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Desire Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Desire

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My desire is to let go of my ego and let in His direction.
~By Janine Turner ~


A refusal of praise is a desire to be praised twice.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way.
~By Robert Kiyosaki ~


Even those who write against fame wish for the fame of having written well, and those who read their works desire the fame of having read them.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


The desire to see Okinawa returned to Japan developed into a broad national consensus among our people.
~By Eisaku Sato ~


Yet it is in this loneliness that the deepest activities begin. It is here that you discover act without motion, labor that is profound repose, vision in obscurity, and, beyond all desire, a fulfillment whose limits extend to infinity.
~By Thomas Merton ~


My desire to curtail undue freedom of speech extends only to such public areas as restaurants, airports, streets, hotel lobbies, parks, and department stores. Verbal exchanges between consenting adults in private are as of little interest to me as they probably are to them.
~By Fran Lebowitz ~


The world does not look to us in the Arab world out of a healthy desire for knowledge.
~By Tahar Ben Jelloun ~


My intention to lecture is as vague as my intention is to go on the stage. I will never consider an offer to lecture, not because I despise the vocation, but because I have no desire to appear on the public rostrum.
~By Mary MacLane ~


Impatience translates itself into a desire to have something immediate done about it all, and, as is generally the case with impatience, resolves itself in the easiest way that lies ready to hand.
~By Edward Sapir ~


All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.
~By Aristotle ~


Every man makes a god of his own desire.
~By Virgil ~


A mutual and satisfied sexual act is of great benefit to the average woman, the magnetism of it is health giving. When it is not desired on the part of the woman and she gives no response, it should not take place.
~By Margaret Sanger ~


I think a lot of developments start with the desire of the developer to get what he really wants so that he can use it. It's not just the technical fascination or the business opportunity.
~By Ray Dolby ~


Things and actions are what they are, and the consequences of them will be what they will be: why then should we desire to be deceived?
~By Joseph Butler ~


In the first place, when there is a policy of intentional aggression, inspired by a desire to get possession of the territory or the trade of another country, right or wrong, a pretext is always sought.
~By Elihu Root ~


I want the municipality to be a helping hand to the man with a desire of sympathy, to help the fallen when it is not in their power to help themselves.
~By John Burns ~


Either you write songs or you don't. And if you do write songs like I do, I think there's a natural desire to want to make records.
~By Roger Waters ~


All, all is theft, all is unceasing and rigorous competition in nature; the desire to make off with the substance of others is the foremost - the most legitimate - passion nature has bred into us and, without doubt, the most agreeable one.
~By Marquis de Sade ~


I've been attracted to imagery and occasionally I've drawn from it, but I never thought I'd be painting these paintings. I didn't have any desire to. I didn't think there was any reason to.
~By William Wiley ~


Almost all crime is due to the repressed desire for aesthetic expression.
~By Evelyn Waugh ~


It has never demonstrated any desire to provide humane treatment to captured Americans. If anything, the murders of Nicholas Berg and Daniel Pearl declare al Qaeda's intentions to kill even innocent civilian prisoners.
~By John Yoo ~


Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
~By Victor Hugo ~


I still have the desire to do the job of acting. It's just a matter of whether I'll be allowed to do the job of acting that remains to be seen. There are only so many brick walls that I'm willing to beat my head on.
~By Gary Coleman ~


But only 'rich' people by definition have the 'extra' money to buy things and invest to create economic growth. Do we really want to tax that 'extra' money away - and give it to the government to spend? Does that make any economic sense outside of politics and our emotional desire to make everyone suffer equally through these tough times?
~By Terry Savage ~


If what the heart approves conforms to proper patterns, then even if one's desires are many, what harm would they be to good order?
~By Xun Zi ~


Tis this desire of bending all things to our own purposes which turns them into confusion and is the chief source of every error in our lives.
~By Sarah Fielding ~


You can mark in desire the rising of the tide, as the appetite more and more invades the personality, appealing, as it does, not merely to the sensory side of the self, but to its ideal components as well.
~By Samuel Alexander ~


I claim that rape exists any time sexual intercourse occurs when it has not been initiated by the woman, out of her own genuine affection and desire.
~By Robin Morgan ~


