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Indignation is a submission of our thoughts, but not of our desires.
Those who restrain their desires, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
One that desires to excel should endeavor in those things that are in themselves most excellent.
Energy is an eternal delight, and he who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence.
If thou wilt make a man happy, add not unto his riches but take away from his desires.
He who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill
Listen to the desires of your children. Encourage them and then give them the autonomy to make their own decision.
Our body has this defect that, the more it is provided care and comforts, the more needs and desires it finds.
Saint Teresa of Avila
Our duty is to be useful, not according to our desires but according to our powers.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Every man is rich or poor according to the proportion between his desires and his enjoyments.
The child who desires education will be bettered by it; the child who dislikes it disgraced.
Do not follow vain desires; for verily he who prospers is preserved from lust, greed and anger.
The unworthy successor of Peter who desires to benefit from the immeasurable wealth of Christ feels the great need of your assistance, your prayers, your sacrifice, and he most humbly asks this of you.
Pope John Paul II
He who reigns within himself and rules passions, desires, and fears is more than a king.
Most people think that shadows follow, precede or surround beings or objects. The truth is that they also surround words, ideas, desires, deeds, impulses and memories.
Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.
To educate the intelligence is to expand the horizon of its wants and desires.
James Russell Lowell
It is the awareness of unfulfilled desires which gives a nation the feeling that it has a mission and a destiny.
My thought has been shaped by books; my desires by pictures.
Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and that's to get rid of all my other desires.
What pedophiles and people who have sexual desires on children lose sight of to a terrible, terrible degree - a devastating degree - is that their victims are real people who will suffer forever whatever abuses are perpetrated on them.
We are moving toward a dictatorship of relativism which does not recognize anything as for certain and which has as its highest goal one's own ego and one's own desires.
Most of us are consumed with our own thoughts and desires and are not always thinking about what other people may want. This is not necessarily being egocentric; it is just being human.
Human beings place their desires ahead of the collective good.
Children in a family are like flowers in a bouquet: there's always one determined to face in an opposite direction from the way the arranger desires.
My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, for man's anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires.
He put in your heart certain wishes and plans; in my heart, he put other different desires.
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