Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Alone Quotes from famous authors such as Jenova Chen, Chief Seattle, Edwin Arlington Robinson, Albert Einstein, William Dunbar. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
We are all born alone and die alone. The loneliness is definitely part of the journey of life.
When the last red man shall have perished from the earth and his memory among the white men shall have become a myth, these shores will swarm with the invisible dead of my tribe. The white man will never be alone. Let him be just and deal kindly with my people, for the dead are not powerless.
For when a woman is left too much alone, sooner or later she begins to think;- And no man knows what then she may discover.
It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely.
All love is lost but upon God alone.
Observe, record, tabulate, communicate. Use your five senses. Learn to see, learn to hear, learn to feel, learn to smell, and know that by practice alone you can become expert.
If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, sir, should keep his friendship in a constant repair.
However much I might try to expound or explain Love, when I come to Love itself, I am ashamed of my explanations… Love alone can explain the mysteries of love and lovers.
I found that with depression, one of the most important things you could realise is that you’re not alone.
But we cannot rely on memorials and museums alone. We can tell ourselves we will never forget and we likely won’t. But we need to make sure that we teach history to those who never had the opportunity to remember in the first place.
Access to capital is critical for small business success and crucial to our economic recovery. Without access to capital, many small companies are not able to maintain operations, let alone expand and create new jobs.
It was a very scary place to be. I don’t think any mother or father would like to have their five year old wandering alone in the slums and train stations of Calcutta.
The Lord had the wonderful advantage of being able to work alone.
When I work alone, and I’m in my studio, and I’m playing a lot of the stuff myself, I think the style of it becomes something a little different.
The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.
I’m happily single.
As an actor, I’m attracted to drama; as a director, it’s humor – because it’s the story of my life, and I can’t be that serious about it. Being alone is a big theme in all my movies, both as a director and as an actress.
Let your mind alone, and see what happens.
This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.
We are rarely proud when we are alone.
In Sleep we lie all naked and alone, in Sleep we are united at the heart of night and darkness, and we are strange and beautiful asleep; for we are dying the darkness and we know no death.
It is better to be alone than in bad company.
In the total expanse of human life there is not a single square inch of which the Christ, who alone is sovereign, does not declare, ‘That is mine!’.
I was 24 when I was embroiled in a high-profile lawsuit. This was 2014, long before, en masse and on social media, we said #MeToo and #TimesUp. At the time, I felt completely alone. Visceral, hateful online harassment from strangers left me paranoid and anxious for years afterward.
I was born by myself but carry the spirit and blood of my father, mother and my ancestors. So I am really never alone. My identity is through that line.
He never is alone that is accompanied with noble thoughts.
Costumes and scenery alone will not attract audiences.
I do recall one moment when I went to India by myself. I was paralyzed with fear to travel alone, but I had this intuitive hint that I had to do it. It was transformative and beautiful.
I can’t say it was always ice cream and rainbows in our house. We would yell and we would fight and I was a terrible child, and it was, but, on the other hand, laughs. I don’t think I’m alone in this.
I might have sung party numbers, but I love to party alone.
Painting and sculpture are very archaic forms. It’s the only thing left in our industrial society where an individual alone can make something with not just his own hands, but brains, imagination, heart maybe.
The Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor led to many very good things. If you follow the trail, it led to kicking Europeans out of Asia – that saved tens of millions of lives in India alone.
In South Korea, they believe that when you turn 60, you’ve become a baby again and the rest of your life should be totally about joy and happiness, and people should leave you alone, and I just think that that’s the height of intelligence.
Mom was so funny and loving to us kids. She was our first audience. When my dad died, I was suddenly alone in the house with her because my two older brothers were away at college. I was the man of the house, and she was the grieving woman.
Wisdom comes alone through suffering.
Nature has placed mankind under the governance of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure. It is for them alone to point out what we ought to do, as well as to determine what we shall do.
When the people you love are gone, you’re alone.
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.
Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.
If you’re very introverted, you prefer to spend much of your time alone, and when you do connect, you’d rather get together with one or two close friends than face a crowd.
Inside me, ‘Dragon Ball’ became a thing of the past, but later, I got upset at the live-action film, revised the script for the anime film, and complained about the quality of the TV anime. I guess, at some point, it became a work that I like so much that I can’t leave it alone.
At the moment of childbirth, every woman has the same aura of isolation, as though she were abandoned, alone.
When you’re acting, it should be the most important thing that’s going on. But when you’re not, leave it alone.
When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.
Of those beings who live in ignorance, shut up and confined, as it were, in an egg, I have first broken the eggshell of ignorance and alone in the universe obtained the most exalted, universal Buddhahood.
Human beings are not designed to be alone. None of God’s creatures are.
I would rather be a beggar and single than a queen and married.
What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
Fail I alone, in words and deeds? Why, all men strive and who succeeds?
It is a good idea to be alone in a garden at dawn or dark so that all its shy presences may haunt you and possess you in a reverie of suspended thought.
John Sayles is good. He’s like a good thoroughbred owner – he leaves the trainers alone.
Religion is the possibility of the removal of every ground of confidence except confidence in God alone.
I hope we can get to a point where women players are being paid properly all around the world so the only thing they have to worry about is playing football and playing football alone.
I am tired, beloved, of chafing my heart against the want of you; of squeezing it into little ink drops, and posting it. And I scald alone, here, under the fire of the great moon.
Why can’t everybody leave everybody else the hell alone.
If those committed to the quest fail, they will be forgiven. When lost, they will find another way. The moral imperative of humanism is the endeavor alone, whether successful or not, provided the effort is honorable and failure memorable.
When they are alone they want to be with others, and when they are with others they want to be alone. After all, human beings are like that.
Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.
I just want to be left alone.
