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Positive Quotes about Lonely

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The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy
is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet,
alone with the heavens, nature and God.
Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be.
- Anne Frank

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Let us touch the dying, the poor,
the lonely and the unwanted
according to the graces we have received
and let us not be ashamed
or slow to do the humble work.
- Mother Teresa

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

If I am a legend, then why am I so lonely?
- Judy Garland

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Loneliness is not what it seems.
One does not feel lonely because one is alone,
but because of a feeling of lack -
a feeling that something is missing.
Loneliness is essentially independent
of how many other humans are around.
It has much more to do with one's self-esteem -
one's sense of inherent worth.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing makes us so lonely as our secrets.
- Paul Tournier

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

 

When you are alone you are not alone,
you are simply lonely -
and there is a tremendous difference
between loneliness and aloneness.
When you are lonely you are thinking of the other,
you are missing the other.
Loneliness is a negative state.
You are feeling that it would have been
better if the other were there -
your friend, your wife, your mother,
your beloved, your husband.
It would have been good if the other
were there, but the other is not.
Loneliness is absence of the other.
Aloneness is the presence of oneself.
Aloneness is very positive.
It is a presence, overflowing presence.
You are so full of presence
that you can fill the whole universe
with your presence and there is no need for anybody.
- Osho

The snow itself is lonely or, if you prefer,
self-sufficient.
There is no other time when the whole world seems composed
of one thing and one thing only.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
- Khalil Gibran

Dreams have only one owner at a time.
That's why dreamers are lonely.
- Erma Bombeck

Only the lonely know the way I feel tonight.
- Roy Orbison

No man is lonely eating spaghetti; it requires so much attention.
- Christopher Morley

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

When you're away, I'm restless, lonely,
Wretched, bored, dejected; only here's the rub,
my darling dear, I feel the same when you're near.
- Samuel Hoffenstein

I don't have time for superficial friends.
I suppose if you're really lonely you can call a superficial friend,
but otherwise, what's the point?
- Courteney Cox

I get lonely when I'm a Playstation widow.
- Ashley Judd

I have never found a companion that was
so companionable as solitude.
We are for the most part more lonely
when we go abroad among men
than when we stay in our chambers.
A man thinking or working is always alone,
let him be where he will.
- Henry David Thoreau

What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
- George Eliot

That process by which you become a writer is a pretty lonely one.
We don't have a group apprenticeship like a violinist
might training for an orchestra.
- Anne Rice

We're all outsiders in a way.
We're all alone and can become very lonely.
- Hugo Weaving

I'm not afraid to be lonely at the top.
- Barry Bonds

On the other hand, I mean, that is what writers have
always been supposed to do,
was to rely on their own devices and to -
I mean,
writing is a lonely business.
- Donna Tartt

Living the past is a dull and lonely business;
looking back strains the neck muscles,
causing you to bump into people not going your way.
- Edna Ferber

The more you stay in this kind of job,
the more you realize that a public figure,
a major public figure, is a lonely man.
- Richard M. Nixon

But you see, that's the gilded prison of fashion.
We're riding in private jets, and meantime I was so incredibly,
painfully sad and lonely.
- Janice Dickinson

I don't like being out of the crowd.
It's lonely within a group.
- Julie Walters

People tell me there are a lot of guys like me,
which doesn't explain why I'm lonely.
- Mort Sahl

I don't have a sidekick - no Ed McMahon.
So when I go out there, I'm lonely.
It's scary.
- Carson Daly

But painting can be too lonely...
I like being with people too much to have ever made that my life's work.
- Marie Windsor

What white woman, however lonely, was ever captive
or insulted by me? Yet they say I am a bad Indian.
- Sitting Bull

The capacity for not feeling lonely can carry a very real price,
that of feeling nothing at all.
- Doug Coupland

In reading, a lonely quiet concert is given to our minds;
all our mental faculties will be present in this symphonic exaltation.
- Stephane Mallarme

It's a vast, lonely, forbidding expanse of nothing
rather like clouds and clouds of pumice stone.
And it certainly does not appear to be a very inviting place to live or work.
- Frank Borman

It's a dismally lonely business, writing.
- Toni Cade Bambara

A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer,
a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure.
- Charlie Chaplin

Out in the lonely woods the jasmine burns Its fragrant lamps,
and turns Into a royal court with green festoons The banks of dark lagoons.
- Henry Timrod

If you are afraid of being lonely, don't try to be right.
- Jules Renard

I'd rather be lonely than happy with somebody else.
- Gus Kahn

If I only dated actresses, I'd be a very lonely man.
- Joshua Jackson

Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner,
but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring
people than I feel on my own.
- Henry Rollins

Lonely people, in talking to each other,
can make each other lonelier.
- Lillian Hellman

Booksellers are the most valuable destination for the lonely,
given the numbers of books that were written because
authors couldn't find anyone to talk to.
- Alain de Botton

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

To the solemn graves, near a lonely cemetery,
my heart like a muffled drum is beating funeral marches.
- Charles Baudelaire

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

The stars, that nature hung in heaven,
and filled their lamps with everlasting oil,
give due light to the misled and lonely traveller.
- John Milton

I have so many different personalities in me and I still feel lonely.
- Tori Amos

You can be a little lonely because it's an individual sport.
- Guy Forget

There's no such thing as a crowded battlefield.
Battlefields are lonely places.
- Alfred M. Gray

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

The writer works in a lonely way.
- Irwin Shaw

At times in my life, I have been utterly lonely.
At other times, I've had disgusting infectious diseases.
Try admitting these things in our culture.
- Martha Beck

Always give a word or sign of salute when meeting or passing a friend,
or even a stranger, if in a lonely place.
- Tecumseh

Judging is a lonely job in which a man is,
as near as may be, an island entire.
- Abe Fortas

Touring is really a pretty lonely business.
- Eddy Arnold

I was lonely driving here tonight so I hugged the road.
- Jay London

Every crag and gnarled tree and lonely valley has its
own strange and graceful legend attached to it.
- Douglas Hyde

When I was younger, many of my romantic escapades were
just a means of simply avoiding being by myself.
I was afraid of feeling lonely, afraid I wouldn't know what to say to myself.
- Michael Zaslow

Unless we love and are loved, each of us is alone,
each of us is deeply lonely.
- Mortimer Adler

When everything is lonely I can be my best friend.
- Conor Oberst

Pioneers may be picturesque figures,
but they are often rather lonely ones.
- Nancy Astor

The time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself.
- Doug Coupland

For whoever is lonely there is a tavern.
- Georg Trakl

The thing that makes you exceptional,
if you are at all, is inevitably that which must also make you lonely.
- Lorraine Hansberry

If I'm such a legend, then why am I so lonely? Let me tell you,
legends are all very well if you've got somebody around who loves you.
- Judy Garland

Being the boss anywhere is lonely.
Being a female boss in a world of mostly men is especially so.
- Robert Frost

I need family support close because when you go to work,
they are long days and it can get lonely.
- Joe Lando

I've shut myself inside these walls,
and I'm going to be a very lonely old lady if I'm not careful.
- Danielle Steel

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

It is usually expensive and lonely to be principled.
- Paul Theroux


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