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The Most Famous Burning Desire Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Desire is a bonfire that burns with greater fury, asking for more fuel. — Sathya Sai Baba

Mad desire, when it has the most, longs for more — Ovid

To burn with desire and keep quiet about it is the greatest punishment we can bring on ourselves. — Federico Garcia Lorca

Ambition is a lust that is never quenched, but grows more inflamed and madder by enjoyment. — Thomas Otway

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Never let go of that fiery sadness called desire. — Patti Smith

...wanting things for the wrong reasons can turn anyone's life into a marshmallow on a stick over a hot fire: impossibly messy and eventually consumed, one way or another. — Deb Caletti

Pick your one overwhelming desire. — Naval Ravikant

Wanting something is not enough. You must hunger for it. Your motivation must be absolutely compelling in order to overcome the obstacles that will invariably come your way. — Les Brown

Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything. — Napoleon Hill

Heaven but the vision of fulfilled desire, and Hell the shadow from a soul on fire. — Omar Khayyam

Short Burning Desire Quotes

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  • Entirety exists within me as exuberance in empty longing in the desire to burn with desire. — Georges Bataille
  • A burning desire is the greatest motivator of every human action. — Paul J. Meyer
  • Success is focusing the full power of all you are one what you have a burning desire to achieve. — Wilferd A. Peterson
  • Verily, there is nothing, right or wrong, which belief, plus burning desire, cannot make real. — Napoleon Hill
  • I have a burning desire to see what things look like photographed by me. — Garry Winogrand
  • Love lasts a long time but burning desire lasts two to three weeks. — Carla Bruni
  • True learning takes energy, passion and a burning desire. — Robert Kiyosaki
  • I don't see myself necessarily having a burning desire to write a symphony. — Danny Elfman
  • I don't have any particular burning desire to go back to being cuddly. Not really. — Hugh Grant
  • To be wealthy you must develop a burning desire for wealth and financial independence. — Brian Tracy

Burning Desire Image Quotes

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Burning desire quote For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope yo
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.

My Burning Desire Quotes

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I’ve lived to bury my desires, And see my dreams corrode with rust; Now all that’s left are fruitless fires That burn my empty heart to dust. — Alexander Pushkin

The only thing I have is a burning desire to do something worthwhile with my life. I wake up every morning with love in my heart and fire in my belly. — Chatri Sityodtong

When we kiss my heart's on fire, burning with a strange desire. And I know that every time I kiss you, that your heart's on fire, too. — Elvis Presley

Bring me my bow of burning gold: Bring me my arrows of desire: Bring me my spear: O clouds, unfold! Bring me my chariot of fire. — William Blake

My interest in photography did not begin with books or mentors, or with any burning desire to see the world through a camera. It evolved from an intense devotion to mountains and wilderness that eventually shaped all the parts of my life and brought them together. — Galen Rowell

The desire to kill is like the desire to attack another with an ingot of red -hot iron: I have to pick up the incandescent metal and burn my own hand while burning the other. Hate itself is the seed of death in my own heart, while it seeks the death of the other. — Thomas Merton

Shameless: Punish me for my desire if you will. It burns still. — Mason Cooley

My desire is to stand by the fire that burns inside of you. — Martina McBride

It's true that I've never had a burning desire to rebel against my parents. — Taylor Swift

Yes, all my illusions will burn into illumination of joy, and all my desires ripen into fruits of love. — Rabindranath Tagore

Burning Desire Love Quotes

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Do you realize that Jesus is there in the tabernacle expressly for you- for you alone? He burns with the desire to come into your heart... don't listen to the demon, laugh at him, and go without fear to receive the Jesus of peace and love. — Therese of Lisieux

At one point, I animated villains in our stories, a bear or a giant, then on The Little Mermaid Ariel just called to me and I started to fall in love with characters who had that burning desire inside of them, this hope. — Glen Keane

The Lord loves all people, but He loves those who seek Him even more. To his chosen ones the Lord gives such great grace that for love they forsake the whole earth, the whole world, and their souls burn with desire that all people might be saved and see the glory of the Lord. — Silouan the Athonite

