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Desire

Every man has business and desire, Such as it is.
- William Shakespeare
Desire Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Desire

1.
Man is an animal which, alone among the animals, refuses to be satisfied by the fulfilment of animal desires.
Alexander Graham Bell

2.
There is no calamity greater than lavish desires. There is no greater guilt than discontentment. And there is no greater disaster than greed.
Lao-tzu

3.
Again, men in general desire the good, and not merely what their fathers had.
Aristotle

4.
He who desires is always poor.
Claudianus

5.
In men of the highest character and noblest genius there is to be found an insatiable desire for honour, command, power, and glory.
Cicero

6.
A human being has a natural desire to have more of a good thing than he needs.
Mark Twain

7.
Desire creates the power.
Raymond Holliwell

8.
Dwell not upon thy weariness, thy strength shall be according to the measure of thy desire.
Arab Proverb

9.
One must not lose desires. They are mighty stimulants to creativeness, to love, and to long life.
Alexander A. Bogomoletz

10.
Life ought to be a struggle of desire toward adventures whose nobility will fertilize the soul.
Rebecca West

11.
If you greatly desire something, have the guts to stake everything on obtaining it.
Brendan Francis

12.
Let your desires be ruled by reason. (Appetitus Rationi Pareat)
Cicero

13.
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

14.
We desire nothing so much as what we ought not to have.
Publilius Syrus

15.
Man is the only animal whose desires increase as they are fed; the only animal that is never satisfied.
Henry George

16.
Every man has business and desire, Such as it is.
William Shakespeare

17.
I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who overcomes his enemies.
Aristotle

18.
The wise man will love; all others will desire.
Afranius

19.
It is the nature of desire not to be satisfied, and most men live only for the gratification of it.
Aristotle

20.
Those who restrain desire, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
William Blake

21.
While we don't have much say over the desires that we have, we certainly can decide which we prefer-and then search for ways to act on that basis.
Daniel Akst


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