213 Loneliness Quotes (Covering All Types of Loneliness)

It’s not easy being alone. Isolation and loneliness take their toll on all of us, and a lot of people are currently feeling more isolated than ever.

If you’re ever feeling down because you are feeling lost or unwanted, just remember that loneliness is a natural part of life, and everyone at some point during their life has felt alone.

The most important thing is that you don’t give up hope and that you continue looking for relationships that are full of love. And in those moments when you do feel alone, remember that you always have someone you can turn to for love and deep, fulfilling friendship: yourself.

Here are 213 of the best quotes about loneliness:


  1. Quotes about feeling lonely
  2. Quotes about depression and loneliness
  3. Quotes about the pain of loneliness
  4. Positive quotes about loneliness
  5. Quotes about lonely relationships
  6. Lonely quotes about a broken heart
  7. Quotes about living a lonely life
  8. Quotes about lonely love
  9. Married life quotes for a lonely wife
  10. Lonely quotes for her
  11. Lonely quotes for him
  12. Sad anime quotes about loneliness
  13. Bible quotes about loneliness
  14. Emotional quotes about loneliness
  15. Dark quotes about loneliness
  16. Charles Bukowski quotes about loneliness

Quotes about feeling lonely

On those days that you are feeling extra lonely, sometimes all you need is to feel like you are not alone in your struggle for deep connection. Everyone wants to feel wanted and like they have someone special to share their day with, and when you don’t, it’s easy to feel sad about it. Hopefully, the following quotes will bring you some relief and help you to feel less alone.

1. “Everyone says I’m not alone. So why do I feel like I am?” —Unknown

2. “We are all born alone and die alone. The loneliness is definitely part of the journey of life.” —Jenova Chen

3. “Loneliness is like quicksand. The harder you try to get out of it, the deeper you fall into its turmoil.” —Unknown

4. “If you’re lonely when you’re alone, you’re in bad company.” —Jean-Paul Sartre

5. “The trouble is not that I am single and likely to stay single, but that I am lonely and likely to stay lonely.” —Charlotte Bronte

6. “The surest sign of age is loneliness.” —Annie Dillard

7. “Pray that your loneliness will spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for.” —Dag Hammarskjold

8. “Loneliness is my least favorite thing about life. The thing that I’m most worried about is just being alone without anyone to care for and someone who will care for me.” —Anne Hathaway

9. “We are all so much together, but we are all dying of loneliness.” —Albert Schweitzer

10. “We often refer to loneliness as something negative. And we look at it as weakness.” —Jay Shetty

11. “Loneliness is always there, it’s a phase that comes and goes, and it is a very difficult phase.” —Neena Gupta

12. “Part of the reason why people don’t talk about their loneliness is that they feel they will be judged for it.” —Vivek Murphy

13. “Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering—and it’s all over much too soon.” —Woody Allen

14. “Alone is a fact, a condition where no one else is around. Lonely is how you feel about that.” —Twyla Tharp

15. “Loneliness is, I think, people’s biggest fear, whether they are conscious of it or not.” —Andrew Stanton

16. “Did you ever walk through a room that’s packed with people, and feel so lonely you can hardly take the next step?” —Jodi Picoult

17. “Darkness makes us appreciate the light, and a little bit of loneliness helps us understand the value of companionship.” —Unknown

18. “Having everyone, sometimes like having no one, this is when you feel lonely.” —Unknown

19. “Even though we are together, I still feel alone.” —Unknown

20. “I feel lonely every day of my life, but I am ashamed to admit that to the people who love me.” —Unknown

21. “You never realize how lonely you are until it’s the end of the day and you got a bunch of things to talk about and no one to talk to.” —Unknown

22. “Loneliness is dangerous. It’s addicting. Once you see how peaceful it is, you don’t want to deal with people anymore.” —Unknown

23. “The loneliest people are the kindest. The saddest people smile the brightest. The most damaged people are the wisest. All because they do not wish to see anyone else suffer the way they do.” —Unknown

24. “When we cannot bear to be alone, it means we do not properly value the only company we have from birth to death – ourselves.” —Eda J. LeShan

