Lonely Quotes (144)

Quotes and citations about lonely

Unless we love and are loved, each of us is alone, each of us is deeply lonely... view

By: Mortimer Adler

I have so many different personalities in me and I still feel lonely... view

By: Tori Amos

As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them... view

By: Maya Angelou

Touring is really a pretty lonely business... view

By: Eddy Arnold

Pioneers may be picturesque figures, but they are often rather lonely ones... view

By: Nancy Astor

I gave up on new poetry myself 30 years ago when most of it began to read like coded messages passing between lonely aliens in a hostile world... view

By: Russell Baker

It's a dismally lonely business, writing... view

By: Toni Cade Bambara

To the solemn graves, near a lonely cemetery, my heart like a muffled drum is beating funeral marches... view

By: Charles Baudelaire

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

By: Vicki Baum

Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole... view

By: Vicki Baum

I wouldn't want them to feel lonely or outcast ever in any way. And no matter where they were in the world, I'd want them to always feel incredibly confident about who they were and proud... view

By: Jennifer Beals

At times in my life, I have been utterly lonely. At other times, I've had disgusting infectious diseases. Try admitting these things in our culture... view

By: Martha Beck

Absolutely lonely people have few personal interactions of any kind... view

By: Martha Beck

Yes, but don't forget I also have the luxury of the worlds finest band when it gets lonely... view

By: Adrian Belew

I have the best roommates in the world! It creates a fun sense of family... and that's really important to me. Things can get so lonely without it... view

By: Kristen Bell

New York is tough on lonely people... view

By: Michael Bergin

How lonely it is going to be now on the Yellow Brick Road... view

By: Ray Bolger

Dreams have only one owner at a time. That's why dreamers are lonely... view

By: Erma Bombeck

I'm not afraid to be lonely at the top... view

By: Barry Bonds

It's a vast, lonely, forbidding expanse of nothing rather like clouds and clouds of pumice stone. And it certainly does not appear to be a very inviting place to live or work... view

By: Frank Borman

Booksellers are the most valuable destination for the lonely, given the numbers of books that were written because authors couldn't find anyone to talk to... view

By: Alain de Botton

But it is obvious that our fathers, whose efforts have planted these great and prosperous cities along the once lonely trails of our own broad land, received all the fundamentals of civilization as a heritage from their European ancestors... view

By: James H. Breasted

But when you actually go in the ring, it's a very lonely and scary place. It's just you and the other guy... view

By: Frank Bruno

What white woman, however lonely, was ever captive or insulted by me? Yet they say I am a bad Indian... view

By: Sitting Bull

I think people tend to see the bigger point, which is maybe not fitting in and feeling like you didn't have the childhood that you expected you would have, or that you felt lonely or struggled with drugs and alcohol or just that you were able to achieve your dreams... view

By: Augusten Burroughs

What a lovely surprise to finally discover how unlonely being alone can be... view

By: Ellen Burstyn

I believe that you control your destiny, that you can be what you want to be. You can also stop and say, No, I won't do it, I won't behave his way anymore. I'm lonely and I need people around me, maybe I have to change my methods of behaving and then you do it... view

By: Leo Buscaglia

I think probably the only thing that is around in these songs is that I was really lonely when I wrote a lot of them. But it was really by my own choosing because I was devoting myself to songwriting and dancing and I wasn't really going out and seeing people... view

By: Kate Bush

There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar.. view

By: George Byron

Christmas is a holiday that persecutes the lonely, the frayed, and the rejected... view

By: Jimmy Cannon

My major regret in life is that my childhood was unnecessarily lonely... view

By: Truman Capote

A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure... view

By: Charlie Chaplin

People who lead a lonely existence always have something on their minds that they are eager to talk about... view

By: Anton Chekhov

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... view

By: Joseph Conrad

The lonely become either thoughtful or empty... view

By: Mason Cooley

Even cats grow lonely and anxious... view

By: Mason Cooley

The time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself... view

By: Doug Coupland

The capacity for not feeling lonely can carry a very real price, that of feeling nothing at all... view

By: Doug Coupland

I don't have time for superficial friends. I suppose if you're really lonely you can call a superficial friend, but otherwise, what's the point?.. view

By: Courteney Cox

I don't have a sidekick - no Ed McMahon. So when I go out there, I'm lonely. It's scary... view

By: Carson Daly