Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Helpless Quotes from famous authors such as David Ogilvy, Moshe Sharett, Sherman Alexie, Vivek Agnihotri, Jack Henry Abbott. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
Advertising is a business of words, but advertising agencies are infested with men and women who cannot write. They cannot write advertisements, and they cannot write plans. They are helpless as deaf mutes on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera.
A reprisal of this magnitude… has never been carried out before. I paced back and forth in my room perplexed and completely depressed, feeling helpless.
Certainly I’m angry at the way Indians have been treated and continue to be treated. But I don’t think it’s a helpless emotion.
I don’t think content matters at all. Content won’t matter unless it matters to the stars. Producers are helpless people… They don’t dictate or guide content. It is dictated purely by stars.
Because there is something helpless and weak and innocent – something like an infant – deep inside us all that really suffers in ways we would never permit an insect to suffer.
I never feel more alone than when I’m traveling. Alone and, to some extent, helpless. The world expects a certain level of competence and can be merciless when this expectation is unmet.
Jews are not part of a European ruling class imposed on helpless natives, but are caught up in a tragedy in which two peoples are struggling for the same piece of land.
I am not helpless. Any timid minister will not go forward… I have come here to strive hard for the sake of the country, to work for the country. If anybody thinks that decision making process in the oil sector will be prevented, they are totally wrong.
I think having kids just makes you want to do things to help people. You have children, and you see how fragile and innocent and helpless they are when they first start out. If they are going to be a victim of whatever they are surrounded by, I just do everything I can to try to make whatever change I can.
Many Americans, we know, are horrified by the posture of their government but seem to be helpless.
I grew up with a family that kind of always took care of me. They were always doting over me and I was always like a helpless little child. I think it’s been a really big learning experience to be on my own and realize I can conquer things without having someone rescue me.
The law is against us music composers. We have no legal control over our compositions. Music companies are selling our songs to producers at throwaway prices. We are helpless.
I decided to protest in 2016 because I was feeling helpless and somebody needed to do something.
But no conversation between doctor and patient can magically turn an uninsured patient into an insured one. Doctors are just as helpless as patients when it comes to solving the problems of the uninsured.
Yeah. I mean, it just seemed to me that it was – I felt so helpless to this business of not having any papers. That seems like a throwback to a schoolboy.
The Q I loathe and despise, the Q every single writer I know loathes and despises, is this one: ‘Where,’ the reader asks, ‘do you get your ideas?’ It’s a simple question, and my usual response is a kind of helpless, ‘I don’t know.’
Growing up with the childhood that I had, I learned to never let a man make me feel helpless, and it also embedded a deep need in me to always stick up for women.
My mother died of lung cancer last year. I felt helpless. As an economist, I thought, ‘What can I do?’
Islam is a religion of success. Unlike Christianity, which has as its main image, in the west at least, a man dying in a devastating, disgraceful, helpless death.
I hope to make people realize how totally helpless animals are, how dependent on us, trusting as a child must that we will be kind and take care of their needs.
I wish people would realize that animals are totally dependent on us, helpless, like children, a trust that is put upon us.
If there’s something I hate the most, it’s feeling helpless, powerless.
It turned out that the country was helpless in the face of a new reality.
The bold are helpless without cleverness.
It is a very rare man who does not victimize the helpless.
With about a dozen assorted ongoing conflicts in the news every day, and with the stories becoming more horrific, the level of sadness becomes unbearable. And what becomes of our planet when that sadness becomes apathy? Because we feel helpless. And we turn our heads and turn the page.
Love of country, subordination of personal interests to the common good, concern and care for the helpless and the impoverished – these are among the lost and faded values that we seek to recover and revitalize as we commence our journey towards a better Philippines.
A Woman is naturally more helpless than the other Sex; and a Man of Honour and Sense should have this in his View in all Manner of Commerce with her.
I want to help the helpless, but I don’t want to help the clueless.
Society attacks early, when the individual is helpless.
I would like that no citizen of the state feels alone and helpless. The entire nation is with them.
Perhaps everything terrible is in its deepest being something helpless that wants help from us.
I die a hundred deaths each day. I die when I see hungry people. Or people who’re sad. I die when I know I can do nothing about pollution in Mumbai. I die when I feel helpless when my loved one is in pain.
Was it not enough punishment and suffering in history that we were uprooted and made helpless slaves not only in new colonial outposts but also domestically.
Proprietary software keeps users divided and helpless. Divided because each user is forbidden to redistribute it to others, and helpless because the users can’t change it since they don’t have the source code. They can’t study what it really does. So the proprietary program is a system of unjust power.
