145 Feeling Lonely Quotes

Feeling Lonely Quotes

These loneliness quotes can help you find inner peace when you really need it—and remind you that you’re not alone.

1. The real loneliness is living among all these kind people who only ask one to pretend! – Edith Wharton

2. It feels so lonely not to know myself anymore.

3. It may sound crazy, but laughing heals the mind.

4. It is still better to be lonely than to be hurt by people you trust the most.

5. Seeing you happy with someone else is better if you are not satisfied with me.

6. Someday, I want to be comfortable being alone so that I do not get all that lonely anymore.

7. Some people are severely lonely, all they can do is accept the single life as an example of being free and happy. – Anthony Liccione

8. I never gave up; I just wanted to rest a bit and see if you even cared about me just a bit.

9. I wouldn’t say I like that moment when all my anger suddenly turns into sad tears.

10. Do you want to know my greatest pain? Love you when I know that I will never have you.

11. The worst part about being lonely is when I feel like I do even like myself anymore.

12. We used to be so close we almost treated each other as siblings, so why did I wake up one day to find that we went from there to being strangers?

Loneliness Quotes for When You Feel Sad or Alone

13. I realize, for the first time, how very lonely I’ve been in the arena. How comforting the presence of another human being can be. – Suzanne Collins

14. When the chips are down, you are alone, and loneliness can be terrifying. Fortunately, I’ve always had a chum I could call. And I love to be alone. It doesn’t bother me one bit. I’m my own company. – Audrey Hepburn

15. For the way, loneliness is worse when you return to it after a reprieve—like the soul’s version of putting on a wet bathing suit, clammy and miserable. – Laini Taylor

16. My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues. – Khalil Gibran

17. If you are afraid of being lonely, don’t try to be right. – Jules Renard

18. Being lonely is one of the worst feelings in the world.

19. Solitude is fine but you need someone to tell that solitude is fine. – Honoré de Balzac

20. Sometimes tears are not because you are weak, but if you have just been far too strong for far too long, you need an escape.

21. If you smile when you are alone, then you really mean it. – Andy Rooney

22. Is it too much to ask to be happy without expecting a moment of sadness to follow it?

23. Maybe I am not sad; perhaps I feel lonely because all the friends around me are just there. After all, they need something from me.

Feeling Lonely Quotes For Her or Him

24. Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better. – Henry Rollins

25. Because, once alone, it is impossible to believe that one could ever have been otherwise. Loneliness is an absolute discovery. – Marilynne Robinson

26. Lingering is so very lonely when one lingers all alone. – Mervyn Peake

27. I am telling you I can make you happy if you give me the chance to do so.

28. There is nothing good in pleasing other people because, in the end, you would not get to do it anymore.

29. Sometimes I wake up and lie still enough to hear a petal drop from the vase of flowers. Sometimes I lie awake and wish there was someone to hear my falling. – Simon Van Booy

30. Learn your way around loneliness. Make a map of it. Sit with it, for once in your life. – Elizabeth Gilbert

31. When a man is one of a kind, he will be lonely wherever he is. – Louis L’Amour

32. So you shut your eyes to the world because no one sees you anyway; you learn to shut your mouth because no one listens and stop reaching out because no one wants to hold your hand.

33. It feels so sad to see the people you know become the people you used to know.

34. When you have nobody you can make a cup of tea for, when nobody needs you, that’s when I think life is over. – Audrey Hepburn

35. Solitude is where one discovers one is not alone. – Marty Rubin

36. I listen to sad songs whenever I am sorry, and then it just makes me sadder than ever.

37. When so many are lonely as seem to be lonely, it would be inexcusably selfish to be lonely alone. – Tennessee Williams

38. I want you to know that I am still here waiting for the day that you will come back and tell me that you still do love me even after all the years we were far apart from each other.

39. Most of the time, it seems that loneliness is my only friend.

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

Heartfelt Feeling sad and lonely quotes

41. I think that there is no point in crying, especially since the moment you left me alone.

42. True enough, being lonely is one of the most challenging things a person can go through in life.

43. You need to understand that being lonely and alone are two different things that are far from each other.

44. There are moments when it feels like the whole world can come crashing down your shoulders any time soon, and you cannot do anything about it.

