Being single quotes

You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anybody.

Maya Angelou

Being single is sometimes considered a controversial state in our society. While some love it, others hate it. It is no wonder that there are a lot of stereotypes that single people have to fight with. If some people pity or blame them, others envy their freedom and their lack of responsibility.

The truth is, as always, somewhere in the middle. Single people can and should be happy while waiting for someone great to come into their lives.

Learn from these quotes why you should embrace single life and how to make the most of it while still keeping your hopes for love alive. If you’re single and spending all your time with your friends you should let them know how much you love them with our friendship quotes! If you’re single and considering a relationship you’ll love our relationship quotes also.

For now, these are the best 28 quotes on being single…

If we seek paradise outside ourselves, we cannot have paradise in our hearts thomas merton (1)

If we seek paradise outside ourselves, we cannot have paradise in our hearts. – Thomas Merton

We can try to find happiness in a love relationship, yet it is best to learn how to find happiness firstly within ourselves.  If we cannot be happy when we are single, it is wrong to ask someone else to come into our life to make us happy.

People would be a lot better off if they’d enjoy being single lewis black

People would be a lot better off if they’d enjoy being single. – Lewis Black

When we are incapable of enjoying being single, we tend to seek a new relationship at all costs, without actually waiting for a real and profound connection. As we give up the freedom to seek happiness for security, we sabotage ourselves by entering unhealthy relationships.

Discover why you’re important, then refuse to settle for anyone who doesn’t completely agree fisher amelie

Discover why you’re important, then refuse to settle for anyone who doesn’t completely agree. – Fisher Amelie

Some people are scared of being single and would rather settle for someone who is not really their ideal partner but who can provide them with a sense of connection and security. A healthy self-esteem tells us that we should never settle. We matter and we need someone who fully feels the same way.

As a body everyone is single as a soul never herman hesse

As a body everyone is single, as a soul never. – Hermann Hesse

Relationships have to fight time, distance, and compromises. No matter how close we are to other people, as individuals we are always alone. The only way to escape this troubling fact is to build soulful, profound connections with others. Despite distances between them, souls can communicate and unite beyond any borders.

You alone are enough you have nothing to prove to anybody maya angelou

You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anybody. – Maya Angelou

Some people look of those who are single as they would have some inherent flaw that makes them undesirable. Entering relationships just to prove to others that we can be loved is wrong. We don’t have to prove anything to others and if we are happy being single, there is no reason to feel guilty about it.

Hope for love, pray for love, wish for love, dream for love, but don’t put your life on hold waiting for love mandy hale (1)

Hope for love, pray for love, wish for love, dream for love…but don’t put your life on hold waiting for love. – Mandy Hale

There is nothing more natural than wanting love in our lives, yet true and powerful love is not very easy to find. Love is a central part of our dreams’ map, but this does not mean that without love, we cannot enjoy life to the fullest. Single or not, every second is precious.

Being single is definitely better than being with the wrong person hassan choughari (1)

Being single is definitely better than being with the wrong person. – Hassan Choughari

Some people go through one relationship after another out of fear of being single. This is a common trap because there is nothing worst than being with the wrong person and forcing a relationship when there are not genuine feelings involved. There many joys to being single so we don’t have to suffer through terrible relationships.

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance oscar wilde being single quotes

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance. – Oscar Wilde

Some relationships are shortly lived while others take years of our lives. No matter the depth of our relationships, the longest relationship we have is with ourselves.Before being a good partner and lover for someone else, we must learn to be a good companion for ourselves.

Single lady, the man you want might not necessarily be the man you need martha macharia (1)

Single lady, the man you want might not necessarily be the man you need. – Martha Macharia

We can easily recognize our desires because they are strong and overwhelming, yet they don’t always correspond to our needs. Desires blind us with passion and make us enter relationships that might be wrong for us.  Passion is not enough for a lasting relationship, that is why choosing a good partner is never easy.

My alone feels so good, i’ll only have you if you’re sweeter than my solitude warsan shire (1)

My alone feels so good, I’ll only have you if you’re sweeter than my solitude. – Warsan Shire

Some people have no problem being single. They love independence and solitude, and even if they crave love, they are willing to wait for that special someone who will bring them love, yet let them keep their independence. The best partner is someone who can meet our needs without changing us.

If you are fantasizing love, you are still single from within a heart no matter what your relationship status is pratik akkawar (1)

If you are fantasizing love, you are still single from within a heart no matter what your relationship status is. – Pratik Akkawar

Being single or being in a relationship means nothing if our craving for love is not met properly. A relationship without love is devastating for our souls.  It is better to be single and preserve our hope for love than to bury our desire for love in an unhealthy relationship.

Single life is the best life until you get hit by lonely nights jonathan burkett (1)

Single life is the best life until you get hit by lonely nights. – Jonathan Burkett

 Single life can be very exciting and liberating, without any responsibilities to hold us back. Even though it is fun, it is also very lonely from time to time. When we get home and there is no one to ask us about our day, we remember why a good relationship is so valuable.

