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Nothing is more consuming, or more illogical, than the desire for remembrance.
When you relinquish the desire to control your future, you can have more happiness.
I inherited my father's insatiable desire to meet all the beautiful girls in the world.
You desire that which exceeds my humble powers, but I trust in the compassion and mercy of the All-powerful God.
America was born out of a desire for self-determination, a longing for the human dignity that only independence can bring.
I do not believe in pure idioms. I think there is naturally a desire, for whoever speaks or writes, to sign in an idiomatic, irreplaceable manner.
Here is my wish and my desire and my pledge as well: that we remember our true nature and our womanhood. That we own and know that we are more than our bodies and yet our bodies are these sacred, beautiful, rhythmic houses for us.
Tracee Ellis Ross
He is lost who is possessed by carnal desire.
The desire to annoy no one, to harm no one, can equally well be the sign of a just as of an anxious disposition.
Your ability to use the principle of autosuggestion will depend, very largely, upon your capacity to concentrate upon a given desire until that desire becomes a burning obsession.
If you desire to be good, begin by believing that you are wicked.
We must not only cease our present desire for the growth of the state, but we must desire its decrease, its weakening.
I have known more men destroyed by the desire to have wife and child and to keep them in comfort than I have seen destroyed by drink and harlots.
William Butler Yeats
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
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
Much of everyday life is filled with opportunities to be distracted. Our possessions... entertainment... cares and anxieties... and even the passionate desire and pursuit of things, some good and not so good, can keep our minds and hearts caught up in a flurry of activity.
The deepest desire of the human spirit is to be acknowledged.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
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.
It is psychological law that whatever we desire to accomplish we must impress upon the subjective or subconscious mind.
Orison Swett Marden
The ego mind both professes its desire for love and does everything possible to repel it, or if it gets here anyway, to sabotage it. That is why dealing with issues like control, anger, and neediness is the most important work in preparing ourselves for love.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
A desire arises in the mind. It is satisfied immediately another comes. In the interval which separates two desires a perfect calm reigns in the mind. It is at this moment freed from all thought, love or hate. Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves.
I believe that God has planted in every heart the desire to live in freedom.
George W. Bush
Take from the philosopher the pleasure of being heard and his desire for knowledge ceases.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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