59 Inspiring Quotes about Being alone

Are you looking for inspirational quotes about being alone? Inspiring Lizard has got you covered! In this article we present the 59 most beautiful being alone quotes we could find. Let’s get inspired!

Being alone quotes

Being brave and being alone aren’t the same thing.

— Lyndsay Faye, Seven for a Secret

Don’t be amazed. There is nothing strange about eight white men being alone and therefore helpless.

— Gordon MacCreagh, White Waters and Black

how much he loved being alone except when he didn’t, except when it got to be too much?

— Elizabeth Graver, The Honey Thief

I’ve come to learn that being alone is better than being next to someone and feeling alone.

— Steve Maraboli

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, Norwegian Wood

I like being alone and I think this movie, as much as it is an investigation of connection and people bonding, I also think it’s just as much about loneliness.

— Jason Schwartzman

I fear being alone more than anything else. So why do I do this? Why do I push away the people I love? What is so very wrong with me?I don’t know.And I don’t know how to make it stop.

— Victoria Aveyard, Glass Sword

I mean one of the things about being alone is that you’ve no people to define yourself off, I mean, people are like all-round mirrors, because let’s face it, we don’t often see ourselves all round in a mirror anyway, do we.

— Diana Wynne Jones

Now, ten or more years later, far away from her home or even any thought of having a home, she again touched the feeling from that long ago day, being alone but not lonely, of being solitary yet sufficient.

— Tad Williams, Shadowheart

The thought of being alone when time goes on is a little bit scary sometimes, but not really.

— Celia Hammond

I secretly enjoy being alone – hiking alone, skiing alone, walking along the beach alone, going to movies alone. Do not get me wrong, I like sharing my life with other people, but sometimes I really enjoy being as alone as possible.

— Josh Zuckerman

… being with people who don’t understand is worse than being alone with her grief.

— Kerry Cohen Hoffmann, It’s Not You, It’s Me

I think one of the reasons why people tend to fake an entire relationship is maybe they are just afraid of being alone or are lonely right now!

— Saif Ullah

Being alone is best. I mean, it’s true, isn’t it? In the end you’ll be absolutely alone; therefore, being alone is natural. If you accept that, nothing bad can happen. That’s why I shut myself away in my six-mat one-room apartment.

— Tatsuhiko Takimoto, Welcome to the N.H.K.

The fear of being alone is a great obstacle to attracting the relationship that is right for you.

— Charles F. Glassman, Brain Drain The Breakthrough That Will Change Your Life

Loneliness is my least favorite thing about life. The thing that I’m most worried about is just being alone without anybody to care for or someone who will care for me.

— Anne Hathaway

Now he could say for sure that he’d never known a feeling stronger than that of being at one with another person – that rare feeling of not being alone anymore.

— Guillaume Musso, Que serais-je sans toi?

I’d rather face mythological creatures or prarnormal beings then to deal with my own demons. Nothing’s scarier than being alone with your thoughts.Fuck the bump in the night BS, it’s the silence that does it for me.

— Amanda Rose

It’s nice to be able to control my smell environment, and I can hear myself think better when it’s quiet. It wasn’t easy to become a person who’s OK being alone on a Saturday night, but I did the work, I got there…

— Jonathan Franzen, Purity

Being solitary is being alone well: being alone luxuriously immersed in doings of your own choice, aware of the fullness of your won presence rather than of the absence of others. Because solitude is an achievement.

— Alice Koller

Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone and solitude expresses the glory of being alone.

— Paul Tillich

Nothing is worse than being alone on the evening of the day when one’s cow has exploded.

— Dean Koontz, Odd Thomas

I’m not writing non-fiction. I don’t feel anything about me as a kid was unique. Except that I had more interest in being alone and using my imagination.

— John Irving

Its good to be alone than being alone with everyone.

— Abhijit Tripathi

Language has created the word ‘loneliness’ to express the pain of being alone and the word ‘solitude’ to express the glory of being alone.

— Paul Tillich

The pain of being alone is completely out of this world, isn’t it? I don’t know why, but I understand your feelings so much, it actually hurts.

— Masashi Kishimoto

I remember being alone a lot as a child, and I still love to be alone.

— Cindy Williams

Just like you mistook lust for love, you have mistaken with being alone for loneliness. So I’m fine. Thanks for asking.

— pleasefindthis, I Wrote This For You

The best part about being alone is that you really don’t have to answer to anybody. You do what you want.

— Justin Timberlake

I’ve discovered I’m a strong and capable person. I can handle almost anything except being alone with this.