As a self described idealistic i never consider myself as single i like to say that i’m in between romances at the moment carl henegan

As a self described idealistic I never consider myself as single. I like to say that I’m in between romances at the moment. – Carl Henegan

To put single life in a bright perspective, we could say that single life is just a short break between two different love stories. It is a time of self-discovery and endless possibilities which we can use to meet interesting, new people and build new relationships.

I love being single i can come and go as i please and stay out as late as i want to eric dickerson

I love being single. I can come and go as I please and stay out as late as I want to. – Eric Dickerson

One of the best parts of being single is never having to check in with another person. When we are single, we can freely do whatever we want, whenever we want, without having to explain to anyone our decisions and choices. Single life is the ultimate freedom and it is a freedom that overwhelms us.

I am a lover without a lover i am lovely and lonely i belong deeply to myself warsan shire

I am a lover without a lover. I am lovely and lonely and I belong deeply to myself. – Warsan Shire

We don’t have to be in a relationship to appreciate love or to express our love. Our loving nature is deeply embedded into our personalities and even when we are single, we are still the same loving and affectionate person that we are while in a relationship. Being single means we can direct this love towards ourselves and our well-being.

You’re single not because you are not good enough for one, it’s that you’re too good for the wrong one chris burkmenn

You’re single not because you are not good enough for one, it’s that you’re too good for the wrong one. – Chris Burkmenn

Being single does not mean that we are unworthy of love or that there is no one for us out there into the world. Being single is a matter of time and patience. We need to put ourselves out there so that we can find the person who is good for us.

Being single doesn’t make you weak it means that you are strong enough to be on your own xavier zayas being single quotes

Being single doesn’t make you weak, it means that you are strong enough to be on your own. – Xavier Zayas

Being single is not a weakness and it is not a proof that we are flawed. By embracing single life serenely we show that we are able to stand on our own, that we are independent and strong, and that we don’t need anyone to fix our life. Being single takes a special kind of strength.

Being single doesn’t mean no one loves you… it just means that god is busy writing your love story

Being single doesn’t mean no one loves you… It just means that God is busy writing your love story. – Unknown

When we are single for a long time, it is easy to become hopeless about our chances to find a suitable, loving partner. If we wait for a long time, we start to feel that no one will ever love us. This is a flawed way of thinking because being single is just a transition phase, not the end of the destination.

I love being single it’s almost like being rich

I love being single. It’s almost like being rich. – Sue Grafton

Being single surprisingly comes with a lot of benefits. When we are single we feel like being rich because we have plenty of time, energy, money, and freedom to make our lives interesting and exciting, without having to worry about someone else.

Being single is pretty good it’s a nice sense of irresponsibility michael douglas being single quotes

Being single is pretty good. It’s a nice sense of irresponsibility. – Michael Douglas

While some people love being in a relationship, free-spirited people find relationships a bit suffocating and stifling. Relationships involve a lot of responsibility that some people are not ready for. Being single is the total opposite.

I’ve been single for a while and i have to say... it’s going really well it’s working out i think i’m the one emily hunter

I’ve been single for a while and I have to say, It’s going really well. Like…It’s working out. I think I’m the one. – Emily Hunter

Being single for a long time makes a person get used to the single life to the point that they no longer actively seek relationships. They discover that instead of being with the wrong person, they can make a great life for themselves while single. They find a new type of happiness.

I don’t need a man to rectify my existence the most profound relationship we’ll ever have is the one with ourselves shirley maclaine

I don’t need a man to rectify my existence. The most profound relationship we’ll ever have is the one with ourselves. – Shirley MacLaine

The worst attitude to have in relationships is waiting for the other to makes us happy and to bring fulfillment in our lives when we are incapable of being happy by ourselves. A healthy person does not need validation. When we understand and love ourselves, our relationships are a bonus, not a requirement for our happiness.

I don’t need prince charming to have my own happy ending katy perry

I don’t need Prince Charming to have my own happy ending. – Katy Perry

Happy endings are not only for couple or lovers. Single people can make their own happy endings without needing someone else to validate their choices and their happiness. Prince Charming makes the story better, but even without him, the story can still be amazing and meaningful.

People aren’t defined by their relationships nina dobrev

People aren’t defined by their relationships. – Nina Dobrev

Relationships are a big part of our lives, but that does not mean we should define our identities and personalities based on them. Our relationships show that we are capable of love and understanding, yet they do not have to reflect our entire being. A healthy relationship is made of two healthy individuals.

Being single means your strong enough to wait for what you deserve niall horan being single quotes

Being single means your strong enough to wait for what you deserve. – Niall Horan

A good relationship is possible when we have found someone who completes us in a simple, but profound way. It is about compatibility and common values, goals, and desires. We all deserve someone who is compatible with us. Waiting for such a person takes a lot of strength but it is the best thing to do.

Single is an opportunity to live life on your own terms and not apologize mandy hale

“Single” is an opportunity to live life on your own terms and not apologize. – Mandy Hale

Some people don’t like the idea of being single because they feel something is lacking from their lives. Others, on the contrary, strive while being single because they see it as an opportunity to live a life of individuality and unrestraint, where they can be their most profound selves.

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