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I'm perpetually lonely.
It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely.
Living the past is a dull and lonely business; looking back strains the neck muscles, causing you to bump into people not going your way.
I was very depressed when I was 19... I would go back to my apartment every day and I would just sit there. It was quiet and it was lonely. It was still. It was just my piano and myself. I had a television and I would leave it on all the time just to feel like somebody was hanging out with me.
I don't have time for superficial friends. I suppose if you're really lonely you can call a superficial friend, but otherwise, what's the point?
Nothing makes us so lonely as our secrets.
It is true that when you're in the White House alone, it is a lonely place. Big and lonely.
The writer is a mysterious figure, wandering lonely as a cloud, fired by inspiration, or perhaps a cocktail or two.
You cannot be lonely if you like the person you're alone with.
People talk about games and loneliness - it's a lonely activity. I didn't understand that. 'Gears of War' was the first multiplayer game for me that I enjoyed. But I wasn't sad. I liked being alone. I liked playing games by myself. I had lots of companionship at the house.
Maybe existence is ultimately a lonely thing.
Sometimes I get lonely, but it's nice to be alone.
African-Americans assume I'm named after the notorious Soledad prison or Mount Soledad in California. Latinos want to know if I'm lonely. That doesn't fit, because I grew up with five siblings, and I have four kids of my own, so I'm not lonely at all, though I do often seek solitude, the actual meaning of my name.
What could be more lonely than to be enveloped in silence, to be the last of your people to speak your native tongue, to have no way to pass on the wisdom of the elders, to anticipate the promise of the children. This tragic fate is indeed the plight of someone somewhere roughly every two weeks.
There's no story if there isn't some conflict. The memorable things are usually not how pulled together everybody is. I think everybody feels lonely and trapped sometimes. I would think it's more or less the norm.
One reason most people never stop thinking is that mental frenzy keeps us from having to see the upsetting aspects of our lives. If I'm constantly brooding about my children or career, I won't notice that I'm lonely. If I grapple continuously with logistical problems, I can avoid contemplating little issues like, say, my own mortality.
The road had the lonely times, but I kept myself busy.
For in the end, freedom is a personal and lonely battle; and one faces down fears of today so that those of tomorrow might be engaged.
What is the opposite of two? A lonely me, a lonely you.
I like the idea of isolation, I like the idea of solitude. You can be connected and have a phone and still be lonely.
I don't have time to write a mom blog, but I'm not against it. I think it's great when women talk about things. I'm all about female empowerment. There's a lot of lonely, lost moms out there. Moms need to be encouraged to tell the truth. There's a lot of glamour mommy stuff. It's OK to get real.
If I am a legend, then why am I so lonely?
It's lonely and cold on the top... lonely and cold.
Too many of us are lonely ministers practicing a lonely ministry.
I'm on this extraordinary adventure, and if I have no one to talk to at the end of the night, I feel lonely.
C. S. Lewis
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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