25. “When we truly realize that we are all alone is when we need others the most.” —Unknown

26. “Lonely people are always up in the middle of the night.” —Unknown

27. “The time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself.” —Unknown

28. “Loneliness is a part of our life. It teaches us that we are not complete in ourselves.” —Unknown

Quotes about depression and loneliness

It is part of our human nature to crave being surrounded by people who love us. When we walk the lonely road for too long, it’s only natural that we will start feeling down and depressed. But nothing is forever, and even when it seems like we don’t have anything to live for anymore there is always a light at the end of the tunnel. Don’t give up just yet.

1. “A big part of depression is feeling really lonely, even if you’re in a room full of a million people.” —Lilly Singh

2. “Sometimes I just want to disappear and see if anyone would miss me.” —Unknown

3. “Isolating oneself is the first step a person takes when life is falling apart.” —Unknown

4. “Everyone thinks I’ve gotten better. I haven’t. I’ve just gotten better at hiding it.” —Unknown

5. “I’ll never forget how the depression and loneliness felt good and bad at the same time. Still does.” —Henry Rollins

6. “In this world, nothing makes me feel good anymore. Loneliness is what I have now, and I am getting used to this. I hope better days will come.” —Unknown

7. “I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people that make you feel all alone.” —Robin Williams

8. “You smile, but you wanna cry. You talk, but you wanna be quiet. You pretend like you’re happy, but you aren’t.” —Unknown

9. “I just want to sleep forever.” —Unknown

10. “Sometimes it feels like I am surrounded by darkness. I feel so alone.” —Unknown

11. “I need one of those long hugs where you kinda forget whatever else is happening around you for a minute.” —Marilyn Monroe

12. “That feeling when you’re not necessarily sad, but you just feel really empty.” —Unknown

13. “You say you’re ‘depressed’ – all I see is resilience. You are allowed to feel messed up and inside out. It doesn’t mean you’re defective – it just means you’re human.” —David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas

14. “Depression, for me, has been a couple of different things – but the first time I felt it, I felt helpless, hopeless, and things I had never felt before. I lost myself and my will to live.” —Ginger Zee

15. “Behind my heart is a hurting heart. Behind my laugh, I’m falling apart. Look closely at me and you will see, the girl I am isn’t me.” —Rebecca Donovan

16. “The hardest thing about depression is that it is addictive. It begins to feel uncomfortable not to be depressed. You feel guilty for feeling happy.” —Pete Wentz

Quotes about the pain of loneliness

When we are forced into a life of solitude that is not of our own choosing, it can feel incredibly painful. These deep emotions are a natural response to not having the deep connections that we so crave, and we are not alone in feeling sad due to lack of connection in our lives. Here are some quotes about the pain of loneliness to remind you that you are not alone in your deep feelings.

1. “I am alone, and this loneliness is killing me.” —Unknown

2. “Lonely is not being alone; it’s the feeling that no one cares.” —Unknown

3. “I wish I didn’t have feelings.” —Unknown

4. “I haven’t felt alright for a really long time.” —Unknown

5. “It would be easy to say that I feel invisible. Instead, I feel painfully visible, and entirely ignored.” —Unknown

6. “I’ve never been the most important thing to anybody – not even myself.” —Unknown

7. “I smile all the time so that nobody knows how sad and lonely I really am.” —Unknown

8. “Sometimes the person who tries to keep everyone happy is the most lonely person.” —Unknown

9. “I need a break from the loneliness that is totally consuming me.” —Unknown

10. “I”ve always been afraid of losing people I love. Sometimes I wonder if there is anyone out there afraid to lose me.” —Unknown

11. “I’m falling apart right in front of your eyes, but you don’t even see me.” —Unknown

12. “That feeling when you’re not necessarily sad, but you just feel empty.” —Unknown

13. “The prettiest smiles hide the deepest secrets. The prettiest eyes have cried the most tears. And the kindest hearts have felt the most pain.” —Unknown

14. “Loneliness is a good feeling when it is created by our self. But it is the worst feeling when it is gifted by others.” —Unknown

15. “I am fighting with my loneliness every day. Even when I am with my friends, there is an absence of something. I am so lonely.” —Unknown

Positive quotes about loneliness

As hard as it may be to feel alone, when you look at your loneliness through the right lens, it actually has the power to be inspirational and create positive change in your life. If you are tired of being lonely, the best thing you can do for yourself is to learn how to become best friends with yourself. If you do, then you will never have to spend another night alone again. Kill your loneliness with the following motivational quotes.

