Desire Quotes

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

Mark Twain

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

Aristotle

The desire is thy prayers; and if thy desire is without ceasing, thy prayer will also be without ceasing. The continuance of your longing is the continuance of your prayer.

St. Augustine of Hippo

The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behavior lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behavior.

M. Scott Peck

All men by nature desire knowledge...

Aristotle

Not necessity, not desire /no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything /health, food, a place to live, entertainment /they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Everything is perfect in the universe - even your desire to improve it.

Wayne Dyer

Richard Hugo taught me that anyone with a desire to write, an ear for language and a bit of imagination could become a writer. He also, in a way, gave me permission to write about northern Montana.

James Welch

Just as you have the instinctive natural desire to be happy and overcome suffering, so do all sentient beings; just as you have the right to fulfill this innate aspiration, so do all sentient beings. So on what exact grounds do you discriminate?

Dalai Lama

You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration

James Allen

You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as you dominant aspiration.

James Allen

You cannot escape the results of your thoughts. Whatever your present environment may be, you will fall, remain or rise with your thoughts, your vision, your ideal. You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration.

James Lane Allen

This awareness instills a fierce desire to protect that heritage and - in doing so - to educate Americans in the meaning and importance of our pivotal documents.

Allen Weinstein

But by providing the background picture - the universal situational awareness that we desire - by showing the anomalies, the Space-Based Radar will change the nature of how we do our analysis and our intelligence.

Stephen Cambone

To desire immortality is to desire the eternal perpetuation of a great mistake

Arthur Schopenhauer
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