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Desire quotes - There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountaintop of our desires. Share

“There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountaintop of our desires.”

“What do you want a meaning for? Life is a desire, not a meaning.”

Desire quotes - A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others. Share

“A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.”

Desire quotes - Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem. Share

“Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.”

“His mother had often said, When you choose an action, you choose the consequences of that action. She had emphasized the corollary of this axiom even more vehemently: when you desired a consequence you had damned well better take the action that would create it.”

“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.”

“Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.”

Regard your good name as the richest jewel you can possibly be possessed of - for credit is like fire; when once you have kindled it you may easily preserve it, but if you once extinguish it, you will find it an arduous task to rekindle it again. The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.

“It is hard to contend against one's heart's desire; for whatever it wishes to have it buys at the cost of soul.”

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

“I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self. ”

“Bring your desires down to your present means. Increase them only when your increased means permit. ”

“All men by nature desire knowledge.”

“The beginning of reform is not so much to equalize property as to train the noble sort of natures not to desire more, and to prevent the lower from getting more.”

“Manifest plainness,
Embrace simplicity,
Reduce selfishness,
Have few desires.”

“There is no calamity greater than lavish desires.
There is no greater guilt than discontentment.
And there is no greater disaster than greed. ”

“If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.”

“When a person really desires something, all the universe conspires to help that person to realize his dream.”

“Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire.”

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

“I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end... I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at least have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside of me. ”

“I believe everyone should have a broad picture of how the universe operates and our place in it. It is a basic human desire. And it also puts our worries in perspective.”

“Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity.”

“The great majority of men, especially in France, both desire and possess a fashionable woman, much in the way one might own a fine horse - as a luxury befitting a young man. ”

“Uncontrolled, the hunger and thirst after God may become an obstacle, cutting off the soul from what it desires. If a man would travel far along the mystic road, he must learn to desire God intensely but in stillness, passively and yet with all his heart and mind and strength.”

“We are motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is the more he is inspired by glory. The very philosophers themselves, even in those books which they write in contempt of glory, inscribe their names.”

“Yes, love indeed is light from heaven; A spark of that immortal fire with angels shared, by Allah given to lift from earth our low desire.”

“It is very certain that the desire of life prolongs it. ”

“A great many men's gratitude is nothing but a secret desire to hook in more valuable kindnesses hereafter. ”

“Politeness is a desire to be treated politely, and to be esteemed polite oneself.”