Quotation Explorer - 'Desire'

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
The desire to write grows with writing. - Desiderius Erasmus
My desire is to embrace, to explore, to dance, to hug, to inspire, to know, to learn, to love, to read, to search, to seek, to share, to write……! - Lailah Gifty Akita
Go for the desire you dare to dream. - Debasish Mridha
It would seem that something which means poverty, disorder, and violence every single day should be avoided entirely, but the desire to beget children is a natural urge. - Phyllis Diller
Envy is the consuming desire to have everybody else as unsuccessful as you are.
We don’t ask any people to throw away any good they have got; we only ask them to come and get more. What if all the world should embrace this Gospel? They would then see eye to eye, and the blessings of God would be poured out upon the people, which is the desire of my whole soul. - Joseph Smith Jr.
Goodness is funny because it draws you to it while curiously possessing you with the untrammelled desire to turn it into something bad. - Sophie Villalobos
The problem for us is not are our desires satisfied or not. The problem is how do we know what we desire. - Slavoj Žižek
Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart. Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love. - Jalaluddin Rumi
The universe is infinite, so there is room for everyone, for every belief, for every custom, and for every desire. You are in competition with no one but yourself. - Stephen Richards
In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure. - Bill Cosby
Philosophy is really nostalgia, the desire to be at home. - Novalis
Fashion is the science of appearances, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be. - Michel de Montaigne
It is foolish to wish for beauty. Sensible people never either desire it for themselves or care about it in others. If the mind be but well cultivated, and the heart well disposed, no one ever cares for the exterior. - Anne Bronte
If movements were a spark every dancer would desire to light up in flames. - Shah Asad Rizvi
Every act of goodness it's born from our desire to be happy. - Udai Yadla
I believe that God has planted in every human heart the desire to live in freedom. And even when that desire is crushed by tyranny for decades, it will rise again. - George W. Bush
No evil dooms us hopelessly, except the evil we love, and desire to continue in and make no effort to escape from. - George Eliot
True patriotism sometimes requires of men to act exactly contrary, at one period, to that which it does at another, and the motive which impels themthe desire to do rightis precisely the same. - Robert E. Lee
His work has been his necessity and his desire. - Wendell Berry
Compassion is born from the imagination. To have the desire to be compassionate, you have to imagine a world that’s better than the one you live in. - Ryan Henry Ward Artist
When desire, having rejected reason and overpowered judgment which leads to right, is set in the direction of the pleasure which beauty can inspire . . . - Socrates
Man is indeed the Absolute Supreme Soul (Parmatma); it is possible for infinite divinity to arise within. The moment he has a desire, he becomes a human! Otherwise, he can acquire whatever he wants, but he is unable to do so because of impediments (antray). - Dada Bhagwan
Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity. - Coco Chanel
Dream as you desire. Prepare to live as you dream. - Debasish Mridha
We are built to desire free will and to choose our own destiny. It's not about being right or wrong; it's about the celebration of life, your free will. The human spirit must constantly be fed. It is what makes us survive. - DeiAmor Verus
We're going to right the world and live. I mean live our lives the way lives were meant to be lived. With the throat and wrists. With rage and desire, and joy and grief, and love till it hurts, maybe. But goddamn, girl. Live. - Sandra Cisneros
Remember that whatsoever you desire, God is the most dependable provider. - Gugu Mona
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in. - Leonardo da Vinci
Procrastination and excuses are sour spices that spoil the sweet taste of an effective work. They must hence, not be prompted under desire, partly because they are strictly time-stripping and also because they have no known essence. - Israelmore Ayivor
There is only as much space, only as much time, Only as much desire, only as many words, Only as many pages, only as much ink To accept all of us at light-speed Hurrying into the Promised Land Of oblivion that is waiting for us sooner or later. - Dejan Stojanovic
It was love. It was lust. It was just between us. The passion, the desire, the fire. The way we held on in so little time and his eyes when he saw me for the first time. - Dominic Riccitello
Peace is not a goal to achieve; peace is the way we desire to live. - Debasish Mridha
I miss your silent stature, your avoided days of disaster, your present state of distress.I’m cinnamon, cloves and fire, you are the rested cedarwood of desire. - Coco J. Ginger
Is the goal I’ve set been determined by a desire to avoid the goal I should have set? - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Love is an irresistable desire to be irresistably desired. - Robert Frost
Human desire is the criterion of all truth and all good. Truth does not lie beyond humanity, but is one of the products of the human mind and feeling. There is really nothing to fear. The motive of fear in religion is base... - D.H. Lawrence
As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron. - H.L. Mencken
Fate lies in our hands, its just that we need to be brave enough to read it & desire enough to change it - Anamika Mishra
Success is more than a desire; it's a behavior. Act accordingly. - Steve Maraboli
Stranger, if you passing meet me and desire to speak to me, why should you not speak to me? And why should I not speak to you? - Walt Whitman
What makes the engine go? Desire, desire, desire. - Stanley Kunitz
You are moving on the chariot of your desire whatever you are thinking is always right. - Santosh Kalwar
Your desire is your prayer. Picture the fulfillment of your desire now and feel its reality and you will experience the joy of the answered.Dr. - Joseph Murphy
You're my story,you're my poetry,you're my floweryou're my deep driving desire. - Debasish Mridha
Death drives desire. - Rosemary A. Johns
If we feel inwardly strong, we will have no need or desire to speak ill of others. - Sri Chinmoy
You get in life that which is your deep driving desire. - Debasish Mridha
I cannot calculate nor attempt to manage sacrifice, for to do so is to attempt to sacrifice comfortably. And it is in the attempt to sacrifice comfortably that I begin to realize that the desire for comfort is in reality the demand that I put myself first, and there is nothing of sacrifice in that. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Freedom looks beautiful and inspiring to those who desire & seek it; but Freedom looks like rebellion to those who have become complacent in hiding. - Sanjo Jendayi
Dreams can become a reality when we possess a vision that is characterized by the willingness to work hard, a desire for excellence and a belief in our right and our responsibility to be equal members of society.
The habit of giving only enhances the desire to give. - Walt Whitman
Tomorrow is not a day. It's an attitude. It's a symbol of the human spirit's desire to keep getting better. It's that curious mind that asks 'what's next'?Tomorrow is not ushered in by the cock's crow. Tomorrow dawns when today is better than yesterday...when we create something new. - Sola Kosoko
Madame Gherardi maintained that love, like most other blessings of civilisation, was a chimaera which we desire the more, the further removed we are from Nature. - W.G. Sebald
Boredom: the desire for desires. - Leo Tolstoy
The best thing you can give a person is the courage and the desire to go beyond his culture, that little limited world of his! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I’ve always been a sort of self-imposed outsider, not a geeky outsider or a snobby outsider but, I just have a natural desire to live on the fringe. I’m not like a weirdo with a trench-coat but I just prefer to be alone or minimally surrounded by people. - Sara Quin
All joy... emphasizes our pilgrim status; always reminds, beckons, awakens desire. Our best havings are wantings. - C.S. Lewis
So, after three days of incessant brandy-drinking, he had burned out the youth from his blood, he had achieved this kindled state of oneness with all the world, which is the end of youth's most passionate desire. - D.H. Lawrence
Fill yourself with love and happiness, but never give up the desire to love more. - Debasish Mridha
The continuation of man’s life is more attributable to his fear of death than it is to his desire to live. As a matter of fact, in countless cases, it is attributable to only the former. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Only the search for truth is valid, the desire for wisdom the motive. The method is assimilation, not study. - Idries Shah
Information overload is a symptom of our desire to not focus on what's important. It is a choice. - Brian Solis
All women desire one simple quality in their partner, which is understanding. - Abhijit Naskar
The really unforgivable acts are committed by calm men in beautiful green silk rooms, who deal death wholesale, by the shipload, without lust, or anger, or desire, or any redeeming emotion to excuse them but cold fear of some pretended future. - lois bujord
You will lose not because of your abilities but because of your lack of desire to participate. - Debasish Mridha
Desire lies dormant in our hearts; slowly it keeps getting stronger and ignites the will to succeed. - Balroop Singh
You don't need fancy highbrow traditions or money to really learn. You just need people with the desire to better themselves. - Adam Cooper and Bill Collage
Come on get higher, Loosen my lips ...Faith and desire and the swing of your hipsJust pull me down hard, and drown me in love .. - Matt Nathanson
The moment you realize that no matter how far away in the sea you look for the love you desire, it is impossible for you to reach it without exploring the deepness within, then you will either walk on the surface or sink deeply. The light will guide you nevertheless. - Virgil Kalyana Mittata Iordache
The human spirit holds remarkable strength, in times of adversity and pain, some stand taller after they've fallen proving that you can't measure a want, a desire or a dream on the logic of physical reality. - Nikki Rowe
Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
People think needing a man is weak. I believe what is truly weak is not ALLOWING ourselves to surrender to our deepest desire to have a protective, strong, caring, masculine man in our life. - Renee Wade
The desire for an increase of wealth can be satisfied through exchange, which is the only method possible in a capitalist economy, or by violence and petition as in a militarist society, where the strong acquire by force, the weak by petitioning. - Ludwig von Mises
Feminism is dead in the world. It comes from another time. I'm a feminist. I want to fight, but I don't see many people with this desire to fight for something. Women don't help each other, especially in fashion. - Donatella Versace
Reckless behavior, particularly in young boys, may be the uncontrolled expression of a legitimate, even Godly, desire to strive after great and noble deeds. And when the desire for adventure follows a God-honoring course, exciting things can happen. - Hal and Melanie Young
Happiness will bloom With fragrance and beautyIf you plant the seeds of loveWith a deep driving desire in the garden of hopeAnd nurture with tenderness,Compassion, and care;If you are always eager to share. - Debasish Mridha
Where such men love they have no desire and where they desire they cannot love - Sigmund Freud
The desire to learn is valuable, but the desire for an education is priceless. - Debasish Mridha
My heart does not desire what my eyes does not admire. - Habeeb Akande
Every form of happiness if one, every desire is driven by the same motor--by our love for a single value, for the highest potentiality of our own existence--and every achievement is an expression of it. - Ayn Rand
Can one desire too much of a good thing? - William Shakespeare
Even when repressed, inequality grows; only the man who is below the average in economic ability desires equality; those who are conscious of superior ability desire freedom, and in the end superior ability has its way. - Will Durant
We are ruled by desire of having ultimate power. - litymunshi
Capitalists desire purchasing power. Socialists lust for the power to plan society. Which is worse? - A.E. Samaan
I desperate desire to read the Holy Scriptures is spirituality of the soul. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Hope strengthens desire and love strengthens confidence. - Debasish Mridha
We always desire peace yet we prepare to go to war. - Debasish Mridha
Hope for joy, desire beauty.Love much, live for eternity. - Debasish Mridha
An empowered organization is one in which individuals have the knowledge, skill, desire, and opportunity to personally succeed in a way that leads to collective organizational success. - Stephen Covey
He who does not desire power is fit to hold it. - Plato
Hereafter, in a better world than this, I shall desire more love and knowledge of you. - William Shakespeare
Though the immediate impression of rebellion may obscure the fact, the task of authentic literature is nevertheless only conceivable in terms of a desire for fundamental communication with the reader. - Georges Bataille