If men knew how women pass the time when they are alone, they’d never marry.
You can certainly make the case that we’re devolving, that it may already be too late to save the rain forests, let alone the planet.
You can make people feel valued or cared for by design alone. It’s not purely about money. It’s about how we choose to value human experience.
Believing that the power to destroy belongs to the Creator alone I affirm… that any theory which, when carried out, demands the annihilation of force, is necessarily erroneous.
The New Deal repudiation of democracy has left the Republican Party alone the guardian of the Ark of the Covenant with its charter of freedom.
Football fans share a universal language that cuts across many cultures and many personality types. A serious football fan is never alone. We are legion, and football is often the only thing we have in common.
A man is never completely alone in this world. At the worst, he has the company of a boy, a youth, and by and by a grown man – the one he used to be.
The difference between the denominational system and the public school system is all the difference between bolstering them up on the one hand and letting them alone of the other.
Health consists with temperance alone.
Carefully calculate the potential size of your market to make sure you can grow. Before starting Mint, I knew that there were about 20 million people who had purchased ‘Quicken’ or ‘Microsoft Money’ over the years, and 80 million people using online banking in the U.S. alone.
Yeah, my dream would be to work for 6 months and then have 6 months to play, just snowboarding, surfing, and going to cool places to listen and be alone and kinda chill out.
Acquire the habit of speaking to God as if you were alone with Him, familiarly and with confidence and love, as to the dearest and most loving of friends.
I’m not a very glamorous person. I like to just sit alone in a room and read a book or meditate.
Golf… is the infallible test. The man who can go into a patch of rough alone, with the knowledge that only God is watching him, and play his ball where it lies, is the man who will serve you faithfully and well.
He alone loves the Creator perfectly who manifests a pure love for his neighbor.
It is not the soul alone that should be healthy; if the mind is healthy in a healthy body, all will be healthy and much better prepared to give God greater service.
Ah, mon cher, for anyone who is alone, without God and without a master, the weight of days is dreadful.
You could say, in a vulgar Freudian way, that I am the unhappy child who escapes into books. Even as a child, I was most happy being alone. This has not changed.
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.
All men’s misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone.
When I was 23, I climbed this mountain in Alaska called Devil’s Thumb alone. It was incredibly dangerous, and I did it because I thought that if I did something that hard and pulled it off, my life was gonna be transformed. And of course, nothing happened. But I get the search for purpose.
Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.
Remember that the revolution is what is important, and each one of us, alone, is worth nothing.
Like they say, you can learn more from a guide in one day than you can in three months fishing alone.
Grief can’t be shared. Everyone carries it alone. His own burden in his own way.
I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered at the White House – with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.
Myself, I suffer from loneliness. And I think we all feel alone. I’m looking for stories that help people deal with loneliness and help them if they are monsters: they don’t have to undertake monstrous actions. And maybe they’re not monsters.
I used to wonder if it was God’s plan that I should be alone for so much of my life. But I found peace. I found happiness within people and the world.
Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
If hearing that the CEO of Apple is gay can help someone struggling to come to terms with who he or she is, or bring comfort to anyone who feels alone, or inspire people to insist on their equality, then it’s worth the trade-off with my own privacy.
It is a great mystery that though the human heart longs for Truth, in which alone it finds liberation and delight, the first reaction of human beings to Truth is one of hostility and fear!
I need specifically love, affection, people to touch me all the time. Because otherwise, I don’t really – I don’t cope very well. On ‘Morgan,’ everything is shot from the other side of the glass, so I was alone in a soundproof room watching everybody but being completely separate from whatever was going on.
In truth, I am a single mother. But I don’t feel alone at all in parenting my daughter. Krishna has a whole other side of her family who loves her, too. And so Krishna is parented by me, but also by her grandmother and aunts and cousins and uncles and friends.
We’re born alone. We do need each other. It’s lonely to really effectively live your life, and anyone you can get help from or give help to; that’s part of your obligation.
I’ve always had bad posture, and Pilates makes me feel taller and reminds me to keep my shoulders back. And hiking isn’t just about doing cardio, it’s also when I can get my ‘me time’ to be alone with my thoughts. After Pilates I should do some cardio, and after hiking, I need to do some resistance training.
Give me one hundred preachers who fear nothing but sin and desire nothing but God, and I care not whether they be clergymen or laymen, they alone will shake the gates of Hell and set up the kingdom of Heaven upon Earth.
If we were to wipe out insects alone on this planet, the rest of life and humanity with it would mostly disappear from the land. Within a few months.
The uncertainty principle refers to the degree of indeterminateness in the possible present knowledge of the simultaneous values of various quantities with which the quantum theory deals; it does not restrict, for example, the exactness of a position measurement alone or a velocity measurement alone.
Brexiteers often hark back to the blitz. Maybe they think the ‘Britain standing alone’ motif adds much-needed heroic purpose to a Brexit future in which Britain stands without trading partners or allies to tackle climate change.
Characters are not created on paper or laptop alone.
So you see, you can’t do everything alone.
I have nothing to hide in art. The initial force alone can bring anyone to the end he must attain.
Every man must do two things alone; he must do his own believing and his own dying.
The manager is by himself. He can’t mingle with his players. I enjoyed my players, but I could not socialize with them so I spent a lot of time alone in my hotel room. Those four walls kind of close in on you.
We were alone. Where, I could not say, hardly imagine. All was black, and such a dense black that, after some minutes, my eyes had not been able to discern even the faintest glimmer.
I like to play with my back to the goal, but my colleagues have to tell me when I’m alone or how much room I have so I can choose to pass or to go straight for the goal.
I have a lot of friends, but my biggest fear is loneliness. I miss my family in Mumbai, and my biggest nightmare every day is to go back home alone.
