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Motivational Gloom Quotes

May these quotes about Gloom inspire and motivate you.

From the solemn gloom of the temple
children run out to sit in the dust,
God watches them play and forgets the priest.
- Rabindranath Tagore

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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.
- Thomas Jefferson

Not all is doom and gloom.
We are beginning to understand the natural world and
are gaining a reverence for life -
all life.
- Roger Tory Peterson

Their blood has washed out their foul footsteps' pollution.
No refuge could save the hireling and slave from the
terror of flight or the gloom of the grave.
- Francis Scott Key


 

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

The human mind can bear plenty of reality but not too much intermittent gloom.
- Margaret Drabble

Those who have no hope pass their old age shrouded with an inward gloom.
- Wilfred Owen


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My brother was a great favorite with everybody,
and his death cast a gloom upon the whole neighborhood.
- Buffalo Bill

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.
- James Keller

I think you know what you're up against when you take
on a piece that you know is going to involve dragging up a lot emotions -
you can end up being deeply immersed in gloom.
- Amanda Burton

Spare me the whispering, crowded room,
the friends who come and gape and go,
the ceremonious air of gloom - all, which makes death a hideous show.
- Matthew Arnold

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.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

There are some great questions to ask your doctor.
If he says 'no,' then you find yourself a different doctor.
There really has to be a change in how we medically
look at women at this time.
I mean, this is not just baby gloom.
- Marie Osmond

Gloom and solemnity are entirely out of place in even
the most rigorous study of an art originally intended
to make glad the heart of man.
- Ezra Pound

The person you consider ignorant and insignificant
is the one who came from God,
that he might learn bliss from grief and knowledge from gloom.
- Khalil Gibran

The good news, to relieve all this gloom,
is that a democracy is inherently self-correcting.
Here, the people are sovereign.
Inept political leaders can be replaced.
Foolish policies can be changed.
Disastrous mistakes can be reversed.
- Theodore C. Sorensen

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.
- Ulysses S. Grant

The Helicon of too many poets is not a hill crowned
with sunshine and visited by the Muses and the Graces,
but an old, mouldering house, full of gloom and haunted by ghosts.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds,
and glitters for a moment; cheerfulness keeps up a
kind of daylight in the mind,
and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity.
- Joseph Addison

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.
- Walter de La Mare

And so we remained till the red of the dawn began to
fall through the snow gloom.
I was desolate and afraid, and full of woe and terror.
But when that beautiful sun began to climb the horizon life was to me again.
- Bram Stoker

Bodily decay is gloomy in prospect,
but of all human contemplations,
the most abhorrent is body without mind.
- Thomas Jefferson

It is not fitting, when one is in God's service,
to have a gloomy face or a chilling look.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life.
- Jean Paul

People ask me to smile for the camera,
but somehow it always comes out gloomy.
- Stephen Rea

I find it hard to take rock groups very seriously or treat them with respect.
There is something absurd about these gloomy young
men getting together and banging away.
- Robert Wyatt

The hallway of every man's life is paced with pictures;
pictures gay and pictures gloomy,
all useful, for if we be wise, we can learn from them
a richer and braver way to live.
- Sean O'Casey

I have always been fascinated by dark and mysterious stuff.
I guess I have a pretty dark and gloomy side.
Writing songs saves me from going completely gonzo.
- Gavin Rossdale

If a man be gloomy let him keep to himself.
No one has the right to go croaking about society,
or what is worse, looking as if he stifled grief.
- Benjamin Disraeli

A gloomy guest fits not a wedding feast.
- Friedrich Schiller

On a very gloomy dismal day, just such a one as it ought to be,
I went to see Westminster Abbey.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

I don't think Hamlet is mad, nor is he predisposed
to be a gloomy or tragic figure.
- Kenneth Branagh

Our gloomy Presbyterian ideas encourage fear of God,
not love for him.
- Daniel H. Hill

One day I undertook a tour through the country,
and the diversity and beauties of nature I met with in this charming season,
expelled every gloomy and vexatious thought.
- Daniel Boone

Rosiness is not a worse windowpane than gloomy gray when viewing the world.
- Grace Paley

Hell, covering all with its gloomy vapors,
has cast shadows on even the holiest eyes.
- Jean Racine

You find yourself refreshed in the presence of cheerful people.
Why not make an honest effort to confer that pleasure
on others? Half the battle is gained if you never allow
yourself to say anything gloomy.
- Lydia M. Child

