To burn with desire and keep quiet about it is the greatest punishment we can bring on ourselves.— Federico Garcia Lorca
Instructive Burning Desire quotations
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Everything that you are going through is preparing you for what you asked for.
Desire is a bonfire that burns with greater fury, asking for more fuel.
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.
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.
Never let the thing you want make you forget the things you have.
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.
The whole army is burning with an insatiable desire to wreak violence upon South Carolina. I almost tremble for her fate.
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.
Everything you are going through is preparing you for eveyrthing you asked for.
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.
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.
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.
If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
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.
Entirety exists within me as exuberance in empty longing in the desire to burn with desire.
What’s the secret to success? It’s no secret.
You need a winning attitude, honesty and integrity, and a burning desire to succeed.
If you want something, you better make some noise.
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.
A burning desire is the greatest motivator of every human action.
Intense, burning desire is the motivational force that enables you to overcome any obstacle and achieve almost any goal
If you don't sacrifice for what you want, what you want becomes the sacrifice.
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.
An inner knowing, along with a burning desire, is the prerequisite for becoming a person capable of manifesting his or her heart's desires.
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.
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage - pleasantly, smilingly, nonapologetically - to say NO to other things. And the way to do that is by having a bigger YES burning inside.
One writes because one has a burning desire to objectify what it is indispensable to one's happiness to express.
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.
Success is focusing the full power of all you are one what you have a burning desire to achieve.
There are two ways to get enough. One is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to desire less.
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.
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.
Verily, there is nothing, right or wrong, which belief, plus burning desire, cannot make real.
If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.
I have a burning desire to see what things look like photographed by me.
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.
Love lasts a long time but burning desire lasts two to three weeks.
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.
Most people wish for riches, but few people provide the definite plan and burning desire which pave the road to wealth.