Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
Thoughts are mental energy; they're the currency that you have to attract what you desire. Learn to stop spending that currency on thoughts you don't want.
We are never further from what we wish than when we believe that we have what we wished for.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
Boredom: the desire for desires.
A desire presupposes the possibility of action to achieve it; action presupposes a goal which is worth achieving.
Life is found in the dance between your deepest desire and your greatest fear.
I felt a wish never to leave that room - a wish that dawn might never come, that my present frame of mind might never change.
Do not ever say that the desire to 'do good' by force is a good motive. Neither power-lust nor stupidity are good motives.
Everything you do is triggered by an emotion of either desire or fear.
The starting point of all achievements is desire.
Dancing is a vertical expression of a horizontal desire.
The only real limitation on your abilities is the level of your desires. If you want it badly enough, there are no limits on what you can achieve.
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
Grant not my prayers, when they are contrary to Thy will, which at all times must be the best. Oh, hear them not.
The Key to happiness is the reduction of desires.
Create a definite plan for carrying out your desire and begin at once, whether you are ready or not, to put this plan into action.
I would give gladly all the hundreds of years that I have to live, to be a human being only for one day, and to have the hope of knowing the happiness of that glorious world above the stars.
If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world.
Desire of having is the sin of covetousness.
The key that unlocks energy is ‘Desire’. It’s also the key to a long and interesting life. If we expect to create any drive, any real force within ourselves, we have to get excited.
Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire.
Is it not strange that desire should so many years outlive performance?
Profit is a reward for satisfying the desire of someone else.
There is in every one of us, even those who seem to be most moderate, a type of desire that is terrible, wild, and lawless.