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.

By : Mortimer Adler

    View

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

By : Tori Amos

    View

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.

By : Maya Angelou

    View

Touring is really a pretty lonely business.

By : Eddy Arnold

    View

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

By : Nancy Astor

    View

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.

By : Russell Baker

    View

It's a dismally lonely business, writing.

By : Toni Cade Bambara

    View

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

By : Charles Baudelaire

    View

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

By : Vicki Baum

    View

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

By : Vicki Baum

    View

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.

By : Jennifer Beals

    View

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.

By : Martha Beck

    View

Absolutely lonely people have few personal interactions of any kind.

By : Martha Beck

    View

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

By : Adrian Belew

    View

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.

By : Kristen Bell

    View

New York is tough on lonely people.

By : Michael Bergin

    View

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

By : Ray Bolger

    View

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

By : Erma Bombeck

    View

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

By : Barry Bonds

    View

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.

By : Frank Borman

    View

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.

By : Alain de Botton

    View

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.

By : James H. Breasted

    View

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

By : Frank Bruno

    View

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

By : Sitting Bull

    View

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.

By : Augusten Burroughs

    View

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

By : Ellen Burstyn

    View

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.

By : Leo Buscaglia

    View

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.

By : Kate Bush

    View

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

By : George Byron

    View

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

By : Jimmy Cannon

    View

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

By : Truman Capote

    View

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

By : Charlie Chaplin

    View

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

By : Anton Chekhov

    View

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

    View

The lonely become either thoughtful or empty.

By : Mason Cooley

    View

Even cats grow lonely and anxious.

By : Mason Cooley

    View

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

By : Doug Coupland

    View

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

By : Doug Coupland

    View

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?

By : Courteney Cox

    View

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

By : Carson Daly

    View


-->