Quotes about Being Single




A Collection of Quotes about Being Single

I think it can be fun to be single and date like when you don't want a relationship. Or when you've just gotten out of a relationship, and, after get over the initial shock, you're thinking, hey, it's kind of cool being single. - Breckin Meyer



A lot of people forget how taking a walk in nice weather alone is a very uplifting. It gets the serotonin working, and it's not super taxing. It puts life in perspective. You see things passing by and the majesty and timelessness of world. And it's totally free. Taking a book or a CD player or reading or writing for few hours is really taking nice care of yourself. When you're in a relationship you don't get around to doing that. - Delphine Hirsh



I don't think being single is a good thing at all, but once in a while it is good to have a break from a relationship, especially if you are a faithful guy, to have some time to think about life and get energy back up for the next round. - Eduardo Villarreal



There is a restless kind of consumer shopping for partners, as if the "right one" can be found by totting up a potential mate's pluses and minuses until the number of pluses matches some mythical standards. - Deepak Chopra



Better to be quirky alone than unhappy together. - Anita Hamilton



The fear of being an old maid made young girls rush into matrimony with a recklessness that astonishes. - Louisa May Alcott



It's really hard to walk in a single woman's shoes. That's why you sometimes need really special shoes. - Sex and the City quote



Being single isn't the cause of loneliness, and marriage is not necessarily the cure. There are many lonely married people as well. - Renee Jones



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It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse an offer of marriage. A man always imagines a woman to be ready for anybody who asks her. - Jane Austen



Single gals aren't all a bunch of Bridget Joneses, desperate for love. - Anita Hamilton



Everyone is lonely sometimes, even married people. But most single women (as well as women with spouses) actually enjoy their solitude. - Sarah Mahoney



No, I don't have a boyfriend. No, I don't need a boyfriend. I am enough. And I am complete just the way I am. I choose to be single, just like I choose to not listen to people who make marriage seem like the only possible pinnacle a life can have. - Lauren Rohrer


Married women are just as capable of misery as singles, and single women are just as capable of happiness as married women. Both are capable of feeling loneliness and boredom and the weight of dependence. - Kristyn Marie



[Being] single is better... for the simple reason that I wouldn't want to change no diapers. Of course, if I did get married, I'd figure something out. I'd just phone my mother and have her come over for some coffee and diaper changing. - Kirsten, age 10



What you are as a single person, you will be as a married person, only to a greater degree. Any negative character trait will be intensified in a marriage relationship, because you will feel free to let your guard down - that person has committed himself to you and you no longer have to worry about scaring him off. - Josh McDowell



There is a lot of relief for daters who are serious about wanting to be in a relationship. This comes in the form of what appears to be dramatic changes like speed dating and Internet dating. - April Masini



You're not thinking clearly. By all means, go out with friends, take classes, try new things, begin to build a new life. But don't find another relationship while on the rebound and grieving. It usually creates disaster. - Tina B. Tessina



That's why I called it Dangerously In Love. It's basically all of the steps in a relationship from when you first meet a guy to realizing you're interested to dancing with him the first night to thinking that you're in love to realizing that you're now a little open to making love to breaking up to having to love yourself after the breakup. All of that. A celebration of love. - Beyonce Knowles



Many divorced or widowed people do with their singleness what they should have done before they married for the first time: live alone, find their own rhythms, date a variety of people, go into therapy, develop new friends and interests, learn how to live with and care for themselves. - Harville Hendrix



Being single was seldom a negative experience for women and definitely not one that was harmful to their physical or mental health. - Flying Solo, Carol Anderson and Susan Stewart



I have a multitude of options open to me primarily because I am single and don't have to negotiate where or how I'm going to live with anyone. - Flying Solo, Carol Anderson and Susan Stewart



The freedom to make the many small, daily choices, taken together, tenders a much larger gift: a sense of control and mastery. This is the gift of being single women most cherish. - Flying Solo, Carol Anderson and Susan Stewart



When people asked me how we've lived past one hundred, I say, "Honey, we never married. We never had husbands to worry us to death." - Bessy Delaney



