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War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow man.
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
If you're bored with life - you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things - you don't have enough goals.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity.
What do you want a meaning for? Life is a desire, not a meaning.
If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.
Young people are threatened... by the evil use of advertising techniques that stimulate the natural inclination to avoid hard work by promising the immediate satisfaction of every desire.
Pope John Paul II
Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand.
God's desire is that we excel.
Boredom: the desire for desires.
A lie does not consist in the indirect position of words, but in the desire and intention, by false speaking, to deceive and injure your neighbour.
All personal achievement starts in the mind of the individual. Your personal achievement starts in your mind. The first step is to know exactly what your problem, goal or desire is.
W. Clement Stone
They won't break me because the desire for freedom, and the freedom of the Irish people, is in my heart. The day will dawn when all the people of Ireland will have the desire for freedom to show. It is then that we will see the rising of the moon.
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.
Liars share with those they deceive the desire not to be deceived.
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.
H. L. Mencken
If thou desire the love of God and man, be humble, for the proud heart, as it loves none but itself, is beloved of none but itself. Humility enforces where neither virtue, nor strength, nor reason can prevail.
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.
Curiosity, n. An objectionable quality of the female mind. The desire to know whether or not a woman is cursed with curiosity is one of the most active and insatiable passions of the masculine soul.
Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
In every living thing there is the desire for love.
David Herbert Lawrence
Our destiny changes with our thought; we shall become what we wish to become, do what we wish to do, when our habitual thought corresponds with our desire.
Orison Swett Marden
Yes, love indeed is light from heaven; A spark of that immortal fire with angels shared, by Allah given to lift from earth our low desire.
It belongs to the imperfection of everything human that man can only attain his desire by passing through its opposite.
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
If you desire to drain to the dregs the fullest cup of scorn and hatred that a fellow human being can pour out for you, let a young mother hear you call dear baby 'it.'
T. S. Eliot
No greater thing 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.
Better murder an infant in its cradle than nurse an unacted desire.
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