Quotes of bleak

  1. Life was very simple. My parents had come from the North of England, which is a fairly rugged, bleak hard -working part of England, and so there was not the expectation of luxury. – Roger Bannister
  2. I think that I'm serious, but I don't think that I'm inordinately bleak – Ann Beattie
  3. Family life was wonderful. The streets were bleak The playgrounds were bleak But home was always warm. My mother and father had a great relationship. I always felt 'safe' there. – Robert Cormier
  4. If we were logical, the future would be bleak indeed. But we are more than logical. We are human beings, and we have faith, and we have hope, and we can work. – Jacques Yves Cousteau
  5. Until I started doing standup, there were some very bleak days. – Larry David
  6. The outlook for the Federal budget is bleak – Doug Elmendorf
  7. Rebellion without truth is like spring in a bleak arid desert. – Khalil Gibran
  8. Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world. Constantly color your picture gray, and your picture will always be bleak Try adding some bright colors to the picture by including humor, and your picture begins to lighten up. – Allen Klein
  9. We live in a pretty bleak time. I feel that in the air. Everything is uncertain. Everything feels like its on the precipice of some major transformation, whether we like it or not. – Sean Lennon
  10. We really feel happier when things look bleak Hope is endurance. Hope is holding on and going on and trusting in the Lord. – Michael Novak
  11. He told me I didn't understand, that we were from the bleak industrial wastes of North England, or something, and that we didn't understand the Internet. I told him Fall fans invented the Internet. They were on there in 1982. – Mark E. Smith
  12. I try to give people hope. Even though life is bleak there's hope out there. – Danielle Steel

Usage examples for bleak

  1. It was a very cold February, and it was a very bleak walk over the mountain; but Winthrop took it many a time. – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
  2. How gray, how bleak to be sure! – The Lash by Olin L. Lyman
  3. There is no beauty, as at Chamounix or Courmayeur: all is awful, bleak desolation. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  4. There was a chill wind, and the garden looked bleak and deserted, though it was kept severely tidy, Bainton never failing to see that all fallen leaves were swept up every afternoon and all weeds 'kep' under. – God's Good Man by Marie Corelli
  5. Now he stood staring at it, hardly seeing, untouched to anything but a bleak knowledge that it was beautiful. – Secret Bread by F. Tennyson Jesse
  6. " It's a high, bleak place," said Millicent. – Blake's Burden by Harold Bindloss
  7. At present the branches were nearly destitute of leaves, and the landscape looked bleak – Frank's Campaign or the Farm and the Camp by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  8. Sam's face was bleak – Dead Man's Planet by William Morrison
  9. It was then that a bleak consciousness, like the dull light of a winter dawn, slowly began to take possession of her: money. – The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland
  10. Hector's lean face was bleak – The Dueling Machine by Benjamin William Bova Myron R. Lewis
  11. At daybreak, on the bleak sea- beach, A fisherman stood aghast, To see the form of a maiden fair, Lashed close to a drifting mast. – The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  12. Of " Bleak House," in all its various forms- in newspapers, magazines, and volumes- it has already amounted to several hundred thousands of copies. – Letters on International Copyright; Second Edition by Henry C. Carey
  13. She was the only amusing person I had met at Glenarm, and the idea of losing her gave a darker note to the bleak landscape. – The House of a Thousand Candles by Meredith Nicholson
  14. It may have been that he feared that bleak four hundred mile journey. – In the Brooding Wild by Ridgwell Cullum
  15. " Let July and August- yes, and bleak January- bring what they may," I said to my wife, " nevertheless, this is Eden." – Driven Back to Eden by E. P. Roe
  16. Mr. Jarndyce goes from Bleak House to visit Mr. Boythorn; but he comes back to Bleak House. – Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens by G. K. Chesterton
  17. The high road from the bridge over the Wey runs between double ribands of water; on one side lies the sunny, slow canal, edged with iris and forget- me- nots, and banked up higher than the road; on the other, a shady stream, dun and bleak haunted. – Highways and Byways in Surrey by Eric Parker
  18. One bleak winter day he cut his white military coat in two with his sword and clothed a beggar with half of it. – A Short History of Monks and Monasteries by Alfred Wesley Wishart
  19. Thou bid'st me seek Thy death- bed bleak All along where the salt waves sigh. – The Poetical Works of Henry Kirke White With a Memoir by Sir Harris Nicolas by Henry Kirke White
  20. Oh dear, oh dear, how bleak and bare the room does look! – A College Girl by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey

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