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Contentment In Solitude: 101+ Happy Being Alone Quotes

Contentment In Solitude: 101+ Happy Being Alone Quotes

In today’s world, we are constantly surrounded by other people.

We often feel like we need to be with a group of friends to be happy.

But what happens when you find yourself alone?

This is why the ability to be content with yourself and your own company is a key life skill.

It can help you avoid making bad decisions in life, as well as keep you from feeling lonely when you need it the most.

This article will go over 101+ happy being alone quotes to help you find contentment in solitude.

Let's get started!

Being Alone Is Good Quotes

Being alone Is good quote

“It’s far better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone — so far.” — Marilyn Monroe

“What a lovely surprise to finally discover how unlonely being alone can be.” — Ellen Burstyn 

“I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity” — Albert Einstein

“Sometimes, you find yourself in the middle of nowhere, and sometimes, in the middle of nowhere you find yourself.” — Unknown

“Standing alone doesn’t mean I am alone. It means I am strong enough to handle things all by myself.” — Unknown

”Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.” –— Booker T. Washington

”I used to think that the worst thing in life was to end up all alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is ending up with people who make you feel all alone.” — Robin Williams

“The thought of being on my own really terrified me. But then I realized being alone is really a cleansing thing.” —  Lindsey Buckingham

Never search your happiness in others, it will make you feel alone. Search it in yourself, you will feel happy even when you are left alone. — Unknown

“Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone and solitude expresses the glory of being alone.” — Paul Tillich

“Your life will get better when you realize it’s better to be alone than to chase people who don’t really care about you.” — Unknown

“Being alone has a power that very few people can handle.” — Steven Aitchison

“Sometimes, you just need a break. In a beautiful place. Alone. To figure everything out.” — Unknown

“Associate with noblest people you can find; read the best books; live with the mighty. But learn to be happy alone. Rely upon your own energies, and so not wait for, or depend on other people.” — Thomas Davidson

“No one help you in our difficult times. Nowadays remember that we should start learning how to fight alone.” — Unknown

”Nothing else so destroys the power to stand alone as the habit of leaning upon others. If you lean, you will never be strong or original. Stand alone or bury your ambition to be somebody in the world.” — Orison Swett Marden

“Once you start loving your own presence, you stop chasing people in your life.” — Unknown

“I would rather stand alone in the light of truth than in the crowd filled with error.” — Adrian Rogers

“Standing alone doesn’t mean I am alone. It means I’m strong enough to handle things all by myself.” — Unknown

”If you wanted to do something absolutely honest, something true, it always turned out to be a thing that had to be done alone.”  — Richard Yates

”People who do a job that claims to be creative have to be alone to recharge their batteries. You can’t live 24 hours a day in the spotlight and remain creative. For people like me, solitude is a victory.”  — Karl Lagerfeld

“Don't fear walking alone. Fear walking in wrong direction.” — Garima Soni

”If you are never alone, you cannot know yourself.”  — Paulo Coelho

“Sometimes you need to sit lonely on the floor in a quiet room in order to hear your own voice and not let it drown in the noise of others.” — Charlotte Eriksson

Being Alone And Single Quotes

Being alone and single quote

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

“Being single is better than being in a relationship with someone who fills your heart with doubt.” — Unknown

“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

“Being single doesn’t make you weak, it means that you are strong enough to be on your own.” — Xavier Zayas

“Being single doesn’t mean no one loves you. It just means that God is busy writing your love story.” — Unknown

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

“I love being single because I can do whatever I want, when I want, with who I want. And that makes me happy.” – Unknown

“Being with no one is better than being with the wrong one. Sometimes those who fly solo have the strongest wings.” — Nitya Prakash

“The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been before.” – Alan Ashley-Pitt

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

“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 thankful for my singleness because it's given me the opportunity to learn more about myself and who I am without the distraction of another person.” – Unknown

“Singleness isn’t an excuse to take a back seat on life but an opportunity to wholeheartedly pursue your own purpose.” — Michael Todd

“When asked why I am single, my reply is simply I consider myself a black pearl rare in my authenticity, adding a mysterious beauty to the select few who can recognize and even fewer who appreciate my worth.” — Sanjo Jendayi

”Never give importance to anyone more than yourself, because once that person becomes important, you become nothing….” — Viren

“You’re single not because you are not good enough for one, it’s that you’re too good for the wrong one.” — Chris Burkmenn

“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

“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.” — Prixie

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

“I’m not single. I’m not taken. I’m simply on reserve for the one who deserves my heart.” — 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

“The poor wish to be rich, the rich wish to be happy, the single wish to be married, and the married wish to be dead.” — Ann Landers

“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

“‘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

“Single lady, the man you want might not necessarily be the man you need.” — Martha Macharia

Being Alone And Happy Quotes

Being happy and alone quote

“It takes nothing to join the crowd. It takes everything to stand alone.” — Hans F. Hansen

”Until you get comfortable with being alone, you’ll never know if you’re choosing someone out of love or loneliness.” — Mandy Hale

“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

”We need quiet time to examine our lives openly and honestly – spending quiet time alone gives your mind an opportunity to renew itself and create order.”  — Susan L. Taylor

“It is very important to be happy alone” – Unknown

“Being alone is better than being ignored.” — Narendra Singh Dhami

“If you want others to follow, learn to be alone with your thoughts.” — William Deresiewicz

