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Dancing: The vertical expression of a horizontal desire legalized by music.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Those who desire to give up freedom in order to gain security, will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I desire no future that will break the ties of the past.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The Desire of Man being Infinite, the possession is Infinite, and himself Infinite.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If you desire to drain to the dregs the fullest cup of scorn and hatred that a fellow human being can pour out for you, let a young mother hear you call dear baby it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The desire to win is born in most of us. The will to win is a matter of training. The manner of winning is a matter of honour.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Fashion is the science of appearance, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Women desire six things: They want their husbands to be brave, wise, rich, generous, obedient to wife, and lively in bed.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Energy is equal to desire and purpose.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I desire not to desire, for my will is without value, since I am ignorant in any case. Therefore choose Thou for me what thou knowest to be best and do not put my perdition in what my autonomy and free choice prefer.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
All this talk and turmoil and noise and movement and desire is outside of the veil; within the veil is silence and calm and rest.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
One of the most difficult things everyone has to learn is that for your entire life you must keep fighting and adjusting if you hope to survive. No matter who you are or what your position is you must keep fighting for whatever it is you desire to achieve.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To desire is to obtain; to aspire is to achieve.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If you real desire is to be good, there is no need to wait for the money before you do it; you can do it now, this very moment, and just where you are.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
All men by nature desire to know.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A doctor, like anyone else who has to deal with human beings, each of them unique, cannot be a scientist; he is either, like the surgeon, a craftsman, or, like the physician and the psychologist, an artist. This means that in order to be a good doctor a man must also have a good character, that is to say, whatever weaknesses and foibles he may have, he must love his fellow human beings in the concrete and desire their good before his own.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The desire is thy prayers; and if thy desire is without ceasing, thy prayer will also be without ceasing. The continuance of your longing is the continuance of your prayer.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The desire of excessive power caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge caused men to fall.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Those who really desire to attain an independence, have only set their minds upon it, and adopt the proper means, as they do in regard to any other object which they wish to accomplish, and the thing is easily done.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
All fashions are charming, or rather relatively charming, each one being a new striving, more or less well conceived, after beauty, an approximate statement of an ideal, the desire for which constantly teases the unsatisfied human mind.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There are in every man, always, two simultaneous allegiances, one to God, the other to Satan. Invocation of God, or Spirituality, is a desire to climb higher; that of Satan, or animality, is delight in descent.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The true way to gain much, is never to desire to gain too much.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We are not to make the ideas of contentment and aspiration quarrel, for God made them fast friends. A man may aspire, and yet be quite content until it is time to raise; and both flying and resting are but parts of one contentment. The very fruit of the gospel is aspiration. It is to the heart what spring is to the earth, making every root, and bud, and bough desire to be more. -More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The live in wisdom who see themselves in all and all in them, who have renounced every selfish desire and sense craving tormenting the heart.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
For the rational, psychologically healthy man, the desire for pleasure is the desire to celebrate his control over reality. For the neurotic, the desire for pleasure is the desire to escape from reality.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
One essential to success is that your desire be an all-obsessing one, your thoughts and aim be coordinated, and your energy be concentrated and applied without letup.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The best advisers, helpers and friends, always are not those who tell us how to act in special cases, but who give us, out of themselves, the ardent spirit and desire to act right, and leave us then, even through many blunders, to find out what our own form of right action is.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If you desire faith, then you have faith enough.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The passion of hatred is so long lived and so obstinate a malady that the surest sign of death in a sick person is their desire for reconciliation.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We are valued in this world at the rate we desire to be valued.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The secret of making something work in your lives is, first of all, the deep desire to make it work: then the faith and belief that it can work: then to hold that clear definite vision in your consciousness and see it working out step by step, without one thought of doubt or disbelief.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Man wants to live, but it is useless to hope that this desire will dictate all his actions.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
For the superior morality, of which we hear so much, we too would desire to be thankful: at the same time, it were but blindness to deny that this superior morality is properly rather an inferior criminality, produced not by greater love of Virtue, but by greater perfection of Police; and of that far subtler and stronger Police, called Public Opinion.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Almost every desire a poor man has is a punishable offence.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of a readiness to die.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Every person is a God in embryo. Its only desire is to be born.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We are motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is the more he is inspired by glory. The very philosophers themselves, even in those books which they write in contempt of glory, inscribe their names.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Another great evil arising from this desire to be thought rich; or rather, from the desire not to be thought poor, is the destructive thing which has been honored by the name of speculation; but which ought to be called Gambling.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The first principle of success is desire -- knowing what you want. Desire is the planting of your seed.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
You can have anything you want -- if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, have anything you desire, accomplish anything you set out to accomplish -- if you will hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Except for poverty, incompatibility, opposition of parents, absence of love on one side and of desire to marry on both, nothing stands in the way of our happy union.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I have wrestled with death. It is the most unexciting contest you can imagine. It takes place in an impalpable grayness, with nothing underfoot, with nothing around, without spectators, without clamor, without glory, without the great desire of victory, without the great fear of defeat.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Whenever we confront an unbridled desire we are surely in the presence of a tragedy-in-the-making.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The consuming desire of most human beings is deliberately to plant their whole life in the hands of some other person. I would describe this method of searching for happiness as immature. Development of character consists solely in moving toward self-sufficiency.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Mr. Lely, I desire you would use all your skill to paint my picture truly like me, and not flatter me at all; but remark all these roughnesses, pimples, warts, and everything as you see me, otherwise I will never pay a farthing for it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
What most men desire is a virgin who is a whore.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Complete adaptation to environment means death. The essential point in all response is the desire to control environment.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is said that desire is a product of the will, but the converse is in fact true: will is a product of desire.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A wish is a desire without an attempt.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In great cities men are brought together by the desire of gain. They are not in a state of co-operation, but of isolation, as to the making of fortunes; and for all the rest they are careless of neighbors. Christianity teaches us to love our neighbor as ourselves; modern society acknowledges no neighbor.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Knowledge is the eye of desire and can become the pilot of the soul.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Everything is perfect in the universe -- even your desire to improve it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Friendship is held to be the severest test of character. It is easy, we think, to be loyal to a family and clan, whose blood is in your own veins. Love between a man and a woman is founded on the mating instinct and is not free from desire and self-seeking. But to have a friend and to be true under any and all trials is the mark of a man!More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The desire to conquer is itself a sort of subjection.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is nothing capricious in nature and the implanting of a desire indicates that its gratification is in the constitution of the creature that feel it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Nothing great is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig. I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is no necessary connection between the desire to lead and the ability to lead, and even less the ability to lead somewhere that will be to the advantage of the ledMore [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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