140 Single Life Quotes To Enjoy Singlehood

Looking for inspirational quotes about single life? We have rounded up the best collection of single life quotes, sayings, captions for Instagram, and WhatsApp status, (with images and pictures) that you can relate to if you’re happily single.

When you are not married or in a relationship, the most common question asked by everyone around you is why are you single.

If you are single that does not always mean that you are alone. Being single can be amazing. You can live life on your own terms, and be happy with your friends and family.

Being single allows you to focus on yourself. It helps you evolve and grow as a person. Living a single life will help you pursue your goals more seriously and you will be able to work towards a more fulfilling future.

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The best part of being alone is that you are free to do whatever you feel like, whenever you feel like and more importantly you don’t have to compromise for anyone.

Why be in a bad marriage or an unhealthy relationship that can make you feel broken and sad? Instead of living life with the wrong person, it is better to live your life single and wait for the right girl/guy.

Share these encouraging quotes on a single life with your solo friends to celebrate your freedom and singlehood.

Top 10 Single Life Quotes

  1. “Single is no longer a lack of options but a choice.” – Mandy Hale                                                                 
    Single Life Quotes
    Single Life Quotes

  2. “Don’t be scared to walk alone. Don’t be scared to like it.” – John Mayer                                                           
    Being Single Quotes
    Being Single Quotes

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

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

  5. “Some people are happily single. Some are unhappily married.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana                                                                                                                                                                       
    Quotes About Single Life
    Quotes About Single Life

  6. “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

  7. “I think it’s very healthy to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone and not defined by another person.” – Oscar Wilde

  8. “Working long hours being single helps because your time is yours. Once you have a family, your time is not yours anymore.” – Andy Hertzfeld

  9. “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.” – Anonymous

  10. “If you’re single, focus on being a better you instead of looking for someone better than your ex. A better you will attract a better next.” – Anonymous

Single Quotes To Celebrate Your Freedom

Many people avoid being single and prefer to be in a relationship. But living life alone can be one of the best way to live.

Being single allows you to enjoy  your freedom and independence. It helps you to reflect on life in a more meaningful way.

These uplifting single living quotes and cool sayings will pep you up and show you how wonderful it is to be single.

Also check our collection of relying on yourself quotes and  I got me quotes to inspire you to have your own back and be self-dependent.

  1. “Single life is so overrated. It sucks.” – Rihanna

  2. “I celebrate myself, and sing myself.” – Walt Whitman
    Im Single Quotes
    Im Single Quotes

  3. “Single life might be boring but it’s peaceful.” – Unknown

  4. “Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.” – Louise Hay                                                                             
    Quotes About The Single Life
    Quotes About The Single Life

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

  6. “Being single is better than being in the wrong relationship.” – Unknown                                                                     
    Quotes On Single Life
    Quotes On Single Life

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

  8. “I decided to stay single just because, no one is loyal now days.” – Unknown

  9. “Dismantle your wounds so you stop living your life by them.” – Nikki Rowe

  10. “Don’t wait for someone else to shape your life. Shape it yourself.” – Unknown

  11. “If you’re not happy single, you’re not gonna be happy married.” – Nick Vujicic

  12. “Find the love you seek, by first finding the love within yourself.” – Sri Sri Ravi Shankar                           
    Life Quotes Single
    Life Quotes Single

  13. “Love yourself first, because that’s who you’ll spend the rest of your life with.” – Anonymous

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

  15. “Being single is about celebrating and appreciating your own space that you’re in.” – Kelly Rowland

  16. “Sometimes, losing yourself in loneliness is the best way to find yourself all over again….” – Unknown

  17. “Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.” – Marcus Aurelius

  18. “Being single doesn’t mean you’re weak. It means you’re strong enough to wait for what you deserve.” – Niall Horan

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

  20. “Best thing about being single: No drama, no fighting, no crying, no confusion, no heartbreak and no problem.” – Unknown

  21. “Single life is boring. Relationships are stressful. Talking to people is annoying. I don’t know if I’m still a human!” – Unknown

  22. “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

  23. “It takes a strong person to remain single in a world that is accustomed to settling with anything just to say they have something.” – Anonymous

  24. “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

  25. “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

  26. “It’s very fun to be single because you know what happens? You find yourself, you understand what it means to love yourself, instead of putting all this energy to a give and trying relationship.” – Anonymous

  27. “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

  28. “Single is no longer a lack of options – but a choice. A choice to refuse to let your life be defined by your relationship status but to live every day Happily and let your Ever After work itself out.” – Mandy Hale

  29. “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

  30. “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

Quotes About Single Life

Being alone is freedom. It’s liberation. Being single is a normal and abeautiful way of living your life.

To be happy in life it is not necessary to be in a relationship. Many people take being single as a curse but actually it’s not. It’s a blessing if you allow yourself to enjoy it’s perks.

