31 Temmuz 2016 Pazar

Loneliness Quotes

I've got everything I need except a man. And I'm not one of those women who thinks a man is the answer to everything, but I'm tired of being alone.
Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for.
Dag Hammarskjold
It's so lonely when you don't even know yourself.
It's getting to the point where I am no fun anymore, I am sorry. / Sometimes it hurts so badly I must cry out loud, ' I am lonely.' / I am yours, you are mine, you are what you are, you make it hard.
David Crosby
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Henry Rollins
Language... has created the word "loneliness" to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word "solitude" to express the glory of being alone. 
Paul Tillich
Loneliness is about the scariest thing there is.
When we truly realize that we are all alone is when we need others the most.
Ronald Anthony
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
T.S. Eliot
With some people solitariness is an escape not from others but from themselves. For they see in the eyes of others only a reflection of themselves.
Eric Hoffer
It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely.
Albert Einstein
Loneliness is the most terrible poverty.
Mother Teresa
Loneliness is never more cruel than when it is felt in close propinquity with someone who has ceased to communicate.
Germaine Greer
The dread of loneliness is greater than the fear of bondage, so we get married.
Cyril Connolly
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.
Joseph Conrad
Alone, all alone Nobody, but nobody Can make it out here alone.
Maya Angelou
What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.
Kurt Vonnegut
Solitude is the profoundest fact of the human condition. Man is the only being who knows he is alone.
Octavio Paz
Remember we're all in this alone.
Lily Tomlin
The whole conviction of my life now rests upon the belief that loneliness, far from being a rare and curious phenomenon, peculiar to myself and to a few other solitary men, is the central and inevitable fact of human existence.
Thomas Wolfe
Loneliness is the first thing which God's eye named, not good.
John Milton
People drain me, even the closest of friends, and I find loneliness to be the best state in the union to live in.
Margaret Cho
Loneliness accepted becomes a gift leading one from a life dominated by tears to the discovery of one's true self and finally to the heart of longing and the love of God.
Writing a book is a very lonely business. You are totally cut off from the rest of the world, submerged in your obsessions and memories.
Mario Vargas Llosa
I have friends who I get along with who I know get very uncomfortable being alone, unless they're with people, talking all the time. Whether it's on the phone, or in person, they're never by themselves. Whereas I could be alone for months.
Viggo Mortensen
If you are afraid of being lonely, don't try to be right.
Jules Renard
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
The end comes when we no longer talk with ourselves. It is the end of genuine thinking and the beginning of the final loneliness.
Edward Gibbon
Solitude: a sweet absence of looks.
Milan Kundera
Loneliness is the ultimate poverty.
Abigail Van Buren
When the sparrow sings its final refrain, the hush is felt nowhere more deeply than in the heart of man.
Don Williams
I have ever since (his wife's death) seemed to myself broken off from mankind; a kind of solitary wanderer in the wild of life, without any direction, or fixed point of view: a gloomy gazer on the world to which I have little relation.
Samuel Johnson
Being an actor is the loneliest thing in the world. You are all alone with your concentration and imagination, and that's all you have. Being a good actor isn't easy. Being a man is even harder. I want to be both before I'm done.
James Dean
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
All we ask is to be let alone.
Jefferson Davis
Loneliness is the universal problem of rich people.
Joan Collins
When you close your doors, and make darkness within, remember never to say that you are alone, for you are not alone; nay, God is within, and your genius is within. And what need have they of light to see what you are doing?
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.
Francis Bacon
The surest cure for vanity is loneliness.
Thomas Wolfe
The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself.
Mark Twain
No matter how lonely you get or how many birth announcements you receive, the trick is not to get frightened. There's nothing wrong with being alone.
Wendy Wasserstein
To be alone is to be different, to be different is to be alone.
Suzanne Gordon
They are never alone that are accompanied with noble thoughts.
Sir Philip Sidney
People who lead a lonely existence always have something on their minds that they are eager to talk about.
