150+ Best Single Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inspirational single quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

Powerful Collection of Most Famous Single Quotes

Single is no longer a lack of options – but a choice. A choice to refuse to let your life be defined by your relationship status but to live every day Happily and let your Ever After work itself out. – Mandy Hale

Be with someone that makes you happy. – Unknown

Personally, I, Mindy Kaling, want to spend like 80 percent of my life hanging out with women. – Mindy Kaling

As a self-described idealistic, I never consider myself as single. I like to say that I’m in between romances at the moment. – Carl Henegan

Find the love you seek, by first finding the love within yourself. – Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Love yourself first, because that’s who you’ll spend the rest of your life with. – Unknown

Being single doesn’t necessarily mean you’re available. Sometimes you have to put up a sign that says, Do Not Disturb on your heart. – Wiz Khalifa

Being single is definitely better than being with the wrong person – Hassan Choughari

You are terrifying, and strange, and beautiful. Something not everyone knows how to love. – Warsan Shire

I think it’s very healthy to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone and not defined by another person. – Oscar Wilde

There’s something really cool about knowing that your destiny is SO big that you’re not meant to share it with anyone. At least not yet. – Mandy Hale

If you really are going to be a happy single, you have to stop treating being single as the annoying time that you pass between relationships and embrace it. Rather than focusing on what you lack, focus on what you have: You. – Natalie Lue

My alone feels so good, I’ll only have you if you’re sweeter than my solitude. – Warsan Shire

Too many women throw themselves into romance because they’re afraid of being single, then start making compromises and losing their identity. I won’t do that. – Julie Delpy

Your single not because you are not good enough for one, it’s that you’re too good for the wrong one. – Chris Burkmenn

It’s very fun to be single because you know what happens? You find yourself, you understand what it means to love yourself, instead of putting all this energy to give and trying relationship. – Unknown

I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude. – Henry David Thoreau

A busy, vibrant, goal-oriented woman is so much more attractive than a woman who waits around for a man to validate her existence. – Mandy Hale

A woman should be like a single flower, not a whole bouquet. – Anna Held

It takes a strong person to remain single in a world that is accustomed to settling with anything just to say they have something. – Anonymous

Hope for love, pray for love, wish for love, dream for love… but don’t put your life on hold waiting for love. – Mandy Hale

I think, therefore I’m single. – Liz Winston

I like relationships and being in love, but I also like being single – you have to embrace all those different things. – Dominic Monaghan

You’ll meet someone soon. No one knows what’s round the corner. – Carrie Adams

I think it’s very healthy to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone and not defined by another person. – Oscar Wilde

I’ve been single for a while and I have to say, it’s going very well. Like… it’s working out. I think I’m the one. – Emily Hunter

Being single isn’t a time to be looking for love. Use that time to work on yourself and grow as an individual. – Anonymous

If you aren’t happy single, you won’t be happy taken. Happiness comes from within, not from men. – Anonymous

I love being single. I can come and go as I please and stay out as late as I want to. – Eric Dickerson

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance. – Oscar Wilde

I’m not single. I’m not taken. I’m simply on reserve for the one who deserves my heart. – Anonymous

It takes a strong person to remain single in a world that is accustomed to settling with anything just to say they have something. – Unknown

You do not need to be loved, not at the cost of yourself. The single relationship that is truly central and crucial in a life is the relationship to the self. Of all the people you will know in a lifetime, you are the only one you will never lose. – Jo Coudert

Yes, it’s a virtue to grow and improve, but it’s important to remember that being single does not mean you’re flawed and in need of fixing. Your relationship or lack thereof has little to do with your worth. – Jennifer Taitz

I don’t need a man to rectify my existence. The most profound relationship we’ll ever have is the one with ourselves. – Shirley MacLaine

I’ve been single for awhile and I have to say, it’s going very well. Like… it’s working out. I think I’m the one. – Emily Heller

Being brave enough to be alone frees you up to invite people into your life because you want them and not because you need them. – Mandy Hale

The trouble is not that I am single and likely to stay single, but that I am lonely and likely to stay lonely. – Charlotte Brontë

Who are you? Are you in touch with all of your darkest fantasies? Have you created a life for yourself where you can experience them? I have. I am f*cking crazy. But I am free. – Lana Del Rey

If you truly want to be respected by people you love, you must prove to them that you can survive without them. – Michael Bassey Johnson

I am happy every day, regardless of my relationship status, because I understand that my happiness doesn’t come from a relationship, it comes from within. – Gregg Michaelsen

The lonely people have taught me, that I am not alone. – Anthony Liccione

At the innermost core of all loneliness is a deep and powerful yearning for union with one’s lost self. – Brendan Francis

I don’t like to be labeled as lonely just because I am alone. – Delta Burke

Sometimes you have to stand alone to prove that you can still stand. – Anonymous

I like being single – I’m always there when I need me. – Art Leo

I regard romantic comedies as a subgenre of sci-fi, in which the world operates according to different rules than my regular human world. – Mindy Kaling

