quote by Epicurus

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; but remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.

— Epicurus

Famous passion and desire quotes that are about burning desire

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not;

remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.


Desir 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.

A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.

Desir quote One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you'v
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.

In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.

Desire quotes

Desires make slaves out of kings and patience makes kings out of slaves.

Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart's desire; the other is to get it.


Desir quote Everything that you are going through is preparing you for what you asked for.
Everything that you are going through is preparing you for what you asked for.

I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.

It's not tyranny we desire; it's a just, limited, federal government.

On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.

Desir quote Never let the thing you want make you forget the things you have.
Never let the thing you want make you forget the things you have.

Never give up prayer, and should you find dryness and difficulty, persevere in it for this very reason. God often desires to see what love your soul has, and love is not tried by ease and satisfaction.

I desire to go to Hell and not to Heaven.

In the former I shall enjoy the company of popes, kings and princes, while in the latter are only beggars, monks and apostles


We cannot free ourselves unless we move forward united in a single desire.

Desir quote If you want something, you better make some noise.
If you want something, you better make some noise.

Give me one hundred preachers who fear nothing but sin and desire nothing but God, and I care not whether they be clergymen or laymen, they alone will shake the gates of Hell and set up the kingdom of Heaven upon Earth.

I plunged into the job of creating something from nothing.

... Though I hadn't a penny left, I considered cash money as the smallest part of my resources. I had faith in a living God, faith in myself, and a desire to serve.

What is desired is that the teacher ceased being a lecturer, satisfied with transmitting ready-made solutions. His role should rather be that of a mentor stimulating initiative and research.

Desir quote Everything you are going through is preparing you for eveyrthing you asked for.
Everything you are going through is preparing you for eveyrthing you asked for.

Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark in the hopeless swamps of the not-quite, the not-yet, and the not-at-all. Do not let the hero in your soul perish in lonely frustration for the life you deserved and have never been able to reach. The world you desire can be won. It exists.. it is real.. it is possible.. it's yours.


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

To make a perfume, take some rose water and wash your hands in it, then take a lavender flower and rub it with your palms, and you will achieve the desired effect

Desir quote If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
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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.

If the Great Spirit had desired me to be a white man he would have made me so in the first place. He put in your heart certain wishes and plans, and in my heart he put other and different desires. It is not necessary for eagles to be crows.

The ultimate self is free from sin, free from old age, free from death and grief, free from hunger and thirst, which desires nothing and imagines nothing.


Desir quote What if you woke up today with only the things you thanked god for yesterday.
What if you woke up today with only the things you thanked god for yesterday.

It's not my responsibility to be beautiful.

I'm not alive for that purpose. My existence is not about how desirable you find me.

The goal of early childhood education should be to activate the child's own natural desire to learn.

Happiness is your nature. It is not wrong to desire it. What is wrong is seeking it outside when it is inside.

Desir quote There are two ways to get enough. One is to continue to accumulate more and more
There are two ways to get enough. One is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to desire less.

Why is discipline important? Discipline teaches us to operate by principle rather than desire. Saying no to our impulses (even the ones that are not inherently sinful) puts us in control of our appetites rather than vice versa. It deposes our lust and permits truth, virtue, and integrity to rule our minds instead.

It's important to create what you desire to, not what people expect you to.

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I - Want - Peace, I is ego, Want is desire; Remove ego and desire and you have peace.

Desir quote If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.
If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.

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.

When all your desires are distilled; You will cast just two votes: To love more, And be happy.

If we desire a society without discrimination, then we must not discriminate against anyone in the process of building this society. If we desire a society that is democratic, then democracy must become a means as well as an end.

Desir quote If you don't sacrifice for what you want, what you want becomes the sacrifice.
If you don't sacrifice for what you want, what you want becomes the sacrifice.

Each thing tends to move towards its own nature.

I always desire happiness which is my true nature. My nature is never a burden to me. Happiness is never a burden to me, whilst sorrow is.


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

Education is learning to grow, learning what to grow toward, learning what is good and bad, learning what is desirable and undesirable, learning what to choose and what not to choose.

Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand.

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.