I'll never forget how the depression and loneliness felt good and bad at the same time. Still does.
There's a difference between solitude and loneliness.
...I realized that I knew less about loneliness than I had thought - and much less than I would know when he went away.
Octavia E. Butler
On the night of the winter solstice, when the dead get their annual reprieve, they go up to the 24-hour donut shop and wedding chapel to get hitched. Marriage is a good and proper pursuit for dead people. For a while, it relieves the dark, shuddering loneliness of the afterlife.
What makes loneliness an anguish is not that I have no one to share my burden, but this: I have only my own burden to bear.
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
It is to do nothing that the elect exist. Action is limited and relative. Unlimited and absolute is the vision of him who sits at ease and watches, who walks in loneliness and dreams.
I think 'In The Heat Of The Night' was one of the most influential films on me. Looking back now, I can see how influential it was on my screenwriting because here you have what looks to be a crime procedural, and it's actually a study in race and loneliness, and a perception of an era.
Loneliness surrounds me without your arms around me.
I don't believe in cutting out people from the past. It doesn't give strength; it just gives loneliness.
Too much self-centered attitude, you see, brings, you see, isolation. Result: loneliness, fear, anger. The extreme self-centered attitude is the source of suffering.
They're sharing a drink they call loneliness But it's better than drinking alone.