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The first principle of success is desire - knowing what you want. Desire is the planting of your seed.
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
And out of a desire essentially to imitate what I was reading, I began to write, like a clever monkey.
Uncontrolled, the hunger and thirst after God may become an obstacle, cutting off the soul from what it desires. If a man would travel far along the mystic road, he must learn to desire God intensely but in stillness, passively and yet with all his heart and mind and strength.
Desire nothing, give up all desires and be happy.
All teenagers have this desire to somehow run away.
I believe we have become paralyzed, paralyzed by our desire to be loved. Now our founding fathers had the wisdom to know that social acceptance and popularity were fleeing, and that this country's principles needed to be rooted in strengths greater than the passions and the emotions of the times.
Desire of having is the sin of covetousness.
It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal.
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
This hour we are stretching forth our hands with the desire to teach the world the true principles of mercy and justice.
The desire to take medicine is perhaps the greatest feature which distinguishes man from animals.
We always long for the forbidden things, and desire what is denied us.
Success is very ephemeral. You depend entirely on the desire of others, which makes it difficult to relax.
I gave everything I had to basketball. The passion is still there, but the desire to play is not. It was a great ride.
Our best teachers do more than impart facts and figures - they inspire and encourage students and instill a true desire to learn. That's a fine art in itself.
Is it not strange that desire should so many years outlive performance?
In order to speak about all and to all, one has to speak of what all know and of the reality common to us all. The sea, rains, necessity, desire, the struggle against death... these are things that unite us all.
Nothing great is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig. I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
I have struck a city - a real city - and they call it Chicago... I urgently desire never to see it again. It is inhabited by savages.
It is a waste of money to help those who show no desire to help themselves.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as you dominant aspiration.
The most basic human desire is to feel like you belong. Fitting in is important.
Forbid us something, and that thing we desire.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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