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Life and families and babies are all joyous gifts. But if we do not begin to truly account for our numbers, we will surely create an ecological crisis that will only lead to anguish and despair.
When I think of Hungarian films, I think of despair and bleakness, and what's more, despair and bleakness of indefensible duration.
A son can bear with equanimity the loss of his father, but the loss of his inheritance may drive him to despair.
Our government is founded upon the intelligence of the people. I for one do not despair of the republic. I have great confidence in the virtue of the great majority of the people, and I cannot fear the result.
From the depth of need and despair, people can work together, can organize themselves to solve their own problems and fill their own needs with dignity and strength.
It is often when night looks darkest, it is often before the fever breaks that one senses the gathering momentum for change, when one feels that resurrection of hope in the midst of despair and apathy.
Jesus is the God whom we can approach without pride and before whom we can humble ourselves without despair.
The celebrity thing, I mean, Lindsay Lohan - what's she for? I look at that and throw my hands up in despair.
Man's nature is not essentially evil. Brute nature has been known to yield to the influence of love. You must never despair of human nature.
He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.
I thought I'd reached the bottom a few times, but then I'd realise there was another 30 floors of despair below that.
Law is born from despair of human nature.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
There is no love of life without despair of life.
Sorrow for sin is indeed necessary, but it should not be an endless preoccupation. You must dwell also on the glad remembrance of God's loving-kindness; otherwise, sadness will harden the heart and lead it more deeply into despair.
The writing of 'Topdog' was a great gift. I feel the play came to me because I realized that my circumstances, while causing me despair and heartbreak, also held great possibility, if only I could see it.
Gaiety is often the reckless ripple over depths of despair.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time.
Life begins on the other side of despair.
To state the facts frankly is not to despair the future nor indict the past. The prudent heir takes careful inventory of his legacies and gives a faithful accounting to those whom he owes an obligation of trust.
John F. Kennedy
For happiness one needs security, but joy can spring like a flower even from the cliffs of despair.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Despair is the damp of hell, as joy is the serenity of heaven.
With optimism, you look upon the sunny side of things. People say, 'Studs, you're an optimist.' I never said I was an optimist. I have hope because what's the alternative to hope? Despair? If you have despair, you might as well put your head in the oven.
There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and have recovered hope.
I must lose myself in action, lest I wither in despair.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
Pope John Paul II
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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