There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Your Gain Lose
Stars, hide your fires; Let not light see my black and deep desires.
darkness dark-plans concealment
What a weary time those years were -- to have the desire and the need to live but not the ability.
youth Need hardship
In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.
All my heart is yours, sir: it belongs to you; and with you it would remain, were fate to exile the rest of me from your presence forever.
April is the cruelest month, breeding
lilacs out of the dead land, mixing
memory and desire, stirring
dull roots with spring rain.
poetry weather Dead
Do you bite your thumb at us, sir?
Books are finite, sexual encounters are finite, but the desire to read and to fuck is infinite; it surpasses our own deaths, our fears, our hopes for peace.
death hope sex
Boredom: the desire for desires.
Desire Desires Boredom
Death: "THERE ARE BETTER THINGS IN THE WORLD THAN ALCOHOL, ALBERT."
Albert: "Oh, yes, sir. But alcohol sort of compensates for not getting them.
drinking Death humor
Sir,"she said,"you are no gentleman!"
An apt observation,"he answered airily."And, you, Miss, are no lady.
I get what I desire, it's my empire