Wednesday, March 05, 2008
The shadows of our own desires stand between us and our better angels, and thus their brightness is eclipsed.
- Charles Dickens
The passions and desires, like the two twists of a rope, mutually mix one with the other, and twin inextricably round the heart; producing good if moderately indulged; but certain destruction if suffered to become inordinate.
- Robert Burton
Those who restrain desire, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
- William Blake