Quotes by despondency

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  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    Aim at perfection in everything, though in most things it is unattainable. However, they who aim at it, and persevere, will come much nearer to it than those whose laziness and despondency make them give it up as unattainable.
  • Jeremy Collier
    Jeremy Collier
    English theatre critic, non-juror bishop and theologian 1650-1726
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    How many feasible projects have miscarried through despondency, and been strangled in their birth by a cowardly imagination.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    I cannot forgive a scholar his homeless despondency.
  • Baruch Spinoza
    Baruch Spinoza
    Dutch Philosopher and Theologian 1632-1677
    Baruch Spinoza
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    The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
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