Anton Checkov
Separate we come, and separate we go, And this be it known, is all that we know.
Conrad Aiken
The whole conviction of my life now rests upon the belief that loneliness, far from being a rare and curious phenomenon, peculiar to myself and to a few other solitary men, is the central and inevitable fact of human existence.
Thomas Wolfe
The eternal quest of the individual human being is to shatter his loneliness.
Norman Cousins
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
Friedrich Nietszche
A man in a bookstore buys a book on loneliness and every woman in the store hits on him. A woman buys a book on loneliness and the store clears out.
Doug Coupland
A woman who is willing to be herself and pursue her own potential runs not so much the risk of loneliness, as the challenge of exposure to more interesting men - and people in general.
Lorraine Hansberry
Fame always brings loneliness. Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole.
Vicki Baum
Forget sex or politics or religion, loneliness is the subject that clears out a room.
Doug Coupland
Friendship needs no words - it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness.
Dag Hammarskjold
Gatherings and, simultaneously, loneliness are the conditions of a writer's life.
Jerzy Kosinski
Hollywood is loneliness beside the swimming pool.
Liv Ullmann
I also wanted to express the strength of cinema to hide reality, while being entertaining. Cinema can fill in the empty spaces of your life and your loneliness.
Pedro Almodovar
I believe a lot of disease comes from anxiety, loneliness.
Tom Cochrane
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
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
Loneliness is never more cruel than when it is felt in close propinquity with someone who has ceased to communicate.
Germaine Greer
Loneliness is proof that your innate search for connection is intact.
Martha Beck
Love is something far more than desire for sexual intercourse; it is the principal means of escape from the loneliness which afflicts most men and women throughout the greater part of their lives.
Bertrand Russell
Nothing makes us more vulnerable than loneliness, except greed.
Thomas Harris
There is no loneliness greater than the loneliness of a failure. The failure is a stranger in his own house.
Eric Hoffer
We are all so much together, but we are all dying of loneliness.
Albert Schweitzer
We have all known the long loneliness, and we have found that the answer is community.
Dorothy Day
What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.
Kurt Vonnegut
When friendship disappears then there is a space left open to that awful loneliness of the outside world which is like the cold space between the planets. It is an air in which men perish utterly.
Hilaire Belloc
Writing is an antidote for loneliness.
Steven Berkoff
Yet it is in this loneliness that the deepest activities begin. It is here that you discover act without motion, labor that is profound repose, vision in obscurity, and, beyond all desire, a fulfillment whose limits extend to infinity.
Thomas Merton
Yoga is a way to freedom. By its constant practice, we can free ourselves from fear, anguish and loneliness.
Indra Devi
You write a story about loneliness, and you grab them all because everybody's an expert on that one.
Theodore Sturgeon
One can endure sorrow alone, but it takes two to be glad.
Elbert Hubbard
You cannot be lonely if you like the person you're alone with.
Wayne Dyer
There is none more lonely than the man who loves only himself.
Abraham Ibn Esra
I was never less alone than when by myself.
Edward Gibbon
What makes loneliness an anguish is not that I have no one to share my burden, but this: I have only my own burden to bear.
Dag Hammarskjold
Be good and you will be lonely.
Mark Twain
Loneliness is part of being human. It reminds us that we are not complete in ourselves.
David Runcorn
People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.
There is the solitude of suffering, when you go through darkness that is lonely, intense, and terrible. Words become powerless to express your pain; what others hear from your words is so distant and different from what you are actually suffering.
John O'Donohue
The tragedy of this world is that everyone is alone. For a life in the past cannot be shared with the present.
Alan Lightman (Einstein's Dreams)
The worst thing about loneliness is that it brings one face to face with oneself.
Mary Balogh (No Man's Mistress)
It's only natural to feel lonely after the enjoyable moments pass. But as you experience new joys those feelings of sorrow will start to fade.
Mizu Sahara
You'll never be lonely if you learn to befriend yourself.
Feeling lonely and ignoble indicates that you haven't been patient.
