Quotes tagged with despair (70 quotes found)

Mahatma Gandhi
When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it--always.
T.S. Eliot
This is the way the world ends
poetry  despair  apocalypse  # 2643
Joseph Addison
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
sympathy  despair  Fury  # 5878
Theodor Adorno
But he who dies in despair has lived his whole life in vain.
life  Lived  despair  # 6440
Avi Arad
When you get to know me, I don't despair - I just get up, clean up, and start again.
Start  Again  despair  # 16068
Matthew Arnold
Sad Patience, too near neighbour to despair.
sad  patience  despair  # 17866
Matthew Arnold
Because thou must not dream, thou need not despair.
dream  despair  Thou  # 17887
Antonin Artaud
So long as we have failed to eliminate any of the causes of human despair, we do not have the right to try to eliminate those means by which man tries to cleanse himself of despair.
Means  Himself  despair  # 18181
Joan Baez
Action is the antidote to despair.
despair  action  Antidote  # 23181
Mikhail Bakunin
To my utter despair I have discovered, and discover every day anew, that there is in the masses no revolutionary idea or hope or passion.
hope  passion  despair  # 24565
Joseph Barbera
Los Angeles was an impression of failure, of disappointment, of despair, and of oddly makeshift lives. This is California? I thought.
failure  Lives  despair  # 26893
John Perry Barlow
I think that humor is part of what saves us from despair.
humor  despair  Saves  # 27641
Ezra Taft Benson
Sin pulls a man down into despondency and despair.
despair  sin  Pulls  # 35460
Jose Bergamin
The novel is born of disillusionment; the poem, of despair.
poetry  Born  despair  # 36238
Norman Borlaug
Plant diseases, drought, desolation, despair were recurrent catastrophes during the ages - and the ancient remedies: supplications to supernatural spirits or gods.
despair  gods  Ancient  # 46632
Joseph Brodsky
Snobbery? But it's only a form of despair.
despair  Snobbery  # 52310