33 Quotes About Impending Doom


Having to be faced with the feelings of impending doom can be causes by various feelings of despair. These quotes about impending doom capture these lost senses.

“A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom.”

“All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.”

“But if we choose to ignore it, then we’ll be doomed to repeat it.”

“Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.”

“Do you know how sometimes – when you are riding your bike and you start skidding across sand, or when you miss a step and start tumbling down the stairs.”

“During the night a fine, delicate summer rain had washed the plains, leaving the morning sky crisp and clean.”

“For a hundred years or more the world, our world, has been dying.”

“For in the days we know not of did fate begin weaving the web of days that wove your doom.”

“I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.”

“I have absolutely no pleasure in the stimulants in which I sometimes so madly indulge. It has not been in the pursuit of pleasure that I have periled life and reputation and reason.”

“I have no faith in human perfectability. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active – not more happy – nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago.”

“I must indeed abide the Doom of Men whether I will or nill: the loss and the silence.”

“I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat.”

“If people bring so much courage to this world the world has to kill them to break them, so of course it kills them.”

“If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered.”

“It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.”

“Men have called me mad; but the question is not yet settled, whether madness is or is not the loftiest intelligence– whether much that is glorious– whether all that is profound– does not spring from disease of thought– from moods of mind exalted at the expense of the general intellect.”

“Never to suffer would never to have been blessed.”

“Over the centuries, mankind has tried many ways of combating the forces of evil… prayer, fasting, good works and so on.”

“Prehistory of mankind is way too horrible to be remembered.”

“She said she’d been in relationships with way bigger problems than one of us being a transitory manifestation of impending doom.”

“So, if anatomy is destiny then testosterone is doom.”

“Someone who doesn’t know if tomorrow will come would rather live every day twice than live it once.”

“Sometimes he missed the numbed, walking-underwater feeling feel that the cocktail of narcotics used to give him.”

“The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?”

“The future is uncertain but the end is always near.”

“They trained me for this. It’s their own fault. They helped make their own doom.”

“They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.”

“This was not glee generated by the doom of an implacable enemy, but thrill germinated by the real possibilities that the future held for freedom.”

“We are always immeasurably bigger than the little person we’ve too often doomed ourselves to be.”

“We are doomed to live the feeling of being lost because temporal beings are doomed to feel this way; this is something that transitory bodies cannot avoid!”

“We were poor, my mother and I, living in a world of doom and gloom, pessimism and bitterness, where storms raged and wolves scratched at the door.”

“Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.”

There are many reasonings to justify about why people suffer the feelings of impending doom.

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