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Only a struggle twists sentimentality and lust together into love.
E M Forster
Perhaps as good a classification as any of the main types is that of the three lusts distinguished by traditional Christianity - the lust of knowledge, the lust of sensation, and the lust of power.
True love never dies for it is lust that fades away. Love bonds for a lifetime but lust just pushes away.
I've looked on many women with lust. I've committed adultery in my heart many times. God knows I will do this and forgives me.
If one wants another only for some self-satisfaction, usually in the form of sensual pleasure, that wrong desire takes the form of lust rather than love.
The human spirit sublimates the impulses it thwarts; a healthy sex life mitigates the lust for other sports.
Yet, so far from laboring to know the forbidden tree of worldly pleasures and its various fruits, man gives himself up to a careless and thoughtless state of life, and yields to the lust of the flesh, not considering that this lust is really the forbidden tree.
Christian morality prefers remorse to precede lust, and then lust not to follow.
The lust of avarice as so totally seized upon mankind that their wealth seems rather to possess them than they possess their wealth.
William Ellery Channing
The ascetism of early Christianity, which turned its back on the world of the flesh, had degrenerated, in some quarters of the Church, into hatred of those who those who brought that flesh into being. Misogyny, the hatred of women, had become a strong element in medieval Christianity. Women who menstruate, and give birth, were identified with sexuality and therefore with evil. All witchcraft stems from carnal lust, which is in women insatiable, stated the Malleus Maleficarum.
Lust fades, so you'd better be with someone who can stand you.
The Story Of Us
People never know how strong is their lust for being cheated.
The lust for comfort, that stealthy thing that enters the house a guest, and then becomes a host, and then a master.
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