1. “A season of loneliness and isolation is when a butterfly gets its wings. Remember that next time you feel alone.” —Mandy Hale

2. “You can’t be strong all the time. Sometimes you need to just be alone and let your tears out.” —Unknown

3. “She was a girl who knew how to be happy even when she was sad. And that was important.” —Marilyn Monroe

4. “Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.” —Unknown

5. “It’s easy to stand in a crowd, but it takes courage to stand alone.” —Mahatma Ghandi

6. “There is a big difference between lonely and alone, when you feel lonely you are sad but when you are alone you can spend time with the most amazing person in the world, and that is you.” —Unknown

7. “Take loneliness as an opportunity to make you grow as a person. Do not get disheartened.” —Unknown

8. “Stop feeling pity for yourself just because you are lonely. Enjoy the sunsets and have some ice cream.” —Unknown

9. “Life can be confusing. Sometimes it is just too challenging to be alone, and at other times, it feels great to be alone.” —Unknown

10. “Sometimes you need to be alone. Not to be lonely, but to enjoy your free time being yourself.” —Unknown

11. “Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.” —Henry Rollins

12. “If you are feeling lonely, know that you’ll always have: books to nurture your mind, hands to create and explore, wind to calm your soul, breaths to calm your nerves, nature to soak your worries away, stars to decorate your dreams.” —Emma Xu

13. “Stop wasting your time thinking that you are alone. Please take your time and come back stronger.” —Unknown

14. “The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.” —Michel de Montaigne

15. “Sometimes, you just need a break. In a beautiful place. Alone. To figure everything out.” —Unknown

16. “Everything that is amazing lies in you; start loving yourself more and enjoy the rest.” —Unknown

17. “The best thing about being alone is that you can feel your thoughts.” —Unknown

18. “Just remember: everyone feels lonely at times.” —Unknown

19. “The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.” —Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

20. “Sometimes I feel lonely, but it’s okay.” —Tracy Emin

21. “Make sure you take full advantage of your lonely days. Never regret a moment of your life, ever.” —Unknown

22. “Loneliness has two facets. If you look at it from the front, it is full of despair. But once you turn it around, it only shows resilience and strong willpower.” —Unknown

23. “The feeling of loneliness can destroy you, weaken you, make you indifferent, harass you or build your character. It is all a matter of choice.” —Unknown

24. “Loneliness has an untainted charm of its own which awaits to unfold itself when the soul is in solitude.” —Unknown

Quotes about lonely relationships

Being lonely when you are single is one thing, but there are very few things more heartbreaking than being in a relationship and still feeling unwanted. If you are someone who is currently in a relationship and still feeling alone, then just know that you are never truly alone. And as scary as it might be to imagine your life without this person, being single is a lot better than being with someone who just makes you sad.

Here are some reminders of how much better it is to be single and alone than taken and lonely.

1. “A bad relationship can make you feel more alone than when you were single.” —Unknown

2. “All relationships have one law. Never make the one you love feel alone, especially when you’re there.” —Unknown

3. “When you feel lonely in a relationship, it means that you are in the wrong relationship.” —Sajid Mumtaz

4. “It’s time to move on if you aren’t getting enough attention as you desire. There’s nothing worse than feeling lonely in a relationship.” —Unknown

5. “Loneliness does not come from having no people around you, but from being unable to communicate the things that seem important to you.” —Carl Jung

6. “You’re in a relationship to be happy, to smile, to laugh, and to make good memories. Not to be constantly upset, to feel hurt, and to cry.” —Unknown

