English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "despair"

Her face was full of despair after she heard of the death of her motherSometimes I despair that I will never find my true love.

Her face was full of despair after she heard of the death of her mother.

They looked despairingly upon the remains of the burnt-out church.

Frodo and Sam were filled with despair when they reached the gates of Mordor.

He went through a period of despair after his wife left him.

Her family despaired for her when she went missing while travelling in South America.

There was a mood of despair in the coffee room after the company announced they would be laying off 40 staff.

After months of drought the farmers began to despair that they would lose everything.

Her son is often in trouble with the law and is the despair of the family.

The old woman cried in despair when her husband collapsed on the street.

Gandhi once said, When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won.

Alexandre Dumas once observed that only a man who has felt ultimate despair is capable of feeling ultimate bliss.

Agatha Christie once said, I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.

Christopher Fry once remarked that comedy is an escape, not from truth but from despair; a narrow escape into faith.

George Eliot once suggested that what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.

Jonathon Raban once remarked that football games have the glory and the despair of war.

An Italian proverb suggests that the person who lives by hope will die by despair.

George Bernard Shaw once remarked that he who has never hoped can never despair.

Joan Baez once suggested that action is the antidote to despair.

Benjamin Hooks once stated that black men who have succeeded have an obligation to serve as role models for young men entrapped by a vicious cycle of poverty, despair, and hopelessness.

H. G. Wells once said, When I see an adult on a bicycle, I do not despair for the future of the human race.

Graham Greene once said that despair is the price one pays for setting oneself an impossible aim.

Edmund Burke once advised, Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair.


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