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These proud to be single quotes and attitude single life quotes will help you understand that being single can actually be the most wonderful time of your life.

Also, check out relationship understanding and relationship lonely quotes that you might relate to.

  1. “I’m single because I was born that way.” – Mae West

  2. “Solitude is the place of purification.” – Martin Buber

  3. “I’d rather be alone than unhappy.” – Whitney Houston

  4. “As a body, everyone is single. As a soul, never.” – Hermann Hesse

  5. “You deserve the world even if it means giving it to yourself.” – R.H. Sin

  6. “The lonely people have taught me, that I am not alone.” – Anthony Liccione                                                   
    Quotes For Singleness
    Quotes For Singleness

  7. “To fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness.” – Robert Morley                                                               
    Single And Happy Quotes
    Single And Happy Quotes

  8. “He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.” – Lao Tzu

  9. “If you can’t take care of yourself, you can’t take care of someone else.” – Sahithi Setikam

  10. “I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.” – Henry David Thoreau

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

  12. “You could be married and bored or single and lonely. Ain’t no happiness nowhere.” – Chris Rock

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

  14. “A broken relationship would make you feel more lonely than when you were single.” – Anonymous

  15. “I found being single to be a gift in disguise because I fell in love with the person I am.” – Anonymous

  16. “Being single is getting over the illusion that there is somebody out there to complete you.” – Omkar Phatakc                                                                                                                                                             
    Staying Single Quotes
    Staying Single Quotes

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

  18. “The most profound relationship that you can ever have is the one that you have with yourself.” – Anonymous

  19. “No human being can really understand another, and no one can arrange another’s happiness.” – Graham Greene

  20. “Some people think it’s wrong, being single isn’t right. But you hurt the right person you’ll be wrong all your life.” – Tyga

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

  22. “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

  23. “A season of loneliness and isolation is when the caterpillar gets its wings. Remember that next time you feel alone.” – Anonymous

  24. “There was no singles problem until singles got so single-minded that they stopped wasting time with anyone ineligible.” – Judith Martin

  25. “When we cannot bear to be alone, it means we do not properly value the only companion we will have from birth to death-ourselves.” – Eda Leshan

  26. “Too many girls rush into relationships because of the fear of being single, then start making compromises, and losing their identity. Don’t do that.” – Katy Perry

  27. “Being single entitles you to not ask someone’s opinion before you do something to mess up your own room, your credit report, or even your life.” – Sayali Patil

  28. “Too many women throw themselves into romance because they’re afraid of being single, then start making compromises and losing their identity.” – Julie Delpy

  29. “The single girl all alone in a great big town. The single girl gets so tired of love letting her down. The life’s unreal and the people are homely. And the nights can get so lonely.” – Martha Sharp

  30. “I love single life! Why would it be boring? I mean, I get to travel around and have loads of girls screaming at me, so it’s definitely not boring. However, it can get lonely on the road, but I’m sorted I’ve got good people around me.” – Olly Murs

Attitude Single Life Quotes For Instagram

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

  2. “You can’t put a leash on me. I’m unleashable!” – Tiffany Winfree                                                                   
    Attitude Single Life Quotes
    Attitude Single Life Quotes

  3. “Single? No, i’m just in a relationship with freedom.” – Anonymous                                                                         
    Single Quotes
    Single Quotes

  4. “I don’t like to be labeled as lonely just because I am alone.” – Delta Burke

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

  6. “It’s better to be lonely then to be played by the wrong people.” – Anonymous

  7. “Do you want to meet the love of your life? Look in the mirror.” – Byron Katie

  8. “I’m not sure if it’s better to be alone but it’s probably safer.” – Eleanor Prescott

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

  10. “Sometimes you have to stand alone to prove that you can still stand.” – Anonymous

  11. “Now I’m feeling how I should. Never knew single could feel this good.” – Jason Derulo

  12. “You don’t have to be part of a couple to be happy, you know.” – Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

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

  14. “If we be doomed to marry, we marry; if we be doomed to remain single we do.” – Thomas Hardy

  15. “I don’t talk with everybody because i am not everybody, i am single.” – Michael Bassey Johnson

  16. “You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” – Buddha

  17. “I’m not single. I’m not taken. I’m simply on reserve for the one who deserves my heart.” – Anonymous

  18. “All single people are not really single They all have untold stories behind the scene.” – Ahmed Ali Anjum

  19. “I’ve been single for a while and I have to say, it’s going very well. Like…it’s working out. I think I’m the one.” – Emily Heller

  20. “Single isn’t better. But it’s definitely not less than either. It’s equally as nourishing and joyous an existence.” – Catherine Gray

  21. “He was a bachelor who wouldn’t allow any woman to tie him down. He said he preferred to be handcuffed instead.” – Daytona

