Quotation Explorer - 'Lust'

The word of lust touches the body, the word of love touches the soul: feed the soul and starve the body. - Michael Bassey Johnson
When you rely on following the physical attraction of someone more than following your heart, you are lust. - Abdulazeez Henry Musa
I'm not in search of sanctity, sacredness, purity; these things are found after this life, not in this life; but in this life I search to be completely human: to feel, to give, to take, to laugh, to get lost, to be found, to dance, to love and to lust, to be so human. - C. JoyBell C.
I know love and lust don't always keep the same company. - Stephenie Meyer
I had sex with Jett because I was attracted to him. Jett hired me because he wanted me. It was lust at first sight. - J.C. Reed
Democracy is the menopause of Western society, the Grand Climacteric of the body social. Fascism is its middle-aged lust. - Jean Baudrillard
Men decide far more problems by hate, love, lust, rage, sorrow, joy, hope, fear, illusion, or some other inward emotion, than by reality, authority, any legal standard, judicial precedent, or statute. - Cicero
Do no drown me with mediocrity, give me passion, desire, make me inhale breaths of lust and love in the dark hours that tingle down my spine... - Virginia Alison
Sin said, "Lust was never satisfied. She was the largest of the three, and had the loudest, most unforgiving cry. When I tried to give her breast milk, Lust wanted more food in addition, so I began to supplement my breast milk. - Stephen and Tiffany Domena
A person who is another man's slave is better than one who is a slave to lust. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Greed and Lust never say, "Enough! - Ron Brackin
What is cheaper than lust or of less value than alchemy or aphrodisiacs? - Avram Davidson
Here is how you know if it is love or lust. Push them in front of a bus. If you jump in the way and save them it is love. - Teresa Mummert
Passion gives you what you want, lust gives you what you desire, but only love gives you what you need. - Matshona Dhliwayo
There's no bottom, none, in my voluptuousness: Your wives, your daughters, your matrons and your maids, could not fill up the cistern of my lust. - William Shakespeare
If necessity is the mother of invention, then surely greed must be the father. Children of this odd couple are named: Laziness, Envy, Greed, Jr., Gluttony, Lust, Anger and Pride. - John R. Dallas Jr.
His strength for your weakness! His wisdom for your folly! His drive for your drift! His grace for your greed! His love for your lust! His peace for your problems! His joy for your sorrow! His plenty for your poverty! - Major Thomas
Lust fades after climax, love lasts until breakfast! - Tom Conrad
Love delayed is lust augmented. - Louis de Bernières
Her vice takes hold of her again, but she still refrains until some moment when, gnawed by some hideous caprice, she comes aground like a mournful wreck ruined by lust, in the midst of her own banal, perfidious pollution. - Jean Lorrain
Storytelling? God started that. Discovery. Lust. Murder. Revenge. Power. Sin. Redemption. Forgiveness. Miracles. We simply retell the stories in the language of our generation. - Dennis R. Miller
...as we are endowed. ...with rhetorics. ...none will deny. ...of innocence. ...towards scribbling. ...of love lines. ...and of lust. ...to what seems like male. ...to what seems like female. ...in those days. ...I mean nothing. ...but in high school.....even me. ...I can't deny. - Michael Bassey Johnson
You can't love someone just by looking at them. That is lust. Not saying love can't come fast, but it doesn't come first. - Teresa Mummert
Lust is the craving for salt of a person who is dying of thirst.
If you mean your words, people who lust over your lovely ways won't dare to reject you. - Auliq Ice
The lust for comfort murders the passion of the soul, and then walks grinning in the funeral.
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
Love is substance; Lust, illusion. Only in the surge of passion do the two mingle in confusion.
Love is a lady. Lust is a tramp. - Anne Clendening
To lust for something is desire turned selfish and gone mad. To embrace God’s passion is desire turned selfless and gone mindful. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Beauty for wisdom, lust for love, youth for happiness, anger for understanding and denial for acceptance are all things I gladly trade on my journey through life. Who say's getting old is a bad thing? - J.S. Riley
The desire to engineer humanity is a sign of a mind warped by megalomania and lust for power. - A.E. Samaan
Curiosity was a form of lust, a wandering cupidity of the eye and the mind.
