Desire Quotes

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

James Allen

Again, men in general desire the good, and not merely what their fathers had.

Aristotle

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

Aristotle

If you greatly desire something, have the guts to stake everything on obtaining it.

Brendan Francis

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

Mark Twain

Some desire is necessary to keep life in motion, and he whose real wants are supplied must admit those of fancy.

Samuel Johnson

All human activity is prompted by desire.

Bertrand Russell

The first principle of success is desire -- knowing what you want. Desire is the planting of your seed.

Robert Collier

There are two tragedies in life. One is not to get your heart's desire. The other is to get it.

George Bernard Shaw

Dwell not upon thy weariness, thy strength shall be according to the measure of thy desire.

Arab Proverb

Thought gives rise to desire.

Rig Veda

In my experience, there is only one motivation, and that is desire. No reasons or principle contain it or stand against it.

Jane Smiley

Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.

Mario Andretti

When your desires are strong enough, you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve

Napoleon Hill

A desire presupposes the possibility of action to achieve it; action presupposes a goal which is worth achieving.

Ayn Rand

Desire is a powerful force that can be used to make things happen.”

Marcia Wieder

Just as a fire is covered by smoke and a mirror is obscured by dust, just as the embryo rests deep within the womb, wisdom is hidden by selfish desire.

Bhagavad Gita

The fundamental desire of life is the desire to exist.

Rabindranath Tagore

Man is an animal which, alone among the animals, refuses to be satisfied by the fulfilment of animal desires.

Alexander Graham Bell

The desire not to be anything is the desire not to be.

Ayn Rand

How helpless we are, like netted birds, when we are caught by desire!

Belva Plain

The first principle of success is desire - knowing what you want. Desire is the planting of your seed.

Robert Collier

Desire and hope will push us on toward the future.

Michel de Montaigne

Desire creates the power.

Raymond Hollingwell

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Updated On : May 13, 2014
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