Quotes About Alone

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Sara Naveed
“I’m . . . accustomed to being alone. There are times when alone is the best place to be. I enjoy my own company.”
Sara Naveed, Our Story Ends Here

Robert Frost
“The farm is a base of operations–a stronghold. You can withdraw into yourself there. Solitude for reflection is an essential ingredient in self-development. I think a person has to be withdrawn into himself to gather inspiration so that he is somebody when he comes out again among folks–when he “comes to market’ with himself. He learns that he’s got to be almost wastefully alone.”
Robert Frost, Interviews with Robert Frost

Charles M. Schulz
“There must be different kinds of loneliness, or at least different degrees of loneliness, but the most terrifying loneliness is not experienced by everyone and can be understood by only a few. I compare the panic in this kind of loneliness to the dog we see running frantically down the road pursuing the family car. He is not really being left behind, for the family knows it is to return, but for that moment in his limited understanding, he is being left alone forever, and he has to run and run to survive. It is no wonder that we make terrible choices in our lives to avoid loneliness.”
Charles M. Schulz, You Don't Look 35, Charlie Brown!

“I think anything like that-
which is contemplative, silent, shows a person alone-
people always feel sad. Is it because we've lost the art of being alone?”
Andrew Wyeth, The Helga Pictures

“Rather be alone, than being with someone who is aloof.”
Gift Gugu Mona

“Sometimes one needs to stay alone, a bit of loneliness gives you the opportunity to knock on the door to your brain, and it opens with a sudden bright idea. But those who never stay alone don't even know what's inside their brains.”
Elijah Onyenmeriogu

Allison Brennan
“She was so alone. Dead to the world. No one to love. No one who loved her.”
Allison Brennan, Deliver Us From Evil
tags: alone, love

Enock Maregesi
“Tuko peke yetu ulimwengu mzima halafu bado tunagombana na kudharauliana!”
Enock Maregesi

Garth Risk Hallberg
“Some people think the real them is whoever they are when they're not around other people.”
Garth Risk Hallberg, City on Fire

“The psyche of some people, whether through innate structure or via adaption to personal experiences, is uniquely adept for absolute aloneness.”
Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

“Unerring solitude forces a person to confront their morality and aloneness. Solitude makes personal confession possible.”
Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

“Darkness was my best friend and loneliness my soulmate.”
Luna Marym

“Tokyo was a place you could quite happily exist alone and be self-contained. It seemed to promise that it was better to be by yourself.”
Olivia Sudjic, Sympathy

Kris Noel
“He thought how silly it was that he believed in something so arbitrary. He foolishly believed he had a purpose, that he was destined for something better.
Now he had to live with the fact that he was just a lonely boy with no identity at all.
And he had made a lot of terrible mistakes.”
Kris Noel

Anne Frank
“The best remedy for those who are frightened, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere they can be alone, alone with the sky, nature and God. For then and only then can you feel that everything is as it should be and that God wants people to be happy amid nature's beauty and simplicity.

As long as this exists, and that should be forever, I know that there will be solace for every sorrow, whatever the circumstances. I firmly believe that nature can bring comfort to all who suffer.”
Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl

“Be open minded to the empowering nature of being alone.”
Dee Waldeck

“You know you are alone in marriage when your spouse is ignorant of your daily needs.”
Gift Gugu Mona

“What's going to happen to us?”
Tsukumizu, Girls' Last Tour, Vol. 1

Munia Khan
“The Sun is never alone as the light remains with him always. Even when he goes down sinking...sinking, the light drowns with him”
Munia Khan

Lailah Gifty Akita
“In times of failure you are alone. But success brings many friends.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Steve Goodier
“I think there is a difference between aloneness and loneliness. Aloneness is necessary for the soul to thrive - even to come alive. Not loneliness.”
Steve Goodier

Catherine Lacey
“I wasn't sure if it was safe for me to be sharing time and space with other people, who all seemed so much gentler and safer and less of a secret to themselves than I felt I was.”
Catherine Lacey, Nobody Is Ever Missing

Catherine Lacey
“Why were we never together anymore, just alone in each other's vicinity?”
Catherine Lacey, Nobody Is Ever Missing

Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
“[Jack:] 'I was twenty-four when I met Walker. Do you know I've never lived alone? I'm forty-four years old and I've never lived alone. The first few weeks Walker was gone, I didn't know what to do with myself. I'd stay in the store until late, pick up some takeout, and just watch television until I fell asleep.'
[... Melody:] 'Sounds kind of great right now.'
Jack looked at her and nodded. 'It is kind of great. That's my point. I miss Walker. I miss him terribly and I don't know what's going to happen. But for the first time ever, I'm only accountable to myself and I like it. I'm not proud of why I'm at this point, but I'm doing my best to figure it out, and I'm kind of enjoying it, parts of it anyway.”
Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney, The Nest

Heather Demetrios
“Sometimes it was hard to breathe, knowing how small my world could be. Maybe in San Francisco it wouldn't feel like the universe was conspiring to keep me in a bubble.”
Heather Demetrios, I'll Meet You There

Heather Demetrios
“I thought of the cool, fresh air of the city I'd always dreamed of living in. The art museums and trolleys and the mysterious fog that blanketed it. I could almost smell the cappuccinos I'd planned to drink in bohemian cafes or hear the indie music in the bookstores I would spend my free time in. I pictured the friends I'd make, my kindred art people, and the dorm room I was supposed to move into.”
Heather Demetrios, I'll Meet You There

Fennel Hudson
“Time alone can help us to look inward, to fish for things that others can’t see.”
Fennel Hudson, Traditional Angling - Fennel's Journal - No. 6

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