Being single: you love it or hate it. While some people love being single because it is freeing and exciting, others detest it and want to have someone else in their life to show them what the magic of romance is about.

In either scenario, there are awesome being single quotes that will fit the mood perfectly. We’re going to give you 178+ awesome being single quotes and images you can use whenever you want.

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TOP Universal Being Single Quotes

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1. “I’m not single, and I’m not taken. I am on reserve for the one who deserves my heart.”

2. “I am too young to get married, and far too old to be playing childish games – enjoying the single life.”

3. “I know why I am single: God is waiting to give me someone extra special.”

4. “The only time being single sucks is when you already know what or who you want.”

5. “The people that are single are smart because they don’t have to worry about being hurt.”

6. “Love is what you make of it. Me? I threw love away so that I can love myself.”

7. “You’re going to have to be someone truly amazing if you want to change me being single.”

8. “Single, married, dating – all of these are just words. I am single, yet I have my eye on someone and won’t change my status until I know they’re the right one for me.”

9. “I am not single, nor am I taken. I am in the waiting period: patiently waiting for something real to come along.”

10. “One day you wake up and realize that you entered this world committed only to yourself, and you’ll be just fine without him or her in your life.”

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11. “Single is a word that defines those times in your life when you’re not tied to another person, and you are nurturing your soul. It’s not a bad thing – it’s a learning experience.”

12. “I know what I deserve in life, and I will never settle for less. That is my reason for being single.”

13. “Love is really hard, and it doesn’t get any easier with age. I have been hurt so many times that I think being single may have been the best thing that ever happened to me.”

14. “Finding yourself requires that you be single; away from the distractions of life.”

15. “I chose to stand alone. Not that I want to be alone forever, but I want to prove that I can still stand alone and be as strong as ever.”

16. “There is no shame or heartbreak in being single. When you’re single, you see the world as a brighter place.”

17. “A single person has the time and will to look deep into themselves to find their own flaws. Sometimes, the
person will remain single, and other times, they will change and attract the person they’re meant to be with.”

18. “Forever doesn’t always go as planned. I have chosen to be single.”

19. “Tranquility in ourselves is truly beautiful. You will never find it if you’re too busy chasing someone else.”

20. “There is never a reason to settle for less, so instead, I choose to be single.”

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21. “I am single by choice – not because I want to be alone.”

22. “The ocean is my partner, and I will give it my heart and soul.”

23. “I was tired of wishing that I was single, so I just jumped in and realized I am much happier being alone.”

24. “There isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t cry a few tears of joy for being single, rather than in a bad relationship.”

25. “Being single takes a lot of courage to understand, as you’re completely alone in life yet allow yourself to love every second of it.”

26. “It will take a very special someone to get me to change my relationship status again.”

27. “I was single – then I was married. And I found out that I am much happier being alone.”

28. “The only people in the world that cry about being single are those in high school.”

29. “It’s so sad to see people stuck in the past and crying about a failed relationship – just enjoy the single life.”

30. “I have made a life-long commitment to myself to be single as long as it takes for me to find someone that truly puts a smile on my face.”

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31. “Hearts are very strong. When we choose to be single, we will find that we’re mending a broken heart that stood by us even though we made the decision to be in a relationship we knew was going nowhere.”

32. “I have love in my life. I just don’t have a relationship, and that feels really natural right now.”

33. “Only lucky people get to choose their Facebook Status as Single because being SINGLE actually means being Strong Independent Naughty Gleeful Lively and Easygoing.”

34. “Being single and alone is the only time when you will connect with your soul. Enjoy the lull, speak to your heart. You’ll get to know, who you really are.”

35. “Never change yourself for someone to like you. If they really matter, they will like you for who you are. This is the biggest lesson that life teaches you after a broken relationship leaves you single.”

36. “Don’t pity me, because I am single. Respect me, because I know my worth.”

37. “Never feel sorry for yourself when you feel lonely. Enjoy the lull; you’ll miss it when it’s not there.”

38. “Sometimes, getting away from it all is the only way to broaden your life’s horizon.”

39. “Just because you are single, doesn’t mean that you are not good looking. It only means that you haven’t found anyone as beautiful as you are.”

40. “Being single and alone is much better than being stuck in a relationship that sucks the life out of you.”


