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Desire is the emotion of a person, event, or result being longed for or hoped for. Words such as “craving” convey the same meaning If a person wants something or another, the pleasure or the idea of the item or entity excites their sense of longing and they want to take action to attain their objective. Desire Quotes About Burning, Him, Heart, Succeed, Hidden, Buddha at starsquotes read below.

If you’re bored with life – you don’t get up every morning with a burning desire to do things – you don’t have enough goals.

Lou Holtz

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

Confucius

For my part, I desire to see the time when education – and by its means, morality, sobriety, enterprise and industry – shall become much more general than at present, and should be gratified to have it in my power to contribute something to the advancement of any measure which might have a tendency to accelerate the happy period.

Abraham Lincoln

Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.

Plato

When I was taken to the concentration camp of Auschwitz, a manuscript of mine ready for publication was confiscated. Certainly, my deep desire to write this manuscript anew helped me to survive the rigors of the camps I was in.

Viktor E. Frankl

In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.

Bill Cosby

Three things are necessary for the salvation of man: to know what he ought to believe; to know what he ought to desire; and to know what he ought to do.

Thomas Aquinas

If we desire a society of peace, then we cannot achieve such a society through violence. If we desire a society without discrimination, then we must not discriminate against anyone in the process of building this society. If we desire a society that is democratic, then democracy must become a means as well as an end.

Bayard Rustin

Character is just another word for having a perfectly disciplined and educated will. A person can make his own character by blending these elements with an intense desire to achieve excellence. Everyone is different in what I will call magnitude, but the capacity to achieve character is still the same.

Vince Lombardi

Man wants to live, but it is useless to hope that this desire will dictate all his actions.

Albert Camus

The starting point of all achievement is desire.

Napoleon Hill

Nothing great is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig. I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.

Epictetus

I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.

George Eliot

The method of instruction in Scouting is that of creating in the boy the desire to learn for himself.

Robert Baden-Powell

From a child, I had an inordinate desire for knowledge and especially music, painting, flowers, and the sciences, Algebra being one of my favorite studies.

George Washington Carver

The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear.

Brian Tracy

Political tags – such as royalist, communist, democrat, populist, fascist, liberal, conservative, and so forth – are never basic criteria. The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled and those who have no such desire.

Robert A. Heinlein

The starting point of all achievement is desire.

Napoleon Hill

I am not solicitous to examine particularly everything here, which indeed could not be done in fifty years, because my desire is to make all possible discoveries, and return to your Highnesses, if it please our Lord, in April.

Christopher Columbus

If history and science have taught us anything, it is that passion and desire are not the same as truth.

E. O. Wilson

What everyone in the astronaut corps shares in common is not gender or ethnic background, but motivation, perseverance, and desire – the desire to participate in a voyage of discovery.

Ellen Ochoa

The strategic adversary is fascism… the fascism in us all, in our heads and in our everyday behavior, the fascism that causes us to love power, to desire the very thing that dominates and exploits us.

Michel Foucault

If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.

Louis D. Brandeis

We can either be governed by fear – fear of immigrants, fear of Muslims, call the press the enemy of the people, tear kids away from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border – or we can be governed by our ambitions and our aspirations and our desire to make the most out of all of us. And that’s America at its best.

Beto O’Rourke

The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides.

Audrey Hepburn

The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

I guess, to tell you the truth, I’ve never had much of a desire to grow facial hair. I think I’ve managed to play quarterback just fine without a mustache.

Peyton Manning

As a general rule, I do not think it appropriate for judges to heap either praise or censure upon a legislative measure that comes before them, lest it be thought that their validation, invalidation, or interpretation of it is driven by their desire to expand or constrict what they personally approve or disapprove as a matter of policy.

Antonin Scalia

Sincere friendship towards God, in all who believe him to be properly an intelligent, willing being, does most apparently, directly, and strongly incline to prayer; and it no less disposes the heart strongly to desire to have our infinitely glorious.

Jonathan Edwards

Money is not an aphrodisiac: the desire it may kindle in the female eye is more for the cash than the carrier.

Marya Mannes

While I appreciated the educational advantages I enjoyed in the school and was proud of what I could show in mental culture, I had an earnest desire for something more than a mere business education… I desired to study for a profession, and this prompted me to leave my native state.

Hiram Rhodes Revels

You desire that which exceeds my humble powers, but I trust in the compassion and mercy of the All-powerful God.

Saint Stephen

Mathematics as an expression of the human mind reflects the active will, the contemplative reason, and the desire for aesthetic perfection. Its basic elements are logic and intuition, analysis and construction, generality and individuality.

Richard Courant

Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire.

Confucius

If you desire many things, many things will seem few.

Benjamin Franklin

It is much easier to suppress a first desire than to satisfy those that follow.

Benjamin Franklin

Art never harms itself by keeping aloof from the social problems of the day: rather, by so doing, it more completely realises for us that which we desire.

Oscar Wilde

I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end… I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at least have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside of me.

