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  1. Picture quote by F. Scott Fitzgerald about hope

    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. ⏤ F. Scott Fitzgerald

  2. Picture quote by Paulo Coelho about inspirational

    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. ⏤ Paulo Coelho

  3. Picture quote by Unknown about preparation

    Everything that you are going through is preparing you for what you asked for. ⏤ Unknown

  4. Picture quote by Sayings about desire

    Never let the thing you want make you forget the things you have. ⏤ Sayings

  5. Picture quote by Malcolm X about desire

    If you want something, you better make some noise. ⏤ Malcolm X

  6. Picture quote by Sayings about consequence

    Everything you are going through is preparing you for eveyrthing you asked for. ⏤ Sayings

  7. Picture quote about will

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

  8. Picture quote by H. Jackson Brown, Jr. about dreams

    Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts. ⏤ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

  9. Picture quote by Sayings about thankful

    What if you woke up today with only the things you thanked god for yesterday. ⏤ Sayings

  10. Picture quote by Sayings about decision

    Decide what you want, and then act as if it were impossible to fail. ⏤ Sayings

  11. Picture quote by Peter Drucker about desire

    If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old. ⏤ Peter Drucker

  12. Picture quote by Unknown about desire

    Sometimes you wish it was easier, but if it was, everyone else would do it, then you remember you don't want to be like everyone else. ⏤ Unknown

  13. Picture quote by Walt Disney about desire

    If you don't know where you want to go, then it doesn't matter which path you take. ⏤ Walt Disney

  14. Picture quote by Joubert Botha about sacrifice

    If you don't sacrifice for what you want, what you want becomes the sacrifice. ⏤ Joubert Botha

  15. Picture quote by Sayings about discipline

    Discipline is just choosing between what you want now and what you want most. ⏤ Sayings

  16. Picture quote by G. K. Chesterton about desire

    There are two ways to get enough. One is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to desire less. ⏤ G. K. Chesterton

  17. Picture quote by Dieter F. Uchtdorf about creativity

    The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the human soul. ⏤ Dieter F. Uchtdorf

  18. Picture quote by Maya Angelou about desire

    The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise. ⏤ Maya Angelou

  19. Picture quote by Swedish Proverbs about desire

    Those who wish to sing... always find a song. ⏤ Swedish Proverbs

  20. Picture quote by Benjamin Franklin about desire

    He who can have patience can have what he will. ⏤ Benjamin Franklin

  21. Picture quote by Erich Fromm about fortitude

    Fortitude is the capacity to say no when the world wants to hear yes. ⏤ Erich Fromm

  22. Picture quote by Madonna about character

    I'm tough, ambitious and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay. ⏤ Madonna

  23. Picture quote by Unknown about motivational

    Champions aren't made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a vision, a dream. ⏤ Unknown

  24. Picture quote by Muhammad Ali about freedom

    I don't have to be what you want me to be. I'm free to be what I want. ⏤ Muhammad Ali

  25. Picture quote by Eric Thomas about success

    When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, the you'll be successful. ⏤ Eric Thomas

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What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

Sir John Lubbock

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

Ayn Rand

Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.

Dalai Lama

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


Sometimes people don't want to hear the truth because they don't want their illusions destroyed.

Friedrich Nietzsche

To love a thing means wanting it to live.


If you don't like how things are, change it! You're not a tree.

Jim Rohn

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

Muhammad Ali

Worrying is praying for what you don't want.

J. R. R. Tolkien

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

Shigeru Miyamoto

He that can have patience can have what he will.

Benjamin Franklin

A man's life is what his thoughts make of it.

Marcus Aurelius

Great things are not something accidental, but must certainly be willed.

Vincent Van Gogh

This is part of human nature, the desire to change consciousness.

Michael Pollan

I want to die on Mars, just not on impact.

Elon Musk

If you really want to do something, you'll find a way. If you don't, you'll find an excuse.

Jim Rohn

We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that works.

Douglas Adams

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.

Martha Graham

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.

Napoleon Hill

A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.

Maya Angelou

Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.

Vince Lombardi

Listen to what you know instead of what you fear.

Richard Bach

When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.

Jim Rohn

Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.

Michelangelo Buonarroti

To desire is to obtain; to aspire is to achieve.

James Allen

Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity.

Coco Chanel

Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity, reduce selfishness, have few desires.

Lao Tzu

Connection and love: ... We all want it. Most people settle for connection because love's too scary.

Tony Robbins

Anything you really want, you can attain, if you really go after it.

Wayne Dyer

Those who restrain their desires, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.

William Blake

More than we use is more than we want.

Scottish Proverbs

Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.


If you don't get everything you want, think of the things you don't get that you don't want.


