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Desperation Quotes

Oscar Wilde
She wore far too much rouge last night and not quite enough clothes. That is always a sign of despair in a woman.
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Henry Miller
The tragedy of it is that nobody sees the look of desperation on my face. Thousands and thousands of us, and we're passing one another without a look of recognition.
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William Burroughs
Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape.
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Henry David Thoreau
What is called resignation is confirmed desperation.
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Henry David Thoreau
Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them.
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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.
Willem Kooning Permalink
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It's hard to determine whether the wholesale strategy is a mark of genius or desperation.
Allan Tumolillo Permalink
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Benjamin Disraeli
Desperation is sometimes as powerful an inspirer as genius.
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Henry David Thoreau
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
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Andrew Brunette
It's a swing game for both us. It's as much desperation for us as it is for them. It is a scary lead, 2-0, because it is a momentum shift. We have to treat it like it is 1-1 and try to dictate the flow.
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We just have to win it for personal pride. I know there'll be enormous desperation not just from us but from the Force as well.
Jeff Miller Permalink
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It's an idea that was born out of desperation.
Andrew Westphal Permalink
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People see Merkel as an alternative out of their desperation. She may not be, but that's how they see her now.
Gerd Langguth Permalink
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Tonight I think we picked up our desperation and urgency. We need to do that, or else we were going to be in trouble.
Shane Doan Permalink
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Obviously when you get a shutout you did something good and the desperation save at the end was a little bit lucky but it was very important too.
Cristobal Huet Permalink
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Tonight I just felt there were times when we showed a little more desperation than the other side. Tonight was our grand final. We knew there was no tomorrow for us.
Shaun McRae Permalink
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Orson Welles
I think we're a kind of desperation. We're sort of a maddening luxury. The basic and essential human is the woman, and all that we're doing is trying to brighten up the place. That's why all the birds who belong to our sex have prettier feathers / because males have got to try and justify their existence.
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Soren Kierkegaard
Nowadays not even a suicide kills himself in desperation. Before taking the step he deliberates so long and so carefully that he literally chokes with thought. It is even questionable whether he ought to be called a suicide, since it is really thought which takes his life. He does not die with deliberation but from deliberation.
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There is clear desperation among physical players actually looking for wet barrels of gasoline, and their desperation is leading to eye-popping premiums above gasoline futures.
Tom Kloza Permalink
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I think the urgency and the desperation have gone up. We've gotten points in three straight games and we've had opportunities, now we need the consistency aspect. In order to win in this league, you've got to play 60 minutes, and I have the utmost confidence we'll do that.
Eddie Olczyk Permalink
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Desperation is a good word, but just working smarter and doing the little things, especially in our own zone, will take care of everything else.
Eddie Olczyk Permalink
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A dog in desperation will leap over a wall
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This desperation tactic, by those who seek to dismantle the reconstruction process, will only solidify the determination of the United States and the international community to rid Iraq of these henchmen of Hussein's brutal regime and bring stability to the country,
Olympia Snowe Permalink
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These are acts of desperation by the government. They are scared of the elections.
Edith Nawakwi Permalink
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We all need money, but there are degrees of desperation.
Anthony Burgess Permalink
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The traditional media are asking themselves with some degree of desperation how they can make money out of this.
Michael Wolff Permalink
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You've heard me say it before: There needs to be more desperation in the room, more passion. In the past, our niche was we worked hard no matter what. That's been our identity. This last little stretch, that hasn't happened.
Willie Mitchell Permalink
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Most of them lead lives of unquiet desperation, continually seeking, in sex they wish was love and in the love they suspect is only sex, a center for their worlds to turn on.
David Dempsey Permalink
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Will you be mine?When my people go away,When I loose my loved onesWhen I feel I lost myself........Will you be mine?If my friend becomes my foeIf someones's gesture against meIf I cannot fight my feelings.......Will you be mine?No one is with me orWhatever happens...Will you be with me...till my breath leaves me...
Nishi Silva Permalink
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We played a little desperate in the third period. We didn't play with that desperation in the first and second period.
Brian Gionta Permalink
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