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A desire to resist oppression is implanted in the nature of man.
Means must be subsidiary to ends and to our desire for dignity and value.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
We don't need fashion to survive, we just desire it so much.
I shall not change my course because those who assume to be better than I desire it.
You study, you learn, but you guard the original naivete. It has to be within you, as desire for drink is within the drunkard or love is within the lover.
Every time I look at you I get a fierce desire to be lonesome.
No tricks, gimmicks, special pills, special potions, special equipment. All it takes is desire and will.
People desire to separate their worlds into polarities of dark and light, ugly and beautiful, good and evil, right and wrong, inside and outside. Polarities serve us in our learning and growth, but as souls we are all.
We are spirit children of a loving Heavenly Father who placed us in mortality to see if we would choose - freely choose - to keep His commandments and come unto His Beloved Son. They do not compel us. They cannot, for that would interfere with the plan of happiness. And so there is in us a God-given desire to be responsible for our own choices.
Henry B. Eyring
Now I am near to the getting of my crown, which shall be sure; for I bless the Lord, and desire all of you to bless Him that He hath brought me here, and makes me triumph over devils, and men, and sin: they shall wound me no more.
My most ardent desire is that my country will recapture its historic opportunity for a peaceful evolution and that Poland will prove to the world that even the most complex situations can be solved by a dialogue and not by force.
I have this burning desire to get out there and do my best. It's as if I'm keeping it all in a little bottle, and it's all going to come out when I do the best I'm capable of doing.
The idea that a war can be won by standing on the defensive and waiting for the enemy to attack is a dangerous fallacy, which owes its inception to the desire to evade the price of victory.
A creative writing workshop will contain students whose ambitions and abilities, whose conceptions of literature itself, are so diverse that what they have in common - the desire to write - could almost be considered meaningless.
Man seeks to learn, and man kills himself because of the loss of cohesion in his religious society; he does not kill himself because of his learning. It is certainly not the learning he acquires that disorganizes religion; but the desire for knowledge wakens because religion becomes disorganized.
Homelessness is the fundamental idea of salvation in Jainism. It means the breaking off of all earthly relations, and therefore, above all, indifference to general impressions and avoidance of all worldly motives, the ceasing to act, to hope, to desire.
My preference for clear structures is the result of my desire - perhaps illusory - to keep track of things and maintain my grip on the world.
Many voted in 2008 with the desire to see racism and racists humiliated by having a qualified black man elected president.
My desire to devolve authority has nothing to do with a wish to shirk responsibility.
It is my desire, in the office of a Christian minister, to do nothing which I cannot do with my whole heart. Having said this, I have said all.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart's desire; the other is to get it.
George Bernard Shaw
Every sale has five basic obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
The natural desire of good men is knowledge.
Leonardo da Vinci
If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.
When I started out, I didn't have any desire to be an actress or to learn how to act. I just wanted to be famous.
John F. Kennedy
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