‘Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.’ – Helen Keller

‘It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.’ – George Washington

‘I restore myself when I’m alone.’ – Marilyn Monroe

‘Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work.’ – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

‘In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.’ – Laurence Sterne

‘If you are lonely when you’re alone, you are in bad company.’ – Jean-Paul Sartre

‘Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self.’ – May Sarton

‘To live alone is the fate of all great souls.’ – Arthur Schopenhauer

‘Solitude is independence.’ – Hermann Hesse

‘The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone.’ – Henrik Ibsen

‘Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.’ – Henry Rollins

‘Solitude vivifies; isolation kills.’ – Joseph Roux

‘Life could be wonderful if people would leave you alone.’ – Charlie Chaplin

‘When the people you love are gone, you’re alone.’ – Keanu Reeves

‘Let your mind alone, and see what happens.’ – Virgil Thomson

‘All men’s miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.’ – Blaise Pascal

‘You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with.’ – Wayne Dyer

‘I never said, ‘I want to be alone.’ I only said, ‘I want to be left alone.’ There is all the difference.’ – Greta Garbo

‘I would rather be a beggar and single than a queen and married.’ – Elizabeth I

‘If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone.’ – Maxwell Maltz

‘Every man is born as many men and dies as a single one.’ – Martin Heidegger

‘Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for.’ – Dag Hammarskjold

‘You only grow when you are alone.’ – Paul Newman

‘The time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself.’ – Douglas Coupland

‘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.’ – Anne Hathaway

‘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.’ – Emily Carr

‘Be able to be alone. Lose not the advantage of solitude, and the society of thyself.’ – Thomas Browne

‘We are all sentenced to solitary confinement inside our own skins, for life.’ – Tennessee Williams

‘To be adult is to be alone.’ – Jean Rostand

‘As I get older I’m more and more comfortable being alone.’ – Sienna Miller

‘A man is born alone and dies alone; and he experiences the good and bad consequences of his karma alone; and he goes alone to hell or the Supreme abode.’ – Chanakya

‘Then stirs the feeling infinite, so felt In solitude, where we are least alone.’ – Lord Byron

‘The eternal quest of the individual human being is to shatter his loneliness.’ – Norman Cousins

‘Nothing makes us so lonely as our secrets.’ – Paul Tournier

‘Remember we’re all in this alone.’ – Lily Tomlin

‘Living alone makes it harder to find someone to blame.’ – Mason Cooley

‘If it’s true that our species is alone in the universe, then I’d have to say the universe aimed rather low and settled for very little.’ – George Carlin

‘What a lovely surprise to finally discover how unlonely being alone can be.’ – Ellen Burstyn

‘It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely.’ – Albert Einstein

‘All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.’ – Jean de la Bruyere

‘The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone.’ – Albert Camus

‘A human being is a single being. Unique and unrepeatable.’ – Eileen Caddy

‘It is very easy to love alone.’ – Gertrude Stein

‘Your actions, and your action alone, determines your worth.’ – Evelyn Waugh

‘Alone let him constantly meditate in solitude on that which is salutary for his soul, for he who meditates in solitude attains supreme bliss.’ – Guru Nanak

‘I may climb perhaps to no great heights, but I will climb alone.’ – Cyrano de Bergerac

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

‘By all means use some time to be alone.’ – Edward Young

‘I want to be with those who know secret things or else alone.’ – Rainer Maria Rilke

‘I was never less alone than when by myself.’ – Edward Gibbon

‘He that can live alone resembles the brute beast in nothing, the sage in much, and God in everything.’ – Baltasar Gracian

‘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.’ – Kurt Vonnegut

‘Solitude is the profoundest fact of the human condition. Man is the only being who knows he is alone.’ – Octavio Paz

‘I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best.’ – Frida Kahlo

‘A man content to go to heaven alone will never go to heaven.’ – Boethius

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

‘I’ve also seen that great men are often lonely. This is understandable, because they have built such high standards for themselves that they often feel alone. But that same loneliness is part of their ability to create.’ – Yousuf Karsh

‘If I am a legend, then why am I so lonely? – Judy Garland’ – Judy Garland

‘When everything is lonely I can be my best friend.’ – Conor Oberst

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

‘It’s an interesting combination: Having a great fear of being alone, and having a desperate need for solitude and the solitary experience. That’s always been a tug of war for me.’ – Jodie Foster

‘I’m very happy alone.’ – Octavia E. Butler

‘Only the lonely know the way I feel tonight.’ – Roy Orbison

‘Inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that is where I renew my springs that never dry up.’ – Pearl S. Buck

‘There are places and moments in which one is so completely alone that one sees the world entire.’ – Jules Renard

‘There’s a tremendous difference between alone and lonely. You could be lonely in a group of people. I like being alone. I like eating by myself. I go home at night and just watch a movie or hang out with my dog. I have to exert myself and really say, oh God, I’ve got to see my friends ’cause I’m too content being by myself.’ – Drew Barrymore

‘I finally faced the fact that it isn’t a crime not having friends. Being alone means you have fewer problems.’ – Whitney Houston

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

‘The longer one is alone, the easier it is to hear the song of the earth.’ – Robert Anton Wilson

‘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.’ – Maya Angelou

‘It is better to be alone than in bad company.’ – George Washington

‘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

‘The Lord had the wonderful advantage of being able to work alone.’ – Kofi Annan

‘I only go out to get me a fresh appetite for being alone.’ – Lord Byron

‘I don’t want to be alone, I want to be left alone.’ – Audrey Hepburn

‘I would be married, but I’d have no wife, I would be married to a single life.’ – Charles Bukowski

‘I think the greatest amount of pressure is the pressure I place on myself. So in a way I chose to be alone.’ – Cathy Freeman

‘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.’ – Paul Tillich

‘We are rarely proud when we are alone.’ – Voltaire

‘I have so many different personalities in me and I still feel lonely.’ – Tori Amos

‘I’m single, footloose and fancy free, I have no responsibilities, no anchors. Work, friendship and self-improvement, that’s me.’ – Joel Edgerton

‘Moon! Moon! I am prone before you. Pity me, and drench me in loneliness.’ – Amy Lowell

‘You can’t fake it when you’re alone with God, you know.’ – Jim Bakker

‘Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.’ – Henry Rollins

‘Don’t go away. I don’t want to be alone. I can’t stand being alone.’ – Arnold Rothstein

‘The lonely become either thoughtful or empty.’ – Mason Cooley

‘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.’ – Joseph Conrad

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

‘When so many are lonely as seem to be lonely, it would be inexcusably selfish to be lonely alone.’ – Tennessee Williams

‘He never is alone that is accompanied with noble thoughts.’ – John Fletcher

‘When I’m alone, I can sleep crossways in bed without an argument.’ – Zsa Zsa Gabor

‘You’re only lonely if you’re not there for you.’ – Phil McGraw

‘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 alone is very difficult.’ – Yoko Ono

‘Is he alone who has courage on his right hand and faith on his left hand?’ – Charles Lindbergh

‘Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.’ – George Washington

‘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.’ – Audrey Hepburn

‘Absolutely lonely people have few personal interactions of any kind.’ – Martha Beck

‘The capacity for not feeling lonely can carry a very real price, that of feeling nothing at all.’ – Douglas Coupland

‘I want to be alone.’ – Greta Garbo

‘Solitude is un-American.’ – Erica Jong

‘We are for the most part more lonely when we go abroad among men than when we stay in our chambers. A man thinking or working is always alone, let him be where he will.’ – Henry David Thoreau

‘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.’ – Gloria Allred

‘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.’ – Marilyn Monroe

‘In Genesis, it says that it is not good for a man to be alone; but sometimes it is a great relief.’ – John Barrymore

‘Even in the presence of others he was completely alone.’ – Robert M. Pirsig

‘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.’ – Dido Armstrong

‘To dare to live alone is the rarest courage; since there are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field, than their own hearts in their closet.’ – Charles Caleb Colton

‘I’m happily single.’ – Paula Abdul

‘All men’s misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone.’ – Jean de la Bruyere

‘If you’re going to put yourself above everybody else, you might end up alone.’ – Joseph Gordon-Levitt

‘I like my life alone. I mean, I love being with friends, and I love kissing and loving someone to pieces. But it’s hard to find someone who doesn’t ultimately start judging you and your choices.’ – Sarah Silverman

‘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

‘Unless we love and are loved, each of us is alone, each of us is deeply lonely.’ – Mortimer Adler

‘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.’ – Robin Williams

‘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

‘Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.’ – Calvin Coolidge

‘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.’ – Audrey Hepburn

‘As long as you keep going, you’ll keep getting better. And as you get better, you gain more confidence. That alone is success.’ – Tamara Taylor

‘The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.’ – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

‘What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.’ – Albert Pike

‘God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars.’ – Martin Luther

‘A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.’ – Yoko Ono

‘Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone and solitude expresses the glory of being alone.’ – Paul Tillich

‘Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone – we find it with another.’ – Thomas Merton

‘True love is not a strong, fiery, impetuous passion. It is, on the contrary, an element calm and deep. It looks beyond mere externals, and is attracted by qualities alone. It is wise and discriminating, and its devotion is real and abiding.’ – Ellen G. White

‘Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.’ – Swami Vivekananda

‘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

‘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.’ – Charles Bukowski

‘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.’ – Sophia Loren

‘Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles with the cold.’ – Andre Maurois

‘Down to Gehenna, or up to the Throne, He travels the fastest who travels alone.’ – Rudyard Kipling

‘Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.’ – Joseph Joubert

‘The people who are bullying you, they’re insecure about who they are, and that’s why they’re bullying you. It never has to do with the person they’re bullying. They desperately want to be loved and be accepted, and they go out of their way to make people feel unaccepted so that they’re not alone.’ – Madelaine Petsch

‘Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.’ – Anthony Burgess

‘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.’ – Marie Antoinette

‘You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.’ – Dr. Seuss

‘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.’ – George Edward Moore

‘Wisdom comes alone through suffering.’ – Aeschylus

‘In the absence of any other proof, the thumb alone would convince me of God’s existence.’ – Isaac Newton

‘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.’ – E. O. Wilson

‘Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game.’ – Voltaire

‘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.’ – John Wesley

‘We are all born alone and die alone. The loneliness is definitely part of the journey of life.’ – Jenova Chen

‘The strong man is strongest when alone.’ – Friedrich Schiller

‘Solitude is the strength of being alone. It’s where we become our best company.’ – Jay Shetty

‘The doer alone learneth.’ – Friedrich Nietzsche

‘Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it.’ – Pericles

‘We don’t accomplish anything in this world alone… and whatever happens is the result of the whole tapestry of one’s life and all the weavings of individual threads form one to another that creates something.’ – Sandra Day O’Connor

‘Never chase a lie. Let it alone, and it will run itself to death.’ – Lyman Beecher

‘I’ve been called a recluse. There’s definitely truth in that. I like to spend time alone.’ – Kendrick Lamar

‘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.’ – Christopher McCandless

‘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.’ – Reinhard Bonnke

‘To be exceptional you have to be alone, that’s the life of a warrior.’ – Chris Eubank Sr.

‘Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.’ – Booker T. Washington

‘I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do.’ – Robert A. Heinlein

‘Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man’s life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self.’ – B. R. Ambedkar

‘The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.’ – Joseph Conrad

‘Sometimes I think we’re alone in the universe, and sometimes I think we’re not. In either case the idea is quite staggering.’ – Arthur C. Clarke

‘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.’ – Edwin Markham

‘What a child can do in cooperation today, he can do alone tomorrow.’ – Lev Vygotsky

‘Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.’ – John Quincy Adams

‘Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control; these three alone lead life to sovereign power.’ – Alfred Lord Tennyson

‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God.’ – Jesus Christ

‘The time you spend alone with God will transform your character and increase your devotion. Then your integrity and godly behavior in an unbelieving world will make others long to know the Lord.’ – Charles Stanley

‘Wisdom alone is the science of other sciences.’ – Plato

‘Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.’ – Carl Jung

‘The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.’ – Henry David Thoreau

‘Fail I alone, in words and deeds? Why, all men strive and who succeeds?’ – Robert Browning

‘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.’ – Sylvester Stallone

‘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.’ – Harvey Mackay

‘It is the unknown that excites the ardor of scholars, who, in the known alone, would shrivel up with boredom.’ – Wallace Stevens

‘That’s how I feel sometimes. I don’t want to be around nobody. I just want to be alone.’ – Rod Wave

‘The picture alone, without the written word, leaves half the story untold.’ – James Lafferty

‘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.’ – Ziggy Marley

‘I am alone a lot, which is good. I need that time to just be alone after a long day, just decompress. So, I go to either my house or the hotel, or my apartment, or whatever – wherever I am, I go home and I watch TV and I sit there, with my cat, and I just watch TV or go online, check my emails.’ – Taylor Swift

‘When people are with me, who can say I am alone.’ – Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy

‘Take a course in good water and air; and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own. Go quietly, alone; no harm will befall you.’ – John Muir

‘I found that with depression, one of the most important things you could realise is that you’re not alone.’ – Dwayne Johnson

‘It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.’ – Thomas Jefferson

‘To love our neighbor as ourselves is such a truth for regulating human society, that by that alone one might determine all the cases in social morality.’ – John Locke

‘You can’t play a symphony alone, it takes an orchestra to play it.’ – Navjot Singh Sidhu

‘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.’ – Saint Ignatius

‘Success doesn’t necessarily come from breakthrough innovation but from flawless execution. A great strategy alone won’t win a game or a battle; the win comes from basic blocking and tackling.’ – Naveen Jain

‘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.’ – William H. McRaven

‘With fools, there is no companionship. Rather than to live with men who are selfish, vain, quarrelsome, and obstinate, let a man walk alone.’ – Buddha

‘Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.’ – Eleanor Roosevelt

‘But Socialism, alone, can bring self-determination of their peoples.’ – Karl Liebknecht

‘All we ask is to be let alone.’ – Jefferson Davis

‘Reason is not automatic. Those who deny it cannot be conquered by it. Do not count on them. Leave them alone.’ – Ayn Rand

‘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!” – Demetri Martin

‘The people, and the people alone, are the motive force in the making of world history.’ – Mao Zedong

‘Work, apart from devotion or love of God, is helpless and cannot stand alone.’ – Ramakrishna

‘Our future cannot depend on the government alone. The ultimate solutions lie in the attitudes and the actions of the American people.’ – Joe Biden

‘Mental prayer in my opinion is nothing else than an intimate sharing between friends; it means taking time frequently to be alone with Him who we know loves us. The important thing is not to think much but to love much and so do that which best stirs you to love. Love is not great delight but desire to please God in everything.’ – Saint Teresa of Avila

‘I rise to taste the dawn, and find that love alone will shine today.’ – Ken Wilber

‘It is together that we will be able to save our biodiversity. This is a principle of effectiveness. But it is also a principle of humility; none of us can act alone.’ – Albert II, Prince of Monaco

‘One of the greatest attacks of the enemy is to make you busy, to make you hurried, to make you noisy, to make you distracted, to fill the people of God and the Church of God with so much noise and activity that there is no room for prayer. There is no room for being alone with God. There is no room for silence. There is no room for meditation.’ – Paul Washer

‘If men knew how women pass the time when they are alone, they’d never marry.’ – O. Henry

‘Reputation is the cornerstone of power. Through reputation alone you can intimidate and win; once it slips, however, you are vulnerable, and will be attacked on all sides. Make your reputation unassailable.’ – Robert Greene

