Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them.
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Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape.
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The worst curse to befall anyone is stagnation, a banal existence, the quiet desperation that comes out of a need for conformity.
There was nothing sweet or gentle in our last kiss; it was filled with sorrow and desperation, of the bitter knowledge that we could've had something perfect, but it just wasn't meant to be.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
The desperation was coming off you in waves. You were all but begging to dance with me. I am doing you a favor.