“And a nameless longing filled her breast, - A wish, that she hardly dared to own, For something better than she had known”
John Greenleaf Whittier
“Feeling and longing are the motive forces behind all human endeavor and human creations.”
“Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.”
“No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth.”
“The first half of life is spent in longing for the second - the second half in regretting the first”
“The chemist who can extract from his heart's elements compassion, respect, longing, patience, regret, surprise, and forgiveness and compound them into one can create that atom which is called love.”
“The Creator has not given you a longing to do that which you have no ability to do”
Orison Swett Marden
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