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My desire to curtail undue freedom of speech extends only to such public areas as restaurants, airports, streets, hotel lobbies, parks, and department stores. Verbal exchanges between consenting adults in private are as of little interest to me as they probably are to them.
Some desire is necessary to keep life in motion, and he whose real wants are supplied must admit those of fancy.
The voice of the intelligence is drowned out by the roar of fear. It is ignored by the voice of desire. It is contradicted by the voice of shame. It is biased by hate and extinguished by anger. Most of all it is silenced by ignorance.
Karl A. Menninger
We do not succeed in changing things according to our desire, but gradually our desire changes.
Sometimes I think it's possible to mistake desire for clarity and talking in a no-nonsense way for aggression.
Man never thinks himself happy, but when he enjoys those things which others want or desire.
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.
Three things are necessary for the salvation of man: to know what he ought to believe; to know what he ought to desire; and to know what he ought to do.
There is no desire more natural than the desire for knowledge.
Michel de Montaigne
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.
Of all the gods only death does not desire gifts.
'Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
It is very certain that the desire of life prolongs it.
What you lack in talent can be made up with desire, hustle and giving 110 percent all the time.
Discrimination due to age is one of the great tragedies of modern life. The desire to work and be useful is what makes life worth living, and to be told your efforts are not needed because you are the wrong age is a crime.
Therefore I feel that the aforementioned guiding principle must be modified to read: If you desire peace, cultivate justice, but at the same time cultivate the fields to produce more bread; otherwise there will be no peace.
A desire to be in charge of our own lives, a need for control, is born in each of us. It is essential to our mental health, and our success, that we take control.
Robert Foster Bennett
The desire to write grows with writing.
Fantasy mirrors desire. Imagination reshapes it.
If history and science have taught us anything, it is that passion and desire are not the same as truth.
E. O. Wilson
I believe that God has planted in every heart the desire to live in freedom.
George W. Bush
In economics, hope and faith coexist with great scientific pretension and also a deep desire for respectability.
John Kenneth Galbraith
If men could regard the events of their own lives with more open minds, they would frequently discover that they did not really desire the things they failed to obtain.
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
Men freely believe that which they desire.
If one wants another only for some self-satisfaction, usually in the form of sensual pleasure, that wrong desire takes the form of lust rather than love.
Every man makes a god of his own desire.
It is a waste of money to help those who show no desire to help themselves.
The discipline of desire is the background of character.
Desire is the key to motivation, but it's the determination and commitment to unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
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