Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.
The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved.
We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone.
Loneliness is the most terrible poverty.
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Loneliness is the ultimate poverty
Abigail Van Buren
When we truly realize that we are all alone is when we need others the most.
Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Loneliness breaks the spirit.
Loneliness is never more cruel than when it is felt in close propinquity with someone who has ceased to communicate.
Life without a friend and a loved one can be crushingly lonely. Don’t let loneliness creep into your life. Open the gates of your heart and allow others to reach out to you. Soon a special someone may walk into your life and get rid of your loneliness.
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.
Loneliness the clearest of crystal insight into your own soul, its the fear of one’s own self that haunts the lonely.
It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely.
Loneliness is about the scariest thing there is.
They are never alone that are accompanied with noble thoughts.
Sir Philip Sidney
If you are afraid of being lonely, don’t try to be right.
Loneliness is part of being human. It reminds us that we are not complete in ourselves.
It is usually expensive and lonely to be principled.
To be alone is the fate of all great minds – a fate deplored at times, but still always chosen as the less grievous of two evils.
Loneliness is the first thing which God’s eye named, not good.
Loneliness is and always has been the central and inevitable experience of every man.
At the innermost core of all loneliness is a deep and powerful yearning for union with one’s lost self.
Brendan Francis Behan
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.
Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self.
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.
Strife is better than loneliness.
Loneliness is the unloneliest feeling in the world, as everyone has experienced it.
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.
People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.
Joseph F. Newton
Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone and solitude expresses the glory of being alone.
It’s so lonely when you don’t even know yourself.
The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself.
To be alone is to be different, to be different is to be alone.
Nothing makes us so lonely as our secrets.
If you are lonely when you’re alone, you are in bad company.
Jean Paul Sartre
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
Be good and you will be lonely.
People drain me, even the closest of friends, and I find loneliness to be the best state in the union to live in.
Solitude is the profoundest fact of the human condition. Man is the only being who knows he is alone.
Inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that’s where you renew your springs that never dry up.
There is none more lonely than the man who loves only himself.
Abraham Ibn Esra
It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.
No one ever discovers the depths of his own loneliness.
Lonely people, in talking to each other can make each other lonelier.
I’ve also seen that great men are often lonely. This is understandable, because they have built such high standards for themselves that they often feel alone. But that same loneliness is part of their ability to create.
The dread of loneliness is greater than the fear of bondage, so we get married.
Man’s loneliness is but his fear of life.
When everyone leaves you it’s loneliness you feel, when you leave everyone else it’s solitude.
Loneliness can be conquered only by those who can bear solitude.
Fame doesn’t end loneliness.
Loneliness is proof that your innate search for connection is intact.
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.
The surest cure for vanity is loneliness.
There is no loneliness greater than the loneliness of a failure. The failure is a stranger in his own house.
The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.
A lonely sad soul can kill quicker than a germ.
My heart is a lonely hunter that hunts on a lonely hill.
When we cannot bear to be alone, it means we do not properly value the only companion we will have from birth to death – ourselves.
The worst thing about loneliness is that it brings one face to face with oneself.