For the first time, I understand that, as much as one might desire change, one has to be willing to take a risk, to free-fall, to fail, and that you've got to let go of the past. - A.M. Homes
I have no desire to fight with anyone, anyway. I have a desire to forgive everyone, every way. - Debasish Mridha
You fulfill your hearts universal desire for love not by accumulating, but by giving. - Debasish Mridha
Burn your fear of failure with the fire of desire so that you may open the door of success. - Debasish Mridha
Your mind is the most fertile and largest land in the universe. You can grow anything you desire. - Debasish Mridha
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong. - Democritus
Capture my heart and my mind. Become my ultimate challenge, greatest vexation, strongest desire, and most precious blessing. - Imania Margria
A desire presupposes the possibility of action to achieve it; action presupposes a goal that is worth achieving. - Ayn Rand
What the mind can conceive and believe, and the heart desire, you can achieve. - Norman Vincent Peale
If no signal ever awakens any smoldering desire or seething passion in the wasteland of our mental universe, only a third eye may throw inspiriting light on the path to good vibrations. (A thousand times) - Erik Pevernagie
If we all desire love and acceptance, shouldn't we love and accept all others? - Rob Liano
Each of us have been born with the potential for greatness. We are equals. That doesn't mean we are born into equal circumstances, or have equal skills. What we do have in common, though, is the ability to apply ourselves to achieving that which we desire. - Justin Young
Desire to impact lives! Change destinies and make dreams come true. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
The outcome should not drive the action. Your desire to achieve the outcome should. The outcome depends on many variables, most of which are not in your control. Do what you need to do because you want to do it, not because of whether or not the outcome will be achieved. - Murad S. Shah
...gracious your form and your eyes as honey : desire is poured upon your lovely face Aphrodite has honored you exceedingly... - Sappho
The United States can't be so fixed on our desire to preserve the rights of ordinary Americans... - Bill Clinton
The thing that I'm always left with is this overwhelming desire for people to be rooted and the only way that they feel rooted is through another person. - John Allen
The desire to engineer humanity is a sign of a mind warped by megalomania and lust for power. - A.E. Samaan
The forces of desire that sway man's mind are the forces that will eventually destroy him, while a singular love that roots his heart makes him invincible - Prabhukrishna M
You may kill a fire. And everything you know falls to dust and ash. Yet the remarkable treasure in this seemingly hopeless pile, is hidden deep within. The burning embers incarnate the perpetual desire to go from spark to flame. - Akilnathan Logeswaran
Nothing can stop you from achieving your goals if you have a deep driving persistent desire. - Debasish Mridha
Plant the seed of desire in the field of imagination to grow the harvest of invention. - Debasish Mridha
Desire was just the dumbest thing. You wanted what you wanted until it was yours. Then you didn’t want it anymore. You took what you had for granted until it was no longer yours. This, it seemed to her, was one of the crueller paradoxes of human nature. - Ann Brashares
..it has always been so much my desire to paint for those who don’t know the artistic side of a painting. - Vincent Van Gogh
Embracing our brokenness creates a need and a desire for mercy and perhaps a corresponding need to show mercy. - Bryan Stevenson
False love, desire, and beauty frail, adieu! Dead is the root whence all these fancies grew. - Walter Raleigh
If you love people, you have no desire to judge them. - Steve Goodier
You can be all that you wish and desire to be.Take the challenge and pursue your most cherished dreams. - Lailah Gifty Akita
We are told that talent creates its own opportunities. But it sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities but its own talents. - Eric Hoffer
To Tengo, sexual desire was fundamentally an extension of a means of communication. And so, to look for sexual desire in a place where there was no possibility of communication seemed inappropriate to him. - Haruki Murakami
Personal Responsibility is the individual desire to be in charge or in control of an action or situation. - Sunday Adelaja
Anything which is physically possible can be made financially possible, if the people of a state desire it. - Robert A. Heinlein
No one ever said that making love had to be a gently-flowing river which slowly became a flood. Sometimes the raging torrent came first. As it did now, as tempers drove it and the desire to fight each other became as compelling as the desire to drown in each other‘s surging swell. - Michelle Reid
In this world, whenever there is light, there are also shadows. As long as the concept of winners exist, there must also be losers. The selfish desire of wanting to maintain peace causes wars and hatred is born to protect love. - Masashi Kishimoto
If you do whatever it takes to accomplish your goals to live the life you desire, It will be worth it. I promise! But if you find some excuse to justify quitting your journey, you will regret it. This is also a promise!" -gbb - Glenn Brandon Burke
Those who cannot tell what they desire or expect, still sigh and struggle with indefinite thoughts and vast wishes. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our peace comes from remembering our wholeness and that the end of desire is the beginning of a life filled with Light. - Danielle Boonstra
A true leader invokes the desire to follow in those being led. - Reverend Joaquin R. Larriba
Desires to which we cling closely can easily prevent us from being what we ought to be and can be; and on the other hand, desires repeatedly mastered for the sake of present duty make us richer.Lack of desire is poverty. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
I spend as much time as I can sketching from nature, Dartmoor contains such a rich variety of landscape, as many boulders, foaming rivers and twisted trees as my heart could ever desire. . . . When I look into a river, I feel I could spend a whole lifetime just painting that river. - Alan Lee
God’s desire is to reveal Himself to everyone, yet He will manifest Himself only to those who love Him. - Sunday Adelaja
I desire the world - therefore I have it. - Jay Woodman
Suppose your whole world seems to rock on its foundations. Hold on steadily, let it rock, and when the rocking is over, the picture will have reassembled itself into something much nearer to your heart's desire - Emmet Fox
What was he? A mere human, stuck between the rungs of blended adolescence and nascent adulthood. What power did he command over the mysterious forces of love? Which sword could shatter the impenetrable armour of desire? - Faraaz Kazi
If we discover a desire within us that nothing in this world can satisfy, also we should begin to wonder if perhaps we were created for another world. - C. S. Lewis
Dont desire that destinyAt where you cant see anything. - chikun trust
Increase is a natural desire - Sunday Adelaja
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We desire to keep the dying and the newly dead close before our eyes so as to give them full need of pity. Our Lord was brought down to be pitied, on the Cross He was too far away. - Barry Unsworth
Those trying moments teach us to desire greatness in ourselves and wider humanity. - Gloria D. Gonsalves
You can always get exactly what you desire. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I think of inspiration as desire infused with spirit and topped with an almost reckless optimism. - Fred White
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income. - Samuel Butler
Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire. - Jean de La Fontaine
The consequences of seeking popularity is not only the chronic feeling of lonliness, but a desire to hide your face from the eyes of the universe. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Write about the desire you dare to dream. - Debasish Mridha
Listen to your own intuit. Have stronger wisdom to judge your own belief and things that you desire to do NOT what others want you to do. - Ashish Patel
[Snobbishness] is the desire for what divides men and the inability to value what unites them. - Joseph Epstein
Our care of the child should be governed, not by the desire to make him learn things, but by the endeavor always to keep burning within him that light which is called intelligence. - Maria Montessori
The key to good listening isn't technique, it's desire. Until we truly want to understand the other person, we'll never listen well. - Steve Goodier
The excessive desire of pleasing goes along almost always with the apprehension of not being liked.
I’m a blank canvas that I can paint however I desire. For the first time ever, I get to be the character in my own fantasy land. - E.K. Blair
The reason sex is fun is not to cater to the desire for individual human pleasure, but because hunanity would have ceased to exist a long time ago if it were drudgery. - Joe Beaton
The only thing you can't trade for your heart's desire is your heart. - Lois McMaster Bujold
Nothing makes a person desire improvement like failure - Christopher Stocking
Experience, as a desire for experience, does not come off. We must not study ourselves while having an experience. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Out of ten people that desire a girl, five people are actually willing to do something to win her heart and from this five, one already has the girl while the other has to fight to win her heart. - Winston Samuels
Let your faith in the Universe deepen, purify and strengthen most on your troublesome, dark days. If you close your eyes in prayer, surrendering every problem and desire, you will find a way out without fail. - Pooja Ruprell
Artists are people driven by the tension between the desire to communicate and the desire to hide. - D.W. Winnicott
It is so common amongst the common people of an ordinary mind to find own selfish desire as dream and such person often mistakes crowd around oneself as own friend. - Anuj Somany
Freedom, then, lies only in our innate human capacity to choose between different sorts of bondage, bondage to desire or self esteem, or bondage to the light that lightens all our lives. - Sri Madhava
People unfit for freedom - who cannot do much with it - are hungry for power. The desire for freedom is an attribute of a "have" type of self. It says: leave me alone and I shall grow, learn, and realize my capacities. The desire for power is basically an attribute of a "have not" type of self. - Eric Hoffer
The pursuit of knowledge for its own sake, an almost fanatical love of justice, and the desire for personal independence - these are the features of Jewish tradition that make me thank my stars that I belong to it. - Albert Einstein
The dead don't desire revenge, but the happiness of the livng. To dirty your small hands would bring joy to no one.-Kenshin to Eiji - Nobuhiro Watsuki
My breath caught fire and my heart leapt infinite beats within his proximity."Wreck me, tame me. The way you want it." I whispered my plea.His foggy grey eyes glinted with desire and lust. "I will". The two words were my end as well as the beginning of something new and insurmountable between us. - niki_g
The desire to be a politician should bar you for life from ever becoming one."Don't vote. It just encourages them.... - Billy Connolly
And somewhere amidst the storm raging inside, between the twilight of lust and desire, entwined within the whirlwind of swirling emotions, it happened. In one lightning strike, the illusion crumbled. For I realised the naked truth... - Virginia Alison
Increase must become your natural desire - Sunday Adelaja
A culture that does not teach prayer soon runs mad with desire. - Laurence Freeman
Passion gives you what you want, lust gives you what you desire, but only love gives you what you need. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Everything that you wish to know, or desire for life, exists in you. All you have to do is take your attention inward and begin your search within. - Roshan Sharma
The smile of lovers is gondola of their desire. (Des amoureux le sourire - Est gondole de leur désir.) - Charles de Leusse
war grows out of desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow man. - Napoleon Hill
At the end of the day I went to this place where your memories left footsteps on my skin and the breath of your touch stained my desire. Yea, it was one of those nights where I needed you the most. - Robert M. Drake
Desire to give and not always receive. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
We ardently desire to take down our masks and say to the world, This is who I am…and I am okay. This is simple…not easy. - David W. Earle
A fearless heart is free of desire, a kind heart finds paradise everywhere. - Alan Yuen
Sexual thrills are not all physical, and although Parlabane was an unlikely seducer, even on the intellectual plane, it was clear that his desire was, by this prolonged tickling, to bring me to an orgasm of the mind. - Robertson Davies
If thou desire the love of God and man, be humble, for the proud heart, as it loves none but itself, is beloved of none but itself. Humility enforces where neither virtue, nor strength, nor reason can prevail. - Francis Quarles
The desire to belong is in every mind.The desire to get lost in love is in every heart. - Debasish Mridha
Our dreams wrapped in desire let us fly high enough to get the reward. - Kishore Bansal
