65 Standing Alone Quotes On Success In Life

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

Best Standing Alone Quotes

  1. “It takes nothing to join the crowd. It takes everything to stand alone.” ~ Hans Froði Hansen
  2. “Stand up for what you believe in even if you are standing alone” ~ Sophie Scholl
  3. “Your most precious, valued possessions and your greatest powers are invisible and intangible. No one can take them. You, and you alone, can give them. You will receive abundance for your giving.” ~ W. Clement Stone
  4. “A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the equality of his actions and the integrity of his intent.” ~ Douglas MacArthur
  5. “The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone.” ~ Henrik Ibsen

  6. “I’m just a simple man standing alone with my old brushes, asking God for inspiration.” ~ Peter Paul Rubens
  7. “I’m standing up thinking. Anybody who wants to listen is welcome. If not, I’m happy to see them go.” ~ David Antin
  8. “Standing on a street corner waiting for no one is power.” ~ Gregory Corso
  9. “Courage is not limited to the battlefield or the Indianapolis 500 or bravely catching a thief in your house. The real tests of courage are much quieter. They are the inner tests, like remaining faithful when nobody’s looking, like enduring pain when the room is empty, like standing alone when you’re misunderstood.” ~ Charles R. Swindoll
  10. “Every man must do two things alone; he must do his own believing and his own dying.” ~ Martin Luther

  11. “Sometimes I feel like a tree on a hill, at the place where all the wind blows and the hail hits the tree the hardest. All the people I love are down the side aways, sheltered under a great rock, and I am out of the fold, standing alone in the sun and the snow. I feel like I am not part of the rest somehow, although they welcome me and are kind. I see my family as they sit together and it is like they have a certain way between them that is beyond me. I wonder if other folks ever feel included yet alone.” ~ Nancy E. Turner
  12. “Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone.” ~ Charles de Gaulle
  13. “We have more faith in what we imitate than in what we create” ~ Bruce Lee
  14. “Slump, and the world slumps with you. Push, and you push alone.” ~ Laurence J. Peter
  15. “A man has to live with himself, and he should see to it that he always has good company” ~ Charles Evans Hughes

  16. “Bright was the summer’s noon when quickening steps
    Followed each other till a dreary moor
    Was crossed, a bare ridge clomb, upon whose top
    Standing alone, as from a rampart’s edge,
    I overlooked the bed of Windermere,
    Like a vast river, stretching in the sun.” ~ William Wordsworth
  17. “Individuality doesn’t just mean individualism-standing alone. It means developing one’s unique gifts, and being able to share them for the enjoyment of oneself and others.” ~ Frances Moore Lappé
  18. “The battle for the individual rights of women is one of long-standing and none of us should countenance anything which undermines it.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
  19. “How hard to realize that every camp of men or beast has this glorious starry firmament for a roof! In such places standing alone on the mountain-top, it is easy to realize that whatever special nests we make – leaves and moss-like the marmots and birds, or tents or piled stone – we all dwell in a house of one room – the world with the firmament for its roof – and are sailing the celestial spaces without leaving any track.” ~ John Muir
  20. “How can I set free anyone who doesn’t have the guts to stand up alone and declare his own freedom?” ~ Jim Morrison

  21. “People who work sitting down get paid more than people who work standing up.” ~ Ogden Nash
  22. “That was the one thing she knew now. Some chances came and went, and if you missed them, you could spend the rest of your life standing alone, waiting for an opportunity that had already passed you by.” ~ Kristin Hannah , Standing alone quotes life
  23. “Fashion is always of the time in which you live. It is not something standing alone. But the grand problem, the most important problem, is to rejeuvenate women. To make women look young. Then their outlook changes. They feel more joyous.” ~ Coco Chanel
  24. “I don’t particularly enjoy standing alone and recording my own voice or my own stuff. It’s sometimes fun to do for demos and stuff, but I really enjoy the social act of recording records, because writing it is so lonely. And it has to be.” ~ Sondre Lerche
  25. “Stand up for what is right even if you stand alone.” ~ Suzy Kassem

  26. “It is almost inevitable that our faith will be challenged. We may at times find ourselves surrounded by others and yet standing in the minority or even standing alone concerning what is acceptable and what is not. Do we have the moral courage to stand firm for our beliefs, even if by so doing we must stand alone?” ~ Thomas S. Monson
  27. “The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character.” ~ Margaret Chase Smith
  28. “Standing alone,eager to just believe,it’s good enough to be what you really are,but in your heart,uncertainty forever lies,and you’l
  29. l always be,somewhere on the outside.” ~ Mariah Carey
  30. “The boy was standing alone as though the broken glass all around him were a shining sea and he were an island.” ~ Cassandra Clare

  31. “Like crying wolf, if you keep looking for sympathy as a justification for your actions, you will someday be left standing alone when you really need help.” ~ Criss Jami
  32. “It was as if when I looked into his eyes I was standing alone on the edge of the world…on a windswept ocean beach. There was nothing but the soft roar of the waves.” ~ Anne Rice
  33. “I was standing on the deck of the USS Blue, a destroyer. We were all alone out there at this buoy, tied up.” ~ Barney Ross
  34. “We will strengthen our security by building missile defense, restoring our military might, and standing by and strengthening our intelligence officers.” ~ Mitt Romney
  35. “Still bent to make some port he knows not where, still standing for some false impossible shore.” ~ Matthew Arnold

