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Top 21 Quotes For Isolation

Quotes For Isolation

This post contains some of the best quotes for isolation.

Quotes For Isolation

1. “Why do people have to be this lonely? What’s the point of it all? Millions of people in this world, all of them yearning, looking to others to satisfy them, yet isolating themselves. Why? Was the earth put here just to nourish human loneliness?” ― Haruki Murakami

2. “We’re all islands shouting lies to each other across seas of misunderstanding.” ― Rudyard Kipling

3. “We don’t heal in isolation but in community.” ― S. Kelley Harrell

4. “Too much isolation can be a danger to you and your health. It is a hazard to the common people, as well as a benefit to those who know how to use their free time.” ― Mwanandeke Kindembo

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5. “To truly strip a man of everything, one must take away his money, community, and the core of his beliefs until he is bathed in the agony of isolation.” ― Leinad Eibam

6. “There was cruelty in silence, and isolation made it worse.” ― Jordan Dane

7.  “There is a difference between solitude and isolation. One is connected and one isn’t. Solitude replenishes, isolation diminishes.” – Henry Cloud

8. “The worst kind of loneliness in the world is isolation that comes from being misunderstood. It can make people lose their grasp on reality.” ― Shyza Chaudhry

9. “Isolation and loneliness are central causes of depression and despair.” ― Bell Hooks
10. “In constant physical or emotional isolation, nothing seems real, not even ourselves. It’s only in the reflective eyes of others that assures us we exist at all.” ― Jason Versey

11. “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

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12. “I am a stranger in this world, and there is a severe solitude and painful lonesomeness in my exile.” ― Kahlil Gibran

Quotes For Isolation

13. “But there are other words for privacy and independence. They are isolation and loneliness.” ― Megan Whalen Turner

14. “Anything that inspires addiction or obsession – substances, entertainment, beauty, secrecy – is dangerous in that it can lead to isolation, self-absorption, and disconnection, to paralyzed stasis: an immobility that gathers like a force.” ― Greg Carlisle

15. “A person is a person through other persons; you can’t be human in isolation; you are human only in relationships.” – Desmond Tutu

16. “A hermit is simply a person to whom civilization has failed to adjust itself.” ― Will Cuppy

17. “Isolation and the potential loss of loving connection is coded by the human brain into a primal panic response.”- Sue Johnson

18. “Being alone never felt right. Sometimes it felt good, but it never felt right.” – Charles Bukowski

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

20. “Recovery can only take place within the context of relationships; it cannot occur in isolation.” ― Judith Lewis Herman

21. “I think isolation is one of the greatest problems, an ever-growing obstacle to political solidarity.” ― Elfriede Jelinek

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Quotes For Isolation