50 Best Single Life Quotes | Celebrate Your Singlehood!

If you’re in between relationships, it’s time to feel single and proud! Check out our list of our favorite quotes about being single for inspiration.

While there’s certainly nothing wrong with being single, you may find days when you feel a little down or lonelier than usual. Sometimes, you might need a single anthem encouraging you to wave your single flag high and proud! At other times, you may crave a more thoughtful and inspirational take on your singlehood, reminding you to love yourself and appreciate exactly where you are in life. 

Whatever the case, our list of single-life quotes is here to help. Whether you want to laugh out loud or feel proud to be single, follow along for some inspiration!

Funny Single Quotes

Let’s face it: sometimes, we have to laugh about our singlehood to get us through the tough times. Whether you’re feeling snarky, sarcastic, or maybe a little sinister, check out these quotes to make yourself chuckle and help you feel single and happy

  1. “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
  2. “I love being single. I can come and go as I please and stay out as late as I want to.” –Eric Dickerson
  3. “I like being single. I’m always there when I need me. ” –Art Leo
  4. “When someone asks me why I’m still single—I guess I’m overqualified!” –Unknown
  5. “Being single is pretty good. It’s a nice sense of irresponsibility.” –Micheal Douglas
  6. “I’m single, not because I don’t pray for love. I’m single because I don’t play with love.” –Unknown
  7. “Instead of single as a relationship status, I prefer ‘Independently owned and operated.’”–Unknown
  8. “Single and fabulous—exclamation point.” –Carrie Bradshaw
  9. “Current relationship status: Made dinner for two. Ate both.” –Unknown
  10. “I’ve been single for a while, and I have to say, I think it’s going very well. Like…it’s working out. I think I’m the one!” –Emily Heller

Inspiring Quotes About Being Single

Want to be single and happy? Then review some of these inspirational single-life quotes that are beautiful and thought-provoking. Consider writing one of these quotes on a Post-It and taping it to your mirror, planner, or bedside table so you’ll be reminded when you need a pick-me-up. 

  1. “A season of loneliness and isolation is when the caterpillar gets its wings. Remember that next time you feel alone.” –Anonymous
  2. “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.” –Oscar Wilde
  3. “The most profound relationship we will ever have is the one with ourselves.” –Shirley MacLaine
  4. “I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude” –Henry David Thoreau 
  5. “He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.” –Lao Tzu
  6. “As a body, everyone is single. As a soul, never.” –Hermann Hesse
  7.  “Being with no one is better than being with the wrong one. Sometimes, those who fly solo have the strongest wings.” –Nitya Prakash
  8. “The flower which is single need not envy the thorns that are numerous.” –Rabindranath Tagore
  9. “My alone feels so good. I’ll only have you if you’re sweeter than my solitude” –Warsan Shire
  10. “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
  11. “Sometimes, you have to stand alone to prove you can still stand.” –Unknown
  12. “Sometimes, being solo is wiser than being in a false relationship.” –Unknown
  13. “You do not need to be loved, not at the cost of yourself. Of all the people you will know in your lifetime, you are the only one you will never leave or lose.” –Jo Coudert
  14. “We are all like candles, and whether we are single or joined with another does not affect how brightly we can burn.” –Stacey Lee
  15. “If we seek paradise outside ourselves, we cannot have paradise in our hearts.” –Thomas Merton

Empowering Quotes About Being Single

If you want to be proud to be single, you must be proud to be with yourself. And that’s where these warrior cries can help! Read or (scream!) these quotes about being single when you need a little reminder that there’s nothing wrong with dating yourself

  1. “Maybe some women aren’t meant to be tamed. Maybe they just need to run wild and free until they find someone just as wild and free as them.” –Carrie Bradshaw
  2. “I never feel alone realizing the fact that my life is my only life partner.” –Munia Khan
  3. “I call it being self-partnered.” –Emma Watson
  4. “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.” –Greta Garbo
  5. “Your healthy love for yourself is sexy!” –Amy Leigh Mercree
  6. “I’m not alone! I’m with myself. And myself is fabulous!” –Eva Longoria
  7. “One of my favorite parts of being single is how I get to choose who I spend my time with, share my heart with, hang with, giggle with, call, dine across from.” –Tracee Ellis Ross
  8. “Yes, I’m alone, but I’m alone and free.” –Elsa, “Frozen”
  9. “I celebrate myself and sing myself.” –Walt Whitman
  10. “Love yourself first because that’s who you’ll spend the rest of your life with.” –Luigina Sgarro
  11. “I favor my heart when it’s all mine, rather than having to share it with someone else.” –Unknown
  12. “If you’re single, make the best of it. It’s not because you’re not good enough for anyone, but it means no one is good enough for you yet.” –Unknown
  13.  “Don’t wait for someone to shape your life. Shape it yourself.” –Unknown
  14. “You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anybody.” –Maya Angelou
  15. “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

Serious Single-Life Quotes

Sometimes, you just want to hear it straight. If the colorful language, flowery poetry, and inspirational aspects aren’t doing it for you, then take a look at some of these more serious and straightforward quotes about being single to help bring you some peace. 

  1.  “Discover why you’re important, then refuse to settle for anyone who doesn’t completely agree.” –Fisher Amelie
  2. “It’s nice to be with someone, but I don’t think you need to be in a relationship to feel complete. That would be really sad.” –Kristin Davis
  3. “Just a reminder that you are whole without someone else. You are not a fraction. You are a complete masterpiece all by yourself, and you do not need anyone else to validate your existence.” –Unknown
  4. “I don’t like to be labeled as lonely just because I am alone.” –Delta Burke
  5. “Appreciate being single. Because that’s when you grow the most, and with that growth, you come to know what you’re looking for.” –Daniel Goddard
  6. “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
  7. “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 
  8. “It is quite lovely being single, and I much prefer it.” –Anna Held 
  9. “Life is too precious to waste it with the wrong person.” –Tony Gaskins
  10. “Being single can pave the way for new opportunities.” –Selena Gómez

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