You don't have to be desperate. Never be desperate. That is my slogan.
I have been desperate to escape for so many years now, it is routine for me to try to escape.
Jack Henry Abbott
If I'm feeling desperate, I'll go out image-hunting. I'll go to news agents and stand at the rack flicking through magazines or go to second-hand bookshops. And then, bit by bit, like concrete poetry, I start to realise that I am drawn to particular things, and then I start wondering why that is.
This is the very ecstasy of love, whose violent property ordoes itself and leads the will to desperate undertakings.
The more desperate you are, the more mistakes you make.
I love the script and I just thought it was a great role. Like I say, it's like this - the script is like this sad, funny, desperate love song to the lost American man.
Being bisexual, being bipolar, being biracial - it's been used to define me, but I am desperate to be indefinable.
We were feeling desperate, We started writing songs; Question Mark would record everything we practiced. I came up with some chords, and Question Mark started singing Too Many Teardrops.
Question Mark & the Mysterians
The song is based on a lot of observation and a lot of speculation. But in sort of a pointed way its kind of about Madonna...I think it was a particular time where I was being bombarded with her image on TV and in magazines and her whole schtick kind of speaks to me in that way...like she's going through some sort of problem. It seems she's getting a bit desperate.
Faith No More
When men attempt bold gestures, generally it's considered romantic. When women do it, it's often considered desperate or psycho.
Sarah Jessica Parker
Meanwhile music pounded / across hearts opening every valve to the desperate drama of being / a self in a song.
I never know what all of these guys are thinking, but Marco Rubio sounded desperate, like, We've got a leak in the dike, we got to stop this thing.