41 Overcoming Loneliness Quotes and Sayings

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Dealing with loneliness can be difficult. You must at first address the root cause and work on confronting the issue head on. These overcoming loneliness quotes and sayings help to capture the difficulties associated with suffering from this dark emotion.

“Absence makes the heart grow fonder, but it sure makes the rest of you lonely.”

“Acting is the greatest answer to my loneliness that I have found.”

“Cinema can fill in the empty spaces of your life and your loneliness.”

“Depression on my left, Loneliness on my right. They don’t need to show me their badges. I know these guys very well.'”

“I don’t doubt that a man can live perfectly well on his own, but I’m convinced that he begins to die as soon as he closes the door of his house behind him.”

“I don’t fear death so much as I fear its prologues: loneliness, decrepitude, pain, debilitation, depression, senility. After a few years of those, I imagine death presents like a holiday at the beach.”

“I felt her absence. it was like waking up one day with no teeth in your mouth. you wouldn’t need to run to the mirror to know they were gone.”

“I’m lonely. And I’m lonely in some horribly deep way and for a flash of an instant, I can see just how lonely, and how deep this feeling runs.”

“It is strange how the presence of additional people can make you feel more 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.”

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

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

“Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.”

“Loneliness is and always has been the central and inevitable experience of every man.”

“Loneliness is my least favorite thing about life. The thing that I’m most worried about is just being alone without anybody to care for or someone who will care for me.”

“Loneliness is the first thing which God’s eye named not good.”

“Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self.”

“Lonely people, in talking to each other can make each other lonelier.”

“Look for yourself, and you will find in the long run only hatred, loneliness, despair, rage, ruin, and decay. But look for Christ, and you will find Him, and with Him everything else thrown in.”

“Love is something far more than desire for sexual intercourse; it is the principal means of escape from the loneliness which afflicts most men and women throughout the greater part of their lives.”

“Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.”

“My peers, lately, have found companionship through means of intoxication – it makes them sociable. I, however, cannot force myself to use drugs to cheat on my loneliness – it is all that I have – and when the drugs and alcohol dissipate, will be all that my peers have as well.”

“Negative emotions like loneliness, envy, and guilt have an important role to play in a happy life; they’re big, flashing signs that something needs to change.”

“Nothing makes us so lonely as our secrets.”

“Solitude is not the same as loneliness. Solitude is a solitary boat floating in a sea of possible companions.”

“Some days, 24 hours is too much to stay put in, so I take the day hour by hour, moment by moment. I break the task, the challenge, the fear into small, bite-size pieces. I can handle a piece of fear, depression, anger, pain, sadness, loneliness, illness.”

“Suffering, failure, loneliness, sorrow, discouragement, and death will be part of your journey, but the Kingdom of God will conquer all these horrors. No evil can resist grace forever.”

“Tears do not burn except in solitude.”

“The distances between the stars seem brief by contrast to the distances between each of us and his fellows.”

“The eternal quest of the individual human being is to shatter his loneliness.”

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

“The sky is one whole, the water another; and between those two infinities the soul of man is in loneliness.”

“The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone.”

“The trouble is not really in being alone, it’s being lonely. One can be lonely in the midst of a crowd, don’t you think?”

“The whole problem of life, then, is this: how to break out of one’s own loneliness, how to communicate with others.”

“Too much self-centered attitude, you see, brings, you see, isolation. Result: loneliness, fear, anger. The extreme self-centered attitude is the source of suffering.”

“We have all known the long loneliness, and we have found that the answer is community.”

“We live in a society bloated with data yet starved for wisdom. We’re connected 24/7, yet anxiety, fear, depression and loneliness is at an all-time high. We must course-correct.”

“What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?”

“When so many are lonely as seem to be lonely, it would be inexcusably selfish to be lonely alone.”

“Yet it is in this loneliness that the deepest activities begin. It is here that you discover act without motion, labor that is profound repose, vision in obscurity, and, beyond all desire, a fulfillment whose limits extend to infinity.”

Getting the right help is an integral part to finding a solution to your loneliness.

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