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Who knows where inspiration comes from. Perhaps it arises from desperation. Perhaps it comes from the flukes of the universe, the kindness of the muses. (Quote by - Amy Tan)

The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. (Quote by Henry David Thoreau)

The people at the record company had asked me if I could write a song about my life, my relationship with God, and where I'm from. Well, I can't write a song on purpose, my songs come in a moment of inspiration or desperation. (Quote by - Billy Ray Cyrus)

If I were a Roman Catholic, I should turn a heretic, in sheer desperation, because I would rather go to heaven than go to purgatory. (Quote by - Charles Spurgeon)

If we were really tough on crime, we'd try to save our children from the desperation and deprivation that leave them primed for a life of crime. (Quote by - Carrie P. Meek)

Well, yeah, but I probably wasn't as open about my desperation. (Quote by - Edie Falco)

Desperation is the perfume of the young actor. It's so satisfying to have gotten rid of it. If you keep smelling it, it can drive you crazy. In this business a lot of people go nuts, go eccentric, even end up dead from it. Not my plan. (Quote by - Uma Thurman)

People need motivation to do anything. I don't think human beings learn anything without desperation. (Quote by - Jim Carrey)

I do believe that most men live lives of quiet desperation. For despair, optimism is the only practical solution. Hope is practical. Because eliminate that and it's pretty scary. Hope at least gives you the option of living. (Quote by - Harry Nilsson)

Today, for a Jew who writes in the German language, it is totally impossible to make a living. In no group do I see as much misery, disappointment, desperation and hopelessness as in Jewish writers who write in German. (Quote by - Stefan Zweig)

Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)


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