What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart's desire; the other is to get it.
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Sometimes people don't want to hear the truth because they don't want their illusions destroyed.
To love a thing means wanting it to live.
For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and, if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over.
If you don't like how things are, change it! You're not a tree.
Champions are made of something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
Worrying is praying for what you don't want.
It's important to create what you desire to, not what people expect you to.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
A man's life is what his thoughts make of it.
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
Great things are not something accidental, but must certainly be willed.
This is part of human nature, the desire to change consciousness.
I want to die on Mars, just not on impact.
If you really want to do something, you'll find a way. If you don't, you'll find an excuse.
Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand.
We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that works.
Everything that you are going through is preparing you for what you asked for.
The true way to gain much, is never to desire to gain too much.
If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world.
The main motive for nonattachment is a desire to escape from the pain of living, and above all from love, which, sexual or non-sexual, is hard work.
Practice means to perform, over and over again in the face of all obstacles, some act of vision, of faith, of desire. Practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Never let the thing you want make you forget the things you have.
Boredom: the desire for desires.
What the eye does not admire the heart does not desire.
He that flatters you more than you desire either has deceived you or wishes to deceive.
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
Listen to what you know instead of what you fear.
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
If you want something, you better make some noise.
I do desire we may be better strangers.
Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
Which of us is happy in this world? Which of us has his desire? or, having it, is satisfied?
To desire is to obtain; to aspire is to achieve.
Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity, reduce selfishness, have few desires.
Everything you are going through is preparing you for eveyrthing you asked for.
Connection and love: ... We all want it. Most people settle for connection because love's too scary.
Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity.
More than we use is more than we want.
Anything you really want, you can attain, if you really go after it.
I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.
Those who restrain their desires, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
Opportunity creates desire.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.
If you don't get everything you want, think of the things you don't get that you don't want.
We are at war between consciousness and nature, between the desire for permanence and the fact of flux. It is ourself against ourselves.
Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.
I don't want to believe. I want to know.
If you care enough for a result, you will most certainly attain it.
Tell me what you like and I'll tell you what you are.