Happily Single is recognizing that you don’t need or want to be rescued from your life by a handsome prince because your life is pretty awesome, as is. – Mandy Hale

It’s high time we stopped thinking of families only in terms of couples, considering singles to be an anomaly (something must be wrong when you get into your thirties and aren’t married!) or undeveloped appendages which need to be nurtured and brought into maturity in marriage. – Harold J. Sala

If you can’t take care of yourself, you can’t take care of someone else. – Sahithi Setikam

Hope for love, pray for love, wish for love, dream for love…but don’t put your life on hold waiting for love. – Mandy Hale

Single is no longer a lack of options – but a choice. A choice to refuse to let your life be defined by your relationship status but to live every day Happily and let your Ever After work itself out. – Mandy Hale

I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude. – Henry David Thoreau

I found being single to be a gift in disguise because I fell in love with the person I am. – Unknown

I’d rather be alone than unhappy. – Whitney Houston

Dismantle your wounds so you stop living your life by them. – Nikki Rowe

I celebrate myself, and sing myself. – Walt Whitman

I love being single. I can come and go as I please and stay out as late as I want to. – Eric Dickerson

Single is not a status. It is a word that best describes a person who is strong enough to live and enjoy life without depending on others. – Unknown

Yes I’m alone. But I’m alone and free. – Elsa

Single is no longer a lack of options-but a choice. – Mandy Hale

I loved him the way some people are to be loved… from a distance. – Sanhita Baruah

Now I’m feeling how I should. Never knew single could feel this good. – Jason Derulo

If we seek paradise outside ourselves, we cannot have paradise in our hearts. – Thomas Merton

Single is an opportunity to live life on your own terms and not apologize. – Mandy Hale

Single is an opportunity to live life on your own terms and not apologize. – Mandy Hale

Being single used to mean that nobody wanted you. Now it means you’re pretty sexy and you’re taking your time deciding how you want your life to be and who you want to spend it with. – Carrie Bradshaw

Discover why you’re important, then refuse to settle for anyone who doesn’t completely agree. – Fisher Amelie

Single – too fabulous to settle. – Mandy Hale

What does an introvert do when he’s left alone? He stays alone. – Jenni Ferrari-Adler

You don’t have to be part of a couple to be happy, you know. – Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

He sleeps fastest who sleeps alone. – Richard Avedond

He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened. – Lao Tzu

Being single is about celebrating and appreciating your own space that you’re in. – Kelly Rowland

Some people think it’s wrong, being single isn’t right. But you hurt the right person you’ll be wrong all your life. – Tyga

Single is not a status. It is a word that describes a person who is strong enough to live and enjoy life without depending on others. – Unknown

I don’t like to be labeled as lonely just because I am alone. – Delta Burke

It seemed to me that the desire to get married – which, I regret to say, I believe is basic and primal in women – is followed almost immediately by an equally basic and primal urge, which is to be single again. – Nora Ephron

Being single doesn’t mean you’re weak. It means you’re strong enough to wait for what you deserve. – Anonymous

I like being single, I’m always there when I need me. – Art Leo

I celebrate myself, and sing myself. – Walt Whitman

Happily Single is recognizing that you don’t need or want to be rescued from your life by a handsome prince because your life is pretty awesome, as is. – Mandy Hale

As a body everyone is single, as a soul never. – Hermann Hesse

I love single life! Why would it be boring? I mean, I get to travel around and have loads of girls screaming at me, so it’s definitely not boring. However, it can get lonely on the road, but I’m sorted I’ve got good people around me. – Olly Murs

Being single doesn’t mean that you know nothing about love. Sometimes being solo is wiser than being in a false relationship. – Unknown

You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. – Gautama Buddha

Never love anyone who treats you like you’re ordinary – Oscar Wilde

Working long hours being single helps because your time is yours. Once you have a family, your time is not yours anymore. – Andy Hertzfield

To fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness. – Robert Morley

If you aren’t good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you’ll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren’t even giving to yourself. – Barbara De Angelis

When we cannot bear to be alone, it means we do not properly value the only companion we will have from birth to death-ourselves. – Eda Leshan

Being single entitles you to not ask someone’s opinion before you do something to mess up your own room, your credit report or even your life. – Sayali Patil

What is free time? I’m a single mother. My free moments are filled with loving my little girl. – Roma Downey

Being Single means you are taking your time deciding how you want your life to be and who you want to spend it with. – Unknown

Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck. – Dalai Lama XIV

If you’re single, focus on being a better you instead of looking for someone better than your ex. A better you will attract a better next. – Unknown

As a body, everyone is single. As a soul, never. – Hermann Hesse

I don’t really do that whole ‘single life’ thing. I’m kind of heads down and get things done. – Ed Sheeran