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Being Single Quotes About Relationships

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41. “Yes, I am single. Yes, it is a choice. Being single doesn’t mean that I know less about love – it means I am wise enough to not be in a false relationship.”

42. “You don’t need to be single to feel lonely. A broken relationship is enough to make you feel lonely even when you’re not single.”

43. “I think being in an unfaithful relationship is much worse than being single.”

44. “If there is one thing that you can learn from a bad relationship, it’s that being single isn’t the worst thing in the world.”

45. “If you spend more time being sad and crying than you do being happy, it’s time to break off the relationship and be single for a while.”

46. “In a relationship, honesty and trust must exist. If you can’t afford to be honest, stay single.”

47. “You have to learn how to be happy with being single if you’re ever going to make it in a relationship.”

48. “Relationships are just titles. Yes, I am not in a relationship, but I am definitely not going home alone tonight.”

49. “Be single, or be in a relationship with someone that knows only how to hurt you? Yeah, I’ll pass on the whole relationship thing.”

50. “The person that enters the room and yells “single” is usually the person that will dive into the first relationship he or she can.”

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51. “Having standards and being single is far better than entering a relationship without having any standards.”

52. “I tried the relationship thing and found that it just wasn’t meant for me. I am not ruling it out, but you’re going to have to be extra special if you want me to change my status.”

53. “I am not single. I am in a relationship with freedom.”

54. “Misery is not for me. I would rather sit here and be single my whole life than go into a relationship I know will continue to fail.”

55. “Failing in a relationship is one of the beautiful gifts in life because it allows you to find yourself.”

56. “I think that being single allows us to build on a foundation of our soul. It allowed me to reflect on all of the good and bad of my relationships, and realize that it’s time to relax and wait for the right one to come my way.”

57. “Myself, that is who I am in a relationship with. I would rather be committed to myself with every ounce of my soul than to be committed to someone that takes me for granted.”

58. “I did not like the person I was in a relationship, so now I am single.”

59. “I have finally put an end to my past relationship and am single.”

60. “Some relationships make you wish you were single again.”


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61. “Being single used to mean 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.”

62. “Being single means I am only responsible for myself, and it’s great.”

63. “It’s time to spread my wings and fly into the heaven of a single life.”

64. “Now I’m feeling how I should. Never knew single could feel this good.”

65. “The best thing about being a single is sleeping around. You can sleep all over that bed of yours. Left. Right. Middle. Wherever.”

66. “Be with someone that makes you happy.”

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

68. “If you are not happy being single, you will never be happy in a relationship. Get your own life first, then share it.”

69. “Every day, someone asks me if I am tired of being single. The answer is no.”

70. “Single is not meant to be lonely. Single is when you prepare for the arrival of a better love.”

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71. “I am so in a relationship with fun and adventure.”

72. “Freedom to do what I want when I want is what I love about being single.”

73. “Single and loving it – yes – I said it!”

74. “So what if I want to be alone and single? It is a choice that makes me happy.”

75. “Happiness doesn’t mean that you’re in a relationship. The only thing that happiness means is that you’re ready to spread that happiness to someone else.”

76. “You have to be someone that is extraordinary for me to drop all of this fun and happiness I have found in being single.”

77. “Single is an opportunity to live life on your own terms and not apologize.”

78. “I’ve been single for a while and I have to say it’s going well. Like … it’s working out. I think I’m the one.”

79. “Sometimes ‘I’m Single’ means ‘I’m drama free, less stressed, and refuse to settle for less.”

80. “There is no better way to find yourself than to spend every day single and alone. God, I love me.”


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Sad Being Single Quotes

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81. “I celebrated 15 Valentines all alone. I will survive another.”

82. “I have been single for so long that I forgot about waiting for the right one.”

83. “I am single – yes. While a small technicality, my heart is taken by someone that I can’t call my own.”

84. “A sad thing in life is that sometimes you meet someone who means a lot to you only to find out in the end that it was never bound to be and you just have to let go.”

85. “True love is something that’s hard to stumble upon nowadays….guess I’ll just have to wait for it to find me.”

86. “There is an untold sad story behind everyone’s status ‘SINGLE’.”

87. “Watching a romantic movie and getting pissed off about your non-existent love life.”

88. “You will never live a perfect life – getting in a relationship is like diving in a sea, you can drown and whales and sharks can kill you. On the other hand, being single is like staying away from that water, you will starve.”

