20 Quotes About Lust

  • "Though selfishness hath defiled the whole man, yet sensual pleasure is the chief part of its interest, and, therefore, by the senses it commonly works; and these are the doors and windows by which iniquity entereth into the soul."

    - Richard Baxter
    Topics: Lust


  • "Ahab cast a covetous eye at Naboth's vineyard, David a lustful eye at Bathsheba. The eye is the pulse of the soul; as physicians judge of the heart by the pulse, so we by the eye; a rolling eye, a roving heart. The good eye keeps minute time, and strikes when it should; the lustful, crochet-time, and so puts all out of tune."

    - Thomas Adams
    Topics: Jealousy, Lust, Temptation


  • "Sensual pleasures are like soap-bubbles, sparkling, evanescent. The pleasures of intellect are calm, beautiful, sublime, ever enduring and climbing upward to the borders of the unseen world."

    - James H. Aughey
    Topics: Lust, Beauty


  • "Hold not conference, debate, or reasoning with any lust; 'tis but a preparatory for thy admission of it. The way is at the very first flatly to deny it."

    - Thomas Fuller
    Topics: Lust


  • "God made every one of us a sexual being, and that is good. Attraction and arousal are the natural, spontaneous, God-given responses to physical beauty, while lust is a deliberate act of the will."

    - Rick Warren
    Topics: Lust, Beauty


  • "Lust is a captivity of the reason and an enraging of the passions. It hinders business and distracts counsel. It sins against the body and weakens the soul."

    - Jeremy Taylor
    Topics: Lust, Business


  • "Therefore tremble, O man, at any power thou hast, except thou usest it for God. Art thou strong in body; who hath thy strength? God, or thy lusts?"

    - William Gurnall
    Topics: Lust, Power


  • "Love is the great conqueror of lust."

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: Love, Lust


  • "Avoid idleness, and fill up all the spaces of thy time with severe and useful employment; for lust easily creeps in at those emptinesses where the soul is unemployed and the body is at ease; for no easy, healthful, idle person was ever chaste if he could be tempted; but of all employments, bodily labor is the most useful, and of the greatest benefit for driving away the Devil."

    - Jeremy Taylor
    Topics: Idleness, Lust, Work


  • "God uses lust to impel men to marry, ambition to office, avarice to earning, and fear to faith. God led me like an old blind goat."

    - Martin Luther
    Topics: Lust, Men


  • "Malice is the devil's picture. Lust makes men brutish; malice makes them devilish - it is mental murder."

    - Thomas Watson
    Topics: Hatred, Lust


  • "The nurse of infidelity is sensuality."

    - Richard Cecil
    Topics: Lust


  • "Our eyes, when gazing on sinful objects, are out of their calling, and out of God's keeping."

    - Thomas Fuller
    Topics: Lust


  • "You little know what you have done, when you have first broke the bounds of modesty; you have set open the door of your fancy to the devil, so that he can, almost at his pleasure ever after, represent the same sinful pleasure to you anew; he hath now access to your fancy to stir up lustful thoughts and desires, so that when you should think of your calling, of your God, or of your soul, your thoughts will be worse than swinish, upon the filth that is not fit to be named. If the devil here get in a foot, he will not easily be got out."

    - Richard Baxter
    Topics: Lust, Modesty


  • "There is not only a lack of success for condoms. It's worse than that -- they are utter failures."

    - Wendy Wright
    Topics: Lust, Morality



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