Quotes by appetite

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  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    Ambition has its disappointments to sour us, but never the good fortune to satisfy us. Its appetite grows keener by indulgence and all we can gratify it with at present serves but the more to inflame its insatiable desires.
  • Marquis de Sade
    Marquis de Sade
    French nobleman, revolutionary and writer 1740-1814
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    ''Sex'' is as important as eating or drinking and we ought to allow the one appetite to be satisfied with as little restraint or false modesty as the other.
  • Carlo Collodi
    Carlo Collodi
    Italian author, humorist and journalist 1826-1890
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    A boy's appetite grows very fast, and in a few moments the queer, empty feeling had become hunger, and the hunger grew bigger and bigger, until soon he was as ravenous as a bear.
    Source: Pinocchio
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
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    A faculty for idleness implies a catholic appetite and a strong sense of personal identity.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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    A well governed appetite is the greater part of liberty.
  • William Penn
    William Penn
    English religious leader, founder of Pennsylvania 1644-1718
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    Always rise from the table with an appetite, and you will never sit down without one.
  • Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    American Author 1906-
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    America, which has the most glorious present still existing in the world today, hardly stops to enjoy it, in her insatiable appetite for the future.
  • Bill Cosby
    Bill Cosby
    American actor, comedian, producer 1937-
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    Any man today who returns from work, sinks into a chair, and calls for his pipe is a man with an appetite for danger.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
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    Appetite is essentially insatiable, and where it operates as a criterion of both action and enjoyment (that is, everywhere in the Western world since the sixteenth century) it will infallibly discover congenial agencies (mechanical and political) of expression.
  • Harry A. Overstreet
    Harry A. Overstreet
    American writer and lecturer 1875-1970
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    Better a dish of illusion and a hearty appetite for life, than a feast of reality and indigestion therewith.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Do not discourage your children from hoarding, if they have a taste to it; whoever lays up his penny rather than part with it for a cake, at least is not the slave of gross appetite; and shows besides a preference always to be esteemed, of the future to the present moment.
  • Anthony Trollope
    Anthony Trollope
    British writer 1815-1882
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    Don't let love interfere with your appetite. It never does with mine.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Doth not the appetite alter? A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age.
    Source: Much ado about nothing (1598)
  • Madonna
    Madonna
    American musician, singer and actress 1958-
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    Everyone probably thinks that I'm a raving nymphomaniac, that I have an insatiable sexual appetite, when the truth is I'd rather read a book.
  • Ronald Reagan
    Ronald Reagan
    American politician and actor 1911-2004
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    Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.
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