Quotations About / On: LUST

  • 11.
    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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  • 12.
    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.)
  • 13.
    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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  • 14.
    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).)
  • 15.
    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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  • 16.
    Laughter scares off lust.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Ninth Selection, New York (1992).)
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  • 17.
    Society drives people crazy with lust and calls it advertising.
    (John Lahr (b. 1941), U.S. literary and drama critic. Quoted in Guardian (London, August 2, 1989).)
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  • 18.
    Illegal lust, to hiss like a snake and to kiss the young girl; leading you to defile her.
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  • 19.
    Consumed with romance, strong emotions and lust. Until to each other we slowly adjust.
    (Mark R. Elias)
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  • 20.
    Sodom and Madonna-ism are two halves of the same movement, the mere tick-tack of lust and ascetism, piety and pornography.
    (D.H. (David Herbert) Lawrence (1885-1930), British author. Review of Solitaria, by V. V. Rozanov, Phoenix: The Posthumous Papers of D. H. Lawrence, p. 370, Viking Press (1936).)
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