Desperate Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old desperate quotes, desperate sayings, and desperate proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


We're all so desperate to be understood, we forget to be understanding.     

Beau Taplin

Desperation is a necessary ingredient to learning anything, or creating anything. Period. If you ain't desperate at some point, you ain't interesting.     

Jim Carrey

Never underestimate desperate people. You never know how far they will go to get what they want.     

Anonymous

Desperate measures call for desperate times.     

John Alejandro King

If you have to beg someone to be in your life, they don't belong there.     

Mandy Hale

People who say they don't care what people think are usually desperate to have people think they don't care what people think.     

George Carlin

When people get desperate, they get very creative.     

Jeff Smoller

Never allow yourself to be so desperate that you end up settling for far less than what you deserve.     

Anonymous

In life you need either inspiration or desperation.     

Tony Robbins

Better be a desperate single with many options than a desperate married with no option.     

Amen Muffler

Don't dare a person who has nothing else left to lose.     

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

To hope means to be ready at every moment for that which is not yet born, and yet not become desperate if there is no birth in our lifetime.     

Emily Dickinson

Hope is the power of being cheerful in circumstances that we know to be desperate.     

G.K. Chesterton

In desperate position, you must fight.     

Sun Tzu

Desperate people lose the thing that makes them human beings. They lose their heart. Anger and hate fill them so that they act like animals.     

Arlene J. Chai

The more ways we have to connect, the more many of us seem desperate to unplug.     

Pico Iyer

Desperate affairs require desperate measures.     

Horatio Nelson

A thing can be true and still be desperate folly.     

Richard Adams

A person in desperate need of help does not get the support of even one guy often, then wondering from where all these people come together in a big lot for a big cause.     

Anuj Somany

There's always somebody older, richer, more desperate than you.     

Kirstie Alley

Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed, and in such desperate enterprises? If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.     

Henry David Thoreau

Don't let desperate situations make you do desperate things.     

Anonymous

Desperate people can make themselves believe anything.     

Candice Poarch

There are no desperate situations, there are only desperate people.     

Heinz Guderian

Desperation is not an evidence of hard work, it's a sign of lack of faith.     

Constance Friday

A desperate disease requires a dangerous remedy.     

Guy Fawkes

There is nothing more dangerous than a desperate man who has nothing to loose.     

Rafay Baloch

In your most desperate moments where you crawl on the ground like worms, sometimes you suddenly hear the voice of a savior, the voice of the Music which immediately carries you away to the stars!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.     

Henry David Thoreau

You may be desperate, but never let anyone see you as anything less than a cultivated woman.     

Lisa See