Proverbs and quotes about loneliness and solitude.
A lonely person is at home everywhere.
Better be alone than in bad company.
Don’t mix with bad people.
Hiking is the best workout! You can hike for three hours and not even realize you're working out. And, hiking alone lets me have some time to myself.
I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.
Henry David Thoreau
I owe my solitude to other people.
I'm not anti-social. I'm pro-solitude.
If we’re all alone, then we’re all together in that too.
From the movie: P.S. I Love You.
If you are lonely when you are alone, you are in bad company.
In a choice between bad company and loneliness, the second is preferable.
In cities no one is quiet but many are lonely; in the country, people are quiet but few are lonely.
Geoffrey F. Fisher
It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely.
Language has created the word loneliness to express the pain of being alone, and the word solitude to express the glory of being alone.
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.
Loneliness breaks the spirit.
Loneliness can be conquered only by those who can bear solitude.
Loneliness is painful when one is young, but delightful when one is mature.
Lonely people, in talking to each other can make each other lonelier.
Man's loneliness is but his fear of life.
Reading well is one of the great pleasures that solitude can afford you.
Solitude appeared to me as the only fit state of man.
Solitude is full of God.
Tea should be taken in solitude.
The fool needs company, the wise solitude.
The happiest of all lives is a busy solitude.
The palace leads to fame, the market to fortune, and loneliness to wisdom.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
When you have nobody you can make a cup of tea for, when nobody needs you, that's when I think life is over.
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.