A passion for politics stems usually from an insatiable need, either for power, or for friendship and adulation, or a combination of both.
Visits are insatiable devourers of time, and fit only for those who, if they did not that, would do nothing.william cowper
Everything Mengistu has done since 1977 has been to place himself in a position of uncontestable power. Neither Haile Selassie nor any of the previous emperors had this insatiable thirst for power.mengistu haile mariam
He was seized and dragged off to King Philip, and being asked who he was, replied, "A spy upon your insatiable greed ."Diogenes of Sinope
Here I swear, and as I break my oath may Infinity Eternity blast me, here I swear that never will I forgive Christianity! It is the only point on which I allow myself to encourage revenge... Oh, how I wish I were the Antichrist, that it were mine to crush the Demon, to hurl him to his native Hell never to rise again I expect to gratify some of this insatiable feeling in Poetry.Percy Bysshe Shelley
Today the insatiable quest for profit promotes the new slavery. In bewildering ways, the new is more pernicious than the old, for the New American Slave is told he is free, and he clings to that myth as if his life depended upon it, a suspicion that cannot be totally ignored.gerry spence
I think that democratic communities have a natural taste for freedom: left to themselves, they will seek it, cherish it, and view any privation of it with regret. But for equality, their passion is ardent, insatiable, incessant, invincible: they call for equality in freedom; and if they cannot obtain that, they still call for equality in slavery.alexis de tocqueville
Art is born and takes hold wherever there is a timeless and insatiable longing for the spiritual , for the ideal : that longing which draws people to art. Modern art has taken the wrong turn in abandoning the search for the meaning of existence in order to affirm the value of the individual for his own sake.
Do you want to see a wolf with young (i.e. an insatiable plunderer)? Marry your daughter.
Of woman's unnatural, insatiable lust, what country, what village doth not complain?robert burton
Youths ’ insatiable curiosity is soon squelched and its breadth of view quickly forced into the furrow cut by the plow of convention .
He was seized and dragged off to King Philip, and being asked who he was, replied, "A spy upon your insatiable greed ."
His insatiable passion for singular odds and ends had a meaning in it; he was groping towards a scientific ordering of phenomena; but the twilight of his age was too confusing, and he could rarely distinguish between a fact and a fantasy.john aubrey
It was not curiosity that killed the goose who laid the golden egg, but an insatiable greed that devoured common sense.