Favorite Quotations ~  Loneliness Healing Your Aloneness

"Be good and you will be lonely." ~ Mark Twain

Loneliness is a terrible blindness. ~ Christina Stead

Loneliness does not come from having no people about one, but from being unable to communicate the things that seem important to oneself, or from holding certain views which others find inadmissible. ~ Carl Gustav Jung

It's a lonely ol' night/Can I put my arms around you? ~ John Mellencamp

We live, as we dream alone. ~ Joseph Conrad

You are not alone. ~ Billy Graham

Even in the presence of others he was completely alone. ~ Robert M Pirsig

Yes, there is joy, fulfillment and companionship but the loneliness of the soul in its appalling self-consciousness is horrible and overpowering. ~ Sylvia Plath

Loneliness.. Is and always has been the central and inevitable experience of every man. ~ Thomas C. Wolfe

There are no words to express the abyss between isolation and having one ally. ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton

The thing that makes you exceptional, if you are at all, is inevitably that which must also make you lonely. ~ Lorraine Hansberry

People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges. ~ J. F. Newton

We are all sentenced to solitary confinement inside our own skins, for life. ~ Tennessee Williams

The point of books is to combat loneliness. ~ David Foster Wallace

No man is lonely while eating spaghetti. ~ Robert Morley

The eternal quest of the human being is to shatter his loneliness. ~ Norman Cousins

You're only lonely if you don't like the person you are alone with. ~ Wayne W. Dyer