65 Loner Quotes On Success In Life

These loner quotes will inspire you. Loner, one that avoids others or a person who is often alone or likes to be alone.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging loner quotes, loner sayings, and loner proverbs.

Best Loner Quotes

  1. “Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder, to search for the truth. Have holy curiosity. Make your life worth living.” ~ Albert Einstein
  2. “Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.” ~ Henry Rollins
  3. “Let me tell you this: if you meet a loner, no matter what they tell you, it’s not because they enjoy solitude. It’s because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them.” ~ Jodi Picoult
  4. “I’ll be honest with you. I’m a little bit of a loner. It’s been a big part of my maturing process to learn to allow people to support me. I tend to be very self-reliant and private. And I have this history of wanting to work things out on my own and protect people from what’s going on with me.” ~ Kerry Washington
  5. “The hardest thing about being an outcast isn’t the love you don’t receive. It’s the love you long to give that nobody wants.” ~ Jodee Blanco

  6. “Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder.” ~ Albert Einstein
  7. “Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.” ~ Aristotle
  8. “We care. We feel. We think. We do not always miss the absent one. We cannot always come when called. Being friends with a loner requires patience and the wisdom that distance does not mean dislike.” ~ Anneli Rufus
  9. “Seclusion is the price of greatness.” ~ Paramahansa Yogananda
  10. “I’m very much a loner. I don’t like long relationships with people and I always keep people at a distance.” ~ Anthony Hopkins

  11. “Socializing is as exhausting as giving blood. People assume we loners are misanthropes, just sitting thinking, ‘Oh, people are such a bunch of assholes,’ but it’s really not like that. We just have a smaller tolerance for what it takes to be with others. It means having to perform. I get so tired of communicating.” ~ Anneli Rufus
  12. “I owe everything that I have done to the fact that I am very much at ease being alone.” ~ Marilynne Robinson
  13. “The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.” ~ Aldous Huxley
  14. “Loners, if you catch them, are well worth the trouble. Not dulled by excess human contact, nor blasé or focused on your crotch while jabbering about themselves, loners are curious, vigilant, full of surprises. They do not cling. Separate wherever they go, awake or asleep, they shimmer with the iridescence of hidden things seldom seen.” ~ Anneli Rufus
  15. “How will you be remembered? As a loner and a loser.” ~ Julie Anne Peters

  16. “Maybe ‘loner’ is too strong a word, but I’ve always enjoyed being on my own.” ~ George Best
  17. “I keep to myself, but I love life.” ~ Clea DuVall
  18. “I’ve always been kind of a loner. Continue to be.” ~ Benjamin McKenzie
  19. “I’m just a real loner kind of person, and yeah, kinda dark. But I’m happy. Not sad. I’m just shy and nervous.” ~ Clea DuVall
  20. “Solitude is the best nurse of wisdom.” ~ Laurence Sterne

  21. “The hardest thing about being an outcast isn’t the love you don’t receive. It’s the love you long to give that nobody wants. After a while, it backs up into your system like stagnant water and turns toxic, poisoning your spirit. When this happens, you don’t have many choices available. You can become a bitter loner who goes through life being pissed off at the world; you can fester with rage until one day you murder your classmates. Or, you can find another outlet for your love, where it will be appreciated and maybe even returned.” ~ Jodee Blanco
  22. “I don’t actually like people. I’m a loner and if I had my way I’d just walk my dogs every day, never talk to anyone and then die.” ~ Tony Adams
  23. “Language… has created the word ‘loneliness’ to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word ‘solitude’ to express the glory of being alone.” ~ Paul Tillich
  24. “I’ll never be happy. I believe I’ll die alone. I would want it that way. I’ve been a loner all my life with my secrets and my pain. I’m really lost, but I’m trying to find myself. I’m really a sad, pathetic case. My whole life has been a waste. I’ve been a failure. I just want to escape.” ~ Mike Tyson , Sad loner quotes
  25. “I do feel like a loner but I think it’s because I look at things differently than other people.” ~ Ricky Williams

  26. “I like silence; I’m a gregarious loner and without the solitude, I lose my gregariousness.” ~ Karen Armstrong
  27. “I am primarily a loner. I don’t go to clubs. I don’t hang out with people. I don’t know many people. It’s just the way it ended up. It’s not a sob story; it’s fine for me.” ~ Henry Rollins
  28. “Although I am a typical loner in my daily life, my awareness of belonging to the invisible community of those who strive for truth, beauty, and justice has prevented me from feelings of isolation.” ~ Albert Einstein
  29. “I am far more of a loner than people would imagine. But I am the most gregarious and socially interactive loner you ever met. The thing is, I am fascinated by people’s stories and I’m very talkative and can’t ever say no to anything or anyone, so I tend to over-socialize, to give away too much of my time to the many people I adore.” ~ Elizabeth Gilbert
  30. “Yeah, I like being on my own. I do. I tend to be a loner, so I’m okay. I’m not okay when I have to be around everyone all the time.” ~ Keri Russell

  31. “Loners live among the mob, so the mob mistakes us for its own, presuming and assuming. When the mob gets too close, the truth is revealed. Running or walking away, chased or free, any which way, we tell the mob in effect I don’t need you.” ~ Anneli Rufus
  32. “Reading was like an addiction; I read while I ate, on the train, in bed until late at night, in school, where I’d keep the book hidden so I could read during class. Before long I bought a small stereo and spent all my time in my room, listening to jazz records. But I had almost no desire to talk to anyone about the experience I gained through books and music. I felt happy just being me and no one else. In that sense I could be called a stack-up loner.” ~ Haruki Murakami , Loner quotes music
  33. “There is much to be said for post-menopausal celibacy. Sex is rough on loners because you have to have somebody else around, but now I don’t. No more diets to stay slim and desirable: I’ve had sex and I’ve had food, and I’d rather eat.” ~ Florence King
  34. “I was a bit of a loner as a teenager. I never went to a single social event, because they terrified me.” ~ Mia Wasikowska
  35. “I saw the yearbook picture. There was six of them! I ain’t have six friends in high school, I don’t have six friends now! That’s three on three with a half-court.” ~ Chris Rock

