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Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die. (Quote by - Gilbert Keith Chesterton)

Many people would be more truthful were it not for their uncontrollable desire to talk. (Quote by - Edgar Watson Howe)

He demonstrates great hunger and desire all the time. Without doubt, he is the best 21-year-old I have ever had. [on Rooney] (Quote by - Sir Alex Ferguson)

The fundamental desire of life is the desire to exist. (Quote by - Rabindranath Tagore)

They have got to decide how much they want it. Obviously I exclude Andy Murray from any collective criticism as I think he has a fantastic future. [on the desire of the current generation of British tennis hopefuls] (Quote by - Tim Henman)

The desire for success lubricates secret prostitution's in the soul. (Quote by - Norman Mailer)

I'm not a collector, however, and I have no desire to own 50 or 60 guitars. (Quote by - Mark Knopfler)

The great desire of this age is for a doctrine which may serve to condense our knowledge, guide our researches, and shape our lives, so that conduct may really be the consequence of belief (Quote by - G H Lewes)

The silent power of books is a great power in the world; and there is a joy in reading them which those alone can know who read them with desire and enthusiasm. Silent, passive, and noiseless though they be, they may yet set in action countless multitudes, and change the order of nations (Quote by - Henry Giles)

He that desire to acquire any art or science seeks first those means by which that art or science is obtained. (Quote by - Robert Barclay)

Passing into higher forms of desire, that which slumbered in the plant, and fitfully stirred in the beast, awakes in the man. (Quote by - Henry George)

When your desires are strong enough, you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve (Quote by - Napoleon Hill)

Mystery creates wonder & wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand (Quote by - Neil Armstrong)

You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration. (Quote by - James Allen)

Man is a creation of desire, not a creation of need. (Quote by - Gaston Bachelard)

It is said that desire is a product of the will, but the converse is in fact true: will is a product of desire. (Quote by - Denis Diderot)

Desire, like the atom, is explosive with creative force. (Quote by - Paul Vernon Buser)

Wealth and rank are what people desire, but unless they are obtained in the right way they may not be possessed. (Quote by - Confucius)

There is no desire from the new British players. They say their coach doesn't travel with them so it's hard, but I played hundreds of players from Eastern Europe and Russia who had no facilities at all. (Quote by - Tim Henman)

Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything. (Quote by - Napoleon Hill)

A desire to be in charge of our own lives, a need for control, is born in each of us. It is essential to our mental health, and our success, that we take control. (Quote by - Robert Bennett)

Oh! could I throw aside these earthly bands That tie me down where wretched mortals sigh-- To join blest spirits in celestial lands! (Quote by - Francesco Petrarch)

We pursue that which retreats from us. (Quote by - Martin Hiedegger)

Naked I seek the camp of those who desire nothing. (Quote by - Horace)

Desire creates the power. (Quote by - Raymond Hollingwell)


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