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You retire, but you're still aching to play. But in order to play, you have to resist certain temptations, and train hard. And I just didn't have the desire to do that any more.
Tis this desire of bending all things to our own purposes which turns them into confusion and is the chief source of every error in our lives.
Your chances of success are directly proportional to the degree of pleasure you desire from what you do. If you are in a job you hate, face the fact squarely and get out.
I see Canada as a country torn between a very northern, rather extraordinary, mystical spirit which it fears and its desire to present itself to the world as a Scotch banker.
It was never my desire to revolutionize fashion, to make clothes that could be in a museum. I want to create clothes that have a certain style, but I want to see them used. I want to see people enjoy the things I've made.
The gravest risks from al Qaeda combine its affinity for big targets and its announced desire for weapons of mass destruction.
We yearn, as spirit children of our Heavenly Father, for that joy which we once had with Him in the life before this one. His desire is to grant us that sacred wish for unity out of His love for us.
Henry B. Eyring
A fine world in which man reproaches woman with fulfilling his heart's desire!
Creation's gold mine is in you. The key is deliberate intention. Whatever your dream may be at this moment, identify it. If you cannot define your desire, it can never become a reality.
Mary Manin Morrissey
Failure doesn't kill you... it increases your desire to make something happen.
I feel that if you really want an Oscar, you're in trouble. It's like wanting to be married - you'll take anybody. If you want the Oscar really badly, it becomes a naked desire and ambition. It becomes very unattractive.
I don't have a burning desire to act, strangely enough. I don't know that if I hadn't been an actor as a young person, I don't know that I ever would have chosen this because it's not really my personality.
The desire to be rewarded for one's creativity does not justify depriving the world in general of all or part of that creativity.
In the Indian film industry, especially those of us who are in mainstream cinema, we invariably play a typical hero's role. More often than not, we cater to the public perception. However, there is a latent desire in most actors to do a role where you can go all out and experiment.
The idea is that the state doesn't have rights to limit individuals' wants and passions. I disagree with that. I think we absolutely have rights because there are consequences to letting people live out whatever wants or passions they desire.
As doctors, we are not trained to communicate and understand the power of our words as they relate to a patient's ability and desire to survive.
The desire for money may be an indication of greed, but I want to argue that greed is a much more subtle vice than simply the desire to be rich.
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.
Like solo sailors venturing into the Southern Ocean, climbers are seduced by risk. The desire to push to a summit or scale a rock face is so strong that they consciously or subconsciously minimize safety precautions drilled into their brains.
Every swindle is driven by a desire for easy money; it's the one thing the swindler and the swindled have in common.
I have a desire that I want to make people feel happy through my music. I'm always trying to find optimistic ways to express myself.
Heterosexuality is dangerous. It tempts you to aim at a perfect duality of desire.
In my experience, there is only one motivation, and that is desire. No reasons or principle contain it or stand against it.
I've no desire to start a movement, to be the first name on an open petition, or to be the poster child for disgruntled writers.
I don't know what a painting is; who knows what sets off even the desire to paint? It might be things, thoughts, a memory, sensations, which have nothing to do directly with painting itself. They can come from anything and anywhere.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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