Quotation Explorer - 'Longed'

She told herself that she longed greatly to go back to those dear merry days when life was seen through a rosy mist of hope and illusion, and possessed an indefinable something that had passed away forever. Where was it now--the glory and the dream? - L.M. Montgomery
He longed for the little cabin and the sun-kissed sea - for the cool interior of the well-built house, and for the never-ending wonders of the many books. - Edgar Rice Burroughs
In some cases, people with a body (whose size) they did not long for are victims of having a bank balance (whose size) they longed for. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
You are the Poem I dreamed of writing, the Masterpiece I longed to paint. You are the shining Star I reached for in my ever hopeful quest for life fulfilled. Yes, I am Blessed. - Oksana Rus
It was long since I had longed for anything and the effect on me was horrible. - Samuel Beckett
Dont talk to the crazy kids. I longed to shout back that we weren't crazy. I'd mistaken her kid for a ghost, that's all. - Kelley Armstrong
To embrace the message of Christmas is to throw off my hedonistic rebellion and bow before the chafing reality that I can't save myself, and in that very act to be suddenly taken aback in that I've stumbled upon the very freedom I've longed for in the very place I'd least expected it. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another. - Anatole France
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind usis a part of ourselves. We must die to one life before we can enter another - Anatole France
Her heart longed for some ark into which it could fly and be at rest. Rough or smooth she did not care, so long as it was warm. - Thomas Hardy
No life that breathes with human breath Has ever truly longed for death.
Longed for him. Got him. Shit. - Margaret Atwood
True happiness is impossible without solitude. The fallen angel probably betrayed God because he longed for solitude, which angels do not know. - Anton Chekhov
It seems sometimes that we get so caught up in missing the past, or looking forward to the future, that we forget that this, right here and now, was once the days we longed for and will soon be the ones we miss. - John A. Ashley
Benjy's greatest wish was for a place where the echelon was clear to all, where the powerful cared for the weak and the weak gave their respect without being coerced. He longed for balance, order, right and pleasure. - André Alexis
Try to be happy within the context of the life we are actually living. Happiness is not a situation to be longed for or a convergence of lucky happenstance. Through the power of our own minds, we can help ourselves. - Wayne Coyne
A friend is more to be longed for than the light; I speak of a genuine one. And wonder not: for it were better for us that the sun should be extinguished, than that we should be deprived of friends; better to live in darkness, than to be without friends - John Chrysostom
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