Desire Quotes

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.

Robert Kiyosaki

I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who overcomes his enemies.

Aristotle

Desire, like the atom, is explosive with creative force.

Paul Vernon Buser

Plant the seed of desire in your mind and it forms a nucleus with power to attract to itself everything needed for its fulfillment.

Robert Collier

Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.

Napoleon Hill

The desire to know is natural to good men.

Leonardo da Vinci

Man is a creation of desire,not a creation of need.

Gaston Bachelard

A shot glass of desire is greater than a pitcher of talent.

Andy Munthe

One must not lose desires. They are mighty stimulants to creativeness, to love, and to long life.

Alexander A. Bogomoletz

The desire of power in excess caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge in excess caused man to fall.

Francis Bacon

[Desire] is a perpetual rack, or horsemill, according to Austin, still going round as in a ring.

Robert Burton

Nothing is far and nothing is near, if one desires. The world is little, people are little, human life is little. There is only one big thing desire.

Willa Sibert Cather

Often you must keep the dogs of desire nipping at your heels lest you become the slave of procrastination and the errand boy of complacency

R.K. Francis

Opposition of one\'s desires is the sign of the highest level of wisdom in a human being.

al-Baqir, Muhammad

Three things are necessary for the salvation of man: to know what he ought to believe; to know what he ought to desire; and to know what he ought to do.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

Man is a creation of desire, not a creation of need.

Gaston Bachelard

If you cannot get things as much as you desire than be contented with what you have.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

It is a strange desire, to seek power and to lose liberty.

Francis Bacon

Entirety exists within me as exuberance ... in empty longing ... in ... the desire to burn with desire.

Georges Bataille

Desire is creation, is the magical element in that process. If there were an instrument by which to measure desire, one could foretell achievement.

Willa Sibert Cather

When we look back, the only things we cherish are those which in some way met our original want; the desire which formed in us in early youth, undirected, and of its own accord.

Willa Sibert Cather

Some prices are just too high, no matter how much you may want the prize. The one thing you can't trade for your heart's desire is your heart.

Lois McMaster Bujold

There comes a time when a men desires to rise above fear.

Edmund Cooper

The man's desire is for the woman; but the woman's desire is rarely other than for the desire of the man.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Updated On : May 13, 2014
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