7. “When you are feeling sad and lonely because you are single, remember there are a lot of people stuck in bad relationships who wish they could be in your shoes.” —Pamela Cummins

8. “Loneliness is not lack of company, loneliness is lack of purpose.” —Guillermo Maldonado

9. “You never stop loving someone; you just learn to live without them.” —Unknown

10. “Don’t chase people. Be yourself, do your own thing, and work hard. The right people, the ones who really belong in your life, will come and stay.” —Unknown

11. “I feel lonely at times, but I don’t want to get into a relationship with someone if it’s not right. I’m not the type of person who just does things to do them.” —Tom Cruise

12. “When friendship and trust are absent from a relationship, love just gets lonely.” —Unknown

13. “I want an actual relationship. Someone to talk to every day, to hold me, and be someone to lean on. I’m tired of being alone.” —Unknown

14. “Being alone is scary, but not as scary as feeling alone in a relationship.” —Amelia Earhart

15. “I’d rather be alone and feel lonely and unloved than be in a relationship and feel the same way.” —Unknown

16. “It takes a strong person to remain single in a world that is accustomed to settling with anything just to say that they have something.” —Unknown

17. “Feeling like the one you love is starting to love you less is probably the worst feeling in the world.” —Mina

18. “I just want to feel that I’m important to someone.” —Unknown

19. “When I am feeling lonely, all I have to do is remember the look of your eyes when you told me you love me and my loneliness disappears.” —Unknown

20. “If you ever feel lonely and feel that no one loves you and cares for you – remember me.” —Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

21. “It is okay if you want to be alone, I will be alone with you—just in case. Love you so much.” —Unknown

Quotes about being lonely with a broken heart

Healing from heartbreak might be the hardest thing for us to do in our lifetimes. We go from being so close to someone we love to complete strangers, and it’s not easy trying to fill the gaping hole left in our hearts. If you are currently healing from a broken heart, then just know you are not alone. Here are 15 quotes about being broken-hearted.

1. “The worst feeling is not being lonely, sometimes it’s being forgotten by someone you can’t forget.” —Unknown

2. “I hope no one breaks your heart the way you did to me. I hope you never have to feel alone.” —Unknown

3. “I know what it’s like to be damaged and humiliated by what I thought was love. I know what it’s like to lay next to someone and still feel alone.” —Unknown

4. “If I could show you how awful you made me feel, you would never be able to look me in the eyes again.” —Unknown

5. “I am the person who falls too fast, hurts too deep, and in the end ends up alone far too often.” —Unknown

6. “The loneliness you brought into my life is unbearable. I am fighting with loneliness to forget you.” —Unknown

7. “There is a spot in my heart that will never belong to anyone else but you.” —Unknown

8. “Sometimes I get this urge to talk to you, and then I remember that you’re a different person now; it’s just sad because I miss you a lot.” —Unknown

9. “And in the end, all I learned was how to be strong alone.” —Unknown

10. “Missing you is something that comes in waves, and tonight I am just drowning.” —Unknown

11. “Come back soon, baby. Without you, my days are so lonely. Life doesn’t seem fun. I miss you.” —Unknown

12. “The thing you left for me is my loneliness. And I am struggling to get better every day.” —Unknown

13. “One day, you’re going to remember me and how much I loved you. Then you’re gonna hate yourself for letting me go.” —Audrey Drake Graham

14. “You didn’t love her. You just didn’t want to be alone. Or maybe, she was just good for your ego. Or, maybe she just made you feel good about your miserable life, but you didn’t love her. Because you don’t destroy the people you love.” —Grey’s Anatomy

15. “I loved you with my everything, but you only made me miserable. Now, whether being alone or together the loneliness feels the same.” —Unknown

Quotes about living a lonely life

We all know how difficult it is to have a lonely night or two, but when our feelings of isolation go on for too long, it can begin to feel like our whole life is nothing but lonely. If you’re feeling sad and are worried that loneliness is something that will always be a part of your life, then don’t fret. We always hold the power to change our lives, and nothing is forever.

