Romantic Quotes - Love Quotes
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.
- By Shirley Hufstedler , on Yearning
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.
- By Freda Adler , on Yearning
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.
- By Gail Godwin , on Yearning
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.
- By Harriet Beecher Stowe , on Yearning
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.
- By Barbara Lazear Ascher , on Yearning
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.
- By George Eliot , on Yearning