Longing Quotes

When a man has cast his longing eye on offices, a rottenness begins in his conduct.
Thomas Jefferson
The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it. Resist it, and your soul grows sick with longing for the things it has forbidden to itself.
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891

Orison swett marden - the creator has not given you a longing to do...
Walt whitman - i celebrate myself, and what i assume you shall...
An election is coming. Universal peace is declared and the foxes have sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.
T. S. Eliot, Quoted in the May, 24 edition of "The Montreal Gazette".
I have Immortal longings in me.
William Shakespeare, "Antony and Cleopatra", Act 5 scene 2

The orgasm has replaced the Cross as the focus of longing and the image of fulfillment.
Malcolm Muggeridge
Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.
Bertrand Russell, Autobiography
William shakespeare - i have immortal longings in me....
The orgasm has replaced the cross as the focus of longing and fulfillment.
Malcolm Muggeridge
We are the total of our longings.
Guy Gavriel Kay
It seems to me we can never give up longing And wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, And we must hunger after them.
George Eliot