The absolute yearning of one human body for another particular body and its indifference to substitutes is one of life's major mysteries. Iris Murdoch
I am a poor student sitting at the feet of giants, yearning for their wisdom and begging for lessons that might one day make me a complete artist, so that if all goes well, I may one day sit beside them. Rod Taylor
At the innermost core of all loneliness is a deep and powerful yearning for union with one's lost self. Brendan Behan
There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning. Christopher Morley
Many in the world are searching, often intensely, for a source of refreshment that will quench their yearning for meaning and direction in their lives. They crave a cool, satisfying drink of insight and knowledge that will soothe their parched souls. Joseph B. Wirthlin