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I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
Despair
Joseph Addison

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Despair, in short, seeks its own environment as surely as water finds its own level.
Despair
A. Alvarez

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Because thou must not dream, thou need not despair.
Dreams
Matthew Arnold

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With close-lipped Patience for our only friend, Sad Patience, too near neighbor to Despair.
Patience
Matthew Arnold

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Action is the antidote to despair.
Despair
Joan Baez

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Patience. A minor form of despair disguised as a virtue.
Patience
Ambrose Bierce

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Joy runs deeper than despair
Joy
Corrie Ten Boom

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There was a castle called Doubting Castle, the owner whereof was Giant Despair.
Doubt
John Bunyan

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Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.
Doubt
Edmund Burke

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O Star-eyed Science! hast thou wandered there, to waft us home the message of despair?
Science and Scientists
Thomas Campbell

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God put self-pity by the side of despair like the cure by the side of the disease.
Pity
Albert Camus

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The depth of our despair measures what capability and height of claim we have to hope.
Despair
Thomas Carlyle

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There is no greater folly in the world than for a man to despair.
Doubt
Miguel De Cervantes

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To exist is a habit I do not despair of acquiring.
Habit
E. M. Cioran

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Invention flags, his brain goes muddy, and black despair succeeds brown study.
Inspiration
William Congreve

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Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair.
Absence
William Cowper

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Despair is the conclusion of fools.
Doubt
Benjamin Disraeli

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Despair is the damp of hell, as joy is the serenity of heaven.
Doubt
John Donne

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We cannot despair of humanity, since we ourselves are human beings.
Humankind
Albert Einstein

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But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
Despair
George Eliot

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Where does one go from a world of insanity? Somewhere on the other side of despair.
Insanity
T. S. Eliot

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Without lies humanity would perish of despair and boredom.
Lies and Lying
Anatole France

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Gambling is the son of avarice and the father of despair.
Gambling
French Proverb

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Comedy is an escape, not from truth but from despair; a narrow escape into faith.
Comedy and Comedians
Christopher Fry

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Despair gives courage to a coward.
Despair
Thomas Fuller

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