Quotes of Desperate

“ 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

“ When matters are desperate we must put on a desperate face. ”

- Robert Burn

“ Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside desperate to get out. ”

- Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

“ Desperate affairs require desperate remedies. ”

- Horatio Nelson

“ Wherever a man goes, men will pursue him and paw him with their dirty institutions, and, if they can, constrain him to belong to their desperate odd-fellow society. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ The most brutal, ugly, desperate, vicious form of expression it has been my misfortune to hear. ”

- Frank Sinatra

“ The act of sex, gratifying as it may be, is God's joke on humanity. It is man's last desperate stand at superintendency. ”

- Bette Davis

“ '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

“ 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

“ I think it's still hard for me to turn down work if it's really good because for so many years I was so desperate to get a job and couldn't and so it's kind of an anathema for me to turn down work. ”

- Matt Damon

“ Marriage is a series of desperate arguments people feel passionately about. ”

- Katharine Hepburn

“ A person, who no matter how desperate the situation, gives others hope, is a true leader. ”

- Daisaku Ikeda

“ 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

“ It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ Beware of desperate steps; the darkest day lived till tomorrow will have passed away. ”

- William Cowper

“ Tempt not a desperate man. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Nothing in our culture, not even home computers, is more overrated than the epidermal felicity of two featherless bipeds in desperate congress. ”

- Quentin Crisp

“ In certain trying circumstances, urgent circumstances, desperate circumstances, profanity furnishes a relief denied even to prayer. ”

- Mark Twain

“ A thing can be true and still be desperate folly. ”

- Richard Adams

“ "My country, right or wrong," is a thing that no patriot would think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying, "My mother, drunk or sober.". ”

- G. K. Chesterton

“ The poor on the borderline of starvation live purposeful lives. To be engaged in a desperate struggle for food and shelter is to be wholly free from a sense of futility. ”

- Eric Hoffer

“ In difficult and desperate cases, the boldest counsels are the safest. ”

- Titus Livius

“ A desperate disease requires a dangerous remedy. ”

- Guy Fawkes

“ All futurity seems teeming with endless destruction never to be repelled; desperate remorse swallows the present in a quenchless rage. ”

- Sir William Blake

“ O mischief, thou art swift to enter in the thoughts of desperate men! ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the dangers that imperil the brave. ”

- John Christian Bovee

“ Every day is a little life… live every day as if it would be the last. Those that dare lose a day are dangerously prodigal; those that dare misspend it are desperate. ”

- Joseph Hall

“ 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

“ Hope is the power of being cheerful in circumstances which we know to be desperate. ”

- Gilbert K. Chesterton

“ I am desperate and vulnerable… I am always terrified… Beauty can sometimes be so very troublesome. ”

- Faye Dunaway
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