I don't want to believe. I want to know.

Carl Sagan

Tell me what you like and I'll tell you what you are.

John Ruskin

If you care enough for a result, you will most certainly attain it.

William James

The more clear you are on what you want, the more power you will have.


Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.

Jim Rohn

The fewer our wants the more we resemble the Gods.


What most men desire is a virgin who is a whore.

Edward Dahlberg

The desire of the lazy kill him; for his hands refuse to labor. Proverbs 21:25


The key that unlocks energy is Desire. It's also the key to a long and interesting life. If we expect to create any drive, any real force within ourselves, we have to get excited.

Earl Nightingale

There are no better masters than poverty and wants.

Danish proverb

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

You gotta be hungry!

Les Brown

When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been and there you will always long to return.

Leonardo da Vinci

The first principle of success is desire -- knowing what you want. Desire is the planting of your seed.

Robert Collier

I do want to get rich but I never want to do what there is to do to get rich.

Gertrude Stein

My desire is to stand up and brush myself off when I make mistakes and ask for forgiveness.

Janine Turner

All human activity is prompted by desire.

Bertrand Russell

When desire dies, fear is born.

Baltasar Gracian

We do not succeed in changing things according to our desire, but gradually our desire changes.

Marcel Proust

First deserve then desire.


The man who really wants to do something finds a way, the other finds an excuse.


Ignore what a man desires and you ignore the very source of his power

Walter Lippmann

The distance between success and failure can only be measured by one's desire.


A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.

Horace Mann

Convince a man of what he wants, and he'll move heaven and earth to get it.


Of all the gods only death does not desire gifts.


Those who desire to rise as high as our human condition allows, must renounce intellectual pride, the omnipotence of clear thinking, belief in the absolute power of logic.

Alexis Carrel

One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.

Helen Keller

It sometimes seems that we have only to love a thing greatly to get it.

Robert Collier

Some people wanted champagne and caviar when they should have had beer and hot dogs.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's self?

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our necessities are few, but our wants are endless.

George Bernard Shaw

The significance of a man is not in what he attains, but rather what he longs to attain.

Kahlil Gibran

He who desires but does not act, breeds pestilence.

William Blake

Desire creates the power.

Raymond Holliwell

Events are influenced by our very great desires.

William James

We accomplish things by directing our desires, not by ignoring them.


It is not from nature, but from education and habits, that our wants are chiefly derived.

Henry Fielding

The discipline of desire is the background of character.

John Locke

A life is either all spiritual or not spiritual at all. No man can serve two masters. Your life is shaped by the end you live for. You are made in the image of what you desire.

Thomas Merton

I have found that most of the things I want from living I must get from people.

Robert Conklin

We are ever striving after what is forbidden, and coveting what is denied us.


Poetry proceeds from the totality of man, sense, imagination, intellect, love, desire, instinct, blood and spirit together.

Jacques Maritain

Limited in his nature, infinite in his desire, man is a fallen god who remembers heaven.

Alphonse De Lamartine

No one every suddenly became depraved.


A desire to resist oppression is implanted in the nature of man.


Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.

Denis Waitley

If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world.

C. S. Lewis

Getting anything changes it from being desirable to just being taken for granted.


Everything is perfect in the universe -- even your desire to improve it.

Wayne Dyer

It is much easier to suppress a first desire than to satisfy those that follow.

Benjamin Franklin

It belongs to the imperfection of everything human that man can only attain his desire by passing through its opposite.

Soren Kierkegaard

A strong passion for any object will ensure success, for the desire of the end will point out the means.

William Hazlitt

Love and desire are the spirit's wings to great deeds.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you ought to prefer is to have kept your soul alive.

Robert Louis Stevenson

A woman never knows what she really wants until she fins out what her husband cannot afford.


Desire is proof of the availability...

Robert Collier

Our necessities never equal our wants.

Benjamin Franklin

Desire is a powerful force that can be used to make things happen.

Marcia Wieder

The desire of the man is for the woman, but the desire of the woman is for the desire of the man.

Germaine De Stael

If a man constantly aspires is he not elevated?

Henry David Thoreau

People seek within a short span of life to satisfy a thousand desires, each of which is insatiable.

Oliver Goldsmith

I've looked on a lot of women with lust. I've committed adultery in my heart many times.

Jimmy Carter

Life ought to be a struggle of desire toward adventures whose nobility will fertilize the soul.

Rebecca West

If you really want something you can figure out how to make it happen.


To educate the intelligence is to expand the horizon of its wants and desires.

James Russell Lowell

The fear of failure is so great, it is no wonder that the desire to do right by one's children has led to a whole library of books offering advice on how to raise them.

Bruno Bettelheim

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