Fame is the thirst of youth. [ Byron ]
Curiosity is the thirst of the soul. [ Dr. Johnson ]
The noblest spur unto the sons of fame.
Is thirst of honour. [ John Hall ]
Here quench your thirst, and mark in me
An emblem of true charity;
Who, while my bounty I bestow.
Am neither seen, nor heard to flow. [ Hone ]
Wine in the hogshead quenches no thirst. [ Proverb ]
Love is not to be reason'd down or lost
In high ambition or a thirst of greatness. [ Addison ]
Thirst of power and of riches now bear sway,
The passion and infirmity of age. [ Frowde ]
Narrow creeds of right and wrong, which fade
Before the unmeasured thirst for good. [ Robert Browning ]
The thirst for the infinite proves infinity. [ Victor Hugo ]
The wine in the bottle doth not quench thirst. [ English Proverb, collected by George Herbert ]
Take your thirst to the stream, as the dog does. [ Gaelic Proverb ]
Pride costs us more than hunger, thirst, and cold.
Behold, we live through all things, - famine, thirst,
Bereavement, pain; all grief and misery.
All woe and sorrow; life inflicts its worst
On soul and body, - but we cannot die.
Though we be sick, and tired, and faint, and worn, -
Lo, all things can be borne! [ Elizabeth Akers Allen ]
A little stream may quench thirst as well as a great river. [ Proverb ]
If there was no future life, our souls would not thirst for it. [ Richter ]
He'll rather die with thirst than take the pains to draw water. [ Proverb ]
Accursed thirst for gold! what dost thou not compel mortals to do? [ Virgil ]
Thirst teaches all animals to drink, but drunkenness belongs only to man. [ Fielding ]
The desire of knowledge, like the thirst of riches, increases ever with the acquisition of it. [ Sterne ]
To drink without thirst, to make love without cessation: this is what distinguishes us from the lower animals. [ Beaumarchais, Marriage of Figaro ]
Go not for every grief to the physician, nor for every quarrel to the lawyer, nor for every thirst to the pot. [ English Proverb, collected by George Herbert ]
The thirst after fame is greater than that after virtue; for who embraces virtue if you take away its rewards? [ Juvenal ]
The thirst for fame is greater than that for virtue; for, if you take away its reward, who would embrace virtue? [ Juvenal, Roman Poet ]
Ennui, perhaps, has made more gamblers than avarice, more drunkards than thirst, and perhaps as many suicides as despair. [ Colton ]
If thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him drink: for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head. [ Bible ]
Genius inspires this thirst for fame: there is no blessing undesired by those to whom Heaven gave the means of winning it. [ Mme. de Stael ]
All the joys of earth will not assuage our thirst for happiness; while a single grief suffices to shroud life in a sombre veil, and smite it with nothingness at all points. [ Mme. Swetchine ]
There are two considerations which always imbitter the heart of an avaricious man - the one is a perpetual thirst after more riches, the other the prospect of leaving what he has already acquired. [ Fielding ]
Blessings on him who invented sleep, the mantle that covers all human thoughts, the food that appeases hunger, the drink that quenches thirst, the fire that warms cold, the cold that moderates heat, and, lastly, the general coin that purchases all things, the balance and weight that equals the shepherd with the king, and the simple with the wise. [ Cervantes ]