A list of the best despair quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous despair quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic despair quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational despair quotes from that same writer.
This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about despair?" and "What are inspirational despair quotes?"This list includes notable despair quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest despair quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite despair sayings get to the bottom of the list.