Hopelessness Quotes

Albert Camus

A man devoid of hope and conscious of being so has ceased to belong to the
A man devoid of hope and conscious of being so has ceased to belong to the future.

Jennifer Elisabeth

I never want a girl to lose all hope that her life can’t completely turn around,
I never want a girl to lose all hope that her life can’t completely turn around, even if she feels that she is at the edge, standing on one foot, and ready to say goodbye.

Ann Brashares

Love demands everything, they say, but my love demands only this: that no matter what happens or how long it takes, you`ll keep faith in me, you`ll remember who we are, and you`ll never feel despair.

LeeAnn Taylor

Our measure of hope is in direct proportion to our ability to conquer hopelessness.

Elvis Presley

When things go wrong, don't go with them.

William Shakespeare

Life ... is a tale
Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury,
Signifying nothing.

Robyn Schneider

Life is the tragedy,' she said bitterly. 'You know how they categorize Shakespeare's plays, right? If it ends with a wedding, it's a comedy. And if it ends with a funeral, it's a tragedy. So we're all living tragedies, because we all end the same way, and it isn't with a goddamn wedding.

Jim Morrison

I'll never wake up in a good mood again.
I'm tired of these stinky boots

Edgar Allan Poe

Even in the grave, all is not lost.. Edgar Allan Poe
Even in the grave, all is not lost.

Sue Augustine

I want to encourage you by letting you know that there’s hope for you and your situation whatever you are dealing with. God is intimately involved with every detail of your future and His desire is for you to be an overcomer.

Charles R. Swindoll

Elizabeth's barreness and advanced age-a double symbol of hopelessness-became the means by which God would announce to the world that nothing is impossible for Him.

J.E.B. Spredemann

It was then that she realized she still had God. He was the only one who hadn't left her. He knew who she was, even if she didn't. A single tear formed in the corner of her eye as she thanked God for not abandoning her - especially when she needed Him most.

Laini Taylor

Hope can be a powerful force. Maybe there's no actual magic in it, but when you know what you hope for most and hold it like a light within you, you can make things happen, almost like magic.

Peter Kreeft

In an age of hope men looked up at the night sky and saw “the heavens." In an age of hopelessness they call it simply “space.

Kate Morgenroth

You can break a man with hope.

Christine De Pizan

[A] person whose head is bowed and whose eyes are heavy cannot look at the light.

Ruta Sepetys

I felt as if I were riding a pendulum. Just as I would swing into the abyss of hopelessness, the pendulum would swing back with some small goodness.

Naomi Benaron

Your hope is the most beautiful and the saddest in the world.

Mark Evans

God can inject hope into a absolutely hopeless situation.

Michael Flynn

Any fool can hope when success lies plainly in view. It wants genuine strength to hope when matters are hopeless.

Sage Steadman

She felt the depth of her losses before they were realized, and she wondered, Is there still hope? Did she even dare hold on to such a tenuous thing as hope?


I threw my hands in the air and said show me something.
He said, "if you dare come a little closer".

Alan Kinross

He knew...there was no redemption for the damned.

Émile Zola

Living in musty shadows and dismal, oppressive silence, Thérèse could see her whole life stretching out before her totally void, bringing night after night the same cold bed and morning after morning the same empty day.

Sean DeLauder

Hope was always creating pleasantly ideological, and therefore impossible things.

Charles F. Glassman

If you’re having trouble counting your blessings, remember that you are alive to count them.

Shaka Senghor

One of the greatest gift you can give another human being whi is going through adversity is HOPE.

Jacob M. Appel

Marriage is like a series of opposing reflections, inverse images getting ever smaller like nesting dolls, each one of your trying to squeeze yourself smaller to fit inside the hopes of the other, until one of you cracks or stops existing.

Shaun Hick

There is greater clarity in the still waters of sadness, something not found in the babbling brooks of more sought after emotions.

Michel Faber

What do you expect? This place is one big anti-climax.

Taylor Swift

You can plan on a change in the weather and time, but I never planned on you changing you mind.

Isaac Asimov

I am afraid a monster is grown that will devour all of us. Yet we must fight him.

Laisha Rosnau

And, as always, I thank my family who are an amazing network of support.

