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Top 100 Longing For Quotes

#1. Radical self-care is what we've been longing for, desperate for, our entire lives-friendship with our own hearts. - Author: Anne Lamott
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#2. And only the enlightened can recall their former lives; for the rest of us, the memories of past existences are but glints of light, twinges of longing, passing shadows, disturbingly familiar, that are gone before they can be grasped, like the passage of that silver bird on Dhaulagiri. - Author: Peter Matthiessen
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#3. Maybe when people longed for a thing that bad the longing made them trust in anything that might give it to them. - Author: Carson McCullers
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#4. It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are still alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger for them. - Author: George Eliot
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#5. I'm so fascinated by the human longing for meaning. The way we relate romantically to each other is so much to do with our longing for meaning as well. - Author: Kimbra
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#6. Sex was the main component of her thoughts now. But love - and her desperate longing for it - had vanished from her heart like a migraine after a painkiller. - Author: Augustine Sam
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#7. When we lay together, she showed me her soul, and I showed her mine, and they were the same. As you can imagine, mine was battered and bruised, tarnished like ancient metal. She scrubbed it clean. I cannot deny my own soul any more than I can deny she held it in her hands for a time. - Author: Carol Oates
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#8. When the universe was young, it took a breath, then sighed with a longing so deep, so ancient, that it stole God's attention for a moment. The sigh brushed God's cheek and He recognized it as the breath of love. In that moment God wished for another. The yearning had begun. - Author: Kate Belle
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#9. As long as you thought me handsome, you could have come back, I know you would have come back. - Author: Gaston Leroux
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#10. Fasting is futile unless it is accompanied by an incessant longing for self-restraint. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#11. His cold, unmoving face startled me, but the warmth from his hands left me curious and longing for more of his touch. - Author: Magan Vernon
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#12. Till then I wasn't alive, I longed for you like the love sick moon pulls the tide - Author: Corinne Bailey Rae
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#13. I wanted a heaven. And I grew up striving for that world
an eternal world- that would wash away my temporary misery. - Author: Craig Thompson
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#14. A longing for the dance stirs in the buried life. - Author: Stanley Kunitz
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#15. When I am looking for you, then in silence, your every atom is longing for me. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#16. Duane: We are not enemies! We are Aldishmen! Aumut vaosa -- six years I've longed for a Tainish word from a friendly tongue!
Quigley: Keep longing. - Author: Ashley Cope
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#17. And so he did his endless work,' I continued quietly, 'without feeling, without pity, without rest, for to open his heart to these would be to open his heart to his loneliness and longing and that was beyond bearing. - Author: Martine Leavitt
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#18. Helena had been standing by her window looking out to sea, breathing in the fresh air and admiring the picturesque scene of a small ship sailing into the harbor.
She had not been able to think of anything other than Mikolas for days.
From LONGING the 3rd chapter of TRUE LOVE - Author: Destin Bays
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#19. Our faith in others betrays that we would rather have faith in ourselves. Our longing for a friend is our betrayer. And often with our love we want merely to overcome envy. And often we attack and make ourselves enemies, to conceal that we are vulnerable. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#20. A man in cahoots with a woman's sexual instinct was the devil himself, for he had the united power over her - himself and her own longing - greater than a mere man - Author: Judith Ivory
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#21. Longing for our idealized images of life separates us from our true selves and from our true callings. - Author: Stephen Cope
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#22. Death is the great hope of all life; the desire to expend itself; to be used and consumed by its own longing for itself. - Author: Bryant H. McGill
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#23. What a sweet reverence is that when a young man deems his mistress a little more than mortal and almost chides himself for longing to bring her close to his heart. - Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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#24. We have inherited from our forefathers the keen
longing for unified, all-embracing knowledge. - Author: Erwin Schrodinger
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#25. How foolish it is to wear oneself out in vain longing for warmth! Solitude is independence. - Author: Hermann Hesse
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#26. Love Jo all your days, if you choose, but don't let it spoil you, for it's wicked to throw away so many good gifts because you can't have the one you want. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#27. She seemed to Bond to give a quick involuntary shrug of the shoulders as she spoke, but then she leant impulsively towards him. 'I have some news for you from Mathis. He was longing to tell you himself. It's about the bomb. It's a fantastic story. - Author: Ian Fleming
