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All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired.
Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
The stroke of death is as a lover's pinch, which hurts and is desired.
It is wonderful to have someone praise you, to be desired.
By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired.
If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have a paradise in a few years.
Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire.
I never desired to please the rabble. What pleased them, I did not learn; and what I knew was far removed from their understanding.
Practice means to perform, over and over again in the face of all obstacles, some act of vision, of faith, of desire. Practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired.
Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical efforts to secure the desired end.
I am a red man. If the Great Spirit had desired me to be a white man he would have made me so in the first place.
Peace, above all things, is to be desired, but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on equable and lasting terms.
Beauty is desired in order that it may be befouled; not for its own sake, but for the joy brought by the certainty of profaning it.
The only objects of practical reason are therefore those of good and evil. For by the former is meant an object necessarily desired according to a principle of reason; by the latter one necessarily shunned, also according to a principle of reason.
Managers in all too many American companies do not achieve the desired results because nobody makes them do it.
Harold S. Geneen
They told me my services were no longer desired because they wanted to put in a youth program as an advance way of keeping the club going. I'll never make the mistake of being seventy again.
What a house. Turns out they're doing OK, the Malfoy's. However, the interior decorating leaves a lot to be desired. And needless to say, Voldemort isn't the greatest houseguest.
The half hour between waking and rising has all my life proved propitious to any task which was exercising my invention... It was always when I first opened my eyes that the desired ideas thronged upon me.
Love is when the desire to be desired takes you so badly that you feel you could die of it.
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
If the Great Spirit had desired me to be a white man, he would have made me so in the first place.
No doubt unity is something to be desired, to be striven for, but it cannot be willed into being by mere declarations.
Destiny is something not be to desired and not to be avoided. a mystery not contrary to reason, for it implies that the world, and the course of human history, have meaning.
From time immemorial artistic insights have been revealed to artists in their sleep and in dreams, so that at all times they ardently desired them.
I stopped worrying about being desired a long time ago.
MAY it please your Honors: I was desired by one of the court to look into the books, and consider the question now before them concerning Writs of Assistance.
It is easier to achieve a desired result in short pieces.
I believe an international criminal court is very much to be desired.
No doubt, unity is something to be desired, to be striven for, but it cannot be willed by mere declarations.
I cannot but be grieved to go from my native land, and especially from that part of it for whom and with whom I desired only to live; yet the dreadful apprehensions I have of what is coming upon this land may help to make me submissive to this providence, though more bitter.
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