Quotes by hopeless

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  • Hans Selye
    Hans Selye
    Hungarian-Canadian endocrinologist and scientist 1907-1982
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    Mental tensions, frustrations, insecurity, aimlessness are among the most damaging stressors, and psychosomatic studies have shown how often they cause migraine headache, peptic ulcers, heart attacks, hypertension, mental disease, suicide, or just hopeless unhappiness.
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
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    After a long, hopeless war, people will settle for peace, at almost any price.
  • Carter G. Woodson
    Carter G. Woodson
    American historian, author and journalist 1875-1950
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    As another has well said, to handicap a student by teaching him that his black face is a curse and that his struggle to change his condition is hopeless is the worst sort of lynching.
  • Anne Grant
    Anne Grant
    Scottish poet and author 1755-1838
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    Grief is perhaps an unknown territory for you. You might feel both helpless and hopeless without a sense of a "map" for the journey. Confusion is the hallmark of a transition. To rebuild both your inner and outer world is a major project.
  • Pat Barker
    Pat Barker
    British writer 1943-
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    Half the world's work is done by hopeless neurotics.
    Source: Weg der geesten (1996) 60
  • Anna C. Brackett
    Anna C. Brackett
    American philosopher and feminist 1836-1911
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    He who receives a great many letters demanding answer, sees himself as if engaged in a hopeless struggle of one man against the rest of the world.
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    English poet 1806-1861
    Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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    I tell you, hopeless grief is passionless.
  • Emmet Fox
    Emmet Fox
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    It makes no difference how deeply seated may be the trouble, how hopeless the outlook, how muddled the tangle, how great the mistake. A sufficient realization of love will dissolve it all.
  • Candice Glover
    Candice Glover
    American R&B singer and actress 1989-
    Candice Glover
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    Love is one of my favorite things to talk about. Every song will be about losing it or finding it, seeing a guy and not knowing if you want to tell him how you feel yet. I guess I'm a hopeless romantic.
  • Becki Newton
    Becki Newton
    American actress 1978-
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    My husband is in charge of all phone, email and texting duties at home. He even has to turn on the TV and air conditioning because I'm so hopeless with technology.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment.
  • Robert Hayden
    Robert Hayden
    American poet, essayist, and educator 1913-1980
    Robert Hayden
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    Nothing is so envied as genius, nothing so hopeless of attainment by labor alone. Though labor always accompanies the greatest genius, without the intellectual gift labor alone will do little.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires.
  • Alice Miller
    Alice Miller
    Polish-born Swiss psychologist 1923-2010
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    Sadism is not an infectious disease that strikes a person all of a sudden. It has a long prehistory in childhood and always originates in the desperate fantasies of a child who is searching for a way out of a hopeless situation.
  • Bernard Lown
    Bernard Lown
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    Summits like those in Geneva promote hope. But hope without action is hopeless. Our enthusiasm for the positive spirit in these deliberations must not blind us to the absence of genuine progress toward disarmament. Twenty-four nuclear bombs are being added weekly to world arsenals.
    Source: Nobel Peace Prize acceptance
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