GIGA THE MOST EXTENSIVE
COLLECTION OF
QUOTATIONS
ON THE INTERNET
Google
Search GIGA
Loading
Home
Page
GIGA
Quotes
Biographical
Name Index
Biographical
Name List
Chronological
Name Index
Topic
List
Reading
List
Site
Notes
Varying Hare
Books
Crossword
Solver
Anagram
Solver
SubAnagram
Solver
TOPICS:          A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z
PEOPLE:    #   A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


WANT
 << Prev Page    Displaying page 2 of 2
[ Also see Desire Hunger Indifference Loss Necessity Poverty Wishes ]

Human life is in constant want, and ought to be a constant prayer.
      - Samuel Osgood

The keener the want the lustier the growth.
      - Wendell Phillips

Wants awaken intellect. To gratify them disciplines intellect. The keener the want the lustier the growth.
      - Wendell Phillips

The grave Sir Gilbert holds it for a rule,
  That ev'ry man in want is knave or fool.
    "God cannot love (says Blunt, with tearless eyes)
      The wretch he starves"--and piously denies;
        But the good bishop, with a meeker air,
          Admits and leaves them Providence's care.
      - Alexander Pope

"Take what you want and pay for it," says God.
      - Proverb,
        indicated as a Spanish proverb in Agatha Christie's play, Verdict, act I, scene I spoken by the character William Rollander to Karl Henryk; but it may be of Arab origin

Nobody wants his cause near as bad as he wants to talk about his cause.
      - Will Rogers

We can afford all that we need; but we cannot afford all that we want.
      - Franklin Delano Roosevelt

There is an eagle in me that wants to soar, and there is a hippopotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud.
      - Carl Sandburg

I have more care to stay than will to go.
      - William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet
         (Romeo at III, v)

My belief is to have no wants; it is divine.
      - Socrates

The fewer our wants, the nearer we resemble the gods.
      - Socrates

Hundreds would never have known want if they had not first known waste.
      - Charles Haddon Spurgeon

God forbid that such a scoundrel as want should dare approach me!
      - Jonathan Swift

The stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires, is like cutting off our feet when we want shoes.
      - Jonathan Swift

I try to teach my heart not to want things it can't have.
      - Alice Walker

The relief that is afforded to mere want, as want, tends to increase that want.
      - Archbishop Richard Whately


Displaying page 2 of 2 for this topic:   << Prev  1 [2]

 WWW.GIGA-USA.COM     Back to Top of Page 
The GIGA name and the GIGA logo are trademarks registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
GIGA-USA and GIGA-USA.COM are servicemarks of the domain owner.
Copyright © 1999-2013 John C. Shepard. All Rights Reserved.
Last Revised: 2013 March 16
Click > HERE < to report errors

Buy a good book from
Varying Hare Books