33+ Best Feeling Lonely Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational feeling lonely quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

Famous Feeling Lonely Quotes

I’m always wearing Spanx, eating ice cream and feeling a bit lonely. — Sheridan Smith

As much as we complain about it, though, there’s part of us that is drawn to a hurried life. It makes us feel important. It keeps the adrenaline pumping. It means I don’t have to look too closely at my heart or life. It keeps us from feeling our loneliness. — John Ortberg

My mother wasn’t a very patient woman. If I complained about being lonely or bored, she’d tell me to go help someone, anyone. To this day, when I start feeling sorry for myself, I look for a good deed to do. — Donna Brazile

When you’re feeling down, sad, lonely, negative, you don’t want to take care of yourself – and the weight problem and the diabetic problem and the heart attack and stroke problems and high cholesterol set in. — Richard Simmons

To be a member of something. To be a member of something helps get rid of that lonely feeling. — Stephen Henderson

I just really remember the feeling of being a younger comedian who was kind of an outlier for being experimental and weird and how that could feel lonely or hopeless. — Chris Gethard

While I have felt lonely many times in my life, the oddest feeling of all was after my mother, Lucille, died. My father had already died, but I always had some attachment to our big family while she was alive. It seems strange to say now that I felt so lonely, yet I did. — Bill Murray

Making albums is a very lonely process sometimes. Sitting around working on songs, feeling the pressure. — Jens Lekman

I had always known that I was ‘different.’ I didn’t really understand it all until I got older. But there was always this foreboding sense something was ‘wrong.’ I never knew how to talk about it. I just remember feeling terrified about what would happen if someone found out. It was a very lonely feeling. — Chelsea Manning

Because of my childhood where I was constantly by myself, I always feel lonely. I have a lot of people that I absolutely love and I know love me but I can’t get rid of that feeling of loneliness no matter who I’m with – even with my children. — Natalia Vodianova

Although I’m perceived as very optimistic and upbeat, it comes out of being the opposite of that – feeling isolated or lonely, looking for meaning and the kinds of things that ease that suffering in life, and finding them in large-scale social interaction, like theater and games. — Jane McGonigal

I think people tend to see the bigger point, which is maybe not fitting in and feeling like you didn’t have the childhood that you expected you would have, or that you felt lonely or struggled with drugs and alcohol or just that you were able to achieve your dreams. — Augusten Burroughs

I think ‘Speech & Debate’ surprised people because it’s a play about teenagers that took the teenagers very seriously. They are very real. People wanted to see if they identified with one of the kids, that loneliness, that yearning for something bigger. That feeling of being stuck, it’s very adolescent, but those kinds of feelings linger on. — Stephen Karam

Success can be as simple as the warm feeling you get when you smile at a stranger, someone you know must be lonely, and having that stranger return your smile. It can be the bringing of a child into the world and raising that child to be a good man or woman. — Maryanne Trump Barry

A big part of depression is feeling really lonely, even if you’re in a room full of a million people. — Lilly Singh

The more specific you are about a very general feeling of loneliness is actually how you connect with people. — Phoebe Bridgers

I remember how being young and black and gay and lonely felt. A lot of it was fine, feeling I had the truth and the light and the key, but a lot of it was purely hell. — Audre Lorde

I have a great support network – my family, my model agency Storm, and people I work with in the fashion industry. And, of course, there are all my followers on Twitter who stop me from feeling lonely; I love them all. They keep me grounded. — Cara Delevingne

Without siblings you get quite a skewed vision of yourself and of the world. I always felt I didn’t understand how it worked. I remember feeling quite lonely. — Kate Atkinson

Our uniqueness makes us special, makes perception valuable – but it can also make us lonely. This loneliness is different from being ‘alone’: You can be lonely even surrounded by people. The feeling I’m talking about stems from the sense that we can never fully share the truth of who we are. I experienced this acutely at an early age. — Amy Tan

I make a genuine distinction between loneliness and aloneness. I know what each is like. There are times I’m lonely. But there are also many times when I need to be alone, when I don’t want the feeling of someone else in the house other than the cats. — Edward Bryant

Keep in mind that to avoid loneliness, many people need both a social circle and an intimate attachment. Having just one of two may still leave you feeling lonely. — Gretchen Rubin

The dominant feeling of the battlefield is loneliness. — William Slim

One of the things that people complain about is loneliness, disconnectedness. If you live in a society where your life is rarely threatened and most of your relationships are more on an economic exchange basis, then this could leave people feeling less connected. — Steven Pinker

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

The capacity for not feeling lonely can carry a very real price, that of feeling nothing at all. — Douglas Coupland

Feeling angry is a universal human phenomenon. It is as basic as feeling hungry, lonely, loving, or tired. The capacity to feel angry and to respond in some way to that feeling is in us from birth. — Theodore Isaac Rubin

I have a feeling of complete balance. The sea, the house, the loneliness, the light. Everything is clearer. Much more precise. I have the feeling that I am living on a limit, and I’m crossing that limit sometimes. — Ingmar Bergman

When you walk into a room, and you’re the only one of something – the only woman or the only African American – that immediate feeling of loneliness happens. — Stacy Brown-Philpot

It’s a terrible feeling being lonely. — Rita Ora

When I go in the studio, I put myself into a place where I’m feeling something I want to portray, which is often being sad, lonely. But as soon as I’m starting to make something, it’s when I’m the happiest. Ever. I think that comes out at the same time, so there’s that juxtaposition. — Jamie xx

Feeling sad or lonely isn’t a bad thing. But those emotions increase the risk that you’ll cross the line into self-pity. — Amy Morin

When I was younger, many of my romantic escapades were just a means of simply avoiding being by myself. I was afraid of feeling lonely, afraid I wouldn’t know what to say to myself. — Michael Zaslow

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