Desire Quotes

I awake each morning torn between a desire to save the world and a desire to savour the world. This makes it hard to plan my day.

E. B. White

The King sisters must be thanked for their desire to protect this land. Without their tenacity and the support from their families, this deal would never have come together.

Nancy Greene

The tenacity and desire to win which he has worked with since he was a child have carried him to the top in a sporting discipline of enormous difficulty.

Fernando Alonso

“What do you want to achieve or avoid? The answers to this question are objectives. How will you go about achieving your desire results? The answer to this you can call strategy.”

William E Rothschild

Till now, society has protected the adult and blamed the victim. It has been abetted in its blindness by theories, still in keeping with the pedagogical principles of our great- grandparents, according to which children are viewed as crafty creatures, dominated by wicked drives, who invent stories and attack their innocent parents or desire them sexually. In reality, children tend to blame themselves for their parents' cruelty and to absolve the parents, whom they invariably love, of all responsibility.

Alice Miller

Success is very ephemeral. You depend entirely on the desire of others, which makes it difficult to relax.

Eva Green

If you [Americans] are sincere in your desire for peace and security, we have answered you.

Osama bin Laden

When we exaggerate our friends tenderness towards us, it is often less from gratitude than from a desire to exhibit our own virtue.

Francois De La Rochefoucauld

You must have the dedication, determination and desire to be a friend, not a bully.

Chris Hollyfield

I would rather be poor in a cottage full of books than a king without the desire to read.

Thomas Macaulay

Mutual respect implies discretion and reserve even in love itself; it means preserving as much liberty as possible to those whose life we share. We must distrust our instinct of intervention, for the desire to make one's own will prevail is often disguised under the mask of solicitude.

Henri Frederic Amiel

Desire increases when fulfillment is postponed.

Pierre Corneille

Parenthood is not an object of appetite or even desire. It is an object of will. There is no appetite for parenthood; there is only a purpose or intention of parenthood.

Robin G. Collingwood

A man's desire for a son is usually nothing but the wish to duplicate himself in order that such a remarkable pattern may not be lost to the world.

Helen Rowland

Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter. In love to our wives there is desire; to our sons, ambition; but to our daughters there is something which there are no words to express.

Joseph Addison
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