God wants you to face the reasons why you separate yourself from Him. He will show you what you fear, what you need, and what you desire. He will inventory your beliefs and values, and help you line them up with His truth. - Michael Barbarulo
Desire is the straw that stirs the drink. - Ronald Rolheiser
Happiness lies with us only. Desire for experiencing interactive pleasure is because of the association with the ignorance (of the Self). The one who does not have such association, he will ‘realize’ true happiness. - Dada Bhagwan
If the desire to write is not accompanied by actual writing, then the desire must be not to write. - Hugh Prather
Desire is the seed of potential. - Alaina Odessa
We attacked a foreign people and treated them like rebels. As you know, it's all right to treat barbarians barbarically. It's the desire to be barbaric that makes governments call their enemies barbarians. - Bertolt Brecht
For whereas the mind works in possibilities, the intuitions work in actualities, and what you intuitively desire, that is possible to you. Whereas what you mentally or "consciously" desire is nine times out of ten impossible; hitch your wagon to star, or you will just stay where you are. - D. H. Lawrence
The more wild and incredible your desire, the more willing and prompt God is in fulfilling it, if you will have it so. - Coventry Patmore
Desire is the key to your achievement and to your destiny. - Euginia Herlihy
Anyone can become a MONEY MAGNET if they have the right tools, understanding, a burning desire and legitimate reasons to become one. - CK Arora
Kiss me. My lips are on fire.You, my friend, are the object of mysecret desire. - Lisa Canfield
The reason sex is fun is not to cater to the desire for individual human pleasure, but because humanity would have ceased to exist a long time ago if it were drudgery. - Joe Beaton
The emotion you feel is always about the vibrational variance between where you want to be and where you are. If you're out of balance, there are only two ways to bring yourself into alignment: Either raise your expectation to match your desire -or lower your desire to match your expectation. - Abraham Hicks
Fashion is the science of appearance, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be. - Henry Fielding
There are two tragedies in life. One is not to get your heart's desire. The other is to get it. - George Bernard Shaw
It is an illuminating sign of beauty's generation by desire, that when the object of desire is securely won, the sense of its beauty languishes; few men are philosopher enough to desire what they have, and fewer still can find beauty in what no longer stirs desire. - Will Durant
There is a very dangerous myth that #Hitler was solely fueled by racism. His desire to engineer society was pervasive. Racism alone cannot explain what happened in The Holocaust without also addressing Hitler's statist policies. - A.E. Samaan
If the world were merely seductive, that would be easy. If it were merely challenging, that would be no problem. But 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
Her half-closed eyes were moist and tremulous and languid with desire. I began to drink love from them with thirsty kisses; which revived her spirits a litle. - Apuleius
One essential to success is that your desire be an all-obsessing one, your thoughts and aims be co-ordinated, and your energy be concentrated and applied without letup. - Claude M. Bristol
Do not be desirous of having things done quickly. Do not look at small advantages. Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly. Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished. - Confucius
A desire to become a more loving, better, and beautiful person is the key to all enduring success. - Debasish Mridha
In men of the highest character and noblest genius there is to be found an insatiable desire for honour, command, power, and glory. - Cicero
You are safe with me.""I am not at all safe, with you. But I have no desire to be elsewhere. - A.S. Byatt
A strange girl, all phosphorous and cantharides, burning with every desire! And burning with every vice! - Jean Lorrain
If one should desire to know whether a kingdom is well governed, if its morals are good or bad, the quality of its music will furnish the answer. - Confucius
If you always attach positive emotions to the things you want, and never attach negative emotions to the things you don't, then that which you desire most will invariably come your way. - Matt D. Miller
Where there is even the subtlest desire, the ‘Eternal Thing’ cannot be attained. - Dada Bhagwan
Your chances of success are directly proportional to the degree of pleasure you desire from what you do. If you are in a job you hate, face the fact squarely and get out.
At it's highest level, the purpose of teaching is not to teach—it is to inspire the desire for learning. Once a student's mind is set on fire, it will find a way to provide its own fuel. - Sydney J. Harris
When we neglect our Bible study we often feel guilty. When you skip a meal do you feel guilty? No, you feel hungry. The Bible is food for our soul. When we fail to read it we should not feel guilty, we should feel hungry. Guilt is fueled by obligation hunger is fueled by desire. - Tyler Edwards
Your desire for increase is a sign that we are alive - Sunday Adelaja
That single thought is enough. The impulse increases to a wish, the wish to a desire, the desire to an uncontrollable longing, and the longing (to the deep regret and mortification of the speaker, and in defiance of all consequences,) is indulged. - Edgar Allan Poe
All that I desire in life are three...A wilderness: A beach on the sun-drenched sea,A puff of opium,And thee. - Roman Payne
The task for parents and teachers is not to teach, it is how to inspire the people of youth to find their desire to learn. - Hasse Jerner
The moment you say , , or , the skies will open for you and the non- physical energies begin instantly to orchestrate the manifestation of your desire. - Esther Hicks
I tried to curl around him, holding him with my arching body. His mouth was slow and searching, the kisses hard at first, then loosening as if unraveling from their own heat. The pleasure thickened, hard flushes rising through me, bringing the desire to full-slip ripeness. - Lisa Kleypas
Prayer bends the omnipotence of heaven to your desire. Prayer moves the hand that moves the world. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Rich people don't elicit much sympathy.It is not about how to save, invest, spend, hide and give away money, but unmasking the true nature of money, how it works.Be the one to create the system that supports the kind of society we desire for ourselves and the future generation. - Prince Akwarandu
...Love Christ and put nothing before His Love. He is joy, He is life, He is light. Christ is Everything. He is the ultimate desire, He is everything. Everything beautiful is in Christ. - Elder Porphyrios
Our desire to say more grows bigger and what to say about it, except that saying is not always about saying, growing is not always about growing. - Dejan Stojanovic
Dream the life you desire. Then live it with passion and love. - Debasish Mridha
Three things are necessary for the salvation of man: to know what he ought to believe; to know what he ought to desire; and to know what he ought to do. - Saint Thomas Aquinas
While a man desires a woman,His mind is boundAs closely as a calf to its mother.As you would pluck an autumn lily,Pluck the arrow of desire. - Dhammapada
For the only slavery is desire, and he who learns to let go, to climb the wind-swept hills of self-becoming, naked of all possessions and desire, will drink the mountain air of freedom, and find the peace that lies not in the satisfaction but in the controlling of desire. - Christmas Humphreys
It's not cruelty, maybe, but a desire to understand that motivates them. - Veronica Roth
There is no Christianity unless first there is repentance. And it is not just, Well, I am guilty. It is not just a conviction. It is a conviction plus a desire to turn away from those things. - Brian Richardson
Only when we can accept God as he is can we give up the desire for spiritual experiences that we can feel. - Thomas Keating
What is allowed us is disagreeable, what is denied us causes us intense desire. - Ovid
There is nothing capricious in nature and the implanting of a desire indicates that its gratification is in the constitution of the creature that feel it. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Desire makes everything blossom; possession makes everything wither and fade. - Marcel Proust
His eyes narrowed to slits.Power passed over her, intensifying her desire for him. She moaned and rotated her hips against him. What will you do with me now? - Lia Davis
We are responsible for our own relationships, their successes, their failures, the good times, the bad times. Take responsibility for creating the relationships that you desire. - Sam Owen
Desire should be allowed to roam freely. The range is endless . - Sameh Elsayed
Human nature is universally imbued with a desire for liberty, and a hatred for servitude. - Julius Ceasar
Everybody is born with a little bit of writer in them. We all come with the desire to work hard to see our creations come to life on the page. But it is those who choose to do something about this passion that has been ignited inside of them that are true writers. - Brian A. McBride
Often the best way to overcome desire is to satisfy it. - W. Somerset Maugham
Education is teaching our children to desire the right things. - Plato
To live in the shadow of another person...to desire to be adored as that person is....is the weakest ambition of all. Find yourself. Be loved as yourself. - Faye Hall
Shutting out all external objects, fixing the vision between the eyebrows, making even the inward and outward breaths, the sage who has controlled the senses, mind and understanding, who is intent upon liberation, who has cast away desire, fear and anger, he is ever freed. - The Bhagavad Gita
What we insistently desire, over time, is what we become. - Neal A. Maxwell
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire. - Aristotle
But every spiteful word she ever wrote him was effortless love clenched in her fists. Her heart screaming for stability in this fiery game of desire. - Coco J. Ginger
Anyone that does not wish or desire to stretch himself will get nowhere in this life. That is just the way life is. - Sunday Adelaja
I won't lie—I don't care.And you should quit trying to deceive yourself because I can tell by the way you show no desire to do anything but complain about the issue that you don't honestly care either. - Richelle E. Goodrich
I've never understood the desire for books with matched bindings. You don't go through life looking for sets of matched people, and books are just as individual. - Susan Lendroth
The characteristic common to God and man is apparently that: the desire and the ability to make things. - Dorothy Sayers
And you finally get there, you reach a point where you refuse to feel anymore pain and the desire to chase happiness out weighs any choice that gives you reason to question where you're headed. - Nikki Rowe
Sexual desire is only the frustrated desire to eat human flesh. - Christopher Frayling
The wise man will love; all others will desire. - Afranius
Desire, even in its wildest tantrums, can neither persuade me it is love nor stop me from wishing it were. - W. H. Auden
The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise. - Marcus Claudius Tacitus
Unjustified ambition kills value,Kills someone else's desire to fly, Cuts their wings, sucks their air.If there is nothing else, it eats its own life. - Dejan Stojanovic
In this world there is no bigger constructive & destructive power than desire .Everything you can change & can give up a new direction to your life.It depends on you in which direction you go. - Saurabh Deoli
We are like sculptors, constantly carving out of others the image we long for, need, love or desire, often against reality, against their benefit, and always, in the end, a disappointment, because it does not fit them. - Anaïs Nin
when you look up to the stars and there's that little shred of hope, that little ounce of desire, that your special someone is looking up the same time you are. - haylie baker
I truly understood the meaning of hope. It is something much bigger than anything physical we may desire. It’s about raising our eyes from a point on the horizon to the heavens and into eternity. And it’s about relying on God’s grace to do it, no matter what the cost. - Laura Sobiech
There were two choices in life. Survive or succumb. And most people weren’t even conscious of the path they chose. Because they chose for all the wrong reasons. Love, principles, dreams, desire. The world hadn’t changed. It had always been survival of the fittest. - Claire Merle
The intelligent desire self-control; children want candy. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Your desire is not up to your decision, your decision is not up to your determination, your determination is not up to your destiny. - oladosu feyikogbon
I spin worlds where we could be together. I dream you. For me, imagination and desire are very close. - Jeanette Winterson
I am a strong believer of faith-filled affirmations. Continue to say what you desire to see until it visualizes in your dreams. - Kathy McClary
Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired. - Robert Frost
Sometimes the best way to find what you really desire in life is to stop looking for it. - T.R. Wallace
Three things to give up to be happier: 1. Never complain, condemn, or criticize. 2. Give up anger, fear, and resentment. 3. Give up the desire to impress and control others. - Debasish Mridha