‘All the goodness I have within me is totally from the Lord alone. When I sin, it is from me and is done on my own, but when I act righteously, it is wholly and completely of God.’ – Charles Spurgeon

‘No man is an island. No man stands alone.’ – Dennis Brown

‘Understand that everybody has their own struggles, regardless of whether you can see it or not. Just surround yourself with the people who love you, and know you’re not really alone.’ – Molly Tarlov

‘Change alone is unchanging.’ – Heraclitus

‘Solitude is very different from a ‘time-out’ from our busy lives. Solitude is the very ground from which community grows. Whenever we pray alone, study, read, write, or simply spend quiet time away from the places where we interact with each other directly, we are potentially opened for a deeper intimacy with each other.’ – Henri Nouwen

‘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.’ – Lana Del Rey

‘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.’ – Ferdinand Marcos

‘Our uniqueness makes us special, makes perception valuable – but it can also make us lonely. This loneliness is different from being ‘alone’: You can be lonely even surrounded by people. The feeling I’m talking about stems from the sense that we can never fully share the truth of who we are. I experienced this acutely at an early age.’ – Amy Tan

‘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.’ – Samuel Johnson

‘Being alone with fear can rapidly turn into panic. Being alone with frustration can rapidly turn into anger. Being alone with disappointment can rapid turn into discouragement and, even worse, despair.’ – Mark Goulston

‘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.’ – Vikram Patel

‘Obviously, the cinematography of films is art, just as a still shot can be art. If I’m watching a Wes Anderson movie, the colour palettes alone, and the way they’re painted, could be art. With music, you’re a little bit limited, of course, because it’s only audio.’ – Frank Ocean

”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.’ – Rachel Platten

‘No one can arrive from being talented alone, work transforms talent into genius.’ – Anna Pavlova

‘In the Confederate Army, an officer was judged by stark courage alone, and this made it possible for the Confederacy to live four years.’ – Chesty Puller

‘One man alone can be pretty dumb sometimes, but for real bona fide stupidity, there ain’t nothin’ can beat teamwork.’ – Edward Abbey

‘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.’ – Thomas Love Peacock

‘Biodiversity can’t be maintained by protecting a few species in a zoo, or by preserving greenbelts or national parks. To function properly, nature needs more room than that. It can maintain itself, however, without human expense, without zookeepers, park rangers, foresters or gene banks. All it needs is to be left alone.’ – Donella Meadows

‘The Real is ever-present, like the screen on which the cinematographic pictures move. While the picture appears on it, the screen remains invisible. Stop the picture, and the screen will become clear. All thoughts and events are merely pictures moving on the screen of Pure Consciousness, which alone is real.’ – Ramana Maharshi

‘Polka dots can’t stay alone. When we obliterate nature and our bodies with polka dots, we become part of the unity of our environments.’ – Yayoi Kusama

‘No dream is ever chased alone.’ – Rahul Dravid

‘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.’ – Rumi

‘The flesh endures the storms of the present alone; the mind, those of the past and future as well as the present. Gluttony is a lust of the mind.’ – Thomas Hobbes

‘The Union, which can alone insure internal peace, and external security to each State, Must and Shall be Preserved, cost what it may in time, treasure, and blood.’ – George B. McClellan

‘It’s a hobby for me, but I’m never alone if there’s a guitar there.’ – Alex O’Loughlin

‘Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies.’ – Elizabeth Bowen

‘Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts.’ – Mahatma Gandhi

‘Talent alone gets you nowhere. You really have to have the grit, and you gotta have a love for people.’ – Zac Brown

‘There is no end of craving. Hence contentment alone is the best way to happiness. Therefore, acquire contentment.’ – Swami Sivananda

‘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.’ – Anne Morrow Lindbergh

‘Instead of taking the reader by the hand and running him down the hill, I want to lead him into a house of many rooms, and leave him alone in each of them.’ – Mary Oliver

‘Never trust a man, who when left alone with a tea cosey… Doesn’t try it on.’ – Billy Connolly

‘To Follow by faith alone is to follow blindly.’ – Benjamin Franklin

‘It is not a liberty of circumstance, conceded to us alone, that we wish; it is the adoption absolute of the principle that no man, born red, black or white, can be the property of his fellow man.’ – Toussaint Louverture

‘Your life is yours and yours alone. Rise up and live it.’ – Terry Goodkind

‘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.’ – Noam Chomsky

‘Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors.’ – Confucius

‘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.’ – James Baldwin

‘Nothing we do, however virtuous, can be accomplished alone; therefore we are saved by love.’ – Reinhold Niebuhr

‘The more decisions that you are forced to make alone, the more you are aware of your freedom to choose.’ – Thornton Wilder

‘I will never be happy without having someone. Going to sleep alone kills me.’ – Elon Musk

‘Leave the atom alone.’ – E. Y. Harburg

‘In a world that is constantly changing, there is no one subject or set of subjects that will serve you for the foreseeable future, let alone for the rest of your life. The most important skill to acquire now is learning how to learn.’ – John Naisbitt

‘Marriage is good for those who are afraid to sleep alone at night.’ – St. Jerome

‘Faith, mighty faith, the promise sees, And looks to God alone; Laughs at impossibilities, And cries it shall be done.’ – Charles Wesley

‘As human beings, we need to know that we are not alone, that we are not crazy or completely out of our minds, that there are other people out there who feel as we do, live as we do, love as we do, who are like us.’ – Billy Joel

‘It is absolutely necessary, for the peace and safety of mankind, that some of earth’s dark, dead corners and unplumbed depths be let alone; lest sleeping abnormalities wake to resurgent life, and blasphemously surviving nightmares squirm and splash out of their black lairs to newer and wider conquests.’ – H. P. Lovecraft

‘I have to stay alone in order to fully contemplate and feel nature.’ – Caspar David Friedrich

‘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.’ – Paramahansa Yogananda

‘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.’ – William Osler

‘Remember, you and you alone are responsible for maintaining your energy. Give up blaming, complaining and excuse making, and keep taking action in the direction of your goals – however mundane or lofty they may be.’ – Jack Canfield

‘You alone are enough.’ – Oprah Winfrey

‘The foolish and the dead alone never change their opinions.’ – James Russell Lowell

‘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.’ – Jim Carrey

‘The light of lights looks always on the motive, not the deed, the shadow of shadows on the deed alone.’ – William Butler Yeats

‘I’m never less at leisure than when at leisure, or less alone than when alone.’ – Scipio Africanus

‘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.’ – Werner Heisenberg

‘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.’ – Emily Dickinson

‘Life is only a long and bitter suicide, and faith alone can transform this suicide into a sacrifice.’ – Franz Liszt

‘A child raised on a desert island, alone, without social interaction, without language, and thus lacking empathy, is still a sentient being.’ – Daniel Dennett

‘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.’ – Orison Swett Marden

‘It is true that integrity alone won’t make you a leader, but without integrity you will never be one.’ – Zig Ziglar

‘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.’ – Meir Kahane

‘There’s love, and certainly children you care about more than yourself. But nevertheless, we’re alone in our heads.’ – Paul Auster

‘In football, I don’t have a lot of friends. The people who I really trust, there are not many… Most of the time, I’m alone.’ – Cristiano Ronaldo

‘Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone.’ – Charles de Gaulle

‘Testing oneself is best when done alone.’ – Jimmy Carter

‘When we dream alone it is only a dream, but when many dream together it is the beginning of a new reality.’ – Friedensreich Hundertwasser

‘Sometimes, being different feels a lot like being alone. But with that being said, being true to that and being true to my standards and my way of doing things in my art and my music, everything that has made me feel very different… in the end, it has made me the happiest.’ – Lindsey Stirling

‘And if you don’t believe the sun will rise, stand alone and greet the coming night in the last remaining light.’ – Chris Cornell

‘I don’t think I’m alone in this: I’m obsessed with trying to not only be happy but maintain happiness, but my definition of happiness is skewed more towards ecstasy rather than contentment.’ – Mitski

‘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.’ – Paul Brunton

‘When you begin to worry, go find something to do. Get busy being a blessing to someone; do something fruitful. Talking about your problem or sitting alone, thinking about it, does no good; it serves only to make you miserable. Above all else, remember that worrying is totally useless. Worrying will not solve your problem.’ – Joyce Meyer

‘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!’.’ – Abraham Kuyper

‘Remember that the revolution is what is important, and each one of us, alone, is worth nothing.’ – Che Guevara

‘Success comes when people act together; failure tends to happen alone.’ – Deepak Chopra

‘That we find a crystal or a poppy beautiful means that we are less alone, that we are more deeply inserted into existence than the course of a single life would lead us to believe.’ – John Berger

‘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.’ – Gustav Klimt

‘It’s better to be healthy alone than sick with someone else.’ – Phil McGraw

‘The age in which we live, this non-stop distraction, is making it more impossible for the young generation to ever have the curiosity or discipline… because you need to be alone to find out anything.’ – Vivienne Westwood

‘Man does not live by soap alone; and hygiene, or even health, is not much good unless you can take a healthy view of it or, better still, feel a healthy indifference to it.’ – Gilbert K. Chesterton

‘You may not enjoy loneliness, because loneliness is sad. But solitude is something else; solitude is what you look forward to when you want to be alone, when you want to be with yourself. So, solitude is something we all need from time to time.’ – Ruskin Bond

‘No one should be left to suffer alone.’ – Daisaku Ikeda

‘Its all about finding the right note at the right place and knowing when to leave well enough alone. And that’s a lifelong quest.’ – David Sanborn

‘Every animal leaves traces of what it was; man alone leaves traces of what he created.’ – Jacob Bronowski

‘Fashion is always of the time in which you live. It is not something standing alone. But the grand problem, the most important problem, is to rejeuvenate women. To make women look young. Then their outlook changes. They feel more joyous.’ – Coco Chanel

‘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

‘They fail, and they alone, who have not striven.’ – Thomas Bailey Aldrich

‘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.’ – Slavoj Zizek

‘I never have tantrums. If anything makes me mad, I’m silent. If I’m not talking, leave me alone.’ – Pat Nixon

‘The spoken word is man’s physician in grief. For this alone has soothing charms for the soul.’ – Menander

‘Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone.’ – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

‘An artist is always alone – if he is an artist. No, what the artist needs is loneliness.’ – Henry Miller

‘I grew up in a loving family, but I essentially grew up alone. I had no friends for a while.’ – Trevor Bauer

‘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.’ – Claudette Colvin

‘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.’ – Jean-Luc Godard

‘Man, alone, has the power to transform his thoughts into physical reality; man, alone, can dream and make his dreams come true.’ – Napoleon Hill

‘I’m a happy man, because I am successful in what I do, of course; but what makes me most happy is I have people around me that I love and who love me back. This, for me, is the most important thing. Nobody likes to be alone.’ – Novak Djokovic

‘No memory is ever alone; it’s at the end of a trail of memories, a dozen trails that each have their own associations.’ – Louis L’Amour

‘My music is straightforward because I want to give people me and let them know they’re not alone in going through the things that they go through.’ – Juice Wrld

‘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.’ – Jeremy Bentham

‘Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; hatred alone is immortal.’ – William Hazlitt

‘We are nothing if we walk alone; we are everything when we walk together in step with other dignified feet.’ – Subcomandante Marcos

‘Love alone is capable of uniting living beings in such a way as to complete and fulfill them, for it alone takes them and joins them by what is deepest in themselves.’ – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

‘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.’ – Corey Taylor

‘The true and solid peace of nations consists not in equality of arms, but in mutual trust alone.’ – Pope John XXIII

‘Sometimes I think we’re alone. Sometimes I think we’re not. In either case, the thought is staggering.’ – R. Buckminster Fuller

‘It doesn’t matter about money; having it, not having it. Or having clothes, or not having them. You’re still left alone with yourself in the end.’ – Billy Idol

‘I have a very different fear if I’m all alone in the summit area of Mount Everest and if I know that there is nothing below me, no Sherpa, no tent, no rope.’ – Reinhold Messner

‘To me, the sea is like a person – like a child that I’ve known a long time. It sounds crazy, I know, but when I swim in the sea, I talk to it. I never feel alone when I’m out there.’ – Gertrude Ederle

‘Every person remembers some moment in their life where they witnessed some injustice, big or small, and looked away because the consequences of intervening seemed too intimidating. But there’s a limit to the amount of incivility and inequality and inhumanity that each individual can tolerate. I crossed that line. And I’m no longer alone.’ – Edward Snowden

‘I’m very shy really. I spend a lot of time in my room alone reading or writing or watching television.’ – Johnny Cash

‘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.’ – George Washington Carver

‘Your experiences will be yours alone. But truth and best friendship will rarely if ever disappoint you.’ – Anne Lamott

‘War alone brings up to their highest tension all human energies and imposes the stamp of nobility upon the peoples who have the courage to make it.’ – Benito Mussolini

‘It is in moments of illness that we are compelled to recognize that we live not alone but chained to a creature of a different kingdom, whole worlds apart, who has no knowledge of us and by whom it is impossible to make ourselves understood: our body.’ – Marcel Proust

‘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.’ – Bertolt Brecht

‘Having a story is what people connect with, but the story alone doesn’t allow you to achieve greatness and results. It’s the day-to-day consistency of providing value to your audience.’ – Lewis Howes

‘A hospital alone shows what war is.’ – Erich Maria Remarque

‘Good wishes alone will not ensure peace.’ – Alfred Nobel

‘If I want to be alone, some place I can write, I can read, I can pray, I can cry, I can do whatever I want – I go to the bathroom.’ – Alicia Keys

‘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.’ – Sylvia Plath

‘Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone.’ – Thomas Carlyle

‘Let me alone, and go in search of someone else.’ – Ali ibn Abi Talib

‘The drive toward Life is protective, thoughtful, vulnerable, and invested in immaculate love. It is this last that marks the difference between a wise heart muddy with real life experiences in the trenches and a dry heart that functions on rote concepts alone.’ – Clarissa Pinkola Estes

‘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.’ – Hunter S. Thompson

‘We are the only class in history that has been left to fight its battles alone, unaided by the ruling powers. White labor and the freed black men had their champions, but where are ours?’ – Elizabeth Cady Stanton

‘Earth teach me to forget myself as melted snow forgets its life. Earth teach me resignation as the leaves which die in the fall. Earth teach me courage as the tree which stands all alone. Earth teach me regeneration as the seed which rises in the spring.’ – William Alexander

‘I would hope that understanding and reconciliation are not limited to the 19th hole alone.’ – Gerald R. Ford

‘Le Mans is such a great race because you can never do anything alone. You have to work as a team member. And being a team member makes you a better person.’ – Tom Kristensen

‘I was born to be alone, and I always shall be; but now I want to be.’ – Mary MacLane

‘Sometimes I just want to be left alone and be a normal kid for, like, five minutes. That’s tough when the paparazzi are chasing you.’ – Kendall Jenner

‘If I have freedom in my love, And in my soul am free, – Angels alone that soar above, Enjoy such liberty.’ – Richard Lovelace

‘I knew I was alone in a way that no earthling has ever been before.’ – Michael Collins

‘The only time I commit to conspiracy theories is when something way retarded happens. Like Lee Harvey Oswald acting alone.’ – Joe Rogan

‘With the brush we merely tint, while the imagination alone produces colour.’ – Theodore Gericault

‘Tradition has it that whenever a group of people has tasted the lovely fruits of wealth, security, and prestige, it begins to find it more comfortable to believe in the obvious lie and accept that it alone is entitled to privilege.’ – Steven Biko

