Desire Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
To burn with desire and keep quiet about it is the greatest punishment we can bring on ourselves.
- Federico García Lorca
Why then, can one desire too much of a good thing?
- William Shakespeare
What we insistently desire, over time, is what we become.
- Neal A. Maxwell
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
— Maya Angelou
Desire is the key that opens the door when opportunity knocks.
Desire grows by what it feeds on.
- L.M. Montgomery
Love is often gentle, desire always a rage.
- Mignon McLaughlin
Everyone believes very easily whatever he fears or desires.
- Jean de La Fontaine
In every living thing there is the desire for love.
- D.H. Lawrence
When a person really desires something, all the universe conspires to help that person to realize his dream.
- Paulo Coelho
If you greatly desire something, have the guts to stake everything on obtaining it.
- Brendan Francis
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
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
There are few things we should keenly desire if we really knew what we wanted.
- François de La Rochefoucauld
We are all created by desire and we all die because of desire.
- Santosh Kalwar
Give expression to the noble desires that lie in your heart.
- Gordon B Hinckley
It’s hard to feel desire when you don’t feel desirable.
- Christine Feehan
Every man has his secret desire, I suppose, and mine is someday to own a farm.
- A.G. Street
Desire is half of life, indifference is half of death.
- Kahlil Gibran
Man is a creation of desire, not a creation of need.
- Gaston Bachelard
Desire urges me on, while fear bridals me.
- Giordano Bruno
It’s wonderful to feel desired. There’s a sense of power in it, really.
- Nancy Horan
The object of your desire is not an object.
- Jack Gardner