Anything I can do, you can do better. It is a matter of belief backed by desire. - Lucas J. Robak
Out of fear, out of the desire for approval, out of misguided notions of duty, people surrender themselves--their convictions and their aspirations--every day. There is nothing noble about it. It takes far more courage to fight for your values than to relinquish them. - Nathaniel Branden
We come to this world with an abundance of hope, a deep desire to love, and a longing to belong. - Debasish Mridha
Jesus teaches us to bless our enemies (Matthew 5:44) To bless those who curse us (Luke 6:28). To never avenge yourselves (Romans 12:19). When we truly forgive someone, we need to come to the place where we can bless them and desire God’s blessing also on their lives. - Greg Gordon
Give yourself the love and attention you desire, it's the starting point of contentment. - Rob Liano
Insofar as there shall always be a desire, there shall always be a want and there shall always be a need - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Love, is sometimes a simpler form of slowly dying, it's like a bullet that ricochets off time's walls of desire, waiting to hit that picture perfect heart of regrets. - Anthony Liccione
A man’s desire is for the woman, but the woman’s desire is rarely other than for the desire of the man. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I cannot rest, I must draw, however poor the result, and when I have a bad time come over me it is a stronger desire than ever. - Beatrix Potter
Our beliefs are the lens through which we see the world. They are the glasses we put on in the morning, which provide the patterns we see. As we become more self-aware, we can identify our patterns, and then, to the extent we desire, change our lenses. - Patrick Sweeney
Nurture the qualities in yourself that you desire in your friends. - Elizabeth George
The nature of your outcome or problem in large part depends upon you. Results are what you get when you follow the rules. Consequences are the results of negative choices. Your thoughts become your actions. Your thoughts should be focused on what you desire. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
What is a man?What is a woman?Why are men and women attracted to each other?Why do they desire each other?Love...what is it? - Yuu Watase
No true individual has existed yet, able to live, able to die. Only diseased, tragic, or dismal and ludicrous fools who sometimes hoped to achieve some ideal by fiat, by their great desire for it. But usually by bullying all mankind into believing them. - Saul Bellow, Herzog
God’s decision to reach out in such dramatic fashion as to lay all rightful privilege aside and be born into abject destitution tells us that His passion for us exceeds our desire for Him. And maybe we should commit to evening that up a bit. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
When you are loved well, you want more of it. The only reason I believe anyone would not desire to be a disciple of Christ is because they fail to realize just how well loved they are by him. How could you not want to be with someone who loves you well? - Sandra M. Michelle
what we do and what we want do are not the same things sometimes sometimes what we do, doesn't really depend on us, sometimes its is just out of ourcontrol and driven by the desire to impress the others - xSan
Lack of spiritual desire should grieve us and lead us to lament its absence, to seek earnestly for its bestowal, so that our praying, henceforth, should be an expression of the soul's sincere desire. - E.M.Bounds
There are two ways to get enough. One is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to desire less. - G.K. Chesterton
[...] be unaffected by naysayers. Let not your desire or determination be wavered by the censure of cynics, the criticism of pessimists, the undermining of those that belittle, the jeering of the mockers, or the doubts of the skeptics. - Habib Umar
All progress is based on a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income. - Samuel Butler
So black is my heart for it is buried in the fiery chasm of untameable passion. It beats in the dark recesses of unquenchable thirst for love and desire from which there is no return... - Virginia Alison
A person gets the people around oneself not by own desire or wish, but as who s/he character-wise is. That's perhaps the first cardinal rule of Karma. - Anuj Somany
free from desire, you realize the mysterycaught in the desire, you see only the manifestations. - Lao Tzu
You have to change your thinking if you desire to have a future different from your present. - Germany Kent
Dou comigo a pensar se figuras de estilo não serão, afinal, as silhuetas dos corpos humanos que tão ardentemente desejamos ou abominamos.I find myself wondering if figures of speech are not, after all, the silhouettes of human bodies which we so ardently desire or abhor. - Victor Eustáquio
Terror is the desire to save your own ass, but horror is rooted in sympathy. - Joe Hill
I can give not what men call love;But wilt thou accept notThe worship the heart lifts aboveAnd the heavens reject not:The desire of the moth for the star,Of the night for the morrow,The devotion to something afarFrom the sphere of our sorrow? - Percy Bysshe Shelley
The world commands our desire for purity but bids that we not be too precise about it. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
I would prefer to live with bleeding heart where desire see darkness of uncertainty because I need to know the existence of love - Seema Gupta
There are those that want freedom from individual responsibility, and then there are those that want individual liberty. "Freedom" and "liberty" no longer mean what they used to. A desire for dependence has been made fashionably desirable. - A.E. Samaan
Young girls think they know what their hearts desire, what they want the most. When really, we know nothing of love, devotion and utter loyalty. Not until we break our own hearts when we learn that what we desire is nothing like what we thought it would be. ~Papercut Doll - Alexia Purdy
The point is to develop the childlike inclination for play and the childlike desire for recognition and to guide the child over to important fields for society. Such a school demands from the teacher that he be a kind of artist in his province. - Albert Einstein
Even though men and women are different in our thinking, we all share the need and desire for compassion, compliments, and companionship. - Germany Kent
The craving for equality can express itself either as a desire to pull everyone down to our own level (by belittling them, excluding them, tripping them up) or as a desire to raise ourselves up along with everyone else (by acknowledging them, helping them, and rejoicing in their success). - Friedrich Nietzsche
Objectives are only words written on paper without passion and desire - W. T. Albright
The whole idea of revenge and punishment is a childish day-dream. Properly speaking, there is no such thing as revenge. Revenge is an act which you want to commit when you are powerless and because you are powerless: as soon as the sense of impotence is removed, the desire evaporates also. - George Orwell
Life ought to be a struggle of desire toward adventures whose nobility will fertilize the soul. - Rebecca West
Listen to the whisper of the ocean. See the beauty of her crystal blue eyes. Enjoy the hug of her warm, joyful and dancing beauty. Feel her deep driving desire in her waves. - Debasish Mridha
Desire, ask, believe, receive. - Stella Terrill Mann
Thought is power, as is desire, but neither is enough unless it is backed by faith, specificity, and the desire to see to it that it becomes. - Stephen Richards
A worshipper perceives that he is near to God because he is awake all night worshipping God. But after worship, your prayers are for health, long life, wealth, and for the damsels and slaves of the Paradise. Ponder! Did you ever pray to God, ‘O’ God, I desire from Thee nothing but Thee’? - Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi
Experiencing life with your whole heart will not only bring more of what you desire but often it will surpass what you could have imagined! - Heidi Reagan
Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will. - George Bernard Shaw
Where can we find a worshiper who envy a sparrow or a swallow just because of their uninterrupted access to God's altar (Psalm 84:3). Our Genuineness in worship is not revealed by our physical presence in the church but by our desire of being in His Presence always and behold Him (Psalm 84:10). - Santosh Thankachan
If a man seeks you to understand him; listen closely, for what is really going on is nothing more that you manifesting your desire to seek yourself on a plateau of awareness that is not tangible - Jeremy Aldana
You make yourself happy while talking to someone. You will cease to talk when you lose the desire to impress that person. - Debasish Mridha
Tis easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow it. - Benjamin Franklin
Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire. - Confucius
To have a desire means to have dependency. - Dada Bhagwan
The entire Universe will conspire to satiate our desire of what we put out there... as long as that desire was created in the womb of compassion - Angie karan
Never let the joy of a single victory engulf your desire for more. - Saurav Patra
An original is a creation motivated by desire. Any reproduction of an originals motivated be necessity. It is marvelous that we are the only species that creates gratuitous forms. To create is divine, to reproduce is human. - Man Ray
To be angry is to yield to the influence of Satan. No one can make us angry. It is our choice. If we desire to have a proper spirit with us at all times, we must choose to refrain from becoming angry. I testify that such is possible. - Thomas S. Monson
Every desire has it's own demand and a price to pay. - Auliq Ice
Life is nothing but a desire to love. - Debasish Mridha
Nothing you become will disappoint me; I have no preconception that I'd like to see you be or do. I have no desire to foresee you, only to discover you. - Mary Haskell
Women desire purposeful commitment. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Desire is what lends power to thought, it is that element that separates a wish or a day dream into reality, if properly directed. - Stephen Richards
All human activity is prompted by desire. - Bertrand Russell
The best advisers, helpers and friends, always are not those who tell us how to act in special cases, but who give us, out of themselves, the ardent spirit and desire to act right, and leave us then, even through many blunders, to find out what our own form of right action is - Phillips Brooks
If you knew the power within yourself to be truly happy, to be truly whole, then you would never ask another to become the image you desire for yourself, in order to be happy and whole. - Stephen Richards
Conquer self before you desire to defeat others. - Aditya Ajmera
You can actually accomplish all that you desire in life. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The decision as to whether to risk one’s actual life or to surrender the ideal self-conception is a decision about who one is.(from The structure of desire and recognition) - Robert B. Brandom
What love is not torment when a man knows not how to love himself? Talk not of drowning, but attaining your heart's desire by action: Put money in thy purse. - Christopher Moore
The difference between God an I is that everyday, I too deal with people who don't love but I have no desire to kill them or wish them to suffer for all of eternity for it - Anonymous
Life is not only merriment,It is desire and determination. - Kahlil Gibran
Some say their world's will end in fire, some say in ice From what I've tasted with desire I hold with those yu favor fire. My world may not be ending although it does feel like it. I do know this, whatever doesnt kill you only makes you stronger. - Genesis
Desire is a powerful boat herding anchors and chains in the middle of the night. - Rosabetty Muñoz
To be a poet is a love affair, not a desire to dare. - Debasish Mridha
Don’t desire kindness but desire courage so that you may persist on the right path. - Debasish Mridha
When the mind stops searching, when it stops wanting refuge, when it no longer goes in search of security, when it no longer craves more books and information, when it ignores even the memory of desire, only then will Love arrive within. - Samael Aun Weor
Desire is inspired by motivation, which gives us hope to believe in ourselves that we can set goals and pursue them successfully. - Ellen J. Barrier
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear. - Socrates
Desires are done by the ‘Pudgal’ (non-self mind-body-complex), so how can they be suppressed? If You (the Self) are the one doing the desiring, then why don’t you stop it? But that doesn’t happen therefore, desire is a matter pertaining to the Pudgal (non-self mind-body-complex). - Dada Bhagwan
Be captivated by your hearts desire, not distracted by your minds fear. - Nikki Rowe
Before she can stop herself, she thinks about desire, how it lives within you and yet is separate, surfacing when it chooses, without permission, in the harsh afternoon light, at the moment when you least expect to find it. - Alice Hoffman
Do not desire a long life or an early death - Radhe Maa
Have regrets. They are fuel. On the page they flare into desire. - Geoff Dyer
VICTORY - Champions have it deep inside of them - a dream, a desire, a vision. They have the last minute stamina. They have to be a little faster. They have to have the will and the skill. But the will must be greater than the skill.