I never did anything alone. Whatever was accomplished in this country was accomplished collectively.
I was as alone as a person can be. I could not turn to a friend, for nobody wished to befriend me. I was toxic, and everyone knew it. To be near me was to be near hardship. Wise people stayed far away. I was alone, atop a mountain of rage. Why was I made to wear these awful scars?
In any great organization it is far, far safer to be wrong with the majority than to be right alone.
I love to be alone, and I did as a child as well, especially if I was outside.
A dog is a pitiful thing, depending wholly on companionship, and utterly lost except in packs or by the side of his master. Leave him alone, and he does not know what to do except bark and howl and trot about till sheer exhaustion forces him to sleep.
President Johnson did not want the Vietnam War to broaden. He wanted the North Vietnamese to leave their brothers in the South alone.
When so many are lonely as seem to be lonely, it would be inexcusably selfish to be lonely alone.
If I have not the power to put myself in the place of other people, but must be continually burrowing inward, I shall never be the magnanimous creative person I wish to be. Yet I am hypnotized by the workings of the individual, alone, and am continually using myself as a specimen.
With fools, there is no companionship. Rather than to live with men who are selfish, vain, quarrelsome, and obstinate, let a man walk alone.
The idea of feeling isolated is scary to me – to walk through the world alone would be heartbreaking.
You know you lose a lot of social skills if you’re a writer. You spend too long alone. And its forced me to address that.
Klopstock was questioned regarding the meaning of a passage in his poem. He replied, ‘God and I both knew what it meant once; now God alone knows.’
Faith is not a rational thing, and yet to understand the universe, rationality alone will not give it to us. Our understanding of the universe must transcend the rational.
Brain scans show synchrony between the brains of mother and child; but what they can’t show is the internal bond that belongs to neither alone, a fusion in which the self feels so permeable it doesn’t matter whose body is whose.
The happiness of one’s own heart alone cannot satisfy the soul; one must try to include, as necessary to one’s own happiness, the happiness of others.
A steady patriot of the world alone, The friend of every country but his own.
Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone.
I like to say I sit alone in my room, and I fight the language. I am wildly obsessive. I can’t let something go if I think it’s wrong.
Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self.
Men, even when alone, lighten their labors by song, however rude it may be.
I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches. If suffering alone taught, all the world would be wise, since everyone suffers. To suffering must be added mourning, understanding, patience, love, openness and the willingness to remain vulnerable.
Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God.
A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.
To the press alone, chequered as it is with abuses, the world is indebted for all the triumphs which have been gained by reason and humanity over error and oppression.
But the wicked passions of men’s hearts alone seem strong enough to leave pictures that persist; the good are ever too luke-warm.
It wasn’t so much that I was all alone on stage, but it was the realization of how much you need the response-you need the audience to tell you where to go.
Just because somebody wants to be alone sometimes, it doesn’t mean they don’t love you.
I don’t collaborate. You’re born alone, you die alone, you get on stage alone.
The surest way to be alone is to get married.
Nothing we do, however virtuous, can be accomplished alone; therefore we are saved by love.
Every three days on average, I am alone on stage, facing the public.
In art, all who have done something other than their predecessors have merited the epithet of revolutionary; and it is they alone who are masters.
Alone! Alone! No beacon, far or near! No chart, no compass, and no anchor stay!
And remember don’t high post when you’re far from home, and high posting when you’re all alone.
I was born alone, I’m gonna die alone. I have my own identity. I’m my own person, and no two people are the same.
Only in our failures are we absolutely alone. Only in the pursuit of failure can a person really be free. Losers may be the avant garde of the modern age.
When everything is lonely I can be my best friend.
When I’m alone, I can sleep crossways in bed without an argument.
Texas is just so rich with characters. Women who live alone in a little house on a thousand acres with nothing but cattle and a pickup truck. And an airplane.
We are so bound together that no man can labor for himself alone. Each blow he strikes in his own behalf helps to mold the universe.
You can’t play a symphony alone, it takes an orchestra to play it.
I tend to stay up late, not because I’m partying but because it’s the only time of the day when I’m alone and don’t have to be performing.
India is the meeting place of the religions and among these Hinduism alone is by itself a vast and complex thing, not so much a religion as a great diversified and yet subtly unified mass of spiritual thought, realization and aspiration.
I was a queen, and you took away my crown; a wife, and you killed my husband; a mother, and you deprived me of my children. My blood alone remains: take it, but do not make me suffer long.
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.
We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone.
A man filled with the love of God is not content with blessing his family alone, but ranges through the whole world, anxious to bless the whole human race.
I’m the kind of guy who can’t keep a plant alive for a week, let alone a relationship.
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.
Photography, alone of the arts, seems perfected to serve the desire humans have for a moment – this very moment – to stay.
The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone.
Your grief path is yours alone, and no one else can walk it, and no one else can understand it.
I have no time for those who say there is no way Scotland could go it alone. I know first-hand the contribution Scotland and Scots make to Britain’s success – so for me there’s no question about whether Scotland could be an independent nation.
Leadership is the other side of the coin of loneliness, and he who is a leader must always act alone. And acting alone, accept everything alone.
That nature does not care, one way or the other, is the true abyss. That only man cares, in his finitude facing nothing but death, alone with his contingency and the objective meaninglessness of his projecting meanings, is a truly unprecedented situation.
She can’t even chew gum and walk in a straight line, let alone write a book.
There is no health without mental health; mental health is too important to be left to the professionals alone, and mental health is everyone’s business.
Zidane transmits a very clear idea to the players. He doesn’t need to give a 20 minute motivational talk, he doesn’t need it. With his presence alone, he achieves what he wants – his personality is synonymous with success.