‘A steady patriot of the world alone, The friend of every country but his own.’ – George Canning

‘Doing the right thing is a decision, which in many cases means you stand alone.’ – Sebastian Kurz

‘Man cannot live by incompetence alone.’ – Charlotte Whitton

‘I never did anything alone. Whatever was accomplished in this country was accomplished collectively.’ – Golda Meir

‘Nothing can be by itself alone, no one can be by himself or herself alone, everyone has to inter-be with every one else. That is why, when you look outside, around you, you can see yourself.’ – Thich Nhat Hanh

‘Everyone thinks I live alone, but I don’t. My characters all live with me.’ – Arundhati Roy

‘I was sleeping the other night, alone, thanks to the exterminator.’ – Emo Philips

‘As a very small child I found recorded noise and the solitary singer beneath the spotlight so dramatic and so brave… walking the plank… willingly… It was sink or swim. The very notion of standing there, alone, I found beautiful.’ – Morrissey

‘I just want to be left alone.’ – Tony Bellew

‘She can’t even chew gum and walk in a straight line, let alone write a book.’ – Liam Gallagher

‘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.’ – Richard Dawkins

‘A leader does not deserve the name unless he is willing occasionally to stand alone.’ – Henry Kissinger

‘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.’ – Steven Spielberg

‘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.’ – John F. Kennedy

‘Time alone is irreplaceable. Waste it not.’ – Douglas Southall Freeman

‘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.’ – Paracelsus

‘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?” – Johnny Carson

‘When I’m writing, I separate from everyone. Even my band. I push myself, and I’m alone with my thoughts. Separating from friends and comforts and family lets you think a lot deeper about subject matter. Working alone drives me a little crazy, but it makes the writing as honest as possible.’ – Vic Fuentes

‘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.’ – Leo Tolstoy

‘Costumes and scenery alone will not attract audiences.’ – Anna Held

‘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.’ – Toni Kroos

‘If… many influential people have failed to understand, or have just forgotten, what we were up against in the Cold War and how we overcame it, they are not going to be capable of securing, let alone enlarging, the gains that liberty has made.’ – Margaret Thatcher

‘Human beings do not live in the objective world alone, nor alone in the world of social activity as ordinarily understood, but are very much at the mercy of the particular language which has become the medium of expression for their society.’ – Edward Sapir

‘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.’ – Alice Koller

‘It is good taste, and good taste alone, that possesses the power to sterilize and is always the first handicap to any creative functioning.’ – Salvador Dali

‘Whatever my individual desires were to be free, I was not alone. There were many others who felt the same way.’ – Rosa Parks

‘You can write any time people will leave you alone and not interrupt you. Or, rather, you can if you will be ruthless enough about it. But the best writing is certainly when you are in love.’ – Ernest Hemingway

‘But in the end, in the end one is alone. We are all of us alone. I mean I’m told these days we have to consider ourselves as being in society… but in the end one knows one is alone, that one lives at the heart of a solitude.’ – Harold Bloom

‘No one ever said on their deathbed, ‘Gee, I wish I had spent more time alone with my computer’.’ – Danielle Berry

‘The Obama administration has consistently refused to recognize Jerusalem as Israeli territory, let alone as the capital of Israel.’ – Ben Shapiro

‘The torch America carries is one of decency and hope. It is not America’s torch alone. But it is America’s duty – and honor – to hold it high enough that all the world can see its light.’ – Mitt Romney

‘I don’t eat with beautiful women alone.’ – Billy Graham

‘I think to be a writer, you have to enjoy being alone. I was a loner as a teenager and was always drawn to characters in books and films who were at the fringes.’ – Markus Zusak

‘In any great organization it is far, far safer to be wrong with the majority than to be right alone.’ – John Kenneth Galbraith

‘We are ultimately alone in that we are ultimately responsible for ourselves.’ – Robert Zemeckis

‘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.’ – Hans Jonas

‘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.’ – Georges Cuvier

‘It was by one Union that we achieved our independence and liberties, and by it alone can they be maintained.’ – James Monroe

‘You can’t please everybody. I give up. I’m not trying to. I don’t care. Leave me alone with that.’ – Estelle

‘On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.’ – Janis Joplin

‘It is not necessary that you leave the house. Remain at your table and listen. Do not even listen, only wait. Do not even wait, be wholly still and alone. The world will present itself to you for its unmasking, it can do no other, in ecstasy it will writhe at your feet.’ – Franz Kafka

‘I used to do a lot of interviews in the early ’80s, when my career started, but it came to a point when I decided I didn’t want to talk anymore, and people kind of understood that and left me alone.’ – George Strait

‘Recommend virtue to your children; it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience.’ – Ludwig van Beethoven

‘The radiation left over from the Big Bang is the same as that in your microwave oven but very much less powerful. It would heat your pizza only to minus 271.3*C – not much good for defrosting the pizza, let alone cooking it.’ – Stephen Hawking

‘Just think: in all the clean, beautiful reaches of the solar system, our planet alone is a blot; our planet alone has death.’ – Annie Dillard

‘When you’re surrounded by all these people, it can be even lonelier than when you’re by yourself. You can be in a huge crowd, but if you don’t feel like you can trust anybody or talk to anybody, you feel like you’re really alone.’ – Fiona Apple

‘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.’ – William Temple

‘I was excited at something new, always liked something new, but give credit to everybody who helped. I didn’t do anything alone but try to go to the root of the question and succeeded there.’ – Katherine Johnson

‘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.’ – Amy Morin

‘Eagles commonly fly alone. They are crows, daws, and starlings that flock together.’ – John Webster

‘It took living alone for me to really get to know myself.’ – Camila Mendes

‘Players alone don’t win championships. It takes an entire organization. Someone has to acquire the players. Someone has to coach them. Someone has to generate revenue to pay them. But at the end of the day, the players are the ones who put their minds and bodies on the line to win.’ – Jerry Reinsdorf

‘Fear of serious injury alone cannot justify oppression of free speech and assembly. Men feared witches and burnt women. It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears.’ – Louis D. Brandeis

‘The best artist has that thought alone Which is contained within the marble shell; The sculptor’s hand can only break the spell To free the figures slumbering in the stone.’ – Michelangelo

‘We enter the world alone, we leave the world alone.’ – James Anthony Froude

‘I can be at my house sitting there making music alone, and every single time I’ve ever done that the first thing I do when I’m done, no matter if it’s 4 in the morning… I literally just pick up my phone and I call someone.’ – Benny Blanco

‘I never feel more alone than when I’m traveling. Alone and, to some extent, helpless. The world expects a certain level of competence and can be merciless when this expectation is unmet.’ – Philip Schultz

‘My reputation as a ladies’ man was a joke. It caused me to laugh bitterly through the 10,000 nights I spent alone.’ – Leonard Cohen

‘I have to sit alone in a room and be alone with my own thoughts. It always starts with an idea, and once the idea grows, I have a concept of what I want to say, and once I go out there and start feeling the energy, that concept grows and becomes whatever it is.’ – Bray Wyatt

‘Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.’ – Horace

‘Men are beginning to realize that they are not individuals but persons in society, that man alone is weak and adrift, that he must seek strength in common action.’ – Dorothy Day

‘So you see, you can’t do everything alone.’ – Rosemary Clooney

‘To those seniors, and especially elderly veterans like myself, I want to tell you this: You are not alone, and you having nothing to be ashamed of. If elder abuse happened to me, it can happen to anyone. I want you to know that you deserve better.’ – Mickey Rooney

‘Rigid, the skeleton of habit alone upholds the human frame.’ – Virginia Woolf

‘When the basic status of a theory is clear, and all that needs to be cleared are details, you can collaborate. But if the main structure of a hypothesis isn’t established, and you want to change the paradigm – like it was the case in the 1960s – it’s better to work alone.’ – Peter Higgs

‘The surest way to be alone is to get married.’ – Gloria Steinem

‘Having our privacy exposed is particularly crushing for the British – a nation for whom the phrase: ‘How are you?’ really means: ‘Please say one word, then leave me alone.” – Frankie Boyle

‘Words and pictures can work together to communicate more powerfully than either alone.’ – William Albert Allard

‘We looked too long for God and truth through words alone. The fruit for humanity has been rather limited, it seems to me – especially when I observe every day the extraordinary amount of unhappy and angry people in well educated and ‘religious’ countries.’ – Richard Rohr

‘I am very averse to bringing myself forward in print, but as my account will only appear as an appendage to a former production, and as it will be confined to such topics as have connection with my authorship alone, I can hardly accuse myself of a personal intrusion.’ – Mary Shelley

‘I am not naive enough to believe that voting is the only way to bring about transformational change, just as I know that protest alone is not the sole solution to the challenges we face.’ – DeRay Mckesson

‘Astrobiology is the science of life in the universe. It’s an attempt to scientifically deal with the question of whether or not we’re alone in the universe, looking at the past of life, the present of life, and the future of life. It’s an interdisciplinary study incorporating astronomy, biology, and the Earth sciences.’ – David Grinspoon

‘Using simple equipment and daylight alone is for me a pleasure and a replenishment.’ – Irving Penn

‘It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.’ – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

‘Health consists with temperance alone.’ – Alexander Pope

‘I’m not saying that there’s anything better than mated bliss at its best, but I’m saying that living alone is as good in its own way. But we haven’t quite given ourselves permission to recognize that.’ – Barbara Feldon

‘So it is necessary that we should learn to be alone.’ – Anna Neagle

‘A great source of calamity lies in regret and anticipation; therefore a person is wise who thinks of the present alone, regardless of the past or future.’ – Oliver Goldsmith

‘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.” – Pete Rose

‘It is clear that not in one thing alone, but in many ways equality and freedom of speech are a good thing.’ – Herodotus

”Extraordinary’ is an original fairy tale, a contemporary story. But like a traditional fairy tale, it heads quickly into frightening, bloody territory. I am afraid for my book, as it goes out alone into the world, just as I was frightened for Phoebe as I wrote and rewrote her story.’ – Nancy Werlin

‘Men, women, and children who cannot live on gravity alone need something to satisfy their gayer, lighter moods and hours, and he who ministers to this want is, in my opinion, in a business established by the Creator of our nature. If he worthily fulfills his mission and amuses without corrupting, he need never feel that he has lived in vain.’ – P. T. Barnum

‘I go to the Himalayas after every film. I go alone. I go to the interiors, to the villages. Being there itself is like meditation.’ – Rajinikanth

‘The reception for ‘Enemy?’ I don’t care. No matter what other people think, it was important for me. I will stand for that movie, even if I stand alone.’ – Denis Villeneuve

‘One person alone can’t do anything as important as bringing genuine democracy to a country.’ – Aung San Suu Kyi

‘Unknown in Paris, I was lost in the great city, but the feeling of living there alone, taking care of myself without any aid, did not at all depress me. If sometimes I felt lonesome, my usual state of mind was one of calm and great moral satisfaction.’ – Marie Curie

‘I think a large part of being human centers on the state of being alone, and we try to mitigate that in so many ways.’ – Ayobami Adebayo

‘Seeing yourself reflected on screen is a very important part of being human. It makes us feel less alone, it make us feel more connected to humanity.’ – Marielle Heller

‘I need some isolation, it’s necessary to me, that’s just who I am. I need to be left alone.’ – Laura Marling

‘I certainly think there are some skills we’ll lose as we hand things over to automation. I can barely remember my own phone number now, let alone the long list of numbers I used to know, and my handwriting has completely gone to pot.’ – Hannah Fry

‘If you come from mathematics, as I do, you realize that there are many problems, even classical problems, which cannot be solved by computation alone.’ – Roger Penrose

‘Your grief path is yours alone, and no one else can walk it, and no one else can understand it.’ – Terri Irwin

‘I get unhappy doing things that I’m not passionate about. Because I feel like I’m squandering this incredible gift I’ve been given to finance films. As soon as my name alone was enough to make this happen, I vowed to myself that I was going to work with directors who were changing cinema, doing something important, you know?’ – Leonardo DiCaprio

‘I would say, ‘I’m alone, but I’m not lonely.’ But I was just kidding myself.’ – Bruce Willis

‘My contribution I hope is to get people to eat full-flavored food. If I could come away with that alone, that would be a fantastic accomplishment. I’m also very proud of being a very American chef.’ – Bobby Flay

‘In today’s interdependent world, a threat to one becomes a menace to all. And no state can defeat these challenges and threats alone.’ – Michelle Bachelet

‘Man in harmony with his Creator is sublime, and his action is creative; equally, once he separates himself from God and acts alone, he does not cease to be powerful, since this is the privilege of his nature, but his acts are negative and lead only to destruction.’ – Joseph de Maistre

‘This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.’ – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

‘He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.’ – Baruch Spinoza

‘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.’ – Thomas de Quincey

‘The combined results of several people working together is often much more effective than could be that of an individual scientist working alone.’ – John Bardeen

‘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

‘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.’ – Elie Wiesel

‘Woman is fine for her own satisfaction alone. No man will admire her the more, no woman will like her the better for it. Neatness and fashion are enough for the former, and a something of shabbiness or impropriety will be most endearing to the latter.’ – Jane Austen

‘And we never got the mule, let alone the forty acres.’ – Charles Evers

‘Schizophrenia beats dining alone.’ – Oscar Levant

‘These are fountains of salvation that they who thirst may be satisfied with the living words they contain. In these alone is proclaimed the doctrine of godliness. Let no man add to these, neither let him take out from these.’ – Athanasius

‘I’m not a rock star. Sure I am, to a certain extent because of the situation, but when kids ask me how it feels to be a rock star, I say leave me alone, I’m not a rock star. I’m not in it for the fame, I’m in it because I like to play.’ – Eddie Van Halen

‘Anthropomorphism is such an interesting concept. It means projecting human thoughts and emotions onto an animal. Which implies that thoughts and feelings belong to humans alone. Of course, if you believe in evolution, or if you believe in the Bible, that’s not so. Both evolution and the Bible tell us that we’re part of a family.’ – Sy Montgomery

‘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.’ – Joseph Smith, Jr.

