I once read somewhere that what we cling to slips away from us. That had something to do with desperation. But, on the on the other hand, isn't that what drive us too?....Being driven and ambitious to achieve something? Where do we draw the line between desperation, which is seen as something bad in our society, and drive which is seen as something good in our society?
Sorry if this is worded badly. It's just a thought I had.