September 17, 2016

Alone Quotes

“Think of this – that the writer wrote alone, and the reader read alone, and they were alone with each other.” A.S.Byatt
“I am alone. There is no God where I am.” – Aleister Crowley
“The worst time to feel alone is when you’re in a crowd.” – Anthony Horowitz
“If you are afraid of loneliness, don’t marry.” – Anton Chekhov
“I am completely a loner. In my head I want to feel I can be anywhere. There is a sort of recklessness that being a loner allows me.” – Arundhati Roy
“I don’t want to be alone, I want to be left alone.” – Audrey Hepburn
“Sometimes, all you have to do is tell people the truth. They won’t believe you. After that, they’ll leave you alone.” – Benjamin Alire Sáenz
“I felt alone, but not in a bad way. I really liked being alone. Maybe I liked it too much. Maybe my father was like that too.” – Benjamin Alire Sáenz
“Man loneliness was much bigger than boy loneliness.” – Benjamin Alire Sáenz
“Besides, I simply had to get back to my books right away, because the company of most people, once the predictable events have taken their course, does not inspire conversation on my part.” – Cees Nooteboom
“When you’re invisible, no one can see that you’re different.” – Charles de Lint
“In order for the artist to have a world to express he must first be situated in this world, oppressed or oppressing, resigned or rebellious, a man among men.” – Charles Pierre Baudelaire
“To the solemn graves, near a lonely cemetery, my heart like a muffled drum is beating funeral marches.” – Charles Pierre Baudelaire
“She may be mad, he realizes abruptly. Not clinically insane, just at odds with the entire universe. Locked into a pathological view of her own role in reality.” – Charles Stross
“By dying young, I shall escape great sufferings. I had not qualities or talents to make my way very well in the world: I should have been continually at fault.” – Charlotte Brontë
“I don’t want to be a simile anymore,” I said. “I want to be a metaphor.” – China Miéville
“A proud heart can survive general failure because such a failure does not prick its pride. It is more difficult and more bitter when a man fails alone.” – Chinua Achebe
“Why do we struggle so much? Why do we demand so much of life, when the happiest moments are when nothing is happening at all?” – Chris Beckett
“Everyone thinks you’re so strong and self-confident, but inside you’re a frightened child, waiting to suffer betrayal again from those who should love you most.” – Christina Dodd
“A good day is one where I can not just read a book, but write a review of it. Maybe today I’ll be able to do that. I get for some reason somewhat stronger when the sun starts to go down. Dusk is a good time for me. I’m crepuscular.” – Christopher Hitchens
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