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There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning. (Quote by - Christopher Morley)

At the innermost core of all loneliness is a deep and powerful yearning for union with one's lost self. (Quote by - Brendan Francis)

Directing a film was something I was yearning to do. I always wanted to see if I had the capacity to be a good storyteller. (Quote by - Kevin Spacey)

That man is a creature who needs order yet yearns for change is the creative contradiction at the heart of the laws which structure his conformity and define his deviancy. (Quote by - Freda Adler)

I empathize with those who yearn for a simpler world, for some bygone golden age of domestic and international tranquility. But for the mass of humanity it is an age that never was. (Quote by - Shirley Hufstedler)

There is a need to find and sing our own song, to stretch our limbs and shake them in a dance so wild that nothing can roost there, that stirs the yearning for solitary voyage. (Quote by - Barbara Lazear Ascher)

That cry of the soul to be lifted out of the bondage of the narrow circle of life, which carries up to God the protest and yearning of suffering man, never finds a more sublime expression than where humanity is oppressed and religion is corrupt. (Quote by - Hall Caine)

Rome is the city of echoes, the city of illusions, and the city of yearning. (Quote by - Giotto di Bondone)

In all ranks of life the human heart yearns for the beautiful; and the beautiful things that God makes are his gift to all alike. (Quote by - Harriet Beecher Stowe)

In the back of my mind was the constant hankering, almost yearning, to write but something always stopped me in my tracks. Or if I did find my way to put a pen to paper or finger on a keyboard I'd give up after a few minutes. I'd find other things to do: Anything but writing. (Quote by - Mary Garden)

I am one of the million or more male residents of the United Kingdom, who a year ago had no special yearning towards military life, but who joined the army after war was declared. (Quote by - Patrick MacGill)

But the mother's yearning, that completest type of the life in another life which is the essence of real human love, feels the presence of the cherished child even in the debased, degraded man. (Quote by - George Eliot)

I am a poor student sitting at the feet of giants, yearning for their wisdom and begging for lessons that might one day make me a complete artist, so that if all goes well, I may one day sit beside them. (Quote by - Rod Taylor)

I'd excluded New York from my writing, and then I came back and I fell in love with it all over again. The energy comes from an absence, that yearning for New York when you are not there. (Quote by - Jonathan Lethem)

Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free. (Quote by - Emma Lazarus)

The best antidote I have found is to yearn for something. As long as you yearn, you can't congeal: there is a forward motion to yearning. (Quote by - Gail Godwin)

The absolute yearning of one human body for another particular body and its indifference to substitutes is one of life's major mysteries. (Quote by - Iris Murdoch)

I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times; but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers. (Quote by - Helen Keller)


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