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Desire is the only justification for obedience.
– Jesse ShelleyRate it:
Desire makes everything blossom possession makes everything wither and fade.
– Marcel ProustRate it:
Desire makes everything blossom; possession makes everything wither and fade.
– Marcel Proust, Les Plaisirs et les Jours (1896)Rate it:
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 BlavatskyRate it:
Desire will in due time externalize itself as concrete fact.
– Thomas TrowardRate it:
Desire, ask, believe, receive.
– Stella Terrill MannRate it:
Desire, even in its wildest tantrums, can neither persuade me it is love nor stop me from wishing it were.
– W. H. AudenRate it:
Desires are the pulses of the soul; as physicians judge by the appetite, so may you by desires.
– MantonRate it:
Desiring something that you cannot possess is but a fruitless voyage.
– Amenorhu kwakuRate it:
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, 1973Rate it:
Despair is the price one pays for setting oneself an impossible aim.
– Henry Graham GreeneRate it:
Despair, in short, seeks its own environment as surely as water finds its own level.
– A. AlvarezRate it:
Desperate affairs require desperate remedies.
– Horatio NelsonRate it:
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 KorayemRate it:
Desperate times calls for rambunctious behavior" -Mental Hell
– Ahmed KorayemRate it:
Desperation is often more powerful than inspiration.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
Desperation is sometimes as powerful an inspirer as genius.
– Benjamin DisraeliRate it:
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 AzaiRate it:
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, MishnaRate it:
Despise not death, but welcome it, for nature wills it like all else.
– Marcus AureliusRate it:
Despise the enemy strategically, but take him seriously tactically.
– Mao ZedongRate it:
Despite all the sadness, violence and misery, I still believe in universal peace, goodness, and beauty of humanity.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
Despite billions of Sun, the universe is still in darkness! The wisdom of light is yet powerless!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Despite crime's omnipresence, things work in society, because biology compels it. Order eventually restores itself, by psychic equilibrium.
– Camille PagliaRate it:
Despite everything I've achieved in my life, the culinary awards, the military commendations, the honorary degrees, I have never, ever lost sight of what's truly important. The thing that gives meaning to these triumphs. Someone to share them with. A companion. A help mate. A wife.
– Andrew SchneiderRate it:

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