Desire Quotes and Sayings
He begins to die, that quits his desires.
– George Herbert
The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring. And that is not happiness.
– F. H. Bradley
Man is a creation of desire, not a creation of need.
– Gaston Bachelard
We trifle when we assign limits to our desires, since nature hath set none.
– Christian Nestell Bovee
Profound desire, true desire is the desire to be close to someone.
– Paulo Coelho
For love is no part of the dreamworld. Love belongs to desire, and desire is always cruel.
– Neil Gaiman
All day and all night my desire for you unwinds like a poisonous snake.
– Samar Sen
There are few things we should keenly desire if we really knew what we wanted.
– Francois de La Rochefoucauld
A desire presupposes the possibility of action to achieve it; action presupposes a goal that is worth achieving.
– Ayn Rand
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
When we kill our desires we stink like any corpse.
– Harold Norse
Desire is the key to motivation. It is the key to develop a healthy personality and a positive attitude towards oneself and others.
– Amit Abraham
It’s wonderful to feel desired. There’s a sense of power in it, really.
– Nancy Horan
We are all created by desire and we all die because of desire.
– Santosh Kalwar
Every man has his secret desire, I suppose, and mine is someday to own a farm.
– A.G. Street
Desiring money kills desire. Money kills desire.
– André Chamson
One must count ones riches by the means one has to satisfy his desires.
– Abbé Prévost
You need to know it’s your actions that will make you a good person, not desire.
– Matthew Quick
We fear what we most desire.
– Harley King
One loves ultimately one’s desires, not the thing desired.
– Friedrich Nietzsche