‘Millions of Americans cannot tell you who lived at Mount Vernon or who wrote the Declaration of Independence – let alone the Emancipation Proclamation. But they know that to be ‘a Benedict Arnold’ is to be a traitor of the deepest dye – someone who coldly betrays not only a sacred cause but every moral scruple along the way.’ – Arthur L. Herman

‘Only through repentance and faith in Christ can anyone be saved. No religious activity will be sufficient, only true faith in Jesus Christ alone.’ – Ravi Zacharias

‘Another thing I like to do is sit back and take in nature. To look at the birds, listen to their singing, go hiking, camping and jogging and running, walking along the beach, playing games and sometimes being alone with the great outdoors. It’s very special to me.’ – Larry Wilcox

‘Grief can’t be shared. Everyone carries it alone. His own burden in his own way.’ – Anne Morrow Lindbergh

‘Creativity is not the property of artists alone. It’s a basic element of the human character, no matter what culture you’re in, no matter where you are on Earth or in history.’ – Bill Viola

‘In writing ‘The Satanic Verses,’ I think I was writing for the first time from the whole of myself. The English part, the Indian part. The part of me that loves London, and the part that longs for Bombay. And at my typewriter, alone, I could indulge this.’ – Salman Rushdie

‘Just because somebody wants to be alone sometimes, it doesn’t mean they don’t love you.’ – Fred Rogers

‘A good government may, indeed, redress the grievances of an injured people; but a strong people can alone build up a great nation.’ – Thomas Francis Meagher

‘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.’ – Robin S. Sharma

‘Breast cancer alone kills some 458,000 people each year, according to the World Health Organization, mainly in low- and middle-income countries. It has got to be a priority to ensure that more women can access gene testing and lifesaving preventive treatment, whatever their means and background, wherever they live.’ – Angelina Jolie

‘Art is elemental. Reason alone as it’s expressed in the sciences can’t be man’s complete answer to reality, and it can’t express everything that man can, wants to, and has to express. I think God built this into man. Art along with science is the highest gift God has given him.’ – Pope Benedict XVI

‘It’s time to end the cruel slaughter of whales and leave these magnificent creatures alone.’ – Paul McCartney

‘I have always worked better alone and from my own impressions.’ – Claude Monet

‘Every day on our streets there are people who are facing a combination of homelessness, mental illness, and addiction. Each of these conditions is challenging alone, but when experienced at the same time it creates a downward spiral that makes it even more difficult for the person to get treated and housed.’ – London Breed

‘Freedom of being alone is intoxicating.’ – Kangana Ranaut

‘If it’s just me on stage telling stories for, like, an hour, that’s great. That’s fine. But like a sandcastle on the beach, it gets washed away at night. It’s so much more powerful if we can all share our narratives and doorstep moments and make us feel a little less alone. I’m just trying to use social media and new media as a way to capture that.’ – Hasan Minhaj

‘For some reason, voters can be brainwashed, and they vote sometimes against their own best interests, let alone voting against the interests of people who need them, like people who are disenfranchised and people who are poor and so forth.’ – Joyce Carol Oates

‘If words are not things, or maps are not the actual territory, then, obviously, the only possible link between the objective world and the linguistic world is found in structure, and structure alone.’ – Alfred Korzybski

‘Sometimes getting something off your chest to someone else is an important step in coping – so you know that you’re not alone, you’re not failing, and that it is perfectly normal to feel overwhelmed or sad at times. Everybody does.’ – David Lidington

‘You ask me if I will not be glad when the last battle is fought, so far as the country is concerned I, of course, must wish for peace, and will be glad when the war is ended, but if I answer for myself alone, I must say that I shall regret to see the war end.’ – George Armstrong Custer

‘Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity.’ – Horace Mann

‘I like to race, not to do laps alone.’ – Fernando Alonso

‘In order to survive, you have to be alone with yourself to regenerate the spirit.’ – Danielle Darrieux

‘Ants can live together in solidarity and forget themselves in the community. In a normative capitalist society, everyone is an egoist. In the ants’ civilization, you are part of the group; you don’t live for yourself alone.’ – Bernard Werber

‘Telling stories with visuals is an ancient art. We’ve been drawing pictures on cave walls for centuries. It’s like what they say about the perfect picture book. The art and the text stand alone, but together, they create something even better. Kids who need to can grab onto those graphic elements and find their way into the story.’ – Deborah Wiles

‘A lot of people tell me a lot of things about my conduct, my game, my future… but I try to stay away from their words of wisdom. I don’t let it distract me. On the field, you will be facing the ball alone. If you fail, you will the only one to blame. So, you should be the one deciding for yourself.’ – Virat Kohli

‘If Galileo had said in verse that the world moved, the inquisition might have let him alone.’ – Thomas Hardy

‘I did not find living alone difficult. In fact, it was such a liberating feeling because simple things like ironing my clothes, doing laundry, making my bed made me feel independent and gave me the sense of accomplishment that I can do it myself.’ – Athiya Shetty

‘The principal contributor to loneliness in this country is television. What happens is that the family ‘gets together’ alone.’ – Ashley Montagu

‘Higher education must lead the march back to the fundamentals of human relationships, to the old discovery that is ever new, that man does not live by bread alone.’ – John Hannah

‘I had never walked on the street alone when I was growing up in Calcutta, up to age 20. I had never handled money. You know, there was always a couple of bodyguards behind me, who took care if I wanted… I needed pencils for school, I needed a notebook, they were the ones who were taking out the money. I was constantly guarded.’ – Bharati Mukherjee

‘Government spending is taxation. When you look at this, I’ve never heard of a poor person spending himself into prosperity; let alone I’ve never heard of a poor person taxing himself into prosperity.’ – Arthur Laffer

‘The older I grow, the more I find myself alone.’ – Alberto Giacometti

‘It is never too late to strengthen the foundation of faith. There is always time. With faith in the Savior, you can repent and plead for forgiveness. There is someone you can forgive. There is someone you can thank. There is someone you can serve and lift. You can do it wherever you are and however alone and deserted you may feel.’ – Henry B. Eyring

‘The first poems I knew were nursery rhymes, and before I could read them for myself, I had come to love just the words of them, the words alone.’ – Dylan Thomas

‘Remember, man does not live on bread alone: sometimes he needs a little buttering up.’ – John C. Maxwell

‘A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.’ – Henry David Thoreau

‘We can be tired, weary and emotionally distraught, but after spending time alone with God, we find that He injects into our bodies energy, power and strength.’ – Charles Stanley

‘I may not have gone to high school every day, but I spent whole a lot of my adolescence feeling vulnerable and confused and alone… just like everybody else.’ – Michael Cera

‘My books are always about somebody who is taken from aloneness and isolation – often elevated loneliness – to community. It may be a denigrated community that is filthy and poor, but they are not alone; they are with people.’ – Chuck Palahniuk

‘He who does not fill his world with phantoms remains alone.’ – Antonio Porchia

‘Everybody was telling me I should just stand alone on my first project, and I started to see what they were saying.’ – Bryson Tiller

‘What We want is to make it possible for our unfortunate people to live a life of industry for it is by steady work alone that we hope for our physical and moral rehabilitation. For this reason above all we have undertaken to rally our people around our ideal.’ – Theodor Herzl

‘My favorite hobby is being alone. I like to be alone. I also like dancing, fishing, playing poker sometimes and vegetable gardening – corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, I have a big garden every year.’ – Emanuel Steward

‘Whatever the reason is, I am happiest when connecting with the human experience. It lets me know that I’m not alone in this world.’ – Diane Guerrero

‘I personally love to run outdoor fitness trails. I love the meditative value I get when out alone, challenging myself to run faster and higher.’ – Laurieann Gibson

‘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.’ – Olivia Wilde

‘No one else can take risks for us, or face our losses on our behalf, or give us self-esteem. No one can spare us from life’s slings and arrows, and when death comes, we meet it alone.’ – Martha Beck

‘Being a child at home alone in the summer is a high-risk occupation. If you call your mother at work thirteen times an hour, she can hurt you.’ – Erma Bombeck

‘The secret to being a writer is that you have to write. It’s not enough to think about writing or to study literature or plan a future life as an author. You really have to lock yourself away, alone, and get to work.’ – Augusten Burroughs

‘To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.’ – Freya Stark

‘Don’t let the past steal your present. This is the message of Christmas: We are never alone.’ – Taylor Caldwell

‘Religion is the possibility of the removal of every ground of confidence except confidence in God alone.’ – Karl Barth

‘The global financial crisis – missed by most analysts – shows that most forecasters are poor at pricing in economic/financial risks, let alone geopolitical ones.’ – Nouriel Roubini

‘I don’t like to be alone, but I do cherish the moments that I’m alone with a good book.’ – Vin Scully

‘Entrepreneurs have a natural inclination to go it alone. While this do-it-yourself spirit can help you move forward, adding an element of collaboration into the mix can make you unstoppable.’ – Leah Busque

‘When you are living alone then you tend to take life casually.’ – Arbaaz Khan

‘Better be alone than in bad company.’ – Thomas Fuller

‘I had to weave and play around with a honey bear, you know, and I could wrestle with him a little bit, but there’s no way you can even wrestle a honey bear, let alone a grizzly bear that’s standing ten feet to eleven feet tall! Can you imagine? But it was fascinating to work that close to that kind of animal.’ – Leslie Nielsen

‘Belief is nothing but a more vivid, lively, forcible, firm, steady conception of an object, than what the imagination alone is ever able to attain.’ – David Hume

‘Here in Denmark, you can easily just be left alone. This is my ‘hood, and people leave me alone; it’s nice.’ – Lars Mikkelsen

‘You need a whole community to raise a child. I have raised two children, alone.’ – Toni Morrison

‘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.’ – Laurie Colwin

‘When you are a successful business person, you are only as good as your team. No one can do every deal alone.’ – Magic Johnson

‘Time and space – time to be alone, space to move about – these may well become the great scarcities of tomorrow.’ – Edwin Way Teale

‘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.’ – Sheila Heti

‘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.’ – Vivek Murthy

‘Israel is no longer a people that dwells alone, and has to join the global journey toward peace, reconciliation and international cooperation.’ – Yitzhak Rabin

‘Sometimes I get lonely, but it’s nice to be alone.’ – Tatjana Patitz

‘No one deserves to die alone. No matter who you are, you deserve to have someone by your side. And as a volunteer with hospice, we provide that love, comfort, and respect.’ – Torrey DeVitto

‘There is no pleasure to me without communication: there is not so much as a sprightly thought comes into my mind that it does not grieve me to have produced alone, and that I have no one to tell it to.’ – Michel de Montaigne

‘When the traveler goes alone he gets acquainted with himself.’ – Liberty Hyde Bailey

‘The prospect of success in achieving our most cherished dream is not without its terrors. Who is more deprived and alone than the man who has achieved his dream?’ – Brendan Behan

‘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.’ – Saroo Brierley

‘A well-instructed people alone can be permanently a free people.’ – James Madison

‘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.’ – Sri Aurobindo

‘When I’m alone, there is nothing else in my head except football.’ – Jude Bellingham

‘Photography can never grow up if it imitates some other medium. It has to walk alone; it has to be itself.’ – Berenice Abbott

‘An Englishman, even if he is alone, forms an orderly queue of one.’ – George Mikes

‘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.’ – Piet Mondrian

‘I eat with my hands when I am home alone!’ – Travis Fimmel

‘If the First Amendment means anything, it means that a state has no business telling a man, sitting alone in his house, what books he may read or what films he may watch.’ – Thurgood Marshall

‘Like they say, you can learn more from a guide in one day than you can in three months fishing alone.’ – Mario Lopez

‘We cannot know the whole truth, which belongs to God alone, but our task nevertheless is to seek to know what is true. And if we offend gravely enough against what we know to be true, as by failing badly enough to deal affectionately and responsibly with our land and our neighbors, truth will retaliate with ugliness, poverty, and disease.’ – Wendell Berry

‘When I was a young person I went to the university and I learned a rational language, to think with the left side of the brain. But in the right side of the brain you have intuition and imagination. Words are not the truth; they indicate the way to go, but you need to go alone, in silence. Symbols have a language that kills the words.’ – Alejandro Jodorowsky

‘When it comes to my salvation, all I need is Jesus; after my salvation, everything is Jesus plus the church… When people preach that all you need is Jesus, they cut you and I off from one of the greatest sources of healing, which is the body of Christ. Don’t go it alone – you won’t make it.’ – Josh McDowell

‘Before I started school striking I had no energy, no friends and I didn’t speak to anyone. I just sat alone at home, with an eating disorder. All of that is gone now, since I have found a meaning, in a world that sometimes seems shallow and meaningless to so many people.’ – Greta Thunburg

‘It seems that when you have cancer you are a brave battler against the disease, but when you have Alzheimer’s you are an old fart. That’s how people see you. It makes you feel quite alone.’ – Terry Pratchett

‘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.’ – Epictetus

‘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.’ – Deborah Tannen

‘I used to think as I looked out on the Hollywood night, ‘There must be thousands of girls sitting alone like me dreaming of being a movie star.’ But I’m not going to worry about them. I’m dreaming the hardest.’ – Marilyn Monroe

‘It’s only when you’re alone that you realize where you are. You have nothing to fall back on except your own resources.’ – Paul Theroux

‘After all, it is style alone by which posterity will judge of a great work, for an author can have nothing truly his own but his style.’ – Isaac D’Israeli

‘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.’ – Abraham Lincoln

‘When I’m doing a movie, I’m not doing anything else. It’s all about the movie. I don’t have a wife. I don’t have a kid. Nothing can get in my way… I’ve made a choice, so far, to go on this road alone. Because this is my time. This is my time to make movies.’ – Quentin Tarantino

‘I try to motivate people and inspire them, to let them know that they’re not alone.’ – Jason David Frank

‘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.’ – George Gallup

‘I wasn’t perfect and didn’t have it together. I felt alone. So through acting, I decided to be a shape shifter and with every role become the character instead of being myself. It meant about 10 years of no one knowing I was the same person in every movie.’ – Brie Larson

‘I have a characteristic since my childhood. I don’t like living together with my mother, sister, or friends at my home. I have always preferred to be alone and independent and lived according to that.’ – Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

‘For me, running against the Poles and Czechs would be like running against high school kids. And I hate all this gung-ho, run-for-the-red-white-and-blue attitude that the AAU spouts. If that’s important to some people, fine, more power to ’em. But, damn it, I wish they’d leave me alone to do what I want to do – run against the best.’ – Steve Prefontaine

‘Very few people are original. There’s very little original anything out there. Because to be original means you have to stand alone.’ – Susan Powter

‘The single woman is a free woman, and being single does not mean being alone – it means being free to have a relationship or not. This can be scary, but it’s also very interesting.’ – Monica Bellucci

‘I know to win a championship, you’re not going to do it alone. You’re going to have to have a great supporting cast.’ – Klay Thompson

‘Man is a creature who lives not upon bread alone, but primarily by catchwords.’ – Robert Louis Stevenson

‘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.’ – Aaron Neville

‘Testimony is the beginning of and a prerequisite to continuing conversion. Testimony is a point of departure; it is not an ultimate destination. Strong testimony is the foundation upon which conversion is established. Testimony alone is not and will not be enough to protect us in the latter-day storm of darkness and evil in which we are living.’ – David A. Bednar

‘My mother said I was a little odd as a kid. I was alone a lot, but I didn’t feel alone.’ – Cyndi Lauper

‘I’m a believer that emotions can move mountains, that spirit alone can trump budgets.’ – Diego Simeone

‘Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them.’ – Adlai Stevenson I

‘No individual is alone responsible for a single stepping stone along the path of progress, and where the path is smooth progress is most rapid.’ – Ernest Lawrence

‘As powerful as is our soul’s call, so potent are the forces of Resistance arrayed against it. We’re not alone if we’ve been mowed down by Resistance; millions of good men and women have bitten the dust before us.’ – Steven Pressfield

‘I had – after I sang the ‘Star Spangled Banner’ so badly, after my tragic singing accident, after that, you know, all my stuff kind of, like, really got even more full blown and, you know, I got stage fright and, you know, I couldn’t do stand-up anymore and let alone sing and all the other things.’ – Roseanne Barr

‘First, everyone hits on Sidharth Shukla. I’ve seen it. He is the complete package. But this is also a problem. The girls don’t leave him alone.’ – Shehnaaz Gill

‘Success doesn’t find you when you’re alone in your house.’ – Katya Zamolodchikova

‘I know what I have to do and I plan to do it. It’s a good time to get it done and get it behind me. It’s treatable, so why not treat it now? My family will give me comfort but I have to do this alone.’ – Don Baylor

‘One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more.’ – Thomas Jefferson

‘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

‘Veterans often need medical and psychological assistance, and often, for them, it is hard to ask for help, but we want them to know they are not alone.’ – Bill Foster

