Being Alone Proverbs

By|September 12, 2016

Sayings about Being Alone

Better being alone than in bad company. ~ French Proverb

He who has travelled alone can tell what he likes. ~ Rwandan Proverbs

Marriage teaches you to live alone. ~ French Proverbs

Curse your wife at evening, sleep alone at night. ~ Chinese Proverbs

Man can’t live in this world alone. ~ United States Proverbs

Leave well alone. ~ Traditional Proverbs

Who speaks alone is always right. ~ Zanzibar Proverbs

It is unpleasant to go alone, even to be drowned. ~ Russian Proverbs

A party of one alone is not a party. ~ French Proverb

One would not be alone even in Paradise. ~ Italian Proverbs

It may be quieter to sleep alone, but not warmer. ~ Italian Proverb

Better be quarrelling than lonesome. ~ Irish Proverbs

Laugh, and the world laughs with you; weep, and you weep alone. ~ English Proverbs

Pretend to be dead and the bull will leave you alone. ~ Portuguese Proverbs

Try to be in good company, even when you are alone. ~ Hungarian Proverbs

Play alone and you’re bound to win. ~ Arabian Proverbs

He who walks alone shall surely arrive first. ~ Arabian Proverb

Even in paradise it is no fun to be alone. ~ Romanian Proverb

One who runs alone cannot be outrun by another. ~ Ethiopian Proverbs

He who eats alone is Satan’s brother. ~ Iranian Proverbs

He who eats alone chokes alone. ~ Arabian Proverb

Two is good, one alone cannot wash his back. ~ African Proverb

One man alone is prey to the wolf. ~ French Proverb

Quotations on Being Alone

Saying about being alone

All men’s misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone. ~ Jean De La Bruyere

We enter the world alone, we leave the world alone. ~ James A. Froude

It is strange how the presence of additional people can make you feel more alone. ~ James Alan Gardner

One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more. ~ Thomas Jefferson

When thinking about companions gone, we feel ourselves doubly alone. ~ Sir Walter Scott

The strong man is strongest when alone. ~ Johann Friedrich Von Schiller

We walk alone in the world. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Everything that lives, lives not alone, nor for itself. ~ William Blake

To be adult is to be alone. ~ Jean Rostand

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. ~ Alan Ashley-Pitt

The right to be alone — the most comprehensive of rights, and the right most valued by civilized man. ~ Louis D. Brandeis

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. ~ Helen Keller

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. ~ Elbert Hubbard

Just as the individual is not alone in the group, nor any one in society alone among the others, so man is not alone in the universe. ~ Claude Levi-Strauss

If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone. ~ Maxwell Maltz

Do not rely completely on any other human being … we meet all of life’s greatest tests alone. ~ Agnes MacPhail

It is a rather pleasant experience to be alone in a bank at night. ~ William Sutton

One can endure sorrow alone, but it takes two to be glad. ~ Elbert Hubbard

On stage I make love to twenty five thousand people; and then I go home alone. ~ Janis Joplin

Is he alone who has courage on his right hand and faith on his left hand? ~ Charles A. Lindbergh

Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone. ~ Baltasar Gracian

A man can be himself only so long as he is alone. ~ Arthur Schopenhauer

The right to be let alone is indeed the beginning of all freedom. ~ William O. Douglas

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. ~ Orson Welles

We are never the same with others as when we are alone. We are different, even when we are in the dark with them. ~ Maurice Maeterlinck

Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light. ~ Helen Keller

To live alone is the fate of all great souls. ~ Arthur Schopenhauer

The reason old souls enjoy spending time alone is because they never really are. ~ Author unknown

The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone. ~ Henrik Ibsen

We are rarely proud when we are alone. ~ Voltaire

It’s better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone – so far. ~ Marilyn Monroe

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. ~ Cesare Pavese

I restore myself when I’m alone. ~ Marilyn Monroe

A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality. ~ John Lennon

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. ~ Pearl S. Buck

I would rather go to heaven alone than go to hell in company.~ R.A.Torry

Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

In our extreme youth, in our most humiliating sorrow, we think we are alone. When we are older we find that others have suffered too. ~ Suzanne Moarny

Inside myself is a place where I live all alone, and that’s where I renew my springs that never dry up. ~ Pearl Buck

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

We’re all in this alone. ~ Lily Tomlin

By all means use sometimes to be alone. Salute thyself; see what thy soul doth wear. ~George Herbert

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. ~ Katherine Mansfield

They are never alone that are accompanied with noble thoughts. ~ Sir Philip Sidney

It is better to be alone than in bad company. ~ George Washington

I was never less alone than when by myself. ~ Edward Gibbon

Every man must do two things alone; he must do his own believing and his own dying. ~ Martin Luther

I don’t want to be alone; I want to be left alone. ~ Audrey Hepburn

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