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What are the best despondency quotes?

We've gathered this hand-picked list of quotes to show you what is despondency!

Whether a inspirational quote from your favorite celebrity Plautus, Kin Hubbard or an motivational message about giving it your best from a successful business person, we can all benefit from a famous despondency quote.

One does nothing who tries to console a despondent person with word. A friend is one who aids with deeds at a critical time when deeds are called for. — Plautus

Nobody ever grew despondent looking for trouble. — Kin Hubbard

If fortune favors you do not be elated; if she frowns do not despond. — Ausonius

Affliction comes to us all, not to make us sad, but sober; not to make us sorry, but to make us wise; not to make us despondent, but by its darkness to refresh us as the night refreshes the day; not to impoverish, but to enrich us. — Henry Ward Beecher

There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a passion, but a blight bred in the cloudy, damp despondency of uneasy egoism. — George Eliot

The city overwhelmed our expectations. The Kiplingesque grandeur of Waterloo Station, the Eliotic despondency of the brick row in Chelsea — John Updike

How many feasible projects have miscarried through despondency, and been strangled in their birth by a cowardly imagination. — Jeremy Collier

Those who compare the age in which their lot has fallen with a golden age which exists only in imagination, may talk of degeneracy and decay; but no man who is correctly informed as to the past, will be disposed to take a morose or desponding view of the present. — Thomas Babington Macaulay