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Melancholy and sadness are the start of doubt... doubt is the beginning of despair; despair is the cruel beginning of the differing degrees of wickedness.
Comte de Lautreamont
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
Pope John Paul II
Presumption should never make us neglect that which appears easy to us, nor despair make us lose courage at the sight of difficulties.
Courage is not the absence of despair; it is, rather, the capacity to move ahead in spite of despair.
Sometimes to go forward you've got to go to the depths of your own personal despair and claw yourself back. From that point, no matter what happens, you know you can do it.
We cannot despair of humanity, since we ourselves are human beings.
We draw our strength from the very despair in which we have been forced to live. We shall endure.
Snobbery? But it's only a form of despair.
But he who dies in despair has lived his whole life in vain.
If I were a girl, I'd despair. The supply of good women far exceeds that of the men who deserve them.
If we openly declare what is wrong with us, what is our deepest need, then perhaps the death and despair will by degrees disappear.
J. B. Priestley
Intellectual despair results in neither weakness nor dreams, but in violence. It is only a matter of knowing how to give vent to one's rage; whether one only wants to wander like madmen around prisons, or whether one wants to overturn them.
Literature has been the salvation of the damned, literature has inspired and guided lovers, routed despair and can perhaps in this case save the world.
The denial of our duty to act in this case is a denial of our right to act; and if we have no right to act, then may we well be termed the white slaves of the North, for like our brethren in bonds, we must seal our lips in silence and despair.
Sin is, somehow, at the root of all human misery. Sin is what keeps us from God and from life. It is in the face of every battered woman, the cry of every neglected child, the despair of every addict, the death of every victim of every war.
There are many different rivers that lead into despair: there's poverty; there's political repression; there's gender apartheid - there's a sense of culture loss; there's religious fanaticism.
I nursed men back to sanity who were driven to despair. I solicited clothes for the ragged children, for the desperate mothers. I laid out the dead, the martyrs of the strike.
Mary Harris Jones
T.S. Eliot was one of the first poets introduced to me when I started studying literature and has felt like a close friend ever since. No one nails urban despair quite like Eliot.
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.
I thought I'd reached the bottom a few times, but then I'd realise there was another 30 floors of despair below that.
The celebrity thing, I mean, Lindsay Lohan - what's she for? I look at that and throw my hands up in despair.
Law is born from despair of human nature.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
To be truly radical is to make hope possible rather than despair convincing.
Therefore, let us not despair, but instead, survey the position, consider carefully the action we must take, and then address ourselves to our common task in a mood of sober resolution and quiet confidence, without haste and without pause.
Gaiety is often the reckless ripple over depths of despair.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
Oh rage! Oh despair! Oh age, my enemy!
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
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