These 30 Quotes Will Convince You Being Single Is Not That Bad

Written by Ajibike Maryam Olaitan

Ajibike Maryam Olaitan is a motivational writer whose write ups talk about basic issues and how to get by them. She is also a selfless person and a good listener. When she's not writing, she's trying to learn new things that might be helpful to not just her but also people around her.

August 24, 2021

There’s nothing terrible about being single. It’s an awesome time that allows you to concentrate more on yourself, love yourself more, know yourself and also help you figure out hidden talents and abilities you have. Being single allows you to do whatever pleases you, go wherever pleases you. While being single is fun with so many pros attached to it, there are some cons too, which are questions that get thrown at us once in a while, questions like “why are you single? When are you getting married? Are you gay?”, but not to worry because I have put together 30 quotes about how to enjoy being single, more like comeback quotes to the questions.

It also helps you decide how to live your life and how much fun you want to have while living your life to the fullest. When you are single you feel like you are the richest person on earth, because you have a lot of time, energy, money, freedom, peace and many other things to make life interesting, and you wouldn’t have to worry about someone else or have to wait for someone else’s opinions or decision.

These quotes about how to enjoy being single should be your daily guide during your singlehood.

Quotes That Will Help You Enjoy Being Single

1. 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 everyday happily and let your ever after work itself out. 

Mandy Hale

2. To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.

 Oscar Wilde

3. 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. 

Carrie Bradshaw

4. Being single is about celebrating and appreciating your own space that you’re in. 

Kelly Rowland

5. 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. 


6. If you really are going to be 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

7. I like being single. I’m always there when I need me. 

Art Leo

8. I love being single. I can come and go as I please and stay out as late as I want to. 

Eric Dickerson

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

Mandy Hale

10. The most profound relationship we will ever have is the one with ourselves. 

Shirley MacLaine

11. When you’re single and in your 20s. You throw on a pair of jeans and look fabulous. 

Sheena Easton

12. Love yourself first, because that’s who you’ll spend the rest of your life with. 

Luigina Sgarro

13. 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

14. I don’t need prince charming to have my own happy ending. 

Katy Perry

15. 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

16. You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anybody. 

Maya Angelou

17. People would be a lot better off if they’d enjoy being single. 

Lewis Black

18. Being single is definitely better than being with the wrong person.

 Hassan Choughari

19. 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

20. Now I’m feeling how I should. Never knew single could feel this good.

 Jason Derulo

21. Single? No, I’m just in a relationship with freedom. 


22. There are some places in life where you can only go alone. Embrace the beauty of your solo journey.

Mandy Hale

23. I love being single. It’s almost like being rich. 

Sue Grafton

24. Always remember that you were once alone, and the crowd you see in your life today are just as unnecessary as when you were alone. 

Michael Bassey Johnson

25. The longer you stay single, the more you become a threat to other relationships. 

Nitya Prakash

26. Singleness isn’t an excuse to take a back seat on life but an opportunity to wholeheartedly pursue your own purpose. 

Michael Todd

27. My alone feels so good. I’ll only have you if you’re sweeter than my solitude. 

Warsan Shire

28. 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

29. One of my favourite 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

20. If you aren’t happy single, you won’t be happy taken. Happiness comes from within, not from men. 



The above quotes about how to enjoy being single will let you know that you don’t need the opposite sex to be happy, you can create your own happiness and still live life. You don’t have to rush into a relationship because the world keeps asking why you are single, you can as well embrace your singlehood, get to know yourself more, love yourself more and date yourself. These quotes about how to enjoy being single will also prepare you for when you decide to change your relationship status. 

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