Lonely Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Lonely

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It is usually expensive and lonely to be principled.
~By Paul Theroux ~


The lonely wanderer, who watches by the seashore the waves that roll between him and his home, talks of cruel facts, material barriers that, just because they are material, and not ideal, shall be the irresistible foes of his longing heart.
~By Josiah Royce ~


The more you stay in this kind of job, the more you realize that a public figure, a major public figure, is a lonely man.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


Meanwhile, the originator of a theory may have a very lonely time, especially if his colleagues find his views of nature unfamiliar, and difficult to appreciate.
~By Peter D. Mitchell ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


I was lonely driving here tonight so I hugged the road.
~By Jay London ~


We all have times when we go home at night and pull out our hair and feel misunderstood and lonely and like we're falling. I think the brain is such that there is always going to be something missing.
~By Jude Law ~


No man is lonely eating spaghetti; it requires so much attention.
~By Christopher Morley ~


Where I grew up - I grew up on the north side of Akron, lived in the projects. So those scared and lonely nights - that's every night. You hear a lot of police sirens, you hear a lot of gunfire. Things that you don't want your kids to hear growing up.
~By LeBron James ~


Writing is a lonely job unless you're a drinker, in which case you always have a friend within reach.
~By Emilio Estevez ~


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 ~


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 ~


What a lovely surprise to finally discover how unlonely being alone can be.
~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.
~By Leo Buscaglia ~


For now, I'm just going to hang out with these two smoking hotties and fly privately around the world. It might be lonely up here, but I sure like the view.
~By Charlie Sheen ~


Freedom is a lonely battle, but if the United States doesn't lead it - sometimes imperfectly, but mostly with honor - who will?
~By Cal Thomas ~


When I was younger, many of my romantic escapades were just a means of simply avoiding being by myself. I was afraid of feeling lonely, afraid I wouldn't know what to say to myself.
~By Michael Zaslow ~


I'm not afraid to be lonely at the top.
~By Barry Bonds ~


Actually, my mother and Alfie came for three weeks' Christmas vacation and stayed for 21 years. I guess my mother never went back because she was lonely.
~By Frank McCourt ~


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 ~


Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole.
~By Vicki Baum ~


For whoever is lonely there is a tavern.
~By Georg Trakl ~


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


Only the lonely know the way I feel tonight.
~By Roy Orbison ~


Writing is an incredibly lonely job.
~By R. A. Salvatore ~


If I am a legend, then why am I so lonely?
~By Judy Garland ~


People tell me there are a lot of guys like me, which doesn't explain why I'm lonely.
~By Mort Sahl ~


Always give a word or sign of salute when meeting or passing a friend, or even a stranger, if in a lonely place.
~By Tecumseh ~


The snow itself is lonely or, if you prefer, self-sufficient. There is no other time when the whole world seems composed of one thing and one thing only.
~By Joseph Wood Krutch ~


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; I love not Man the less, but Nature more.
~By George Byron ~


The lonely become either thoughtful or empty.
~By Mason Cooley ~


We're all outsiders in a way. We're all alone and can become very lonely.
~By Hugo Weaving ~


When so many are lonely as seem to be lonely, it would be inexcusably selfish to be lonely alone.
~By Tennessee Williams ~


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 ~


I have so many different personalities in me and I still feel lonely.
~By Tori Amos ~


I discovered that it was a lonely world being a solo artist. Then I started working with another solo artist, Rod Stewart, and he used to tell me how lonely he was!
~By Andy Taylor ~


I'd rather be lonely than happy with somebody else.
~By Gus Kahn ~


What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
~By George Eliot ~


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 ~


That process by which you become a writer is a pretty lonely one. We don't have a group apprenticeship like a violinist might training for an orchestra.
~By Anne Rice ~


I like the idea of being alone. I like the idea of often being alone in all aspects of my life. I like to feel lonely. I like to need things.
~By Robert Plant ~


New York is tough on lonely people.
~By Michael Bergin ~


If you are afraid of being lonely, don't try to be right.
~By Jules Renard ~


The final outcome cannot be known, either to the originator of a new theory, or to his colleagues and critics, who are bent on falsifying it. Thus, the scientific innovator may feel all the more lonely and uncertain.
~By Peter D. Mitchell ~


The thing that makes you exceptional, if you are at all, is inevitably that which must also make you lonely.
~By Lorraine Hansberry ~


I have never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude. We are for the most part more lonely when we go abroad among men than when we stay in our chambers. A man thinking or working is always alone, let him be where he will.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


It is very lonely sometimes, trying to play God.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes ~


Lonely people, in talking to each other, can make each other lonelier.
~By Lillian Hellman ~


I've put in as many as 40 weeks a year on stage. It is lonely and restricted, as all artistic life must necessarily be.
~By Lillie Langtry ~


