62 Total Quotes

Loneliness Quotes

Mark Twain
There is no God, no universe, no human race, no earthly life, no heaven, no hell. It is all a dream, a grotesque and foolish dream. Nothing exists but you. And you are but a thought --a vagrant thought, a useless thought, a homeless thought, wandering forlorn among the empty eternities!
Mark Twain
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Mark Twain
It has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep, and never to refrain when awake
Mark Twain
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Bruce Barton
It would do the world good if every man would compel himself occasionally to be absolutely alone. Most of the world's progress has come out of such loneliness.
Bruce Barton
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Solitude is the profoundest fact of the human condition. Man is the only being who knows he is alone.
Octavio Paz
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Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self.
May Sarton
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Loneliness is the ultimate poverty
Abigail Buren
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Teresa Calcutta
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.
Teresa Calcutta
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Teresa Calcutta
Loneliness is the most terrible poverty.
Teresa Calcutta
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It made me have a much greater understanding of loss, of loneliness, and the level of intense tragedy that so many people have experienced in this world, I take a lot less for granted.
Adrien Brody
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The loneliness of the long-distance runner.
Alan Sillitoe
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Albert Schweitzer
We are all so much together, but we are all dying of loneliness
Albert Schweitzer
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The loneliness you get by the sea is personal and alive. It doesn't subdue you and make you feel abject. It's stimulating loneliness.
Anne Lindbergh
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The gift of loneliness is sometimes a radical vision of society or one's people that has not previously been taken into account.
Alice Walker
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Moon! Moon! I am prone before you. Pity me,and drench me in loneliness.
Amy Lowell
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To fall in love is easy, even to remain in it is not difficult; our human loneliness is cause enough. But it is a hard quest worth making to find a comrade through whose steady presence one becomes steadily the person one desires to be.
Anna Strong
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Germaine Greer
Loneliness is never more cruel than when it is felt in close propinquity with someone who has ceased to communicate
Germaine Greer
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Lawrence Durrell
I had become, with the approach of night, once more aware of loneliness and time - those two companions without whom no journey can yield us anything.
Lawrence Durrell
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The factors that we find predicting loneliness are the factors that lead to a disruption of your social relationships.
John Cacioppo
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No one ever discovers the depths of his own loneliness.
Georges Bernanos
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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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One cat in a house is a sign of loneliness, two of barrenness, and three of sodomy.
Edward Dahlberg
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Elizabeth Bowen
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.
Elizabeth Bowen
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Reading - the best state yet to keep absolute loneliness at bay.
William Styron
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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.
Carson McCullers
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John Cheever
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
John Cheever
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Henry A. Kissinger
The essence of this man [Richard M. Nixon] is loneliness.
Henry A. Kissinger
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Loneliness - If you find yourself struggling with loneliness, you're not alone. And yet you are alone. So very alone.
Larry Kersten
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Lawrence Durrell
Music was invented to confirm human loneliness
Lawrence Durrell
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Jules Renard
If you are afraid of being lonely, don't try to be right
Jules Renard
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Lily Tomlin
Remember we're all in this alone
Lily Tomlin
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