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Letter "D" » despair
«He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.»
, drop by
, grace of God
«Humor is... despair refusing to take itself seriously.»
«Faith is courage; it is creative while despair is always destructive.»
«Don't despair too much if you see beautiful things destroyed, if you see them perish. Because the best things are always growing in secret.»
«Don't despair, not even over the fact that you don't despair»
«Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time.»
Author: Albert Camus
, stretch out
«Ennui has made more gamblers than avarice, more drunkards than thirst, and perhaps as many suicides as despair.»
, The Gambler
«He who has never hoped can never despair»
«All we see of someone at any moment is a snapshot of their life, there in riches or poverty, in joy or despair. Snapshots don't show the million decisions that led to that moment.»
«Failure is not fatal. Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. It should challenge us to new heights of accomplishments, not pull us to new depths of despair. From honest failure can come valuable experience.»
Author: William Arthur Ward
, The Undertaker