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#28. What I feel is his need and desire and longing, crashing against me like waves against the shore, calling to those same unwanted feelings I hold for him. And always that inexplicable connection that draws me to him. - Author: Robin LaFevers
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#29. For who, to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind? - Author: Thomas Gray
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#30. The family gives you ambition, and ambition is one of the hindrances for enlightenment. It gives you desires, it gives you a longing to be successful, and all these things create your tensions, your anxieties: how to be a celebrity? - Author: Rajneesh
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#31. You can't change people. You know that. You can't make them stop hating each other, or longing to blow up the world, not by walking through the rain and singing to a small guitar. Most you can do for them is pull them out of the womb, thump them on the backside and let them get on with it. - Author: John Mortimer
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#32. Her deep romantic nature prevented her from demanding, from asking for that quenching. She wanted it to come freely, like flowers that are sent and not requested. - Author: Sean Ferrer
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#33. One thousand brilliant stars punched holes in my consciousness, pricking me with longing. I could stare at the stars for hours, their infinite number and depth pulling me into a part of myself that I ignored during the day. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#34. The fact is that man has no longing for any other nature but desires only to be perfect in his own. - Author: Nicholas Of Cusa
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#35. Longing, for everyone, is always there, isn't it? More intense at some times than others. You get closer to less longing - an odd metaphoric phrasing, I realize - then, you are further and longing more than ever again. - Author: Susan Minot
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#36. The world yearns. This is its sure gravity: the attraction of bodies. Earth for molten star. Moon for earth. A hand for the orb of a breast. This is its movement too: the motion of desire, of a longing toward. - Author: Alison MacLeod
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#37. You can lose people without them dying, and I have, from moving, from traveling. The emotion is real, it just doesn't actually have to do with death. I'm singing about what I know, and it's a song about longing for somebody who's disappeared in your life. - Author: Jon Crosby
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#38. Every rose is longing for joy and love; every rose know the language of the heart. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#39. But in spite of my great desire for intimacy, I've always been a loner. Perhaps when the longing for connection is as strong as it is in me, when the desire is for something so deep and true, one knows better than to try. One sees that this is not the place for that. - Author: Elizabeth Berg
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#40. I do not appeal to you to screw up your courage and sacrifice for Christ. I appeal to you to renounce all you have to obtain life that satisfies your deepest longings. - Author: John Piper
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#41. On the whole, the longing for solitude is a sign that there still is spirit in a person and is a measure of what spirit there is. - Author: Soren Kierkegaard
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#42. We knew our Father. There was no need for persuasion. Would not His Fatherliness be longing to give us our hearts' desire (if I may put it so)? How could we press Him as though He were not our own most loving Father? - Author: Amy Carmichael
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#43. Slim young women were swathed in chic black dresses, here to attend a ceremony in one of the hotel's many reception rooms. They wore small but expensive accessories, like vampire finches in search of blood, longing for a hint of light they could reflect. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#44. At the core of who we are, we crave the acceptance that comes from being loved. To satisfy this longing we will either be graspers of God's love or grabbers for people's love. - Author: Lysa TerKeurst
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#45. The business that leaders are in today, is the business of transforming awareness ... There is deep longing for more meaning, for connections. - Author: Otto Scharmer
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#46. This longing for the perfect expression of his self is more deeply inherent in man than his hunger and thirst for bodily sustenance, his lust for wealth and distinction. - Author: Rabindranath Tagore
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#47. The deepest longing of the human heart is to know and enjoy the glory of God. We were made for this. - Author: John Piper
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#48. The waltz held the feeling you get when you finish a well-loved book. It left me longing for something I couldn't name. - Author: Louise Miller
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#49. My longing for truth was a single prayer. - Author: Edith Stein
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#50. Without this tremendous passion for power, influence, and advantage which money gives, how could nature develop the highest type of man? Without this infinite longing, whence would come the discipline which industry, perseverance, tact, sagacity, and frugality give? - Author: Orison Swett Marden
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#51. What we find as we listen to the songs of our rage or fear, loneliness or longing, is that they do not stay forever. Rage turns into sorrow; sorrow turns into tears; tears may fall for a long time, but then the sun comes out. - Author: Jack Kornfield
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#52. The ancient Greeks, poets, authors and philosophers all puzzled over the question but nobody really knows what love is - including me. Longing for another person is an exciting mental experience. - Author: Nicole Kidman
