Quotes: insatiable

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  • Fawn M. Brodie
    Fawn M. Brodie
    American historian and biographer 1915-1981
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    A passion for politics stems usually from an insatiable need, either for power, or for friendship and adulation, or a combination of both.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
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    Curiosity, n. An objectionable quality of the female mind. The desire to know whether or not a woman is cursed with curiosity is one of the most active and insatiable passions of the masculine soul.
  • 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.
  • Doug Horton
    Doug Horton
    American Protestant clergyman 1891-1968
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    First rule of Economics 101: our desires are insatiable. Second rule: we can stomach only three Big Macs at a time.
  • How few are our real wants! and how easy is it to satisfy them! Our imaginary ones are boundless and insatiable.
  • Alvin Adams
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    In my experience, problems most frequently arise from those who report for television, with little field experience in your area but an insatiable appetite for a sound bite.
  • Joseph De Maistre
    Joseph De Maistre
    French diplomat and philosopher 1753-1821
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    Man is insatiable for power; he is infantile in his desires and, always discontented with what he has, loves only what he has not. People complain of the despotism of princes; they ought to complain of the despotism of man.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    My life is an indivisible whole, and all my attitudes run into one another; and they all have their rise in my insatiable love for mankind.
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    Oliver Goldsmith
    Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
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    People seek within a short span of life to satisfy a thousand desires, each of which is insatiable.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
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    The desire for possession is insatiable, to such a point that it can survive even love itself. To love, therefore, is to sterilize the person one loves.
  • A. N. Wilson
    A. N. Wilson
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    The fact that logic cannot satisfy us awakens an almost insatiable hunger for the irrational.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    The main effect of a real revolution is perhaps that it sweeps away those who do not know how to wish, and brings to the front men with insatiable appetites for action, power and all that the world has to offer.
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