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When we disclaim praise, it is only showing our desire to be praised a second time.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I had no desire to be a stand-up comic until I decided to do it.
Every intense desire is perhaps a desire to be different from what we are.
The less we read the Word of God, the less we desire to read it, and the less we pray, the less we desire to pray.
Desire is the very essence of man.
A psychologist once told me that for a boy being in the middle of a conflict between two women is the worst possible situation. There's always a desire to please each one.
I choose not to give energy to the emotions of revenge, hatred or the desire to subjugate.
In economics, hope and faith coexist with great scientific pretension and also a deep desire for respectability.
John Kenneth Galbraith
None of the people who wrote Obamacare want anything to do with it. None of the people responsible for Obamacare can afford it. They all want subsidies. None of the people that gave us Obamacare have any desire to actually go to HealthCare.gov and sign up. That's for you and me to have to do.
Almost all crime is due to the repressed desire for aesthetic expression.
The desire of the man is for the woman, but the desire of the woman is for the desire of the man.
Madame de Stael
A 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
If you are a good missionary, you will return home with the desire to continue to serve the Lord, to keep His commandments, and to do His will.
Gordon B. Hinckley
The young among us are, as a general thing, allied to the world. But few maintain a special warfare against the internal foe. But few have an earnest, anxious desire to know and do the will of God.
Ellen G. White
I would argue that religion comes from a desire to get to the questions of, 'Where do we come from?' and 'How shall we live?' And I would say I don't need religion to answer those questions.
I have a tremendous desire to learn, and to grow, and to develop whatever I have that will make for any kind of improvement in me.
Really, what I try to instill in my fans is to be healthy and happy. I have no desire to be super-skinny.
Desire is creation, is the magical element in that process. If there were an instrument by which to measure desire, one could foretell achievement.
I want to swim in both directions at once. Desire success, court failure.
My desire is to stand up and brush myself off when I make mistakes and ask for forgiveness.
A classical work doesn't ever have to be understood entirely. But those who are educated and who are still educating themselves must desire to learn more and more from it.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
I had a strong desire to write and some free time.
The Bush administration does not desire to see Islam practiced in its pristine purity.
There is no greater impediment to progress in the sciences than the desire to see it take place too quickly.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
I love attention. Maybe my desire for attention is a little too out of control, but I'm very honest.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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