Loveliness quotes and quotations
People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.
Joseph F. Newton
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
When you close your doors, and make darkness within, remember never to say that you are alone, for you are not alone; nay, God is within, and your genius is within. And what need have they of light to see what you are doing?
To be an adult is to be alone.
Man's loneliness is but his fear of life.
Language has created the word loneliness to express the pain of being alone, and the word solitude to express the glory of being alone.
So lonely 'twas that God himself Scarce seemed there to be.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
People drain me, even the closest of friends, and I find loneliness to be the best state in the union to live in.
Little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
To be adult is to be alone.
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.
Be good and you will be lonely.
Inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that's where you renew your springs that never dry up.
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.
The eternal quest of the individual human being is to shatter his loneliness.
One may have a blazing hearth in one's soul, and yet no one ever comes to sit by it.
Vincent Van Gogh
The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself.
They are never alone that are accompanied with noble thoughts.
Sir Philip Sidney
People who lead a lonely existence always have something on their minds that they are eager to talk about.
Separate we come, and separate we go, And this be it known, is all that we know.
No matter how lonely you get or how many birth announcements you receive, the trick is not to get frightened. There's nothing wrong with being alone.
To be alone is to be different, to be different is to be alone.
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.
The surest cure for vanity is loneliness.