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

William shakespeare - i have immortal longings in me....
Walt whitman - i celebrate myself, and what i assume you shall...
The orgasm has replaced the Cross as the focus of longing and the image of fulfillment.
Malcolm Muggeridge
The orgasm has replaced the cross as the focus of longing and fulfillment.
Malcolm Muggeridge

I have Immortal longings in me.
William Shakespeare, "Antony and Cleopatra", Act 5 scene 2
We are the total of our longings.
Guy Gavriel Kay
Bertrand russell, autobiography - three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong,...
The Creator has not given you a longing to do that which you have no ability to do.
Orison Swett Marden
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".
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