I love being part of a group who tells stories, whether it be in the theater or in cinema, and I love creating imaginary worlds rather as children do, but I never had a burning desire to act, but it just sort of suited me. — Jeremy Irons

It was also important for me to have a burning desire to achieve something worthwhile on that instrument, and I devoted many many many hours with little or no compensation to perfecting whatever I could, because I loved it so much. — Billy Sheehan

The fiery force is nothing more than the life force as we know it. It is the flame of desire and love, of sex and beauty, of pleasure and joy as we consume and are consumed, as we burn with pleasure and burn out in time. — Harold Norse

Aren't we most aware of our animal natures when love or hunger or hatred burns through reason and encourages us to do exactly what we desire to do, with frequently tragic results? — Delia Sherman

Lord Jesu, I ask Thee, give unto me movement in Thy love withouten measure; desire withouten limit; longing withouten order; burning without discretion. Truly the better the love of Thee is, the greedier it is; for neither by reason is it restrained, nor by dread distressed, nor by doom tempted. — Richard Rolle

Where true Love burns Desire is Love's pure flame; It is the reflex of our earthly frame, That takes its meaning from the nobler part, And but translates the language of the heart. — Samuel Taylor Coleridge

His eyes burned violet - not with anger but with intense desire. The kind of look that made you love a person so much, you missed him even when he was standing right in front of you. — Lauren Kate

Burning Passion Quotes

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Love is a fire that burns unseen. — Mexican Proverbs

Men grow when inspired by a high purpose, when contemplating vast horizons. The sacrifice of oneself is not very difficult for one burning with the passion for a great adventure. — Alexis Carrel

A burning passion coupled with absolute detachment is the key to all success. — Mahatma Gandhi

Give me the Love that leads the way The Faith that nothing can dismay The Hope no disappointments tire The Passion that'll burn like fire Let me not sink to be a clod Make me Thy fuel, Flame of God — Amy Carmichael

You have to be burning with "an idea, or a problem, or a wrong that you want to right." If you're not passionate enough from the start, you'll never stick it out. — Steve Jobs

Sacred Activism is the fusion of the mystic's passion for God with the activist's passion for justice, creating a third fire, which is the burning sacred heart that longs to help, preserve, and nurture every living thing. — Andrew Harvey

I don’t have the passion anymore, and so remember, it’s better to burn out than to fade away. — Kurt Cobain

In my mind, I see all of my passionate memories in bright, burning Red. — Taylor Swift

For Reason, ruling alone, is a force confining; and Passion, unattended, is a flame that burns to its own destruction. — Kahlil Gibran

Nerd. One whose unbridled passion for something defines who they are as a person, without fear of other people's judgment. — Zachary Levi

Burning Love Quotes

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I love the freedoms we got in this country, I appreciate your freedom to burn your flag if you want to, but I really appreciate my right to bear arms so I can shoot you if you try to burn mine. — Johnny Cash

A mother's love is like a beacon, Burning bright with Faith and Prayer, And through the changing scenes of life, We can find a haven there. — Helen Steiner Rice

Theres a wideness in Gods mercy I cannot find in my own And He keeps His fire burning To melt this heart of stone Keeps me aching with a yearning Keeps me glad to have been caught In the reckless raging fury That they call the love of God — Rich Mullins

The time I burned my guitar it was like a sacrifice. You sacrifice the things you love. I love my guitar. — Jimi Hendrix

The Eucharist is the bread that gives strength... It is at once the most eloquent proof of His love and the most powerful means of fostering His love in us. He gives Himself every day so that our hearts as burning coals may set afire the hearts of the faithful. — Father Damien

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell. — Joan Crawford

When someone that you love dies..it's like fireworks suddenly burning out in the sky and everything going black. — Muriel Barbery

Eternal Trinity... mystery deep as the sea, You could give me no greater gift than the gift of Yourself. For You are a fire ever burning and never consumed, which itself consumes all the selfish love that fills my being. — St. Catherine of Siena