Desire is the starting point of all achievement. - Napolean Hill
deep inside I know that trying to figure things out leads to blindness, that the desire to understand has a built-in brutality that erases what you seek to comprehend. Only experience is sensitive. - Peter Høeg
Curiosity is the intellectual need to answer questions and close open patterns. Story plays to this universal desire by doing the opposite, posing questions and opening situations. - Robert McKee
The sooner I learn to forget myself in the desire that He may be glorified, the richer will be the blessing that prayer will bring to myself. No one ever loses by what he sacrifices to the Father. - Andrew Murray
To succeed in everything we do, we must have a desire to dream of things some would think are impossible. - Ellen J. Barrier
Trapped in infernoIt blazed brighter than the sunHis desire for her - Archana Chaurasia Kapoor
We can live such a more abundant life when we simply embrace the journey as much as we desire the destination. - Allen Dominique
In life, I have learnt that the more I learnt about life, the sadder I became and the sadder I became the desire to learn about life increased. - Manoj Vaz
Measurements "are never enough. The artist's eye and desire to breathe life into the subject must be the deciding factors. - David McCullough
To be God's people, to love Him fervently with whole hearts, is our sole desire. - Elizabeth George
On the canvas of life,with the brushes of goodness, love and passion, paint your randomness, dynamism & desire to show your "art of living" to the world. - raja shakeel mushtaque
Everybody wants a perfect face, which able to attract others, but without perfect teeth you can’t show yourself to others but everything is possible if you have strong desire to change your look,So Cal Dental care presents Cosmetic Dentistry treatment in North Hollywood. - So Cal dental
Without desire how is it possible to make a story? - JM Coetzee
Some may say I did not write well...but no one can say I did not write...that is all that matters. One must attempt the things they desire and in the attempt, master their fear of failure for the only definitive failure is to never try. - Shelley K. Wall
The desire for freedom resides in every human heart. And that desire cannot be contained forever by prison walls, or martial laws, or secret police. Over time, and across the Earth, freedom will find a way. - George W. Bush
Art is our endless desire to turn the mortal things into the immortal things! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Love lasts a long time but burning desire lasts two to three weeks. - Carla Bruni
Age never matters when there is a will to learn more will to learn better.!!Always remember, every success story begins with a START.!!Anyone can desire but there are few who DESERVE.!!Anyone can desire, be the one who DESERVE.!! - Harsh Malik
It is fairy dust and wanderlust that guide our hands to create what our hearts desire. - Gayle Wray
Oh, will you pray? Stop now and pray, lest desire turn to feeling and feeling evaporate. - Amy Carmichael
Like every true performer, she was intoxicated by the mere feel of the notes: they were fingers caressing her own; and by touch, not by sound alone, did she come to her desire. - E.M. Forster
Plant the seeds of desire in the field of imagination to grow the harvest of invention. - Debasish Mridha
The desire to change things must begin with accepting things as they are. - Marty Rubin
What is evil? Killing is evil, lying is evil, slandering is evil, abuse is evil, gossip is evil, envy is evil, hatred is evil, to cling to false doctrine is evil; all these things are evil. And what is the root of evil? Desire is the root of evil, illusion is the root of evil. - Gautama Buddha
You may not get what you desire, but you will get what you deeply love. - Debasish Mridha
When we're inspired by the desire to practice and transform our suffering, the mind of the moment is very beautiful. Sometimes we call it the mind of love. It's because of love that we practice. - Thich Nhat Hanh
When we desire and hope for excellence and take action we become what we desire. - Debasish Mridha
There isn't any questioning the fact that some people enter your life, at the exact point of need, want or desire - it's sometimes a coincendence and most times fate, but whatever it is, I am certain it came to make me smile. - Nikki Rowe
Knowledge is the eye of desire and can become the pilot of the soul. - Will Durant
Love itself starts with the desire for something good. - Fulton J. Sheen
You can get what you want. It depends on the strength of your desire. - Lailah Gifty Akita
All your heart’s desire will come true in due time. - Lailah Gifty Akita
What every man should desire is an ugly woman with a beautiful heart, not a beautiful woman with an ugly heart. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The very desire to be certain,to be secure,is the beginning of bondage.It's only when the mind is not caught in the net of certainty,and is not seeking certainty, that it is in a state of discovery. - Jiddu Krishnamurti
I just don't understand why those who fail to listen to others possess a habitual desire to be listened to. - Gugu Mona
In the shimmering ignorance of illiteracy of compassion and faith the stoic desire of loving without temporal gains rules the hearts and minds in deeds and care - meenakshi ahlawat
How strong is your desire to know the Saviour? - Lailah Gifty Akita
If thou desire to purchase honor with thy wealth, consider first how that wealth became thine; if thy labor got it, let thy wisdom keep it; if oppression found it, let repentance restore it; if thy parent left it, let thy virtues deserve it; so shall thy honor be safer, better and cheaper. - Francis Quarles
Good sense is, of all things among men, the most equally distributed: for every one thinks himself so abundantly provided with it, that those even who are the most difficult to satisfy in everything else, do not usually desire a larger measure of this quality than they already possess. - Rene Descartes
The healing is my working out my salvation. The need constant because my desire for seperateness constantly wrestles with my need for oneness with Jesus. The search for Jesus is bigger, deeper and agonizing. - W. Scott Lineberry
He sees those tears in your eyes. He knows the desire of your heart. And you will hear from Him-just in time to take the next step. - James C. Dobson
All day and all night my desire for you unwinds like a poisonous snake. - Samar Sen
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals. - Lou Holtz
You can absolutely do anything if you have the belief and the desire. You're going to have setbacks, but it's important to get back up and keep going. It's a journey.
Everything a writer learns about the art or craft of fiction takes just a little away from his need or desire to write at all. In the end he knows all of the tricks and has nothing to say. - Raymond Chandler
Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek. - Mario Andretti
If men could regard the events of their own lives with more open minds, they would frequently discover that they did not really desire the things they failed to obtain. - André Maurois
Between the desire And the spasm Between the potency And the existence Between the essence And the descent Falls the Shadow - T. S. Eliot
Go for the life you dream and desire with boldness but without fear. - Debasish Mridha
Dream, desire, and then dare to discover. - Debasish Mridha
My biggest question was how to get rid of desire while going after your dreams? Dreams are desire in some way, shape or form. My answer is go after your dreams but don't get lost in your actions by staying present as often as possible. - Matthew Donnelly
The desire to belong is in every mind. - Debasish Mridha
If you greatly desire something, have the guts to stake everything on obtaining it. - Brendan Francis
Every man has business and desire, Such as it is. - William Shakespeare
If I discover within myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world. - C.S. Lewis
We only have one desire, which wants to manifest in thousands of ways,like a flower who blooms in billions of shadesto express her only one desire...to be beautiful - Debasish Mridha
You can use your imagination to get exactly what you desire. - Lailah Gifty Akita
When we say forever, we are talking about a desire. - Daya Kudari
Champions are made from something they have deep inside of them-a desire, a dream, a vison. - Mahatma Gandhi
For a control freak, love and the desire to control others are synonymous. Once they lose control over the object of their desire, hostility takes over in full force. - Natalya Vorobyova
One must desire something to be alive. - Margaret Deland
I think there are lovely sunsets in hell—and that’s where my desire for you is sending me - John Geddes
A lot of people desire to go to their next level but only a few are determined to grow to their next level - Saji Ijiyemi
Men love pleasure. but women desire purposeful commitment. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Some people need significance more than they need another person. Change will only happen in a relationship when you realize it is not the person, but the "emotion" you desire. - Shannon L. Alder
The desire for knowledge begins with searching and seeking. - Lailah Gifty Akita
We got life to live, not to survive, do the things you always want to & be the person you always desire to be. don't let other people deal with it..!! - Ridhdhesh Jivawala
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise. - Maya Angelou
We can gradually grow into any condition we desire, provided we first make ourselves in habitual mental attitude the person who corresponds to those conditions.
We are told that talent creates its own opportunities. But it sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents. - Eric Hoffer
When all hopes are lost then the desire to believe in God is our belief. - Het Desai
If you desire a joyful heart, dance daily. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Desire, Desire, Desire!!!Desire to love.Desire to seek.Desire to ask. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Your heart desire will come, but when it comes, you desire for another, and when it comes again, you still aspire for another, that shows your level of ingratitude. - Michael Bassey Johnson
If you understand the desire of a blooming flower, you will be able to understand the meaning of life. - Debasish Mridha
What makes the engine go?Desire, desire, desire. - Stanley Kunitz
In the end one loves one's desire and not what is desired. - Friedrich Nietzsche
If you desire healing,let yourself fall illlet yourself fall ill. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Few men desire liberty: The majority are satisfied with a just master. - Sallust
People desire for spices in their life I want some sugar. - Amit Abraham
You experience true happiness when the things you desire rise up to the level of the things you deserve. - Robert J. Braathe
She looked him directly in the eye. A colleague of hers had once told her that eye contact with another person for more than six seconds without looking away or blinking revealed a desire for either sex or murder. - Lisa Genova
Love is the desire for another's happiness. - Marty Rubin
Don’t ever let rejections or failures put you down and keep you from trying. Believe in yourself, have an unwavering desire to excel, put in your best your efforts, persevere and you will blaze your trail. - Roopleen
If you want a bright future, ignite your desire filled action today. - Debasish Mridha
CURIOSITY, n. An objectionable quality of the female mind. The desire to know whether or not a woman is cursed with curiosity is one of the most active and insatiable passions of the masculine soul. - Ambrose Bierce
Fill the pages of your life with the exciting story of triumph and tragedy, failure and victory, desire and discovery. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
Pure love is pure bliss, pure happiness, eternal desire, and eternal destination. - Debasish Mridha
Get a woman to smile, and she will like you; get her to laugh, and she will desire you; get her to blush, and she will court you; get her to melt, and she will marry you. - Matshona Dhliwayo
We also want to leave our own area behind, our domestic world so well regulated day to day; we are drawn by the desire no longer to be at home and therefore no longer to be ourselves. We want to interrupt a life where we merely exist, in order to live more. - Stefan Zweig
Forget 'bout your past and forget 'bout your resources, make you eligible to any of your desire. - Shailesh Mishra
Wherever there is true grace, there is a desire for more grace. - Matthew Henry
Once your life has caused the creation of a desire, your workis done, and natural forces and laws will take over. - Let Your Feelings Be Your Guide by Esther and Jerry Hicks
I have never killed anybody, it is true, but it is because I lacked the courage or the time, not because I lacked the desire - Eduardo Galeano
Tricked by desire, mastered by love, rescued by beloved!What else you want to know about humans? - Saurabh Sharma
To dream is to desire, to desire is to long for, to long for is to want, and to want you must work to attain all you dream of, desire, long for and want. - Imania Margria
I'm still struggling with the fact that due to my own (selfish) desire to be a writer, my children probably won't have the same opportunities I had growning up. For most students, however, I genuinely think it's about the money. It's a factor, sure. But it just feels like a factor. - Marina Keegan
The quest for self-discovery is the desire to know thy soul. - Lailah Gifty Akita
One thing I am sure of is that when a long-standing desire gets fulfilled, it is certainly a moment of happiness but it may not lead us to eternal happiness, which lies in our heart, mind and thoughts. - Balroop Singh
I wish you the wisdom to know you’re better than what you've settled for, the desire for something greater, and the courage to go get it. - Steve Maraboli
Desiring money kills desire. Money kills desire. - André Chamson
...desire cracks open the gates. If you're ready it will take you through. But nothing lasts forever, time is the destroyer, the wheel turns again and again, watch out it will take you through.
