If you were to offer a thirsty man all wisdom you would not please him more than if you gave him a drink.
Seeing that our thirst was increasing and the water was killing us while the storm did not abate we agreed to trust to God Our Lord and rather risk the perils of the sea than wait there for certain death from thirst.
God is waiting eagerly to respond with new strength to each little act of self-control small disciplines of prayer feeble searching after him. And his children shall be filled if they will only hunger and thirst after what he offers.
For sure the 'Obamania' that's fast taking hold reflects an incredible thirst for change in global politics and dare I say a wave of optimism that things can be different.
Always through my whole life I've had a thirst for knowledge.
The desire of knowledge like the thirst of riches increases ever with the acquisition of it.
In your thirst for knowledge be sure not to drown in all the information.
Uncontrolled the hunger and thirst after God may become an obstacle cutting off the soul from what it desires. If a man would travel far along the mystic road he must learn to desire God intensely but in stillness passively and yet with all his heart and mind and strength.
I am your fairy tale. Your dream. Your wishes and desires and I am your thirst and your hunger and your food and your drink.
The thirst for powerful sensations takes the upper hand both over fear and over compassion for the grief of others.
When you're thirsty and it seems that you could drink the entire ocean that's faith when you start to drink and finish only a glass or two that's science.
Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews as great souls thirst for equality to give play to their heart.
I offer neither pay nor quarters nor food I offer only hunger thirst forced marches battles and death. Let him who loves his country with his heart and not merely with his lips follow me.
No society has been able to abolish human sadness no political system can deliver us from the pain of living from our fear of death our thirst for the absolute. It is the human condition that directs the social condition not vice versa.
The best books for a man are not always those which the wise recommend but often those which meet the peculiar wants the natural thirst of his mind and therefore awaken interest and rivet thought.
It is best to rise from life as from a banquet neither thirsty nor drunken.
If you don't die of thirst there are blessings in the desert. You can be pulled into limitlessness which we all yearn for or you can do the beauty of minutiae the scrimshaw of tiny and precise. The sky is your ocean and the crystal silence will uplift you like great gospel music or Neil Young.
We are all hungry and thirsty for concrete images. Abstract art will have been good for one thing: to restore its exact virginity to figurative art.
Love with very young people is a heartless business. We drink at that age from thirst or to get drunk it is only later in life that we occupy ourselves with the individuality of our wine.