Appetite For Life Quotes by Ben Okri, Nigella Lawson, Susan Sontag, Lord Byron, Gloria Vanderbilt, Catherine Wilson and many others.
Literature doesn’t have a country. Shakespeare is an African writer. His Falstaff, for example, is very African in his appetite for life, his largeness of spirit. The characters of Turgenev are ghetto dwellers. Dickens characters are Nigerians.
I think maybe when you live with someone who is really very ill for a long time, it somehow gives you more of a greedy appetite for life and maybe, yes, you are less measured in your behaviour than you would otherwise be.
Chris Marker has a brilliant mind and heart and appetite for life, and it’s a privilege to travel with him to whatever he chooses to remember and to evoke. He is one of cinema’s all time greats – the most important reflective or non-narrative filmmaker after Dziga Vertov.
I only go out to get me a fresh appetite for being alone.
I do take very good care of myself, and I’m always in love. And by that I mean I have an appetite for life. I’m in love with beauty and things and people and love and being in love, and those things I think, on the inside, show on the outside.
We have to gamble, and sometimes lose as George Ainslie argues; this keeps the appetite for life sharp.
Better a dish of illusion and a hearty appetite for life than a feast of reality and indigestion therewith.
A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite.