Quotation Explorer - 'Desperation'

Desperation is not an evidence of hard work, it's a sign of lack of faith - Constance Friday
When our embarrassment level is exceeded by our desperation level, we are a good candidate for God's grace. - Peter Lord
To live this life. To live it with wholeness and gratitude and trust. In the pain and the glory. In the mess and the grace. In the sacred and the desperation. This is the stuff of which real superheros are born. - Jeanette LeBlanc
People only get married when they've no other option, out of panic or desperation or so as not to lose someone they couldn't bear to lose. It's always the most conventional things that contain the largest measure of madness. - Javier Marías
What is called resignation is confirmed desperation. - Henry David Thoreau
Life is three hours journey; childhood, adulthood & old-hood; filled with inspiration, perspiration and desperation. - Santosh Kalwar
In his youth, he was electrified. The stars were moving in his bloodstream. He would not have been cowed by the customs of an earthly monarch. When he loved, it was with a heat and a desperation that he carried like a sword. He loved in the way that Greeks burned cities. - Brenna Yovanoff
Do you feel cold and lost in desperation? You build up hope, but failure’s all you’ve known Remember all the sadness and frustration And let it go. Let it go - Linkin Park
The height of humanity should give birth to greater good. We should be in desperation of "CHANGE" but not in spawning evil, because by doing so, humanity remains shackled. - Henry Johnson Jr
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation. - Anthony Robbins
The value in my room is neither my Television nor my bank note. The value in my room is myself! Why? Because even if I lose everything I have, but still get me, I am coming back with full passion and desperation to climb the unclimbed hills again and again! - Israelmore Ayivor
The era of revolution by military means produced a greater degree of desperation and frustration. This was brought to an end by the people. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
Loneliness and desperation are only possible when we have lost touch with our beauty within. - Bryant McGill
The apartment faces an alley and is entered by a fire-escape, a structure whose name is a touch of accidental poetic truth, for all of these huge buildings are always burning with the slow and implacable fires of human desperation. - Tennessee Williams
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
People lead lives of quiet desperation because they are unaware of the power they possess to reinvent their lives. - Dr. Asoka Jinadasa
Obsession and desperation for your goal, gets you the goal. - Amit Kalantri
There is a difference between desire and desperation. - Tyra Banks
A woman in love with another woman is revolution’s revolution: it is not an act of war. it is not an act of desperation. it is not an act of fear. it is - it always has been and it always, always will be - an act of love. - Anonymous
Desperation is the father of ingenuity. - James C Jones II
We sensible often resist intrusive love and its chaos practically, employing measures to prevent the former for fear of the latter. But for all our wit and work, that desperation for control also prevents the pure, transcendental freedom more often delivered by both. - Tiffany Madison
Many books today suggest that the mass of women lead lives of noisy desperation.
What we [writers] do might be done in solitude and with great desperation, but it tends to produce exactly the opposite. It tends to produce community and in many people hope and joy. - Junot Díaz
Nowadays men lead lives of noisy desperation. - James Thurber
Brilliance is born of desperation.
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. - Henry David Thoreau
Despite my incessant desperation, I simply cannot paint the perfect picture within which I would wish to live out my life. And because I cannot, God picked up the brush of love, positioned the canvas of history and painted a manger. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Don’t allow your thoughts of frustration allow you to make decisions out of desperation. - DeWayne Owens
Yes, looking through the eyes of literature we may talk about the beauty of sadness! But in the eyes of truth, sadness is just saddening; there is no beauty there, only a touching desperation! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape. - William S. Burroughs
Poverty advances discrimination and corruption because society classifies the rich and poor. Poverty augments anger, selfishness, hatred and envy among the people.Poverty entwined with desperation ends up in violence." - , an excerpt from If I Could Tell You - Angelica Hopes
In my desperation, I have finally discovered that the only way that I can begin to fill the gaping hole within me is to be thankful for what’s there, and not angry for what’s not. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
When there is silence, Give your voice. When there is darkness, Shine your light. When there is desperation, Offer hope. - Tim Fargo
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