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Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires.
Indignation is a submission of our thoughts, but not of our desires.
Daily, constantly, we choose by our desires, our thoughts, and our actions whether we want to be blessed or cursed, happy or miserable.
Ezra Taft Benson
As a result of that, America desires a moderate Islam; an Islam that America can control; an Islam that America can give direction to and give orders to its leaders.
We read advertisements... to discover and enlarge our desires. We are always ready - even eager - to discover, from the announcement of a new product, what we have all along wanted without really knowing it.
Daniel J. Boorstin
Let him who desires peace prepare for war.
Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus
No man is poor who does not think himself so. But if in a full fortune with impatience he desires more, he proclaims his wants and his beggarly condition.
Every one desires to live long, but no one would be old.
In giving us children, God places us in a position of both leadership and service. He calls us to give up our lives for someone else's sake - to abandon our own desires and put our child's interests first. Yet, according to His perfect design, it is through this selflessness that we can become truly fulfilled.
We cannot fashion our children after our desires, we must have them and love them as God has given them to us.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I do know this... I seem to reach a lot of previously unchurched people. So many people have told me they never went to church until they heard our message of hope that God is a good God who desires to bless those who are faithful and obedient to Him through Jesus Christ.
Listen to the desires of your children. Encourage them and then give them the autonomy to make their own decision.
Blessedness consists in the accomplishment of our desires, and in our having only regular desires.
The spirit desires to remain with its body, because, without the organic instruments of that body, it can neither act, nor feel anything.
Leonardo da Vinci
When God desires to destroy a thing, he entrusts its destruction to the thing itself. Every bad institution of this world ends by suicide.
Freedom in general may be defined as the absence of obstacles to the realization of desires.
Those who forget good and evil and seek only to know the facts are more likely to achieve good than those who view the world through the distorting medium of their own desires.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
One that desires to excel should endeavor in those things that are in themselves most excellent.
Positional leaders ignore the fact that every person has hopes, dreams, desires, and goals of his own. And leaders must bring their vision and the aspirations of the people they lead together in a way that benefits everyone.
John C. Maxwell
Our duty is to be useful, not according to our desires but according to our powers.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Energy is an eternal delight, and he who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence.
Satan wants us to constantly focus on everything that is wrong with us and look at how far we still have to go. But God desires for us to rejoice in how far we have already come.
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
The day we receive Jesus Christ as our Savior is one of the greatest days of our lives. Not only are our sins washed away, but God puts His Spirit inside of us and gives us new desires.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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