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Often motivated by a desire to maintain the existing status quo, sloth almost cost the U.S. its auto industry, as it refused for decades to build fuel-efficient cars to compete with Japanese, Korean and European imports.
All teenagers have this desire to somehow run away.
Desire is the essence of a man.
I have no desire to play King Lear or Hamlet. I never had a grand ambition. I just followed my nose.
An argument fatal to the communist theory, is suggested by the fact, that a desire for property is one of the elements of our nature.
Love is simply the name for the desire and the pursuit of the whole.
Washington's insatiable desire to spend our children's inheritance on failed stimulus plans and other misguided economic theories have given record debt and left us with far too many unemployed.
A desire to resist oppression is implanted in the nature of man.
Ardent love or desire introduced, as passionately longing to please and glorify the Divine Being, to be in every respect conformed to him, and in that way to enjoy him.
Some people are filled by compassion and a desire to do good, and some simply don't think anything's going to make a difference.
Love is when the desire to be desired takes you so badly that you feel you could die of it.
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
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
The desire of knowledge, like the thirst of riches, increases ever with the acquisition of it.
Plant the seed of desire in your mind and it forms a nucleus with power to attract to itself everything needed for its fulfillment.
The teacher must derive not only the capacity, but the desire, to observe natural phenomena. The teacher must understand and feel her position of observer: the activity must lie in the phenomenon.
I still don't know if I'm good enough or if it's a calling or a vocation or something, but the talent part is out. My desire to do it is undoubted. I just love doing this.
Nothing is more consuming, or more illogical, than the desire for remembrance.
You retire, but you're still aching to play. But in order to play, you have to resist certain temptations, and train hard. And I just didn't have the desire to do that any more.
Desire is important.
Hollywood has a history of raising expectations beyond Washington's reach, of appealing to the very American desire to mythologize political leaders, particularly the president.
I've never been married and I've no more desire to be married now than I ever have. I hate bureaucracy and I am not religious.
Gladly we desire to make other men perfect, but we will not amend our own fault.
Thomas a Kempis
The majority of the senior class of Vassar does not desire my company and I must confess, having read specimens of their thought and sentiments, that I do not desire the company of the majority of the senior class of Vassar.
William F. Buckley, Jr.
Even as a child I had a strong relationship with yearning and desire. And loss. Those things spoke to me.
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.
Photography, alone of the arts, seems perfected to serve the desire humans have for a moment - this very moment - to stay.
Some say that I should settle down, go slower and not push so hard, so quickly for such transformational change. To them, I say that you misunderstand the size of the problems we face, the strength of the status quo and the urgency of the people's desire for change.
Really, what I try to instill in my fans is to be healthy and happy. I have no desire to be super-skinny.
I want to swim in both directions at once. Desire success, court failure.
Many people would be more truthful were it not for their uncontrollable desire to talk.
E. W. Howe
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