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Nothing retains less of desire in art, in science, than this will to industry, booty, possession.
Desire is creation, is the magical element in that process. If there were an instrument by which to measure desire, one could foretell achievement.
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.
To be an artist you have to give up everything, including the desire to be a good artist.
I think every revolutionary act is an act of love. Every song that I've written, it is because of my desire to use music as a way to empower and re-humanize people who are living in a dehumanizing setting. The song is in order to better the human condition.
Zack de la Rocha
He is lost who is possessed by carnal desire.
My desire to devolve authority has nothing to do with a wish to shirk responsibility.
Everything is perfect in the universe - even your desire to improve it.
You tell me: Can you live crushed under the weight of the present? Without a memory of the past and without the desire to look ahead to the future by building something, a future, a family? Can you go on like this? This, to me, is the most urgent problem that the Church is facing.
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
There is no desire more natural than the desire for knowledge.
Michel de Montaigne
It is very certain that the desire of life prolongs it.
I marvel at the resilience of the Jewish people. Their best characteristic is their desire to remember. No other people has such an obsession with memory.
It's true that I've never had a burning desire to rebel against my parents.
The day will dawn when all the people of Ireland will have the desire for freedom to show. It is then we'll see the rising of the moon.
The teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
I think that people just have this core desire to express who they are. And I think that's always existed.
Few things are brought to a successful issue by impetuous desire, but most by calm and prudent forethought.
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.
Join me in my quest for a greater understanding of our existence. Join me in my desire for a greater self. Join me as I seek the humility to love and understand my fellow man.
Bryant H. McGill
The desire of knowledge, like the thirst of riches, increases ever with the acquisition of it.
I shall not change my course because those who assume to be better than I desire it.
I don't pretend there aren't biological differences, but I don't believe the desire for leadership is hardwired biology, not the desire to win or excel. I believe that it's socialization, that we're socializing our daughters to nurture and our boys to lead.
In the ordinary church, it is suppressed by respectability, by a desire to appear better than we really are.
E. Stanley Jones
The nature of the movies is different than it was five years ago, and they're all driven by the possibilities of CGI, which means you can make anything happen on screen that you can possibly desire.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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