If we don't currently have what we so desire, then we must become a different person. Beliefs and thought patterns is the road to victory. - Matthew Donnelly
Total knowledge is annihilation Of the desire to see, to touch, to feel The world sensed only through senses And immune to the knowledge without feeling. - Dejan Stojanovic
In every living thing there is the desire for love. - D.H. Lawrence
It's b******* to think of friendship and romance being different. They're not. They're just variations of the same love. Variatons of the same desire to be close. - David Levithan
There is a difference between desire and desperation. - Tyra Banks
Even if you fulfill your hearts desire, by sacrificing something important, you may not necessarily be happy. Happiness doesn’t come in one form, it determined by your own heart. - Ai Yazawa
Seize the moment of excited curiosity on any subject to solve your doubts; for if you let it pass, the desire may never return, and you may remain in ignorance. - William Wirt
Some prices are just too high, no matter how much you may want the prize. The one thing you can't trade for your heart's desire is your heart. - Lois McMaster Bujold
If only they could stay young & beautifull like most of them desire, then we would probably stay young too - zundap
Some say their world's will end with fire, some say with ice. From what I've tasted with desire I hold with those who favor fire. My world may not be ending, even though it feels like it. I do know this however, what doesn't kill you only mke you stronger. - Genesis
We become what we deeply desire and think about most of the time - Debasish Mridha
A dangerous and treacherous path is only worth it when the desire to have courage outweighs the driving need to get to the other side. - Solange nicole
An ethics of desire is good news for those of us who have become allergic to an ethics of law. - Jean Vanier
Light shines but why do many souls desire to stay in darkness?. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The desire of death will not always lead you to death but the fear of death will. - Santosh Kalwar
Dancing is a expression of desire, thoughts, and emotion in a distinctive way. - Debasish Mridha
You will find that the mere resolve not to be useless, and the honest desire to help other people, will, in the quickest and delicatest ways, improve yourself. - John Ruskin
All men by nature desire knowledge. - Aristotle
With rough hands and gentle heart, I'll seduce you. You will feel my power and surrender to desire. - John Mark Green
Desire is to ask for something in silence, without really wanting it, for having it wouldn't fill you as much as having desired it. - Isabella Trainini
Love springs from the inside. It is the immortal surge of passion, excitement, energy, power, strength, prosperity, recognition, respect, desire, determination, enthusiasm, confidence, courage, and vitality, that nourishes, extends and protects. It possesses an external objective - life. - Ogwo David Emenike
Even though the desire is strong doesn't mean you deserve it. - Naman Rastogi
My father wrote: "Always question where your loyalties lie. The people you trust will expect it, your greatest enemies will desire it, and those you treasure the most, will, without fail, abuse it. - Emily Thorne
Do not yearn to be popular; be exquisite. Do not desire to be famous; be loved. Do not take pride in being expected; be palpable, unmistakable. - C. JoyBell C.
I think in our desire to create a better America,we have to have civilized debate in this country and not just yelling. - Craig Ferguson
The more you know, the more you will be able to appreciate the beauty of life and your heart will desire to learn. - Debasish Mridha
Your success depends on how much fire of desire you have AND how much fuel of passion you feed it. - Vinita Kinra
Every act of goodness is born from our desire to be happy. - Udai Yadla
As fathers, we should have a desire to be active participants in our children’s lives. - Asa Don Brown
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish. - Michelangelo Buonarroti
If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War. - George Washington
Entrepreneurs, let’s begin to turn our desire and design into reward. - K. Abernathy Can You Action Past Your Devil's Advocate
Miracles can only inhabit the reality of our awareness when we surrender our need for the familiar to our desire for the limitless. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
I do. I choose you, which is to choose him and the others and to say Everything I was ever told of love was so simple as to be untrue. Let me see for myself what you desire beside me. Let me look it in the face and kiss him. - Jameson Fitzpatrick
When we free ourselves from desire, we will know serenity and freedom. - Guatama Buddha
A big desire is not enough to meet the expectations of lost dreams. - Dejan Stojanovic
The first step toward success is a deep driving desire. - Debasish Mridha
There are women who inspire you with the desire to conquer them and to take your pleasure of them; but this one fills you only with the desire to die slowly beneath her gaze. - Charles Baudelaire
..the writer’s obsession the desire to know and communicate, or, rather, to know everything so as to communicate with the greatest degree of precision. - Ivan Klíma
Setting a goal is like to set your destination point in your life GPS which could take you to your desire position as you dreamed about... - Rashedur Ryan Rahman
Give me one hundred preachers who fear nothing but sin, and desire nothing but God, and I care not a straw whether they be clergymen or laymen; such alone will shake the gates of hell and set up the kingdom of heaven on Earth. - John Wesley
Do not desire to be recognized, but always desire to do your best to help humanity. - Debasish Mridha
Woman's fatal weakness is to desire sympathy and comprehension.--"Wanda - Ouida
Surely your longings and feelings arise from the God who created you. They were created in order to be filled, not crushed. Surely we shall find peace not by eliminating desire, but by finding its fulfillment and satisfaction in the One who created it. - Sundar Singh
Humans are driven by a perpetual and restless desire of power. - Thomas Hobbes
Most men claim to desire driven, independent and confident women. Yet when confronted with such a creature reverence often evolves into resent. For just like women, men need to be needed. - Tiffany Madison
Flowers bloom in the tranquility of love with a beautiful desire for the well-being of the earth. - Debasish Mridha
What differentiates humans from all other creatures is the deep and unquenching desire to be appreciated. - Jeffrey Fry
There are few things we should keenly desire if we really knew what we wanted. - François de La Rochefoucauld
There are few qualities more vital than a strong yearning. That desire to reach a little farther, to be a little more, yearning...for a piece of something greater, can often make all the difference. - Steve Goodier
There's the good girl leading a charmed life who secretly covets to be the rare and elusive femme fatale and the femme fatale who yearns to be good and then there is their nemesis - men who dream and desire both. - Donna Lynn Hope
Create a definite plan for carrying out your desire and begin at once, whether you are ready or not, to put this plan into action. - Napoleon Hill
Love is when unknowingly I am moving to a world of no return, Where my desire and your fragrance together burnall your thoughts in canvas of my mind and soulturns in to a masterpiece as my life's aim and goal looks I am taken over and over away by you showering in me as a rain of you and only you - Seema Gupta
I'm a pusher dealing hope, at the intersection of Desire and Despair. - John Mark Green
It is the nature of desire not to be satisfied, and most men live only for the gratification of it. - Aristotle
Choices can help create the human desire for their future. But there are some, who's fate has already been decided. - Michelle Goncalves
No Matter What - KEEP ON KEEPING ON!YOU'RE NOT A FAILURE UNTIL YOU QUIT TRYING! CHOOSE TO BE WHATEVER YOU WANNA BE - YOU ARE ALL YOU COULD POSSIBLY DESIRE TO BE! YOU'RE THE UNIVERSE IN ECSTATIC MOTION! ~ UNIVERSE LOVES YOU & SO DO I ‪#‎StardustAK‬ - Abhishek Kumar
I keenly desire to know God and to keep His ways. - Lailah Gifty Akita
It is much easier to extinguish a first desire than to satisfy all of those that follow it. - François de La Rochefoucauld
If something burns your soul with purpose and desire, it’s your duty to be reduced to ashes by it. Any other form of existence will be yet another dull book in the library of life. - Charles Bukowski
When we can see the star of desire in our sky, we can use our wings of hope and our air of love to reach it. - Imania Margria
Desire is craving enough to sacrifice for - Myles Munroe
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired. - Robert Frost
Again, men in general desire the good, and not merely what their fathers had. - Aristotle
God’s Word tells us that God has spoken of old in many portions and in many ways through His servants concerning His heart’s desire and that He loves us. But man did not understand. Therefore, God had to personally come to this world and become a man. This man is Jesus, the Christ, whom we know. - Watchman Nee
Over-thinking, a devouring monster,entice, only the inky reflections;there's a pleasure you come by,from this anomalous encounter;kills your desire, for human affection. - Kashish Gurung
If your desire is for good, the people will be good. - Confucius
Bait, no matter how big, is useless if fish do not desire it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
If you have a definite purpose, if you have a driving desire to achieve it and if you go with passion, then don't wait for success because you are already a success. - Debasish Mridha
We are all created by desire and we all die because of desire. - Santosh Kalwar
Hatred is as much an attachment as desire. Love liberates. - Chaitanya
My body's been touched a thousand or more times but I am craving something so much deeper than that ~ I desire to be felt, right down to the core of my soul and the corners of my heart. That's what love is about isn't it ~ cracking yourself open to the possibility that it could change your life. - Nikki Rowe
Desire is the key to motivation, but determination, commitment, and actions are the keys to success. - Debasish Mridha
You will never find peace when the need you cling to is not the want you desire. But when does a want become a need... when it is all you think about? - Shannon L. Alder
And our desire to knowEach other and desertEach other for newCenters of meaning so thatThe boundaries may reignAnd in doing so be undone. - Rob Schlegel
To dream your wildest dream, find your deepest desire. - Debasish Mridha
Motivation is the desire to do things. It's the difference between staying in bed and getting up in the morning. It's the crucial part of setting and achieving goals. - Graham Speechley
Nothing you become will disappoint me; I have no preconception that I'd like to see you be or do. I have no desire to forsee you, only to discover you. You can't disappoint me - Mary Haskell
Desire creates the power. - Raymond Holliwell
Remember, that if thou marry for beauty, thou bindest thyself all thy life for that which perchance will neither last nor please thee one year; and when thou hast it, it will be to thee of no price at all; for the desire dieth when it is attained, and the affection perisheth when it is satisfied. - Sir Walter Raleigh
In my experience, there is only one motivation, and that is desire. No reasons or principle contain it or stand against it. - Jane Smiley
My music is the spiritual expression of what I am my faith, my knowledge, my being...When you begin to see the possibilities of music, you desire to do something really good for people, to help humanity free itself from its hangups...I want to speak to their souls. - John Coltrane
They think that if they were allowed to do anything they desired, they would be satisfied and the more desires the better. But all desires divorced from The Desire eventually collapse in on themselves. - Geoffrey Wood
Many people desire to be trusted but they don’t do things that make them trustworthy... - Assegid Habtewold
...Refusing to feel desire is the only thing more painful than failing to get what you want, and that learning not to yearn, far from preventing disappointment, ultimately guarantees it. - Martha N. Beck
You can provide the conditions for the motivation of others and the leadership to help them find a way but they must have the intrinsic spark, the desire, to move, to overcome the inertia of the status quo and change things. - Graham Speechley
Living on Faith.Striving on Desire. Flying on Hope. - Imania Margria
Beauty is the desire for beauty. - Marty Rubin
In life, there are no retakes -become the person you desire to be. - Susah Beth
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire. - Brian Tracy
Women are the desire behind all dreams. - Debasish Mridha
Every morning do not go to work, but go to actualize your desire filled dreams. - Debasish Mridha
-A man do everything for love, in love but he cant get love according to his desire, there is also involve the desire of someone else- - Muhammad Ali Malin
Love is often gentle, desire always a rage. - Mignon McLaughlin
You can get what you want. You have to passionately seek the life you desire. - Lailah Gifty Akita
It was a desire, an echo, a sound; she could drape it in color, see it in form, hear it in music, but not in words; no, never in words. She sighed, teased by desires so incoherent, so incommunicable. - Virginia Woolf
Desire for security keeps littleness little and threatens the great with smallness.