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#53. She would almost prefer to fold her arms and sink into an eternal slumber, so that the great longing of her soul for peaceful rest would at last be gratified. - Author: Jennifer Chiaverini
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#54. Truth is simple, but Illusion makes it infinitely intricate. The person is rare who possesses an insatiable longing for Truth; the rest allow Illusion to bind them ever more and more. - Author: Meher Baba
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#55. Oh, God, give us a longing - not for the sin of this world to be judged - but for the sinners of this world to be forgiven. - Author: Beth Moore
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#56. The indescribable sense of yearning emanated from him. He wanted her as much as she did him. His longing for her filled her up, choking her with need, leaving her breathless. - Author: Julia Laque
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#57. Sadly, the things that we have set out as being worth striving for are not ultimately the things that satisfy human longings. And why not? Because we are practically the ultimate paradox: the finite made for the infinite. - Author: Desmond Tutu
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#58. I still believe that many Americans have a deep longing for that glorious moment when a sermon is more Biblical than American. - Author: Criss Jami
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#59. You are here to remind me of someone I long for, and what is it you long for yourself? We must have been together in an earlier life, you and I. - Author: Murasaki Shikibu
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#60. But I still has enough longing for that concept that I didn't want to dispel it completely. Meaning: I didn't want to tell Lily that I felt we'd all been duped by Plato and the idea of a soul mate. Just in case it turned out that she was mine. - Author: David Levithan
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#61. More of anything other than God will never fill that longing for fulfillment He has placed within you and me. - Author: James MacDonald
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#62. Yet my longing for her was like a bad cold that had hung on for years despite my conviction that I was sure to get over it at any moment. - Author: Donna Tartt
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#63. It took every ounce of self-control I could muster to keep my eyes focused on my work and not on you the entire time. All I could see was the way your nose would shrivel slightly when you laughed... The longing in your eyes for a love like that of the bride and groom. - Author: Janna Sproul
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#64. My heart was saying, "Lord, take away this longing, or give me that for which I long." The Lord was answering, "I must teach you to long for something better. - Author: Elisabeth Elliot
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#65. We had no longing for excessive wealth: a mere competency, though earned by daily toil, so that it was reasonably sure, and free from the drag of continued indebtedness to others, was all we coveted. - Author: Edmund Morris
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#66. That kiss was amazing; it had all the passion and longing we had been holding onto for so long. That is when the dam finally broke for me and I started crying. I knew right then that Hunter was the only one I wanted. He was my happily ever after. - Author: Megan Smith
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#67. Sufre mas el que espera siempre
que aquel que nunca espero a nadie?
Does he who is always waiting suffer more than he who's never waited for anyone? - Author: Pablo Neruda
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#68. As we grow spiritually, God begins to wean us from things that we think we can't live without: things, comfort, the longing for life to 'work.' That's a childish instinct, to say, 'Life has to work the way I want it to work, and now'. - Author: Nancy Leigh DeMoss
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#69. My longing for someone to talk to made Himillsy the lightning bug in my honey jar. I punched holes in the lid so she could breathe. - Author: Chip Kidd
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#70. Beautiful women, wealth, sensations, celebrity, substances capable of distorting my perception, and even forcing my body into positions ready for the covers of important yoga magazines - I pursued them all, some wholeheartedly, but none would satisfy my real longing. - Author: Rod Stryker
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#71. On Earth, we are unmanned by our longing for a pastoral past that never really existed; and that, if it had existed, could never exist again ... on the Moon, there is no past to long for or dream about. There is no direction but forward. - Author: Isaac Asimov
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#72. I'm continually wrestling with the idea that there are certain things in this world that simply don't fit. The idea that I have this longing for beauty and truth, and yet I'm also attracted to things that are very dark the lies that exist within me and outside of me. - Author: Jon Foreman
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#73. [Harry] had always suffered from a vague restlessness, a longing for adventure that she told herself severely was the result of reading too many novels when she was a small child. - Author: Robin McKinley
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#74. With nothing meaningful in life, nothing is interesting. Enter boredom. A bored man even longs for longing. He has time to fill, but there is nothing compelling to do. - Author: Daniel Klein
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#75. I have always at least, ever since I can remember had a kind of longing for death. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#76. I believe our longing for an innate harmony runs deeper than our longing for righteousness. - Author: Evelyn Rodriguez
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#77. Down inside we have a longing for God-what Pascal called the vacuum which God left behind. - Author: Billy Graham
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#78. this heart yearns...