Of all the old maid's blessing, the greatest is carte blanche. Spinsterhood is powerful; once a woman is called "that crazy old maid" she can get away with anything. - Florence King



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Singlehood is not longer a state to be overcome as soon as possible. It has its own rewards. Marriage is not the gateway to adulthood anymore. For most people it's the dessert - desirable, but no longer the main course. - Stephanie Coontz



Singles must actively update their mental files to see that being unmarried is just as valuable a choice as being in a couple. - McGarth



The day you wind up single through divorce or separation is the day you get to test who you really are. - Ernie Zelinski



Learning to enjoy being single involves the ability to experience everything through your own essence, instead of living vicariously through a spouse or partner. - Ernie Zelinski



One can be happy without being married. It might be a rougher path to take, but certainly not the wrong one. - Chang



I'm single again and I wouldn't have it any other way. I'm loving it at the moment. This is what I've been missing. - Guy Ritchie



I knew I could not live my life around a husband, now would I want a husband to live his life around me. Of course, there are any number of variations in marital relationships between those extremes. But there is always a need for spouses to change their behaviors or habits to suit each other. I have always been set in my ways and did not fancy changing my behavior or lifestyle. - Lee Wei Ling



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I love being single. It's great. I get to be who I am and do what I want and be with the people I love. I feel like I have everything and I'm very fortunate, and it's very rich fulfilling time in my life. - Drew Barrymore



I am 54 years old and happily single. In addition to my nuclear family, I have a close circle of friends. Most of my friends are men. But my reputation is such that their female partners would never consider me a threat. - Lee Wei Ling



I'm in a place in my life where I'm comfortable. I can do what I want, when I want, with whom I want. I was a wife and a mother. I don't feel like I need to do that again. - Carol Crenshaw



Consider all the weddings I attended in the '80s that have ended so very, very badly. I consider myself straight up lucky. I have not sworn off marriage, but if I do wed, it will be to have a companion with whom I can travel and play parlor games in my old age. - Sheila Jamison



Singleness has become an acceptable alternative in our society. A generation or two ago, a single person was looked upon in the community as somewhat weird, one who just did not quite make it to the altar. - Robert Alberti and Bruce Fisher



I'm not that girl who's really concerned with it. I've dated a bit and it's just draining to me. If it's not going to happen natural, obviously it's going to be someone in the industry because that's the only time people ever really see me. - Kelly Clarkson



I thought I'd be the person who, every time I hear a little noise, would hide under my bed. But I've fallen in love with my home," "When I'm in there, I feel safe." "I don't think I've gotten scared once - knock on wood - in my house by myself. Then again, I do sleep with the TV on so that I don't hear all the little clinks and clanks at night!" - Vanessa Hudgens



Singleness would be recognized as a vital stage of the journey to maturation, a time to learn about who we are, to learn responsibility and self-sufficiency, to identify our true desires, and to confront our inner strengths and demons. - Harville Hendrix



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Being single is about celebrating and appreciating your own space that you're in. I couldn't have lived alone before. I always needed someone to share my space but now I like being by myself. If I want to be with people then I see my friends; if I want a date then I'll have one. - Kelly Rowland


I feel completely safe in my house but all my friends are scared for me. And of course I can tell my parents panic a little. The best thing about living alone is being able to have my friends come over whenever. - Vanessa Hudgens



If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married. - Katherine Hepburn



It's been nice not having a boyfriend. I could be in a relationship if I wanted to be, but I haven't finished doing what I'm doing. I like boy, a lot. I'm boy crazy. That hasn't changed since I was very young. - Cameron Diaz



I've had somebody on the end of the phone, maybe, but I haven't been living with anyone or been in a proper relationship, and it's been really great. And now I'm completely on my own. I think I've grown up a lot. - Sienna Miller



When I think about it like that, it feels like a burden. But that won't mean I'll be single for the rest of my life - I hope. I feel very settled with myself in my world. I don't feel as needy and desperate to prove things about myself. In my twenties I was very keen to achieve this and disprove this and that. Now I enjoy just being able to concentrate on my children and my work and myself. - Jude Law



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