Quotes of Desperately

“ I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing. ”

- Agatha Christie

“ There is nothing so desperately monotonous as the sea, and I no longer wonder at the cruelty of pirates. ”

- James Russell Lowell

“ Sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely , racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just being alive is a grand thing. ”

- Agatha Christie

“ I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing. ”

- Agatha Christie

“ Basically, we are a whole world of people desperately trying to figure out what is the dark side of our natures and how much can we explore without becoming something else. ”

- William Petersen

“ When I was about 5 I think, I desperately wanted to be a pirate and have the hat and everything. ”

- Keira Knightley

“ All my pictures are built around the idea of getting in trouble and so giving me the chance to be desperately serious in my attempt to appear as a normal little gentleman. ”

- Charlie Chaplin

“ All the world's a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed. ”

- Sean O’Casey

“ The worlds a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed. ”

- Sean O’Casey

“ The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked; who can know it? ”

- The Holy Bible

“ Some of us might find happiness if we quit struggling so desperately for it. ”

- William Feather

“ How desperately we wish to maintain our trust in those we love! In the face of everything, we try to find reasons to trust. Because losing faith is worse than falling out of love. ”

- Sonia Johnson

“ How desperately difficult it is to be honest with oneself. It is much easier to be honest with other people. ”

- Edward Frederic Benson

“ You can have anything you want if you want it desperately enough. You must want it with an inner exuberance that erupts through the skin and joins the energy that created the world. ”

- Sheilah Graham

“ Television is now so desperately hungry for material that they're scraping the top of the barrel. ”

- Gore Vidal

“ This movie is so drastically wrong, its pathos and its comedy are so wildly misplaced, that you could not, in your fantasy of what it might be like, improve on what it really is. 'Oh My God!' — that's all you can say. ”

- Harry Shearer

“ To me there is in happiness an element of self-forgetfulness. You lose yourself in something outside yourself when you are happy; just as when you are desperately miserable you are intensely conscious of yourself, are a solid little lump of ego weighing a ton. ”

- J.B. Priestley

“ A chronic lack of pleasure, of any enjoyable, rewarding or stimulating experiences, produces a slow, gradual, day-by-day erosion of man's emotional vitality, which he may ignore or repress, but which is recorded by the relentless computer of his subconscious mechanism that registers an ebbing flow, then a trickle, then a few last drops of fuel — until the day when his inner motor stops and he wonders desperately why he has no desire to go on, unable to find any definable cause of his hopeless, chronic sense of exhaustion. ”

- Ayn Rand

“ I know there's a great deal that Arnold Schwarzenegger could teach me about making movies. There's a great deal I could teach him about the fiscal reforms that are needed - desperately needed - to set California back in good order. ”

- Tom McClintock

“ The State Department desperately needs to be vigorously harnessed. It has too big a role to play in the formulation of foreign policy, and foreign policy is too important to be left up to foreign service officers. ”

- Evan G. Galbraith

“ When I looked into the eyes of the people who knew Laci best, I saw somerthing I didn't want to see: a group of people who desperately loved Laci, and who were beginning to suspect she wasn't coming home. ”

- Amber Frey

“ We never say so much as when we do not quite know what we want to say. We need few words when we have something to say, but all the words in all the dictionaries will not suffice when we have nothing to say and want desperately to say it. ”

- Eric Hoffer

“ We have only to believe. And the more threatening and irreducible reality appears, the more firmly and desperately we must believe. Then, little by little, we shall see the universal horror unbend, and then smile upon us, and then take us in its more than human arms. ”

- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“ The man who will follow precedent, but never create one, is merely an obvious example of the routineer. You find him desperately numerous in the civil service, in the official bureaus. To him government is something given as unconditionally, as absolutely as ocean or hill… ”

- Walter Lippmann

“ The "paper tiger" hero, James Bond, offering the whites a triumphant image of themselves, is saying what many whites want desperately to hear reaffirmed: I am still the White Man, lord of the land, licensed to kill, and the world is still an empire at my feet. ”

- Eldridge Cleaver
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