I leave you 91 Phrases about desire Of authors such as Ayn Rand, Aristotle, Confucius, Eric Hoffer, Osho, George Bernard Sha, Paulo Coelho and many others.
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1-A child's appetite for new toys attracts the desire for possession and appropriation: the attractiveness of the toys does not come from their possible uses, but from their condition of possession-Christopher Lasch.
2-A desire arises in the mind. Once satisfied, another comes immediately. In the interval that separates two desires reigns a perfect calm in the mind. He is at this moment liberated from all thought, love or hatred. Complete peace reigns equally between two mental waves-Swami Sivananda.
3. The desire to be observed, esteemed, esteemed, praised, loved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest and most vivid dispositions discovered in the heart of man-John Adams.
4-A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others-Ayn Rand.
5-A goal is not the same as a desire, and this is an important distinction that we must make. You can have a wish that does not lead you to action. But you can not have a goal that you do not intend to act on-Tom Morris.
6-A life is spiritual or not at all. No man can serve two masters. Your life is shaped by the end for which you live. You are made in the image and likeness of what you desire-Thomas Merton.
7-Desires are never here and now-they are non-existential. They are only mental, they are in the mind. And they can not be fulfilled because their very nature is to move into the future-Osho.
8-All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion or desire-Aristotle.
9-The ardent desire to be or do something gives us staying power - a reason to get up every morning or to get up again after a disappointment- Marsha Sinetar.
10-Desire is a powerful force that can be used to make things happen-Marcia Wieder.
11-Desire is the key to motivation, it is the determination and commitment to an incessant search for your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will allow you to achieve the success you seek - Mario Andretti.
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not an ideal, but a keen and pulsating desire that transcends everything-Napoleon Hill.
13-Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the driving force of action. Desire in the mind is the true impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil-Swami Sivananda.
14-Do not impose on others what you yourself do not want-Confucius.
15-Every intense desire is perhaps a desire to be different from what we are-Eric Hoffer.
16-Anyone who wants to succeed in any project must be willing to get rid of all the reasons to surrender. Only by doing so can you be sure to maintain that state of mind known as a burning desire to win - a key to success - Napoleon Hill.
17-Existence does not listen to your desires and does not follow your desires, however beautiful and pious they may be. Existence continues in its own way-Osho.
18-Being free from the desire to get a response is essential to understanding a problem-Jiddu Krishnamurti.
19-The future is the projection of unfulfilled desires. The more dissatisfied you are, the greater your future. The more unsatisfied your being, the richer the dreams you have of the future-Osho.
20-Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion and knowledge-Plato.
21-I get up in the morning, torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it difficult to plan the day-E.B. White
"I used to want many, many things, but now I only have one wish, and that is to get rid of all my other desires-John Cleese.
If men could consider the events of their own lives with more open minds, they would often find that they did not really want the things they could not get-Andre Maurois.
24-If you get bored with life and do not get up every morning with a burning desire to do things is because you do not have enough goals-Lou Holtz.
25-If your real desire is to be good, there is no need to wait to be wealthy to be; You can be good right now, right now, and wherever you are-James Allen.
26-To succeed, your desire for success must be greater than your fear of failure-Bill Cosby.
27-Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you want, you want what you imagine and in the end you create what you want-George Bernard Shaw.
28-Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired-Robert Frost.
29-Misery only has a meaning, that things do not fit your desires - and things never fit your desires because they can not. Things simply follow their nature-Osho.
30-No greater thing is suddenly created, not even a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you want a fig, I will tell you to pass the time. Let it first bloom, then it will bear fruit, then mature-Epictetus.
31-Our destiny changes with our thinking; We will become what we want to become. We do what we want to do, when our usual thinking corresponds to our desire-Orison Swett Marden.
32-Plant the seed of desire in your mind and it will form a nucleus with power to attract to itself everything necessary for its fulfillment-Robert Collier.
34-Needs can be fulfilled, desires never. Needs are natural, desires are perversions-Osho.
35-The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behavior lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that M-behavior. Scott Peck.
36-The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire, by the size of your dream and how you handle disappointment on the road-Robert Kiyosaki.
37-There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose the desire of your heart. The other is to harbor a desire in your heart-George Bernard Shaw.
38-The future is necessary as a space to project your desires. To project, the future is necessary-Osho.
39-Three things are necessary for the salvation of man: to know what he must believe; Know what you should want; And know what to do-Thomas Aquinas
40-To desire and strive to be useful to the world, to aspire to do something that truly increases the happiness, well-being and virtue of humanity, this is a choice that is possible for all of us-Henry Van Dyke.
41. War arises from the individual's desire to gain advantage at the expense of his fellows-Napoleon Hill.
42-We are told that talent creates its own opportunities. But sometimes it seems that intense desire creates not only his own opportunities, but also his own talents-Eric Hoffer.