1. “We enter the world alone. We leave the world alone. So it’s better to be alone.” —Unknown

2. “My biggest fear is that I will become too comfortable with the idea of being lonely for the rest of my life.” —Unknown

3. “Looking for a friend.” —Unknown

4. “The saddest thing is when you are feeling real down. You look around and realize there is no shoulder for you.” —Unknown

5. “My mouth says ‘I’m okay.’ My fingers text ‘I’m fine.’ My heart says ‘I’m broken.’” —Unknown

6. “Your life will get better when you realize it’s better to be alone than to chase people who don’t really care about you.” —Unknown

7. “Sometimes life is too hard to be alone. And sometimes life is too good to be alone.” —Unknown

8. “People think that being alone makes you lonely, but I don’t think that’s true. Being surrounded by the wrong people is the loneliest thing in the world.” —Kim Culbertson

9. “It speaks of hope, trust, and love. The fear of never being good enough. We are all made the same. I know it’s tough, please don’t give up.” —John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men

10. “It is a lonely life sometimes, like throwing a stone into the deep darkness. It might hit something, but you can’t see it. The only thing you can do is to guess, and to believe.” —Haruki Murakami

11. “Remember: the time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Life’s cruelest irony.” —Douglas Coupland

12. “All great and precious things are lonely.” —John Steinbeck

13. “Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

14. “Togetherness teaches us what love is, loneliness teaches us what life is.” —Unknown

15. “I am lonely, yet not everyone will do. I don’t know why but some people fill the gaps but other people emphasize my loneliness.” —Ainis Nin

Quotes about lonely love

We all think that love is the one thing that is supposed to cure our loneliness. We think that once we find that special someone, we will never feel lonely again. Unfortunately, that couldn’t be further from the truth. Sometimes love is the exact thing that makes us feel lonely. This is why it’s so important to have a loving relationship with ourselves, so that no matter what, we always have a life that is full of love. These quotes are the perfect reminder to love yourself first.

1. “All relationships have one law. Never make the one you love feel alone, especially when you’re there.” —Unknown

2. “Love is the only fire that can burn down the high walls of loneliness.” —Unknown

3. “It hurts the most when the person who made you feel so special yesterday makes you feel so unwanted today.” —Unknown

4. “Don’t ever let loneliness drive you back into the arms of someone who doesn’t deserve you.” —Unknown

5. “Loneliness becomes the worst feeling of all when it is gifted by someone you love.” —Unknown

6. “The loneliness you feel with another person, the wrong person, is the loneliest of all.” —Deb Caletti

7. “Sometimes you have to stand alone. Just to make sure you still can.” —Unknown

8. “It’s a lonely feeling when someone you care about becomes a stranger.” —Unknown

9. “He made me feel lonely, and being alone with another person is much worse than being alone all by yourself.” —Lindy West

10. “Don’t feel alone, because there is always someone out there who loves you more than you can imagine.” —Unknown

11. “Until you get comfortable with being alone, you’ll never know if you’re choosing someone out of love or loneliness.” —Unknown

12. “Sometimes you need to take a break from everyone and spend time alone to experience, appreciate, and love yourself.” —Robert Tew

Married life quotes for a lonely wife

When many people get married, they do it thinking that when they find the right person, they will never have to feel lonely again. But just because you found someone to spend your life with doesn’t mean that this person will always make you feel full of the love that you deserve. It is a heartbreaking feeling to know that you are with someone, and still feel unwanted but you are definitely not alone.

1. “Being single isn’t the cause of loneliness, and marriage is not necessarily the cure. There are many married, lonely people as well.” —Unknown

2. “Choose your spouse carefully. Being single and feeling lonely is better than being married and feeling lonely.” —Unknown

3. “Be careful how far you push me away; I may end up liking it there.” —Unknown

4. “The surest way to be alone is to get married.” —Unknown

5. “There is no loneliness like that of a failed marriage.” —Alexander Theroux

6. “A lonely wife is a husband’s failure. She gave her life to you, and you’re wasting that away.” —Unknown

7. “Time always exposes what you mean to someone.” —Unknown

8. “Because I have been lonely, I value love.” —Unknown

Lonely quotes for her

Women value love and deep personal connections. Without them, they often feel empty and without purpose. If you are a woman that is feeling lonely and unwanted, then these quotes are perfect for you. Use them as a reminder of the potential that embracing your loneliness and learning to love yourself more deeply holds.

