Lust Quotes

There is no disease (so destructive) as lust; no enemy like infatuation; no fire like wrath; and no happiness like spiritual knowledge.


The more we are filled with thoughts of lust the less we find true romantic love.

Douglas Horton

Curiosity is the lust of the mind.

Thomas Hobbes

Lust is the craving for salt of a man who is dying of thirst

Frederick Buechner

Do not ever say that the desire to "do good" by force is a good motive. Neither power-lust nor stupidity are good motives.

Ayn Rand

Democracy is the menopause of Western society, the Grand Climacteric of the body social. Fascism is its middle-aged lust.

Jean Baudrillard

A surging, seething, murmuring crowd of beings that are human only in name, for to the eye and ear they seem naught but savage creatures, animated by vile passions and by the lust of vengeance and of hate.

Baroness Orczy

I've looked on many women with lust. I've committed adultery in my heart many times. God knows I will do this and forgives me.

Jimmy Carter

The lust for power, for dominating others, inflames the heart more than any other passion.

Publius Cornelius Tacitus

Of all the worldly passions, lust is the most intense. All other worldly passions seem to follow in its train.


Hell has three gates: lust, anger, and greed

Bhagavad Gita

The lust of fame is the last that a wise man shakes off.


Sins become more subtle as you grow older: you commit sins of despair rather than lust.

Piers Paul Read

Society drives people crazy with lust and calls it advertising.

John Lahr

Beauty's sister is vanity, and its daughter lust.

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