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Positive Quotes about Desperate

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Hold on... Joyfully.
Holding-on does not have to be
a desperate teeth-gritting kind of holding-on.
Holding-on can be a joyful
"this is just the nature of Life,
so I may as well enjoy it"
kind of holding-on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Holding-on does not have to be a desperate
teeth-gritting kind of holding-on.
Holding-on can be a joyful
"this is just the nature of Life,
so I may as well enjoy it"
kind of holding-on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed,
and in such desperate enterprises?
If a man does not keep pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is a characteristic of wisdom
not to do desperate things.
- Henry David Thoreau

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If one is desperate for love, I suggest looking at
one's friends and family and see if love is all around.
If not, get a new set of friends, a new family.
- Jasmine Guy

In my own mind, I was sort of a desperate kid.
- Al Purdy

I have been desperate to escape for so many years now,
it is routine for me to try to escape.
- Jack Henry Abbott

 

'My country, right or wrong' is a thing no patriot
would ever think of saying except in a desperate case.
It is like saying 'My mother, drunk or sober.'
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

His style has the desperate jauntiness of an orchestra
fiddling away for dear life on a sinking ship.
- Edmund Wilson

Rock 'n Roll: The most brutal, ugly,
desperate,
vicious form of expression it has been my misfortune to hear.
- Frank Sinatra

We're not on a desperate mission to write chart compatible stuff.
- Stephen Malkmus

Much is forgiven anyone who relieves the desperate
boredom of the working press.
- William Weld

Are we not all desperate one way or another?
- Taylor Caldwell

I'm not different for the sake of being different,
only for the desperate sake of being myself.
I can't join your gang: you'd think I was a phony and I'd know it.
- Vivian Stanshall

Desperation is a necessary ingredient to learning anything,
or creating anything.
Period.
If you ain't desperate at some point,
you ain't interesting.
- Jim Carrey

Paul Lambert has assembled a great bunch of lads and
training has been going very well.
I am just desperate to get into the team and do my best for the club.
- Kenny Dalglish

Those two songs condense the two albums.
They also show what the audiences wanted.
I was desperate to keep the band together and find
something that the public would like.
- Randy Bachman

My experience has been in a short 77 years that in
the end when you fight for a desperate cause and have good reasons to fight,
you usually win.
- Edward Teller

Now a movie goes out to two, three thousand theaters
and by Friday night at 10 o'clock they know if you are in or out.
That desperate competition is, I think,
horrendous.
It's awful.
- Mark Rydell

I have a desire to create more film,
more beauty,
more art, more love, but I don't feel desperate.
It's not about creating or building a career.
- Lisa Bonet

When you are a beginning film maker you are desperate to survive.
The most important thing in the end is survival and
being able to get to your next picture.
- George Lucas

Desperate affairs require desperate measures.
- Horatio Nelson

When I am not desperate, I am worthless.
- Ivo Andric

The agency was desperate to get started with the commercials in 1976,
but I was working on Star Wars.
- David Prowse

Like the Spitfire it was immensely strong:
a pilot had no need to fear the danger of pulling the wings off,
no matter how desperate the situation became.
- Douglas Bader

I think I'm probably a little too desperate to be successful.
- Howard Stern

It's an interesting combination: Having a great fear of being alone,
and having a desperate need for solitude and the solitary experience.
That's always been a tug of war for me.
- Jodie Foster

Love is the most difficult and dangerous form of courage.
Courage is the most desperate, admirable and noble kind of love.
- Delmore Schwartz

A film director has to get a shot, no matter what he does.
We're desperate people.
- Elia Kazan

You think you can go into all those auditions not knowing
who you are? The work came after I found my sense of self -
when I wasn't so manic and desperate.
- Jenifer Lewis

I'm desperate to work again.
I've often had those periods, but two years was the longest.
- Charlotte Gainsbourg

We are in desperate need of a well-done romantic lesbian comedy.
- Jill Bennett

Marriage is a series of desperate arguments people feel passionately about.
- Katharine Hepburn

