„So long as there is desire or want, it is a sure sign that there is imperfection. A perfect, free being cannot have any desire.“
— Swami Vivekananda Indian Hindu monk and phylosopher 1863 - 1902
Pearls of Wisdom
„I feel myself shriveling along with my world, getting smaller and harder. I'm turning into a rock, and in some ways that's good, because rocks last forever.
But if this is how I'm going to last forever, then I don't want to.“
— Susan Beth Pfeffer, livro Life As We Knew It
Fonte: Life As We Knew It
„I want life. I want to read it and write it and feel it and live it. I want, for as much of the time as possible in this blink-of-an-eye existence we have, to feel all that can be felt.“
— Matt Haig, livro Reasons to Stay Alive
Fonte: Reasons to Stay Alive
— Marilyn Monroe American actress, model, and singer 1926 - 1962
— Mindy Kaling, livro Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?
Fonte: Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?
— Jayne Mansfield American actress, singer, model 1933 - 1967
Fonte: On Being Blonde (2004), p. 79
„It hurts to let go. Sometimes it seems the harder you try to hold on to something or someone the more it wants to get away. You feel like some kind of criminal for having felt, for having wanted. For having wanted to be wanted.“
— Henry Rollins American singer-songwriter 1961
— Aldous Huxley, livro Admirável Mundo Novo
Fonte: Brave New World
„That feeling of surrender is there, has to be there. We all want that. We all want to let go. And in that feeling alone… Maybe you call it peace. Maybe you call it satisfaction. Maybe you call it anything. But it’s a feeling of “let go,” when the whole world becomes that tranquil world that’s liveable.“
— Prem Rawat controversial spiritual leader 1957
Holi Festival, Miami, Florida, USA, April 8, 1979
„I don’t want expensive gifts; I don’t want to be bought. I have everything I want. I just want someone to be there for me, to make me feel safe and secure.“
— Diana, Princess of Wales First wife of Charles, Prince of Wales 1961 - 1997
"Princess Diana: 10 most inspiring quotes from the 'people's princess'", Hello Magazine, Daily News (1 July 2015)
„It doesn't hurt me.
Do you want to feel how it feels?
Do you want to know that it doesn't hurt me?
Do you want to hear about the deal that I'm making?
You, it's you and me.“
— Kate Bush British recording artist; singer, songwriter, musician and record producer 1958
Song lyrics, Hounds of Love (1985)
„I felt aimless, but it felt fine. (This is not what I wanted to feel though. I wanted to feel a great absence, a longing, a distance that would finally inspire.)“
— Why the lucky stiff American computer programmer
Collected PDFs (2013)
„I think perfection is ugly. Somewhere in the things humans make, I want to see scars, failure, disorder, distortion. If I can feel those things in works by others, then I like them.“
— Yohji Yamamoto Japanese fashion designer 1943
Kiyokazu Washida. The Past, the Feminine, the Vain in Talking to Myself (2002), Ch. 2: The Feminine, or the Gap Which Cannot be Filled.
— Fernando Pessoa, livro Mensagem
Poem "D. Pedro", verses 1-2
Original: Claro em pensar, e claro no sentir,
e claro no querer
— Meg Cabot Novelist 1967
Fonte: Queen of Babble
„I want to take you as close as you can get, I want to feel your ecstasy as you feel mine, I want to bridge the final gap between us, I want us to come together in a place where each can know the other does not lie.“
— Norman Spinrad, livro The Void Captain's Tale
Fonte: The Void Captain's Tale (1983), Chapter 15 (p. 201)