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I do believe there are things that we desire that are not in the cards. But more often than not, when people have a desire for a relationship and it's not happening, there are probably issues to be resolved and issues people could work on that would ultimately end in that desire being fulfilled.
Almost every desire a poor man has is a punishable offence.
Today, our actions must be motivated only by our intense desire to achieve a just and lasting peace. The compassion and charity of the American people should be reflected in this legislation, though sadly, they are silenced.
Wonder is the desire for knowledge.
Romantic lovers require from each other at least the facade of reason: We desire to be what romantic love makes us appear in the other's eyes. We want to imagine we are deserving of the love we inspire.
You lose your anonymity just like a helium balloon with a string. Therefore people are going to have their own opinion and they're going to write in whatever clever manner they desire.
The desire of gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom and benefit.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
All teenagers have this desire to somehow run away.
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.
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.
I gave everything I had to basketball. The passion is still there, but the desire to play is not. It was a great ride.
Is it not strange that desire should so many years outlive performance?
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.
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.
Forbid us something, and that thing we desire.
The ultimate end of human acts is eudaimonia, happiness in the sense of living well, which all men desire; all acts are but different means chosen to arrive at it.
There's a desire in me to express something - to match what I hear in my head.
The biggest threat to a better life is the desire to keep the future under control - to make the world predictable by reining in creativity and enterprise. Progress as a neat blueprint, with no deviations and no surprise, may work in children's cartoons or utopian novels. But it's just a fantasy.
C. S. Lewis
John F. Kennedy
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