  36. “There is a core of loneliness. It’s partly existential. Secondly, I was raised a loner. My parents were not there. My father was asked to leave because he couldn’t metabolize ethanol. Actually, my mother ran away with us when I was 2 months old and my brother was 5. Real dramatic stuff: down the fire escape, through backyards. So, I sort of raised myself. I was alone a lot and I invented myself – I lived through the radio and through my imagination.” ~ George Carlin
  37. “Terrified of being alone, yet afraid of intimacy, we experience widespread feelings of emptiness, of disconnection, of the unreality of self. And here the computer, a companion without emotional demands, offers a compromise. You can be a loner, but never alone. You can interact, but need never feel vulnerable to another person.” ~ Sherry Turkle
  38. “I was a loner as a child. I had an imaginary friend – I didn’t bother with him.” ~ George Carlin
  39. “There are so many fantastic roles, but the ones that have always drawn me to them are the loners who, for whatever reason, never quite fit in and knew it and had to find their own way. I’ve always been drawn to that, for some reason. I’ve always been drawn to that sad, isolated place, but what it produces in behavior is something else, entirely. For whatever reason, I’m drawn to these people. Essentially, I think what draws me is that they are survivors against rather considerable odds.” ~ Ann Dowd
  40. “But there are no loners. No man lives in a void. His every act is conditioned by his time and his society.” ~ William Manchester

  41. “I became a loner. I became a mountain man. A lot of those things are very good qualities and they help you do your work, help you be singular and keep the artistic integrity of your work intact, but they don’t make it very easy to live your life.” ~ John Milius
  42. “I think I meant that, given the circumstances of my childhood, I had the illusion that it’s easier to be alone. To have your relationships be casual and also to pose as a solitary person, because it was more romantic. You know, I was raised on the idea of the ramblin’ man and the loner.” ~ Steve Martin
  43. “I am essentially a loner.” ~ Lauren Bacall
  44. “I was a loner and never hung out with anyone. I never had any friends.” ~ Richard Pryor
  45. “I was never less alone than when by myself.” ~ Edward Gibbon

  46. “Nixon was kind of a loner, he had a cold personality.” ~ Earl Butz
  47. “I was very inventive. I lived in my own world – my dad said I was a loner. Not lonely, just happy in my own company. It’s the same now. I need time alone, which is maybe why I love to write. Having said that, I love the sociability of telly. It’s a nice contrast.” ~ Alan Titchmarsh
  48. “One thing that’s paramount in my life is that I am alone. I’m a loner. And yet I have many friends and I don’t feel lonely. And I even like my own company. But when I’m alone, it’s to read or write. I’m in my thoughts. Mostly I’m learning.” ~ Agnes Denes
  49. “I think my comparison with Shane would be a loner. I always got the impression that she wasn’t scared to be alone. She enjoys it. I can relate to that.” ~ Katherine Moennig
  50. “As is said about most writers: on the one hand all I ever did from when I was a child was read, and I was a loner, which was furthered by my parents and my upbringing.” ~ Elfriede Jelinek

  51. “It’s against type in the sense of my background, but it’s with type in the sense that I am a loner who’s new to this business and sceptical about a lot of it.” ~ Benjamin McKenzie
  52. “I accepted the face that as much as I want to lead others, and love to be around other people, in some essential way, I am something of a loner.” ~ Arthur Ashe
  53. “I consider myself more of a loner now and I think when you get older, especially in this game, and just talking with other players who have come and gone, I see what they were saying when I was a young guy in the locker room.” ~ Brett Favre
  54. “I am really a loner after all; I am really not a social person. Because of my job, people think I am out every night, but I really hate all that. I am somebody who likes to be alone and see some close friends. I am a shy and introspective person.” ~ Tom Ford
  55. “People souls – perennial loners. They’re loners like stray stars.” ~ Antoni Lange

  56. “At the times in my life when I was feeling the most gregarious and looking for bosom friendships, I couldn’t find any takers, so that exactly when I was alone was when I felt the most like not being alone… I became a loner in my own mind… I decided I’d rather be alone.” ~ Andy Warhol
  57. “People who want to be famous are really loners. Or they should be.” ~ Katharine Hepburn
  58. “Very much like that, and very much a loner, do you know and I didn’t fit really into sport or all kind of group activities as a kid, I couldn’t find a niche. And music was not really part of the kind of village curriculum it would, you know.” ~ Eric Clapton
  59. “It’s the journey of self, I guess. You start with this kind of loner, outside guy, which a lot of people can relate to, and he goes out into the world.” ~ Keanu Reeves
  60. “Surfing is real private. It’s a solo, loner sport.” ~ Robert Englund

  61. “Protagonists are always loners, almost by definition.” ~ Pauline Kael
  62. “I’m pretty much a loner and I’ve lived under the radar.” ~ Selma Blair
  63. “Solitude is fine, but you need someone to tell you that solitude is fine.” ~ Honore de Balzac

  64. “I am very slow to warm. I’ve always been sort of a loner. I didn’t play team sports. I am better one-on-one than in big groups” ~ Rooney Mara
  65. “I was pretty much a homebody; didn’t really go to school dances, never went to a prom. I was a bit of a loner, a geek.” ~ Michael Rosenbaum

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