Quotation Explorer - 'Desperately'

she seemed happy, though perhaps a bit desperately so - John Williams
...I feel like a traitor, a phony, a fake. But I am a hypocrite with the best intentions, and I need kissing desperately. - Coco J. Ginger
Is fuel efficiency really what we need most desperately? I say that what we really need is a car that can be shot when it breaks down. - Russell Baker
You can have anything you want if you want it desperately enough. You must want it with an inner exuberance that erupts through the skin and joins the energy that created the world. - Sheila Graham
Mature Christians daily recognize how short they fall in keeping God's law and realizes how desperately they needs God's grace. - Ibrahim Emile
We desperately want to believe in something. To simply live out our lives believing in nothing is to live as if this thing we call life is filled with nothing but nothing. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
If I quit now, I will soon be back to where I started. And when I started I was desperately wishing to be where I am now. - Anonymous
The illegality of cannabis is outrageous, an impediment to full utilization of a drug which helps produce the serenity and insight, sensitivity and fellowship so desperately needed in this increasingly mad and dangerous world. - Carl Sagan
The empty spaces of your soul are the ones you search for, pray for and want so desperately to be filled. They are also the spaces that will never be filled, until you are ready to do something you have never done. - Shannon L. Alder
Desperately struggling, kicking down other people.Stealing the stolen, while repeating your reasons over and over.And even so, you aim for the horizon over the hills.That's why humans are so interesting... - Yana Toboso
He did not have anything on him except her thoughts, except the good times he had once shared and the bad times he so desperately wanted to forget. - Faraaz Kazi
We all do things we desperately wish we could undo. Those regrets just become part of who we are, along with everything else. To spend time trying to change that, well, it's like chasing clouds. - Libba Bray
Those who generate fog are Wizards of Oz hoping desperately that nobody pulls the curtain to reveal a trembling little writer behind it. This seldom happens. Readers who dare to point out that incomprehensible writing can't be comprehended risk being told that the problem is theirs. - Ralph Keyes
Other people feel love when we listen without judging and accept them without demanding change. We all desperately require these basic needs. When we can do this for another, we are indeed that person’s angel. - David W. Earle
The truth may be puzzling. It may take some work to grapple with. It may be counterintuitive. It may contradict deeply held prejudices. It may not be consonant with what we desperately want to be true. But our preferences do not determine what's true. - Carl Sagan
However much you love them, you must let everything and everybody that desperately long for their freedom to be free! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Stay calm and exercise restrain during your most desperate moment or you shall desperately say what when your desperation is over, you shall come to a later realization of what you shouldn’t have say and notice how silence could have been the best option to mere words! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
All the world's a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed. - Seán O'Casey
I remember seeing this video for the first time in college - miserable, half-drunk on Keystone Light, a Camel Light smoldering in my mouth, about to desperately tap-dance my way through another social interaction - and saying out loud: "I fucking *get* you, Bee Girl. - Dave Holmes
You may wonder what you can do for humanity. Humanity desperately needs peace. Be an advocate of peace and teach others to think about peace. - Debasish Mridha
Either I can go back to my childhood or my childhood can come forth to me. This is what I'm desperately wishes... - Hira Shahid Kazim
It is a severe cruelty inflicted upon women...that we should be the ones who so desperately need love...affection...acceptance.And yet, we suffer...many of us, for lack of it throughout our entire lives."-Shackles of Honor - Marcia Lynn McClure
She was exactly right and wrong in the perfect sort of way. This kiss would be the first of many, she was the type of girl I would desperately fight for to stay. - Hubert Martin
MADDIE: I know what it’s like to be ignored. I know what it’s like to feel like everyone in the world is against you. I know what it feels like to be on the outside and wanting desperately to be accepted. - Dixon, Ruby
Sometimes we learn the most about forgiveness when we realize how desperately we need it ourselves. - Glad Munaiseche
Markets cannot meet the needs of the very poor. The desperately poor are not consumers who will create an immediate profit. - Jeffrey D. Sachs
We need sometimes to escape into open solitudes, into aimlessness, into the moral holiday of running some pure hazard in order to sharpen the edge of life, to taste hardship, and to be compelled to work desperately for a moment at no matter what. - George Santayana
When I am not paying attention to my children, they appear to desperately need it. When I am giving them my full attention, they seem just as happy to play by themselves. It is as though they need to be certain of my attention in order to play their own games and ignore me. - Sarah Ruhl
All violence demands reform, and all violence desperately begs to be healed. - Bryant McGillns
Reading was a joy, a desperately needed escape -- I didn't read to learn, I was reading to read. - Christian Bauman
Based on what you know about him in history books, what do you think Abraham Lincoln would be doing if he were alive today? 1) Writing his memoirs of the Civil War. 2) Advising the President. 3) Desperately clawing at the inside of his coffin. - David Letterman
Women do desperately need models for power other than the maternal. - Lois McMaster Bujold
Embrace the change you desperately need. Tear down your walls and show gratitude for little things. - J. Loren Norris
Television is now so desperately hungry for material that they're scraping the top of the barrel. - Gore Vidal
Even if we have ourselves so fully convinced that we are on the right track because we desperately want to believe that the specific direction we have chosen is the "correct one", if the universe disagrees with our choices, it will not be shy in telling us so. - Miya Yamanouchi
The irony is that while God doesn’t need us but still wants us, we desperately need God but don’t really want Him most of the time. - Francis Chan
...when you hate someone so much, a part of you wants desperately to forgive them. But you can't decide if it's because you really want, or if you just want to stop hating. I still don't know if forgiveness is generous or selfish. Maybe both. - Miguel Syjuco
Conventions are, indeed, all that shield us from the shivering void, though often they do so but poorly and desperately. - Robert Aickman
The more you try, so desperately, to prove a point to get someone's approval, the more fleeting that approval might be, causing a chain of depreciation of self-esteem. Sometimes, all you need do is truly love yourself and get only the approval and acceptance of the inner self. - Ufuoma Apoki
Be the Light you seek so desperately in your life and chase away that darkness. - Solange nicole
It’s because our friendships female friendships are just a hop to our sisterhood, and sisterhood can be a very powerful force, to give the world the things that humans desperately need - Tanja Taaljard
So often, the discarded love of youth is desperately yearned for in maturity. - Wayne Gerard Trotman
I want to have the eyes of an adult to see the world as it is, but I more desperately want to have the heart of a child to make certain that I never forget what it could be. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
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