89. “Every time I see a couple holding hands, or just plainly sitting together I look away. It’s not that I hate seeing lovers. But because it reminds me of a question nobody can answer… Where’s mine?”

90. “Some people choose to stay alone, simply because they are tired of giving everything and ending up with nothing.”

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91. “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.”

92. “People: I love it when my boyfriend tells me how much he loves me. Me: I love it when my microwave tells me my food is ready.”

93. “I celebrated 16 valentines- “Alone” . . . . . . . And, tomorrow is 17th. !!!”

94. “Sometimes it’s better to be alone cause no one can hurt you that way.”

95. “Everybody’s has a boyfriend or a girlfriend and I’m just like I love food.”

96. “Never knew being single and alone would take a huge toll on my life.”

97. “I’m perfectly happy being single…Until I see a happy couple.”

98. “Being single sucks, especially when you know exactly who you want.”

99. “The awkward moment when your iPhone battery lasts longer than most relationships these days.”

100. “If you’re sad and lonely, go on, look for the one and only.”


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101. “When I see couples holding hands, I look away in envy and wonder when my prince will come along and save me.”

102. “Seeing people crying about their boyfriend makes me want to punch them in the face, and tell them that being single isn’t all that bad.”

103. “I almost thought that I wanted to be in a relationship again, and then I realized that I like my own company too much to be tied down to some idiot.”

104. “You can stand alone and prove your point, or you can stand next to a dumb idiot and let them prove the point for you. I would rather be single and alone.”

105. “Being hurt is the reason that I choose to be single. When the right man comes my way, I will be with him, but until then, I am the only thing I am worried about.”

106. “Why in the world would you stay with a man that treats you bad when you can be single instead?”

107. “Luckily, I am not sad or lonely. Otherwise, I would be searching for my one and only. And we know that idiot would be late.”

108. “I was fine before he came into my life, and I am even better now that he is gone. It’s the single life for me.”

109. “The life that we live is not defined by a relationship status. I will wait for the right man to come into my life, but for now, I am going to enjoy this time being single.”

110. “Bad days where I stay up all night worried about him have finally passed. I am single and it is the best thing that has ever happened to me.”

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111. “I recommend being single at least a few times in your life to clear your head of those stupid boys.”

112. “No, I am not single. I am in a long distance relationship because my boyfriend lives in the FUTURE.”

113. “If I feel like looking beautiful, being showered with attention and getting pampered – I would rather go to the spa than to a man who will lie and cheat. I like being single.”

114. “S.I.N.G.L.E = Strong, Independent, Noticeable, Generous, Loving, Enlightened.”

115. “No matter how many times I say I don’t need a boyfriend, my heart still craves to love someone truly.”

116. “Maybe some girls are not meant to be tamed. Maybe they are supposed to run wild until they find someone just as wild to run with.”

117. “Cinderella never asked for a prince. She asked for a night off and a dress.” – Kiera Cass

118. “If you aren’t happy single, you won’t be happy taken. Happiness comes from within and not from men.”

119. “Being a single girl doesn’t mean that I don’t have the strength to become committing. It means that I have the strength to stop myself from compromising.”

120. “Being a single woman is that time of your life when you can truly be yourself and indulge in all your idiosyncrasies, without being judged and labeled. Enjoy it while you can.”


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121. “Single life isn’t all that bad; I get the bed all to myself, and when I am sad, I can watch any chick flick I want without hearing a single complaint.”

122. “Your love for your boyfriend will never match the love that I have for food.”

123. “Going home late at night, I can kick my feet up on the couch and enjoy the single life.”

124. “It’s amazing how much “me” time I have now that I chose to be single.”

125. “I have passion, I have love, and I have all the time in the world to pursue my hobbies. Remind me why being single is a bad thing?”

126. “Single life is for me. Period. I wouldn’t change it for anything in the world besides a very smart supermodel.”

127. “The joys of being single: Do what you want, when you want, with whom you want, for whatever reason you want and never have to justify it to anyone.”

128. “I choose to be single because I’m not desperate to be in a relationship.”

129. “Being single doesn’t mean anything is wrong with you- it simply means that there is a bigger picture unfolding in your life.”

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

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131. “I’m not single; I’m just waiting for my girlfriend to quit playing hide and seek.” – Tim Walters

132. “I hate that feeling when everyone around me is in a relationship, and I’m awkwardly sitting there like… I love my dog.”