45. Behind all my fake smiles is a lonely heart waiting for someone to cheer me up.

46. The most terrible poverty is loneliness and the feeling of being unloved. – Mother Teresa

47. The worst part of being lonely is when people figure it out, and then you get a pity party.

48. I will keep telling myself that we never happened, and maybe I’ll get used to it.

49. Loneliness is a bitter, wretched companion. Sometimes it just won’t let go. – Tahereh Mafi

50. It would be too easy to say that I feel invisible. Instead, I feel painfully visible, and entirely ignored. – David Levithan

51. All great and precious things are lonely. – John Steinbeck

52. I am lonely, sometimes, but I dare say it’s good for me. – Louisa May Alcott

53. There are times when it just seems so much easier to keep on pretending that everything is alright rather than admit to yourself that it is killing you.

54. The Opposite of Loneliness is not Togetherness, It’s Intimacy. – Richard Bach

55. It feels so lonely to realize that no one in this world will ever care about me the way you used to.

56. You do not have to be alone. The world never inflicts loneliness upon us. That is something we choose or reject by ourselves. – Darren Shan

57. Nothing remains but loneliness and grief. – Louisa May Alcott

58. Can you promise me that you will be happy, she said to me and then let me go.

59. I wish that someday, you realize the importance of what you have let go of.

60. Is she better than I ever was? I do not know what I did not have for you to have left me because of her when I love you more than she ever will.

Quotes about being lonely

61. Sleep is an escape from the reality that seems to kill me from the inside.

62. The loneliest people in the world are those with kind hearts who always seem to smile and pretend that they are fine.

63. If you did love me, why does it feel like you did not?

64. Loneliness is scary, but it is the only company that I have.

65. We are all the same inside; we share the same loneliness and dying because of it, so why not be with someone?

66. You never walk alone. Even the devil is the lord of flies. – Gilles Deleuze

67. Loneliness is about the scariest thing out there. – Joss Whedon

68. Sometimes, I think the pain I feel is a big reminder that I am still alive.

69. Then stirs the feeling infinite, so felt. In solitude, where we are least alone. – George Gordon Byron

70. Keep telling yourself constantly to be kind because you do not know what people are going through; they might be fighting battles even worse than you.

71. The past will only keep making me sad, so I plan to never bring it again with me.

72. It hurts, my heart does, but I guess I must be thankful to it for you because it has made me stronger.

73. The trap is loneliness, and none of us escapes it. Not even me. – Leigh Bardugo

74. If you’re lonely when you’re alone, you’re in bad company. – Jean-Paul Sartre

75. Do you want to know what hurts? Knowing you will never love me the way I love you and that the pain I feel will always be twice the pain you do.

76. The fact that the very people who were once so close to me are now the ones that keep on acting like strangers.

77. Maybe cutting is not the solution, but crying is not either, so I keep on doing the two until my body becomes numb enough to the pain that I keep on feeling here in my heart.

78. Without you, I am just feeling sad and lonely.

79. One day someone will come to prove to you that all that came before him are just boys, whereas he is a man.

80. Loneliness is like being the only person left alive in the universe, except that everyone else is still here. – Simon Van Booy

81. Loneliness is so cruel; it makes a person feel like they are all by themself.

82. The tragedy of this world is that everyone is alone. For a life in the past cannot be shared with the present. – Alan Lightman

Feeling Lonely Motivational Quotes

83. It is so hard to stay alone, but it is better than being blamed, envied, hated and hurt.

84. I can’t let you go because without you, I hate everything about being lonely.

85. The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly. – F. Scott Fitzgerald

86. I never really understood the word ‘loneliness’. As far as I was concerned, I was in an orgy with the sky and the ocean, and with nature. – Bjork

87. Being lonely is not being alone; you can be in a big crowd of people and still feel lonely despite it.

88. It feels sad that I am the only one left crying, and then I passed you by with your new friends, laughing as if we never happened.

89. I hate to let go of the important people to me, but they always seem to be one step ahead and leave me without notice.

90. Loneliness is the human condition. Cultivate it. The way it tunnels into you allows your soul room to grow. – Janet Fitch

91. There’s a special quality to the loneliness of dusk, a melancholy more brooding even than the night’s. – Ed Gorman

92. Remember: the time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Life’s cruelest irony. – Douglas Coupland

93. If you plan on making me cry, then you better be responsible enough to wipe my tears away.

94. I do not see the point in screaming as I know that no one will listen anyway.

95. A great fire burns within me, but no one stops to warm themselves at it, and passers-by only see a wisp of smoke. – Vincent Van Gogh

96. And then there are times when you will see that life is bound to end anyway, so why not make it earlier.

97. I’ve noticed that loneliness gets stronger when we try to face it down but gets weaker when we simply ignore it. – Paulo Coelho

98. There is the solitude of suffering when you go through darkness that is lonely, intense, and terrible. – John O’Donohue

99. To be alone is to be different, to be different is to be alone. – Suzanne Gordon

100. Your heart is one of the most important parts of yourself so never give it to someone who does not know how to take care of it.

