Quotations About
desire

Jimmy: I want a gun.
Daryl: And people in hell want slurpees.

Chupacabra (season 2, episode 5)
Posted in: The Walking Dead

Better one byrde in hand than ten in the wood.

Proverbes. Part i. Chap. xi.
Posted in: John Heywood

Slight not what’s near through aiming at what’s far.

Rhesus. 482.
Posted in: Euripides

‘But you like her, don’t you?’ asked Howarth. ‘You like Mrs Connor?’ For himself, thought Howarth, he did not particularly like Mrs Connor. He desired Mrs Connor, however.

The Worm and the Ring (1960)
Posted in: Anthony Burgess

There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart’s desire. The other is to gain it.

Man and Superman (1903)

Phil: Um, things I want: robot dog, night vision goggles, bug vacuum, GPS watch, speakers that look like rocks… I love my wife, but she sucks at giving gifts. I’m sorry for the pay-channel language, but- oh! Yogurt maker! I can’t not think of things I want.

Great Expectations (season 1, episode 8)
Posted in: Modern Family

As for you, my galvanized friend, you want a heart. You don’t know how lucky you are not to have one. Hearts will never be practical until they can be made unbreakable.

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900)
Posted in: L. Frank Baum