Christianity, true Christianity, is experienced when we crucify the anger, pride, vanity and lust that dwells within ourselves and consciously replace it with the sacrificial love, humility, modesty and chasteness of the One who so many profess to believe in and follow. - - Jason Neville Versey
LOVE is made up of a strong affection and patience whiles LUST is made up of a strong affection and impatience. Affection is common to them, but patience is not common. - Israelmore Ayivor
Some people insist on inviting me to their drama buffet... No thanks! My soul hungers for nourishment and growth; it doesn't lust for poison and depletion. - Steve Maraboli
Book lust forever! - Nancy Pearl
In Antiochus and his daughter you have heard of monstrous lust the due and just reward; In Pericles, his queen, and daughter, seen, Although assailed with fortune fierce and keen, Virtue preserved from fell destruction's blast, Led on by heaven, and crowned with joy at last. - William Shakespeare
Darkness disturbedBy the haunting white moonlightGrey half clouds fail to containThe moon's lust for the night. - Sreesha Divakaran
It was love. It was lust. It was just between us. The passion, the desire, the fire. The way we held on in so little time and his eyes when he saw me for the first time. - Dominic Riccitello
Which is worse? Lust for the purchasing power of money, or the kind of lust that covets power over others? Let the history of 20th Century socialist revolutions answer that question. - A.E. Samaan
Marriage is the connecting of the two: Without passion it's just friendship; without friendship it's just lust. - Donna Lynn Hope
Silent as a flower, her face fell in dismay, aware that the ghost of lust ate and left, sensing that there was a different scent of perfume consuming the room, and that she had numbered and counted the he loves me, he loves me not of each petal, where the lifeless dust had settle. - Anthony Liccione
Love is not beauty, Love is not lust, Love is not body, Love is just. - Sixeye
Creation is always an act of affirmation, a lust for life or activity, a restlessness accompanied by art. That art is what pleases and invigorates and mystifies me. - Jean Moreau, Abbey of Kervennec, France
Lust makes you weak, passion makes you strong, love makes you brave, and heartache makes you wise. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Lust is the difference between loving someone and being in love with someone. - Teresa Mummert
Capitalists desire purchasing power. Socialists lust for the power to plan society. Which is worse? - A.E. Samaan
Curiosity is the lust of the mind. - Thomas Hobbes
And somewhere amidst the storm raging inside, between the twilight of lust and desire, entwined within the whirlwind of swirling emotions, it happened. In one lightning strike, the illusion crumbled. For I realised the naked truth... - Virginia Alison
We lust after the material things in life, then in a blink of an eye; the life which was once given is taken; is there a point in stressing over the small stuff. - Epiphana Lewis
Lust likes to rush, while love hates to wait. - Anthony Liccione
not all feeling of butterflies in the tummy means love, it might sometimes mean lust, fear, hunger e.t.c - Jesustibab
Lust is insatiable, whether it feeds on power, wealth, or flesh. It eventually consumes our morality and ultimately consumes our humanity. - Ron Brackin
When sex was something godlike, Lust was the profane curiosity that killed many a straying cat. Now, having removed mystery, Lust is less a long-standing, overpowering yearning, more a sudden craving of the appetite. Less quest, more impulse buy. - Geoffrey Wood
Love comes from the heart, lust comes ...lower - Teresa Mummert
Hint And Suggestion : Admonitory grook addressed to youthThe human spirit sublimatesthe impulses it thwarts;a healthy sex life mitigatesthe lust for other sports. - Piet Hein
There is a lure in power. It can get into a man's blood just as gambling and lust for money have been known to do. - Harry Truman
Stories should be natural as apples, brief as lust, long as a thought. - Leonard Michaels
The world is filled with love-play, from animal lust to sublime compassion. - Alan W. Watts
It's just me throwing myself at you,romance as usual, us times us,not lust but moxibustion,a substance burning closeto the body as possiblewithout risk of immolation. - Alice Fulton
David was "a star, the Elvis of the Bible." An unusually for such a rockstar with his lust for power, lust for women, lust for life, he had humility of one who knew his gift work harder than he ever would. - Bono
Love surfeits not, Lust like a glutton dies; Love is all truth, Lust full of forged lies. - William Shakespeare
My breath caught fire and my heart leapt infinite beats within his proximity."Wreck me, tame me. The way you want it." I whispered my plea.His foggy grey eyes glinted with desire and lust. "I will". The two words were my end as well as the beginning of something new and insurmountable between us. - niki_g
I write flawed characters. Ones that do not always make the best decisions and are driven by ambition or lust. They are not black or white, they are in the large space that exists between. - Kevin James Breaux
Lust arrives as an angel disguised as love, but it's still lust, not love. - Scarlet Risque
People think that those who commit suicide are against life—they are not. They are too lusty for life, they have great lust for life; and because life is not fulfilling their lust, in anger, in despair, they destroy themselves. - Osho
Declare your jihad on thirteen enemies you cannot see -egoism, arrogance, conceit, selfishness, greed, lust, intolerance, anger, lying, cheating, gossiping and slandering. If you can master and destroy them, then you will be read to fight the enemy you can see. - أبو حامد الغزالي
Men may make progress, but man never changes. Man loves power and money. No matter the skin color, religion or income level. These symbols of our nation make men drunk with power, who then justify their lust for more by claiming they are public servants. - Glenn Beck
The really unforgivable acts are committed by calm men in beautiful green silk rooms, who deal death wholesale, by the shipload, without lust, or anger, or desire, or any redeeming emotion to excuse them but cold fear of some pretended future. - lois bujord
When lust combines with love, feelings like dissatisfaction,lack of trust,lack of understanding,jealousy and possessiveness are produced - Nirja
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