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Lonely Quote of the Day

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

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

Related topics: Inspirational Spiritual Life Human-Nature Psychology Nature Wisdom Happiness Fear Courage Alone Being-Alone

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

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

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


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


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

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

 

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

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

"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

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.
- Paul Tillich

We are all so much together,
but we are all dying of loneliness.
- Albert Schweitzer

Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
The soul that knows it not, knows no release from little things;
knows not the livid loneliness of fear.
- Amelia Earhart

Life ... full of loneliness, and misery,
and suffering, and unhappiness,
and it's all over much too quickly.
- the Woody Allen movie Annie Hall

The most terrible poverty is loneliness
and the feeling of being unloved.
- Mother Teresa

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted
is the most terrible poverty.
- Mother Teresa

Most of the fundamental ideas of science
are essentially simple,
and may, as a rule, be expressed
in a language comprehensible to everyone.
- Albert Einstein

Writing is a dance with the uncertainties of language.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The most dangerous phrase in the language is,
"We've always done it this way."
- Grace Hopper

If you talk to a man in a language he understands,
that goes to his head.
If you talk to him in his language,
that goes to his heart.
- Nelson Mandela

Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear,
and the blind can see.
- Mark Twain

The language of Friendship is not words, but meanings.
It is an intelligence above language.
- Henry David Thoreau

FEAR is an acronym in the English language
for "False Evidence Appearing Real."
- Neale Donald Walsch

The language of excitement is at best picturesque merely.
You must be calm before you can utter oracles.
- Henry David Thoreau

One of the greatest cause of unhappiness -
perhaps even the only cause of unhappiness - is comparison.
I remember as a young child hearing my mother say,
"Comparisons are odious."
That is one of the oldest sayings in the English language,
and one of the most important.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We don't have a language for the senses.
Feelings are images,
sensations are like musical sounds.
- Anais Nin

Use what language you will,
you can never say anything but what you are.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Like music and art, love of nature is a common language
that can transcend political or social boundaries.
- Jimmy Carter

Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw,
hear what you heard, feel what you felt.
Relevant detail, couched in concrete,
colorful language, is the best way
to recreate the incident as it happened
and to picture it for the audience.
- Dale Carnegie

The more you explain it, the more I don't understand it.
- Mark Twain

I personally think we developed language
because of our deep need to complain.
- Lily Tomlin

A riot is, at bottom, the language of the unheard.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The most important words in the English language
are not "I love you" but "It's benign."
- the Woody Allen movie Deconstructing Harry

By and large, language is a tool for concealing the truth.
- George Carlin

I feel impelled to speak today in a language
that in a sense is new-one which I,
who have spent so much of my life in the military profession,
would have preferred never to use.
That new language is the language of atomic warfare.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

If what is seen and experienced is portrayed
in the language of logic,
we are engaged in science.
If it is communicated through forms
whose connections are not accessible
to the conscious mind but are
recognized intuitively as meaningful,
then we are engaged in art.
- Albert Einstein

Reverence for life affords me my fundamental principle of morality.
- Albert Schweitzer

The human mind is our fundamental resource.
- John F. Kennedy

I believe in the fundamental truth
of all great religions of the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do,
and the more genuine may be one's appreciation
of fundamental things like home,
and love, and understanding companionship.
- Amelia Earhart

Great relationships begin with two people who are each
self confident and who come to each other with the openness
to see and accept the other as a unique and wonderful person.
If there is true love and an alignment of fundamental values,
choose to join your life with your new partner
and vow never to criticize their nature -
the essence that makes them uniquely themselves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our progress as a nation can be no swifter
than our progress in education.
The human mind is our fundamental resource.
- John F. Kennedy

Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked,
in which you can walk with love and reverence.
- Henry David Thoreau

Let parents bequeath to their children
not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
- Plato

That sense of sacredness,
that thinking in generations,
must begin with reverence for this earth.
- Paul Tsongas

Reverence for life is the highest court of appeal.
- Albert Schweitzer

If a man loses his reverence for any part of life,
he will lose his reverence for all of life.
- Albert Schweitzer

By having a reverence for life,
we enter into a spiritual relation with the world.
By practicing reverence for life we become good, deep, and alive.
- Albert Schweitzer

Ethics is nothing else than reverence for life.
- Albert Schweitzer

Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter
everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe
that change forever how we experience life and the world.
- John Milton

Respect the masterpiece. It is true reverence to man.
There is no quality so great, none so much needed now.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Where there is reverence there is fear,
but there is not reverence everywhere that there is fear,
because fear presumably has a wider
extension than reverence.
- Socrates

All our dreams can come true,
if we have the courage to pursue them.
- Walt Disney

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste
that they hurry past it.
- Soren Kierkegaard

'Tis the business of little minds to shrink,
but they whose heart is firm,
and whose conscience approves their conduct,
will pursue their principles unto death.
- Thomas Paine

The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase:
if you pursue happiness you'll never find it.
- C. P. Snow

To love. To be loved.
To never forget your own insignificance.
To never get used to the unspeakable violence
and the vulgar disparity of life around you.
To seek joy in the saddest places.
To pursue beauty to its lair.
To never simplify what is complicated
or complicate what is simple.
To respect strength, never power.
Above all, to watch. To try to understand.
To never look away. And never, never, to forget.
- Arundhati Roy

Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy,
and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
- Thomas Jefferson

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

We all live with the objective of being happy;
our lives are all different and yet the same.
- Anne Frank

Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe,
our class, and our nation;
and this means we must develop a world perspective.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

We cannot choose our external circumstances,
but we can always choose how to respond to them.
- Epictetus

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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