Valentine’s Day is Saturday and while that may be a happy occasion for couples, it can leave singles feeling down in the dumps. With all of the cards, flowers, and romance floating around, it might start to feel like all of the attached people in your life are rubbing it in, but fear not! There is nothing wrong with being single. In fact, it can be an exciting, rewarding experience. Don’t take it from it us, though, plenty of people have spoken about the value of going it alone.
Here are our 10 favorite quotes about being single just in time for Valentine's Day 2015:
"I'm single because I was born that way." -- Mae West
"I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude." -- Henry David Thoreau
"I don't need a man to rectify my existence. The most profound relationship we'll ever have is the one with ourselves." -- Shirley MacLaine
"Sometimes you have to stand alone to prove that you can still stand." -- Anonymous
“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 (Sarah Jessica Parker) on “Sex and the City."
“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
"To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance." -- Oscar Wilde
"I don't like to be labeled as lonely just because I am alone." -- Delta Burke
“I must learn to love the fool in me, the one who feels too much, talks too much, takes too many chances, wins sometimes and loses often, lacks self-control, loves and hates, hurts and gets hurt, promises and breaks promises, laughs and cries.” -- Theodore Isaac Rubin
“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
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