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#appetites

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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


#call #creatures #first #hunger #kind

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


#apt #change #children #craving #full

To give money to a woman - and here I must speak as a man - is to deny her special quality, her irreplaceability, and reduce her unique amiability to a commodity. Money takes away her name, while transforming her lover into a nameless customer of a market of appetites.


James Buchan


#away #commodity #customer #deny #give

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


#appetites #consists #enjoyment #happiness #nature

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


#appetites #applied #delight #favorite #kinds

What matters to me is that one identifies one's genuine obsessions, one's genuine commitments, one's genuine appetites, one pursues them seriously and far.


Leon Wieseltier


#commitments #far #genuine #identifies #matters

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


#beings #false #glorious #illusion #imprisoned

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


#appetites #balance #comforts #creature #directed

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


#after #appetites #envied #fit #found

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


#appetites #automatic #bring #control #debating






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