Desire

 

Kahlil Gibran

“All that spirits desire, spirits attain.”
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Leo Tolstoy
“Boredom: the desire for desires.”
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Napoleon Hill
“The starting point of all achievement is desire.”
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Benjamin Franklin
“If you desire many things, many things will seem few.”
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Confucius
“Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire.”
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Jim Rohn
“Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.”
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Goethe
“Love and desire are the spirit's wings to great deeds.”
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James Allen
“To desire is to obtain; to aspire is to achieve.”
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Sophocles
“Always desire to learn something useful.”
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Desiderius Erasmus
“The desire to write grows with writing.”
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Baltasar Gracian
“When desire dies, fear is born.”
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Gaston Bachelard
“Man is a creation of desire, not a creation of need.”
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Baruch Spinoza
“Desire is the essence of a man.”
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Elizabeth Browning
“If you desire faith, then you have faith enough.”
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Solomon Ibn Gabirol
“The beginning of wisdom is to desire it.”
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Michelangelo
“Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.”
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Marianne Williamson
“Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.”
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George W. Bush
“I believe that God has planted in every heart the desire to live in freedom.”
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Bill Cosby
“In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.”
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Plato
“Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.”
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Ayn Rand
“A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.”
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Democritus
“Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.”
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Kevin Costner
“Failure doesn't kill you... it increases your desire to make something happen.”
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Robert Collier
“The first principle of success is desire - knowing what you want. Desire is the planting of your seed.”
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Brian Tracy
“The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear.”
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Blaise Pascal
“Desire and force between them are responsible for all our actions; desire causes our voluntary acts, force our involuntary.”
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James Allen
“You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as you dominant aspiration.”
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Paul J. Meyer
“Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon... must inevitably come to pass!”
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Robert Kiyosaki
“The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way.”
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Napoleon Hill
“Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.”
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Confucius
“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.”
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Napoleon Hill
“There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.”
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Helen Keller
“It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal.”

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W. Clement Stone
“All personal achievement starts in the mind of the individual. Your personal achievement starts in your mind. The first step is to know exactly what your problem, goal or desire is.”
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Henry Van Dyke
“To desire and strive to be of some service to the world, to aim at doing something which shall really increase the happiness and welfare and virtue of mankind - this is a choice which is possible for all of us; and surely it is a good haven to sail for.”
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