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A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
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.
Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.
Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.
George Bernard Shaw
When you are discontent, you always want more, more, more. Your desire can never be satisfied. But when you practice contentment, you can say to yourself, 'Oh yes - I already have everything that I really need.'
Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand.
Mathematics as an expression of the human mind reflects the active will, the contemplative reason, and the desire for aesthetic perfection. Its basic elements are logic and intuition, analysis and construction, generality and individuality.
If we desire a society of peace, then we cannot achieve such a society through violence. If we desire a society without discrimination, then we must not discriminate against anyone in the process of building this society. If we desire a society that is democratic, then democracy must become a means as well as an end.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.
If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.
Louis D. Brandeis
What does it take to be a champion? Desire, dedication, determination, concentration and the will to win.
I believe very strongly that when it comes to desire, when it comes to attraction, that things are never black and white, things are very much shades of grey.
Most fears of rejection rest on the desire for approval from other people. Don't base your self-esteem on their opinions.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
To desire and expect nothing for oneself and to have profound sympathy for others is genuine holiness.
The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear.
I think anything is possible if you have the mindset and the will and desire to do it and put the time in.
I couldn't have foreseen all the good things that have followed my mother's death. The renewed energy, the surprising sweetness of grief. The tenderness I feel for strangers on walkers. The deeper love I have for my siblings and friends. The desire to play the mandolin. The gift of a visitation.
Karma is experience, and experience creates memory, and memory creates imagination and desire, and desire creates karma again. If I buy a cup of coffee, that's karma. I now have that memory that might give me the potential desire for having cappuccino, and I walk into Starbucks, and there's karma all over again.
Boredom: the desire for desires.
Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
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.
A desire to be in charge of our own lives, a need for control, is born in each of us. It is essential to our mental health, and our success, that we take control.
Robert Foster Bennett
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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