Desire Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
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
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
You need to know it’s your actions that will make you a good person, not desire.
– Matthew Quick
He begins to die, that quits his desires.
– George Herbert
A man’s desire is for the woman, but the woman’s desire is rarely other than for the desire of the man.
– Samuel Taylor Coleridge
A desire presupposes the possibility of action to achieve it; action presupposes a goal that is worth achieving.
– Ayn Rand
I do desire we may be better strangers.
– William Shakespeare
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
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
All day and all night my desire for you unwinds like a poisonous snake.
– Samar Sen
One loves ultimately one’s desires, not the thing desired.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring. And that is not happiness.
– F. H. Bradley
The object of your desire is not an object.
– Jack Gardner
For love is no part of the dreamworld. Love belongs to desire, and desire is always cruel.
– Neil Gaiman