Quote of the Day
- Page 8
It's curious how we act in moments of personal despair.
When you have peace in yourself and accept, then you are calm enough to do something, but if you are carried by despair, there is no hope.
Gaiety is often the reckless ripple over depths of despair.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
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.
Terrorism is a real despair. These are people for whom life has been so negative that they're willing to die if they can take down some of their enemies.
John Shelby Spong
What I see everywhere in the world are ordinary people willing to confront despair, power, and incalculable odds in order to restore some semblance of grace, justice, and beauty to this world.
Faith is not a commodity that you either have or don't have enough of, or the right kind of. It's an ongoing process. The opposite of faith is despair.
The responses that environmentalists evoke - fear, anxiety, numbness, despair - are not helpful, even if they are understandable. It should be fascinating, even enthralling, to be in the milieu of environmental change.
As the plane got closer to Miami, I had this terrible feeling he was dying. Maybe he was telling me that he was going. I felt anger, panic, despair and helplessness.
People say you make your best work when you're in despair and all that, and at your lowest - but for me, I think happiness makes you positive, and I think that's a good creative place to write from.
My feeling is, having lived in different classes, that people want equality of opportunity... that's the thing that makes me despair: the idea that people aren't given equality of opportunity.
I don't feel despair because I am able to make the films I want to make, and that gives me hope.
The novel is born of disillusionment; the poem, of despair.
Naturally I drew register a little exaggerated, in order to create something new in the sense of a sublime literature that sings of despair only in order to oppress the reader, and make him desire the good as the remedy.
Comte de Lautreamont
You know one of the causes of modern despair is the fact that we have had proposed to us, from various quarters, an impossible perfection.
With grief, you have reason to despair; it's a human thing.
Kay Redfield Jamison
No matter how ephemeral it is, a novel is something, while despair is nothing.
Mario Vargas Llosa
I've found a different way to scent the air: already it's a by-word for despair.
Despair and frustration will not shake our belief that the resistance is the only way of liberation.
Love and despair go hand in hand.
I would never write stories with only despair and defeat and the dark side of life.
I have nothing against people having work done, it is when I hear tale of girls of 16 queuing up to get bigger breasts, that is when I despair.
I am president and do not have the right to give in to emotions. I have bad moods, very bad moods, but I never feel despair.
Many people on our planet right now despair; they think we've reached a point where we've discovered most of the things. I'm going tell you right now: Please don't despair.
To doubt is worse than to have lost; and to despair is but to antedate those miseries that must fall on us.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Image of the Moment
Download the free
BrainyQuote iPhone/iPad app
Create beautiful picture quotes to share, and get Today's Quote in Notifications on your devices.
Get Social with BrainyQuote
Follow BrainyQuote on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ to share inspiring quotes with friends. Join now!
Image of the Moment
Quote of the Day
BQ on Facebook
BQ on Twitter
BQ on Pinterest
BQ on Google+
Quote Of The Day Feeds
Quote of the Day Email
© 2001 - 2015 BrainyQuote