Most popular hopelessness quotes
The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.
So many tangles in life are ultimately hopeless that we have no appropriate sword other than laughter.
No man was ever ruined from without; the final ruin comes from within, when you turn hopeless and lose courage.
You do not know what hope is, until you have lost it. You only know what it is not to hope: You do not know what it is to have hope taken from you Or to fling it away, to join the legion of the hopeless Unrecognized by other men, though sometimes by each other.
There are many who feel consciously hopeful and unconsciously hopeless, and there are few for whom it is the other way around.
Where there is no hope, there can be no endeavor.
Even in the inevitable moments when all seems hopeless, men know that without hope they cannot really live, and in agonizing desperation they cry for the bread of hope.
Where no hope is left, is left no fear.
Realize that there are no hopeless situations; there are only people who take hopeless attitudes.