Time was passing like a hand waving from a train I wanted to be on. I hope you never have to think about anything as much as I think about you.
This is one more piece of advice I have for you: don't get impatient. Even if things are so tangled up you can't do anything, don't get desperate or blow a fuse and start yanking on one particular thread before it's ready to come undone. You have to realize it's going to be a long process and that you'll work on things slowly, one at a time.
We are so addicted to and desperate for happiness that we are often happy for other people.
Hope is the power of being cheerful in circumstances that we know to be desperate.
The door', replied Maimie, 'will always, always be open, and mother will always be waiting at it for me.
Being desperate for something is not bad, but it is when you let your desperation be overly visible.
Once you embrace your value, talents and strengths, it neutralizes when others think less of you.
Why do I always have to be helping people . . . and getting no help myself?
...as if, one lover gone, I was opening up for an immediate replacement. Smack habit, love habit - what's the difference? They can both kill you. For the bus journey I fell in love with a woman who smiled at me. The motion of the bus made her thick mop of fair curls tremble. We talked about desperados. 'I am fatally attracted to them', I said. 'In fact, I probably am one'.
Trump is an erratic figure - seemingly fragile, consumed by his own unpopularity and desperate to somehow exceed Barack Obama in public acclaim.
Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the dangers that imperil the brave.
Being bisexual, being bipolar, being biracial - it's been used to define me, but I am desperate to be indefinable.
In difficult and desperate cases, the boldest counsels are the safest.
It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.
Under certain circumstances, urgent circumstances, desperate circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer.
I was desperate really for people not to accuse me of coldness. It was taboo.
We are in desperate need of a return to limited, constitutional government.
Pursuit is a rather desperate act in itself. There's something kind of frantic about the notion of pursuit.
A monk's extraordinary patience can be a hindrance to desperate decision-making.
There's this huge number of desperate people.