for the salt of unsmelt air
unswept thunderstorms...
unknown adventures. - Author: Sanober Khan
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#79. He had, in fact, got everything from the church and Sunday School, except, perhaps, any longing whatever for decency and kindness and reason - Author: Sinclair Lewis
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#80. For, however old, plain, humble, desolate, afflicted we may be, so long as our hearts preserve the feeblest spark of life, they preserve also, shivering near that pale ember, a starved, ghostly longing for appreciation and affection. - Author: Charlotte Bronte
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#81. All men are lonely. But sometimes it seems to me that we Americans are the loneliest of all. Our hunger for foreign places and new ways has been with us almost like a national disease. Our literature is stamped with a quality of longing and unrest, and our writers have been great wanderers. - Author: Carson McCullers
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#82. The act of longing for something will always be more intense than the requiting of it. - Author: Gail Godwin
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#83. [T]he radical geographer Iain Boal had prophesied, The longing for a better world will need to arise at the imagined meeting place of many movements of resistance, as many as there are sites of closure and exclusion. The resistance will be as transnational capitalism. - Author: Rebecca Solnit
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#84. Modern anxiety is expressed in the longing for what most people fear, even as modern grief is expressed in the unconsummated mourning for what they never really had. - Author: Joseph Roach
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#85. There is a hopeless longing for nostalgia that pervades the human soul, a return to the warm glow of remembrance or some imagined past. - Author: Deborah L. Norris
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#86. Mountains have the power to call us into their realms and there, left forever, are our friends whose great souls were longing for the heights. Do not forget the mountaineers who have not returned from the summits. - Author: Anatoli Boukreev
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#87. It occurs to me that there is so much I never knew about him
his past, his role in the resistance, what his life was like in the Wilds, before he came to Portland, and I feel a flash of grief so intense it almost makes me cry out: not for what I lost, but for the chances I missed. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#88. It was as if her heart had some instinctual longing for misery and pain. - Author: Julie Plec
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#89. With one gaze into her eyes, all words fell away. And it didn't matter at all. In this place of hearticulation, there was no need for words. This love spoke a language all its own, a grammarless lexicon of longing and union. Who needs syllables when you can hear each other's souls? - Author: Jeff Brown
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#90. The feeling of longing for home is born into us. That wonderful dream cannot become real without great faith - enough for the Holy Ghost to lead us to repentance, baptism, and the making and keeping of sacred covenants with God. This faith requires enduring bravely the trials of mortal life. - Author: Henry B. Eyring
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#91. If thy meditation tends to fill thy note-book with notions, and good sayings, concerning God, and not thy heart with longing after him, and delight in him, for aught I know thy book is as much a Christian as thou (553). - Author: Richard Baxter
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#92. There is also a false serenity that is not at all Christian. We need feel no shame as Christians about a measure of impatience, longing, protest against what is unnatural, and a strong measure of desire for freedom and earthly happiness and the capacity to effect change. In - Author: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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#93. A wild longing for strong emotions and sensations seethes in me, a rage against this toneless, flat, normal and sterile life. I have a mad impulse to smash something, a warehouse perhaps, or a cathedral, or myself, to committ outrages ... - Author: Hermann Hesse
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#94. Everything in the world of soul has a deep desire and longing for visible form; this is exactly where the power of the imagination lives. - Author: John O'Donohue
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#95. I suppose because I grew up a thousand miles from the sea and missed the great age of passenger liners, I have always been subject to a romantic longing for ocean travel. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#96. At the centre of the human heart is the longing for an absolute good, a longing which is always there and is never appeased by any object in this world. - Author: Simone Weil
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#97. The way I see it, religion, has done our family more harm than good. For me, faith has never been a source of comfort... For herself, Mela always missed having that sense of identity. She had a longing to belong... Long ago, we found that compromise. - Author: Ralph Webster
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#98. At great periods you have always felt, deep within you, the temptation to commit suicide. You gave yourself to it, breached your own defenses. You were a child. The idea of suicide was a protest against life; by dying, you would escape this longing for death. - Author: Cesare Pavese
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#99. So I step into the future, as bravely as I'm able, with my heart longing for a time I'll never see again. - Author: Ekaterina Gordeeva
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#100. I've written a number of songs over the years and it's a big part of my life, this sort of tension between a longing for home and the call for the open road. It's sort of like a tug between two families. I even love to miss my home. - Author: James Taylor
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