43-We always long forbidden things, and we desire what we are denied-Francois Rabelais.
44-We are motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man, the more he is inspired by glory. The philosophers themselves, even in those books that write with contempt of glory, inscribe their names-Marcus Tullius Cicero.
45-When your desires are strong enough, you will appear to possess superhuman powers to accomplish whatever-Napoleon Hill.
Your desires are immense, almost infinite. Because of their desires, life becomes a competition, and wherever there is competition, there is anxiety and anguish-Osho.
47-Men go much further to avoid what they fear than to get what they want-Dan Brown.
48-Do not spoil what you have longing for what you do not have; Remember that what was once among the things that collapsed- Epicurus .
49-The world is small, people are small, human life is small. There's only one big thing: the wish-Willa Cather.
50-Those who restrict desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained-William Blake.
51-Ultimately, it is desire, not the desired, what we love-Friedrich Nietzsche.
52-A deep desire, a real desire is the desire to be close to someone-Paulo Coelho.
53-You need to know that it's your actions that will make you a good person, not a desire-Matthew Quick.
54-Love is not part of the dream world. Love belongs to desire and desire is always cruel-Neil Gaiman.
"I have a deep-seated and inarticulate desire for something that goes beyond everyday life-Virginia Woolf.
56-If you suffer and make your loved ones suffer, there is nothing that can justify your desire-Thich Nhat Hanh.
57-I spin worlds where we could be together. I dream about you. For me, imagination and desire are very close-Jeanette Winterson.
58-Whoever desires constant success must change his conduct according to the times-Nicholas Machiavelli.
59-Desire is half of life; Indifference is half the death-Kahlil Gibran.
60-You can be anything you want to be, you can do anything you set out to do if you hold a desire with one purpose-Abraham Lincoln.
61. Everyone easily believes in everything he fears or desires-Jean de La Fontaine.
"Believe me, at least for certain men, not taking what you do not want is the most difficult thing in the world,"Albert Camus.
63-Your wish is a prayer. Imagine the fulfillment of your desire now and feel its reality. You will experience the joy of the one who gets answers-Joseph Murphy.
64-Desire is both imitative (we like what others like) and competitive (we want to take away from others what they have) -Robert Greene.
"We fear what we most want-Harley King.
Nothing is easier than self-deception. What every man desires, he also believes to be true-Demosthenes.
67-The difference between greed and ambition is that a greedy person desires things for which he is not prepared-Habeeb Akande.
68-Nothing makes you feel more naked than someone who identifies a desire you never knew you had-Jeff Zentner.
-What we insistently want, over time, is what we become-Neal A. Maxwell.
70-If your wishes are not great, what little you achieve will seem much to you; The small appetite makes poverty equivalent to wealth-Democritus.
71-The power of unsatisfied desires is the root of the bondage of every man-Paramahansa Yogananda.
It is wonderful to feel wanted. Actually, it's a feeling of power-Nancy Horan.
73-The problem for us is not that our desires are satisfied or not. The problem is how to know what we want-Slavoj Žižek.
"Sometimes you do not even know what you want until you find out you can not have it."Meghan O'Rourke.
75-Being wanted is perhaps as close as anyone can be to feeling immortal in this life-John Berger.
76-It is the nature of the desire not to be satisfied. Most men live only for the satisfaction of desire-Aristotle.
77-There are few things that we disarm deeply if we really knew what we want-François de La Rochefoucauld.
"When we kill our desires, we stink like any corpse-Harold Norse.
79-Boredom is the inner conflict we suffer when we lose desire, when we lack a need-Robert McKee.
80-The discipline imposed from the outside eventually fails when it is not accompanied by an inner desire-Dawson Trotman.
"I was not sad, just tired of everything I've ever wanted."Ernest Dowson.
82-Desire is the key to motivation. It is the key to developing a healthy personality and a positive attitude towards oneself and others-Amit Abraham.
83-Wanting to change the past means that there is a desire to change oneself-Lorii Myers.
84-The attempt reveals desire; The action reveals commitment-Steve Maraboli.
85-The object of your desire is not an object-Jack Gardner.
Lust is a tool, desire is a trap. Handle the first, and you can take the soul of whoever you want. Fall to the second, and take your soul-Riley Shane.
87. Desire is suffering. A simple equation and a good slogan. But the reverse is more worrying: suffering is desire-Charles Yu.
88-There are two futures, the future of desire and the future of destiny. Man's reason has never learned to separate them-J.D. Bernal.
89-We are all created by desire and we all die because of desire-Santosh Kalwar.
90. Desiring money kills desire. Money kills desire-Andre Chamson.
91-A great desire is not enough to meet the expectations of lost dreams-Dejan Stojanovic.