35+ Loneliness Quotes to Express Sadness and Stay Strong

There’s a difference between solitude and loneliness. I can understand the concept of being a monk for a while. – Tom Hanks

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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

Acting is the greatest answer to my loneliness that I have found. – Claire Danes

We are all so much together, but we are all dying of loneliness. – Albert Schweitzer

My heart never knew loneliness until you went away. I’m missing you

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

Loneliness is about the scariest thing out there. – Joss Whedon

The hardest walk is walking alone, but it’s also the walk that makes you the strongest.

In utter loneliness a writer tries to explain the inexplicable. – John Steinbeck

We have all known the long loneliness, and we have found that the answer is community. – Dorothy Day

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

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

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

Maybe true love isn’t out there for me, but I can sublimate my loneliness with the notion that true love is out there for someone. – Roxane Gay

This world that I live in is empty and cold/the loneliness cuts me and tortures my soul. – Waylon Jennings

If you are afraid of loneliness, do not marry. – Anton Chekhov

Nothing makes us more vulnerable than loneliness, except greed. – Thomas Harris

I close my eyes and dream of a time when I wasn’t all alone.

Sometimes, you just need a break. In a beautiful place. Alone. To figure everything out.

Loneliness is the ultimate poverty. – Pauline Phillips

Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering—and it’s all over much too soon. – Woody Allen

All great and precious things are lonely. – John Steinbeck

Loneliness comes with life. – Whitney Houston

Loneliness is the ultimate poverty. – Pauline Phillips

Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying. – Arthur C. Clarke

Watching a romantic movie and getting pissed off about your non-existent love life.

The eternal quest of the individual human being is to shatter his loneliness. – Norman Cousins

We are all so much together, but we are all dying of loneliness. – Albert Schweitzer

Sometimes it’s better to be Alone…Nobody can hurt you.

There is no loneliness like that of a failed marriage. – Alexander Theroux

Loneliness and hunger were my fortunes of creation. – Mo Yan

My inspiration are the woman, friendship, and loneliness. – Enrique Iglesias

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

Music was invented to confirm human loneliness. – Lawrence Durrell

Online communities are an expression of loneliness. – Joanne Harris

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