‘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.’ – Akira Toriyama

‘One can go to war alone, but you can’t build peace alone.’ – Jacques Chirac

‘Running alone is the toughest. You get to the point where you have to keep pushing yourself.’ – Walter Payton

‘No pill can help me deal with the problem of not wanting to take pills; likewise, no amount of psychotherapy alone can prevent my manias and depressions. I need both.’ – Kay Redfield Jamison

‘You can’t act alone. Use the props, the setting, the crew around you, and of course, your fellow actors.’ – Jon Polito

‘The ability to reflect is associated with critical thinking and reasoning ability. And the capacity to be alone is one of the highest levels of development. It’s important to know how to self-soothe and be confident of other people’s love even when they’re not there in front of you.’ – Laurie Helgoe

‘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.’ – Muhammad Iqbal

‘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.’ – Thomas Heatherwick

‘No woman has to be a victim of physical abuse. Women have to feel like they are not alone.’ – Salma Hayek

‘Growth is essential and must be sustained. But rapid growth alone cannot address the problems arising out of continuing disparities. Tackling these is not just a matter of social justice but, more importantly, an existential necessity and a moral imperative.’ – Sonia Gandhi

‘Mostly I stay at home from the morning until 5 P.M., and I only go out for fittings and shoots because I work at home. I like to be alone.’ – Karl Lagerfeld

‘Everybody’s got problems, and if you’re gonna leave somebody because they have problems, you’re gonna be alone for a long time.’ – Darius Rucker

‘None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.’ – Thomas Carlyle

‘To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you, and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations – such is a pleasure beyond compare.’ – Kenko Yoshida

‘I did a short film at Outfest, ‘Where Are the Dolls,’ based on an Elizabeth Bishop poem done, where I play this woman who is sort of walking the streets and ends up alone dancing in a club. I have this hot and heavy scene with a very beautiful actress. It became very popular.’ – Megan Follows

‘I was 19 when I made my Bollywood debut with ‘Ekk Deewana Tha,’ and all alone in Mumbai. I would be easily affected by all that was said or written about me.’ – Amy Jackson

‘Unhappy, let alone angry, religious people provide more persuasive arguments for atheism and secularism than do all the arguments of atheists.’ – Dennis Prager

‘I sing my life. It’s like I’m having group therapy 350 days a year, and the people who come to the show get that, and they’re there for that – whether it’s to be lifted up, or to be lifted out, or just entertained or inspired, or to feel not so alone.’ – Pink

‘If you win the midfield, you probably win the game. But that doesn’t mean the players in the midfield are the ones alone who determine that, because now we have strikers who drop into midfield and defenders who move up into the midfield. It is the area you must dominate.’ – Xabi Alonso

‘But let her remember, that it is in Britain alone, that laws are equally favourable to liberty and humanity; that it is in Britain the sacred rights of nature have received their most awful ratification.’ – Thomas Day

‘You can have music and it will stand alone by itself, but you can’t have a movie without it.’ – Jerry Reed

‘Say not that honor is the child of boldness, nor believe thou that the hazard of life alone can pay the price of it: it is not to the action that it is due, but to the manner of performing it.’ – Akhenaton

‘RD Burman was one of the greatest and yet in the end, even his closest friends left him and he was all alone. So I do feel every music man should not be just only in music but should have an alternate career.’ – Rajesh Roshan

‘Ronald Reagan wasn’t qualified to be governor, let alone president.’ – James Garner

‘Every day I grapple between ‘I’m going to get married’ and ‘I’m going to spend the rest of my life alone with a poodle.” – SZA

‘I think about dying. I’ve come to realize we all die alone in one way or another.’ – Richard Pryor

‘I don’t want to sound like a Hallmark card, but to be able to wake up each day with food and shelter, that alone is good. Forget aging and the fact that my butt is becoming a little more familiar with my knees than my tailbone. If you are six feet above ground it’s a good day. So, give me more!’ – Faith Hill

‘Let me alone: I have yet my legs and one arm. Tell the surgeon to make haste and his instruments. I know I must lose my right arm, so the sooner it’s off the better.’ – Horatio Nelson

‘I’m done with men… I’m going to be alone. I have no luck with relationships. I don’t think I’m made for marriage.’ – Halle Berry

‘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.’ – Allison Williams

‘Art makes us feel less alone. It makes us think: somebody else has thought this, somebody else has had these feelings.’ – Alan Moore

‘God created man and, finding him not sufficiently alone, gave him a companion to make him feel his solitude more keenly.’ – Paul Valery

‘When I was 7 and went to the zoo with my second-grade class, I saw chimpanzee eyes for the first time – the eyes of an unhappy animal, all alone, locked in a bare, concrete-floored, iron-barred cage in one of the nastier, old-fashioned zoos. I remember looking at the chimp, then looking away.’ – Octavia E. Butler

‘We’re all outsiders in a way. We’re all alone and can become very lonely.’ – Hugo Weaving

‘I tend to leave people alone that I admire.’ – Jason Statham

‘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

‘Hiking is the best workout!… You can hike for three hours and not even realize you’re working out. And, hiking alone lets me have some time to myself.’ – Jamie Luner

‘You can’t raise kids alone, you can’t heal alone… you really need a community.’ – Bryce Dallas Howard

‘You can be around 100 people and be completely alone. People don’t realize what it’s really like.’ – Lenny Kravitz

‘For every game we play, I might have spent 12 hours working on the video alone. In an hour, the players have to understand everything you have seen in 12 hours.’ – Unai Emery

‘Had the United States and the United Kingdom gone on alone to capture Baghdad, under the provisions of the Geneva and Hague conventions we would have been considered occupying powers and therefore would have been responsible for all the costs of maintaining or restoring government, education and other services for the people of Iraq.’ – Norman Schwarzkopf

‘I don’t know. I think it’s funny! I think it’s funny! I go, what? It’s so absurd. I’m alone.’ – Danny DeVito

‘The Tao teaches us not to intervene and interfere. The things we love we have to learn to leave alone. And the people we love we have to learn to let them be.’ – Wayne Dyer

‘I can’t even count the number of times I’ve obliterated my diet with a binge session. One second, I’m floating along just fine, four days into a successful low-carb lifestyle. The next? I’m standing alone in a dark kitchen, eating a sleeve of Ritz crackers and cream cheese with a spoon.’ – Rachel Hollis

‘Jesus Christ belonged to the true race of prophets. He saw with open eye the mystery of the soul. Drawn by its severe harmony, ravished with its beauty, he lived in it and had his being there. Alone in all history, he estimated the greatness of man.’ – Ralph Waldo Emerson

‘U2 is an original species… there are colours and feelings and emotional terrain that we occupy that is ours and ours alone.’ – Bono

‘Thank you for leaving us alone but giving us enough attention to boost our egos.’ – Mick Jagger

‘Feeling alone while you’re going through something actually exacerbates the symptoms of it.’ – Christina Applegate

‘It’s not easy living alone but I’ve done it before.’ – Suman Ranganathan

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

‘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

‘Early on, if I was alone two three nights in a row, I’d start writing poems about suicide.’ – Jack Nicholson

‘Stardom is a magical yet freakish situation at times. It’s a cliche but very true that at times, you feel so alone, even when you’re surrounded by so many people.’ – Mariah Carey

‘Aim high and don’t sell yourself short. Know that you’re capable. Understand that a lot of people battle with a lot of things – depression, body image or whatever else – so know that it’s not just you. You’re not alone.’ – Holly Holm

‘The story of ‘Mr. Robot’ is really about this guy who’s lonely – who’s alone and feels so disconnected from the world.’ – Sam Esmail

‘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.’ – David Harbour

‘My family is big, complicated, and beautiful – and keeps me smiling and whole. It’s so important to have family, whether it’s biological family, good friends, foster families, or a group of aunties who are raising you. The idea of feeling isolated is scary to me – to walk through the world alone would be heartbreaking.’ – Jacqueline Woodson

‘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?’ – Jackie Kennedy

‘I am left alone in the wide world. My own dear family I have buried: one in Rangoon, and two in Amherst. What remains for me but to hold myself in readiness to follow the dear departed to that blessed world, ‘Where my best friends, my kindred dwell, where God, my Saviour, reigns.” – Adoniram Judson

‘Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime.’ – Martin Luther

‘I can’t write without a reader. It’s precisely like a kiss – you can’t do it alone.’ – John Cheever

‘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’m actually not an exhibitionist at all. When you get onstage and you get under the lights playing music, I feel more hidden and more alone than anywhere else. You hide behind your music and let your emotions come out through the music.’ – Tim McGraw

‘I don’t even know how to use a parking meter, let alone a phone box.’ – Princess Diana

‘It would do the world good if every man would compel himself occasionally to be absolutely alone. Most of the world s progress has come out of such loneliness.’ – Bruce Barton

‘I am alone; I am always alone no matter what.’ – Marilyn Monroe

‘Alone I’m nothing.’ – Robert Plant

‘What I’m interested in is human beings alone.’ – Paolo Sorrentino

‘You know, one of my fears about living alone so long is that you get used to doing everything your own way.’ – Terry McMillan

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

‘Am I not peaceful? We want to be free – completely free. Free to be free. We want to be left alone.’ – Sukarno

‘I’m vulnerable to criticism. Any artist is, because you work alone in your studio and, until recently, critics were the only way you’d get any feedback.’ – Howard Hodgkin

‘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.’ – Jordan Larson

‘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.’ – Jen Sincero

‘I’ve always been on the outside looking in. I was never popular in school, despite my success in athletics. I would win track and field competitions, but I wouldn’t go to parties. I’d be alone.’ – Kenny Omega

‘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.’ – David Walliams

‘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.’ – Christopher McCandless

‘Pickpockets either work alone or in pairs, or what is called a mob.’ – Harry Houdini

‘Our ideal is to make her ever stronger and better and finer, because in that way alone, as we believe, can she be of the greatest service to the world’s peace and to the welfare of mankind.’ – Henry Cabot Lodge

‘I’m not alone, I’m free. I no longer have to be a credit, I don’t have to be a symbol to anybody; I don’t have to be a first to anybody.’ – Lena Horne

‘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.’ – Alice Walker

‘He travels the fastest who travels alone.’ – Rudyard Kipling

‘I have always had a sense that we are all pretty much alone in life, particularly in adolescence.’ – Robert Cormier

‘It is not enough to have talent alone. You will have to train hard and motivate yourself to do your best. You should learn to live for your sport.’ – Eddy Merckx

‘When you play sports like tennis, you’re alone, and that’s a good school for life, but it’s also a good school for life to bring your best and make those around you better, too – helping others in difficult moments.’ – Jurgen Klopp

‘The object of oratory alone in not truth, but persuasion.’ – Thomas Babington Macaulay

‘If you’re disabled or different from what general society deems normal, it’s fine. There will always be people who won’t accept you, but there are others you can find who will. You’re never alone.’ – Millicent Simmonds

‘True thoughts are those alone which do not understand themselves.’ – Theodor W. Adorno

‘My pace alone is unstoppable. No one can keep my pace.’ – Colby Covington

‘For the last third of life there remains only work. It alone is always stimulating, rejuvenating, exciting and satisfying.’ – Doris Lessing

‘As a young man, even if I was going to see a play or a film by myself, I didn’t feel like I was alone. There was something that was unfolding up there that brought me into it. And I recognised that. For those two hours, it made me feel like I belonged to something really good.’ – Tom Hanks

‘Confidence alone does not make peace, but acknowledging rights and confidence do. Failure to recognize these rights creates a sense of injustice; it keeps the embers burning under the ashes.’ – Yasser Arafat

‘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.’ – Taylor Swift

‘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

‘Most women would not be happy being me. People say, ‘But you’re alone.’ But I don’t feel alone. I feel very un-alone.’ – Stevie Nicks

‘Finds progress, man’s distinctive mark alone, Not God’s, and not the beast’s; God is, they are, Man partly is, and wholly hopes to be.’ – Robert Browning

‘The gospel alone liberates you to live a life of scandalous generosity, unrestrained sacrifice, uncommon valor, and unbounded courage.’ – Tullian Tchividjian

‘I’m a teenager, but I’m independent – I have my own apartment, I have my own life. And I think I have learned more than any of those teenagers have in school. I learned to be responsible, leaving my family and coming here alone.’ – Adriana Lima

‘I was a little doubtful about the propriety of going to the Mammoth Cave without a gentleman escort, but if two ladies travel alone they must have the courage of men.’ – Maria Mitchell

‘If the people use the wealth bestowed on them by God for themselves alone or for treasuring it, it is like a corpse. But if they decide to share it with others, it becomes sacred food.’ – Guru Nanak

‘When you stand alone and sell yourself, you can’t please everyone. But when you’re different, you can last.’ – Don Rickles

‘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.’ – Benjamin N. Cardozo

‘Sometimes I sneak out into the streets alone, like Princess Jasmine in ‘Aladdin.” – Jacob Zachar

‘You can go through comic strips alone and study the common man. You can trace our history.’ – Mort Walker

‘You aren’t going to leave me alone are you?’ – Edie Adams

‘I love nicknames. It makes me feel loved. It makes me feel less alone in this world.’ – Elliot Page

‘It can be kind of gruesome at times, making things alone.’ – Jenny Holzer

‘Be able to live alone, even if you don’t want to and think you will never find it necessary.’ – Marilyn vos Savant

‘It is the fight alone that pleases us, not the victory.’ – Blaise Pascal

‘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.’ – H. P. Lovecraft

‘It is not whether an independent Scotland could go it alone and develop its own defence forces – of course it could – but what sort of forces would they be?’ – Philip Hammond

‘When you are playing somebody who did exist, and there is good source material on them, whether it is a biography or archives or experts, you would be stupid not to delve into them. But there is a point in the process where you leave the books alone, and instead, you focus on the script and creating your version.’ – Andrew Gower

‘Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone.’ – Sigmund Freud

‘Your most precious, valued possessions and your greatest powers are invisible and intangible. No one can take them. You, and you alone, can give them. You will receive abundance for your giving.’ – W. Clement Stone

‘Marvin’s Motivational Moments actually started as something that was actually therapeutic for me. I would sit up late at night after my wife passed trying to adjust to being alone.’ – Marvin Sapp

‘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.’ – Patrick Henry

‘I felt I did trust in Christ, Christ alone for salvation, and an assurance was given me that he had taken away my sins, even mine, and saved me from the law of sin and death.’ – John Wesley

‘I cannot live under pressures from patrons, let alone paint.’ – Michelangelo

‘Today when I think about diversity, I actually think about the word ‘inclusion.’ And I think this is a time of great inclusion. It’s not men, it’s not women alone. Whether it’s geographic, it’s approach, it’s your style, it’s your way of learning, the way you want to contribute, it’s your age – it is really broad.’ – Ginni Rometty

‘Within the soul of America is freedom of mind and spirit in man. Here alone are the open windows through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit. Here alone is human dignity not a dream but an accomplishment. Perhaps it is not perfect, but it is more full in realization here than any other place in the world.’ – Herbert Hoover

‘I adore art… when I am alone with my notes, my heart pounds and the tears stream from my eyes, and my emotion and my joys are too much to bear.’ – Giuseppe Verdi

‘Alone! Alone! No beacon, far or near! No chart, no compass, and no anchor stay! – Ada Cambridge’ – Ada Cambridge

‘While thousands of Americans die alone, Donald touts stock market gains. As my father lay dying alone, Donald went to the movies. If he can in any way profit from your death, he’ll facilitate it, and then he’ll ignore the fact that you died.’ – Mary L. Trump

