lonely Quotes

45 of the best book quotes about lonely
“Anyone can betray anyone.”
“That’s why; he’s worried about how his life is turning out, and he’s lonely, and lonely people are the bitterest of them all”
“[Books] were the world I could lose myself in when the one I was actually living in became too lonely or harsh or difficult to bear.”
“I see why now Tohno-kun is different from the others. Like the rocket shooting off into space, on the loneliest journey to the far end of the solar system.”
“Mostly, I was feeling guilty at the thought of it. I’d been hiding in sleazy motels, and she’d had no one to talk to.”
″ To be single and feel lonely is understandable, but to be in a relationship and feel lonely.. that’s unacceptable. ”
“It’s a frightening world to be alone in.”
“But now that I see it all as from a lonely hilltop, I know it was the story of a mighty vision given to a man too weak to use it; of a holy tree that should have flourished in a people’s heart with flowers and singing birds, and now is withered; and of a people’s dream that died in bloody snow.”
“Much depends on your attitude. If you are filled with negative judgment and anger, then you will feel separate from other people. You will feel lonely. But if you have an open heart and are filled with trust and friendship, even if you are physically alone, even living a hermit’s life, you will never feel lonely.”
“He was all alone with his medal.”
“I have learned to observe, far better than most people observe. I am not blinded by the past or motivated by the future. I focus on the present because that is where I am destined to live.”
“I wish I could show you, When you are lonely or in darkness, The Astonishing Light Of your own being!”
″‘Mother,’ Stellaluna squeaked. ‘Where are you?’ By daybreak, the baby bat could hold on no longer. Down, down again she dropped.”
“Horton was lonely. He wanted to play. But he sat on the egg and continued to say: ‘I meant what I said, I said what I meant, an elephant is faithful one hundred per cent!”
“They just feel sorry for me, he thought.”
“My father did not see her look, but I did. And I knew that Caleb had seen it too. Sarah was not smiling. Sarah was already lonely.”
“She was all that I knew, all that was dear. I’d loved her and she’d loved me. Now I was alone in the world. How would I do without her? My thoughts echoed the landlady: What would become of me?”
″‘I want a brother,’ he told his parents. ‘Sorry,’ they said.”
“I’m not afraid of anything now. I’m not scared of anyone. I’m not lonely anymore. I finally understand. I’m in love. We’re in love. That means we’ll meet again. I’m sure of it. And so I’ll live. I’ll survive this. No matter what happens, even if the stars fall, I will live.”
“they keep saying it will get better but when? being alone and feeling lonely are two different things”
“The children could look back and see their own car, green and lonely, in the middle of the parking lot. It was kind of like a home, the car, Dicey thought. She understood why Sammy wanted to stay there.”
“As she listened to his wailing, Mowzer felt a sudden strange sadness for him. How lonely he must be, she thought, endlessly hunting the men-mice in the deeps of darkness, and never returning to the rosy glow of a red-hot range. And her kind heart was moved to comfort him.”
“She felt so lost and lonely. One last chile in walnut sauce left on the platter after a fancy dinner couldn’t feel any worse than she did. How many times had she eaten one of those treats, standing by herself in the kitchen, rather than let it be thrown away.”
″‘Barnaby’s dead!’ it said. ‘Barnaby’s dead! I’m going to be very lonely.‘”
“Yes, she was lonely, but she missed no one in particular. Whom could she miss? Her days were full of life and pleasure, but they passed so quickly.”
“She carefully laid false trails until she herself sometimes could not find the way into her secret heart. Yet the older she grew the more she longed for someone to laugh at the false trails with, to share the secrets. ”
“No matter how foreign and lonely the world outside, the books always reminded me of home.”
“When he hugged her to him she couldn’t respond for a storm of tears was inside her and her mother seemed so close now. He smelled exactly as she’d imagined -of the bush, of fire and wood and sweat and also faintly of tobacco. She wished she could hug him back but she drew away when Mrs Robinson pushed open the wire screen door and greeted him.”
“There’s no one to talk to and nothing to see, and there’s no more hot water up here in our tree!”
“Mrs. Robinson has spared no effort to find Larry Ritchie, a stranger for more than eleven years to Lara. All the while during her mother’s illness there had been the spectre of the home for Lara if her father could not be traced. Mrs. Robinson had been as firm and as positive as Mum. ‘We are getting closer all the time to finding him. I’m sure of it. They’ll find the Man,’ her mother had told Lara over and over during those last weeks of her illness. ‘No child of mine will go to any home. I know Larry will come for you, Lara.’ ”
“He was lonely. I, Mouse Fawley, do hereby swear that I feel lonely.”
“I felt hopeless and sad as though everyone in the world had died save the three of us and the unknown lamplighter on the shore.”
“Now Thomas is as happy as can be. He has a branch line all to himself, and puffs proudly backward and forward with two coaches all day. He is never lonely because there is always some engine to talk to at the junction.”
“But it’s boring! It’s lonely! I miss her a lot. I wish she’d return to her usual spot.”
“When you leave home to follow your dreams, your road will probably be riddled with potholes, not always paved in happy Technicolor bricks. You’ll probably be kicked to the ground 150 million times and told you’re nuts by friends and strangers alike. As you progress you may feel lonely or terrified for your physical and emotional safety. You may overestimate your own capabilities or fail to live up to them, and you’ll surely fall flat on your face once in a while.”
“The longer I live on this Crumpetty Tree the plainer than ever it seems to me that very few people come this way, that life on the whole is far from gay!”
“There was a light in one window that looked friendly. As long as he could see that, Diamond did not feel quite alone or lonely. But all at once, the light went almost out. Then indeed, he felt that it was dreadful to be out in the night alone, when every body else was gone to bed! That was more than he could bear and it was not strange that he burst out crying.”
The different stories just happen. There is a curse, children are threatened, but they survive.
“I miss one angel face in the little world of sisters- dear Mary- sainted Mary- Remember lonely one- tho, she comes not to us, we shall return to her!”
“But Dearest, my mother, was with me and I wasn’t lonely. Of course you are never lonely if your mother is with you; and the ship was beautiful.”
“The Little House was very sad and lonely. Her paint was cracked and dirty... Her windows were broken and her shutters hung crookedly. She looked shabby...”
Annie lives with her elderly parents in a remote cottage. She is used to being alone. Every day she walks by the lonely marsh to school. Only in winter, when the wind howls in the trees, is Annie ever afraid.
“He swam away in the deep wet world. He was scared, lonely and very sad.”
After experiencing several inexplicable incidents, lonely Nora receives a strangely lifelike doll, which leads her to discover long-hidden secrets about her family.
“Of the people who live lonely lives, on the veld or elsewhere, few do so of their own free choice.”

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