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«At the innermost core of all loneliness is a deep and powerful yearning for union with one's lost self.»
«Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.»
«A happy life is one spent in learning, earning, and yearning»
«I know not what you believe of God, but I believe He gave yearnings and longings to be filled, and that He did not mean all our time should be devoted to feeding and clothing the body.»
«In spite of all the yearnings of men, no one can produce a single fact or reason to support the belief in God and in personal immortality»
«It is the stretched soul that makes music, and souls are stretched by the pull of opposites /opposite bents, tastes, yearnings, loyalties. Where there is no polarity /where energies flow smoothly in one direction /there will be much doing but no music.»
Author: Eric Hoffer
«..fiery yearnings their own phantom-futures make, and deem it present. So, after all these fearful, fainting trances, the verdict be, the golden haven was not gained - - yet, in bold quest thereof, better to sink in boundless deeps, than float on vulgar shoals; and give me, ye gods, an utter wreck, if wreck I do.»
Author: Herman Melville
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«I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times; but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers.»
Author: Helen Keller
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«I am never long, even in the society of her I love, without yearning for the company of my lamp and my library»
«Creeds, ritual, religion and different theologies are all derived from man?s yearning for the vast Reality beyond - and flow in the thousand different forms, fertilizing many fields, calming many communities, refreshing tired people and, at last, carrying people to the ocean of Bliss.»
Author: Sri Sathya Sai Baba