Desire Quotes


674 Desire quotes:



"There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it."
"Your heart's desires be with you."
Author: Shakespeare Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"When desire, having rejected reason and overpowered judgment which leads to right, is set in the direction of the pleasure which beauty can inspire, and when again under the influence of its kindred desires it is moved with violent motion towards the beauty of corporeal forms, it acquires a surname from this very violent motion, and is called love."
"Friends, such as we desire, are dreams and fables."
"The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear."
"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."
"By education I mean that training in excellence from youth upward which makes a man passionately desire to be a perfect citizen, and teaches him to rule, and to obey, with justice. This is the only education which deserves the name."
Author: Plato Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly"
Author: Confucius Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's self?"
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Desire Quotes Elegance Quotes
"O lyric Love, half angel and half bird. And all a wonder and a wild desire."
Author: Browning Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man."
"It's not tyranny we desire; it's a just, limited, federal government."
Author: Hamilton Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"Wonder implies the desire to learn"
Author: Aristotle Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire."
"People wish to be settled; only as far as they are unsettled is there any hope for them"
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear."
"Without doubt, these dreamers do not deserve wealth, because they do not desire it. Even so, a well-organized society should assure to such workers the efficient means of accomplishing their task, in a life freed from material care and freely consecr"
Author: Curie Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"Wealth and rank are what people desire, but unless they are obtained in the right way they may not be possessed."
Author: Confucius Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate."
"Desire looks clear from the eyes of a lovely bride: power as strong as the founded world"
Author: Sophocles Quotes Category: Desire Quotes


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