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Loneliness Quotes


These are some of the best 'Loneliness' quotations and sayings.

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.

Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies.

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

Little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.

Loneliness is and always has been the central and inevitable experience of every man.

Loneliness is the ultimate poverty.

Man's loneliness is but his fear of life.

No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent.

One may have a blazing hearth in one's soul and yet no one ever came to sit by it. Passers-by see only a wisp of smoke from the chimney and continue on their way.

So lonely 'twas that God himself scarce seemed there to be.

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

The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.

To be adult is to be alone.

What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?

Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling into at night. I miss you like hell.

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.