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Quotes about Being Single

Being married and being single are both great ways to spend your life. Never allow anyone to tell you otherwise. Let these quotes about being single help you to address the issues of living a single life.

Too many women throw themselves into romance because they're afraid of being single,
then start making compromises and losing their identity. I won't do that.
- Julie Delpy

It is quite lovely being single, and I much prefer it.
- Anna Held

A human being is a single being. Unique and unrepeatable.
- Eileen Caddy

I have stepped off the relationship scene to come to terms with myself.
I have spent most of my adult life being 'someone's girlfriend',
and now I am happy being single.
- Penelope Cruz

 

I love being a single mom. But it's definitely different when you're dating.
- Brooke Burns

But when you're a celebrity, you discover that
you're no longer the pursuer, but the one being pursued.
That's one of the disappointments I have had since becoming a single man.
- Hugh Grant

Everybody thinks they'll never get married at your age.
You think you can go on all your life being single,
but you suddenly find out that you can't.
- Alan Sillitoe

I enjoy being single, but I loved being married.
- Stephanie Mills


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I really enjoy being single again.
I spent a lot of time in a relationship
and the nearer we came to the end, the more difficult it got.
You don't see things clearly as long as you're still involved.
- Dido Armstrong

t's like the riddle of the Sphinx...
why are there so many great unmarried women,
and no great unmarried men?
- Sarah Jessica Parker

What is free time? I'm a single mother.
My free moments are filled with loving my little girl.
- Roma Downey

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, your thinking,
Hey, it's kind of cool being single.
- Breckin Meyer

Mothers - especially single mothers - are heroic
in their efforts to raise our nation's children,
but men must also take responsibility for their children
and recognize the impact they have on their families' well-being.
- Evan Bayh

Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor.
Which is one very strong argument in favor of matrimony.
- Jane Austen

Working long hours being single helps because your time is yours.
Once you have a family your time isn't all yours anymore.
Most of the Mac team, we were in our mid-20's, most of us were single,
and we were able to essentially devote our lives to it.
- Andy Hertzfeld

I'm not cynical about marriage or romance. I enjoyed being married.
And although being single was fun for a while, there was always the risk
of dating someone who'd owned a lunch box with my picture on it.
- Shaun Cassidy

I understand by this passion the union of desire, friendship, and tenderness,
which is inflamed by a single female, which prefers her to the rest of her sex,
and which seeks her possession as the supreme or the sole happiness of our being.
- Edward Gibbon

There are things coming from me that I felt I wanted to talk about.
My search for my own blend of spirituality,
my acknowledgement of my sexuality,
my being the single mother of a young man.
- Ana Castillo

For me, already being part of a single parent household
and knowing it was just me and my mom,
you'd would wake up times and hope that the next day
you'd be able to be alongside your mother
because she was out trying to make sure that I was taken care of.
But all I cared about was her being home.
- LeBron James

I was raised by a single mother who made a way for me.
She used to scrub floors as a domestic worker,
put a cleaning rag in her pocketbook and ride the subways in Brooklyn
s o I would have food on the table.
But she taught me as I walked her to the subway
that life is about not where you start, but where you're going.
That's family values.
- Al Sharpton

A married woman has the same right to control her own body
as does an unmarried woman.
- Sol Wachtler

I could see myself in a white nurse's uniform,
working unnoticed for many years
and at last dying, unknown, unmarried and unsung.
- Kate Smith

Unmarried couples should get married -
that's an excellent tax avoidance measure, if a bit drastic.
- John Whiting

Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public,
have proceeded from the unmarried, or childless men.
- Francis Bacon

As an unmarried woman, I was thought to be a danger.
- Grace Kelly

Why should unmarried women be discriminated against - unmarried men are not.
- Dinah Shore

Any young man who is unmarried at the age of twenty one is a menace to the community.
- Brigham Young

I demand for the unmarried mother, as a sacred channel of life,
the same reverence and respect as for the married mother;
for Maternity is a cosmic thing and once it has come to pass,
our conversation must not be permitted to blaspheme it.
- Ben Lindsey

I married the first man I ever kissed.
When I tell this to my children, they just about throw up.
- Barbara Bush

In fact, Social Security is the only source of income nationwide
for 29 percent of unmarried elderly women.
- Ginny B. Waite

Jane Austen was an extraordinary woman;
to actually be able to survive as a novelist in those days -
unmarried - was just unheard of.
- Julie Walters

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

May your spirit soar throughout the vast cathedral of your being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If (s)he's an apple and you're an orange,
celebrate your differences -
make a great fruit salad.
Love isn't about being the same -
it's about being sweet with each other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The life of inner peace,
being harmonious and without stress,
is the easiest type of existence.
- Norman Vincent Peale

When the vast cathedral of our being
becomes a sanctuary for all creation,
we become the face of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each of us dwells in a cathedral of our own BEing
that is created vast enough to encompass Unity with all creation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The supreme happiness of life
is the conviction of being loved for yourself,
or, more correctly, being loved in spite of yourself.
- Victor Hugo

Even the rich are hungry for love,
for being cared for, for being wanted,
for having someone to call their own.
- Mother Teresa

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
- Joseph Campbell

Who, being loved, is poor?
- Oscar Wilde

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength;
loving someone deeply gives you courage.
- Lao Tzu

Face the facts of being what you are,
for that is what changes what you are.
- Soren Kierkegaard

At the center of your being you have the answer;
you know who you are and you know what you want.
- Lao Tzu

Be - don't try to become.
Being is enlightenment, becoming is ignorance.
- Osho

To love someone deeply gives you strength.
Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage.
- Lao Tzu

There is sanctuary in being alone with nature.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Falling in love you remain a child; rising in love you mature.
By and by love becomes not a relationship,
it becomes a state of your being.
Not that you are in love - now you are love.
- Osho

Today is my day to honor my being,
release each and every struggle,
gather strength from life's storms,
relax into the arms of spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Being angry harms your physical,
emotional, and spiritual well-being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
- Helen Keller

For the very first time the young are
seeing history being made
before it is censored by their elders.
- Margaret Mead

Interdependence is and ought to be
as much the ideal of man as self-sufficiency.
Man is a social being.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

In true friendship, one can express
anything and everything without feeling ashamed
or afraid of being rejected.
- Aparna Chatterjee

Eternity:
I am drawn to the wild edge of the ocean of my being
My curiosity unbound, I test the limits
of the limitless and the boundaries of the timeless.
I walk the path - the way - the way of ways -
to the end which is not an end.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Being angry is as close as a human being
can come to experiencing hell on earth.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Impart as much as you can of your spiritual being
to those who are on the road with you,
and accept as something precious
what comes back to you from them.
- Albert Schweitzer


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