There are a lot of quotes about being alone. Reading through these can help you to gain confidence and feel better about your current status of being alone. It may be just what you need to brighten your day – and who knows, one of the quotes may end up being your mantra. Print it out and keep it as a “Words to live by” kind of quote so you never feel down.
“The best part about being alone is that you really don’t have to answer to anybody. You do what you want.”
– Justin Timberlake
This is a great quote because it makes you really think about things. You don’t have to answer to anyone when you’re alone.
“Language… has created the word ‘loneliness’ to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word ‘solitude’ to express the glory of being alone.”
– Paul Tillich
Two different words both have to do with being alone and one focuses on the joy. This means you have to embrace the solitude.
“There’s a tremendous difference between alone and lonely. You could be lonely in a group of people. I like being alone. I like eating by myself. I go home at night and just watch a movie or hang out with my dog. I have to exert myself and really say, oh God, I’ve got to see my friends ’cause I’m too content being by myself.”
– Drew Barrymore
There’s a difference and being alone is okay as long as you are comfortable with it. It’s a state of mind.
“We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone.”
– Orson Welles
We’re always alone when you really think about it, so it’s up to you to create an illusion when you don’t want to be alone.
More Quotes About Being Alone
What a lovely surprise to finally discover how unlonely being alone can be.
-Larry WilcoxThere’s a tremendous difference between alone and lonely. You could be lonely in a group of people. I like being alone. I like eating by myself. I go home at night and just watch a movie or hang out with my dog. I have to exert myself and really say, oh God, I’ve got to see my friends ’cause I’m too content being by myself.
-Drew BarrymoreSome people can’t stand being alone. I love solitude and silence. But when I come out of it, I’m a regular talking machine. It’s all or nothing for me.
-Celine DionNow that I’m older, I have a much better appreciation of nature, and I love being alone.
-Gia CoppolaMy favorite hobby is being alone. I like to be alone. I also like dancing, fishing, playing poker sometimes and vegetable gardening – corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, I have a big garden every year.
As you read through quotes about being alone, it can help you to understand the difference between being alone and experiencing loneliness. They are two very different emotions and you don’t want to confuse the two. Being alone can be a great way to regroup and recharge yourself. Plus, if you really look at the situation, you’re never truly alone because you always have yourself, your thoughts, and your beliefs to keep you company.