‘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.’ – Charles Spurgeon

‘Getting stress out of your life takes more than prayer alone. You must take action to make changes and stop doing whatever is causing the stress. You can learn to calm down in the way you handle things.’ – Joyce Meyer

‘Travelling alone was like laundry for my thoughts.’ – Mark Foster

‘I very much wished not to be noticed, and to be left alone, and I sort of succeeded.’ – Mary Oliver

‘From 18 to 22, I was alone, living in L.A. with a bunch of friends, partying.’ – Heath Ledger

‘Only by going alone in silence, without baggage, can one truly get into the heart of the wilderness. All other travel is mere dust and hotels and baggage and chatter.’ – John Muir

‘I like to have a massage therapist come to my house, get a massage, take a bath, go to bed. That’s a perfect night alone for me.’ – Stacy Keibler

‘We do not exist for ourselves alone, and it is only when we are fully convinced of this fact that we begin to love ourselves properly and thus also love others.’ – Thomas Merton

‘I don’t wanna hear nobody complain that they’re getting paid all this money and people won’t leave them alone. It’s part of it.’ – Mark Wahlberg

‘Nowadays, I know the true reason I read is to feel less alone, to make a connection with a consciousness other than my own.’ – Zadie Smith

‘I have never believed in keeping bouncers. Even as an actor, I walk alone without star tantrums. My work and good deeds for the country will be my shield.’ – Binnu Dhillon

‘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.’ – Dan Rather

‘Although born in a prosperous realm, we did not believe that its boundaries should limit our knowledge, and that the lore of the East should alone enlighten us.’ – Montesquieu

‘The average Nigerian person has come to reconcile himself with the fact that his or her social progress remain essentially in his or her hands in collaboration with other fellow Nigerians and not merely relying on what government alone could provide for him or her.’ – Ibrahim Babangida

‘Action alone doesn’t work in Germany – you need an emotional element to the story.’ – Til Schweiger

‘The right to be let alone is indeed the beginning of all freedoms.’ – William O. Douglas

‘I don’t like being alone.’ – Cristiano Ronaldo

”Option B’ draws not just on my story but on the research and stories of many people overcoming all kinds of adversity. No one should have to go through challenges and trauma alone.’ – Sheryl Sandberg

‘I wrote and produced millions and millions of selling records, so my publishing company alone was worth millions of dollars. I didn’t have to work anymore in life because when the rappers started sampling… I’m the most sampled artist in history.’ – Rick James

‘Death is the mother of Beauty; hence from her, alone, shall come fulfillment to our dreams and our desires.’ – Wallace Stevens

‘I learned how not to be alone in the playground.’ – Emil Ferris

‘You can’t get rid of it with exercise alone. You can do the most vigorous exercise and only burn up 300 calories in an hour. If you’ve got fat on your body, the exercise firms and tones the muscles. But when you use that tape measure, what makes it bigger? It’s the fat!’ – Jack LaLanne

‘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.’ – Jon Krakauer

‘When I’m alone in my hotel room in some foreign place, I feel very lonely. Then I tuck into my favourite chocolate – Chuckles or Whispers – for some comfort.’ – Chad le Clos

‘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.’ – Stephen Hawking

‘Ah, mon cher, for anyone who is alone, without God and without a master, the weight of days is dreadful.’ – Albert Camus

‘Some men say that they should be satisfied with the abolition of untouchability only, leaving the caste system alone. The aim of abolition of untouchability alone without trying to abolish the inequalities inherent in the caste system is a rather low aim.’ – B. R. Ambedkar

‘We need someone with superb judgement in their own right because, yes, a president can hire the best advisors on Earth, but I guarantee you this: Five advisors will give five different opinions. And it is the president – and the president alone – who always makes the final call.’ – Michelle Obama

‘Music is one of those things that make us feel a little less alone in the world.’ – Tom Cochrane

‘Children, dear and loving children, can alone console a woman for the loss of her beauty.’ – Honore de Balzac

‘If we don’t know how to be alone, we’ll only know how to be lonely.’ – Sherry Turkle

‘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.’ – Buddha

‘2011 was a year in which events rarely turned out as predicted, and when much of the world seemed shrouded in turmoil and uncertainty. It was difficult for government analysts back in Washington to know just where they were on the map, let alone where they were heading.’ – David Ignatius

‘People used what they called a telephone because they hated being close together and they were scared of being alone.’ – Chuck Palahniuk

‘When you come from a big family, you see that, growing up, you’re learning how to share. Your sisters have got your back; you’re not alone in this – ‘We all support you!’ Your family provides that; it gives you a sense of safety, and it’s a very grounding feeling.’ – Gisele Bundchen

‘I recall feeling an almost delicious terror when one day I found myself alone in the midst of tall June grasses that grew high as my head. But here the secret working of self consciousness is almost too entangled with the things of the past for me to explain it.’ – Pierre Loti

‘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.’ – E. O. Wilson

‘All men ought to think of Christ because of the office Christ fills between God and man. He is the eternal Son of God through whom alone the Father can be known, approached, and served. He is the appointed Mediator between God and man through whom alone we can be reconciled with God, pardoned, justified, and saved.’ – J. C. Ryle

‘Politicians usually get the blame for dragging their feet on environmental issues. And fair enough. Most of them do just that. But the blame isn’t theirs alone. For politicians afraid of losing votes, a bristling media waiting to transform good green ideas into monsters is a colossal disincentive.’ – Zac Goldsmith

‘When I’m not working, I like to do things alone, just to take a breath.’ – Emily Wickersham

‘What do you mean by faith? Is faith enough for Man? Should he be satisfied with faith alone? Is there no way of finding out the truth? Is the attitude of faith, of believing in something for which there can be no more than philosophic proof, the true mark of a Christian?’ – Clifford D. Simak

‘Writing on my own versus co-writing kind of is the exact same thing because we don’t sit in the same room when we write. We’re always writing alone anyway.’ – Greta Gerwig

‘A man, to read, must read alone. He may make extracts, he may work at books in company; but to read, to absorb, he must be solitary.’ – Richard Jefferies

‘I do my best work alone. I travel alone a lot.’ – Seth Rollins

‘You need to learn a practical lesson. Grit alone is not going to save you from sinking.’ – David Robinson

‘Most of my colleagues have been insulated in Indian music alone – they did not think of the world beyond what they knew – but I always did and still do.’ – Asha Bhosle

‘In spite of being professionally gregarious, in my nonpaid hours I’m a bit of a hermit. After being around a crew of fifty people for twelve hours a day on a film set, I really like my alone time, and as always, I abhor small talk.’ – Rob Lowe

‘In the country of pain we are each alone.’ – May Sarton

‘Industry entirely left to itself, would soon fall to ruin, and a nation letting everything alone would commit suicide.’ – Friedrich List

‘Being home alone at night makes me a bit nervous. If I’m at home alone, I have to sleep on the sofa – I can’t face going to bed. I’m there with the TV on and all the lights on. I’m not very brave about anything in life. In tennis, yes. In everything else, not very.’ – Rafael Nadal

‘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.’ – Deepika Padukone

‘In any decision for action, when you have to make up your mind what to do, there is always a ‘should’ involved, and this cannot be worked out from, ‘If I do this, what will happen?’ alone.’ – Richard P. Feynman

‘I’m calculating, self-sufficient, reserved, and I enjoy being alone.’ – Melissa Sue Anderson

‘Here in Cameroon, football is our leading political party. It’s football alone that that unites us, it’s football alone that brings us good things – football is the window into our country – so we don’t mess around with it.’ – Roger Milla

‘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.’ – Tim Schafer

‘I can’t do everything alone. I need all Filipinos to unify.’ – Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

‘Forbidden pleasures alone are loved immoderately; when lawful, they do not excite desire.’ – Quintilian

‘I like being alone and I think this movie, as much as it is an investigation of connection and people bonding, I also think it’s just as much about loneliness.’ – Jason Schwartzman

‘What is uttered from the heart alone, Will win the hearts of others to your own.’ – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

‘One can’t do anything alone in Haiti. Sharing and cooperation are so deeply woven into the culture that sometimes it’s hard to have a separate thought.’ – Madison Smartt Bell

‘I have dogs, and it’s no secret that I find reptiles interesting, but the thing about reptiles is that they really just wanna be left alone, and I understand them. It’s, ‘Don’t pick me up, stop holding me, don’t look at me, just leave me alone.’ I have to admit, sometimes I feel like that.’ – Nicolas Cage

‘I’ve always had a huge fear of dying or becoming ill. The thing I’m most afraid of, though, is being alone, which I think a lot of performers fear. It’s why we seek the limelight – so we’re not alone, were adored. We’re loved, so people want to be around us. The fear of being alone drives my life.’ – Jennifer Lopez

‘My mother was a professional sick person; she took a lot of pain pills. There are many people like that. It’s just how they are used to getting attention. I always remember she’s the daughter of alcoholics who’d leave her alone at Christmas time.’ – Jim Carrey

‘Having your father to help you to get back up is good, but you need to get up by yourself and walk alone. Life goes on.’ – Lyoto Machida

‘Self-discovery is above all the realization that we are alone: it is the opening of an impalpable, transparent wall – that of our consciousness – between the world and ourselves.’ – Octavio Paz

‘One of the lessons I have learned in the different stages of my career is that science is not done alone. It is through talking with others and sharing that progress is made.’ – Carol W. Greider

‘Sometimes I feel very alone. I am a bit of a nomad. Many people in sort of emerging countries, emerging economies, find themselves displaced. So there is that sense, and so I’m part of a whole, I think, group of displaced people.’ – Chris Abani

‘Absolute truth belongs to Thee alone.’ – Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

‘Sensual love deceives one as to the nature of heavenly love; it could not do so alone, but since it unconsciously has the element of heavenly love within it, it can do so.’ – Franz Kafka

‘When I was a child, there’s one thing I said: ‘I never want to be alone.’ That’s what I would say. I don’t want to be alone.’ – Elon Musk

‘In 1977, when I started my first job at the Federal Reserve Board as a staff economist in the Division of International Finance, it was an article of faith in central banking that secrecy about monetary policy decisions was the best policy: Central banks, as a rule, did not discuss these decisions, let alone their future policy intentions.’ – Janet Yellen

‘Most actions derive not from your own initiative but from your family circumstances, your education, your calling, and so on. You must therefore give up a little time to performing actions which derive from yourself alone. They need not be important; quite insignificant actions fulfill the same purpose.’ – Rudolf Steiner

‘The universe is very big – there’s about 100,000 million galaxies in the universe, so that means an awful lot of stars. And some of them, I’m pretty certain, will have planets where there was life, is life, or maybe will be life. I don’t believe we’re alone.’ – Jocelyn Bell Burnell

‘I believe if the white and colored people could get together and be let alone, they would understand each other and consequently love each other.’ – Josephine Baker

‘We can recognize the dawn and the decline of love by the uneasiness we feel when alone together.’ – Jean de la Bruyere

‘When push comes to shove, people vote alone.’ – Meles Zenawi

‘I think we all think we sound really good in the shower, where there’s that nice reverb, and the water’s drowning you out, and there is some liberation in the freedom of being totally alone and really going for it.’ – Meryl Streep

‘I always felt really alone because no one wanted to talk about the things that I enjoyed, and that was really rap music and hip-hop as a culture. You know, having the shoes, using the words, buying the magazines, seeing the videos. And I had nobody to share it with, so I feel like I lived a lot online.’ – Iggy Azalea

‘Try not to be alone with your own pain. Try to find someone you can trust your pain with.’ – Bill Ward

‘A lot of women are afraid of loneliness, so when they see a woman who can live alone, then they think, ‘Hmm, I can do that.’ But you need an example, and that is why I am proud to say I have divorced three husbands.’ – Nawal El Saadawi

‘You that would judge me, do not judge alone this book or that, come to this hallowed place where my friends’ portraits hang and look thereon; Ireland’s history in their lineaments trace; think where man’s glory most begins and ends and say my glory was I had such friends.’ – William Butler Yeats

‘I used to sleep in the desert once every week, now it is every two weeks, most of the time alone. It’s beautiful. What I enjoy is taking my food and cooking for myself.’ – Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

‘While the soul is in mortal sin, nothing can profit it; none of its good works merit an eternal reward, since they do not proceed from God as their first principle, and by Him alone is our virtue real virtue.’ – Saint Teresa of Avila

‘However, as a parent, as a grandparent, as a former educator, I know that these practices alone when we are dealing with young children are insufficient. We will never control this rising epidemic without greater accountability from the food industry.’ – Bob Filner

‘Depression is so treacherous – it can be so alluring as well as punishing. After all, it’s yours and yours alone – no one else can interfere with it.’ – Margo Jefferson

‘I have a strong belief that there is a god or a higher power. I think that if you have a strong belief in that, then you won’t feel alone in life and you will feel you can get through anything.’ – Alana Stewart

‘The athlete of today is not an athlete alone. He’s the center of a team – doctors, scientists, coaches, agents and so on.’ – Emil Zatopek

‘There are lots of people in the world who have money. Lots of people in Morecambe have money, let alone the world. And Morecambe is quite a small place.’ – Tyson Fury

‘It’s always nice to be thought of and asked to do anything, let alone something different.’ – Merritt Wever

‘A journal of the ‘subjective’ kind I have always thought foolish, as nurturing a morbid self -consciousness in the writer; and yet, alone so much as I am, it is well to have some sort of a ventilator from the interior.’ – Lucy Larcom

‘My writing was very much like my diary, and I just put it out there to put it out there because I didn’t really know what I was doing. The fact that people related to the songs made me feel less alone in a lot of situations.’ – Tate McRae

‘There is the morass, wherein you plunge up to your knees, or the walking over the stubborn, dwarfish shrubbery, whereby one treads down the forests of Labrador; and the unexpected bunting or sylvia which perchance, and indeed as if by chance alone, you now and then see flying before you, or hear singing from the ground creeping plant.’ – John James Audubon

‘Postmodernism surely requires an even greater grasp of symbolism, as it’s increasingly an art of gesture alone.’ – Andrew Eldritch

‘Our language has wisely sensed the two sides of being alone. It 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.’ – Paul Tillich

‘I was way more comfortable in front of strangers than I was in front of relatives. So when they would laugh at my dysfunctions or my anxiety, I felt less alone, and I still do it for the same reason.’ – Richard Lewis

‘The pain of loneliness seems to be part of the mortal experience. But the Lord in His mercy has made it so that we need never deal with the challenges of mortality alone.’ – Sheri L. Dew

‘Slump, and the world slumps with you. Push, and you push alone.’ – Laurence J. Peter

‘Always the aim for me is making people feel like they are not alone. That’s just the greatest feeling.’ – Zooey Deschanel

‘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.’ – Jerome K. Jerome

‘Neutrinos alone, among all the known particles, have ethereal properties that are striking and romantic enough both to have inspired a poem by John Updike and to have sent teams of scientists deep underground for 50 years to build huge science-fiction-like contraptions to unravel their mysteries.’ – Lawrence M. Krauss

‘You must show him, by leaving him severely alone.’ – Charles Stewart Parnell

‘Some of my foster families used to send me to the movies to get me out of the house and there I’d sit all day and way into the night. Up in front, there with the screen so big, a little kid all alone, and I loved it. I loved anything that moved up there and I didn’t miss anything that happened and there was no popcorn either.’ – Marilyn Monroe

‘Everything great in the world comes from neurotics. They alone have founded our religions and composed our masterpieces.’ – Marcel Proust

