“The appetites of the body were private battles.”

— Elizabeth Strout, Olive Kitteridge, Share via Whatsapp

“Desire is the kind of thing that eats you and leaves you starving.”

— Nayyirah Waheed, Share via Whatsapp

“All I wanted was to share myself with a love way, lust way, every kind of way.”

— Jess C. Scott, Bedmates, Share via Whatsapp

“It was that impossible thing: happiness that does not wilt to reveal the thin shoots of some new desire rising from within it.”

— George Saunders, Tenth of December, Share via Whatsapp

“Maps are dreams: both describe desire, where you want to go, but never the reality of the destination.”

— Kathy Acker, My Mother: Demonology, Share via Whatsapp

“It’s impossible to screw up when you trust your sensuality.”

— Lebo Grand, Share via Whatsapp

“Prayer is the soul s sincere desire. Your desire is your prayer. It comes out of your deepest needs and it reveals the things you want in life.”

— Joseph Murphy, The Power of Your Subconscious Mind, Share via Whatsapp

“Stupid kissing. Stupid roaming hands. Stupid boys.”

— Jessica Park, Flat-Out Love, Share via Whatsapp

“Hell is having arms but no one to embrace.”

— Jón Kalman Stefánsson, Himnaríki og helvíti, Share via Whatsapp

“We deceive ourselves when we deny our desires”

— Adela Denisse Drogeanu, Before Love, after Addictions, Share via Whatsapp

“Sensuality is measured by the level of your hunger, not by the level of your indulgence.”

— Lebo Grand, Share via Whatsapp

“Be very careful what you try with that. I’m not as strong as I should be.” His breath was ragged, and irregular. “And you are stronger than you know.”

— Tyra Lynn, Tempus, Share via Whatsapp

“A truly sensual woman is the kind of woman only a man with a deep soul can intoxicate and satiate.”

— Lebo Grand, Share via Whatsapp

“If you don t feel strong desires for the manifestation of the glory of God, it is not because you have drunk deeply and are satisfied. It is because you have nibbled so long at the table of the world. Your soul is stuffed with small things, and there is no room for the great.”

— John Piper, A Hunger For God, Share via Whatsapp

“To burn with desire and keep quiet about it is the greatest punishment we can bring on ourselves.”

— Federico García Lorca, Blood Wedding and Yerma, Share via Whatsapp

“I got my heart s desire, and there my troubles began.”

— Lev Grossman, The Magicians, Share via Whatsapp

“If I ever go looking for my heart s desire again, I won t look any further than my own back yard. Because if it isn t there, I never really lost it to begin with.”

— Noel Langley, The Wizard of Oz, Share via Whatsapp