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Lone Quote of the Day

Welcome to these Lone Quotes of the Day from my large collection of positive, romantic, and funny quotes.

"Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!"
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare,
The lone and level sands stretch far away.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

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And on the pedestal these words appear:
`My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings:
'Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!'
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare,
The lone and level sands stretch far away.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy
is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet,
alone with the heavens, nature and God.
Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be.
- Anne Frank

If you are lonely when you're alone, you are in bad company.
- Jean-Paul Sartre


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Thank you for joining me on this journey we call life,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


Let us touch the dying, the poor,
the lonely and the unwanted
according to the graces we have received
and let us not be ashamed
or slow to do the humble work.
- Mother Teresa

Nothing makes us so lonely as our secrets.
- Paul Tournier

Loneliness is not what it seems.
One does not feel lonely because one is alone,
but because of a feeling of lack -
a feeling that something is missing.
Loneliness is essentially independent
of how many other humans are around.
It has much more to do with one's self-esteem -
one's sense of inherent worth.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

It is strange to be known so universally
and yet to be so lonely.
- Albert Einstein

If I am a legend, then why am I so lonely?
- Judy Garland

I have never found a companion that was
so companionable as solitude.
We are for the most part more lonely
when we go abroad among men
than when we stay in our chambers.
A man thinking or working is always alone,
let him be where he will.
- Henry David Thoreau

When you are alone you are not alone,
you are simply lonely -
and there is a tremendous difference
between loneliness and aloneness.
When you are lonely you are thinking of the other,
you are missing the other.
Loneliness is a negative state.
You are feeling that it would have been
better if the other were there -
your friend, your wife, your mother,
your beloved, your husband.
It would have been good if the other
were there, but the other is not.
Loneliness is absence of the other.
Aloneness is the presence of oneself.
Aloneness is very positive.
It is a presence, overflowing presence.
You are so full of presence
that you can fill the whole universe
with your presence and there is no need for anybody.
- Osho

Life is best when I wish neither to hurry the future nor to slow it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Best Friends: we're a parade - even by ourselves!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you,
whose presence calls forth your best.
- Epictetus

The price of success is hard work,
dedication to the job at hand,
and the determination that whether we win or lose,
we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
- Vince Lombardi

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer
is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Health is the greatest gift,
contentment the greatest wealth,
faithfulness the best relationship.
- The Buddha

The greatest harm can result from the best intentions.
- Terry Goodkind

Luck marches with those who give their very best.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

The best things in life are free.
- Anonymous

If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

Do the best you can. Be proud of your accomplishments -
without comparing yourself to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My experience has been that work is
almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Be the best that you can be.
- Anonymous

Success has a simple formula:
do your best, and people may like it.
- Sam Ewing

I do the very best I know how -
the very best I can;
and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.
- Abraham Lincoln

In the practice of tolerance,
one's enemy is the best teacher.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

A man's good name is his best monument
- from an old churchyard at Lockerbie, Scotland

I never had a policy;
I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
- Abraham Lincoln

Use what talents you possess.
The woods would be very silent
if no birds sang there,
except those that sang best.
- Henry Van Dyke

The success of a project is best predicted
by the enthusiasm of its participants.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you do your best
you learn to accept yourself
- don Miguel Ruiz

Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word.
Never get too big for your britches.
Trust in God. Have no fear;
and Never forget a friend.
- Harry S. Truman

Success comes from knowing that
you did your best to become the best
that you are capable of becoming.
- John Wooden

The best is yet to come.
- Ernest Holmes

You have to accept whatever comes
and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage
and with the best that you have to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Write it on your heart that every day
is the best day in the year.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The best relationship is one in which
your love for each other
exceeds your need for each other.
- Anonymous

It is no use saying, "We are doing our best."
You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
- Winston Churchill

Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

Speak when you are angry -
and you will make the best speech you'll ever regret.
- Laurence J. Peter

Sometimes you get the results you wanted,
sometimes you don't.
What matters is that you did your best.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Success often grows best in the fertile soil of failure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who knows best knows how little he knows.
- Thomas Jefferson

May you never forget what is worth remembering,
or remember what is best forgotten.
- Anonymous

The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
- The Buddha

The best of a book is not the thought which it contains,
but the thought which it suggests;
just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones
but in the echoes of our hearts.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

When the best leader's work is done the people say,
"We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Laughter is the best medicine.
- Anonymous

A good example is the best sermon.
- Benjamin Franklin

An optimist is one who makes the best
of what he gets the worst of.
- Anonymous

One's philosophy is not best expressed in words;
it is expressed in the choices one makes...
and the choices we make
are ultimately our responsibility.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

If you're doing your best,
you won't have any time to worry about failure.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

A leader is best when people barely know he exists;
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say: we did it ourselves.
- Lao Tzu

We fear both the best and the worst in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best way to predict the future is to create it.
- Peter F. Drucker

The season of failure is the best time
for sowing the seeds of success.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

It is best to avoid the beginnings of evil.
- Henry David Thoreau

Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments.
- Henry Ward Beecher

In times of great stress or adversity,
it's always best to keep busy,
to plow your anger and your energy
into something positive.
- Lee Iacocca

I want it said of me by those who knew me best,
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The best road to progress is freedom's road.
- John F. Kennedy

Experience is the best teacher.
- Proverb


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