I like training alone. Otherwise, I find I get too dependent on someone else for motivation.
Wisdom alone is the science of other sciences.
I remember going out alone in a canoe. Somebody told me to lie in the bottom of the canoe and just drift. It was a small lake and I was perfectly safe. So I did that, and I drifted. It was quiet and peaceful. Suddenly, I heard a loon cry the first time I ever heard that marvelous sound.
Loneliness is my least favorite thing about life. The thing that I’m most worried about is just being alone without anybody to care for or someone who will care for me.
The good thing about working alone is I get a lot done and I can experiment more. The bad thing is I miss out on the gregarious, social way that most musicians work.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
The foolish and the dead alone never change their opinions.
Probably nothing serious or worthwhile can be accomplished without one’s willingness to be alone for sustained periods of time, which is not to say that one must live alone, obsessively.
Time and space – time to be alone, space to move about – these may well become the great scarcities of tomorrow.
The power that is supported by force alone will have cause often to tremble.
I have a responsibility to nurture and shepherd my talent and when I’m living the parts of my life not related to that I feel I have the right to be left alone.
Everything great in the world comes from neurotics. They alone have founded our religions and composed our masterpieces.
Experience was my only teacher; I knew little of the modern art movement. When I first saw the works of the Impressionists, van Gogh, van Dongen, and Fauves, I admired it. But I had to seek the true way alone.
Often we can help each other most by leaving each other alone; at other times we need the hand-grasp and the word of cheer.
You can’t change the world alone – you will need some help – and to truly get from your starting point to your destination takes friends, colleagues, the good will of strangers and a strong coxswain to guide them.
Artists walk alone.
I need your help. I am injured, near death, and too weak to hike out of here. I am all alone. This is no joke. In the name of God, please remain to save me. I am out collecting berries close by and shall return this evening. Thank you, Chris McCandless.
I am really a loner after all; I am really not a social person. Because of my job, people think I am out every night, but I really hate all that. I am somebody who likes to be alone and see some close friends. I am a shy and introspective person.
If I am a legend, then why am I so lonely?
Then stirs the feeling infinite, so felt In solitude, where we are least alone.
They fail, and they alone, who have not striven.
All of the religions are looking after the poor. At least leave me alone to look after the rich. I am the rich man’s guru.
When you stand alone and sell yourself, you can’t please everyone. But when you’re different, you can last.
I’m single, footloose and fancy free, I have no responsibilities, no anchors. Work, friendship and self-improvement, that’s me.
Woman must have her freedom, the fundamental freedom of choosing whether or not she will be a mother and how many children she will have. Regardless of what man’s attitude may be, that problem is hers – and before it can be his, it is hers alone.
I said, ‘I’m a rock star. I can’t preach in nobody’s church. Are you crazy?’ Let alone buy one. Oh, I wound up buying one.
No matter who you are, what you’ve accomplished, what your financial situation is – when you’re dealing with a parent with Alzheimer’s, you yourself feel helpless. The parent can’t work, can’t live alone, and is totally dependent, like a toddler. As the disease unfolds, you don’t know what to expect.
You come into the world alone and you go out of the world alone yet it seems to me you are more alone while living than even going and coming.
I think it’s interesting that ‘cologne’ rhymes with ‘alone.’
When I started out, there was so much work that I couldn’t think of doing anything else. I would go for recordings by 8.30 A.M., that, too, in trains. I used to come home at night. I was travelling alone everywhere.
But no nation can base its survival and development on luck and prayers alone while its leadership fritters away every available opportunity for success and concrete achievement.
Jesus alone cleanses from sin; He only can forgive our transgressions.
I used to spend a lot of time alone as a kid, creating characters and doing voices in my room, and I thought to myself, I’m either going to go absolutely nuts, or I’m going to find something to put that energy into.
Even crushed against his brother in the Tube the average Englishman pretends desperately that he is alone.
No one who cooks, cooks alone. Even at her most solitary, a cook in the kitchen is surrounded by generations of cooks past, the advice and menus of cooks present, and the wisdom of cookbook writers.
Just sharing things that are either embarrassing or possibly relatable, searching for that laugh so that someone makes me feel less alone. Like, ‘Oh, they laughed, so they get what I’m saying.
One person alone can’t do anything as important as bringing genuine democracy to a country.
The dream, alone, is of interest. What is life, without a dream?
Successful crimes alone are justified.
Whatever my individual desires were to be free, I was not alone. There were many others who felt the same way.
Ronald Reagan wasn’t qualified to be governor, let alone president.
I restore myself when I’m alone.
Do not rely completely on any other human being, however dear. We meet all life’s greatest tests alone.
The combined results of several people working together is often much more effective than could be that of an individual scientist working alone.
My drummer, bass player, and guitar player sing backgrounds. They play and sing. I can sing all the harmonies, but I can’t do it alone.
As freak legislation, the antitrust laws stand alone. Nobody knows what it is they forbid.
Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone.
Sitting on a bedroom floor crying is something that makes you feel really alone. If someone’s singing about that feeling, you feel bonded to that person. That’s the only way I can find an explanation for why 55,000 people would want to come see me sing.
Doing the right thing is a decision, which in many cases means you stand alone.
To be sure, the provision of liquidity alone can by no means solve the problems of credit risk and credit losses; but it can reduce liquidity premiums, help restore the confidence of investors, and thus promote stability.
The burden for achieving disarmament cannot be borne by peace groups alone. Everybody, regardless of age, income, profession, gender or nationality, has a stake in this quest.
There have always been hermits: people who want to get away from other humans. Literally, some of the first extant books and poems found in Mesopotamia and China mention people living alone in the woods. It’s this primal fascination that exists across all cultures and all times.
No man is an island. No man stands alone.
