The 50 Greatest Quotes About Being Single

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These single quotes will prove to you that being single has its pros and cons. Sometimes, it’s hard not having someone to share your life with, especially when everyone around you seems to be in a relationship. But being single also has its advantages. You get to focus on yourself and your own happiness, without having to worry about someone else. And you get to learn a lot about yourself in the process!

In this blog post, we have compiled 50 of the best quotes on being single. We hope that these quotes will help you see the positives of being single and make you feel more confident in your own singledom, whether you’re looking to find love, or you’re just happy doing you, boo!

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The 50 Greatest Quotes on Being Single

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

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

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

5. “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

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

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

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

9. “Being brave enough to be alone frees you up to invite people into your life because you want them and not because you need them.” – Mandy Hale

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

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11. “I like being single — I’m always there when I need me.” – Art Leo

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

13. “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

14. “Being single means you’re strong enough to wait for what you deserve.” – Niall Horan

15. “A busy, vibrant, goal-oriented woman is so much more attractive than a woman who waits around for a man to validate her existence.” – Mandy Hale

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16. “You do not need to be loved, not at the cost of yourself. The single relationship that is truly central and crucial in a life is the relationship to the self. Of all the people you will know in a lifetime, you are the only one you will never lose.” – Jo Coudert

17. “If you really are going to be a happy single, you have to stop treating being single as the annoying time that you pass between relationships and embrace it. Rather than focusing on what you lack, focus on what you have: You.” – Natalie Lue

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

19. “If you aren’t good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you’ll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren’t even giving to yourself.” – Barbara De Angelis

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

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21. “Being single is getting over the illusion that there is somebody out there to complete you.” – Omkar Phatak

22. “Don’t be scared to walk alone. Don’t be scared to like It.” – John Mayer

23. “Bad Relationships are like a bad investment.” – Sonya Parker

24. “If your joy is derived from what society thinks of you, you’re always going to be disappointed.” – Madonna

25. “There are some places in life where you can only go alone. Embrace the beauty of your solo journey.” – Mandy Hale

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26. “You can’t put a leash on me. I’m unleashable!” – Tiffany Winfree

27. “Being with no one is better than being with the wrong one. Sometimes those who fly solo have the strongest wings.” – Nitya Prakash

28. “Without a doubt… the worst part of being a single woman was having to take care of your own car.” – Lisa Kleypas

29. “I am happy every day, regardless of my relationship status, because I understand that my happiness doesn’t come from a relationship, it comes from within.” – Gregg Michaelsen

30. “He sleeps fastest who sleeps alone.” – Richard Avedond

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31. “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

32. “The best thing about being single is sleeping around. You can sleep all over that bed of yours. Left, right, middle, wherever.” – Unknown

33. “There’s a huge difference between feeling lonely and being alone.” – Steven Aitchison

34. “Singleness isn’t an excuse to take a back seat on life but an opportunity to wholeheartedly pursue your own purpose.” – Michael Todd

35. “Being single can pave the way for new opportunities.” – Selena Gomez

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36. “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 a very rich fulfilling time in my life.” – Drew Barrymore

37. “He who lives in solitude may make his own laws.” – Publilius Syrus

38. “I used to think that the worst thing in life was to end up all alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is ending up with people who make you feel all alone.” – Robin Williams

39. “Associate with the noblest people you can find; read the best books; live with the mighty; but learn to be happy alone.” – Saul Bellow

40. “When asked why I am single, my reply is simply; I consider myself a black pearl rare in my authenticity, adding a mysterious beauty to the select few who can recognize & even fewer who appreciate my worth.” – Sanjo Jenday

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41. “You are the flame, not the moth. And your job is to burn with conviction.” – Heidi Priebe

42. “Get to know who you are instead of waiting for some magical person to walk into your life and make you more adventurous, richer, nicer, smarter, sexier, or more relaxed in your own skin. […] At the end of the day, all anyone wants to be is loved and appreciated, not burdened with your unresolved issues.” – Andrea Bain

43. “It’s all about falling in love with yourself and sharing that love with someone who appreciates you, rather than looking for love to compensate for a self-love deficit.” – Eartha Kitt

44. “I am learning to love the sound of my feet walking away from things not meant for me.” – Unknown

45. “I have been single for a very long time but there is nothing lonely about my life.” – Teri Hatcher

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46. “Being single used to mean that nobody wanted you. Now it means you’re pretty sexy and you’re taking your time deciding how you want your life to be and who you want to spend it with.” – Carrie Bradshaw

47. “It seemed to me that the desire to get married — which, I regret to say, I believe is basic and primal in women — is followed almost immediately by an equally basic and primal urge, which is to be single again.” – Nora Ephron

48. “‘Happily single’ is recognizing that you don’t need or want to be rescued from your life by a handsome prince because your life is pretty awesome, as is.” – Mandy Hale

49. “Single is not a status, it is a word that describes a person who is strong enough to live and enjoy life without depending on others.” – Prixie

50. “You deserve the world even if it means giving it to yourself.” – r.h. Sin | the self-love

Being single doesn’t have to be a negative experience. Learning to enjoy your own time, and slowly building a life that you are proud of is an amazing thing! All too often, people associate being single with being lonely, but these single quotes go to show that that is not the case.

If you enjoyed these single quotes for him and her then check out 33 Funny & Relatable Memes About Being Single or 50 Helpful Quotes For People With Anxiety.

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