Desire Quotes and Sayings

Men are law-abiding because of their desire to avoid te pain of the consequences of bad behaviors, and the desire to be good does make a difference in life.
Dr T.P.Chia

The desire to achieve and prove yourself is the root of success. The stronger the desire, the greater the success.
Dr T.P.Chia

All human activity is prompted by desire.
Bertrand Russell

Desire is the very essence of man.
– Benedict de Spinoza

The desire of death will not always lead you to death but the fear of death will.
Santosh Kalwar

Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
Napoleon Hill

It is of the nature of desire not to be satisfied, and most men live only for the gratification of it.

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

Without a strong desire to achieve something nothing is accomplished.

Submitted by: Christie Williams

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.


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

The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.

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

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

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

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

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

The intelligent desire self-control; children want candy.

Roots of desires are hidden so deep in inner recesses of mind that it can’t be detected just on the surface alone. Go deeper in mind to see roots of all desires and eradication happens merely by observation of it.
Anandmurti Gurumaa

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

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