Quotations About / On: DESPAIR

Quotations About / On: DESPAIR
Franz Kafka
Don't despair, not even over the fact that you don't despair.
Shalom Freedman
The despair of one close to us brings us to despair also
Comte de Lautréamont, Isidore Ducasse
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.
Albert Camus
Nihilism is not only despair and negation, but above all the desire to despair and to negate.
Elie Wiesel
Because I remember, I despair. Because I remember, I have the duty to reject despair.
Shalom Freedman
29) We may have good reason to despair about the astrophysical prediction as to the fate of the Earth, but it will not in any way help us to despair
Leonard Cohen
Let judges secretly despair of justice: their verdicts will be more acute. Let generals secretly despair of triumph; killing will be defamed. Let priests secretly despair of faith: their compassion will be true.
Sophocles
Despair often breeds disease.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Despair is perfectly compatible with a good dinner, I promise you.
Joseph Brodsky
Snobbery? But it's only a form of despair.
Henry David Thoreau
He who hears the rippling of rivers in these degenerate days will not utterly despair.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our reliance on the physician is a kind of despair of ourselves.
R.D. (Ronald David) Laing
Schizophrenia cannot be understood without understanding despair.
Christopher Fry
Comedy is an escape, not from truth but from despair; a narrow escape into faith.
E.M Cioran
To exist is a habit I do not despair of acquiring.
Franz Kafka
The various forms of despair at the various stations on the road.
Piers Paul Read
Sins become more subtle as you grow older: you commit sins of despair rather than lust.
José Bergamín
The novel is born of disillusionment; the poem, of despair.
A Alvarez
Despair, in short, seeks its own environment as surely as water finds its own level.
Mason Cooley
The modernist writers found despair inspirational.

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