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Lust Quotes

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Friendship often leads to love,
but lust seldom leads to friendship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Friendship Relationship

I'm not talking about lust.
A woman in lust wants chocolate.
A woman in love wants diamonds.
- the movie How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

I will far rather see the race of man extinct
than that we should become less than beasts
by making the noblest of God's creation,
woman, the object of our lust.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Let us all be brave enough
to die the death of a martyr,
but let no one lust for martyrdom.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

 

Lust's passion will be served; it demands,
it militates, it tyrannizes.
- Marquis de Sade

If you live in rock and roll, as I do,
you see the reality of sex, of male lust and women
being aroused by male lust.
It attracts women.
It doesn't repel them.
- Camille Paglia

Society drives people crazy with lust and calls it advertising.
- John Lahr

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Curiosity is the lust of the mind.
- Thomas Hobbes

Ambition is a lust that is never quenched,
but grows more inflamed and madder by enjoyment.
- Thomas Otway

Do not ever say that the desire to "do good" by force is a good motive.
Neither power-lust nor stupidity are good motives.
- Ayn Rand

Some wars have been due to the lust of rulers for power and glory,
or to revenge to wipe out the humiliation of a former defeat.
- John Boyd Orr

Lust is to the other passions what the nervous fluid is to life;
it supports them all,
lends strength to them all ambition,
cruelty,
avarice, revenge, are all founded on lust.
- Marquis de Sade

Whether we fall by ambition, blood, or lust,
like diamonds we are cut with our own dust.
- John Webster

My reasons for declaring a sexual preference had to
do less with the pursuit of personal freedom than with
the lust for pure shock value.
- Lance Loud

The lust for comfort, that stealthy thing that enters the house a guest,
and then becomes a host, and then a master.
- Khalil Gibran

Variety, multiplicity are the two most powerful vehicles of lust.
- Marquis de Sade

I lust love to play football.
- Ray Nitschke

I've looked on many women with lust.
I've committed adultery in my heart many times.
God knows I will do this and forgives me.
- Jimmy Carter

The flesh endures the storms of the present alone;
the mind,
those of the past and future as well as the present.
Gluttony is a lust of the mind.
- Thomas Hobbes

If one wants another only for some self-satisfaction,
usually in the form of sensual pleasure,
that wrong desire takes the form of lust rather than love.
- Mortimer Adler

An enemy to whom you show kindness becomes your friend,
excepting lust, the indulgence of which increases its enmity.
- Saadi

Lust is what keeps you wanting to do it even when you
have no desire to be with each other.
Love is what makes you want to be with each other even
when you have no desire to do it.
- Judith Viorst

People never know how strong is their lust for being cheated.
- Joe Chung

He who truly believes that which prompts him to an
action has looked upon the action to lust after it,
he has committed it already in his heart.
- William Kingdon Clifford

Love grows.
Lust wastes by Enjoyment, and the Reason is,
that one springs from an Union of Souls,
and the other from an Union of Sense.
- William Penn

Mom was the greatest influence of my childhood.
She wanted to save me from the vice,
lust,
and drinking that was all about me.
- Ethel Waters

The love of domination and an uncontrolled lust of
arbitrary power have prevailed among all nations and
perhaps in proportion to the degrees of civilization.
- Mercy Otis Warren

I can imagine myself on my death-bed,
spent utterly with lust to touch the next world,
like a boy asking for his first kiss from a woman.
- Aleister Crowley

The basis of tragedy is man's helplessness against disease,
war and death; the basis of comedy is man's helplessness
against vanity (the vanity of love,
greed, lust, power).
- Dawn Powell

The more we are filled with thoughts of lust the less
we find true romantic love.
- Douglas Horton

The State acquires power...
and because of its insatiable lust for power it is
incapable of giving up any of it.
The State never abdicates.
- Frank Chodorov

There is a lust in man no charm can tame:
Of loudly publishing his neighbor's shame:
On eagles wings immortal scandals fly,
while virtuous actions are born and die.
- William Harvey

Neither do thou lust after that tawny weed tobacco.
- Ben Jonson

Though lust do masque in ne'er so strange disguise she's oft found witty,
but is never wise.
- John Webster

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 lust of avarice as so totally seized upon mankind
that their wealth seems rather to possess them than
they possess their wealth.
- Pliny the Elder

Do not follow vain desires; for verily he who prospers is preserved from lust,
greed and anger.
- Abu Bakr

Christian morality prefers remorse to precede lust,
and then lust not to follow.
- Karl Kraus

Only a struggle twists sentimentality and lust together into love.
- E. M. Forster

Men of vision.
Oh, I love the fine names men give each other to hide
their greed and lust for adventure.
- Charles MacArthur

