Desire Quotes

674 Desire quotes:

"Man never thinks himself happy, but when he enjoys those things which others want or desire"
Author: Pope Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"Envy consists in seeing things never in themselves, but only in their relations. If you desire glory, you may envy Napoleon, but Napoleon envied Caesar, Caesar envied Alexander, and Alexander, I daresay, envied Hercules, who never existed."
"A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others"
Author: Rand Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"Through some strange and powerful principle of ''mental chemistry'' which she has never divulged, nature wraps up in the impulse of strong desire, ''that something'' which recognizes no such word as ''impossible,'' and accepts no such reality as failure."
Author: Hill Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"Events are influenced by our very great desires."
Author: James Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"Man's Desires are limited by his Perceptions; none can desire what he has not perceived."
Author: Blake Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it."
"I have certainly known more men destroyed by the desire to have a wife and child and to keep them in comfort than I have seen destroyed by drink and harlots"
Author: Yeats Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"What is it men in women do require? The lineaments of Gratified Desire.What is it women do in men require? The lineaments of Gratified Desire."
Author: Blake Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"Experience fails to teach where there is no desire to learn."
Author: Shaw Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"If you desire many things, many things will seem but a few"
Author: Franklin Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"Those who restrain desire, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained."
Author: Blake Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"Hereafter in a better world than this,I shall desire more love and knowledge of you."
Author: Shakespeare Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"Virtue consists, not in abstaining from vice, but in not desiring it"
Author: Shaw Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"Do not ever say that the desire to "do good" by force is a good motive. Neither power-lust nor stupidity are good motives."
"If you desire faith, then you have faith enough."
"Is it not strange that desire should so many years outlive performance?"
"Thoughts mixed with definiteness of purpose, persistence, and a burning desire are powerful things."
"The Desire of Man being Infinite, the possession is Infinite, and himself Infinite."
Author: Blake Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in, and make no effort to escape from."

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