— Keith Gann

He pondered his turmoil, wondering which he feared most—losing his father or being alone in the world. Both were inevitable. Neither could be stopped or slowed down. All he could do now was brace for impact.

— Brent Jones, The Fifteenth of June

I don’t mind being alone either. The only problem is that if you’re always alone, you get lonely.

— Colleen Houck, Tiger’s Curse

David looked at her and smiled. “I think you have to feel comfortable being alone with yourself before you truly know who you are and can feel comfortable being yourself with others.

— Steven Manchesterchester

In the beginning, being alone is always a choice. Then it’s not a choice anymore. When did it stop being a choice? What is it in me that stopped choosing you, that moved into you instead so that I have to be with you in order to be with myself?

— Gunnar Ardelius, I Need You More Than I Love You and I Love You to Bits

Life was the gift that you were given the day you were born, and in turn you are the gift to life. Only in the moments of being alone in the darkness on the raft, will you have the space to speak, listen, and to act from the heart.

— Forrest Curran, Purple Buddha Project: Purple Book of Self-Love

I seek the city because there is nothing sweeter than not being alone in your loneliness.

— Charlotte Eriksson

I find myself enjoying being alone a lot of the time, people come and people go and you have to find a way to be ok with both.

— Nikki Rowe

Freedom of being alone is intoxicating.

— Kangana Ranaut

[He] made me feel lonely, and being alone with another person is much worse than being alone all by yourself.

— Lindy West

Being alone can be good. It’s easy to find peace alone. But sometimes, being alone is a king of death.

— Dean Koontz, Chase

I know what you might think; that being alone is a sign of loneliness. But the way I see it, sometimes being alone serves as a period of insight as to who you really are. Think about it.

— Lauren Lola, An Absolute Mind

Do you ever go out there when it’s like this?” she said softly. “When it’s almost dark and there’s no one else in the water?””I do. It’s nice being alone out there.””It doesn’t make you feel lonely?””The ocean is a great companion.

— Robin Bielman, Keeping Mr. Right Now

There’s a lot to be said for being alone. But you and I know, don’t we, Flavia, that being alone and being lonely are not at all the same thing?

— Alan Bradley, The Weed That Strings the Hangman’s Bag

I love being alone when I Know Somebody make you smile.

— Amiel Sudario

I’ve learned that being alone and being lonely are not the same thing. Once I was surrounded by people and lonely for it, but now I’m alone and I’ve never been so content.

— Melinda Salisbury, The Sin Eater’s Daughter

I like the idea of being alone. I like the idea of often being alone in all aspects of my life. I like to feel lonely. I like to need things.

— Robert Plant

What a lovely surprise to finally discover how unlonely being alone can be.

— Ellen Burstyn

It takes people being alone in front of the computer at three in the morning to write opinions about movies, apparently.

— Jeff Nichols

Some people say dying alone is a fate worse than death itself. Well, they should try being alone during the living part sometimes. There’s no quicker way to make you wonder why the hell you ever thought you’d want to return.

— John Corey Whaley, Noggin

She had shown him by her independence how it was only fear that held people together. The fear of being alone and the fear of being different.

— Mervyn Peake, Gormenghast

Only a few have learned to savor the significance of solitude. Those who can glory in being alone on occasion are the saint or poet or explorer.

— William P. Barker

I prize my downtime, count on it as a writer, a parent, a person. Sometimes I think of Woody Allen’s remark about masturbation, that it is sex with someone he loves. I feel as though being alone is hanging out with someone I like.

— Anna Quindlen

The single woman is a free woman, and being single does not mean being alone – it means being free to have a relationship or not. This can be scary, but it’s also very interesting.

— Monica Bellucci

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, Lady Chatterley’s Lover

If you are really angry, then you must be willing to pay the price of being alone or be remanded for someone else to have their freedom, illumination and justice.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

I absolutely relate to being alone in squalor, trying to come up with something adequate. I relate to that, and I’ve been known to crawl out of bed and drink out of a 2-liter bottle of Diet Coke.

— Diablo Cody

Music should probably provide answers in terms of lyrical content, and giving people a sense of togetherness and oneness, as opposed to being alone in their thoughts and dilemmas or regrets or happiness or whatever.

— Peabo Bryson

It doesn’t upset me to think about dying. What upsets me is the idea of John being alone after his spell passes. The idea of one of us without the other. (p.127)

— Michael Zadoorian, The Leisure Seeker

I’m fascinated with myself and love hearing the sound of my own voice. I’d like to hear what I have to say. A lot of people don’t like being alone because they truly don’t like themselves, but I love me.

— Gene Simmons

What is the difference in being alone with another and being alone by one’s self?

— Henrik Ibsen