desire quotes

“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.”

“There are various sorts of curiosity; one is from interest, which makes us desire to know that which may be useful to us; and the other, from pride which comes from the wish to know what others are ignorant of.”

“The desire to seem clever often keeps us from being so.”

“A refusal of praise is a desire to be praised twice.”

“When we disclaim praise, it is only showing our desire to be praised a second time.”

“Nothing prevents one from appearing natural as the desire to appear natural.”

“The greatest part of intimate confidences proceed from a desire either to be pitied or admired.”

“The desire of talking of ourselves, and showing those faults we do not mind having seen, makes up a good part of our sincerity.”

“Always desire to learn something useful. ”

“Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.”

“When God desires to destroy a thing, he entrusts its destruction to the thing itself. Every bad institution of this world ends by suicide. ”

“By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired.”

Desire quotes - Desire of having is the sin of covetousness.

“Desire of having is the sin of covetousness. ”

Desire quotes - Is it not strange that desire should so many years outlive performance?

“Is it not strange that desire should so many years outlive performance?”

“ Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire.”

Desire quotes - I’m fire on the move, a tire looking smooth. I’m not perfect but I got a desire to improve.

“I’m fire on the move, a tire looking smooth. I’m not perfect but I got a desire to improve.”

“America is a Nation with a mission - and that mission comes from our most basic beliefs. We have no desire to dominate, no ambitions of empire. Our aim is a democratic peace - a peace founded upon the dignity and rights of every man and woman. ”

“I have zero desire, just so you know, to be in the limelight. I don't think it's good for the country to have a former president criticize his successor. You're not going to see me giving my opinions in the public arena, until I start selling my book. I'm going to emerge then submerge. ”

“Men freely believe that which they desire. ”

“A psychologist once told me that for a boy being in the middle of a conflict between two women is the worst possible situation. There's always a desire to please each one. ”

“If you desire to drain to the dregs the fullest cup of scorn and hatred that a fellow human being can pour out for you, let a young mother hear you call dear baby "it." ”