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Tahereh Mafi
“I'm oxygen and he's dying to breathe.”
Tahereh Mafi, Shatter Me

Mahatma Gandhi
“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed.”
Mahatma Gandhi

Vladimir Nabokov
“I need you, the reader, to imagine us, for we don't really exist if you don't.”
Nabokov Vladimi, Lolita

Stephanie Laurens
“My heart only ever had one thought, one want. One need. Despite all, in spite of all...All my heart has ever wanted is you.”
Stephanie Laurens, The Edge of Desire

James Dashner
“i felt her absence. it was like waking up one day with no teeth in your mouth. you wouldn't need to run to the mirror to know they were gone”
James Dashner, The Scorch Trials

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
“But if you tame me, then we
shall need each other. To me, you will be unique in all the world. To you, I
shall be unique in all the world.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

Brandon Sanderson
“Somehow, we'll find it. The balance between whom we wish to be and whom we need to be. But for now, we simply have to be satisfied with who we are.”
Brandon Sanderson, The Hero of Ages

Marilynne Robinson
“To crave and to have are as like as a thing and its shadow. For when does a berry break upon the tongue as sweetly as when one longs to taste it, and when is the taste refracted into so many hues and savors of ripeness and earth, and when do our senses know any thing so utterly as when we lack it? And here again is a foreshadowing -- the world will be made whole. For to wish for a hand on one's hair is all but to feel it. So whatever we may lose, very craving gives it back to us again.”
Marilynne Robinson, Housekeeping

Jennifer L. Armentrout
“You need something," he said, and when I stared at him, he added, "Your face."
"My face?"
"It's in need of my kisses.”
Jennifer L. Armentrout, White Hot Kiss

Steve Maraboli
“In a strong relationship, you should love your companion more than you need them.”
Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

Sylvia Plath
“How we need that security. How we need another soul to cling to, another body to keep us warm. To rest and trust; to give your soul in confidence: I need this. I need someone to pour myself into.”
Sylvia Plath

Dark Jar Tin Zoo
“If you have the woman you love, what more do you need? Well, besides an alibi for the time of her husband’s murder.
”
Dark Jar Tin Zoo, Love Quotes for the Ages. Specifically Ages 19-91.

Mick Jagger
“You can't always get what you want, but if you try sometimes, you might find, you get what you need.”
Mick Jagger

Erich Fromm
“Infantile love follows the principle: "I love because I am loved."
Mature love follows the principle: "I am loved because I love."
Immature love says: "I love you because I need you."
Mature love says: "I need you because I love you.”
Erich Fromm, The Art of Loving

Carrie Jones
“You know, life fractures us all into little pieces. It harms us, but it's how we glue those fractures back together that make us stronger.”
Carrie Jones, Entice

Voltaire
“Our labour preserves us from three great evils -- weariness, vice, and want.”
Voltaire, Candide

Rainbow Rowell
“She wanted to lose herself in him. To tie his arms around her like a tourniquet.

If she showed him how much she needed him, he'd run away.”
Rainbow Rowell, Eleanor & Park

Carrie Jones
“It's hard to save the world when you can't save yourself”
Carrie Jones, Need

Victoria Aveyard
“The thing with heat is, no matter how cold you are, no matter how much you need warmth, it always, eventually, becomes too much.”
Victoria Aveyard, Glass Sword

Karl Lagerfeld
“We need houses as we need clothes, architecture stimulates fashion. It’s like hunger and thirst — you need them both.”
Karl Lagerfeld

Nancy Horan
“Don't you see what's happened? You wanted to be in love again. To feel that feeling where a man you hardly know gazes into your eyes and seems to be the only human being who ever understood the real you.”
Nancy Horan, Loving Frank

Petar Dunov
“What sort of love is permeated by jealousy? You are jealous because you are unaware that everything you need is inside you.”
Peter Deunov

Eric Hoffer
“Our frustration is greater when we have much and want more than when we have nothing and want some. We are less dissatisfied when we lack many things than when we seem to lack but one thing.”
Eric Hoffer

Mike  Norton
“The bittersweet about truth is that nothing could be more hurtful, yet nothing could be more helpful.”
Mike Norton, Just Another War Story

Aleksandr Voinov
“I need you.” He could not go any further down. Rock bottom. And at the very bottom was just this one thing. The core of it all. “Fucking... love you... too much.”
Aleksandr Voinov, Special Forces - Soldiers

Carrie Jones
“Dimples crinkle up the skin near his lips. I will not look at his lips. How can he never have used those? That’s a crime against humanity right there.”
Carrie Jones, Need

Margaret Atwood
“Can I be blamed for wanting a real body, to put my arms around? Without it I too am disembodied. I can listen to my own heartbeat against the bedsprings...but there’s something dead about it, something deserted.”
Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale

Carrie Jones
“We teleported," Issie finishes. "Like in Star Trek or Harry Potter, sort of. No! Like in Dr. Who in that episode with the Sontarans and the brilliant human boy, or really any Dr. Who ever if you think of the Tardis! Holy canola! That is just the coolest thing ever! Wowie, wow, wow!”
Carrie Jones, Endure

Suzanne Collins
“A need for revenge can burn long and hot. Especially if every glance in a mirror reinforces it.”
Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay

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