Don’t go away. I don’t want to be alone. I can’t stand being alone.
In real life, I am a very sensitive person as l lived alone in Chennai for 15 years without my family. I always remember that phase of my life.
The struggle alone pleases us, not the victory.
I really enjoy being single again. I spent a lot of time in a relationship and the nearer we came to the end, the more difficult it got. You don’t see things clearly as long as you’re still involved.
Work alone is noble.
‘Stand By You’ is about sticking by the person you love not only when things are easy, but being there for them during trials and letting them know they aren’t alone.
A man content to go to heaven alone will never go to heaven.
A task becomes a duty from the moment you suspect it to be an essential part of that integrity which alone entitles a man to assume responsibility.
On stage I make love to twenty five thousand people; and then I go home alone.
To be absolutely alone for the first time in the cockpit of a plane hundreds of feet above the ground is an experience never to be forgotten.
When I’m not working, I like to do things alone, just to take a breath.
I think one can easily make a case for taking out Saddam Hussein. In fact, one could probably be made on humanitarian grounds alone. But just as there’s a downside risk to doing nothing about this man, there is a very serious downside risk to invading the country.
We’re not a fragile people. We’re not a frightful people. Our power doesn’t come from some self-declared savior promising that he alone can restore order as long as we do things his way. We don’t look to be ruled.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
I’m not interested in dating. I like being with my own best friend, me. Certain women, particularly older women, cannot believe I like going to a social event by myself. But I do.
I had the freedom to be alone with myself, completely unlimited by my circumstances or my body while doing what I loved. I think that’s why I took to swimming with such ease.
Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for.
I would say, ‘I’m alone, but I’m not lonely.’ But I was just kidding myself.
It is just as important to set apart time for the development of our aesthetic faculties as for cultivating the money-getting instinct. A man cannot live by bread alone. His higher life demands an impalpable food.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
For so long as the Jew has even one ally, he will be convinced – in his smallness of mind – that his salvation came from that ally. It is only when he is alone – against all of his own efforts and frantic attempts – that he will, through no choice, be compelled to turn to G-d.
You’re only lonely if you’re not there for you.
Social media has taken over in America to such an extreme that to get my own kids to look back a week in their history is a miracle, let alone 100 years.
I tried acupuncture, the patch, and hypnosis, but found that I needed to do it alone – when the time was right for me.
I can’t stand to watch anything that I’m in. I tear it apart. The worst thing you can do is leave me alone and let me watch what I’m in. It’s abusive.
Trust him not with your secrets, who, when left alone in your room, turns over your papers.
Solitude is un-American.
I was an only child, and I spent a lot of time alone. My dad was an only child, too, so we didn’t have a big family, and I was really close with both of my parents. Like any kid, I thought I knew more than they did.
Singaporeans are food people, period. My first memories, let alone of food, were of sitting on the floor of the kitchen with my mother, watching her pound aromatics to make sambal and later on, learning to stuff wonton pastry.
Using simple equipment and daylight alone is for me a pleasure and a replenishment.
Be able to be alone. Lose not the advantage of solitude, and the society of thyself.
It’s always nice to be thought of and asked to do anything, let alone something different.
Look, if I were alone in the world, I would have the right to choose despair, solitude and self-fulfillment. But I am not alone.
In truth, I have done nothing alone. God has called me and has been my pilot. The Holy Spirit has been my comforter, my guide, and my power source.
I’m learning a lot about myself being alone, and doing what I’m doing.
It is very easy to love alone.
You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to be the best, however hard the path. Aim high. Behave honorably. Prepare to be alone at times, and to endure failure. Persist! The world needs all you can give.
We are not to give credit to the many, who say that none ought to be educated but the free; but rather to the philosophers, who say that the well-educated alone are free.
People talk about the conscience, but it seems to me one must just bring it up to a certain point and leave it there. You can let your conscience alone if you’re nice to the second housemaid.
Myspace alone has just over 80 million users and ranks as the sixth most popular English language website and the eighth most popular site in the world.
I have noticed… that men usually leave married women alone and are inclined to treat all wives with respect. This is no great credit to married women.
Alone let him constantly meditate in solitude on that which is salutary for his soul, for he who meditates in solitude attains supreme bliss.
If I were to have seen more people that looked like me – because I’m Palestinian and Lebanese – and talked like me and acted like me, I probably would have had a lot more hope knowing that I wasn’t alone. I really hope that this show, ‘Champions,’ gives that to people.
An Englishman, even if he is alone, forms an orderly queue of one.
I’m so secluded. Very alone.
I don’t like to work with assistants. I’m already one too many; the camera alone would be enough.
Reason is a crutch for age, but youth is strong enough to walk alone.
The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it. You and you alone make me feel that I am alive. Other men it is said have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough.
Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; hatred alone is immortal.
Communication is a continual balancing act, juggling the conflicting needs for intimacy and independence. To survive in the world, we have to act in concert with others, but to survive as ourselves, rather than simply as cogs in a wheel, we have to act alone.
Who knows what true loneliness is – not the conventional word but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion.
I get advice, but the final decision about my life is one I always take alone.
I have to be alone very often. I’d be quite happy if I spent from Saturday night until Monday morning alone in my apartment. That’s how I refuel.
If there’s anything worse than a woman living alone, it’s a woman saying she likes it.
Time is the most valuable thing in life because it never comes back. And whether you spend it in the arms of a loved one or alone in a prison cell, life is what you make of it.
It’s not easy to come somewhere new and have to find your place. You might feel someone doesn’t like you, or you might need to find new friends. It’s not easy, and I don’t like this kind of thing. It’s not easy, so you want to protect the players who are alone.
I will never be happy without having someone. Going to sleep alone kills me.
None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone and solitude expresses the glory of being alone.
Economic growth is important. But we cannot count on economic growth alone to fund the public education system our children need and deserve.
I’m definitely one of those actresses who comes to a set knowing how I want to do a scene, and I definitely love input from my directors and my writers. I know that there’s some actors who like to be left alone, they like to be very independent, but I actually really enjoy the teamwork.
I don’t eat with beautiful women alone.
Sometimes I sneak out into the streets alone, like Princess Jasmine in ‘Aladdin.’
No matter your religion or what your political views are, I think there’s one thing we can all agree on. Most human beings are not meant to be alone. I know I’m not.
If a bacterium is trying to infect you, it won’t secrete alone, because your immune system will block it. Bacteria will hide until they can all act together and make an impact.
Talent alone doesn’t matter in this industry, and everyone knows this. If someone says, ‘Good films are done’, ‘Talent always survives’, there are other factors, too, which are far more important.
Everyone has to die. I’m not particularly scared about it. What really frightens me is that if I go before my wife, I will leave her alone, and vice versa. The ideal would be to die together.
The older I grow, the more I find myself alone.
Some players you pat their butts, some players you kick their butts, some players you leave alone.
I loved the High Line when it was just mine, when I was the only person up there, and I had a private park in New York City. I had to make an appointment to see it… I’d walk around. I was all alone.
Inductive reason, which alone makes man master of his environment, is an achievement; and when once born it must be reinforced by inhibiting the growth of other modes of knowledge.
The primary distinction of the artist is that he must actively cultivate that state which most men, necessarily, must avoid; the state of being alone.
If you can eat five fruits and vegetables a day, that alone can totally change your diet.
No books ever go into my laboratory. The thing I am to do and the way are revealed to me the moment I am inspired to create something new. Without God to draw aside the curtain, I would be helpless. Only alone can I draw close enough to God to discover His secrets.
To Follow by faith alone is to follow blindly.
I think it’s just being good every single day and being there for my teammates. I know that I can’t do it alone, and they can’t do it alone, and we’ve got to lean on each other.
I wasn’t the most prodigiously talented cricketer in Karnataka, let alone India. Some of my team-mates in my school team could hit the ball cleaner than I do. I had to work through that lack of talent, so to speak, that lack of natural flair. Runs never came easy for me.
I like to work in the morning. I like to sometimes go to a place where I’m all alone where I’m not going to get a phone call early that hurts my feelings, because once my feelings are hurt, I’m dead in the water.
Postmodernism surely requires an even greater grasp of symbolism, as it’s increasingly an art of gesture alone.
When thinking about companions gone, we feel ourselves doubly alone.
It’s a terrible thing to be alone – yes it is – it is – but don’t lower your mask until you have another mask prepared beneath – as terrible as you like – but a mask.
I have never been able to grasp the meaning of time. I don’t believe it exists. I’ve felt this again and again, when alone and out in nature. On such occasions, time does not exist. Nor does the future exist.
There’s a natural law of karma that vindictive people, who go out of their way to hurt others, will end up broke and alone.
If Galileo had said in verse that the world moved, the inquisition might have let him alone.
The law was made for one thing alone, for the exploitation of those who don’t understand it, or are prevented by naked misery from obeying it.
We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone, alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in genders.
Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts.
There is danger that we lose sight of what our friend is absolutely, while considering what she is to us alone.
Not drunk is he who from the floor – Can rise alone and still drink more; But drunk is They, who prostrate lies, Without the power to drink or rise.
I want to spend the night alone in a haunted mansion. I wouldn’t say I’m sceptical because that word implies the truth is out there when there is no truth out there.
I loathe my name because it is mine and also because it is not mine; it is at once too intimate and seems to have no connection with me. Perhaps because the name is quite common, it never seems to fit me, or fit me alone. Nevertheless, when I see the name, I always feel a peculiar sense of shame.
A trustee is held to something stricter than the morals of the market place. Not honesty alone, but the punctilio of an honor the most sensitive, is then the standard of behavior.
The starting point of discovering who you are, your gifts, your talents, your dreams, is being comfortable with yourself. Spend time alone. Write in a journal. Take long walks in the woods.
Glasgow’s not a media center. When you’re there, when you’re hanging about, you feel quite detached from musical movements or fashions or anything like that. You do feel quite alone, in a good way.
You alone are enough.
Unhappy, let alone angry, religious people provide more persuasive arguments for atheism and secularism than do all the arguments of atheists.
I have always grappled with the fact that the truth cannot be packaged into one soul or one mind alone. It is something fragmented: there is so much to it; the truth is varied and scattered across the world.
I am alone; I am always alone no matter what.
It’s often just enough to be with someone. I don’t need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You’re not alone.
It’s very exciting to be able to just work in this business, let alone on stuff you are extremely proud of. So it does make me a little nervous, because ‘Breaking Bad’ is so special. It’s great being part of something so great because people pay attention to you, hopefully because you’re doing good work.
The attempt to devote oneself to literature alone is a most deceptive thing, and often, paradoxically, it is literature that suffers for it.
The strong man is strongest when alone.
It is true that integrity alone won’t make you a leader, but without integrity you will never be one.
No memory is ever alone; it’s at the end of a trail of memories, a dozen trails that each have their own associations.
I think there is only one way to write fiction – alone, in a room, without interruption or any distraction.
The rates of soda consumption in our poorest communities cannot be explained by individual consumer preferences alone, but rather are linked to broader issues of access and affordability of healthy foods in low-income neighborhoods, and to the marketing efforts of soda companies themselves.
Never chase a lie. Let it alone, and it will run itself to death.
The cinema is not a craft. It is an art. It does not mean teamwork. One is always alone on the set as before the blank page. And to be alone… means to ask questions. And to make films means to answer them.