Mevlana Rumi
Solitude is a condition of peace that stands in direct opposition to loneliness. Loneliness is like sitting in an empty room and being aware of the space around you. It is a condition of separateness. Solitude is becoming one with the space around you. It is a condition of union. loneliness is small, solitude is large. loneliness closes in around you; solitude expands toward the infinite. loneliness has its roots in words, in an internal conversation that nodbody answers; solitude has it's roots in the great silence of eternity.
Kent Nerburn
No one would choose a friendless existence on condition of having all the other things in the world.
To dare to live alone is the rarest courage; since there are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field, than their own hearts in their closet.
Charles Caleb Colton
There is no greater sorrow than to recall in misery the time when we were happy.
We're all lonely for something we don't know we're lonely for. How else to explain the curious feeling that goes around feeling like missing somebody we've never even met?
David Foster Wallace
Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, Only a signal shown, and a distant voice in the darkness; So on the ocean of life, we pass and speak one another, Only a look and a voice, then darkness again and a silence.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
There's nothing terribly wrong with feeling lost, so long as that feeling precedes some plan on your part to actually do something about it. Too often a person grows complacent with their disillusionment, perpetually wearing their "discomfort" like a favorite shirt.
Jhonen Vasquez
If you are alone you belong entirely to yourself....If you are accompanied by even one companion you belong only half to yourself, or even less, in proportion to the thoughtlessness of his conduct; and if you have more than one companion you will fall more deeply into the same plight.
Leonardo da Vinci
Life dies inside a person when there are no others willing to be-friend him. He thus gets filled with emptiness and a non-existent sense of self-worth.
Mark R. J. Lavoie
There is absolutely no point in sitting around and feeling sorry for yourself. The great power you have is to let go ... focus on what you have, no that which has been mean or unkindly removed.
Minnie Driver
God made everything out of nothing, but the nothingness shows through.
Paul Valery
Time takes it all, whether you want it to or not. Time takes it all, time bears it away, and in the end there is only darkness. Sometimes we find others in that darkness, and sometimes we lose them there again.
Stephen King

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Life Quotes

A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Charles Darwin
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.
Henry Ellis
Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
Anton Chekhov
Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
William James
But now I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.
Umberto Eco
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Mark Twain
Every man dies. Not every man really lives.
William Wallace
Everything has been figured out, except how to live.
Jean-Paul Sartre
Everything in life is luck.
Donald Trump
Fortunately analysis is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts. Life itself still remains a very effective therapist.
Karen Horney
God writes a lot of comedy... the trouble is, he's stuck with so many bad actors who don't know how to play funny.
Garrison Keillor
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you're alive, it isn't.
Richard Bach
I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.
E. B. White
I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches.
Alice Roosevelt Longworth
I love life because what more is there.
Anthony Hopkins
I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see.
John Burroughs
I think I've discovered the secret of life - you just hang around until you get used to it.
Charles M. Schulz
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
Robert Frost
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.
Josh Billings
Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.
George Bernard Shaw
Life has meaning only if one barters it day by day for something other than itself.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.
Sholom Aleichem
Life is a long lesson in humility.
James M. Barrie
Life is a series of collisions with the future; it is not the sum of what we have been, but what we yearn to be.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
Life is but thought.
Sara Teasdale
Life is half spent before we know what it is.
George Herbert
Life is never easy for those who dream.
Robert James Waller
Life is something to do when you can't get to sleep.
Fran Lebowitz
Life is wasted on the living.
Douglas Adams
Life itself still remains a very effective therapist.
Karen Horney
Sport and life is about losing. It's about understanding how to lose.
Lynn Davies
You have to pay the price. You will find that everything in life exacts a price, and you will have to decide whether the price is worth the prize.
Sam Nunn
Life must be lived as play.
Like all sciences and all valuations, the psychology of women has hitherto been considered only from the point of view of men.
Karen Horney
Literature is mostly about having sex and not much about having children. Life is the other way round.