133. “It’s better to love a girl you can’t have than have someone you can’t love.”

134. “My entire goal in life is to show other guys who are in relationships how amazing being single is!”

135. “I’m not picky; I just have standards.”

136. “Being single isn’t a compromise. It just means that you’re done living your life for someone else.”

137. “I’m not a single man. I’m in a long-term relationship with action, adventure, and fun.”

138. “Being single is pretty good. It’s a nice sense of irresponsibility.”

139. “I think… therefore I’m a single man!”

140. “Single. Single. Single. But f*ck it, I’m enjoying my life.”


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141. “Being single doesn’t mean you should just sit there and wait for prince charming. He is probably stuck in a tree somewhere.”

142. “You can keep your boyfriend or girlfriend – I have everything I need: food.”

143. “Who wants to sit near a stinky man all day and night when a glass of wine will be more faithful?”

144. “I decided that I am going to be the crazy cat lady of the town: single and filled with love.”

145. “How dare you tell me that I’m single! I am just romantically challenged, that’s all.”

146. “I am a single dollar, and I am not looking for any change.”

147. “Sometimes, I think that my smartphone’s battery lasts longer than my 2-minute relationships. It’s time to be single and recharge for a while.”

148. “When you’re single, you don’t need to share your cookies with another person.”

149. “You don’t need to have two people to have two wine glasses.”

150. “Single ladies remember: You are not a side item, an appetizer, or an after-dinner dessert. U are the WHOLE MEAL or no deal!”

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

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

153. “Roses are red; violets are blue; vodka costs less than dinner for two.”

154. “Dear gay men, Please stop being so much kinder, funnier, and more attractive than straight men. It’s quite depressing. Sincerely, all single women.”

155. “Single and ready to mingle? That’s just another way to say I’m desperate and will take anyone in a way that rhymes.”

156. “It’s better to be single wishing you were married than married wishing you were single.”

157. “My life is like a romantic comedy except there’s no romance and it’s just me laughing at my own jokes.”

158. “Facebook should change “single” to “riding solo”.”

159. “I like being single because I’m always there when I need me.”

160. “I know why I am a single woman. My parents-in-law were not able to have children…”

161. “Wanted by many, taken by none. Looking at some, waiting for one.”

162. “Not all men are fool; some stay single.”

163. “I am done with great love. I am back to great lovers.”

164. “I wish they could invent a holiday that didn´t point out my inability to commit.”

165. “I am one bad relationship away from having 30 cats.”


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166. “When you’re single, focus on being a better you, and don’t go looking at your pictures of your ex and crying.”

167. “Love is great for some people, but others are free spirits, and being single is the only way that their soul can soar into the clouds.”

168. “It’s better to be single and find yourself than committed and lose yourself.”

169. “You need to get your own life first by being single before you can be happy in a shared life with someone else.”

170. “Being single and the balm of solitude may be one of the best cures, for a broken heart like yours.”

171. “You’re not weak if you’re single. The truth is that being single means you’re strong enough to wait for what you deserve.”

172. “A better you is what you need to focus on when you’re single. Finding a better you will attract a real love to you.”

173. “It takes a lot more wisdom to be single and happy than it does to be in a relationship and miserable.”

174. “There is never a rush when you’re looking for forever. Stay single and wait for your forever partner to come along.”

175. “I explored the universe trying to find someone that deserves my love and compassion. I finally found the person that deserves it the most – me!”

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176. “Some relationships make being single a thing of the past, but other relationships shine a light on being single that will never burn out.”

177. “Courage is what it takes to keep telling the person that you love that you would rather be single than let them break your heart over and over again.”

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

179. “Not everyone who is single is lonely and not everyone who is in relationship feels love.”

180. “1 universe, 8 planets, 7 seas, 7 continents, 809 Islands, 204 countries more than 7 billion people, I am single. Happy. Forever.”

181. “People are not always going to be there for you. Therefore, you need to learn handling your own things.”

182. “Being single is not the opposite of commitment. It is the deep understanding of the fact that you don’t want to be committed yet.”

183. “The one thing that you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice; your mind; your story; your vision.”

184. “Being single is not time to be looking for love. Use that time to work on yourself and grow as an individual.”

185. “Happiness is an inside job. Don´t assign anyone else that much power over your life.”


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