‘To have striven, to have made the effort, to have been true to certain ideals – this alone is worth the struggle.’ – William Osler

‘The perfection of Christian character depends wholly upon the grace and strength found alone in God.’ – Ellen G. White

‘Originally, technology was pretty clearly on the side of introversion. It allowed introverts to connect with people, to express their ideas in a less stimulating way: you’re sitting alone behind a computer. But I’m starting to think that the pressure to self-present constantly online is becoming so extreme.’ – Susan Cain

‘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.’ – Aaron Paul

‘I have grown up alone. I’ve taken care of myself. I worked, earned money and was independent at 18.’ – Ingrid Bergman

‘David – the man after God’s own heart – was a man of war and a mighty man of valour. When all Israel were on the run, David faced Goliath – alone… with God – and he but a stripling, and well scolded, too, by his brother for having come to see the battle.’ – Charles Studd

‘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.’ – Molly Ivins

‘Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below.’ – Alexander Pope

‘I said to the German Ambassador that, as long as there was only a dispute between Austria and Serbia alone, I did not feel entitled to intervene; but that, directly it was a matter between Austria and Russia, it became a question of the peace of Europe, which concerned us all.’ – Edward Grey

‘People think I’m not polite. But, what I have to say to people seems so unnecessary. I can’t be forced. I’d rather just be what I feel. Even when I sing I try to imagine I’m all alone, there’s nobody out there listening. I play with the notes, with the feeling. Each time the song is different for me.’ – Nico

‘Only that thing is free which exists by the necessities of its own nature, and is determined in its actions by itself alone.’ – Baruch Spinoza

‘I think I meant that, given the circumstances of my childhood, I had the illusion that it’s easier to be alone. To have your relationships be casual and also to pose as a solitary person, because it was more romantic. You know, I was raised on the idea of the ramblin’ man and the loner.’ – Steve Martin

‘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.’ – Ed Davey

‘The idea of determinism combined with complete human responsibility struck me as very hard to reconcile with an idea of justice, let alone mercy.’ – Ken MacLeod

‘How can we educators claim credit for understanding, let alone teaching, the ‘global mind’ without a single course on the impact of religion on every day life?’ – Warren Bennis

‘I love my government not least for the extent to which it leaves me alone.’ – John Updike

‘Worshipping the Lord means giving Him the place that he must have; worshipping the Lord means stating, believing – not only by our words – that He alone truly guides our lives; worshipping the Lord means that we are convinced before Him that He is the only God, the God of our lives, the God of our history.’ – Pope Francis

‘I get a friend to travel with me… I need somebody to bring me back to who I am. It’s hard to be alone.’ – Leonardo DiCaprio

‘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.’ – Sheikh Hasina

‘Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal.’ – Arthur Schopenhauer

‘Gandhi, when he was on the salt march, had everyone singing the song of Rabindranath Tagore, which goes, ‘Walk alone, walk alone…’ Now there’s some paradox in that, with a million people on the march! But he was cultivating the thought that each individual has dignity, and the dignity consists partly in the willingness to stand up to authority.’ – Martha Nussbaum

‘The industrialization of China alone would increase by 90 percent the concentration of CO2 in our atmosphere and would at least increase the atmospheric CO2 by at least another 100 parts per million.’ – John Olver

‘From 1801, Napoleon began an ambitious programme of civil reform to standardise law and justice, centralise education, introduce uniform weights and measures and a fully functioning internal market. That achievement alone makes him one of the giants of history.’ – Saul David

‘I believe that no man who holds a leader’s position should ever accept favors from either side. He is then committed to show favors. A leader must stand alone.’ – Mary Harris Jones

‘The progress of evolution from President Washington to President Grant was alone evidence to upset Darwin.’ – Henry Adams

‘Highly educated young people are tutored, taught and monitored in all aspects of their lives, except the most important, which is character building. When it comes to this, most universities leave them alone.’ – David Brooks

‘A sociopath doesn’t warm up their environment, doesn’t make it cozy. They don’t have to; when they’re not performing, when they’re not manipulating, when they’re all alone, there’s nothing.’ – Walter Kirn

‘No enterprise can exist for itself alone. It ministers to some great need, it performs some great service, not for itself, but for others; or failing therein, it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist.’ – Calvin Coolidge

‘And remember don’t high post when you’re far from home, and high posting when you’re all alone.’ – Mos Def

‘Russia alone has the capacity to obliterate the United States.’ – Paul Keating

‘A lot of what people are calling ‘artificial intelligence’ is really data analytics – in other words, business as usual. If the hype leaves you asking ‘What is A.I., really?,’ don’t worry, you’re not alone.’ – Om Malik

‘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.’ – Henry B. Eyring

‘I think the silences we have on some issues are inductive of the fact that we need to write about them more, but I think there are some issues you have to write in a sensitive way and in a way that respects the reality of the situation. If you can’t do that, you should leave them alone.’ – Irvine Welsh

‘Through faith in the Lord Jesus alone can we obtain forgiveness of our sins, and be at peace with God; but, believing in Jesus, we become, through this very faith, the children of God; have God as our Father, and may come to Him for all the temporal and spiritual blessings which we need.’ – George Muller

‘My mother is quite a woman. She would push me, and when I got tired of her pushing, I’d say: ‘Leave me alone. Don’t push so much.” – Laurence Fishburne

‘Too many Christians have a commitment of convenience. They’ll stay faithful as long as it’s safe and doesn’t involve risk, rejection, or criticism. Instead of standing alone in the face of challenge or temptation, they check to see which way their friends are going.’ – Charles Stanley

‘When a car’s ahead of you, as long as you can see it, you get a tow, just like the draft in NASCAR. Even if it’s a long ways down the track, it punches a hole in the air that has to help. When you’re running alone, you can feel the difference, and it shows on the clock, too.’ – Mario Andretti

‘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.’ – Stefan Karl Stefansson

‘I like to read books and be alone; I’m not social butterfly person.’ – Hope Solo

‘When we lose the ball, we look to win it back as soon as possible. But you can’t do it alone; you have to do it all together.’ – Emre Can

‘Look, the center right coalition in American politics today is best understood as a coalition of groups and individuals that on the issue that brings them to politics what they want from the government is to be left alone.’ – Grover Norquist

‘However, anyone to whom this happens should not leave his room upon awakening, should speak to no-one, but remain alone and sober until everything comes back to him, and he recalls the dream.’ – Paracelsus

‘You can’t get there alone. People have to help you, and I do believe in karma. I believe in paybacks. You get people to help you by telling the truth, by being earnest.’ – Randy Pausch

‘I always knew that the only thing I wanted to do was act, but it took me a long time to say it out loud to anyone, let alone myself. I am surprised by how dogged I have been in wanting to make a living as a respected actress.’ – Jessica Raine

‘The thought of being alone when time goes on is a little bit scary sometimes, but not really.’ – Celia Hammond

‘The best thing I’ve learned is, if you’re going out, never go out alone – you leave yourself vulnerable. If you’ve got someone else there you trust, they can say, be wary of that person. I probably used to be too trusting of people.’ – Daniel Radcliffe

‘Much like film, authors spend a fair amount of time alone in the creative process, tossing their work out into what can feel like an abyss, void of real people.’ – Mary Pilon

‘I think a lot of kids feel alone and slightly isolated and in their own world.’ – Tim Burton

‘Wisdom alone is true ambition’s aim, wisdom is the source of virtue and of fame; obtained with labour, for mankind employed, and then, when most you share it, best enjoyed.’ – Alfred North Whitehead

‘I think Jersey stands alone, and because I’m from Jersey, I never make fun of where people are from. I’ll make fun of what they look like, but I’ll never make fun of where they are from. Jersey is special.’ – Jeff Ross

‘I try to find 15 minutes a day to just be alone without any distractions just for headspace to meditate and get my Zen on. I think that helps me get through the hecticness of the day on tour with the interviews, the sound check, the meet and greets, the show and the post-show meet and greets.’ – G-Eazy

‘Noah and his family were the only loyal and obedient subjects to the legal power: they alone were saved.’ – Orson Pratt

‘The great increase of our population throughout the Union will alone produce an important effect, and in no quarter will it be so sensibly felt as in those in contemplation.’ – James Monroe

‘At the heart of the Protestant faith is the conviction that there is nothing we contribute to our salvation but our sin, no merit we bring but Christ’s, and nothing necessary for justification except faith alone.’ – Kevin DeYoung

‘The main functions of intelligence, that of inventing solutions and that of verifying them, do not necessarily involve one another. The first partakes of imagination; the second alone is properly logical.’ – Jean Piaget

‘Never to lie is to have no lock on your door, you are never wholly alone.’ – Elizabeth Bowen

‘I was always such a people-watcher. I would sit on street corners alone and watch people and make up stories about them in my head. Then, all of a sudden, I was the one being watched.’ – Alanis Morissette

‘I think I get my alone time when I have to go fly and do a work trip. After work’s done, I go check into my hotel, and I get to have a few hours to myself to order room service and just be quiet and silent.’ – Jessie James Decker

‘I’ve loved singing since forever. Whether it was with my sisters while cleaning the kitchen, putting shows on for my stuffed animals, writing songs about my stuffed animals, starting an a capella group with my cousins while on vacation, or awkwardly singing along to karaoke tracks alone in my bedroom – singing always found a way into my life.’ – Kina Grannis

‘I dream of not having access to technology. I think it’s a very wonderful time that we have found ourselves in, in terms of access to information, but alone time is better for some personalities than others. And I would very gladly give it up. I think I’d do very well.’ – Mackenzie Davis

‘Show me a man who lives alone and has a perpetually clean kitchen, and 8 times out of 9 I’ll show you a man with detestable spiritual qualities.’ – Charles Bukowski

‘What is the worst of woes that wait on age? What stamps the wrinkle deeper on the brow? To view each loved one blotted from life’s page, And be alone on earth, as I am now.’ – Lord Byron

‘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.’ – Al Lopez

‘The two operations of our understanding, intuition and deduction, on which alone we have said we must rely in the acquisition of knowledge.’ – Rene Descartes

‘People think being alone is a luxury, but it’s crucial: Whatever you’re not down with about yourself gets loud and in your face.’ – Earl Sweatshirt

‘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.’ – Gertrude Stein

‘He who studies books alone will know how things ought to be, and he who studies men will know how they are.’ – Charles Caleb Colton

‘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.’ – Josh McDowell

‘Though nature be ever so generous, yet can she not make a hero alone. Fortune must contribute her part too; and till both concur, the work cannot be perfected.’ – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

‘Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves are its only safe depositories.’ – Thomas Jefferson

‘Casseroles don’t have to be about canned ingredients and vegetables you normally wouldn’t even think of eating alone, much less stuck in between layers of sauce and breadcrumbs. They can vary from everyone’s favorite all-time casserole, macaroni and cheese, to the ultimate English casserole, Shepherd’s Pie.’ – Marcus Samuelsson

‘The foundations of a strong economy don’t rest alone on the decisions of Chancellors or the spending programmes of government.’ – George Osborne

‘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.’ – Ben Bernanke

‘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.’ – P. G. Wodehouse

‘Sometimes, when a man is alone, that’s all you got is your dog.’ – Mickey Rourke

‘My wealth doesn’t come from offerings alone.’ – Kenneth Copeland

‘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.’ – Marc Newson

‘If you just kind of let yourself stay alone and be by yourself, the negative, it is just not going to help you.’ – Ali Krieger

‘I’m at work by 8 or 8:30, and when I get home every night, my wife and I walk around the lawn. We have dinner together, and then we spend most of our evenings alone.’ – Jerry Falwell

‘Democracy is liberty – a liberty which does not infringe on the liberty nor encroach on the rights of others; a liberty which maintains strict discipline, and makes law its guarantee and the basis of its exercise. This alone is true liberty; this alone can produce true democracy.’ – Chiang Kai-shek

‘I’m the most gregarious of men and love good company, but never less alone when alone.’ – Peter O’Toole

‘When I had my dogs, I used to spend a lot of time in Central Park, which is a great place to be alone among a lot of people.’ – Carol Kane

‘My father, Bob, was a sweet, gentle man who was prone to frustration. I hardly knew him as a child, but that was typical of those days. He got up early, came home late and wanted to be left alone.’ – David Starkey

‘I’ve always been alone. I grew up alone. I like it that way. Even when I’m in an arena surrounded by 10,000 people, I’m alone in my head.’ – Lemmy

‘Within the scientific community, there is healthy skepticism. And the question is, ‘How do you ever get to a meaningful null result? How long and how hard do SETI scientists have to look for extraterrestrial intelligence and find nothing before they say, ‘There is nothing. We are alone.” – Debra Fischer

‘There are two types of poor people, those who are poor together and those who are poor alone. The first are the true poor, the others are rich people out of luck.’ – Jean-Paul Sartre

‘Time alone reveals the just man; but you might discern a bad man in a single day.’ – Sophocles

‘Well Washington DC what are you going to do. They think the capitol steps are the state of the art in comedy. You try to drag them into the 20th century let alone the 21st and they refuse to come with you.’ – Harry Shearer

‘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.’ – Rami Malek

‘I have an internal protectiveness where it’s like, if it comes to just me, as frightened as I am of losing someone I love or things going sour or simply being alone, there is a dark place in my brain where I’m like, It could happen and I’m okay, I’m prepared.’ – Lena Headey

‘I only work once or twice a year for about a month, so I have a lot of free time. But I’m good at being alone, which helps.’ – Rory Culkin

‘Human beings should be held accountable. Leave God alone. He has enough problems.’ – Elie Wiesel

‘Happy the man, and happy he alone, he who can call today his own; he who, secure within, can say, tomorrow do thy worst, for I have lived today.’ – John Dryden

‘It’s always been very important for me to be surrounded by people. It’s never been enough for me to be successful alone. I want to be around people my own age who are also doing things I can learn from.’ – Alden Ehrenreich

‘In 1906, just as we were definitely giving up the old shed laboratory where we had been so happy, there came the dreadful catastrophe which took my husband away from me and left me alone to bring up our children and, at the same time, to continue our work of research.’ – Marie Curie

‘A writer looking for subjects inquires not after what he loves best, but after what he alone loves at all.’ – Annie Dillard

‘Obama provides hope. Whether he does anything, the hope that he provides for a nation and outside of America is enough. Just being who he is. You’re the first black president. If he speaks on any issue or anything, he should be left alone.’ – Jay-Z

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

‘What troubles me is the Internet and the electronic technology revolution. Shyness is fueled in part by so many people spending huge amounts of time alone, isolated on e-mail, in chat rooms, which reduces their face-to-face contact with other people.’ – Philip Zimbardo

‘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.’ – Chief Seattle

‘Many a sin has sullied me in body and in soul because I did not restrain my thoughts nor guard my lips: nevertheless it is to Thee, O God of majesty and love, that I turn in my extremity, for Thou art the fount of mercy; to Thee, as quickly as I may, I speed: for Thou alone canst heal me; I take refuge under Thy protection.’ – Saint Ambrose

‘The Jew does not wish to be isolated. He fears being alone, without allies.’ – Meir Kahane

‘Another thing to do with the blues is how they were recorded. They were done on the quick, and some of that stuff was made on wire, not even tape, let alone digital.’ – Keith Richards

‘I don’t like to work with assistants. I’m already one too many; the camera alone would be enough.’ – Alfred Eisenstaedt

‘I’m not against divorce, but I do believe it’s really not a joke to find a life partner. In fact, better be alone and take your time rather than complicate things.’ – Heart Evangelista