In my experience a painting is not made with colors and paint at all. I don't know what a painting is; who knows what sets off even the desire to paint?
~By Philip Guston ~


To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition, the end to which every enterprise and labor tends, and of which every desire prompts the prosecution.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


Means must be subsidiary to ends and to our desire for dignity and value.
~By Ludwig Mies van der Rohe ~


Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire.
~By Confucius ~


Politeness is a desire to be treated politely, and to be esteemed polite oneself.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


Success is very ephemeral. You depend entirely on the desire of others, which makes it difficult to relax.
~By Eva Green ~


Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
~By Napoleon Hill ~


One would have to have completely forgotten the history of science so as to not remember that the desire to know nature has had the most constant and the happiest influence on the development of mathematics.
~By Henri Poincare ~


When a man undertakes to create something, he establishes a new heaven, as it were, and from it the work that he desires to create flows into him... For such is the immensity of man that he is greater than heaven and earth.
~By Philipus Aureolus Paracelsus ~


He who reigns within himself and rules passions, desires, and fears is more than a king.
~By John Milton ~


The idea is that the state doesn't have rights to limit individuals' wants and passions. I disagree with that. I think we absolutely have rights because there are consequences to letting people live out whatever wants or passions they desire.
~By Rick Santorum ~


Usually its users discover sooner or later that their program does not deliver all the desired results, or worse, that the results requested were not the ones really needed.
~By Niklaus Wirth ~


As my career has progressed, I've had the pleasure of playing with the baddest jazz cats on the planet. But that doesn't change my desire to entertain folks. That's really who I am.
~By George Benson ~


Most people think that shadows follow, precede or surround beings or objects. The truth is that they also surround words, ideas, desires, deeds, impulses and memories.
~By Elie Wiesel ~


The passion of hatred is so long lived and so obstinate a malady that the surest sign of death in a sick person is their desire for reconciliation.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
~By Samuel Butler ~


Failure doesn't kill you... it increases your desire to make something happen.
~By Kevin Costner ~


Whatever it is your heart desires, please go for it, it's yours to have.
~By Gloria Estefan ~


I don't see myself necessarily having a burning desire to write a symphony.
~By Danny Elfman ~


When sages commend excess, Desire is sick.
~By Mason Cooley ~


When a person really desires something, all the universe conspires to help that person to realize his dream.
~By Paulo Coelho ~


If I desired to kill the senator why did I not do it? You all admit that I had him in my power.
~By Preston Brooks ~


No greater thing is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig, I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
~By Epictetus ~


I would rather be poor in a cottage full of books than a king without the desire to read.
~By Thomas B. Macaulay ~


I don't know what keeps me going. Sometimes I wonder... I think it's just pure perseverance and wanting to succeed and having that burning desire to always have success.
~By Tanya Tucker ~


Federer can be the best ever; he has the potential. The only question is whether he has the desire.
~By Richard Krajicek ~


Whatever my individual desires were to be free, I was not alone. There were many others who felt the same way.
~By Rosa Parks ~


Blessedness consists in the accomplishment of our desires, and in our having only regular desires.
~By Saint Aurelius Augustine ~


You might think that it would he the natural desire of every man to develop as an independent personality, but this does not seem to be true.
~By Herbert Read ~


I have known more men destroyed by the desire to have wife and child and to keep them in comfort than I have seen destroyed by drink and harlots.
~By William Butler Yeats ~


We have no desire to convince anyone that there is only one way by which faith can be acquired.
~By William Griffith Wilson ~


I will always desire to play with Bruce Springsteen. He's the most inspirational, most dedicated, most committed and most focused artist I've ever seen. I like to be around people like that.
~By Max Weinberg ~


As a result of that, America desires a moderate Islam; an Islam that America can control; an Islam that America can give direction to and give orders to its leaders.
~By Louis Farrakhan ~


I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and that's to get rid of all my other desires.
~By John Cleese ~


I do believe that reading can help you understand what you're writing and see what others are doing. But sometimes the desire for more information can act as an inhibitor.
~By Manuel Puig ~


Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
~By Democritus ~


Only as long as a company can produce a desired, worthwhile, and needed product or service, and can command the public, will it receive the public dollar and succeed.
~By Curtis Carlson ~


One that desires to excel should endeavor in those things that are in themselves most excellent.
~By Epictetus ~


The unworthy successor of Peter who desires to benefit from the immeasurable wealth of Christ feels the great need of your assistance, your prayers, your sacrifice, and he most humbly asks this of you.
~By Pope John Paul II ~


In moderating, not satisfying desires, lies peace.
~By Ben Hecht ~


Death is the mother of Beauty; hence from her, alone, shall come fulfillment to our dreams and our desires.
~By Wallace Stevens ~


My lord, I have some matter of law relating to the indictment, and I desire counsel to speak to it.
~By William Kidd ~


To attempt the destruction of our passions is the height of folly. What a noble aim is that of the zealot who tortures himself like a madman in order to desire nothing, love nothing, feel nothing, and who, if he succeeded, would end up a complete monster!
~By Denis Diderot ~


A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
~By Ayn Rand ~


We will continue to count on your unwavering support and commitment to working with leaders of our continent in bringing about the desired renaissance of Africa.
~By Thabo Mbeki ~


If poetry alters the way in which the reader views the world, then it has had its desired effect.
~By John Barton ~


You cannot escape the results of your thoughts. Whatever your present environment may be, you will fall, remain or rise with your thoughts, your vision, your ideal. You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration.
~By James Lane Allen ~


Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


I have long been convinced that my artistic ideal stands or falls with Germany. Only the Germany that we love and desire can help us achieve that ideal.
~By Richard Wagner ~


I had no desire to crash a man's world.
~By Ida Lupino ~


My most ardent desire is that my country will recapture its historic opportunity for a peaceful evolution and that Poland will prove to the world that even the most complex situations can be solved by a dialogue and not by force.
~By Lech Walesa ~


Money is not an aphrodisiac: the desire it may kindle in the female eye is more for the cash than the carrier.
~By Marya Mannes ~


When you relinquish the desire to control your future, you can have more happiness.
~By Nicole Kidman ~


Animation is the only thing I ever wanted to do in my whole life. I have no desire for live-action or anything else.
~By John Lasseter ~


A desire to resist oppression is implanted in the nature of man.
~By Tacitus ~


Every nation sincerely desires peace; and all nations pursue courses which if persisted in, must make peace impossible.
~By Norman Angell ~


Create a definite plan for carrying out your desire and begin at once, whether you ready or not, to put this plan into action.
~By Napoleon Hill ~


He hath desired to bring the souls of other men to heaven; let his soul be brought to heaven.
~By Christopher Love ~


The main stem was then in most cases twisted in a zigzag form, which process checked the flow of the sap, and at the same time encouraged the production of side branches at those parts of the stem where they were most desired.
~By Robert Fortune ~


The discipline of desire is the background of character.
~By John Locke ~


The beginning of a plot is the prompting of desire.
~By Christopher Lehmann-Haupt ~


Sometimes I'm uncomfortable with the level of fame I've got! It all depends on the day and what's going on. I don't desire any more fame. I don't need it.
~By Philip Seymour Hoffman ~


An exact poetic duplication of a man is for the poet a negation of the earth, an impossibility of being, even though his greatest desire is to speak to many men, to unite with them by means of harmonious verses about the truths of the mind or of things.
~By Salvatore Quasimodo ~


What does it take to be a champion? Desire, dedication, determination, concentration and the will to win.
~By Patty Berg ~


Modernity exists in the form of a desire to wipe out whatever came earlier, in the hope of reaching at least a point that could be called a true present, a point of origin that marks a new departure.
~By Paul de Man ~


I never desire to converse with a man who has written more than he has read.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


Success - keeping your mind awake and your desire asleep.
~By Walter Scott ~


They who overcome their desires once can overcome them always.
~By Pierre Corneille ~


There is no greater impediment to progress in the sciences than the desire to see it take place too quickly.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


It's always been a desire of mine to work with my parents.
~By Laura Dern ~


The intensity of your desire governs the power with which the force is directed.
~By John McDonald ~

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