Where desire writhed there stands a stone; the change was sudden and complete.
Desire, Desire, Desire!Desire to love,Desire to live,Desire to learn,Desire to dream,Desire to give,Desire to forgive,Desire to grow. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The quality which makes man want to write and be read is essentially a desire for self-exposure and masochism. Like one of those guys who has a compulsion to take his thing out and show it on the street. - James Jones
Repulsion is the sentry that guards the gate to all that we most desire. - Salvador Dali
Everyone hungers for a foretaste of heaven. The word "heaven" strikes a note in everyone's heart, for all men are Adam's children, driven out of paradise, but still cherishing a deep desire for the lost paradise. - M. Basilea Schlink
When people read his books they have an uncontrollable desire to hang the author in the town square. I can’t think of a higher honor for a writer. - Roberto Bolaño
Discipline imposed from the outside eventually defeats when it is not matched by desire from within. - Dawson Trotman
The desire to get married is a basic and primal instinct in women. It's followed by another basic and primal instinct: the desire to be single again. - Nora Ephron
It only needs a desire, not words; to start a conversation. - Pratik Akkawar
It is much better to die of hunger unhindered by grief and fear than to live affluently beset with worry, dread, suspicion and unchecked desire. - Epictetus
The desire to win a war is expensive, but the desire to win with wisdom is wise. - Debasish Mridha
How helpless we are, like netted birds, when we are caught by desire! - Belva Plain
A young lady who faints may awake chivalrous sentiments in gentleman; a young lady who weeps engenders only a strong desire to be elsewhere. - Judith Brocklehurst
The way to embody love completely is to see and appreciate life just as it is, and not as you believe, fear, or desire it to be. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
Do no drown me with mediocrity, give me passion, desire, make me inhale breaths of lust and love in the dark hours that tingle down my spine... - Virginia Alison
Forever, time is standing still. We are flying away with the wings of desire we call life. - Debasish Mridha
[Drink] provokes the desire, but it takes away the performance. - William Shakespeare
We're bound by our desire to be right. - Piyush Shrivastav
Where there is a strong desire and profound hope, there is a way. - Debasish Mridha
If you can wait for success for days,you want it.If you can wait for success for weeks,you desire it.If you can wait for success for years,you need it.If you can wait for success for decades,you deserve it.If you can wait for success for a lifetime,it is already yours. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Thou shalt not search with desire; because the real treasures, they, will remain forever hidden from you. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
Success gives in to those who truly desire her. - Matshona Dhliwayo
We desire nothing so much as what we ought not to have. - Publilius Syrus
Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart’s desire; the other is to get it. - Socrates
The purpose of suffering is to contain the light of your desire until you see yourself in everything. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
In the most secret heart of every intellectual ... there lies hidden ... the hope of power, the desire to bring his ideas to reality by imposing them on his fellow man. - Lionel Trilling
When you relinquish the desire to control your future, you can have more happiness. - Nicole Kidman
Start creating a life you desire, bringing your dreams to life, taking what is then turning it around to create what is possible. - Steven Redhead
But one kiss levitates above all the others. Theintersection of function and desire. The I do kiss.The I’ll love you through a brick wall kiss.Even when I’m dead, I’ll swim through the Earth,like a mermaid of the soil, just to be next to your bones. - Jeffrey McDaniel
If the desire to kill and the opportunity to kill always came together, who would escape hanging? - Mark Twain
You must have a definite purpose of life and a deep desire to achieve it. Without purpose, life is boring. - Debasish Mridha
I want to swim in both directions at once. Desire success, court failure. - Alan Rickman
My Love tears me between the addiction of patience and urge of infinite desire - Seema Gupta
With every sunrise, I wake up with a deep driving desire to enhance the beauty of my life by becoming happy and joyful. I have found that when I am happy, everything around me dances with joy. - Debasish Mridha
If you desire the path of sincerity, develop a love for obscurity. Flee from the clatter and clinks of fame. Be like the roots of a tree; it keeps the tree upright and gives it life, but it itself is hidden underneath the earth and eyes cannot see it. - Abdullah ibn al-Mubarak
Let your desire inspire you. - Debasish Mridha
In our desire to impose form on the world and our lives we have lost the capacity to see the form that is already there; and in that lies not liberation but alienation, the cutting off of things as they really are. - Colin E. Gunton
Enter your inner self in order to see the life you desire. - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
Always follow your dreams. Never give up. If you have a thought in your mind write it down. If you have a desire in your heart to write, then write. Tell your story. Make a difference. Touch someone’s heart. - S. Sloan
The greatest desire is the desire to be free. The greatest freedom is the freedom to desire. - R.A.Delmonico
In regards to maan (to seek importance from others), a man will become impudent if he keeps getting insulted up to a point. If he gets maan (importance from others) to a certain level, he grows stronger. And if he gets too much maan [praise], then his desire for it will come to end. - Dada Bhagwan
I am Angel. I am demon. I am woman. I am heaven and hell rolled into one.Kiss me passionately, let me taste your desire, feed my soul and your heaven becomes mine...Beget a maelstrom, feel the abyss shudder. hear the wails of anguish and my hell becomes yours... - Virgina Alison
My storm is my own...Enter if you dare. However, bear in mind that the tempest of desire is fraught with unpredictability from the highest peaks to the depths of the abyss. Do not expect a smooth ride, but expect a true and passionate one... - Virginia Alison
A stethoscope hears not the beating of a heart’s desire. - Khang Kijarro Nguyen
I knew with certainty now—I could say no, and he would stop. Above all, I felt the fierce beauty of the choice. I knew now what it was that had held me from falling into my desire to be with him fully: I first needed to make sure he was a man who would respect my 'No. - Aspen Matis
The best teacher kindles the fire of knowledge with appreciation and love of students whose hearts so eagerly desire to learn. - Debasish Mridha
If you desire romance then give some it’s equally heartwarming. There’s many ways to satisfy one’s heart, and feel special. - Ron Baratono
The power of desire is a divine.Desire to live by faith. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Passion is the desire to do something with fervor. It is the certainty that one is going to accomplish their dreams. - Subhan Zein
Love is a desire for that lost half of ourselves. - Milan Kundera
No man can rightfully be required to join, or support, an association whose protection he does not desire. - Lysander Spooner
The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear. - Brian Tracy
Desire of The Wings Can Broke you Own Feet. - Yaganesh Derasari
Give winter nothing; hold; and let the flake Poise or dissolve along your upheld arms. All flawless hexagons may melt and break; While you must feel the summer's rage of fire, Beyond this frigid season's empty storms. Banished to bloom, and bear the birds' desire. - James Wright
Fear is the Fatal killer of Desire. - Zig Ziglar
Do you have all that you desire? The health, the home, the career or the relationship? Look to where you're investing your time the most, is it dedicated to achieving those desires? - Rob Liano
Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand. - Neil Armstrong
The desire for connection with the Divine and our formless inner self is at the foundation of all desire for human connection. - Donna Goddard
A concrete love is a mass of emotion formed into a compound mixture of affection, care, desire and expectation. - Munia Khan
Being wealthy isn't just a question of having lots of money. It's a question of what we want. Wealth isn't an absolute, it's relative to desire. Every time we seek something that we can't afford, we can be counted as poor, how much money we may actually have. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
The desire to die was my one and only concern; to it I have sacrificed everything, even death. - Emil Cioran
The desire to annoy no one, to harm no one, can equally well be the sign of a just as of an anxious disposition. - Friedrich Nietzsche
The apparently bottomless gulf between what we say we want and why we do want, between what we officially admire and secretly desire, between, in the largest sense, the people we marry and the people we love. - Joan Didion
I desire the Poles carnally.
Keep Inspiring everyday, because when you retire, you will lose desire, become tired, and expire. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I’m just being me… Success is more than just a wish or desire; it’s a behavior. A byproduct of living this way is that I consistently draw the envy of haters while also disappointing those who have bet against me. But that’s just me… Unapologetically driven. - Steve Maraboli
The strategic adversary is fascism... the fascism in us all, in our heads and in our everyday behavior, the fascism that causes us to love power, to desire the very thing that dominates and exploits us. - Michel Foucault
Emotion arise from Desire, hence an Illusion. - Gautama Buddha
Never fear to ask what you truly want. You will always get exactly what you desire. - Lailah Gifty Akita
What is desire but the hard wire argument given to the mind's unstoppable mouth - Mary Jo Bang
Where there is much desire to learn, there of necessity will be much arguing, much writing, many opinions; for opinions in good men is but knowledge in the making. - John Milton
I want to believe in intelligent design, and hence I am suspicious of anything that seems to confirm my desire to believe. - James Lileks
Yes, God has given us desire. But we are the ones that stoke it. What sort of kindling will we be using to make our fire? - Keturah Lamb
Essential to life, is desiring the things that you need, than needing the things you desire. - Anthony Liccione
Ultimately, it is the desire, not the desired, that we love. - Friedrich Nietzsche
If you desire to be rich with joy, you have to be truly dedicated to God and His work. - Sunday Adelaja
We have a hunger of the mind which asks for knowledge of all around us; and the more we gain, the more is our desire. The more we see, the more we are capable of seeing.
Life is the will to power; our natural desire to dominate and reshape the world to fit our own preferences and assert our personal strength to the fullest degree.
