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«Nothing is more usual than the sight of old people who yearn for retirement: and nothing is so rare than those who have retired and do not regret it»
«It's not that I don't want to be a beauty, that I don't yearn to be dripping with glamour. It's just that I can't see how any woman can find time to do to herself all the things that must apparently be done to make herself beautiful and, having once done them, how anyone without the strength of mind of a foreign missionary can keep up such a regime.»
«Life, friends, is boring. We must not say so. After all, the sky flashes, the great sea yearns, we ourselves flash and yearn, and moreover my mother told me as a boy (repeatedly) ''Ever to confess you're bored means you have no inner Resources'.' I conclude now I have no inner resources, because I am heavy bored.»
Author: John Berryman
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«Life is a series of collisions with the future; it is not the sum of what we have been, but what we yearn to be.»
«A vacation is over when you begin to yearn for your work»
«Actors yearn for the perfect director, athletes for the perfect coach, priests for the perfect pope, presidents for the perfect historian. Writers hunger for the perfect reviewer.»
«I love those who yearn for the impossible.»
«Nothing troubles you for which you do not yearn»
«Although they posses enough, and more than enough still they yearn for more.»
«In heaven I yearn for knowledge, account all else inanity; On earth I confess an itch for the praise of fools - that's vanity»