I think part of the problem with charity is that it tends to make us view people as helpless victims. I think in the future, we’ll look back on charity in the same way that we look back on colonialism today: as a very paternalistic system that doesn’t fully recognise the full spectrum of humanity.
It was a matter of survival for the local people, but it was the most violent scene I have ever witnessed. The people in my group, feeling helpless, were all spellbound and aghast at the same time. I became a vegetarian shortly after that.
All other ways of mortification are vain, all helps leave us helpless, it must be done by the Spirit.
There is nothing more helpless and irresponsible than a man in the depths of an ether binge.
Like a lot of folks coming out of the 2016 election, I was feeling sort of desperate and helpless in terms of the outcome we were facing.
The reflection of the flame in the glass seems to be touching the hand. And you feel the helpless fear of these dismembered parts. This sort of thing can hardly be visualized at the script stage.
The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish Christian service. The greatest form of praise is the sound of consecrated feet seeking out the lost and helpless.
For me, Arik Sharon – I remember his courage and inspiration. I want to remember him the way he really was, not as an aging 80-year-old man living in bed helpless and unconscious.
I am extremely frustrated with my son Ishaan Khattar being referred to as ‘Kapur’ time and again in the media. I am anguished and feel helpless.
There is a lovable quality about the actual tools. One feels so kindly to the thing that enables the hand to obey the brain. Moreover, one feels a good deal of respect for it; without it the brain and the hand would be helpless.
We are all ordinary. We are all boring. We are all spectacular. We are all shy. We are all bold. We are all heroes. We are all helpless. It just depends on the day.
Children also have artistic ability, and there is wisdom in there having it! The more helpless they are, the more instructive are the examples they furnish us; and they must be preserved free of corruption from an early age.
As much success came to him, my father stayed true to his promise. He built the hospital to help the most helpless children with catastrophic illnesses.
I think as long as you’re going out and treating everything with respect – you’re not going in there acting like a helpless girl – as long as you don’t go in there demanding special treatment, I think you won’t receive any special treatment.
I know how it feels to be helpless and it is the biggest fear one can experience.
The Modi government’s accountability towards the common man can be gauged from the fact that be it Indians trapped overseas, a helpless mother looking for a doctor for her ailing child in a train, or a housewife struggling to get a gas cylinder, help is just a tweet away, with no protocol or red tape intervening.
No matter who you are, what you’ve accomplished, what your financial situation is – when you’re dealing with a parent with Alzheimer’s, you yourself feel helpless. The parent can’t work, can’t live alone, and is totally dependent, like a toddler. As the disease unfolds, you don’t know what to expect.
Often, we feel helpless in lots of situations in our lives. The way anger gets a grip on us is it seems to be a way to extricate ourselves from helplessness.
Americans have the right to choose to be unarmed and helpless. Be my guest.
I don’t hate nobody. I hate certain conditions that are inflicted upon the people – and they’re helpless with it.
Being by the nature of my upbringing, all my energies having been directed to one channel of activity, crippled from other activities and made helpless even to live.
Here is the tragedy: when you are the victim of depression, not only do you feel utterly helpless and abandoned by the world, you also know that very few people can understand, or even begin to believe, that life can be this painful. There is nothing I can think of that is quite as isolating as this.
My work is made on lines similar to those of a film production. A lot of my work is kind of bureaucratic, endlessly phoning up people, trying to find the cameraman and the lighting man, because I am a total technology-phobe, quite helpless with equipment.
I would wake up in Moscow or somewhere else, my heart beating fast, feeling bitter and helpless.
I’m more attracted to a stronger man rather than a feminine man. Someone who would just throw me down and take control. I love feeling helpless. I definitely like a man who is aggressive and confident.
I haven’t faced a casting couch in the South or Bollywood. But yes, I have faced my share of harassment in both industries. I don’t have the guts to name them because they are powerful people – men and women who made sure I felt helpless.
Compared to other animals, we humans enter the world remarkably weak and helpless. We remain relatively weak for many years before we can truly operate on our own.
I always had a desire to know asylum life more thoroughly – a desire to be convinced that the most helpless of God’s creatures, the insane, were cared for kindly and properly.
I don’t like to work. I am not helpless without work. Work is an obsession for me.
It’s just been kind of hard trying to figure out what I can and can’t play. Everyone is so competitive and you watch your friends doing well and you feel helpless at times.
Children that have been petted and waited upon, always expect it; and if their expectations are not met, they are disappointed and discouraged. This same disposition will be seen through their whole lives, and they will be helpless, leaning upon others for aid, expecting others to favor them and yield to them.