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Definition of Desire

Desire

  1. To long for; to wish for earnestly; to covet.
  2. To express a wish for; to entreat; to request.
  3. To require; to demand; to claim.
  4. To miss; to regret.
  5. The natural longing that is excited by the enjoyment or the thought of any good, and impels to action or effort its continuance or possession; an eager wish to obtain or enjoy.
  6. An expressed wish; a request; petition.
  7. Anything which is desired; an object of longing.
  8. Excessive or morbid longing; lust; appetite.
  9. Grief; regret.

Desire Quotations

The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.
Confucius

A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others. - Ayn Rand
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
Ayn Rand

The starting point of all achievement is desire. - Napoleon Hill
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
Napoleon Hill

Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
Mario Andretti

In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.
Bill Cosby
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Desire Translations

desire in Afrikaans is verlang
desire in Dutch is trek hebben in, verkiezen, begeren
desire in Finnish is haluta
desire in Latin is esurio, inhio, cupido, orexis, requiro, cupio
desire in Portuguese is anseio, querer, desejar, desejo
desire in Spanish is codiciar, deseo, desear, tener, gana
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