33 Empowering Quotes For The Happily Single Woman
For days when you need a reminder that you're more than enough.
Contrary to what society may say, there's nothing wrong with being single. In this single quotes for girl list, we compiled some of the most inspiring proud to be single quotes (and guys) who dare to fly solo.
"How wrong it is for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself."
— Anais Nin
"When I get lonely these days, I think: So BE lonely, Liz. Learn your way around loneliness. Make a map of it. Sit with it, for once in your life. Welcome to the human experience. But never again use another person’s body or emotions as a scratching post for your own unfulfilled yearnings."
— Elizabeth Gilbert
"I'm not sorry for wanting what I deserve and I'm not afraid to walk away to find it."
— r.h. Sin
"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
"I celebrate myself, and sing myself."
— Walt Whitman
"My alone feels so good, I’ll only have you if you’re sweeter than my solitude."
— Warsan Shire
"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
"Don’t chase these boys. Don’t depend on anybody. Do your thing."
— Nicki Minaj
"Being single is getting over the illusion that there is somebody out there to complete you and taking charge of your own life."
— Omkar Phatakc
"Being single means you’re strong enough to wait for what you deserve."
— Niall Horan
"Cinderella never asked for a prince. She asked for a night off and a dress."
— Kiera Cass
"I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude."
— Henry David Thoreau
"When you spend a few years being who you are, completely unbiased, you can figure out what you actually want."
— Taylor Swift
"If you're not happy single, you won't be happy taken. Happiness comes from within, not from men.
"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
"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 Courdert
"Don’t settle, even if you remain alone for a lifetime. You deserve someone who will appreciate you for both your beauty and your bruises."
"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 to end up with people that make you feel alone."
— Robin Williams
"If you truly want to be respected by people you love, you must prove to them that you can survive without them."
"Our first job in life as women is to get to know ourselves. I think a lot of times we don’t do that. We spend our time pleasing, satisfying, looking out into the world to define who we are; listening to the messages, the images, the limited definitions that people have of who we are.’
— Michelle Obama
"It takes a strong woman to remain single in a world that is accustomed to settling with anything just to say they have something.’
“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.”
“Being single is definitely better than being with the wrong person.”
"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
"I got my own back."
— Maya Angelou
Which is your favorite from this list of single quotes for girl?