we bear in our bosom, but which forsake us when we give ourselves to others. When one yields oneself completely to one's soul, it opens itself to one, and then it is that the capricious thing allows one the greatest of good fortunes... that of sympathizing with others, of studying itself, of painting itself constantly in its works.
Delacroix, Eugene

14.
The essence of this man [Richard M. Nixon] is loneliness.
Kissinger, Henry

15.
Loneliness is never more cruel than when it is felt in close propinquity with someone who has ceased to communicate.
Greer, Germaine

16.
A lonely man is a lonesome thing, a stone, a bone, a stick, a receptacle for Gilbey's gin, a stooped figure sitting at the edge of a hotel bed, heaving copious sighs like the autumn wind.
Cheever, John

17.
Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for.
Dag Hammarskjold

18.
The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself.
Mark Twain

19.
What makes loneliness an anguish is not that I have no one to share my burden, but this: I have only my own burden to bear.
Hammarskjold, Dag

20.
Inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that's where you renew your springs that never dry up.
Pearl Buck

21.
Isolation is the sum total of wretchedness to a man.
Carlyle, Thomas

22.
Who knows what true loneliness is -- not the conventional word, but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion. Now and then a fatal conjunction of events may lift the veil for an instant. For an instant only. No human being could bear a steady view of moral solitude without going mad.
Conrad, Joseph

23.
We enter the world alone, we leave the world alone.
Froude, James A.

24.
When Christ said: I was hungry and you fed me, he didn't mean only the hunger for bread and for food; he also meant the hunger to be loved. Jesus himself experienced this loneliness. He came amongst his own and his own received him not, and it hurt him then and it has kept on hurting him. The same hunger, the same loneliness, the same having no one to be accepted by and to be loved and wanted by. Every human being in that case resembles Christ in his loneliness; and that is the hardest part, that's real hunger.
Mother Teresa

25.
When thinking about companions gone, we feel ourselves doubly alone.
Scott, Sir Walter

26.
You cannot be lonely if you like the person you're alone with.
Dyer, Wayne

27.
Be good and you will be lonely.
Twain, Mark

28.
In our extreme youth, in our most humiliating sorrow, we think we are alone. When we are older we find that others have suffered too.
Moarny, Suzanne

29.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
Schopenhauer, Arthur

30.
It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely.
Einstein, Albert

31.
We are never the same with others as when we are alone. We are different, even when we are in the dark with them.
Maeterlinck, Maurice

32.
People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.
Newton, Joseph Fort

33.
Of my friends I am the only one left.
Terence

34.
Strife is better than loneliness.
Proverb, Irish

35.
To be an adult is to be alone.
Jean Rostand

36.
No matter how lonely you get or how many birth announcements you receive, the trick is not to get frightened. There's nothing wrong with being alone.
Wendy Wasserstein

37.
Every time I look at you I get a fierce desire to be lonesome.
Levant, Oscar

38.
The gift of loneliness is sometimes a radical vision of society or one's people that has not previously been taken into account.
Walker, Alice

39.
In cities no one is quiet but many are lonely; in the country, people are quiet but few are lonely.
Fisher, Geoffrey F.

40.
It is very lonely sometimes, trying to play God.
Holmes, Oliver Wendell

41.
To be alone is to be different, to be different is to be alone.
Suzanne Gordon

42.
People drain me, even the closest of friends, and I find loneliness to be the best state in the union to live in.
Margaret Cho

43.
The surest cure for vanity is loneliness.
Wolfe, Thomas

44.
Language has created the word loneliness to express the pain of being alone, and the word solitude to express the glory of being alone.
Tillich, Paul

45.
No one ever discovers the depths of his own loneliness.
Bernanos, Georges

46.
One aged man -- one man -- can't fill a house.
Frost, Robert

47.
It's a terrible thing to be alone -- yes it is -- it is -- but don't lower your mask until you have another mask prepared beneath --as terrible as you like --but a mask.
Mansfield, Katherine

48.
We are all sentenced to solitary confinement inside our own skins, for life.
Williams, Tennessee


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