Desire Quotes

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


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

Mark Twain

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

James Allen

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


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

Arab Proverb

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

Desire creates the power.

Raymond Hollingwell

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

Alexander A. Bogomoletz

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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