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Emile Lahud Quotes and Sayings
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Despair and frustration will not shake our belief that
the resistance is the only way of liberation.
- Emile Lahud

Democracy, good governance and modernity cannot be
imported or imposed from outside a country.
- Emile Lahud

The best bridge between despair and hope is a good night's sleep.
- E. Joseph Cossman

"Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!"
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare,
The lone and level sands stretch far away.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley PHOTO

 

And on the pedestal these words appear:
`My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings:
'Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!'
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare,
The lone and level sands stretch far away.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

If I could tell the world just one thing
it would be we're all okay,
and not to worry cause worry is wasteful
and useless in times like these.
I won't be made useless.
I won't be idle with despair,
I will gather myself around my faith.
Light does the darkness most fear.
- Jewel

When you find your path, you must not be afraid.
You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes.
Disappointment, defeat, and despair are
the tools God uses to show us the way.
- Paulo Coelho

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

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.
- Albert Camus

My theory has always been, that if we are to dream,
the flatteries of hope are as cheap, and pleasanter,
than the gloom of despair.
- Thomas Jefferson

The novel is born of disillusionment;
the poem,
of despair.
- Jose Bergamin

My generation, faced as it grew with a choice between
religious belief and existential despair,
chose marijuana.
Now we are in our Cabernet stage.
- Peggy Noonan

When you get to know me, I don't despair -
I just get up,
clean up, and start again.
- Avi Arad

We define only out of despair, we must have a formula...
to give a facade tot he void.
- Emile M. Cioran

Boast is always a cry of despair, except in the young it is a cry of hope.
- Bernard Berenson

Gaiety is often the reckless ripple over depths of despair.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

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

Sad Patience, too near neighbour to despair.
- Matthew Arnold

Blues are the songs of despair, but gospel songs are the songs of hope.
- Mahalia Jackson

When they are assailed by despair, young people should
let universal concerns into their lives.
- Abbe Pierre

Waste brings woe, and sorrow hates despair.
- Robert Greene

Only a man who has felt ultimate despair is capable
of feeling ultimate bliss.
- Alexandre Dumas

You may not know it, but at the far end of despair,
there is a white clearing where one is almost happy.
- Joan Baez

To add to our misery and despair, a bloated aristocracy has sent to China -
the greatest and oldest despotism in the world -
for a cheap working slave.
- Denis Kearney

I despair of ever writing excellent poetry.
- Isaac Rosenberg

Do not abandon yourselves to despair.
We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
- Pope John Paul II

For happiness one needs security, but joy can spring
like a flower even from the cliffs of despair.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

I think the degree of alienation and despair is more universal.
- Terry Southern

People are really suffering these days.
There's a lot of corporate triumph and a lot of personal
despair as they wonder what are they working for.
- Laurie Anderson

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

So long as we have failed to eliminate any of the causes of human despair,
we do not have the right to try to eliminate those
means by which man tries to cleanse himself of despair.
- Antonin Artaud

This book, conceived in sorrow, composed in grief,
and constructed at the brink of despair,
contains my mind's best thoughts, and my soul's triumph
over the powers of darkness.
- Isaac Mayer Wise

From the depth of need and despair, people can work together,
can organize themselves to solve their own problems
and fill their own needs with dignity and strength.
- Cesar Chavez

Persuade thyself that imperfection and inconvenience
are the natural lot of mortals,
and there will be no room for discontent,
neither for despair.
- Ieyasu Tokugawa

Scotsmen are metaphisical and emotional,
they are sceptical and mystical, they are romantic and ironic,
they are cruel and tender, and full of mirth and despair.
- William Dunbar

Every composer knows the anguish and despair occasioned
by forgetting ideas which one had no time to write down.
- Hector Berlioz

Black and white are the colors of photography.
To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair
to which mankind is forever subjected.
- Robert Frank

A son can bear with equanimity the loss of his father,
but the loss of his inheritance may drive him to despair.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

Courage is not the absence of despair;
it is,
rather, the capacity to move ahead in spite of despair.
- Rollo May

Schizophrenia cannot be understood without understanding despair.
- R. D. Laing

Ennui has made more gamblers than avarice,
more drunkards than thirst,
and perhaps as many suicides as despair.
- The Buddha

No matter how ephemeral it is, a novel is something,
while despair is nothing.
- Mario Vargas Llosa

I've found a different way to scent the air:
already it's a by-word for despair.
- Andrew Motion

I think most artists create out of despair.
The very nature of creation is not a performing glory on the outside,
it's a painful, difficult search within.
- Louise Berliawsky Nevelson

Because I remember, I despair.
Because I remember, I have the duty to reject despair.
- Elie Wiesel

He who labors diligently need never despair;
for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.
- Menander

The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion,
who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement,
who can tolerate not knowing...
not healing, not curing...
that is a friend who cares.
- Henri Nouwen

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

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

Despair is the conclusion of fools.
- Benjamin Disraeli

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.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I nursed men back to sanity who were driven to despair.
I solicited clothes for the ragged children,
for the desperate mothers.
I laid out the dead, the martyrs of the strike.
- Mary Harris Jones

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

There's no such thing as perfect writing,
just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
- Haruki Murakami

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

As the plane got closer to Miami, I had this terrible feeling he was dying.
Maybe he was telling me that he was going.
I felt anger, panic, despair and helplessness.
- Robin Gibb

Melancholy and sadness are the start of doubt...
doubt is the beginning of despair; despair is the cruel
beginning of the differing degrees of wickedness.
- Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont

To be truly radical is to make hope possible rather than despair convincing.
- Raymond Williams

Despair is perfectly compatible with a good dinner,
I promise you.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

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

Jesus is the God whom we can approach without pride
and before whom we can humble ourselves without despair.
- Blaise Pascal

If I were a girl, I'd despair.
The supply of good women far exceeds that of the men who deserve them.
- Robert Graves

Oh rage!
Oh despair!
Oh age, my enemy!
- Pierre Corneille

Action is the antidote to despair.
- Joan Baez

Just as despair can come to one only from other human beings,
hope, too, can be given to one only by other human beings.
- Elie Wiesel

But he who dies in despair has lived his whole life in vain.
- Theodor Adorno

Don't despair, not even over the fact that you don't despair.
- Franz Kafka

Despair often breeds disease.
- Sophocles

We have to go into the despair and go beyond it,
by working and doing for somebody else,
by using it for something else.
- Elie Wiesel

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.
- Ben Okri

A rabbi should not despair if people do not do as much as they should.
Every parent has that with children.
God is merciful.
- Louis Finkelstein


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