Quotes: desperate

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  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Tempt not a desperate man.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    "My country, right or wrong," is a thing that no patriot would think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying, "My mother, drunk or sober."
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    ''My country, right or wrong'' is a thing that no patriot would think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying ''My mother, drunk or sober.''
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
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    All futurity seems teeming with endless destruction never to be repelled; Desperate remorse swallows the present in a quenchless rage.
  • Bobby Charlton
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    Beckham is unusual. He was desperate to be a footballer. His mind was made up when he was nine or ten. Many kids think that it's beyond them. But you can't succeed without practising at any sport.
  • William Cowper
    William Cowper
    English poet 1731-1800
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    Beware of desperate steps. The darkest day, j live till tomorrow, will have pass'd away.
  • Bill Bryson
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    Clearly, some time ago makers and consumers of American junk food passed jointly through some kind of sensibility barrier in the endless quest for new taste sensations. Now they are a little like those desperate junkies who have tried every known drug and are finally reduced to mainlining toilet bowl cleanser in an effort to get still higher.
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
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    Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the dangers that imperil the brave.
  • Lewis Mumford
    Lewis Mumford
    American social philosopher 1895-1990
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    Every new baby is a blind desperate vote for survival: people who find themselves unable to register an effective political protest against extermination do so by a biological act.
  • Calvin Harris
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    From the age of 14 to about 20, I bombarded record companies and DJs with my demos. I was desperate to get it out there. Most of the time, I got nothing back.
  • Brooke Burke
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    I don't want to say, 'This is where I'm going to be in five years and I'm going to get there no matter what.' I want to leave it open. I'm not a desperate actress dying to star in a B movie in a bikini.
  • Brooke Burke
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    I don't want to say, 'This is where Im going to be in five years and Im going to get there no matter what.' I want to leave it open. I'm not a desperate actress dying to star in a B movie in a bikini.
  • Brooke Shields
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    I hope this will help new moms not feel alone or desperate, and that there is no shame in their feelings. PPD is out of their control, but the treatment and healing process is not.
  • I like, though, that people have a hunger to connect with other people. They're desperate to know that you're not lying to them or misleading them.
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