The Bible and several other self help or enlightenment
books cite the Seven Deadly Sins.
They are: pride, greed, lust, envy, wrath,
sloth, and gluttony.
That pretty much covers everything that we do,
that is sinful...
or fun for that matter.
- Dave Mustaine

It certainly is the duty of every true Christian,
to esteem himself a stranger and pilgrim in this world;
and as bound to use earthly blessings,
not as means of satisfying lust or gratifying wantonness,
but of supplying his absolute wants and necessities.
- Johann Arndt

A surging, seething, murmuring crowd of beings that are human only in name,
for to the eye and ear they seem naught but savage creatures,
animated by vile passions and by the lust of vengeance and of hate.
- Baroness Orczy

It is love rather than sexual lust or unbridled sexuality if,
in addition to the need or want involved,
there is also some impulse to give pleasure to the
persons thus loved and not merely to use them for our own selfish pleasure.
- Mortimer Adler

In our minds, love and lust are really separated.
It's hard to find someone that can be kind and you
can trust enough to leave your kids with,
and isn't afraid to throw her man up against the wall
and lick him from head to toe.
- Tori Amos

A fascist is one whose lust for money or power is combined
with such an intensity of intolerance toward those of other races,
parties, classes, religions, cultures,
regions or nations as to make him ruthless in his use
of deceit or violence to attain his ends.
- Henry A. Wallace

I wanted the press to become something of a movement.
Not a movement committed to a particular "ism,"
but a gathering together of writers with an aesthetic
approach to literature and with a lust for excellence.
- John Metcalf

Yet, it ought to be obvious that good music generally
occupies a higher plane that mere politics.
Great writers can express moods through melody and
capture experiences we share most powerfully -
love,
lust, longing; joy, rage, fear; triumph,
yearning and confusion.
- Tony Snow

There are many who lust for the simple answers of doctrine or decree.
They are on the left and right.
They are not confined to a single part of the society.
They are terrorists of the mind.
- A. Bartlett Giamatti

Perhaps as good a classification as any of the main
types is that of the three lusts distinguished by traditional Christianity -
the lust of knowledge,
the lust of sensation, and the lust of power.
- Irving Babbitt

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

Yet, so far from laboring to know the forbidden tree
of worldly pleasures and its various fruits,
man gives himself up to a careless and thoughtless state of life,
and yields to the lust of the flesh,
not considering that this lust is really the forbidden tree.
- Johann Arndt

When you feel a connection, a gut connection,
a heart connection, it's a very special thing.
What's familiar to everyone is watching people falling in love;
it doesn't happen on screen that often.
People fall in lust, then they're suddenly together.
- Alfre Woodard

Youth, large, lusty, loving -
Youth, full of grace, force, fascination.
Do you know that Old Age may come after you
with equal grace, force, fascination?
- Walt Whitman

And I like the way Cain writes his women.
Very strong.
They're kind of lusty, they know what they want,
they're full of conviction.
Cain's women are sexual.
- Pia Zadora

Strength instead of being the lusty child of passion,
grows by grappling with and subduing them.
- James M. Barrie

What critics call dirty in our pictures,
they call lusty in foreign films.
- Billy Wilder

The month of May was come, when every lusty heart beginneth to blossom,
and to bring forth fruit.
- Thomas Malory

There is no sinfulness in the will and affections without
some error in the understanding.
All lusts which a natural man lives in,
are lusts of ignorance.
- George Gillespie

I was lusted after walking down the streets of New York.
- Janice Dickinson

The plainer the dress, the greater luster does beauty appear.
- Edward F. Halifax

A sparkling house is a fine thing if the children aren't
robbed of their luster in keeping it that way.
- Marcelene Cox

As in nature, as in art, so in grace;
it is rough treatment that gives souls,
as well as stones, their luster.
- Thomas Guthrie

The soul is placed in the body like a rough diamond,
and must be polished, or the luster of it will never appear.
- Daniel Defoe

There is a harmony in autumn, and a luster in its sky,
which through the summer is not heard or seen,
as if it could not be, as if it had not been!
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

Rising genius always shoots out its rays from among the clouds,
but these will gradually roll away and disappear as
it ascends to its steady luster.
- Washington Irving

Sense shines with a double luster when it is set in humility.
An able yet humble man is a jewel worth a kingdom.
- William Penn

Words today are like the shells and rope of seaweed
which a child brings home glistening from the beach
and which in an hour have lost their luster.
- Cyril Connolly

If you take life at face value, it loses its luster pretty quickly.
If you go after it, you get more out of it.
- Christopher Meloni

Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give luster,
and many more people see than weigh.
- Lord Chesterfield

The work of art, just like any fragment of human life
considered in its deepest meaning,
seems to me devoid of value if it does not offer the hardness,
the rigidity, the regularity, the luster on every interior and exterior facet,
of the crystal.
- Pope Paul VI


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