Abraham Lincoln

I think that slavery is wrong, morally, socially and politically. I desire that it should be no further spread in these United States, and I should not object if it should gradually terminate in the whole Union.

Abraham Lincoln

The desire of gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom and benefit.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is my desire, in the office of a Christian minister, to do nothing which I cannot do with my whole heart. Having said this, I have said all.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal.

Helen Keller

Experience, as a desire for experience, does not come off. We must not study ourselves while having an experience.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Not necessity, not desire – no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything – health, food, a place to live, entertainment – they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The desire to annoy no one, to harm no one, can equally well be the sign of a just as of an anxious disposition.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Desire of having is the sin of covetousness.

William Shakespeare

Is it not strange that desire should so many years outlive performance?

William Shakespeare

All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.

Aristotle

All men by nature desire knowledge.

Aristotle

The beginning of reform is not so much to equalize property as to train the noble sort of natures not to desire more, and to prevent the lower from getting more.

Aristotle

Every sale has five basic obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.

Zig Ziglar

He is lost who is possessed by carnal desire.

Mahatma Gandhi

Ours is one continued struggle against degradation sought to be inflicted upon us by the European, who desire to degrade us to the level of the raw Kaffir, whose occupation is hunting and whose sole ambition is to collect a certain number of cattle to buy a wife with, and then pass his life in indolence and nakedness.

Mahatma Gandhi

I think it is the height of ignorance to believe that the sexual act is an independent function necessary like sleeping or eating. Seeing, therefore, that I did not desire more children, I began to strive after self-control. There was endless difficulty in the task.

Mahatma Gandhi

I have never cared especially for outdoor sports and have no desire to excel at tennis, swimming, or golf. I’ll leave those things to the men.

Marilyn Monroe

We have an obligation and a responsibility to be investing in our students and our schools. We must make sure that people who have the grades, the desire and the will, but not the money, can still get the best education possible.

Barack Obama

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

Socrates

I hope the millions of people I’ve touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and persevere with a positive attitude.

Michael Jordan

Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.

George Bernard Shaw

Why, except as a means of livelihood, a man should desire to act on the stage when he has the whole world to act in, is not clear to me.

George Bernard Shaw

Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart’s desire; the other is to get it.

George Bernard Shaw

Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.

George Bernard Shaw

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

George Bernard Shaw

Love and desire are the spirit’s wings to great deeds.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world.

C. S. Lewis

Stranger, if you passing meet me and desire to speak to me, why should you not speak to me? And why should I not speak to you?

Walt Whitman

All that spirits desire, spirits attain.

Khalil Gibran

It belongs to the imperfection of everything human that man can only attain his desire by passing through its opposite.

Soren Kierkegaard

Everything is perfect in the universe – even your desire to improve it.

Wayne Dyer

Within all of us is a divine capacity to manifest and attract all that we need and desire.

Wayne Dyer

Thoughts are mental energy; they’re the currency that you have to attract what you desire. Learn to stop spending that currency on thoughts you don’t want.

Wayne Dyer

The desire for possession is insatiable, to such a point that it can survive even love itself. To love, therefore, is to sterilize the person one loves.

Albert Camus

In order to speak about all and to all, one has to speak of what all know and of the reality common to us all. The sea, rains, necessity, desire, the struggle against death… these are things that unite us all.

Albert Camus

On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.

H. L. Mencken

The natural desire of good men is knowledge.

Leonardo da Vinci

There are four Powers: memory and intellect, desire and covetousness. The two first are mental and the others sensual. The three senses: sight, hearing and smell cannot well be prevented; touch and taste not at all.

Leonardo da Vinci

Good men by nature, wish to know. I know that many will call this useless work… men who desire nothing but material riches and are absolutely devoid of that of wisdom, which is the food and only true riches of the mind.

Leonardo da Vinci

Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

Robert Frost

I believe everyone should have a broad picture of how the universe operates and our place in it. It is a basic human desire. And it also puts our worries in perspective.

Stephen Hawking

Throughout history, people have studied pure science from a desire to understand the universe rather than practical applications for commercial gain. But their discoveries later turned out to have great practical benefits.

Stephen Hawking

Do you wish to be great? Then begin by being. Do you desire to construct a vast and lofty fabric? Think first about the foundations of humility. The higher your structure is to be, the deeper must be its foundation.

Saint Augustine

The desire is thy prayers; and if thy desire is without ceasing, thy prayer will also be without ceasing. The continuance of your longing is the continuance of your prayer.

Saint Augustine

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

Napoleon Hill

War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow man.

Napoleon Hill

There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.

Napoleon Hill

Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win – essential to success.

Napoleon Hill

Your ability to use the principle of autosuggestion will depend, very largely, upon your capacity to concentrate upon a given desire until that desire becomes a burning obsession.

Napoleon Hill

Create a definite plan for carrying out your desire and begin at once, whether you ready or not, to put this plan into action.

Napoleon Hill

Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.

Napoleon Hill

If you desire to drain to the dregs the fullest cup of scorn and hatred that a fellow human being can pour out for you, let a young mother hear you call dear baby ‘it.’

T. S. Eliot