Alone Quotes

I paint myself because I am so often alone and because I am the subject I know best.

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.

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

I covet solitude and storms…and rain, with its geography of dark silence and distance.

I once asked a hermit in Italy how he could venture to live alone, in a single cottage, on the top of a mountain, a mile from any habitation? He replied, that Providence was his next-door neighbor.

A city is a large community where people are lonesome together.

I do not want to be adopted into a circle, to live among people who say ‘we’ and to be part of an ‘us,’ to find I am ‘at home’ in any human milieu whatever it may be… I feel that it is necessary and ordained that I should be alone, a stranger and an […]

I have been alone ever since; and, though my mind is calm, I cannot dismiss the lively images that have filled my imagination all the day – Nay, do not smile, but pity me; for, once or twice, lifting my eyes from the paper, I have seen eyes glare through a glass-door opposite my chair, […]

Again I saw something meaningless under the sun: There was a man all alone; he had neither son nor brother. There was no end to his toil, yet his eyes were not content with his wealth. “For whom am I toiling,” he asked, “and why am I depriving myself of enjoyment?” This too is meaningless […]

With a rubber duck, one’s never alone.