1. “Sitting there quietly while he looks at his phone and ignores you.” —Unknown

2. “She can fall apart at night and still rise up in the morning. Strong women feel pain; they just don’t let it break them.” —Unknown

3. “I don’t think he knows how much he hurts me sometimes…” —Unknown

4. “I’m proud of my heart. It’s been played, burned and broken, but still somehow works.” —Unknown

5. “She didn’t need to be saved. She needed to be found and appreciated for exactly who she was.” —J. Iron Word

6. “Inside myself is a place where I live all alone, and that’s where you renew your springs that never dry up.” —Pearl Buck

7. “It is better to be lonely than allow people who are not going anywhere keep you from your destiny.” —Joel Osteen

8. “One day soon, she’ll quit you. One day soon her heart will accept what her mind already knew.” —r.h. Sin

10. “The loneliness you feel is actually an opportunity to reconnect with others and yourself.” —Maxime Lagacé

11. “The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.” —Albert Einstein

12. “She was drowning, but nobody saw her struggle.” —Unknown

Lonely quotes for him

There is a certain strength that comes from a man’s ability to give himself the support he needs. When you are free of needs that can only be met through others, you have the ultimate freedom. If you are a man that needs reminding of the strength and power that he has to be his greatest support, then these are the perfect quotes for you.

1. “Ordinary men hate solitude. But the master makes use of it, embracing his aloneness, realizing he is one with the whole universe.” —Lao Tzu

2. “A man can be himself only so long as he is alone; and if he does not love solitude, he will not love freedom; for it is only when he is alone that he is really free.” —Arthur Schopenhauer

3. “People think that I am alone, but I have the greatest support from myself.” —Unknown

4. “Standing alone doesn’t mean I am alone. It means I’m strong enough to handle things all by myself.” —Unknown

5. “When you’re away, I’m restless, lonely, wretched, bored, dejected: only here’s the rub, my darling dear. I feel the same when you’re near.” —Samuel Hoffenstein

6. “I’ve also seen that great men are often lonely. This is understandable because they have such high standards for themselves that they often feel alone. But that same loneliness is part of their ability to create.” —Unknown

7. “Let me love the lonely out of you.” —Unknown

8. “He looked so lost, so soulful, so lonely. I wanted him to kiss me now. I wanted to let him know I was his for all eternity.” —Ellen Schreiber

9. “A guy needs somebody to be near him. A guy goes nuts if he ain’t got nobody. Don’t make no difference who the guy is, long’s he’s with you. I tell ya, a guy gets lonely an’ he gets sick.” —John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men

Sad anime quotes about loneliness

When we are feeling lonely, quite often, we find comforts that we turn to in order to relieve some of our sadness. Anime is a comfort of choice for a lot of people because it is an art created to deeply resonate with its viewers. The characters—their experiences and struggles—are easy to identify with, and feeling emotionally understood by another individual, whether real or imagined can be a very relieving feeling. Enjoy the following quotes, perfect for any anime fan.

1. “Knowing what it feels like to be in pain is exactly why we try to be kind to others.” —Naruto

2. “Just because someone is important to you, it doesn’t mean that that person is good. Even if you knew that person was evil, people cannot win against their loneliness.” —Gaara

3. “The pain of being alone is completely out of this world, isn’t it? I don’t know why, but I understand your feelings so much, it actually hurts.” —Naruto Uzumaki

4. “The pain of being alone is not an easy one to bear.” —Naruto

5. “All this time, I seriously thought that it’s better to die than to live your life alone.” —Kirito, Sword Art Online

6. “Turn your sadness into kindness, and your uniqueness into strength.” —Naruto

7. “We sometimes think we want to disappear, but all we really want is to be found.” —Unknown

8. “Sometimes it’s nice to be alone. Nobody could hurt you.” —Unknown

9. “My only relief in this life is sleeping, because when I’m sleeping I’m not sad, angry, or lonely. I’m nothing.” —Unknown

Bible quotes about loneliness

For people of faith, God can be a great source of strength when they are feeling alone. Believing that you have a higher power who is looking out for you and which you can depend on when you are feeling down is a beautiful thing, and sometimes knowing that there is a deeper meaning to your sadness can give you the courage you need to push through. We hope the following bible quotes can inspire you to lean on your faith when you are feeling down.

