Despair Quotes

When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. There have been tyrants and murderers and for a time they seem invincible but in the end, they always fall think of it, always.

In the world it is called Tolerance, but in hell it is called Despair, the sin that believes in nothing, cares for nothing, seeks to know nothing, interferes with nothing, enjoys nothing, hates nothing, finds purpose in nothing, lives for nothing, and remains alive because there is nothing for which it will die.

When despair grows in me and I wake in the middle of the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood drake rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds. I come into the […]

Despair is the price one pays for setting oneself an impossible aim.

He that stands upon a slippery place, makes nice of no vile hold to stay him up. (King John)

I’m not yet desperate enough to do anything about the conditions that are making me desperate.

God does not send us despair in order to kill us, he sends it in order to awaken us to new life.

I was much further out than you thought, and not waving but drowning.

Let me not know that all is lost, though lost it be – leave me not tied to this despair, this corpse like bride.

Never despair.