A child raised on a desert island, alone, without social interaction, without language, and thus lacking empathy, is still a sentient being.
None of us got to where we are alone. Whether the assistance we received was obvious or subtle, acknowledging someone’s help is a big part of understanding the importance of saying thank you.
You only grow when you are alone.
Still and all, why bother? Here’s my answer. Many people need desperately to receive this message: I feel and think much as you do, care about many of the things you care about, although most people do not care about them. You are not alone.
My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either to save or to destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone, I would also do that.
There is a destiny which makes us brothers; none goes his way alone. All that we send into the lives of others comes back into our own.
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.
God created man and, finding him not sufficiently alone, gave him a companion to make him feel his solitude more keenly.
You are never so alone as when you are ill on stage. The most nightmarish feeling in the world is suddenly to feel like throwing up in front of four thousand people.
I really like oysters, and I won’t eat them alone. They’re just a weird thing to eat by yourself.
Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it.
I have so many different personalities in me and I still feel lonely.
I prefer to work alone and do everything alone, even today.
Secularism is categorically not saying that the religious may not speak out publicly or have a say in public life. It is about saying that religion alone should not confer a privileged say in public life, or greater influence on it. It really is as simple as that.
Mass transportation is doomed to failure in North America because a person’s car is the only place where he can be alone and think.
The claim that too many criminals are being jailed, that there is over-incarceration, ignores an unfortunate fact: For the vast majority of crimes, a perpetrator is never identified or arrested, let alone prosecuted, convicted and jailed.
I have a very busy life, and I love meeting people, but I also like to be alone.
I think that one of the reasons why people look towards the end of humanity is that people are afraid to die alone. If you die alone, the people you love will miss you, or if they die, you miss them – the sorrow is inevitable. When you truly love someone, the thought of losing them forever is horrible.
We enter the world alone, we leave the world alone.
We learn about life not from plusses alone, but from minuses as well.
As a body everyone is single, as a soul never.
If you are lonely when you’re alone, you are in bad company.
The English Bible – a book which, if everything else in our language should perish, would alone suffice to show the whole extent of its beauty and power.
Good wishes alone will not ensure peace.
Crime is a fact of the human species, a fact of that species alone, but it is above all the secret aspect, impenetrable and hidden. Crime hides, and by far the most terrifying things are those which elude us.
Absolute truth belongs to Thee alone.
Once a disease has entered the body, all parts which are healthy must fight it: not one alone, but all. Because a disease might mean their common death. Nature knows this; and Nature attacks the disease with whatever help she can muster.
Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
Language… has created the word ‘loneliness’ to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word ‘solitude’ to express the glory of being alone.
For people who are really talented, what you don’t say becomes extremely important. You have to judge what to say and what to leave alone so you can let the talent develop.
I used to think that the worst thing in life was to end up alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people who make you feel alone.
No matter how fast I could do it with the digital camera I don’t think I would get the same thing out of it. The passion I have for formulating an idea stands alone. It is the important essence of what I do.
So many people in the world would rather stay in a situation that’s painful but familiar because they’re comfortable with it. Not a lot of people have the strength or heart to realize when something’s not good for them and to turn around and be alone.
In the first 50 years of the filibuster, it was used only 35 times. But the last Congress alone had 112 cloture motions filed, plus threats of more. This is the tyranny of the minority.
It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.
I firmly believe that you can’t manufacture chemistry with anyone, let alone a kid.
We are not weak if we make a proper use of those means which the God of Nature has placed in our power… the battle, sir, is not to the strong alone it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.
The eternal quest of the individual human being is to shatter his loneliness.
The lonely become either thoughtful or empty.
This avidity alone, of acquiring goods and possessions for ourselves and our nearest friends, is insatiable, perpetual, universal, and directly destructive of society.
When you are alone and too tired even to turn on any of your devices, you let yourself linger in a past stacked among your pillows.
My go-to karaoke? ‘Alone’ by Celine Dion.
The methods by which a trade union can alone act, are necessarily destructive; its organization is necessarily tyrannical.
I’m fiercely independent, but I’m also terrified of being alone.
The best rules to form a young man, are, to talk little, to hear much, to reflect alone upon what has passed in company, to distrust one’s own opinions, and value others that deserve it.
What a child can do in cooperation today, he can do alone tomorrow.
Why has not anyone seen that fossils alone gave birth to a theory about the formation of the earth, that without them, no one would have ever dreamed that there were successive epochs in the formation of the globe.
Even though I have often recorded alone, I still feel the best music is made by musicians playing off each other.
Sparky Anderson taught me this a long time ago: ‘There’s three ways you can treat a person. You can pat ’em on the butt, you can kick ’em in the butt, or you can leave ’em alone.’
Life is only a long and bitter suicide, and faith alone can transform this suicide into a sacrifice.
He who studies books alone will know how things ought to be, and he who studies men will know how they are.
Solitude vivifies; isolation kills.
You can’t fake it when you’re alone with God, you know.
It’s time to commit to finding the answer, to search for life beyond Earth. Mankind has a deep need to explore, to learn, to know. We also happen to be sociable creatures. It is important for us to know if we are alone in the dark.
I’m very open and honest, and I feel like it’s important for women to hear that we’re not perfect; none of us are perfect. And sometimes we aspire to have these ideas in our heads of what perfection is, and I probably would’ve been better off if I’d left myself alone.
I can’t really define it in sexual terms alone although our sexuality is so energizing why not enjoy it too?
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.
I think sometimes all you need is to hear someone else say the same thing that you’re going through to realize that you’re not alone. I try to put some sense of hope into the songs, into whatever the situation is so that it’s not just dirt, drudgery and a life of misery.
