Quotations About / On: LUST

  • 11.
    Love forgives the lover even his lust.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 3, p. 425, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980); The Gay Science, p. 124, trans. by Walter Kaufmann, New York, Vintage Books (1974). The Gay Science, first edition, "Second Book," aphorism 62, "Love," (1882).)
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  • 12.
    Anxiety and lust are evicting the older passions.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, New York (1984).)
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  • 13.
    Lust and greed are more gullible than innocence.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eighth Selection, New York (1991).)
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  • 14.
    Old and fat, I waddle, gasping, up the beckoning path of lust.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Second Selection, New York (1985).)
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  • 15.
    Lust's passion will be served; it demands, it militates, it tyrannizes.
    (Marquis de Sade (1740-1814), French author. Noirceuil, in L'Histoire de Juliette, ou les Prospérités du Vice, pt. 2 (1797).)
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  • 16.
    Variety, multiplicity are the two most powerful vehicles of lust.
    (Marquis de Sade (1740-1814), French author. Mme Delbène, in L'Histoire de Juliette, ou les Prospérités du Vice, pt. 1 (1797).)
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  • 17.
    Only a struggle twists sentimentality and lust together into love.
    (E.M. (Edward Morgan) Forster (1879-1970), British novelist, essayist. Maurice, ch. 42 (1971). Completed 1914, revised later.)
  • 18.
    Love begins with an image; lust with a sensation.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Seventh Selection, New York (1990).)
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  • 19.
    Sins become more subtle as you grow older: you commit sins of despair rather than lust.
    (Piers Paul Read (b. 1941), British author. Daily Telegraph (London, Oct. 3, 1990).)
  • 20.
    Gluttony and Lust are the only sins that abuse something that is essential to our survival.
    (Henry Fairlie (1924-1990), British author. "Gluttony," The Seven Deadly Sins Today, New Republic Books (1978).)
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