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Appetites Quotes

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When we hate our enemies, we are
giving them power over us:
power over our sleep, our appetites,
our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness.
Our enemies would dance with joy if only
they knew how they were worrying us,
lacerating us, and getting even with us!
Our hate is not hurting them at all,
but our hate is turning our own days
and nights into a hellish turmoil.
- Dale Carnegie

LOVE: A word properly applied to our delight in particular kinds of food;
sometimes metaphorically spoken of the favorite objects of all our appetites.
- Henry Fielding

In our natural state, we are glorious beings.
In the world of illusion, we are lost and imprisoned,
slaves to our appetites and our will to false power.
- Marianne Williamson

After months of want and hunger, we suddenly found
ourselves able to have meals fit for the gods,
and with appetites the gods might have envied.
- Ernest Shackleton

 

I lasted one night.
They said my playing spoiled people's appetites.
- James Stewart

Nature provides a free lunch, but only if we control our appetites.
- William Ruckelshaus

Every man hath a general desire of his own happiness;
and likewise a variety of particular affections,
passions, and appetites to particular external objects.
- Joseph Butler

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Happiness or satisfaction consists only in the enjoyment
of those objects which are by nature suited to our
several particular appetites,
passions, and affections.
- Joseph Butler

When I work I am pure as an angel tiger and clear is
my eye and hot my brain and silent all the whining
grunting piglets of the appetites.
- Marge Piercy

Men are but children of a larger growth,
Our appetites as apt to change as theirs,
And full as craving too, and full as vain.
- Diane Arbus

Many people submit to excessive appetites without realizing
that they do not need to eat so much food.
- Kate Smith

Human brutes, like other beasts, find snares and poison
in the provision of life,
and are allured by their appetites to their destruction.
- Jonathan Swift

Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature.
- Charles Dickens

I look upon indolence as a sort of suicide;
for the man is effectually destroyed,
though the appetites of the brute may survive.
- Lord Chesterfield

The most violent appetites in all creatures are lust and hunger;
the first is a perpetual call upon them to propagate their kind,
the latter to preserve themselves.
- Joseph Addison

The heart which finds life in material wealth is usually
certain to go farther and seek for more in the satisfaction
of base and sullen appetites.
- George A. Smith

Comedians still make fun of Bill's out-of-control appetites,
but with Hillary, the mockery is about how she lets
nothing be out of control.
- Rich Lowry

The assumption is that the right kind of society is
an organic being not merely analogous to an organic being,
but actually a living structure with appetites and digestions,
instincts and passions, intelligence and reason.
- Herbert Read

I think there is something for all of us where you
find a balance in your life,
where you feel that everything you do isn't about your
own creature comforts or satisfying your own appetites.
Some of it has to be directed outward and there is
a huge satisfaction in that.
- Wendie Malick

The private interest of the individual would not be
sufficiently provided for by reasonable and cool self-love alone;
therefore the appetites and passions are placed within
as a guard and further security,
without which it would not be taken due care of.
- Joseph Butler

Good habits, which bring our lower passions and appetites under automatic control,
leave our natures free to explore the larger experiences of life.
Too many of us divide and dissipate our energies in
debating actions which should be taken for granted.
- Ralph W. Sockman

Old age is the supreme evil, for it deprives man of
all pleasures while allowing his appetites to remain,
and it brings with it every possible sorrow.
Yet men fear death and desire old age.
- Giacomo Leopardi

Any man today who returns from work,
sinks into a chair,
and calls for his pipe is a man with an appetite for danger.
- Bill Cosby

I get bored very easily, ...
I have a voracious appetite and I do not feel alive
if I'm repeating something I'm good at.
So I'm always looking for new challenges.
- Jewel

Even in the centuries which appear to us to be the
most monstrous and foolish,
the immortal appetite for beauty has always found satisfaction.
- Charles Baudelaire

Our minds are like our stomaches; they are whetted
by the change of their food,
and variety supplies both with fresh appetite.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian

A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food;
therefore,
if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life
merely for the sake of his appetite.
- Leo Tolstoy

America, which has the most glorious present still
existing in the world today,
hardly stops to enjoy it, in her insatiable appetite for the future.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

The other two things are...
well, I had a huge appetite for old black and white movies on BBC 2.
At the weekends they used to run matinees,
and the more romantic the better.
- Ewan McGregor

Always rise from the table with an appetite,
and you will never sit down without one.
- Horace Greeley

A boy's appetite grows very fast, and in a few moments the queer,
empty feeling had become hunger, and the hunger grew bigger and bigger,
until soon he was as ravenous as a bear.
- Carlo Collodi

Appetite, craving for food, is a constant and powerful
stimulator of the gastric glands.
- Ivan Pavlov

Worry - a God, invisible but omnipotent.
It steals the bloom from the cheek and lightness from the pulse;
it takes away the appetite,
and turns the hair gray.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Furthermore I will just have to see what the future will bring me.
But a change of food whets the appetite.
- Jonathan Brandis