1. “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.” —Psalm 23:4, King James Version

2. “And be sure of this: I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” —Matthew 28:20, King James Version

3. “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.” —Psalm 34:18, New International Versions

4. “The Lord himself goes before you and will always be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not get discouraged.” —Deuteronomy 31:8, New International Version

5. “The Lord hears his people when they call to him for help. He rescues them from all their troubles. The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed.” —Psalm 34:17-18, New Living Translation

6. “He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.” —Psalm 147:3, New International Version

Emotional quotes about loneliness

Loneliness is something that can create deep and powerful emotions within all of us. If you are currently feeling sad and alone, then use this as an opportunity to really get to know yourself and to get in touch with your deeper emotions.

1. “Loneliness is far better than emotional attachments.” —Unknown

2. “Loneliness is an emotion, and being alone can be a choice.” —Unknown

3. “We come into this world alone, we leave this world alone. Everything else is optional.” —Unknown

4. “Loneliness is the human condition. No one is ever going to fill that space. The best you can do is know yourself; know what you want.” —Janet Fitch

5. “Loneliness is not just a feeling of being alone, it’s fear, depression, inferiority, it’s a collection of negative emotions building up a massive wall around you.” —Unknown

6. “It’s better to have nobody than to have someone who is half there, or doesn’t want to be there.” —Unknown

7. “I hate those moments after I’m done crying, and I just sit there emotionless.” —Unknown

Dark quotes about loneliness

The thought of loneliness generally provokes an image of us alone in the middle of the night, sitting in the dark and being consumed by our sad thoughts. Loneliness is not a happy or funny emotion, and those of us that have experienced true isolation know just how dark these times can be.

1. “Shadows settle on the place that you left. Our minds are troubled by the emptiness.” —Unknown

2. “One lonely night, that’s all it takes to completely break you.” —Unknown

3. “You aren’t crazy; you’re just lonely. And loneliness is a hell of a drug.” —John Mayer

4. “Stay with me. I’m so lonely.” —Unknown

5. “Nobody understands the constant dark thoughts in my head.” —Unknown

6. “This is my darkness. Nothing anyone says can console me.” —Unknown

7. “3 am. It’s cold and dark and lonely in my heart.” —Unknown

8. “Loneliness and darkness have just robbed me of my valuables.” —Sigmund Freud

Charles Bukowski quotes about loneliness

Although loneliness is a feeling that none of us wish to experience, it can also lead to beautiful works of art, such as the following quotes from author Charles Bukowski.

1. “Real loneliness is not necessarily limited to when you are alone.” —Charles Bukowski

2. “I wasn’t lonely, I experienced no self-pity, I was just caught up in a life in which I could find no meaning.” —Charles Bukowski

3. “Notice, the loneliness is not when you are alone.” —Charles Bukowski

4. “There is a loneliness in the world so great that you can see it in the slow movements of the hands of a clock.” —Charles Bukowski

5. “Being alone never felt right. sometimes it felt good, but it never felt right.” —Charles Bukowski

6. “I’ve never been lonely. I like myself. I’m the best form of entertainment I have. Let’s drink more wine!” —Charles Bukowski

7. “I was a man who thrived on solitude; without it, I was like another man without food or water. Each day without solitude weakened me. I took no pride in my solitude, but I was dependent on it. The darkness of the room was like sunlight to me.” —Charles Bukowski

Viktor is a Counselor specialized in interpersonal communication and relationships. He manages Socialpro’s scientific review board. Follow on Twitter or read more.

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