Top 425 Lonely Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Lonely Quotes from famous people such as Christopher Morley, Khalil Gibran, Danielle Steel, Raveena Tandon, Taylor Hicks, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

No man is lonely eating spaghetti; it requires so much

No man is lonely eating spaghetti; it requires so much attention.
Christopher Morley
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
Khalil Gibran
I’ve shut myself inside these walls, and I’m going to be a very lonely old lady if I’m not careful.
Danielle Steel
I still remember the way children used to tease me. Fat people are really lonely people. In school, girls would be my friends, but guys would generally keep away. A lot of insecurity stems from there. But if you have a strong base, nothing can shake you.
Raveena Tandon
The muses visit when I’m lonely.
Taylor Hicks
I studied graphic design originally. I used to like drawing, and I was quite into technical drawing. I was always interested in the visual medium, but I thought I was going to be an architect or something like that, but it’s quite a lonely job.
Asif Kapadia
I love my husband, and I wanted to support him, but the transition to Washington has been my hardest experience. I felt very lonely and isolated.
Louise Linton
It gets lonely. I miss my family on stage. This might change one day. I’m certainly not going to say I’m not going to work with them again.
El DeBarge
When you win a big title like the French Open, it’s tough. The emotion in doing this is really up and down. Afterwards, you feel a little bit lonely, a bit of depression mentally. Because it’s so much stress and emotion, so many people around – and then it’s completely empty.
Stan Wawrinka
I talked with labels and they wouldn’t help with my international career. They said, ‘Saara, if you’re in Finland you just have to sing in Finnish.’ That led to this situation where I felt very lonely. I was really sad and still I was doing gigs all the time. I’d go onstage crying but I was still trying to sing.
Saara Aalto
What a lonely species we are, searching for signals of life from other galaxies, adopting companion animals, visiting parks and zoos to commune with other beasts. In the process, we discover our shared identity.
Diane Ackerman
It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely.
Albert Einstein
At 14 I went to Stuttgart academy and it was a big dream. But I felt lonely. It also got hard later. At 18 I hoped to play in the second team but the club said I was not strong enough.
Joshua Kimmich
I’ve sold my soul for freedom. It’s lonely but it’s sweet.
Melissa Etheridge
Writing a book is a very lonely business. You are totally cut off from the rest of the world, submerged in your obsessions and memories.
Mario Vargas Llosa
My energies get used up quite quickly, and the psychic space I’m in when I write is a very lonely one, so I found that harder and harder to get back to.
Michel Faber
I’m interested in telling a story about a gay man and what he’s going through as an artist and as a lonely, single gay man. I want to reveal what I know about loneliness.
Jordan Gavaris
I wasn’t happy at all as a child. I was very privileged and knew extraordinary people, but I felt very lonely: my mother thought I was extremely difficult and my grandmother was extremely severe.
Marisa Berenson
Touring itself – and I was very young, and a lot of it I did by myself – it’s lonely, but it does give you some kind of spine, I think. It does give you some kind of grit.
Julie Andrews
The stars, that nature hung in heaven, and filled their lamps with everlasting oil, give due light to the misled and lonely traveller.
John Milton
Being Stephen’s carer was such a struggle, and it’s a lonely job looking after a disabled person. Thinking back, I honestly wonder how I got through it.
Jane Hawking
If your loved ones are far away, and they’re uploading pictures, you feel like that’s enough: these loose strands through email, through social media, are going to supply this connection you have with that person. And I think that’s keeping us isolated and lonely in a way that’s very dangerous because we’re unaware of it.
Sam Esmail
Although I’m perceived as very optimistic and upbeat, it comes out of being the opposite of that – feeling isolated or lonely, looking for meaning and the kinds of things that ease that suffering in life, and finding them in large-scale social interaction, like theater and games.
Jane McGonigal
I was feeling kind of lonely and started singing All alone at the end of the evening, and the bright lights have faded to blue.’ And it went from there.
Randy Meisner
Someone comes every morning at nine o’clock to see if I am still alive. I do get lonely, yes, but I have the children who come and see me. I see all my children every week, and there are the grandchildren, too.
Tony Benn
Food is not your remedy for problems. Food is not going to change your life. If you are lonely, food is not going to be your company. If you are sad, food is not going to give you solace.
Jean Nidetch
When we don’t have a boyfriend or girlfriend, we always say, ‘Oh, I’m so lonely. I want a date,’ or something like that. But I think the biggest love we’re all searching for is the love for one’s self.
One thing that somebody told me is that leadership is a lonely role – some people can do it, and some people can’t.
Kyrie Irving
A composer’s a pretty lonely life. When people talk about premieres and movie star – no. We sit in a dark room and spend a lot of time alone.
Lorne Balfe
I’ve gone through long periods without being with someone and got a bit lonely, but not for a while.
Rufus Sewell
A lot of my songs are about loneliness and losing relationships. Even the ones that are happy, there’s a lonely undertone to them.
I think I've been good at getting into lonely and troub

