Loneliness Quotes (93)

Quotes and citations about loneliness


Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.

By : Woody Allen

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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.

By : Pedro Almodovar

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

By : Maya Angelou

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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.

By : Bruce Barton

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Fame always brings loneliness. Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole.

By : Vicki Baum

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Oh, this absolute loneliness and the game - loving to play the game, loving to go and tell stories to men that certainly weren't true, just for the sport of it, just to see how they would react.

By : Jennifer Beals

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Loneliness is proof that your innate search for connection is intact.

By : Martha Beck

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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.

By : Hilaire Belloc

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Writing is an antidote for loneliness.

By : Steven Berkoff

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No one ever discovers the depths of his own loneliness.

By : Georges Bernanos

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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.

By : Buffalo Bill

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A blank wall of social and professional antagonism faces the woman physician that forms a situation of singular and painful loneliness, leaving her without support, respect or professional counsel.

By : Elizabeth Blackwell

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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.

By : Benjamin Britten

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Loneliness is the ultimate poverty.

By : Abigail Van Buren

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Anger is a manifestation of a deeper issue... and that, for me, is based on insecurity, self-esteem and loneliness.

By : Naomi Campbell

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I think I'd like to be able to heal people's pain, whether it is hunger, loneliness or whatever.

By : Brandi Chastain

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If you are afraid of loneliness, do not marry.

By : Anton Chekhov

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People drain me, even the closest of friends, and I find loneliness to be the best state in the union to live in.

By : Margaret Cho

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I believe a lot of disease comes from anxiety, loneliness.

By : Tom Cochrane

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Loneliness is the universal problem of rich people.

By : Joan Collins

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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.

By : Joseph Conrad

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Loneliness seems to have become the great American disease.

By : John Corry

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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.

By : Doug Coupland

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Forget sex or politics or religion, loneliness is the subject that clears out a room.

By : Doug Coupland

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The eternal quest of the individual human being is to shatter his loneliness.

By : Norman Cousins

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Fame doesn't end loneliness.

By : Claire Danes

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Acting is the greatest answer to my loneliness that I have found.

By : Claire Danes

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We have all known the long loneliness, and we have found that the answer is community.

By : Dorothy Day

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Yoga is a way to freedom. By its constant practice, we can free ourselves from fear, anguish and loneliness.

By : Indra Devi

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The surest sign of age is loneliness.

By : Annie Dillard

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Music was invented to confirm human loneliness.

By : Lawrence Durrell

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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.

By : Lawrence Durrell

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What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?

By : George Eliot

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At the innermost core of all loneliness is a deep and powerful yearning for union with one's lost self.

By : Brendan Francis

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I would have to say loneliness is next to uncleanliness.

By : Janeane Garofalo

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In the past I have never thought about loneliness when working, and I don't think about it now. Yet there must be a reason for the fact that so many people talk about it.

By : Alberto Giacometti

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The end comes when we no longer talk with ourselves. It is the end of genuine thinking and the beginning of the final loneliness.

By : Edward Gibbon

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Loneliness is never more cruel than when it is felt in close propinquity with someone who has ceased to communicate.

By : Germaine Greer

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Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for.

By : Dag Hammarskjold

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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.

By : Dag Hammarskjold

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