Government is like a baby.
An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end
and no sense of responsibility at the other.
- Ronald Reagan

The public has an appetite for anything about imagination -
anything that is as far away from reality as is creatively possible.
- Steven Spielberg

Don't let love interfere with your appetite.
It never does with mine.
- Anthony Trollope

There is always a heavy demand for fresh mediocrity.
In every generation the least cultivated taste has the largest appetite.
- Paul Gauguin

Trash has given us an appetite for art.
- Pauline Kael

"Sex" is as important as eating or drinking and we
ought to allow the one appetite to be satisfied with
as little restraint or false modesty as the other.
- Marquis de Sade

Sinful and forbidden pleasures are like poisoned bread;
they may satisfy appetite for the moment,
but there is death in them at the end.
- Tryon Edwards

An insatiable appetite for glory leads to sacrifice and death,
but innate instinct leads to self-preservation and life.
- Jose Marti

Aspiring to a souffle, he achieves a pancake at which
the reader saws without much appetite.
- John Leonard

A well governed appetite is the greater part of liberty.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

It could be my British need for discipline that makes
me admire the American appetite for freedom and passion.
- Steve Winwood

Just as appetite comes by eating, so work brings inspiration,
if inspiration is not discernible at the beginning.
- Igor Stravinsky

I am pleased to tell you that he is finally getting
some rest and is regaining his appetite as well.
- LaToya Jackson

I never lost my appetite for acting.
- Eli Wallach

The news appeals to the same jaded appetite that makes
a child tire of a toy as soon as it becomes familiar
and demand a new one in its place.
- Christopher Lasch

I only go out to get me a fresh appetite for being alone.
- Lord Byron

Torment, for some men, is a need, an appetite,
and an accomplishment.
- Emile M. Cioran

That's easy to answer: I never had any special appetite for filmmaking,
but you have to make a living and it is miraculous
to earn a living working in film.
- Alain Resnais

One sits the whole day at the desk and appetite is standing next to me.
"Away with you," I say.
But Comrade Appetite does not budge from the spot.
- Leonid I. Brezhnev

I was taught a lot of Bible at home and had a voracious
appetite for reading the Bible.
- Amy Grant

To me many short poems read and write like beginnings
that simply whet my appetite;
I want to get over that.
- John Barton

In my experience, problems most frequently arise from
those who report for television,
with little field experience in your area but an insatiable
appetite for a sound bite.
- Alvin Adams

Parenthood is not an object of appetite or even desire.
It is an object of will.
There is no appetite for parenthood;
there is only a purpose or intention of parenthood.
- Robin G. Collingwood

The primary requisite for writing well about food is a good appetite.
- Robert M. Parker, Jr.

I've never lost my appetite for acting;
it's innovative and challenging.
- Eli Wallach

Play difficult and interesting things.
If you play boring things, you risk losing your appetite.
Saxophone can be tedious with too much of the same.
- Steve Lacy

I've got a pretty good appetite right now.
- Tracey Gold

A child's appetite for new toys appeal to the desire
for ownership and appropriation:
the appeal of toys comes to lie not in their use but
in their status as possessions.
- Christopher Lasch

We continue to recognize the greater ability of some
to earn more than others.
But we do assert that the ambition of the individual
to obtain for him a proper security is an ambition
to be preferred to the appetite for great wealth and great power.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

When men take pleasure in feeling their minds elevated with strong drink,
and so indulge their appetite as to disorder their understandings,
neglect their duty as members of a family or civil society,
and cast off all regard to religion,
their case is much to be pitied.
- John Woolman

You can mark in desire the rising of the tide,
as the appetite more and more invades the personality,
appealing, as it does, not merely to the sensory side of the self,
but to its ideal components as well.
- Samuel Alexander

As we become purer channels for God's light,
we develop an appetite for the sweetness that is possible in this world.
A miracle worker is not geared toward fighting the world that is,
but toward creating the world that could be.
- Marianne Williamson

It's probably fair to say that Obama's ideas were too
big for America's appetite.
It would have been nice had he made a few incremental
repairs to the economy and left the transformative
events for a less stressful time.
- Kathleen Parker

Men are as we have always known them,
neither better nor worse from the hearts of rogues
there springs a latent honesty,
from the depths of honest men there emerges a brutish appetite -
a thirst for extermination,
a desire for blood.
- Frederica Montseny

It is true I gained muscular vigour,
but with it a prodigious appetite,
which I was compelled to indulge, and consequently increased in weight,
until my kind old friend advised me to forsake the exercise.
- William Banting

So that would be a classic mixed message to young women:
you should look a certain way that's going to destroy
your reproductive system and your sexual appetite,
but at the same time, you should be interested in sex!
- Susie Bright

People think that if you have a huge appetite,
then you'll be better at it.
But actually, it's how you confront the food that is brought to you.
You have to be mentally and psychologically prepared.
- Takeru Kobayashi


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