When the snows fall and the white winds blow, the lone wolf dies but the pack survives.
The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself.
It's far better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone - so far.
Alone. Yes, that's the key word, the most awful word in the English tongue. Murder doesn't hold a candle to it and hell is only a poor synonym.
Let me tell you this: if you meet a loner, no matter what they tell you, it's not because they enjoy solitude. It's because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them.
Nobody likes being alone that much. I don't go out of my way to make friends, that's all. It just leads to disappointment.
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.
That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you're not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong.
Human beings can withstand a week without water, two weeks without food, many years of homelessness, but not loneliness. It is the worst of all tortures, the worst of all sufferings.
All Loneliness Quotes ⇑
What is hell? Hell is oneself. Hell is alone, the other figures in it Merely projections. There is nothing to escape from And nothing to escape to. One is always alone.
Sometimes life is too hard to be alone, and sometimes life is too good to be alone.
Loneliness becomes an acid that eats away at you.
The loneliness you feel with another person, the wrong person, is the loneliest of all.
We're all islands shouting lies to each other across seas of misunderstanding.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Why do people have to be this lonely? What's the point of it all? Millions of people in this world, all of them yearning, looking to others to satisfy them, yet isolating themselves. Why? Was the earth put here just to nourish human loneliness?
sex is the consolation you have when you can't have love
All I ever wanted was to reach out and touch another human being not just with my hands but with my heart.
Maybe ever'body in the whole damn world is scared of each other.
The trouble is not that I am single and likely to stay single, but that I am lonely and likely to stay lonely.
When you have nobody you can make a cup of tea for, when nobody needs you, that's when I think life is over.
It would be too easy to say that I feel invisible. Instead, I feel painfully visible, and entirely ignored.
A great fire burns within me, but no one stops to warm themselves at it, and passers-by only see a wisp of smoke
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.
Be good and you will be lonesome.
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.
Remember, the time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Life's cruelest irony.
Remember, you have no companions but your shadow
I'll never forget how the depression and loneliness felt good and bad at the same time. Still does.
I'm lonely. And I'm lonely in some horribly deep way and for a flash of an instant, I can see just how lonely, and how deep this feeling runs. And it scares the shit out of me to be this lonely because it seems catastrophic.
Lonely people tend, rather, to be lonely because they decline to bear the psychic costs of being around other humans. They are allergic to people. People affect them too strongly.
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.
The moon is friend for the lonesome to talk to.
As the light begins to intensify, so does my misery, and I wonder how it is possible to hurt so much when nothing is wrong.
Depression on my left, Loneliness on my right. They don't need to show me thier badges. I know these guys very well.
To forget a friend is sad. Not everyone has had a friend.
That's love: Two lonely persons keep each other safe and touch each other and talk to each other.
A lonely day is God's way of saying that he wants to spend some quality time with you.
Something is always born of excess: great art was born of great terror, great loneliness, great inhibitions, instabilities, and it always balances them.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
Holding people away from you, and denying yourself love, doesn't make you strong. if anything, it makes you weaker. Because you're doing it out of fear.
Once your way of being is not determined by anything outside of you, then there is no such thing as loneliness - but you will enjoy your aloneness.
The only time we waste is the time we spend thinking we are alone.
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.
I should never be left alone with my mind for too long.
The pain of being alone is completely out of this world, isn't it? I don't know why, but I understand your feelings so much, it actually hurts.
I have never been lonely because the source of creation has never left me for a moment, has never left anyone for a moment.
I wasn't lonely. I experienced no self-pity. I was just caught up in a life in which I could ﬁnd no meaning.
When so many are lonely as seem to be lonely, it would be inexcusably selfish to be lonely alone.