Sad Quotes about Loneliness
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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 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
Friendship needs no words - it is solitude delivered
from the anguish of loneliness.
- Dag Hammarskjold
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Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
The soul that knows it not, knows no release from little things;
knows not the livid loneliness of fear.
- Amelia Earhart
An artist is always alone - if he is an artist.
No, what the artist needs is loneliness.
- Henry Miller
Music was my refuge.
I could crawl into the space between the notes and
curl my back to loneliness.
- Maya Angelou
Being a good host offsets the deprivation and loneliness of my youth.
- Alan Ladd
It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful.
It has the beauty of loneliness of pain:
of strength and freedom.
The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love.
The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony.
- Benjamin Britten
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
Forget sex or politics or religion, loneliness is the
subject that clears out a room.
- Doug Coupland
Reading - the best state yet to keep absolute loneliness at bay.
- William Styron
Fame always brings loneliness.
Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole.
- Vicki Baum
But the West of the old times, with its strong characters,
its stern battles and its tremendous stretches of loneliness,
can never be blotted from my mind.
- Buffalo Bill
The surest sign of age is loneliness.
- Annie Dillard
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
Fame doesn't end loneliness.
- Claire Danes
My inspiration are the woman, friendship,
- Enrique Iglesias
Loneliness is the most terrible poverty.
- Mother Teresa
At the innermost core of all loneliness is a deep and
powerful yearning for union with one's lost self.
- Brendan Francis
The surest cure for vanity is loneliness.
- Tom Wolfe
When I decided to be a singer, my mother warned me I'd be alone a lot.
Basically we all are.
Loneliness comes with life.
- Whitney Houston
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
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
There is no loneliness like that of a failed marriage.
- Alexander Theroux
If you are afraid of loneliness, do not marry.
- Anton Chekhov
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 Morrow Lindbergh
Loneliness is and always has been the central and inevitable experience of every man.
- Thomas Wolfe
The dominant feeling of the battlefield is loneliness.
- William J. Slim
Loneliness adds beauty to life.
It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
- Henry Rollins
The sky is one whole, the water another;
and between those two infinities the soul of man is in loneliness.
- Henryk Sienkiewicz
Loneliness is the universal problem of rich people.
- Joan Collins
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
If there is a look of human eyes that tells of perpetual loneliness,
so there is also the familiar look that is the sign of perpetual crowds.
- Alice Meynell
I think I'd like to be able to heal people's pain,
whether it is hunger, loneliness or whatever.
- Brandi Chastain
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
- George Eliot
Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self.
- May Sarton
Gatherings and, simultaneously, loneliness are the
conditions of a writer's life.
- Jerzy Kosinski
Man's loneliness is but his fear of life.
- Eugene O'Neill
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering -
and it's all over much too soon.
- Woody Allen
Hollywood is loneliness beside the swimming pool.
- Liv Ullmann
I believe a lot of disease comes from anxiety,
- Tom Cochrane
We have all known the long loneliness,
and we have found that the answer is community.
- Dorothy Day
Leadership is the other side of the coin of loneliness,
and he who is a leader must always act alone.
And acting alone, accept everything alone.
- Ferdinand Marcos
I am prone before you.
Pity me, and drench me in loneliness.
- Amy Lowell
The interesting thing is why we're so desperate for
this anesthetic against loneliness.
- David Foster Wallace
No one ever discovers the depths of his own loneliness.
- Georges Bernanos
There is no loneliness greater than the loneliness of a failure.
The failure is a stranger in his own house.
- Eric Hoffer
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
In utter loneliness a writer tries to explain the inexplicable.
- John Steinbeck
Loneliness is never more cruel than when it is felt
in close propinquity with someone who has ceased to communicate.
- Germaine Greer
Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for,
great enough to die for.
- Dag Hammarskjold
Loneliness is proof that your innate search for connection is intact.
- Martha Beck
Loneliness seems to have become the great American disease.
- John Corry
The essence of Richard Nixon is loneliness.
- Henry A. Kissinger
Loneliness is about the scariest thing out there.
- Joss Whedon
Writing is an antidote for loneliness.
- Steven Berkoff
Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone and solitude
expresses the glory of being alone.
- Paul Tillich
I would have to say loneliness is next to uncleanliness.
- Janeane Garofalo
I live with the people I create and it has always made
my essential loneliness less keen.
- Carson McCullers
Solitude is pleasant.
Loneliness is not.
- Anna Neagle
There were times when I had great times with my brothers,
pillow fights and things, but I was,
used to always cry from loneliness.
- Michael Jackson
Loneliness is the ultimate poverty.
- Abigail Van Buren
Nothing makes us more vulnerable than loneliness,
- Thomas Harris
There is extraordinary similarities between the Midwest
in America and Europe in that there is this sense of vast,
open sky and loneliness and cold.
- Ajay Naidu
Music was invented to confirm human loneliness.
- Lawrence Durrell
The eternal quest of the individual human being is
to shatter his loneliness.
- Norman Cousins
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
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