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

  23. “Walking alone is not difficult but when we have walked a lifetime with someone, then coming back alone is all the more difficult.” – Anonymous

  24. “If you truly want to be respected by people you love, you must prove to them that you can survive without them.” – Michael Bassey Johnson

  25. “Being single doesn’t necessarily mean you’re available. Sometimes you have to put up a sign that says, “Do Not Disturb” on your heart.” – Wiz Khalifa

  26. “There’s something really cool about knowing that your destiny is so big that you’re not meant to share it with anyone. At least not yet.” – Anonymous

  27. “A single man has not nearly the value he would have in a state of union. He is an incomplete animal. He resembles the odd half of a pair of scissors.” – Benjamin Franklin

  28. “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

  29. “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.” – Sex and the City

  30. “A single life is doubtless preferable to a married one, where prudence and affection do not accompany the choice; but where they do, there is no terrestrial happiness equal to the married state.” – Wellins Calcott

Funny Single Life Quotes

  1. “Single is a choice, just like Married is.” – Mandy Hale                                                                                             
    Funny Single Life Quotes
    Funny Single Life Quotes

  2. “He sleeps fastest who sleeps alone.” – Richard Avedon

  3. “Single: Stress Is Now Gone Life’s Easier.” – Anonymous

  4. “I’m single but I ignore people like I’m taken.” – Anonymous

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

  6. “Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly.” – Voltaire

  7. “Being a single woman is like going off to war.” – Zoe Lister-Jones

  8. “I would be married, but I’d have no wife, I would be married to a single life.” – Charles Bukowski

  9. “Being single is only sad if you have a problem with your own company. I’m content with mine.” – Olga Kurylenko

  10. “The awkward moment when you’re that one friend who always gives relationship advice but is still single.” – Anonymous

Best Stay Single Quotes

  1. “Yes I’m alone. But I’m alone and free.” – Unknown                                                                                         

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    Single Life Quotes Images

  2. “Live life… Single life… Is best life.” – R_d Ramawat

  3. “She who saves a single soul, saves the universe.” – Lewis Carroll

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

  5. “SINGLE because I don’t need someone to control my life.” – Unknown                                                           

    Motivational Single Life Quotes
    Motivational Single Life Quotes

  6. “Life is too precious to waste it with the wrong person.” – Tony Gaskins

  7. “It’s better to “stay single” than being “single again.” – Sharfaraz Ahmed

  8. “Being single is smarter than being in the wrong relationship.” – Unknown

  9. “I never feel alone realizing the fact that my life is my only life partner.” – Munia Khan

  10. “My friends said, ‘You’re crazy, enjoy single life.’ But that’s not for me.” – Kurt Warner

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

  12. “I am single because I like to spend my free time how I want it, when I want it.” – Unknown

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

  14. “I’m single not because I don’t pray for love. I’m single because I don’t play with love.” – Unknown

  15. “Single woman, the man you want may not necessarily be the man you need.” – Martha Macharia                                                                                                                                                                 

    Single Life Quotes For Girl
    Single Life Quotes For Girl

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

  17. “I favor my heart when it’s all mine, rather than having to share it with someone else.” – Anonymous

  18. “When someone asks why I’m still single “I don’t know! I thought I was pretty awesome”.” – Unknown

  19. “Single life is the training ground; it is imperative that you are training the right way.” – Tony A. Gaskins Jr.

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

  21. “The reason I am single is that I gave my all to people who are not giving me a chance.” – De philosopher DJ Kyos

  22. “The trouble is not that I am single and likely to stay single, but that I am lonely and likely to stay lonely.” – Charlotte Brontë

  23. “Being Single means you are taking your time deciding how you want your life to be and who you want to spend it with.” – Anonymous

  24. “It is good to be lonely, for being alone is not easy. The fact that something is difficult must be one more reason to do it.” – Anonymous

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

  26. “He is his own best friend and takes delight in privacy whereas the man of no virtue or ability is his own worst enemy and is afraid of solitude.” – Aristotle

  27. “Single moms: You are a doctor, a teacher, a nurse, a maid, a cook, a referee, a heroine, a provider, a defender, a protector, a true Superwoman. Wear your cape proudly.” – Mandy Hale

  28. “People are really concerned about my relationship status. When I tell people I’m happy being single, they don’t believe me. They say: ‘You have to be miserable being alone’.” – Kelly Clarkson

  29. “When you acknowledge that there is nothing repulsive or unforgivable or shameful about yourself, it becomes easier to be that authentic person and feel like you’re living a less performed life.” – John Green

  30. “Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore.” – Lady Gaga


So once you realize how wonderful and liberating being single is, make the most of your single time by loving yourself and reconnecting with family and friends in your life that you may be neglecting till now.

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Whether you’re getting over a divorce, a breakup, or wanting to stay unattached forever, these single-life quotes will help you know how awesome you are.

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