Without a doubt… the worst part of being a single woman was having to take care of your own car. – Lisa Kleypas

I think, therefore I’m single. – Liz Winston

Some people think it’s wrong, being single isn’t right. But you hurt the right person you’ll be wrong all your life. – Tyga

Being single is about celebrating and appreciating your own space that you’re in. – Kelly Rowland

To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude. – Jeanne Moreau

I’m single but I ignore people like I’m taken. – Unknown

Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives. – Louise Hay

Do you want to meet the love of your life? Look in the mirror. – Byron Katie

Too many women throw themselves into romance because they’re afraid of being single. – Julie Deply

If we seek paradise outside ourselves, we cannot have paradise in our hearts. – Thomas Merton

I like being single. I’m always there when I need me. – Art Leo

Solitude is the place of purification. – Martin Buber

Single is no longer a lack of options – but a choice. A choice to refuse to let your life be defined by your relationship status but to live every day Happily and let your Ever After work itself out. – Mandy Hale

Being single doesn’t necessarily mean you’re available. Sometimes you have to put up a sign that says, Do Not Disturb on your heart. – Wiz Khalifa

If you really are going to be a happy single, you have to stop treating being single as the annoying time that you pass between relationships and embrace it. Rather than focusing on what you lack, focus on what you have: You. – Natalie Lue

I am a lover without a lover. I am lovely and lonely and I belong deeply to myself. – Warsan Shire

Don’t be scared to walk alone. Don’t be scared to like it.” John Mayer

Single woman, the man you want may not necessarily be the man you need. – Martha Macharia

If you are fantasizing love, you are still single from within a heart no matter what your relationship status is. – Pratik Akkawar

My alone feels so good, I’ll only have you if you’re sweeter than my solitude. – Warsan Shire

I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude. – Henry David Thoreau

A busy, vibrant, goal-oriented woman is so much more attractive than a woman who waits around for a man to validate her existence. – Mandy Hale

I think it’s very healthy to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone and not defined by another person. – Oscar Wilde

You do not need to be loved, not at the cost of yourself. The single relationship that is truly central and crucial in a life is the relationship to the self. Of all the people you will know in a lifetime, you are the only one you will never lose. – Jo Coudert

Yes, it’s a virtue to grow and improve, but it’s important to remember that being single does not mean you’re flawed and in need of fixing. Your relationship or lack thereof has little to do with your worth. – Jennifer Taitz

I love being single. I can come and go as I please and stay out as late as I want to. – Eric Dickerson

If you’re not happy single, you’re not gonna be happy married. – Nick Vujicic

I favor my heart when it’s all mine, rather than having to share it with someone else. – Unknown

When you acknowledge that there is nothing repulsive or unforgivable or shameful about yourself, it becomes easier to be that authentic person and feel like you’re living a less performed life. – John Green

I never consider myself as single. I like to say that I’m in between romances at the moment. – Carl Henegan

I am happy every day, regardless of my relationship status, because I understand that my happiness doesn’t come from a relationship, it comes from within. – Gregg Michaelsen

It’s high time we stopped thinking of families only in terms of couples, considering singles to be an anomaly (something must be wrong when you get into your thirties and aren’t married!) or undeveloped appendages which need to be nurtured and brought into maturity in marriage. – Harold J. Sala

If you can’t take care of yourself, you can’t take care of someone else. – Sahithi Setikam

I love being single. I can come and go as I please and stay out as late as I want to. – Eric Dickerson

Single is not a status. It is a word that best describes a person who is strong enough to live and enjoy life without depending on others. – Unknown

If we seek paradise outside ourselves, we cannot have paradise in our hearts. – Thomas Merton

Single is an opportunity to live life on your own terms and not apologize. – Mandy Hale

He sleeps fastest who sleeps alone. – Richard Avedond

He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened. – Lao Tzu

I don’t like to be labeled as lonely just because I am alone. – Delta Burke

I like being single, I’m always there when I need me. – Art Leo

I celebrate myself, and sing myself. – Walt Whitman

Being single doesn’t mean that you know nothing about love. Sometimes being solo is wiser than being in a false relationship. – Unknown

If you aren’t good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you’ll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren’t even giving to yourself. – Barbara De Angelis

When we cannot bear to be alone, it means we do not properly value the only companion we will have from birth to death-ourselves. – Eda Leshan

Being single entitles you to not ask someone’s opinion before you do something to mess up your own room, your credit report or even your life. – Sayali Patil

I think, therefore I’m single. – Liz Winston

Some people think it’s wrong, being single isn’t right. But you hurt the right person you’ll be wrong all your life. – Tyga

Being single is about celebrating and appreciating your own space that you’re in. – Kelly Rowland

To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude. – Jeanne Moreau

Solitude is the place of purification. – Martin Buber

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