Whoever wants to know something about me – as an artist which alone is significant – they should look attentively at my pictures and there seek to recognise what I am and what I want.
Now suddenly there was nothing but a world of cloud, and we three were there alone in the middle of a great white plain with snowy hills and mountains staring at us; and it was very still; but there were whispers.
Happy and alone, you say? Reclusive and merry? How oxymoronic! Pas possible! Alas, the concept is lost on so many.
We’re all going to die, all of us; what a circus! That alone should make us love each other, but it doesn’t. We are terrorized and flattened by trivialities. We are eaten up by nothing.
In the Confederate Army, an officer was judged by stark courage alone, and this made it possible for the Confederacy to live four years.
Even in the presence of others he was completely alone.
One of my favorite things to do is to play music really loud and dance my butt off in the morning. I’ll do it alone in my apartment. You can’t have a bad day after that.
I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best.
One can go to war alone, but you can’t build peace alone.
Talent alone won’t make you a success. Neither will being in the right place at the right time, unless you are ready. The most important question is: ‘Are your ready?’
I could prove God statistically. Take the human body alone – the chances that all the functions of an individual would just happen is a statistical monstrosity.
No phone. No pool. No pets. No cigarettes. Ultimate freedom… No longer to be poisoned by civilization, he flees, and walks alone upon the land to become Lost in the Wild.
I think a lot of kids feel alone and slightly isolated and in their own world.
I like video games, but they are very violent. I want to create a video game in which you have to help all the characters who have died in the other games. ‘Hey, man, what are you playing?’ ‘Super Busy Hospital. Could you leave me alone? I’m performing surgery! This guy got shot in the head, like, 27 times!’
I must study alone, as I am condemned to do every thing alone, I believe, in this life.
By all means use some time to be alone.
Our world is so glutted with useless information, images, useless images, sounds, all this sort of thing. It’s a cacophony, it’s like a madness I think that’s been happening in the past twenty-five years. And I think anything that can help a person sit in a room alone and not worry about it is good.
Man is alone everywhere. But the solitude of the Mexican, under the great stone night of the high plateau that is still inhabited by insatiable gods, is very different from that of the North American, who wanders in an abstract world of machines, fellow citizens and moral precepts.
The only time I commit to conspiracy theories is when something way retarded happens. Like Lee Harvey Oswald acting alone.
Is he alone who has courage on his right hand and faith on his left hand?
Very few people are original. There’s very little original anything out there. Because to be original means you have to stand alone.
I alone of English writers have consciously set myself to make music out of what I may call the sound of sense.
There are times you break up with a loved one, a friend, or whatever. You feel alone. It’s a very easy feeling to understand – the feeling of loss, heartache, and pain.
The experience of being in the Army changed my whole life; I never believed that an organization such as ours could ever go to war, leave alone win it. It was, as Yeats remarked of the Easter Rising, ‘A terrible beauty.’
The picture alone, without the written word, leaves half the story untold.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Happiness is spiritual, born of truth and love. It is unselfish; therefore it cannot exist alone, but requires all mankind to share it.
In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.
I’ve been left alone, even by the paparazzi, because what sells is sex and scandal. Absent that, they really don’t have much interest in you. I’m still married, still working, still happy.
In all history there is no war which was not hatched by the governments, the governments alone, independent of the interests of the people, to whom war is always pernicious even when successful.
Solitude, though it may be silent as light, is like light, the mightiest of agencies; for solitude is essential to man. All men come into this world alone and leave it alone.
The more decisions that you are forced to make alone, the more you are aware of your freedom to choose.
The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment; it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others; it is in yourself alone.
It is impossible for Bangladesh alone to take action against the rising sea level, as it has been a cumulative effect of global emission in which Bangladesh does not have any role. It is the responsibility of global community to address this issue as urgently as possible.
Living alone makes it harder to find someone to blame.
I grew up in a very large family in a very small house. I never slept alone until after I was married.
All we ask is to be let alone.
I was rejected a lot in the early days – I think I heard the word ‘no’ nine times – and I began to think that maybe I wasn’t going to make it as a professional, let alone play for the national team.
We never need to feel that we are alone or unloved in the Lord’s service because we never are. We can feel the love of God. The Savior has promised angels on our left and our right to bear us up. And He always keeps His word.
The light of lights looks always on the motive, not the deed, the shadow of shadows on the deed alone.
Only through repentance and faith in Christ can anyone be saved. No religious activity will be sufficient, only true faith in Jesus Christ alone.
Volume depends precisely on the writer’s having been able to sit in a room every day, year after year, alone.
I feel alone and safe in public.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
Freedom of being alone is intoxicating.
Can anyone understand how it is to have lived in the White House and then, suddenly, to be living alone as the President’s widow?
While the resurrection promises us a new and perfect life in the future, God loves us too much to leave us alone to contend with the pain, guilt and loneliness of our present life.
The two operations of our understanding, intuition and deduction, on which alone we have said we must rely in the acquisition of knowledge.
To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee, And revery. The revery alone will do, If bees are few.
One of the major dangers of being alone in February is the tendency to dwell on past relationships. Whether you’re daydreaming about that ‘one that got away,’ or you’re recalling the fairy tale date you went on last Valentine’s Day, romanticizing the past isn’t helpful – nor accurate.
Saving faith is an immediate relation to Christ, accepting, receiving, resting upon Him alone, for justification, sanctification, and eternal life by virtue of God’s grace.
I think it’s very healthy to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone and not be defined by another person.
Change alone is unchanging.
I always tell young people to hold on to their dreams. And sometimes you have to stand up for what you think is right even if you have to stand alone.
I did not enjoy Cambridge. But I shouldn’t blame Cambridge alone. I wasn’t ready for university or for the wrench of leaving home. It was a big cultural shock.