Sad and lonely quotes

101. Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is richness of self. – May Sarton

102. I keep my smile on all the time so that no one will figure out just how sad and lonely I am inside.

103. I have been a stranger here in my own land: All my life. – Sophocles

104. Maybe the worst part of holding on to the memories you have is not the pain that comes with it but rather the loneliness within it; this is because memories need to be told, to be shared with someone else.

105. You are never alone. You are eternally connected with everyone. – Amit Ray

106. I hate it most when some people tell me they miss me, but they do not even do anything to get in touch with me; they like to feel guilty about it.

107. I felt a haunting loneliness sometimes and felt it in others–young clerks in the dusk, wasting the most poignant moments of night and life. – F. Scott Fitzgerald

108. Do you know what hurts? The truth, but only for a short while, but lies are worse for they broke a lifetime long.

109. When we are most alone is when we embrace another’s loneliness. – Mitch Albom

110. Don’t you dare judge me from how you see me because you do not know the real me, and you never will?

111. It is way easier to tell myself that I do not care than admit to people that leaving you killed me.

112. Sometimes, I want to know that I am at least important to someone.

113. Some nights are made for torture, or reflection, or the savoring of loneliness. – Poppy Z.Brite

114. Being alone is scary, but if no one can inflict pain on you, maybe it is much better that way.

115. Hang on to the pain, for someday, you will see that the pain you are going through is the same one that will help you become a stronger person.

116. I don’t know what’s worse: to not know what you are and be happy, or to become what you’ve always wanted to be, and feel alone. – Daniel Keyes

117. When loneliness is a constant state of being, it harkens back to a childhood wherein neglect and abandonment were the landscape of life. – Alexandra Katehakis

118. I feel sad that it is over, but I am happy for the memories we got to create.

119. It hurts so much that you want to cry, but you keep it all inside and cry without tears since you do not want anyone else to see it.

120. Loneliness in a crowd of people was the worst kind of loneliness, but she couldn’t help it. – Lauren Kate

121. Loneliness becomes an acid that eats away at you. – Haruki Murakami

122. Deep down, the young are lonelier than the old. – Anne Frank

123. I do not want to cry over you because I know you would not cry over me.

124. Most of the rich tend to be lonely, for it is true that money cannot buy everything, especially happiness.

125. If we are alone, we become more alone. Life is strange. – Paulo Coelho

126. The loneliness you feel with another person, the wrong person is the loneliest of all. – Deb Caletti

127. The worst feeling in this world is being ignored by the person you treasure the most in this world.

128. And then suddenly, my whole world crumbled to pieces, and you were not there to help me pick it up.

129. The worst thing about loneliness is that it brings one face to face with oneself. – Mary Balogh

130. I want someone to reach out their hand to me and tell me that everything will be fine.

131. Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness. – Maya Angelou

132. Being alone never felt right. sometimes it felt good, but it never felt right. – Charles Bukowski

133. In a world filled with people, some happy, others like me, I feel so all alone. – Mary B. Morrison

134. There is this hole in my heart where you used to be, and it feels like I am walking around aimlessly because you left me for someone else.

135. Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying. – Arthur C. Clarke

136. One of the loneliest moments of someone’s life: when you are watching your world fall apart, and you cannot seem to do anything about it at all.

137. I feel so broken, and I do not know what I should do about it.

138. Being lonely is inevitable; it is a stage in life that almost all people go through, so do not be afraid.

139. I knew this feeling, the 2 a.m. loneliness that I’d practically invented. – Sarah Dessen

140. There is a loneliness in this world so great that you can see it in the slow movement of the hands of a clock. – Charles Bukowsk

141. I felt her absence. it was like waking up one day with no teeth in your mouth. you wouldn’t need to run to the mirror to know they were gone. – James Dashner

142. True confessions are written with tears only. But my tears would drown the world, as my inner fire would reduce it to ashes. – Emil Cioran

143. I will never forget going through my depression stage where it seems that anxiety is my only friend and loneliness is the only one I can rely on.

144. She saw that he knew what loneliness was, that he understood why it might be raining inside a person even when the sun shone, that sadness needed no immediate cause. – Jan-Philipp Sendker

145. Sleep is an escape from the reality that seems to kill me from the inside.

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