  36. “Obstinacy standing alone is the weakest of all things in one whose mind is not possessed by wisdom.” ~ Aeschylus
  37. “We [tend to] have more faith in what we imitate than in what we originate. We [often feel that we] cannot derive a sense of absolute certitude from anything which has its root in us. The most poignant sense of insecurity comes from standing alone; we are not alone when we imitate.” ~ Bruce Lee
  38. “What an elder sees sitting; the young can’t see standing.” ~ Gustave Flaubert
  39. “Not so deep down, we all know that safety is an illusion, that only character melds us together. That’s why most of us do everything we can (healthy and unhealthy) to ward off that real feeling of standing alone so close to the edge of the world.” ~ Kiese Laymon
  40. “You never have to be scared of the trials but of standing alone in the trials without shelter (Allah’s help).” ~ Yasmin Mogahed

  41. “The need to become a separate self is as urgent as the yearning to merge forever. And as long as we, not our mother, initiate parting, and as long as our mother remains reliably there, it seems possible to risk, and even to revel in, standing alone.” ~ Judith Viorst
  42. “Then he left her there, standing alone, surrounded by word ghosts; things she could have said.” ~ Kristin Hannah
  43. “We looked at each other standing on the podium, and I think we all were tearing up. But we had to keep it cool. I think we did. Then we let out a breath.” ~ Michael Irvin
  44. “There is something obscure which is complete before heaven and earth arose; tranquil, quiet, standing alone without change, moving without peril. It could be the mother of everything. Not knowing its name, I call it Tao.” ~ Laozi
  45. “It’s an old ploy of the bourgeoisie. They keep a standing ‘art’ to defend their collapsing culture.” ~ George Grosz

  46. “I’m basically talking to the audience, standing alone, describing the weather. It’s very rudimentary, the dialogue, saying what the weather is like that day.” ~ Holly Hunter
  47. “I like to record with people. I don’t particularly enjoy standing alone and recording my own voice or my own stuff. It’s sometimes fun to do for demos and stuff, but I really enjoy the social act of recording records, because writing it is so lonely. And it has to be.” ~ Sondre Lerche
  48. “A man develops a subtle power as a result of the strict observance of celibacy for twelve years. Then he can understand and grasp very subtle things which otherwise elude his intellect. Through that understanding the aspirant can have direct vision of God. That pure understanding alone enables him to realize Truth.” ~ Ramakrishna
  49. “I had not yet gotten into the world of light. But I felt as one who, standing outside, could knock against the wall and hear an answering knock from within.” ~ Simon Newcomb
  50. “And Americans realized that native people are still here, that they have a moral standing, a legal standing.” ~ Dennis Banks

  51. “It was mind-blowing. It was a small place with 2,000 standing-up tickets. It’s great to have your band back and working and playing again, people have been so generous.” ~ Andrew Taylor
  52. “First New York was a sort of provincial capital, bigger and richer than Manchester or Marseilles, but not much different in its essential spirit. Then, after the war, it became one among half a dozen world cities. Today it has the appearance of standing alone, as the center of culture in the part of the world that still tries to be civilized.” ~ Malcolm Cowley
  53. “Guys standing around and talking about Spanish fly: ‘You know anything about Spanish fly?’
    ‘No, tell me about it.’
    Well there’s this girl Crazy Mary, you put some in her drink man, she, ‘Haaaaaaaaaaaaah.’
    Oh yeah, that’s really groovy man, Spanish fly is groovy, yeah.
    From then on, any time you see a girl: ‘Wish I had some Spanish fly.’
    Go to a party see five girls standing alone: ‘Boy if I had a whole jug of Spanish fly, I’d light that corner up over there. HAAAAAAH.'” ~ Bill Cosby
  54. “At present, man applies to nature but half his force. He works on the world with his understanding alone. He lives in it, and masters it by a penny-wisdom; and he that works most in it, is but a half-man, and whilst his arms are strong and his digestion good, his mind is imbruted, and he is a selfish savage.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  55. “But I can also write in crappy motel rooms, while standing in line, or sitting in the dentist’s chair.” ~ Augusten Burroughs

  56. “The Polar Express began with the idea of a train standing alone in the woods. I asked myself, What if a boy gets on that train? Where does he go?” ~ Chris Van Allsburg
  57. “How can you just leave me standing? Alone in a world that’s so cold? (So cold) Maybe I’m just too demanding, Maybe I’m just like my father too bold.Maybe you’re just like my mother She’s never satisfied (She’s never satisfied) Why do we scream at each other? This is what it sounds like when doves cry.” ~ Prince
  58. “With freedom comes responsibility, and I can think of no responsibility greater than putting on a U.S military uniform and standing in the gap between an enemy threat and civilian life.” ~ Zach Wamp
  59. “Cell phones have changed us from a nation of self-reliant pioneer types into a bunch of men standing alone in supermarkets saying, ‘Okay, I’m in the tampon aisle, but I don’t see it.'” ~ John Gierach
  60. “I was ordained one of the standing High Council in Zion, under the hands of President Joseph Smith” ~ Orson Pratt

  61. “More than illness or death, the American journalist fears standing alone against the whim of his owners or the prejudices of his audience. Deprive William Safire of the insignia of the New York Times, and he would have a hard time selling his truths to a weekly broadsheet in suburban Duluth.” ~ Lewis H. Lapham
  62. “Standing alone among great democratic nations in imposing the death penalty is another moral decision that Americans are being forced to confront.” ~ Jimmy Carter
  63. “My daughter is in the lawsuit because you need that for standing.” ~ Michael Newdow

  64. “Acting is standing up naked and turning around very slowly.” ~ Rosalind Russell
  65. “Like a stand of lodgepole pines in a gale Raisa’s followers, all went down leaving her standing alone….There’s no shelter for me not from any of this. I’ll stand alone the rest of my life. THE GRAY WOLF THRONE p. 163” ~ Cinda Williams Chima

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