C.S. Lewis

I knew the world too well to believe this sudden smiling. (…) The gods never send us this invitation to delight so readily or so strongly as when they are preparing some new agony. We are their bubbles; they blow us big before they prick us.

Katherine Ewell

But was it worth anything?
That's the hopelessness of it. The openness of it. The part of it I can never understand.
I am afraid of ambiguity and certainity and permanence and impermanence.
And so is everybody else.

Phindiwe Nkosi

The point of departure is a lack of

Erica Lindquist

Not many people bothered to look for beauty beyond the greenhouses. They went about life with their heads down, just praying to get through the day, to feed themselves and their family. No one ever did anything to make it better.

Shannon Celebi

Once upon a long ago time I was a girl with hopeful halos in my eyes - not unlike you - not a typical beauty but beautiful nonetheless, as all young girls tend to be in their prime, even if they don’t tend to know it.

Ashly Lorenzana

Trees lose their leaves in blizzards like these.

Jennifer Ott

If you cannot reach a state of utter oneness with each other, how do you expect to solve anything? Separate the world will crumble; together the world will thrive.

John Williams

Within a month he knew that his marriage was a failure; within a year he stopped hoping that it would improve.

David Levien

Luck always seems like it belongs to someone else.

O.v Grace

they said when you are in love you will be happy but when the day comes i fell in love with someone.i regret the day that i met him.. it gives to much pain inside i feel everything is wrong.
knowing that loves is happiness.but in me it has a reversed meaning.it makes my life unhappy.

Rick Yancey

Everything's going to be okay', because that's what I wanted him to say and it's what he wanted to say and that's what you do when the curtain is falling - you give the line that the audience wants to hear.

Kohta Hirano

Man cries, his tears dry up and run out. So he becomes a devil, reduced to a monster.

Stephen King

You grew up, became a man, had to adjust to taking less than you hoped for; you discovered the dream-machine had a big OUT OF ORDER sign on it.

Victor Hugo

. . .where there is no more hope, song remains.

Jonathan Anthony Burkett

When you pray and hope for a change. Don't expect a change to come. Expect the opportunity for a change to come.

Steve Goodier

I admire some people for their brilliance and I respect others for their strength. But I am indebted to those who can rekindle my spirit.

Yoav Blum

קל יותר לפתח שרירי גוף מאשר שרירי נפש. להישען על משהו ופשוט לדחוף. אבל מה עושים עם מה שבפני%

Jessiqua Wittman

Hopelessness can kill a soul… but hope? Maybe God can use hope to keep one alive, even if that’s all you have.

Juliette Lewis

The bravest thing I ever did was continuing my life when I wanted to die.

Ricky Maye

Stop looking back when your future is ahead of you.

Philip K. Dick

A weird time in which we are alive. We can travel anywhere we want, even to other planets. And for what? To sit day after day, declining in morale and hope.

Nomzamo Nhlumayo

Cos every breath is unbearably painful

J.E.B. Spredemann

Moonlight filtered in through the blinds illuminating their bedroom, but the bright glow couldn’t penetrate the darkness that surrounded her heart.

Anthon St. Maarten

There is absolutely no worse death curse than the humdrum daily existence of the living dead.

Haruki Murakami

I've been clinging to this world like a discarded shell of an insect stuck to a branch, about to be blown off forever by a gust of wind.

Anthony Liccione

Depression, is like trying to find a light switch in pitch darkness. Defeating it takes much assistance and resource. First, it's letting in loved ones that are reaching out, when light will begin to shine.

Nenia Campbell

It wasn't that she was sad - sadness had very little to do with it, really, considering that most of the time, she felt close to nothing at all. Feeling required nerves, connections, sensory input. The only thing she felt was numb. And tired. Yes, she very frequently felt tired.

Ashly Lorenzana

I'm falling apart, one part after another. Falling down on the world like snow. Half of me is already on the ground, watching from below.

Jennifer Brown

I didn't answer. Just shook my head and let the tears roll.
"I just want it to go away. I just want all the drama to stop. Nobody would believe me anyway," I whispered. "Nobody would care.

Barbara W. Tuchman

An event of great agony is bearable only in the belief that it will bring about a better world. When it does not, as in the aftermath of another vast calamity in 1914-18, disillusion is deep and moves on to self-doubt and self-disgust.

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