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Desire Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Desire.

Once you know yourself as a genuine seeker,
and when your own inner chamber is quite enlightened,
then comes the natural unfoldment of pure love and compassion
and a genuine desire to serve others.
- Rod Stryker

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Love is an irresistible desire
to be irresistibly desired.
- Robert Frost

Freedom from desire leads to inner peace.
- Lao-Tzu

I desire to love myself as I truly am -
and to live courageously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor
to be what you desire to appear.
- Socrates

In order to succeed, your desire for success should
be greater than your fear of failure.
- Bill Cosby

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.
- Robert Kiyosaki

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The starting point of all achievement is desire.
- Napoleon Hill

I hear many people talk about their longing for a balanced life.
What I think they are really expressing
is a desire for a life with less pressure.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Let today be a day to trust your own inner guidance,
a day to have faith that your steps are carrying you
in the direction you desire,
a day to keep your eyes on the heavens
and believe that your feet will carry you well.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You will become as small as your controlling desire;
as great as your dominant aspiration.
- James Allen

Mystery creates wonder, and wonder is the basis
of man's desire to understand.
- Neil Armstrong

Winners must have two things:
definite goals and a burning desire to achieve them.
- Anonymous

All your anxiety is because of your desire for harmony.
Seek disharmony, then you will gain peace.
- Rumi

It is my desire, in the office of a Christian minister,
to do nothing which I cannot do with my whole heart.
Having said this, I have said all.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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.
- Epictetus

Above all, do not lose your desire to walk.
Every day I walk myself into a state of well-being
and walk away from every illness.
I have walked myself into my best thoughts,
and I know of no thought so burdensome
that one cannot walk away from it.
- Soren Kierkegaard

You can have anything you want -
if you want it badly enough.
You can be anything you want to be,
do anything you set out to accomplish
if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
- Abraham Lincoln

Freedom is not procured by a full
enjoyment of what is desired,
but by controlling the desire.
- Epictetus

Always desire to learn something useful.
- Sophocles

Of all the gods only death does not desire gifts.
- Aeschylus

All teenagers have this desire to somehow run away.
- Joan Chen

War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain
advantage at the expense of his fellow man.
- Napoleon Hill

There is one thing even more vital to science than intelligent methods;
and that is,
the sincere desire to find out the truth,
whatever it may be.
- Charles Pierce

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

If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.
- Louis D. Brandeis

Art is the desire of a man to express himself,
to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.
- Amy Lowell

Love is simply the name for the desire and the pursuit of the whole.
- Aristophanes

Those who desire to rise as high as our human condition allows,
must renounce intellectual pride, the omnipotence of clear thinking,
belief in the absolute power of logic.
- Alexis Carrel

The will to win, the desire to succeed,
the urge to reach your full potential...
these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.
- Confucius

Ambition is the immoderate desire for power.
- Baruch Spinoza

It is a waste of money to help those who show no desire to help themselves.
- Taylor Caldwell

Most people think that anger is an instinctive response,
and that some people were just born with the temperament
to get angrier faster than others.
That statement is only half right.
Anger is an instinctive response.
We respond to an affront with anger essentially instantaneously -
much too quickly for conscious thought to be called upon.
But the instinct of the anger response
can be trained through conscious repetition,
visualization, and coaching.
Visualization is seeing the event
we desire to master in our mind's eye.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I can't stand a naked light bulb.
- the movie A Streetcar Named Desire

I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve
the world and a desire to enjoy the world.
This makes it hard to plan the day.
- E. B. White

My desire is to be a forgiving, non-judgmental person.
- Janine Turner

The scientist is motivated primarily by curiosity and a desire for truth.
- Irving Langmuir

Suddenly I've got an overwhelming desire to surround
myself with the aura of classical and Romantic art.
- Sylvester Stallone

But I must own that I also felt stirred by an unselfish
desire to voice all the joys and sorrows,
the hopes and ambitions, of the American Negro,
in classic musical form.
- James Weldon Johnson

Take from the philosopher the pleasure of being heard
and his desire for knowledge ceases.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

It is my desire to be a great writer.
I know that I still have a mountain to climb to achieve that.
- Guy Johnson

Consequently it will often happen there will be a desire of particular objects,
in cases where they cannot be obtained without manifest injury to others.
- Joseph Butler

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

We have now gone beyond 100 in number,
and the desire to join seems rather to increase,
though it was thought the foundations would retard it,
it seems quite otherwise.
- Catherine McAuley

For you see this scripture fulfilled this day and therefore
I desire you as you tender the Lord and the church
and commonwealth to consider and look what you do.
- Anne Hutchinson

Heterosexuality is dangerous.
It tempts you to aim at a perfect duality of desire.
- Marguerite Duras

A fine world in which man reproaches woman with fulfilling his heart's desire!
- Karl Kraus

The desire for liberty has also made itself felt as
struggle against domestic tyranny or arbitrary rule.
- Emily Greene Balch

Desire is the essence of a man.
- Baruch Spinoza

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

If one wants another only for some self-satisfaction,
usually in the form of sensual pleasure,
that wrong desire takes the form of lust rather than love.
- Mortimer Adler

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.
- Roger Waters

In an industrial society which confuses work and productivity,
the necessity of producing has always been an enemy of the desire to create.
- Raoul Vaneigem

Boredom: the desire for desires.
- Leo Tolstoy

If you desire to be good, begin by believing that you are wicked.
- Epictetus

And out of a desire essentially to imitate what I was reading,
I began to write, like a clever monkey.
- Russell Banks

You desire that which exceeds my humble powers,
but I trust in the compassion and mercy of the All-powerful God.
- Saint Stephen

The desire for self-expression afflicts people when
they feel there is something of themselves which is
not getting through to the outside world.
- Fay Weldon

A desire to be in charge of our own lives,
a need for control, is born in each of us.
It is essential to our mental health,
and our success, that we take control.
- Robert Foster Bennett

Forbid us something, and that thing we desire.
- Geoffrey Chaucer

Nothing retains less of desire in art,
in science, than this will to industry,
booty, possession.
- Andre Breton

Pet lovers know that animals sometimes understand us better than we do,
and the annals of human sin and desire provide plenty
of stories to drive the point home.
- Tony Snow

If you're bored with life - you don't get up every
morning with a burning desire to do things -
you don't have enough goals.
- Lou Holtz

Well, I think just a desire to come back and be a part of the game again.
- Mario Lemieux

This fear of death infused me with the desire to live,
and to live harder.
- Josh Lucas

A woman in love will do almost anything for a man,
except give up the desire to improve him.
- Nathaniel Branden

I like to have a thing suggested rather than told in full.
When every detail is given, the mind rests satisfied,
and the imagination loses the desire to use its own wings.
- Thomas Bailey Aldrich

It's not tyranny we desire; it's a just,
limited, federal government.
- Alexander Hamilton

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.
- Tanya Tucker

In every living thing there is the desire for love.
- David Herbert Lawrence

A man's desire for a son is usually nothing but the
wish to duplicate himself in order that such a remarkable
pattern may not be lost to the world.
- Helen Rowland


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