In the streets through which we passed,
I must own the houses in general struck me as if they were dark and gloomy,
and yet at the same time they also struck me as prodigiously great and majestic.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me,
that man with all his noble qualities...
still bears in his bodily frame
the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
- Charles Darwin

My other bodily ailments have become mere matters of history.
- William Banting

Animals awaken, first facially, then bodily.
Men's bodies wake before their faces do.
The animal sleeps within its body, man sleeps with his body in his mind.
- Malcolm De Chazal

Maybe that's the whole teen oeuvre, you know covering
people in disgusting bodily fluids and whatnot.
- Rider Strong

The truth, the absolute truth, is that the chief beauty
for the theatre consists in fine bodily proportions.
- Sarah Bernhardt

Golf is an awkward set of bodily contortions designed
to produce a graceful result.
- Tommy Armour

Now, there are a very large number of bodily movements,
having their source in our nervous system,
that do not possess the character of conscious actions.
- Wilhelm Wundt

Men should not try to overstrain their goodness more than any other faculty,
bodily or mental.
- Samuel Butler

I am inclined to think that eating is a private thing
and should be done alone,
like other bodily functions.
- Sylvia Ashton-Warner

We are certainly in a common class with the beasts;
every action of animal life is concerned with seeking
bodily pleasure and avoiding pain.
- Saint Augustine

Here's the simplest answer: Within weeks,
the disciples proclaimed the resurrection of Jesus Christ,
that He had been bodily raised from the dead and appeared to them.
- Josh McDowell

Every man has the right to life, to bodily integrity.
- Pope John XXIII

Close your bodily eye, that you may see your picture
first with the eye of the spirit.
Then bring to light what you have seen in the darkness,
that its effect may work back, from without to within.
- Caspar David Friedrich

Few men have led a more active life -
bodily or mentally -
from a constitutional anxiety for regularity,
precision, and order, during fifty years' business career,
from which I had retired.
- William Banting

Physiology is concerned with all those phenomena of
life that present them selves to us in sense perception as bodily processes,
and accordingly form part of that total environment
which we name the external world.
- Wilhelm Wundt

Gravity pulls our bodily fluids down,
like water in a glass goes to the bottom part of a glass.
In space, the water doesn't stay in the bottom of the glass.
It distributes itself evenly over time throughout the
entire volume of the glass.
- Laurel Clark

How individuals of the same species surpass each other
in these sensations and in other bodily faculties is universally known,
but there is a limit to them, and their power cannot
extend to every distance or to every degree.
- Maimonides

Girls blush, sometimes, because they are alive,
half wishing they were dead to save the shame.
The sudden blush devours them, neck and brow;
They have drawn too near the fire of life,
like gnats, and flare up bodily, wings and all.
What then? Who's sorry for a gnat or girl?
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The message has become clearer to the nation about AIDS.
People used to think they could catch it all kinds of ways,
but we now know that it is absolutely passed through bodily fluids.
- Loretta Devine

Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked,
in which you can walk with love and reverence.
- Henry David Thoreau

Appreciate again and again, freshly and naively,
the basic goods of life, with awe,
pleasure, wonder and even ecstasy,
however stale these experiences may have become to others.
- Abraham Maslow

However beautiful the strategy,
you should occasionally look at the results.
- Winston Churchill

You are never given a wish without also
being given the power to make it true.
You may have to work for it, however.
- Richard Bach

If a man loses pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Let him step to the music which he hears,
however measured or far away.
- Henry David Thoreau

However rare true love may be,
it is less so than true friendship.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

From what we get, we can make a living:
what we give, however makes a life.
- Arthur Ashe

I do not believe in a fate that
falls on men however they act;
but I do believe in a fate
that falls on them unless they act.
- The Buddha

Just because an animal is large, it doesn't mean he doesn't want kindness;
however big Tigger seems to be, remember that he wants as much kindness as Roo.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

However many holy words you read, however many you speak,
what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
- The Buddha

A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Every day I give thanks that I am me,
and that everything that has ever occurred in my life
happened exactly as it did -
however unpleasant it may have appeared at the time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror,
victory however long and hard the road may be;
for without victory, there is no survival.
- Winston Churchill

However carefully we plan our future,
we are always climbing the steps to nowhere.
While it is important to our happiness
that we have an intent for our lives,
it is equally crucial to accept in advance
that we truly have no idea how our lives will turn out -
and that is good.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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