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Why then, can one desire too much of a good thing?
William Shakespeare

We always long for the forbidden things, and desire what is denied us.
– Francois Rabelais

To burn with desire and keep quiet about it is the greatest punishment we can bring on ourselves.
– Federico García Lorca

The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small fire makes a small amount of heat.
Napoleon Hill

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The world you desire can be won, it exists, it is real, it is possible, it is yours.
Ayn Rand

The first principle of success is desire — knowing what you want. Desire is the planting of your seed.
– Robert Collier

The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential…there are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.

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If you greatly desire something, have the guts to stake everything on obtaining it.
– Brendan Francis

I do desire we may be better strangers.
William Shakespeare

The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
Maya Angelou

The intelligent desire self-control; children want candy.

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What we insistently desire, over time, is what we become.
– Neal A. Maxwell

There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart’s desire. The other is to gain it.
George Bernard Shaw

Where such men love they have no desire and where they desire they cannot love.
– Sigmund Freud

Desire grows by what it feeds on.
– L.M. Montgomery

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Love is often gentle, desire always a rage.
Mignon McLaughlin

Everyone believes very easily whatever he fears or desires.
– Jean de La Fontaine

The object of your desire is not an object.
– Jack Gardner

In every living thing there is the desire for love.
– D.H. Lawrence

Ultimately, it is the desire, not the desired, that we love.
Friedrich Nietzsche

When a person really desires something, all the universe conspires to help that person to realize his dream.
Paulo Coelho

A desire presupposes the possibility of action to achieve it; action presupposes a goal that is worth achieving.
Ayn Rand

One must count ones riches by the means one has to satisfy his desires.
– Abbé Prévost

We trifle when we assign limits to our desires, since nature hath set none.
– Christian Nestell Bovee

Desiring money kills desire. Money kills desire.
– André Chamson

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