Loneliness From Books Famous Quotes & Sayings

List of top 34 famous quotes and sayings about loneliness from books to read and share with friends on your Facebook, Twitter, blogs.

Top 34 Quotes About Loneliness From Books

#1. The thought of people reading in the sun, on a beach, tempts me to recommend dark books, written in the shadow of loneliness, despair, and death. Let these revelers feel a chill as they loll on their towels. - Author: Anatole Broyard
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#2. Too many thousands of opened books yawned between them and him. He had exiled himself. - Author: Jack London
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#3. Books had gotten her through many years of loneliness. They kept dreams alive inside her soul and taught her of love that always seemed so far from her reach. And - Author: Victoria James
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#4. She thought it must be a lonely life for a boy who hated books. - Author: Hilda Van Stockum
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#5. Books had been invented to salve human loneliness, and they were friends without peer, friends who never sneered or flinched or laughed behind a man's back. Books revealed their treasures to all who took the effort to seek. - Author: Mary Jo Putney
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#6. It ... whatever 'it' is, has swallowed me and I lie here in the pit of its cold dark stomach being eaten alive by its bile and I ... I don't even know if I want to be saved. - Author: Kellie Elmore
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#7. I write because I want to end my loneliness. Books make people less alone. That, before and after everything else, is what books do. They show us that conversations are possible across distances. - Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
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#8. It's just that you go so crazy being alone like that. Sometimes he'd forget my water or food and I'd cry and cry and cry." She stops talking and looks out the window. "I would try to tell myself stories to pass the time. Fairy tales. Parts of books. But they got used up. - Author: Holly Black
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#9. Will: I've never seen anyone get so excited over books before. You'd think they were diamonds.
Tessa: Well, they are, aren't they? Isn't there anything you love like that? - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#10. Booksellers are the most valuable destination for the lonely, given the numbers of books written because authors couldn't find anyone to talk to. - Author: Alain De Botton
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#11. The point of books is to combat loneliness. - Author: David Foster Wallace
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#12. I was a lonely boy. I spent all my time reading books and watching the world. [some] tried to draw me out at first, but their hearts weren't in it. And after all, they had enough troubles of their own. - Author: Rabih Alameddine
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#13. The sun loved me again when it saw that the stars would not abandon me. - Author: Jenim Dibie
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#14. Books are my refuge. I can crawl into the space between the pages and curl my back to loneliness. - Author: Anubhav Mishra
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#15. Now Doon seemed to care for his new friends more than he did for her. Every time she thought about him she felt a thud of pain, like a bruised place inside her. - Author: Jeanne DuPrau
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#16. It was so odd what brought out tenderness in people. It was never what you have expected. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#17. When you jump onto the emptiness of the loneliness, the best parachute to land you safely will be the books! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#18. It would be so great to have someone my own age to talk to, even if it was just about books. - Author: Alex Flinn
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#19. Every book is a revolution. Books are our ticket out of boredom, despair, loneliness - but also ignorance. - Author: Heidi Cullinan
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#20. Books make the best ersatz friendships. - Author: Nenia Campbell
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#21. Let this little book be thy friend, if, owing to fortune or through thine own fault, thou canst not find a dearer companion. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#22. My books are always about somebody who is taken from aloneness and isolation - often elevated loneliness - to community. It may be a denigrated community that is filthy and poor, but they are not alone; they are with people. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
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#23. There were two immediate results of my forced loneliness: I began to find company in books, and greater pleasure in music. - Author: James Weldon Johnson
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#24. Most of us do things for reasons that are more purely personal. For love, or for hate. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#25. I never really had any close friends in India, and I felt a terrible loneliness and isolation for many years. Westernized Indians don't like my books and I tend not to like westernized Indians - so we're quits. - Author: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
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#26. Thus it had come about that she had read far more fiction, and far more poetry, those two sanctuaries of the lonely, than most of her kind. - Author: John Fowles
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#27. One thing became crystal clear to me when I couldn't see you anymore. I realized that the only way I had been able to survive until then was having you in my life. When I lost you, the pain and loneliness really got to me. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#28. Maybe reading was just a way to make her feel less alone, to keep her company. When you read something you are stopped, the moment is stayed, you can sometimes be there more fully than you can in your real life. - Author: Helen Humphreys
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#29. Outside, across the putrid moat and under the dark mute trees, I would often lie and dream for hours about what I read in the books; and would longingly picture myself amidst gay crowds in the sunny world beyond the endless forests. - Author: H.P. Lovecraft
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#30. A book,
a book full
of human touches,
of shirts,
a book
without loneliness, with men
and tools,
a book
is victory. - Author: Pablo Neruda
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#31. The point of books was to combat loneliness - Author: David Lipsky
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#32. books are the arms which murder isolation, drive away loneliness, fulfill a friend's company. - Author: Self-Realization Fellowship
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#33. When you read a book and its words agree with what you think, your view of the world or your feelings at the time, you discover that there are people out there that think like you. That takes away a feeling of loneliness. - Author: Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
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#34. Mistasinon stood as the music of life flowed around him, the instrument of his agency muted. - Author: F.D. Lee
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