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Desire creates the power.
– Raymond Holliwell
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Desire for security keeps littleness little and threatens the great with smallness.
– Author Unknown
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Desire is the essence of a man.
– Baruch Spinoza
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Desire is the only justification for obedience.
– Jesse Shelley
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Desire makes everything blossom possession makes everything wither and fade.
– Marcel Proust
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Desire makes everything blossom; possession makes everything wither and fade.
– Marcel Proust, Les Plaisirs et les Jours (1896)
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Desire nothing, Chafe not at fate, nor at Nature's changeless laws. But struggle only with the personal, the transitory, the evanescent and the perishable.
– H Hahn Blavatsky
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Desire will in due time externalize itself as concrete fact.
– Thomas Troward
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Desire, ask, believe, receive.
– Stella Terrill Mann
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Desire, even in its wildest tantrums, can neither persuade me it is love nor stop me from wishing it were.
– W. H. Auden
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Desires are the pulses of the soul; as physicians judge by the appetite, so may you by desires.
– Manton
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Despair has been called the unforgivable sin--not presumably because God refuses to forgive it but because it despairs of the possibility of being forgiven.
– Frederick Buechner, Wishful Thinking, 1973
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Despair is the price one pays for setting oneself an impossible aim.
– Henry Graham Greene
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Despair, in short, seeks its own environment as surely as water finds its own level.
– A. Alvarez
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Desperate affairs require desperate remedies.
– Horatio Nelson
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Desperate times calls for more than simply desperate measures. It calls for putting one's values aside till the desperation subsides" --Mental Hell, Chapter 3
– Ahmed Korayem
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Desperate times calls for rambunctious behavior" -Mental Hell
– Ahmed Korayem
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Desperation is often more powerful than inspiration.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.
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Desperation is sometimes as powerful an inspirer as genius.
– Benjamin Disraeli
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Despise not any man, and do not spurn anything for there is no man who has not his hour, nor is there anything that has not its place.
– Ben Azai
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Despise not any man, and do not spurn anything; for there is no man who has not his hour, nor is there anything that has not its place.
– Ben Azai, Mishna
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Despise not death, but welcome it, for nature wills it like all else.
– Marcus Aurelius
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Despise the enemy strategically, but take him seriously tactically.
– Mao Zedong
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Despite all the sadness, violence and misery, I still believe in universal peace, goodness, and beauty of humanity.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.
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Despite billions of Sun, the universe is still in darkness! The wisdom of light is yet powerless!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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