If I only dated actresses, I'd be a very lonely man.
~By Joshua Jackson ~


I started to do a study on how not to do stand-up comedy. Yeah, it's lonely work. You die, you die alone. It's you, the light, and the audience. If you win, you win big. If you lose, you lose big time.
~By Jim Varney ~


Absolutely lonely people have few personal interactions of any kind.
~By Martha Beck ~


You can be a little lonely because it's an individual sport.
~By Guy Forget ~


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


How lonely it is going to be now on the Yellow Brick Road.
~By Ray Bolger ~


The writer works in a lonely way.
~By Irwin Shaw ~


I'm never getting too lonely because it's the kind of disease where you might sit in front of the TV with three bags of biscuits, rather than communicate with the world.
~By Geri Halliwell ~


For in the end, freedom is a personal and lonely battle; and one faces down fears of today so that those of tomorrow might be engaged.
~By Alice Walker ~


The stars, that nature hung in heaven, and filled their lamps with everlasting oil, give due light to the misled and lonely traveller.
~By John Milton ~


True artists are prophets. I don't want to be that prophetic in that sense because it's so lonely.
~By Yoko Ono ~


Pioneers may be picturesque figures, but they are often rather lonely ones.
~By Nancy Astor ~


The best an American can look forward to is the lonely pleasure of one who stands at long last on a chilly and inhospitable mountaintop where few have been before, where few can follow and where few will consent to believe he has been.
~By George F. Kennan ~


I think there is a difference between Slate and Salon. I think we both serve important functions on the Internet. As more and more Websites disappear, I'm thankful Slate is still around because it makes things less lonely.
~By David Talbot ~


I must go down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and the sky; and all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by.
~By John Masefield ~


Every crag and gnarled tree and lonely valley has its own strange and graceful legend attached to it.
~By Douglas Hyde ~


She's lonely and wounded and very vulnerable and it really is a story about people at the heart of it all.
~By Emmy Rossum ~


As far as loneliness, I feel Los Angeles and its layout, having to drive everywhere - it is a lonely place. It's an isolated city in that respect because you're driving to places alone listening to the radio.
~By Jason Schwartzman ~


If you are lonely when you're alone, you are in bad company.
~By Jean-Paul Sartre ~


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 ~


For the first time, I lived alone... in a luxury apartment on Sunset Strip. For a few days I loved the idea, but I got lonely and restless.
~By Patty Duke ~


To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given a chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy.
~By Bette Davis ~


Most performers don't admit this, because it sounds negative and performers are not supposed to be negative, but when I was on the road, I was lonely.
~By Tom Glazer ~


There's no such thing as a crowded battlefield. Battlefields are lonely places.
~By Alfred M. Gray ~


Being the boss anywhere is lonely. Being a female boss in a world of mostly men is especially so.
~By Robert Frost ~


Beauty is ever to the lonely mind a shadow fleeting; she is never plain. She is a visitor who leaves behind the gift of grief, the souvenir of pain.
~By Christopher Morley ~


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


It is a very lonely life that a man leads, who becomes aware of truths before their times.
~By Thomas Reed ~


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


I am happy as happiness goes, for a woman who has so many memories and who lives the lonely life of an actress.
~By Lillie Langtry ~


Unless we love and are loved, each of us is alone, each of us is deeply lonely.
~By Mortimer Adler ~


Fame always brings loneliness. Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole.
~By Vicki Baum ~


The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be.
~By Anne Frank ~


Honestly, I have had to live like a high priestess in this show. It is a very, very lonely life. When you work the way I work - that means hard - there's no time for play.
~By Ann Miller ~


Living the past is a dull and lonely business; looking back strains the neck muscles, causing you to bump into people not going your way.
~By Edna Ferber ~


Touring is really a pretty lonely business.
~By Eddy Arnold ~


Christmas is a holiday that persecutes the lonely, the frayed, and the rejected.
~By Jimmy Cannon ~


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 ~


But painting can be too lonely... I like being with people too much to have ever made that my life's work.
~By Marie Windsor ~


It's lonely and cold on the top... lonely and cold.
~By Judy Garland ~


When people are lonely they stoop to any companionship.
~By Lew Wallace ~


Nothing makes us so lonely as our secrets.
~By Paul Tournier ~


In cities no one is quiet but many are lonely; in the country, people are quiet but few are lonely.
~By Geoffrey Fisher ~


The time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself.
~By Doug Coupland ~


Even cats grow lonely and anxious.
~By Mason Cooley ~


What is the opposite of two? A lonely me, a lonely you.
~By Richard Wilbur ~


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 ~


LA's a very hard place to be unless you have people there that love you. It can be very, very lonely, and it can eat you up if you don't take care of yourself. In LA, nobody wants to talk to each other, everybody's giving each other catty looks.
~By Scarlett Johansson ~


On the other hand, I mean, that is what writers have always been supposed to do, was to rely on their own devices and to - I mean, writing is a lonely business.
~By Donna Tartt ~

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