‘Happiness is spiritual, born of truth and love. It is unselfish; therefore it cannot exist alone, but requires all mankind to share it.’ – Mary Baker Eddy

‘I think it’s interesting that ‘cologne’ rhymes with ‘alone.” – Demetri Martin

‘The world can’t have a global solution to climate change with U.S. action alone; and the world can’t have a global solution without U.S. action.’ – Michael Franti

‘He alone loves the Creator perfectly who manifests a pure love for his neighbor.’ – Venerable Bede

‘I never go perform somewhere alone. I’ve done that since day one. I’ve always taken other comics with me.’ – Gabriel Iglesias

‘Human communication above and beyond the words that we say is so nuanced. It makes it difficult to not only analyze the vocabulary you use but the intention behind it. That’s something even humans have difficulty doing, let alone a robot.’ – Grant Imahara

‘I feel Noah has been alone for the majority of his life and inherently searching for a family, even though he may not express that outwardly. But his encounter with Rosalee gave him hope in finding someone who thinks like him.’ – Aldis Hodge

‘People who are alone all the time never grow. Those hermits just stay the same. It’s only through relationships. Relationships change us and make us grow.’ – Viola Davis

‘How hard it is to have the beautiful interdependence of marriage and yet be strong in oneself alone.’ – Anne Morrow Lindbergh

‘Loneliness is, like, when you wish someone else was there, and solitude is when you enjoy being alone. I don’t always wanna be alone, but I definitely like pockets of solitude to recharge and come back to myself. I think that’s so important for everyone.’ – Jonathan Van Ness

‘The further we distance ourselves from the spell of the present, explored by our senses, the harder it will be to understand and protect nature’s precarious balance, let alone the balance of our own human nature.’ – Diane Ackerman

‘I came from a childhood where I spent a lot of time alone and a lot of time just living with my imagination, and a certain amount of the adult world was kind of alienating.’ – Chris Cornell

‘The Fuhrer alone is the present and future German reality and its law. Learn to know ever more deeply: from now on every single thing demands decision, and every action responsibility.’ – Martin Heidegger

‘Autobiography begins with a sense of being alone. It is an orphan form.’ – John Berger

‘Blood alone moves the wheels of history.’ – Martin Luther

‘I alone of English writers have consciously set myself to make music out of what I may call the sound of sense.’ – Robert Frost

‘If you simply announce that things are irrational, then that alone doesn’t get you very far. You have to replace rational agents with some concrete notion of what it means to be irrational.’ – Lars Peter Hansen

‘Work alone is noble.’ – Thomas Carlyle

‘The Saturn system is a rich planetary system. It offers mystery, scientific insight, and obviously splendour beyond compare, and the investigation of this system has enormous cosmic reach… just studying the rings alone, we stand to learn a lot about the discs of stars and gas that we call the spiral galaxies.’ – Carolyn Porco

‘During the divorce process, I lived alone and tended to get extremely down on myself.’ – Buzz Aldrin

‘The situation of Leh is a grand one, the great Kailas range, with its glaciers and snowfields, rising just behind it to the north, its passes alone reaching an altitude of nearly 18,000 feet; while to the south, across a gravelly descent and the Indus Valley, rise great red ranges dominated by snow-peaks exceeding 21,000 feet in altitude.’ – Isabella Bird

‘If I’m alone too long I think too much, and I’m not interested in doing that. That won’t lead anywhere good, I’m sure. If I’m busy I tend to stay out of trouble. An idle mind is the devil’s playground.’ – Lisa Marie Presley

‘People with handicaps teach me that being is more important than doing, the heart is more important than the mind, and caring together is better than caring alone.’ – Henri Nouwen

‘When Nina Simone first sings the title of ‘Feeling Good,’ her voice has been alone for thirty-nine seconds. The solitary singer: there’s always something fiat lux about it. Resolute, the individual moves through the void. You know the accompaniment is coming, but the voice, all by itself, makes you care about it: form turns into feeling.’ – Rowan Ricardo Phillips

‘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.’ – Kenny Omega

‘Worse there cannot be; a better, I believe, there may be, by giving energy to the capital and skill of the country to produce exports, by increasing which, alone, can we flatter ourselves with the prospect of finding employment for that part of our population now unemployed.’ – Joseph Hume

‘I think people don’t want be alone. Ultimately, we want to feel connected. We want to feel like there is someone who actually sees us in the world. That’s the big thing: to be seen. How many people actually feel seen?’ – Matthew Hussey

‘It felt like the first thing, but when I first started out, I got a job adapting a book by Russell Banks called ‘Rule Of The Bone.’ I didn’t do a very good job. I didn’t really know what I was doing in general, let alone how to adapt a book.’ – Paul Thomas Anderson

‘I can’t say that I ever abided nerd stereotypes: I was never alone or felt outcast.’ – Patton Oswalt

‘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.’ – James Douglas

‘Since I have difficulty defining merit and what merit alone means – and in any context, whether it’s judicial or otherwise – I accept that different experiences in and of itself, bring merit to the system.’ – Sonia Sotomayor

‘I like training alone. Otherwise, I find I get too dependent on someone else for motivation.’ – Aditya Roy Kapur

‘We have many opportunities in mining: we have more than 6% of world reserves of uranium. We have many unutilised assets. We have four million square metres in Mecca alone of unutilised state-owned lands.’ – Mohammad bin Salman

‘An inspiration – a long, deep breath of the pure air of thought – could alone give health to the heart.’ – Richard Jefferies

‘I’ve done all the coaching badges at St George’s and the one thing I find very difficult, let alone get a job, is to even get an interview.’ – Dwight Yorke

‘I’m more like my father, personality-wise. But my mom and I get alone really well – obviously, because my mom and my dad get along so well.’ – Jenna Bush

‘The fact is that most ‘Irish-Americans’, in spite of dropping the word ‘Irish’ into half of all sentences, couldn’t find Europe on an atlas, let alone Ireland.’ – Ian Watson

‘For an adult, eating alone at McDonald’s is admitting a kind of defeat.’ – Jonathan Carroll

‘I think the Mother is gradually revealing itself to me and taking over. But it is not the Mother alone. It is the Mother and the Father, the male and the female, sort of gradually having their marriage.’ – Bede Griffiths

‘When I decided to be a singer, my mother warned me I’d be alone a lot. Basically we all are. Loneliness comes with life.’ – Whitney Houston

‘We often compare the experience of writing a book to that of playing God. It is up to us, and only us, to determine what happens to the people we invent. It is for us alone to determine what is good and bad, just and unjust, appropriate and inappropriate for the worlds we create. I love that about writing books.’ – Taylor Jenkins Reid

‘Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable.’ – Voltaire

‘There are worlds and more worlds below them, and there are a hundred thousand skies over them. No one has been able to find the limits and boundaries of God. If there be any account of God, then alone the mortal can write the same; but God’s account does not finish, and the mortal himself dies while still writing.’ – Guru Nanak

‘I do not come bearing a party label on my sleeve – or a quick fix in my back pocket. I do not come with a rigid ideology in my heart – or a soul that tells me to go it alone. I do not come to uproot tradition – or to be imprisoned by it.’ – Ted Kulongoski

‘After my Kannada debut, I went through a difficult phase in life. People would make fun of me behind my back, and there were days I would cry alone for hours.’ – Meghana Raj

‘The stronger you are as a unit, the more you can control a race. The strongest cyclist in the world isn’t as strong as two guys, let alone nine.’ – Mark Cavendish

‘I love time with family and friends, but completely relish time on my own when I have no agenda to follow, no to-do’s, just me and time alone.’ – Jacqueline Winspear

‘For me, it’s easier to play with my right foot. It’s simple. If I go right, I see Diego and have different solutions: I go alone or pass to Diego, or the midfield can join in. If I go the other way, the cross with my left foot is not good.’ – Eden Hazard

‘The attempt to devote oneself to literature alone is a most deceptive thing, and often, paradoxically, it is literature that suffers for it.’ – Vaclav Havel

‘Of course we need independence, but who says that should mean doing everything alone and in isolation? That won’t make us stronger. Together is always better.’ – Jo Frost

‘The day when the scientist, no matter how devoted, may make significant progress alone and without material help is past. This fact is most self-evident in our work.’ – Ernest Lawrence

‘It is only the forcible propagation of conventional Christianity that makes the agnostic so bitter toward the church. He knows that all the doctrines cannot possibly be true, but he would view them with toleration if he were asked merely to let them alone for the benefit of the masses whom they can help and succour.’ – H. P. Lovecraft

‘All love is lost but upon God alone.’ – William Dunbar

‘I really need to be alone. I can’t deal with someone sleeping next to me.’ – John Lone

‘Is it not by love alone that we succeed in penetrating to the very essence of being?’ – Igor Stravinsky

‘It’s almost impossible to get a movie all together when there are two main cast members, let alone an ensemble cast with everyone’s schedules. It’s crazy if it works out.’ – Margot Robbie

‘For what Harley Street specialist has time to understand the body, let alone the mind or both in combination, when he is a slave to thirteen thousand a year?’ – Virginia Woolf

‘I think, at heart, unless you discover faith in something else, something other, it’s very hard to shake the thing that you’re adrift alone.’ – Robert Smith

‘We are all born and someday we’ll all die. Most likely to some degree alone. Our aloneness in this world is, maybe not anymore, a thing to mourn.’ – Rachel Corrie

‘I think I jump around more when I’m alone.’ – Nicolas Cage

‘The man of genius is he and he alone who finds such joy in his art that he will work at it come hell or high water.’ – Stendhal

‘I’m fiercely independent, but I’m also terrified of being alone.’ – Adam Levine

‘You cannot go far alone. You enjoy your journey better if you have people by your side.’ – Karan Patel

‘Other nations use ‘force’; we Britons alone use ‘Might’.’ – Evelyn Waugh

‘Love alone could waken love.’ – Pearl S. Buck

‘Invisible things are the only realities; invisible things alone are the things that shall remain.’ – William Godwin

‘When I was old enough to walk home alone from school, I loved seeing our house from a distance. It sat on the corner of South Muirfield Road and West 4th Street and had this proud, majestic look. But I rarely went through the front door. The back was more dramatic.’ – Natalie Cole

‘The NBA is the best league in the world. It’s no way you’re going to be able to fill the void that the energy of performing before 20,000 people every night gives you. That’s just impossible. So, I just try and move on from that and let it be a moment in time and leave it alone.’ – Chris Bosh

‘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.’ – Thomas Babington Macaulay

‘Is there no Latin word for Tea? Upon my soul, if I had known that I would have let the vulgar stuff alone.’ – Hilaire Belloc

‘Charity never lacks what is her own, all that she needs for her own security. Not alone does she have it, she abounds with it. She wants this abundance for herself that she may share it with all; and she reserves enough for herself so that she disappoints nobody. For charity is perfect only when full.’ – Saint Bernard

‘My version of Superman is essentially of a guy who has spent his whole life alone.’ – Henry Cavill

‘You have to understand that everybody has their own struggles, regardless of whether or not you can see it. Just surround yourself with the people who love you, and know that you’re not alone.’ – Molly Tarlov

‘Foundational autonomy asserts instead that in the most fundamental practical sense, I am my own creator, which means that at the core, I am alone.’ – David Novak

‘As far as loneliness, I feel Los Angeles and its layout, having to drive everywhere – it is a lonely place. It’s an isolated city in that respect because you’re driving to places alone listening to the radio.’ – Jason Schwartzman

‘Writers may be disreputable, incorrigible, early to decay or late to bloom but they dare to go it alone.’ – John Updike

‘A woman can’t be alone. She needs a man. A man and a woman support and strengthen each other. She just can’t do it by herself.’ – Marilyn Monroe

‘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.’ – Taylor Swift

‘The motions which the planets now have could not spring from any natural cause alone, but were impressed by an intelligent Agent.’ – Isaac Newton

‘Go on thinking that you don’t need to be read and you’ll find that it may become quite true: no one will feel the need tom read it because it is written for yourself alone; and the public won’t feel any impulse to gate crash such a private party.’ – Dylan Thomas

‘Man alone is born crying, lives complaining, and dies disappointed.’ – Samuel Johnson

‘The most boring scenes are the scenes where a character is alone.’ – Chuck Palahniuk

‘It’s necessary to start most work alone. But I’m tickled to death when I can pull somebody in or join someone, whether it’s borrowing poetry or traveling with an associate.’ – Jenny Holzer

‘Unconditional war can no longer lead to unconditional victory. It can no longer serve to settle disputes… can no longer be of concern to great powers alone.’ – John F. Kennedy

‘There is no shame in taking pride in achievements or position. But nobody gets to the top alone.’ – Harvey Mackay

‘When even the most strictly logical mind looks round and investigates the phenomena attending its own existence, perhaps the first fact to attract attention by its strongly marked prominence is the remarkable loneliness of man. He stands alone.’ – Richard Jefferies

‘I wanted the Peace Corps to be something very vague and unorganized, and to a large extent it was. It did not run smoothly. The consequence was that we were left alone.’ – Paul Theroux

‘It’s motive alone which gives character to the actions of men.’ – Jean de la Bruyere

‘Men, even when alone, lighten their labors by song, however rude it may be.’ – Quintilian

‘The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.’ – Michelangelo

‘I would often draw in my sleep. That alone made for twice the work… I couldn’t use the weird stuff I drew while dozing off, so I’d end up having to draw it all over again.’ – Akira Toriyama

‘One of the saddest things about publishing is how quickly it ages what it touches. The frenzy involved in getting books on shelves, and in putting the word out that they’re there, moves at a speed that is not the speed of writing, let alone of reading.’ – Walter Kirn

‘Spain held the doctrine (and was right in holding it) that every human enterprise should stand on two pillars – the temporal and the spiritual. To depend upon one of these pillars alone is to call down final failure upon any undertaking.’ – Edwin Markham

‘Once you grow past Mommy and Daddy coming running when you’re hurt, you’re really on your own. You’re alone, and there’s no one to help you.’ – Octavia E. Butler

‘Man’s ultimate concern must be expressed symbolically, because symbolic language alone is able to express the ultimate.’ – Paul Tillich

‘People love pretty much the same things best. A writer looking for subjects inquires not after what he loves best, but after what he alone loves at all.’ – Annie Dillard

‘Why is it you feel like a dope if you laugh alone, but that’s usually how you end up crying?’ – Chuck Palahniuk

‘The artist alone sees spirits. But after he has told of their appearing to him, everybody sees them.’ – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

‘To my mathematical brain, the numbers alone make thinking about aliens perfectly rational. The real challenge is to work out what aliens might actually be like.’ – Stephen Hawking

‘Certain springs are tapped only when we are alone. Women need solitude in order to find again the true essence of themselves; that firm strand which will be the indispensable center of a whole web of human relationships.’ – Anne Morrow Lindbergh

‘I know that I came into the world with what I call ‘big dharma’ – with a blueprint to teach self-reliance and a positive loving approach to large numbers of people all over the globe. I am ever so grateful for the circumstances of my life that allowed me to be pretty much left alone and to develop as I was so intended in this incarnation.’ – Wayne Dyer

‘Is there anything so delicious as the first exploration of a great library – alone – unwatched?’ – Richard Jefferies

‘When I first started writing, it was me alone with a computer in my apartment. I hated the time away from other people, and my writing sucked. Now I have a laptop; I can do the most tedious part of my job in a public place.’ – Chuck Palahniuk

‘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.’ – Marilyn Monroe