Quotations About / On: LUST

  • 31.
    Lust is a mysterious wound in the side of humanity; or rather, at the very source of its life! To confound this lust in man with that desire which unites the sexes is like confusing a tumor with the very organ which it devours, a tumor whose very deformity horribly reproduces the shape.
    (Georges Bernanos (1888-1948), French novelist, political writer. The Diary of a Country Priest, ch. 4 (1936).)
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  • 32.
    The joker in the deck of lesbian fidelity is female vanity: no woman of fifty is going to undress in front of a woman of twenty no matter how much she might lust for her.
    (Florence King (b. 1936), U.S. humorist, essayist, social critic. The Florence King Reader, New York, St. Martin's Press (1995). Review of Barbara Gordon," Jennifer Fever: Older Men, Younger Women," Newsday (June 28, 1988).)
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  • 33.
    What seems to me the highest and the most difficult achievement of Art is not to make us laugh or cry, or to rouse our lust or our anger, but to do as nature does—that is, fill us with wonderment.
    (Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880), French novelist. Trans. by Francis Steegmuller. The Selected Letters of Gustave Flaubert, letter, August 26, 1853, to Louise Colet (Farrar, Strauss and Young, 1953).)
  • 34.
    Lust and self-mutilation are closely related impulses. There are also self-mutilators among knowers: they do not want to be creators under any circumstances.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 10, p. 194, selection 5[1], number 65, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Unpublished fragments dating to November 1882February 1883. Originally meant to be attributed to Zarathustra in Thus Spoke Zarathustra.)
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  • 35.
    When a woman wants a man and lusts after him, the lover need not bother to conjure up opportunities, for she will find more in an hour than we men could think of in a century.
    (Pierre De Brantôme [Pierre De Bourdeille (c. 1530-1614), French courtier, soldier, author. "First Essay," The Lives of Gallant Ladies (1659).)
  • 36.
    It is a monstrous thing that I will say, but I will say it all the same: I find in many things more restraint and order in my morals than in my opinions, and my lust less depraved than my reason.
    (Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592), French essayist. "Of Cruelty," The Essays (Les Essais), bk. II, ch. 11, Abel Langelier, Paris (1588).)
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  • 37.
    Can love be in aught allied to dissipation? Let us love by refusing, not accepting one another. Love and lust are far asunder. The one is good, the other bad.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Essay on "Chastity and Sensuality" in letter, September 1852, to Harrison Blake, in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 6, p. 206, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 38.
    Sweeter than the red
    smell pink saffron
    and gold rose.
    Their hues ignite no
    lust or anger.
    They spread more perfume
    as they grow.
    (Saiom Shriver)
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  • 39.
    Cyrus Diaz Quotes Part 14

    161. "Success and giving helps you live but it can't help you when you die, but surely salvation you will satisfy."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    162. "Don't mind how troubles bristle, even roses comes with a thistle"
    By Cyrus Diaz

    163. "Painting and books in many aspects are of equal importance: it takes you farther from your limited world of imagination and it nurtures the human soul."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    164. "A poem a day is a tedious hobby for it drains the brain as it drains the veins."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    165. "Life is an investment; doing good is your capital and the profit of eternal life is eternal."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    167. "Our body is made up of material things; it's our soul's momentary dwelling. So what's essential, your body or soul? Your answer will decipher where you will be"
    By Cyrus Diaz

    168. "No one can redeem your soul
    not even your wealth,
    not even your achievements,
    your acquaintance,
    the kings, prophets not the saints
    and the powerful of the earth,
    noting that you have done,
    nothing of your own.
    there's nothing you can do
    for only God can spare you. "

    By Cyrus Diaz

    169."Nevertheless, we don't admire what we can't comprehend."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    170. "You can only appreciate the craft of a poet when you write poems yourself."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    171. "Certain people come into our life or a reason, to give us a lesson."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    172. "Jeweleries and accessories are just but bedeck, others show for power and pride."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    173. "Honors are just but temporary fame and titles are just but an empty name."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    174. "Politics is a ridiculous game."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    175. "In your circle of friends, only few are truly, only few will stay."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    176. "A poet is an insane being who scorned eyeglasses and loathe reading."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    177. "Only the poet and he alone mean what he meant."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    178. "Nothing in that entwined
    Bond will eternally last
    because everything
    our life including,
    Will come to pass."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    179. "Dishonesty is betrayal, synonymously."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    180. "Honesty, seven letter words yet hard to spell some find it quite hard to tell - only with sincerity one will be compelled."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    181. "Accept who you are recognize your own beauty identity isn't a need, your identity should be your own a better person you will be known."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    182. "Death comes peacefully like the soft white smoke that comes - unnoticeable, in a minute or two, diminished quickly."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    183. "Commitment is a covenant we make; a contract we made between our friends, loved ones and our self."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    184. Love precedes commitment; you cannot love without committing yourself into that relationship or union."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    185. "When you commit, you devote yourself, time and effort to make that camaraderie work, it's a pledge, it's a noble surrender."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    186."Freedom is letting things fall apart when it doesn't seems to work anymore, when fellowship or relationship can't stand with each promises."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    187. "Letting go, all though painful yet it's healthy."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    188. "Giving freedom or letting someone go just for him/her to be happy is a selfless act, it's a heroic deed a big sacrifice someone has boldly take."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    189. "Love is an indefinite feeling, a concept with no definite meaning, not even dictionary or encyclopedia can give you the exact meaning."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    190."Love is a healthy feeling; it's a part of our existence, the driving force of our being."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    191. Lust is a selfish sexual desire towards our partner, friends or fellow. It seldom concealed itself in the mask of love, it's not affectionate, it's not passionate, it's greedy, a dark intention of a dissolute soul."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    192. "Promises are relationships building block, something lovers or friendship has to hold on, so whenever you make a promise, be sure you can deliver it."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    193. "At the end of the day, the things that you have done yet were not promised are counted the greatest."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    194. "Trust is a form of surrender; a major surrender a person has to do. It's not superficial but full self-pledge surrender."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    195."Trust is a will we freely give to the one we love or to the people we valued most."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    196. "Tomorrow find us farther than today."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    197. "With competence and skills we man should think logically; express himself clearly and in sharing the best of his life he will live in harmony with others In a just and progressive society."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    198."By serving, by being just and humane, by striving and in doing your noblest - that's success."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    199."Sympathy, is not offering quick and cosmetic help, rather, it is entering and sharing in others pain."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    200."Nothing that is real has ever been to peril."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    201."Education: is the key to unlock the big luck."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    202."Opportunity comes one at a time but time, no matter how countless, doesn't always offer opportunity."
    By Cyrus Diaz


    203.."Breathing is just one segment of our existence; we need love, to love and be loved by the people around us and ultimately, by ourselves. "
    By Cyrus Diaz
    (education, life, love, hate, karma, mistakes, sexuality, problems, pain, anguish, heartbreaks, relationships, friendship)
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