20 Best Quotes About Being Alone

The best part about being alone is that you really don’t have to answer to anybody. You do what you want.

-Justin Timberlake

 

 

There’s a tremendous difference between alone and lonely. You could be lonely in a group of people. I like being alone. I like eating by myself. I go home at night and just watch a movie or hang out with my dog. I have to exert myself and really say, oh God, I’ve got to see my friends ’cause I’m too content being by myself.

-Drew Barrymore

 

As I get older I’m more and more comfortable being alone.

-Sienna Miller

 

 Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone and solitude expresses the glory of being alone.

-Paul Tillich

 

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I finally faced the fact that it isn’t a crime not having friends. Being alone means you have fewer problems.

-Whitney Houston

 

I like the idea of being alone. I like the idea of often being alone in all aspects of my life. I like to feel lonely. I like to need things.

-Robert Plant

 

 

Being solitary is being alone well: being alone luxuriously immersed in doings of your own choice, aware of the fullness of your won presence rather than of the absence of others. Because solitude is an achievement.

-Alice Koller

 

 

 

Some people can’t stand being alone. I love solitude and silence. But when I come out of it, I’m a regular talking machine. It’s all or nothing for me.

-Celine Dion

 

 

I’m calculating, self-sufficient, reserved, and I enjoy being alone.

-Melissa Sue Anderson

 

 

I only go out to get me a fresh appetite for being alone.

-Lord Byron

 

 

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I’m fascinated with myself and love hearing the sound of my own voice. I’d like to hear what I have to say. A lot of people don’t like being alone because they truly don’t like themselves, but I love me.

-Gene Simmons

 

 

The things that drive me are poverty, and pain, and knowing that I don’t want to end up being alone and I want to do something with my life and I want the name Dobson to remain in everyone’s heads. Basically, just to rock and be the best performer I can be, and be true, and be real, and give people the real Fefe, nothing fake, all real.

-Fefe Dobson

 

I’ve always had better luck learning things on my own. And I really love the challenge of doing it yourself and kind of being alone against the system.

-Oren Peli

 

I had a very happy childhood, but I wasn’t that happy a child. I liked being alone and creating characters and voices. I think that’s when your creativity is developed, when you’re young. I liked the world of the imagination because it was an easy place to go to.

-David Walliams

 

I like to go dancing, have a few beers. I like being alone, too. I have days where it’s ‘God, get me a shot of tequila.’

-Justine Bateman

 

 

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People used what they called a telephone because they hated being close together and they were scared of being alone.

-Chuck Palahniuk

 

 

I mean one of the things about being alone is that you’ve no people to define yourself off, I mean, people are like all-round mirrors, because let’s face it, we don’t often see ourselves all round in a mirror anyway, do we.

-Diana Wynne Jones

 

When I write, I lose time. I’m happy in a way that I have a hard time finding in real life. The intimacy between my brain and my fingers and my computer… Yet knowing that that intimacy will find an audience… It’s very satisfying. It’s like having the safety of being alone with the ego reward of being known.

-Jill Soloway

 

Is being single hard? It depends where your mind is. If you are focused, being single is an enjoyable experience, but if you hate being alone, you’ll hate being single. I think it depends on the individual are where they are in life.

-Lauren London

 

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It’s an interesting combination: Having a great fear of being alone, and having a desperate need for solitude and the solitary experience. That’s always been a tug of war for me.

-Jodie Foster

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