I admit it is better fun to punt than to be punted, and that a desire to have all the fun is nine-tenths of the law of chivalry. Gaudy Night by Dorothy L. Sayers
Land of Heart’s Desire,
where beauty has no ebb, decay no flood,
but joy is wisdom, Time an endless song
The Land of Heart’s Desire – W.B Yeats
the bloom of young desire and purple light of love.
The progress of poesy, – Thomas Gray
No greater thing is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig, I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen – Epictetus
I marvel at the resilience of the Jewish people. Their best characteristic is their desire to remember. No other people has such an obsession with memory – Elie Wiesel
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