Whatever change you desire for the world, create that change in your own life. You are here for a purpose. Seek it out. Hunt it down. The greatest misery is to be purposeless. The great depression of our age is not economic, but spiritual. Our spiritual poverty is rooted in our purposelessness. - Matthew Kelly
It was then that the seven-year-old said, I am ready. What wonderful place will we visit tonight? I can take you wherever your dreams desire, the calico pony replied on their first night together. - Cheryl Price
And do I still have that look?" he asked."Yes just there," she kissed his eye. "The desire to love me is still there. If you look closely you can see mine for you, my tears never washed it away. - Racquel McDonnell
It seems that the appetite for pictures showing bodies in pain is as keen, almost, as the desire for ones that show bodies naked. For many centuries, in Christian art, depictions of hell offered both of these elemental satisfactions. - Sontag, Susan
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
Love is the castle, doubt is the moat, desire is the paddle and hope is the boat. - Kellie Elmore
Love costs us much,but we still need it.Wisdom costs us much,but we still seek it.Faith costs us much,but we still practice it.Life costs us much,but we still desire it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Happiness is your nature. It is not wrong to desire it. What is wrong is seeking it outside when it is inside. - Ramana Maharshi
Every man shall find his own desire; there is no one thing which pleases all: one man gathers thorns and another roses. - Petronius
A human being has a natural desire to have more of a good thing than he needs. - Mark Twain
It's always been about the experience of life and of not being passive. If something so excites my curiosty, I want to go there, be a part of whatever it is that's either pushing me or pulling me toward it. That desire for experience has made me very rich in life experience. - Tish Grier
Many people would be more truthful were it not for their uncontrollable desire to talk. - Edgar Watson Howe
Don't be who others want you to be; become who you desire to be! - Erika A. Garcia
If I read enough about one country I sometimes found that the intensity of the reading removed by desire to travel there. - Paul Theroux
Humor relieves the tension between what we see or desire but repress in order to sustain a survivable illusion about the world we live in. As such it's always potent stuff, and dangerous. - Lynda Williams
Contrary to what phenomenology—which is always phenomenology of perception—has tried to make us believe, contrary to what our desire cannot fail to be tempted into believing, the thing itself always escapes. - Jacques Derrida
God's greatest desire is for you to come to Him. - Jim George
Hence, you see your faith, you see your doubt, you see your desire and will to learn, and when you are induced by divine authority to believe what you do not see, you see at one that you believe these things; you analyze and discern all this. - Augustine of Hippo
Every person is driven in the direction of own destination with the help an invisible rope called dream, but the desire leads one only towards material attraction. - Anuj Somany
Sex is mathematics. Individuality no longer an issue. What does intelligence signify? Define reason. Desire - meaningless. Intellect is not a cure. Justice is dead. - Bret Easton Ellis
REASON, v.i. To weight probabilities in the scales of desire. - Ambrose Bierce
In life, there are no retakes --Become the person you desire to be. - Susah Beth
Figure out the WHY you want it and turn it into a desire and then and obsession! - Darren D.O. Connell
. . . there are two types of fighters, the former strike all over the place hoping one would land, the latter, assured of their prowess and capabilities, hit once and destroy the opponent's desire to continue the fight - Soke Behzad Ahmadi
Human beings are primarily defined by what we desire, not what we know. - David Brooks
Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire. - George Bernard Shaw
Everything you do is triggered by an emotion of either desire or fear. - Brian Tracy
If the world were merely seductive, that would be easy. If it were merely challenging, that would be no problem. But 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
I don't desire to be intelligent, but I do desire to be loving and kind. - Debasish Mridha
There is no greater freedom than the freedom to desire. There is no greater desire than the desire to be free. - R. A. Delmonico
The problem is not religion or God. The actual problem is authoritarianism, mixed with the desire to angrily impose one’s personal apparently idealistic beliefs on others. - Abhijit Naskar
To teach, ignite the fire of desire to learn. - Debasish Mridha
I AM FREE and all that I desire is lining up to meet me. - Sanjo Jendayi
I have found that there are two ways of dealing with men. Either you treat them with respect, or you kill them. Anything in between merely breeds resentment and the desire for revenge. - Paul Kearney
Life is complex in its expression, involving more than percipience, namely desire, emotion, will, and feeling. - Alfred North Whitehead
If we blind them to The Adversary —decrease their desire for The Desire— while at the same time encourage them to do anything else they desire with increasing freedom of choice, then eventually we snuff out desire while leaving demand in tact. - Geoffrey Wood
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. - Blaise Pascal
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
Education would be so much more effective if its purpose were to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they don't know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it.
How much are you willing to sacrifice to achieve the level of success you desire? - Sherman Morris
The soul is not a bird, is not a tree, but a restraining wire of light wrapped around the other we most desire. We can't even give them away, these souls, their encumbrances not ours alone. - Candice Favilla
Dwell not upon thy weariness, thy strength shall be according to the measure of thy desire. - Arab Proverb
Don't stand unmoving outside the door of a crying baby whose only desire is to touch you. Go to your baby. Go to your baby a million times. Demonstrate that people can be trusted, that the environment can be trusted, that we live in a benign universe. - Peggy O'Mara
As a teacher, the desire to teach is valuable, but the desire to educate is priceless. - Debasish Mridha
If three steps are taken without any other motive than the desire to obey God, those three steps are miraculous; they are equally so whether they take place on dry land or on water. - Simone Weil
When you love someone, you can just live without it. You desire to connect and communicate. - Lailah Gifty Akita
What matters most with any regimen, whether it's to lose weight or stop drinking or smoking, is your willingness to seek help and your desire to say 'no more. - Ewan McGregor
No settlement with the majority is possible as no Hindu leader speaking with any authority shows any concern or genuine desire for it. - Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Happiness is there where wants and needs are small, but the desire to give is big. - Debasish Mridha
I have made You the companion of my heart.But my body is available to those who desire its company,And my body is friendly toward its guest,But the Beloved of my heart is the guest of my soul. - Rabia Al-Adawiyya
Transform your desire into love, and limits start to lose their usefulness. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
Language is a skin: I rub my language against the other. It is as if I had words instead of fingers, or fingers at the tip of my words. My language trembles with desire - Roland Barthes
Desire is the most important factor in the success of any athlete. - Willie Shoemaker
Network administrators all share an abiding and passionate desire for one thing: We want our users to shut up. - Michael W. Lucas
The moment you, as a spiritual person, stop growing, you simply die. Your ministry will grow as a consequence of your dedication, faithfulness and persistent desire to move on - Sunday Adelaja
Imagine, then think, then desire, then dream, then act to achieve and it will be yours. - Debasish Mridha
Could it be that desire for a good thing has become a bad thing because that desire has become a ruling thing? - Paul David Tripp
Those who restrain desire, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained. - William Blake
The desire to take medicine is perhaps the greatest feature which distinguishes man from animals. - Sir William Osler
I have found a desire within myself that no experience in this world can satisfy; the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world. - C. S. Lewis
I attribute my success to my deep driving desire and persistence to face the tremendous adversity. - Debasish Mridha
Desire is a great virtue, but expectation is an even greater vice. - Raheel Farooq
Dare to desire, dare to do. - Amit Kalantri
Modern sovereignty, whether expressed through killing in battle or the torture of suspects, brings together the desire to build up and the desire to destroy, to let Aid Agencies offer charity (in its original meaning of "love") while the military offers death. The two are intrinsically connected. - Talal Asad
Books are finite, sexual encounters are finite, but the desire to read and to fuck is infinite; it surpasses our own deaths, our fears, our hopes for peace. - Roberto Bolaño
Now the big question is: what direction are you moving? Look inward; there is a burning desire in your heart that will make you the person you can become A superstar! - Maureen Lawrence
Let the mechanics of desire bring your fulfilment without interference.the more you interfere, the less likely you will get what you want. - Deepak Chopra
What you have when everyone wears the same playclothes for all occasions, is addressad by nickname, expected to participate in Show And Tell, and bullied out of any desire form privacy, is not democracy; it is kindergarten. - Judith Martin
Desire is the kind of thing thateats youandleaves you starving. - Nayyirah Waheed
How will you know the difficulties of being human, if you are always flying off to blue perfection? Where will you plant your grief seeds? Workers need ground to scrape and hoe, not the sky of unspecified desire. - Jalaluddin Rumi
To set goals and pursue them, we must have a desire to dream of things some would think to be impossible. - Ellen J. Barrier
Champions aren't made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them: A desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have last-minute stamina, they have to be a little faster, they have to have the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill. - Muhammad Ali
Motivation is desire or inspiration. A motive is a reason. What's your reason? - Rob Liano
Wisdom warns against desire, but there is power in wanting, power that can fuel the will and keep lit that precious torch, hope. - Eugene Utley
Desire great things in life.Expect great things in life. - Lailah Gifty Akita
There's isn't any slight of hand in Spirituality, everything you desire is right there for you to see. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
This is what we desire in intimate relationships but this deep connection is often so frightful that most do not take advantage of the opportunities presented for honesty. - David W. Earle
If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world. - C.S. Lewis
There is no more destructive force in human affairs -- not greed, not hatred -- than the desire to have been right. Non-attachment to possessions is trivial when compared with non-attachment to opinions. - Mark A.R. Kleiman
We knew our Father. There was no need for persuasion. Would not His Fatherliness be longing to give us our hearts' desire (if I may put it so)? How could we press Him as though He were not our own most loving Father? - Amy Carmichael
When you desire to help, you will find a way to do it. - Debasish Mridha
Stripped of its arrogance, its desire to make off with half of the patrimony and never be seen again, history belongs at the family table. If theology, the older brother, pretends not to need or notice him it will be a sign that he has forgotten, after all, who his father is. - N.T. Wright
He is lost who is possessed by carnal desire. - Mahatma Gandhi
Hope is the desire to bloom, but faith believes and visualizes the bloom. - Debasish Mridha
Cinema is the ultimate pervert art. It doesn't give you what you desire - it tells you how to desire. - Slavoj Žižek
Moving on will show you a lot about who you are, what you truly want, & what you have no desire to waste your time on. - April Mae Monterrosa
Desire for power is a kind of greed indulged by the unfulfilled - Michael Foley
At Christmas I no more desire a rose Than wish a snow in May's new-fangled mirth; But like of each thing that in season grows. - William Shakespeare
The teacher must derive not only the capacity, but the desire, to observe natural phenomena. The teacher must understand and feel her position of observer: the activity must lie in the phenomenon. - Maria Montessori
Erase fancy; curb impulse; quench desire; let sovereign reason have the mastery.
The will to love, the desire to help, and an open mind with gratitude can unlock the door to eternal happiness. - Debasish Mridha
You can't please all men, but you must desire to please God and love Him forever more. - Bamigboye Olurotimi
Your desire to make art -- beautiful or meaningful or emotive art -- is integral to your sense of who you are. - David Bayles and Ted Orland
To win,you must have both talent an desire- but desire first. - Sam Snead
The discipline of desire is the background of character. - John Locke
We’ (the Gnani Purush, the enlightened one) have only one desire, and that too is a discharging desire of doing ‘Jagat kalyan’ (world’s salvation). - Dada Bhagwan
To expect the other people to spoon-feed you shows the lack of hunger, thirst or drive to push forward the things you desire to accomplish. - Euginia Herlihy
Ask God for what you desire. - Lailah Gifty Akita
We desire justice, and justice has never been obtained in haste and strong feeling. - Walter Van Tilburg Clark
If men could regard the events of their lives with more open minds they would frequently discover that they did not really desire the thing they failed to obtain. - Andre Maurois
Man loves pleasure. But women desire purposeful commitment. - Lailah Gifty Akita
To lust for something is desire turned selfish and gone mad. To embrace God’s passion is desire turned selfless and gone mindful. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
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