Best 5 915 of Desire quotes - MyQuotes
He who does not desire much more from things than knowledge of them easily makes peace with his soul.
INTENSE SEXUAL DESIRE IS THE GREATEST THING IN THE WORLD Janey dreams of cocks. Janey sees cocks instead of objects. Janey has to fuck. This is the way Sex drives Janey crazy: Before Janey fucks, she keeps her wants in cells. As soon as Janey's fucking she wants to be adored as much as possible at the same time as, its other extreme, ignored as much as possible. More than this: Janey can no longer perceive herself wanting. Janey is Want. It's worse than this: If Janey gets sexually rejected her body becomes sick. If she doesn't get who she wants she naturally revolts.
Obligation is a flimsy base for creativity, way down the list behind passion, courage, instinct, and the desire to do something great.
The desire to survive and the fear of death are artistic sentiments
It is not desire. Instead it is something deeper. I don't want to be with him constantly and forever. I want to be with him for the moment, and I want the moments to go on forever.
We must recognize that all beings want the same thing we want. This is the way to achieve a true understanding, unfettered by artificial consideration.
It's perfectly natural to desire more troops when engaged in a military operation facing serious obstacles, and the more troops you have, probably, the [lower the] risk of causalities.
The cues that arouse desire are changed by Fashion, but feel like the proddings of Nature.
The golden rule of business is supply and demand. I venture to say that this is also the rule of happiness. When a balance is achieved between our desires and another's willingness to satisfy them, the result is a sympathetic, mutually rewarding relationship. (...) a thriving economy of love.' - character Mike Lambeth
Don’t leave it too late to achieve your desired priorities.
I want to be loved so badly, it verges on mild insanity.
All the filmmakers I've worked with have taken my desire to educate myself very seriously.
The forces of desire that sway man's mind are the forces that will eventually destroy him, while a singular love that roots his heart makes him invincible
The end justifies the means only when the means used are such as actually bring about the desired and desirable end.
Strange, the desire for certain pleasures is a part of my pain.
Like most men, I am consumed with desire whenever a lesbian gets within twenty feet.
The office is a romantic enabler because you're always around the person you have a crush on. There's no escape from, and maybe no desire to escape from, those pressure-cooker conditions. And there's an automatic series of things you have to talk about all the time.
There is no more destructive force in human affairs -- not greed, not hatred -- than the desire to have been right. Non-attachment to possessions is trivial when compared with non-attachment to opinions.
Believe in the potential of obtaining or achieving a desire.
In Dante the hero would rather flee and renounce the tempting embrace instead of yielding to his desires and enduring the attendant dangers.
Lailah Gifty Akita
Lord grant me a humble spirit and a willing heart.
Mesh what is with what you desire in your mindset journaling, the Universe doesn't know the difference.
All her life she'd been warned that men were slaves to their desires, that they held their impulses in barely controlled check. A woman--a lady--must be very, very careful of her actions so she did not put spark to the gunpowder that was a man's libido.
A true desire is not to have but to be. We are whole creatures in potential, and the true purpose of desire is to unfold that wholeness, to become what we can be.
This food-and-shelter theory concerning man's efforts is without insight. The desire for praise is more imperative than the desire for food and shelter
A half-century before Madonna, Gypsy [Rose Lee] understood how to make performance out of desire, how to exploit the very human and eternal instinct to always want most what we'll never have.
Miguel Angel Ruiz
Through our faith, we gain the courage to take action. And through action, we move one step closer toward the manifestation of our desires.
What keeps us from achieving our heart's desires is not anything outside of us, it's the conflict inside.
Our ability to receive is a necessary component if we desire to own our power, claim our worth and live fearlessly.
Some people say that asking for more is a recipe for unhappiness. I say asking for nothing is a recipe for premature death. You die a thousand times before you physically die. Tell me the name of one person you admire who asked for nothing in his life. Even the most spiritual beings in this world have their Missions to get to a deeper state of meditation, to better themselves and the world around them. Even gods have their wants.
Magick, in essence, is the ability to communicate to the universe what you want in an effective way, so that the universe can then respond and create what you desire.
No matter how much struggle you face in your journey towards success, someday you will look back and realize your struggles changed your life for the better.
I can understand where he's coming from... I too was once secretly in love with you, and I could do nothing but watch from afar. Being close to you while pretending that we're nothing more than friends. The first time I touched you with sexual intention, it was like an electrical current flowing through my fingertips and it paralyzed me. I wanted to make your senses go numb with pleasure. Not only physical pleasure, but desire too, deep inside.
Familialism consists of magically denying social reality, and avoiding all connections with the actual flux.
Alexis De Tocqueville
Amongst democratic nations men easily attain a certain equality of conditions: they can never attain the equality they desire. It perpetually retires from before them, yet without hiding itself from their sight, and in retiring draws them on. At every moment they think they are about to grasp it; it escapes at every moment from their hold. They are near enough to see its charms, but too far off to enjoy them; and before they have fully tasted its delights they die.
Even in heavenly pleasures he finds no satisfaction, the disciple who is fully awakened delights only in the destruction of all desires.
To desire to change one’s past means there is a desire to change oneself. To desire to change oneself, one must learn to change.
I’ve always been a sort of self-imposed outsider, not a geeky outsider or a snobby outsider but, I just have a natural desire to live on the fringe. I’m not like a weirdo with a trench-coat but I just prefer to be alone or minimally surrounded by people.
You'd never catch me dancing on tables in public. I have no desire to be known for my personal life.
Countless are, as the sand in the sea, the deep desires of men, and none resembles the other, and all of them, whether shameful, or great, in the beginning are obedient, but later become terrible masters over him.
When your mind is empty of prejudices you can see the Tao. When your heart is empty of desires you can follow the Tao.
I'm not fretting over control with you. You can have all of the command you desire as long as we're together. I'll just save my demands for the bedroom." I flushed. Bones just chuckled and brought my hand to his lips.
T. S. Eliot
That is the worst moment, when you feel you have lost / The desires for all that was most desirable, / Before you are contented with what you can desire; / Before you know what is left to be desired; / And you go on wishing that you could desire / What desire has left behind.
Jada Pinkett Smith
Don't trap yourself with the desire of wanting to be liked.
I was a supporter of the desire, in my section of Nigeria, to leave the federation because it was treated very badly with something that was called genocide in those days.
I was born to be an explorer. There never was any decision to make. I coudn't be anything else and be happy,the desire to see new places, to discover new facts- the curiosity of life always has been a resistless driving force to me.
[X-ray's] accidental discovery in the late 1800s fits seamlessly into modernity's fascination with, and belief in, the power of technological transparency: the desire to domesticate time (cinema), to preserve and capture the surface of the fleeting (photography), to see inside (x-ray).
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
I examine my own being, and find there a world, but a world rather of imagination and dim desires, than of distinctness and living power. Then everything swims before my senses, and I smile and dream while pursuing my way through the world.
Circumstances will continue to change. They will not adjust to you; you will have to adjust to them. Circumstances do not have bhaav (inner-intent) and you have bhaav. To make the circumstances favorable is our job. Unfavorable circumstances are indeed favorable. One begins to breathe hard while going up the stairs, and yet why does he climb them? There is the bhaav that he will be able to go up; he will be able to take advantage of what is up there!
That man would be completely happy whose desires aroused the appropriate thoughts and activities, and whose activities attained their end in gratification,—between whose desires and experience there was perfect correspondence.