I have one thing that counts, and that is my heart; it burns in my soul, it aches in my flesh, and it ignites my nerves: that is my love for the people and Peron. — Evita Peron

Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable. — Bruce Lee

Passionate Desire Quotes

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By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired. — Nikos Kazantzakis

There exists within everyone a grand passion, an outlandish thirst for adventure, a desire to live boldly and vividly through the journey of life. — Kurt Hahn

He who reigns within himself and rules his passions, desires, and fears is more than a king. — John Milton

A man cannot govern a nation if he cannot govern a city; he cannot govern a city if he cannot govern a family; he cannot govern a family unless he can govern himself; and he cannot govern himself unless his passions are subject to reason — Hugo Grotius

Its not about passion. Passion is something that we tend to overemphasize, that we certainly place too much importance on. Passion ebbs and flows. To me, it's about desire. If you have constant, unwavering desire to be a cook, then u'll be a great cook. — Thomas Keller

Lust never sleeps. — American Proverbs

Ambition, as that passion is generally understood,- a strong desire to rise above others, to occupy the first place, - formed no part of Lafayette's character. In him the passion was nothing more than a constant and irresistible wish to do good. — Marquis de Lafayette

Making love with a woman and sleeping with a woman are two separate passions, not merely different but opposite. Love does not make itself felt in the desire for copulation (a desire that extends to an infinite number of women) but in the desire for shared sleep (a desire limited to one woman). — Milan Kundera

Flying is more than a sport and more than a job; flying is pure passion and desire, which fill a lifetime. — Adolf Galland

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We were born to run; we were born because we run. — Christopher McDougall

Passion And Desire Quotes

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What I fear and desire most in this world is passion. I fear it because it promises to be spontaneous, out of my control, unnamed, beyond my reasonable self. I desire it because passion has color, like the landscape before me. It is not pale. It is not neutral. It reveals the backside of the heart. — Terry Tempest Williams

I have a congenital desire to contradict; my whole life is merely a chain of sad and unsuccessful contradictions to heart and mind. When faced with enthusiasm, I am seized by a midwinter freeze, and I suppose that frequent dealings with sluggish phlegmatics would have made a passionate dreamer. — Mikhail Lermontov

Men passionately desire to live after death, but they often pass away without noticing the fact that the memory of a really good person always lives. It is impressed upon the next generation, and is transmitted again to the children. Is that not an immortality worth striving for? — Peter Kropotkin

No passion is stronger in the breast of a man than the desire to make others believe as he believes. Nothing so cuts at the root of his happiness and fills him with rage as the sense that another rates low what he prizes high. — Virginia Woolf

The knowledge of God, the formation of ideas, the mastery of desire and passion, the distinction between that which is to be chosen and that which is to be rejected, all these man owes to his form. — Maimonides

If you are doing what you love then you're doing what is right. Desire and passion resonate with your body, mind and soul. When you're passionate you don't question, judge, criticize, second-guess, or doubt. It's that passion that will fuel the fire to overcome challenges. — Layne Beachley

Whoever desires Paradise, proceeds towards goodness; whoever fears Hell, refrains from the impulses of passions; whoever believes firmly in death, detests wordly life; and whoever recognises the worldly life, the trials and tribulations (of life) become slight for him. — Ali ibn Abi Talib

You can have anything you want if you want it desperately enough. You must want it with an inner exuberance that erupts through the skin and joins the energy that created the world — Sheilah Graham Westbrook

Do you know my friend that each one of us is a dark mystery, a maze of conflicting passions and desire and aptitudes? — Agatha Christie

A kiss is a lusty dollop of dessert to be served with desire and savored with passion. — Sayings

Deep Desire Quotes

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Champions are made of something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision. — Muhammad Ali

Revival is a renewed conviction of sin and repentance, followed by an intense desire to live in obedience to God. It is giving up one's will to God in deep humility. — Charles Grandison Finney

Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire, a dream, a vision. — Muhammad Ali

