20 Quotes For When You Feel Lonely And Misunderstood

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The feeling of loneliness sucks. When you lack meaningful friendships or a fulfilling relationship, then it can be easy to feel lonely or depressed.

As human beings, we all seek to bond with others. If we don’t have opportunities to do that, then it's easy to end up feeling socially isolated.

Sometimes, though, people feel lonely even when they are surrounded by a lot people. It’s important not only to have people in your life who you can talk to, but to also have people who relate to you and who understand you on a more personal level.

Friendships are important, but make sure that these friendships are also meaningful. It’s totally necessary to have people in your life who you can spend time with, and it’s also necessary to have healthy friendships and relationships that encourage your growth as a person.

If you are alone or feeling lonely, you might feel helpless about your situation, but don’t fret! The loneliness doesn’t last forever.

If you need a reminder that you really aren’t alone, then here are 20 quotes that are guaranteed to make you feel better. Or at lease, less alone. 

If you're searching for the best quotes and memes to share with the people you love (or just want to feel inspired yourself) ... look no further! From the sweetest love quotesinspirational sayings, and hilarious friendship truths, we've got you covered.

depression quotes about being lonely

“When so many are lonely as seem to be lonely, it would be inexcusably selfish to be lonely alone.” —Tennessee Williams

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“Whether you've seen angels floating around your bedroom or just found a ray of hope at a lonely moment, choosing to believe that something unseen is caring for you can be a life-shifting exercise.” —Martha Beck

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“Living the past is a dull and lonely business; looking back strains the neck muscles, causing you to bump into people not going your way.” —Edna Ferber

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"I think everybody gets lonely sometimes. I don't know if people can ever understand how you can be in a room full of people and be lonely sometimes.” —Trey Songz

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"Who knows what true loneliness is - not the conventional word but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion.” —Joseph Conrad

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"Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowded room with boring people than I feel on my own.” —Henry Rollins

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“The road had the lonely times, but I kept myself busy.” —Buck Owens

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“Animals keep you company when you're really lonely. It helps because when you have a friend around who always likes you no matter what - it's harder to feel bad or down.” —Aaron Carter

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“What a lonely species we are, searching for signals of life from other galaxies, adopting companion animals, visiting parks and zoos to commune with other beasts. In the process, we discover our shared identity.” —Diane Ackerman

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“The capacity for not feeling lonely can carry a very real price, that of feeling nothing at all.” —Douglas Coupland

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“Anyone would be lying if they said they didn't get lonely at times.” —George Clooney

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“There are some people who make you feel less lonely.” —Jennifer Coolidge

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"The possibility for rich relationships exists all around you – you simply have to open your eyes, open your mouth and most importantly, open your heart.” —Cheryl Richardson

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“I am a part of all that I have met.” —Alfred Tennyson

depression quotes about being lonely

“Many people need desperately to receive this message: ‘I feel and think much as you do, care about many of the things you care about, although most people don’t care about them. You are not alone.” —Kurt Vonnegut

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“The hardest walk is walking alone, but it’s also the walk that makes you the strongest.” 

depression quotes about being lonely

“It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.” —Marilyn Monroe

depression quotes about being lonely

“The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved.” —Mother Teresa

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“Don't feel alone, because there is always someone out there who loves you more than you can imagine.” —Anurag Prakash Ray

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“Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.” —Anthony Burgess