In a world that often emphasizes pairs, standing solo has its unique strength and beauty. Singles’ Day, rooted in China’s Nanjing University, is a global celebration of individuality. Esteemed psychologists often highlight the benefits of singlehood, from self-awareness to personal growth. Our curated collection of 60+ quotes captures these insights.

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Dive into these handpicked sayings and celebrate the spirit of 11/11!





Quotes Celebrating the Freedom of Being Single

Freedom of Being Single Quotes


  1. “Single is not a status. It is a word that best describes a person who is strong enough to live and enjoy life without depending on others.” -Unknown


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


  1. “I’m not single, I’m dating myself.” -Unknown


  1. “I’m not single because no one wants me; I’m single because no one can handle me.” – Unknown


  1. “Single is an opportunity that you have to embrace.” -Unknown


  1. “I am single because I haven’t found someone who makes me feel like I need them.” — Unknown


  1. “I’m single because I don’t want to get hurt again.” — Unknown


  1. “Being single doesn’t make you weak, it means that you are strong enough to be on your own; it means you don’t need anyone to complete you, to make you happy or to love you.” -Unknown


  1. “Being single means you’re strong enough to wait for what you deserve.” – Niall Horan


  1. “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


  1. “My alone feels so good, I’ll only have you if you’re sweeter than my solitude.” – Warsan Shire


  1. “I’m at the age where food has taken the place of sex in my life. In fact, I’ve just had a mirror put over my kitchen table.” -Rodney Dangerfield



Singles’ Day Funny Quotes

singles day funny quotes


  1. “I’m not single, I’m just romantically challenged. :p”


  1. “The best part of being single is that you don’t have to share your bed with anyone! Happy Singles Day”


  1. “I’m not single. I’m not taken. I’m simply on a break from all the bullshit in the world.”


  1. “I’m single because relationships require effort and I’d rather just watch Netflix.”


  1. “I’m single because I don’t need a man to complete me, I can do that myself.”


  1. “I’m not antisocial, I just don’t like you.” – Unknown


  1. “I’m sorry, I can’t hear you over the sound of how awesome I am.” – Unknown


  1. “I’m not really a control freak, I’m just extremely particular about everything.” – Unknown


  1. “I love being single because I can do whatever the hell I want and nobody can tell me what to do! :)”


  1. “I’m not single. I’m not taken. I’m simply on pause until the right one comes along. :p” – Unknown


  1. “I’m single because I was born that way.” – Mae West


  1. “I’m single because I haven’t found someone who is worth giving up my freedom for. Happy Single’s Day!”


  1. “I’m not single, but you can be my number two. :D” – Unknown


  1. “I am so open-minded that my brain has fallen out. :p” – Unknown


  1. “I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific.” – Lily Tomlin


  1. “I am free of all prejudice. I hate everyone equally.” – W. C. Fields


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Quotes on the Power of Self-Love


Self love quotes


  1. “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.” – Oscar Wilde


  1. “You do not need to be loved, not at the cost of yourself.” – Rupi Kaur


  1. “If you’re single, focus on being a better you instead of looking for someone better than your ex. A better you will attract a better next.” – Unknown


  1. “Being single is better than being in a relationship with someone who fills your heart with doubt.” – Unknown


  1. “The most exciting, challenging, and significant relationship of all is the one you have with yourself.” – Carrie Bradshaw


  1. “I celebrate myself, and sing myself.” – Walt Whitman


  1. “Being single is about celebrating and appreciating your own space that you’re in.” – Kelly Rowland


  1. “I like being single – I’m always there when I need me.” – Art Leo


  1. “You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” – Buddha


  1. “If you aren’t good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you’ll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren’t even giving to yourself.” – Barbara De Angelis


  1. “Love is grand; divorce is a hundred grand. I’ll stick to being single.” – Unknown



Quotes on Challenging the Status Quo


Quotes Challenging the Status Quo


  1. “I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.” – Henry David Thoreau


  1. “He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.” – Lao Tzu


  1. “I think, therefore I’m single.” – Liz Winston


  1. “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.” – Sarah Jessica Parker


  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 every day Happily and let your Ever After work itself out.” – Mandy Hale


  1. “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.” – Julie Delpy


  1. “I don’t like to be labeled as lonely just because I am alone.” – Delta Burke


  1. “Some people are settling down, some people are settling and some people refuse to settle for anything less than butterflies.” – Carrie Bradshaw


  1. “I don’t need Prince Charming to have my own happy ending.” – Katy Perry


  1. “I celebrate myself, and what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.” – Walt Whitman


  1. “Being single is pretty good. It’s a nice sense of irresponsibility.” – Michael Douglas


  1. “Singlehood isn’t a waiting room for love; it’s a declaration of self-sufficiency and contentment on its own terms.” – Unknown



Empowerment Quotes: Celebrating Inner Strength

Empowerment Quotes


  1. “I’ve been single for a while and I have to say, it’s going very well. Like… it’s working out. I think I’m the one.” – Emily Heller


  1. “I’m not searching for my other half because I’m not a half.” – Unknown


  1. “I’m not single. I’m in a long-term relationship with fun and freedom.” – Unknown


  1. “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.” – Jo Coudert


  1. “I think it’s very healthy to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone and not be defined by another person.” – Oscar Wilde


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


  1. “Being single is getting over the illusion that there is somebody out there to complete you and taking charge of your own life.” – Omkar Phatak


  1. “Being single is better than being in the wrong relationship.” – Unknown


  1. “Single is an opportunity to live life on your own terms and not apologize.” – Mandy Hale


  1. “Why chase after love when being single has given me the freedom to write my own story?” – Unknown



The Deep-Rooted Significance of Singles’ Day

Singles’ Day, observed every November 11th, is not just a day—it’s a movement. A movement that started in the dormitories of China’s Nanjing University and has since taken the world by storm. But what makes this day so special?

A Counter-Narrative to Tradition: In a world that often celebrates couples and romantic relationships, Singles’ Day stands out as a beacon for individuality and self-appreciation. It’s a day that challenges societal norms and asks us to celebrate our single status.

The Fascinating Origins: The story goes that in the 1993, four single men from Nanjing University felt the need to break free from the monotony of single life. They chose November 11th for their celebration—a date represented by four “1”s, symbolizing four individuals. The number “1” in Chinese culture can also resemble a “bare stick,” which is slang for an unmarried man. Over time, this day of celebration caught on, and by 2011, more than 4,000 couples chose to get married on this day in Beijing alone.

A Global Phenomenon: What began as a day of camaraderie among a few university students has now morphed into a global shopping and cultural event. Today, Singles’ Day sales dwarf those of Black Friday and Amazon’s Prime Day combined, making it a commercial juggernaut. But beyond the shopping frenzy, it’s a day that resonates with millions around the world—a day to celebrate self-love, independence, and the choices we make.

Celebrating Singlehood: At its heart, Singles’ Day is about empowerment. It’s a reminder that our worth isn’t determined by our relationship status. Whether you’re single by choice or by circumstance, this day is a celebration of you. It’s a day to remember that being single is not about the absence of love, but the presence of self-love. So, here’s to all the single souls out there—Happy Singles’ Day!