Right now, and in every now-moment, you are either closing or opening. You are either stressfully waiting for something - more money, security, affection - or you are living from your deep heart, opening as the entire moment, and giving what you most deeply desire to give, without waiting. — David Deida

A desire to kneel down sometimes pulses through my body, or rather it is as if my body has been meant and made for the act of kneeling. Sometimes, in moments of deep gratitude, kneeling down becomes an overwhelming urge, head deeply bowed, hands before my face. — Etty Hillesum

The devil doesn't come dressed in a red cape and pointy horns. He comes as everything you've ever wished for. — Tucker Max

What destroys a man more quickly than to work, think and feel without inner necessity, without any deep personal desire, without pleasure - as a mere automaton of duty? — Friedrich Nietzsche

As Freud has shown, blunders are not the merest chance. They are the result of suppressed desires and conflicts. They are ripples on the surface of life, produced by unsuspected springs. And these may be very deep - as deep as the soul itself. The blunder may amount to the opening of a destiny. — Joseph Campbell

Champions are made from something they have deep inside of them-a desire, a dream, a vison. — Mahatma Gandhi

As a pastor, I have a deep desire to lead people to God and encourage people to pray, read the Bible, and carry their faith into every part of their lives. — Adam Hamilton

Burning Heart Quotes

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We need to be reminded sometimes that a sunrise last but a few minutes. But its beauty can burn in our hearts eternally. — R. A. Salvatore

No amount of cajolery, and no attempts at ethical or social seduction, can eradicate from my heart a deep burning hatred for the Tory Party. So far as I am concerned they are lower than vermin. — Aneurin Bevan

Sleep sweetly, tender heart, in peace;Sleep, holy spirit, blessed soul,While the stars burn, the moons increase,And the great ages onward roll. Sleep till the end, true soul and sweet. Nothing comes to thee new or strange. Sleep full of rest from head to feet;Lie still, dry dust, secure of change. — Alfred Lord Tennyson

Robert Burns in his splendid indifference to rank, and Whitman in his glorification of common things, have points of kinship with him. But to such radiant white heart of child-likeness, it would be impossible to find a perfect counterpart. — Sister Nivedita

We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey. — Kenji Miyazawa

There is something in the human spirit that will survive and prevail, there is a tiny and brilliant light burning in the heart of man that will not go out no matter how dark the world becomes. — Leo Tolstoy

Any man that is saved and sanctified can feel the fire burning in his heart, when he calls on the name of Jesus. — William J. Seymour

Deep in the human heart The fire of justice burns; A vision of a world renewed Through radical concern. — William Wallace

My imagination completely controls me, and forever feeds the fire that burns with dark red light in my heart by bringing me the best dreams. I've always had a wild imagination, a big heart and a tortured soul so I feel that dark fantasy, love and horror are in my blood. — Elizabeth Kim

A joyful heart is the normal result of a heart burning with love. She gives most who gives with joy. — Mother Teresa

Strong Desire Quotes

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Doing little things with a strong desire to please God makes them really great. — Saint Francis de Sales

Educational success should be measured by how strong your desire is to keep learning. — Alfie Kohn

I will simply express my strong belief, that that point of self-education which consists in teaching the mind to resist its desires and inclinations, until they are proved to be right, is the most important of all, not only in things of natural philosophy, but in every department of dally life. — Michael Faraday

When your desires are strong enough you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve. — Napoleon Hill

But I don't have such a strong desire to need to get away from filmmaking. — Mike Figgis

What is the single most important quality in a tennis champion? I would have to say desire, staying in there and winning matches when you are not playing that well. — John McEnroe

It should be observed that perfect love of God consists not in those delights, tears and sentiments of devotion that we generally seek, but in a strong determination and keen desire to please God in all things, and to promote His glory. — Teresa of Avila

It would seem that Our Lord finds our desires not too strong, but too weak. — C. S. Lewis

I never had any other desire so strong, and so like covetousness, as that ... I might be master at last of a small house and a large garden, with very moderate conveniences joined to them, and there dedicate the remainder of my life to the culture of them and the study of nature. — Abraham Cowley

