Quotes about loneliness

One is less lonely when one is alone

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“We seek more and more privacy, and feel more and more alienated and lonely when we get it.” (Philip Slater) We compete rather than cooperate; we avoid rather than engage; we play it cool, and thereby make “the world a little colder”

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I believe that most people, Christians as well as non-Christians, are so starved for the genuine interest of one other person that a little bit of concern from someone who cares goes a mighty long way. One of the most plaintive statements in the Bible is David’s cry in Psalm 142:4, “No one cares for my soul”. Do you know someone who po... read more


It had never occurred to me that aloneness could be a fruitful, let alone ecstatic, experience. Or that accepting and exploring my separateness might be the way out of misery and into maturity.

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