”When you learn how to be alone you’ll discover the difference between alone and lonely.”  — LJ Vanier

“Remember: the time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Life’s cruelest irony.”— Douglas Coupland

“The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.” — Michel de Montaigne

“Inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that’s where you renew your springs that never dry up.” — Pearl Buck

“A man can be himself only so long as he is alone; and if he does not love solitude, he will not love freedom; for it is only when he is alone that he is really free.” — Arthur Schopenhauer

“Loneliness is such an omnipotent and painful threat to many persons that they have little conception of the positive values of solitude and even, at times, are frightened at the prospect of being alone.”— Rollo May

“It's okay to be happy being alone. There's nothing wrong with enjoying your own company.” – Unknown

“It is better to be lonely than allow people who are not going anywhere keep you from your destiny.” — Joel Osteen

“I am happy being alone. I don't need someone to complete me. I am whole by myself.” – Unknown

“In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.” — Laurence Sterne

“A season of loneliness and isolation is when the caterpillar gets its wings. Remember that next time you feel alone.”  — Mandy Hale

”I was lonely. I felt it deeply and permanently, that this state of being on my own might never disappear. But I welcomed the loneliness, which had everything to do with being anonymous. It’s never loneliness that nibbles away at a person’s insides, but not having room inside themselves to be comfortably alone.”  — Rachel Sontag

“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

“The only time we waste is the time we spend thinking we are alone.”— Mitch Albom

“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

“Whoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.”– Aristotle

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

“Being alone & actually sitting with our own thoughts can lead to such growth and realizations that are rare in our everyday busy lives.” — Kourtney Kardashian

“To make the right choices in life, you have to get in touch with your soul. To do this, you need to experience solitude, which most people are afraid of because in the silence you hear the truth and know the solutions.”— Deepak Chopra

“I like being alone. I have control over my own shit. Therefore, in order to win me over, your presence has to feel better than my solitude. You’re not competing with another person, you’re competing with my comfort zones.” — Horacio Jones

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I Enjoy Being Alone Quotes

I enjoy being alone quote

“I will fill myself with the desert and the sky. I will be stone and stars, unchanging and strong and safe. The desert is complete; it is spare and alone, but perfect in its solitude. I will be the desert.” — Kiersten White

“Sometimes you have to stand alone. Just to make sure you still can.” — Unknown

“It’s easy to stand in the crowd but it takes courage to stand alone.” —  Mahatma Gandhi

“Sometimes I think that my own company is more suitable for me than if I were around others. Because of the person that I am.” — Kyle Labe

“Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as a means of escape.” — Unknown

“Conversation enriches the understanding, but solitude is the school of genius.”— Edward Gibbon

“Not everyone knows how to be alone with others, how to share solitude. We have to help each other to understand how to be in our solitude, so that we can relate to each other without grabbing on to each other. We can be interdependent but not dependent. Loneliness is rejected despondency. Solitude is shared interdependence.” — Unknown

“In solitude, the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.”— Laurence Sterne

“Find company within yourself and you’ll never spend a day alone. Find love within yourself and you’ll never have a lonely day.” — Connor Chalfant

“Solitude is strength; to depend on the presence of the crowd is weakness. The man who needs a mob to nerve him is much more alone than he imagines.”— Unknown

“If you want to miss your crown follow the crowd. If you want to wear the crown, go alone and be yourself. — Unknown

“If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.” — Unknown

“If you are alone, you belong entirely to yourself. If you are accompanied by even one companion, you belong only half to yourself or even less in proportion to the thoughtlessness of his conduct, and if you have more than one companion, you will fall more deeply into the same plight.” — Leonardo da Vinci

“The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be.” — Anne Frank

“Yet it is in this loneliness that the deepest activities begin. It is here that you discover act without motion, labor that is profound repose, vision in obscurity, and, beyond all desire, a fulfillment whose limits extend to infinity.”— Thomas Merton

“Never search for your happiness in others, it will make you feel alone. Search it in yourself, you will feel happy even when you are left alone.” — Unknown

“If you go deeper and deeper into your own heart, you’ll be living in a world with less fear, isolation and loneliness.” — Sharon Salzberg

“Surrender to the grief, despair, fear, loneliness, or whatever form the suffering takes. Witness it without labeling it mentally. Embrace it. Then see how the miracle of surrender transmutes deep suffering into deep peace.” — Eckhart Tolle

”We need solitude, because when we’re alone, we’re free from obligations, we don’t need to put on a show, and we can hear our own thoughts.” — Tamim Ansary

“Solitude is where one discovers one is not alone.”— Marty Rubin

“Don’t fear solitude: If you are never alone, you cannot know yourself. But don’t get too attached to it – it may become an addiction.” — Paulo Coelho

“Sometimes it’s better to be alone no one can hurt you that way.” — Tinku Razoria

”I made my way here alone for a long while. It took some time to find my place. It took more time to become somebody worth protecting.” — Melissa Albert

”Like it or not, there are times when you need to be alone; times when you need to be lonely; times when you need to need other people.”  — Alan Bradley

”If you make friends with yourself, you’ll never be alone.”  — Maxwell Maltz

“In order to be happy, you must first be at peace with being alone.” – Unknown

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