If you don't feel strong desires for the manifestation of the glory of God, it is not because you have drunk deeply and are satisfied. It is because you have nibbled so long at the table of the world. Your soul is stuffed with small things, and there is no room for the great. — John Piper

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More Burning Desire Quotes

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the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars. — Jack Kerouac

I don't have a burning desire to go out and document anything. It just happens when it happens. It's not a conscious effort, nor is it a struggle. Wouldn't do it if it was. The idea of the suffering artist has never appealed to me. Being here is suffering enough. — William Eggleston

If something burns your soul with purpose and desire, it’s your duty to be reduced to ashes by it. Any other form of existence will be yet another dull book in the library of life. — Charles Bukowski

If you're bored with life -- you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things -- you don't have enough goals. — Lou Holtz

Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win - essential to success. — Napoleon Hill

When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it. — W. Clement Stone

Our care of the child should be governed, not by the desire to make him learn things, but by the endeavor always to keep burning within him that light which is called intelligence. — Maria Montessori

I believe that You, O Jesus, are in the most holy Sacrament. I love You and desire You. Come into my heart. I embrace You. Oh, never leave me. May the burning and most sweet power of Your love, O Lord Jesus Christ, I beseech You, absorb my mind that I may die through love of Your love, Who were graciously pleased to die through love of my love. — Francis of Assisi

The whole army is burning with an insatiable desire to wreak violence upon South Carolina. I almost tremble for her fate. — William Tecumseh Sherman

There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it. — Napoleon Hill

Isn’t desire always the same, whether the object is present or absent? Isn’t the object always absent? —This isn’t the same languor: there are two words: Pothos, desire for the absent being, and Himéros, the more burning desire for the present being. — Roland Barthes

If you don't put a value on money and seek wealth, you most probably won't receive it. You must seek wealth for it to seek you. If no burning desire for wealth arises within you, wealth will not arise around you. Having definiteness of purpose for acquiring wealth is essential for its acquisition. — John Frederick Demartini

What’s the secret to success? It’s no secret. You need a winning attitude, honesty and integrity, and a burning desire to succeed. — Dave Thomas

You can develop a burning desire to succeed. How? Keep your mind on the things you want and off the things you don't want. — W. Clement Stone

A BURNING DESIRE TO BE, AND TO DO is the starting point from which the dreamer must take off. Dreams are not born of indifference, laziness, or lack of ambition. — Napoleon Hill

Intense, burning desire is the motivational force that enables you to overcome any obstacle and achieve almost any goal — Brian Tracy

An inner knowing, along with a burning desire, is the prerequisite for becoming a person capable of manifesting his or her heart's desires. — Wayne Dyer

One writes because one has a burning desire to objectify what it is indispensable to one's happiness to express. — Marianne Moore

The first and foremost requisite of a good football player is that he must have a burning desire to play the game. There is absolutely no substitute for this. — Frank Leahy

Your ability to use the principle of autosuggestion will depend, very largely, upon your capacity to concentrate upon a given desire until that desire becomes a burning obsession. — Napoleon Hill

People who have achieved great success are not necessarily more skillful or intelligent than others. What separates them is their burning desire and thirst for knowledge. The more one knows, the more one achieves. — Robin Sharma

Give me a man with an average ability but a burning desire to succeed and I will give you a winner in exchange every time. — Andrew Carnegie

Most people wish for riches, but few people provide the definite plan and burning desire which pave the road to wealth. — Napoleon Hill

Truly, “thoughts are things,” and powerful things at that, when they are mixed with definiteness of purpose, persistence, and a burning desire for their translation into riches, or other material objects. — Napoleon Hill

I don't know what keeps me going. Sometimes I wonder... I think it's just pure perseverance and wanting to succeed and having that burning desire to always have success. — Tanya Tucker

May the Lord be with us at all times, under all circumstances; may he bring into our lives a burning desire to uphold the Constitution, a living faith in its inspired origin, that we may always be found among those who shall support it to the last breath. — J. Reuben Clark

Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to burn his ships and cut all sources of retreat. — Napoleon Hill

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