Quotations On Despair

  • It is impossible for that man to despair who remembers that his Helper is omnipotent.—Jeremy Taylor.
  • Despair is the conclusion of fools.—Beaconsfield.
  • He that despairs measures Providence by his own little contracted model.—South.
  • Despair is infidelity and death.—Whittier.
  • Despair makes a despicable figure, and descends from a mean original. 'Tis the offspring of fear, of laziness and impatience; it argues a defect of spirit and resolution, and oftentimes of honesty too. I would not despair, unless I saw misfortune recorded in the book of fate, and signed and sealed by necessity.—Collier.
  • Where Christ brings His cross, He brings His presence; and where He is, none are desolate, and there is no room for despair.—Mrs. Browning.
  • He is the truly courageous man who never desponds.—Confucius.
  • Religion converts despair, which destroys, into resignation, which submits.—Lady Blessington.
Dreadful is their doom, whom doubt has driven
To censure fate, and pious hope forego.