There's this huge number of desperate people.
- Lloyd Alexander

A person, who no matter how desperate the situation,
gives others hope, is a true leader.
- Daisaku Ikeda

One must always hope when one is desperate,
and doubt when one hopes.
- Gustave Flaubert

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.
- Augusten Burroughs

In LA, I mean, here's this place full of desperate
and sad people who take their only pleasure from destroying
others for the purposes of their own self-aggrandizement.
- Heather Donahue

There's always somebody older, richer,
more desperate than you.
- Kirstie Alley

Mankind at its most desperate is often at its best.
- Bob Geldof

In difficult and desperate cases, the boldest counsels are the safest.
- Titus Livius

When men attempt bold gestures, generally it's considered romantic.
When women do it, it's often considered desperate or psycho.
- Sarah Jessica Parker

Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources.
In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate
the dangers that imperil the brave.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

There are no desperate situations, there are only desperate people.
- Heinz Guderian

I love the script and I just thought it was a great role.
Like I say, it's like this - the script is like this sad,
funny, desperate love song to the lost American man.
- Oliver Platt

To put up a show is to face life's injustices with
one of the few weapons available to a desperate and brave people,
their imagination.
- Luigi Barzini

Restless, and in desperate need of adventure,
I quit my job at an insurance company to travel west
with a couple of guys I smoked pot with,
scandalizing my family.
- Mink Stole

The interesting thing is why we're so desperate for
this anesthetic against loneliness.
- David Foster Wallace

If I place love above everything, it is because for
me it is the most desperate,
the most despairing state of affairs imaginable.
- Andre Breton

Desperate? That can be a justification for all kinds of behavior.
- Jessica Walter

I was desperate really for people not to accuse me of coldness.
It was taboo.
- Thomas Dolby

People who say they don't care what people think are
usually desperate to have people think they don't care what people think.
- George Carlin

People care and are willing to help me out my desperate circumstances.
- Sam Worthington

But what is the use of preaching the Gospel to men
whose whole attention is concentrated upon a mad,
desperate struggle to keep themselves alive?
- William Booth

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.
- Brooke Shields

I only really cast people who are desperate to be in it -
who were dying to be in it,
whose talent I believed in and were dead ready to do
the work that was necessary.
- Kenneth Branagh

I'm desperate to start a career in music.
- Katie Price

I often think I can see it in myself and in other young writers,
this desperate desire to please coupled with a kind
of hostility to the reader.
- David Foster Wallace

To hope means to be ready at every moment for that which is not yet born,
and yet not become desperate if there is no birth in our lifetime.
- Erich Fromm

It doesn't matter if you have a desperate heart when
you have to sing about joy;
it doesn't matter if you're scared to death when the lights go on.
- Mireille Mathieu

It's still about the women.
It's not called Desperate Plumber.
People are more interested in cat fights.
- James Denton

Our family has gone through a very difficult time.
My husband and I have taken the brunt of it.
I've never known what it truly felt like to be so sad and desperate inside.
- Tracey Gold

I nursed men back to sanity who were driven to despair.
I solicited clothes for the ragged children,
for the desperate mothers.
I laid out the dead, the martyrs of the strike.
- Mary Harris Jones

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.
- Lewis Mumford

I've worked with the greatest actors,
and they're all gone.
This is what's so desperate to me.
- Angela Lansbury

The unity in any painter's work arises from the fact that a person,
brought to a desperate situation, will behave in a certain way...
style.
- Frank Auerbach

The only people who are desperate to go on the show
are people we're desperate not to have on the show.
- Graham Norton

Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in,
and those inside equally desperate to get out.
- Michel de Montaigne

Hype is the awkward and desperate attempt to convince
journalists that what you've made is worth the misery of having to review it.
- Federico Fellini

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.
- Bobby Charlton

That is why, no matter how desperate the predicament is,
I am always very much in earnest about clutching my cane,
straightening my derby hat and fixing my tie,
even though I have just landed on my head.
- Charlie Chaplin


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