Quotes by desperation
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What is called resignation is confirmed desperation.
Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them.
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
American Protestant clergyman 1891-1968
Desperation is like stealing from the Mafia: you stand a good chance of attracting the wrong attention.
English statesman and writer 1804-1881
Desperation is sometimes as powerful an inspirer as genius.
William S. Burroughs
American writer and artist 1914-1997
Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape.
Pakistani politician 1953-2007
Extremism can flourish only in an environment where basic governmental social responsibility for the welfare of the people is neglected. Political dictatorship and social hopelessness create the desperation that fuels religious extremism.
Carrie P. Meek
American politician 1926-
If we were really tough on crime, we'd try to save our children from the desperation and deprivation that leave them primed for a life of crime.
American author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and life coach 1960-
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
Willem De Kooning
Dutch abstract expressionist artist and painter 1904-1997
My interest in desperation lies only in that sometimes I find myself having become desperate. Very seldom do I start out that way. I can see of course that, in the abstract, thinking and all activity is rather desperate.
American stand-up comedian, actor, television host and director 1956-
Now people want what the movie was about, which is violent comedy. And that's really what The Aristocrats is based on - what will a family do out of desperation.
French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
The abjection of our political situation is the only true challenge today. Only facing up to this situation in all its desperation can help us get out of it.
Billy Ray Cyrus
American singer-songwriter and actor 1961-
The people at the record company had asked me if I could write a song about my life, my relationship with God, and where I'm from. Well, I can't write a song on purpose, my songs come in a moment of inspiration or desperation.
British writer, criticus 1917-1993
We all need money, but there are degrees of desperation.
American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker 1930-2009
We generally change ourselves for one of two reasons: inspiration or desperation.
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