I think I’ve been good at getting into lonely and troubled characters because, not to brag, but I’m the complete opposite in real life.
Kodi Smit-McPhee
I listen to a lot of ’80s stuff, like ‘Owner of a Lonely Heart,’ by the group Yes. And Mr. Mister’s ‘Broken Wings.’
I don’t particularly enjoy standing alone and recording my own voice or my own stuff. It’s sometimes fun to do for demos and stuff, but I really enjoy the social act of recording records, because writing it is so lonely. And it has to be.
Sondre Lerche
I used to feel very lonely on the team. The boys would all pair up.
Victoria Pendleton
The lonely become either thoughtful or empty.
Mason Cooley
Writing is such a singular and lonely occupation. And it’s interesting; all of the work that you create is so singular.
James Avery
That’s a lonely place when you think that nobody wants to work with you, but in reality, what it is is they’re just wanting to see you get good enough to get a publishing deal or to be a professional songwriter.
Ryan Hurd
There was a time in my early 20s when I would leave a movie theater and just feel so alone and lonely afterwards. I just felt like my life was nothing like those characters up on the screen, so perfect all the time. Why didn’t I talk like that? Why don’t I look like that?
Derek Cianfrance
Our work for human dignity is often lonely, and almost always an uphill climb. At times, our efforts are misunderstood, and we are mistaken for the enemy. There has been a clear erosion of respect for U.N. blue and our impartiality.
Ban Ki-moon
The difference with football is you’re out on the pitch, you feel as though you can do something about it, or score a goal. But when that horse goes down to post as an owner you have no involvement whatsoever. It’s a lonely old place in the stand. It’s just down to man and beast.
Michael Owen
Fitness is very important to me because it helps give me a routine when I travel. It gives me one hour of ‘me’ time and passes the time when I’m lonely. Living with scoliosis serves as a constant reminder to keep my core and back strong. If I get lazy, I feel it in my back first.
Martha Hunt
While I have felt lonely many times in my life, the oddest feeling of all was after my mother, Lucille, died. My father had already died, but I always had some attachment to our big family while she was alive. It seems strange to say now that I felt so lonely, yet I did.
Bill Murray
Having seen many of my friends go through the trial of trying month after month to conceive, then finally the joy of getting pregnant followed by the heartbreak of miscarriage, I know how lonely and isolating it can be to have to go back to square one carrying that heartbreak with you.
Konnie Huq
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.
Patty Duke
I am never bored, never short of anything to do and I don’t even ever feel lonely. I am quite gregarious and I get out and about a lot, but sometimes it is just wonderful to be on your own.
Simon Callow
It can be tough and lonely on the road, but at the end of the day we get to play professional tennis for a living, and I wouldn’t change it for the world.
Madison Keys
The road had the lonely times, but I kept myself busy.
Buck Owens
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.
Geri Halliwell
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.
Josiah Royce
I don’t want people to be lonely. I would like them to find partners.
Ruth Westheimer
I didn’t enjoy growing up. I was lonely. That’s probably my base level to feel like that.
Andrew Haigh
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.
Christopher Morley
Dreams have only one owner at a time. That’s why dreamers are lonely.
Erma Bombeck
Directing can be very lonely and quite intimidating.
Asif Kapadia
When I first moved here, I almost felt like I was obligated to hate L.A. as a New Yorker. I moved way too fast for this city. I walked everywhere, and I was lonely, too. It was a really hard time not knowing anybody, and you don’t run into people the way you do in New York. You can go a week without seeing anyone.
Alexandra Daddario