David Lodge
Look, I don't want to wax philosophic, but I will say that if you're alive you've got to flap your arms and legs, you've got to jump around a lot, for life is the very opposite of death, and therefore you must at very least think noisy and colorfully, or you're not alive.
Mel Brooks
May you live every day of your life.
Jonathan Swift
Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.
Arthur Miller
My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can.
Cary Grant
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Harvey Fierstein
Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.
Brendan Gill
Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.
Only a few things are really important.
Marie Dressler
People living deeply have no fear of death.
Anais Nin
The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.
Marcus Aurelius
The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy, but that it is a bore. It is not so much a war as an endless standing in line.
H. L. Mencken
The fear of life is the favorite disease of the 20th century.
William Lyon Phelps
The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.
William James
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
Henry David Thoreau
The perfect normal person is rare in our civilization.
Karen Horney
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
Henry David Thoreau
The purpose of life is a life of purpose.
Robert Byrne
There is no wealth but life.
John Ruskin
There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner: that, in the dinner, the sweets come last.
Robert Louis Stevenson
This life is worth living, we can say, since it is what we make it.
William James
To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.
Emily Dickinson
Unbeing dead isn't being alive.
e. e. cummings
Wars and elections are both too big and too small to matter in the long run. The daily work - that goes on, it adds up.
Barbara Kingsolver
We can't plan life. All we can do is be available for it.
Lauryn Hill
What we play is life.
Louis Armstrong
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Erma Bombeck
When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
Mark Twain
While there's life, there's hope.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies.
Erich Fromm
You fall out of your mother's womb, you crawl across open country under fire, and drop into your grave.
Quentin Crisp
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
Albert Camus
Your life is what your thoughts make it.
Marcus Aurelius
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: that word is love.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Vincent van Gogh
Grace means more than gifts. In grace something is transcended, once and for all overcome. Grace happens in spite of something; it happens in spite of separateness and alienation. Grace means that life is once again united with life, self is reconciled with self. Grace means accepting the abandoned one. Grace transforms fate into a meaningful vocation. It transforms guilt to trust and courage. The word grace has something triumphant in it.
Yrjo Kallinen
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what?
Sydney J. Harris
A life lived in love will never be dull.
Leo Buscaglia
It's only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth -- and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up -- that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had.
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
Your life feels different on you, once you greet death and understand your heart's position. You wear your life like a garment from the mission bundle sale ever after -- lightly because you realize you never paid nothing for it, cherishing because you know you won't ever come by such a bargain again.
Louise Erdrich
One must work and dare if one really wants to live.
Vincent van Gogh
Life is meaningless only if we allow it to be. Each of us has the power to give life meaning, to make our time and our bodies and our words into instruments of love and hope.
Tom Head
I am on the side of the unregenerate who affirm the worth of life as an end in itself, as against the saints who deny it.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Live every act fully, as if it were your last.
Without some goal and some effort to reach it, no one can live.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
I am on the side of the unregenerate who affirm the worth of life as an end in itself, as against the saints who deny it.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
To be awake is to be alive.
Henry David Thoreau
You desire to know the art of living, my friend? It is contained in one phrase: make use of suffering.
Henri-Frederic Amiel
There is no short cut to achievement. Life requires thorough preparation -- veneer isn't worth anything.
George Washington Carver
We spend most of our lives conjugating three verbs: to want, to have, and to do.
Evelyn Underhill
There has been much tragedy in my life; at least half of it actually happened.
Mark Twain
Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
The capacity for hope is the most significant fact of life. It provides human beings with a sense of destination and the energy to get started.
Norman Cousins
Respect for the fragility and importance of an individual life is still the mark of an educated man.
Norman Cousins
I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.
Diane Ackerman
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
John F. Kennedy
Listen, are you breathing just a little and calling it a life?
Mary Oliver
Promise yourself to live your life as a revolution and not just a process of evolution.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
Mark Twain
Life has got to be lived -- that's all there is to it.
Eleanor Roosevelt
We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
Thornton Wilder