I have absolutely no pleasure in the stimulants in which I sometimes so madly indulge. It has not been in the pursuit of pleasure that I have periled life and reputation and reason. It has been the desperate attempt to escape from torturing memories, from a sense of insupportable loneliness and a dread of some strange impending doom.— Edgar Allan Poe
Impressive Doom quotations
If you do not take an interest in the affairs of your government, then you are doomed to live under the rule of fools.
J. Edgar Hoover: When morals decline and good men do nothing, evil flourishes. A society unwilling to learn from past is doomed. We must never forget our history.
We are doomed to failure without a daily destruction of our various preconceptions.
The Moon Will Illuminate My Room And Soon Im Consumed By My Doom
Whenever you put happiness before righteousness, you will be doomed to misery.
That is the great message of the Bible from beginning to end. They alone are truly happy who are seeking to be righteous.
I do honestly and sincerely believe in the necessity or desirability of Hindu-Muslim unity. I am also fully prepared to trust the Muslim leaders. But what about the injunctions of the Koran and Hadis? The leaders cannot over-ride them. Are we then doomed? I hope not. I hope your learned mind and wise head will find some way out of this difficulty.
I'm not an abstractionist. I'm not interested in the relationship of color or form or anything else. I'm interested only in expressing basic human emotions: tragedy, ecstasy, doom, and so on.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.
I'm not a prophet of doom, I'm a prophet of love.
But love will bid a warning doom to the children who play on the freeway. We need to wake up.
When you see corruption being rewarded and honesty becoming a self-sacrifice, you may know that your society is doomed
Those who do not learn from the mistakes of history are doomed to repeat them.
A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom.
Consider as sin any minute of life spent on something other than saving souls for eternity from this world doomed to destruction.
A traumatic event doesn't doom us to suffer indefinitely. Instead, we can use it as a springboard to unleash our best qualities and lead happier lives.
Feminism is doomed to failure because it is based on an attempt to repeal and restructure human nature.
Many people erroneously think they have only one chance to succeed, and if they miss that chance, they are doomed to failure. In fact, most people have several opportunities to succeed.
The world wants to assign you a role in life. And once you accept that role you are doomed.
We have doomed the wolf not for what it is, but for what we deliberately and mistakenly perceive it to be –the mythologized epitome of a savage ruthless killer – which is, in reality, no more than a reflected image of ourself.
If there is no God, then man and the universe are doomed.
Like prisoners condemned to death, we await our unavoidable execution. There is no God, and there is no immortality. And what is the consequence of this? It means that life itself is absurd. It means that the life we have is without ultimate significance, value, or purpose.
It is the still, small voice that the soul heeds, not the deafening blasts of doom.
Here ends the SILMARILLION. If it has passed from the high and the beautiful to darkness and ruin, that was of old the fate of Arda Marred; and if any change shall come and the Marring be amended, Manwë and Varda may know; but they have not revealed it, and it is not declared in the dooms of Mandos.
If we suffer tamely a lawless attack upon our liberty, we encourage it, and involve others in our doom.
We make films that we ourselves would want to see and then hope that other people would want to see it. If you try to analyze audiences or think there's some sophisticated recipe for success, then I think you are doomed. You're making it too complicated.
Doomed are the hotheads! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, I'm sorry.
Life is too short to spend your precious time trying to convince the person who wants to live in gloom and doom otherwise.
The person who stops studying merely because he has finished school is forever hopelessly doomed to mediocrity, no matter what may be his calling. The way of success is the way of continuous pursuit of knowledge.
We are living in dangerously weird times now.
Smart people just shrug and admit they're dazed and confused. The only ones left with any confidence at all are the New Dumb. It is the beginning of the end of our world as we knew it. Doom is the operative ethic.
To this day, I can never shake the connection between this boy, Peeta Mellark, and the bread that gave me hope, and the dandelion that reminded me that I was not doomed.
Basically, if reverse engineering is banned, then a lot of the open source community is doomed to fail.
Without enthusiasm you are doomed to a life of mediocrity, but with it you can accomplish miracles.
I think of myself as a doom person. I'm a worrier. But I like the idea of being an optimist. Maybe I'm the kind of optimist who deep down knows it's not going to work.
Everything is more beautiful because we're doomed.
You will never be lovelier than you are now. We will never be here again.
God forbid you be an ugly girl, 'course too pretty is also your doom, 'cause everyone harbors a secret hatred for the prettiest girl in the room.
Life is too short to spend your precious time trying to convince a person who wants to live in gloom and doom otherwise. Give lifting that person your best shot, but don't hang around long enough for his/her bad attitude to pull you down. Instead, surround yourself with optimistic people.