quote by Thabo Mbeki

Gloom and despondency have never defeated adversity. Trying times need courage and resilience. Our strength as a people is not tested during the best of times.

— Thabo Mbeki

Proven Gloom quotations

Through thickest gloom look back, immortal shade, On that confusion which thy death has made.

The friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most.

I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity.

I try to have reasonably happy endings because I would hate any child to be cast down in gloom and despair; I want to show them you can find a way out of it.

Misery is complexity. Happiness is simplicity.

The little bee returns with evening's gloom, To join her comrades in the braided hive, Where, housed beside their might honey-comb, They dream their polity shall long survive.

Life is too short to spend your precious time trying to convince the person who wants to live in gloom and doom otherwise.

For an artist to do creative work, he needs at once physical health and some physiomental ill health. He needs both serenity and gloom.

The little bee returns with evening's gloom, To join her comrades in the braided hive, Where, housed beside their might honey-comb, They dream their polity shall long survive. Charles Tennyson Turner - A Summer Night in the Bee Hive The happiness of the bee & the dolphin is to exist. For man it is to know that & to wonder at it.

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.

I like doom and gloom with a sense of humour.

Maybe it's a Scottish thing, we like to undercut indulgence with a laugh.

Those remarkable, God-given eyes! That glorious, good-natured personality! Elijah's Frodo is a dazzling light in the doom and gloom of war and despair.

Blessed are they who know how to shine on one's gloom with their cheer.

Gloom we have always with us, a rank and sturdy weed, but joy requires tending.

In any market, in any country, there are developers who make money.

So I say all of this doom and gloom, but there will always be people who make money, because people always want homes.

Where glowing embers through the room Teach light to counterfeit a gloom.

Criticism and pessimism destroy families, undermine institutions of all kinds, defeat nearly everyone, and spread a shroud of gloom over entire nations.

When people aren't having any fun, they seldom produce good work.

Kill the grimness with laughter. Encourage exuberance. Get rid of sad dogs that spread gloom.

The isolated Pawn casts gloom over the entire chessboard

Religion! How it dominates man's mind, how it humiliates and degrades his soul.

God is everything, man is nothing, says religion.But out of that nothing God has created a kingdom so despotic, so tyrannical, so cruel, so terribly exacting that naught but gloom and tears and blood have ruled the world since gods began.

There will always be dissident voices heard in the land, expressing opposition without alternatives, finding fault but never favor, perceiving gloom on every side and seeking influence without responsibility.

The best cure for worry, depression, melancholy, brooding, is to go deliberately forth and try to lift with one's sympathy the gloom of somebody else.

Persephone herself is but a voice or a darkness invisible enfolded in the deeper dark of the arms Plutonic, and pierced with the passion of dense gloom, among the splendor of torches of darkness, shedding darkness on the lost bride and her groom.

Here's what I say: We will ignore the cult of doom and gloom and embrace the cause of zoom and boom. We will laugh at the stupidity of evil and hate, and summon the brilliance of praise and create. . . Life is crazily in love with us-wildly and innocently in love with us. The universe always gives us exactly what we need, exactly when we need it.

The gloom of the world is but a shadow; behind it, yet within our reach, is joy. Take joy.

It is so often true that whether a person carries with him an atmosphere of gloom and depression or one of confidence and courage depends on his individual outlook.

But it is only in epic tragedies that gloom is unrelieved.

In real life tragedy and comedy are so intermingled that when one is most wretched ridiculous things happen to make one laugh in spite of oneself.

The national Democratic leadership is going so far left, they've left America.

Don't let them bury the American dream in their graveyard of gloom and envy.

Man United, for all the doom and gloom, they're still the best club on the planet, they've got the best supporters and the best manager... United will always be United. To me, they are still the best and whatever disappointments they're having at the moment, don't worry, they'll bounce back. They always do.

It is after creation, in the elation of success, or the gloom of failure, that love becomes essential.

Lovely are the curves of the white owl sweeping Wavy in the dusk lit by one large star. Lone on the fir-branch, his rattle-note unvaried, Brooding o'er the gloom, spins the brown eve-jar.

Remember that happiness is as contagious as gloom.

It should be the first duty of those who are happy to let others know of their gladness.

My theory has always been, that if we are to dream, the flatteries of hope are as cheap, and pleasanter, than the gloom of despair.

A lost but happy dream may shed its light upon our waking hours, and the whole day may be infected with the gloom of a dreary or sorrowful one; yet of neither may we be able to recover a trace.

"And now you have joy?" "I do indeed.

" "And how did you get it?" "I chose it, admitted it into my life, then I celebrated its arrival in my heart. I made my celebration so loud and boisterous, I prohibited all gloom from attending the celebration".

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