Seize the moment of excited curiosity on any subject to solve your doubts; for if you let it pass, the desire may never return, and you may remain in ignorance.
Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.
Knowledge is the eye of desire and can become the pilot of the soul.
All men by nature desire knowledge.
Desire creates the power.
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.
Pleasure is continually disappointed, reduced, deflated, in favor of strong, noble values: Truth, Death, Progress, Struggle, Joy, etc. Its victorious rival is Desire: we are always being told about Desire, never about Pleasure.
What all your sex desire is Sovereignty
There is one thing even more vital to science than intelligent methods; and that is, the sincere desire to find out the truth, whatever it may be.
Dancing is the perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.
Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually
Desire and hope will push us on toward the future
A man of ability and the desire to accomplish something can do anything.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory
The defect of equality is that we desire it only with our superiors.
Our destiny changes with our thought; we shall become what we wish to become, do what we wish to do, when our habitual thought corresponds with our desire.
The chief reason for drinking is the desire to behave in a certain way, and to be able to blame it on alcohol.
I desire neither victory nor pleasure nor kingdom, O Krishna. What is the use of the kingdom, or enjoyment, or even life?
The discipline of desire is the background of character.
Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.
The victory of a war is not determined by the size of an army
or the quality of armaments. Factors like unshakable determination,
heroism, and desire for liberation determine victory.
The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way.
You desire to know the art of living, my friend? It is contained in one phrase: make use of suffering.
Boredom: the desire for desires.
Compassion is the desire that moves the individual self to widen the scope of its self-concern to embrace the whole of the universal self