Orphans, dead parents, lonely children at Christmas, morose spoken word recordings, everything you love about the holidays. Move the turkey over so you can fit your head in the oven.
Heath, I believed in him when I first met him, and helped and supported him. He went on to obvious success in the States and then I had him support me. It can be a lonely, horrible, hard place. It’s great just to have someone to call to say ‘I know, man, I was there’
I gave up on new poetry myself 30 years ago when most of it began to read like coded messages passing between lonely aliens in a hostile world.
Most performers don’t admit this, because it sounds negative and performers are not supposed to be negative, but when I was on the road, I was lonely.
Every crag and gnarled tree and lonely valley has its own strange and graceful legend attached to it.
I constantly try to reinvent my sensibilities and my ideas. I enjoy some of the satisfaction that I get when I feel good about what I’ve done. But the process is quite lonely and quite painful.
For now, I’m just going to hang out with these two smoking hotties and fly privately around the world. It might be lonely up here, but I sure like the view.
For the first time, I lived alone… in a luxury apartment on Sunset Strip. For a few days I loved the idea, but I got lonely and restless.
But painting can be too lonely… I like being with people too much to have ever made that my life’s work.
In reading, a lonely quiet concert is given to our minds; all our mental faculties will be present in this symphonic exaltation.
I am happy as happiness goes, for a woman who has so many memories and who lives the lonely life of an actress.
It is a lonely existence to be a child with a disability which no-one can see or understand, you exasperate your teachers, you disappoint your parents, and worst of all you know that you are not just stupid.
Where I grew up – I grew up on the north side of Akron, lived in the projects. So those scared and lonely nights – that’s every night. You hear a lot of police sirens, you hear a lot of gunfire. Things that you don’t want your kids to hear growing up.
LA’s a very hard place to be unless you have people there that love you. It can be very, very lonely, and it can eat you up if you don’t take care of yourself. In LA, nobody wants to talk to each other, everybody’s giving each other catty looks.
But when you actually go in the ring, it’s a very lonely and scary place. It’s just you and the other guy.
I have the best roommates in the world! It creates a fun sense of family… and that’s really important to me. Things can get so lonely without it.
I started to do a study on how not to do stand-up comedy. Yeah, it’s lonely work. You die, you die alone. It’s you, the light, and the audience. If you win, you win big. If you lose, you lose big time.
I discovered that it was a lonely world being a solo artist. Then I started working with another solo artist, Rod Stewart, and he used to tell me how lonely he was!
If I’m such a legend, then why am I so lonely? Let me tell you, legends are all very well if you’ve got somebody around who loves you.
She’s lonely and wounded and very vulnerable and it really is a story about people at the heart of it all.
They are the only people in the world who I can truly trust and rely on. Touring gets really lonely. I guess I have friends around me but when you’re paying them can they ever really be true friends?
I remember how being young and black and gay and lonely felt. A lot of it was fine, feeling I had the truth and the light and the key, but a lot of it was purely hell.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
I think there is a difference between Slate and Salon. I think we both serve important functions on the Internet. As more and more Websites disappear, I’m thankful Slate is still around because it makes things less lonely.
I think people tend to see the bigger point, which is maybe not fitting in and feeling like you didn’t have the childhood that you expected you would have, or that you felt lonely or struggled with drugs and alcohol or just that you were able to achieve your dreams.