Have you ever heard of people being compared to porcupines? The philosopher Schopenhauer said, “People are like porcupines. They like to huddle together to stay warm; however, in doing so they end up pricking each other.” So you see, it’s a very natural human instinct to feel the need to withdraw from the world sometimes. Never feel guilty for wanting some quiet, solitude, or break from the chatter and noise of other people.
People who love each other oftentimes know when to give each other room and time to breathe. Other people take is as a personal affront or can’t take no for an answer. Here are some funny and witty Leave Me Alone quotes that you will enjoy reading.
Why can’t everybody leave everybody else the hell alone. – Jimmy Durante
Baby, I got me.
I’m not anti-social. I’m pro-leave-me-the-fck-alone.
Give me a treat, or leave me alone. It’s Monday. – Paige
If I leave you alone, and you leave me alone, we are both better off. And I will leave you alone if you leave me alone. And there is a lot of traction to be gained from that. – William G. Kline
It’s a beautiful day to leave me alone.
The liberal idea of tolerance is more and more a kind of intolerance. What it means is ‘Leave me alone; don’t harass me; I’m intolerant towards your over-proximity. – Slavoj Zizek
I distance myself from people for a reason.
Sometimes you weren’t supposed to share pain. Sometimes it was best just to deal with it alone. – Sarah Addison Allen
Be a good neighbor, and leave me alone. – Ashleigh Brilliant
Be real with me, or just leave me alone.
Either give me more wine or leave me alone. – Rumi
You can’t please everybody. I give up. I’m not trying to. I don’t care. Leave me alone with that. – Estelle
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.- Alan Watts
Some people can sometimes really invade your space and kind of never leave you alone. – Julia Louis-Dreyfus
I need time alone like you need air to breathe.
Keep calm and just leave me alone.
Only God can judge me so I’m gone, either love me or leave me alone. – Jay-Z
Leave me alone. I am walking my fish today.
If you see me happy, please leave me alone. I really deserve that shit.
Let me be me, or let me be. – Anthony Liccione
Why won’t they leave me alone? don’t they realize I have a tinder heart and a paper body and that any spark will turn me straight to ash? – David Levithan
I am who I am. I like what I like. I love who I love. I do what I want. Get off my back and deal with it. it’s my life, not yours.
Life could be wonderful if people would leave you alone. – Charlie Chaplin
Now go away then, and leave me alone. I don’t want any more of your meretricious persiflage. – D.H. Lawrence
I want someone to give me a loan and then leave me alone.
If you don’t have good intentions, please leave me alone. I’m too tired for games.
You have to have enough respect for other human beings to leave their lives alone. If you admire that life, build it for yourself. Don’t just try to come in and take somebody else’s life. – Elizabeth Edwards
I think God leaves me alone to let me find my own strength because no one else can give it to me. Sometimes it is very lonely. But I know the lonely times teach me the most. I must let go in order to let anything in. No one can love me, for me. – Sabrina Ward Harrison
No, I’m a man with a rule. People leave me alone, I leave them alone. If they don’t, I don’t. – Lee Child
I don’t want to be alone, I want to be left alone. – Audrey Hepburn
Sometimes it is better to be alone because it gives you some time to be who you are.
Sometimes it’s better to be alone nobody can hurt you.
I am as I am, And so is a stone; Them that don’t like me, Must leave me alone. – Neal A. Maxwell
Privacy IS freedom. Leave us alone! – Ron Paul
As I get older I’m more and more comfortable being alone. – Sienna Miller
…to all the monsters in my nursery: May you never leave me alone. – Guillermo del Toro
You aren’t going to leave me alone are you? – Edie Adams
Nah, I’m good.
It is better to walk alone than with a crowd going in the wrong direction.
Sometimes you just need a break. In a beautiful place. Alone. To figure everything out.
Sometimes I shut down and don’t talk to anyone for days. It’s nothing personal.
Just leave me alone. I know what to do
Leave our boundaries alone. Let us solve our problems.
I like being alone. I have control over myself. Therefore, in order to win me over, your presence has to feel better than my solitude.
O love-why can’t you leave me alone? Which is a rhetorical question meaning: for heaven’s sake, don’t. – Thomas Merton
I think it’s good for a person to spend time alone. It gives them an opportunity to discover who they are and to figure out why they are always alone.
Silence is better than unnecesary drama.
I just want to be left alone – Greta Garbo
When you’re fat, the world is divided into two groups – people who bug you and people who leave you alone. The funny thing is, supporters and saboteurs exist in either camp. – Elizabeth Taylor
Alone time is when I distance myself from the voice of the world so I can hear my own. – Oprah
I am grown by sympathy a little eager and sentimental, but leave me alone, and I should relish every hour and what it brought me, the pot-luck of the day, as heartily as the oldest gossip in the bar-room. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
You keep to your own ways, and leave mine to me. – Plutarch
Sometimes, you need to be alone. Not to be lonely, but to enjoy your free time being yourself.
Please leave me alone; let me go on to the stars. – Arthur C. Clarke
If I could go back to the day we met, I would turn around and walk away.
If only they would all just leave me alone with my books and my letters, I would be content to let life, and the world pass me by. – Alison Weir
If you ever throw insecurity in my face or something traumatic that I’ve overcome, you’re no longer welcome in my life.
Your options: 1. Love me 2. Leave me alone.
Leave me alone. I am only talking to my dog today.
I don’t know myself, what to do, where to go … I lie in the crack of a book for my comfort … it’s what the world offers … please leave me alone to dream as I fancy. – William H. Gass
Just a reminder: I belong to no one, I am owned by no one, I answer to no one. If I give you my time, it’s a privilege. Not an obligation.
Choosing to be single is not selfish. It’s just choosing to be alone than with the wrong person.
Worry about your own lives and leave me alone. – Roxane Gray
Often we can help each other most by leaving each other alone; at other times we need the hand-grasp and the word of cheer. – Elbert Hubbard
It is like I want to be left alone but I still want people to notice my absence, you know.
Standing alone is better than standing with people who hurt you.
I’ll always be happy if they’d leave me alone in that delightful and unknown furthest corner, apart from struggles, putrefactions and nonsense; the ultimate corner of sugar and toast, where the mermaids catch the branches of the willows and the heart opens to a flute’s sharpness. – Federico Garcia Lorca
If you’d like to reach me, leave me alone. – Sheryl Crow
Leave me alone. I’m fine. – Barry White
Knowing when to leave people alone and give them space is an under-appreciated skill.