Desire increases when fulfillment is postponed.
It is easier to achieve a desired result in short pieces.
Love is simply the name for the desire and the pursuit of the whole.
Do you suppose there is any living man so unreasonable that if he found himself stricken with a dangerous ailment he would not anxiously desire to regain the blessing of health?
The half hour between waking and rising has all my life proved propitious to any task which was exercising my invention... It was always when I first opened my eyes that the desired ideas thronged upon me.
Always desire to learn something useful.
Every man makes a god of his own desire.
Of all the gods only death does not desire gifts.
It is very certain that the desire of life prolongs it.
What do you want a meaning for? Life is a desire, not a meaning.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War.
Things have dropped from me. I have outlived certain desires; I have lost friends, some by death... others through sheer inability to cross the street.
All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired.
I think a lot of developments start with the desire of the developer to get what he really wants so that he can use it. It's not just the technical fascination or the business opportunity.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
You desire that which exceeds my humble powers, but I trust in the compassion and mercy of the All-powerful God.
Vertigo is the conflict between the fear of falling and the desire to fall.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Possibly, more people kill themselves and others out of hurt vanity than out of envy, jealousy, malice or desire for revenge.
Let reason govern desire.
We cannot fashion our children after our desires, we must have them and love them as God has given them to us.
The stroke of death is as a lover's pinch, which hurts and is desired.
I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.
Every one desires to live long, but no one would be old.